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April 23 - October 29, 2016 

Saturday Kamloops Farmers' Market @ 200th Block of St. Paul Street

Every Saturday 8:00am to 12:00pm. Market runs from April 23, 2016 - October 29, 2016. On St. Paul Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenue. Crafts and home-based businesses in the Stuart Wood school yard.



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May 4 - October 26, 2016 

Wednesday Kamloops Farmers' Market @ 400th Block of Victoria Street

Every Wednesday 8:00am to 2:00pm. Market runs from May 4, 2016 - October 26, 2016. On Victoria Street, between 4th and 5th Avenue.

   
   



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May 11, 2016 - May 17, 2017 

Retro Rock Trivia @ Rockin' Firkin'

Retro Rock Trivia takes places every Wednesday at the Rockin' Firkin' starting at 8pm. Test your music knowledge and win prizes!



For more information phone 250-371-2328 or Email. Website

May 12, 2016 - May 18, 2017 

Retro Rock Trivia @ Dirty Jersey

Retro Rock Trivia takes places every Thursday at the Dirty Jersey starting at 8pm. Test your music knowledge and win prizes!



May 19 - September 29, 2016 

Kamloops Artisan Market @ 400 Block Victoria Street

Every Thursday from 10AM to 2PM on the 400 block of Victoria Street.



For more information phone 778-220-2032 Website

June 24 - August 28, 2016 

Knights of the Sun: Medieval Tournament Theatre @ Sun Peaks Resort

Grab your sword! Knights of the Sun: Medieval Tournament Theatre is coming this summer! Performances run Friday, Saturday (6:00 pm) and Sunday (11:00 am) from June 24th to August 28th. More information and tickets are available through the Adventure Centre at 250-578-5542 or adventures@tourismsunpeaks.com



For more information phone 250-578-5542 or Email. Website

June 26 - September 4, 2016 

10th Annual Farmers' Market @ Sun Peaks Resort

Come stroll the picturesque alpine village, listen to live music and take part in The 10th Annual Sun Peaks & Region Farmers’ Market! Local farmers, fishermen, bakers, vintners and artisans will be in the village selling fruits, veggies, local meats, wines, seafood, crafts, beauty products and more.

9:30am-1:30pm



For more information phone 250-578-5388 Website

June 29, 2016 - January 31, 2017 

Jam Night @ Pogue Mahone

Jam Night Every Tuesday @ Pogue Mahone with Bluesfoot starts at 8:30pm



For more information phone 250-376-4397 or Email.

July 2 - August 27, 2016 

Artisan Square @ Gaglardi Park

Every Saturday in July & August. 8:30 am to 12:30 pm at Gaglardi Park adjacent to St. Andrews on the Square, 2 nd and Seymour, we will be hosting our annual outdoor artisan event promoting local artisans , musicians and performers and home based businesses. Make a morning of it!



For more information phone 778-220-4369 or Email. Website

July 4 - September 2, 2016 

Summer Camps @ Royal Soccer Club

Boys and Girls soccer camps ages 5-13. Full day, morning & afternoon sessions. Receive a camp soccer ball, tshirt and a medal.



For more information phone 1-800-427-0536 or Email. Website

July 4 - September 2, 2016 

Swim & Play Summer Camps @ Kamloops Classic Swimming

Our Swim & Play Full and Half-Day Camps include swim lessons that follow the same great SwimSkill Lesson Program that we offer throughout the year. The goal of this camp is to support the improvement of our campers' swim skills & stroke, to instill a "love of water", and to support a fun positive aquatic experience. In addition to three, 45 minute swim lessons per day (full-day program) and free swim time, there are a number of great out-of-water activities to keep our campers super busy. Activities are very diverse to ensure that there is something for every interest.

All sessions are Full Day, 9:00am - 4:30pm or Half Day, 9:00am-12:30pm.



