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What’s Happening in Vernon May Long Weekend

21st Annual Gold Panning Championships – May 18 to May 20

  • Games all day for everyone!
  • Pan Toss
  • Gold Rush
  • Claim Staking & Dirt Toss
  • Pancake breakfasts
  • Saturday barbecue dinner
  • Evening music and dancing in the outdoor kitchen
  • and more

Gold Panning Competitions for Juniors, Teens, Novice, Intermediate & Experts

Youth under 16 – $5.00, Adults – $10.00
Where? Goldpanner Campground & Pioneer Village 423 Highway 6, Cherryville
WWW: http://www.cherryville.net/goldpanning.html

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Falkland Stampede – May 19 TO May 21

Get ready for a bronc-busting good time.

The 94th annual Falkland Stampede bursts out of the gate Saturday, with the action continuing until Victoria Day Monday.

Rodeo action begins at 1 p.m. at the Highway 97 stampede grounds, while it starts at 2 p.m. Sunday.

On Monday, there is a heavy horse pull at 10 a.m. and the rodeo at 1 p.m.
There will also be a kids’ calf scramble all three days and a cowboy church at 11 a.m. Sunday.

Admission is $15 for adults, $12 for seniors and students and children under six are free. An adult three-day pass is $40 while a family-day pass is $45.
For more information, call 250-375-2577 or go to www.falklandstampede.ca

Falkland Stampede
Highway 97 Falkland BC
250-375-2577
www.falklandstampede.ca

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Vernon Jazz Club – May 19

Located above Nolan’s Pharmasave in downtown Vernon in a heritage building featuring wood-panelled walls, hammered tin ceilings, linen-covered tables, soft candle light, a small dance area, and a full-service bar.

DOORS OPEN @ 7:15 / MUSIC @ 8 PM

TICKETS can be purchased The Bean to Cup Coffee House 3903-27th St or The Bean Scene Coffee House 2923-30th Ave

$15 (members)
$20 (non-members)
Where? Vernon Jazz Club – 3000 – 31st Street, Vernon BC
When? May 19 2012 @ DOORS OPEN @ 7:15 / MUSIC @ 8 PM

Vernon Jazz Club

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Vernon Farmers’ Market – May 24

At the Vernon Farmers’ Market, you will find in-season, fresh and delicious fruits, vegetables, breads, pastries, meat products and prepared meals . From the various artisans at the market, you will also find fresh cut flowers, handmade pottery, jewelery and more!

Where? WESBILD CENTRE PARKING LOT (3445 43 Ave)
When? May 24 2012 @ 8 am – 1 pm

http://www.vernonfarmersmarket.ca

Salute the Sockeye Package added to The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) Signature Experiences Collection®!

MJO Tours is excited to have the Salute the Sockeye Package added to The Canadian Tourism Commission (CTC) Signature Experiences Collection®!

This unique travel package includes two nights’ accommodations at the Podollan Inn in Salmon Arm, a day of touring and dinner at Table 24 in the hotel.
The tour begins with a colourful autumn drive to the Adams River where the cycle begins for the Sockeye Salmon. In the afternoon guest will indulge in the discovery of local cool climate wineries and enjoy delightful pairings of fresh white wines and locally produced meats and cheese. The day ends with a delightful dinner prepared by an award-winning chef at Table 24 at the Podollan Inn.

Vernon Events for Friday, March 30th to Thursday, April 5th, 2012

WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND VERNON

Friday, March 30th to Thursday, April 5th, 2012

Ongoing Vernon Activities

Cineplex Theatre – Highway 6, Vernon BC (250) 542-1107 www.ciniplex.com

Gallery Odin -10th Anniversary Winter Exhibition- (250) 503-0822 – Silver Star Mountain www.galleryodin.com

Okanagan Spirits Tours & Tasting – 2920 28th Avenue, Vernon BC (250) 549-3120 www.okanaganspirits.com

Outdoor Discoveries – Daily Snowshoe Tours- Call (250) 558-4292- Silver Star Mountain www.OutdoorDiscoveries.com

Planet Bee Honey Farm & Meadery – 5011 Bella Vista Rd, Vernon BC (250) 542-8088 www.planetbee.com

Rogers Bulk Food Store – 4420 Larkin Cross Rd, Armstrong BC (250) 546-8744 www.rogersfoods.com

The Opal Miners Gift Shop – Open Daily- 7894 Hwy 97 (250) 542-1103 www.opalscanada.com

Vernon Public Art Gallery – Four New Exhibitions – Until March 22 3228 31stAve www.vernonpublicartgallery.com

Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30 Ave, Vernon BC – (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com

Ya Ya’s Play Centre – 2709C – 43 Ave, Vernon BC – (250) 545-4199 www.yayasplaycentre.com

 

Friday, March 30

Ski under the stars at Silver Star for $10

Time: 3:30 pm – 8:30pm – Silver Star Mountain Resort – (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com

Enjoy $10 lift tickets, $10 rentals, and the $5 dinner special at the Town Hall

Night Lessons for Ski or Snowboard from $15.

 

SD#22 Elementary School Exhibition: Art From the Heart

Time: March 29 to April 19, 2012 – Vernon Public Art Gallery (250) 545-3173 www.vernonpublicartgallery.com/ Vernon Public Art Gallery | 3228 – 31st Ave | 250.545.3173 |

 

Preschool Story times at the Library

Time: 10:30 to 11:00 am – Vernon Okanagan Regional Library – 3001 32nd Ave. Vernon (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon

Acoustic Open Mic at Toro’s Pub

Time: 8:00 pm – Toro’s Pub – 1220 Kalamalka Lake Road Vernon (250)-545-7856

For more info: call Keith Hustler (250) 549-6520 or Rory White (250) 503-8027

 

Karaoke every Friday night

Time: 8:00 pm (250) 542-3003 – The Fraternal Order of Eagles Hall – 5101 25 Avenue Vernon

 

Saturday, March 31

Ski under the stars at Silver Star for $10

Time: 3:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com

Enjoy $10 lift tickets, $10 rentals, and the $5 dinner special at Town Hall

Night Lessons for Ski or Snowboard from $15

 

SD#22 Elementary School Exhibition: Art From the Heart

Time: March 29 to April 19, 2012 www.vernonpublicartgallery.com/ Vernon Public Art Gallery | 3228 – 31st Ave | 250.545.3173 |

 

The Shoparama Spring Market

Time: 10:00 am to 7:00 pm – Greater Vernon Recreation Centre – 3310-37th Ave Vernon

Admission is free; however you are invited to bring a non-perishable food item for the Food Bank.

 

The Oakley Camp of Champions BIGAIRBAG Tour

Time: Saturday, March 31, 2012 to Sunday, April 1, 2012 – Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com

 

Preschool Story times at the Library

Time: 10:30 to 11:00 am – Vernon Okanagan Regional Library – 3001 32nd Ave. Vernon (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon

 

The Greater Vernon Museum & Archives presents a lecture on “Tropical Seashells”

Time: 2:00 to 4:00 pm – Vernon Museum & Archives – 3009 32nd Avenue Vernon (250)542-3142or 542-5358

Adult-oriented lecture by Dan Bruce. Please pre-register by phoning the museum. www.vernonmuseum.ca/

 

Our Kids Have Talent “Gala”

Time: 6:00 pm – Prestige Hotel Vernon & Convention Centre – 4411 32nd Street Vernon www.prestigehotelsandresorts.com Doors Open at 5:15 pm. Tickets are $20/adults and $10/youth (8-18) available at The Bean Scene,

or online at www.rarearthmusic.com or at the door.

 

Powerhouse Theatre presents “Shirley Valentine”

Time: 8:00 pm – Powerhouse Theatre – 2901 35 Avenue Vernon (250) 542-6194

Tickets at the Ticket Seller 549 – SHOW (7469) or online www.ticketseller.ca. Tickets are $30.

 

Spring Fling Dance with “The Les Copeland Trio”

Time: 8:00 pm – Elks Lodge #45 – 3103 30 Street Vernon (250) 549-1883

Doors open at 7 pm. Tickets are $15, available at the Cracked Pot Coffee Emporium, and the 30th Ave Pawn, as well as at the door.

 

“Good Timber” – Songs and Stories of the Western Logger

Time: 8:00 pm – Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre – 3800 – 33rd Street Vernon (250) 549-7469 www.ticketseller.ca/

Tickets: $40 Adult $37 Senior $35 Student $5 eyeGO Members Discounts Available.

 

Sunday, April 1

27th Street Grill Sunday Brunch

Time: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm – 4801 27th Street Vernon – (800) 555-1123 – $12 p.p. www.villagegreenhotel.com

 

The Shoparama Spring Market

Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm – Greater Vernon Recreation Centre – 3310-37th Ave Vernon

Admission is free; however you are invited to bring a non-perishable food item for the Food Bank.

 

Sneakers Sports Bar Sunday Brunch

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm – 4801 27th Street Vernon (250) 542-3321 – $12 p.p. www.villagegreenhotel.com

 

The Oakley Camp of Champions BIGAIRBAG Tour

Time: Saturday, March 31, 2012 to Sunday, April 1, 2012 – Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com

 

Powerhouse Theatre presents “Shirley Valentine”

Time: 2:00 pm – Powerhouse Theatre – 2901 35 Avenue Vernon (250) 542-6194

Tickets at the Ticket Seller 549 – SHOW (7469) or online www.ticketseller.ca. Tickets are $30.

