Aug. 16 — Road Waves make their debut in Penticton at the Mile Zero Wine Bar (200 Ellis St.). They will be bringing a hug sound that touches on funk, blues, rock and jazz. Music starts at 8 p.m. Admission by $10 donation.
Aug. 16 — Rock the Sun free summer concerts in Gyro Park returns with the Mason Burns Band performing music that takes you back to another time of peace, love and change. Concert is from 7 to 9 p.m.
Aug. 17 — Dock Side Drive, one of the West Coast’s newest swing and show bands, perform at the Dream Café at 8 p.m. Tickets are $40 for premium seats and $30 for the wings.
Aug. 18 — Join local favourite Dorian Goodwin, featuring Maven the Raven at Cannery Brewing. They will be performing from 6-8pm. No cover charge.
Aug. 18 — Music and Market in the Park are hosting a free concert at the bandshell in Okanagan Falls (opposite the Legion). An evening of foot tapping music by RobnWalker. Event starts at 5 p.m. Bring your own chairs.
Aug. 21 — Bluesman Al Lerman is a two-time Juno Award winner with the band Fathead and has built a solid career touring as a acoustic solo act with his guitar and rack harmonica. He plays at the Dream Café at 8 p.m. Tickets are $23 for premium seats and $13 for the wings.
Aug. 22 — Multi-award winning musician Sue Foley, who was recently announced as Guitar Magazine’s Best Blues Guitarist nominee will be performing at the Dream Cafe.
Until 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.
Aug. 16-18 — Discover the best in hunting and outdoors at the Okanagan Fall Hunting & Outdoor Show at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. Full list of seminars and exhibitors at http://okanaganfallhuntingshow.com.
Aug. 16-18 — Four Seasons Cultural Society Powwow Between The Lakes. Host drum is High Water. Admission is $5 per person per day or a $10 weekend pass. Children five years and under are free. Friday at 7 p.m. ,Saturday from 1 to 7 p.m. and Sunday at 1 p.m.
Aug. 17 — The Great Ogopogo Bathtub Race at Powell Beach Park in Summerland. Races start at 9:30 .m., family sandsculpting and activities and a barbecue. For more information visit www.ogopogobathtubrace.com.
Aug. 17 — The Summerland Singers and Players present Murder on the Rails: The Case of the Mondello Crime Family. Based on the success of the one-night-only performance last summer, they are bringing it back with a new script with a combination of staged lines and improvised interaction with the audience.
Aug. 22 — Summertime evening market from 4 to 8 p.m. on Front Street and Backstreet Boulevard from 2:30 to 9 p.m.
Aug. 24 and 25 — Weekend improv workshop at Tempest Theatre & Film led by Vancouver’s Granville Island Theatresports veteran Lauren McGibbon. Workshop is $175 (plus GST) and runs from 1 to 5 p.m. each day.
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