For more information phone 250-828-3660 Website

July 4 - September 2, 2016 

McDonald's Summer Sports Camps @ Thompson Rivers University

TRU McDonald's Summer Sports Camps runs from July 4 - September 2. We are offering 9 weeks of multiple sporting options to choose for ages 4-13. For more information and registration please visit www.tru.ca/sportscamps. We look forward to a fun and exciting summer!



For more information phone 250-852-7135 or Email. Website

July 4 - August 26, 2016 

Eureka! Science Summer Camps @ Thompson Rivers University

Would you like to experience the FUN in science this summer? EUReKA! offers week-long science day camps programs for students ages 7-13

Girls' Weekend camp for girls aged 9-13. We hope to go to Harper Mountain this summer from August 5th-7th, 2016. At Girls' Weekend, all of our female instuctors will be in attendance and we will do a variety of science experiments and outdoor activities.



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July 14 - August 25, 2016 

Beat the Heat Thursdays @ Sun Rivers

Stay cool and play cool in in Kamloops on Thursday mornings. Enjoy a round of golf and a Hoodoos breakfast for $50 per person. Price includes green fee, golf cart and Hoodoos breakfast. Hoodoos breakfast includes 2 eggs, bacon or sausage, hash browns & toast.



For more information phone 250-571-7888 or Email. Website

July 25 - September 2, 2016 

Lifesaving Summer Camps @ Kamloops Classic Swimming

The camps will offer a number of in-pool and out-of-pool lifesaving activities that will build excitement for our fall Lifesaving Sport Group. In the pool participants will be learning lifesaving sport skills such as the object carry, obstacle swim, line throw, and manikin tow that replicate common lifesaving techniques. Out of the pool they will be learning lifesaving techniques such as choking response, AED usage and for the seniors, CPR. We will be offering a Junior Half-day Camp in Week 4 and a Senior Half-day Camp Week 6. Ages 9-11 will be eligible to participate in the Junior Camp and ages 12-14 in the Senior Camp. Participants must be able to swim 50m in deep water, equivalent to passing SwimSkill Blue level or SwimKids 6. Cost per week is $150.00, 1-4:30pm daily.



For more information phone 250-828-3660 Website

August 13 - September 3, 2016 

Art Exhibit @ The Old Courthouse

Kamloops Arts Council reveal local artists Garry Davies and Maureen Light in their Main and Hallway Galleries. An Art Exhibition- Perspectives… Fear No Art A unique collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture. Meet the artists at the Closing Reception: Thursday Sept. 1, 5-7pm at the Old Courthouse.



For more information phone 250-828-0634 or Email. Website

August 23 - 27, 2016 

The Forces and Motion Show @ BIG Little Science Centre

A force is a push or a pull. Explore the different types of force surrounding us and how they create movement. Be prepared for some surprises & to make things move.

11:00am and 1:30pm



For more information phone 250-554-2572 or Email.

August 24, 2016 

Paint Nite @ Cactus Jack's

"Red Wine" Drink. Paint. Connect. Looking for something novel to do with friends to create new memories and share a few laughs over a cocktail or two at your local bistro?
Our professional artist will guide you, step-by-step, from a blank canvas to a final unique masterpiece in about two hours. No matter whether you bring your friends or come by yourself, you can bet that you will meet plenty of other fun-seeking people from all over the city!Events last approximately two hours, at the end of which you get to take home your new masterpiece. Please arrive by 15 minutes before start time to secure seating with your friends and order your drink before the event begins.

*No food or drink is included with your ticket price, and must be purchased at the restaurant. 7:00pm



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August 24, 2016 

Music in the Park @ Riverside Park

The Folk Road Show - Folk Pop

Performances take place at the Riverside Park Rotary Bandshell each evening, 7:00-8:30 pm, weather permitting. 



August 25, 2016 

Wildlife Park Fun Day @ Kamloops Alliance Church

Join us as we go explore the Wildlife Park. WHO: Children entering grade 1 - entering grade 6 WHEN: August 25 TIME: 9:00 am - 3:00 pm COST: $15/ child WHAT TO BRING: Lunch, snacks, hat, waterbottle, sunscreen



For more information phone 250-376-6268 or Email. Website

August 25, 2016 

Music in the Park @ Riverside Park

The Hip Replacements - Tragically Hip Tribute

Performances take place at the Riverside Park Rotary Bandshell each evening, 7:00-8:30 pm, weather permitting. 



