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Concerts  


School of Blues

Aug 8 7:00 PM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Bo Higgs is taking over the School of Blues timeslot for the month of August! He has returned from 15 years in New Zealand. He has been writing, singing and playing forever. If he didn't write it he won't sing it. Check out his solo tunes and...

Theatre  


Caravan Farm Theatre presents The Coyotes

Aug 8 6:00 PM
Caravan Farm Theatre, 4886 Salmon River Rd, Armstrong

Hailed as a national treasure, Caravan Farm Theatre opens its 41st summer season with the brand, new musical romp, The Coyotes. Written by and starring Peter Anderson, with music by John Millard, and direction by Caravan's artistic director...

The Little Mermaid

Aug 8 7:30 PM
Kelowna Community Theatre, 1375 Water Street, Kelowna

Show time: Saturday Matinees - 1:00pm | Evening Performances - 7:30pm In a magical kingdom beneath the sea, the beautiful young mermaid, Ariel, longs to leave her ocean home to live in the world above. Based on one of Hans Christian...

Wineries  


Wine + Chocolate = Happiness

Aug 8 1:30 AM
Wine Experience Centre, 21 Lakeshore Dr W, Penticton

Date: May 1 - October 13 | Daily Time: 1:30pm Price: $25 per person If you love wine and you love chocolate then there’s no doubt that participating in our Wine + Chocolate = Happiness experiences will put you in your happy place....

Wine and Cheese “The Perfect Pairing”

Aug 8 4:30 AM
Wine Experience Centre, 21 Lakeshore Dr W, Penticton

Date: May 1 - October 13 | Daily Time: 4:30pm Price: $25 per person Serving wine and cheese together feels like a no-brainier but which wines work best with which cheeses? From red and white wine to dessert-styles, join us to discover the...

Wake-Up Okanagan

Aug 8 10:30 AM
Wine Experience Centre, 21 Lakeshore Dr W, Penticton

Begin your day’s wine travels with us at the Great Estates Wine Experience Centre with an Educator led food and wine pairing. Did you know that your taste buds are always at their sharpest early in the day? Our “Wake Up Okanagan” brunch...

Guided Sensory Tasting, with Paired Charcuterie

Aug 8 6:00 PM
Vibrant Vine (The) , 3240 Pooley Rd, Kelowna

Looking for a fun night out? Join us from 6.00pm - 8.00pm where our most experienced Tasting Hosts will take you on a sensory journey, through a guided tasting of our Premium Wine Portfolio, all expertly paired with a charcuterie plate to include...

Guided Sensory Tasting, with Paired Charcuterie

Aug 8 6:00 PM
Vibrant Vine (The) , 3240 Pooley Road, Kelowna

Looking for a fun night out? Join us from 6.00pm - 8.00pm where our most experienced Tasting Hosts will take you on a sensory journey, through a guided tasting of our Premium Wine Portfolio, all expertly paired with a charcuterie plate to include...

Yanti & Mel at The 1908

Aug 8 7:00 PM
1908, 3625 1st Street, Naramata, Naramata

Yanti and Mel will be playing their favourite jazzy standards for dinners at the new restaurant at the Naramata Heritage Inn, The 1908 all summer long. Every Thursday starting May 30th from 7-9pm, you can come to enjoy a delightful dinner with...

Dances/Parties  


Chill'n 4 Summer

Aug 8 5:00 AM
Downtown Penticton, 212 Main Street, Suite 3, Penticton

Chill'n 4 Summer is a shopping, sipping and sampling extravaganza for guests 19+ from 5-8:30 p.m. on August 8th, during Peachfest. It's the ultimate pairing of shopping at chic shops and boutiques with wine, delicious food and special promotions....

Thursday Night Dance

Aug 8 7:00 PM
Parkinson Activity Centre, 1700 Parkinson Way, Kelowna

Dance every Thursday 7 - 10 p.m. 1700 Parkinson Way. Enjoy a great old-time dance with a live band. Vic & Co play foxtrots, polkas, 2-steps, waltzes, schottisches. cha cha, rumba and probably anything you want to request. Admission is $6.00 for...

Salsa Thursdays

Aug 8 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 $10/person or $15/2. Great exercise for body and mind. Make...

