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TGIF: Upcoming concerts and events

A listing of upcoming concerts, events, live theatre and more in the South Okanagan


Sept. 9 — Roots-rock-reggae group Big Sugar performs at Tinhorn Creek Winery.

Sept. 9 — Previously performing for three sold out nights at the Dream Café, Lester Quitzau returns with Michael Treadway. Premium seats are $33 and wings $18.

Sept. 15 and 16 — Jim Byrnes and Lindsay Mitchell at the Dream Café. Premium seats are $40 and wings $25.

Sept. 16 — I Love the 90’s Tour featuring the 90s most iconic acts including Vanilla Ice, Salt N Pepa, Rob Base, Young MC and C+C Music Factory at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Tickets at the Valley First box office at the SOEC, via phone 1-877-763-2849 or

Sept. 16 — Fundraiser for the B.C. Children’s Hospital at the FOE Hall at 1197 Main St. Entertainment by Terri Bremner and Elvis tribute artist Darrell Douglas. Doors open at 5 p.m., dinner at 6 p.m. and entertainment starts at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 and can be purchased by calling 250-492-6242.

Sept. 17 — Jazz Vesper returns to St. Saviour’s Anglican Church on Orchard Avenue at 4 :30 p.m. Join for a jazz-filled hour featuring Andy Gabrys, Stefan Bienz, Mike Treadway, Larry Crawford and Debi Johnson. Free will offering.

Sept. 17 — Aaron Goodwin is performing at the Cannery Brewing Company on Ellis Street from 6 to 8 p.m.

Sept. 19 — Amy Helm carries on her late father’s, Levon Helm, roots music legacy earning praise as a singer, songwriter and live performer. She will be at the Dream Café, show starts at 8 p.m. Tickets are $44 for premium seats and $18 for wings.


Until Sept. 14 — Three members of the Federation of Canadian Artists will open their encaustic show vernissage on Sept. 2 from 10 a.m. until 2 p.m. at the Front Street Gallery located at 60 Front St. Show runs until Sept. 14.

Until Sept. 30 — Many Hats Theatre Company presents Real Estate by Allana Harkin, directed by Jamie Eberle. For more information visit

Sept. 9 — Improv comedy show, The Comic Strippers, is coming to the Cleland Theatre. A fictitious male stripper troupe (no nudity, however it is a 19 years or older show) is played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians. Show is at 7:30 p.m. and tickets are $39.

Sept. 13 — Stand up comedian Brett Martin performs at the Cannery Brewing Company located on Ellis Street. Tickets are $10. Show is from 7 to 8:30 p.m.

Sept. 15 — Come to Okanagan Lake Park for a free movie under the stars, with a showing of Disney’s Moana, courtesy of Prospera Credit Union. Donations accepted in support of the YES (Youth Empowerment Strategy) Project.

Sept. 15 — Diamonds on the Deck a fundraising event held by the Rotary Club of Penticton is held from 4:30 to 6:30 p.m. at Red Rooster Winery. Event offers a chance to win a half-carat diamond.

Sept. 21 — Cannery Brewing Company (on Ellis Street) hosts Pecha Kucha at 7 p.m. Kicking off the inaugural Arts Rising Festival, creators share their thoughts on the future of the arts in Penticton. Speakers include art gallery director Paul Crawford, artists Kindrie Grove, Renee Matheson and Julie Mai and Tumbleweed Gallery’s Prema Harris. Doors open at 6 p.m. and event starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 at Cannery Brewing and Cowork Penticton.

Sept. 21 to 24 — Connections 2017 national juried art show and conference at the Shatford Centre. Phone 250-770-7668 to register for the demonstrations or workshop.

Sept. 21 to 24 — Arts Rising Festival. Film festival, art exhibitions, fashion show and so much more at

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