WEEKEND GUIDE: June 10-12 | New
friday june 17
• District 19 Peach City Bridge Tournament, largest regional tournament in Canada, Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, all day, fifth of seven days
• Humorous evening at the Dream Café with Zawer Sulaiman, $15, 8 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m., tickets: thedreamcafe.ca
• Fraternal Order of Eagles, Friday evening dinner, 5-7 p.m.
• Penticton Senior’s Drop-In Centre: Conversations in French, 9:30 a.m., start of line dancing, 3 p.m.
• A Night of Magic, fundraiser for Naramata Playing School, Elephant Island Winery, 5-8pm, circus-themed party with live music, close-up magic, raised circus food, games, prizes, raffles , $50, for tickets available by phone: 250-496-5522 or online at: elephantislandwine.com
• Oliver’s Dance Studio presents its end-of-year recital, Frank Venables Theatre, 6 p.m.
• Visit the SS Sicamous Museum, Thursday to Sunday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
• Showtime Community Theater presents “How Far We’ll Go,” a one-of-a-kind musical radio play, Tempest Theatre, 7:30 p.m., to purchase tickets: okanaganschoolofthearts.com
• Friday night karaoke nights at Howling Coyote Pub and Grill, 6341 Main Street, Oliver, from 8 p.m.
• Fish and chips, Royal Canadian Legion 11:30 a.m., karaoke with your host “Candie”, 7:30 p.m.-closing
• Penticton Elks Lodge, fish and chips, noon, acoustic jam session, 6:30 p.m.
• Yoga in the Garden at Linden Gardens in Kaleden, 9:30 a.m. to 10:45 a.m. Friday mornings, $17 without registration or to register for classes: skahaflow.com
• Hoodoo Adventures open daily: bikes, kayaks, canoes, paddle boards, climbing gym, visit: hoodooadventures.ca
• Cascades Casino Penticton daily, 10 am to midnight; 10am-2am Fridays and Saturdays
• Paul Gibbons performs on the Barking Parrott Terrace, 5:30 p.m., 19+
• 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 Exhibit, eight pieces of public art are now on display on Lakeshore Dr., outside City Hall and at the Vancouver Hill Roundabout
• The Grist Mill and Gardens in Keremeos is now open for the season, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. daily, $15 (adults), $10 (students and seniors), $30 family, season pass available for $45, for details: oldgristmill .California
• Musician Lachlan Gann at Firehall Brewery in Oliver, 7 p.m., by donation, RSVP: firehallbrewery.com/events
• LocoLanding Adventure Park is now open daily for the season, 11 a.m. to 7 p.m.
• Now showing at Landmark Cinemas 7: “Lightyear” (Chris Evans, G, 105 minutes); “Jurassic World; Dominion” (Laura Dern, PG, 147 mins); “Top Gun: Maverick” (Tom Cruise, PG, 134 minutes); “Downton Abbey: A New Era” (Maggie Smith, PG, 124 minutes); for schedules and tickets, visit: landmarkcinemas.ca/penticton
• Currently playing at the Oliver Theatre: “Jurassic World; Dominion” (PG, 147 mins), 7 p.m. with weekend matinees
Saturday June 18
• “Turandot”, by the Met Opera, with soprano Anna Netrebko, live on the big screen at Landmark Cinemas, 9:55, 205 minutes
• Solo exhibition by Serge Dube with 18 new words, The Lloyd Gallery, 18 Front Street, the artist will be present from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., the show will continue until June 30
• West Bench Community 7th Annual Garage Sale Father’s Day Weekend, West Bench, Husula Highlands & Sage Mesa, 8am-2pm, rain or shine
• Paul Gibbons performs on the Barking Parrott Terrace, 5.30pm, no entry fee but 19+
• Naramata Garden Club and Friends of Summerland Ornamental Gardens are jointly organizing a tour of Naramata Private Gardens, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., $25, tickets available at Eventbrite.com, for more information email: summerlandgardens.org
• Quilting Retreat at Penticton Senior’s Drop-In Center, 9 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.
• Penticton Arts Council Presents Beginners Workshop on Encaustic Iron with Janvier Kreut, Leir House Cultural Centre, 220 Manor Park Ave., 1-4 p.m., $60, includes all supplies, call 250-492-7997 or pentictonartscouncil.com
• Fraternal Order of Eagles, burgers and fries, 12pm-4pm; meat draw, 4 p.m.
• Dale Basnett performs at Summerland Estate Winery, 21606 Bridgeman Road, Summerland, 2-4 p.m., $10, for tickets: summerlandwinery.ca
• Closing Night: Showtime Community Theater presents “How Far We’ll Go,” a one-of-a-kind musical radio play, Tempest Theatre, 7:30 p.m., to purchase tickets, visit: okanaganschoolofthearts.com
• Alfie Zappacosta in concert at the Dream Café, up close and personal, 8 p.m., doors open at 6 p.m., $30, for tickets: thedreamcafe.ca
• Penticton Speedway Regular Season Races, King of the Hill with Lake Models, Street Stocks, 7 p.m. Sarah Cornett-Ching is set to compete
• Oliver’s Dance Studio presents its end-of-year recital, Frank Venables Theatre, 2 p.m.
