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Concerts  


Soirée en Noir

Aug 23 6:30 PM
Okanagan Mission Community Hall, 4409 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna

Antony Knight and a selection of classical players perform Antony's original classical music. Dress in black for a truly classical experience. Food and beverages available. kelownatickets.com

Parks Alive! Presented by RE/MAX Kelowna

Aug 23 6:00 PM
Kerry Park, 211 Bernard Ave., Kelowna

Connect Hearing! Community Thursdays - Music on the Water

Open Mic Night at buvez wine bar

Aug 23 7:00 PM
buvez, 315 Lawrence Ave, Kelowna

Show off your talent, music, comedy spoken word or karaoke. Every Thursday 7-10pm. Free to play and Free to listen. Upright Heintzman Grand Piano on site to live your dream of playing in a Jazz Bar. Must be over 19.

Wineries  


‘National Geographic Photo Ark’ Exhibition

Aug 23 11:00 AM
Liquidity Wines, 720 Allendale Road, Okanagan Falls, BC, Okanagan Falls

This summer, Liquidity Wines’ tasting room walls will be adorned with images from the National Geographic Photo Ark - a compelling series of photographic portraits that capture the beauty of Earth’s diverse species. The National...

‘National Geographic Photo Ark’ Exhibition to Open

Aug 23 11:00 AM
Liquidity Wines Tasting Room, 720 Allendale Road, Okanagan Falls

This summer, Liquidity Wines’ tasting room walls will be adorned with images from the National Geographic Photo Ark - a compelling series of photographic portraits that capture the beauty of Earth’s diverse species. The National Geographic...

Yoga in the Vineyard

Aug 23 6:00 PM
Quails' Gate Winery, 3303 Boucherie Road, West Kelowna

Every Thursday evening in July and August, join the talented team from Oxygen Yoga & Fitness Westbank for an relaxing and rejuvenating yoga class overlooking our vineyards and Okanagan Lake. Hosted at the Harvest Gathering site, each week will...

Painted Rock hosts Namasté & Rosé

Aug 23 6:00 PM
Painted Rock Estate Winery, 400 Smythe Drive, Penticton

Painted Rock will be hosting a yoga class on our lawn overlooking the vines and Skaha Lake. The class will be lead by an Oranj Fitness instructor. After the class, sit back, relax and enjoy a glass of rosé in the sunshine! Classes start at 6pm...

The Acorn Restaurant + Orofino Wine at Klippers

Aug 23 6:00 PM
Klippers Organics Family Farm, 2200 Ferko Rd, Keremeos

Vancouver’s internationally renowned vegetarian restaurant, The Acorn, presents an exclusive limited seating long table dinner at Klippers Organics Farm (2200 Ferko Road) in Cawston, BC, with wine pairings by neighboring Orofino Winery on...

Summer Music Series

Aug 23 6:30 PM
House of Rose Winery, 2270 Garner Road, Kelowna

Join us for a free and fabulous concert in our picnic area. Please bring a lawn chair. Food truck – Dosa Crepe Café – on site and charcuterie platters available in the wine shop or bring your own picnic. This week is: Le-mo-nay Julie...

Summer Music Series

Aug 23 7:00 PM
House of Rose Winery, 2270 Garner Road, Kelowna

Join us for a free and fabulous concert in our picnic area. Please bring a lawn chair. Food truck – Dosa Crepe Café – on site and charcuterie platters available in the wine shop or bring your own picnic. This week is: le Mo Nay Le Mo...

Dances/Parties  


Thursday Night Dance

Aug 23 7:00 PM
Parkinson Activity Centre, 1700 Parkinson Way, Kelowna

Please join us every Thursday night from 7 – 10 p.m. at Parkinson Activity Centre, 1700 Parkinson Way. HEART & SOLE (Vic & Jim) keeps the toes tapping with a well rounded selection of dances including waltz, foxtrot, polka, twostep, cha cha,...

SALSA THURSDAYS

Aug 23 8:00 PM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna presents SALSA THURSDAYS 8pm Singles, Couples, All levels and ages 30 minute lesson with dance to follow 421 Cawston Ave. V1Y 6Z1 (250)717-5304 $5 admission (Pay for Three, Get one Free). Great exercise for...

