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Crafts/Markets  


Wood Sign and Clock Painting Workshop

Jan 27 6:30 PM
Rustic Chalk Decor, 102-1974 Moss Court, Kelowna

Join us at the Rustic Chalk Decor DIY Studio to create wood sign or clock. 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 creating your sign with...

Art/Exhibitions  


UBCO Permanent collection

Jan 27 Various Times
Vernon Public Art Gallery, 3228 31st Ave, Vernon

Kicking off the New Year will be the exhibition “RAMBLE ON” featuring selected works from UBCO’s Public Collection, one of the region’s largest public art assemblies, with a focus on Canadian contemporary art and the Okanagan’s emerging...

If I were you

Jan 27 9:00 AM
Lake Country Art Gallery, 10356A Bottom Wood Lake Rd, Lake Country

Vikki Drummond Judith Jurica Maureen Kackzowski Jan 8th to February 20th​ Open House Reception: Saturday, Jan 8th from 1-3pm

Steve Scott - From the Void

Jan 27 10:00 AM
Vernon Public Art Gallery, 3228 31st Ave, Vernon

Steve Scott's creations of “From the Void” are inspired by ancient depictions of deities, martyrs and the struggles between monsters, demons and gods placed upon unearthly planes of existence. Creating his own Mythical heroes, villains and...

Coralee Miller - Hidden Spirits

Jan 27 10:00 AM
Vernon Public Art Gallery, 3228 31st Ave, Vernon

Hidden Spirits, by Coral Miller, consists of works inspired by traditional Sylix/Okanagan Oral Stories. Connecting Coralee’s daily life and environment through cultural perspectives and sharing integral teachings of bravery, forgiveness,...

Waterways

Jan 27 10:00 AM
Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Ave, Kelowna

Waterways explores the nature of our relationship with water – from the impact of development and climate change on the environment to the importance of Traditional Ecological Knowledge in ensuring all living things have clean water, now and in...

George L. Traicheff Exhibition

Jan 27 11:00 AM
Leir House Cultural Centre, 220 Manor Park Ave, Penticton

Elegance & the West Wall George L. Traicheff presents Elegance & the West Wall, a contrasting exhibition of his work in acrylic, egg tempera, pastel, original lithographs etc. One half of the show will focus on Elegance with many figurative...

Down the Rabbit Hole & Ornamented ll Exhibition

Jan 27 11:00 AM
Leir House Cultural Centre, 220 Manor Park Ave, Penticton

Down the Rabbit Hole Open Group Exhibition The past two years have been very topsy-turvy, never knowing which way is up or down. A little like falling down a rabbit hole into a new world — so familiar, but very unlike the one we have always...

Down the Rabbit Hole & Ornamented II at Leir House Cultural Centre

Jan 27 11:00 AM
Leir House Cultural Centre, 220 Manor Park Avenue, Penticton

The past two years have been very topsy-turvy, never knowing which way is up or down. A little like falling down a rabbit hole into a new world – so familiar, but very unlike the one we have always known. Down the Rabbit Hole is an open...

'Beyond the Sea' by Yuliya McMahon

Jan 27 11:00 AM
Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art, 421 Cawston Ave., Unit 103, Kelowna

On view at the Alternator Centre for Contemporary Art is local artist Yuliya McMahon with a series of colourful, fantastical pieces titled 'Beyond the Sea'. Throughout her career, McMahon has been involved with a variety of artistic...

Capitalism Works for Me | Living Things 2022

Jan 27 3:00 PM
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

“With this pointed, provocative installation project, Steve Lambert poses a question that is too often buried in our public discourse: does capitalism really work? The artist has constructed an interactive, street-level billboard that allows...

Teen Pottery Classes, Wheel Throwing at Artables

Jan 27 3:30 PM
Artables, 432 Main Street, Penticton

Over four consecutive Thursday evenings, students aged 11 to 16 will be introduced to the pottery wheel as the primary tool for making utilitarian forms, such as mugs, bowls, and cylinders. Participants will learn glazing techniques including the...

Adult Beginner Pottery Wheel Evening Classes at Speckled Row Studio

Jan 27 6:00 PM
Speckled Row Studio, 108-78 Industrial Ave West, Penticton

You will learn the basics of wheel throwing. How to prepare your clay, centre your clay on the wheel and how to create basic shapes like cylinders and bowls. You will also learn how to trim and glaze your pieces using various glazing and under...

