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Concerts  


Kelowna Kiwanis Festival

Dec 13 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...

Theatre  


Caravan Farm Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Dec 13 4:00 PM
Caravan Farm Theatre, 4886 Salmon River Rd, Armstrong

Get ready for a spectacular retelling of Tchaikovsky’s Holiday Classic: The Nutcracker, as re-imagined for the outdoors by Director Manon Beaudoin. Featuring a cast of five actors, Tchaikovsky’s iconic score, and the beauty of the winter...

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Dec 13 7:00 PM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

New Vintage Theatre and Willy Wonka invite you and your family to his chocolate factory for a delicious magical adventure December 6-19 at The Mary Irwin Theatre at Rotary Centre For The Arts.

Wineries  


Wine & Cheese \" The Perfect Pairing\"

Dec 13 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...

Underground Jazz Evenings with Wood, Wire & Fire

Dec 13 6:00 PM
Vibrant Vine (The) , 3240 Pooley Rd, Kelowna

The Vibrant Vine presents an extra special Jazz Evening, hosted by Wood Wire & Fire sponsored by by priMe haBitat Builders - “Leaders in energy-efficient and Net Zero Energy home design!”. Join us at 6pm for a speakeasy style evening...

Summerhill Pyramid Winery presents Wine & Laughs

Dec 13 7:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Summerhill Pyramid Winery is proud to present Wine and Laughs. Come taste Summerhill’s amazing wine while enjoying some of Kelowna Comedy’s top local comedians. This special show will feature seven of the funniest comedians in the city many of...

Dances/Parties  


Kelowna's Largest Office Christmas Party

Dec 13 11:15 AM
Delta Grand Okanagan Resort, 1310 Water Street, Kelowna

It's the most wonderful time of the year!

Seasonal  


Soak up the Season at the Vancouver Aquarium

Dec 13 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....

Okanagan ChristmasFest Dec 12, 13, & 14, 2019

Dec 13 5:00 PM
Kanata Hotel and Conference Centre, 2429 Highway 97 N, Kelowna, Kelowna

Enjoy Tunes of the Season, Sip and Savour hot beverages and Holiday Treats Visit our indoor Christmas Tree Walk in support of the Central Okanagan Food Bank. Okanagan ChristmasFest presented by The Kanata Kelowna Hotel & Conference...

Christmas Tales (Ft. Shari Ulrich)

Dec 13 7:00 PM
New life centre, 2041 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna, British Columbia , Kelowna

Shari Ulrich joins Russ Rosen, Justyn Rees and Graham Ord to make a stellar cast in this fun, interactive, compelling re-telling of the first Christmas story. Dramatist/storyteller Justyn Rees with musicians Shari Ulrich (JUNO Award winner), Russ...

30th Anniversary of The Nutcracker

Dec 13 7:00 PM
Kelowna Community Theatre, 1375 Water Street, Kelowna

Kelowna’s original The Nutcracker is back for the 30th year! Experience the magic and wonder of the holiday season with the beloved classic, The Nutcracker. Presented by The Canadian School of Ballet, and featuring Ballet Kelowna’s company of...

Crafts/Markets  


Vernon INDOOR Farmers Market

Dec 13 11:00 AM
Kal Tire Place, 3445 - 43rd Avenue, Vernon

The Vernon Farmers Market is now the Vernon INDOOR Farmers Market, Fridays 11:00 – 3:00 starting Nov. 29 – March 20. at Kal Tire Place. 3445 43 Ave. Come inside and visit some of your favorite vendors all winter long. Stock up with local...

Drop In - Pick a Project

Dec 13 10:00 AM
Rustic Chalk Decor DIY Studio, #102 - 1974 Moss Court, Kelowna

Rustic Chalk Decor now offers Drop In time, where you can come in on a whim & paint a beautiful wooden sign with over 20 design choices, OR book ahead and choose from several of our most popular projects! We always have the following...

LIght Up the Arts

Dec 13 10:30 AM
Summerland Arts & Cultural Centre, 10105 Main St.Summerland, Summerland

Visit the Summerland Community Arts Council's Christmas Gift Market starting on Friday, November 29th at 4 pm. 10105 Main St. in downtown Summerland. We'll be open Tuesday to Saturday until December 24th. Shop for unique handcrafted art and gifts...

Last Minute Craft-mas Fundraiser

Dec 13 6:00 PM
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...

