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Concerts  


Jesse Cook - Beyond Borders Tour

Oct 6 7:30 PM
Kelowna Community Theatre, 1375 Water Street, Kelowna

Acclaimed Canadian- based guitarist, composer, and producer Jesse Cook will include the Okanagan in his British Columbia “Beyond Borders” tour this October. Living up to the album’s title, the Juno Award-winning musician’s latest record...

Plutocrats

Oct 6 8:00 PM
Caché Lounge, 1675 Abbott St, Kelowna

Okanagan Life presents a sneak peek performance of the musical Plutocrats - The Musical is about an Okanagan winemaker, a social psychology professor and magazine publisher. Join Paul Byrne, Neville Bowman & Sean Bray on Oct 6th in Cache Lounge in...

Wineries  


Cellar Fall Harvest Wine & Food Pairing Lunch

Oct 6 12:30 AM
Nk'Mip Cellars, 1400 Rancher Creek Road, Osoyoos

Discover the legacy of our land in a progressive wine pairing experience, celebrating our Fall Releases. Enjoy a guided tour and five course lunch set in several stations throughout the winery.

Autumn Harvest Wine Tastings at Sleeping Giant Fruit Winery

Oct 6 10:00 AM
Sleeping Giant Fruit Winery, 6206 Canyon View Road, Summerland

Established in 2008 Sleeping Giant’s wine portfolio offers off-dry wines that are complex and well balanced. Drop in for a complimentary tasting featuring the flavours of fall – our delightful cranberry table wine. Tastings offered daily from...

Township 7 - 7 Sensations of Wine

Oct 6 11:00 AM
Township 7 Vineyard & Winery, 1450 McMillan Ave, Penticton

Learn how to taste like a pro and detect acidity, body, alcohol, tannin, and sweetness in wine. We will also look at how oak and age will effect wines. $20/person

Roll out the Barrels with guest Poppadoms Food Tru

Oct 6 12:00 PM
Roche Wines, 60 Upper Bench Road Sth, Penticton, Penticton

Join us on October 6th between 12pm - 4pm for a special behind-the-scenes view into our cellar as we roll out the barrels and preview this year’s harvest progression. This Naramata Bench winery event is complimentary. Also onsite is Poppadoms...

Ciders & Sliders

Oct 6 1:00 PM
The View Winery & Wards Cider, #1-2287 Ward Road, Kelowna

Join us for some good old fashioned harvest fun! Wine and cider tastings, live music and gourmet pork sliders paired with a glass of Wards Cider. Your ticket includes a tasting, a cider and a slider. We will be celebrating another harvest in...

Grape Stomping Party

Oct 6 1:00 PM
House of Rose Winery, 2270 Garner Road, Kelowna

Grape Stomping Party Stomps a 1, 2, 3, 4 pm Get this off your bucket list. Everyone welcome! Please bring a donation for the Food Bank. No reservations required.

Ex Nihilo Vineyards Fall Harvest Dinner

Oct 6 6:30 PM
Ex Nihilo Vineyards, 1525 Camp Rd, Lake Country

An event to benefit Parkinson Society of British Columbia. Join us for a beautiful evening as we celebrate the fall season with Kelowna born singer songwriter, Ben Klick. Enjoy a canapé reception followed by a locally sourced and wine paired...

Cropped presented by Valley First

Oct 6 7:00 PM
Penticton Trade & Convention Centre, 273 Power Street, Penticton

BC’s Largest Wine Tasting & Farmers Market. Cropped is a sensory and visual experience that truly depicts the Okanagan in its Fall splendor. Featuring over 200 wines and an indoor farmers market, join close to 1,000 guests each night for a...

Dances/Parties  


Mad World ~ A Post Apocalyptic Circus

Oct 6 6:30 PM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Come one come all for an evening of visual & performance art, music and fire! In this wasteland of metal, muses and characters from all corners of the world, let us come together to celebrate Kinshira’s 10th Year of performance! Come see our...

Naramata Karaoke: Glitz & Glam Edition!

Oct 6 9:00 PM
Naramata Pub & Grill, 985 Robinson Ave, Naramata, BC, Naramata

Join Brent and Yanti and the crew at the Naramata Pub & Grill for a fun night of karaoke every first Saturday of the month! Whether you enjoy singing, dancing, partying or all three, Naramata Karaoke is the place to be. Singing starts at...