Seasonal  


Lake Tales: A Walking Tour

Aug 8 10:00 AM
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Ave, Kelowna

Is Okanagan Lake a good home for Ogopogo? You decide as we explore the geology, the syilx connection to n̓x̌a?x̌?itkw, and our changing use of the lake. This outdoor walking tour is approx. 1.5km. $5 per person | Free for members...

Morning Tea at the Lake House

Aug 8 10:00 AM
Mackie Lake House Foundation , 7804 Kidston Road, Coldstream

Check an item off of your Okanagan summertime bucket list by spending a delightful summer morning relaxing on the Mackie Lake House veranda overlooking Kalamalka Lake. Tea is served at 10 am, and you’ll love our selection of teas, delicious...

Afternoon Tea at the Lake House

Aug 8 2:00 PM
Mackie Lake House Foundation, 7804 Kidston Road, Coldstream

Check an item off of your Okanagan summertime bucket list by spending a summer afternoon relaxing on the Mackie Lake House verandah overlooking Kalamalka Lake. You’ll love our selection of teas, delicious finger sandwiches, fluffy scones with...

Crafts/Markets  


Summertime Evening Market

Aug 8 4:00 PM
, Front Street, Downtown Penticton, Penticton

A weekly Thursday evening open-air market located on colourful Front Street. Come stroll the tree-lined street and explore the delights of local businesses and market vendors during Downtown Penticton's lovely twilight hours.

Summertime Evening Market

Aug 8 4:00 PM
, Front Street, Penticton

Every Thursday evening from 4-8 pm, July 11 until August 29, Downtown Penticton’s colourful Front Street comes alive with a new open-air evening market. This new evening market is perfect to pop by after work and for visitors seeking an informal...

DIY Plank Wood Sign Workshop

Aug 8 6:30 PM
Rustic Chalk Decor DIY Studio, #102 - 1974 Moss Court, Kelowna

Join us at the Rustic Chalk Decor DIY Studio to create a completely customizable Plank Wood Sign. We will start the workshop with bare wood and, over the course of the 2.5 hour workshop, our instructor will guide you through the process of...

Art/Exhibitions  


Artist in Studio @Peachland Art Gallery

Aug 8 9:00 AM
Peachland Art Gallery, 5684 Beach Avenue, Peachland

Visit Peachland gallery to meet local artists and see them at work painting live at Peachland art gallery. Every day, including weekends, from 9am to 5pm. Event starts on July 29th and runs till Aug 25th.

Free Admission Thursdays at Kelowna Art Gallery

Aug 8 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...

From Lochs to Lakes: Mary Smith McCulloch

Aug 8 10:00 AM
Lake Country Art Gallery, 10356A Bottom Wood Lake Rd Lake Country BC , Lake Country

From Lochs to Lakes: Mary Smith McCulloch Creative Legacy brings together 19 former students who have studied under Mary at either Okanagan College, Okanagan University College or University of British Columbia Okanagan and have continued with...

Solo Art Show and Sale

Aug 8 10:00 AM
Naramata Heritage Inn and Spa, 3625 1st Street, Naramata

Show of artwork by Libby Parsons at the Naramata Heritage Inn.

Feature Exhibit: Steeped in our Traditions

Aug 8 10:00 AM
Lake Country Museum and Archives, 11255 Okanagan Centre Rd. W., Lake Country

Steeped in our traditions is a new exhibit featured at Lake Country Museum and Archives. It includes a handmade Girls Festival Doll display and illustrates the importance of tea and the ceremony around consumption.

Okanagan Landing Stationhouse Museum

Aug 8 12:00 PM
Paddlewheel Park, 7813 Okanagan Landing Road, Vernon, Vernon

Step back in time to the days when elegant paddlewheel steamers navigated Okanagan Lake! Open Thursdays to Sundays 12-4pm. Admission by donation. Displays include a 21 ft model of the shipyards, circa 1913, photos, boat models etc, all housed in...

Namaste & Rose

Aug 8 6:00 PM
Painted Rock Estate Winery, 400 Smythe Drive, Penticton

Stretch out on the lawn at Painted Rock Estate Winery with sunset views over Skaha Lake while our local yoga instructor guides you through a 1 hour outdoor yoga class this July. Paired with a complementary glass of Painted Rock Rose, this is the...

