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What's Happening Around Vernon June 1-7, 2019

Shout out to No Nap Records and Big Apple with shows this week! Loads to see and do! Scroll down for deets1

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What's Happening Around Vernon June 1 - 7, 2019

Chris Holm

Whether buying or selling, hundreds of clients in the Armstrong and North Okanagan area have relied on Chris Holm since 2007...

Whether buying or selling, hundreds of clients in the Armstrong and North Okanagan area have relied on Chris Holm since 2007...

May 31 33 minutes read


Below is a snapshot of what's happening in the coming week.


June 1 2019, 8:00 AM to 9:00 AM
Birding for Beginners @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre

Experience the Diverse North Okanagan… — Allan Brooks Nature Centre

Date: Saturday, June 1, 2019 at 8:00am - 9:00am

Venue: Allan Brooks Nature Centre

Join our resident birder, Laurel McDonald on a guided birding walk at Allan Brooks Nature Centre! During your guided walk, Laurel will teach you the basics of birding and how to identify common species found at the nature centre, such as the Western Meadowlark, Western and Mountain Bluebirds!

Admission is by donation. Limited spaces available, please call 250-260-4227 to register.

*We have a limited number of binoculars available, please bring your own if possible.

 

June 1 2019, 9:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Goat & Sunrise Yoga @ O'Keefe Ranch

O'Keefe Ranch and Breeze Wellness are offering Goat Yoga again this year with the addition of Sunrise Yoga.


Yoga with Goats is always fun as our inquisitive and friendly goats encourage you in your Yoga poses.
Sunrise Yoga allows you to enjoy the beautiful view atop our hill and breathe the fresh air as you practice the many poses of sun salutations.


Sunrise Yoga @7am $10/person May 22,29, June 5
Yoga with Goats @ 9am $20/person May 18, 25,29,June 1 & 5
Register by calling 250-542-7868
Please send questions to [email protected]

June 1 2019, 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Public Swimming @ The Greater Vernon Recreation Centre

All pools will be open and on a rotational basis, the climbing wall, diving board, rapids channel, bubble pit, raindrop, rope swing & slide will be available. Sauna, steam room & hot tub always open. The lap pool will have a min of 1 lane open for lap swimming.

Prices:

Adult 19+ $6.15

Youth 13-18 and 65 years+ $4.60

Child 7-12 $4.00

Preschool 3-6 $2.00

Family $13.45

June 1 2019, 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Stop Motion Animation | Ages 11-14 @ Vernon Community Arts Centre

Explore the wonderful world of claymation! Participants will be introduced to the techniques of frame by frame animation using their own characters made from modelling clay. In this hands-on workshop you`ll storyboard a simple idea, design your own amazing character and then bring it to life in a short animated film around 20-30 seconds long. Learn insider tips and tricks from a pro that you won`t get anywhere else! Students need to bring their own flash drive to take home a digital file of their animation. Price includes all other materials.

Saturdays, May 25 & June 1 | 1:30pm-4:00pm (2 sessions)

Members $80 | Non Members $95  (includes materials)

To register, call or drop by the Arts Centre today!

June 1 2019, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Toonie Swim @ The Greater Vernon Recreation Centre

A public swim at a bargain price, $2! All pools will be open and on a rotational basis, the climbing wall, diving board, rapids channel, bubble pit, raindrop, rope swing & slide will be available. Sauna, steam room & hot tub always open. The lap pool will have 3 lanes open.

June 1 2019, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Rail Trail Art Exhibit @ Vernon Community Arts Centre

During the Vernon Bike Festival earlier this month, 32 artists converged along 32 km's of Okanagan Rail Trail for a day of painting. Now the time has come to show off the creations!

An opening reception will be held Friday, May 31 from 6:00 to 7:00 pm. You are also invited to vote for "Viewer's Choice Award", sponsored by Opus Art Supplies Kelowna. The winner will be announced on the Arts Council's Facebook and Instagram pages Wednesday, June 12th.

June 1 2019, 6:00 PM
Hands Up! @ Caravan Farm Theatre

GATES OPEN @ 6 pm | MUSIC STARTS @ 6:30 pm | AUCTION STARTS @ 7:30 pm

UNDER OUR TIMBER BARN

Don’t miss THE social event of the season! Dust off those cowboy boots and get your outlaw ON!

