Castanet Events


Tuesday, December 10

Concerts


Kelowna Kiwanis Festival

Dec. 10 12:00 AM       Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

Online registration opens Dec. 1, for the 94th Kelowna Kiwanis Festival in 2020 at http://KelownaKiwanisFestival.com. Deadline...

Theatre


Caravan Farm Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Dec. 10 05:00 PM       Caravan Farm Theatre, 4886 Salmon River Rd, Armstrong

Get ready for a spectacular retelling of Tchaikovsky’s Holiday Classic: The Nutcracker, as re-imagined for the outdoors by...
Caravan Farm Theatre presents The Nutcracker

Dec. 10 07:00 PM       Caravan Farm Theatre, 4886 Salmon River Rd, Armstrong

Get ready for a spectacular retelling of Tchaikovsky’s Holiday Classic: The Nutcracker, as re-imagined for the outdoors by...
Charlie and the Chocolate Factory

Dec. 10 07:00 PM       Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue, Kelowna

New Vintage Theatre and Willy Wonka invite you and your family to his chocolate factory for a delicious magical adventure...

Wineries


Wine & Cheese \" The Perfect Pairing\"

Dec. 10 04:00 PM       Great Estates Okanagan Wine Experience Centre, 21 Lakeshore Drive West, Penticton

Wine and Cheese “The Perfect Pairing” $25.00 p/p Serving wine and cheese together feels like a no-brainer but which wines...

Seasonal


Soak up the Season at the Vancouver Aquarium

Dec. 10 10:00 AM       The Vancouver Aquarium, 845 Avison Way, Vancouver

Make a splash this festive season at the Vancouver Aquarium. With over 60,000 creatures, and amazing shows daily, there’s...

Crafts/Markets


LIght Up the Arts

Dec. 10 10:00 AM       Summerland Arts & Cultural Centre, 10105 Main St.Summerland, Summerland

Visit the Summerland Community Arts Council's Christmas Gift Market starting on Friday, November 29th at 4 pm. 10105 Main St....
Drop In - Pick a Project

Dec. 10 10:00 AM       Rustic Chalk Decor DIY Studio, #102 - 1974 Moss Court, Kelowna

Rustic Chalk Decor now offers Drop In time, where you can come in on a whim & paint a beautiful wooden sign with over 20 design...
DIY Plank & Oversized Wood Sign Workshop

Dec. 10 06:30 PM       Rustic Chalk Decor DIY Studio, #102 - 1974 Moss Court, Kelowna

Join us at the Rustic Chalk Decor DIY Studio to create a completely customizable Plank Wood Sign. We will start the workshop...

Art/Exhibitions


Artists of the Okanagan

Dec. 10 09:00 AM       Peachland Art Gallery, 5684 Beach Avenue, Peachland, BC, Peachland

This coming Saturday, November 9, the final exhibition of the year will have arrived. All Okanagan artists will have had the...
Hockey: More Than Just A Game

Dec. 10 10:00 AM       Okanagan Heritage Museum, 470 Queensway Avenue, Kelowna

Hockey is many things – shinny on a frozen pond, the sweat-soaked smell of a locker room, a winning wrist shot, a roaring...
Under 100 Exhibition

Dec. 10 10:00 AM       Lake Country Art Gallery, 10356A Bottom Wood Lake Rd, Lake Country

The Under 100 exhibition/art sale shows over 700 pieces of artwork that are all priced under $100, with new art being added...
Feature Exhibit: Steeped in our Traditions

Dec. 10 10:00 AM       Lake Country Museum and Archives, 11255 Okanagan Centre Rd. W., Lake Country

Steeped in our traditions is a new exhibit featured at Lake Country Museum and Archives. It includes a handmade Girls Festival...
Under 500 Exhibition + Sale

Dec. 10 05:00 PM       Penticton Art Gallery, 199 Marina Way, Penticton

Exhibition Dates: November 21, 2019 through December 23, 2019 Art Drop-Off Dates: Works can be dropped off or shipped to...
Elliott Brood at The Dream Cafe

Dec. 10 06:00 PM       The Dream Café, 67 Front Street, Penticton

Doors: 6:00pm, Show: 8:00pm Tickets:  Premium: $45, Wings: $35 Reservations: Please call 250-490-9012 to reserve your table...

Trade Shows


Brighpath West Kelowna Educator Open house

Dec. 10 05:30 PM       BrightPath Early Learning, 3660 Brown Road, West Kelowna

BrightPath West Kelowna Educator Open House!! BrightPath West Kelowna is hosting a unique event for currently licensed...

