Past Community Arts Events

Nicola Valley Community Arts Council supports a variety of arts events in the valley.

Many Events and Programs presented more than one art focus!


Community Futures Nicola Valley presents


Community Engagement Fair

for local Non-Profit Organizations and Groups

Sat. March 23, 10 am-4 pm

Merritt Civic Centre 

Free admission


Meet your local volunteer leaders and

help make your community a wonderful place to live.


To book a table ($10) - email

Open House at the Courthouse

Friday, March 8, 1-6 pm

1840 Nicola Ave.,

Come and have a look around.

See the nooks and crannies, like the antique bank safe and the old jail cells, as well as the former courtroom and Government Agent’s offices. Maybe you have some great ideas for the use of the spaces available?


Bonus -  the Opening Reception of the new show at the Gallery is 4-7 pm!



Festival of Trees


A lovely part of Merritt's

Country Christmas 

at the  Country Music Hall of Fame

Nov 25-Dec 24





Movie Screening – “Water” award-winning film by director Deepa Mehta

NVIT LECTURE THEATRE at 7:00 pm on April 19th  The Nicola Valley Film Society will be participating in a  Canada 150th celebration  along with approximately 180 Film Societies across the country on April 19th.  This celebration is called CANADA ON SCREEN  and for April 19th every Film Society participating will be screening a Canadian film without charge.  The film that we will be screening is “WATER” by acclaimed director Deepa Mehta.