Seasonal  


Fall Festival

Oct 6 Various Times
Sun Peaks, 3250 Village Way, 13, Sun Peaks

All of your favourite fall activities will be in Sun Peaks, from a pumpkin carving competition, to gourmet food and wine, an outdoor market, toe tapping music and street entertainers all weekend long. THANKSGIVING MEALS - Full menus available...

Corpus Christi Fall Fair

Oct 6 8:30 AM
Corpus Christi Parish, 750 Rutland Road N, Kelowna

Pancake breakfast, yard sale, silent auction, bbq and much more

Crafts/Markets  


Okanagan VINTAGE Fall Fair - KELOWNA

Oct 6 10:00 AM
Parkinson Recreation Centre, 1800 Parkinson Way, Kelowna

The Okanagan Vintage Fair is back again at the Parkinson Recreation Centre on Saturday October 6th!! Shop over 40+ tables full of vintage treasure!! ~ collectibles, clothing, antiques, jewelry, decor, small furniture, comics, vinyl, and...

Peachland Indoor Artisan Market

Oct 6 10:00 AM
Peachland Visitor Information Centre, 5684 Beach Ave, Peachland

Join us at the Peachland Visitor Centre for our award winning Indoor Artisan Market, presenting local Okanagan artisans and wine tasting

Mason Jar & Wooden Crate Home Decor DIY Workshop

Oct 6 11:00 AM
Rustic Chalk Decor, #112 - 1974 Moss Court, Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

Join us at the Rustic Chalk Decor DIY Studio & create this beautiful home decor piece - a wooden box with 3 mason jars. You will be able to stain & paint the wooden box and mason jars with Fusion Mineral Paint in colours of your choice! Invite...

Mason Jar & Wooden Crate Home Decor DIY Workshop

Oct 6 11:00 AM
Rustic Chalk Decor, #112 - 1974 Moss Court, Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

Join us at the Rustic Chalk Decor DIY Studio & create this beautiful home decor piece - a wooden box with 3 mason jars. You will be able to stain & paint the wooden box and mason jars with Fusion Mineral Paint in colours of your choice! Invite...

Art/Exhibitions  


FERDINAND GALLERY TAKING SUBMISSIONS

Oct 6 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.

Writing: like all Art! To express and have fun!

Oct 6 9:00 AM
Location may vary depending on # of attendees, Hosting in our home in Lower Mission, Kelowna

Do you like to get a story out? Maybe explore Creative process for Poetry, Song Writing, Short Stories ? Call Tanya 250-809-2118 Focus on Fun and yet Paced to get things rolling ! Writing Workshops IDEA CREATION CHARACTER...

The Price of Victory

Oct 6 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

Oct 6 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...

Oct 6 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...

A Cultivating Journey: The Herman H. Levy Legacy

Oct 6 10:00 AM
Kelowna Art Gallery, 1315 Water Street, Kelowna

A Cultivating Journey presents more than sixty paintings, drawings, and etchings that span over five centuries of visual art. The exhibition boasts works by a host of well-known artists including Claude Monet, Camille Pissarro, Vincent van...

Joe Enns Art Show - “Ecology”

Oct 6 10:00 AM
Front Street Gallery Penticton, 60 Front Street, Penticton

Joe Enns is a Fisheries Biologist and oil painter based out of Penticton, BC. As a Fisheries Biologist, he has worked on salmon habitat monitoring and stream restoration projects. This work, combined with his growing interest in oil painting, has...

Gold Mountain Dream!

Oct 6 10:00 AM
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Ave, Kelowna

Gold Mountain Dream! – created by the Royal BC Museum in collaboration with the Canadian Museum of History – focuses on the personal stories and sacrifices of Chinese migrants in the 1850s as they landed on British Columbia shores in search...

Roll out the Barrels with guest Poppadoms Food Truck

Oct 6 12:00 PM
Roche Wines, 60 Upper Bench Road S, Penticton

Join us on October 6th for a special behind-the-scenes view into our cellar as we roll out the barrels and preview this year’s harvest progression. This Naramata Bench winery event is complimentary. Also onsite is Poppadoms Food Truck:...