 

Splash’N Boots

Time: 2:00 pm & 4:00 pm Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre – 3800-33rd Street (250)549-7469 www.ticketseller.ca/

$12 All Seats. Members’ discounts available.

 

The Rick Hansen 25th Anniversary Relay

Time: 2:00 pm to 6:30 pm – Polson Park The relay team will arrive in Polson Park at 5:00 p.m., some entertainment provided by local artists. There will be speeches and some inspirational talks given by some of the Medal Bearers (Josh Dueck and Sonja Gaudet).

 

Sunday Night Jams

Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Sneakers Sports Bar- 4801 27th Street Vernon (250) 542-3321 www.villagegreenhotel.com

 

Monday, April 2

SD#22 Elementary School Exhibition: Art From the Heart

Time: March 29 to April 19, 2012 www.vernonpublicartgallery.com/ Vernon Public Art Gallery | 3228 – 31st Ave | 250.545.3173 |

 

The Vernon Film Society Presents “My week with Marilyn”

Time: 5:15 pm & 7:45 pm – Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30th ave Vernon (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com

Advance tickets available at the Bean Scene and Towne Cinema Box Office. All Seats only $7.

 

Tuesday, April 3

SD#22 Elementary School Exhibition: Art From the Heart

Time: March 29 to April 19, 2012 www.vernonpublicartgallery.com/ Vernon Public Art Gallery | 3228 – 31st Ave | 250.545.3173 |

 

Wednesday, April 4

Coldstream Winter Farmers’ Market

Time: 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm – Coldstream Women’s Institute – 9909 Kal Lake Rd Coldstream (250)-542-8302

 

SD#22 Elementary School Exhibition: Art From the Heart

Time: March 29 to April 19, 2012 www.vernonpublicartgallery.com/ Vernon Public Art Gallery | 3228 – 31st Ave | 250.545.3173 |

 

BX Creek Bar & Grill hosts “Girls Night Out”

Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Best Western Vernon Lodge – 3914 32nd Street Vernon www.rpbhotels.com For more info: contact Laurell @250-541-2652.

 

Open Mic at the Talkin’ Donkey

Time: 7:00 pm -Talkin’ Donkey – 3923 32 Street Vernon (250)-545-2286

 

Spotlight Karaoke

Time: 8:00 pm to 12:00 am – Longhorn Pub – 4513 25th Avenue Vernon (250) 542-9222

Karaoke and DJ entertainment every Wednesday.

 

Thursday, April 5

SD#22 Elementary School Exhibition: Art From the Heart

Time: March 29 to April 19, 2012 www.vernonpublicartgallery.com/ Vernon Public Art Gallery | 3228 – 31st Ave | 250.545.3173 |

Vernon Events for March 9 – March 15

 

 WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND VERNON

Friday, March 9th to Thursday, March 15th, 2012

Ongoing Vernon Activities

Cineplex Theatre – Highway 6, Vernon BC (250) 542-1107 www.ciniplex.com

Gallery Odin -10th Anniversary Winter Exhibition- (250) –503-0822 – Silver Star Mountain www.galleryodin.com

Okanagan Spirits Tours & Tasting – 2920 28th Avenue, Vernon BC (250)-549-3120 www.okanaganspirits.com

Outdoor Discoveries – Daily Snowshoe Tours- Call (250) -558-4292- Silver Star Mountain www.OutdoorDiscoveries.com

Planet Bee Honey Farm & Meadery – 5011 Bella Vista Rd, Vernon BC (250)-542-8088 www.planetbee.com

Rogers Bulk Food Store – 4420 Larkin Cross Rd, Armstrong BC (250)-546-8744 www.rogersfoods.com

The Opal Miners Gift Shop – Open Daily- 7894 Hwy 97 (250) 542-1103 www.opalscanada.com

Vernon Public Art Gallery – Four New Exhibitions – Until March 22 3228 31stAve www.vernonpublicartgallery.com

Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30 Ave, Vernon BC – (250) -545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com

Ya Ya’s Play Centre – 2709C – 43 Ave, Vernon BC – (250) – 545-4199 www.yayasplaycentre.com

 

Friday, March 9

Ski under the stars at Silver Star for $10

Time: 3:30 pm – 8:30pm – Silver Star Mountain Resort – (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com

Enjoy $10 lift tickets, $10 rentals, and the $5 dinner special at the Town Hall

 

“Bugs” Exhibition

Time: Wednesday, February 8 – March 15, 2012 – Okanagan College Vernon Campus www.okanagan.bc.ca/home.html

(250) 545-7291

 

Preschool Story times at the Library

Time: 10:30 to 11:00 am – Vernon Okanagan Regional Library – 3001 32nd Ave. Vernon (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon

 

Gallery Vertigo presents “Noon Hour Concerts”

Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm – Gallery Vertigo – Suite #1 3001 – 31Street Vernon (250) 503-2297 www.galleryvertigo.com/index.htm Admission is by donation.

The Vernon Film Society Presents: “The Annual Winter Film Festival”

March 9, to March 15, 2012 – Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30th Ave Vernon (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com

 

Programs are available at the Towne Cinema, or online at www.vernonfilmsociety.bc.ca.

Individual films are $7 or $30 for a five-film pass.

 

Piano Recital by “Pavel Egorov”

Time: 7:30 pm – Vernon Community Music School – 1705 32nd Ave Vernon (250) 545-4977 www.vcmsonline.org/

Tickets are $20/adults, $15/students at the door. Call 250-542-1859 for information.

 

“A Phantom Returns” at The Powerhouse theatre

Time: 7:30 pm – Powerhouse Theatre – 2901 35 Avenue Vernon (250) 542-6194

Tickets are $26/adult, $20/senior and $15/youth (12 and under) available at the Ticket Seller, 549-7469 www.ticketseller.ca

 

NICA Benefit Concert

Time: 6:00 pm to 2:23 am – The Hub Arts Collective – 2906 30th Ave Vernon (778) 475-6244 www.thehubartscollective.com/ Global Education students will be hosting a benefit concert. Admission is $8 at the door.

 

Vernon Vipers Hockey Club

Time: 7:00 pm – Wesbild Centre – 3445 – 43rd Ave Vernon (250) 542-5623 www.wesbildcentre.ca/

 

Acoustic Open Mic at Toro’s Pub

Time: 8:00 pm – Toro’s Pub – 1220 Kalamalka Lake Road Vernon (250)-545-7856

For more info: call Keith Hustler (250) 549-6520 or Rory White (250) 503-8027

 

Karaoke every Friday night

Time: 8:00 pm (250) 542-3003 – The Fraternal Order of Eagles Hall – 5101 25 Avenue Vernon

 

Saturday, March 10

 

Ski under the stars at Silver Star for $10

Time: 3:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com

Enjoy $10 lift tickets, $10 rentals, and the $5 dinner special at Town Hall

 

Preschool Story times at the Library

Time: 10:30 to 11:00 am – Vernon Okanagan Regional Library – 3001 32nd Ave. Vernon (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon

 

“Bugs” Exhibition

Time: Wednesday, February 8 – March 15, 2012 – Okanagan College Vernon Campus www.okanagan.bc.ca/home.html

(250) 545-7291

Bits and Pieces; Mosaic Tile Workshop

Time: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm – Vernon Public Art Gallery – 3228 31 Ave Vernon (250) 545-3173 www.vernonpublicartgallery.com/ A- 2-phase course (March 3 & 10) Pre-registration required.

Suitable for adults and kids ages 10 +. $60 members, $70 non-members + HST

For more info & to register contact 250-545-3173 or email: info@vernonpublicartgallery.

 

The Vernon Film Society Presents: “The Annual Winter Film Festival”

March 9, to March 15, 2012 – Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30th Ave Vernon (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com

Programs are available at the Towne Cinema, or online at www.vernonfilmsociety.bc.ca.

Individual films are $7 or $30 for a five-film pass.

 

Sovereign Lake Loppet

Time: 10:00 am – Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre (250) 558-3036 www.sovereignlake.com

Register online.

 

Opening Reception at Gallery Vertigo for Current Exhibitions

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm – Gallery Vertigo – Suite #1 3001 – 31Street Vernon (250) 503-2297 www.galleryvertigo.com/index.htm

 

Vernon Jazz Club presents “Melina Moore”

Time: 8:00 pm – Vernon Jazz Club – 3000 – 31st Street Vernon www.vernonjazzclub.ca

Tickets are $20 for non-members and $15 for members.

Advanced tickets are available at the Bean Scene & Bean to cup Coffee House.

 

Sunday, March 11

 

“Bugs” Exhibition

Time: Wednesday, February 8 – March 15, 2012 – Okanagan College Vernon Campus www.okanagan.bc.ca/home.html

(250) 545-7291

 

27th Street Grill Sunday Brunch

Time: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm – 4801 27th Street Vernon – (800) 555-1123 – $12 p.p. www.villagegreenhotel.com

 

Sneakers Sports Bar Sunday Brunch

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm – 4801 27th Street Vernon (250) 542-3321 – $12 p.p. www.villagegreenhotel.com

 

Vernon’s Longhorn Pub Annual “Rock for Care” Event

Time: 12:00 pm to 12:00 am – Longhorn Pub – 4513 25th Avenue Vernon (250) 542-9222

Thirteen bands & twelve hours of music. The event also features a silent auction, 50/50 draws and door prizes. Admission is by donation.

 

Smarties – Family drop in Art session

Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm – Gallery Vertigo – Suite #1 3001 – 31Street Vernon (250) 503-2297 www.galleryvertigo.com/index.htm

Participation is by donation.

