Rancho Vignola: Penticton Harvest Sale November 17-18, 2017

It’ll be nuts at the convention centre on Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18 at the 5th Annual Rancho Vignola: Penticton Harvest Sale. Rancho Vignola will be returning to Salon C, with a fresh crop of dried fruit and nuts. At the two day harvest sale, you can choose from a large selection of ingredients for Christmas baking and filling your pantry with organic and fair trade nuts, dried fruits and products. Products are available in 1lb (455 g), 2lb (910 g), 5lb (2.275), and full case sizes. Don’t forget, admission is free and it’s “try before you buy.”
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Okanagan Makers Christmas Craft Fair | Nov 4 and 5, 2017

Browse over 165 vendors’ booths, at the 21st Annual Okanagan Makers Christmas Craft Fair Sustainable Living Show on Saturday, November 4 and Sunday, November 5, 2017. Vendors include: artisans, food and nutrition producers, Christmas crafts, books, jewelry, skincare and body products, home decor, clothing and more. There’s something for everyone. Check out last year’s photo gallery, here. Okanagan Makers is the largest Christmas show in the South Okanagan. Vendors will fill the convention centre’s almost 30,000 sq.ft of Ballroom space and 14,000 sq. ft lobby space. (Wonder how big that is? That’s the size of five plus basketball courts!) Show
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Brett Kissel coming on Friday, March 16 | Tickets on sale Friday, Oct. 6 at 10AM!

Brett Kissel, the Canadian Country Music Association (CCMA) Awards’ reigning Male Artist of the Year, has announced a three-month Canadian tour beginning in January (see full list of dates below), with a stop in Penticton at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre on Friday, March 16. Presented by New Country 100.7, tickets for Brett Kissel’s “We Were That Song Tour” in Penticton go on sale this Friday, October 6 at 10 a.m. Last month at the CCMA Awards in Saskatoon, Brett premiered his new single “We Were That Song” with a show-stopping performance live on the nationwide broadcast. Watch the
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Dream Music Festival | May 12 and 13

It’s back! The Dream Music Festival returns on Friday, May 12 and Saturday, May 13 at 7:00PM. (It’s the PERFECT earlier Mother’s Day gift, for music-loving moms!) Presented by the Dream Cafe Co-op, A&A Propane and Penticton Western News, Dream Music Festival will once again bring music fans from western Canada and the Pacific Northwest of the US into one space for an amazing weekend of folk, rock, blues, R&B soul and gospel. 2017’s line-up is strong with a diverse group of Canada’s finest musicians. Wondering who will be here? Click here. Looking for tickets? Tickets for Dream Music Festival
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Fest of Ale | April 7 and 8

April is right around the corner, which means Fest of Ale is almost here! The two-day main event features 65 breweries from BC and beyond, and includes a great mix of longstanding favourites and new breweries and cideries. Guests of the fest can look forward to sampling 175+ quality-crafted brews and ciders including new releases, experimental brews, and cask ales both indoors and out. Come and enjoy great live entertainment and fabulous food while you’re here, but don’t forget to stop at the onsite liquor store to take some of your favourites home with you! This festival is the annual
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Home and Reno Show | March 4 and 5, 2017

The Canadian Home Builders’ Association (CHBA) South Okanagan present the 22nd Annual Home and Reno Show on Saturday, March 4 and Sunday, March 5, sponsored by Parker’s Dodge, Ram, Chrysler, Jeep and GLE Plumbing and Heating. There will be over 130 displays. Exhibitors and displays will feature home building, decorating, and renovating products. Construction is booming throughout Penticton, and the valley, which means, you can’t miss this year’s show! New exhibitors and innovations will be onsite. Admission is $4.00 which includes entry to win a $2,500 furniture package from Guerard’s Fine Furniture. Bring your kids or grandkids and visit the
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Rancho Vignola Harvest Sale | Try Before You Buy

Sun dried Apricots ✓ Chocolate covered almonds ✓ Cashews ✓ Yogurt covered raisins ✓ Stock up on all your favourites, and check it off your pantry and gift list! This Friday and Saturday, come taste what Rancho Vignola has to offer at their 4th annual Harvest Sale at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre. The direct-to-the-consumer event includes a fresh crop of dried fruit and nuts, for you to purchase. With Rancho Vignola, it’s “try before you buy!” You’ll taste the freshness, trust us. The two-day Penticton Harvest Sale is your chance to purchase unique Christmas gifts and stock your pantries and
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20th Annual Okanagan Makers Christmas Craft Fair

The 20th Annual Okanagan Makers Christmas Craft Fair and Sustainable living show returns THIS weekend. Formerly “Santa Presents,” Okanagan Makers features over 160 vendors, that include artisans and food producers with unique products like: jewellery, clothing, woodwork, home decor, soaps, baking, edibles and MORE. The show highlights local talent from the Okanagan Valley and Interior. Some of the vendors have participated since 1996! Show Hours: Saturday, November 5, 2016: 10:00 AM – 6:00 PM Sunday, November 6, 2016: 10:00 AM – 4:00 PM Here’s your chance to shop local, support your own community members, and find the perfect gifts for
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CONCERT: Buckcherry and Sebastian Bach with guests The Wild!

Don’t miss out! On Thursday, November 3, California’s notorious, multi-platinum-selling rock band BUCKCHERRY with special guest SEBASTIAN BACH and support from THE WILD! will take over Ballroom 2. On Thursday, the remote Box Office will relocate to our Entrance 3 (closest to the Cleland Theatre and Community Centre) and be open at 5:00PM for will call ticket pick up and sales. Doors are scheduled for 7:00PM and the concert is scheduled to begin at 8:30PM. Tickets are $45* General Admission (*plus applicable service fees) and can be purchased in person at the Valley First Box (at the SOEC), by phone
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7th Annual Penticton Oktoberfest

Will this year’s Oktoberfest conga line top 2015’s?! Grab a ticket to Saturday, October 22’s event to find out! The 7th Annual Penticton Oktoberfest promises delicious Bavarian fare, a spontaneous party atmosphere, and beverages – including two local and six imported beers, and two local wines. Doors open at 6:00 PM, and the Oompa-pa party continues until 12:30 AM. Bring your appetite too, as Chef James and the culinary team have crafted a menu that’ll be a Bavarian blast! The Bavarian themed menu includes two dinner features, the “Hearty Party Sausage Plate” and “King Table Chicken Dinner.” For snacks or
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