okanagan Events

Sunday September 23rd, 2018

Arts Rising: Arts Appreciate Day

Sep 23

Please join us on Sunday, September 23rd at the Leir House Cultural Centre for our final day of Penticton Arts Council’s Arts Rising. This will be a fun packed afternoon. Events include: Free upcycled crafts with Alice Strohmaier of Harmony Paper Yoga classes (see below) Art market Yoga Schedule: 11 AM – Gentle Flow Yoga… Full details 

The OSO Presents: The Three Bs!

Sep 23

Bach, Beethoven and Brahms… three composers so renowned that they now have their own moniker, The Three B’s! Music that spans three centuries of great Germanic tradition is the beautiful journey we’ve chosen to open our 59th season. Featured Guest Artist will be pianist Jane Coop, OC. Full details 

FREE Screening for Kidney Health

Sep 26

Place: White Valley Community Hall – 2250 Shields Avenue, Lumby Registration: Pre-registration required. To book confidential individual appointments, please call the Lumby Health Centre @ (250) 547-9741. The Kidney Foundation of Canada, BC Branch and Lumby & District Health Society are offering a free screening opportunity for those who are at risk for kidney disease…. Full details 

Rise to the Challenge – and Give Life

Sep 26

Each year, 30,000 new donors between the ages of 17-24 are needed to help Canadian patients in need. Today we’re challenging young donors to rise to the challenge and recruit even more donors so we can keep pace with the need for blood in Canada. The #GiveLife challenge calls on student leaders or educators in… Full details 

FREE Family Healthy Living Program

Sep 26

Join other families with children ages 8-12 who want to be on a healthy weight and healthy lifestyle path. This FREE 10 week program will help your family build skills to support your family’s healthy and quality of life, eat healthy and become more active, and promote positive mental and social health. Find more info… Full details 

Seed Saving Workshop

Sep 26

Food Action and the City of Vernon present: Sustainability Workshop Series #4 How to save seeds from your garden, year after year! Sam Graham will walk you through basic seed saving information and techniques. Includes a demo of how to ferment and save heirloom tomato seeds! Full details 

Coronation St. Beth & Sinead Live

Sep 26

A rare treat for Coronation Street fans, Beth & Sinead offer a chance to hear from the newer generation of Corrie Stars who are behind the sewing machines and exciting story lines at the Underworld factory. Showcasing Lisa George who plays Beth Sutherland and Katie McGlynn who play Sinead Tinker her niece on Britain’s longest-running… Full details 

KSS Presents: The Cory Weeds Quartet

Sep 27

The Cory Weeds Quartet, featuring Cory Weeds (saxophone), David Hazeltine (piano), Ken Lister (bass), Jesse Cahill (drums). Tickets: $25 adult/ $15 student. Advance sales: Sheila.French@sd23.bc.ca. Also available at the door. Doors Open: 6:30pm Cash bar and snacks available. Full details 

Kelowna & District Genealogical Society HARVEST YOUR FAMILY TREE Conference 2018

Sep 28 - Sep 30 Other event Events

“Harvest Your Family Tree” Genealogical Conference 2018. One of Western Canada’s largest conferences, featuring three days of Learning & Discovery, opportunities for one-on-one Networking and Much More! Presenting 11 acclaimed speakers from Australia, USA and Canada with 31 topics to choose from. Whether you are just beginning your family history journey or are a seasoned… Full details 

7th Annual Push To End Homelessness

Sep 29

Everyone in Kelowna is invited to attend this year’s 7th Annual Push To End Homelessness, a community spirit celebration presented by Inn from the Cold (IFTC) – Kelowna. Join residents and businesses from Kelowna in this fun-filled, shopping cart race and BBQ in Kerry Park. Lets show the world that Kelowna cares about people experiencing… Full details 

A Taste of (Summerland) Culture

Sep 29

The Summerland Community Arts Council invites you to join us at the Arts Centre on Saturday, September 29th for A Taste of (Summerland) Culture. This is your opportunity to Try Music; play and instrument and sing, Try Art; painting, pottery, dancing and more. The Summerland Bakers Club will host a potluck tasting of Summerland foods… Full details 

Kelowna Breastfeeding Challenge

Sep 29

Kelowna Breastfeeding Challenge 2018 ~ Posted on September 11, 2018 at 3:19 pm by KCR Family Services ~ Date: Saturday, September 29, 2018 Location: Kelowna Farmers’ and Crafters’ Market, 1992 Dilworth Drive – on the grass beside the market Registration: 10:00 am – 10:45 am Latch on: 11:00 am In Canada, we Celebrate World Breastfeeding… Full details 

Peachland Scarecrow Festival

Sep 30 - Oct 31

Peachland, BC: The Peachland Scarecrow Festival is back! Join the Town of Peachland in celebrating the Fall season with your participation in the 3rd Annual Peachland Scarecrow Festival from September 29th – October 31st. The Official Opening of the festival will be held at Heritage Park September 30th from 11:00 am to 1:00 pm. Bring… Full details 

Xeriscape Gardening

Oct 3 Other event Events

Weds, October 3rd at 6:30 p.m. Xeriscape Gardening Join Master Gardener, Anne Marie, to learn all about gardening with drought tolerant plants in the Okanagan. FREE Registration is required, to register phone 250-766-3141. Event will be held at the Lake Country Branch, ORL (located inside the Municipal Hall) at #2-10150 Bottom Wood Lake Road, Lake… Full details 

OKGNtech LIVE

Oct 4 - Oct 5

OKGNtech LIVE is all about exploring the wild and wonderful world of innovation brewing right here in the Okanagan. If you weren’t sure if you are invited, you super are. OKGNtech LIVE is for everyone – entrepreneurs, technology enthusiasts, investors, students, and supporters! Seriously, if you’re willing, you’re welcome. Mark your calendar for Thursday, October… Full details 

Perry Haddock: Solo Art Show

Oct 4

We are thrilled to welcome Perry Haddock to the Hambleton Galleries for his first Okanagan solo art show, featuring all new works of Okanagan and West Coast scenes in Perry’s distinct and beautiful style. — “Perry Haddock is a Canadian artist from the south coast of British Columbia, near Vancouver. His paintings reveal his West… Full details 

Vernon Farmers Market Harvest Fest

Oct 8

Community Announcement THANKSGIVING DAY / HARVEST FEST @ The Vernon Farmers Market, @ Kal Tire Place, 3445 43 Ave, Monday Oct. 8. 2018 8:00am -1:00pm Take in the Weird & Wonderful Produce Contest and vote for a chance to win “Market Bucks”. If you have something weird from your garden that you would like to… Full details 

Buildin’ After Hours – The Fireplace Den

Oct 11

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association of the Central Okanagan invites you to a relaxing evening of Business networking at The Fireplace Den. Joining us will be Vibrant Vine Winery. This is a great casual way to meet and network with members of the Okanagan’s building industry. Invite friends, colleagues, and business associates to The Fireplace… Full details 

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