 

The Vernon Film Society Presents: “The Annual Winter Film Festival”

March 9, to March 15, 2012 – Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30th Ave Vernon (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com

Programs are available at the Towne Cinema, or online at www.vernonfilmsociety.bc.ca.

Individual films are $7 or $30 for a five-film pass.

 

Students pay tribute to Guess Who

Time: 7:00 pm – Greater Vernon Recreation Centre – 3310-37th Ave Vernon (250) 545-6035 www.greatervernonrecreation.ca/ Tickets are now on sale at Wentworth Music in Vernon, and cost $15/adult, $8/student.

More information is available at www.wmec.ca.

 

Sunday Night Jams

Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Sneakers Sports Bar- 4801 27th Street Vernon (250) 542-3321 www.villagegreenhotel.com

 

Monday, March 12

 

Preschool Story times at the Library

Time: 10:30 to 11:00 am – Vernon Okanagan Regional Library – 3001 32nd Ave. Vernon (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon

 

“Bugs” Exhibition

Time: Wednesday, February 8 – March 15, 2012 – Okanagan College Vernon Campus www.okanagan.bc.ca/home.html

(250) 545-7291

 

The Vernon Film Society Presents: “The Annual Winter Film Festival”

March 9, to March 15, 2012 – Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30th Ave Vernon (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com

Programs are available at the Towne Cinema, or online at www.vernonfilmsociety.bc.ca.

Individual films are $7 or $30 for a five-film pass.

 

The Elmer Iseler Singers

Time: 1:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Vernon And District Performing Arts Centre – 3800 – 33rd Street Vernon www.ticketseller.ca/

Tickets are available from the Ticket Seller in the Performing Arts Centre or call (250) 549-7469. Adults $35, under 18 $17.50, students on eyeGo $5.

 

Special Film Screening: “The Woodhaven Eco Art Experience Lives On”

Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm – Gallery Vertigo – Suite #1 3001 – 31Street Vernon (250) 503-2297 www.galleryvertigo.com/index.htm Admission by donation.

Tuesday, March 13

 

Preschool Story times at the Library

Time: 10:30 to 11:00 am – Vernon Okanagan Regional Library – 3001 32nd Ave. Vernon (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon

 

“Bugs” Exhibition

Time: Wednesday, February 8 – March 15, 2012 – Okanagan College Vernon Campus www.okanagan.bc.ca/home.html

(250) 545-7291

 

The Vernon Film Society Presents: “The Annual Winter Film Festival”

March 9, to March 15, 2012 – Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30th Ave Vernon (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com

Programs are available at the Towne Cinema, or online at www.vernonfilmsociety.bc.ca.

Individual films are $7 or $30 for a five-film pass.

 

Wednesday, March 14

 

Coldstream Winter Farmers’ Market

Time: 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm – Coldstream Women’s Institute – 9909 Kal Lake Rd Coldstream (250)-542-8302

 

Toddler time at the Library

Time: 11:30 am – Vernon Okanagan Regional Library – 3001 – 32nd Ave Vernon (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon

 

The Vernon Film Society Presents: “The Annual Winter Film Festival”

March 9, to March 15, 2012 – Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30th Ave Vernon (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com

Programs are available at the Towne Cinema, or online at www.vernonfilmsociety.bc.ca.

Individual films are $7 or $30 for a five-film pass.

 

Open Mic at the Talkin’ Donkey

Time: 7:00 pm -Talkin’ Donkey – 3923 32 Street Vernon (250)-545-2286

 

Spotlight Karaoke

Time: 8:00 pm to 12:00 am – Longhorn Pub – 4513 25th Avenue Vernon (250) 542-9222

Karaoke and DJ entertainment every Wednesday.

 

Thursday, March 15

 

Community Kitchens “Ready To Cook”

Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm – Kindale Mainstreet Connections – 3314 – 30th Ave Vernon (250)-545-9292 communitykitchens.webs.com To register for this group call Jeanette at (250) 545-9292.

 

The Vernon Film Society Presents: “The Annual Winter Film Festival”

March 9, to March 15, 2012 – Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30th Ave Vernon (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com

Programs are available at the Towne Cinema, or online at www.vernonfilmsociety.bc.ca.