• Saturday Night Live Music at the Howing Coyote Pub and Grill in Oliver, featuring Oranic Humans, 8:30 p.m., no admission charge
• Penticton Elks Lodge, walk-in creche, 10 a.m., meat draw, 4 p.m., Grimms Roast Beef Supper, 5:30 p.m., live music to follow with Kyle Anderson, 6:15 p.m.
• 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
• 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
• Royal Canadian Legion Meat Draw, 2-4 p.m., live music to follow
• Karaoke at the Barley Mill Pub and Sports Bistro, from 8:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m.
• Royal Canadian Legion Branch #40, Meat Draw, 2 p.m., live music to follow, 4 p.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
• The Western Canada Chapter of the Antique and Classic Boat Society will host a show at the docks of the Penticton Yacht Club from 10:30 am to 4:00 pm.
Sunday June 19
• Fathers Day
• Father’s Day Family Fun with Discovery House, Skaha Lake Park, Noon-
3 p.m., with pirate games, face painting, road hockey, music and dancing, bouncy castle, arts and crafts, photo booth, market vendor, community BBQ and a celebrity dunk tank featuring Jerome Abraham, Sondra Barriskill, David Dorion, James Miller, Gord Portman and Michelle Prystay.
• The Stampeders 50th Anniversary Celebration Tour, Frank Venables Theatre, 7:30 p.m., featuring the original members, $66.50, for tickets: venablestheatre.ca
• First Pacific Coast Men’s Soccer Game, Victoria at Penticton Pinnacles, 1 p.m. at King’s Park
• Friends of Summerland Ornamental Gardens Tour and Rosary Talk with Rick Sauder, 11 a.m. on the lawn overlooking the lake in front of the superintendent’s house, bring your own chair and water, pre-registration required at: workshops.summerlandgardens @gmail.com
• Brian Sanders (folk music) performs at The Cannery Brewing Co., 5-7 p.m., free of charge
• Double Sharp performs at Summerland Estate Winery, 21606 Bridgeman Road, Summerland, 2-4 p.m., $20, for tickets: summerlandwinery.ca
• 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
• BC-SPCA South Okanagan Similkameen Weekly 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 donated to local dragon boat team and breast cancer awareness
• Fraternal Order of Eagles, Sunday afternoon draw, 4 p.m.
• Bran Sanders performs at Cannery Brewing Co., 5-7 p.m., no coverage
• Goat Yoga, As It Looks — yoga, with goats, GottaGoat Farm, 2099 Green Mountain Road, Penticton, 2-4 p.m., $33.57, for tickets: gottagoat.com
Monday, June 20
• Public hearings at Penticton City Hall, 435 Green Ave., 6 p.m.; 850 Wiltse Boulevard and 160 Crow Place, 6:30 p.m. (approximate time for second hearing), attend in person or view online by logging on to: penticton.ca
• The Penticton Parks and Recreation Advisory Council meets virtually, at 3 p.m., to view the meeting: penticton.ca
• Penticton Senior’s Drop-In Centre: line dancing, 10:15 a.m., computer meetings, 1 to 3 p.m.
Tuesday, June 21
• Truth and Reconciliation Day
• Summer Solstice, longest day of the year, gatherings at Marina Way Park and Munson Mountain, 7:30 p.m.
• National Indigenous Peoples Day Kids Fun Day, presented by Ooknakane Friedship Centre, 3-6 p.m., Gyro Park
• Penticton City Council meets at City Hall at 1 p.m. to watch the meeting live or view the agenda: penticton.ca
• Penticton Seniors’ Center: Social Bridge, 9 am; Special Tuesday lunchtime 11.30am-12.45pm; line dancing improvement, 1 p.m.
• Bike Open House at Penticton Safety Village, 1:30-4:30 p.m., ride around the village, learn about bike safety, helmets and parental permissions required
• Open Mic evening hosted by Tristan Telle, Barley Mill Pub & Sports Bistro, 7:30 p.m.
• Teen Studio Art Program at the Penticton Art Gallery, 5:30-7:30 p.m.
• Royal Canadian Legion Branch #40 presents Dart Dolls, 1:30 p.m.
Wednesday June 22
• School Board Candidate Information Session for candidates considering running for school trustee in the October 15 municipal election, 5:00-7:00 p.m. at the ICM building, behind the school board office at 425 Jermyn Avenue in Penticton
• “One Night With You,” with 2019 Elvis Festival Grand Champion Bruno Nesci, Slackwater Brewing Co., 7 p.m., no admission, first come, first seated