August 25, 2016 

Nature Parks Speaker Series @ Kenna Cartwright Park

The Night Sky. Learn about the constellations; how to find them; and the myths, legends, and lore behind them.

6:00pm-7:00pm



For more information phone 250-828-3317

August 25, 2016 

Kamloops Dodge's Okanagan Comedy Festival @ Bailey's Pub

Welcome to the Kamloops Dodge's Okanagan Comedy Festival. Once again, some of the funniest comics from Alberta come together with the Okanagan's finest to present a full four nights of hilarious comedy. Bailey's Pub will feature three completely different shows with three or more comedians on each show.



For more information phone 250-319-3841 or Email.

August 25, 2016 

Baby & Me: Art Exploration @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Children three and under with their parents or guardians, FREE

 

Join us on Thursday, August 25 of the month for forty-five minutes of fun, mess and exploration with baby-friendly art materials. Relax and socialize with other parents and guardians while your toddlers have messy art fun.

This month, we’re exploring baby-friendly tie-dyeing using baby wipes, elastics and non-toxic markers.

These classes are FREE for children under three with their parents or guardians (older siblings are welcome, too). No registration is required, all materials are provided.

Baby & Me classes are held in our Tricia Sellmer and Ken Lepin studios, located behind the admissions desk.

11-11:45 AM



August 26 - 27, 2016 

Margit Sky Project @ Match Eatery and Public House

Margit Gossage and Rod Bandura are accomplished singer songwriters and in over a decade have become an audience favorite in the booming music scene in the BC interior.

- 19+

- 9pm.

 



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August 26, 2016 

Free Film @ Sun Peaks Resort

The Green Art Festival Association presents free outdoor films on select Friday evenings throughout the summer. Tonight is 40 Days at Base Camp beginning at approximately 8:30pm at the base of the Sundance Chair Lift.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 Website

August 26, 2016 

Music in the Park @ McDonald Park

Nicole Clay (7:00-7:45 pm), Caitlin Goulet (7:45-8:30 pm) - Two local Stars

Performances take place at the McDonald Park Gazebo on Friday evenings, 7:00-8:30 pm, weather permitting.



August 26, 2016 

Music in the Park @ Riverside Park

Grupo Cubano Brisas del Palmer - Wonderfully Talented South American Ensemble

Performances take place at the Riverside Park Rotary Bandshell each evening, 7:00-8:30 pm, weather permitting. 



August 26, 2016 

The Name @ Chances Barside and Grill

The Name will showcase their live music at Chances - Barside and grill on Friday, August 26th. No cover charge!

ages 19+

7-10 PM

 



August 27, 2016 

Opening Reception @ The Kamloops Art Gallery

Please join us to celebrate the accomplishments of our talented summer art camp participants. Representing the work of over 200 young artists, this exhibition on our BMO Open Gallery is truly special. Snack and refreshements will be provided. 

All ages

FREE

11 AM - 1 PM   

 



August 27, 2016 

Family Art Saturday @ The Kamloops Art Gallery

Drop in to Family Art Saturdays , a free family event that includes tours and activities in our galleries as well as innovative art workshops in our studios. Explore Jerry Pethick: Shooting the Sun/Splitting the Pie and participate in found object sculpture workshops. 

All ages

FREE

1-3 PM



August 27, 2016 

Music in the Park @ Riverside Park

The big Eli Blues Revivial - Blues

Performances take place at the Riverside Park Rotary Bandshell each evening, 7:00-8:30 pm, weather permitting. 



August 27, 2016 

Gorden James @ Chances Barside and Grill

Gorden James will be performing live music at Chances - Barside and Grill on Saturday, August 27th. Free cover charge!