Individual films are $7 or $30 for a five-film pass

WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND VERNON
Friday, March 9th to Thursday, March 15th, 2012
Ongoing Vernon Activities
Cineplex Theatre – Highway 6, Vernon BC (250) 542-1107 www.ciniplex.com
Gallery Odin -10th Anniversary Winter Exhibition- (250) –503-0822 – Silver Star Mountain www.galleryodin.com
Okanagan Spirits Tours & Tasting – 2920 28th Avenue, Vernon BC (250)-549-3120 www.okanaganspirits.com
Outdoor Discoveries – Daily Snowshoe Tours- Call (250) -558-4292- Silver Star Mountain www.OutdoorDiscoveries.com
Planet Bee Honey Farm & Meadery – 5011 Bella Vista Rd, Vernon BC (250)-542-8088 www.planetbee.com
Rogers Bulk Food Store – 4420 Larkin Cross Rd, Armstrong BC (250)-546-8744 www.rogersfoods.com
The Opal Miners Gift Shop – Open Daily- 7894 Hwy 97 (250) 542-1103 www.opalscanada.com
Vernon Public Art Gallery – Four New Exhibitions – Until March 22 3228 31stAve www.vernonpublicartgallery.com
Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30 Ave, Vernon BC – (250) -545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com
Ya Ya’s Play Centre – 2709C – 43 Ave, Vernon BC – (250) – 545-4199 www.yayasplaycentre.com
Friday, March 9
Ski under the stars at Silver Star for $10
Time: 3:30 pm – 8:30pm – Silver Star Mountain Resort – (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com
Enjoy $10 lift tickets, $10 rentals, and the $5 dinner special at the Town Hall
“Bugs” Exhibition
Time: Wednesday, February 8 – March 15, 2012 – Okanagan College Vernon Campus www.okanagan.bc.ca/home.html
(250) 545-7291
Preschool Story times at the Library
Time: 10:30 to 11:00 am – Vernon Okanagan Regional Library – 3001 32nd Ave. Vernon (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon
Gallery Vertigo presents “Noon Hour Concerts”
Time: 12:00 pm to 1:00 pm – Gallery Vertigo – Suite #1 3001 – 31Street Vernon (250) 503-2297 www.galleryvertigo.com/index.htm Admission is by donation.
The Vernon Film Society Presents: “The Annual Winter Film Festival”
March 9, to March 15, 2012 – Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30th Ave Vernon (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com
Programs are available at the Towne Cinema, or online at www.vernonfilmsociety.bc.ca.
Individual films are $7 or $30 for a five-film pass.
Piano Recital by “Pavel Egorov”
Time: 7:30 pm – Vernon Community Music School – 1705 32nd Ave Vernon (250) 545-4977 www.vcmsonline.org/
Tickets are $20/adults, $15/students at the door. Call 250-542-1859 for information.
“A Phantom Returns” at The Powerhouse theatre
Time: 7:30 pm – Powerhouse Theatre – 2901 35 Avenue Vernon (250) 542-6194
Tickets are $26/adult, $20/senior and $15/youth (12 and under) available at the Ticket Seller, 549-7469 www.ticketseller.ca
NICA Benefit Concert
Time: 6:00 pm to 2:23 am – The Hub Arts Collective – 2906 30th Ave Vernon (778) 475-6244 www.thehubartscollective.com/ Global Education students will be hosting a benefit concert. Admission is $8 at the door.
Vernon Vipers Hockey Club
Time: 7:00 pm – Wesbild Centre – 3445 – 43rd Ave Vernon (250) 542-5623 www.wesbildcentre.ca/
Acoustic Open Mic at Toro’s Pub
Time: 8:00 pm – Toro’s Pub – 1220 Kalamalka Lake Road Vernon (250)-545-7856
For more info: call Keith Hustler (250) 549-6520 or Rory White (250) 503-8027
Karaoke every Friday night
Time: 8:00 pm (250) 542-3003 – The Fraternal Order of Eagles Hall – 5101 25 Avenue Vernon
Saturday, March 10
Ski under the stars at Silver Star for $10
Time: 3:30 pm – 8:30 pm – Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com
Enjoy $10 lift tickets, $10 rentals, and the $5 dinner special at Town Hall
Preschool Story times at the Library
Time: 10:30 to 11:00 am – Vernon Okanagan Regional Library – 3001 32nd Ave. Vernon (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon
“Bugs” Exhibition
Time: Wednesday, February 8 – March 15, 2012 – Okanagan College Vernon Campus www.okanagan.bc.ca/home.html
(250) 545-7291
Bits and Pieces; Mosaic Tile Workshop
Time: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm – Vernon Public Art Gallery – 3228 31 Ave Vernon (250) 545-3173 www.vernonpublicartgallery.com/ A- 2-phase course (March 3 & 10) Pre-registration required.
Suitable for adults and kids ages 10 +. $60 members, $70 non-members + HST
For more info & to register contact 250-545-3173 or email: info@vernonpublicartgallery.
The Vernon Film Society Presents: “The Annual Winter Film Festival”
March 9, to March 15, 2012 – Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30th Ave Vernon (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com
Programs are available at the Towne Cinema, or online at www.vernonfilmsociety.bc.ca.
Individual films are $7 or $30 for a five-film pass.
Sovereign Lake Loppet
Time: 10:00 am – Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre (250) 558-3036 www.sovereignlake.com
Register online.
Opening Reception at Gallery Vertigo for Current Exhibitions
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm – Gallery Vertigo – Suite #1 3001 – 31Street Vernon (250) 503-2297 www.galleryvertigo.com/index.htm
Vernon Jazz Club presents “Melina Moore”
Time: 8:00 pm – Vernon Jazz Club – 3000 – 31st Street Vernon www.vernonjazzclub.ca
Tickets are $20 for non-members and $15 for members.
Advanced tickets are available at the Bean Scene & Bean to cup Coffee House.
Sunday, March 11
“Bugs” Exhibition
Time: Wednesday, February 8 – March 15, 2012 – Okanagan College Vernon Campus www.okanagan.bc.ca/home.html
(250) 545-7291
27th Street Grill Sunday Brunch
Time: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm – 4801 27th Street Vernon – (800) 555-1123 – $12 p.p. www.villagegreenhotel.com
Sneakers Sports Bar Sunday Brunch
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm – 4801 27th Street Vernon (250) 542-3321 – $12 p.p. www.villagegreenhotel.com
Vernon’s Longhorn Pub Annual “Rock for Care” Event
Time: 12:00 pm to 12:00 am – Longhorn Pub – 4513 25th Avenue Vernon (250) 542-9222
Thirteen bands & twelve hours of music. The event also features a silent auction, 50/50 draws and door prizes. Admission is by donation.
Smarties – Family drop in Art session
Time: 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm – Gallery Vertigo – Suite #1 3001 – 31Street Vernon (250) 503-2297 www.galleryvertigo.com/index.htm
Participation is by donation.
The Vernon Film Society Presents: “The Annual Winter Film Festival”
March 9, to March 15, 2012 – Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30th Ave Vernon (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com
Programs are available at the Towne Cinema, or online at www.vernonfilmsociety.bc.ca.
Individual films are $7 or $30 for a five-film pass.
Students pay tribute to Guess Who
Time: 7:00 pm – Greater Vernon Recreation Centre – 3310-37th Ave Vernon (250) 545-6035 www.greatervernonrecreation.ca/ Tickets are now on sale at Wentworth Music in Vernon, and cost $15/adult, $8/student.
More information is available at www.wmec.ca.
Sunday Night Jams
Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Sneakers Sports Bar- 4801 27th Street Vernon (250) 542-3321 www.villagegreenhotel.com
Monday, March 12
Preschool Story times at the Library
Time: 10:30 to 11:00 am – Vernon Okanagan Regional Library – 3001 32nd Ave. Vernon (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon
“Bugs” Exhibition
Time: Wednesday, February 8 – March 15, 2012 – Okanagan College Vernon Campus www.okanagan.bc.ca/home.html
(250) 545-7291
The Vernon Film Society Presents: “The Annual Winter Film Festival”
March 9, to March 15, 2012 – Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30th Ave Vernon (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com
Programs are available at the Towne Cinema, or online at www.vernonfilmsociety.bc.ca.
Individual films are $7 or $30 for a five-film pass.
The Elmer Iseler Singers
Time: 1:30 pm & 7:30 pm – Vernon And District Performing Arts Centre – 3800 – 33rd Street Vernon www.ticketseller.ca/
Tickets are available from the Ticket Seller in the Performing Arts Centre or call (250) 549-7469. Adults $35, under 18 $17.50, students on eyeGo $5.
Special Film Screening: “The Woodhaven Eco Art Experience Lives On”
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm – Gallery Vertigo – Suite #1 3001 – 31Street Vernon (250) 503-2297 www.galleryvertigo.com/index.htm Admission by donation.
Tuesday, March 13
Preschool Story times at the Library
Time: 10:30 to 11:00 am – Vernon Okanagan Regional Library – 3001 32nd Ave. Vernon (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon
“Bugs” Exhibition
Time: Wednesday, February 8 – March 15, 2012 – Okanagan College Vernon Campus www.okanagan.bc.ca/home.html
(250) 545-7291
The Vernon Film Society Presents: “The Annual Winter Film Festival”
March 9, to March 15, 2012 – Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30th Ave Vernon (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com
Programs are available at the Towne Cinema, or online at www.vernonfilmsociety.bc.ca.
Individual films are $7 or $30 for a five-film pass.
Wednesday, March 14
Coldstream Winter Farmers’ Market
Time: 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm – Coldstream Women’s Institute – 9909 Kal Lake Rd Coldstream (250)-542-8302
Toddler time at the Library
Time: 11:30 am – Vernon Okanagan Regional Library – 3001 – 32nd Ave Vernon (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon
The Vernon Film Society Presents: “The Annual Winter Film Festival”
March 9, to March 15, 2012 – Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30th Ave Vernon (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com
Programs are available at the Towne Cinema, or online at www.vernonfilmsociety.bc.ca.
Individual films are $7 or $30 for a five-film pass.
Open Mic at the Talkin’ Donkey
Time: 7:00 pm -Talkin’ Donkey – 3923 32 Street Vernon (250)-545-2286
Spotlight Karaoke
Time: 8:00 pm to 12:00 am – Longhorn Pub – 4513 25th Avenue Vernon (250) 542-9222
Karaoke and DJ entertainment every Wednesday.
Thursday, March 15
Community Kitchens “Ready To Cook”
Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm – Kindale Mainstreet Connections – 3314 – 30th Ave Vernon (250)-545-9292 communitykitchens.webs.com To register for this group call Jeanette at (250) 545-9292.
The Vernon Film Society Presents: “The Annual Winter Film Festival”
March 9, to March 15, 2012 – Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30th Ave Vernon (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com
Programs are available at the Towne Cinema, or online at www.vernonfilmsociety.bc.ca.
Individual films are $7 or $30 for a five-film pass

Vernon Events and Activities from Feb 10 -16, 2012

 

provided by Vernon Visitor Centre

WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND VERNON

Friday, February 10th to Thursday, February 16th, 2012
Ongoing Vernon Activities

provided by Vernon Visitor Centre

Brew Gallery – Ed Heaton Exhibition until Feb 2 2012- at 3202 31st Ave

Cineplex Theatre – Highway 6 – 275-2306 www.ciniplex.com
Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30 Ave www.vernoncinema.com

 

Planet Bee Honey Farm & Meadery – Open Daily- 5011 Bella Vista Rd www.planetbee.com

 

Outdoor Discoveries – Daily Snowshoe Tours- Call (250) – 558-4292- Silver Star Mountain www.OutdoorDiscoveries.com

 

 

Gallery Odin – 10th Anniversary Winter Exhibition- 215 Odin Road Silver Star Vernon Public Art Gallery – Four New Exhibitions – Until March 22 3228 31stAve www.vernonpublicartgallery.com

 

 

Okanagan Spirits Tours & Tasting – 2920 28th Avenue, Vernon BC – (250)-549-3120 begin_of_the_skype_highlighting              (250)-549-3120      end_of_the_skype_highlighting www.okanaganspirits.com

 

 

Ya Ya’s Play Centre – 2709C – 43 Ave, Vernon BC – (250) – 545-4199 www.yayasplaycentre.com

 

 

Friday, February 10

 

Ski under the stars at Silver Star for $10

Time: 3:30-8:30pm Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com
Enjoy $10 lift tickets, $10 rentals, and the $5 dinner special at Town Hall

Coca Cola Classic Peewee Hockey Tournament

Time: All Day Vernon Civic Arena 250-542-5623 Official opening ceremonies at 5:30 pm. Admission: Tourney Pass – $10.00 (adult) $5.00 (child) Day Pass – $4.00 (adult) $3.00 (child) – Vernon Winter Carnival (250) – 545 – 2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com

 

National Bank Financial Squash Tournament

Time: All Day Roster Sports Club Bar & Grill Vernon (250) 549-0444
31st Annual Canaccord Capital Over the Hill Downhill
Time: All Day – Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224
For information call 250-558-6056 or email skischool@skisilverstar.com www.skisilverstar.com

 

Vernon Vipers Hockey Club

Time: 7:00 pm- Wesbild Centre Vernon- (250) 542-5623 www.vipers.bc.ca

 

Seniors Jopo House

Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm Schubert Centre Admission: $12 – meal included. Vernon Winter Carnival (250) – 545 -2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com

 

Winter Psychic Fair

Time: 2:00 pm to 7:00 pm – The Threads That Bind Us – 3004B 31st Street Vernon
A non perishable food donation or $2.00 for the Salvation Army & receive
a 15 minute reading or service for $10.00 Vernon Winter Carnival (250-545-2236) www.vernonwintercarnival.com

 

“Spaced Out Sports” Wacky Balloons

Time: 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm – Okanagan Science Centre Vernon (250) 545-3644 www.okscience.ca Admission: Regular rates apply. FREE for OSC members

 

Sovereign Lake Lantern Ski

Time: 5:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre (250) 558-3036 www.sovereignlake.com Admission: Free for members, non members $10.00 (adults), $6.00 (junior/senior/children).

