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A festival dedicated to showcasing British Columbia food and wine returns to the Okanagan Valley this month, with an “outdoor extravaganza” at a well-known B.C. winery. The BC Wine Insititute’s Chef Meets BC Grape event is back for its second year, this summer scaling back its presence in the Okanagan to include events in Vancouver and Calgary. […]

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The largest street fair in the North Okanagan is set to return this weekend, Vernon’s summer kick-off party, the Sunshine Festival will take place along 30th Avenue in Downtown. More than 15,000 people are expected to take in the excitement on Saturday. Visitors will be able to enjoy a day of live entertainment, food, shopping, and […]

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This 120 hour certificate program prepares participants to teach ESL to both adults and children. In class (2 weeks) or online (9 weeks) options are available. The program is composed of 50 hours of pre class assignments, 50 hours in class time and 20 hours of homework and assignments during class time. A 25 hour optional […]

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It’s our “let our hair down, pop some corks and celebrate the harvest” event, and is a wine and food event for wine enthusiasts to plan an Okanagan Fall weekend around. An evening celebrating the coming of harvest featuring distinctive wine tastings from 28 Naramata wineries, local cuisine, and live music. Our member wineries are […]

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It’s back for its 25th year entertaining the city. Music in the Park is celebrating its silver anniversary this year, and this week the schedule for the 2018 outdoor concert series was announced. The nightly concert series begins on Canada Day at Riverside Park and runs every night throughout the summer, with a weekly show […]

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From 11am-1pm on Saturday, June 16th, the South Okanagan Desert transforms into a New England Seaport!   Come and witness 7 stellar Canadian chefs compete in the Devour! Osoyoos CHOWDER SMACKDOWN   Chefs from Nova Scotia, BC, and Alberta present their enticing takes on this classic seafood dish. A panel of judges will decide this year’s […]

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We have a fantastic lineup for our 1st concert festival event! We have room for 3 great bands – Honeymoon Suite, Appaloosa, The Young’Uns – to finish the day off right on the Sunset Ranch Golf Course grounds! Gates open from 5:00pm – 10pm. Everyone registering to golf will have a free ticket to the […]

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The Fat Cat Children’s Festival is a non-profit organization that has been serving the Okanagan for over 25 years! The festival is back for its 28th year and we are excited as it is just around the corner! This year the theme for the festival is “World of Wonder.” The festival will take place in Waterfront […]

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The Stan Thompson Memorial Rodeo takes place June 9-10, 2018 beginning at 1:30 p.m. each day. Join us for a great rodeo weekend at Sunflower Downs in Princeton BC! Wild Horse Races Cowgirl “Dash for Cash” Horse Race West Coast Thunder Drill Team After Rodeo Entertainment Saturday Night DnB Rodeo Stock Tickets at the gate: […]

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Join in on the film making fun at this year’s Devour! Osoyoos Fesitval! Devour! Osoyoos | The Food Film Fest is a highly-anticipated annual event sponsored by Watermark Beach Resort, Similkameen Independent Winegrowers, and Destination Osoyoos. Enjoy the best of what our region has to offer! BC’s best chefs, winemakers, cidermakers and growers come together with culinary […]

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The fun never stops at R.J. Haney Heritage Village & Museum.  Join us and celebrate Father’s Day on Sunday, June 17, 2018.  Treat Dad to Marjorie’s $6.00 Pancake Breakfast and stay the whole day.  Explore how the Shuswap pioneers lived and played while discovering the stories of our rich local history. Children can challenge dad […]

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The Adams River Salmon Society and Little Shuswap Lake Indian Band are pleased to announce a significant new initiative being launched in conjunction with the Salute to the Sockeye celebrations this fall at the Adams River. The Shuswap Salmon Symposium, September 30 and October 1, is a gathering of knowledge keepers around salmon conservation. The […]

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There will be a rockin’ opening to Vernon second ice sheet in September. The city’s newest arena is attached to Kal Tire Place and three days of activities are planned to celebrate its opening, including a concert by ’80s rock super bands Platinum Blonde and Loverboy. Dean Francks and Calvin Cane of CFI Productions are […]

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From May 27 to Jun 2, Tourism Week is a time to acknowledge the operators, employees, suppliers, destination marketing organizations, visitor centres and others who contribute to this important industry. Stakeholders from every community are encouraged to spread the word about the power of tourism in British Columbia and join the concerted effort to showcase […]

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The 21st annual Meadowlark Nature Festival opens today (May 17) in the South Okanagan, with the first day of more than 70 tours and talks across the region. The ever-popular event attracts “Meadowlarkers” from across Western Canada, giving people a chance to experience the spectacular beauty of the South Okanagan guided by local experts on […]

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Liquidity Wines is excited to once again partner with Okanagan College in presenting Wine Talks, an engaging lecture series which provides attendees with expert intel on wine marketing and a host of relevant topics facing the industry. Liquidity’s fourth instalment of Wine Talks will be led by keynote speaker Steve Warner, president and CEO of […]

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Spring is finally in the air and that means we are approaching the start of the recreational boating season. We hope you will join Boating BC Association in celebrating the occasion in your community and region. This year, our Association was successful in having the Province officially proclaim May 14-19 BC Boating Week. This is […]

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