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TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings
Nov. 10 — Rann Berry and the One Hit Wonders at the Cleland Theatre. Vegas comes to Penticton for this night of hits from the 60s and 70s that you forgot you love. Show features an eight piece band and is a fundraiser for the Pen High band program. Tickets can be purchased at the Community Centre front desk or by phone at 250-490-2426.
Nov. 10 — Barney Bentall travelling with a band this time around at the Dream Café. Tickets are $34.
Nov. 16 — Emmy nominated composer John Lee Sanders brings his diverse musical spectrum to the Dream Café. Tickets are $25.
Nov. 16 — Rock ‘n roll band The Wild open for Dusty Tucker, one of Alberta’s best rock ‘n roll bands at Voodoo’s.
Nov. 17 — Okanagan Symphony Orchestra returns with Romantic Rhapsody with guest artist Arnold Choi, Cello. 7:30 p.m. at Cleland theatre.
Nov. 25 — Christmas Music Extravaganza at the Penticton United Church featuring Musaic, Naramata Choir, Tuneagers, Sage Valley Singers and Penticton United Choir. Tickets at door $15. Concert at 2 p.m.
Nov. 22 — Classically trained trio of tenors, Romanza returns to Penticton at the Cleland Theatre for a Christmas concert.
Jan. 26 — Canadian country musician Dean Brody brings his Dirt Tour to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. Tickets are $39.50 and available at the Penticton & Wine Country Visitors Centre or at www.ValleyFirstTix.com.
Feb.1 — Eric Church The Blood, Sweat & Tears tour comes to Penticton at the South Okanagan Events Centre.
Until Dec. 1 — Many Hats Theatre Company presents Becky’s New Car at the Cannery Stage in the Cannery Trade Centre.Showtimes are: Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. There will be a reception opening night in the adjoining Opus Bistro Cafe which will give everyone a chance to meet and chat with the cast and crew. Tickets are $22 for adults and $19 for students and seniors and are available at the Wine Country Visitor’s Centre Railway and Eckhardt in Penticton or reserved by phone at 250-276-2170 (toll free 1-800-663-5052).
Nov. 9 — Battlefield Fight League 19 at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. Main event is a pro welterwieght title fight between Ryan Chiappe and Matt Dwyer.
Nov. 9 — Soup Bowls Project at the Penticton Art Gallery starting at 7 p.m. Enjoy a beautiful handcrafted pottery bowl filled with delectable soups created by the finest local restaurants. South Okanagan wines, ales and homemade breads complement the meal. The Darylectones will be performing. Tickets for gallery members are $35 and for non-members $40.
Nov. 16 — The End of the World exhibition opens at the Penticton Art Gallery at 7 p.m.
Nov. 17 — Penticton Pistoleras roller derby team takes on the Tar Sand Betties of Ft.McMurray in their last home bout of the 2012 season. Bout takes place at the Penticton Trade & Convention Centre. Doors open at 5:30 p.m. and whistle at 6:30 p.m. Tickets are $12 in advance, $14 at the door, $10 seniors, $10 students (ID Required) and kids 10 and under are free For more info visit www.sorda.ca.
Nov. 24 and 25 — Authors and Artists Christmas Faire at the Shatford Centre displaying an array of highly talented artists and authors. Nov. 24 from 10 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Nov. 25 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Free admission and parking. Hourly Door prizes.
Nov. 24 — Canada Music Week gala concert at the Cleland Theatre. Special live performance of original music created by composers Anita Perry and Ernst Schneider. Featuring students of the BC Registered Music Teachers’ Association. Tickets are $10 for adults, $5 for students and $20 for a Family. Available at the Leir House.
Nov. 28 — Topics ‘n Tea with artist Glenn Clark at the Penticton Art Gallery at 2 p.m. Clark discusses his three northern B.C. tours in preparing his Abandoning Paradise Art Project. Enjoy the discussion over a cup of tea and baked goods. Free event, everyone is welcome.
Dec. 2 — Voices in Song presents A Song for Hope Christmas concert, 7 p.m. at Our Redeemer Luthern Church. Tickets are available at the Leir House for $12 in advance and $15 at the door. Proceeds will be donated to help purchase a motorcycle for a needy artisan in North Africa, part of ACT Development’s Livelihood project for single mothers.