TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings
Dec. 21 — The Penticton Art Gallery celebrates the conclusion of The End Of The World As We Know It exhibit with an evening with Shane Philip and DJ Rafferty Funksmith. This is a licensed event. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $25 for non-members, $20 for gallery members/students, $10 for ages 13 to 18 and children 12 and under are free. Workshops on Saturday, Dec. 22 from noon to 4 p.m. Click the link for more on this.
Dec. 21 — Okanagan Symphony presents Christmas Reflections with guest artists Alan Corbishley, narrator and baritone, and the Okanagan Symphony Youth Chorus. Show is at 7 p.m. at the Cleland Theatre.
Dec. 21 — 2theMoon production's presents The End of The World Party with rockin' tunes by Dyslexica at Voodoo's. Tickets are available for $5 at Fibonacci's Roastery and Café or $8 at the door. Non-perishable food donations will also be collected this evening. Music starts at 8:30 p.m.
Dec. 27 and 28 — Gary Comeau and the Voodoo Allstars are a New Orleans rockin' roots and blues group that will be at the Dream Café. To reserve a table call 250-490-9012.
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.
Aug. 3. — Country singer-songwriter Alan Jackson returns to the South Okanagan Events Centre.
Until Dec. 21 — George and Friends art exhibition at the Shatford Centre.
Dec. 21 — The End of the World Party at The Mule featuring The Wild vs. DJ Switch.
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.
Dec. 26 — 13th annual Boxing Day Bash at The Mule. Tickets are $5 available at Grean Beanz or The Mule. Doors open at 10 p.m. and Santa Claus will be in the building.
Dec. 27 — The Nightmare After Xmas party at The Elite. Prizes for best Nightmare After Xmas costume and live music from Dustin & Wes, Cinged, The Poles, Headcase and Great White North. Doors open at 7 p.m. with a $7 cover. A hamper will be set up to collect items or monetary donations for the SPCA.
Dec. 31 — New Year's Make It Rain party at The Mule. $1,000 in $1 U.S. bills will be dropped from the ceiling at midnight. Champagne when the ball drops and party favours upon entry. Doors open at 9 p.m. Tickets are $5 and are available at The Mule or at Green Beanz.
Dec. 31 — The Barley Mill is hosting a New Year's Eve celebration featuring Roland Allen and a four-course plated dinner. The candle lit event is $35. Call 250-493-8000 to book your table.
Dec. 31 — Celebrate New Year's at The Barking Parrot. DJ, party favours, champagne, fireworks and no cover charge.
Dec. 31 — Celebrate New Year's every hour at the Hooded Merganser Bar and Grill with live entertainment from the Bob Bricker Duo. Party favours, champagne, fireworks and a feature menu.
Dec. 31 — New Year's Even party at the Bufflehead Pasta and Tapas Room with live entertainment from DJ Billy Retro. Party favours, bubbly, fireworks and a $45 feature menu.
Dec. 31 — Papa Wheely in the Grand Ballroom at the Penticton Lakeside Resort. Champagne and fireworkds, fabulous dinner buffet and party favours. Tickets are $50 and available at the front desk.
Dec. 31 — Nk'Mip Conference Centre in Osoyoos is being transformed into a masquerade party with a hint of Mardi Gras flair for New Year's Even. Doors open at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $30 and can be purchased by phone at 250-276-4501, at www.paraisoevents.com or in person at Spirit Ridge, Mica Restaurant or Imperial Office Pro.
Jan. 16 — Snowed In Comedy Tour at the Barking Parrot featuring Arj Barker, Pete Johansson, Craig Campbell and Dan Quinn. Show at 8:30 p.m.
Jan. 26 — Naramata Scottish Country Dancers and the Shatford Centre host a full-scale Burns Supper. Entertainment from Fiddlekids, Summerland Pipes and Drums, Naramata Scottish Dancers, Liz Lupton, Bob Moss and Kristi Lind. Tickets are $40 at Shatford Centre or The Book Shop.
Feb. 12 — The Harlem Globetrotters return to the SOEC for the You Write The Rules World Tour.