Bid on hundreds of great items with International Champion Auctioneer Don Raffan!

With over $10,000 worth of items up for bid, there is something for everyone!

All proceeds support the creation of theatre that is outstanding in its field!

 

June 1 2019, 6:30 PM to 10:00 PM
Bats of Vernon Bat Count @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre

An evening for anyone interested in learning more about bats. Begin with a one hour introduction on bat biology, behaviour, and diversity, followed by a field trip to a site where you will do an evening bat count (near Ellison Provincial Park). The bat count will begin around 9:00 PM. This evening will be led by BC Community Bat Program Okanagan Coordinator, Paula Rodriguez de la Vega.

Tickets are $10 a person. Please register by purchasing your tickets online or calling ABNC at 250-260-4227.

What to bring:

· Dress for spending the evening outside. It can get chilly!
· Lawn chair or something to sit on.
· Paper and pencil OR download a ‘clicker counter’ app on your smartphone.

June 1 2019, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Public Swimming @ The Greater Vernon Recreation Centre

All pools will be open and on a rotational basis, the climbing wall, diving board, rapids channel, bubble pit, raindrop, rope swing & slide will be available. Sauna, steam room & hot tub always open. The lap pool will have a min of 1 lane open for lap swimming.

Prices:

Adult 19+ $6.15

Youth 13-18 and 65 years+ $4.60

Child 7-12 $4.00

Preschool 3-6 $2.00

Family $13.45

June 1 2019, 7:30 PM
Monty Python’s SPAMALOT @ Powerhouse Theatre

$39.50 per person

Group Discount for 12 or more

This show contains mature content and parental discretion is advised.

A new musical lovingly ripped off from the film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” from the original screenplay.
Like the 1975 film, Spamalot is a highly irreverent parody of the legend of King Arthur, his Knights of the Round Table and their sacred quest for the Holy Grail. Also featuring a killer bunny, fierce French taunting’s and Las Vegas-style dancing girls, this unforgettable show will keep audiences singing & laughing long after the curtain drops!

June 1 2019, 7:30 PM
Elephants Graveyard @ 27th Street Theatre

There was a town, and a circus and an elephant. 27th Street Theatre presents Elephant's Graveyard by George Brant at WL Seaton Secondary School.

Tickets $12 on sale now at the Seaton office and Bean Scene coffee shop. Call 250-542-3361 ext 2227 to reserve.

$2 from every ticket sold goes directly to The Elephant Sanctuary in Tennessee.

June 1 2019, 7:30 PM to 11:30 PM
Ben Sures w/ special guests @ Record City

Head to Record City on Saturday, June 1st for music from Ben Sures with Ernest anyway and Steve Marc

Doors at 730pm
All ages
Tickets $10 in advance
$15 at the door
Call or come into the shop to book your tickets!!!

Tapes and Lattes cafe will be open slinging coffee, cool drinks, cookies and popcorn

https://bensures.bandcamp.com/album/live-at-the-yardbird-suite


June 1 2019, 8:30 PM
Shamanic Technology @ The Kal

The Kal is excited to bring you from the United Kingdom, Shamanic Technology! Touring along side DUSKO! As well as some well loved favourites from around the Okanagan; EELZ, Tyler West with MC Equality and UP ALL NIGHT (a new drum and bass collaboration)!

TICKETS: $20 (hard copies available at The Kal)

June 1 2019, 9:00 PM
Classic Rock Party @ The Green Pub

Classic rock party hosted by Steel Toad. High energy rock that will keep you dancing all night! Featuring music from The Cult, Whitesnake, AC/DC, Van Halen, Alice in Chains, Thin Lizzy, Velvet Revolver, Queen, and many more.

June 2 2019, 8:30 AM to 1:00 PM
Crepe Bistro Sundays @ Rail Trail Cafe

Crepe Bistro is on-site every Sunday starting May 5 through to September.

Join us for tasty Crepes on our outdoor deck or in the Rail Trail Cafe.