Seasonal  


Student L.E.A.D Summer Program

Aug 23 9:30 AM
Thrive Out of School Care, 2100 Gordon Dr, 1150 Glenmore Dr, 271 Snowsell St, Kelowna

Student L.E.A.D Summer Program ​Leadership Exploration And Development Students ages 13-18 years of age are welcome to apply to be part of this hands on leadership development program. Chosen students will learn and grow by being matched...

Cultural District Walking Tours

Aug 23 10:00 AM
Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna

The tour will follow a historical route of approximately two km, and highlight the past and present events of what is now Kelowna’s cultural district starting and ending at the Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis St. Visit a variety of public art...

The Fair at the PNE

Aug 23 11:00 AM
PNE Fairgrounds, 2901 E Hastings St, Vancouver, BC, Vancouver

It’s not every day you can explore exhibits, enjoy live performances, be thrilled by rides, play games, learn about livestock, shop for treasures, and eat the yummiest food all in one place. Fair closed on August 20th and 27th.

Crafts/Markets  


Call for Artisans/Vendors - Christmas Fair

Aug 23 Various Times
Centre culturel francophone, 702 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

The Christmas Market is back! - Artisans/Artists/Cooks registration You are invited to take part in the annual Christmas Fair with a French Flair at the Centre Culturel Francophone de l'Okanagan (CCFO) which will be held on November 17th 2018...

Bargain Bin

Aug 23 9:30 AM
United Church Bargain Bin, 4421 4th St. Peachland, Peachland

The Bargain Bin is open for business Thursday to Saturday 9:30 to 3:00. Due to flooding issues we have moved to the hall beside the church. Watch for the entrance signs.

Drop In Wood Sign Painting

Aug 23 10:00 AM
Rustic Chalk Decor, #102 1974 Moss Court Kelowna, Kelowna

Rustic Chalk Decor DIY studio offers Drop In sessions where you can come in on a whim or at the last minute and paint a beautiful 12" x 12" wooden sign. SIZE: 12”x12” square DESIGN: Choose from over 25 designs, which change seasonally....

Art/Exhibitions  


FERDINAND GALLERY TAKING SUBMISSIONS

Aug 23 Various Times
The Ferdinand Gallery, 2649 Highway 3, Keremeos

The Ferdinand Gallery in Keremeos, B.C. is now taking submissions, in 2 & 3 dimensional artwork from practicing British Columbia artists. You can contact the Gallery through the Facebook page or call 250-402-3850 for details & jury forms.

Vortex at the Vancouver Aquarium

Aug 23 10:00 AM
Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way , Vancouver

Experience acclaimed artist Douglas Coupland’s new radical art installation – Vortex – at the Vancouver Aquarium, an Ocean Wise initiative. Vortex will bring you on an imaginative journey to the Great Pacific Garbage Patch, immersing you...

The Price of Victory

Aug 23 10:00 AM
Okanagan Military Museum, 1424 Ellis st., Kelowna

A 30 day truce became an Allied Victory when Germany accepted the Armistice in 1918. After the celebrations died down many sought to make sense of the war, counting their losses and vowing ‘never again.’ Victory was a subjective concept...

BODY LANGUAGE

Aug 23 10:00 AM
Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art , 639 Hornby Street Vancouver, BC Canada V6C 2G3, Vancouver

Bill Reid Gallery of Northwest Coast Art, celebrating its 10th anniversary, presents the premiere exhibition, BODY LANGUAGE: Reawakening Cultural Tattooing of the Northwest, on display June 8, 2018 – January 13, 2019. Guest curator Dion Kaszas...

SCI-FI EROTICA AND VARIOUS...

Aug 23 10:00 AM
The Ferdinand Gallery, 2649 Highway 3, Keremeos

Opening day of the Ferdinand Gallery in Keremeos. To kick off the season, displayed in the Gallery will be 2 and 3 dimensional works from 2 long time B.C. artists. Included in the works will be historical pen & inks, concrete and ceramic...

The Social Life of Water in the Okanagan

Aug 23 10:00 AM
Penticton Museum & Archives, 785 Main Street, Penticton

The Social Life of Water in the Okaganan is an informative and fascinating exhibition that explores the relationship that all living creatures – people included – have with water in the Okanagan Valley. Stories, knowledge, photographs,...