Courses


Taoist Tai Chi®

Dec. 10 10:00 AM       Francophone Cultural Centre, 702 Bernard Ave, Kelowna

Join classes anytime! You are welcome and encouraged to participate in as many classes as you like. To join simply attend the...
Chronic Pain Self-Management Program

Dec. 10 01:00 PM       Hawthorn Park Retirement Community, 867 KLO Road, Kelowna

DO YOU LIVE WITH PAIN EVERYDAY? This No Cost 6-week workshop teaches skills to manage daily the challenges of living with...
Drop-in Studio Sampler Program

Dec. 10 06:00 PM       Kelowna Art Gallery, 1315 Water Street, Kelowna

The Kelowna Art Gallery Studio Sampler Series is the perfect place to start sampling art for absolute beginners. Each Tuesday...
South American Fusion Culinary Class

Dec. 10 06:00 PM       Mission Hill Winery, 1730 Mission Hill Rd, West Kelowna, BC , West Kelowna

Let our chefs guide you through the exceptional flavours and tastes with some of the most distinctive dishes from Latin...
HOLIDAY WREATH WORKSHOPS

Dec. 10 06:30 PM       Passionate Blooms, #13-1515 Westgate Rd, Kelowna

You know what makes every workshop better? #Wine, that’s what!!! Get in the #Holiday spirit with one of our first Wreath...
Beginner West African Drumming

Dec. 10 07:00 PM       Penticton Recreation Centre - Rm 4, 325 Power St, Penticton, BC., Penticton

• Learn to play traditional West African rhythms on the djembe (a goblet-shaped hand drum). •This introductory series is...
Gratitude and Walking Meditation

Dec. 10 07:00 PM       Japanese Cultural Center, 4895 Bella Vista Road, Vernon

One hour Gratitude and Walking Meditation- Free at the Vernon Japanese Cultural Center. Easy to learn and do. Come learn to...

Family Fun


Child Minding (Ages 0-5)

Dec. 10 12:00 AM       Kelowna Family YMCA, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna BC , Kelowna

Parents, enjoy a workout or swim in the facility while your children are in the care of qualified staff and volunteers. We...
Baby Story Time

Dec. 10 10:15 AM       Okanagan Regional Library (Rutland), #20 - 301 Hwy. 33 West, Kelowna

Join us at the Rutland Library for fun songs, bouncy rhymes, playful puppets and books for babies. This program is...

Kids Day Camps


Active Arts Tuesdays (Ages 3-5)

Dec. 10 08:45 AM       Kelowna Family Y, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

Each week in this program we will explore age-appropriate sensory stations, crafts, music, stories as well as take a dip in the...
JKA Shotokan Karate Tuesday (Ages 4-10)

Dec. 10 03:15 PM       Kelowna Family Y, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

The beginner kids will learn traditional karate basics and get the opportunity to train in the newest, most innovative athletic...
Girls Unite (Ages 7-9)

Dec. 10 05:30 PM       Kelowna Family Y, 375 Hartman Road, Kelowna

We want all girls to embrace their unique qualities and shine bright like a star! Have your girl join our inspiring leaders to...

Meetings


BWB Storytelling Tuesday - KELOWNA

Dec. 10 05:00 PM       Kelly O'Bryans (upstairs in Pub), 262 Bernard Ave, Kelowna

EXPERIENCING YOUR COMMUNITY THROUGH INSPIRATIONAL STORIES Balance Well-Being Centre Inc. is proud to present BWB Storytelling...
BWB Storytelling Tuesday - KAMLOOPS

Dec. 10 05:00 PM       Carlos O'Bryan's, 357 Victoria St, Kamloops

EXPERIENCING YOUR COMMUNITY THROUGH INSPIRATIONAL STORIES Balance Well-Being Centre Inc. is proud to present BWB Storytelling...
Williamson's Sapsuckers: An Endangered Species 10

Dec. 10 07:00 PM       Evangel Church, 3261 Gordon Drive, Kelowna, Kelowna

Speaker - Les Gyug: Williamson's Sapsuckers were assessed as Endangered in Canada in 2005. Results from research in...
Spanish English Intercambio

Dec. 10 07:00 PM       Okanagan Regional Library, 1380 Ellis Street, Kelowna

Spanish/English Conversation Exchange is an opportunity to meet new people and improve your language skills! The objective is...
Central Okanagan Photographic Society (COPS)

Dec. 10 07:00 PM       Kanata Kelowna Hotel and Convention Centre, 2429 Hwy 97 N, Kelowna

A Fun Photography Club featuring speakers, photo reviews, sharing, teaching, learning, outings. Meets 7 pm weekly, September to...

