TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings

Upcoming concerts, live theatre, art exhibits and events in Penticton and the South Okanagan.

  • Dec. 12, 2013 6:00 a.m.

Dec. 13 and 14 — Shane Connery, from One Bad Son, performs solo at Voodoo’s at 7 p.m.

Dec. 19 — Handel’s Messiah performed by the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra and a quartet of soloists at the Cleland Community Theatre. Show is at 7:30 p.m.

Dec. 20 and 21 — The Taylor Cook Group performs at the Dream Café. Cook is a saxophonist originally from Penticton. Tickets $10.

Dec. 21 — Live music from Uncorked at the Barley Mill Brew Pub.

Dec. 26 to 28 — It’s a Boxing Day/week party for Gary Comeau and the Voodoo Allstars with their New Orleans rocking roots and blues at the Dream Café. Tickets are $30.

Dec. 28 — High Society, a rocking soul and blues band from Vancouver, performs at Voodoo’s.

Dec. 31 — Great White North performs at the Gunbarrel Saloon at Apex Mountain.

Jan. 9 — The Band Perry performs at the SOEC with special guests Easton Corbin and Lindsay Ell.

Jan. 19 — The Barenaked Ladies brings their tour to the SOEC with special guests Lakes of the Canyon

Feb. 27 — Kenny Rogers on his Through The Years world tour stops at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

April 10 — Country duo Florida Georgia Line with special guests Dallas Smith and Chris Lane at the SOEC.

April 11 — The Steve Miller Band perform at the SOEC.

Events

Jan. 12 — Children’s Showcase returns with The Real Cooligans at the Cleland Theatre in the Penticton Community Centre. Show is at 2 p.m.

Dec. 13 — Osoyoos author Sandy Latka is hosting a book signing of her latest work Twisted Trees at Hooked On Books from 4 to 6 p.m.

Dec. 13 to 24 — Front Street Gallery has works from featured artist Marg Sharp.

Dec. 18 — Lunch with Santa at the Penticton Lakeside Resort. Traditional Christmas buffet with live entertainment by The Steve Jones Band and local school choirs. Tickets are $20 and the event runs from 11:30 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Until Dec. 21 — Juried art exhibition, Celebrating African Grandmothers, at the Shatford Centre. Show is hosted by Grandmothers for Africa South Okanagan and runs daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Until Jan. 19 — Okanagan Artists In Their Studios at the Penticton Art Gallery. Guest curated by Patricia Ainslie.

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