EVENTS GUIDE: Aug. 16-21, 2022 | News

Tuesday, Aug. 16

• Penticton City Council meets at City Hall, sessions begin at 1 and 6 pm, to view agenda or the meeting: penticton.ca

• Ryga Festival continues, Story Booth, Summerland Branch Library, 9533 Main Street, 12:30-5 pm, pay what you choose, full schedule of the week’s events or ticket information visit: rygafest.ca

• Summerland Farmer’s and Crafters Market, 14205 Rosedale Avenue (Legion parking lot), 9 am-1 pm

• Open Mic Night hosted by Tristan Telle, Barley Mill Pub, 7:30 pm

• Penticton Senior’s Drop-In Centre: new line dance. Lev.1, 9: am Tuesday Lunch Special, 11:30 am-12:45 pm; crafts, 1 p.m.

• Open bike days at Penticton Safety Village, 1:30-4:30 pm, ride around the village, learn more about bike safety, helmets and parental waivers required

• Yoga in the Garden at Linden Gardens in Kaleden, 5:30-6:30 pm on Tuesday evenings, $17 drop-in or to register for classes: skahaflow.com

• Now showing at the Penticton Art Gallery: “Lasting Impressions” by Albrecht Dürer (1471-1528), Rembrandt Harmenszoon van Rijn (1606-1669), and William Hogarth (1697-1764); “A Picture is Worth a Thousand Words” Art and Activism: Contemporary printmaking from Oaxaca, Mexico; and “Southern Cross,” Laurence Evelyn Hyde (1914-1987), gallery open Tuesday-Friday, 10 am-5 pm and Saturday from 11 am-4 pm

• LocoLanding Adventure Park open daily, 11am-7pm

• Now on display at the Penticton Museum, “Made Right Here: Penticton’s Built Heritage.” This exhibit showcases Penticton’s distinctive heritage properties and how they have contributed to our city’s unique history and character, Tuesdays through Saturdays, 10 am-5 pm, 785 Main Street, by donation

• Penticton Public Sculpture exhibit, eight pieces of public art are now on display on Lakeshore Drive, outside City Hall and at the Vancouver Hill roundabout

• “She Lives in the Mountains” featuring the works of painter Diane Walters, presented by Summerland Community Arts Council, 9525 Wharton Street in Summerland, Tuesdays-Fridays, 10-4 pm, Saturdays, 10 am-2 pm

• Coyotes Cruises, float the River Channel, 10am-5pm, launch at 215 Riverside Drive, open daily

• Hoodoo Adventures open daily: bikes, kayaks, canoes, stand-up paddle boards, climbing gym, visit: hoodooadventures.ca

• Cascades Casino Penticton daily, 10 am – midnight; 10 a.m.-2 a.m. on Fridays and Saturdays

• Now playing at Landmark Cinemas 7: “Bodies Bodies Bodies” (14A, 95 minutes); “Gulliver Returns,” (PG, 90 minutes); “Mack & Rita,” (PG, 95 minutes); “Bullet Train” (14A, 126 minutes); “Easter Sunday” (95 minutes); “DC League of Super-Pets” (G, 106 minutes); “Minions: The Rise of Gru” (rated G, 87 minutes); “Top Gun: Maverick,” (PG, 131 minutes), “Where the Crawdads Sing,” (PG, 125 minutes); for showtimes and reserved seats: landmarkcinemas.com

Wednesday, Aug. 17

• Ryga Festival continues, Story Booth, Summerland Branch Library, 9533 Main Street, 12:30-5 pm, pay what you choose, “These are the Songs That I Sign When I’m Sad,” with Jane Miller, 5-6 :30 pm, Heartspace Yoga Studio, 10106 Main Street, Summerland, 5-6:30 pm, $25, for complete schedule of events and tickets: rygafest.ca

• Colin Linden at The Dream Café, 6 pm, purchase tickets at: thedreamcafe.ca

• Open Mic Night hosted by Tristan Telle, Barley Mill Pub & Sports Bistro, 7:30 pm

• Summerland Community Arts Council presents BC Buds: Music in the Park, Memorial Park in Summerland, 6:30 pm

• Penticton Lawn Bowling Club, open bowling at 260 Brunswick Street, 6:30 pm, $10 drop-in fee ($5 for students)

• Penticton Senior’s Drop-In Centre: chair yoga, 9 am, cribbage, 1 pm

• Naramata Farmers Market, Manitou Park in Naramata, 4-7 pm

• Open bike days at Penticton Safety Village, 4-7 pm, ride around the village, learn more about bike safety, helmets and parental waivers required

• Hot Rockin’ Bingo at Slackwater Brewing, 7 p.m.