Oktoberfest At Lang Vineyards

Oct 6 12:00 PM
Lang Vineyards, 2493 Gammon Rd, Naramata

Join us for a fun afternoon of German Music, Foods such as Schnitzel, Bavarian Smokies, Sauerkraut, Black Forest Cake and much more. Make sure you don’t miss out on this fun afternoon event for the whole family! No tickets required as the...

Paint Night at Outboard Pub 2-4pm

Oct 6 2:00 PM
Outboard Waterfront Pub, 7673 Okanagan Landing Rd, Vernon

This is ticket for TWO painters- one adult and one youth (9-18). Paint at the Outboard Waterfront Pub Saturday Oct 6 2-4pm Painting Autumn Owls I understand that if my youth is under 9 we will be refused entry. I understand that the...

Claire Lynch at The Dream Cafe

Oct 6 6:00 PM
The Dream Cafe, 67 Front Street, Penticton

Long recognized and praised as a creative force in acoustic music, Claire Lynch is a pioneer who continually pushes the boundaries of the bluegrass genre. Her career has been decorated with many accolades including three GRAMMY nominations, six...

Written Matter

Oct 6 6:00 PM
Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, #103, 421 Cawston Ave, Kelowna

August 31 – October 13, 2018 Opening Reception: Friday, August 31st, 2018, 6-8pm The Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art is pleased to present an international group exhibition featuring artists Dora Economou (Athens); Jack Jeffrey...

Nearly Neil and the Solitary Band at Frank Venables Theatre

Oct 6 7:30 PM
Frank Venables Theatre, 6100 Gala Street, Oliver

From the Producers of the Jersey Boys and Arrival & Dreams comes the Diamond Stewart Series! ​Bobby Bruce grew up on stage; appearing in film and television as a child, in musical theatre and rock revues in his youth, he has invested more...

Maiya Robbie & Naomi Shore

Oct 6 8:00 PM
Craft Corner Kitchen, 557 Main Street, Penticton

Join these two incredible artists at Craft Corner Kitchen. Naomi is a folks/roots artist and Maiya takes inspiration for her music from our beautiful landscapes.

Lectures  


"Fernie at War 1914-1919" Presentation & Signing

Oct 6 12:00 PM
Greater Vernon Museum & Archives, 3009-32nd Ave., Vernon, BC, Vernon

Fernie, a small community located in BC’s Kootenay region, emerged from the First World War with multiple controversies that threatened to tear their community apart. Just over a hundred years later, Wayne Norton chronicles the trials and...

Courses  


Carve a Brienzer-Style Bear's Head

Oct 6 9:30 AM
Lee Valley Tools Inc., 1876 Cooper Road, Unit 180, Kelowna

Friday, November 9, 4:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and Saturday, November 10, 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. and Sunday, November 11, 10:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. This workshop will show you the fundamentals of woodcarving in three dimensions. You...

Writing Sessions with Tanya Atkinson

Oct 6 9:00 AM
Maximum of 6 allowing individual focused goals., Hosting in our home in Lower Mission, Kelowna

Writing Workshops IDEA CREATION CHARACTER DEVELOPMENT STORY FORMATION SETTING, THEME, SCENE each will be offered into Fall 2018 Saturdays. 9 am - 12 pm Call: 250-809-2118 to confirm and register Join Tanya with other aspiring writers....

Fused Glass Flower Plate

Oct 6 9:30 AM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon

This is a great class for both beginners and those who have played with fused glass before. In this 4 hour, informative and fun course you will learn some of the basic skills needed to start creating fused glass projects on your own, including...

Wet Felted Slippers

Oct 6 9:30 AM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon

WET FELTED SLIPPERS with Nikki Marshall (1 class) Level: Beginner In this class students will learn how to wet felt a pair of slippers and how to make a resist to fit your foot and anyone else’s foot. We will use different types of wool...

Beginner Oil Painting Class

Oct 6 10:00 AM
Pleasant Pear Studio, 2379 Rojem Rd, Kelowna

We will focus on the step by step plein-air techniques which empowers you with skills to paint quickly. We will discuss Value and Form and Observation during the sessions. I will do one or two demos each day to show you how to get started. We may...

Workshop: Basics of Contact Improvisation

Oct 6 10:00 AM
Kelowna Canadian Italian Club, 770 Lawrence Avenue, Kelowna

Contact Improvisation is a movement form that explores the way two bodies interact using principles of weight sharing, gravity, and movement awareness--a kinaesthetic conversation between dancers. This workshop focuses on the developmental...

