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Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Penticton

Snakebite Film Festival, live music and a celebration of radio all coming up
The Snakebite Film Festival returns to Penticton’s Landmark Cinemas all weekend long from Feb. 1-4. (Snakebite Film Festival Facebook)

It’s the first weekend of February and there’s lots to do and see in Penticton.

Here’s what’s happening the weekend of Feb. 2 to 4:

Snakebite Film Festival (Feb. 2 to 4)

The Snakebite Film Festival returns to Penticton’s Landmark Cinemas all weekend long.

After a wine tour on Friday, from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., the festival will feature several films like The Inspection at 4 p.m., Polarized at 7 p.m. and Seagrass at 1 p.m. on Saturday.

The festival’s showings will run through Sunday at Landmark Cinemas. Tickets can be purchased at the theatre and day passes are available.

The event was created in 2017 with the vision of sharing all the unique stories that exist in Penticton and across the South Okanagan.

Peach City Radio’s

5th anniversary

(Feb. 3)

CFUZ Peach City Radio is celebrating five years on the air Saturday, with its annual fundraising event at the Cannery Trade Centre.

Supporters and listeners of the station are invited to 92.9 FM’s ‘On-Air-versary’ broadcast from 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.

Donations in support of independent radio will be accepted all day.

In 2023, the event saw supporters from Vancouver to Waterloo, Ont. donate to the cause. Around $15,000 was raised.

Touring artists

hit Dream Cafe

(Feb. 2 to 3)

The Dream Cafe kicks off the weekend Friday night, with a sold-out show featuring pianist Justin Glibbery Quintet.

The venue hosts Canadian artist JP Maurice on Saturday night. Maurice has worked with artists in the studio like Ryan Guldemond from Mother Mother and Pink.

Show starts at 8 p.m., Saturday, and tickets are $25.

‘Decade of

Dreaming’ at


Leir House

(Feb. 2 and 3)

“Dreams can change the world, only if they are shared,” is how a new solo art exhibit by Ann Doyon is described.

The Penticton Arts Council presents powâtam: s/he dreams about it on Friday and Saturday this weekend, from 10:30 a.m. to 4:30 p.m.

The exhibit will also run from Wednesday to Saturday until March 16 at the Leir House.

Vertical & Vintages

at the Gunbarrel

Saloon (Feb. 3)

Tastings from 20 local wineries and food prepared by chefs from the Gunbarrel Saloon will be on display at the Apex Mountain Resort on Saturday. Access to an after party with ‘The Ray’s Band,’ and five tastings are included in the entry ticket.

The event, before the after party, runs from 6 to 10 p.m.

Sit Ski Demo Day

at Nickle Plate

(Feb. 4)

Okanagan-based non-profit CRIS Adaptive Adventures hosts its Sit Ski Demo Day at Nickle Plate Nordic Centre on Sunday.

People are invited to check out the sit ski that the group raised funds for, from 12 to 4 p.m.

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