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Thursday, September 18

Benefits/Fundraisers


Photo Contest: OBGC Jaycee's Downtown Youth Centre

Sep. 18 12:00 AM       Jaycee's Downtown Youth Centre, 1633 Richter St, Kelowna

Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs' Jaycee's Downtown Youth Centre is hosting a photo contest! Take a photo that best captures...
17th Annual Interior Drive for Life - Kelowna vs. Prince George

Sep. 18 12:00 PM       Canadian Blood Services Blood Donor Clinic, 103 - 1865 Dilworth Drive, Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

The 17th Annual Interior Drive for Life continues until Oct. 30. Kelowna vs. Prince George. The city collecting the greatest...

Comedy


MICK FOLEY - Tales from the Wrestling Past

Sep. 18 7:30 PM       Performing Arts Centre, 3800 - 33 Street, Vernon

Snowed In Comedy Presents MICK FOLEY Tales from the Wrestling Past He's a three-time WWE champion, a hardcore legend and a...
Open mike Comedy

Sep. 18 9:00 PM       Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Think you have what it takes?? Come and find out. You can get up on stage every Thursday nite at Dakodas Pub. Starts at 9pm...

Competitions/Awards


Key Business Awards

Sep. 18 5:00 PM       Two Eagles Golf Course, 3509 Carrington Rd, West Kelowna

The Greater Westside Board of Trade is proud to present the 2014 Key Business Awards. These awards recognize businesses,...
Talented Kelowna 2014

Sep. 18 8:00 PM       Freddy's Brewpub, 124-948 McCurdy Rd, Kelowna

Talented Kelowna is a fantastic opportunity for anyone to display their talent and gain great exposure in our community. The...

Concerts


LA CUEVA (The Cave) - Fiona Malena Flamenco Ensemb

Sep. 18 7:30 PM       Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

An imaginative and beautiful journey, inspired by the rich musical tradition and fantastical landforms of Cappadocia, Turkey...
PIG & WHISTLE

Sep. 18 7:30 PM       Black Box (The), 1375 Water Street, Kelowna

Traditional British Pub Show written and directed by Jeff Samin. Based loosely on the successful Canadian TV series that ran...

Courses/Workshops


SR&ED Information Session

Sep. 18 8:30 AM       Ramada Hotel & Conference Centre, 2170 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

The Fraser Valley and Northern Tax Services Office serves scientific research and experimental development (SR&ED) clients from...
PAINTING & WINE at The Vibrant Vine

Sep. 18 9:00 AM       Vibrant Vine (The) , 3240 Pooley Road, Kelowna

Create your masterpiece at the vineyard with Kelowna artist Debby Merkel! Add this workshop to your list of “things to do...
MUSIC & ARTS CLASSES

Sep. 18 9:00 AM       The Yellow Door (in The Parent Place), 630 Cadder Ave, Kelowna

The Yellow Door Music & Arts Center of Kelowna Classes for all ages in music, art, hand drumming, mixed media art, guitar,...
Strollercise with Carly Hood

Sep. 18 10:30 AM       Oranj Fitness, 529 Lawrence Ave Kelowna, BC , Kelowna

Strollercise is a fun way to get back into fitness post-partum, or continue with your fitness journey after baby. Bring your...
Open Heart Dance

Sep. 18 7:00 PM       German Canadian Club, 1696 Cary Road, Kelowna

FREE FORM, INTUITIVE DANCE FOR EVERYONE There are no steps to learn. No technique to perfect. It is a safe and supportive...

CRAFTS, FAIRS, MARKETS


Vernon Farmers' Market

Sep. 18 8:00 AM       Kal Tire Place, 3445 - 43rd Avenue, Vernon

Vernon Farmers' Market Thank-You to everyone for supporting and shopping local! EVERY MONDAY & THURSDAY RAIN OR SHINE...

