Upcoming concerts and events from around the South Okanagan. Western News graphic

Upcoming concerts and events from around the South Okanagan. Western News graphic

TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan events listings

Live theatre, concerts, events, art exhibits and more from around the South Okanagan

CONCERTS

Nov. 30 and Dec. 2 — Penticton Tune-Agers choir and orchestra present Sounds of Christmas at 2 p.m both days in the Shatford Centre, 760 Main St. Tickets are $15 and are available from members, Shatford Centre office, Dragon’s Den, Summerland Beanery and at the door.

Dec. 1 — Sherman Tank Trio at the Dream Café. Show at 8 p.m.

Dec. 2 — Free music Sunday’s at the Cannery Brewing Co. (198 Ellis St.) with Davis Weir. Performance is from 6 to 8 p.m. No cover.

Dec. 4 — Head to the Cannery Brewing for vinyl night from 7 to 9 p.m. No cover. DJ Spill will be spinning a mix of classic blues, soul, funk and rock records.

Dec. 5 — Uncle Wiggley’s Hot Shoes Blues Band take the stage at the Dream Café.

Dec. 15 — Three Days Grace bring their Outsider Tour to the South Okanagan Events Centre. Tickets are available at the SOEC box office orwww.ValleyFirstTix.com.

EVENTS

Nov. 30 and Dec. 1 — Osoyoos Festival Society presents the Christmas Lite-Up. Carols in front of Home Hardware from 6 to 6:30 p.m. and SOAP presents It’s A Wonderful Life (a live radio play) at the Elks Hall (tickets at soplayers.ca) at 7:30 p.m. Have breakfast with Santa and get your photos ($5) on Dec. 1 from 8:30 to 11:30 a.m., Kiwanis Christmas Craft Fair from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. SOAP production starts at 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 1 — The 21st annual Downtown Penticton Association Santa Claus Parade at 4 p.m. Starts north on Main Street from White Avenue to the Penticton Lakeside Resort.

Dec. 1 — The Penticton United Church annual Makers’ Market takes place from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Dec. 1 — Christmas Craft Day Camp at the Penticton First Baptist Church. A day of crafts, food and fun for kids in Grade 1 to Grade 5. Lunch provided. Register by calling 250-492-3824 or email office@fbcpenticton.com.

Dec. 2 — Yuletide at the Lakeside includes a Christmas market, Santa and Mrs. Claus (noon to 5 p.m.), skating rink (bring your own skates), pony rides, festive food and drinks, kids crafts, local entertainment. Free admission and free parking. Cash only for activities. Event starts at 11 a.m.

Dec. 4 — Free Tuesday night movie screenings at the Penticton Library. Showing is the classic action flick Die Hard. Doors open at 5:45 p.m. and movie starts at 6 p.m. Films are intended for those older than 18. Bring your bowl for popcorn.

Dec. 5 — Join the Penticton Vees for a skating party at McLaren Arena, or play stick and puck with your favourite players. Event is at 7:15 p.m.Gloves and helmet are mandatory.

Dec. 6 — Pecha Kucha at the Cannery Brewing.

Dec. 6 — Community Warm-Up at the library-museum building. Enjoy festive fun with the family with hot chocolate, treats, carolling, crafts and games. Event is from 6 to 8 p.m.

Dec. 7 and 8 — Savour the Sun, a partnership between Oliver Osoyoos Wine Country and Sun Peaks Resort. Three signature evening wine and food events bringing some of the region’s most celebrated winemakers to the resort. For more information visit oliverosoyoos.com.

Dec. 15 — Bring your kids and your own camera to the taproom for a visit with Santa from 2 to 4 p.m. Visits by donation with full proceeds to the South Okanagan Children’s Charity.

Dec. 19 — O Christmas Tea: A British comedy presented by comedians James and Jamesy at the Cleland Community Theatre from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m. Tickets are $39 for adults and $19 for children.

Dec. 21 — Lunch with Santa at the Penticton Lakeside Resort from 11:30 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. Market-style festival lunch buffet, live entertainment and visit with Santa. Tickets are $20.50 per person, $1.50 per year for children ages four tot 12 and free for children three and under.

Dec. 22 — The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra presents Yuletide Tales featuring the Okanagan Symphony Youth Chorus and Garry Gable. The heart-warming show brings classic holiday stories to life. Show is at the Cleland Community Theatre at 2 p.m. Tickets at 888-974-9170, or in person at the Shatford Centre.

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