 

Much Music Video Dance – Elementary School Age Dance

Time: 5:30 pm to 9:00 pm – Greater Vernon Recreation Centre www.vernonwintercarnival.com For tickets call (250) 545-2236 Admission: $10.00

 

Spring Breakout

Time: 6:00 pm to 12:30 am – Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com Admission: $10.00 must be 19+

 

“Sporting, eh?” Dinner Theatre

Time: 6:30 pm – Village Green Hotel Vernon www.villagegreenhotel.com
Dinner served at 7:00 pm, show at 8:00 pm. Admission: $48 (adult), $43 (student/senior)

 

Free Lessons at Cheek to Cheek Dance Studio

Time: 7:45 pm to 8:45 pm – Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com Location Cheek To Cheek Dance Studio 3401A – 30th Ave, Vernon BC

 

Saturday, February 11

Ski under the stars at Silver Star for $10
Time: 3:30 pm-8:30 pm – Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com
Enjoy $10 lift tickets, $10 rentals, and the $5 dinner special at Town Hall

 

Coca Cola Classic Peewee Hockey Tournament

Time: All Day – Vernon Civic Arena 250-542-5623 Official opening ceremonies at 5:30 pm. Admission: Tourney Pass – $10.00 (adult) $5.00 (child) Day Pass – $4.00 (adult) $3.00 (child) – Vernon Winter Carnival (250) – 545 – 2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com

 

National Bank Financial Squash Tournament

Time: All Day – Roster Sports Club Bar & Grill Vernon (250) 549-0444
31st Annual Canaccord Capital Over the Hill Downhill
Time: All Day – Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224
For info call 250-558-6056 or email skischool@skisilverstar.com
Team registration $325. www.skisilverstar.com

 

Vernon Vipers Hockey Club

Time: 7:00 pm – Wesbild Centre Vernon- (250) 542-5623 www.wesbildcentre.ca

 

“Spaced Out Sports” Space Helmet Challenge

Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm – Okanagan Science Centre Vernon (250) 545-3644 www.okscience.ca/ Admission: Regular rates apply. FREE for OSC members.
Party for Disabled
Time: 12:00 pm to 3:00 pm – Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com This event is by invitation only. Admission: Free.

 

Jopo Swim

Time: 1:30 pm to 4:00 pm – Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com
Donations to the food bank will be graciously accepted. Admission: Free.

 

Chili Cook Off

Time: 2:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Downtown Vernon Association (250) 542-5851 www.downtownvernon.com/

 

“Spaced Out Sports” Starry Sportsmanship Planetarium Shows

Time: 3:00 pm to 5:00 pm – Okanagan Science Centre Vernon (250) 545-3644 www.okscience.ca/
Admission: Regular rates apply. FREE for OSC members.

 

The Adrian Empire Presents: Medieval Madness SOLD OUT!

Time: 5:00 pm to 9:30 pm – Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com Tickets: $40.00.

 

Sweeping Snowmen Dinner & Dance

Time: 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm – Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com Open to 19+ due to cash bar. Admission: $15 – Limited tickets available.

 

“Sporting, eh?” Dinner Theatre

Time: 6:30 pm – Village Green Hotel Vernon www.villagegreenhotel.com
Dinner served at 7pm, show at 8pm. Admission: $48 (adult), $43 (student/senior)

 

Free Lessons at Cheek to Cheek Dance Studio

Time: 7:45 pm to 8:45 pm – Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com Location Cheek To Cheek Dance Studio 3401A – 30th Ave, Vernon BC

 

Komasket Music Festival Valentine’s Dance Party

Time: 8:00 pm – Paddlewheel Hall Vernon www.ticketseller.ca/
Tickets are $25 in advance at the Ticket Seller, 549-7469 and the Bean Scene in Vernon.
(Children 12 and under will be admitted for free.)

 

“Tankful of Blues”

Time: 8:00 pm – Vernon Jazz Club www.vernonjazzclub.ca
Opening at 7:15 p.m. Tickets are $20 ($15 for jazz society members),
available at the Bean Scene and Bean to Cup coffee houses.

 

“Canucks Rock” Dance

Time: 8:30 pm to 12:30 am – Elks Lodge #45 Vernon (250) 549-1883
Admission $20.00, concession available. Must be 19+
3rd Annual Winter Carnival Blues Festival
Time: 6:00 pm to 11:30 pm – Greater Vernon Recreation Centre www.vernonwintercarnival.com Admission: $28.00 Must be 19+ Vernon

 

Winter Carnival (250-545-2236)

Sunday, February 12

 

Coca Cola Classic Peewee Hockey Tournament

Time: All Day – Vernon Civic Arena 250-542-5623 Official opening ceremonies at 5:30 pm. Admission: Tourney Pass – $10.00 (adult) $5.00 (child) Day Pass – $4.00 (adult) $3.00 (child) – Vernon Winter Carnival (250) – 545 – 2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com

 

National Bank Financial Squash Tournament

Time: All Day – Roster Sports Club Bar & Grill Vernon (250) 549-0444
31st Annual Canaccord Capital Over the Hill Downhill
Time: All Day – Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224
For information call 250-558-6056 or email skischool@skisilverstar.com
Team registration $325. www.skisilverstar.com

 

Sunday Skate Clinic

Time: 10:00 am – Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre (250) 558-3036 www.sovereignlake.com
Beginner-intermediate (10:00 am) and advanced clinics (1:00 pm). Clinics are $40.

 

Starting Block 10km Run

Time: 10:00 am to 12:00 pm – Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236
Entry forms@www.kalrats.com or www.interiorrunning.ca. www.eventsonline.ca.

 

27th Street Grill Sunday Brunch

Time: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm – (800) 555-1123 – $12 p.p. www.villagegreenhotel.com

 

Sneakers Sports Bar Sunday Brunch

Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm – (250) 542-3321 – $12 p.p. www.villagegreenhotel.com

 

Feather Fancier & Antique Collectible Sale

Time: 10:00 am to 4:30 pm – Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com Admission: By donation

 

Toonie and a Tin Skate Presented by Tim Hortons

Time: 10:45 am to 3:45 pm – Wesbild Centre Vernon (250) 542-5623 www.wesbildcentre.ca/ Admission: $2.00 per person, $5.00 per family and a can of food for the food bank.

 

OSO AT THE MOVIES

Time: 7:00 pm – Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre (250) 549-7469 www.ticketseller.ca/
Tickets are available at The Ticket Seller: 549-7469

 

Sunday Night Jams

Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Sneakers Sports Bar- (250) 542-3321 www.villagegreenhotel.com

Monday, February 13

Preschool Storytimes at the Library
Time: 10:30 am to 11:00 am -Vernon Okanagan Regional Library Vernon BC (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon
Open Mic Nights-34th Street Coffee Shop
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm – 34th Street Coffee House Vernon BC (250)275-7505

 

“Because I Am A Girl” Fundraiser

Time: 7:00 pm – Monashee’s Bar & Grill (250) 503-1378
$10 cover charge. For more info contact Cochrane at 250-260-1163.
Tuesday, February 14

 

Preschool Storytimes at the Library

Time: 10:30 am to 11:00 am – Vernon Okanagan Regional Library (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon

 

The Roadshow returns to Vernon!

Time: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm – Best Western Vernon Lodge www.rpbhotels.com
Free admission & appraisal. For general inquires call: 1-800-746-0902

 

Special Valentine’s Day, Steak & Lobster Dinner

Time: 5:00 pm – Checkers Bar and Grill Vernon (250)-541-2653.
Dinner $14.95. Reservations are highly recommended.

 

Valentine’s Day Dinner Dance

Time: 6:30 pm to 9:30 pm – Cheek to Cheek Dance Studio 3401-A 30th Ave Vernon
To reserve tickets just email lorna@dancecheektocheek.com $50/couple

 

Sweetheart’s Chocolate Dreams

Time: 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm – Outdoor Discoveries (250) 545-7446 www.outdoordiscoveries.com

Sign up at Village Ski Shop on Silver Star: 250-558-4292

 

Wednesday, February 15

Women’s Day at Sovereign lake Nordic Centre
Time: 9:30 am to 11:00 am – Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre (250) 558-3036 www.sovereignlake.com

 

Coldstream Winter Farmers’ Market

Time: 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm – Coldstream Women’s Institute – (250)-542-8302

 

Toddlertime at the Library

Time: 11:30 am – Vernon Okanagan Regional Library (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon

 

The Roadshow returns to Vernon!

Time: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm – Best Western Vernon Lodge www.rpbhotels.com
Free admission & appraisal. For general inquires call: 1-800-746-0902

 

Preschool Storytimes at the Library

Time: 1:30 pm to 2:00 pm – Vernon Okanagan Regional Library (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon

 

Speaker series “Information Technology”

Time: 7:30 pm – Okanagan College Vernon Campus Lecture Theatre (250) 545-7291
Tickets: $ 5 in advance or $ 7 at the door. For more info: Carl Doige – Okanagan College (250) 545-7291 ext 2286 cdoige@okanagan.bc.ca
or the Okanagan Science Centre (250) 545-3644.

 

Open Mic at the Talkin’ Donkey

Time: 7:00 pm -Talkin’ Donkey Vernon 250-545-2286
Thursday, February 16

 

The Roadshow returns to Vernon!

