Sept. 30 — Linnea Good is an acclaimed singer/songwriter who entertains audiences of all ages. Her songs of faith and spirit will be performed at the Oasis United Church as a fundraiser for the church from 7 to 9 p.m. Tickets are $15 in advance (purchased at the church) and $20 at the door. The concert is free for those under the age of 18.
Oct. 1 —Live music Sundays at the Cannery Brewing on Ellis Street featuring Indestructable Johnny from 6 to 8 p.m.
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.
Sept. 29 to Oct. 2 — The Naramata Arts Studio is holding their 19th annual exhibition and sale at the Naramata Community Church Hall, Robinson and Third Street. Opening reception on Sept. 28 from 4 to 7 p.m. and the show is open from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m., except for Sunday, noon to 6 p.m.
Sept. 30 — Oliver Cask and Keg at Oliver Community Park featuring local cideries, breweries and distilleries. Live music by The Big Easy Funk Ensemble, food trucks and vendors. Event runs from 6 to 10 p.m. Tickets are $20 in advance or $25 at the gate. For more information visit www.olivercaskandkeg.ca.
Sept 30 — Fall art show and sale from 3 to 9 p.m. Multimedia art competition, public voting in nine categories, awards. Live jazz and dessert reception 7 – 9 p.m. Admission by donation at the Oliver Community Centre. Event continues from noon to 5 p.m. on Oct. 1, admission by Festival of the Grape ticket.
Sept. 30 — Garlic Festival at Hester Creek Winery from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Artisan crafters, food carts, live entertainment and 20 local garlic growers. Admission by donation with proceeds to support the Oliver Elementary School Farm to Table lunch program.
Oct. 1 — The team that brought Penti-Con presents Zombie Walk and Games from 1 to 4 p.m. at Gyro Park. Zombies can take part in a classic potato sack race, 50-metre lurch and other fun carnival games. Put on your best zombie face to compete and win. Entry to the games area is $5, play as much as you want for awesome prizes.
Oct. 1 — Okanagan Vinyl Festival from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. Vendors and lovers of vintage vinyl and other musical paraphernalia will be at the Senior’s Drop In Centre on South Main Street. Admission is $2 and all proceeds from the event support community radio in Penticton. Early bird hour is $5 and starts at 9 a.m.
Oct. 1 — Festival of the Grape at the Oliver Community Park from noon to 5 p.m. Over 50 wineries, food trucks, art show and sale, grape stomp, kids zone, live music and more. Tickets are $25 in advance at www.oliverfestivalofthegrape.ca or $30 at the gate.