Events

The Penticton Speedway will reopen July 4, 2020 after missing months of the season due to COVID-19. (Penticton Speedway photo)

Penticton Speedway prepares for first race of the year

Limited capacity and social distancing protocols in place after track closed for months

 

Splatsin Indian Band Chief Wayne Christian and the band’s Elders are sharing their knowledge of local landmarks that are significant to the community as part of National Indigenous Peoples Day celebrations Sunday, June 22, near Enderby. (Photo contributed)

Splatsin Elders mark National Indigenous Peoples Day with knowledge

Band’s Elders near Enderby tell stories of local landmarks; band hosting scavenger hunt

 

Ashley Martin (front) and Robbie Kelm leave the starting gate at Saturday’s Great Ogopogo Bathtub Race at Powell Beach Park. In five years the event has rasied over $120,000 for the South Okanagan Similkameen Medical Foundation. (Mark Brett - Black Press)

Summerland Ogopogo Bathtub Race cancelled

COVID-19 restrictions lead to decision to pull plug on summer fundraiser

 

Health experts are warning people to stay away from buffet-style meals as they can contribute to the spread of COVID-19. (Pixabay)

Could the COVID-19 pandemic mean the end of the traditional buffet?

Experts are asking events and restaurants to stay away from buffet-style meals

Health experts are warning people to stay away from buffet-style meals as they can contribute to the spread of COVID-19. (Pixabay)
Organizers have canceled Lumby Days 2020, set for June 12-14, due to COVID-19. (Morning Star - file photo)

Coronavirus cancels rural Okanagan communities biggest events

The 65th annual event celebrating the village’s incorporation was set for June 12-14; will go in 2021

Organizers have canceled Lumby Days 2020, set for June 12-14, due to COVID-19. (Morning Star - file photo)
Jess Moskaluke will headline the Tim Hortons Country Night at the 2020 Penticton Peach Festival. The 2018 Canadian Country Music Association award winner for album of the year is already off to a hot start in 2020 with her hit single Country Girls. (Contributed)

Canadian country star Jess Moskaluke to headline Penticton Peach Festival’s country night

Multi-award winning country artist will perform on the Peters Bros. main stage in Okanagan Lake Park

Jess Moskaluke will headline the Tim Hortons Country Night at the 2020 Penticton Peach Festival. The 2018 Canadian Country Music Association award winner for album of the year is already off to a hot start in 2020 with her hit single Country Girls. (Contributed)
The Kelowna Fan Experience is an annual event that transports the interior of B.C. to a world of superheroes, film, comics, manga/anime, sci-fi, fantasy and more. (Contributed)

Kelowna Fan Experience festival cancelled over coronavirus concern

The new date is set from July 10 to 12 at the Kelowna Community Theatre

The Kelowna Fan Experience is an annual event that transports the interior of B.C. to a world of superheroes, film, comics, manga/anime, sci-fi, fantasy and more. (Contributed)
Penticton Vees mascot, Harvee will be in attendance for the Family Day fun and games this Monday at the South Okanagan Events Centre. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)

City of Penticton to host annual Family Day event

Wondering what to do with the extra day off?

Penticton Vees mascot, Harvee will be in attendance for the Family Day fun and games this Monday at the South Okanagan Events Centre. (Brennan Phillips - Western News)
Your source for concerts, events and more in Penticton and the South Okanagan. Photo illustration/Dale Boyd

TGIF: Concerts and event listings

Your source for concerts and events in the South Okanagan.

Your source for concerts, events and more in Penticton and the South Okanagan. Photo illustration/Dale Boyd