Dances/Parties


Zumba Dance Fitness

Sep. 18 5:45 PM       Danceforce studio B, 1774 Baron RD, Kelowna

Zumba Fitness - dance into shape. ZUMBA FITNESS BY MILA - DANCE INTO SHAPE. Come join us for a Latin inspired, calorie...
THURSDAY NIGHT DANCE

Sep. 18 7:00 PM       Parkinson Activity Centre, 1700 Parkinson Way, Kelowna

DANCE to Vic & Co every Thursday night 7 – 10 p.m. Bring a friend and join us at 1700 Parkinson Way. Vic plays a good...
Salsa Thursdays Kelowna

Sep. 18 8:00 PM       Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna presents SALSA THURSDAYS 8-10:00pm Singles, Couples, All levels and ages 30 minute...

Family Fun


Kokanee Exhibit

Sep. 18 9:00 AM       Environmental Education Centre for the Okanagan, 2363 A Springfield Road, Kelowna, Kelowna

The land locked Kokanee salmon are making their annual spawning run along the many tributaries of Okanagan Lake or along the...
Storytime @ ORL Westbank Branch

Sep. 18 10:00 AM       Okanagan Regional Library (Westbank), #31 - 2484 Main St., West Kelowna

It’s the season for fall Storytime at the Westbank Branch of the Okanagan Regional Library! Designed for ages 18 months to 5...
Trail Rides @ O'Keefe Ranch

Sep. 18 10:00 AM       O'Keefe Ranch, 9380 Hwy 97N, Vernon

Saddle up for an O'Keefe Ranch Tour experience on horseback! Trail rides Thursday to Sunday 10:00am, 11:30am and 2:00pm...
Toddlertime @ ORL Rutland Branch

Sep. 18 10:15 AM       Okanagan Regional Library (Rutland), #20 - 301 Hwy. 33 West, Kelowna

Keep your little ones busy with fall programs at the Rutland Branch of the Okanagan Regional Library! ToddlerTime: 18...
Fall Storytime @ ORL Vernon Branch

Sep. 18 10:30 AM       Okanagan Regional Library, 2800 - 30th Ave., Vernon

Fall Storytime at the Vernon Branch of the Okanagan Regional Library Stories, songs and rhymes for kids aged 2 to 5!...
Toddlertime @ ORL Salmon Arm

Sep. 18 10:30 AM       Salmon Arm Branch of the ORL (Picadilly Mall), 1151-10th Avenue, Salmon Arm

There will be lots of reading and giggling at the Salmon Arm Branch of the Okanagan Regional Library this fall with the start...
Storytime @ ORL Vernon Branch

Sep. 18 10:30 AM       Okanagan Regional Library, 2800 - 30th Ave., Vernon

Storytime for 3 to 5 year olds Starts September 15th Monday, Tuesday, Thursday, Saturday at 10:30am No registration is...
Earth Beneath Our Feet

Sep. 18 10:30 AM       BC Orchard Industry Museum, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna, Kelowna

Thursday, September 18: Earth Beneath Our Feet at the BC Orchard Industry Museum. Not all dirt is the same! Examine the...
Storytime @ ORL Downtown Branch

Sep. 18 11:00 AM       Okanagan Regional Library, 1380 Ellis Street, Kelowna

Join us for Storytime at the downtown Kelowna Branch of the Okanagan Regional Library. Stories, songs and more for all ages....
Corn Maze @ O'Keefe Ranch

Sep. 18 12:00 PM       O'Keefe Ranch, 9380 Hwy 97N, Vernon

The Corn Maze is open at O'Keefe Ranch! Fun for everyone! Price: Adults $8 Seniors $7 Students $6 Juniors $5...

FREE Seasonal Events


Inspired Word Café

Sep. 18 5:00 PM       Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Ave. Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

Inspired Word Café Location: Okanagan Heritage Museum Date: Thursday, September 18, 2014 Time: 5 pm to 7 pm Join us for...
Take Back the Night

Sep. 18 6:30 PM       Kerry Park, 211 Bernard Ave., Kelowna

Join us in ending silence & stopping the violence. International Take Back the Night is a community rally & march to end sexual...

Galleries/Art Exhibitions


The Evolution of the Wedding Gown Exhibit

Sep. 18 10:00 AM       Greater Vernon Museum & Archives, 3009-32nd Ave., Vernon

Now open for viewing at the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives is “The Evolution of the Wedding Gown” exhibit. This beautiful...

