The Nicola Valley Arts Council’s (NVAC) latest show is a walk down memory lane, showcasing 55 posters designed by a local artist, with the posters promoting previous shows at the art gallery since 2017.
by Izaiah Reyes | Sep 1, 2022
For as long as many locals can remember, the Labour Day Street Market has been an event that was missing during the long weekend’s lineup of events and festivities. Luckily, an active group of residents have volunteered this year to revive the old event.
by Marius Auer | Aug 25, 2022
A Victoria based game maker is putting a Merritt spin on the classic family board game Monopoly, with Merrittonians soon being able to pass not only ‘go,’ but also their favourite local landmarks. The game, dubbed Merrittopoly, is a collaboration between Outset Media and Walmart Canada.
by Marius Auer | Aug 23, 2022
Merrittonians are invited to snap a photo for the chance to snap up a variety of gift cards for local businesses in the Merritt and District Chamber of Commerce 2022 Photo Contest.
by Merritt Herald | Jul 27, 2022
Bev Veale, a well-known local artist and community member, has partnered up with the Nicola Valley Arts Council and Nicola Valley Museum and Archives to curate a display of her works displaying life in the Nicola Valley, a life that the longtime painter and former homesteader knows very well.
by Izaiah Reyes | Jun 27, 2022
Coming Home: the MSS Seniors Art Show, was the NVCAC’s community art exhibit for June. It opened on Thursday June 9 and ran until Sunday June 26 at the Nicola Valley Arts Gallery. Students displayed their work from several projects done throughout the school year.
by Merritt Herald | Jun 20, 2022
After two and a half years of no dancing on stage due to the COVID-19 pandemic rules and regulations, the Love To Dance Academy competitive team had finally experienced the excitement of dancing under the bright lights on stage once again when they competed in the SHINE Dance Festival at Cleland Theatre in Penticton this past May.
by Izaiah Reyes | Jun 17, 2022
The Merritt Dance Society has hosted a free dance party event for the kids in the community. This event serves as a token of appreciation by Merritt Dance Society to the community.
by Marius Auer | Jun 16, 2022
A Brief History of Music in the Nicola Valley is a new display at the Canadian Country Music Hall of Honour on Quilchena Avenue, with two community organizations coming together to support each other, as well as art and history in the community.
by Marius Auer | Jun 1, 2022
The City of Merritt, in collaboration with with local Indigenous artist Cliff McDougall, has unveiled a new sports mural at the Nicola Valley Memorial Arena (NVMA).
by Marius Auer | Jun 1, 2022
The Nicola Valley Arts Council (NVAC) is inviting Merrittonians of all ages to “connect to creativity” this summer at the Nicola Valley Arts Centre, offering a myriad of classes and summer camps aimed to get the creative juices flowing.
by Marius Auer | May 31, 2022
Marking their first annual district-wide Pride Day, students of Merritt Secondary School’s Gender Sexuality Alliance (GSA) hosted a pride wellness walk through Merritt’s downtown core.