Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Penticton

A night of laughs, tailgate roller skating and the return of dragon boating headline the weekend

This year’s Peach Festival has come and gone but that doesn’t mean it won’t be a busy weekend in Penticton.

Comedy takes over a pair of Penticton venues (Aug. 12 to 13)

Clancy’s Pub and the Dream Cafe both host comedy nights this weekend, with a trio of B.C. performers first up on Friday.

Jeremiah Ukponrefe, Abdul Ali and Robert Peng are set to bring the laughs to Clancy’s starting at 8 p.m. on Aug. 12. Peng, the show’s headliner, has appeared at the Seattle International Comedy Competition.

Matt Baker, Caleb Campbell and Dave Kopp, meanwhile, will be at the Dream Cafe Saturday night for an “observant” and “lighted-hearted” night of comedy. Tickets are listed for $15, with the show set to begin at 7 p.m.

READ ALSO: 3 comedians to bring life experiences and observations to Penticton stage

Penticton Tailgate Roller Skating (Aug. 12)

Let the good times roll at Penticton’s new skating rink behind City Hall on Friday night.

Tailgate roller skating returns at 7:30 p.m.

Skate rentals will be available.

READ ALSO: Tailgate roller skating party at Penticton’s new outdoor rink

Dragon boat practice at Skaha Lake (Aug. 12)

If dragon boat racing is something you’ve always wanted to try then Saturday’s event at Skaha Lake might just be for you.

The community is invited to try out dragon boating at 10 a.m. No registration is required and anyone aged 16+ is welcome.

All equipment will be provided.

READ ALSO: Try out dragon boating in Penticton

Live music all weekend long (Aug. 11 to 13)

Musicians will be featured at a pair of Peach City venues from Friday to Sunday.

The Barking Parrot will host Penticton fixture, Gord McLaren, starting at 5:30 p.m., with Chayce Kennedy set to follow up the performance one night later.

Indie-pop musician Bex will be at Cannery Brewing on Sunday from 5 p.m. to 7 p.m.



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