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Castanet Events


Thursday, October 02

Benefits/Fundraisers


Poker Raisor

Oct. 02 6:00 PM       Third Space Coffee, Landmark 2, 103-1708 Dolphin Avenue, Kelowna

Fun Filled Event that Includes: Prizes, Food, Drinks, & Casino Games. Funds raised go to support financial literacy & a...
PokerRAISER

Oct. 02 6:00 PM       Third Space Coffee, 103-1708 Dolphin Avenue, Kelowna

The last pokerRAISER was such a draw, we decided to re-deal! Whether you are a beginner, or experienced player, this is an...
Pour A Pint For Poverty

Oct. 02 6:00 PM       Rose's Waterfront Pub, 1352 Water Street, Kelowna

UBC Okanagan's EWB and GE groups present the fall instalment of Pour A Pint for Poverty! Come on down to Rose's Waterfront pub...

Comedy


Open mike Comedy

Oct. 02 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


Talented Kelowna 2014

Oct. 02 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


PIG & WHISTLE

Oct. 02 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


MUSIC & ARTS CLASSES

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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...
Salsa Dancing

Oct. 02 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


Vernon Farmers' Market

Oct. 02 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...
Okanagan Shop & Swap

Oct. 02 6:00 PM       Laurel Building, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna

Join us for a day of shopping and swapping. Shop for or sell your gently used items such as fashion, accessories, kid & baby...

Dances/Parties


THURSDAY NIGHT DANCE

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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...

Films & Movies


Jeremy Jones' "Higher"

Oct. 02 7:00 PM       Kelowna Paramount Theatre, 261 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

Jeremy Jones and friends embark on the final chapter of the epic Deeper, Further, Higher series, and we're showing it on the...
Float Space presents the premier of Float Nation

Oct. 02 8:00 PM       Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Float Space presents Float Nation. This documentary sets out to explore the resurging trend of “floating” to discover its...

Galleries/Art Exhibitions


The Evolution of the Wedding Gown Exhibit

Oct. 02 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...
Magic Light

Oct. 02 7:00 PM       Summerland Art Gallery, 9908 Main Street, Summerland

Magic Light, an interplay of Light, Shade and Colour featuring paintings by Doug Wilson. Opening reception 7-9pm Thursday,...

Kids Day Camps


Toy Story

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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


Conducting health research

Oct. 02 12:00 AM       UBC Okanagan, 1147 Research Road, Arts Building, Room 112, Kelowna

A Visiting Scholar Presentation Sponsored by the Institute for Healthy Living and Chronic Disease Prevention Conducting...
Evaluation Capacity Building

Oct. 02 3:15 PM       Crowe MacKay, 500 - 1620 Dickson Avenue, Kelowna

Russell Graham (CMC,CE) will deliver this interactive presentation for evaluators, public and non-profit sector managers, and...
Emotional Intelligence and the Brain

Oct. 02 7:00 PM       The Little White Church, 3155 Glenrosa Rd, West Kelowna

Time to boost your skills with Dr. Arlene Taylor and her series on improving Emotional Intelligence and brain function....
Learn About Floating

Oct. 02 8:00 PM       Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Float Space presents Float Nation. This documentary sets out to explore the resurging trend of “floating” to discover its...

Live Music


Live After 5: Jazz Jam

Oct. 02 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...
Steppin' Out

Oct. 02 6:00 PM       Ricardo's Mediterranean Kitchen, 415 Commonwealth Rd, Kelowna, BC , Lake Country

Steppin' Out
KINNIE STARR

Oct. 02 8:00 PM       Habitat (The), 248 Leon Ave, Kelowna

Kinnie Starr is a singer/song writer that has opened up her style by including many different genres of music such as hip hop,...

Meetings


Strategy Board Games Night

Oct. 02 5:30 PM       Okanagan Regional Library (Vernon), 2800 30th Avenue, Vernon

The library invites you to use our space to meet with friends and play your favourite board games. From Settlers of Catan to...

Non-Profit Programs


Kelowna AM Toastmasters

Oct. 02 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...
INTERIOR DRIVE FOR LIFE KELOWNABLOOD DONOR CLINICS

Oct. 02 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...
B.R.I.D.G.E.S

Oct. 02 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...

Poetry/Prose/Books


Inspired Word Café

Oct. 02 5:00 PM       Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Ave. Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

Explore your passion for words and stories Thursday, October 2 and Thursday, October 16 5 – 7 pm Okanagan Heritage Museum

Pubs & Nightclubs


Poker - Thursdays

Oct. 02 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...
Will & Devon Coyote

Oct. 02 7:00 PM       On the Rocks Pub & Grill, 1264 Rogers Way, Kamloops

Will & Devon Coyote 7:00pm
Live Music with Brian Highley - Thursdays

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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...
Thursday Music Bingo

Oct. 02 8:00 PM       Pogue Mahone Irish Alehouse, 843 Desmond Street, Kamloops

Thursday Music Bingo 8pm Visit website for full details.
Open Mic

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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...
Open Mic Comedy

Oct. 02 9:00 PM       Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Juice FM and Big Surf present open mic comedy at Dakodas. bring your best material or just sit back and watch some of the...
Hank Stallion

Oct. 02 9:00 PM       Blue Gator Bar & Grill, 441 Lawrence Avenue, Kelowna

Hank Stallion Thursday for some rocking and rolling!
College Thursdays

Oct. 02 9:30 PM       LeVel Nightclub, 275 Leon Avenue, Kelowna

Head on down to LeVel Nite Club!
DORM ROOM THURSDAYS

Oct. 02 9:30 PM       Sapphire Nightclub, 238 Leon Avenue, Kelowna

Thursday nights will not be the same with us!! We're doing college nights DORM ROOM STYLE!! Free cover with student I.d....

Theatre/Performance


Quartet by Ronald Harwood a Many Hats production

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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 @ Kalala Organic Estate Winery

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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...
Sleeping Giant Fruit Winery - Wine Tasting

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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

Oct. 02 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...
BC Wine Museum Neighbourhood Nosh

Oct. 02 4:00 PM       BC Wine Museum & VQA Wine Shop, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna, Kelowna

October Neighbourhood Nosh featuring Saxon Estate Winery. Thursday, October 2, 4-6 pm. BC Wine Museum & VQA Wine Shop in the...