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Concerts  


Kelowna Kiwanis Festival

Dec 1 Various Times
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Online registration opens Dec. 1, for the 94th Kelowna Kiwanis Festival in 2020 at http://KelownaKiwanisFestival.com. Deadline for registration is Jan. 22/20. See news release featuring local 2019 festival high achiever Hailey Lewis who also has...

KCCA Presents: Andrew Sords Trio

Dec 1 2:00 PM
Kelowna Community Theatre, 1375 Water Street, Kelowna

This youthful international trio, American violinist Andrew Sords, Australian cellist Luke Severn and Canadian pianist Cheryl Duvall, first performed in Ontario and Quebec. This year, they focus on two of Beethoven’s most epic works for this...

Westbank Country Opry

Dec 1 2:00 PM
Emmanuel Church, 2600 Hebert Road, West Kelowna, West Kelowna

It's is the 25th Annual Westbank Country Opry Christmas Show featuring Larry Branson as our Special Guest. Tickets are $15 at the door.

Michael Huber at Cannery Brewing

Dec 1 6:00 PM
Cannery Brewing, 198 Ellis Street, Penticton

Michael will play from 6 to 8pm, no cover charged! Bring a friend, drink some beer, support live, local music!

A Folk Christmas Concert with Saskia and Darrel

Dec 1 7:00 PM
Osoyoos United Church , 7814 Spartan Dr, Osoyoos, BC. , Osoyoos

A taste of Christmas, A cup of Celtic, a dab of Bluegrass, a touch of Folk all wrapped around extremely beautiful melodies.Tickets at the door.

Theatre  


SOAP Theatre presents Bob's Your Elf

Dec 1 2:00 PM
Frank Venables Theatre, 6100 Gala Street, Oliver

“You’re bringin’ us down Bob. You’re bummin’ us out…and that’s why I’m sending you away,” said Santa. Where does he send Bob? What does Bob do? What will be Bob’s future as an elf? There will be laughs, silliness, confusion and...

Peachland Little Theatre

Dec 1 2:00 PM
4th Street Place, 4475 4th street, Peachland

Swan Lake (not the Ballet) by Tracy Wells Swan Lake with no dancing required?! The classic story of the much beloved ballet with this lighthearted, large-cast play adaptation. The law of the land says that Prince Siegfried must chose a...

Snow Dragon

Dec 1 2:00 PM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Theatre Kelowna presents Snow Dragon, a Paddy Malcolm Pantomime, and a fun show for the whole family. Come see the kids, the elves, and even Santa's reindeer having some winter fun, but watch out for the Snow Dragon!

Wineries  


Scenic Sip Trail Flights & Frostbites

Dec 1 11:00 AM
Scenic Sip Wineries, 1525 Camp Road, Lake Country

Get into the spirit of the holidays at each of the eight wineries on the Scenic Sip Trail in Lake Country. Enjoy festive experiences from photos with Santa, Christmas Carols by the bonfire and mulled wine to a Winter Wine-derland. All tastings by...

Santa Arrive by Helicopter in Support of Food Bank

Dec 1 11:00 AM
Ex Nihilo Winery Okanagan Valley, 1525 Camp Road, Lake Country

11am Saturday Nov 30, 2019 Santa Arrives by Helicopter to Ex Nihilo Winery in Lake Country. Photos with Santa Saturday and Sunday 11am - 4pm by donation to the Lake Country Food Bank.

Vibes at the Vines

Dec 1 1:00 PM
Vibrant Vine (The) , 3240 Pooley Rd, Kelowna

Location: The Vibrant Vine Address: 3240 Pooley Rd Time: 1:00pm - 4:00 pm Website: View Website Add to Calendar Jacko's Lounge our Underground Speakeasy style room is where the music comes to life! Get cosy this winter with a...

Winter Vibes with Kate MacColl: Free Event!

Dec 1 1:00 PM
Vibrant Vine (The) , 3240 Pooley Road, Kelowna

Living in Kelowna, it’s hard to dislike wine and what a better way to sip on your most cherished glass of VV wine, get cosy in our Jacko's Lounge and listen to the sweet sounds of Kate MacColl. Kate MacColl sings stories about the human...