19+

7-10PM



August 28, 2016 

"Becoming Authentic" Workshop @ Akashic Ranch with Angela Clark at Akashic Ranch

This workshop is designed to awaken a deeper understanding of what it means to live ‘authentically’ and why it is essential to living a meaningful life through tools and techniques that will guide you on a more authentic path.



For more information phone 250-573-1124 or Email. Website

August 28, 2016 

Music in the Park @ Riverside Park

The Scattered Atoms - Blues R&B

Performances take place at the Riverside Park Rotary Bandshell each evening, 7:00-8:30 pm, weather permitting. 



August 28, 2016 

Learn to Skate and More @ McArthur Island Arena

The Kamloops Skating Club is having registration for all of there regular season classes (September-March). Registration will be available online and in person at McArthur Island Arena upstairs Sept 1 ,6, 7, 13, 23 6:00-7:00pm. For details on programs go to: www.kamloopsskatingclub.com



For more information phone 250-554-4944 or Email. Website

August 29, 2016 

Drink and Draw @ Zack's Coffee House

Join us at Zack's Coffee on the last Monday of the month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play Surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops' best coffee and tea. No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided.

All Ages

FREE 

6-8 PM



August 29, 2016 

Gardengate's 13th Annual Salsa Challenge

Come out to Gardengate (915 Southill St) on Friday, August 19th from 12:30-3pm and join us in our annual Salsa Challenge event! The event is free of charge, and is always a fantastic afternoon. We will have teams from various agencies around Kamlops facing off to make the summer’s BEST salsa from fresh, organic vegetables grown right here at Gardengate!

We will be handing out 3 awards at the event: Judge’s Choice, People’s Choice, and Team Spirit!

Entertainment and activities will be added as they are confirmed

Find out more on our Facebook page at:https://www.facebook.com/events/961852160598967/

12:30 to 3:00 PM



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August 29, 2016 

Music in the Park @ Riverside Park

Dodie Goldney's Instamatics - Classic Rocks

Performances take place at the Riverside Park Rotary Bandshell each evening, 7:00-8:30 pm, weather permitting. 



August 30 - September 3, 2016 

Super Static Electricity Show @ BIG Little Science Centre

An interactive, fun show that introduces static electricity, explores how it works and produces static in many ways, including using van de Graaff generators. Is it time for your science centre hair-do?

11:00am and 1:30pm



For more information phone 250-554-2572 or Email.

August 30, 2016 

Drink and Draw @ Denny's

Join us on the last Tuesday of the month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play Surrealist drawing games and feast on Denny’s delicious treats. Kids eat free! No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided.

FREE

All ages welcome

6-8 PM



August 30, 2016 

Music in the Park @ Riverside Park

Kirby Sewell Band - Juno Award Winner

Performances take place at the Riverside Park Rotary Bandshell each evening, 7:00-8:30 pm, weather permitting. 



August 31, 2016 

Music in the Park @ Riverside Park

Earthbound - Funky World Music

Performances take place at the Riverside Park Rotary Bandshell each evening, 7:00-8:30 pm, weather permitting. 



September 2, 2016 

Kamloops Blazers vs Victoria @ Sandman Centre

Pre-season game. 7:00pm



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September 2, 2016 

Echo Nebraska w/ Jared Doherty @ The Dirty Jersey

Join Vancouver folk-rockers, Echo Nebraska on their Western Canadian tour at The Dirty Jersey on Friday, September 2nd. Supporting the band in #Kamloops will be Jared Doherty. Doors are at 8pm, and tickets are $10 at the door. http://echonebraska.com http://facebook.com/echonebraska



For more information phone 7783225222 or Email. Website

September 3 - 5, 2016 

Peaks Pedal Fest @ Sun Peaks Resort

Join us at Sun Peaks Resort over Labour Day Long Weekend for our 'Peaks Pedal Fest', celebrating a truly radical season of bicycling! Tons of bike events on the roster including the Seek + Enjoy Poker Ride, the Yeah Bru! Classic Dual Slalom, a Kids Foot-Down Derby, plus a local craft beer tasting and round two of Lift and a Lager to wrap things up in style.