Grants for the Arts

Oct 6 1:00 PM
The Arts Council of the Central Okanagan, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

What funding opportunities are available for those in the arts, how do you find them and what goes in to applying for grants? Hosted by ARTSCO on Saturday, October 6th from 1-3 PM, join Lorna McParland, Artistic and Administrative Director at...

Drawing for Kids 1: The Fundamentals

Oct 6 1:30 PM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon

Learn the core elements of drawing and develop the tools needed to make beautiful and interesting drawings. Working with pen, pencil, and charcoal, participants will explore the building blocks of art and drawing from observation. Get the...

Drawing for the Teen Beginner

Oct 6 1:30 PM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon

Think you can't draw? Think again! Instructor Sharon Rose will teach you how to achieve realistic drawings using the elements of shape, space, light, shadow and relationships. Over 8 classes, students will capture essence and movement through...

Daily Computer information events

Oct 6 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)

Oct 6 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:...

#LoveTheLocal Downtown Vernon

Oct 6 9:00 AM
Downtown Vernon, 30th Ave, Vernon

There will be downtown-wide free parking, amazing deals at over 25 participating shops, buskers and more. Take a walk Downtown Vernon, you'll be pleasantly surprised by what you find.

Storytime

Oct 6 10:30 AM
Okanagan Regional Library - Lake Country Branch, 10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

Recommended for children 3 to 5 years and their caregiver but the whole family is welcome. Join us for great stories, silly songs and puppetry fun!

Kids Music Day at Wentworth Music

Oct 6 11:00 AM
Wentworth Music, #106-1634 Harvey Ave., Kelowna

The 3rd Annual International Kids Music day is here! Saturday Oct 6, 2018 from 11am-2pm at Wentworth Music, families can give Drums, Guitar, Ukulele, Piano, Dj/Synth and other instruments a test drive.

Meetings  


Overeaters Anonymous

Oct 6 10:00 AM
Kalano Club, 2108 Vasile Road KELOWNA, Kelowna

Do you have a problem with food? Overeaters Anonymous can help. Our website www.oa.org Monday 6:00 PM Kalano Club 2108 Vasile Rd
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Religious  


God?

Oct 6 7:00 PM
Penticton Seventh-day Adventist Church, 290 Warren Avenue W, Penticton

Prepare yourself for a phenomenal spiritual journey you won't want to miss! Join us for a 12 video presentations where David Asscherick unravels the mystery and questions about God. Using contemporary events and writings, he explains simply and...

Understanding Judeo-Christian Roots & Prophecy

Oct 6 7:15 PM
To Be Announced, To Be Announced, Peachland

Bible Study regarding Judeo-Christian roots & Israel's place in the final plan of redemption

Fundraisers  


Paddle For Life

Oct 6 12:00 PM
Gallagher Lake & RV Resort, 8439 BC-97, Oliver, BC, Oliver

2nd annual fundraiser in partnership with the Canadian Mental Health Association (CMHA) in honour of those who have been affected by suicide Saturday 12:00 pm October 6th - Sunday 12:00 pm October 7th Gallagher Lake Resort, Oliver B.C Come out...

DAKODAS MEAT DRAW

Oct 6 2:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Come and support local charities, and win some meat at the same time.. Drink and Food Specials...Starts at 2PM on Saturdays. First Meat Draw is on Oct. 13th

Social Action  


Penticton Downtown Community Market

Oct 6 8:30 AM
, Main Street/Front Street, Penticton

Penticton’s Downtown Community Market runs every Saturday morning from May 12 to October 6, 2018 and spans multiple blocks in the downtown core. The market is the biggest of it’s kind in the Okanagan with hundreds of vendors featuring...

Penticton Farmers' Market

Oct 6 8:30 AM
100 Block of Main Street, 100 Block of Main Street, Penticton

Welcome to the 28th season of the Penticton Farmers’ Market! At our market you can find farm fresh veggies & fruits, eggs, honey, baking, preserves and handmade crafts – all grown or produced in the South Okanagan. Our vendors proudly...

