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okanagan Events

Wednesday July 28th, 2021
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Our Living Languages
Click to open Our Living Languages Jul 3 - Sep 1

About 60 per cent of Canada’s Indigenous languages are spoken in British Columbia – 203 First Nations communities speak 34 distinct languages. Find out more about the efforts being made by 13 BC First Nations communities to preserve and revitalize their languages for future generations in the exhibit – Our Living Languages. On display for…

Grand Opening – Bats Out of the Darkness – BEEPS Peachland
Click to open Grand Opening – Bats Out of the Darkness – BEEPS Peachland Jul 3 - Aug 31

Swoop in and join the Peachland Bat Brigade! BEEPS presents an interesting exploration and celebration of the world of BC Bats at this Traveling Bat Exhibit. Our BC bats: Amazing creatures, integral members of healthy, sustainable ecosystems; efficient urban and agricultural pest controllers. Learn about these unique mammals, the challenges and threats they face &…

WWF Wildest Ride Contest
Click to open WWF Wildest Ride Contest Jul 8 - Aug 26

World Wildlife Fund Canada has partnered with world-renowned artist, birdO, to launch The Wildest Ride Contest. The contest will support WWF-Canada’s conservation efforts to restore and protect our one-of-a-kind earth with a one-of-a-kind prize: an electric vehicle with a customized work of art by birdO painted on the roof. Additional prizes include $15,000 in cash,…

Caribbean Food Take-out in Vernon, each Thursday 5.30-7pm
Click to open Caribbean Food Take-out in Vernon, each Thursday 5.30-7pm Jul 15 - Dec 31

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…

Aaron Loewen’s BC Gypsy Jazz All-Stars – Ryga Festival
Click to open Aaron Loewen’s BC Gypsy Jazz All-Stars – Ryga Festival Aug 14

Okanagan guitarist Aaron Loewen’s versatile repertoire covers early jazz, swing, and traditional gypsy music in the style of virtuoso acoustic guitarist Django Reinhardt. With guest artists from around BC, this brilliant group of talented musicians will share their lively spirits and virtuoso artistry with a wide-range of musical selections. Join us for Aaron’s high-spirited, joyful…

IThe KLO Neighbourhood Association is proud to announce a new Imagine Pandosy Art Festival in Pandosy Village
Click to open IThe KLO Neighbourhood Association is proud to announce a new Imagine Pandosy Art Festival in Pandosy Village Aug 15

Kelowna, BC – Pandosy Village is a thriving neighbourhood with a number of well-liked restaurants, food stores and retail businesses. Its proximity to popular beaches such as Gyro Beach makes it a popular destination for tourists. The new Pandosy Waterfront Park and the Abbot Street continuation of the recreation corridor scheduled for the Fall of…

Creativity Camp – STEAM!
Click to open Creativity Camp – STEAM! Aug 16 - Aug 20

STEAM is an approach to learning that uses Science, Technology, Engineering, the Arts, and Mathematics as access points for guiding student inquiry, dialogue, and critical thinking. This week will be jam-packed with tower building, paper airplane flying, eruptions, and rocket launching. Come with an open mind and be ready to be amazed! Creativity Camps offer…

Can we do Better?: Erasure and Myths of Ukrainian-Indigenous Relations in Canada – Ryga Festival
Click to open Can we do Better?: Erasure and Myths of Ukrainian-Indigenous Relations in Canada – Ryga Festival Aug 18 Virtual event Events

Ukrainian immigrants have made Canada their home since 1891 and many relied on the kindness of the Indigenous peoples they encountered to make it through their first winter and beyond. But somehow, in making Canada our home, we erased the Indigenous peoples whose knowledge and lands were integral to our ancestors’ survival and success from…

Performance by Rumour Mill!
Click to open Performance by Rumour Mill! Aug 20

Join us for our Golden Hour: Music in the Vineyard Series! Unwind and relax and spend your evening at Grizzli Winery’s outdoor pavilion, surrounded by beautiful vineyards. Friday, August 20- Rumour Mill Rumour Mill is a Canadian-American indie duo headed by multi-instrumentalists Aline Daigle and Anna Katarina. The pair blend their classical jazz training with…

Teen Creativity Camp
Click to open Teen Creativity Camp Aug 23 - Aug 27

Is your teen or pre-teen curious and passionate about the arts? Register them for a week that will build their unique artistic talents. Participants will draw, create, and take on unique STEAM activities with an art focus. Creativity Camps offer a mix of visual art, activities, and summertime fun. This special program is intended for…