• District Wine Village in Oliver night market, 100 Enterprise Way, 4-7 pm supporting Okanagan artists, growers, crafters, culinary artisans and entrepreneurs

• Gene Sequences by Christina Baird at the Long Gallery, 374 Main Street, Penticton, Wednesday-Saturday, 11:30 am-4:30 pm (closes 4 pm on Saturday)

• Now playing at The Oliver Theatre: “Bullet Train,” (14A, 126 minutes); Wednesday and Thursday only; “Paws of Fury: The Legend of Hank,” (G, 98 minutes); for showtimes visit: olivertheatre.ca

Thursday, Aug. 18

• Ryga Festival continues, “These are the Songs That I Sign When I’m Sad,” with Jane Miller, 5-6:30 pm, Heartspace Yoga Studio, 10106 Main Street, Summerland, 5-6:30 pm; $25, “Outspoken: Spoken Word and Open Mic,” Summergate Winery, 11612 Morrow Ave., Summerland, 7-9 pm, $15, for full schedule of events and tickets: rygafest.ca

• RDOS — Regional District Okanagan Similkameen board meeting, begins at 9 am, for details: rdos.bc.ca

• Samantha Martin & Delta Sugar at The Dream Café, 8 pm, doors open at 6 pm, $35, purchase at: thedreamcafe.ca

• Outdoor Movie on the Barley Mill patio, “Rocky Horror Picture Show,” 9:30 pm, by $10 donation to Boys and Girls Club Canada, full menu, beverages and popcorn available

• Maven the Raven and Dorian Goodwin at Cannery Brewing, 6-8 pm

• Summerland’s Agricultural Advisory Committee meets at Municipal Hall, 2 pm

• Penticton Senior’s Drop-In Centre: EZ line dance, 11 am, crafts, 1 pm, bingo, 1 pm, doors open at 11 am

• All aboard: Kettle Valley Railway in Summerland, scenic runs Thursdays through Mondays, 10:30 am and 1:30 pm, $29 (adults), $27 (seniors), $24 (youth), $19 (kids 3-12), visit www.kettlevalleyrailway.org

• Learn about our city’s history, visit the SS Sicamous Maritime Museum, open Thursday through Sunday, 10 am-4 pm

• South Okanagan Big Band at Oliver’s Music in the Park, Oliver community bandshell, 6:30-8 pm, 6359 Park Drive, by donation

• Live@Time, featuring Two Crows for Comfort, Time Winery, 6:30 pm, no cover charge

• Open Mic at Clancy’s Pub and Grill, 6:30 pm, ages 19 and over

• Penticton Lawn Bowling Club, open bowling at 260 Brunswick Street, 9:30 am, $10 drop-in fee ($5 for students)

• Tacos and Trivia on Thirst Days, 7-9 pm at The Barley Mill Brew Pub

• Live in the Badlands at Bad Tattoo Brewing, 6:30 p.m.

Friday, Aug 19

• Ryga Festival continues, “These are the Songs That I Sign When I’m Sad,” with Jane Miller, 5-6:30 pm, Heartspace Yoga Studio, 10106 Main Street, Summerland, 5-6:30 pm; $25; Juno Award-winning folk musician Catherine MacLellan in concert, Center Stage Theatre, 7 pm, $30, for full schedule of events and tickets: rygafest.ca

• Fraternal Order of Eagles, Friday night dinner, 5-7 pm

• Karaoke Friday Nights at Howling Coyote Pub, 6341 Main St., Oliver, 8 p.m.

• Penticton Senior’s Drop-In Centre: French conversation, 9:30 am, beg. line dancing, 3 p.m.

• Gord McLaren performs on The Barking Parrot’s patio, 5:30-8:30 pm

• Karaoke contest at Princeton Legion, every Friday night, 7 pm, winner of each week will advance to the finals on Oct. 21, for more information call Damon Bremner at 250-488-1795

• Blue Moon Marquee at The Dream Café, 8 pm, doors open at 6 pm, $32, purchase at: thedreamcafe.ca

• Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 40, fish and chips, 11:30 am-1 pm, karaoke with your host “Candie,” 7:30 pm

• Downtown Penticton Association

presents Music in the Park with Josh Smith, Gyro Park, 8-10 pm

Saturday, Aug. 20

• Ryga Festival continues, singing workshop with Jane Miller, Summerland Arts Centre, 9525 Wharton Street, 10am-12:30pm, $25; The Theater Trail, staggered start times in various downtown Summerland locations, begins at 1 pm, $15; Juno Award-winning Indigenous artist Celeigh Cardinal live at Center Stage Theatre, 7 pm, $30, for full schedule of events and tickets: rygafest.ca

• Summerland Community Center presents BBQ Cook-Off Fundraiser, 12:30-4 pm 10 competitors, music by Moving Lines, bouncy catle for the kids, $5 per person (no food) or $12 (with food) advance tickets available from the community centre, for more details, email: summerlandcommunitycentre@gmail.com

