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Wineries  


Mission Hill Family Estate Culinary Workshops

Dec 7 6:00 PM
Mission Hill Family Estate, 1730 Mission Hill Road, West Kelowna

'Tis the Season As we approach the holidays, let our chefs guide you to create five elegant dishes spiced perfectly for the season. This class is filled with comforting favourites such as chocolate fruit tarts, tourtiere, and even fondue!...

Seasonal  


Vancouver Christmas Market 2016 – November 26 – De

Dec 7 11:00 AM
Jack Poole Plaza, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver

The Vancouver Christmas Market returns for 2016 with a bigger edition of old country tradition at its brand new home at Jack Poole Plaza (at the Olympic Cauldron). Running November 26 – December 31, 2016, the city's signature yuletide...

Crafts/Markets  


Unique Gifts by Okanagan Artists

Dec 7 10:00 AM
Lake Country Art Gallery & Art Shop, 10356A Bottom Wood Lake Rd Lake Country, BC, Kelowna

It's always quite exhilarating when we can present a unique Christmas gift to someone. Whether we're giving to a hostess, a secret Santa, a friend or family member - we love to have the gift that means something special. At Lake...

Art/Exhibitions  


Artsolutely!

Dec 7 9:00 AM
Vernon Community Art Centre in Polson Park, 2704 A Hwy 6, Vernon

Join us for Artsolutely! The most vibrant art and artisan sale in the North Okanagan! Running from December 1 to the 24th, find all your Christmas gifts in one spot- here at the Vernon Community Arts Centre in Polson Park! Celebrating its 11th...

Museum of Vancouver presents Vancouver in the Seventies

Dec 7 10:00 AM
Museum of Vancouver in Vanier Park, 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver

Vancouver in the Seventies zooms in on key themes and moments from Vancouver’s coming of age: a time of protest, political upheaval, economic prosperity, and cultural blossoming. The exhibition will feature photographic gems from the Vancouver...

The Social Life of Water

Dec 7 10:00 AM
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna

Life sustaining, thirst quenching, essential; water is precious for all living beings. The Social Life of Water is a collaborative community exhibit that explores fundamental relationships with water throughout the Okanagan Valley. The exhibition...

Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultur

Dec 7 10:00 AM
The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC , 6393 NW Marine Drive, Vancouver

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC presents the visually spectacular and immersive new exhibition Layers of Influence: Unfolding Cloth Across Cultures, on display November 17, 2016 – April 9, 2017. Investigating the function of clothing to...

Under 100 Art Exhibit

Dec 7 10:00 AM
Lake Country Art Gallery, 10356A Bottom Wood Lake Rd Lake Country, British Columbia , Lake Country

This year’s exhibition promises once again to be an impressive display of original artwork from over 90 Okanagan artists. Art work in all mediums will be on exhibit, mostly small works under 100 inches squared are priced under $100 along with a...

Under 100 Art Exhibit

Dec 7 10:00 AM
Lake Country Art Gallery, 10356A Bottom Wood Lake Rd Lake Country, British Columbia , Lake Country

Lake Country Art Gallery’s 7th Annual Under 100 Exhibition Small affordable art work by Okanagan Artists November 19th to December 21st, 2016 The Art Shop and the Gallery are Open 7 days per week during the exhibition This year’s...

Crossing Lines - NEW Art at the Tumbleweed Gallery

Dec 7 10:00 AM
Tumbleweed Gallery, 452 Main Street Penticton, Penticton

Art from 8 artists, all based in the South Okanagan. Exhibit opens on November 25th through to June 2017. See art from: g: Jill Leir Salter, Liz Marshall, Susan McCarrell, WL Hibberd, Carol Munro, Jenny Long, Kirsten Robertson, Jan Little and...

Mairead Sikkes "Inscape"

Dec 7 10:00 AM
Front Street Gallery, 60 Front Street, Penticton BC, Penticton

We are privileged to present guest artist Mairead Sikkes. Born in Ireland and encouraged from a young age, Mairead has enjoyed living and painting in the north while living in Smithers, BC and in the Okanagan since 2008. From the majestic pines...

Alternator (Not-So-Silent) Auction!

Dec 7 2:00 PM
Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, 103-421 Cawston Ave, Kelowna

the Alternator (No-so-Silent) Auction will present an offering of artworks by local and provincial artists, available for purchase by the general public. Participating artists, including Briar Craig, Heather Leier, Stephen Foster, Shauna...

Sip n’ Paint, ” Winter Odyssey” Dec 7th with Fiona

Dec 7 7:00 PM
Pinot and Picasso at The Kelowna Heritage Loft , 339 Bernard Ave Kelowna BC , Kelowna

Looking for that burst of FUN on a cold Wednesday night?  Try something new and set your creativity free with Fiona Neal. Bring your girlfriends, boyfriends, moms and dads, daughters, brothers, neighbors, or colleagues on over to our fancy...

Courses  


French Classes

Dec 7 Various Times
Centre culturel francophone, 702 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

We offer 4 sessions of French Classes per year. Sessions start in January, April, July and September. All levels, from beginner to advanced, are offered at each session. Feel free to register for any of the session! Registration and...