June 2 2019, 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Vintage Fair @ Record City

Record City Presents : the 1st annual Vintage Fair! Tapes and Lattes cafe will be open. Local Vendors, loads of vintage jewelry, decor and knick knacks, records, shabby chic small furniture, collectibles, vintage summer clothing, vintage hats, art, antiques, vintage inspired crafts, custom made vintage clothing and more.

June 2 2019, 11:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Dance Church @ Tidal Elements Healing Arts Studio

Dance Church is a regular by-donation event which takes place each of these 3 Sundays in 2019: March 10th, June 2nd, and September 29th! Suggested donation $5- $20

It is a non-verbal, conscious dance practice, a moving meditation, ecstatic dance medicine for the soul! No experience necessary…everybody is a dancer! Children are welcome if accompanied by an adult and are participating in the spirit of the event.

June 2 2019, 11:30 AM to 2:00 PM
Community Day Open House & BBQ @ Coldstream Fire Hall

Come enjoy a fun barbecue with Coldstream Fire Department at their Community Day open house and barbecue! Rain or shine!

Enjoy a barbecue, have fun at your local fire hall and meet your local fire fighters! Kids, come check out the fire trucks, and spray water from a fire hose. Parents, come learn to use a fire extinguisher on a real fire.

June 2 2019, 1:30 PM to 4:00 PM
Public Swimming @ The Greater Vernon Recreation Centre

All pools will be open and on a rotational basis, the climbing wall, diving board, rapids channel, bubble pit, raindrop, rope swing & slide will be available. Sauna, steam room & hot tub always open. The lap pool will have a min of 1 lane open for lap swimming.

Prices:

Adult 19+ $6.15

Youth 13-18 and 65 years+ $4.60

Child 7-12 $4.00

Preschool 3-6 $2.00

Family $13.45

June 2 2019, 2:00 PM to 4:00 PM
DIY Terrarium @ Outboard Waterfront Pub

All you have to do is buy a ticket, show up, and enjoy.
Create your own terrarium!

$50 includes a large glass terrarium that includes two plants, your choice of reindeer moss, gems, shells and a fertilizer spray.
Terrariums take 1.5 hours to make.

Run your own tab at Outboard Waterfront Pub and enjoy some food and beverages while you work!

Space is limited, get your tickets fast.

NOTE: No promo codes with 123Artful can be used for this event. Thank you.

Check out 123Artful for more events at the Outboard Pub.

Cancellations with refunds only available up to 24 hours in advance of event and a $3.00 processing fee for returning funds.

June 2 2019, 2:00 PM
Vernon Toyota presents; FMX World Tour @ Kal Tire Place

The Freestyle Motocross World Tour comes to Vernon presented by Vernon Toyota. Pro riders will participate in an intense competition, throwing out some of the most death-defying tricks ever seen. Get your tickets now!!! 

$29.75 Adult
$24.50 Senior/Youth 13 - 19
$13.25 Child 12 & Under
$35.00 Gold (All Ages) Sections C D E and N P Q

June 2 2019, 4:30 PM to 6:30 PM
Toonie Swim @ The Greater Vernon Recreation Centre

A public swim at a bargain price, $2! All pools will be open and on a rotational basis, the climbing wall, diving board, rapids channel, bubble pit, raindrop, rope swing & slide will be available. Sauna, steam room & hot tub always open. The lap pool will have 3 lanes open.

June 2 2019, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Crystal Bowls Sound Healing @ Tidal Elements Healing Arts Studio

“Crystal Bowls Vernon” happens once a month on the Sunday evening (except in August) closest to the time of the New Moon. Listen to the beautiful bowls and receive the amazing sound therapy that comes with it. A love donation of $20 is graciously accepted at the door. Please come 10 minutes early with a bottle of water and any blankets & pillows you may wish to have for comfort. 

