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Huble Homestead opens for the season May 21

May Pole dancers at Huble Homestead.

Spring is here, and it’s a great time to get outside and take a step back in time at Huble Homestead Historic Site. The park reopens for another summer of old-fashioned fun on May 21 and, with the return of public events, there’s lots in store for the whole family.

The 2022 season starts with Spring on the Homestead, Sunday and Monday May 22-23. Enjoy two days filled with games, crafts, and guided tours, plus cheese making demonstrations with expert Tracey Johnson of Join in on the May pole dance, learn about the garden and plant some seeds to take home, and browse through the General Store to see the new selection of locally made gifts and old-fashioned candies.

Check out the whole season’s schedule at and mark your calendar for the events and self-led activities that will help you explore the park this summer. Visit May 28-29 for a scavenger hunt activity; guests of all ages will enjoy finding and doing all the items on the scavenger hunt list. Bring a picnic or buy lunch from the barbeque and you’re guaranteed a fun afternoon in the fresh air as you work at your own pace to earn your prize. July 8-9 features Hidden History, a new event celebrating Historic Places Day. Taste of the Past cooks up delicious heritage food demonstrations on July 16, and the long-awaited return of Homicide on the Homestead: A Murder Mystery is scheduled for August 13.

The historic site is open 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. daily from May 21 to September 5. Visitors can participate in one of the daily self-led activities, ask for a personal guided tour, or explore solo. Pop into the General Store for locally made items, your favourite old-fashioned candies, pie, ice cream treats, and lunch from the barbeque. Enjoy picnics and lawn games in the park’s open green spaces and be sure to have a look at the new temporary exhibit “Fine Day: Exploring the Daily Records of Albert Huble,” part of the first stage of a larger project examining and interpreting the Huble diaries. A document of his daily activities from mid-1909 to 1919, the diaries are a wealth of information about the people and happenings at Giscome Portage and Prince George; the exhibit will be on display until the last day of the season, October 9.

Huble Homestead Historic Site is located on the traditional territory of the Lheidli T’enneh, 40km north of Prince George, just off Highway 97 on Mitchell Road, and will be open daily from May 21 to September 5. Admission is by donation, and dogs are welcome. For information on events, activities, and planning your trip, visit, or call 250-564-7033.

About Huble Homestead Historic Site:

An historic homestead and fur trading post, Huble Homestead shares the history and heritage of the Prince George area through the lens of the Huble family. Since 1989, the park has welcomed visitors to explore the Huble house, built in 1912, along with other reconstructed buildings and exhibits including the Seebach & Huble General Store and the Lheidli T’enneh Fish Camp. Customary offerings at the historic site include guided tours, public special events, educational programming, and traditional skills demonstrations.

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