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Concerts  


CMK presents the Rolston String Quartet

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

Chamber Music Kelowna opens its 2017/2018 season on Wednesday, October 18th with the accomplished Rolston String Quartet. In 2016 RSQ was named among the CBC's “30 Hot Canadian Classical Musicians Under 30” and 1st prize laureates of the Banff...

Theatre  


The Nightmare Before Christmas

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

a Bumbershoot adaptation October 12th- 15th, 19th - 22nd Age recommendation: 8+ Jack Skellington, the pumpkin king of Halloween Town, is bored with doing the same thing every year for Halloween. One day he stumbles into Christmas...

CABARET

Oct 18 7:30 PM
Kelowna Actors Studio, 1379 Ellis Street, Kelowna

The scene is the Kit Kat Club, a night club in Berlin, as the 1920’s are drawing to a close. Come hear some of the most memorable songs in theatre history, including “Cabaret,“ “Willkommen“ and “Maybe This Time.“ Leave your troubles...

Film  


Kelowna Film Society presents: A Ghost Story

Oct 18 4:00 PM
Famous Players Orchard Plaza Theatre, 160-1876 Cooper Road, Kelowna

Greetings Kelowna Film Fans! The Kelowna Film Society invites you to the next film in our Fall 2017 Series: A Ghost Story Wednesday, October 18, 2017 | 4:00pm and 7:00pm | Famous Players - Orchard Plaza Theatre (160-1876 Cooper Road) For...

Dances/Parties  


Ballroom and Latin Dance Classes

Oct 18 6:30 PM
Even Dance Studio, 221 – 1475 Fairview Road Penticton, British Columbia , Penticton

Super fun and easy dance classes for everyone! WEDNESDAY, Sept 13, 2017 6:30PM - WALTZ - BEGINNERS 7:15PM - CHA CHA - BEGINNERS 8:00PM - WALTZ - IMPROVERS 8:45PM - CHA CHA - IMPROVERS 1 DANCE - $72 PER PERSON (6 WEEK SESSION) 2 DANCES -...

Norwegian-style Harvest Dinner

Oct 18 6:30 PM
Club #17 Senior Centre, 1353 Richter Street Kelowna, Kelowna

Sons of Norway are hostng a Horwegian-style Harvest dinner with muscial entertainment Contact Bev at 250-764-7478

Crafts/Markets  


Fall Craft Show at Regency Southwood Penticton,BC

Oct 18 10:00 AM
Regency Southwood Retirement Resort, 3475 Wilson Street, Penticton

Great Selection of Fishing Flys at this Annual Fall Craft Fair

Art/Exhibitions  


PCAC Canada 150 Paint by Number Project

Oct 18 9:00 AM
Peachland Art Gallery, 5684 Beach Ave, Peachland

The Peachland Community Arts Council hopes to set a Guinness World Record for the world's most contributors on a Paint by Number. Be part of that record by painting a one inch square box on their 6'x7' 1918 historical scene. Closed Mondays until...

Museum of Anthropology at UBC presents Amazonia

Oct 18 10:00 AM
Museum of Anthropology at UBC, 6393 NW Marine Drive Vancouver, BC , Vancouver

The Museum of Anthropology (MOA) at UBC presents the thought-provoking, socially and environmentally-conscious new exhibition Amazonia: The Rights of Nature, on display March 10, 2017 – January 28, 2018. Curated by Dr. Nuno Porto (MOA Curator,...

Museum of Vancouver presents City on Edge

Oct 18 10:00 AM
Museum of Vancouver, 1100 Chestnut Street, Vancouver

The Museum of Vancouver (MOV) explores the history of our city’s street protests with City on Edge: A Century of Vancouver Activism – a major, new photo-based exhibition on display from September 28-February 18, 2018, showcasing rarely seen...

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents

Oct 18 10:00 AM
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, 639 Hornby St, Vancouver, BC , Vancouver

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art presents Intangible, a dynamic exhibition that will challenge pre-conceived notions of ‘Coast Salish art’, on display September 13 – December 10, 2017. Featuring previously crafted, and...

Sveva Caetani Temporary Exhibit

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

As part of SvevaFest, the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives will be featuring a temporary exhibit on Sveva Caetani and her life in the Allan Brooks gallery, from October 18th – 28th. A 1983 film of Sveva discussing her Recapitulation series will...