Art/Exhibitions  


Johnny Reid - My Kind of Christmas

Dec 13 7:00 PM
South Okanagan Events Centre, 853 Eckhardt Avenue West, Penticton

Johnny Reid – My Kind of Christmas Tour Friday, December 13, 2019 South Okanagan Events Centre (Penticton, BC) Doors: 6:00PM | Show: 7:00PM GET TICKETS Widely known for his energetic stage performances, Johnny will embark on a national...

Artists of the Okanagan

Dec 13 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 13 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.

Hockey: More Than Just A Game

Dec 13 10:00 AM
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna

Hockey is many things – shinny on a frozen pond, the sweat-soaked smell of a locker room, a winning wrist shot, a roaring crowd. But most of all, it is an enduring national passion that brings Canadians together regardless of geography,...

Under 100 Exhibition

Dec 13 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...

Ornamented + Long Night's Journey Exhibition

Dec 13 11:00 AM
PDCAC Gallery at the Leir House Cultural Centre, 220 Manor Park Ave, Penticton

The PDCAC presents a dual themed group exhibition, Long Night’s Journey + Ornamented featuring artists from across the Okanagan. A Long Night’s Journey explores the darker days as we slip through time to a new year. Ornamented is a celebration...

Under 500 Exhibition + Sale

Dec 13 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...

Mark Berube and The Kliffs at The Dream Cafe

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

Doors: 6:00pm, Show: 8:00pm Tickets:  Premium: $33, Wings: $23 Reservations: Please call 250-490-9012 to reserve your table Mark Bérubé has one foot rooted in the folk music tradition of storytelling, the poetry of spoken-word, and the other...

Holiday Fairies Craft Workshop

Dec 13 6:00 PM
PDCAC Art Room at the Leir House, 220 Manor Park Avenue, Penticton

Make a fairy puppet doll! These delightful fairies can top your tree, be made into dolls, or left as puppets. Add some whimsy to your decor. A Penticton Arts Council Fundraiser to support our Arts Matter Program and the Art Room Renovation.

Friday Night Tremendous Trivia at Tug's Taphouse

Dec 13 7:00 PM
Tug's Taphouse, 260 Martin Street, Penticton

Tremendous Trivia and Tug’s Tap House are pleased to bring you Penticton’s best weekly trivia party! Come join SunFM’s Alysha Williams to test your general knowledge and music skills against the other teams to win fabulous prizes...

Karaoke Night

Dec 13 8:30 PM
Barley Mill Brew Pub, 2460 Skaha Lake Road, Penticton

Penticton’s karaoke destination ! Every Wednesday & Friday Night at the Barley Mill Brew Pub! “Buck Off” 3 oz. Signature Long Island’s $5 Lager All Day Wing Night Wednesday – Prime Rib Saturday ! 8:30pm to 12:30...

Lectures  


Made in Italy

Dec 13 7:00 PM
Matheson and Grove Fine Art Gallery, 205 Martin St., Penticton

Matheson & Grove Gallery is delighted to announce that we will be hosting, 'Made In Italy', an exciting educational opportunity that includes lectures, continuing education courses and Italian conversation sessions. For people who attended the...

Courses  


Essentrics Class

Dec 13 1:30 PM
Move & Flow Studio, 589 Lawerence Avenue, Kelowna

Join Essentrics with Alison for a Friday afternoon Essentrics Class! Essentrics is gentle yet powerful low-impact workout that strengthens the muscles, enhances flexibility, and improves range of motion. It is great for people looking to keep...

'Tis the Season Culinary Class

Dec 13 6:00 PM
Mission Hill Winery, 1730 Mission Hill Rd, West Kelowna, BC , West Kelowna

The holiday season is filled with favourite aromas, flavours and traditions. Celebrate with our culinary team as our chefs share the secret ingredients and treasured techniques used to prepare four cherished holiday courses. Enjoy each dish while...

HOLIDAY WREATH WORKSHOPS

Dec 13 6:30 PM
Passionate Blooms, #13-1515 Westgate Rd, Kelowna

You know what makes every workshop better? #Wine, that’s what!!! Get in the #Holiday spirit with one of our first Wreath & Wine Workshops of the season! Enjoy a glass (or two) while learning how to create a gorgeous wreath with fresh, local...

Family Fun  


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:...

A Christmas Carol by DuffleBag Theatre

Dec 13 6:30 PM
Frank Venables Theatre, 6100 Gala Street, Oliver

​Penny-pinching miser Ebenezer Scrooge is well-known across Victorian London for being far more interested in making money than friends. Above all else, he hates Christmas time and its spirit of giving. But on one particular Christmas Eve,...