Babes and Bathers: History of the Swimsuit

Aug 23 10:00 AM
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna

Time to hit the beach! Bikinis, swim trunks and speedos are a common sight along Okanagan Lake in the summertime. People strut their stuff in swimwear of all different colours, shapes and sizes. Before swimsuits were invented, men typically...

eRacism Exhibition

Aug 23 10:00 AM
Penticton Art Gallery, 199 Marina Way, Penticton

This exhibition examines the resurgence of racism and xenophobia as a political tool both in North America and the world.

Keep Penticton White

Aug 23 10:00 AM
Penticton Art Gallery, 199 Marina Way, Penticton

Exhibition focuses on the 'Keep Penticton White' movement of the early Twentieth century, and expands the conversation to include further racist practices and policies in our history. Free and open to the public.

Dennis Burton. Tell Me A Story

Aug 23 10:00 AM
Penticton Art Gallery, 199 Marina Way, Penticton

Exhibition of the collaborative work by Canadian author Clifford Briggins and illustrator Dennis Burton. On display are unpublished manuscripts of their children's book 'Tell Me A Story Blosson', the adventures of Klunk the cat and Cecil the dog....

Inspired By

Aug 23 10:00 AM
Summerland Arts Centre, 9525 Wharton Street, Summerland

Did you know that the quality of your creativity increases with creative challenges from your peers? Let’s test that theory! In this September art show, Summerland Arts, in partnership with the Ryga Festival, are challenging artists and writers...

Exhibition -Two Contemporary BC Female Artists

Aug 23 10:00 AM
The Long Gallery & Studios, 374 Main Street, Penticton

THE LONG GALLERY & STUDIOS ANNOUNCES DUO SHOW OF TWO CONTEMPORARY FEMALE BC ARTISTS AMY STEWART AND JENNY LONG Jenny Long, owner of the Long Gallery & Studios in Penticton, is pleased to be hosting Vancouver contemporary artist Amy Stewart...

Building with Clay | Ages 8-10

Aug 23 1:00 PM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon

Building with Clay for ages 8-10 with Hannah Woodhouse at the Vernon Community Arts Centre Through demonstration and one-on-one instruction, explore clay techniques as you build various forms. New projects are introduced each session so...

Exhibit Tours

Aug 23 3:00 PM
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Ave, Kelowna

What came before the itsy bitsy teeny weeny yellow polka dot bikini? Dive into this exclusive tour of "Babes and Bathers: History of the Swimsuit" and find out. By donation For more information, please contact: Jen at 250-868-4836...

Live @ Crush Pad: Under the Rocks Band

Aug 23 6:30 PM
Okanagan Crush Pad, 16576 Fosbery Rd, Summerland

Under The Rocks is a 4 piece bluegrass band from Kelowna BC. They started playing together in the summer of 2016 as a 3 piece then turned into a 4 piece when Chloe Davidson joined the group that fall. They play a mix of traditional bluegrass...

Tugs Taphouse - Okanagan Comedy Festival

Aug 23 7:00 PM
Tugs Taphouse, 260 Main Street, Penticton

Tugs Taphouse will be showcasing the following comics on August 23rd during this year’s Okanagan Comedy Festival: Ryan Short, Miklos Blakshaw, Elisia Snyder, Stephen McGovern,Danny Martinello,  and Lars Callieou    

Red Rooster Winery - Okanagan Comedy Festival performances

Aug 23 8:00 PM
Red Rooster Winery, 891 Naramata Road, Penticton

Red Rooster Winery will be showcasing some great comics during this years Okanagan Comedy Festival.   August 23rd:  James Uloth, Matt Mellon, Ben Miller, & Ryan Belleville August 24th:  Stephen McGovern, Elisia Snyder, Matt Mellon, Steve...

Lectures  


Job Fair - The Real World of Real Estate

Aug 23 6:00 PM
At Perc’s Place in Orchard Park Plaza, 1876 Cooper Rd, Kelowna BC, Kelowna

Do You Love Your Job? At Royal LePage Kelowna, we love our job!! Join Us for – The Real World of Real Estate Thursday August 23, 2018 from 6:00 pm – 7:00 pm At Perc’s Place in Orchard Park Plaza 1876 Cooper Rd, Kelowna BC Topics to...

Courses  


Daily Computer information events

Aug 23 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!...

Family Fun  


Child Minding (Ages 0-5)

Aug 23 Various Times
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

Parents, enjoy a workout or swim in the facility while your children are in the care of qualified staff and volunteers. We provide supervised play with age-appropriate toys, arts, crafts, and special care for babies. 1.5 hour time limit. Days:...