Courses  


French Classes

Aug 8 10:00 AM
Centre culturel francophone, 702 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

We offer 4 sessions of French Classes per year. Sessions start in January, April, July and October. All levels, from beginner to advanced, are offered at each session.

Learn to Play Ukulele (in 5 days)

Aug 8 5:30 PM
The Naramata Centre, 460 Ellis Ave, Naramata, BC, Naramata

Yanti is pleased to announce that she will teach new students how to play ukulele this summer at the Naramata Centre. For five days this week, join Yanti for a power-packed hour, as you learn the basics of ukulele and launch yourself into the...

MORE POTTERY: BUILDING ON THE BASICS

Aug 8 5:30 PM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon

MORE POTTERY: BUILDING ON THE BASICS with Jeremy Pawlowicz This workshop is for those with some experience who want to build on their knowledge and improve their skills. We will use fundamentals like centering and opening and pulling walls to...

Family Fun  


Meet Your Wild Neighbours

Aug 8 7:00 PM
Bertram Creek Regional Park, 5680 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna

Enjoy a summer evening in the park and join one of our park interpreters from 7:00 pm to 8:00 pm as they introduce you to some of the local wildlife. This free, drop in program does not require registration. Dates and Location: •...

Child Minding (Ages 0-5)

Aug 8 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:...

Roll and Stroll

Aug 8 9:30 AM
Mission Creek Regional Park, 2363 A Springfield Road, Kelowna

Our free weekly walking club for moms and caregivers with babies and little ones returns for a summer edition. ‘Roll and Stroll’ is a great opportunity to meet other parents and spend time casually exploring Mission Creek Regional Park...

Butterflies - Experience the Transformation

Aug 8 10:00 AM
Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way, Stanley Park, Vancouver

Immerse yourself in the beautiful world of butterflies at the Vancouver Aquarium, from May to September, 2019. The Graham Amazon Gallery has been transformed to become home to several species of beautiful butterflies, all the way from Costa Rica....

Fantastic News! Myra Canyon Adventure Park Opens

Aug 8 10:00 AM
Myra Canyon Adventure Park, 4429 June Springs Road , Kelowna

Myra Canyon Adventure Park is opening under new ownership this Saturday June 1, with new things to do up at the park. We would love to see you this weekend or anytime you would like to visit this season. See you in the trees!! Greg,...

Toddler Time

Aug 8 10:30 AM
Okanagan Regional Library - Lake Country Branch, #2-10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road (located inside the municipal), Lake Country

Recommended for children 19 months to 3 years and their caregiver(s). Join us for songs, stories, rhymes and puppets. Plenty of action for little ones on the go! Siblings are welcome. One time, in person registration in the Read-to-Me Club is...

Kids Day Camps  


Thrive Summer Day Camps

Aug 8 7:45 AM
Thrive Out of School Care, 2100 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

Our licensed summer day camps are open Monday- Friday from July 2 - August 29 (except for August 2 & 5) Exciting out trips 4 times per week, outdoor adventure, arts & crafts, games and sports, cooking and much, much more!

Thrive Summer Day Camps - Glenmore

Aug 8 7:45 AM
Thrive Out of School Care - Grace, 1150 Glenmore Drive, Kelowna

Our licensed summer day camps run Monday - Friday from July 2 - Aug 29 (closed Aug 2 & 5) for children age 5 (completed kindergarten) to age 12. Exciting out trips four days a week, outdoor adventure, arts & crafts, games and sports, cooking and...

Thrive Summer Day Camps - North Glenmore

Aug 8 7:45 AM
Thrive Out of School Care - St. Davids, 271 Snowsell Street, Kelowna

Our licensed summer day camps run Monday to Friday from July 2 - Aug 29 (closed Aug 2 & 5) for children ages 5-12. Come join us for exciting out trips four days a week, outdoor adventure, arts & crafts, games and sports, cooking and much, much more!

Thrive Summer Day Camps - Enderby

Aug 8 7:45 AM
Thrive Out of School Care - Enderby, 706 Mill Avenue, Enderby

Our licensed summer day camps run Monday - Friday from July 2 - Aug 29 (closed Aug 2 & 5) for children ages 5-12. Come and join us for exciting out trips four days a week, outdoor adventures, arts & crafts, games and sports, cooking and much, much...