Kids Day Camps


Ogoplay Day Camp Extended due to Labour Dispute

Sep. 18 7:00 AM       Ogoplay, 105 - 2374 Bering Road, West Kelowna

Monday to Friday Day Camp at Ogoplay in West Kelowna is extended for the duration of the Labour dispute. Early drop off and...
AKHockey September Day Camp (Week 3)

Sep. 18 8:30 AM       Capital News Centre, 4105 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

Our camp is EDUCATIONAL - FUN - HOCKEY ORIENTED Players of all skill level are welcome! For kids aged 7-12 Time: 8:30...
XploreSportZ Fall Strike Camps

Sep. 18 9:00 AM       Kinsmen Media Centre, 3975 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

PacificSport Okanagan offers week long XploreSportZ camps to youth during teacher strike. With no resolution on the BC...
XploreSportZ Strike Camp

Sep. 18 9:00 AM       Penticton Community Centre, 325 Power St, Penticton

2014 XploreSportZ Sport Discovery Fall Strike Camps Greetings from the PacificSport Okanagan Team! With no resolution...
SPCA Strike Camps

Sep. 18 9:00 AM       BCSPCA, 3785 Casorso Rd, Kelowna

If the teacher's strike has left you wondering what do to with your kids, sign up now for SPCA strike camps. Camps will include...
Rabble of Ravens Forest School

Sep. 18 9:00 AM       Quail Flume Trail and Eagle View Trail Linear Parks , The great outdoors and forests in the linear park accessed from Quail Crescent , Kelowna

SOKS is hosting day long program of Forest activities at the City of Kelowna Quail Flume Trail linear park situated north of...
Creative Kids Art Camps Ages 7-12

Sep. 18 9:30 AM       Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon

the Vernon Community Arts Centre is offering 2 art camps for youth ages 7-12. These art camps are designed to offer a variety...

Lectures/Talks


Innovation in Design & Construction

Sep. 18 7:00 PM       Horizon Room at the Coast Capri Hotel, 1171 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

Please join us for an informative and lively evening with presentations by distinguished industry speakers. This event is...
The Science of Mindfulness

Sep. 18 7:00 PM       Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Dr Janice Snyder, a psychology professor at UBC Okanagan, will be giving a presentation on the science of mindfulness: What...

Live Music


Live After 5: Jazz Jam

Sep. 18 5:00 PM       Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Every Thursday there is a live Jazz Jam. We play jazz mostly from "The Real Book". Bring your instrument to play or just sit...
Julie Masi Duo

Sep. 18 6:00 PM       Ricardo's Mediterranean Kitchen, 415 Commonwealth Rd, Kelowna, BC , Lake Country

Julie Masi Duo
La Cueva

Sep. 18 7:30 PM       Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

EVER WANTED TO VISIT SPAIN, perhaps take in a live Flamenco performance? Dream no more: Fiona Malena and her ensemble come to...
KALLE MATTSON

Sep. 18 8:00 PM       Habitat (The), 248 Leon Ave, Kelowna

Kalle Mattson brings a quirky and sweet acoustic/indie rock style to the music industry that definitely makes you smile! His...
THE PICK BROTHERS BAND

Sep. 18 8:00 PM       Minstrel Cafe & Bar, 4638 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna

THE PICK BROTHERS BAND - Indie Soul Rock. $5 entertainment charge 8:00PM - 10:30PM

Meetings


Okanagan Club Monthly Meeting

Sep. 18 7:00 PM       Rusty's Steakhouse, 1 - 1525 Dilworth Drive, Kelowna

Are you new to Kelowna? Why not check us out? The Okanagan Club for Skiing, Sports and Socials is an adult non-profit social...