Winter in Wine Country

Dec 1 1:00 PM
Jackson Triggs Inniskillin Tasting Room, 7857 Tucelnuit Drive (Just north of Oliver, off Highway 97), Oliver

JACKSON-TRIGG'S & INNISKILLIN TASTING GALLERY Your wine adventure starts here.. LET’S CELEBRATE WINTER IN WINE COUNTRY We are pleased to offer this unique tasting event. Join us for an afternoon of delicious wines and heart-warming food...

Holiday Wreath Workshop- New Class Added!

Dec 1 3:00 PM
Vibrant Vine WInery, 3240 Pooley Rd, Kelowna BC, Kelowna

New Class Added! Get into the holiday spirit with an evening of fun and creativity. Students will choose from a lush variety of fresh seasonal foliage and decorating accessories. Taken step by step on the construction and designing techniques of...

Wine & Cheese \" The Perfect Pairing\"

Dec 1 4:00 PM
Great Estates Okanagan Wine Experience Centre, 21 Lakeshore Drive West, Penticton

Wine and Cheese “The Perfect Pairing” $25.00 p/p Serving wine and cheese together feels like a no-brainer but which wines work best with which cheeses? From red and white wine to dessert-styles, join us to discover the wine secrets of...

Dances/Parties  


JAM SESSION & DANCE

Dec 1 2:00 PM
LEGION, 1380 Bertram Street, Kelowna

JAM SESSION & DANCE at 2pm every Sunday except the last Sunday of the month. Join us for music, beverages and dancing! Members and guests welcome. Anyone can become a member!

Seasonal  


Shining Tree of Memories

Dec 1 4:00 PM
Hospice House, 2035 Ethel Street, Kelowna

Join us Dec 1st at Hospice House for the 2019 Shining Tree of Memories. The Central Okanagan Hospice Assoc. (COHA) presents this annual memorial to those we have lost as the holiday season approaches. The event includes a tree lighting ceremony,...

Ski Season Kick Off Sale

Dec 1 9:00 AM
Rack Attack , #113 1515 Keehn Rd, Kelowna

It's almost time to get your boards and skis to the mountain! Come see Rack Attack on 1515 Keehn Road for all your outdoor adventures needs!!! Come on in and take a look at our great selection of brands like Thule, Yakima, Kuat, and much...

Pancake Breakfast hosted by Legion Ladies' Aux

Dec 1 9:00 AM
Royal Canadian Legion Branch #288, #6 - 2525 Dobbin Road, West Kelowna

Please join us every month at our Pancake Breakfast fundraiser. For just $6.00 you will enjoy pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs, hash-browns, coffee, and juice all cooked up by the Ladies’ Auxiliary volunteers. Everyone is welcome - you do not...

Soak up the Season at the Vancouver Aquarium

Dec 1 10:00 AM
The Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way, Vancouver

Make a splash this festive season at the Vancouver Aquarium. With over 60,000 creatures, and amazing shows daily, there’s something for everyone this holiday season. • The holidays aren’t complete without a visit to see Scuba Claus....

Santa Arrive by Helicopter in Support of Food Bank

Dec 1 11:00 AM
Ex Nihilo Winery Okanagan Valley, 1525 Camp Road, Lake Country

11am Santa Arrives by Helicopter to Ex Nihilo Winery in Lake Country. Photos with Santa 11am - 4pm Saturday and Sunday in support of the Lake Country Food Bank.

Summerland's 9th Annual 'Light Up The Vines' Event

Dec 1 3:00 PM
Summerland's Bottleneck Drive, PO Box 213, Summerland

Summerland’s Bottleneck Drive Association celebrates the 9th annual ‘Light Up The Vines’ event to celebrate the holiday season. This free event welcomes visitors to tour along Bottleneck Drive and visit wineries, cideries, breweries, and...

Coldstream Community Christmas Light Up

Dec 1 6:00 PM
Coldstream Christian Church, 9904 Kalamalka Rd, Coldstream

Simple Christmas! Bring your family, enjoy our simple neighbourly annual Christmas event around a big bonfire, listening to our local school choirs. Nativity photo booth, Santa Claus, Vernon Vipers, Queen Silver Star royalty and candidates. There...