Summer Arts Camps

Aug 8 8:00 AM
Studio9 School of ther Arts, 1180 Houghton Road, Kelowna

Studio9 School of the Arts is offering summer camps for children 5 to 11 years old. they are all day camps with a variety of arts activities each day including art, dance music, etc.​ Call 250-868-8816 or4go online to www.studio9.ca. First...

Eagle Adventure Summer Day Camp

Aug 8 8:00 AM
Johnson Bentley Memorial Aquatic Centre, 3737 old Okanagan Hwy, West Kelowna

Okanagan summers are the best! Our award winning day camp (for 6-11yr olds) features theme weeks, sports, games, drama, crafts, beach days, outdoor adventures, a daily swim and of course... lots of cool activities!...

KFY basketball & Splash Camp (Ages 5-7)

Aug 8 8:30 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...

Camp OC

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

Come join us for a week full of FUN! No matter what your interests are we have a camp for you - cooking, acting, engineering, coding, fashion, design and LEGO to name only a few. With over 130 camps and age ranges Gr. 1-3, 4-6, 7-9 and 10-12 we...

OGC Day Camps

Aug 8 8:30 AM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre, 365 Hartman Road Kelowna BC, Kelowna

Summer Camp! We have summer camps for children age 5 - 12 years old. Summer Camps run from July 2nd- August 31st from 8:30 am-4:30 pm. Camps are led by our NCCP certified gymnastics coaches and will include gymnastics activities, games, fort...

Day Camps at Lake Country Gymnastics!

Aug 8 9:00 AM
Lake Country Gymnastics, 10251 Newene Rd, Lake Country

Join us for half day camps at Lake Country Gymnastics this summer! Camps will consist of gymnastics, circus arts, parkour and outdoor activities for children age 5-12. Camps run weekdays from 9am - 12pm. $25/child per day. For more info and to...

Day Camps at Lake Country Gymnastics!

Aug 8 9:00 AM
Lake Country Gymnastics, 10251 Newene Rd, Lake Country

Join us for half day camps at Lake Country Gymnastics this summer! Camps will consist of gymnastics, circus arts, parkour and outdoor activities for children age 5-12. Camps run weekdays from 9am - 12pm. $25/child per day. For more info and to...

New Vintage Theatre Summer Camps

Aug 8 9:00 AM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Looking for a incredible summer experience for your kids? New Vintage Theatre presents our fifth annual theatre summer camps in Studio 100, Rotary Centre for The Arts. Highly acclaimed camps for kids and teens. Super star staff. Fantastic fun!

Who is my neighbour?

Aug 8 9:00 AM
Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1370 Church St, Penticton, Penticton

Free morning kids day camp, from 9 am to 12 noon , at Our Redeemer lutheran, led by young adult teachers from Kamloops. Stations include science, arts, crafts, gameplaying, storytelling, and , of course, snack time and singing. Please call...

Y Kids Got Talent Camp (Ages 5-12)

Aug 8 12:30 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

3, 2, 1, Showtime! Step into the spotlight and showcase your creative side! Whether you were born to dance, love to act, crave to create with your hands or like to experiment with music, this camp is for you. Together we will be discovering what...

Kelowna Paddle Centre Kids Advanced Paddling Camp

Aug 8 1:00 PM
Kelowna Paddle Centre, 3020 Abbott Street, Kelowna

The focus of this program is on fun, fitness and water safety with the added level of skill development. Campers will enjoy a variety of on water, dry land and cooperative games and will have the opportunity to apply for our Racing Program once...

D&D Kids Summer Club

Aug 8 1:30 PM
Okanagan Sportscards & Comics, 1795 Harvey Ave, Kelowna

Hey, kids! Have you ever wanted to slay dragons, clobber goblins, and go on great adventures? Then this club is just for you! D&D Kids Club will be running for 8 weeks this summer, on Thursdays from 1:30 - 3:30 right here at Okanagan...

Pint Size Picassos Art Camp Week - PM

Aug 8 1:30 PM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon

Pint Size Picassos Art Camp Week - PM Come create with us this summer! Our week long art camps are designed to encourage your child’s creative and technical art skills with fun and age appropriate projects. Projects include painting,...

