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Concerts  


Ben Waters at the Dream Cafe

Dec 13 6:00 PM
The Dream Café, 67 Front Street, Penticton

Doors Open: 6:00 pm , Show Starts: 8:00pm Tickets: Premium $43, Wings $33 FOUR NIGHTS!!  December 12, 13, 14, 15 Come and find out why Ben Waters is a Dream Cafe favourite! Ben is recognised as one of the UK’s supreme boogie piano players and...

Zambian Children’s Choir

Dec 13 7:00 PM
Penticton Vineyard Church, 1825 Main St, Penticton

Seeds of Hope presents Grace Academy Children’s choir performing st Penticton Vineyard Church, 1825 Main St. Free admission. Free will offering will be taken.

Theatre  


O Christmas Tea: A British Comedy

Dec 13 7:30 PM
Royal Theatre, 805 Broughton Street Victoria, BC , Victoria

Fans of Monty Python, Mr. Bean, and Dr. Seuss… Grab your teacups! Following the smashing success of their 2016 & 2017 Canadian comedy tours, London’s 3-time IMPRESARIO award-winning comedians James & Jamesy return with their outrageously...

Wineries  


Customer Appreciation Month

Dec 13 12:00 PM
The View Winery & Wards Cider, #1-2287 Ward Road, Kelowna

Happy Holidays! We had an amazing year in 2018 and its all thanks to you, our amazing customers. Join us during the month of December (3rd to 31st) and receive a holiday treat with your tasting. We will also be featuring some great deals on our...

Mulled Wine - Proceeds to the Kelowna Food Bank

Dec 13 12:00 PM
House of Rose Winery, 2270 Garner Road, Kelowna

Join us throughout the month of December for a glass of mulled wine. Wander through the vineyard or chat with us in the shop. We’ll share our simple and delicious recipe with you! Proceeds to the Kelowna Food Bank. Open Tuesday thru Sat 12...

Dances/Parties  


Thursday Night Dance

Dec 13 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

Dec 13 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  


16th Annual Santa Bus

Dec 13 Various Times
, , Kelowna

Come on board the 16th Annual Santa Bus coming to Kelowna! A collection of food, toys, and money will be donated to the Salvation Army’s Christmas Hamper Program.

CHRISTMAS TALES - A Metro Fundraiser

Dec 13 7:00 PM
New life Centre, 2041 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

CHRISTMAS TALES - A Unique Theatrical Musical. Metro Community is partnering with New Life Church Kelowna to host a very special night of dramatized storytelling and fantastic seasonal music. The show features Justyn Rees (Storyteller/actor)...

Holiday Kick-Off Weekend

Dec 13 Various Times
Sun Peaks, 3250 Village Way, 13, Sun Peaks

Once again we are excited to partner with the Sun Peaks Grand Hotel to bring some FREE holiday excitement to our village. Don’t miss your chance to get those last minute gift requests in to Santa and have your photo taken with the big guy...

Vancouver Christmas Market

Dec 13 11:30 AM
Jack Poole Plaza, 1055 Canada Place, Vancouver

The Vancouver Christmas Market returns to Jack Poole Plaza, November 21– December 24, 2018, with extended hours from 11:30am to 9:30pm. The city\'s signature yuletide celebration amplifies and expands its festive offerings with more than 80...

WL Seaton Secondary Show Choir Concert

Dec 13 7:00 PM
WL Seaton Secondary, 2701 41 Ave Vernon, Vernon

Seaton’s Show Choir, Honour Choir and Special Guests perform a beautiful selection of music. Directed by Lana O’Brien. Accompanied by Diana Ward.

Crafts/Markets  


Bargain Bin

Dec 13 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.

Art/Exhibitions  


FERDINAND GALLERY TAKING SUBMISSIONS

Dec 13 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.

Artists of the Okanagan

Dec 13 Various Times
Peachland Art Gallery, 5684 Beach Avenue, Peachland

43 Local artists showcasing over 90 original works In a variety of different mediums

Matriarchal Muse -- A Conversation

Dec 13 9:00 AM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Roberta Nadeau and Noëlle Nadeau Khoo Curated by Alissa Woodside and Noëlle Nadeau Khoo Rotary Centre for the Arts, December 2 - December 31, 2018 Opening Reception: Sunday December 2 (noon - 4 pm) in the Galleria Matriarchal Muse - A...