Time: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm – Best Western Vernon Lodge www.rpbhotels.com
Free admission & appraisal. For general inquires call: 1-800-746-0902

 

Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre $5 Rentals & Tickets

Time: 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm – Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre (250) 558-3036 $5.00 rentals $5.00 track tickets $25.00 lessons at 6:00 and 7:15 www.sovereignlake.com

 

Vernon Vipers Hockey Club

Time: 7:00 pm – Wesbild Centre Vernon (250) 542-5623 www.wesbildcentre.ca/

 

Vernon Wine Expo

Time: 4:30 pm to 7:00 pm – Greater Vernon Recreation Centre No one under 19 admitted. Tickets are $20.00 each available at: Vernon Lodge Liquor Store, Gerry O’s Liquor Store, United Way office downtown at 3304-30th Ave,
Sir Winston’s liquor Store, Village Green Liquor Store & Okanagan Spirits
or buy your tickets online www.vernonwineexpo.ca

 

Karaoke at Toro’s Pub

Time: 7:00 pm– Toro’s Pub Vernon (250)-545-7856
Open Mic at the Okanagan Centre for Spiritual Living
Time: 7:00 pm Admission: $2 donation. Location at 2913 29 Ave Vernon

What’s Happening in Vernon BC February 3 – 9, 2012

Ongoing Vernon Activities

Information provided by Vernon Visitor Centre

WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND VERNON

Friday, February 3rd to Thursday, February 9th, 2012

Brew Gallery – Ed Heaton Exhibition until Feb 2 2012- at 3202 31st Ave
Cineplex Theatre – Highway 6 – 275-2306 www.ciniplex.com

Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30 Ave www.vernoncinema.com Planet Bee

Honey Farm & Meadery – Open Daily- 5011 Bella Vista Rd www.planetbee.com

Outdoor Discoveries – Daily Snowshoe Tours- Call (250) – 558-4292- Silver

Star Mountain www.OutdoorDiscoveries.com

Gallery Odin – 10th Anniversary Winter Exhibition- 215 Odin Road Silver Star

Vernon Public Art Gallery – Four New Exhibitions – Until March 22 3228 31stAve www.vernonpublicartgallery.com

Okanagan Spirits Tours & Tasting – 2920 28th Avenue, Vernon BC – (250)-549-3120 www.okanaganspirits.com

Ya Ya’s Play Centre – 2709C – 43 Ave, Vernon BC – (250) – 545-4199 www.yayasplaycentre.com

Friday, February 3

Ski under the stars at Silver Star for $10
Time: 3:30-8:30pm Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com
Enjoy $10 lift tickets, $10 rentals, and the $5 dinner special at Town Hall

Vernon Vipers Hockey Club
Time: 7:00 pm- Wesbild Centre – (250) 542-5623 www.vipers.bc.ca

Wine & Dine Okanagan
Time: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 to Sunday, February 5, 2012 www.bcrfa.com
Fixed-price meals for $15, $25 and $35 at restaurants throughout the Okanagan.

Hot Air Balloon Fiesta – 20th Anniversary
Time: Friday, February 3 to Sunday, February 5, Vernon Winter Carnival 250 -545-2236

BC Championship Snow Sculpture Competition
Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com

Guided Snowshoe Tour
Time: 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre (250) 558-3036
Price $40.00 for members of Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre or $55.00 for non-members. www.sovereignlake.com

Coronation of Queen and Princess Silver Star
Time: 5:00 pm to 5:30 pm – Polson Park Polson Park Band shell This event is free. For details call the Vernon Winter Carnival Office at 250-545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com

Hot Air Balloon Glow!
Time: 6:00 pm to 6:20 pm – Polson Park – Vernon Winter Carnival 250-545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com

Kaleidoscope of World Dance – Adult
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:30 pm at Greater Vernon Recreation Centre
Admission: $15 (adults) $10 (children 12 & under) Winter Carnival 250-545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com

Opening reception “A Touch of Orange”
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm – The Hub Arts Collective 2906 – 30th avenue Vernon. A suggested donation at the opening is $5.

Rock & Roll with the Rippin’ Rattlers
Time: 9:00 pm Sneakers Sports Bar (250) 542-332 www.villagegreenhotel.com

Saturday, February 4

52nd Vernon Winter Carnival Parade
Time: 12:00 pm Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com Location: 27th Street, 30th Avenue, 31st Street to 39th Avenue

Ski under the stars at Silver Star for $10
Time: 3:30 pm-8:30 pm -Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com
Enjoy $10

Hot Air Balloon Fiesta – 20th Anniversary
Time: Friday, February 3 to Sunday, February 5, Vernon Winter Carnival (250) 545-2236

V.C.M.S. Charity Ball
Time: 5:00 pm – Vernon Community Music School (250) 545 – 4977 Admission: $60.00 – meal included www.vcmsonline.org

Saturday Night Jazz
Time: 7:00 pm – Squires Four Public House – Vernon – (250) 549-2144

Vernon Vipers Hockey Club
Time: 7:00 pm – Wesbild Centre Vernon- (250) 542-5623 www.wesbildcentre.ca

Wine & Dine Okanagan
Time: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 to Sunday, February 5, 2012 www.bcrfa.com
Fixed-price meals for $15, $25 and $35 at restaurants throughout the Okanagan

“Spaced Out Sports” Hovercraft Curling
Time: 1:00 pm Okanagan Science Centre (250) 545-3644 www.okscience.ca
Admission: Regular rates apply. FREE for OSC members

2012 Firefighter’s Ball
Time: 7:30 pm – Chilcoot Lodge (250)549-8115 Don Kassa or (250)558-1467

Guy Morazain winter.skisilverstar.com/events
Tickets $35/Person

Snowed In Comedy Tour
Time: 8:00 pm – Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre (250) 549-7469 www.ticketseller.ca

Starlight Cabin Rendezvous
Time: Saturday, February 4 – February 7 Outdoor Discoveries (250) 558-4292 www.outdoordiscoveries.com

Rock & Roll with the Rippin’ Rattlers
Time: 9:00 pm Sneakers Sports Bar (250) 542-3321 www.villagegreenhotel.com

Sunday, February 5

Hot Air Balloon Fiesta – 20th Anniversary
Time: Friday, February 3 to Sunday, February 5, Vernon Winter Carnival 250 -545-2236

Wine & Dine Okanagan
Fixed three-course, fixed-price meals for $15, $25 and $35 at restaurants throughout the Okanagan www.bcrfa.com

“No Passes” Free Movies for Winter Carnival
Start times: 9:00 am – 10:00 am at the Galaxy Movie Theatre.
Concession: pop $2.00, popcorn $2.00, which will be donated www.vernonwintercarnival.com

27th Street Grill Sunday Brunch
Time: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm – (800) 555-1123 – $12 p.p. www.villagegreenhotel.com

Sneakers Sports Bar Sunday Brunch
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm – (250) 542-3321 – $12 p.p. www.villagegreenhotel.com

Sovereign Lake TIPS UP Race and Club Championship
Time: 10:00 am Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre (250) 558-3036 Registration: 8:00 am to 9:15am
Fee: $5 – All ages. All racers require season membership or a day trail pass www.sovereignlake.com

Vernon & District Minor Football Super Bowl Party
Time: 3:25 pm Sneakers Sports Bar (250) 542-3321 www.villagegreenhotel.com

Bricks4Kidz Winter Carnival Event
Time: 11:00 am to 4:00 pm Briks4Kidz Drop in fee of $5 (includes HST) per child. To register call Karen at 250-558-5437.

Kids Truck Rodeo
Time: 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm Kal Tire
Admission: Free, parent or guardian must register child at the event.

Kids Karnival
Time: 12:00 am to 4:00 pm – Okanagan Boys & Girls Club Admission: $3 per person, $7 per family

Starlight Cabin Rendezvous
Time: Saturday, February 4 – February 7 Outdoor Discoveries (250) 558-4292 www.outdoordiscoveries.com

Sunday Night Jams
Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm -Sneakers Sports Bar- (250) 542-3321 www.villagegreenhotel.com

Monday, February 6

Preschool Storytimes at the Library
Time: 10:30 am to 11:00 am -Vernon Okanagan Regional Library Vernon BC- (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon

Open Mic Nights-34th Street Coffee Shop
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm – 34th Street Coffee House Vernon BC – (250)275-7505

Broomball Tournament
Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Downtown Vernon Association (250) 542-5851
February 6, 7, & 8 www.downtownvernon.com

The Vernon Film Society presents “Café de Flore”
Times: 5:15 pm & 7.45 pm Vernon Towne Cinema (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com
Tickets: $7.

Starlight Cabin Rendezvous
Time: Saturday, February 4 – February 7 Outdoor Discoveries (250) 558-4292 www.outdoordiscoveries.com

Tuesday, February 7

Ladies Day Snowshoe Tour & Lunch
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm – Silverstar Mountain – Admission: $65.00 or $56.00

Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com

“Spaced Out Sports” Javelin Rockets
Time: 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm Okanagan Science Centre (250) 545-3644 www.okscience.ca
Admission: Regular rates apply. FREE for OSC members.

Vernon Vipers Hockey Club
Time: 7:00 pm W

esbild Centre (250) 542-5623 www.wesbildcentre.ca

Broomball Tournament
Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Downtown Vernon Association (250) 542-5851
February 6,7,& 8 www.downtownvernon.com

Wednesday, February 8

Broomball Tournament
Time: 11:00 am to 1:00 pm Downtown Vernon Association (250) 542-5851
www.downtownvernon.com

Women’s Day at Sovereign lake Nordic Centre
Time: 9:30 am to 11:00 am Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre (250) 558-3036 www.sovereignlake.com

Coldstream Winter Farmers’ Market
Time: 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm – Coldstream Women’s Institute – (250)-542-8302

Jopo House
Time: 11:30 am to 2:00 pm Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236 Admission: $23.00 Event Location: Best Western Vernon Lodge Vernon www.vernonwintercarnival.com

Sweeping Snowmen Tea & Decorated Hat Contest
Time: 1:00 pm to 3:00 pm Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com
Admission: $7.00
“Sporting, eh?” Dinner Theatre
Time: 6:30 pm – Village Green Hotel – Admission: $48 (adult), $43 (student/senior) This event runs Feb. 8-11, 2012. www.villagegreenhotel.com

Circus Incognitus
Time: 7:00 pm – Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre (250) 549-7469 All seats $12. Recommended for ages 5 to 105. www.ticketseller.ca

Thursday, February 9

Coca Cola Classic Peewee Hockey Tournament
Time: All Day Vernon Civic Arena 250-542-5623 Official opening ceremonies at 5:30 pm. Admission: Tourney Pass – $10.00 (adult) $5.00 (child) Day Pass – $4.00 (adult) $3.00 (child) – Vernon Winter Carnival (250) – 545 – 2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com

“Sporting, eh?” Dinner Theatre
Time: 6:30 pm Village Green Hotel This event runs Feb. 8-11, 2012.
Doors open at 6:30pm, dinner served at 7pm, show at 8pm
Admission: $48 (adult), $43 (student/senior) www.villagegreenhotel.com

School Poster Contest – Vernon Winter Carnival
Time: 8:00 am to 3:00 pm Vernon Community Arts Centre (250) 542-6243 www.vernonarts.ca

Carnival office 250-545-2236
Snowmobiling in the Okanagan
Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Vernon Museum & Archives (250) 542-3142 (250) 542-5358 www.vernonmuseum.ca
Admission: By donation.

