Bats Out of the Darkness

Bats: Out of the Darkness

A travelling Bat Exhibition, the works of a collaboration of 15 partners,
funded by the
South Okanagan Conservation Fund.

Bats Out of the Darkness
September 3 to October 31, 2021, in Peachland, BC
Bats are often misunderstood, but they are fascinating creatures. This is your chance to see them in a new light! The exhibition celebrates bats and serves as a reminder of how essential they are to the environment. Discover fascinating facts and uncover common myths while participating in a community Batty Passport throughout various locations within Peachland. Some highlights of the Batty Passport include the Beeps in the Vineyard Trail at Hainle Vineyard Estate Winery, The Bat House Interpretive Trail along Trepanier Creek, the live feed of life in the attic at Peachland Historic School, and the provincial Travelling Bat Exhibit, featuring 3 Walls and accompanying information panels telling the story about, Bats Out of the Darkness, located at Peachland’s Little Schoolhouse.

BEEPS Invites you to swoop in for a unique experience…
September 3 – October 31, 2021
Tuesday – Sunday: 10 AM – 4 PM
The Little Schoolhouse – 4th Street & Brandon Lane
Join us for an interesting exploration and celebration of the world of BC Bats showcased at this Traveling Bat Exhibit, the achievement of 16 stakeholders over 2 years from concept to completion. Our BC bats: Amazing creatures, integral members of healthy, sustainable ecosystems, and efficient urban and agricultural pest controllers. Learn about these unique mammals, the challenges and threats they face, and how you can help.

Join the Peachland Bat Brigade!
Tour and learn, plus hands-on activities:
Mystery Lane Bat Walk: Explore a bat corridor along the laneway to discover clues and fun bat facts. Find and follow 8 bat flags that point the way. Self-guided wander or book a learning tour.

BEEPS In the Vineyard: Book a tour to learn the many ways in which bats are beneficial to all types of agriculture, as you tour the Hainle Family Estate Winery and grounds. Enjoy a tasting!

Bat House Interpretive Trail: Want to learn more about bats while exploring Peachland? Join us on this long-time favourite educational stroll that highlights bats, their importance to our ecosystem, and how we can best support and nurture them.

Call or email to book a guided tour:
Darlene: (250) 767 2143 Email:
Bat craft included.