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TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings

The Harlem Globetrotter
The Harlem Globetrotter's are returning to Penticton at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Feb.12.
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CONCERTS

Nov. 30 — South Okanagan Concert Society presents Canadian Grand Master Fiddle Champion Daniel Gervais accompanied by Aline Dupuis, a step dancer. Also on stage will be Calvin Vollrath, Old Tyme Fiddle Champion. 7:30 p.m. at Oliver Alliance Church. Tickets available at door and at Beyond Bliss.

Nov. 30 — Kelly Joe Phelps delivers soulful vocals and stellar guitar work at the Dream Café. Tickets are $24.

Nov. 30 to Dec. 2 — Harpist Ingrid Schellenberg performing Christmas carols at Tinhorn Creek Winery, from 1 to 4 p.m.

Dec. 1 — Rainboard and My Kill Must Glow (Michael Musclow, Jeremy Head and Evan Robillard). 8 p.m. at Elite. Cover by donation.

Dec. 1 — Feed The Family Christmas concert fundraiser and Okanagan food drive at the Summerland Yacht Club. Featuring Canada's rising star Jaclyn Guillou, singing popular music tributes of the great singers Roy Orbinson, Patsy Cline, Diana Krall, Michael Buble, Connie Francis and Elvis. Net proceeds go directly to Summerland Community Food Bank. Tickets $25, plus non-perishable food items. Tickets available at Summerland Yacht Club.

Dec. 1 — Gillian Russell and Karen Skoronski perform at Fibonacci’s at 8 p.m. Tickets $15.

Dec. 1 — The End Of The World As We Know It exhibit features Sonic Sights: an evening of analogue master and video presentations. Music by Sinoia Caves, Magnetic Ring and Rainboard starts at 7 p.m. Free, all-ages event.

Dec. 2 — Voices in Song presents A Song for Hope Christmas concert, 7 p.m. at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Penticton. Tracy Fehr, with accompanist Dennis Norlund, and singers present an evening of beautiful music and inspiring Christmas music Tickets are $12 in advance or $15 at the door and available for purchase at the Leir House. Proceeds will be donated to ACT Development's Livelihood project for single mothers to purchase a motorcycle for a needy artisan in North Africa.

Dec. 2 — The Penticton Academy of Music is hosting a Sing-Along Messiah at Saint Saviour's Anglican Church. Audience members invited to bring their own score or borrow one of theirs. Academy faculty and string orchestra will be performing for the main fundraiser of the year for the Academy Bursary Fund. Tickets are $10 at the door.

Dec. 8 — Sage Valley Voices present their annual Christmas concert at the Oliver United Church at 7 p.m. and Dec. 8 at 2:30 p.m.Tickets are $10 at door.

Dec. 8 — Penticton trio Tavis Weir, Stefan Bienz and Michael Treadway at the Dream Café. Tickets $14.

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.

March 9 — Heart is performing at the South Okanagan Events Centre on their Fanatic Tour with opening act Simon Townshend.

EVENTS

Until Dec. 1 — Many Hats Theatre Company presents Becky’s New Car at the Cannery Stage in the Cannery Trade Centre.Showtimes are:  Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday at 2 p.m. 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).

Until Dec. 2 — Pen High Arts Media Entertainment presents Nanny McPhee at the Cleland Theatre. Showtimes are: Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 at 7 p.m. Dec. 1 and 2 there is 2 p.m. matinees. Tickets are $10 and available at the high school or at the door.

Dec. 1 and 2 — Terry Isaac Gallery hosts a holiday open house. Join them for some festive cheer from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 475 Upper Bench Rd.

Dec. 7 to 9 — Cawston Players present A Christmas Chaos at the Cawston Community Hall. Shows at 7 p.m. with a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m.

Dec. 13 to 15 — Princess Margaret Secondary drama department presents Mirror Image. Showtime is 7 p.m. and 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday.

Until Dec. 21 — George and Friends art exhibition at the Shatford Centre. Dec. 1 from 10 a.m. to noon Carol Munro has an encaustic painting demo and from 1:30 to 3:30 p.m. Glenn Clark has a oil painting demo.

Dec. 19 and 22 — Sound Stage Productions presents Whistle Down the Wind with lyrics from rock legend Jim Steinman and music by Andrew Lloyd Webber. Dec. 19 to 21 performances at 7 p.m. and Dec. 22 performances at 2 p.m. and 7 p.m. Tickets are $28 plus tax and available at the Penticton Lakeside Resort.

Feb. 12 — The Harlem Globetrotters return to the SOEC for the You Write The Rules World Tour.

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