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ArtVine Creative Spaces Summerland BC
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
Australian Wild Fire Relief Bead
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
What Does eighty thousand KMs look like australia wildfire
“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
The swag is in the bag.Join us as we kick-start our 10th anniversary celebrations with a visit to the BeadTrails Pop-Up Bazaar. November through January, BeadTrails and ArtVine Creative Spaces are joining forces with a variety of BeadTrail businesses to create the Okanagan’s coolest shopping destination.Discover unique gifts, curious and ...
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Published on October 25th, 2019
Hainle Vineyard Estate Winery
USA TODAY released its 10 Best List for the category of Best Destination for Fall Foliage with the Okanagan Valley ranking sixth and proudly representing as the only Canadian in the line-up.But that’s not all. The Okanagan is also representing Canada as one of the best wine regions on the ...
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Published on October 10th, 2019
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Founded by Karen Griggs of Summerland in 2010, BeadTrails was created to connect people to the places and experiences that memories are made of. The educational marketing adventure sees businesses on the trails supplied with their signature bead, which visitors collect and add to memory bracelets. A modern-day tour guide ...
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Published on August 15th, 2019
We are expanding
Composed of four distinct regions, and seasons, the Niagara Peninsula is a vibrant destination and the newest member of the BeadTrails Experience.While visiting, one can immerse in the wonder of winter in the romantic village of Niagra-on-the-Lake, or partake in the annual Ice-Wine Festival where culinary masters tempt hungry palettes ...
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Published on July 9th, 2019
View from Mission Hill Winery
Nk’Mip means hello and good-bye in the Okanagan Syilx language befitting a winery that has you at hello! Steps away from Spirit Ridge, Nk’Mip Cellars focuses on pairing food and leisure with world-class wines. Nestled in the desert hills of the Southern Okanagan, this winery boasts bold and beautiful reds, ...
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Published on July 8th, 2019