For more information phone 250-578-5542 or Email. Website

September 3, 2016 

First Saturdays Guided Tours @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Join us on the first Saturday of the month for a free guided tour of our exhibitions. Tours will begin at 1:00 pm in our Central Galleries and will be lead by local artist and art instructor Emily Dundas Oke.

These tours are a great way to explore and engage with our exhibitions, ask questions and learn about the stories behind the art work. Where did Jerry Pethick source his materials? What is holography? Who was Konstantin Tsiolkovsky and why did Jerry Pethick make art work about him? Why is there a giant pond in The Cube? Learn the answer to these questions and more by joining us this Saturday and on September 3.  

First Saturdays tours are free with admission and open to all ages.

 



September 4, 2016 

Kamlops Blazers vs Kelowna @ Sandman Centre

Pre-season game. 5:00pm



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September 8 - 24, 2016 

Western Canada Theatre: Made In Italy @ Pavilion Theatre

An Italian teenager growing up in Jasper in the 1970's, caught between two worlds and determined to make his mark. Could singing on TV's "Search for Talent" be his ticket out of here? Filled with great songs (Italian and Disco!) this is a hilarious coming of age story about a kid with the heart of Rocky Balboa and the moves (and hair) of John Travolta. 

-All ages welcome



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September 8, 2016 

Developing World Connections-Home Hardware Annual Charity Golf Tournament @ Sun Rivers

Play golf and enjoy a banquet at Sun Rivers on Sept. 8 while raising money for families in Guatemala. See one of the eco-stoves we're installing in homes of families who use open fires for cooking. Sign up at www.developingworldconnections.org/kamloops-golf-tournament/



For more information phone 250-434-2524 or Email. Website

September 8, 2016 

DIY Thursdays @ the Kamloops Art Gallery

Drop in to DIY Thursdays to learn new skills from talented local artists. Sculpture Workshop with Ryland Fortie.

No experience is necessary and all materials are provided (and some snacks). DIY Thursdays workshops are held in our Tricia Sellmer and Ken Lepin studios, located behind the admissions desk. 

- 16+

-6-9 PM

FREE



September 8, 2016 

Art History Happy Hour @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Learn something new while enjoying your after-work drink. Every month will offer a new topic on diverse aspects of art history presented by local artists, educators and researchers. A cash bar will be available. September 8: Artist’s Talk with Ryland Fortie.

Each talk is followed by a three hour artist-led workshop on a related theme. No experience is necessary and all materials are provided (and some snacks). 

5:00 to 6:00 pm

19+, FREE 

 



September 10, 2016 

The North Face Dirt Feet Run @ Sun Peaks Resort

50km trail run and 2-4 person relay!! Get your teams together and enjoy the sweet mountain trails of Sun Peaks! Great atmosphere, sweet resort setting, awesome draw prizes!. 4 different legs of the race with great views! www.dirtyfeet.ca



For more information phone 250-828-9553 or Email. Website

September 10, 2016 

Get Corked @ Harper's Trail Winery

If you missed it last year, make sure to register early so you can Get Corked at Harper's Trail! On Saturday, September 10th run through our vineyard dressed up in costumes with your team, sample wine, and have an awesome time.

5.1km and 10.2km races start at 10:30am - register now for this signature summer event.

Registration: http://www.gethappyevents.net/get-corked-2016.html



For more information phone 250-573-5855 Website

September 10, 2016 

Kamloops Blazers vs Kelowna @ Sandman Centre

Pre-season game. 7:00pm



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September 10, 2016 

Parkinson Superwalk @ Riverside Park

Parkinson SuperWalk is the single most important provincial and national awareness and fundraising event for Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC). Registration: 10:00 AM Walk Start: 11:00 AM



For more information phone 604 662 3240 or Email. Website

September 10, 2016 

Autumn Colours @ St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral

The Kamloops Brandenburg Orchestra presents a concert featuring music by Rossini, Schubert, Vivaldi and Grieg at St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral, 360 Nicola Street, Kamloops, Saturday, September 10, 2016, 7:00 p.m. Tickets: Adults $20, Students $10 at Kamloops Live! Box Office and at the Door.



