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The pros are coming to town. PGA of British Columbia announced the 2017 competition schedule with seven tournaments. The association will host its championships in six different communities across the province, including ones in Salmon Arm, Oliver and Kamloops. Hundreds of members will compete against each other and alongside players from their own clubs. “The […]

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Easter Brunch in PeakFine overlooking the majestic Lake Okanagan

Join Sparkling Hill Resort & Spa for a delectable Easter Brunch in PeakFine overlooking the majestic Lake Okanagan. Sparkling Hill Resort & Spa is home to one of the best fine dining destinations in Vernon, BC. PeakFine has become a fast favorite among Okanagan Valley restaurants not only for our exquisite farm to table cuisine, […]

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oyster gala

The 2017 Osoyoos Oyster Festival will be happening from April 19th – 23rd, showcasing Osoyoos and the South Okanagan as a premier destination for everything Oysters! Enjoy first-class dining experiences, sample Oysters from around the world, sip award winning wine, cider, beer, and spirits, all while celebrating in an event unlike any other. Buy Osoyoos […]

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Christina Lake Tourism Society is pleased to announce that it has been successful in its bid to host a Canada 150 celebration as part of its annual Homecoming/Retrouvailles Summer Festival. This project is funded in part by the Government of Canada and in part by the Regional District of Kootenay Boundary, Area “C”. Work has […]

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In it’s second year, Devour! Osoyoos is back bigger and better than ever, showcasing all that Osoyoos has to offer in the way of food, film, and wine. Driven by local agriculture, businesses, and education, the event will utilize BC’s best and budding talents in the form of filmmakers, chefs, tourism and tradesmen, winemakers, and […]

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Celebrate Chief Clarence Louie being named to the Order of Canada with a special lunch next Wednesday! A special speech by Chief Clarence, traditional drumming, and dances will be presented as celebration for this special achievement. Tickets are available in person at Destination Osoyoos – 8701 Main Street, or by phone at 250-495-5070!

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Jousting at Osoyoos Medieval Faire

My Lords. My Ladies. I give you the Osoyoos Medieval Faire. Over two days during the long weekend in May, the high plain above Osoyoos — an oasis set amid Canada’s only desert — will be transformed and returned to the days of the manor, nobility and chivalry. Join us for the adventure of the […]

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This Easter, adults are invited to join in the hunt through 30 acres of scenic vineyard for Liquidity Wines‘ Third Annual Adult Easter Egg Hunt. On Saturday, April 15, the vineyard will stash scrumptious treats, coupons, and other surprises and delights within the property’s lush tangle of vines. Also on offer: a pre-search wine tasting […]

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This year has had a chilly start but at Covert Farms Family Estate our team (including our new pigs, our llamas, our dogs and of course the cows) is looking forward to the season ahead with optimism. We invite you to join us at the farm for a tour, to the wine shop to taste our organic wines, to hike […]

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2017 is gearing up to be a very interesting year exhibitions, workshops and projects in the works in your community. The first on the agenda is the Young Artists‘ Exhibition for young people between the ages of 16 and 24. The opening reception is Saturday, April 1 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. Please join […]

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devour osoyoos

The second annual event in Osoyoos, BC, the world’s largest culinary film festival is making a delicious cross-country stopover in Okanagan wine country in spring 2017. Taking place at Watermark Beach Resort, the culinary pop-up event is a feast on screen and on your plate, as top local and visiting culinary talent create delicious food […]

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Sandrine French Pastry & Chocolate will be celebrating Macaron Day in Kelowna on Monday, March 20.   Everyone is invited to share the love of macarons and support the Kelowna General Hospital Foundation. “Jour du Macaron” or Macaron Day was started by a Parisian pastry chef Pierre Hermé in 1995. Over the years it has gained […]

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Sixth annual festival dishes up delectable oysters, remarkable craft beers, memorable wines, and the joy of winter’s end. The sixth annual Osoyoos Oyster Festival returns to the South Okanagan, April 19-23. The festival offers the perfect opportunity to dive into spring with outstanding dining experiences, tastings of oysters from around the world, and glasses brimming […]

