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Downtown Vernon Mural Tours

The popular Downtown Mural Tours are back for another summer season! Join knowledgeable and entertaining guides and storytellers Larry Lundgren and Greg Poirier for a walk around downtown Vernon and a chance to find out some of the stories, history – and mysteries! – behind the city’s many murals. Tours will take place throughout the...

Vernon Lions Club On-line Auction

The Vernon Lions Club are hosting an on-line auction June 15 – June 30 to raise money for BC Guide Dogs and to bring dogs to those on waiting lists in the Okanagan. The Service Dogs are specifically trained to help people who are visually impaired and children with profound autism as well as to...

Community supper at the Vernon Elks

The Vernon Elks #45 hosts a weekly community 3 course dinner ($15 per meal). This homestyle meal includes a main dish, side dish, (or two, or three!!) and a dessert. Let us do the cooking this Friday! Please reserve your take-out meals by contacting Moe @ 250-558-0876 by Wednesday of each week! This week, June...
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Caribbean Food Take-out in Vernon, each Thursday 5.30-7pm

Caribbean Food Take-Out every Thursday @3402-27Ave pick up 5.30-7pm call: 250.241.8404 to order MENU: Jerk Chicken dressed up $12 (rice, coleslaw, plantain and sweet potato) Hungry Man Jerk Chicken $16 (double chicken) Cassava Cakes $7 (fresh Cassava root, plantain, sweet potato) Vegetarian Stew with okra $7 (served with garlic brushed flatbread) Lemonade $5 (guava/pomegranate, or...

WorkBC Centre Vernon Grand Opening

WorkBC Vernon unveils new Youth Resource Centre VERNON, BC – Job seekers age 30 and under now have a dedicated space to look for work and improve their employability skills. On September 19th WorkBC Vernon will celebrate the opening of their new Youth Resource Centre on the ground floor of the Community Futures Building located...

French Classes – Vernon

You always dreamt of learning French? This is your chance! Brand new French Language Class starting in January in Vernon: French Discovery – Conversational Beginner 1 & 2 Age: 16y and up Tu, Th 6 PM – 8 PM January 14th – March 19th 2020
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Vernon Elks community dinner

The Vernon Elks #45 hosts a weekly community 3 course dinner ($15 per meal). This homestyle meal includes a main dish, side dish, (or two, or three!!) and a dessert. Let us do the cooking this Friday! On Friday June 18th, we will be serving a ham dinner complete with potato salad, pasta salad, beet...

Downtown Vernon Mural Tours

Join Vernon Museum Education Coordinator Gabriel Newman as he walks you through downtown Vernon sharing anecdotes and history that inspired Vernon’s outdoor art gallery. These works of art created by a collaboration of artists depict the history, culture, scenery, and folklore that have made Vernon what it is today. Mural Tours leave the Greater Vernon...

Vernon Takes Flight: Exhibit Opening

Join us for the special opening of our new, family-friendly exhibit, “Vernon Takes Flight.” Explore the city’s relationship with the skies, from the City of Vernon plane (built on the top floor of what is now the Rail Trail Cafe), to Lowell Dunsmore’s flying school that produced a number of well-known pilots, to Captain Ernest...
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Vernon Farmers Market Canada Day Celebration

Community Announcement Help Us Celebrate Canada Day @ The Vernon Farmers Market, @ Kal Tire Place, 3445 43 Ave. Monday July 1 8:00am -1:00pm Featuring Entertainment by The Porch Pickers, Join us in singing Oh Canada at Noon sharp. FREE Re-useable Shopping Bag @ 10:00 am, while quantities last, Check us out on Facebook for...

Vernon Lions Club Bottle Drive

The Vernon Lions Club are holding a bottle drive to raise funds for local food banks. It will be held Saturday, June 20,2020 from 9 AM to 12 noon. We are asking people to drop their bottles off at the Eagles Hall parking lot at 5101 25th Ave., Vernon, BC. There will be a direct...

