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Concerts  


Parks Alive! Presented by RE/MAX Kelowna

Aug 16 6:00 PM
Sarsons Beach, 4398 Hobson Rd, Kelowna

Connect Hearing! Community Thursdays - Blue Grass

Opera Kelowna presents Bizet’s Carmen – August 16-

Aug 16 7:30 PM
Kelowna Community Theatre, 1375 Water St, Kelowna

Opera Kelowna presents Georges Bizet’s scintillating classic Carmen, August 16-19, 2018 at 7:30pm at the Kelowna Community Theatre. Staged in an exaggerated modern setting with the flavour of the inner-city, this heartbreaking story full of...

Theatre  


Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street

Aug 16 8:00 PM
Malkin Bowl, Stanley Park, 610 Pipeline Rd, Vancouver

Theatre Under the Stars invites audiences to have a ball this summer with Rodgers & Hammerstein’s Cinderella and 42nd Street, July 4 – August 18, 2018 (performances alternate evenings) at Stanley Park’s picturesque Malkin Bowl. A beloved...

Wineries  


‘National Geographic Photo Ark’ Exhibition

Aug 16 11:00 AM
Liquidity Wines, 720 Allendale Road, Okanagan Falls, BC, Okanagan Falls

This summer, Liquidity Wines’ tasting room walls will be adorned with images from the National Geographic Photo Ark - a compelling series of photographic portraits that capture the beauty of Earth’s diverse species. The National...

‘National Geographic Photo Ark’ Exhibition to Open

Aug 16 11:00 AM
Liquidity Wines Tasting Room, 720 Allendale Road, Okanagan Falls

This summer, Liquidity Wines’ tasting room walls will be adorned with images from the National Geographic Photo Ark - a compelling series of photographic portraits that capture the beauty of Earth’s diverse species. The National Geographic...

Crowns for Queens

Aug 16 5:00 PM
The View Winery & Wards Cider, #1-2287 Ward Road, Kelowna

Hey everyone! Join us at The View Winery for a fun night of making your own flower crown. Heading to a party or event and looking for a little something extra to accessorize? Or, maybe you want to feel like a goddess for a night and adorn your...

Yoga in the Vineyard

Aug 16 6:00 PM
Quails' Gate Winery, 3303 Boucherie Road, West Kelowna

Every Thursday evening in July and August, join the talented team from Oxygen Yoga & Fitness Westbank for an relaxing and rejuvenating yoga class overlooking our vineyards and Okanagan Lake. Hosted at the Harvest Gathering site, each week will...

Painted Rock hosts Namasté & Rosé

Aug 16 6:00 PM
Painted Rock Estate Winery, 400 Smythe Drive, Penticton

Painted Rock will be hosting a yoga class on our lawn overlooking the vines and Skaha Lake. The class will be lead by an Oranj Fitness instructor. After the class, sit back, relax and enjoy a glass of rosé in the sunshine! Classes start at 6pm...

Summer Music Series

Aug 16 6:30 PM
House of Rose Winery, 2270 Garner Road, Kelowna

Join us for a free and fabulous concert in our picnic area. Please bring a lawn chair. Food truck – Dosa Crepe Café – on site and charcuterie platters available in the wine shop or bring your own picnic. This week is: Ten Gallon Cats...

Phantom Of The Villa

Aug 16 7:00 PM
Vibrant Vine (The) , 3240 Pooley Road, Kelowna

The Phantom of the Villa is back for the Concert Courtyard Series presented by Okanagan Villa Estate Winery. For the fifth year in a row, we welcome Peter Karrie, Melina Moore, and Carol Colpitts to our stage under the stars. This wonderful...

Dances/Parties  


Thursday Night Dance

Aug 16 7:00 PM
Parkinson Activity Centre, 1700 Parkinson Way, Kelowna

Please join us every Thursday night from 7 – 10 p.m. at Parkinson Activity Centre, 1700 Parkinson Way. HEART & SOLE (Vic & Jim) keeps the toes tapping with a well rounded selection of dances including waltz, foxtrot, polka, twostep, cha cha,...

SALSA THURSDAYS

Aug 16 8:00 PM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna presents SALSA THURSDAYS 8pm Singles, Couples, All levels and ages 30 minute lesson with dance to follow 421 Cawston Ave. V1Y 6Z1 (250)717-5304 $5 admission (Pay for Three, Get one Free). Great exercise for...

