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Thursday, November 27

Benefits/Fundraisers


Fill Our Dunk Tank for the Food Bank

Nov. 27 9:00 AM       Avalon Event Rentals, 1660 Powick Rd, Kelowna

Help us Fill Our Dunk Tank for the Food Bank! We are pleased to announce we are fundraising for the Kelowna Community Food...
Okanagan Boys and Girls Clubs' 2nd Annual Auction

Nov. 27 9:00 AM       Okangan Boys and Girls Clubs, 1434 Graham St., Kelowna

Feel good about your gift giving this Christmas season by participating in the Okanagan Boys & Girls Clubs' 2nd Annual Online...
Barb's Used Book & Music Sale - Kamloops Symphony

Nov. 27 9:30 AM       Sahali Centre Mall, 945 Columbia St W, Kamloops

Kamloops Symphony's semi-annual Barb's Used Book & Music Sale is back November 15 - 29 at Sahali Mall! We've received a record...
5th Annual Festival of Trees

Nov. 27 10:00 AM       Nk'Mip Cellars, 1400 Rancher Creek Road, Osoyoos

Visit this terrific fundraiser for BC Children's Hospital Foundation with 30 fabulous trees on display from November 22nd to...
Project Bulenga

Nov. 27 5:00 PM       Globally Fair, 1695 Burtch Road, Kelowna

10% of the sales from 5pm to 8pm will be donated to Project Bulenga. This is a local non profit helping children & women in...

Comedy


Open mike Comedy

Nov. 27 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...

Concerts


John Fogerty

Nov. 27 7:30 AM       South Okanagan Events Centre, 853 Eckhardt Ave. West , Penticton

Join the South Okanagan Events Centre (SOEC) for a night with legendary musician John Fogerty! John Fogerty's coast-to-coast...
Kelowna Folk Club Presents The Sweet Lowdown

Nov. 27 7:00 PM       House Concert, 1640 Gillard Dr. Kelowna , Kelowna

The Sweet Lowdown can take you from a sunny front porch to the outer reaches of the universe. Blending original song writing...
USHER

Nov. 27 7:30 PM       Rogers Arena, 800 Griffiths Way Vancouver, BC, Vancouver

USHER THE UR EXPERIENCE WITH GUESTS AUGUST ALSINA DJ CASSIDY THURSDAY, NOVEMBER 27, 2014 ROGERS ARENA – VANCOUVER,...

Courses/Workshops


Beaded Snowflakes Class

Nov. 27 3:00 PM       Beadiful Arts, 1191a Sutherland Ave , Kelowna

This is a fabulous holiday craft ,hang on the tree or as a sun catcher in the window in this class we will twist wire and add...
FREE Chronic Pain Self-Management Workshop

Nov. 27 6:00 PM       Pushor Mitchell Law Offices, 1665 Ellis Street, Kelowna

Do you live with Chronic Pain? Would you like to BETTER manage your condition? If 'YES' the the University of Victoria, Centre...
Salsa Dancing

Nov. 27 7:15 PM       Get Bent, 115-1475 Fairview Road, Penticton

Learn the basics of club style salsa! Salsa is a lively dance with basic steps that is easy to learn for beginners Learn the...

CRAFTS, FAIRS, MARKETS


November Arts & Crafts Showcase

Nov. 27 11:00 AM       November Arts & Crafts Showcase, 557 Main St, Penticton

November Arts & Crafts Showcase 557 Main St. [formally the Okanagan Hair School building] November 27 - November 30...
Lavington Elementary - Annual Christmas Bazaar

Nov. 27 5:00 PM       Lavington Elementary, 9715 School Road, Coldstream

DECEMBER 4th - 5:00 PM to 8:00 PM Our Largest Christmas Bazaar yet! There will be over 50 vendors at this event. Come enjoy...

