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Concerts  


Kelowna Kiwanis Festival

Dec 15 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...

Christmas with the KSO

Dec 15 2:00 PM
Sagebrush Theatre, 1300 9th Avenue, Kamloops

It’s the Kamloops Symphony's annual celebration of the holiday season with heartwarming melodies that will delight the whole family. This year you can experience a sampling of a traditional Christmas celebration with a Québécois...

The Kelowna Liedertafel Choir Christmas Concert

Dec 15 2:00 PM
First Lutheran Church, 4091 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna

The Kelowna Liedertafel Choir is presenting their annual Christmas Concert on Sunday December 15 2:00 PM at First Lutheran Church 4091 Lakeshore Road. Special Guests : UBCO Chorus with director Francis Chiasson. We also have Thomas Bauer -...

OKANAGAN'S GOT TALENT - Family Friendly Event

Dec 15 5:00 PM
The Green Pub in The Village Green Hotel Complex, 4801 27 Street, Vernon

THe largest talent show to ever hit the Okanagan (140 acts) comes to a conclusion on Sunday, Dec 15. This finishwes the audition round. It has been a packed house every week since this started a few months ago. Come early and bring a non...

Theatre  


A Christmas Carol

Dec 15 2:00 PM
Performing Arts Centre, 3800 - 33 Street, Vernon

Take a magical journey through past, present and future to discover the true meaning of the holiday season with Dufflebag Theatre’s exuberant version of the Charles Dickens’ yuletide classic, where audience members fill the lead roles!

Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Dec 15 2:00 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.

Caravan Farm Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Dec 15 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...

Wineries  


Equine & Wine

Dec 15 Various Times
The View Winery, #1, 2287 Ward Road, Kelowna

December 14 & 15th From 12:00 - 5:00 p.m. Join Scope Equestrian Lifestyle, The View Winery, and Arion Therapeutic Farm for an afternoon of wine, snacks, mingling, and holiday shopping! $4 per person at the door.

Holiday Open House & Fundraiser

Dec 15 11:00 AM
Da Silva Vineyards & Winery, 375 Upper Bench Rd North, Penticton

Let's get into the holiday spirit by helping furry friends in need. Da Silva Vineyards and Winery is a proud supporter of our local SPCA and we ask you to join us for some holiday cheer while supporting a cause close to our hearts. Enjoy wines...

Winemaker Workshops

Dec 15 11:30 AM
Mission Hill Winery, 1730 Mission Hill Rd, West Kelowna, BC , West Kelowna

Focusing on single varietals, our winemakers have developed a series of five interactive workshops, exploring the nuances of viticulture and winemaking in the Okanagan Valley. Wine flavours are heavily influenced by where the grapes are...

Equine & Wine

Dec 15 12:00 PM
The View Winery & Wards Cider, #1 - 2287 Ward Road, Kelowna

Join us at The View Winery & Wards Cider on December 14th & 15th. An afternoon with Arion Therapeutic Farm, and Scope Equestrian. Wine, snacks, mingling and some holiday shopping.

Winter vibes with Black Cat Soul Duo: Free Event!

Dec 15 1:00 PM
Vibrant Vine (The) , 3240 Pooley Road, Kelowna

Black Cat Soul Duo is coming to Vibrant Vine, writing and performing their own brand of smooth blues, roots and soul and putting their own spin on old favourites and classics. This duo is sure to sure to please. Come by for a afternoon of...

"Winter Snow" Acrylic Workshop With Shannon Wilson

Dec 15 1:00 PM
Vibrant Vine (The) , 3240 Pooley Rd, Kelowna

Winter Snow Scene Looking for a fun and memorable social event for the holidays? Bring your friends or family out to create a beautiful winter landscape! This paint class includes a glass of spectacular wine to help you relax and enjoy your...

Wine & Cheese "The Perfect Pairing"

Dec 15 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 15 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  


Holiday Kick-Off

Dec 15 1:00 AM
Sun Peaks Resort, 3250 Village Way, Sun Peaks, BC, 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...

Santa Brunch

Dec 15 10:00 AM
Kelowna Yacht Club , 1370 Water Street, Kelowna

Santa Claus is coming to Kelowna Yacht Club! Gather the family and kick-off the holiday season by enjoying a delicious and decadent holiday brunch buffet that will leave your tummies as full as Santa’s. The buffet will have a wide array of...