Seasonal  


Student L.E.A.D Summer Program

Aug 16 9:30 AM
Thrive Out of School Care, 2100 Gordon Dr, 1150 Glenmore Dr, 271 Snowsell St, Kelowna

Student L.E.A.D Summer Program ​Leadership Exploration And Development Students ages 13-18 years of age are welcome to apply to be part of this hands on leadership development program. Chosen students will learn and grow by being matched...

Cultural District Walking Tours

Aug 16 10:00 AM
Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna

The tour will follow a historical route of approximately two km, and highlight the past and present events of what is now Kelowna’s cultural district starting and ending at the Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis St. Visit a variety of public art...

Crafts/Markets  


Bargain Bin

Aug 16 9:30 AM
United Church Bargain Bin, 4421 4th St. Peachland, Peachland

The Bargain Bin is open for business Thursday to Saturday 9:30 to 3:00. Due to flooding issues we have moved to the hall beside the church. Watch for the entrance signs.

Drop In Wood Sign Painting

Aug 16 10:00 AM
Rustic Chalk Decor, #102 1974 Moss Court Kelowna, Kelowna

Rustic Chalk Decor DIY studio offers Drop In sessions where you can come in on a whim or at the last minute and paint a beautiful 12" x 12" wooden sign. SIZE: 12”x12” square DESIGN: Choose from over 25 designs, which change seasonally....

Picnic In The Night

Aug 16 6:00 PM
Lake Country Art Gallery, 10356A Bottom Wood Lake Rd, Lake Country, Lake Country

A night filled with art, artisan vendors, food, live music, spoken word, raffle prizes, an outdoor art gallery, art activities, and more! Picnic in the Night aims to bring together people from all over the Okanagan to hangout and enjoy art,...

Art/Exhibitions  


FERDINAND GALLERY TAKING SUBMISSIONS

Aug 16 Various Times
The Ferdinand Gallery, 2649 Highway 3, Keremeos

The Ferdinand Gallery in Keremeos, B.C. is now taking submissions, in 2 & 3 dimensional artwork from practicing British Columbia artists. You can contact the Gallery through the Facebook page or call 250-402-3850 for details & jury forms.

Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium

Aug 16 10:00 AM
Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way , Vancouver

Experience acclaimed artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative. Vortex will bring you on an imaginative journey to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, immersing you...

The Price of Victory

Aug 16 10:00 AM
Okanagan Military Museum, 1424 Ellis st., Kelowna

A 30 day truce became an Allied Victory when Germany accepted the Armistice in 1918. After the celebrations died down many sought to make sense of the war, counting their losses and vowing ‘never again.’ Victory was a subjective concept...

BODY LANGUAGE

Aug 16 10:00 AM
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art , 639 Hornby Street Vancouver, BC Canada V6C 2G3, Vancouver

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, celebrating its 10th anniversary, presents the premiere exhibition, BODY LANGUAGE: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest, on display June 8, 2018 – January 13, 2019. Guest curator Dion Kaszas...

SCI-FI EROTICA AND VARIOUS...

Aug 16 10:00 AM
The Ferdinand Gallery, 2649 Highway 3, Keremeos

Opening day of the Ferdinand Gallery in Keremeos. To kick off the season, displayed in the Gallery will be 2 and 3 dimensional works from 2 long time B.C. artists. Included in the works will be historical pen & inks, concrete and ceramic...

The Social Life of Water in the Okanagan

Aug 16 10:00 AM
Penticton Museum & Archives, 785 Main Street, Penticton

The Social Life of Water in the Okaganan is an informative and fascinating exhibition that explores the relationship that all living creatures – people included – have with water in the Okanagan Valley. Stories, knowledge, photographs,...

Babes and Bathers: History of the Swimsuit

Aug 16 10:00 AM
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna

Time to hit the beach! Bikinis, swim trunks and speedos are a common sight along Okanagan Lake in the summertime. People strut their stuff in swimwear of all different colours, shapes and sizes. Before swimsuits were invented, men typically...

eRacism Exhibition

Aug 16 10:00 AM
Penticton Art Gallery, 199 Marina Way, Penticton

This exhibition examines the resurgence of racism and xenophobia as a political tool both in North America and the world.

Keep Penticton White

Aug 16 10:00 AM
Penticton Art Gallery, 199 Marina Way, Penticton

Exhibition focuses on the 'Keep Penticton White' movement of the early Twentieth century, and expands the conversation to include further racist practices and policies in our history. Free and open to the public.

Dennis Burton. Tell Me A Story

Aug 16 10:00 AM
Penticton Art Gallery, 199 Marina Way, Penticton

Exhibition of the collaborative work by Canadian author Clifford Briggins and illustrator Dennis Burton. On display are unpublished manuscripts of their children's book 'Tell Me A Story Blosson', the adventures of Klunk the cat and Cecil the dog....

