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Concerts  


Kelowna Kiwanis Festival

Dec 19 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...

Live at TIME with Tristan Telle

Dec 19 7:00 PM
TIME Winery & Kitchen, 361 Martin Street, Penticton

This month at TIME Winery & Kitchen, we feature the talents of Tristan Telle. Tristan has entertained music lovers all over the Okanagan and Alberta. His musical influences include everyone from Bob Dylan to Jack Johnson. Tristan’s fun...

Free Christmas concert with the Kelowna City Band

Dec 19 7:30 PM
First Lutheran Church, 4091 Lakeshore Road, Kelowna

Get in the Christmas spirit with a free concert by the Kelowna City Concert Band conducted by Dennis Colpitts. The program comprises festive music and carols, and includes an arrangement of The Night Before Christmas narrated by Gary Brucker and...

Theatre  


Caravan Farm Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Dec 19 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 19 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.

Caravan Farm Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Dec 19 8:00 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  


Wine & Cheese \" The Perfect Pairing\"

Dec 19 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  


Thursday Night Dance

Dec 19 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

Dec 19 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  


Soak up the Season at the Vancouver Aquarium

Dec 19 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....

Crafts/Markets  


Drop In - Pick a Project

Dec 19 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...

Art/Exhibitions  


Artists of the Okanagan

Dec 19 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 19 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 500 Exhibition and Sale

Dec 19 10:00 AM
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 to artists...

Hockey: More Than Just A Game

Dec 19 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 19 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 19 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 19 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  


Taoist Tai Chi®

Dec 19 10:00 AM
Francophone Cultural Centre, 702 Bernard Ave, Kelowna

Join classes anytime! You are welcome and encouraged to participate in as many classes as you like. To join simply attend the class of your choice and and talk to the instructor. Start your path to better health. Everyone welcome! Questions?...

Family Fun  


Child Minding (Ages 0-5)

Dec 19 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:...

Kids Day Camps  


[email protected]

Dec 19 3:45 PM
Penticton Art Gallery, 199 Marina Way, Penticton

This drop-in program is open to those aged 11 to 14 on Thursday afternoons from 3:15 – 4:45pm. Students draw, paint and focus on projects of particular interest to them. [email protected] is starting up again for fall 2019! The first class will be...

Meetings  


BWB Coffee Collaborations

Dec 19 9:00 AM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Ave, Kelowna

BRAINSTORMING AND BUILDING BRIDGES Balance Well-Being Centre Inc. is proud to present BWB Coffee Collaborations!!! Register EARLY, spaces are limited and we expect to fill up quickly What to expect: Meet at 9:00 Agenda: Round table...

*NEW SMART RECOVERY MEETING*

Dec 19 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...

A.A Information Workshop

Dec 19 7:00 PM
Vernon Alano Club , 3204 Alexis Park Drive, Vernon

Do you wonder what A.A. is all about? Do you wonder how A.A. works? Do you know if A.A. can help? Do you have questions about Alcoholics Anonymous? If so, please join us! We will facilitate 4 one-hour presentations...

Emergency Support Services Monthly Meeting

Dec 19 7:00 PM
Kelowna Fire Station #1, 2255 Enterprise Way, Kelowna, Kelowna

Emergency Support Services (ESS) help preserve the well-being of British Columbians during or immediately following an emergency. The ESS program helps people affected by large emergencies, but may also assist during smaller emergencies such as...

Living Without Religion Discussion Group

Dec 19 7:45 PM
Starbucks Downtown, 387 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna

The Living Without Religion discussion group meets every third Thursday of the month at 7:45pm at the downtown Starbucks. We are a small group of people from a variety of backgrounds, and most of us have struggled in some way with religious faith....

Non-Profit  


Naloxone Training

Dec 19 12:00 PM
The Bridge Youth & Family Services, #8-2604 Enterprise Way, Kelowna

The Bridge offers free monthly training to administer this life-saving medication to combat the provincial Opioid Crisis.

12 Days of Tastings at the BC VQA Wine Info Centre

Dec 19 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...

Sports  


OGC Kinder Gym Parent & Tot

Dec 19 9:00 AM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your child ages 2.5-4 years old to our Terrific 2\'s &3\'s Parent & Tot class every Thursday from 9:00-9:45 am. This 45 minute parent participation class will be led by a NCCP certified gymnastics coach to introduce your child to the...

OGC Kinder Gym

Dec 19 10:15 AM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your child age 4-5 years old to our Fabulous 4's class every Thursday from 10:15-11:15 am. 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...

OGC Preschool Drop-in

Dec 19 10:30 AM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Can't commit to an entire session of classes? Drop In instead! We offer preschool drop-ins for children 5 years of age and under every Thursday from 10:30 am - 12:00 pm. All children must be accompanied by an adult and up to 3 children per adult....

OGC Kinder Gym

Dec 19 3:15 PM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your child age 5-6 years old to our Fantastic 5's class every Thursday from 3:20-4:20 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...

OGC Intermediate Girls Classes

Dec 19 3:30 PM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your girls ages 6-14 to our Intermediate Girls #1 class every Thursday from 3:30-4:30 pm. This 1 hour class led by a NCCP certified gymnastics instructor follows our Foundations Girls class and is the next step for your child to continue...

OGC Intermediate Girls Classes

Dec 19 4:30 PM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your girls ages 6-14 to our Intermediate Girls #2 class every Thursday from 4:30-6:00 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...

OGC Foundations Girls Classes

Dec 19 5:15 PM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your girls ages 6-14 to our Foundations Girls class every Thursday from 5:20-6:20 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 Advanced Girls Classes

Dec 19 6:00 PM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your girls ages 6-14 to our Advanced Girls class every Thursday from 6:00-8:00 pm. This 2 hour class led by a NCCP certified gymnastics instructor follows our Intermediate Girls #3 class and is the next step for your child to continue within...

OGC Tumbling Co-ed Classes

Dec 19 6:15 PM
Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your kids ages 8-13 to our Tumbling class every Thursday from 6:20-7:20 pm. This 1 hour class led by a NCCP certified gymnastics instructor will introduce your child to tumbling. In this class athletes will be working on cartwheels, front...

Pubs/Clubs  


LEGION LUNCH THURSDAY

Dec 19 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!

Memphis Blues Acoustic Music With Poppa Dawg

Dec 19 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!

Thursday Night Blues With Poppa Dawg & Friends

Dec 19 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!

Dec 19 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

Dec 19 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

Dec 19 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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