Ole Fashion Christmas Dinner

Dec 1 6:00 PM
Kaleden Community Hall, 320 Lakehill Road, Kaleden

Tickets can be purchased in advance by emailing [email protected] - Adults $15, Children (5-12) $8 Immediate Family $45. Kaleden cares: Each year members of the community donate cash and non-perishable food items to Kaleden Cares to help...

Crafts/Markets  


Dogwood Nursery's Adventsmarkt 2019

Dec 1 9:30 AM
Dogwood Nursery, 3417A Paynter Road, West Kelowna

Dogwood Nursery is pleased to announce that we will be hosting an amazing group of vendors for our 9th Annual Adventsmarkt Christmas Market. Adventsmarkt 2019 takes place Saturday, November 30th, 9:30-4:00 p.m. and Sunday, December 1st, 9:30-3:00...

Downtown Kelowna Winter Street Market

Dec 1 11:00 AM
Stuart Park, Stuart Park, Water Street, Kelowna

The Downtown Kelowna Winter Street Market returns on December 1, 2019. Come on down to Stuart Park & Water St. to explore the festive market, skate on the Stuart Park ice rink, listen to the live music or even meet the big man in red himself. At...

Grizzli Winery Holiday Market

Dec 1 12:00 PM
Grizzli Winery, 2550 Boucherie Rd, West Kelowna, West Kelowna

Craft Culture is excited to bring a market to the West Kelowna for the first time! Join us at Grizzli Winery for a festive weekend of Christmas shopping, wine tastings, and live music! Craft Culture is a local business that prides itself on...

Holiday Market at Arrowleaf Cellars

Dec 1 10:00 AM
Arrowleaf Cellars, 1574 camp road, Lake Country

You're invited to our 6th Annual HOLIDAY MARKET! On November 30 AND December 1, we're inviting our favourite local crafters to set up shop in our winery. This is your chance to discover one-of-a-kind gift ideas and pick up tried and true...

Last Chance 27th Annual Christmas Craft Sale

Dec 1 10:00 AM
Winfield Memorial Hall, 10130 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake Country

Sunday, Dec. 1 from 10 - 3 pm at Winfield Memorial Hall. Over 50 crafters with many unique items. Please bring a donation for the Food Bank. Kathy 250-863-0649

Silver Creek Christmas Craft Sale

Dec 1 10:00 AM
Silver Creek Christmas Craft Show, 3048 Hornsberger Rd. Silver Creek, B.C., Salmon Arm

Come and enjoy all the wonderful vendors and a nice lunch.

HOME and HEARTH- A Christmas Pop-Up Shop!

Dec 1 10:00 AM
Home and Hearth- A Christmas Pop-Up Shop!, 225 Moubray Rd, Kelowna

Home Decor, Decorations, and Gifts for Sale by Local Artisans. Unique handmade creations in a relaxed home setting Reclaimed wood decor, cushions, quiliting, stockings, sewing, and more! You won't want to miss this event!! WHEN:...

Christmas Craft Sale

Dec 1 11:00 AM
Christmas Craft Sale, 1190 Upper Debeck Road, Naramata

Christmas Craft Sale Every Sunday until December 22, 2019 1190 Upper Debeck Road, Naramata 250 496-4324

Last Minute Craft-mas Fundraiser

Dec 1 11:00 AM
Leir House Cultural Centre, 220 Manor Park Ave., Penticton

A Penticton Arts Council Fundraiser to support our Arts Matter Program and the Art Room Renovation Join us for six last minute crafting workshops to get everything you need for the holidays! Cards, ornaments, gifts, and tags - we've got you...

Sip & Shop Series

Dec 1 3:00 PM
Slackwater Brewing, 218 Martin St, Penticton

Join us at Slackwater on Sunday afternoons during the lead up to Christmas and enjoy our fantastic beers and food, whilst supporting and shopping local. Each Sunday afternoon (conveniently during Happy Hour) we will be hosting a handful of local...

SOSVC Holiday Season ON-LINE Auction

Dec 1 5:00 PM
www.volunteercentre.info, 102-696 Main Street, Penticton

Bid on your holiday gifts and Support Volunteerism with dozens of items to choose including travel, wine packages, gift packages, cleaning packages and more...

