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TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings
Sept. 20 — Country star Dwight Yoakam with special guest Brett Kissel at the South Okanagan Events Centre.
Sept. 24 and 25 — Eric Bibb at the Dream Café. Tickets $36.
Sept. 25 — Penticton Community Concerts presents Teresa Walters at the Cleland Community Theatre at 7:30 p.m.. Walters is a world renowned composer and pianist.
Sept. 28 — Rann Berry One Hit Wonders performing at the Cleland Theatre at 7:30pm. Tickets are $29 available at the Penticton Community Centre.
Oct. 4 — Traditional roots and blues performer Erin Ross at the Dream Café. Tickets $5.
Oct. 10 — Carolyn Mark with Jack Grace and Declan O’Donovan at The Elite at 8 p.m.
Oct. 11 — Birds of Chicago at the Dream Café. Tickets $20.
Oct. 14 — Wiz Bryant Wild Places Sacred Spaces at the Cleland Community Theatre. Tickets $45 or $60 with VIP wine reception.
Oct. 15 — Six-time Juno Award winner Colin James performs at the Cleland Theatre. Tickets are $45 and it is an all-ages event. To purchase tickets contact the box office at 250-490-2426 or purchase at the Penticton Community Centre reception.
Oct. 18 — Gary Comeau & the Voodoo Allstars bring hot and spicy New Orleans rocking roots and blues to the Dream Café. Tickets $24.
Oct. 19 — Okanagan Symphony at the Cleland Theatre. Series tickets available at Tourism Penticton.
Oct. 22 — Loretta Lynn presents her 50th anniversary tour at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Tickets at www.ValleyFirstTix.com, at the SOEC box office or the wine info centre.
Oct. 27 — The Contenders, Valdy and Gary Fjellgaard in concert for their 13th annual tour through the Okanagan/Interior. The duo will be playing at Centre Stage Theatre in Summerland at 7:30 p.m. Tickets at Martin's Flowers or The Dragon's Den.
Nov. 1 — Class of 59 - The Early Years of Rock and Roll at the Cleland Theatre. Show is at 8 p.m. and tickets are available at the Penticton Community Centre.
Nov. 3 — Children’s Showcase presents the North Shore Celtic Ensemble at the Cleland Theatre at 2 p.m.
Nov. 22 — Matthew Good with special guests Gentlemen Husbands at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre.
Sept. 5 to 28 — Many Hats Theatre Company presents Norm Foster’s Skin Flick. Shows are Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. Tickets are $22.$19 at the visitor’s centre or reserve by phone 250-276-2170.
Sept. 20 — Penticton Art Gallery opening reception for John Koerner: The Hidden Side of Nature at 7 p.m. Sept. 21 is a walk and talk with the artists.
Sept. 24 — Theytus Books Literary Reading Series with award-winning writer Maria Campbell, author of Half-Breed, at the En’owking Centre Gathering Space on Green Mountain Road. Doors open at 11:30 a.m. Welcome address at noon with reading at 12:15 p.m.
Sept. 24 — Radical Reels movie showing at the Cleland Community Theatre presented by True Outdoors. Movie starts at 7 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance at True Outdoors or $20 at the door.
Sept. 26 — Kitchen Stove Film Festival opens with Before Midnight at the Landmark Cinema 7. Shows at 4 and 7 p.m. Series tickets are $38 for gallery members and students, $44 for non-members. Pre-purchase single tickets for $13 at the art gallery and The Book Shop.
Sept. 27 — The Great Grape Lake Stomp at the Penticton Lakeside Resort. Tickets are $25 plus tax and include pig roast and hip of beef buffet, glass of wine, Live DJ and entry to private beach party, local celebrity judges, grand prizes, music and more.
Sept. 28 — Third annual A Taste For the Arts fundraising campaign for the Shatford Centre, Okanagan School of the Arts Learning Kitchen. Savoury culinary delights from local restuarants, auction items, entertainment and art exhibition on display. Event begins at the Shatford Centre at 6 p.m. Tickets are $50.
Oct. 5 — Comedy Fest at the Barking Parrot, a fundraiser for the Community Foundation of the South Okanagan-Similkameen. Tickets are $60 and include dinner and comedy show featuring Erica Sigurdson, Kermet Apio and Dave Hemstad.
Oct. 9 — Le Cheap, C’est Chic Clothing Company fall fashion show with partial proceeds from sales to benefit the South Okanagan Victim Assistance Society. Show starts at 7 p.m. at the Barking Parrot. Free entry.