Dec. 8 to 10 — Hairspray! the Musical returns for a second run, this time at the Cleland Theatre. Presented by Princess Margaret Secondary School.
Dec. 9 — The Musaic Vocal Ensemble performs their Christmas concert at St. Saviour’s Anglican Church at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $15 for adults and $5 for students, available at The Dragon’s Den.
Dec. 10 — The Musaic Vocal Ensemble takes their Christmas concert to Summerland at St. John’s Lutheran Church at 2:30 p.m. Tickets $15 for adults, $5 for students, available at James on Kelly Hair Studio in Summerland.
Dec. 10 — The 12th annual From our Hearts this Christmas gospel concert. Free admission, but cash donations and non-perishable food items are greatly needed and accepted at the door. Show starts at 7 p.m. at the Seventh Day Adventist Church at 290 Warren Ave W. Penticton.
Dec. 10 — Guns ‘n’ Roses tribute The Nightrain comes to the Mule Concert House.
Dec. 11 — The Darylectones play Cannery Brewing Co. No cover.
Dec. 17 and 18 — Anthem: A Leonard Cohen Tribute takes place at the Cleland Community Theatre.
Dec. 28 — Home For the Holidays, a concert of classical love songs starts at the Summerland United Church at 7 p.m.
Dec. 10 — The Martin Street Art and Music Gallery hosts a winter fashion show and sale from 1 to 3 p.m featuring Sass Boutique as well as Susan Lofatecki’s unique designs. Traditional luncheon and sherry, dessert and tea. Draws and door prizes. Tickets $48 available at the gallery.
Dec. 10 — The Penticton Arts Council presents the Leir House Christmas Craft Fair with a Christmas gift showcase of handmade arts, crafts and food items all made by local artisans. Warm beverages available for purchase and live music all at the Leir House.
Dec. 10 and 11 — Open house at Terry Isaac’s home gallery takes place from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at the Isaac’s home gallery at 475 Upper Bench Rd. with art, and a raffle for a piece of Isaac’s work to benefit the AlleyCATS Alliance.
Dec. 15 — Rockin’ the Firkin, a night jam and cask beer event takes place at the Firehall Brewery in Oliver.
Dec. 31 — A New Start New Year’s Eve party takes place at the Penticton Art Gallery. Live music by Yanti and Co. and tunes by DJ Tenacious T. Tickets $35.
Dec. 31 — The Elite helps ring in 2017 with a cabaret carnival with games, magic, intrigue and oddities presented by Tiger Alley. Tickets $30.