Art/Exhibitions  


Artists of the Okanagan

Dec 1 9:00 AM
Peachland Art Gallery, 5684 Beach Avenue, Peachland, BC, Peachland

This coming Saturday, November 9, the final exhibition of the year will have arrived. All Okanagan artists will have had the opportunity to offer their best works prior to the Christmas gift-giving season. This year 42 artists will be showcasing...

Feature Exhibit: Steeped in our Traditions

Dec 1 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.

Raw 2 Annual Show

Dec 1 10:00 AM
Okanagan Mission Community Hall, 4409 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna

Fine Art Show and Sale . Friday night Saturday and Sunday

Passion4Art Art Sale

Dec 1 10:00 AM
50 Plus Activity Centre, Beach Avenue @ 8th Street, Peachland

As part of Peachland Christmas Markets, Passion4Art is presenting an art sale by the members on Saturday November 30th 10 am - 4 pm and Sunday December 1st 10 am to 3 pm. An opportunity to buy special gifts for yourself or loved ones from a wide...

Under 100 Exhibition

Dec 1 10:00 AM
Lake Country Art Gallery, 10356A Bottom Wood Lake Rd, Lake Country

The Under 100 exhibition/art sale shows over 700 pieces of artwork that are all priced under $100, with new art being added every Wednesday. We are open 10-4 pm, 7 days a week and until 9 pm on Thursdays, with a Night Market on Dec 5, from...

Artsolutely

Dec 1 12:00 PM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, Polson Park, 2704 A Highway 6, Vernon

Join us for Artsolutely! The most vibrant art and artisan sale in the North Okanagan! Running from December 1 to the 24th, find all your Christmas gifts in one spot- here at the Vernon Community Arts Centre in Polson Park! Celebrating its 14th...

Okanagan Lake Book - Signing with the author

Dec 1 1:00 PM
Mosaic Books, 411 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

Raphael Nowak, author of the first and only book ever written about our precious Okanagan Lake will be on hand to sign his book at Mosaic Books, downtown Kelowna. If you are interested in learning more about the Okanagan's beauty and about...

Under 500 Exhibition + Sale

Dec 1 5:00 PM
Penticton Art Gallery, 199 Marina Way, Penticton

Exhibition Dates: November 21, 2019 through December 23, 2019 Art Drop-Off Dates: Works can be dropped off or shipped to the gallery between Friday, October 18, 2019 and Thursday, November 7, 2019. Each year the gallery puts a call out...

Lectures  


Fairy Tales for the Winter

Dec 1 1:00 PM
Okanagan Regional Library, 1380 Ellis Street, Kelowna

Join local poets Ruth Daniell & Kerry Gilbert at the downtown Kelowna Library for readings from their new poetry collections. This is a free event open to all, and there will be cookies!

Courses  


Falun Gong Meditation Class

Dec 1 3:15 PM
Seniors' Drop-In Centre Society, 2965 S Main St, Penticton, BC , Penticton

Falun Gong is an ancient cultivation practice that improves mental and physical well-being by enhancing one's heart-mind nature through easy-to-learn exercises, meditation and teachings. At the core of Falun Gong are the values of Truthfulness,...

Family Fun  


Pet Photo's with Santa

Dec 1 11:00 AM
Bosley's Lake Country, 9950 Main St #200 Lake Country, Kelowna

Come on down to Bosley's in Lake Country to get your pets photo with Santa! Proceeds benefiting Okanagan Humane Society Thursday November 28th 11-3 Sunday December 1st 11-3 Minimum Donation $10 per photo or 2 for $15 Special thanks...

Child Minding (Ages 0-5)

Dec 1 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:...

"Seuss on Sunday Storytime Brunch"

Dec 1 10:30 AM
Delta Grand Okanagan Resort, 1310 Water Street, Kelowna

This holiday season, Dr. Seuss-inspired green eggs and ham are on the menu at the Oak & Cru restaurant in the Delta Grand Okanagan Hotel. Art Lovers Gallery is hosting its first seasonal Seuss on Sunday" brunch event. Join our Feast Table or...