Dances/Parties


THURSDAY NIGHT DANCE

Nov. 27 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

Nov. 27 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


Storytime @ ORL Westbank Branch

Nov. 27 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...
Toddlertime @ ORL Rutland Branch

Nov. 27 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

Nov. 27 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

Nov. 27 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

Nov. 27 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...
Storytime @ ORL Downtown Branch

Nov. 27 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....
Fall Storytime for Preschoolers @ ORL Peachland Branch

Nov. 27 11:30 AM       Okanagan Regional Library, #40 - 5500 Clements Crescent, Peachland

Fall Storytime for Preschoolers at the Peachland Branch of the Okanagan Regional Library! Starting Thursday October 2nd...
Lego Club Advanced @ ORL Vernon Branch

Nov. 27 3:30 PM       Okanagan Regional Library, 2800 - 30th Ave., Vernon

Lego Club Advanced (ages 9 to 13) Thursdays 3:30-4:30pm from September 25th to December 11th. Weekly themes with books...
Bedtime Stories

Nov. 27 7:00 PM       Penticton Public Library, 785 Main Street, Penticton

Join us for a 30-minute programs featuring puppets, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, feltboard stories, and books. Jammies are...

Galleries/Art Exhibitions


Icelandic Sculptor Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir

Nov. 27 11:00 AM       Mission Hil Family Estate Winery, 1730 Mission Hill Estate Winery, Kelowna

Mission Hill presents "Encounters with Iceland,' a major sculpture exhibition featuring 42 life size works of acclaimed...
5th Annual Under 100 Exhibition Fundraiser

Nov. 27 12:00 PM       Lake Country Art Gallery, 10356A Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

Featuring small, affordable works by over 50 Okanagan artists. *All proceeds from sales go to the Artists and to support the...

Kids Day Camps


Toy Story

Nov. 27 1:00 PM       H2O Adventure & Fitness Center, 4075 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

Each week this structured program will explore age appropriate crafts and toys, music, stories and educational play that's sure...
Girl Power

Nov. 27 6:00 PM       H2O Adventure & Fitness Center, 4075 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

A powerful program just for girls! Girl Power is a place where girls can engage in physically active recreational opportunities...

Lectures/Talks


Seed Sovereignty at Risk from Bill C-18

Nov. 27 7:00 PM       St. Pius X Church- Fr. Martin Room, 1077 Fuller Avenue, Kelowna

As part of The Canadian Catholic Organization for Development and Peace's campaign, "Sow Much Love", the Kelowna group hosts an...

Live Music


Live After 5: Jazz Jam

Nov. 27 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...
Seductive Sounds

Nov. 27 5:00 PM       Bohemian Café, 524 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

Join guitarist Alan Rinehart, soloist Alexandra Babbel and the Candesca singers for the Express year end finale. Alan will...
Steve Todd

Nov. 27 6:00 PM       Ricardo's Mediterranean Kitchen, 415 Commonwealth Rd, Kelowna, BC , Lake Country

Live Music at Ricardo's Tonight: Steve Todd
Mick Cretney

Nov. 27 6:00 PM       Yellow House Restaurant (The) , 526 Lawrence Ave, Kelowna, BC , Kelowna

Mick Cretney
OK Sister at The Globe

Nov. 27 7:00 PM       The Globe, 5375 Big White Road, Kelowna

Local duo OK Sister plays at 7:00pm at The Globe (Big White Ski Resort)
JULIE MASI and STEVE SOUCY

Nov. 27 8:00 PM       Minstrel Cafe & Bar, 4638 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna

JULIE MASI and STEVE SOUCY - former Parachute Club vocalist performing a spectrum of jazz, R&B and contemporary pop. $5...

Non-Profit Programs


Kelowna AM Toastmasters

Nov. 27 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...
2nd Dedicated Aboriginal Dads BBQ

Nov. 27 5:30 PM       The Bridge - Portable #1, 760 Highway 33, Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

Connection Group for (First Nation, Metis & Inuit) Aboriginal Dads or Dads of Aboriginal Kids - Meet & Share Stories with...
Victims' Candlelight Vigil

Nov. 27 6:30 PM       The Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna, Kelowna

Mothers Against Drunk Driving Central Okanagan Chapter is hosting our 1st annual Victims’ Candlelight Vigil in honour of...