Bc-based Cannabis Company, Doja Launches Pardon

Oct 6 12:00 PM
Kerry Park, Kerry Park, Kelowna

More than 500,000 Canadians’ lives have been negatively impacted by decades of criminal convictions for non-violent, minor cannabis offenses that soon will no longer be a crime, including challenges renting a home, volunteering, and finding...

Sports  


Okanagan Marathon

Oct 6 8:00 AM
City Park, 1600 Abbott Street Kelowna, Kelowna

This year will mark the 24th annual Okanagan Marathon taking place on Thanksgiving Weekend (October 6-7) at City Park, Kelowna and along the beautiful waterfront. The Okanagan Family Festival Weekend includes a Marathon Run/Walk, Half Marathon...

Penticton parkrun

Oct 6 8:00 AM
The Peach, 185 lakeshore drive west, Penticton

Free times 5km every Saturday morning at 8am starting at the peach. On lakeshore drive Register at parkrun.ca, then meet for a social coffee at the hideaway cafe.

Pubs/Clubs  


The Carbons with The Fallaways

Oct 6 Various Times
Doc Willoughby's Downtown Pub, 353 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

After an exhilarating western Canada tour, The Carbons are headed on the road again...EAST this time! They'll be bringing their high energy grooves to your door like never before! Get on your streaming platforms and get ready to sing along!...

Township 7 Winery - 7 Sensations of Wine

Oct 6 11:00 AM
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery, 1450 McMillan Avenue, Penticton

An intro course to learn about how to taste wine like a pro and to detect – Acidity, Alcohol, Body, Tannin, and sweetness in wine. Learn to identify different aromas and tastes in your glass, while also looking at what the influence of oak...

Roll Out the Barrels on the Naramata Bench

Oct 6 12:00 PM
Naramata Bench, Naramata Road, Naramata

ROLL OUT THE BARRELS ON THE NARAMATA BENCH Saturday, Oct 6, 12-4 PM Complimentary Event A behind-the-scenes opportunity to learn about Naramata wines & winemaking. Visit 8 Naramata Bench wineries that will be rolling out their barrels...

Cellar Fall Harvest Wine & Food Pairing Lunch at Nk'Mip Cellars

Oct 6 12:30 PM
Nk'Mip Cellars, 1400 Rancher Creek Road, Osoyoos

Discover the legacy of our land in a progressive wine pairing experience, celebrating our Fall Releases. Enjoy a guided tour and five course lunch set in several stations throughout the winery.

Wine Tastings at the BC Wine Information Centre

Oct 6 1:00 PM
BC VQA Wine Information Centre, 533 Vees Drive, Penticton

Want to learn more about the BC Wine Industry? Stop by our fabulous tasting bar and enjoy a mini tasting tutorial where participants will have an overview of the BC Wine Industry and will sample award winning wines. Sept 28 – Intrigue Sept...

MEAT DRAW SATURDAY at the Legion

Oct 6 1:00 PM
LEGION, 1380 Bertram Street, Kelowna

Join us Every Saturday for a Meat Draw 2pm. Members and guests welcome! Anyone can become a member!

Legion Meat Draw

Oct 6 2:00 PM
LEGION, 1380 Bertram Street, Kelowna

Join us every Saturday for a Meat Draw 2pm. Members and guests welcome! Anyone can become a member!

Saved by the 90s Trivia Night Vernon!

Oct 6 6:30 PM
The Green, 4801-27th Street Vernon, BC , Vernon

Tremendous Trivia and The Green Pub Vernon are pleased to present an evening to celebrate the BEST decade in recent times – the 1990s! Come prepared with your team to celebrate all things 90s: your favourites from the world of music, movies,...

Cropped Presented by Valley First

Oct 6 7:00 PM
Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, 273 Power Street, Penticton

BC’s Largest Wine Tasting & Farmers Market. Cropped is a sensory and visual experience that truly depicts the Okanagan in its Fall splendor. Featuring over 250 wines to taste, live music, food from local providers, a food demo stage, and...

Piel Canela & the Gypsies

Oct 6 8:00 PM
Record City, 3127 30th ave Phone Number: (250) 503-0038, Vernon

Fernando Gonzalez from Puerto Vallarta Mexico presents his Latin band in concert using local Okanagan talent at Record City Vernon on Saturday, October 6th at 8pm. Don’t miss this one time only show with top notch musicians including Gitano...

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