For more information phone 250-579-0244 or Email.

September 10, 2016 

Let's Dance @ Brockelhurst Activity Centre

"Let's Dance" Sponsored by the ThompsonValley Activity and Social Club TVASC: Info Line 250-571-5111 PLACE: Brock Activity Centre, 9A, 1800 Tranquille Rd. Kamloops, BC DATE: September 10th , 2016 TIME: 8 pm to midnight Music by: SLEEPLESS NIGHTS Tickets: $10 OR Buy a TVASC membership for $20 & this dance admission is FREE



For more information phone 250-372-0091 or Email.

September 11, 2016 

The North Face Dirty Feet Mountain Half @ Sun Peaks Resort

5km, 10km and 21km trail run on sweet trails with some great views! Join us at Sun Peaks for the 2nd day of running with a distance for everyone! 5km run/walk and kids run! Enjoy the Resort and win some sweet prizes! www.dirtyfeet.ca



For more information phone 250-828-9553 or Email. Website

September 11, 2016 

Okanagan Wine Tour @ Hoodoos at Sun Rivers

Join us for a full day of wine tasting, touring and fun! Enjoy a continental breakfast, guided tour of 5 Okanagan wineries, coach bus travel to and from Hoodoos, lunch as Cassini Cellars and a delicious dinner at Bench 1775. $125 wine club member $150 non-member



For more information phone 250-828-9404 or Email. Website

September 15, 2016 

Art Battle @ CJ's nightclub

Live Painting! 

The Art battle is held at the Cactus Jack's Nightclub on Thursday, Sept. 15. Doors will open at 6:30 PM and the painting will start at 7:00 pm.

For tickets, info and painter registration  GO TO ARTBATTLE.COM

General admission $20 - students with ID $10 - earlybird online $15. 



For more information phone 2503747289

September 16, 2016 

The Comic Strippers @ Sagebrush Theatre

A male stripper parody and improv comedy show. A show for all genders. No extreme nudity, just extreme hilarity. A fictitious male stripper troupe (played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians) performs a sexylarious improv comedy show. These guys try to be sexy… it just comes out funny. Constantly grooving and gyrating in between scenes they banter with the crowd and perform their hilarious twist on improv sketches. They sing, they “dance”. These guys are oiled up and ready to make you laugh at them. Semi undressed and completely unscripted, The Comic Strippers take off their shirts and take on your suggestions to create a whole new genre of comedy.

19+. 8:00pm. Tickets available at www.kamloopslive.ca



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September 17 - 18, 2016 

BC Enduro Series Finale @ Sun Peaks Resort

When downhiller's retire, they ride Enduro. We figured we'd turn that paradigm on it's head! Only Racers registered for the CNEC/BCES Race are permitted to ride the Bike Park at the resort during this weekend. All courses will be announced on the Friday before the race weekend.



For more information phone 250-320-7238 or Email. Website

September 17, 2016 

VW Turtle River Race Day @ Riverside Park

The 15th annual VW Turtle River Race! From noon - 3 pm. Come down for some family fun activities and cheer on your turtle as they race down the river!



For more information phone 250-372-3216 ext. 521 or Email. Website

September 17, 2016 

Kamloops Children's Arts Festival @ Riverside Park

In its 17th year, this year's theme,"Around the World," will feature performers and interactive arts workshops that explore the roots, rhythms, designs and traditions from the four corners of the earth! All for FREE



For more information phone 250-372-7323 or Email. Website

September 18, 2016 

Smith Chevrolet 5th Annual Kamloops Show n Shine @ 950 Notre Dame Drive

Brought to you by: Smith Chevrolet Cadillac & the Vintage Car Club of Canada - Kamloops Chapter

 

If you own a vintage GM vehicle, 1990 or older, bring it out and celebrate 100+ years of General Motors! 

