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Baby Riel, just 8 months old, underwent a 10 hour surgery for the removal of a brain tumour. Most of the mass was removed, but some still remains in the brain stem. Riel suffered a bone infection after the surgery and pathology results have diagnosed him with cancer. Riel will start chemo treatments August long […]

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For Immediate Release October 9, 2019 Celebrate Penticton Beer Week – October 19-26, 2019 Penticton, BC. Celebrate in Penticton at the first annual Penticton Beer Week, running from October 19-26th. This festival will be a special celebration of Penticton’s local craft beer industry. Penticton Beer Week is presented by Super Deluxe Creative. Penticton is becoming well […]

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Scarecrows will soon do more than keep crows away from crops in the Spallumcheen area. The 19th Annual Harvest Pumpkin Festival and the Armstrong Spallumcheen Chamber of Commerce are sponsoring ‘Scarecrows on the Street’ where local businesses and residents can compete in creating a unique scarecrow display. Display, window or property decorations should fit the […]

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A record number of restaurants are competing for bragging rights in Armstrong this year ahead of the 7th Annual Cheese! It’s A Natural event on November 2. 5 restaurants have put together an amazing selection of grilled cheese sandwiches and each of them hopes theirs will be the ‘2019 People’s Choice’. Only criteria? Made using […]

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Monday, September 30, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Who: Davison Orchards What: Family Pumpkin Festival When: Weekends (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays) in October, 2019 Where: 3111 Davison Road Vernon BC Pick of the Patch at Davison Orchards Visitors who arrive on the first weekend of the annual Family Pumpkin Festival at Davison Orchards get first dibs or […]

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Biosphere Training Workshops We are pleased to be hosting another Global Sustainable Tourism Council training workshop this fall in the Central Okanagan. The half-day workshop will be held on Wednesday, October 16th, exact venue TBD. Having a quality, inclusive training that is adapted to the real needs of the destination is an essential part of tourism sustainability. […]

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Kelowna, British Columbia – Monday, the Western Economic Diversification Canada announced up to $100,000 in funding for Kelowna Pride Society through the Canadian Experiences Fund. Blake Edwards, Co-President of the Kelowna Pride Society, announced on Wednesday that the funding would be used towards the Kelowna Pride Festival and a new event called Out in the […]

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The Honeycrisp apples have arrived and they are as sweet as ever. Davison Honeycrisp apples are by far the most requested variety of apples but there is an abundance of varieties to choose from. Over 20 different types of apples are grown at Davison Orchards, everything from the original McIntosh variety to the more modern […]

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PRESS RELEASE September 9, 2019  Fermented Dining and the Central Okanagan Food Bank are pleased to announce the return of the Fork and Spoon Gala, one of last year’s most unique fundraisers. 14 of the top rated local Chefs will be cooking a 9 course tasting menu, as well as a black box canape competition […]

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For Immediate Release September 3rd, 2019 – The Shuswap Women Who Wine invite you to join them for a night of community giving, games, a delicious BBQ dinner and of course, wine. This Community Giving Event will be held on Friday September 20 th at Harpur Farm and Pumpkin Patch in South Canoe from 6-10pm. […]

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Thank you to everyone who joined us at our 28th Annual Golf Tournament. It was a beautiful day at Fairview Mountain Golf Club and we are thrilled to have had a successful day of raising money for such great causes including our scholarship fund, the Central Okanagan Food Bank, and to support Board Chair, Frank […]

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SlacklifeBC‘s team of world class professional slackliners will put on breathtaking aerial performances high above the crowd below. In between performances, SlacklifeBC will run a Slack-Zone area where guests of all ages will be able to try slacklining for themselves! Don’t miss spectacular aerial shows by Spencer Seabrooke, the former free-solo world record holder, famous for […]

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Sun Peaks is delighted to announce that our 2019 Holiday Artisan Market has been extended to two weekends as a part of our annual Holiday Kick-Off Weekend. Saturday, December 7, 11:00am to 7:00pm Sunday, December 8, 10:00am to 4:00pm AND Saturday, December 14, 11:00am to 7:00pm Sunday, December 15, 11:00am to 4:00pm The Sun Peaks […]

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The Mayor’s Gala for the Arts, a fundraiser for the Nicola Valley Arts Council is happening September 28 at the Merritt Civic Centre. Enjoy dinner, displays, swing music, and dancing. Early bird tickets ($65) for the Mayor’s Gala are available only online until Aug. 20 Following that from Aug. 21 – Sept. 21 regular tickets […]

