Weekend Guide: July 8-11 | New

friday july 8

• Okanagan Granfondo Weekend Start, Package Pickup and Bike Show, 1:00 p.m. to 7:00 p.m., Penticton Trade and Convention Center

• Summerland Singers and Players presents “Murder on the Rails: The Case of the Sunken Rum,” on the Kettle Valley Railway, $64, includes buffet dinner, for tickets: kettlevalleyrail.org

• BC-born folk great Roy Forbes performs at the Dream Café at 8 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m., $35, for tickets: thedreamcafe.ca

• Award-winning First Nations musician Kym Gouchie in concert at Grist Mill in Keremeos, 7 p.m., $20, to purchase tickets: oldgristmill.ca

• Bianca Berkland performs at Giant’s Head Brewing in Summerland, 8 p.m.

• Acoustic jam session at Penticton Elks Lodge, 6:30 p.m.

• “Off the Grid”, by John Spurway, presented by The Many Hats Theater Co., The Cannery Stage, 8 p.m., with Jamie Eberle, Melissa Kuse and Martin Pedersen, for tickets: manyhatstheatre.com

• Branch No. 40 of the Royal Canadian Legion, fish and chips, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., karaoke with Candie, 7:30 p.m.

• Fraternal Order of Eagles, Friday evening dinner, 5-7 p.m.

• Penticton Lawn Bowling Club, bowling open at 260 Brunswick St., 6:30 p.m., $10 registration fee ($5 for students), everyone welcome

• Shikane plays on The Barking Parrot terrace, 5:30 p.m., 19 and over

• Friday Karaoke Nights at Howling Coyote Pub, 6341 Main Street, Oliver, from 8 p.m.

• Yoga in the Garden at Linden Gardens in Kaleden, 9:30-10:45 a.m. Friday mornings, $17 without registration or to register for classes: skahaflow.com

• Tailgate Roller Skate at the new City Hall rink, 107 Martin Street, 6:30 p.m. – dusk, music, lights after dusk and free use of helmets and roller skates in sizes J10-12 men

• Discover the history of our city, visit the SS Sicamous Maritime Museum, open Thursday to Sunday, 10am to 4pm

• Presented at the Penticton Museum, “Made Right Here: Penticton’s Built Heritage”. This exhibit showcases Penticton’s distinctive heritage properties and how they have contributed to our town’s unique history and character, Tuesday through Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., 785 Main Street, by donation.

• Penticton Public Sculpture Exhibition, eight pieces of public art are now on display on Lakeshore Drive, outside City Hall and at the Vancouver Hill Roundabout

• LocoLanding Adventure Park is now open daily for the season, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.

• Coyotes Cruises, float the River Channel, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., launches at 215 Riverside Drive, open daily

• Hoodoo Adventures open daily: bikes, kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, climbing gym, visit: hoodooadventures.ca

• Currently playing at Landmark Cinemas 7: “Minions: The Rise of Gru” (G, 87 minutes); “Elvis” (PG, 159 minutes); “Jurassic World: Dominion (PG, 147 mins); “Top Gun: Maverick” (PG, 131 minutes), “Thor: Love and Thunder” (PG, 120 minutes); “Where the Crawdads Sing” (PG, 125 mins). For tickets: landmarkcinemas.com

• On view at the Oliver Theater: “Minions: The Rise of Gru” (G, 87 minutes), shows at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. daily

Saturday July 9

• Okanagan Granfondo Weekend, children’s piccolofondo on Lakeshore Drive, 9 a.m. to 11 a.m., bike show at the Penticton Trade and Convention Center, 10 a.m. to 6 p.m.

• Country Music Hall of Famer Kenny Hess in concert at the Highway 97 Brewery, 6 p.m., $25, advance tickets available at the brewery at 250-493-0323

• The Alan Jackson Experience performed by Aaron Halliday, Royal Canadian Legion at Keremeos, 7 p.m., $20 in advance from the lounge, online at Eventbrite or by phone at 250-212-9967

• Fraternal Order of Eagles ladies’ auxiliary garage sale, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 1203 Main St.

• Shikane performs on The Barking Parrot terrace, 5:30 p.m.

• “Off the Grid,” presented by The Many Hats Theater Co., The Cannery Stage, 8 p.m., directed by Rob McCaffery, produced by Ben Amos and Eric Hanston, to purchase tickets: manyhatstheatre.com

• Penticton Elks Lodge, walk-in creche, 10 a.m., meat draw, 4 p.m., Beef Grimm dip, 5:30 p.m., live music to follow with Kyle Anderson, 6:30 p.m.