June 2 2019, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
a musical live set with Sam Tudor, Leila Neverland & A Regular Man

June 2nd: a musical live set with Sam Tudor, Leila Neverland & A Regular Man – Caetani Cultural Centre

 

No nap Records Presents A musical live set with Sam Tudor, Leila Neverland & A Regular Man  June 2nd:

 

Sunday, June 2nd, 7pm-9pm
In the Caetani Cultural Centre Studio Gallery

Tickets: $10 @ the door.
Doors open at 66:30 pm. All ages welcome (under 19 is $5, under 12 is free)


June 2 2019, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Public Swimming @ The Greater Vernon Recreation Centre

All pools will be open and on a rotational basis, the climbing wall, diving board, rapids channel, bubble pit, raindrop, rope swing & slide will be available. Sauna, steam room & hot tub always open. The lap pool will have a min of 1 lane open for lap swimming.

Prices:

Adult 19+ $6.15

Youth 13-18 and 65 years+ $4.60

Child 7-12 $4.00

Preschool 3-6 $2.00

Family $13.45

June 2 2019, 7:30 PM
Monty Python’s SPAMALOT @ Powerhouse Theatre

$39.50 per person

Group Discount for 12 or more

This show contains mature content and parental discretion is advised.

A new musical lovingly ripped off from the film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” from the original screenplay.
Like the 1975 film, Spamalot is a highly irreverent parody of the legend of King Arthur, his Knights of the Round Table and their sacred quest for the Holy Grail. Also featuring a killer bunny, fierce French taunting’s and Las Vegas-style dancing girls, this unforgettable show will keep audiences singing & laughing long after the curtain drops!

June 3 2019, 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Vernon Farmer's Market @ Kal Tire Place

Every Monday & Thursday, April 18 – Oct 31 Rain or Shine! 

from local fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood, crafts, art, gourmet foods, plants, flowers, gifts, liquor, and delicious baking.  Entertainment and children’s activities often add to the cheerful atmosphere. Lively chatter and friendly faces welcome residents and visitors alike. We’re surrounded by plenty of free parking and have an onsite ATM. So bring the whole family to experience the vibrant colours, fresh flavours, aromatic smells, and fun sounds.

Join the Vernon Farmers Market on Facebook! If you have any questions please contact Ingrid Baron at the information provided.

June 3 2019, 3:30 PM to 5:00 PM
Exploring Abstract Acrylic & Mixed Media | Ages 6-8 @ Vernon Community Arts Centre

Discover this unique art style as you learn how to give up control and let unpredictability and chance guide your art. Explore mark making techniques, the use of different mediums and materials, and how to express emotion through colour, line, texture, movement and collage. Learn how to incorporate music, literature and nature into your creative process and complete finished abstract works on canvas. Students should wear art appropriate clothing. Price includes all materials.

Tuesdays, April 30 to May 21   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm (4 classes) …or…

Mondays, May 27 to June 17   3:30 pm to 5:00 pm (4 classes)

Members $85 Non-Members $100  (price includes all materials)

To register, call or drop by the Arts Centre today!

June 3 2019, 3:45 PM to 5:00 PM
Youth Drama Classes | Ages 7 – 11 @ Caetani Cultural Centre

$225.00 per student

In these programs, students will be introduced to acting techniques and theatre skills – improvisation, character building, script analysis, creative movement, and vocal work. These young artists will work together to create, collaborate and direct an original piece of theatre for the holiday season.

During events, Parking on-site is limited to handicapped and senior parking only. Please do not park in parking spaces marked “Reserved“.

June 3 2019, 5:15 PM
Okanagan Screen Arts Society Presents: Boy Erased @ The Vernon Towne Cinema

Jared Eamons, the son of a small-town Baptist pastor, must overcome the fallout after being outed as gay to his parents. His father and mother struggle to reconcile their love for their son with their beliefs. Fearing a loss of family, friends and community, Jared is pressured into attending a conversion therapy program. While there, Jared comes into conflict with its leader and begins his journey to finding his own voice and accepting his true self.

Cash wine bar available.

Live music by Les Copland in the lobby prior to the 5:15 show.

June 3 2019, 7:00 PM to 8:15 PM
Monday Road Rides @ Sun Country Cycle

Monday group road rides roll out at a casual/social pace of 18-22kph. Join in! All road riders welcome! Rides are approximately 1hr.