Non-Profit Programs


Kelowna AM Toastmasters

Sep. 18 6:45 AM       Royal Anne Hotel, 348 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

Get up EARLY in the morning to improve your leadership and communication skills in a fun, supportive atmosphere. If you have...
Back in Time - Thursdays @ Mackie Lake House

Sep. 18 10:00 AM       Mackie Lake House Foundation , 7804 Kidston Road Vernon BC , Coldstream

Bring your guests and yourself for a tour of the exquisitely crafted 1910 Historic Mackie Lake House. Learn about the...
Kelowna Blood Donor Clinic

Sep. 18 11:00 AM       Kelowna Blood Donor Clinic, 1865 Dilworth Drive, Kelowna

DONATE Blood at the Kelowna Clinic and helps save lives of hospital patients! Please join us at 1865 Dilworth Drive and rally...
INTERIOR DRIVE FOR LIFE KELOWNABLOOD DONOR CLINICS

Sep. 18 11:00 AM       Kelowna Blood Donor Clinic, 1865 Dilworth Drive, Kelowna

From September 5th to October 30th Kelowna challenges Prince George in an 8 week blood drive challenge. Get involved in the...
TAKE BACK THE NIGHT

Sep. 18 12:00 PM       Downtown Kelowna, 347 Leon Ave, Kelowna

TAKE BACK THE NIGHT Shatter the Silence. Stop the Violence September 18 Downtown Kelowna Watch for more details
B.R.I.D.G.E.S

Sep. 18 1:30 PM       Mental Health Individual & Family Support, 203-347 Leon Avenue, Kelowna, Kelowna

A 10 week program for persons coping with mental illness Building Recovery of Individual dreams and goals through education and...

Pubs & Nightclubs


Poker - Thursdays

Sep. 18 7:00 PM       Barley Mill Brew Pub & Bistro, 2460 Skaha Lake Rd, Penticton

Free Poker Every Monday & Thursday !! WIN Barley Mill Gift Cards !! Game starts at 7 pm sharp ! Email...
Live Music with Brian Highley - Thursdays

Sep. 18 7:30 PM       Barley Mill Brew Pub & Bistro, 2460 Skaha Lake Rd, Penticton

Live Music Every Thursday !! Brian Highley Thursday Nights with a wide range of Acoustic Music for your Entertainment....
Karaoke

Sep. 18 8:00 PM       Freddy`s Brew Pub, 948 McCurdy Rd, Kelowna, BC , Kelowna

Freddy’s Karaoke was started in October of 2002. It is the longest running show in Kelowna. Freddy’s has seen some of the...
The Boom Booms

Sep. 18 8:00 PM       Blue Grotto (The), 319 Victoria, Street, Kamloops

$10 advance at Long & McQuade or The Blue Grotto Ages 19+ Doors open at 8pm
Open Mic

Sep. 18 9:00 PM       O'Flannigan's Pub, 319 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna

Thursday nights is Open Mic night at O'Flannigan's Pub with our host Riaz. Bring your instruments, sign up with Riaz then hit...
Zamboni Brothers

Sep. 18 9:00 PM       Blue Gator Bar & Grill, 441 Lawrence Avenue, Kelowna

The Zamboni Brothers Thursday for some rocking and rolling!
Open mic comedy featuring Devon le Claire

Sep. 18 9:00 PM       Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Ever wanted to try stand up comedy? Come see what it's all about this Thursday at Dakodas. It's a free show and features some...
College Thursdays

Sep. 18 9:30 PM       LeVel Nightclub, 275 Leon Avenue, Kelowna

Head on down to LeVel Nite Club!

Sports


Men's Day @ MIchaelbrook

Sep. 18 12:00 PM       Michaelbrook Ranch Golf Course, 1085 Lexington Drive, Kelowna

Men's Day Every Thursday Tee Times start at noon to 5:15PM You can sign up as a single or bring a group. Green...

Theatre/Performance


THE SECRET GARDEN

Sep. 18 6:30 PM       Bumbershoot Children's Theatre, 125-1295 Cannery Lane, Kelowna

BUMBERSHOOT CHILDREN'S THEATRE presents: THE SECRET GARDEN Audience Recommendation 8+ A dark spell of sorrow and mystery...
Quartet by Ronald Harwood a Many Hats production

Sep. 18 8:00 PM       Cannery Stage, 306 1475 Fairview Road, Penticton

Quartet, the fourth show in Many Hats' seventh season, is the creation of Sir Ronald Harwood the British playwright who brought...