BODY LANGUAGE

Dec 13 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...

Free Admission Thursdays at Kelowna Art Gallery

Dec 13 10:00 AM
Kelowna Art Gallery, 1315 Water Street, Kelowna

Enjoy complimentary admission to the Kelowna Art Gallery each and every Thursday! All day: 10 am to 9 pm Explore the exhibitions on view, take in a talk or scheduled event, and don't forgot to explore your creative side through a hands-on...

Gold Mountain Dream!

Dec 13 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...

Courses  


French Classes

Dec 13 Various Times
Centre culturel francophone, 702 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

We offer 4 sessions of French Classes per year. Sessions start in January, April, July and September. All levels, from beginner to advanced, are offered at each session. Feel free to register for any of the session!

RCA Tap Dance: Level 1 (Ages 16+)

Dec 13 10:00 AM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

with Lucy Hazelwood The thing with Tap is; it’s all about the noise! It’s one of the greatest feel-good dances you’ll ever encounter – it makes everyone smile. By the end of a couple of classes, you will be able to dance a short, simple...

RCA Tap Dance: Level 2 (Ages 16+)

Dec 13 11:00 AM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

with Lucy Hazelwood This class has been designed to take your skills to the next level, strengthening the fundamental steps and directly follows Level One. Tap to great music, while increasing the pace….for more of a cardio workout. Tap shoes...

RCA Jazz Dance (Ages 16+)

Dec 13 12:00 PM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

with Lucy Hazelwood Jazz dance is a motivating, fun, upbeat class with a lot of movement. Jazz involves a broad range of styles ranging from the 1950’s to modern Jazz today. This class is suitable if you are new to Jazz dance, or if you want...

Daily Computer information events

Dec 13 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!...

Herbs 101: Herb of the Week

Dec 13 3:30 PM
Flower of Life Integrative Health, 4708 34th St Unit 105, Vernon

HERBS 101: Herb of the Week $FREE - 30 minute lesson Every Thursday in the Apothecary our resident herbalist, Victoria Willard teaches us about a new herb to add to our medicine cabinet & how to work with that herb for various healing...

BEHIND THE SCENES @ QB GELATO

Dec 13 6:30 PM
QB Gelato, 1884 Dayton Street, Kelowna

Bring your friends and join us in QB's kitchen for an informative and fun-filled evening with Gelato Master Victor. Here's what you'll learn: •The history of gelato. •Differences between gelato, ice cream and sorbets. •Our...

Open Mic Night at Buvez Wine Bar

Dec 13 7:00 PM
Buvez Wine Bar, 315 Lawrence Ave, Kelowna

All talents welcome music, poets, comediens, and artists. Heintzman upright Grand Piano on site. Must be over 19. Free to perform and free to listen

Family Fun  


Playtime at the Museum

Dec 13 10:00 AM
Penticton Museum & Archives, 785 Main Street, Penticton

Toddlers and preschoolers explore their world through play. Find out how you can enhance their learning by playing together at the Museum. Second Thursday of the month from September to April, 10 am to 11 am Sept. 13, 2018 Oct. 11,...

Child Minding (Ages 0-5)

Dec 13 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:...

Rutland Branch, ORL - Toddler Time

Dec 13 10:15 AM
Okanagan Regional Library (Rutland), #20 - 301 Hwy. 33 West, Kelowna

Join us for songs, stories, rhymes and more at Rutland Toddlertime with Cherie from 10:15am-10:45am Thursdays!

Kids Day Camps  


Girls Unite (Ages 7-9)

Dec 13 3:45 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

We want all girls to embrace their unique qualities and shine bright like a star! Have your girl join our inspiring leaders to participate in activities designed to celebrate, encourage and empower girls as well as build strong friendships and...

JKA Shotokan Kids Karate Beginner Level (Ages 7-10

Dec 13 4:15 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

The Kelowna Family Y is proud to now offer belt progression and traditional Shotokan methods of training recognized by the Japan Karate Association (JKA) of British Columbia. Belt testing fees are not included in registration fees and are paid...