Meetings  


*NEW SMART RECOVERY MEETING*

Aug 8 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  


The 10th Annual “Soiree an Evening at Haney

Aug 8 4:00 AM
R.J. Haney Heritage Village & Museum, 751 Highway 97B, Salmon Arm

Join R.J. Haney Heritage Village & Museum and guest Chef David Colombe, for the 10th Annual “Soiree an Evening at Haney on Thursday, August 8. Seating is limited to 80 very special guests. Tickets for this fundraising event are $110.00, and...

Social Action  


Penticton Peach Festival

Aug 8 Various Times
Okanagan Lake Park, 01 Lakeshore Drive, Penticton

Penticton Peach Festival (Aug. 7-11, 2019) is an annual South Okanagan Valley tradition, which began in 1947, to celebrate the peach harvest in Penticton, British Columbia, Canada. The Penticton Peach Festival has 5 days of action packed...

" Who Is My Neighbour?" Bible School

Aug 8 9:00 AM
Our Redeemer Lutheran Church, 1370 Church St, Penticton

A free Vacation Bible School for children, pre-school until age 12, on the theme of ” Neighbourliness”. A team of 8 young adults from Kamploops are delivering the four day program in Penticton, using the interactive ” stations...

Comedy  


Totally Free Open Mic Comedy

Aug 8 7:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

This is where Kelowna's top comics test out their newest material! New comics, experienced comics, and everyone in between . We often have as many as 40 comics on the show! This is a big event and its free! 2 hosts! 2 feature showcase spots!...

Sports  


Taoist Tai Chi® arts in the Park

Aug 8 9:30 AM
Strathcona Beach Park, 2209 Abbott St, Kelowna

Start your path to better health. Join us Thursday mornings 9:30 -11:30 at Strathcona Beach Park, 2209 Abbott St (behind the hospital). Enjoy learning with a supportive and fun group. You are also welcome to our Tuesday morning class, 9:30 –...

Dragon Boating

Aug 8 5:45 PM
Boat Launch next to the Yacht Club, 1354 Water Street, Kelowna

One Fun Crew is looking for women interested in joining our dragon boat team. We practice Tuesday's and Thursday's at 5:45 to 6:45pm out of the boat launch next to the Yacht Club. See poster for more information.

Pubs/Clubs  


LEGION LUNCH THURSDAY

Aug 8 11:30 AM
KELOWNA LEGION, 1380 Bertram Street, Kelowna

LIVER & ONION LUNCH plus Chef Special Lunch at the Legion every Thursday 11:30-1:00pm. Come join us from some home made meals! Everyone welcome! Members and guests welcome! Anyone can become a member!

Cultural District Foodie Tour

Aug 8 1:00 PM
Bear Statue (Meeting point), 1414 Water Street, Kelowna

Enjoy the informative and tasty Cultural District tour – this area is full of history, art and fabulous food from local artisans. Everything Included. This exceptional Foodie Tour runs Thursdays from 1:00 – 4:00 pm and stops at 5...

Memphis Blues Acoustic Music With Poppa Dawg

Aug 8 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!

Lucky Numbers Poker Tour

Aug 8 6:30 PM
Tug's Taphouse, 260 Martin Street, Penticton

Free, friendly, fun, tournament-style Texas hold'Em. Play for points and win your way to Season Finals and the annual Provincial Championship.

Thursday Night Blues With Poppa Dawg & Friends

Aug 8 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!

Trivia/Gaming  


Trivia Thursdays at Kelly O'Bryan's West Kelowna!

Aug 8 8:00 PM
Kelly O\'Bryan\'s West Kelowna, 3470 Carrington Avenue, West Kelowna

Tremendous Trivia is pleased to present an evening of fun, challenging, and always entertaining trivia games at Kelly O'Bryan's West Kelowna! Included are general knowledge questions for all ages and abilities, a visual round, 2 Name That Tune...

The Emcee Presents Thursday Night Trivia

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

Join us for a fun filled, interactive and entertaining evening of Trivia on Thursday Nights at 97th Street Pub! The Emcee Entertainment combines traditional Pub Trivia with a focus on entertainment, fun and laughter that you won't find anywhere...

The Emcee Presents Thursday Night Trivia

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

Join us for a fun filled, interactive and entertaining evening of Trivia on Thursday Nights at 97th Street Pub! The Emcee Entertainment combines traditional Pub Trivia with a focus on entertainment, fun and laughter that you won't find anywhere...

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