TOP 10 Okanagan

December 3, 2017 / 10:00 pm - 870 views

1. Caravan Farm Theatre presents O. Henry’s The Gift of the Magi (December 12th – 31st) New York, 1905, Christmas. Della wants a gift for Jim. Jim wants a gift for Della. Neither of them has enough money, but each of them possesses something precious. So begins a winter journey of love and sacrifice - with a dose of New York City traffic. http://caravanfarmtheatre.com/ 2. The Canadian School of Ballet presents The Nutcracker (December 8th – 10th) 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 dancers, this magical adventure will captivate audiences of all ages transporting them on an unforgettable journey with Clara, her Nutcracker Prince, and the Sugar Plum Fairy. http://canadianschoolofballet.com/the-nutcracker/ 3. Artsolutely Vernon (December 1st – 24th) Artsolutely is the Arts Council of the North Okanagan’s annual fundraiser. Artsolutely is an annual shopping extravaganza and Vernon’s one-stop shop for fun and unique hand-made Christmas gifts. Featuring the Okanagan’s best artists selling their finest wares in different mediums such as paintings, drawings, glass, fibre, jewellery, ornaments, pottery, woodcarvings, natural products, and more! http://vernonarts.ca/events/event/artsolutely/ 4. Winter Solstice Bonfire in downtown Salmon Arm (December 21st) It’s Winter Solstice Bonfire Night, Thursday December 21st, along Alexander Street in downtown Salmon Arm. Join the festivities – marshmallows and hot dogs on the bonfire, hot roasted chestnuts, holiday caroling, hot cocoa and hot apple cider, arts and crafts, free movies and a special visit from Santa and the Winter Queen! http://salmonarmdowntown.com/events/christmas-downtown/winter-solstice-bonfire 5. Little Treasures at The Courtyard Gallery (through December) Courtyard Gallery in Enderby is excited to be presenting their 5th Annual Little Treasures Exhibition for the Christmas season. More than 22 local artists will be exhibiting original paintings, fibre art; jewelry; glass pieces, pottery and much more. http://www.courtyardgallery.ca/ 6. Nightmare Before Xmas Shopping Party at the Karmyc Bazaar (December 15th) Get your Christmas shopping done in a mellow, fun atmosphere...with treats! Live painting with Jolene Mackie Art, and supporting local, one-of-a-kind, Canadian made gifts are just a few of the highlights! https://www.facebook.com/events/1701889269853505/ 7. Kelowna’s Largest Office Christmas Party at the Marriot Grand Okanagan (December 15th) You're invited to Kelowna's Largest Office Christmas Party, a big holiday party for your small business! They’ve done the planning for you, so all you need to do is bring your team to this incredible evening of holiday celebrations! https://www.tourismkelowna.com/event/kelownas-largest-office-christmas-party/11997/ 8. Sunday Brunch with Santa at Predator Ridge (December 3rd, 10th and 17th) Get your photo taken with Santa and enjoy a Christmas themed array of amazing brunch items including chef attended food stations, fresh ocean wise seafood, gourmet desserts and a wide variety of breakfast and lunch items. Yum! https://www.predatorridge.com/blog/resort-living-and-events/picture-santa-vernon-brunch/ 9. Jim Jefferies (December 8th) Jefferies has firmly established himself as one of the most popular and respected comedians of his generation, with a controversial and belief-challenging stand-up style that continues to surprise and entertain audiences across the globe. And... he’s coming to Prospera Place in Kelowna this December! http://jimjefferies.com/ 10. New Years Eve Masquerade Ball at the Holiday Inn West Kelowna (December 31st ) Celebrate New Year's Eve in style with a masquerade ball, dinner, and champagne at midnight! Dance the year away with music from The Uptown 10 Band, a 10-piece band with amazing music to groove to. Hotel Packages are available, so that you can enjoy a responsible New Years Eve. https://www.facebook.com/events/1671875039524074/