Must have: road bike (in safe and good working condition), repair kit, helmet (in good condition & not expired), water bottle. Very strongly encouraged: cycling gloves, rear flashing light.
Rides are every Monday until June 17th. May/June rides at 7 pm. No cost.

June 3 2019, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Monday Night Trivia @ Alexander's Pub & Liquor Store

Tremendous Trivia and Alexanders Beach PUB & Liquor Store are pleased to present Monday Night Trivia, every week starting at 7:00. Gather up your family and friends, and bring a team down to challenge the others in general knowledge, music trivia, and mini-games. There are plenty of prizes available to win - gift certificates, hats, shirts, and the prestigious Tremendous Trivia trophy!

We have dry ribs on special for $5 a pound, and rotating drink specials for our hungry and thirsty trivia teams! Tremendous Trivia committed to producing the best pub trivia experience ever. The show includes questions projected on the big screen, 2 music rounds, and a passionate and entertaining host. It is designed to provide fun for all ages!

June 3 2019, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Public Swimming @ The Greater Vernon Recreation Centre

All pools will be open and on a rotational basis, the climbing wall, diving board, rapids channel, bubble pit, raindrop, rope swing & slide will be available. Sauna, steam room & hot tub always open. The lap pool will have a min of 1 lane open for lap swimming.

Prices:

Adult 19+ $6.15

Youth 13-18 and 65 years+ $4.60

Child 7-12 $4.00

Preschool 3-6 $2.00

Family $13.45

June 3 2019, 7:45 PM
Okanagan Screen Arts Society Presents: Boy Erased @ The Vernon Towne Cinema

Jared Eamons, the son of a small-town Baptist pastor, must overcome the fallout after being outed as gay to his parents. His father and mother struggle to reconcile their love for their son with their beliefs. Fearing a loss of family, friends and community, Jared is pressured into attending a conversion therapy program. While there, Jared comes into conflict with its leader and begins his journey to finding his own voice and accepting his true self.

Cash wine bar available.

Live music by Les Copland in the lobby prior to the 5:15 show.

June 4 2019, 9:30 AM to 12:30 PM
Open Class 3 @ Vernon Community Arts Centre

Work in the medium and subject of your choice, with instructor support. Attempt something new or finish works that have been put away. As it is an open class, learn by watching others creating works in different styles and mediums. If unsure of materials to bring, contact the instructor through the Arts Centre.

Members $140   Non Members $155

Call or drop by the Arts Centre to register today!

June 4 2019, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Figures in Motion | Acrylic Palette Knife @ Vernon Community Arts Centre

Capture people and movement with the delightful technique of using a palette knife with acrylic paints. During the 4 lessons students will indulge in creating images of dancers, athletes and sports figures etc. in bold, powerful strokes.

Supplies to bring: Canvas/ canvas boards, acrylic (basic colours), with an additional white, flat palette, masking/painters tape, palette knives 1″ and  2 ” wide, a few pieces of stiff cardboard or old credit cards, source pictures, hair dryer

Members $140   Non Members $155

To register, or drop by the Arts Centre today!

June 4 2019, 3:30 PM to 5:30 PM
Exploring Abstract Acrylic & Mixed Media | Ages 9-12 @ Vernon Community Arts Centre

Discover this unique art style as you learn how to give up control and let unpredictability and chance guide your art. Explore mark making techniques, the use of different mediums and materials, and how to express emotion through colour, line, texture, movement and collage. Learn how to incorporate music, literature and nature into your creative process and complete finished abstract works on canvas. Students should wear art appropriate clothing. Price includes all materials.

Mondays, April 1 to 22   3:30pm to 5:30pm   (4 sessions)  

…OR…

Tuesdays, May 28 to June 18   3:30 pm to 5:30 pm ( 4 sessions)

Members $105 Non-Members $120  (Prince includes all materials)

To register, call or drop by the Arts Centre today!

June 4 2019, 3:30 PM to 6:00 PM
Ladies Night @ Hillview Golf

25$ drop-in fee (plus tax) - use your Hillview Punch Card or Annual Membership; pay only 5$ for the prize pool! Prize pool includes a weekly game, skill and non-skill prizes, and door prizes!

Ladies golf on the FRONT NINE - drop in- no tee time required!