Kids Day Camps  


Active Arts Fridays (Ages 3-5)

Dec 13 8:45 AM
Kelowna Family Y, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

Each week in this program we will explore age-appropriate sensory stations, crafts, music, stories as well as take a dip in the pool! We will practice turn-taking, sharing and good listening skills — among other social skills —...

Y Basketball

Dec 13 3:15 PM
Kelowna Family Y, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

The YMCA Basketball program is designed to be energetic, inclusive, fun and strives to teach children the values of participating in sport for life. Basketball is a great form of exercise that also fosters team-building skills and a sense of...

Movie Mania (Ages 8-13)

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

Parents, enjoy a workout or night out on Friday night while your child watches a movie and has fun in the pool with friends—all in a supervised environment. Popcorn included! Pizza and juice is available for $2. Weekly registration is...

Meetings  


Spanish/English Conversation Exchange

Dec 13 7:00 PM
Starbucks on Bernard, 387 Bernard Ave, Kelowna

Spanish/English Conversation Exchange is an opportunity to meet new people and improve your language skills! The objective is to practice your language skills in real life with native speakers and have fun while doing it. You can arrive and leave...

Religious  


Cowboy Church Christmas

Dec 13 7:00 PM
Embassy Church, 410 Leathead Road, Kelowna

An evening of Country Gospel Music celebrating the Christmas season.

Non-Profit  


Kitchen Bridge

Dec 13 12:30 PM
Kelowna Senior Citizens' Society, 1353 Richter, Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

An afternoon of social bridge with friends 12:30 - 3:30 Monday and Friday.. $3.00 to play. Kelowna Senior Citizens' Society, 1353 Richter.

12 Days of Tastings at the BC VQA Wine Info Centre

Dec 13 1:00 PM
BC VQA Wine Information Centre, 533 Vees Drive, Penticton

Join us at our annual 12 Days of Tasting as wineries from all over the Okanagan take a turn pouring their wines in these great complimentary tastings. December 12- Clos du Soleil (Keremeos)  December 13 – Corcellettes (Keremeos)  December...

Fundraisers  


Annual Food & Toy Drive!

Dec 13 Various Times
Food & Toy Drive!, 595 Lawrence Ave, Amicis, Kelowna

We are contributing and signing up to be a drop off location for the annual food & toy drive. We're accepting non perishable goods, a new toy for children between ages 5-10, or a minimum 10.00 donation. When you donate any of these items you will...

Social Action  


HAPPY HOUR

Dec 13 4:30 PM
LEGION, 1380 Bertram Street, Kelowna

HAPPY HOUR at the Legion every Friday at 4:30pm. All kinds of activities going on at these like bbq's weather permitting. Great place to meet your friends or meet new ones! Everyone welcome! Anyone can become a member!

Comedy  


Summerhill Pyramid Winery presents Wine & Laughs

Dec 13 7:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Summerhill Pyramid Winery is proud to present Wine and Laughs. Come taste Summerhill’s amazing wine while enjoying some of Kelowna Comedy’s top local comedians. This special show will feature seven of the funniest comedians in the city many of...

Aspire Health & Performance's Comedy Bloodsport

Dec 13 9:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

Aspire Health & Performance presents Comedy Bloodsport! Comedy Bloodsport is the legendary comedy tournament pits Kelowna's old guard against the up-and-comers! The audience will decide the winner and the champion will walk away with...

Sports  


OGC Foundations Girls Classes

Dec 13 3:30 PM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your girls ages 6-14 to our Foundations Girls class every Friday from 3:30-4:30 pm. This 1 hour class led by a NCCP certified gymnastics instructor will introduce your child to the sport of gymnastics. The girls will follow a certification...

OGC Kinder Gym

Dec 13 3:30 PM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your child age 5-6 years old to our Fantastic 5's class every Friday from 3:30-4:30 pm. This 1 hour independent class will be led by a NCCP certified gymnastics coach to introduce your child to the sport of gymnastics. Kids will be active as...

OGC Trampoline Foundations Co-ed Classes

Dec 13 4:00 PM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your kids ages 7-13 to our Trampoline Foundations class every Friday from 4:00-5:00 pm. This 1 hour class led by a NCCP certified gymnastics instructor teaches skills specific to trampoline and tumbling. Focus is on the trampoline,...

OGC Foundations Boys Classes

Dec 13 4:30 PM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your boys ages 6-14 to our Foundations Boys class every Friday from 4:30-5:30 pm. This 1 hour class led by a NCCP certified gymnastics instructor will introduce your child to the sport of gymnastics. The boys will follow a certification...

