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Wednesday, December 17

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Free Public Skating - Stuart Park Rink

Dec. 17 6:00 AM       Stuart Park Rink, 1414 Water Street, Kelowna

Ages: All Free Public Skating - Weather & Maintenance Permitting* 6:00am - 11:00pm *Schedule is subject to change...
Santa Visits Orchard Park Shopping Centre

Dec. 17 10:00 AM       Orchard Park Shopping Centre, 2271 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Monday – Saturday, 10:00am – 3:00pm / 4:00pm – 8:00pm Sunday, 10:00am – 4:00pm Christmas Eve, 10:00am – 2:00pm...
Bright Nights Train and Plaza at Stanley Park

Dec. 17 12:00 PM       Stanley Park, Stanley Park, Vancouver

Open Until January 4 (Closed on Christmas Day) During the holiday season, the Bright Nights Train and Plaza at Stanley Park...
15th Annual United Way Festival of Trees (Vernon)

Dec. 17 12:00 PM       Best Western Vernon, 3914 32nd Street, Vernon

The beautiful trees of the Festival of Trees are on display at the Best Western Vernon Lodge until Jan.5. Drop in to get ideas...
House of Rose Christmas Light Up

Dec. 17 5:00 PM       House of Rose Winery, 2270 Garner Road, Kelowna

The House of Rose Christmas Light-Up runs Wednesdays through Saturdays (5 until 8:00 pm) until January 3rd. Family friendly,...
A Christmas Carol -- a Dramatic Reading

Dec. 17 7:00 PM       Peachland United Church, 4421 4th Street, Peachland, BC, Peachland

Enliven your Christmas Spirit! Scrooge is brought alive in this 4-part dramatic reading. Suggested donation $5-$10. All...
New Vintage Theatre presents A Christmas Carol

Dec. 17 7:00 PM       Creekside Theatre, 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

Come and see this beautiful classic Dickens play in the lovely Creekside Theatre, perfect for the whole family!
Kelowna City Concert Band presents "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year"

Dec. 17 7:30 PM       Mary Irwin Theatre (Rotary Centre), 421 Cawston Ave., Kelowna

Kelowna City Concert Band presents "The Most Wonderful Time of the Year" An evening of Christmas music and fun. Cost:...

Theatre


A Christmas Carol

Dec. 17 7:00 PM       Creekside Theatre, 10241 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

Come join us for this beloved holiday tradition “A Christmas Carol”. The New Vintage Theatre Company’s hit play from last...
Oliver - The Musical

Dec. 17 8:00 PM       Kelowna Actors Studio, 1379 Ellis Street, Kelowna

The Tony Award winning classic returns just in time for the holiday season! Come and hear the captivating story of Charles...

Comedy


Wednesday Night Train Wreck Comedy - Pro Show

Dec. 17 9:00 PM       O'Flannigan's Pub, 319 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna

Brett Martin Vancouver, BC Brett Martin is rising Canadian Comedy star. Having recently shot his first national television...

Wineries


Wine Tasting and Virtual Tours @ Sandhill Winery

Dec. 17 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

Dec. 17 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

Dec. 17 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

Dec. 17 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

Dec. 17 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...

Pubs/Clubs


Jazz Club Wednesdays at Kettle Valley Plates

Dec. 17 5:30 PM       Kettle Valley Plates Restaurant, 100-5305 Main Street (Kettle Valley), Kelowna, Bc, Kelowna

Relax and enjoy the Jazz Café Trio featuring Anna Jacyszyn every Wednesday evening starting at 5:30 pm at Kettle Valley Plates...
Chris Madsen

Dec. 17 6:00 PM       Dorian's Greek Taverna, 3224 30th Avenue , Vernon

Wednesdays songwriter/guitarist Chris Madsen provides live music on guitar. 6:00pm - 7:30pm
Anna Jacyszyn at Kettle Valley Plates

Dec. 17 6:00 PM       Kettle Valley Plates, 100-5305 Main Street, Kelowna

Every Wednesday from October 22 to December 17 - Jazz sets the ambience at the new Kettle Valley Plates Restaurant. No...
Karaoke

Dec. 17 7:00 PM       Longhorn Pub, 4513 - 25 Avenue, Vernon

Spotlight karaoke and DJ entertainment. 7pm - 11pm
BRUCE SPENCER

Dec. 17 7:45 PM       Minstrel Cafe & Bar, 4638 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna

BRUCE SPENCER - award winning Hawaiian singer and ukele performer who will share with you the beauty of Hawaii and the...
Karaoke with DJ Skye - Wednesdays

Dec. 17 8:00 PM       Barley Mill Brew Pub & Bistro, 2460 Skaha Lake Rd, Penticton

Time: 8pm - 11pm
Karaoke with Crazy Dan

Dec. 17 8:30 PM       Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Sing your heart out with Kelownas best Karaoke nite in the Valley. Starts at 8:30 and goes till we close. Call (250)860-9500...
Karaoke with Crazy Dan

Dec. 17 8:30 PM       Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

The number 1 Karaoke nite in Kelowna. Best sound and the best Host in the valley. Starts at 8:30. Wings 35 cents and lots of...
Jam Night

Dec. 17 9:00 PM       Grateful Fed Bar & Grill, 509 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

Come on down and share the stage with some homies or take it on all by yourself, its up to you. Just make sure to show up...
Wednesday Night Blues

Dec. 17 9:00 PM       Blue Gator Bar & Grill, 441 Lawrence Avenue, Kelowna

Every Wednesday features Wednesday night Blues with Poppa Dawg & Friends here at The Blue Gator! All blues, all night long...
Wednesday Night Train Wreck Comedy

Dec. 17 9:00 PM       O'Flannigan's Pub, 319 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna

Train Wreck Comedy has been Kelowna's #1 comedy show for over four years and it started with nights just like this. Local...
Wednesday Night Train Wreck Comedy - Pro Show

Dec. 17 9:00 PM       O'Flannigan's Pub, 319 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna

Brett Martin Vancouver, BC Brett Martin is rising Canadian Comedy star. Having recently shot his first national television...
John Dale Live

Dec. 17 9:00 PM       Fernando's Pub, 279 Bernard Ave, Kelowna, BC , Kelowna

Johny two fingers – John Dale Live @Fernando’s John Dale of Johnny 2 Fingers & the Deformities was just another good...

