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TGIF: South Okanagan events and concerts listings

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

April 13 — The Summerland Community Arts Council presents Friday Night Live featuring music from Kevin Foley (Neil Young tribute artist). Event is at 7:30 p.m. at 9525 Wharton St. $10 entry per person.

April 13 — The Penticton Eagles club has The Who Knew Band at 7 p.m.

April 14 — High energy country-rock band Rob n’ Walker will be playing at the Osoyoos Legion at 7 p.m. and sharing new originals from Rob’s upcoming release, Born to Ride the Wind. Tickets are $15 at the Legion canteen and Mills Office Productivity.

April 14 and 15 — The Penticton Tune-Agers choir and orchestra present their spring concert, Here’s To Song. Concert is at 3 p.m. on Saturday and 2 p.m. On Sunday at the Shatford Centre (760 Main St.). Tickets are $15 at the door.

April 15 — Don’t miss the final Jazz Vespers of the 2017/18 season at 4:30 p.m. in St. Saviour’s Anglican Church, 150 Orchard Ave., Paris Sidewalk Cafe. With an all-star band led by Larry Crawford (winds), and featuring Sarah Senecal, vocals; Debi Johnson, accordion; Stefan Bienz, bass; Andy Gabrys, guitar; Mike Treadway, drums and Rev. Kim Stauss. Everyone welcome. Accessible entrance off Orchard Avenue. Free will offering appreciated. Donations of sturdy footwear and men’s clothing to the Free Store are always warmly received.

April 20, 21 and 28 — Musaic Vocal Ensemble will perform a program taking excerpts of Nelson Mandela’s inaugural address in 1994 set to the music of Latvian composer Erik Esenvalds. Oliver on April 20 at 7:30 p.m. at the Oliver Alliance Church. Penticton on April 21 at 7:30 p.m. at the St. Saviour’s Anglican Church. Summerland April 28 at 2:30 p.m. at St. John’s Lutheran Church. Tickets are $15 for adults and $5 for students at the door or www.musaicpenticton.ca.

April 21 — From their humble beginnings at the Penticton’ Farmers’ Market Aidan and Mandy have gone on to land on festival bills alongside 54-40, City and Colour and many others. They bring their country-folk-rock style to the stage at the Dream Café. Tickets are $35 for premium seats and $25 for the wings. Show is at 8 p.m.

April 25 — Brickhouse, Vancouver’s hippest blues-funk band performs at the Dream Café. Tickets are $45 for premium seats and $35 for wings.

April 27 — The Summerland Community Arts Council presents Friday Night Live featuring blues and jazz music from Robert Johnson and Liz Campbell. Event is at 7:30 p.m. at 9525 Wharton St. $10 entry per person.

April 27 — The Fugitives, previous nominees for the Canadian Folk Music Awards and Western Canadian Music Awards, are performing at the Dream Café at 8 p.m. Tickets are $30 for premium seats and $20 for wings.


Until May 5 — Many Hats Theatre Co. presents The Art of Murder. Performances on Thursday, Friday and Saturday starting at 8 p.m. and a matinee on Sunday at 2 p.m. Tickets are $25 and $22 for seniors and students. For tickets call The Nest & Nectar at the Cannery Trade Centre at 250-493-7275.

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April 13 to 14 — The 23rd annual Okanagan Fest of Ale at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. Single-day admission $29 and weekend pass $49.

April 18 to 22 — Cirque du Soleil presents Crystal at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

April 20 — Okanagan Similkameen Parks Society presents the water documentary A River Film at the Centre Stage Theatre in Summerland from 7 to 9 p.m. Admission is free but donations welcome.

April 21 — Bacchanalia food and wine event at the Penticton Lakeside Resort Grand Ballroom from 7 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $85 plus tax. Cocktail attire recommended.

April 28 and 29— New Growth Spring Craft Fair at the Leir House (220 Manor Park Ave.) with local crafters and artisans. Free admittance. Open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. each day.

April 29 — Survivorship Dragon Boat Team open house from 2 to 4 p.m. at the Penticton Lakeside Resort. Open invitation for cancer survivors regardless of age, fitness level or experience — this is an opportunity to learn more about the sport and to join the team.

May 6 — SORCO raptor rehab centre annual open house from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at 8965 Highway 97 in Oliver. Entry by donation.

May 6 — Investors Group Walk for Alzheimer’s from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Rotary Centennial Pavilion at Skaha Lake Park.

May 26 — Rotary Club of Penticton Lobster Featst from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the Penticton Seniors Drop-In Centre. Must be 19 years or older. Tickets are $70 and include a dinner featuring Nova Scotia lobster (barbecue chicken and ribs also available), silent and live auction. Tickets available at Red Bag, Joey’s Restaurant, Minuteman Press or from Rotarians.

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