After Round meal - buffet dinner w/ side - 10$

1/2 power cart special - 3$ per person

Beverage Special - selection of coolers & ciders cans for $3.50

June 4 2019, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Park & Play @ BX Community Park

This is a FREE program provided by Greater Vernon Recreation. Our goal is to encourage families with children to get out, enjoy local parks and be active during the spring. Our focus is on FUN!

Please see schedule below for dates and parks.
The program runs Tuesdays from 5:30-7:00 pm

BX Community Park |
Apr 23, May 14 and Jun 4

June 4 2019, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Paint & Create @ the Outboard Waterfront Pub

123Artful Paint & Create
Tuesday June 4
6-8pm

Join 123Artful for a creative evening! $40 includes all paint materials, aprons, TWO wine glasses and fun.

No experience needed. Instructor: Carissa (Art Instructor subject to change)

Run your own tab at the Outboard Waterfront Pub.

June 5 2019, 7:00 AM to 10:00 AM
Goat & Sunrise Yoga @ O'Keefe Ranch

O'Keefe Ranch and Breeze Wellness are offering Goat Yoga again this year with the addition of Sunrise Yoga.


Yoga with Goats is always fun as our inquisitive and friendly goats encourage you in your Yoga poses.
Sunrise Yoga allows you to enjoy the beautiful view atop our hill and breathe the fresh air as you practice the many poses of sun salutations.


Sunrise Yoga @7am $10/person May 22,29, June 5
Yoga with Goats @ 9am $20/person May 18, 25,29,June 1 & 5
Register by calling 250-542-7868
Please send questions to [email protected]

June 5 2019, 5:00 PM to 6:00 PM
Save A Life: Overdose Prevention Training @ Okanagan Regional Library Vernon

Learn how to save a life by recognizing an overdose and ably administering Naloxone. This is a free program open to all adults. Participants will leave with a free Naloxone kit. Offered by Interior Health Substance Use Services. At the Vernon Branch of the ORL.

June 5 2019, 6:00 PM to 8:00 PM
Paint Night @ the Green Pub

Paint Night at the Green Pub
Wednesday June 5
6-8pm
Painting Palm Beach

$40 includes all paint materials, aprons and fun. Join 123Artful for a creative night out. Art Instructor: Carissa

Minors are welcome with an accompanying adult (both must be painting). Minors welcome until 8pm.

Run your own tab at the Green Pub.
BURGER & BEER
HAPPY HOUR SPECIALS 4pm-7pm

June 5 2019, 7:00 PM to 8:30 PM
Acro Yoga 4 Week Series @ Tidal Elements Healing Arts Studio

If you haven’t heard of acro yoga before, acro yoga is a mix of poses in a partnership or group - mixed with a little bit of acrobatics and a lot of FUN! You will be amazed at how much you can accomplish in just 4 weeks.
*No experience in Acro Yoga, yoga, or acrobatics necessary!
*Come with or without a partner/friends

The 4 class workshop series will take place on
Wednesdays 7-8:30pm
June 5, 12, 19, & 26

Investment:
$80 Early Bird (Sign up before May 29th)
$95 Regular

Sign Up by emailing [email protected] or contact @Ropezilla on Facebook or Instagram.

June 5 2019, 7:00 PM to 9:30 PM
Public Swimming @ The Greater Vernon Recreation Centre

All pools will be open and on a rotational basis, the climbing wall, diving board, rapids channel, bubble pit, raindrop, rope swing & slide will be available. Sauna, steam room & hot tub always open. The lap pool will have a min of 1 lane open for lap swimming.

Prices:

Adult 19+ $6.15

Youth 13-18 and 65 years+ $4.60

Child 7-12 $4.00

Preschool 3-6 $2.00

Family $13.45

June 5 2019, 7:30 PM
Jam Nights @ The Kal

Wednesday night’s are The Kal Stage Jam Nights & FREE for the public. An open mic where musicians can rub shoulders with other like-minded and talented artists and plug into their local music community.


Show up and plug in or email [email protected] for your time slot. 

