Concerts and events listings for Penticton and the South Okanagan. Western News graphic

Concerts and events listings for Penticton and the South Okanagan. Western News graphic

TGIF: South Okanagan events listings

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


Nov. 17 — Platinum-selling country artist Dallas Smith performs at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Tickets available at the SOEC box office, over the phone at 1-877-763-2849 and online at

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Nov. 17 — Eight-time Juno Award nominee and winner Bill Bourne is performing at the Dream Café. Tickets are $39 for premium seating and $29 for wings.

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Nov. 19 — Jeremy Head performs at the Cannery Brewing Co. on Ellis Street from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is free.

Nov. 19 — Dixieland Jazz at 4:30 p.m. at St. Saviour’s Anglican Church on Orchard Avenue. Upbeat and inspirational music. Bring your parasols for the traditional parasol parade. Free will offering.

Nov. 19 — Harp Angel and friends, featuring light classical, Celtic music and sacred hymns at the Adventist Church, 290 Warren Ave. at 7 p.m. Freewill offering with a portion donated to the homeless ministries.

Nov. 19 — Choral Extravaganza at the Penticton United Church, 696 Main St., starting at 2 p.m. and featuring six choirs from Oliver, Penticton, Summerland, Naramata and Kelowna. Tickets are $15, available from the church office, 250-492-2684 on weekdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. Half of the proceeds support breakfast programs at Columbia and Parkway Elementary Schools.

Nov. 24 — Wes Barker’s show at the Dream Café features magic, comedy and stunts. In the last year he has been featured on America’s Got Talent, Penn & Teller: Fool Us and other TV shows. Tickets are $42 for premium seats and $32 for wings.

Nov. 26 — Aaron Goodwin performs at the Cannery Brewing Co. on Ellis Street from 6 to 8 p.m. Admission is free.

Nov. 30 — Jerry Seinfeld will perform his signature stand-up routine at the South Okanagan Events Centre. For information on tickets visit


Until Dec. 2 — Many Hats Theatre Co. brings A Nice Family Gathering to the stage. A story about a man who loved his wife somuch, he almost told her. Showtimes are Thursday to Saturday (doors 7:30 p.m.) at 8 p.m. Sunday matinees (doors open at1:30 p.m.) at 2 p.m.Tickets are $25 for adults and $22 for students and seniors. Tickets are available at The Nest and Nectaror by calling 250-493-7275.

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Nov. 18 and 19 — Christmas Market on board the historic SS Sicamous. Saturday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. 35 handmade and vintage vendors. Music, door prizes and free parking. Admission is $4. Children under 12 are free.

Nov. 19 — screening at 6 p.m. of HEAL, a documentary film on self-healing at the Shatford Centre. Movie and crystal bowls with Ken Jones, talk by Jose Hernandez. Tickets are $20, seniors, $10 and are available at the door or at Eventbrite. If you cannot afford this event and you would really like to attend contact

Nov. 23 — Downtown Penticton Association presents the Tree Lighting Festival from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m. at Nanaimo Square on Main Street.Gingerbread cookie decorating, colouring contest, special North Pole mailbox to drop off letters to Santa and join Santa and the mayor for the tree lighting at 7:15 p.m.

Nov. 23 — Christmas Art Walk. from 5 to 8 p.m. Eight gallery openings in one night, all in downtown Penticton. Tour the galleries, all within a few minutes from each other. Meet the artists and enjoy the festive atmosphere. Admission is free. All ages welcome. Map and more information at