Pubs & Nightclubs


Poker - Thursdays

Nov. 27 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

Nov. 27 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....
Thursday Music Bingo

Nov. 27 8:00 PM       Pogue Mahone Irish Alehouse, 843 Desmond Street, Kamloops

Thursday Music Bingo 8pm Visit website for full details.
Thursday Karaoke

Nov. 27 8:00 PM       Freddy's Brew Pub, 948 McCurdy Rd, Kelowna

Enjoy Karaoke after 8pm with Stan the Man!
Extreme Karaoke

Nov. 27 8:00 PM       Creekside Pub & Grill, 3929 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna

A different approach to just a Karaoke Night. Join us and you will find out.
Open Mic

Nov. 27 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...
Open Mic Comedy at Dakodas

Nov. 27 9:00 PM       Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Have you ever wanted to get on stage? Kelowna's veterans alongside first timers try to make you laugh at this free and fun...
Hank Stallion

Nov. 27 9:00 PM       Blue Gator Bar & Grill, 441 Lawrence Avenue, Kelowna

Thursdays: Hank Stallion for some rocking and rolling!
Autopilot Live @Fernando’s Pub

Nov. 27 9:00 PM       Fernando's Pub, 279 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, BC , Kelowna

Autopilot is an indie alternative rock band from Saskatoon, Saskatchewan. Visit website for full details.
College Thursdays

Nov. 27 9:30 PM       LeVel Nightclub, 275 Leon Avenue, Kelowna

Head on down to LeVel Nite Club!

Pre-registration Annual Community Fundraiser


Victims' Candlelight Vigil

Nov. 27 6:30 PM       The Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna, Kelowna

Mothers Against Drunk Driving Central Okanagan Chapter is hosting our 1st annual Victims’ Candlelight Vigil in honour of...

Sports


Figure Skating: Shall We Dance

Nov. 27 2:00 AM       Memorial Arena, Doyle Avenue, Kelowna

An hour of Adult Ice Skating with official Skate Canada ice dance music. Return to your roots, remember the steps, or learn to...
Opening Day @ Big White

Nov. 27 8:00 AM       Big White Ski Resort, 5315 Big White Road, Kelowna

Welcome to the 2014-2015 Season! We're looking forward to having you back on the slopes for another fantastic season of...
Public Skate - Memorial Arena

Nov. 27 1:15 PM       Memorial Arena, 1424 Ellis Street, Kelowna

Ages: All 1:15pm 2:30pm *Schedule is subject to change without notice. Please call the public Skating Hotline for up to...

Theatre/Performance


Theatre Kelowna Society Presents: THE WIZ

Nov. 27 7:00 PM       Kelowna Community Theatre, 1375 Water Street, Kelowna

THE WIZ Very many know the story of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, but in this new musical version it's a fantasy for today -...
Theatre Kelowna Presents: THE WIZ

Nov. 27 7:00 PM       Kelowna Community Theatre, 1375 Water Street, Kelowna

Many people know the story of The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, but in this award winning musical version is a fantasy for today - Oz...
KSS's Night Owl Theatre presents:

Nov. 27 7:00 PM       Kelowna Secondary School, 1079 Raymer Ave., Kelowna

“CHECK PLEASE” AND “IT’S NOT YOU IT’S ME” Two Short Comedies by Jonathan Rand and Don Zolidis, Acted out in the...
Fantastic Mr. Fox

Nov. 27 7:30 PM       Centennial Theatre, Pleasant Valley Road, Armstrong

Asparagus Community Theatre winter production with a cast of 30+ young and old! Great entertainment for any age.
Marion Bridge-A Many Hats Theatre Co. Production

Nov. 27 8:00 PM       Cannery Stage, 306 1475 Fairview Road, Penticton

Many Hats Theatre Company is pleased to announce the fifth and final show in their 2014 season will be Marion Bridge by the...

Wineries & Vineyards


Wine Tasting and Virtual Tours @ Sandhill Winery

Nov. 27 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 Tastings with Intrigue

Nov. 27 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,...
Gray Monk Estate Winery - Wine Tastings

Nov. 27 10:00 AM       Gray Monk Estate Winery, 1055 Camp Rd, Lake Country

Complimentary Tastings are available daily. We are pleased to offer 4 wines for your enjoyment. Selections change daily and...
Wine Tasting @ Road 13

Nov. 27 11:00 AM       Road 13 Vineyards, 799 Ponderosa Road, Road 13, Oliver

We are open 6 days a week from November to Easter. Monday to Saturday 11:00am to 4:00pm, closed Sundays and Holidays...
Wine Tasting @ CedarCreek Estate Winery

Nov. 27 11:00 AM       CedarCreek Estate Winery, 5445 Lakeshore Rd, Kelowna, BC , Kelowna

CedarCreek Estate Winery is located 20 minutes from downtown Kelowna – making it an ideal destination for locals and those...