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TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan events listings

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

Nov. 10 — Jack and Jill will perform at the Barley Mill Brew Pub for a dinner and dance.

Nov. 11 — Free music Saturday’s at the Cannery Brewing Co. (198 Ellis St.) with The Who Knew Band. Performance is from 6 to 8 p.m. No cover.

Nov. 17 — Chipko Jones at Craft Corner Kitchen (557 Main St.). Roots reggae rhythms and soul music. Cover is $10 (cash) at the door. Concert starts at 8 p.m.

Nov. 18 — Six valley choirs present their seventh annual Celebration In Song at Penticton United Church, 696 Main St., at 2 p.m. Admission is $15 at the door, and half of the concerts’ proceeds will once again be donated to charity. This choral extravaganza of highly talented singers, conductors and pianists is one you won’t want to miss.

Nov. 18 — Jazz Vespers, featuring toe-tapping Andrews Sisters harmonies performed by The Blossoms (Debi Johnson, Sarah Senecal and Yanti), are backed up by Larry Crawford, Allan Crossley, Stefan Bienz and Scott Gamble. Free will offering. Donations of gently-used winter clothing to the Freestore welcomed. Concert is at 4:30 p.m. at St. Saviour’s Anglican Church.

Nov. 23 — Country singer Aaron Pritchett performs at the Penticton Lakeside Resort for a benefit concert in support of the YES Project. Tickets are $40 an includes burger and coleslaw. Silent auction hosted by JCI Penticton. Doors open at 8 p.m. and concert starts at 9 p.m.

Nov. 25 — Dorian Goodwin performs at the Cannery Brewing Co. (198 Ellis St.) from 6 to 8 p.m. No cover.

Nov. 29 — Angel Forrest at the Dream Café. Doors open at 6 p.m., show at 8 p.m.


Nov. 8 to Dec. 1 — Many Hats Theatre Co. presents a love story with social commentary and a mystery wrapped in witty dialogue. On a First Name Basis, written by Norm Foster, runs Thursday, Friday and Saturday at 8 p.m. and a Sunday matinee at 2 p.m. on The Cannery Stage in the Cannery Trade Centre.

Nov. 9 and 10 — The 22nd annual Soup Bowls event at the Penticton Art Gallery. Choose your hand-made bowl and taste a selection of crafted soups by local restaurants vying for a prize. Tickets are $45 for PAG members and $50 for non-members. Two evening ticket special is $80 for members and $90 for non-members.

Nov. 10 — CAMRA South Okanagan presents the Home Brewing Competition at Tin Whistle Brewing from 1 to 4 p.m. Food available on site. See Facebook.com/CAMRASO for tickets and more information.

Nov. 13 and 14 — Charlie Ross returns to the Cleland Theatre with his one-man shows featuring Lord of the Rings on Nov. 13 and Stranger Things (a parody) on Nov. 14. Tickets for each show are $10 for students/seniors and $20 for adults — available at the door and in advance at the Penticton Art Gallery.

Nov. 17 and 18 — SS Sicamous Christmas Market featuring 40 handmade and vintage vendors. Music, door prizes and more. Market runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Nov. 22 — Caroling for a Cause and the annual Tree Lighting Festival. Enjoy carollers singing out to raise funds for the Meals on Wheels school breakfast program at 5:30 p.m. at Nanaimo Square, the 100 and 200 blocks of Main Street and Front Street. Enjoy downtown merchants, an art walk and the tree lighting at 7:15 p.m. at Nanaimo Square. A Grandmothers for Africa initiative in conjunction with the Downtown Penticton Association.

Nov. 22 — The second annual Starfish dinner and dance fundraiser at the Barley Mill Brew Pub. Starfish pack is a program that provides backpacks of food to local elementary schools and distributed to children on Friday’s so they can go home with food for the weekend. This is a Rotary Club initiative, with support from Save-On Foods. Tickets are available at the Barley Mill in advance for an evening of music by the Roland Allen Rock Trio and a roast beef dinner.

Nov. 23 — Twas the Night Before Christmas with Dufflebag Theatre as part of the Children’s Showcase. Goofy antics and witty story twists at this performance at the Centre Stage Theatre in Summerland.

Nov. 24 — Total Restoration presents: JCI Penticton Murder Mystery. It’s a 1980s prom at Bogner’s of Penticton for an evening of mystery, intrigue and murder. Ticket includes a full dinner. Partial proceeds support local children at the Penticton Centre for Exceptional Learning. Early bird tickets (until Nov. 1) are $65 and will be $75 after that date. For more information visit murdermysterypenticton.com.

Nov. 25 — Grey Cup Party at the Barley Mill. No cover. Purchase a dinner ticket ($20) in advance and support a great cause, Princess Margaret Dry Grad. Door prizes, raffles, win a trip to Las Vegas and more.

Nov. 28 — Live stand-up comedy at the Cannery Brewing Co. featuring Caleb Campbell and Jordan Strauss. Show starts at 7 p.m. Tickets at www.comedyontheverge.com.

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