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Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Penticton

Pop culture festival, Randy’s Cheeseburger Picnic and a culinary adventure all coming up
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Around 500 people came out to the Penti-Con last year, with its celebration of all things pop-culture. The comi-con event returns to the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre on Oct. 21 and 22. (Logan Lockhart Western News file photo)

It’s a jammed-packed weekend of things to do and see in Penticton.

Here’s what’s happening from Oct. 20 to 22:

Vancouver band plays the Dream Cafe (Oct. 20)

Surf instrumental mixed with a rockabilly slapback comes to the Dream Cafe stage on Friday night.

Joe Rotundo and the Interstellar Riders start rocking at 8 p.m. and tickets can be purchased here.

READ ALSO: Country rockers bringing new experience to Penticton’s Dream Cafe

Penti-Con Pop Culture Festival (Oct. 21 to 22)

A celebration of everything pop culture hits the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre on Saturday and Sunday.

This year’s edition of the Penti-Con Pop Culture Festival, with presentations, games and cosplay among the headliners.

Tickets can be purchased at the door and cost $23 for adults and $14.50 for youth, and free for kids 12 and under.

READ ALSO: Pop-culture extravaganza Penti-Con returns to Penticton

Vees return home after sweeping Kootenay road trip (Oct. 21)

The Penticton Vees welcome the Merritt Centennials to the South Okanagan Events Centre on Saturday night.

Puck drop is at 6 p.m. and tickets can be purchased here.

READ ALSO: Kelowna-born defender chooses Penticton Vees as next destination

‘Randy’s Cheeseburger Picnic’ brings out the laughs (Oct. 21)

Randy from the Trailer Park Boys brings his Cheeseburger Picnic tour to Highway 97 Brewing in Penticton on Saturday night.

This event is now sold out.

READ ALSO: ‘Randy’s Cheeseburger Picnic’ sells out Penticton brewery

Celebrate salmon at Penticton open house (Oct. 22)

The Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Alliance (OSCA) and the Okanagan Nation Alliance are hosting a “Celebrate Our Salmon” open house in Penticton on Sunday.

The event runs from 1 to 3 p.m., at the Okanagan River Channel on both sides of the dam located just south of Okanagan Lake. Parking will be available at the Loco Landing parking lot on 75 Riverside Drive.

READ ALSO: Celebrate salmon at 2 open houses in Penticton and Oliver

Culinary adventure in Penticton (Oct. 20 to 22)

Get a taste of downtown Penticton this weekend, as several restaurants and breweries participate in the launch of a new event that celebrates everything local.

Special deals and live music will be showcased at downtown locations through Sunday.

Festivities are organized by the Downtown Penticton Business Improvement Association (DPBIA).

READ ALSO: Get a ‘taste of downtown’ and one-of-a-kind culinary adventure in Penticton



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