Exhibition -Two Contemporary BC Female Artists

Aug 16 10:00 AM
The Long Gallery & Studios, 374 Main Street, Penticton

THE LONG GALLERY & STUDIOS ANNOUNCES DUO SHOW OF TWO CONTEMPORARY FEMALE BC ARTISTS AMY STEWART AND JENNY LONG Jenny Long, owner of the Long Gallery & Studios in Penticton, is pleased to be hosting Vancouver contemporary artist Amy Stewart...

Exhibit Tours

Aug 16 3:00 PM
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Ave, Kelowna

What came before the itsy bitsy teeny weeny yellow polka dot bikini? Dive into this exclusive tour of "Babes and Bathers: History of the Swimsuit" and find out. By donation For more information, please contact: Jen at 250-868-4836...

Lisa Brokop & Paul Jefferson Performing at the Dream Cafe

Aug 16 6:00 PM
Dream Cafe, 67 Colourful Front Street, Penticton

“HEROES and HITS” will feature Lisa Brokop and her husband Paul Jefferson singing classics of their heroes, Patsy Cline and Hank Williams Sr. The 2 will pay homage to these Legendary greats with some of their favorites like Patsys ‘Walkin...

Live @ Crush Pad: Annie Lou

Aug 16 6:30 PM
Okanagan Crush Pad, 16576 Fosbery Rd, Summerland

Annie Lou is Anne Louise Genest, an artist who sings and plays with the spirit of an old storyteller, creating songs steeped in the flavours of oldtime mountain, Appalachian, and traditional country and bluegrass music. With guitar and banjo in...

Courses  


Daily Computer information events

Aug 16 2:00 PM
The World of Computer Technology, #400 1950 Harvey Ave., Kelowna

Our Kelowna London Drugs Computer department features Daily information seminars. These events focus on all aspects of computers from backing up your data to home automation, wifi basics as well as the newest gaming solutions, printers and more!...

Family Fun  


Child Minding (Ages 0-5)

Aug 16 Various Times
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

Parents, enjoy a workout or swim in the facility while your children are in the care of qualified staff and volunteers. We provide supervised play with age-appropriate toys, arts, crafts, and special care for babies. 1.5 hour time limit. Days:...

Curiosity Bugs Presents: Lake Mysteries

Aug 16 10:00 AM
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Ave, Kelowna

Dive into Lake Mysteries! From ancient geology to flora and fauna, the mysteries of the lake will be uncovered in this interactive mystery adventure. By donation For more information, please contact: Jen at 250-868-4836...

Kids Day Camps  


French Day Camp

Aug 16 Various Times
Centre culturel francophone, 702 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

A unique opportunity for kids ages 6 to 12 to practice their French language skills. Games, sports, outdoor activities and museum visits means a summer filled with adventures in French!

Summer Day Camp Spots Available

Aug 16 7:45 AM
Thrive Out of School Care, 2100 Gordon Dr, 1150 Glenmore Dr, 271 Snowsell St, Kelowna

Register your child for action-packed, licensed summer day camps for kids that have finished kindergarten to age 12 at one of our 3 Kelowna locations! This nature-based program will have your kid coming home with exciting stories every day. Our...

Summer Camps at Okanagan Gymnastics Centre

Aug 16 8:30 AM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre, 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Join us at our summer camps! Camps run on week days from 8:30 am-4:30 pm and include activities such as zumba, karate, crafts, swimming and GYMNASTICS! Camps are led by our NCCP certified gymnastics coaches in our 15,000 square foot air...

Swim & Outdoor Sports Camp (Ages 5-7 & 8-10)

Aug 16 8:30 AM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

YMCA and community coaches will help your child build fundamental skills through guided drills, scrimmages and fun free-play opportunities—both on land and in the water! Each day, your camper will experience an introduction to a popular sport...

Camp OC

Aug 16 8:30 AM
Okanagan College - Kelowna Campus, 1000 KLO Road, Kelowna

Our educational day camps are full of interactive fun and adventure. Campers enjoy small class sizes with experienced instructors and School District student volunteers. Camp OC is a great place to engage kids in their interests and passions such...

KFY Mini Camps - Adventures in Space (Ages 3-5)

Aug 16 9:00 AM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

Sign your little one up for our extended Mini Camps at the Y for a fun, engaging and interactive experience! Your child will explore crafts, stories, imaginative play and active games around preschooler-friendly themes. Each week will also include...