• Midnight Special Band (Classic Rock) at Okanagan Falls Legion, 7-10 p.m., $10 in advance, overnight RV parking available

• Dale Basnett performs at Summerland Estate Winery, 2-4 p.m., $10

• Penticton Lawn Bowling Club, bowling open at 260 Brunswick St., 9:30 a.m., $10 registration fee ($5 for students), everyone welcome

• Penticton Farmers Market, block 100 Main St., 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Penticton Downtown Community Market, block 200 Main St., 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., bike valet available from Penticton and Area Cycling Association, free bike valet provided by Penticton and Area Cycling Association

• Burgers of the Fraternal Order of Eagles, 12 p.m.-4 p.m., Eagle Races, 4 p.m.

• Royal Canadian Legion Branch #40, Meat Draw, 2 p.m.

• Fresh BC Talent features live performers ages 9-18 outside Blenz Cafe on Main Street, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Charity bottle drive, 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., at IGA in Summerland and Penticton, in support of animal organization C-DART, BC-SPCA and Penticton Regional Hospital

• Karaoke at the Barley Mill Pub, from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.

• All Aboard: Kettle Valley Railway in Summerland is running again this season, scenic runs Saturdays, Sundays and Mondays, 10:30 a.m. and 1:30 p.m., $29 (adults), $27 (seniors), $24 (youth) , $19 (kids 3-12), visit: kettlevalleyrailway.org

Sunday July 10

• Okanagan Granfondo, race start at 6:30 a.m. on Main Street in Penticton, finish line festivities from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. at Rotary Park, prize giving at 2 p.m., race distances are 48 km (cortofondo), 85 km (mediofondo), 121 km (velocefondo) and 153 km (granfondo), for a list of traffic interruptions: penticton.ca

• Summerland Singers and Players presents “Murder on the Rails: The Case of the Sunken Rum,” on the Kettle Valley Railway, $64, includes buffet dinner, for tickets and details: kettlevalleyrail.org

• Canadian Country Hall of Famer Kenny Hess in concert at the Highway 97 Brewery, 6 p.m., $25, advance tickets available at the brewery call 250-493-0323

• Summerland Rotary Farmer’s Market, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Main Street

• Double Sharp Duet plays jazz music at The Cannery, 5-7 p.m.

• “Off the Grid,” by John Spurway, presented by The Many Hats Theater Co., The Cannery Stage, 2 p.m., $28 (adults, GST included), $25 (seniors and students), for tickets: manyhatstheatre. com

• Fraternal Order of Eagles President’s Breakfast, 8:00 a.m. to 11:00 a.m., Meat Draw, 4:00 p.m.

• Breakfast at Penticton Elks Lodge, 10:00 a.m.-12:30 p.m., Grimms Meat Draw, Dog Races, Last Man Standing, 2:00 p.m.

• Penticton Lawn Bowling Club, bowling open at 260 Brunswick St., 9:30 a.m., $10 registration fee ($5 for students), everyone welcome

• BC-SPCA South Okanagan Similkameen Flea Market, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m. at 1550 Main Street, in front of the Wholesale Club

• Survivorship Flea Market, 1397 Fairview Rd. (Northwest corner of Fairview and Duncan, 8 a.m. to 2 p.m., all proceeds will be donated to the local dragon boat team and breast cancer awareness

• Fraternal Order of Eagles, Sunday afternoon draw, 4 p.m.

• Rotary Club of Penticton Charity Meat Draw in aid of Pathways Addictions Centre, multiple chances to win, 1:30-3:00 p.m. at the Barley Mill Brew Pub

Monday July 11

• Oliver Town Council meets in Council Chambers, 6173 Kootenay Street, at 7:00 p.m.

• Carolyn Mark in concert at the Dream Café, 8 p.m. (doors 6 p.m.), $20, for tickets: thedreamcafe.ca

• Penticton Seniors Drop-In Centre: Scrabble, 10 a.m., Doubles Bridge, 12:30 p.m.

• Penticton Lawn Bowling Club, bowling open at 260 Brunswick St., 6:30 p.m., $10 registration fee ($5 for students), everyone welcome

• Auditions for The Rocky Horror Picture Show, presented by Cat’s Paw Productions, The Tempest Theatre, 5:30pm-9:30pm, email to book your time: [email protected]

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