“Spaced Out Sports” Javelin Rockets
Time: 3:30 pm to 5:00 pm Okanagan Science Centre (250) 545-3644 www.okscience.ca
Admission: Regular rates apply. FREE for OSC members.

Seniors Jopo House
Time: 11:30 am to 1:00 pm – Schubert Centre Vernon
Admission: $12 – meal included – Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com

Jopo House Luncheon
Time: 11:30 am to 2:00 pm – Best Western Vernon Lodge Vernon
Admission: $23.00 – Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com

Zumba Mini Vibe
Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm at the Vernon Recreation Complex

Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236 Admission: $10.00 – Children under 3 free. www.vernonwintercarnival.com

Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre $5 Rentals & Tickets
Time: 4:30 pm to 8:30 pm – Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre (250) 558-3036 $5.00 rentals $5.00 track tickets $25.00 lessons at 6:00 and 7:15 www.sovereignlake.com

Circus Incognitus
Time: 7:00 pm – Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre (250) 549-7469 All seats $12. Recommended for ages 5 to 105. www.ticketseller.ca

Free Lessons at Cheek to Cheek Dance Studio
Time: 7:45 pm to 8:45 pm – Vernon Winter Carnival Society (250) 545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com

Soul singer and Juno nominee Karl Wolf
Time: 10:00 pm – Monashee’s Bar & Grill Vernon (250) 503-1378
Tickets are $20.

What’s Happening in Vernon BC from January 27 to February 2 2012

WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND VERNON

provided by Vernon Visitor Centre

Friday, January 27th to Thursday, February 2nd, 2012
Ongoing Vernon Activities
Brew Gallery – Ed Heaton Exhibition until Feb 2 2012- at 3202 31st Ave

 

Cineplex Theatre – Highway 6 – 275-2306 www.ciniplex.com

 

Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30 Ave www.vernoncinema.com Planet Bee

 

Honey Farm & Meadery – Open Daily- 5011 Bella Vista Rd www.planetbee.com

 

Outdoor Discoveries – Daily Snowshoe Tours- Call (250) – 545-7446- Silver Star Mountain www.OutdoorDiscoveries.com

 

Gallery Odin – 10th Anniversary Winter Exhibition- 215 Odin Road Silver Star

 

Vernon Public Art Gallery – Four New Exhibitions – Until March 22 3228 31stAve www.vernonpublicartgallery.com

Okanagan Spirits Tours & Tasting – 2920 28th Avenue, Vernon BC – (250)-549-3120 (250)-549-3120     www.okanaganspirits.com

Ya Ya’s Play Centre – 2709C – 43 Ave, Vernon BC – (250) – 545-4199 www.yayasplaycentre.com

Friday, January 27

Ski under the stars at Silver Star for $10
Time: 3:30-8:30pm Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com
Enjoy $10 lift tickets, $10 rentals, and the $5 dinner special at Town Hall
Vernon Vipers Hockey Club
Time: 7:00 pm- Wesbild Centre – (250) 542-5623 www.vipers.bc.ca

 

Soprano On The Hill
Time: 6:00 pm Sparkling Hill Resort (250) 275-1610 (877) 275-1556
Tickets are $79.00 p.p. plus taxes for dinner and the show www.sparklinghill.com

 

Performance by ”The Smiths”
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Bean Scene Coffee House (250) 558-1817
Tickets are $12 in advance until 4 p.m. Friday and $15 at the door.

 

Wine & Dine Okanagan
Time: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 to Sunday, February 5, 2012 www.bcrfa.com

 

Fixed-price meals for $15, $25 and $35 at restaurants throughout the Okanagan.
Preschool Storytimes at the Library
Time: 10:30 am to 11:00am Vernon Okanagan Regional Library Vernon BC- (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon

 

Former World Elvis Champion “Darren Lee”
Time: 7:30 pm Lake City Casino (250) 545-3505
Limited Seating. 2 tickets for $40. www.lakecitycasinos.com/vernon

 

Living in Space
Time: 7:00 pm Okanagan Science Centre (250) 545-3644 www.okscience.ca

 

Eagles Dinner & Karaoke
Time: 5:30 pm – Fraternal Order of Eagles Dinner cost is $8 and served at 6:00pm

 

Saturday, January 28
Ski under the stars at Silver Star for $10
Time: 3:30 pm-8:30 pm -Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com
Enjoy $10 lift tickets, $10 rentals, and the $5 dinner special at Town Hall

 

Artist Trading Cards at the Vernon Public Art Gallery
Time: 12:00 pm to 4:00 pm- Vernon Public Art Gallery (250) 545-3173
$2 drop-in fee. Admission is by donation. www.vernonpublicartgallery.com

 

Preschool Storytimes at the Library
Time: 10:30 am to 11:00am Vernon Okanagan Regional Library Vernon BC- (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon

 

Former World Elvis Champion “Darren Lee”
Time: 2:00 pm- Lake City Casino (250) 545-3505
Limited Seating. 2 tickets for $40. www.lakecitycasinos.com/vernon

 

Kalamalka Highlanders Robbie Burns Dinner
Time: 5:30 pm -Greater Vernon Recreation Centre
Tickets: $35/adults, $20/children 12 and under at Ticket Seller at 250-549-7469 www.greatervernonrecreation.ca

 

The Hub Arts Collective new location Grand Opening
Time: 6:30 pm to 9:00 pm- The Hub Arts Collective
Suggested donation is $5 at the door, with proceeds to Teen Junction.

 

The Offramp Jazz Quintet
Time: 8:00 pm- Vernon Jazz Club Vernon BC
Tickets ($20, $15 VJS members) at the Bean Scene and Bean to Cup coffee houses www.vernonjazzclub.ca

 

Saturday Night Jazz
Time: 7:00 pm – Squires Four Public House – Vernon – (250) 549-2144

 

Vernon Vipers Hockey Club
Time: 7:00 pm – Wesbild Centre Vernon- (250) 542-5623 www.wesbildcentre.ca

 

Wine & Dine Okanagan
Time: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 to Sunday, February 5, 2012 www.bcrfa.com
Fixed-price meals for $15, $25 and $35 at restaurants throughout the Okanagan

Sunday, January 29

Vernon Bridal Event
Time: 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm Best Western Vernon Lodge
Tickets: $10 and available at Harris Flowers 3118 – 30th Avenue & Norval Event Rentals 5401 – 24th Street
Masterworks series III ~ FIREWORKS
Time: 7:00 pm Vernon and District Performing Art Centre (250) 549-7469 www.ticketseller.ca
Tickets: $48 Adult, $42 Senior & $22 Youth 18 or Younger

 

Wine & Dine Okanagan
Time: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 to Sunday, February 5, 2012 www.bcrfa.com
Fixed three-course, fixed-price meals for $15, $25 and $35 at restaurants throughout the Okanagan
27th Street Grill Sunday Brunch
Time: 9:00 am to 2:00 pm – (800) 555-1123 – $12 p.p.

 

Sneakers Sports Bar Sunday Brunch
Time: 10:00 am to 2:00 pm – (250) 542-3321 – $12 p.p.
Sunday Night Jams
Time: 5:30 pm to 9:30 pm -Sneakers Sports Bar- (250) 542-3321
Monday, January 30

 

Preschool Storytimes at the Library
Time: 10:30 am to 11:00 am -Vernon Okanagan Regional Library Vernon BC- (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon
Open Mic Nights-34th Street Coffee Shop
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm – 34th Street Coffee House Vernon BC – (250)275-7505

 

Wine & Dine Okanagan
Time: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 to Sunday, February 5, 2012 www.bcrfa.com
Fixed-price meals for $15, $25 and $35 at restaurants throughout the Okanagan

Tuesday, January 31

Art Presentation at the Vernon Public Art Gallery
Time: 12:00 pm – Vernon Public Art Gallery – Vernon BC (250) 545-3173 www.vernonpublicartgallery.com
Admission is by donation.

