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Here’s what’s happening this weekend in Penticton

Scotch tasting, dueling pianos event and more coming up to start March
Enjoy scotch tastings aboard the SS Sicamous in Penticton on March 2 put on by Penticton Sunrise Rotary. (Monique Tamminga/Western News)

The first weekend of March has arrived and there’s no shortage of things to do and see in Penticton.

Here’s what’s happening from March 1 to 3:

Dueling Pianos at Slackwater (March 1)

Okanagan duo Justin Glibbery and Monica Tracey will perform at Slackwater Brewing on Friday night for a “Dueling Pianos” event.

The piano-based showdown is a 19+ event and starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15.

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Final shows of ‘Birthday Club’ (March 1 to 3)

Many Hats Theatre invites the community for the final time to watch performers present Phil Olson’s ‘Birthday Club.’

The play runs on Friday and Saturday, 7:30 p.m., and on Sunday, 2 p.m.

Many Hats Theatre is located inside the Cannery Trade and Convention Centre on Fairview Road.

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‘Out of Thin Air’ at the Leir House (March 1 and 2)

Artists at the Leir House are ready to once again showcase their “spontaneity, experimentation and the infinite possibilities of art” this weekend in Penticton.

The exhibition continues from Wednesday to Saturday until March 16. Entry is by donation.

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Scotch Tasting at S.S. Sicomous (March 2)

The Penticton Sunrise Rotary will host a scotch-tasting fundraiser at the S.S. Sicomous on Saturday. Event starts at 7 p.m.

People will be able to try six select single malt scotch tasting paired with canapes, created by Brodo Kitchen.

There will also be a silent and live auction.

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High school students present Bye Bye Birdie (March 1 and 2)

Students from Princess Margaret Secondary continue their presentation of the musical production Bye Bye Birdie at Cleland Theatre on Friday and Saturday.

The award-winning musical follows Conrad Birdie, a rock and roll icon. Students have been performing the musical at Maggie but will take their show to Cleland Theatre starting Friday.

Show on Friday starts at 7 p.m. with at 2 p.m. matinee on Saturday. Tickets are $20.

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Will Schlackl at Cannery Brewing (March 3)

A night of rock and roll comes to Cannery Brewing on Sunday night, courtesy of musician Will Schlackl, lead guitarist of local band Jack and Jill.

The show starts at 5 p.m., no cover charge.

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