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Introduction to Social Media Marketing Tuesday February 20th, 6-8pm Caetani Centre Studio Gallery $50.00 per student To register visit: www.caetani.org Social media has taken over modern society and is solely responsible for most of the viral crazes and break-through artists and businesses of the last five years. One of the best free marketing tools in […]

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The Rotary Club of Sun Peaks is proud to present the first Annual Sun Peaks Art Summit. A premiere artist show and sale held outdoors throughout our village stroll on July 28 in beautiful Sun Peaks, as part of the Alpine Blossom Festival. Applications are JURIED and based on the originality, quality and craftsmanship of the […]

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R.J. Haney Heritage Village & Museum and The Mall at Piccadilly have partnered to celebrate Heritage Week, from February 19-24, 2018.  The Heritage Week Celebration showcases our rich local heritage and you are invited to come and explore! This year’s heritage week theme is “Heritage Stands the Test of Time” and is meant to encourage British Columbians […]

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From the crowning of royalty to feather fanciers, the 58th Vernon Winter Carnival is now in full swing, with events taking place all over town. Carnival in Wonderland kicked off Feb. 2 with activities for all ages. Shriners in mini cars at the parade, Proclamation and Coronation of Queen and Princess Silver Star LVII and […]

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February 16-24, 2018 Shuswap Film Society presents the Shuswap International Film Festival. All films are shown at the Salmar Classic (360 Alexander Street) in Salmon Arm. 13 International Films • Opening Night Gala • Closing Night Festivities • Prizes For more information visit the Shuswap Film Society website

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SIXTH ANNUAL VERTICAL & VINTAGES WINE WEEKEND WITH NARAMATA BENCH WINERIES TASTING EVENT APEX MOUNTAIN RESORT, SATURDAY, MARCH 10TH The Naramata Bench Wineries Association and Apex Mountain Resort are pleased to announce the Sixth Annual Vertical & Vintages Wine Weekend. Centered around a Saturday night wine tasting event hosted by the Naramata Bench Wineries, 18 […]

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Nine of the Vernon region’s most skilled Emergency Services teams will present thrilling demonstrations and showcases at SilverStar Mountain Resort’s Emergency Services Day, on Saturday, February 17, benefitting Vernon Jubilee Hospital Foundation (VJHF). The all-day event honours first responders and everyone who steps up to help people in crisis situations. From a heli-winch rescue to […]

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February 9 – February 11 in Sicamous! This is a “One of a Kind” Outdoor Family Action Packed Event with lots of Vendors and Concessions Booths!!! Friday Night – Open Mic Night/Beer Gardens Saturday – Snowbike and Snowmobile Racing followed with Special Invitation UTV Racing and Live Band/Beer Gardens Sunday – Snowbike and Snowmobile Racing Finals Check […]

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Kamloops Community Band presents Play Like the Dickens

Join the Kamloops Community Band and their special guests, the Kamloops School District Honour Band and Honour Choir, for an evening of entertainment and wonderful music! Play Like The Dickens takes place on Thursday, March 15, 2018 at 7:00 pm in the Southwest Community Baptist Church, 700 Hugh Allan Drive. All proceeds go towards the Richard Dickens […]

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There will be many historic elements to the 2018 Scotties Tournament of Hearts when it gets underway on Saturday at the South Okanagan Events Centre (SOEC) in Penticton, B.C. It will be the first 16-team edition of the Canadian Women’s Curling Championship, and the first that will feature a Wild Card Game preceding the championship, […]

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The Kamloops Symphony presents Great Classics, featuring the music of two giants of the Classical period, Mozart and Beethoven, on Saturday, February 10 at 7:30 pm in the Sagebrush Theatre. The program is bookended by two works of Mozart, a youthful piece and a more mature work, proving that the only composer to surpass Mozart’s […]

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Many Hats Theatre Company is opening their 11th season with the hilarious Canadian romantic comedy Buying the Moose by Michael G. Wilmot. Buying the Moose is the story of two couples: Rob and Betty and Rob’s brother Greg, and his wife Cheryl. When Betty (Shannon French) catches Rob (Many Hats newcomer Jason Lane) in an embarrassing situation she immediately runs to […]

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The Kamloops Symphony’s Chamber Music series continues with My Nightingale, featuring a trio of KSO principal musicians: Sally Arai, clarinet; Martin Krátký, cello; Naomi Cloutier, piano. Pairing two clarinet trios of noble vintage, this dynamic programme includes an early “hit” by Austrian composer Alexander Zemlinsky, his Trio in D minor, with a late, autumnal masterpiece […]