Non-Profit


Children's Christmas Gifthouse

Dec. 10 12:00 AM       Sutton Group Lakefront Realty (2002) Ltd, 2749 30th Street, Vernon

LOOKING FOR DONATIONS! Collecting donations until Dec 10 of gently used items for Children that are low on cash but big on...
Euchre

Dec. 10 02:00 PM       Kelowna Senior Citizens' Society, 1353 Richter, Kelowna, BC, Kelowna

An afternoon of Euchre with friends, Beginners welcome. Tuesdays, $3.00.
Drop In Program for Youth With Special Needs

Dec. 10 05:30 PM       Vernon Boys and Girls Club, 3300 37 Ave, Vernon

Providing social and recreational opportunities for youth with special needs. Drop in program is Tuesdays from 5:30pm -...

Social Action


Write for Rights - December 10

Dec. 10 04:00 PM       Okanagan Regional Library (Downtown), 1380 Ellis Street, Kelowna

Join us for what has become the world’s biggest human rights event. Amnesty International Kelowna will be writing letters to...

Sports


OGC Foundations Girls Classes

Dec. 10 03:30 PM       Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your girls ages 6-14 to our Foundations Girls class every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 pm. This 1 hour class led by a NCCP...
OGC Kinder Gym

Dec. 10 03:30 PM       Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your child age 5-6 years old to our Fantastic 5's class every Tuesday from 3:30-4:30 pm. This 1 hour independent class...
OGC Intermediate Girls Classes

Dec. 10 04:30 PM       Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your girls ages 6-14 to our Intermediate Girls #2 class every Tuesday from 4:30-6:00pm. This 1.5 hour class led by a NCCP...
OGC Intermediate Girls Classes

Dec. 10 06:00 PM       Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your girls ages 6-14 to our Intermediate Girls #1 class every Tuesday from 6:00-7:00 pm. This 1 hour class led by a NCCP...
OGC Advanced Girls Classes

Dec. 10 06:00 PM       Okanagan Gymnastics Centre , 365 Hartman Rd, Kelowna

Bring your girls ages 6-14 to our Advanced Girls class every Tuesday from 6:00-8:00 pm. This 2 hour class led by a NCCP...

Pubs/Clubs


Lucky numbers Poker Tour

Dec. 10 06:30 PM       Murphy's Fiesta Pub & Grill, 6341 Main Street, Oliver

Live, free-to-play Texas Hold'em poker league. Play weekly for points to advance to Regionals and Provincials for cash prizes.
Lucky Numbers Poker Tour

Dec. 10 07:00 PM       Woody's Pub, 9882 Highway 97 North, Lake Country

Live, free-to-play Texas Hold'em poker league. Play weekly for points to advance to Regionals and Provincials for cash prizes.
Lucky Numbers Poker Tour

Dec. 10 07:00 PM       British Ex-Servicemens' Association (BritEx), 1143 Kingsway, Vancouver

Live, free-to-play Texas Hold'em [poker league. Play weekly for points to advance to Regionals and Provincials for cash prizes.

Trivia/Gaming


Tuesday Night Okanagan Trivia

Dec. 10 07:00 PM       wings kelowna, 590 hwy 33, Kelowna, Kelowna

Join us for a fun filled, interactive and entertaining evening of Trivia on Tuesday Nights at WINGS KELOWNA! Okanagan Trivia...
Trivia Tuesdays at KBC Public House!

Dec. 10 07:30 PM       KBC Public House, 975 Academy Way, Kelowna

Tremendous Trivia and KBC Public House are delighted to bring you an evening of great trivia in the UBC-Okanagan area! Your...
Tuesday Night Trivia at the Longhorn Pub Vernon!

Dec. 10 07:30 PM       Longhorn Pub, 4513 - 25 Avenue, Vernon

Every Tuesday, your Tremendous Trivia host Geoff Trepanier brings you and your friends a challenging and entertaining evening...
Tremendous Trivia Tuesdays at Carlos O'Bryan's!

Dec. 10 08:00 PM       Kelly O'Bryan's & Carlos O'Bryan's Kelowna, 262 Bernard Avenue , Kelowna

It's a Tuesday tradition at Kelly/Carlos O'Bryan's on Bernard in downtown Kelowna: Tremendous Trivia Night! Join us every...