Aboriginal Canadian Entrepreneurs Program

Dec 7 8:30 AM
Splatsin Community Centre, 5767 Old Vernon Road, Enderby

Start LIVING your dream! Sign up for the next session of the Aboriginal Canadian Entrepreneur Training. Its FREE! It will give you the tools you need to launch your new business venture or, if you already have a business, it will help take you to...

safeTALK- Suicide alertness training

Dec 7 9:00 AM
Shatford Centre, 760 Main Street , Penticton

safeTALK is a half-day alertness training that prepares anyone over the age of 15, regardless of prior experience or training, to become a suicide-alert helper for more information visit: https://www.livingworks.net/programs/safetalk/ To...

Launch of Aboriginal Entrepreneurship Training Opp

Dec 7 9:00 AM
Splatsin Community Centre, 5767 Old Vernon Road, Enderby, Enderby

December 7 & 8, 2016 is the 1st workshop of a 16 week FREE Aboriginal Canadian Entrepreneurship(ACE) training program, happening in Enderby, BC. The program runs through until March 17, 2017. There are 18 seats available. All interested must...

Passion Planning 2017

Dec 7 9:00 AM
Lake Country Art Gallery, 10356 Bottom Wood Lake Rd Lake Country, BC , Lake Country

A REVOLUTIONARY Approach to New Year's RESOLUTIONS Do you have personal and/or professional goals that, if met, would make you happier, healthier, and more prosperous? Join the Fresh Outlook Foundation for an informative, interactive, and fun...

Taoist Tai Chi® arts New Beginning Class, Nov 2nd

Dec 7 7:00 PM
Ukrainian Orthodox Church Hall, 1935A, Barlee Road, Kelowna

Get introduced to a Taoist art the helps calm the mind, cultivates the heart and transforms you into a healthier and more harmonious person. It is a great way to find balance, relax and have some fun! Join us at one of our new beginning classes...

Kids Day Camps  


Active Kids (Ages 5-10 years)

Dec 7 3:30 PM
H2O Adventure & Fitness Center, 4075 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

Active Kids (5 – 10 yrs) Looking to get your child active during the afterschool hours? Let them come hang out with the leaders at H2O and make new friends while we play outdoor sports and teamwork challenges (weather permitting), dive into...

Lil’ Ninjas Karate (Ages 3–5)

Dec 7 3:30 PM
Kelowna Family Y, 375 Hartman Road , Kelowna

Karate for kids taught by Nationally certified instructors of the Rodney Hobson Karate Academy. Our formula is simple: Self Defense+ Self Discipline = Self Confidence. We help children develop a healthy mind and body so they have the energy and...

MEND

Dec 7 6:00 PM
H2O Adventure & Fitness Center, 4075 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

MEND is a FREE and FUN program that empowers families with children aged 7-13 who are above a healthy weight to become healthier by participating in twice-weekly sessions focused on healthy meal planning, goal setting and physical activity. More...

Meetings  


Kelowna Ogopogo Rotary Meeting

Dec 7 7:00 AM
Kelowna Yacht Club, 1414 Water St. , Kelowna

Interested in finding out- What is Rotary? It’s about energy—the energy that comes from making friends, having fun, and feeling useful. It’s about belonging—to a club, a community, a world-wide movement. It’s about service, “giving...

Free Yoga, Meditation, Veg. Dinner

Dec 7 6:00 PM
First United Church [upstairs], 721 Bernard Ave., Kelowna

Drop in! No registration necessary! The enchanted evening begins with Hatha yoga asanas [beginners welcome] leading into meditation to music and ending with a complimentary veg dinner. Bring mat/water/blanket & yourselves! *limited mats to lend....

Penticton speakers Toastmasters

Dec 7 6:00 PM
Okanagan College (Penticton) room PE C09B, 583 Duncan Ave W, Penticton, Penticton

Join us to become a competent speaker and leader. Whether you are a professional, a student, a stay-at-home parent, or a retiree, Toastmasters is always the most affordable, enjoyable and efficient way to help you develop useful communication and...

Become a Foster Parent - Information Meeting

Dec 7 6:30 PM
The People Place, 3402 - 27 Ave, Vernon

: You can become a Foster Parent and help children and families in your community if you are: patient, loving and understanding; knowledgeable and experienced in meeting the needs of children; willing to train and improve your skills; supportive...

Westside Toastmasters

Dec 7 7:00 PM
Lakeview Heights Community Hall, 860 Anders Road, West Kelowna

Westside Toastmasters offer a friendly and supportive environment in which to learn and develop these skills. Business and technical presentations, after dinner speeches, presenting and receiving awards, chairing business meetings, speaking off...

Al-Anon

Dec 7 7:30 PM
Penticton United Church, 696 Main Street, Penticton

Al-Anon Meetings - District 21

Non-Profit  


Lake Country Food Bank - Christmas Hampers

Dec 7 Various Times
Lake Country Food Bank, 9830 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

Hampers will be given out between 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. the weeks of Dec. 5th & 16th. Donation Drop-Offs of and/or Gifts Monday to Friday from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. prior to December 5th if possible.