Wineries & Vineyards


Wine Tasting and Virtual Tours @ Sandhill Winery

Sep. 18 9:00 AM       Sandhill Winery, 1125 Richter St, Kelowna

Open Daily 9 am to 6 pm Our Urban Winery is now open in the heart of Downtown Kelowna. Join us at the tasting room bar to...
Wine Tasting @ Road 13

Sep. 18 10:00 AM       Road 13 Vineyards, 799 Ponderosa Road, Road 13, Oliver

We are open 7 days a week 10:00am-5:30pm. Tasting fee is $3.00/per person in the castle tasting room. $10.00/per person...
Wine Tastings with Intrigue

Sep. 18 10:00 AM       Intrique Wines, 2291 Goldie Rd, Lake Country

Intrigue Wines, located just off Oceola Rd in Lake Country, invites you to visit our tasting room for complimentary tastings,...
Wine Tasting @ Meadow Vista Honey Wines

Sep. 18 10:00 AM       Meadow Vista Honey Wines Artisan Farm, 3975 June Springs Rd SE Kelowna, Kelowna

Meadow Vista Honey Wines is the Okanagan Valley's premier honey winery, producing Canada’s only organic sparkling honey wine....
Wine Tasting @ Kalala Organic Estate Winery

Sep. 18 10:00 AM       Kalala Organic Estate Winery, 3361 Glencoe Road, West Kelowna

Hours: 10am - 6pm *including holidays Our tastings are complimentary. There is a $3.00 donation per tasting for our...
Wine Tasting @ House of Rose Winery

Sep. 18 10:00 AM       House of Rose Winery, 2270 Garner Rd, Kelowna

House of Rose Winery is home to Hot Flash, Cool Splash, A Senior Moment and other smooth, fruit forward wines. Hours: 10am...
Rollingdale Winery - Wine Tasting

Sep. 18 10:00 AM       Rollingdale Winery, 2306 Hayman Road West Kelowna, BC, West Kelowna

At Rollingdale Winery we craft fine wine from the finest vineyards in the Okanagan Valley of BC. When possible our wines bear...
Dirty Laundry Vineyards - Wine Tasting

Sep. 18 10:00 AM       Dirty Laundry Vineyards Ltd, 7311 Fiske St, Summerland, BC, Summerland

Now Open Daily! Wine shop is now open 7 days a week 10-5 for your tasting & shopping pleasure. Come up and see us sometime......
Thornhaven Estates - Wine Tasting

Sep. 18 10:00 AM       Thornhaven Estate Winery, 6816 Andrew Ave, Summerland, BC , Summerland

Our Wineshop hours are from 10am-5pm 7 days a week. Elevated on the slopes of Little Giant’s Head Mountain, a rocky,...
Sleeping Giant Fruit Winery - Wine Tasting

Sep. 18 10:00 AM       Sleeping Giant Fruit Winery, 6206 Canyon View Road, Summerland

Wine Tastings available year-round We are open every day with the exception of Remembrance Day, Christmas and New Year’s...
Wine Tasting @ CedarCreek Estate Winery

Sep. 18 10:00 AM       CedarCreek Estate Winery, 5445 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna, BC , Kelowna

Wine Tastings: May 1st through October 14th - 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. Daily The Tasting Bar is open daily offering a...
Wine Tasting at 50th Parallel Estate

Sep. 18 10:30 AM       50th Parallel Estate Winery, 170101 Terrace View Rd, Lake Country

Set in the heart of Okanagan Wine Country in British Columbia, Canada, 50th Parallel Estate is a majestic 61-acre site near the...
The Vibrant Vine - Wine Tasting

Sep. 18 11:00 AM       Vibrant Vine (The) , 3240 Pooley Road, Kelowna

Okanagan Villa Estate Winery & The Vibrant Vine Tasting Room VISIT BC’s Most Artfully Entertaining Winery this summer!...
The View Winery - Tastings & Vine Tingling Experience

Sep. 18 11:30 AM       The View Winery, #1-2287 Ward Road Kelowna, BC , Kelowna

Wine Shop and Tasting Room Hours: Open Daily May 1st – Oct 15th Hours: 11:30am – 7:00pm We also offer the Vine...
Yoga at the Farm

Sep. 18 3:30 PM       Meadow Vista Honey Wines Artisan Farm, 3975 June Springs Rd SE Kelowna , Kelowna

Fresh air, sunshine and the gentle sounds of nature can really help ground you and bring you down to Earth. We love yoga and we...