Consent - art exhibit

Oct 18 10:00 PM
Summerland Art Gallery, 9525 Wharton Street, Summerland

Consent, by Barbara Younger, is a mixed media show. This show runs until November 10.  Gallery Hours are Monday - Friday 10am-4pm Gallery closed Thanksgiving Monday

Lectures  


Westside Toastmasters Weekly Meeting

Oct 18 6:00 PM
Lakeview Heights Community Centre, 860 Anders Road, West Kelowna

Westside Toastmasters offer a friendly and supportive environment in which to learn and develop these skills. We come from all backgrounds and public speaking abilities. Radio broadcasters, Politicians, Managers, Moms and Dads, Young and Old,...

UBC Mini-Med Okanagan

Oct 18 6:45 PM
UBC's Clinical Academic Campus, Kelowna General Hospital, 2312 Pandosy Street, Kelowna

Raising children to be healthy – physically, cognitively, socially and emotionally – is critical for their development and future well-being. That is why it is so important to dedicate this year's Mini-Med series to children's health. Why...

UVic professor sheds light on Indigenous Peoples

Oct 18 7:30 PM
OKanagan College, 7000 College Way, Vernon

Indigenous Peoples of British Columbia are often described as Hunter-Gatherers, but according to ethnobiologist Nancy Turner, this label scarcely acknowledges the sophisticated techniques and approaches First Nations have developed and applied...

Trade Shows  


Orchard Park Shopping Centre Job Fair

Oct 18 2:00 PM
Orchard Park Shopping Centre, 180-2271 Harvey Ave, Kelowna

Join WorkBC Kelowna and Orchard Park Shopping Centre for our second annual fall Hiring Fair! With over 25+ merchants and over 100 available positions this is an event you don’t want to miss! Located in the Pear Court (In front Sportcheck)...

Courses  


LEARN TO CUT CORDS OF ATTACHMENTS

Oct 18 Various Times
Pandosy Peace Centre, 2490 Pandosy Street, kelowna, Kelowna

THAT STRANGLE & ROB YOU OF YOUR PERSONAL FREEDOM Welcome to the “TOOLS OF LIGHT” workshops You will learn to cut hidden cords of attachments in all directions with18 areas of your life that are holding you back, keeping you stuck in the...

Eldernet Computer Mentoring for Seniors

Oct 18 1:00 PM
Seniors Outreach and Resource Centre, Ziglar Recreation Centre- 2055 Benvoulin Court, Kelowna

Wednesdays from 1:00pm to 3:00pm. Drop in for computer mentoring and basic skills training provided by volunteers at our office location. Also learn tablets, iPads and smartphones.

Living a Health Life with Diabetes

Oct 18 1:00 PM
Okanagan YMCA - Downtown location , 1011-505 Doyle Avenue, Kelowna

DO YOU HAVE DIABETES? The Diabetes Self-Management Program is a no cost six-session workshop that helps people with type 2 diabetes and their caregivers to better manage symptoms and activities of daily life. Participants receive the “Living a...

Daily Computer information events

Oct 18 2:00 PM
The World of Computer Technology, #400 1950 Harvey Ave., Kelowna

Our Kelowna London Drugs Computer department features Daily information seminars. These events focus on all aspects of computers from backing up your data to home automation, wifi basics as well as the newest gaming solutions, printers and more!...

Animal Care Course

Oct 18 4:00 PM
Arion Therapeutic Farm, 2457 Saucier Rd, Kelowna

Learn how to care for farm animals and gain life skills like being able to clean and process wool. Learn how to communicate effectively with animals and decipher their body language. Enjoy spending time with them in a serene environment with...

Create A Character

Oct 18 7:00 PM
Summerland Arts Centre, 9525 Wharton Street, Summerland

Join the Summerland Singers & Players for an evening where you'll create a character that will take on life on the stage. Workshop fee is $15 Call 250-494-4494 for more information.

Family Fun  


Parent & Tot - Rutland Boys and Girls Club

Oct 18 9:30 AM
Rutland Boys & Girls Club, 355 Hartman Road, Kelowna

This FREE drop in program invites you to enjoy our activity filled, freshly renovated gym with your little ones! Come meet other parents and other tots from your community! Wednesdays, 9:30 am - 11:30 am Ages: 0Y-5Y FREE

Kids Day Camps  


Jr. NBA *Rookie Division (Ages 5–7)

Oct 18 3:15 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

Jr. NBA *Rookie Division (Ages 5–7) This entry-level program introduces kids ages 5 to 7 to basketball in a fun, active and healthy learning environment. In partnership with NBA Canada, the Jr. NBA Rookie Division program offers 12 weeks of...

Y Not Build it! (Ages 6–8)

Oct 18 3:30 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

Y Not Build it! (Ages 6–8) Get your child’s creative juices flowing in this cool hands-on program! We’ll build recycled robots, construct spaghetti bridges, create crazy mazes and more. Your child will be provided with open -ended...