June 6 2019, 8:00 AM to 1:00 PM
Vernon Farmer's Market @ Kal Tire Place

Every Monday & Thursday, April 18 – Oct 31 Rain or Shine! 

from local fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood, crafts, art, gourmet foods, plants, flowers, gifts, liquor, and delicious baking.  Entertainment and children’s activities often add to the cheerful atmosphere. Lively chatter and friendly faces welcome residents and visitors alike. We’re surrounded by plenty of free parking and have an onsite ATM. So bring the whole family to experience the vibrant colours, fresh flavours, aromatic smells, and fun sounds.

Join the Vernon Farmers Market on Facebook! If you have any questions please contact Ingrid Baron at the information provided.

June 6 2019, 10:00 AM to 2:15 PM
Camelot Haven Alpacas Tour @ Schubert Centre

1 Hour tour and informational talk. Store open for Alpaca Wool purchase etc. Lunch at the Longhorn Pub and Grill (not included). Call into Davison Orchards. Leave at 10:00am, return at 2:30pm (Approximately). Alpacas are very therapeutic.

If you have any questions please contact Sue Slater, the tour coordinator at the phone number below at any time, or call the tour office at 250-549-4201- Mon, Wed & Fri 9 am - 1 pm.

Non-members $25.00, members $20.00

June 6 2019, 3:45 PM to 5:00 PM
Youth Drama Classes | Ages 12 + @ Caetani Cultural Centre

$235.00 per student.

Late registrations will be accepted and pro-rated

Payment options are available – please call the office

In these programs, students will be introduced to acting techniques and theatre skills – improvisation, character building, script analysis, creative movement, and vocal work. These young artists will work together to create, collaborate and direct an original piece of theatre for the holiday season

June 6 2019, 5:30 PM to 7:00 PM
Park & Play @ Lakeview Park

This is a FREE program provided by Greater Vernon Recreation. Our goal is to encourage families with children to get out, enjoy local parks and be active during the spring. Our focus is on FUN!

Please see schedule below for dates and parks.
The program runs Tuesdays from 5:30-7:00 pm

Lakeview Park April 11, April 25, May 9, May 23, June 6 and June 20!

June 6 2019, 7:00 PM
Open Mic Nights @ The Green Pub

Do you know anyone with Talent? Starting this Thursday, bring them to our stage. Wing Night and Open Mic!

Karaoke! Comedy Material! Dance! Original Material! All are welcome!

 

June 6 2019, 7:30 PM
Monty Python’s SPAMALOT @ Powerhouse Theatre

$39.50 per person

Group Discount for 12 or more

This show contains mature content and parental discretion is advised.

A new musical lovingly ripped off from the film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” from the original screenplay.
Like the 1975 film, Spamalot is a highly irreverent parody of the legend of King Arthur, his Knights of the Round Table and their sacred quest for the Holy Grail. Also featuring a killer bunny, fierce French taunting’s and Las Vegas-style dancing girls, this unforgettable show will keep audiences singing & laughing long after the curtain drops!

June 7 2019, 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM
Creative Chaos Craft Show @ Vernon Recreation Centre

Located in the sunny North Okanagan, the city of Vernon is host to the annual craft show and sale. It supports over 200 artisans from across BC and Canada, along with entertainment and a food fair. The Creative Chaos Craft Show will be held in 3 buildings; Vernon Recreation Centre, Vernon Curling Club and Priest Valley Arena. Make sure you check out the vendors in all three buildings!

FREE Admission! Food Bank donations are greatly appreciated.

 

June 7 2019, 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
The Okanagan Potters Association Spring Show & Sale @ Vernon Performing Arts Centre (foyer)

Whether discovering something new or collecting more from your favourite potters, you will appreciate the quality pieces presented in this two-day show featuring some of the Okanagan’s best potters & artisans.

 

Come and meet us in the air-conditioned and relaxed atmosphere of the Vernon Performing Arts Centre foyer, just across the creek from Vernon Recreation Centre. You’ll find sculpture, stoneware, jewelry, burnished and smoke-fired vessels, and much more.