STEM Day Camp: Focus on Robotics at the Shatford Centre

Aug 23 9:00 AM
Shatford Centre, 760 Main Street, Penticton

STEM Day Camp: Focus on Robotics (For science lovers and builders, ages, 8 to 12) will be offered at the Shatford Centre this summer. This camp is led by a BC certified teacher, youth helpers and engineers. And it is brought to you as a...

Kids Day Camps  


Summer Day Camp Spots Available

Aug 23 7:45 AM
Thrive Out of School Care, 2100 Gordon Dr, 1150 Glenmore Dr, 271 Snowsell St, Kelowna

Register your child for action-packed, licensed summer day camps for kids that have finished kindergarten to age 12 at one of our 3 Kelowna locations! This nature-based program will have your kid coming home with exciting stories every day. Our...

Summer Camps at Okanagan Gymnastics Centre

Aug 23 8:30 AM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre, 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Join us at our summer camps! Camps run on week days from 8:30 am-4:30 pm and include activities such as zumba, karate, crafts, swimming and GYMNASTICS! Camps are led by our NCCP certified gymnastics coaches in our 15,000 square foot air...

Camp OC

Aug 23 8:30 AM
Okanagan College - Kelowna Campus, 1000 KLO Road, Kelowna

Our educational day camps are full of interactive fun and adventure. Campers enjoy small class sizes with experienced instructors and School District student volunteers. Camp OC is a great place to engage kids in their interests and passions such...

KFY Mini Camps - Ocean Life (Ages 3-5)

Aug 23 9:00 AM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

Sign your little one up for our extended Mini Camps at the Y for a fun, engaging and interactive experience! Your child will explore crafts, stories, imaginative play and active games around preschooler-friendly themes. Each week will also include...

Swim & Basketball Camp (Ages 5-7 & 8-10)

Aug 23 9:00 AM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

YMCA and community coaches will help your child build fundamental skills through guided drills, scrimmages and fun free-play opportunities—both on land and in the water! Each day, your camper will experience an introduction to a popular sport...

Swim & Basketball Camp (Ages 5-7 & 8-10)

Aug 23 9:00 AM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

YMCA and community coaches will help your child build fundamental skills through guided drills, scrimmages and fun free-play opportunities—both on land and in the water! Each day, your camper will experience an introduction to a popular sport...

ENCHANTMENT TROUPE

Aug 23 9:00 AM
Kelowna Actors Studio, 1379 Ellis Street, Kelowna

THIS IS A SUMMER CAMP for kids 7-13 yrs. beginning on August 20 and ending on August 31 with a final on-stage performance. Must register in advance! Join your favourite ‘enchanted characters from all your favourite musicals including princes,...

Arion Farm Camp

Aug 23 9:00 AM
Arion Therapeutic Farm, 2457 Saucier Rd, Kelowna

Have a child that loves nature and the outdoors? Arion Therapeutic Farm will be running Farm Camp the month of July and August this summer. Our farm camps are being run on the following dates: July 3rd to July 6th (4 days) July 9th to 13th...

VBS: Shipwrecked - Rescued by Jesus

Aug 23 9:00 AM
Kelowna Community Church, 1480 Sutherland Avenue , Kelowna

Vacation Bible School is here! All kids aged 6-12 are welcome to join us for a week of fun, games, crafts, songs and stories! $25 per child, which includes snacks and lunch each day. Time is 9am - 3pm, and location is Kelowna Community Church....

Bard on the Beach’s Young Shakespeareans

Aug 23 9:30 AM
Bard on the Beach, 1695 Whyte Avenue, Vancouver

Calling all Young Theatre Lovers! Bard on the Beach announces the return of its annual Young Shakespeareans Summer Theatre Camps and Teen Workshops, with sessions beginning July 3 and running through to August 31, 2018. Registration is now open....

Rutland Boy's and Girl's Club Summer Camps

Aug 23 9:30 AM
Rutland Boys & Girls Club, 355 Hartman Road, Kelowna

This summer sign-up for Rutland Boy's and Girl's Club recreation day camps. Camps are available for children ages 6-13, and offer a variety of out trips and themed day camps including Atlantis Waterslides, Wildplay Adventure Park, Creative Chaos,...