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Dine Around Thompson Okanagan is back and it’s more delicious than ever before. Over 300 foodies participated in the official launch party at Okanagan College. “We sell out every year because it’s such a great value event. Most of the people come because it’s great value, but also because it lets them see which restaurants they […]

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This February and March the Osoyoos Desert Society will once again be hosting its popular Winter Program Series. The 2018 series includes four programs, each featuring a documentary film followed by a guest speaker/presentation. The series kicks off Saturday, February 3rd with Grasslands, a documentary exploring one of the world’s most endangered ecosystems. The film […]

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Residents of the TNRD practising visual art of any kind, and at any level, are encouraged to enter the Kamloops Arts Council’s 8th annual Art Exposed Regional Exhibition. The exhibit will run March 9-17, 2018 at the Kamloops Old Courthouse Cultural Centre. In this open, non-curated art show, all entered works (2D and 3D) will be displayed. […]

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Decked out in a platinum blond wig with bone-coloured strapless evening gown with silver trim, Deb White portrayed herself as the Ice Queen. White, the chairperson for the 58th annual Vernon Winter Carnival, donned full costume as the countdown to Carnival launched Tuesday at the Fairfield Marriott. The theme for this year’s Carnival, which runs […]

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Supporting Canada’s Olympic athletes has never tasted so good. The Canadian Culinary Championships return to Kelowna Feb. 2-3 as Olympians head to Pyeongchang, South Korea, for the 2018 Winter Olympics. The culinary battle of the plates supports the Canadian Olympic Foundation, said Karen Blair, co-founder of Gold Medal Plates. “Since 2004, Gold Medal Plates has generated over $12 million for […]

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On Saturday, January 13, we are offering FREE night skiing at Phoenix Mountain, the “Best Little Mountain in BC!”.  This is courtesy of sponsorship from the Greenwood Heritage Credit Union.  Phoenix Mountain is located on Hwy 3 between Greenwood and Grand Forks and it’s looking to be a great weekend for snow! Bring your headlamp […]

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Join us for the 34th annual Reino Keski-Salmi Loppet  to take place on Saturday, January 20th, 2018.  Start times and race routes will be the same as last year.  Please consult the maps, start times, and registration details listed on the menu below. As usual, a complementary hot après ski lunch will be served on the hill […]

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Sun Peaks, BC (January 5, 2018) – The Sun Peaks Winter Okanagan Wine Festival returns for its 20th year with 20 premier events to enjoy from January 12 to 21. From its humble beginnings as a two-day Ice Wine Festival, the Sun Peaks Winter Okanagan Wine Festival has grown to become an internationally recognized, ten-day celebration. […]

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January 11 @ 7:30 – 9:30 pm Superb musicianship, haunting harmonies and chilling tales from three men who spent their lives in the most rugged of all places – the wilderness of Canada’s mountain national parks. Protecting grizzly bears, rescuing stranded hikers and lonely nights on the packtrail, these mountain men share a special blend […]

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DISCOVER THE ARTIST WITHIN Learn about visual sense of depth, through your brushstrokes, colours, and composition. Discover how value and light can enhance your work. Bring your work in progress or start something new with guidance and support from artist Tatianna O’Donnell. Beginner and intermediate students welcome. Limited class size. Material list supplied at time […]

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The Kamloops Symphony invites you to join them in celebrating the New Year with a concert filled with effervescent music at The Magic of Vienna.  There are two performances of this annual favourite; Saturday, January 13 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, January 14 at 2:00 pm, in Sagebrush Theatre. Joining the KSO as the Guest […]

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People can literally go dashing through the snow on a horse-drawn sleigh at Historic O’Keefe Ranch later this month. The ranch is offering six nights of sleigh rides – Dec. 22, 23, 24, 26, 29, 30, with the rides taking place every half hour from 3:30-5:30 p.m. Participants can listen to the sleigh bells, warm […]

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Wine tasters brought their palates out in record numbers for the 10th annual Big Reds Wine Festival on Friday and Saturday at Big White Ski Resort. The two-night event saw more than 600 guests flow through the Village Centre Mall sampling the handcrafted wines, making it the best attended Big Reds to date. Big Reds […]

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SilverStar is shining for the season! The Mountain Resort celebrated the annual Christmas Light Up Friday evening, with an array of events. The annual Christmas Light Up included vendors in the village. The mystical “Trail of Lights” snowshoe adventures, free Sleigh Rides and the light show throughout the village. There was also entertainment from the Kinshira Performance […]

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