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Okanagan Top 10

February 2, 2018 / 9:00 pm - 591 views


Each month, Culture Vulture finds you the ten top events in the Okanagan. This month host Leanne Allen brings you the events from Big White Ski Resort. Click here to see more about Big White and the 5th Annual Telus Kelowna Cup happening this month: http://www.bigwhite.com/ Ticket links/More info: Okanagan Top Ten February 2018 1. Old Dominion at the South Okanagan Events Centre (February 11th) Acclaimed country rockers, Old Dominion, announce their headlining 'Happy Endings' world tour for 2018, with the first leg of dates set to kick off on February in Canada. Canadian country groups, The Washboard Union and Cold Creek County, are set to open for Old Dominion at the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, BC. http://www.soec.ca/event/old-dominion-happy-endings-world-tour 2. The Kelowna Actors Studio presents Sister Act (February 7th - 25th) Sister Act is the feel-good musical comedy smash based on the hit 1992 film. Sing Hallelujah for this new, ridiculously fun, feel-good musical that will have you jumping to your feet! Delores Van Cartier, a ‘wanna be’ Las Vegas diva’s life takes a surprising turn when she witnesses a crime and the cops hide her in – where else – a convent! Can we get an AMEN! https://www.kelownaactorsstudio.com/shows/show/SisterAct 3. Jazz Cafe Kelowna presents Cari Burdett (February 11th) VIMA Vocalist of the Year (2016) comes to the Kelowna Forum to perform with her fabulous band of sought-after musicians). Soak in Cari Burdett's sultry mezzo vocals and feel yourself transported into the clubs of Paris, Rome, Berlin and New York. \ https://www.tourismkelowna.com/event/jazz-caf%C3%A9-kelowna-presents-cari-burdett/ 4. Third Beach at the Lake Country Art Gallery (February 13th - 25th) The Lake Country is very excited to start off 2018 with an installation by artists Melany Nugent and Trent Noble. This installation will ponder the idea of community and activate the gallery as a gathering space by enhancing a sense of warmth, comfort and home with a virtual campfire. http://www.lakecountryartgallery.ca/exhibitions 5. BC Winter Games at Sun Peaks Resort Sun Peaks Resort is the official mountain host for the 2018 BC Winter Games. Three different sports will come to to the resort from February 22 to 25 including Alpine, Freestyle, and Snowboarding. https://www.sunpeaksresort.com/bc-winter-games 6. The Habitat presents Pretty Young Thing (February 17th) PYT - Pretty Young Thing at Habitat is a night dedicated to all the drop dead gorgeous people in our lives! Turn off Tinder and come turn up at the Habitat. https://www.thehabitat.ca/event/1625065-pyt-pretty-young-thing-kelowna/ 7. The Sheepdogs at The Kelowna Community Theatre (February 18th) For a new album that The Sheepdogs didn’t initially set out to make,Changing Colours is a stunning achievement. Proud purveyors of guitar-driven modern-day retro rock, the triple Juno Award-winning Saskatoon-based quintet has expanded its sound on Changing Colours to encompass more styles and hues to enhance the Sheepdogs’ trademark beef-and-boogie twin-axe riffs, hooks, shuffles and long-haired aesthetic. https://theatre.kelowna.ca/upcoming-events/sheepdogs 8. The Central Okanagan Hospice Accociation presents a Montreal Canadiens Alumni vs. The COHA Knights Fundraiser (February 17th) The Central Okanagan Hospice Association (COHA) is excited to present the Montreal Canadian Alumni vs. the COHA Knights. The Montreal Canadiens Alumni will give their fans a chance to relive the best years of hockey and play against COHA Knights, made up of local hockey players and former NHLers who call Kelowna home. https://www.kelownatickets.com/events/event/CanadianAlumni/ 9. Bridal Extravaganza (February 18th) The Bridal Extravaganza at the Rotary Centre. Over $20,000 worth of door prizes, music, entertainment, and more than 70 wedding vendors.You could also enter to win a trip to Cabo Mexico! http://www.bridalandgradexpo.com/ 10. God is a Scottish Drag Queen (February 24th) From 3 time Canadian Comedy Award nominee and 18 time “Best Of The Fest” winner Mike Delamont comes one of the most popular one man shows in North America! God, dressed in a floral power suit, comes down to skewer everything from Justin Bieber to the Pope in an unforgettable and hilarious comedy of biblical proportions! https://rotarycentreforthearts.com/event/god-is-a-scottish-drag-queen/