BC Museum of Mining present Summer Arts Series

    Annual Copper & Fire Arts Festival Starts August 9

    BRITANNIA BEACH, BC, Aug. 5 /CNW/ - The BC Museum of Mining (BCMM) will
be hosting their Annual Summer Arts Series 'Copper and Fire' starting on
Sunday August 9th. Copper and Fire's program includes on-site art
demonstrations, activities, and concerts:

    Sunday August 9th
    Live demonstrations by artists working with metal, stone, and ceramics.

    Sunday August 16th
    The Museum's 35th Birthday! Birthday celebrations throughout the day;
free balloons, birthday cake, a storyteller, caricaturist, and fire spinner.

    Sunday August 23rd
    The final day of the Copper and Fire Summer Arts series will include live
demonstrations by a local stained glass artist and the Burnaby Heritage
Blacksmith Association. In addition, from 3 - 6pm there will be a series of
concerts in the historic mill building:

    Concert Schedule:

    3:00 - 3:45   The Overcomers
    3:45 - 4:00   Intermission, Dana-Marie,
    4:00 - 4:40   Carolyn Grass & friends
    4:40 - 5:00   Intermission, Dana-Marie
    5:00 - 6:00   Karen Fowlie Band

    More information can be viewed on the website at www.bcmm.ca.

    BC Museum of Mining:

    The Britannia Beach Historical Society, the governing body of the British
Columbia Museum of Mining (BCMM), is a non-profit society. The society was
established in 1971 to preserve the material and social history of mining in
British Columbia, and to educate the public about mining. It is a registered
charity. The Society is essentially self-sufficient in its ability to earn
revenues to maintain its operation. www.bcmm.ca

For further information:

For further information: Katherine Flett, Director of Marketing, BC
Museum of Mining, (604) 377-7003, katherine@blueskycreative.ca

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