Dances/Parties


Westsyde Squares Square & Round Dance Club

Dec. 17 7:30 PM       Westbank United Church Hall, 3672 Brown Road, West Kelowna

Square dancers accomplished in the Mainstream Program are welcome every Wed. night at 7:30. The dance club also features...

Crafts/Markets


Artsolutely

Dec. 17 9:00 AM       Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Highway 6, Vernon

25 of the Okanagans finest artisans for 24 days. Stop by Artsolutely at the Vernon Community Arts Centre in Polson Park. Mon...

Art/Exhibitions


Icelandic Sculptor Steinunn Thórarinsdóttir

Dec. 17 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

Dec. 17 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...

Lectures


Women In Trades Information Session

Dec. 17 1:00 PM       WorkBC Kelowna, 1460 Pandosy Street, Kelowna

Information Session at WorkBC Kelowna 1460 Pandosy Street Wednesday December 17th 1:00-2:00 pm Program Overview: Students...
Jenny Long: "Abstract Portraits..."

Dec. 17 2:00 PM       Penticton Art Gallery, 199 Marina Way, Penticton

Artist Jenny Long will demonstrate and speak on the subject of "Abstract Portraits: Creating Your Unique Visual Language."

Courses


Open Studio Times

Dec. 17 2:00 PM       Beadiful Arts, 1191a Sutherland ave , Kelowna

Every Wed and Sat between 2-4pm we have open studio times this is a drop in time for a little help getting started or help...
Wonderful Yoga Meditation

Dec. 17 6:00 PM       First United Church, 721 Bernard Avenue Back entrance , Kelowna

The evening is designed to give people an opportunity to experience hatha yoga asanas (exercises), soothing mantra meditation...

Sports


Yoga on the Westside

Dec. 17 9:00 AM       Westside rd, Westside rd, West Kelowna

Join us for yoga, just off of Westside rd, West-Kelowna. Bring your mat and water Fees: - Drop in: $12 - Nov. 5-Dec....
Public Skate - CNC

Dec. 17 6:30 PM       Capital News Centre, 4105 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

Ages: All 6:30pm - 7:45pm *Schedule is subject to change without notice. Please call the public Skating Hotline for up...
Vernon Vipers vs Surrey Eagles

Dec. 17 7:00 PM       Kal Tire Place, 3445 - 43rd Avenue, Vernon

Vernon Vipers vs Surrey Eagles 7pm

Family Fun


Wednesday Night is Family Night

Dec. 17 12:00 AM       Kelowna Curling Club, 551 Recreation Ave, Kelowna, BC , Kelowna

Every Wednesday from 4p to 8p the Kelowna Curling Club is offering a family pack which includes 1 hour ice time for four people...
Rotary Festival of Lights

Dec. 17 3:00 PM       Kerry Park, 1480 Mill Street, Kelowna

A fun Christmas light display for the entire family. This annual event is a cooperative effort by all the Rotary Clubs in...
Family Après Ski

Dec. 17 4:00 PM       Big White Ski Resort, 5315 Big White Road, Kelowna

After a full day on the slopes with the family, head down to the relaxing family friendly atmosphere of the Moose Lounge in the...
Bonfire and Hot Chocolate

Dec. 17 5:00 PM       Big White Ski Resort, 5315 Big White Road, Kelowna

After a great day on the slopes, join our Events team down in Happy Valley for some delicious hot chocolate and warm yourself...

Meetings


Food Addicts in Recovery Anonymous 630PM

Dec. 17 6:30 PM       Cottonwoods Care Centre, 2255 Ethel Street, Kelowna

Weekly meeting for people who have trouble controlling the way they eat. No dues or weigh- ins.

Non-Profit


Kitchen Wizards Cooking Program

Dec. 17 10:00 AM       The Webber Road Okanagan Boys and Girls Club, 2829 Inverness Road , West Kelowna

Kitchen Wizards Cooking Program You and your child will learn to make tasty appetizers and other snacks promoting healthy...
The Freedom Project - Vehicle Giveaway

Dec. 17 2:00 PM       Craftsman Collision - Kelowna, 1790 Springfield Road, Kelowna

Christmas can be a tough time for those in need. So Craftsman Collision, Royal Sun Alliance (RSA) and the British Columbia...

Fundraisers


Santa Paws

Dec. 17 12:00 AM       MC College , #100 1875 Spall Road, Kelowna

From December 1-December 23, receive 15% off salon and spa services when you drop off your Canadian Tire money at Kelowna MC...
Fill Our Dunk Tank for the Food Bank

Dec. 17 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...
Tis the Season: in support of Kelowna Food Bank

Dec. 17 9:00 AM       MC College, #100, 1875 Spall Road , Kelowna

Donate any non-perishable food item and receive 15% off Salon and Spa services at MC College!
5th Annual Festival of Trees

Dec. 17 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...
Annual Under $300 Sale

Dec. 17 10:00 AM       Penticton Art Gallery, 199 Marina Way, Penticton

The Penticton Art Gallery currently has on display over 200 art works created by regional artists - both professional and...