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Lytton River Festival

August 27, 2022 - August 28, 2022

We’re still working out some of the details, but we’re hoping you’ll visit the 2022 edition of the Lytton River Festival, Aug. 27-28, at the Stein Valley Nlaka’pamux School.
All are welcomed, but make sure to check with local campgrounds and resorts for accommodations before you come, and make sure you bring supplies with you, as we’re still recovering from last year’s wildfires.
10 a.m.- 4p.m. – Vendors
10 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Kids Bouncy Slides and Dunk Tank
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Arts and Crafts for kids! Huge fun, activities and more.
Adult ‘Make and Take’ full-day sessions led by Indigenous artisans:(limited seating: watch for registration)
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Woven Cedar headbands and roses with Desiree Peters and Thomas Johnnie
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – Beadwork make and take short sessions featuring beaded flowers with Amanda James or a beaded medallion with Artisan Christine Abbott
11 a.m. – 2 p.m. – Chicken Poop Bingo
1 p.m. – 5:30 p.m. – Horseshoes
4 p.m. – 11 p.m. Live stage entertainment featuring Gerald Charlie, Ritchie and the Fendermen (7 – 9 p.m.) and Jenny and the Gents!
10 a.m.- 4p.m. – Vendors
Adult ‘Make and Take’ full-day sessions led by Indigenous artisans: (Limited seating: watch for registration)
Beadwork projects:
10 a.m. – 3 p.m. — Make beautiful beaded pins with Artisan Jody Cleghorn, or a beaded medallion with Artisan Christine Abbott
11 a.m. – 3:30 p.m. – Music by Willard Wallace
12 p.m. – 2 p.m. – Mr. Bubbles will entertain children of all ages with his amazing balloon creations and stilting antics.
Nlaka’pamux Culture:
11 a.m. – 3 p.m. – 15 Local Indigenous Artisans
will share their knowledge of Nlaka’pamux Culture
Starting at 2 p.m. – Shlahal games/tournament
with Harvey Dunstan
To be confirmed:
Possible community meal, 3-on-3 basketball and/or children’s soccer.
Thank you to our sponsors: Heritage Canada and the BC Arts Council.


August 27, 2022
August 28, 2022
Event Category:


Lytton River Festival
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Stein Valley Nlakapamux School
1675 St Georges Road
Lytton, BC V0K2L0 Canada
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(250) 455-2522
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