Ripe with Surprises

Craft beer in Kelowna

May 25, 2015 / 5:00 am

I’m happy to hear that one of my favourite summer drinks from last year is coming back to Kelowna’s Tree Brewing line-up this summer, the Grapefruit...

Custom wine tours

May 11, 2015 / 5:00 am

I’ve been thinking lately about the range of fantastic wine touring companies we have in Kelowna. There is truly something luxurious about wine touring...

Beer festival bursts on scene

Apr 13, 2015 / 5:00 am

Do you love a good Stout? Lager? IPA? Craft beer has taken the Pacific Northwest by storm, and British Columbia can be proud of its variety and diversity of...

Cheese please!

Mar 30, 2015 / 5:00 am

Perched on the hills of the Upper Mission neighborhood in Kelowna, overlooking the sparkling lake and the city of Kelowna at a not-too-far distance,...

Golf season is here!

Mar 16, 2015 / 5:00 am

I can almost hear the collective sigh of relief and anticipation by all you golfers out there: it’s spring, and that means hello golf clubs! Many of you...

Devour Kelowna sets Okanagan table

Mar 2, 2015 / 5:00 am

Is there a time of the year when being a foodie in Kelowna is especially great? Some would argue, right now is that time. Sure, we still have months to go...

Ballet fans: mark this date

Feb 16, 2015 / 5:00 am

Ballet Kelowna has an exclusive performance coming to Kelowna on March 3. Ballet fans across BC will want to make plans to come to this Okanagan city because...

Sundance of Canada: Part 2

Feb 2, 2015 / 5:00 am

Last week’s column gave an overview of what Kelowna audiences can expect at the upcoming Canadian Culinary Championships. We’re now just a few days...

Sundance of Canada

Jan 19, 2015 / 5:00 am

As we turn the calendar to a new year, the focus turns to the next big event our city will see: the Canadian Culinary Championships. Taking place on February 6...

A+ for Entrepreneurialism

Dec 22, 2014 / 5:00 am

Kelowna is gifted. I’d always heard that this city has one of the highest levels of entrepreneurship in Canada. This fact was confirmed last week with the...

Holiday cheer with these shows

Dec 8, 2014 / 5:00 am

This is the time of year when social engagements start to pile up: Christmas parties, decorating parties, time to invite the neighbours over for coffee. With...

Learn tricks of the trade with winter classes

Nov 24, 2014 / 5:00 am

There’s something about frosty air that brings out the baker and cook in many of us. The thought of warm comfort food or breaking into home-baked bread is...

Remembrance Day at the Kelowna Museums

Nov 10, 2014 / 5:00 am

Red poppies on lapels, decorated veterans at supermarket entrances – sure signs that Remembrance Day is around the corner. We’ll be marking the day...

Is tourism important to you?

Oct 27, 2014 / 5:00 am

As a resident of a tourist destination, you might have had interactions with visitors to our city recently. Maybe you helped someone find an address or pointed...

Happy Thanksgiving!

Oct 13, 2014 / 5:00 am

This time of the year is simply magic in Kelowna. The leaves are changing colour, the Farmers’ Market and fruit stands are still stocked full of freshly...

Fall Wine Festival in focus

Sep 29, 2014 / 5:00 am

Early October is always an exciting time in Kelowna and throughout the Okanagan Valley. It’s a time when the grape harvest is in full swing, wineries are...

Farmer Appreciation Week

Sep 15, 2014 / 6:00 am

All last week, Tourism Kelowna was sharing tweets and Facebook posts in appreciation of farmers. The occasion was the September 8 through 15 Farmer Appreciation...

Win a trip to Iceland!

Sep 1, 2014 / 5:00 am

There’s something special about sculpture exhibits. The ability to walk around a piece of art work and to admire it from each perspective adds a dimension...

From the back of a horse

Aug 18, 2014 / 5:00 am

Late summer is the perfect time to take a breather from the bustle of our downtown and our beaches, and find tranquility out on the trails around Kelowna. Since...

Joys of cherry season

Jul 21, 2014 / 5:00 am

Ladies and gentlemen, it is officially cherry season in Kelowna! Time to load up on the beautiful inky-red fruit and sit with a bowl full and a friend to share...