• Penticton Farmer’s Market, 100 block of Main Street, 8:30 am – 1 pm and Downtown Penticton community market, 200 block of Main Street, 9 am – 1:30 pm, free bicycle valet service courtesy of Penticton & Area Cycling Association

• Witch Profit at The Dream Café, 6 pm, purchase tickets at: thedreamcafe.ca

• Penticton Roller Skate presents Night at the Roller Rink at Penticton Skate Park, family skate, 5-7 pm, ages 19 and over, 7-9 pm, admission $15 (ages 14 and up) and $10 (ages 13 and under), rentals available

• Oliver Community Arts Council and Oliver Parks and Recreation present “Roots & Fruits Expo,” downtown Oliver, parade begins at 10:30 am, activities follow at Oliver Community Park and Hall featuring music with Curtis Clear Sky and the Constellationz, 13 Broken Bones , Rebel Luv, Bagentima, MadHoney, food trucks, market, tattoos, bike parade, pie eating contest, gold panning, for a full schedule visit: oliverrootsandfruits.com

• Festival of Friends at 1425 Highway 3, Cawston, 1 pm until late, open mic 2-5 pm, potluck-style dinner, 5 pm, live music with Midnight Special Band and Cawston’s own BC Banger, overnight camping available, $10 donation for music

• Okanagan Art Exhibit at District Wine Cillage center plaza, 100 Enterprise Way, Oliver, 11 am-6 pm

• The Blueshound play at the Wrong Turn Cafe in Keremeos, 7:30 p.m.

• The Yard Katz perform at Barley Mill Brew Pub, doors open at 5 pm, $20

• Penticton Elks Lodge, drop-in cribbage, 10 am, meat draw, 4 pm, dinner featuring ribs with corn, 5:30 pm, live music with Thirteen Broken Bones, 6:30 pm

• Solo performs on The Barking Parrot’s patio, 5:30-8:30 pm

• Penticton Lawn Bowling Club, open bowling at 260 Brunswick Street, 9:30 am, $10 drop-in fee ($5 for students)

• Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 40, meat draw, 2 p.m.

• Fresh BC Talent presents live performers ages 9-18, Blenz Coffee on Main St., 10 am-1 pm, visit: freshbctalentquest.ca

• Fraternal Order of Eagles burgers, noon-4 pm, Eagle races, 4 pm

• Charity bottle drive, 10 am – 3 pm at IGA in Summerland and Penticton in support of C-DART animal organization, BC-SPCA and Penticton Regional Hospital

• Karaoke at The Barley Mill Pub, 8:30 pm – 12:30 am

• Summerland Estate Winery B&B, Summer Concert series, Too Crows for Comfort, for tickets: summerlandwinery.ca

Sunday, Aug 21

• Ryga Festival concludes, final day, Hootenanny Extravaganza in honor of the late Dick Clements, Summerland Legion, 14205 Rosedale Ave., bring along an instrument and sing along, 2-4 pm, pay as you choose, full schedule of events: rygafest .AC

• Penticton Speedway plane sprint cars, street stocks and hornets, 7 pm

• Summerland Sunday Market by Rotary, 9 am-1 pm on Main Street

• Two Crows for Comfort performs at Cannery Brewing Co, 5-7 pm

• Fraternal Order of Eagles, meat draw, 4 pm

• Penticton Elks Lodge breakfast, 10am-12:30pm, Grimms meat draw, 2pm

• Royal Canadian Legion Branch No. 40, drop-in cribbage and darts, 1 pm

• Penticton Lawn Bowling Club, open bowling at 260 Brunswick Street, 9:30 am, $10 drop-in fee ($5 for students)

• BC-SPCA Flea Market, 8 am- 2 pm at 1550 Main Street, near the Wholesale Club

• Survivorship Flea Market, 1397 Fairview Road, 8 am – 2 pm, all

proceeds to local dragonboat team and breast cancer awareness

• Rotary Club of Penticton charity meat draw supporting Pathways Addictions Centre, multiple chances to win, 1:30-3 pm at Barley Mill Brew Pub

• Summerland Estate Winery B&B, Summer Concert series, Shalisa, for tickets: summerlandwinery.ca

Monday, Aug 22

• Oliver Council meets in council chambers, 6173 Kootenay Street, 6 pm

• Summerland Council meets at Municipal Hall, sessions begin at 1 and 6 pm to view the meeting visit Summerland’s YouTube station

• Penticton Senior’s Drop-In Centre, Monday breakfast, 8:30-11 am; Scrabble, 10 a.m., Duplicate Bridge, 12:30 p.m.

Penticton Herald Staff

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