okanagan Events

Saturday January 18th, 2020

Salsa Thursdays

Jan 2 - Dec 17

Rotary Centre for the Arts in Kelowna presents SALSA THURSDAYS 8pm Singles, Couples, All levels and ages 30 minute lesson with dance to follow 421 Cawston Ave. V1Y 6Z1 (250)717-5304 $10/person or $15/2. Great exercise for body and mind. Make new friends. Ongoing event since 2007. Full details 

French Classes

Jan 11 - Mar 19

You always dreamt of learning French or perfecting it? This is your chance! Time to register for French Classes starting in January All levels of French Classes, from beginner to advanced, are offered. Choose from different evening and daytime classes Age: 16y and up Information: by e-mail: info@leccfo.org or in person: 702 Bernard Avenue, Kelowna… Full details 

Icewine Festival Pre-Launch Tours

Jan 16 - Jan 19

COMPLIMENTARY PRE-LAUNCH ICEWINE TOURS: EXPERIENCE THE ROMANCE OF CANADIAN ICEWINE! In anticipation of Grizzli Winery’s upcoming Icewine Festival, Grizzli invites you to our Pre-Launch Icewine Tours! Join us this week for complimentary behind-the-scenes tours of our icewine production and see the icewine-making process up close on a guided wine tour around our winery facilities. Experience… Full details 

Ocean Wise presents an evening with Ian Urbina

Jan 22

Join Ocean Wise for a talk by celebrated author and ocean champion, Ian Urbina. Ian will discuss his ‘Outlaw Ocean’ reporting which was originally published in The New York Times. Several of his stories have been adapted into major feature films, including The Outlaw Ocean, which was purchased by Netflix and Leonardo DiCaprio. The Outlaw… Full details 

PDCAC Presents Listen + Create with Tavis Weir

Jan 24

The Penticton and District Community Arts Council presents the monthly Listen + Create series! Listen to live music from local musician Tavis Weir, while you draw, colour & be inspired! Tavis Weir is a Canadian songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who currently creates in and explores the interior of British Columbia. Tavis’ performance has been described as… Full details 

PDCAC Presents Listen + Create with Tavis Weir

Jan 24

The Penticton and District Community Arts Council presents the monthly Listen + Create series! Listen to live music from local musician Tavis Weir, while you draw, colour & be inspired! Tavis Weir is a Canadian songwriter and multi-instrumentalist who currently creates in and explores the interior of British Columbia. Tavis’ performance has been described as… Full details 

Kickstart 2020 Dance

Jan 24

FREE EVENT Duet Rebel Luv will get you off your seats dancing to their effervescent talent of classic rock/ old and new country/ blues and pop dance tunes! South Okanagans #1 band/group 2018 by Okanagan Life Magazine Check us out! Full details 

Robbie Burns Dinner and Dance

Jan 25

Dinner $15 includes Piped in & Address to the Haggis Roast Beef Yorkshire Steak & Kidney Pie Tatties Neeps & Carrots Tipsy Trifle brought to you by Dawn Bird Scottish Country Dancers at 5:30 Dinner at 6 Followed by a Dance featuring Jim Wilson The Blender Tickets avail at the Elks Club 343 Ellis Street Full details 

Grizzli Winery Annual Icewine Event

Jan 25 - Jan 26

Join us for a unique Canadian Winter event- a celebration of all things Icewine! Grizzli Winery is celebrating our annual Grizzli Icewine Festival, in conjunction with our Icewine harvest and Chinese New Year! Join us as we highlight our four award-winning icewines, and two of our specially selected table wines. Engage your senses with tastings… Full details 

Major Mambo at Soul De Cuba Cafe

Jan 25 - Dec 19

SOUL DE CUBA CAFE presents Major Mambo (Patricia Dalgleish, Maggie Q-tip Cotton, Stephen Buck, Trevor Salloum) and Special Guests. Performing the Cuban Classics 7-9pm The last Saturday of each month #101-1180 Sunset Drive V1Y 9W6 $10 Entertainment charge Tel: (778) 478-9529 Reservations recommended Full details 

Claudia Russell and Bruce Kaplan House Concert

Jan 26

Join us for an intimate evening with Claudia Russell and Bruce Kaplan, a delightful duo from the California coast. Russell is a gifted singer with a knack for creating memorable songs that are heartfelt and often humorous. Kaplan adds mandolin, guitar and backing vocals, as they take their audience on a musical journey across the… Full details 

Taste of Home

Feb 1

An annual family-friendly foodie evening featuring ethnic food vendors serving tastings in a marketplace style and a lineup of cultural performers on stage to entertain the crowd. Full details 

Art on the Line – Annual Fundraiser and Gala

Feb 1

The University of British Columbia Okanagan’s Faculty of Creative and Critical Studies, in association with the Visual Arts Course Union is excited to present its 18th Annual Art on the Line Fundraiser and Gala on Saturday, February 1st, 2020. This popular event brings together the local arts community to celebrate the work of our students,… Full details 

Born Yesterday – by Garson Kanin

Feb 7 - Feb 15

Presented by SOAP Theatre… Just when politics has lost its sense of humour, in rides Billie Dawn on a breath of fresh air. Her smarts are buried under layers of satin and showgirl sass but are highly combustible. When her shady boyfriend, Harry Brock, sets out to buy a senator, he decides Billie needs more… Full details 

The Walk

Feb 19 - Feb 29

A play, written by Catherine Cunningham-Huston, exploring the haunting, sometimes agonizing, stories of trafficked girls and women as three wildly incompatible individuals—a social activist nun, a neurotic writer, and an out-of-work film director—grapple with how to stage a production about global sex-trafficking. Full details 

Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown at the Vancouver Aquarium

Feb 20

Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown is back! Who will be crowned the 2020 Chowder Chowdown Champion? Come along on February 20th and witness 12 of Vancouver’s top chefs go head-to-head in the hopes of winning the coveted title. Ocean Wise Chowder Chowdown gives guests the opportunity to taste delectable original chowders, local craft beer and vote… Full details 

PDCAC Presents Listen + Create with YANTI

Feb 22

The Penticton and District Community Arts Council presents our monthly Listen + Create series! Listen to live music from local musician YANTI, while you draw, colour & be inspired! For the past decade, Yanti has performed locally in many different combos and venues. From Jazz Standards at weddings or retirement homes to rock ballads for… Full details 

The Colour Concert (2pm and 7pm Shows)

Feb 29

STUDENT ROCK CONCERT WILL RAISE OVER A 1/4 MILLION After 27 productions, putting on large rock concerts to help children has become a bi-annual tradition for the students of Wentworth Music. For the past 13 and a half years the team at Wentworth, in partnership with Interior Savings and K96.3, have raised an impressive quarter… Full details