Mandy & Will from 'Jack & Jill' Live at TIME Winery

Jan 27 6:30 PM
TIME Family of Wines at TIME Winery & Kitchen, 361 Martin St, Penticton

Don’t miss Mandy Cole and Will Schlackl, members of Penticton’s electrifying rock band Jack and Jill, as they take to the TIME stage with an acoustic show you will not forget. Will, a.k.a. Jack, will start off the night with a few...

Courses  


Youth Leadership Development (Ages 12-15)

Jan 27 4:00 PM
H2O Adventure & Fitness Center, 4075 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

Making an impact starts here. Our Youth Leadership Development program will help teens get to know themselves better while learning fundamental leadership skills and making new friends in a fun, inclusive environment. Through a variety of...

Youth Leadership Development (Ages 12-15)

Jan 27 4:00 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

Making an impact starts here. Our Youth Leadership Development program will help teens get to know themselves better while learning fundamental leadership skills and making new friends in a fun, inclusive environment. Through a variety of...

Making Cent$ of Money: Budgeting 101

Jan 27 6:00 PM
Okanagan Regional Library Downtown Kelowna, 1380 Ellis, Kelowna

Let's get smart about money! Participants will learn the 7 steps to budgeting which will help them take control of their finances and give them peace of mind. n the Budgeting 101 workshop, you will learn how to: • Apply meaning to your...

Family Fun  


Story Time

Jan 27 10:30 AM
Okanagan Regional Library, 2800 - 30th Ave., Vernon

Picture books, rhymes, songs and more for educational family fun. Pre-literacy skills taught through engaging storytelling. Free registration is required.

OPA! Of Greece - Snyatan Shopping Centre Location

Jan 27 11:00 AM
OPA! of Greece, Unit 106 – 3610 Carrington Road, West Kelowna, West Kelowna

OPA! Of Greece is excited to announce the opening of their third Kelowna Location on Thursday, January 27. Opening day will invite the community to enjoy a $5 chicken souvlaki and Greek salad meal from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m., with chances to win gift...

Escape from Mannequin Madness: An Exit Room

Jan 27 5:00 PM
Okanagan Military Museum, 1424 Ellis St., Kelowna

Register your bubble of up to four people for this exit room style experience. By solving clues around the Okanagan Military Museum, you will save the world from the mad scientist Dr. Mann E. Quinn, who is plotting to raise a mannequin army. This...

Kids Day Camps  


Active Arts (Ages 3-5)

Jan 27 1:00 PM
H2O Adventure & Fitness Center, 4075 Gordon Drive, Kelowna

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

Girls Unite (Ages 10-14)

Jan 27 6:00 PM
Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

We want all kids to embrace their unique qualities and shine bright like a star! Have your child join our inspiring leaders to participate in activities designed to celebrate, encourage and empower them as well as build strong friendships and...

Awards  


Register for 2022 Kelowna Kiwanis Festival

Jan 27 Various Times
Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

The Kelowna Kiwanis Festival is BACK in 2022 after 2-year COVID-19 hiatus! It provides professional reviews for #Okanagan amateur performers in the disciplines of Dance, Music and Voice. Registration is open now until January 31st at...

Meetings  


Toastmasters Weekly meeting every Thursday

Jan 27 5:15 PM
Online meeting, Penticton Recreation Centre, Penticton

Toasties meet every Thursday except last Thursday of the month for one hour. This is an engaging people event where everyone attending is allowed to speak and enjoy the company of other well informed people. You can learn or have fun which is...

Fundraisers  


Elevation Outdoors Online Silent Auction

Jan 27 9:00 AM
Online Event, P.O. Box 20071, Towne Centre, Kelowna

This year's Wild & Scenic Film Festival includes a silent auction hosted on Kelowna's very own Trellis platform. All of the goods and services listed have been generously donated to Elevation to help raise funds for the important work we do...

Comedy  


250HandyMan presents Open Mic Comedy

Jan 27 7:00 PM
Dakoda's Sports Bar & Grill, 1574 Harvey Avenue, Kelowna

250HandyMan is proud to present Open Mic Comedy at Dakoda's. It's your chance to try comedy or just come watch the comics test their newest material in front of the best audience in town. This show often has as many as 20 comedians each doing 5...

Pubs/Clubs  


BBQ & Blues

Jan 27 5:30 PM
Memphis Blues BBQ House, 289 Bernard Ave, Kelowna

Live acoustic music with Rick 'Poppa Dawg' Halisheff every Thursday from 5:30 to 8:00. Americana, Blues and Soul.

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