TGIF: Penticton and South Okanagan concerts and events listings

Events and concerts taking place throughout the Penticton and the South Okanagan.

Concerts

Nov. 30 —Children’s Showcase presents Winters Dance. Tickets are available at Tumbleweed Gallery, Penticton & Wine Country Visitor Centre, Oliver Veterinary Hospital & The Beanery Coffee Co. in Summerland ($30 for the whole season or $12 per show at the door).

Nov. 30 — A Musical Extravaganza is being held at Penticton United Church, 696 Main St., at 2:30 p.m.  Five choirs including Musaic, the Tuneagers, Naramata Community Choir, the Penticton Secondary Concert Choir as well as our own PUC Sanctuary Choir. Tickets are $15, available from the church office weekdays from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Dec. 3 — The Penticton Tune-Agers choir & orchestra invite you to a lively Christmas concert, Who’s Coming to Town??? Performances are Wednesday, Dec. 3  in the Summerland United Church and Dec. 7 at the Shatford Centre. Both concerts are at 2 p.m. Tickets are $12 available in advance at Dragon’s Den in Penticton and from members of the Tune-Agers. Tickets will also be available at the door. For more information call 250-494-9700.

Dec. 5 — Penticton Community Concerts presents the British Columbia Boys Choir at the Cleland Theatre.

Dec. 6 — Jack Semple is playing at the Dream Café.

Dec. 7 — Christmas Carol Festival at Bethel Church, 945 Main St. Cost is free, food donation recommended.

Dec. 7 — Christma Carol Festival at Bethel Church, 945 Main Street. Cost is free, food donation recommended.

Dec. 9 —  An evening of great music at the Penticton United Church with the Penticton Concert Band, featuring soprano Krystine Leclair. Performances will include the Oscar-winning melodies from Gladiatorand stirring Broadway songs from Miss Saigon. Also included will be the music of Neil Diamond, Queen, Count Basie, and classic Christmas tunes. Tickets are $15 available at the church office (250) 492-2684, or at the door.

Dec. 9 —  An Evening of Great Music at the Penticton United Church with the Penticton Concert Band, featuring soprano Krystine Leclair. Performances will include the Oscar-winning melodies from Gladiator and stirring Broadway songs from Miss Saigon. Also included will be the music of Neil Diamond, Queen, Count Basie, and classic Christmas tunes. Tickets are $15 available at the church office (250) 492-2684, or at the door.

Dec. 12-13 — Mike Farris is playing two nights at the Dream Cafe.

Dec. 13 — Live music by Brian Highley at the Barley Mill Brew Pub.

Dec. 14 — An intimate afternoon with international pianist Frank Mills at the Cleland Community Theatre. Mill’s shares music, memories and his humour. Show is at 2 p.m.

Dec. 19 — Penticton-born Shane Koyczan, award-winning poet and writer, will be performing at the Dream Café. Tickets are $30.

Dec. 20 — Live music by Uncorked at the Barley Mill Brew Pub.

Dec. 20 — The Taylor Cook Group is playing the Dream Cafe offering up original songs and some old jazz standards.

Dec. 27 — Live music by Brian Highley at the Barley Mill Brew Pub.

Dec. 27 — The music of Motown comes to the Dream Cafe with Rann Berry’s Rhythym and Soul Review playing   the songs of Marvin Gaye and Stevie Wonder

Events

Dec. 5 — Dramatic reading of A Christmas Carol with carollers 7:30 p.m. Summerland United Church.

Dec. 5 — Grace Note Ensemble presents: A Classical Christmas. Carols, candlelight and music followed by a wine reception with punch and treats for children. Silent auction. Adult ticket includes glass of wine from Stable Door Cellars. Tickets are $20. Contact Heather Allan at 250-493-0330.

 

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