TGIF: South Okanagan and Penticton events listings

Upcoming concerts, events, art exhibits, theatrical shows and more.

Country musician Kip Moore will perform at the SOEC. Tickets available at the SOEC box office and valleyfirsttix.com.

Country musician Kip Moore will perform at the SOEC. Tickets available at the SOEC box office and valleyfirsttix.com.

CONCERTS:

Dec. 18 — Guest conductor Dennis Colpitts leads the Okanagan Symphony in their annualChristmas performance, starting at 7:30 p.m. at the Cleland Theatre, featuring guest vocalist Robert Fine with all your seasonal favourites.

Dec. 18-20  Mat Duffus at Shades On Main along with their Christmas turkey dinners from 5 to 8 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and 1 p.m. on Sunday.

Dec. 19  Chilled Clarity and Simulated Contact, 7 p.m. at the Elite.

Dec. 19 — Live music by Uncorked at the Barley Mill Pub, 6 to 9 p.m., No cover charge. 2460 Skaha Lake Rd.

Dec. 19 — It’s Santacon at The Mule nightclub starting at 10 p.m. featuring DJ Phil.

Dec. 19 — Saturday night is live music night at Tug’s Tap House featuring Ari Neufeld.

Dec. 22 — Christmas Songs with Maiya Robbie at the Prague Cafe in two sessions: 2 to 3 p.m. and 4 to 5 p.m. Tickets are $7 and available at the cafe, 250 Marina Way.

Dec. 23 — The Mule presents Twas The Night Before Christmas Party (Naughty or Nice Edition).

Dec. 26 — Live music by Boom Chicken at the Barley Mill Pub, 8:30 p.m. No cover charge. 2460 Skaha Lake Rd. 250-493-8000.

Dec. 26 — Saturday night is live music night at Tug’s Tap House featuring WD40.

Dec. 26 — It’s Boxing Day at The Mule nightclub with Cosmic Brew.

Dec. 26 — A Boxing Day House is Rockin’ blues jam with hosts, The Yard Katz at Orchard House, 157 Orchard Ave. Doors open at 1 p.m. Musicians are on from 1:30 to 5 p.m. Admission $5. Enjoy great music performed by local artists.

Dec. 29 — Cannery Brewing is hosting a holiday special concert in the tap room. We’ll be featuring Moon Rocks: J. Wesley and TC Creek. Doors open at 7 p.m. Tickets are $10 at the door and that includes a glass of a cask beer – Stout Sparilla.

Feb. 11 — Bonnie Killroe at Osoyoos Community Theatre. Tickets are $23 in advance or $25 at the door.

Feb. 13 — The Okanagan Symphony Orchestra presents Heroes and Heroines from 7:30 to 9 p.m. in the Cleland Theatre, with special guests the OS Youth Orchestra and James Campbell, one of the world’s foremost clarinetists as they juxtapose the classics with jazz.

Feb. 19 — Country musician Kip Moore will perform at the SOEC. Tickets available at the SOEC box office and valleyfirsttix.com.

March 5 — Megadeth kicks off the Dystopia World Tour at the SOEC with special guests Suicidal Tendencies, Children of Bodom and Havok.  Tickets at www.ValleyFirstTix.com.

 

EVENTS:

Dec. 18 — Barley Mill Pay It Forward Night with complimentary roast beef dinner buffet for our guests. Please join us for dinner and pay it forward by bringing a donation for the Salvation Army. Starts at 5 p.m. First come first served.

Dec. 18 — Rock’n it local at the Legion with entertainment by Razvon (as Elton John), Analog Delay, Cosmic Brew. Doors open at 8 p.m. Raffle going to Penticton Soupateria. Tickets are $10. Call 250-492-2882 for ticket info.

Dec. 18 — Get up on stage and tell us about your cool stuff in a show and tell series at the Wild Scallion, 75 Front St. From 8 to 10 p.m.

Dec. 21 — 557 Artist Block presents The Longest Night, a winter solstice celebration starting at 7 p.m. with live music, poetry, tarot reading, belly dancing and more at 262 Main St.

Dec. 31 — Celebrate New Year’s Eve at Tug’s Tap House with live music from the Blue City Trio.

Dec. 31 — New Year’s Eve at the Barley Mill Pub with three course candlelit dinner, prime rib Au Jus or halibut béarnaise followed by live music with Boom Chicken at 9 p.m. Tickets must be purchased in advance at the pub 2460 Skaha Lake Rd. Call 250-493-8000 for info.

Jan. 21 —Kitchen Stove Film present Jimmy’s Hall. Single tickets are $13 at the Penticton Art Gallery or The Book Shop, $15 at the theatre before each screening. Showtimes at the Landmark Cinema 7 are 1, 4 and 7 p.m.

Feb. 6 — WWE Live, Road to Wrestlemania comes to the South Okanagan Events Centre. See Demon Kane, Dean Ambrose, Intercontinental champion Kevin Owens, Dudley Boyz, Bray Wyatt and the Wyattt Family and more superstars and divas. Visit soec.ca for more information.

Feb. 24 — Koba Entertainment announced a brand new live, interactive and family-friendly stage show: Koba’s The Great Big Show Live at the Cleland Theatre at 6:30 p.m. For more information visit www.GreatBigShowOnTour.com.

Feb. 29 — World Famous Harlem Globetrotters at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Celebrating their 90th anniversary the star-studded roster will have fans on the edge of their seats. Visit www.soec.ca for more information.

March 24 — Lord of the Dance: Dangerous Games. Michael Flatley’s next generation of dancers performs at the South Okanagan Events Centre. Visit soec.ca for more information.

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