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Tours are on June 25 2024- limited spots available
Everyone is welcome to attend! Sunday June 2nd between 2 and 4pm
Bill Scutt who recently passed will be missed by the heritage community
Please join us on Sunday, May 5th 2024 at 2:30pm for this workshop
Join us for this talk by Shauna Burnell on Thursday April 25, 2024 at 3:30pm
Sarah Porter has been hired to replace Jim Burkinshaw who is retiring at the end of May 2024. More to come soon!
Wednesday, March 20th at 7pm at Benvoulin Heritage Church
Don't miss this free talk! Everyone is welcome.
This year's Heritage Week takes place February 19 to 25 2024!
Please join us at the 40th annual COHS Heritage Awards on Wednesday February 21 2024 at Benvouliin Heritage Church!
This year's theme is "Layer by Layer"
Don't miss out on these great concerts! They are quickly selling out.
Come Enjoy Some Christmas Music, a Christmas Story, And Seasonal Goodies, In the Beautiful Benvoulin Heritage Church on Sunday, December 3rd, 2023 at 2pm!
It’s beginning to look a lot like Christmas and all through the house the Jazz Café Band are gearing up to put on their annual Christmas concert at the Benvoulin Heritage Church on Saturday, December 23, 2023. This is a fundraising event for COHS.
The Central Okanagan Heritage Society is inviting nominations for our Annual Heritage Awards to be presented during Heritage Week, February 19 - 25, 2024. Please submit your nominations by November 30th, 2023 to COHS.
Rick 'Poppa Dawg' Halisheff and Sherman 'Tank' Doucette Concert at Benvoulin Heritage Church on Friday October 27, 2023 at 7pm!
Come and enjoy an afternoon in the 131 year old Benvoulin Heritage Park on Sunday June 4 from 2:00 to 5:00pm.
Please join Kelowna Tree Protectors on April 24 for a talk on Kelowna's Trees
Please join us at our 41st Annual General Meeting with guest speaker Dr. Maurice Williams on March 15, 2023
Free Public Information Session on Monday March 6th, 2023 at 6:30pm
Please join us on Thursday February 23rd at 7pm for the Heritage Awards Presentation
Another great community event! Click for details
A 2021 Winner
Treble in Paradise!
Treble in Paradise!
You'll want one of these!
We need your nominations! Nov 30th deadline.
Join the party!
A new Peony garden at Benvoulin
Thank you to all!
With the sun shining on a cool Spring day we got to work on what will become a lovely rose garden just adjacent to the old entrance of Benvoulin Church.
Often when we see a bright orange City of Kelowna sign posted along the roadside that boldly proclaims “Development Proposal” we wonder, what now?
As some of you may have noticed the gardens at Benvoulin Heritage Park are looking quite different than they did a year ago.
Coldstream Ranch
Explore the little known story of this remarkable aristocratic British couple, Lord and Lady Aberdeen, who in 1890 purchased land in the Okanagan Valley sight unseen.
 Fleming House Burned
During the late 1990s’ the Brent homestead was coming under increasing development pressure with the extension of Leathead Rd. In order to preserve the buildings a plan was needed to move them to a new home.