Summer Dance Intensive

Aug 23 10:00 AM
Evangel Church, 3261 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

Summer Dance Camps Pre-Novice and Novice August 20-24 Apprentice 1, 2 & 3 August 27 - 31 Junior & Senior Company August 20 - 31 Spots still available call 250-764-2222 or visit our website www.missiondancecentre.com

Y Theme Camps - Outwit Outlast Outplay (Ages 5-10)

Aug 23 12:30 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

Theme inspired crafts, structured active games, outdoor group challenges and team-building activities help make each week a unique experience. Add in dips in the pool and a Friday movie to end each week, and you have the ingredients for a summer...

Meetings  


Kelowna AM Toastmasters

Aug 23 6:45 AM
Royal Anne Hotel, 348 Bernard Ave, Kelowna

February is Toastmasters Month in Kelowna as well as all of BC. We encourage you to join us for a meeting and learn more about Kelowna Am Toastmasters. We meet Every Thursday 6:45-8:00 a.m. at the Royal Ann Hotel on Bernard. We are worth...

Non-Profit  


Kelowna Blood Donor Clinic

Aug 23 11:00 AM
Kelowna Blood Donor Clinic , 1865 Dilworth Drive , Kelowna

Book individual appointments at www.blood.ca or 1 888 236 -6283 or groups of 3 or more email [email protected] and we will send your group sign -up sheets. Some of our Eligibility Tools: CHECK YOUR ELIGIBILITY BEFORE YOU DONATE:...

Comedy  


Two Wolves Brewing presents Totally Free Open Mic

Aug 23 7:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Two Wolves Brewing presents Kelowna Comedy's legendary comedy open mic night. We often have as many as twenty-five local comics hitting the stage trying out some new material and dusting off some old gems. The show starts at 7 and you will want to...

Two Wolves Brewing presents Totally Free Open Mic

Aug 23 8:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Two Wolves Brewing presents Kelowna Comedy's legendary comedy open mic night. We often have as many as twenty-five local comics hitting the stage trying out some new material and dusting off some old gems. The show starts at 8 and you will want to...

Kelowna Comedy Pro-Am

Aug 23 9:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Come see the best comics in the Okanagan performing their freshest material. This show features our more experienced hosts improvising between our top comics. These comics have toured Western Canada, won contests, and appeared on Just For Laughs...

Sports  


Taoist Tai Chi® arts Beginner Class & Open House

Aug 23 9:30 AM
Ukrainian Orthodox Church Hall, 1935 A Barlee Rd, Kelowna

Join us at our open house and new beginning class. Have fun while you experience a gentle form of training that can help improve your vitality and sense of well being. These are a few testimonials from our survey of over 18,000 international...

Taoist Tai Chi® arts in the Park & Youth Special

Aug 23 9:30 AM
Strathcona Beach, 2290 Abbott St, Kelowna

Experience a new way of rejuvenating your health, vitality and sense of well being. For all ages and all abilities. Everybody welcome! Join us on Thursday mornings at Strathcona Beach, 2290 Abbott St (behind the hospital) from 9:30 – 11:30 am...

Pubs/Clubs  


Winemaker Talks at Noble Ridge Vineyards

Aug 23 3:00 PM
Noble Ridge Vineyards, 2320 Oliver Ranch Road, Okanagan Falls

Taste through a vertical of our Award Winning Premium Sparkling Wine. Learn about the winemaking process and aging potentials of Sparkling Wines with our winemaker Benoit Gauthier. *Complimentary for our Wine Club members.

Texas Holdem Poker Thursdays

Aug 23 7:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Totally free Poker nite. Can be cash prizes or Gift Certificate, you never know. Build up your seasonal points to get in the BIG final for Big money

Tremendous Trivia at Carlos O'Bryan's West Kelowna

Aug 23 8:00 PM
Kelly O'Bryan's Carlos O'Bryan's Restaurant and Pub, 3470 Carrington Rd, West Kelowna

Every Thursday, your Tremendous Trivia host JD brings you and your friends a challenging and entertaining evening of general knowledge trivia, Name That Tune, laughter, fun, and PRIZES! Who will win the coveted Tremendous Trivia trophy?...

Thursday Night Trivia

Aug 23 8:30 PM
97th Street Pub, 2400 Hwy 97 N, Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

Every Thursday The Emcee Entertainment and your Host Quizmaster Scott provide you with a fun entertaining environment to flex your knowledge of various topics! photo round? Check Question Rounds? Check Name that tune? Check Always a ton of...

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