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An evening dedicated to showcasing the very best of the Okanagan Valley, including the finest wineries, culinary talent, and new this year, the growing craft beer industry. This premier networking event provides a tasteful and relaxed atmosphere to meet students while learning what the Okanagan School of Business has accomplished this year. The event will […]

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In celebration of Canada’s 150th birthday, Liquidity Wines is proud to announce the launch of a series of exhibits, artist workshops, free events and lectures taking place throughout 2017. Located in the Heart of Wine Country™ in Okanagan Falls, the Liquidity experience extends beyond wine and food; art installations in the vineyard go along with […]

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The BC Winter Games are returning to Greater Vernon. It was announced Friday that the province’s largest winter sports event will be in the North Okanagan Feb. 24 to 27, 2022. “The whole event will be wonderful,” said Juliette Cunningham, Greater Vernon Advisory Committee chairperson. The community hosted the Winter Games in 2012 and in […]

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Big White will be hosting hundreds from the Canadian Ski Patrol for a conference at the end of March. Canada’s largest organization of volunteer first responders will hold its annual leadership conference from March 30 to April 2. 2017 will mark 77 years of serving Canadians. The Big White Ski Patrol has been recognized twice in the last 10 years for […]

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Bear Valley Highlands is getting ready for another season of workshops, activities and eco friendly tourism. Besides different types of off grid accommodation, such as a mongolian yurt, a Sioux style tipi lodge as well as 2 handcrafted log chalets, they also host a variety of workshops. This year’s season will start with a painting […]

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Kamloops, BC — Jurors’ Choice prizes were awarded at the opening of the Kamloops Arts Council’s  Art Exposed Regional Exhibition on Friday, March 3. The awards came with $100 (1st) and $50 (2nd) cash prizes in each category, with a special prize of $50 in the youth age 8-14 category. Photos of the winning artwork can be found on […]

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An amateur skiing competition among professional winemakers and winery staff drew record numbers at Big White last weekend. About 70 wine industry staff skied or snowboarded the slalom course at the 10th annual Cellar-Tek Winemaker’s Cup located at Big White’s Lower Speculation run. Penticton’s Pent?ge Winery Proprietor and Winemaker Paul Gardner completed the course in […]

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The Okanagan Wine Festivals Society is delighted to announce the 23rdBritish Columbia Best of Varietal Wine Competition presented by Grant Thornton, Farm Credit Canada, ContainerWorld and TricorBraun Winepak. This provincial wine competition is held to recognize the top British Columbia wine varietals as part of the kick-off to the 2017 annual Spring Okanagan Wine Festival, […]

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This summer, Sun Peaks Resort proudly welcomes Canadian rock legends 54-40 and Trooper to headline their annual Summer Concert Series. The free, live outdoor concerts will bookend a busy summer season on the mountain, taking place on July 1, and August 26. Formed in Vancouver, BC in 1984, 54-40 rose to prominence in the late […]

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From March 3-5, 2017, the Big White Fire Department will host its Annual Roof Top Camp Out. Now in its sixth year running, the firemen of the Big White Fire Hall will bravely camp out for three days and two nights on the roof of the Big White Kids Centre to raise money for a […]

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Taking after its sister program, Power of Being a Girl, the Kamloops YMCA-YWCA is pleased to present the first annual Strength in Being a Boy Conference. Taking place on Wednesday, April 26th, 2017, the one-day conference will feature three workshops focusing on a variety of issues that impact the everyday lives of young boys. This […]

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White Kennedy Ski2Tree Race in Kelowna, March 11 Multi-sport, six-stage race will take participants from the Kelowna Nordic Ski and Snowshoe Club to the Tree Beer Institute in downtown Kelowna. Ski2Tree, a six-stage, multi-sport race presented by White Kennedy, will take place in Kelowna on March 11. A rebrand of the popular Ski2Sea race, last […]

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