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TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan events listings

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

Sundays — Shades on Main has an acoustic open stage every Sunday from 4 to 8 p.m. in their coffee room. Synchronized by Mat Duffus, there will be a guitar and bass on hand and musician and guest specials.

July 19 — Rock the Sun free summer concerts in Gyro Park returns with the Young Uns, classic rock to current top 40 pop hits. Concert is from 7 to 9 p.m.

July 20 — Harpdog Brown & The Uptown Blues Band are performing at the Dream Café. The show is at 8 p.m. Tickets are $37 for premium seats and $27 for wings.

July 20 — Mason Burns rocks out at Tugs Taphouse. Tickets are $10. Music starts at 7:30 p.m.

July 20 — Summer Patio Music Series at the Barking Parrot featuring Three Scotch In from 5:30 to 8 p.m.

July 21 — Music in the Park in Okanagan Falls with 13 Broken Bones from 5 to 8 p.m.

July 24 — Guitarist/singer-songwriter Cécile Doo-Kingué blends blues, afro-roots and soul at the Dream Café. The show is at 8 p.m. Tickets are $36 for premium seats and $26 for the wings.

July 26 — Rock the Sun free summer concerts in Gyro Park returns with Aidan & Mandy, smooth harmonies, heartfelt lyrics and playful guitar. Concert is from 7 to 9 p.m.

Aug. 2 — Rock the Sun free summer concerts in Gyro Park returns with Beamer Wigley performing classic country. Concert is from 7 to 9 p.m.

Aug. 2 — Rock the Sun free summer concerts in Gyro Park returns with Beamer Wigley performing classic country. Concert is from 7 to 9 p.m.

Aug. 4 — Cannery Brewing is the place to be as Jeff Piattelli will play from 6-8 p.m. No cover charge.

EVENTS

July 20 and 21 — Monster Trucks and hit to pass at the Penticton Speedway in two nights of back-to-back racing. Gates open at 6 p.m. to view the trucks, meet the drivers and get autographs. Racing continues on Sunday and includes the hit to pass Eve of Destruction boat and trailer race.

July 21 — Art in the Vines at Township 7 Restaurant. Artisan fair includes paintings, pottery, jewelry and more. Live music, food trucks, silent auction and one-of-a-kind art. Admission by donation with proceeds going to the South Okanagan Women In Need Society. The event runs from noon to 4 p.m.

July 25 to Aug. 29 — Penticton Arts Council presents Pot Pourri, a clay exhibition by the Penticton Potters’ Guild. Opening night is July 25 at 6 p.m. at the Leir House Cultural Centre (220 Manor Park Ave.). Complimentary food and refreshments served.

Until July 27 — Many Hats Theatre Co. presents The Savannah Sipping Society — a comedy by Jessie Jones, Nicholas Hope and Jamie Wooten. Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. Special Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 for adults, seniors and students are $22. The show is at The Cannery Stage (1475 Fairview Rd.).

July 28 and Aug. 25— Art in the Gardens 2019, presented by the Summerland Ornamental Gardens, from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. Artists may display and/or sell their work. RSVP by July 15 to events.summerlandgardens@gmail.com if you would like your art displayed.

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