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TGIF: South Okanagan events listings

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

CONCERTS

Oct. 6 — Juno winning, genre-blurring, five-piece indie band Digging Roots at the Dream Café. Tickets are $41 for premium seats and $26 for wings.

Oct. 7 — Scenic Route to Alaska delivers their substance filled pop music at the Dream Café. Tickets are $29 for premium seats and $14 for wings.

Oct. 8 — Live music Sundays at the Cannery Brewing on Ellis Street featuring Darylectones from 6 to 8 p.m.

Oct. 11 — Sink or swim is an evening of songs and stories from Beverley Elliott (TV series Once Upon a Time, The Santa Clause 2, Unforgiven). Renowned musician Bill Costin accompanies her on the piano.

Oct. 13 — Juno nominated, Genie award-winning Canadian songstress Oh Susanna performs country, blues, 20th Century folk at the Dream Café. Tickets are $40 for premium seats and $25 for wings.

Oct. 14 — Awna Teixeira, who lived in Penticton as a teenager, returns to the Dream Café. Tickets are $26 for premium and $16 for wings.

Oct. 15 — Jazz Vespers at the St. Saviour’s Anglican Church at 150 Orchard Ave. starting at 4:30 p.m. Larry Crawford and friends will once again take the stage. Free will offering.

Oct. 15 — Live music Sundays at the Cannery Brewing on Ellis Street featuring The Raven and the Fox from 6 to 8 p.m.

Oct. 18 — Modern folk musician Joshua Hyslop at the Dream Café. Tickets are $27 for premium seats and $17 for wings.

Oct. 19 — Jazz evangelist Tim Tamashiro and Calgary’s finest jazz pianist Sheldon Zandboer at the Dream Café. Tickets are $28 for premium seats and $18 for wings.

Oct. 20 — Songs for Autumn, music inspired by the season with Masterworks Ensemble (Tracy Fehr, Dennis Nordlund, Liz Lupton and Bob Park) and Seraphin Vocal Ensemble (Fehr, Heather Allen, Jay Demetrick, Derek Beaton, Natalia Polchenko, Alex Wednesky). Early to model classical followed by local watercolour, photography, film, pottery and fibre artists’ reception and mulled apple cider. Show is at 7:30 p.m. at Redeemer Lutheran Church. Tickets are $30 and $25 for seniors/youth. They can be purchased at The Book Shop, the Leir House or at the door.

Oct. 21 — Foreigner with guests Honeymoon Suite at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Tickets available at the SOEC box office or at www.valleyfirsttix.com.

EVENTS

Oct. 6 and 7 — Visit B.C.’s largest wine tasting and farmers market at Cropped at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. Featuring over 80 wineries and an indoor farmers market complete with live musical buskers, cheeses, blind pinot bar and more. Tickets are $72.45 for one day and $115.50 for a weekend pass.

Oct. 12 — Evening of art and music at the Saint-Germain Café Gallery starting at 5 p.m. with the opening reception for So Board: skateboard and longboard art by more than 15 local artists. At 7 p.m., it’s live music with Edmonton’s Wares.

Oct. 14 — The 18th annual Community Foundation Comedy Festival featuring Herb Dixon, John Buehler and Julie Kim at the Barking Parrot Bar. Tickets are $65 at the Lakeside Resort front desk and include dinner at 6 p.m. Show starts at 7:30 p.m.

Oct. 28 — Halloween Party with Houdini the great horned owl at the South Okanagan Rehabilitation Centre for Owls (8965 Highway 97, Oliver) from 4 to 6 p.m. Haunted rooms, spooky games, prizes and trick or treating. Tickets are $5 and space is limited so registration is required at sorco@telus.net.

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