TGIF: Happening around the South Okanagan

Looking for something to do? Here's some suggestions.

  • Aug. 14, 2014 3:00 p.m.

Aug. 15 — Willy Blizzard performs in Gyro Park at 7 p.m. in Penticton as part of the free concert series Sunshine Cabaret.

Aug. 15 and 16 — Oscar Lopez and his powerful, fiery hot Latin guitar grooves at the Dream Café. Tickets $34.

Aug. 15 and 16 — Chico performs at the Naramata Heritage Inn in the Cobblestone Wine Bar at 7 p.m.

Aug. 16 — The Pernell Reichart Band and Jordan Dean perform  in Gyro Park at 7 p.m. in Penticton as part of the free concert series Sunshine Cabaret.

Aug. 16 — Live Music by Mandy Cole at The Barley Mill.

Aug. 17 — Peter Karrie and Melina Moore perform songs from Phantom of The Opera at Bench 1775. Show is from 7 to 10 p.m. and tickets are $40.

Aug. 18 — Candice Sand, pop and R & B artist performs at Voodoos.

Aug. 20 — Heather Blush performing at the Dream Café.

Aug. 20 — Robert Johnson and Liz Campbell (blues/jazz duo) from 6:30 – 8:30- p.m. at Peach Orchard Beach.

Aug. 21 — Jazz Out West perform light jazz standards and big ballads at the Oliver Community Stage bandshell from 6:30 to 8 p.m.

Aug. 21 — Brisas Del Palmar from Santiago, Cuba perform at the Dream Café.

Aug. 21 — Sax Among Friends with special guest Yanti perform at the Naramata Heritage Inn at the Cobblestone Wine Bar at 7 p.m.

Aug 22 — Mighty Speck Records showcase featuring folk noir from James Kasper, country folk from Jonny Miller and hip hop from Mister Waugh. Concert is at the Leir House Cultural Centre.

Aug. 23 — The Odds perform at Tinhorn Creek.

Aug. 16 — Black Hills Winery presents a Midsummer Night’s Dream synchronized swimming event with The Aquailillies from 6 – 10 p.m. Tickets are $98. Call 250-498-066 or visit

Aug. 20 — Penticton Chamber Theatre’s reading of the play, 12 Angry Jurors at the Shatford Centre at 7 p.m.

Aug. 22 — Flora Fauna Fantasy with guest artist Shirley Tracey at Front Street Gallery until Sept. 4. Opening event, Paintings and Fabric Art from 5 to 7 p.m.

Aug. 22 — The Royal LePage Street Dance returns with four hours of free music, games and entertainment from 6 to 10 p.m. in the 200 and 300 blocks on Main Street. Featuring En Karma.

Aug. 22 to 24 — Ponderosa Music and Arts Festival in Rock Creek. Lineup includes Billie Danger, Blouse, Good For Grapes, Reef Shark, The Funk Hunters, Wild Son and more. For more info visit

Aug. 18-23 — Summer Fine Arts Intensive at the Shatford Centre. Info and registration call 250-770-7668 or e-mail