HOLIDAY FLAVOURS OF THE OKANAGAN

Dec 7 Various Times
Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna

‘TIS THE SEASON TO BE JOLLY! Enjoy the sights, scents & sounds of the holiday season at the Laurel Packinghouse from December 1st to January 6th. When you’re downtown this holiday season, be sure to make Kelowna’s stunning heritage...

SOWINS Share the Spirit Christmas Hamper Campaign

Dec 7 6:00 AM
South Okanagan Women in Need Society, #303 246-Martin St, Pent. (Mon-Fri 9-5) until Nov 25/16 #102 1027 Westminster Ave W (Mon-Fri 9-5) Dec 1 – Dec 23/16, Penticton

The South Okanagan Women In Need Society (SOWINS) invites you to participate in SHARE THE SPIRIT, our Christmas hamper program. This is an opportunity for the community to take a stand against abuse by supporting the women and children who have...

Silver Song Groups

Dec 7 10:00 AM
The Heritage, 3630 Brown Road, West Kelowna

If you are aged 60+ and living independently . . . you are invited to come and enjoy a singing and music-making program. This is the sixth season of this free program in our community. Seniors come together at a community venue for 90 minutes...

Blood Donor Clinic

Dec 7 10:00 AM
Calvary Community Church, 1205 Rogers Way, Kamloops

Book your appointment at blood.ca What do I need to know: You must be 17+ to donate. Please take the eligibility quiz before you donate: https://blood.ca/en/blood/eligibility-quiz More on Eligibility:...

Fundraisers  


Gifts to Grandmothers

Dec 7 Various Times
Gifts to Grandmothers, 1905 Springfield Road, Kelowna

Gifts to Grandmothers volunteers in Kelowna meet every Thursday to sew & sell creative tote bags, handbags, purses, wheelchair & walker bags, I pad bags, scarves, little girls purses, little boys tool belts & wallets. All proceeds assist...

Scrooge Christmas Breakfast

Dec 7 7:00 AM
Sandalwood Retirement Resort, 580 Yates Rd Kelowna BC, Kelowna

Savor a Delicious Buffet in exchange for purchasing a gift card to help decorate Scrooge’s Christmas Tree. Gift cards will be used to help teenagers in need in Kelowna. Serving up breakfast and complimentary Mimosas will be a number of local...

Kettle Campaign 2016

Dec 7 9:00 AM
Various Locations, various locations, Kelowna

The Kettle Campaign begins Nov. 17th . and goes through to Dec. 24. The Salvation Army Central Okanagan is looking for bell ringers for November and December.

Gift of Giving Luncheon

Dec 7 11:30 AM
Missionwood Retirement Resort, 1075 Barnes Ave, Kelowna

Missionwood Retirmement Resort is once again pleased to invite you to a delicious Turkey Luncheon with all the trimmings! Your donation (suggested $15) will go directly to the YMCA Strong Kids Campaign. Copme and enjoy a wonderful meal knowing...

Social Action  


Overdose Crisis Town Hall Meeting

Dec 7 7:00 PM
Okanagan College - Penticton Campus, 583 Duncan Ave. West, Penticton

Pathways Addictions is sponsoring a Town Hall meeting to discuss the Overdose Crisis. Questions from the public will be answered by a panel of experts consisting of Pathways Addictions, Penticton Fire Department, BC Ambulance, RCMP, Harm Reduction...

Sports  


Kelowna Rockets vs. Seattle

Dec 7 7:00 PM
Prospera Place, 1223 Water Street, Kelowna

Kelowna Rockets vs. Seattle

Penticton Vees vs. Vernon

Dec 7 7:00 PM
South Okanagan Events Centre, 853 Eckhardt Ave. West , Penticton

Penticton Vees vs. Vernon

Pubs/Clubs  


Acoustic Percussion Jam

Dec 7 6:00 PM
Riley's Neighbourhood Pub, 1751 Ross Road, Kelowna

Acoustic Percussion Jam Night...all players welcome with different weekly hosts from 6:00 to 10:00 every Wednesday Night at Riley's.

Trivia at Creekside Pub

Dec 7 8:15 PM
Creekside Pub, 3929 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna

Every Wednesday, your host "JD" presents an evening of general knowledge and pop culture trivia, Name That Tune, laughter, learning and PRIZES! Registration at 8:15 pm, games start at 8:30. Enjoy the delicious wings on special; drink specials on...

The Best Karaoke in K-Town

Dec 7 8:30 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Come and join us every Wednesday at 8:30pm. We have the BEST sound system, the BEST Karaoke DJ, the Best wings, and the Best of everything else. Even the WORST singers are great at Dakodas

Karaoke

Dec 7 8:30 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Karaoke starts at 8:30. Great selection of songs, and best sound in town

Wednesday Night Blues

Dec 7 9:00 PM
Blue Gator Bar & Grill, 441 Lawrence Avenue, Kelowna

Every Wednesday the blues comes to The Blue Gator with Poppa Dawg, Brian 'Skip' Maguire and James Hay. No cover charge and a nice dance floor so you can boogie to the blues! Groove time, 9:00pm.

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