Kids Day Camps  


Music and Movement (Ages 3-5)

Dec 1 9:30 AM
Kelowna Family Y, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

Children love music and they love to move! Your preschooler can explore their imagination and express their creative talent in this fun interactive class. We’ll explore a variety of movement stations along with circle songs, parachute games...

Babysitting Course (Ages 11-14)

Dec 1 1:00 PM
Kelowna Family Y, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

This course teaches youth basic first aid and caregiving skills to become effective, confident babysitters. Participants learn how to care for younger children in a variety of age groups, how to prevent and respond to emergencies and learn about...

Junior Tennis (Ages 5-14)

Dec 1 1:00 PM
Kelowna Family Y, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

Junior Tennis introduces your child to the game of tennis through a combination of instruction and play. Classes start with warm-up and skill development and end with a friendly round robin. There will be no Junior Tennis class on Sunday...

Meetings  


Human Connections Matchmaking Meet & Greet

Dec 1 1:00 PM
Ratio Coffee & Pastry, 3101 29 Street, Vernon

Come and meet the Matchmakers at Ratio Coffee & Pastry in Vernon on December 1st, 14th, and 21st from 1pm-3pm. Find out more about how you can find love in the Okanagan.

SMART Recovery Family & Friends Resumes

Dec 1 2:00 PM
CNIB, 1456 St Paul ST., Kelowna

SMART Recovery Family&Friends incorporates the CRAFT (Community Reinforcement And Family Training) approach to teach communication and self-care skills to help you cope with your association with anyone with an addiction. Two books you may want to...

SMART Recovery Family&Friends

Dec 1 2:00 PM
CNIB Building, 101-1456 St Paul St., Kelowna

Guidance and support for families and friends of those suffering from any kind of addictive behaviours.

Religious  


Prayers for World Peace

Dec 1 11:00 AM
Technology Brewing Corporation , #130 - 2960 Okanagan Ave. SE, Salmon Arm

Prayers for World Peace begins soon here in Salmon Arm. Join us on Sundays and feel empowered to change the world. The 45-1 hour class will comprise of a guided meditation, a short teaching and beautiful chanted prayers for world peace. Begins :...

Non-Profit  


Sponsor Adopt-a-Family Hamper Program Sign Up

Dec 1 Various Times
Share Society, 581 Gaston Ave, Kelowna

SHARE is in need of sponsors for our Adopt-a-Family Hamper Program. This program supports families in need around the holiday season, so they can take part in this special time of year. If you want to help out a family in need over the...

Fundraisers  


Pancake Breakfast hosted by Legion Ladies' Aux

Dec 1 9:00 AM
Royal Canadian Legion Branch #288, 6-2525 Dobbin Road, West Kelowna

Please join us every month at our Pancake Breakfast fundraiser. For just $6 you will enjoy pancakes, sausages, scrambled eggs, hash-browns, coffee, and juice, all cooked up by the Ladies' Auxiliary volunteers. Everyone is welcome - kids too - and...

Pet Photos With Santa

Dec 1 10:00 AM
Central Kitchen & Bar, 1155 Ellis St, Kelowna

Rally House • Social + Creative & Central invite you and your four legged friends to the Central patio for photos with Santa 100% of the event proceeds will go towards one of our favourite local charities Paws it Forward Dog Rescue

Santa Paw Pictures

Dec 1 11:00 AM
Bosleys Kelowna, 3155 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna

Each year, Santa Paws takes time out of his busy schedule to visit all the good furbabies and to listen to their wishes! He will be here for 2 days this year to help raise donations for Taco Dog! This non-profit is an amazing local group that...

Social Action  


Write for Rights

Dec 1 12:30 PM
Okanagan Regional Library, 2800 - 30th Ave., Vernon

International Human Rights Day is December 10. Amnesty International honours this day with a special letter-writing campaign around the world. The Vernon group will prepare their letters ahead on Dec 1 and make it an open, public event. Come...

Ole Fashion Christmas Dinner

Dec 1 5:30 PM
Kaleden Community Hall, 320 Lakehill Road, Kaleden

We hope you can join us in celebrating the Christmas Season at our Ole Fashioned Christmas Dinner Kaleden Cares: Each year members of the community donate cash and non-perishable food items to Kaleden Cares to help families at Christmas time....

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