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Doukhobor Caves

Events

Doukhobor Saskatchewan

Upcoming Events

Doukhobor Dugout Events

Every year Doukhobor Dugout House hosts theme event days. This year we are excited to present Season of Colours as we explore Saskatchewan history in 2021. Check out our calendar below to see this years along with past years events.

2017 Theme Day

The Doukhobor Dugout House Inc. Doukhobor Dugout House, Blaine Lake No. 434

We celebrated Canada's 150th birthday on July 1, 2017.

2016 Theme Day

The Doukhobor Dugout House Inc. Doukhobor Dugout House, Blaine Lake No. 434

Assassination or accident? The cover-up. Did they get away with murder? Uncover the lies and experience the real live re-enactment of the morning of October 29, 1924. If you wish to donate to Donna's project, the renovation of the Doukhobor Prayer Home, please e-transfer or contact us at payments@doukhobordugouthouse.com. If you prefer to donate by… Continue reading 2016 Theme Day

2015 Theme Day: There is a Difference!

The Doukhobor Dugout House Inc. Doukhobor Dugout House, Blaine Lake No. 434

If you wish to donate to Donna's project, the renovation of the Doukhobor Prayer Home, please e-transfer or contact us at payments@doukhobordugouthouse.com. If you prefer to donate by cheque, please send to: Doukhobor Dugout House, Box 433, Blaine Lake SK S0J 0J0. Charitable receipts can be made available upon request. Thank you for your support.

2014 Theme Day: Doukhobor Letters

The Doukhobor Dugout House Inc. Doukhobor Dugout House, Blaine Lake No. 434

If you wish to donate to Donna's project, the renovation of the Doukhobor Prayer Home, please e-transfer or contact us at payments@doukhobordugouthouse.com. If you prefer to donate by cheque, please send to: Doukhobor Dugout House, Box 433, Blaine Lake SK S0J 0J0. Charitable receipts can be made available upon request. Thank you for your support.

2013 Theme Day

The Doukhobor Dugout House Inc. Doukhobor Dugout House, Blaine Lake No. 434

2012 Theme Day

The Doukhobor Dugout House Inc. Doukhobor Dugout House, Blaine Lake No. 434

Help solve one of Canada's unsolved cold cases by participating in our tours. You will learn what happened, and get clues throughout the tour. Form your own theories about the dramatic story of Peter Verigin, who died when a railway car exploded on the Kettle Valley Line in 1924. Over the many decades since, police… Continue reading 2012 Theme Day

Special Events in 2011

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Opening Day July 2 Keynote speaker and MC was Norm Rebin. Special activities included the Prayer Home Opening Ceremony and the Heart and Stroke Big Bike. Pledges were accepted as our Doukhobors rode the 30-seat Big Bike wearing our historical costumes.   Closing Day July 30 Doukhobor Flavours Historically the Doukhobor are vegetarian. Visitors tasted our flavours. … Continue reading Special Events in 2011

Special Events in 2010

The Doukhobor Dugout House Inc. Doukhobor Dugout House, Blaine Lake No. 434

Doukhobor Friends Opening Day July 3 This was a re-enactment of what took place long ago between the Doukhobors and First Nations people. The Doukhobors needed to plant their crops and gardens to grow food. They had no animals to help with this, so they made a plough out of wood, 16 women hooked themselves up… Continue reading Special Events in 2010

Special Events in 2009

The Doukhobor Dugout House Inc. Doukhobor Dugout House, Blaine Lake No. 434

Doukhobor Peace Movement Day, June 27 Re-enactment of Doukhobor soldiers laying down their arms, Easter 1895, and burning their arms, June 1895. Guest speakers and MC Norm Rebin in attendance. Tour to follow. Terry McLean's painting provided by the Doukhobor Discovery Centre, Castlegar, BC.      Family Heritage Day, August 8 Remember your history! Bring your family, your… Continue reading Special Events in 2009

Special Events in 2008

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Doukhobor Wedding Renewals, July 5 Re-enactment of a Doukhobor wedding. Guest Speaker Norm Rebin, speaking about our Doukhobor pioneer, P.G. Makaroff who played a role in Doukhobor marriages being recognized by the government.   Dedushka Day, August 16 Honoring our Grandfathers, pillars of the earth, those strong, honorable hard workers who made our foundations, who gave us their… Continue reading Special Events in 2008

Special Events in 2007

The Doukhobor Dugout House Inc. Doukhobor Dugout House, Blaine Lake No. 434

Memory Official opening was held July 7 with a plaque unveiling, guest speakers, Doukhobor women pulling the plough, placing of marker honouring 105 years of history and wool spinning demonstrations. Tours followed. Norm Rebin spoke about The Value of Collective Memory. August 11 was Babushki Day honouring our grandmothers, with special stories and guest speakers.… Continue reading Special Events in 2007

2006 Events

The Doukhobor Dugout House Inc. Doukhobor Dugout House, Blaine Lake No. 434

2006 Archaeology Reunion, May 20 Guests included MP Maurice Vellacott, Saskatchewan Culture Minister Glenn Hagel, and MC Norm Rebin. The thesis written by graduate student Meagan Brooks was presented to representatives of the Verigin Museum, the Castlegar (BC) Museum and Saskatoon Doukhobor Society. A walkabout tour followed. Photo: Brenda Cheveldayoff and Meagan Brooks   Leo Tolstoy Birthday… Continue reading 2006 Events

Peter The Lordly
Verigin Patio

New this year for your relaxation before or after your tour is our outdoor patio, Peter Verigin The Lordly, overlooking the river valley. Food and refreshments will be served.
Read about Peter Verigin.

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Doukhobor Prayer
House

To donate directly to Donna’s Legacy Project, please e-transfer or contact us at

payments@doukhobordugouthouse.com.

If you prefer to donate by cheque, please send to: Doukhobor Dugout House, Box 433, Blaine Lake SK S0J 0J0

Charitable receipts can be made available upon request.