Y Theme Camps - Welcome to Hogwarts (Ages 5-10)

Aug 16 9:00 AM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

Theme inspired crafts, structured active games, outdoor group challenges and team-building activities help make each week a unique experience. Add in dips in the pool and a Friday movie to end each week, and you have the ingredients for a summer...

Penticton Basketball Camp

Aug 16 9:00 AM
Penticton Secondary School, 158 Eckhardt ave E, Penticton

Zero Seconds Basketball Decision Training Penticton Basketball Camp with Skills Trainer and Coach Josh Collins. Boys and girls grade 6-10 August 16-18, 9am to 3pm. Cost: $150 Click the link below to learn more about the training concepts!

IMPROV FOR KIDS

Aug 16 9:00 AM
Kelowna Actors Studio, 1379 Ellis Street, Kelowna

THIS IS A SUMMER CAMP for kids 8-13 yrs. beginning on August 13 and ending on August 17 with a final on-stage performance. Jump into some seriously hilarious improv work. Learn how to build exciting stories, create fascinating characters, and...

Arion Farm Camp

Aug 16 9:00 AM
Arion Therapeutic Farm, 2457 Saucier Rd, Kelowna

Have a child that loves nature and the outdoors? Arion Therapeutic Farm will be running Farm Camp the month of July and August this summer. Our farm camps are being run on the following dates: July 3rd to July 6th (4 days) July 9th to 13th...

Multicultural Camp

Aug 16 9:00 AM
Greater Vernon Museum & Archives , 3009-32nd Ave., Vernon

Are your kids getting bored? Do you need a morning to yourself? Looking for a camp that challenges your child’s mind? Drop off your little ones at one of the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives half day summer camps this August! With three...

XploreSportZ Summer Camp

Aug 16 9:00 AM
Parkinson Recreation Centre (Cricket Club House), 1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna

For sport-lovers who want to experience some new & exciting sports. If you are tired of the same-old sport scene, come discover the dynamic variety of sports we have to offer! • Archery • Sailing • Beach Volleyball • Tennis •...

Bard on the Beach’s Young Shakespeareans

Aug 16 9:30 AM
Bard on the Beach, 1695 Whyte Avenue, Vancouver

Calling all Young Theatre Lovers! Bard on the Beach announces the return of its annual Young Shakespeareans Summer Theatre Camps and Teen Workshops, with sessions beginning July 3 and running through to August 31, 2018. Registration is now open....

Creative Kids Art Camp | Ages 7-10

Aug 16 9:30 AM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon

Creative Kids Art Camp for ages 7-10 at the Vernon Community Arts Centre Come create with us this summer! Our week long art camps are designed to offer a variety of projects with technical and skill levels appropriate for the age group....

Rutland Boy's and Girl's Club Summer Camps

Aug 16 9:30 AM
Rutland Boys & Girls Club, 355 Hartman Road, Kelowna

This summer sign-up for Rutland Boy's and Girl's Club recreation day camps. Camps are available for children ages 6-13, and offer a variety of out trips and themed day camps including Atlantis Waterslides, Wildplay Adventure Park, Creative Chaos,...

Summer Dance Intensive

Aug 16 10:00 AM
Evangel Church, 3261 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

Summer Dance Camps Pre-Novice and Novice August 20-24 Apprentice 1, 2 & 3 August 27 - 31 Junior & Senior Company August 20 - 31 Spots still available call 250-764-2222 or visit our website www.missiondancecentre.com

Summer History Programs

Aug 16 10:30 AM
Summerland Museum and Archives, 9521 Wharton Street, Summerland

The Summerland Museum and Archives Presents... Summer History Programs Focusing on subjects like the Kettle Valley Railway, pioneer life, geology, and World War One, these one-hour programs are designed to get children engaging with...

Meetings  


Kelowna AM Toastmasters

Aug 16 6:45 AM
Royal Anne Hotel, 348 Bernard Ave, Kelowna

February is Toastmasters Month in Kelowna as well as all of BC. We encourage you to join us for a meeting and learn more about Kelowna Am Toastmasters. We meet Every Thursday 6:45-8:00 a.m. at the Royal Ann Hotel on Bernard. We are worth...

Women Talk Kelowna

Aug 16 6:00 PM
Moxie's, 1730 Cooper Rd. , Kelowna

An evening for Women to come out and share stories and connect with other women in the community. Women Talk is Ordinary Women Sharing Ordinary Stories. Now is 11 cities. Three TALKers will each share a 20 minute inspiring story. Come out and...