June 7 2019, 1:00 PM to 4:00 PM
Public Swimming @ The Greater Vernon Recreation Centre

All pools will be open and on a rotational basis, the climbing wall, diving board, rapids channel, bubble pit, raindrop, rope swing & slide will be available. Sauna, steam room & hot tub always open. The lap pool will have a min of 1 lane open for lap swimming.

Prices:

Adult 19+ $6.15

Youth 13-18 and 65 years+ $4.60

Child 7-12 $4.00

Preschool 3-6 $2.00

Family $13.45

June 7 2019, 4:30 PM
Lumby Days @ Oval Park

This years theme is Medieval Times! Tons of events are happening all weekend including live entertainment, a petting zoo, a pancake breakfast, a parade, face painting, helicopter rides, blacksmith demonstrations, a food fair and so much more! Visit their website for the full schedule. 

June 7 2019, 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
Live in the Vineyard @ Blind Tiger Vineyards

Join us every Friday night from 6:30pm-8:30pm for woodfire pizza, wine and live music at Blind Tiger Vineyards!

Tickets are $10 per person and available online for purchase. Tickets cover entertainment only (food and beverages sold separately).

You can purchase your ticket online, visit the website's event page for more details. 

Book well in advance, tickets tend to sell out fast!

The 2019 Summer Friday Lineup:

June 7: Joshua Smith & Bex

June 14: Lowell Friesen

June 21: Sally Wallick

June 28: Melissa Livingstone

July 5: Derek James

July 12: Lowell Friesen

July 19: Jevon & Greg

July 26: Joshua Smith & Bex

August 2: Bruce Spencer

August 9: Melissa Livingstone

August 16: Lowell Friesen

August 23: Joshua Smith & Bex

June 7 2019, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sacred Soul Women’s Circle @ Tidal Elements Healing Arts Studio

Perform moon rituals, or play with crystals and healing touch. Together, rediscover how to work with the rhythms of your bodies, the earth and the moon so that you can move through life’s transitions with ease and grace. Circle medicine always provides you with what your soul needs. Collect tools for your medicine bag for balance, abundance and joyful connection.

 

No need to RSVP, drop-ins are completely welcome. This is a ‘By Donation’ Event (suggested $20).

June 7 2019, 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Sacred Soul Women's Circles @ Tidal Elements Healing Arts Studio

The Rainbow Warriors Women's Circles are experiencing a reincarnation - new hosts Flora Ware & Leanne Sagstuen will continue to offer monthly circle medicine with the SACRED SOUL WOMEN'S CIRCLES!

In ritual and wisdom sharing, song and dance, we will remember together and celebrate of all that we are as women in a safe and sacred circle

March Theme: Weaver of Dreams

No need to RSVP, drop-ins are completely welcome. This is a 'By Donation' Event (Suggested $20)

June 7 2019, 7:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Public Swimming @ The Greater Vernon Recreation Centre

All pools will be open and on a rotational basis, the climbing wall, diving board, rapids channel, bubble pit, raindrop, rope swing & slide will be available. Sauna, steam room & hot tub always open. The lap pool will have a min of 1 lane open for lap swimming.

Prices:

Adult 19+ $6.15

Youth 13-18 and 65 years+ $4.60

Child 7-12 $4.00

Preschool 3-6 $2.00

Family $13.45

June 7 2019, 7:30 PM
Monty Python’s SPAMALOT @ Powerhouse Theatre

$39.50 per person

Group Discount for 12 or more

This show contains mature content and parental discretion is advised.

A new musical lovingly ripped off from the film “Monty Python and the Holy Grail” from the original screenplay.
Like the 1975 film, Spamalot is a highly irreverent parody of the legend of King Arthur, his Knights of the Round Table and their sacred quest for the Holy Grail. Also featuring a killer bunny, fierce French taunting’s and Las Vegas-style dancing girls, this unforgettable show will keep audiences singing & laughing long after the curtain drops!

June 7 2019, 9:30 PM
The Hillties @ The Kal

The Kal Stage welcomes The Hillties, an award-winning band from Nelson, BC! This six piece band will be stopping by Vernon on a BC & AB Tour, to showcase their new EP Originals and few cover songs for your enjoyment. They play funk, ska, and reggae.

$10 Music Cover
$5 Students with valid ID`s
19+ event


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