OGC Intermediate Girls Classes

Dec 13 4:30 PM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your girls ages 6-14 to our Intermediate Girls #3 class every Friday from 4:30-6:00 pm. This 1.5 hour class led by a NCCP certified gymnastics instructor follows our Intermediate Girls #2 class and is the next step for your child to continue...

OGC Ninja Co-ed Foundations Classes

Dec 13 5:00 PM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your kids ages 6-9 to our Ninja Co-ed Foundations class every Friday from 5:00-6:00 pm. This 1 hour class led by a NCCP certified gymnastics instructor will introduce your child to athletic obstacles. This is a free running, fast moving...

OGC Foundations Girls Classes

Dec 13 5:30 PM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your girls ages 6-14 to our Foundations Girls class every Friday from 5:30-6:30 pm. This 1 hour class led by a NCCP certified gymnastics instructor will introduce your child to the sport of gymnastics. The girls will follow a certification...

OGC Intermediate Girls Classes

Dec 13 6:00 PM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your girls ages 6-14 to our Intermediate Girls #2 class every Friday from 6:00-7:30 pm. This 1.5 hour class led by a NCCP certified gymnastics instructor follows our Intermediate Girls #1 class and is the next step for your child to continue...

OGC Ninja Co-ed Intermediate Classes

Dec 13 6:00 PM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your kids ages 8-14 to our Ninja Co-ed Intermediate class every Friday from 6:00-7:00 pm. This 1 hour class led by a NCCP certified gymnastics instructor will introduce your child to athletic obstacles. This is a free running, fast moving...

Pubs/Clubs  


LEGION LUNCH FRIDAY

Dec 13 11:30 AM
KELOWNA LEGION, 1380 Bertram Street, Kelowna

FISH & CHIPS Lunch at the Legion every Friday 11:30-1:00pm. Come join us from some home made meals! Everyone welcome! Members and guests welcome! Anyone can become a member!

Penticton Vees Away Game Viewing at Match Eatery & Public House

Dec 13 7:00 PM
Match Eatery and Public House, 553 Vees Dr, Penticton

Official Vees away game sponsor – Streaming ALL Vees away games on the big screen $4 Appies, $5 Craft Beer Specials, $4 1/2, High Balls and 1/2 Price Wine everyday from 3pm-6pm & 9pm-Close.

Merry Dickmas 12 -A Charitable Event for Those Wit

Dec 13 9:00 PM
Ok Corral Cabaret, 1978 Kirschner Road, Kelowna

It's Whisky Dick's yearly tradition of their version of a Christmas Party.... This year we've moved location and have a new batch of friends to kick up some rock n roll dust clouds...... we are also collecting new wool socks for those who have...

Rumble 100 Live At The Blue Gator

Dec 13 9:15 PM
Blue Gator Bar & Grill, 441 Lawrence Avenue, Kelowna

Rumble100 has rocketed to the forefront of the Okanagan party scene, accelerated by its high-energy performances and popular song selections. The band delivers a sing-out-loud brand of rock music intended to captivate the crowd and keep them...

Trivia/Gaming  


Friday Night Trivia at Tug's Taphouse Penticton!

Dec 13 7:00 PM
Tug\'s Tap House, 260 Martin Street, Penticton, Penticton

Tremendous Trivia and Tug's Tap House are pleased to bring you Penticton's first weekly trivia party! Come join SunFM's Alysha Williams to test your general knowledge and music skills against the other teams to win fabulous prizes and gift...

Friday Night Trivia and League at Creekside Pub!

Dec 13 8:00 PM
Creekside Pub, 3929 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna

Tremendous Trivia and Creekside Pub and Grill are thrilled to announce we have added a second weekly trivia show, every Friday night at 8:00. It is free to play, immensely entertaining, and designed to appeal to players of all ages and...

Friday Night Trivia at Sir Winston's Pub, Vernon!

Dec 13 8:00 PM
Sir Winston\'s Pub, 2705 32nd Street, Vernon

Friday nights in Vernon have just become a whole lot more entertaining! Sir Winston's Pub and Tremendous Trivia are pleased to host an evening of fun, challenging, and enormously entertaining trivia in an authentic English pub atmosphere,...

Funday Friday

Dec 13 9:30 PM
Chances Kelowna, 1585 Springfield Rd, Kelowna

Join us for late night bingo every Friday from 9:30pm - 11:00pm. $10 to play plus $5 appies and drinks! Bingo isn't just your grandma's game. This is our 5th anniversary season, so we've added more ways for you to walk away with CASH!...

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