Bryan and Isabella Labrie decorate a paper lantern.

Celebrating Barkerville’s Chinese heritage

Barkerville Historic Town and Park hosted its annual Chinese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Aug. 17

From left, Alice Thompson, Abigail Evans, Keith Thompson and Keanna Evans make lanterns during the Chinese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Saturday, Aug. 17 at Barkerville Historic Town and Park.

Bryan and Isabella Labrie decorate a paper lantern.

Barkerville Historic Town and Park hosted its annual Chinese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Saturday, Aug. 17, featuring games, activities, performances, moon cakes and a lantern parade.

Waving Chinese flags while taking a ride on the Barnard’s Express stagecoach.

A musician serenades passers-by at Barkerville Historic Town and Park. Ronan O’Doherty photo

Kelty and Bruno try gold panning at Eldorado Gold Panning and Gift Shop at Barkerville Historic Town and Park.

Ronan O’Doherty photos

Barkerville Historic Town and Park hosted its annual Chinese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Aug. 17

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Barkerville Historic Town and Park hosted its annual Chinese Mid-Autumn Moon Festival Saturday, Aug. 17, featuring games, activities, performances, moon cakes and a lantern parade.

Waving Chinese flags while taking a ride on the Barnard’s Express stagecoach.

A musician serenades passers-by at Barkerville Historic Town and Park. Ronan O’Doherty photo

Kelty and Bruno try gold panning at Eldorado Gold Panning and Gift Shop at Barkerville Historic Town and Park. Ronan O’Doherty photos

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