Okanagan Potters association Spring Show & Sale

This is Vernon’s premier Spring pottery sale. Come and meet the potters & artisans in the air-conditioned and relaxed atmosphere of the Foyer of Vernon’s Performing Arts Centre just across the creek from Vernon’s Recreation Centre. If you love handmade creations you will appreciate the quality pieces presented in this two day show featuring some of the Okanagan’s top potters and artisans.
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“The Shoparama” Spring Market

COMMUNITY ANNOUNCEMENT The Shoparama Spring Market Come on down and support a budding bunch of Entrepreneurs, Crafters, and Home Based Business. Baking toooo!! Lots of new and unique products…all under 1 roof. Together with a fun shopping experience, you can support the Food Bank. There will be entertainment, goodies for the kids, door prizes and a yummy concession. Admission is free, however you are invited to bring a non-perishable food item for the Cancer Society and Food Bank. Help us make this a Special Food Bank fundraiser! April 8/17 10:00-7:00 April 9/17 10:00-5:00 Now in 2 great rooms @ the Vernon Recreation Center 3310 37ave. Vernon B.C. Like us on Facebook!

Ghost Tours of Vernon

The Ghost Tours of Vernon is back for its fourteenth year of spine tingling tales for just one evening this Halloween! Join professional storyteller and performer Mr. Gabriel David Sumegi Newman the 2nd, as he leads you through downtown Vernon, entertaining you with stories of haunted houses, monsters, gruesome murders, paranormal anomalies and macabre historical...

Speaker Series: Adventure Photography

Come meet a man who lives on the edge! Penticton Photographer Mike Biden is the next presenter in the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives Speaker Series. The self-taught photographer and publisher of five books will speak on “Adventure Photography: How to create better adventure photographs.” The well-travelled and publicized photographer has had the privilege of parachuting, riding in hot-air balloons, tanks, jet fighters, World War II vintage airplanes, aircraft carriers and even submarines! His photography tips will be helpful whether you’re in a helicopter, scuba diving or flying jet fighters or WWII air planes with propellers or if you are taking landscapes, portraits, or wild and structure fire photos. Guests will be treated to a slide show of his works and Mike’s most recent book, “Jewels of the Okanagan” will be available for purchase after the talk. The presentation and slide show runs from 1:00-2:00pm, followed by Q & A, Saturday April 8th at the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives. As space is limited, pre-registration is required by calling 250-542-3142. Cost is $5/person at the door. For more information visit www.vernonmuseum.ca or find us on facebook.
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Folk-Roots Bill Bourne Concert Dance, Nov 18, ANAF Spitfire Lounge, Vernon

Bring your dancing shoes for this one! The Vernon Folk-Roots Music Society is proud to bring to town Bill Bourne, a stellar multiple Canadian Juno Award winner, who’s received international acclaim for his recordings and live performances. Saturday, November 18, 2017 Army, Navy, Airforce – Spitfire Lounge, 2500 46 Avenue, Vernon, BC, V1T 8S2 Doors...

A morning with an Inventor

Are you fascinated by electricity? Do you like to create, to tinker, to putz around with machines and tools? Well, how about spending a morning exploring the inventions of Vernon’s own, Mr. Garry Garbutt. Garbutt is opening up his workshop for interested participants between the ages of 8 to 108 to check out his projects, re-creations of early electrical experiments, tesla engines, and fun experiments. This is an opportunity for the curious minded of all ages to learn and be inspired. Topics depend on participant’s interests. Some potential topics are: tesla coils, steam engines, electrical devices, physics demonstrations, and gidgets and gadgets. “A morning with an Inventor” is part of The Field School Series hosted by the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives who are teaming up with local businesses, organizations, and experts who have “historic skills.” Three dates are being offered as he can only accommodate 6 people per session. “A Morning with an Inventor” takes place at Mr. Garbutt’s Workshop on March 19th, 21st, and 23rd from 10:00 to 11:00am. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the Vernon Museum. Cost is $10/person. For more information call (250) 542-3142 visit www.vernonmuseum.ca or find us on facebook.

North Okanagan Heritage Field Trips

Field trips for adults and families to local museums and heritage sites, every Friday from 10:30 am to 12:00 pm throughout July and August! Find out more about these intriguing sites in the North Okanagan and the learn the stories of the people behind the places. Register online at https://vernonmuseum.ca/explore/heritage-field-trips/. See Summer 2021 Schedule Below:...
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