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TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings
Dec. 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.
Dec. 28 — The Rumble, a rock and roll band from Calgary, play at Voodoo's at 9 p.m.
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.
Jan. 5 — Elvis by Adam Fitzpatrick at the Copper Mug Pub.
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.
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 fireworks, 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.
Dec. 31 — Copper Mug Pub New Year's Eve party. Tickets are $49.95 per couple for prime rib dinner and a dessert.
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 — The Okanagan Caledonian Pipe Band hosts their 13th annual Robbie Burns Night at the Penticton Legion. Social hour 5 p.m., tradition Burns Supper with haggis and all the trimmings at 6 p.m. Entertainment includes pipes and drums, highland dancers and a Celtic singer. Tickets $30 from band members, Carl's Flowers on Front Street, Penticton, or call 250-493-6331.
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.