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The materials are elegantly arranged, so precisely placed next to and on top of one another that it looks, at first, like I’ve stepped into an off-kilter interior design display. Lush and contemplative. Yet, on a closer approach, the materials reveal themselves as foam, folded and draped. Mattress. Pipe. String. “I work with synthetic waste […]

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Fall WestJet Wine Tastings

In partnership with WestJet, and Carson Air, the Okanagan Wine Festivals’ ever-popular Fall WestJet Wine Tasting takes place at the Kelowna International Airport in one of the city’s most unique venues, the Carson Air hangar. With the largest capacity of any indoor wine tasting in the Okanagan, this venue design is a guaranteed crowd-pleaser. Join […]

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The British Columbia Lieutenant Governor's Wine Awards

Introducing our Province’s most prestigious wine competition – The 2nd annual British Columbia Lieutenant Governor’s Wine Awards.  It is a merger of the province’s two premier judging competitions and is presided over by the Lieutenant Governor of British Columbia.  A celebration of the best wines from across our Province with Bronze, Silver, and Gold medals […]

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Okanagan Wine Festivals and Valley First present Sensation: The fall wine festival finale. A wine tasting for the senses.

Wine + Food + Culture. A wine tasting event for the senses, Sensation is a festival that pairs B.C. wine with only the very best in art, music, food, and culture. As you explore the beautiful Penticton Lakeside Resort and Conference Centre see how different wines of the region have been paired with equally elevated experiences; […]

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Friday, August 8, 2019 FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE Who: Davison Orchards What: Apple Harvest Festival When: Weekends (Fridays, Saturdays, Sundays) in September, 2019 Where: 3111 Davison Road Vernon BC Apple Harvest Celebrated at Davison Orchards All the hard work of caring for thousands of Davison Orchards apple trees is coming to fruition now. September is by […]

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The Cahoot’s Kitchen is coming to town! The Cahoot’s Kitchen has partnered with the Harpur Family Farm to host two evenings of five course meals with local wine and beer pairings. Their sold-out event on August 22nd led them to setting up for a second open air affair on August 23rd. The evenings will have […]

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Hundreds of visitors beat the summer heat at Big White’s annual Ciderfest this past Saturday. The event, now in its fourth year, saw nine cideries from across the province pour 3,600 samples for roughly 1,000 festival goers. Cideries included Somersby, The BX Press Cidery, Sea Cider Farm & Ciderhouse and others. In addition to the cider […]

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The fourth annual Ryga Arts Festival will be held in Summerland from August 24th to September 1st, featuring a diverse blend of concerts, theatre, spoken word, and visual arts, totaling 19 unique events. The festival celebrates the legacy of George Ryga (1932-1987), the great Canadian author who lived and worked in Summerland. Ryga was one […]

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Sample five of our newly released wines and a delectable food pairing in the Great Estates Wine Experience Centre at the Penticton Lakeside Hotel. Our recent vintages have developed and evolved and are now ready for you to enjoy!  We’re pleased to feature: Inniskillin Okanagan Reserve Fume Blanc, Inniskillin Okanagan Discovery Series Zinfandel, Jackson-Triggs Grand […]

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For Immediate Release – July 26, 2019 Kelowna, British Columbia Feast of Fields is FarmFolk CityFolk’s annual local food celebration and fundraiser, highlighting the contribution local chefs, restaurants, farmers, ranchers, fishers, food artisans, vintners, brewers and distillers make to our local food economy. In 2019, the 11th Annual Okanagan Feast of Fields will be held at Caldwell […]

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Professional photos by Sarah Lauze Click the image to see the photos by Sarah Lauze. Video and drone video from Sarah and Adam will be coming soon. Perfect cycling weather for the 7th annual Okanagan Trestles Tour Click the image to watch a 3 minute video by Raquel Rodrigues of the 2019 Okanagan Trestles Tour. […]

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DINNER AMONG THE VINEYARDS WITH MARGIT SKY PROJECT Enjoy Margit’s vocals and Rod’s jaw-dropping lead guitar against the spectacular backdrop of twilight overlooking the Thompson River. Dine outdoors on a four-course winery dinner menu by Uptown Chefs created to highlight some of Monte Creek Ranch’s most acclaimed wines. BUY NOW 1st course Seared Seabream, Billi Bi, Parsley Sauce & […]

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