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Nostalgia Beads are beads that used to be on The Trail. The businesses they belonged to have either come off The Trail or updated their bead to a new look. Now that they are no longer listed on our map they are available for you to buy online at our ...
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Published on August 27th, 2022
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May long weekend is upon us! Get out there, enjoy the sun, and visit some of our local businesses! The Okanagan is unique for its fun, creative, and adventurous businesses! Visit our online map of Okanagan tourist destinations to find them. Did somebody say, “let’s go bead hunting?”From everyone at ...
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Published on May 19th, 2022
As many of you may know, our headquarters were closed from Christmas until January 7th, but that's not because we were kicking back and enjoying eggnogs! We were busy moving in new partners, renovating, and remodeling.Our group of determined girls rolled up their sleeves and got to work remodeling our ...
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Published on January 26th, 2022
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As we look back this holiday season and think of the things we are grateful for, you are in our thoughts, as The BeadTrails Experience wouldn’t exist without great patrons like you. Thank you for participating in the trail this year. We wish you health, happiness, and joy in the ...
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Published on December 23rd, 2021
Big things are happening at the BeadTrails Experience, and we’d like to share them with you.BeadTrails Newest Staff MembersBeadTrails has some new faces hanging around its headquarters. We’d like to welcome you to our newest staff members, Kerri and Keaton.Kerri and Keaton (first and second from the right respectively) have ...
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Published on November 17th, 2021
Karen Griggs created ArtVine to support other creatives in the Okanagan community. ArtVine is currently sharing its name with the BeadTrails HQ. However, it is eager to stand on its own as a cooperative storefront and workshop space, both on the ground and in the digital frontier.ArtVine’s vision is to ...
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Published on November 24th, 2020
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2020 has been a year of unprecedented strife and resilience. Individually and as a community, we have all done our best to overcome devastating global fires, political upheaval, and the most sweeping pandemic the world has seen since the Spanish Flu.At the beginning of this year, Bead Trails committed itself ...
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Published on October 24th, 2020
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“The Australian bushfires are still burning and will remain burning for months to come," says Australian Prime Minister Scott Morrison. Over 80,000 square kilometers of land has been ravaged with NASA claiming 306 million tonnes of carbon dioxide has been released into the atmosphere.Scientists conservatively estimate that one billion animals ...
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Published on February 25th, 2020
The Thompson Okanagan is a region that has been physically and economically impacted by forest and bush fire. We are acutely aware of the speed and consequence of a fire’s fury - yet even we cannot imagine the depth of grief and helplessness Australians are experiencing.Accelerated by climate change, the ...
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Published on January 15th, 2020
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The First-ever ‘BeadTrails Bazaar’ – an Exciting Addition to ‘Summerland Light Up’The holiday season is here which means it’s time to ‘Light Up the Vines’ and ‘Light Up Summerland’ and ‘Sip and Shop’ our way through the local tastes and arts of the Okanagan.‘Summerland Light Up’ is undeniably the premier ...
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Published on November 22nd, 2019