TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings

Upcoming events, concerts, art showings, live theatre and more in Penticton and the South Okanagan.

CONCERTS

Oct. 18 — Gary Comeau & the Voodoo Allstars bring hot and spicy New Orleans rocking roots and blues to the Dream Café. Tickets $24.

Oct. 19 — Okanagan Symphony Orchestra presents Noble Grandeur at the Cleland Theatre. Series tickets available at Tourism Penticton.

Oct. 22 — Loretta Lynn presents her 50th anniversary tour at the South Okanagan Events Centre with opening act Brett Kissel. Tickets at www.ValleyFirstTix.com, at the SOEC box office or the wine info centre.

Oct. 27 — The Contenders, Valdy and Gary Fjellgaard in concert for their 13th annual tour through the Okanagan/Interior. The duo will be playing at Centre Stage Theatre in Summerland at 7:30 p.m. Tickets at Martin’s Flowers or The Dragon’s Den.

Nov. 1 — Class of 59 – The Early Years of Rock and Roll at the Cleland Theatre. Show is at 8 p.m. and tickets are available at the Penticton Community Centre.

Nov. 3 — Children’s Showcase presents the North Shore Celtic Ensemble at the Cleland Theatre at 2 p.m.

Nov. 6 — Country star Tim Hicks at the Barking Parrot for his Thrown Down Club tour. Special guest Jordan Dean. Tickets are $30.

Nov. 22 — Matthew Good with special guests Gentlemen Husbands at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre.

Events

Oct. 19 — Penticton Oktoberfest at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. Festivities go from 6 p.m. to 12:30 a.m. Authentic German food, live music and beer. Tickets are $25 and include a 15-ounce German beer mug.

Oct. 24 — Princess Margaret Secondary School is hosting a fundraiser for their upcoming musical Grease. They will serve and entertain at the Grease-y Spoon Cafe (Orchard House, at the corner of Orchard Street and Main Street) from 6 to 9 p.m. Entertainment by the Groov-a-Matics and the Tragic Hip Replacements. Tickets are $25 or $40 per couple.

Oct. 26 — Canvasing Greatness at the Vanilla Pod Resaurant and Poplar Grove Winery. Fundraising event for the Penticton Art Gallery. Tickets are $125 and include a fine art auction and wine paired dinner.

Oct. 26 — The 14th annual Halloween Howler at The Mule Nightclub. Prizes for best costumes. Tickets are $5 in advance or $10 at the door.

Oct. 26 — Halloween Party at the Barking Parrot  with a Vegas theme. DJ Joel Noir and prizes for best costumes. No cover.

Oct. 31 — A Nightmare at The Elite Part 2 featuring DJ Dr. Jekyll, Indestructible Johnny playing the Misfits. SPCA donations encouraged, zombie walkers welcome. Candy, prizes and games starting at 8 p.m.

Oct. 31 — Voodoo’s Halloween Costume Party. Tickets are $25. Cash prizes for first and second place best costumes for men and women.

Oct. 31 — Opal Nite Club presents the Big, Bad Big Top: A Dark Carnival featuring live music  from 11 p.m. from Stepone, Wolftrack, Abstrakt Sonance, Stifler Selecta, Pixy and JDK Nonstop.  Burlesque dancers at 10 p.m. Tickets $15 in advance or $20 at the door.

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