Living Without Religion discussion group

Aug 16 7:45 PM
Bean Scene Downtown, 371 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

The Living Without Religion discussion group meets every third Thursday of the month at 7:45pm at the downtown Bean Scene (371 Bernard Avenue). We are a small group of people from a variety of backgrounds, and most of us have struggled in some way...

Non-Profit  


Kelowna Blood Donor Clinic

Aug 16 11:00 AM
Kelowna Blood Donor Clinic , 1865 Dilworth Drive , Kelowna

Book individual appointments at www.blood.ca or 1 888 236 -6283 or groups of 3 or more email [email protected] and we will send your group sign -up sheets. Some of our Eligibility Tools: CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY BEFORE YOU DONATE:...

Fundraisers  


Fundraiser Classic Car for the MS Society

Aug 16 12:00 PM
A&W Capri , 1799 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

Fundraiser car show for the MS society. Come out and see all classic cars. $2 from every teen burger sold this day goes to the MS society. Donations are welcome at any time. On the day on of the event you may make a donation for root beer float!...

Comedy  


Two Wolves Brewing presents Totally Free Open Mic

Aug 16 7:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Two Wolves Brewing presents Kelowna Comedy's legendary comedy open mic night. We often have as many as twenty-five local comics hitting the stage trying out some new material and dusting off some old gems. The show starts at 7 and you will want to...

Two Wolves Brewing presents Totally Free Open Mic

Aug 16 8:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Two Wolves Brewing presents Kelowna Comedy's legendary comedy open mic night. We often have as many as twenty-five local comics hitting the stage trying out some new material and dusting off some old gems. The show starts at 8 and you will want to...

Kelowna Comedy Pro-Am

Aug 16 9:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Come see the best comics in the Okanagan performing their freshest material. This show features our more experienced hosts improvising between our top comics. These comics have toured Western Canada, won contests, and appeared on Just For Laughs...

Sports  


Taoist Tai Chi® arts Beginner Class & Open House

Aug 16 9:30 AM
Ukrainian Orthodox Church Hall, 1935 A Barlee Rd, Kelowna

Join us at our open house and new beginning class. Have fun while you experience a gentle form of training that can help improve your vitality and sense of well being. These are a few testimonials from our survey of over 18,000 international...

Taoist Tai Chi® arts in the Park & Youth Special

Aug 16 9:30 AM
Strathcona Beach, 2290 Abbott St, Kelowna

Experience a new way of rejuvenating your health, vitality and sense of well being. For all ages and all abilities. Everybody welcome! Join us on Thursday mornings at Strathcona Beach, 2290 Abbott St (behind the hospital) from 9:30 – 11:30 am...

Pubs/Clubs  


Live Music Thursdays

Aug 16 6:00 PM
Outboard Waterfront Pub, 7673 Okanagan Landing, Vernon

One Man Hippo Band - Jeremy Messenger is livening up our patio with a mix of classics and modern hits. Enjoy his version of songs by Roy Orbison, Johnny Cash, Darius Rucker, and more. Some good music, paired with half price jugs of Sangria makes...

Texas Holdem Poker Thursdays

Aug 16 7:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Totally free Poker nite. Can be cash prizes or Gift Certificate, you never know. Build up your seasonal points to get in the BIG final for Big money

WINGS & TRIVIA Night at Rusty's Sports Lounge

Aug 16 7:00 PM
Rusty's Steakhouse, 1 - 1525 Dilworth Drive, Kelowna

Tremendous Trivia is pleased to present a night of great trivia entertainment, with an early start, delicious wings on special, at a centrally-located, big-screen venue. You spoke and we listened! Rusty's Sports Lounge is proud to host the most...

Tremendous Trivia at Carlos O'Bryan's West Kelowna

Aug 16 8:00 PM
Kelly O'Bryan's Carlos O'Bryan's Restaurant and Pub, 3470 Carrington Rd, West Kelowna

Every Thursday, your Tremendous Trivia host JD brings you and your friends a challenging and entertaining evening of general knowledge trivia, Name That Tune, laughter, fun, and PRIZES! Who will win the coveted Tremendous Trivia trophy?...

Thursday Night Trivia

Aug 16 8:30 PM
97th Street Pub, 2400 Hwy 97 N, Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

Every Thursday The Emcee Entertainment and your Host Quizmaster Scott provide you with a fun entertaining environment to flex your knowledge of various topics! photo round? Check Question Rounds? Check Name that tune? Check Always a ton of...

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