Soak up the Season at the Vancouver Aquarium

Dec 15 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....

Artsolutely

Dec 15 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...

30th Anniversary of The Nutcracker

Dec 15 1:00 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  


Winter Moon Makers Market

Dec 15 10:00 AM
Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street, Kelowna

A curated craft fair with an emphasis on handmade goods from an abundance of local makers! Join us on Sunday December 15th at the historic Laurel Packinghouse and find unique, handmade crafts & treats and the talented, dedicated artisans who make...

Holiday Artisan Market

Dec 15 11:00 AM
Sun Peaks Grand Hotel and Conference Centre, 3240 Village Way, Sun Peaks

Sun Peaks is delighted to announce that our 2019 Holiday Artisan Market has been extended to two weekends as a part of our annual Holiday Kick-Off Weekend. Saturday, December 7, 11:00am to 7:00pm Sunday, December 8, 10:00am to 4:00pm AND...

A Kewl Christmas Market

Dec 15 10:00 AM
A Kewl Christmas market, 4409 Lakeshore , Kelowna

A new Christmas Market

That Pottery Place Holiday Sale

Dec 15 10:00 AM
That Pottery Place, 106 1641 Commerce Avenue, Kelowna

Come check out what the Elves at That Pottery Place have been up to! Find the perfect gift for that hard to buy for person on your list!

Holiday Artisan Market

Dec 15 10:00 AM
Sun Peaks Grand Hotel and Conference Centre, 3240 Village Way, Sun Peaks, BC, Sun Peaks

The Sun Peaks Grand Hotel and Conference Centre will host artisans offering fine and functional work including textiles, wood, ceramics, photography, paintings, sculptures, jewelry, and more! Leave crowded mall shopping and mass produced...

Kelowna Etsy Collective holiday pop-up market

Dec 15 10:00 AM
Sandhill Winery, 1125 Richter Street, Kelowna

Join us for the very first Kelowna Etsy Collective Holiday Pop-Up market! Featuring a highly curated selection of both established and emerging independent brands, artists, designers and Etsy sellers from throughout the Okanagan Valley....

Christmas Craft Sale

Dec 15 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

Craft Sale

Dec 15 11:00 AM
Christmas Craft Sale, 1190 Upper Debeck Road ,Naramata, Naramata

Christmas Craft Sale. Sunday December 8th 11:00 am - 3:00 pm 1190 Upper Debeck Road Naramata

Young Entrepreneurs - Pocket Money Market

Dec 15 11:00 AM
East Kelowna Community Hall, 2704 East Kelowna Road, Kelowna

The 5th Annual Kids Market at East Kelowna Community Hall from 11am - 1pm. Please come on down and support these young vendors as they've created some amazing Season inspired gifts, decor and crafts!

Sip & Shop Series

Dec 15 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...

Art/Exhibitions  


Artists of the Okanagan

Dec 15 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...

Captured Images

Dec 15 9:00 AM
Peachland Art Gallery, 5684 Beach Avenue, Peachland

One of the largest photography exhibitions in the Okanagan featuring 28 fine art photographers showcasing 68 works. Opening reception on Saturday, January 18th from noon-3pm.

Feature Exhibit: Steeped in our Traditions

Dec 15 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.

Under 100 Exhibition

Dec 15 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...

Children's Showcase Presents: Little Tree - A Winter Concert

Dec 15 2:00 PM
Cleland Community Theatre, 325 Power Street, Penticton

Children’s Showcase is pleased to present its 36th season featuring exhilarating circus tricks, a winter concert of seasonal favourites, a powerful spirit that inhabits a feast dish and a percussive extravaganza. Little Tree: a winter...

Under 500 Exhibition + Sale

Dec 15 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...

Courses  


Glass Beadmaking 101

Dec 15 9:30 AM
Vernon Community Arts Centre, 2704A Hwy 6, Polson Park, Vernon

This beginner’s level workshop introduces the art and science of glass beadmaking. Using a bead maker’s torch and rods of Italian glass, students will learn basic bead shapes, decorating techniques, use of hand tools, glass theory and safety....