 

Wine & Dine Okanagan
Time: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 to Sunday, February 5, 2012- Vernon BC www.bcrfa.com
Fixed three-course, fixed-price meals for $15, $25 and $35 at restaurants throughout the Okanagan

 

Wine Tasting
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm- Village Green Hotel -Vernon BC -1-800-663-4433 www.villagegreenhotel.com
Tickets at the Village Green Liquor Store for $17.00

Wednesday, February 1

Toddler time at the Library
Time: 11:30 am – Vernon Okanagan Regional Library – Vernon BC- (250) 542-7610 www.orl.bc.ca/branches/vernon

 

Lions bringing Grey Cup to town
Time: 1:00 pm to 2:00 pm – Wesbild Centre – Vernon BC (250) 542-5623 www.wesbildcentre.ca

 

Coldstream Winter Farmers’ Market
Time: 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm – Coldstream Women’s Institute – (250)-542-8302
Open Mic at the Talkin’ Donkey
Time: 7:00 pm – Talkin’ Donkey – 3923 32 Street Vernon BC (250) -545-2286

 

Wine & Dine Okanagan
Time: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 to Sunday, February 5, 2012 www.bcrfa.com

 

Fixed-price meals for $15, $25 and $35 at restaurants throughout the Okanagan
Thursday, February 2
Karaoke at Toro’s Pub
Time: 7:00 pm – Toro’s Pub – Vernon BC (250)-545-7856
Open Mic at the Okanagan Centre for Spiritual Living
Time: 7:00 pm- Admission: $2 donation.

 

Wine & Dine Okanagan
Time: Wednesday, January 18, 2012 to Sunday, February 5, 2012 Vernon BC www.bcrfa.com
Fixed three-course, fixed-price meals for $15, $25 and $35 at restaurants throughout the Okanagan

 

Proclamation of Queen Silver Star
Time: 7:00 pm – Vernon And District Performing Art Centre – (250) 549-7469 www.ticketseller.ca
Doors open at 6:30pm at the Performing Arts Centre $20, available at ticket seller

What’s Happening in Vernon BC January 20 to 26 2012

WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND VERNON

Friday, January 20th to Thursday, January 26th, 2012
Ongoing Vernon Activities

Brew Gallery – Ed Heaton Exhibition until Feb 2 2012- at 3202 31st Ave

Cineplex Theatre – Highway 6 – 275-2306 www.ciniplex.com

Vernon Towne Cinema – 2910 30 Ave www.vernoncinema.com Planet Bee

Honey Farm & Meadery – Open Daily- 5011 Bella Vista Rd www.planetbee.com

Outdoor Discoveries – Daily Snowshoe Tours- Call (250) – 545-7446- Silver Star Mountain www.OutdoorDiscoveries.com

Gallery Odin – 10th Anniversary Winter Exhibition- 215 Odin Road Silver Star

Vernon Public Art Gallery – Four New Exhibitions – Until March 22 3228 31stAve www.vernonpublicartgallery.com

Okanagan Spirits Tours & Tasting – 2920 28th Avenue, Vernon BC – (250)-549-3120 www.okanaganspirits.com

Friday, January 20
Ski under the stars at Silver Star for $10
Time: 3:30-8:30pm Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com
Enjoy $10 lift tickets, $10 rentals, and the $5 dinner special at Town Hall

Vernon Vipers Hockey Club
Time: 7:00 pm- Wesbild Centre – (250) 542-5623 www.vipers.bc.ca

YUK YUK’S COMEDY SHOW
Time: 7:30 pm – Monashee’s Bar & Grill – (250) 503-1378 SHOW
Tickets $15

Eagles Dinner & Karaoke
Time: 5:30 pm – Fraternal Order of Eagles
Dinner cost is $8 and served at 6:00pm

Saturday, January 21
Ski under the stars at Silver Star for $10
Time: 3:30 pm-8:30 pm -Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com
Enjoy $10 lift tickets, $10 rentals, and the $5 dinner special at Town Hall

Ya Ya’s Play Centre Grand Opening
Time: 9:00 am to 6:00 pm – Ya Ya’s Play Centre – 250-545-4199 www.yayasplaycentre.com
All admission prices are 10% off

Science as Art and the Art of Science
Time: 1:00 pm – Okanagan Science Centre – (250) 545-3644 www.okscience.ca Suggested donation is $2.

Saturday Night Jazz
Time: 7:00 pm – Squires Four Public House -(250) 549-2144
Sunday, January 22

Yoga and Ski
Time: 10:00 am to 4:00 pm – Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre – (250) 558-3036 www.sovereignlake.com Price $60.00

Larry and Friends Jam
Time: 2:00 pm – Royal Canadian Legion, Branch #25 – (250) 545-3295 or (250) 542-2696

Monday, January 23
The Vernon Film Society Presents “Le Havre”
Time: 5:15 pm – Vernon Towne Cinema -(250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com
All tickets are $7 available at the door and one week prior at the theatre and the Bean Scene.

Open Mic Nights-34th Street Coffee Shop
Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm – 34th Street Coffee House Vernon BC – (250)275-7505

Tuesday, January 24
Art Presentation at the Vernon Public Art Gallery
Time: 12:00 pm – Vernon Public Art Gallery – (250) 545-3173 www.vernonpublicartgallery.com/ Admission is by donation.

Wednesday, January 25
Coldstream Winter Farmers’ Market
Time: 2:30 pm to 6:00 pm – Coldstream Women’s Institute – (250)-542-8302

Open Mic at the Talkin’ Donkey
Time: 7:00 pm – Talkin’ Donkey – 3923 32 Street Vernon BC (250) -545-2286

Thursday, January 26
Karaoke at Toro’s Pub
Time: 7:00 pm – Toro’s Pub – (250)-545-7856

Open Mic at the Okanagan Centre for Spiritual Living
Time: 7:00 pm- Admission: $2 donation.

What’s Happening in Vernon BC

Information provided by www.tourismvernon.com Vernon Visitor Centre

WHAT’S HAPPENING AROUND VERNON

 

Friday, January 13 th to Thursday, January 19th, 2012

Ongoing Vernon Activities

Brew Gallery – Ed Heaton Exhibition until Feb 2 2012- at 3202 31st Ave

Cineplex Theatre – Highway 6 – 275-2306 www.ciniplex.com

Vernon Town Cinema – 2910 30 Ave www.vernoncinema.com

Planet Bee Honey Farm & Meadery – Open Daily- 5011 Bella Vista Rd

Outdoor Discoveries – Daily Snowshoe Tours- Call 250-545-7446- Silver Star Mountain www.OutdoorDiscoveries.com

Gallery Odin – 10th Anniversary Winter Exhibition- 215 Odin Road Silver Star Vernon Public Art Gallery – Four New Exhibitions – Until March 22 3228 31stAve www.vernonpublicartgallery.com

Friday, January 13

Ski under the stars at Silver Star for $10

Time: 3:30-8:30pm Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com

Enjoy $10 lift tickets, $10 rentals, and the $5 dinner special at Town Hall*

Karaoke every Friday night

Time: 8:00 pm (250) 542-3003 Fraternal Order of Eagles Hall 5101 25 Avenue Vernon BC (250) 542-3003

Saturday, January 14

Ski under the stars at Silver Star for $10
Time: 3:30-8:30pm -Silver Star Mountain Resort (250) 542-0224 www.skisilverstar.com
Enjoy $10 lift tickets, $10 rentals, and the $5 dinner special at Town Hall*

Vernon Vipers vs VS Coquitlam Express Sponsored by A&W Featuring Faith Night
Time: 7:00pm – Wesbild Centre 3445 43rd Ave Vernon BC (250) 542-5623 www.wesbildcentre.ca

Vernon Jazz Club Sabrina Weeks and Swing Cats Bounce
Time: 8:00 pm – Vernon Jazz Club- 3000 31 St Vernon BC (250) 309-5099 www.vernonjazzclub.ca  Tickets $20 and $15 VJC Members

Sunday, January 15

Cinderella and the Fairy Tale Ball
Time: 8:00 pm – Vernon and District Performing Art Centre – 3800 33 Street Vernon BC (250) 549-7469 www.ticketseller.ca
Tickets $30

Family Day at the Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre

Time: All Day – Sovereign Lake Nordic Centre – (250) 558-3036 www.sovereignlake.com Children 12 years and younger receive a free trail pass and rentals. Parents accompanying children 12 years and younger receive half price trail pass and rentals.

Queen Silver Star Excellence Program Talent Showcase

Time: 2:00pm – Greater Vernon Recreation Centre – 3310 237Ave Vernon BC (250) 545-2236 www.vernonwintercarnival.com

Tickets are $12.00

Vernon Vipers VS Prince George Spruce Kings Sponsored by A&W

Time: 7:00 pm – Wesbild Centre -3435 43 Ave Vernon BC – (250) 542-5623 www.wesbildcentre.ca

Monday, January 16

Special showing “Owning Mahowny” at the Vernon Town Cinema

Time: 7:00 pm – Vernon Town Cinema – 2910 30Ave Vernon – (250) 545-0352 www.vernoncinema.com

Open Mic Nights-34th Street Coffee Shop

Time: 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm – 34th Street Coffee House Vernon BC – (250)275-7505

Tuesday, January 17

Drop-in Science for Tots

Time: 9:30 am to 10:30 am – Okanagan Science Centre (250) 545-3644 www.okscience.ca

For toddlers ages 3-5. Cost is $5 per session per child (non-members must pay regular admission)

Wednesday, January 18

Open Mic at the Talkin’ Donkey

Time: 7:00 pm – Talkin’ Donkey – 3923 32 Street Vernon BC (250) -545-2286

Thursday, January 19

Drop-in Science for Tots

Time: 9:30 am to 10:30 am Okanagan Science Centre – 2704 Highway 6 Vernon BC (250) 545-3644 www.okscience.ca

For toddlers ages 3-5. Cost is $5 per session per child (non-members must pay regular price)

Film Screening at the Vernon Public Art Gallery

Time: 6:00 pm to 8:00 pm – Vernon Public Art Gallery 3228 31Ave – (250) 545-3173 www.vernonpublicartgallery.com

Admission is by donation