Aug. 23 — Rock the Sun free summer concerts in Gyro Park returns with Rumble 100, a premier party band. Concert is from 7 to 9 p.m.
Aug. 23 — Neo-folk singer songwriter Awolk (formerly known as Jesse Thomas) blends rootsy melodies with modern acoustic and electric soundscapes. He is playing at the Dream Café at 8 p.m. No cover.
Aug. 24 — Victor Nesrallah brings his powerful songwriting, compelling voice and mastery of the guitar to the Dream Café. Tickets are $22 for premium seats and $12 for the wings.
Aug. 25 — Cannery Brewing is the place to be on with Zoonis playing from 6 to 8 p.m., no cover.
Aug. 30 — Rock the Sun free summer concerts in Gyro Park returns with Ancient Engines, an experimental alternative rock band. Concert is from 7 to 9 p.m.
Aug. 30 — Echuta, Yoon and The Heatscore play at Mile Zero Wine Bar (200 Ellis St.). Admission is $10 at the door. Music starts at 8 p.m.
Sept. 1 — Tobie Lavoie will play at Cannery Brewing from 6-8 p.m., no cover charge. Grab a friend and enjoy the good things in life.
Sept. 6 to 8 — The Pentastic Hot Jazz & Music Festival. World class bands in five venues around the city including Dave Bennet and the Memphis Speed Kings, Tom Hook and the Terrier Brothers, Gator Nation, Cornet Chop Suey and more. Tickets and more information at www.pentasticjazz.com.
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. 23 to Sept. 2 — Drinking Habits, a laugh-out-loud two act play by the St. Andrew’s Players. The show is in Summerland at Saxon Winery Aug. 23 to 25. Other show dates include Aug. 26 and 29 in Oliver at Church and State, Aug. 30 and 31 in West Kelowna at Kalala and Sept. 1 and 2 in Penticton at Township 7. All shows begin at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 at the door. Children 12 and under are free.
Aug. 23 and 24 — Penticton Speedway Hornets, Street Stocks and Hit to Pass on Friday. Hornets, Street Stocks and Hit to Pass Eve of Destruction on Saturday. Racing starts at 7 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.
Aug. 25 – Sip and Support the SPCA at Township 7 on the Naramata Bench from noon to 4 p.m. Meet SPCA animals, pet photos, pet vendors, live music by Summer Whyne and enjoy award winning wines with local cheese and charcuterie. Bring your own leashed pet for a photo. Admission and photo by donation.
Aug. 29 — The final summertime evening market from 4 to 8 p.m. on Front Street and Backstreet Boulevard from 2:30 to 9 p.m.
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