Falun Gong Meditation Class

Dec 15 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,...

Tantra Spirit Night - Touch

Dec 15 5:30 PM
Tandava Yoga, 3275 Lakeshore Road #300, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

Sunday December 15 5:30 - 7:30pm $35 +tax Tandava Yoga Kelowna Space is limited and pre-registration is required. **see note below** Humans cannot survive without touch. It is an important language of intimacy and connection....

Family Fun  


Family Holiday Skate

Dec 15 1:15 PM
Rutland West Arena Complex, 645 Dodd Road, Kelowna BC, Kelowna

Enjoy an afternoon of free skating, face painting and card making for the kids, and refreshments courtesy of the Rutland Arena Concession. There will be a special visitor from the North Pole on site to skate with the children! Skate rentals...

Child Minding (Ages 0-5)

Dec 15 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 15 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...

Family Holiday Skate

Dec 15 1:15 PM
Rutland West Arena Complex, 645 Dodd Road, Kelowna BC, Kelowna

Join in on some free family fun! Skating, face painting, refreshments and crafts. Donations to the food bank are greatly appreciated. Hot chocolate and refreshments provided by the Rutland Arena Concession.

Kids Day Camps  


Junior Tennis (Ages 5-14)

Dec 15 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...

Daily 2 hr Kids Parkour Camps in Penticton!!

Dec 15 4:00 PM
Ethos Parkour & Movement, 647 Okanagan Ave East #104, Penticton

Kids week long parkour camps on all summer long! 2 hours/day Monday - Friday (10 hours) = $200 * includes free 1 month unlimited drop-in's (offered daily). Jump, run, climb, play, be challenged - learn parkour safely, develop new skills,...

Meetings  


SMART Recovery Family & Friends Resumes

Dec 15 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 15 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 15 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 :...

Festival of Lessons and Carols

Dec 15 3:00 PM
St. Michael and All Angel's Cathedral, 608 Sutherland Avenue, Kelowna

The Cathedral choirs, under the direction of Andrew Fraser, have been preparing some magnificent choral pieces and traditional carols that will put you right into the Christmas spirit! You can look forward to an afternoon or evening of seasonal...

Lessons and Carols

Dec 15 3:00 PM
All Saints' Anglican Church, 3205 27 Street, Vernon, BC, Vernon

For just one hour, retreat from the bedlam of the season and take a walk on the spiritual side. Come sing familiar carols, listen to stirring anthems and hear wonderful words of hope. Refreshments served afterwards.

Non-Profit  


12 Days of Tastings at the BC VQA Wine Info Centre

Dec 15 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...

Social Action  


Holiday Open House at Da Silva Winery

Dec 15 11:00 AM
Da Silva Vineyards & Winery, 375 Upper Bench Rd North, Penticton

Let’s get into the holiday spirit by helping furry friends in need. Da Silva Vineyards and Winery is a proud supporter of our local SPCA and we ask you to join us for some holiday cheer while supporting a cause close to our hearts. Enjoy...

Holiday Open House at Township 7 Winery

Dec 15 12:00 PM
Township 7 Vineyards & Winery, 1450 McMillan Ave., Penticton

Enjoy live holiday music 12pm – 4pm Heated patio seating, complementary mulled wine, hot chocolate & treats! Collecting Food Bank donations and unwrapped gifts Custom gift wrapping & holiday baskets available New wine release

Pubs/Clubs  


Lucky Numbers Poker Tour

Dec 15 2:00 PM
British Ex-Servicemens\' Association (BritEx), 1143 Kingsway, Vancouver

Live, free-to-play Texas Hold'em poker league. Play weekly for points to qualify for Regionals and Provincials for cash prizes.

Lucky Numbers Poker Tour

Dec 15 6:00 PM
Tug's Taphouse, 260 Martin Street, Penticton

Live, free-to-play Texas Hold'em poker league. Play weekly for points to advance to Regionals and Provincials for cash prizes.

Docs Annual Industry Xmas Party

Dec 15 10:00 PM
Doc Willoughby's Downtown Pub, 353 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

Come Join EVERYONE at Docs for a celebration of the Season with all your co-workers and friends!! Lots of Drink Specials and Musical Stylings by Mr. M

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