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Friday August 12

• Trombonist Nick La Rivière and The Best Laid Plans, a five-piece band performing in support of their new album, “Get Ready,” The Dream Café, 8 p.m., doors 6 p.m., $35, for tickets: thedreamcafe.ca

• Gord McLaren performs on the terrace of the Barking Parrot, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

• Karaoke contest at Princeton Legion, every Friday evening at 7 pm. Each week’s winner will advance to the final on October 21. For more information, call Damon Bremner at: 250-488-1795.

• Stand-up comedy at Clancy’s Pub, with Jeremiah Ukponrefe, Abdul Ali, Robert Peng, 8 p.m.

• Royal Canadian Legion Branch #40, fish and chips, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., karaoke with your host “Candie,” 7:30 p.m.

• Fraternal Order of Eagles, Friday evening dinner, 5-7pm. Rib Extravaganza, with house baked beans and Zorba the Greek salad, goes to BC-SPCA, music to follow at 7 p.m. with BC Buds

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

• Penticton Senior’s Drop-In Centre: Open 8-ball tournament, 9 am, int./adv. Line dancing, 1 p.m.

• Summerland Museum & Archives Society presents Summerland History Tour, Peach Orchard Beach Park, 11 a.m., suggested donation $5, to register email: [email protected]

• Penticton Tailgate Roller Skating Event, Penticton’s newest skating rink next to Gyro Park, a free event, 7:30-9:30 p.m., limited skate rentals available

• Downtown Penticton Association presents Music in the Park with Ari Neufeld, Gyro Park, 8-10 p.m., free

• Currently at the Penticton Art Gallery: “Lasting Impressions” by Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669) and William Hogarth (1697-1764); “A picture is worth a thousand words” Art and activism: Contemporary printmaking from Oaxaca, Mexico; and “Southern Cross”, Laurence Evelyn Hyde (1914-1987), gallery open Tuesday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturday from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

• Gene Sequences by Christina Baird at the Long Gallery, 374 Main Street, Penticton, Wednesday to Saturday, 11:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. (closes 4 p.m. Saturday)

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

• Now on display 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 works of public art are now on display

exhibit on Lakeshore Drive, outside City Hall and on Vancouver Hill

• “She Lives in the Mountains” featuring the works of painter Diane Walters, presented by the Summerland Community Arts Council, 9525 Wharton Street in Summerland, Tuesday-Friday 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m.-4 p.m. 2 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

• All aboard: Kettle Valley Railway in Summerland, scenic routes Thursday to Monday, 10:30 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., $29 (adults), $27 (seniors), $24 (youth), $19 (children 3 to 12), visit: www.kettlevalleyrailway.org

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

• Currently playing at Landmark Cinemas 7: “Bodies Bodies Bodies” (14A, 95 minutes); “Gulliver’s Return” (PG, 90 mins); “Mack & Rita” (PG, 95 mins); “High-speed train” (14A, 126 minutes); “Easter Sunday” (95 minutes); “DC League of Super-Pets” (G, 106 mins); “Minions: The Rise of Gru” (G-rated, 87 minutes); “Top Gun: Maverick” (PG, 131 mins), “Where the Crawdads Sing” (PG, 125 mins); for times and to buy tickets: landmarkcinemas.com

• Currently playing at the Oliver Theatre: “Bullet Train” (14A, 126 minutes); for schedules, visit: olivertheatre.ca

Saturday August 13

• Try the Dragon Boat Free, Skaha Lake Park Boathouse, 10:00 a.m., no experience necessary, all equipment provided, for more info: pentictondragonboat.com

• Universal Gospel Choir presents Okanagan Ovation!, Naramata Center, 7 p.m., suggest a $20 donation

• Beginning of the Ryga Arts Festival, community conversation “Weathering the Storm”, Memorial Park, 9999 Charton Street, Summerland, 10 am to 11:30 am; Author Reading: Andrea Warner on Buffy Sainte-Marie, the authorized biography, Summerland Branch Library, 2-3:30 p.m.; Story Booth, Summerland Library Branch, 12:30 p.m. to 5 p.m.; Made in Canada, Farm Song Circle, Memorial Park, 7-9 p.m., all Saturday events ticketed, visit: rygafest.ca

• Penticton Farmer’s Market, Block 100 Main St., 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m. and Downtown Penticton Community Market, Block 200 Main St., 9 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., free bike valet service offered by the Penticton & Area Cycling Association

• Great White North in concert at the District Wine Village in Oliver, 100 Enterprise Way, 8 p.m., ticket prices between $25 and $35, visit: districtwinevillage.com

• Comedy Night at the Dream Café, featuring Matt Baker with Caleb Campbell and Dave Kopp, 7 p.m., for tickets, visit: thedreamcafe.ca

• Musical bingo with DJ Russ Treit, from 8 p.m. to midnight at Giant’s Head Brewing in Summerland

• Chayce Kennedy performs on the terrace of the Barking Parrot, from 5:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m.

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

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

• Fresh BC Talent features live performers ages 9-18, Blenz Coffee on Main Street, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m., visit: freshbctalentquest.ca

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

• Summerland Estate Winery B&B, Summer Concert Series, Marv Machura, for tickets: summerlandwinery.ca

• Penticton Elks Lodge, walk-in crèche, 10 a.m., meat draw, 4 p.m., Indo-Canadian cuisine dinner, 5:30 p.m., live music with Rick Girard, 6:30 p.m.

• Penticton Water Polo, try water polo at Subudy Beach, 10am-noon, free, for more info email: [email protected]

Sunday August 14

• The Ryga Arts Festival, “Sharing Life Stories: Memoir and Biography Writing,” with Andrea Warner, Summerland Arts Centre, 10 a.m., $25; “In the Shadow of the Vulture,” a selected reading of George Ryga’s debut novel, Summerland Arts Centre, 3:30 p.m., pay what you choose, for a full schedule of events: rygafest.ca

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

• Gord McLaren performs at the District Wine Village in Oliver, 100 Enterprise Way, 3-5pm, free

• Bex (indie pop folk) performs at Cannery Brewing Co, 5-7 p.m.

• Fraternal Order of Eagles, meat draw, 4 p.m.

• Breakfast at Penticton Elks Lodge, 10 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., Grimms Meat Draw, 2 p.m.

• Royal Canadian Legion Branch #40, cribbage and darts walk-in, 1 p.m.

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

• BC-SPCA 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. 8:00 a.m. – 2:00 p.m., all proceeds will be donated to the local dragon boat team and breast cancer awareness

• 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

• Summerland Estate Winery B&B, Summer Concert Series, Steve Smith, for tickets: summerlandwinery.ca

Monday August 15

• Penticton & District Dart Association Monight Night Pub League, Annual General Meeting, Penticton Elks Lodge, 7:30 p.m., new teams welcome!

• Interior Savings Moonlight Movie Tour, Okanagan Lake Park, “Hotel Transylvania 3,” 7:00 p.m., donation $3 per person or $10 per family, concession available, bring your own lawn chairs and blankets for up to of comfort

Tuesday August 16

• Penticton City Council meets at City Hall, meetings begin at 1:00 p.m. and 6:00 p.m., to view meeting or agenda: penticton.ca

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