Girls Unite (Ages 10-14)

Dec 13 6:00 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

We want all girls to embrace their unique qualities and shine bright like a star! Have your girl join our inspiring leaders to participate in activities designed to celebrate, encourage and empower girls as well as build strong friendships and...

Meetings  


Kelowna AM Toastmasters

Dec 13 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...

Penticton Toasties Toastmasters

Dec 13 4:45 PM
Penticton Community Centre, 325 Power St, Penticton

Penticton Toasties Toastmasters is a fun way to enhance speaking, leadership, and confidence in a supportive setting.

*NEW SMART RECOVERY MEETING*

Dec 13 7:00 PM
Metis Community Services Society of BC, 147 Park Road, Kelowna

SMART Recovery is an addiction recovery program that is a leading alternative to the twelve step approach. A 4-point program that teaches us to; 1) Build and Maintain Motivation 2) Cope with urges 3) Manage Thoughts, Feelings and Behaviours...

Non-Profit  


UP skills at Footprints Centre

Dec 13 Various Times
Footprints Centre, 190 Footprints Court (off green mountain road) Penticton, Penticton

Free workshops on building up your people skills to improve success at work. Lunch included - must register 250-492-5289 12-3pm Dec. 11-13, 2018

Hat Trick

Dec 13 6:00 PM
Canadian Mental Health Assoc., 504 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna

HAT TRICK is an innovative 12-week program for men that focuses on physical activity, healthy eating and mental fitness. The HAT TRICK program will be held at CMHA Kelowna over a 12-week period. Your group will meet once a week for a...

Fundraisers  


Amici's Annual Toy & Food Drive

Dec 13 Various Times
Amici\\\'s Salon Hair*Skin*Nails, 595 Lawrence Ave, Amicis, Kelowna

Give back this holiday season!!! From November 13th to December 21st bring by a new unwrapped toy, or min. $10 cash donation or non perishable food items and you will receive a ballot to WIN a prize basket of $1000 value! All proceeds...

Charity Christmas Light Tours

Dec 13 7:00 PM
Prospera Place, 1223 Water Street, Kelowna

Join Cheers this Christmas Season on a ‘by donation’ Christmas Light Tour of Kelowna. We are operating this tour 4 nights in December (Sorry, Dec 12th is fully booked already), and have a max capacity of 24 guests each night. In support of...

Comedy  


Two Wolves Brewing presents Totally Free Open Mic

Dec 13 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

Dec 13 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

Dec 13 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  


New Beginner Class

Dec 13 9:30 AM
Ukrainian Orthodox Church Hall, 1935A Barlee Rd, Kelowna

Join us Thursday mornings from 9:30 - 11:30 am. Experience an art form revered for promoting vitality and well being. It has helped many Improve energy, strength, flexibility & balance as well as reduce stress & pain. Youth Special. Are you...

Pubs/Clubs  


Memphis Blues Acoustic Music With Poppa Dawg

Dec 13 5:30 PM
Memphis Blues BBQ House 289 Bernard Ave, 120-7841 Highway 97, Kelowna

Rick 'Poppa Dawg' Halisheff plays live acoustic blues, soul and Americana music from 5:30 til 8:00. Blues and BBQ in downtown Kelowna and fun for the whole family!

Texas Holdem Poker Thursdays

Dec 13 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

NightCap with Casey Easton

Dec 13 7:30 PM
Grateful Fed Bar & Grill, 509 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

Casey Easton roasts local celebrities and personalities. This week we have a local politician. Come and find out who it is!

Tremendous Trivia at Carlos O'Bryan's West Kelowna

Dec 13 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

Dec 13 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...

Thursday Night Blues With Poppa Dawg & Friends

Dec 13 9:00 PM
Blue Gator Bar & Grill, 441 Lawrence Avenue, Kelowna

Blues, Soul, R&B and Motown live music with Rick 'Poppa Dawg' Halisheff, Grant Jones and Greg Donskov from 9 til Midnight and no cover charge!

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