Home Alone and Prepared (Ages 9–12)

Oct 18 4:00 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

Home Alone and Prepared (Ages 9–12) This course prepares children for the responsibilities of looking after themselves alone at home for short periods of time. Hands-on activities and group interactive learning cover the basics of first aid,...

Meetings  


Hi Noon Toastmasters

Oct 18 12:00 PM
Caetani Cultural Centre , 3401 Pleasant Valley Road, Vernon

Chartered in 2009 Vernon’s Hi Noon Toastmasters offers a condensed one hour lunchtime format every Wednesday allowing our members a way to fit Toastmasters into their busy schedules

Lake Country Book Club

Oct 18 2:30 PM
Okanagan Regional Library - Lake Country Branch, 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

This month's title is "Still Life with Bread Crumbs" by Anna Quindlen. Join us on Wednesday afternoon for a lively discussion of this novel. The program is drop in and coffee & tea will be served. Copies of November's title will be available at...

Lake Country Book Club

Oct 18 2:30 PM
Okanagan Regional Library - Lake Country Branch, 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

This month's title is "Still Life with Bread Crumbs" by Anna Quindlen. Join us on Wednesday afternoon for a lively discussion of this novel. The program is drop in and coffee & tea will be served. Copies of November's title will be available at...

Open House at KF Aerospace

Oct 18 6:00 PM
KF Aerospace, 5060 Aerospace Drive, Kelowna

Did you know the Aerospace Industry is expanding and needs more Aircraft Maintenance Engineer (AME) Structures Technicians? To help fill this need Okanagan College is excited to announce the offering of a second AME Structures program at the...

Fundraisers  


Lavington School Silent Auction

Oct 18 11:00 AM
Lavington Elementary Silent Auction, 9715 School Road, Coldstream

Silent Auction Fundraiser Come and check out our awesome collection of silent auction items. Vernon businesses have been very generous! Get yourself some hot deals and help send the Lavington Elementary grade 7 class to Eagle Bay Camp....

Rock 4 Alice

Oct 18 8:00 PM
The Habitat, 248 Leon Ave, Kelowna

Kelowna, No plans for Wednesday, Oct 18? Well you do now. Join HOTKNIVES, Death By Misadventure and Charlie Handsome at Habitat for the best damn reason to rock out mid week. It's time to rally and show a local family how we can come together as...

Social Action  


Connecting all Vegans & Vegetarians

Oct 18 Various Times
Arion Farms, 2457 Saucier Rd kelowna, Kelowna

To "THE VEGAN FEAST" THIS SUNDAY OCT 22 1PM-4PM ARION FARMS 2457 Saucier rd Kelowna "Bring your best friends and the VEGAN DISH you are most famous for!" Enjoy meeting more great food and great people, a small donation of $5 is not...

TO NEW BEGINNINGS

Oct 18 3:30 PM
City Park, highway 97 & Water St, Kelowna

We all gather with open hearts to cleanse all bad and hard feelings that has happened in the past to start fresh and clean. With Elders prayer, drumming, singing and smudging. Everyone Welcome!

Community Drum Circle ~Feel The Rhythm

Oct 18 7:00 PM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave, Kelowna, BC , Kelowna

Anybody can attend our Community Drum Circle. No drumming experience is necessary and people join with different intentions. For example, some people enjoy the musicality of drumming, others enjoy the social interaction, and others may attend...

Pubs/Clubs  


Tremendous Trivia at Bacaro Kitchen and Drink

Oct 18 7:00 PM
Bacaro, 231 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna, Kelowna

Every Wednesday, starting October 4th, your Tremendous Trivia host Trevor presents an evening of general knowledge and pop culture trivia, Name That Tune, laughter, learning and PRIZES! Registration at 7:00, games start shortly after. Reserve a...

Wednesday Wings and Trivia at Creekside Pub

Oct 18 8:15 PM
Creekside Pub, 3929 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna

Every Wednesday, your host "JD" presents an evening of general knowledge and pop culture trivia, Name That Tune, laughter, learning and PRIZES! Registration at 8:15 pm, games start at 8:30. Enjoy the delicious wings on special; drink specials on...

Karaoke Nite

Oct 18 8:30 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Best Karaoke in town. Starts at 8:30 Come sing your heart out.

Trivia and Wing Night at O'Flannigans

Oct 18 8:30 PM
O'Flannigan's Pub, 319 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna

Welcome to O'Flannigans Trivia Night! Join us on Wednesday nights for a chance to win 50 O'Flannigan Bucks! Join your host Scott and prove that you are the genius in your group with various rounds of fun; photo round, name that tune, final...

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