  • Pre-registered Participants receieve a free T-shirt, pancake breakfast, and dash plaque
  • Overnight inside parking and special hotel rates for out of town guests
  • Please contact Caroline for arrangements
  • Pancake breakfast and lunch vendor on site
  • Registration available upon arrival
  • Pre-registration deadline September 15, 2016
  • People's choice award 

-registration by donation to Kamloops Hospice

-Gates open at 7:30 AM for participants

-Show starts at 10:00 AM and runs until 3:00 PM



For more information phone 250-372-2551 or Email.

September 18, 2016 

Bobs & LoLo @ Sagebrush Theatre

As part of the second day of the Kamloops Arts Council's Children's Arts Festival Bobs & LoLo will be performing at the Sagebrush. A ticketed event, preschoolers and their families are in for a treat when award-winning singer-songwriters Bobs & LoLo visit Kamloops for a live performance



For more information phone 250-372-7323 or Email. Website

September 21, 2016 

Toopy and Binoo @ Sagebrush Theatre

Sunwing.ca presents Toopy and Binoo Fun and Games. Tickets available at www.kamloopslive.ca



For more information phone 250-374-5483

September 21, 2016 

Toopy and Binoo Live @ Sagebrush Theatre

Approximate run time: 2 hours

-all ages welcome



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September 21, 2016 

CONNECT 2016: A Business Tradeshow @ Coast Hotel & Conference Centre

The only business tradeshow of its kind in Kamloops, CONNECT provide the public the opportunity to learn more about some of the amazing 60+ businesses and services that are provided in our city, have a chance to win some great prizes and make some new connections. Join us for CONNECT 2016!



For more information phone 250-372-7722 or Email. Website

September 23 - 26, 2016 

Provincial Winter Fair @ North Thompson Agriplex

Come experience agricultural fun for the whole family! Attend the live auction September 26th to purchase high quality 4-H beef and lamb projects to fill the freezer this winter!



For more information phone 250 320 5078 or Email. Website

September 23 - 26, 2016 

78th Annual Provincial Winter Fair @ Circle Creek Equestrian Centre

Showcase of 4-H projects and local agriculture in Kamloops region since 1939. Focus on livestock, photography, 4-H. Also featuring a Kids Zone, Food Trucks, Little Tykes "Rodeo", Petting Zoo, Farm2Chef grazing event with wine pairings, Sunday Farmers Market.  Fair runs September 23-26, 2016. Live auction of 4-H beef and lamb, photography projects on September 26th.

 



For more information phone 250-374-8898 or Email. Website

September 25, 2016 

The North Face Dirty Feet Trail Run @ Kenna Cartwright Park

Trail run 5km, 10km or 21km! A distance for everyone in the great Kenna Cartwright Park - sweet trails, great atmosphere, amazing snacks and draw prizes!! Join the fun and enjoy the trails. www.dirtyfeet.ca



For more information phone 250-828-9553 or Email. Website

September 25, 2016 

Strides for Melanoma - Walk for Awareness 2016

Join Strides for Melanoma - Walk for Awareness to raise funds towards melanoma patient support, prevention efforts and education. In North America, one person dies from melanoma every hour. But, it doesn't have to be this way. Register Today. Registration begins at 9:00am and the walk commences at 10:00am



For more information phone 905-901-5121 Ext. 103 or Email. Website

September 25, 2016 

World Rivers Day @ Riverside Park

Organized by the City of Kamloops, World Rivers Day is a free, family event to celebrate the rivers and culture in our community. Enjoy multiple entertainers, live music and arts and crafts as you learn about our rivers, watershed stewardship and other sustainability issues. Look for the KAG booth to find out about our programs and to participate in fun river-related art activities.

-All ages

-FREE



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September 25, 2016 

Kamloops Kidney Walk @ McDonald Park

Your steps can make a difference. Join us to help raise awareness about kidney health and organ donation. Bring your family and friends and make a tangible difference in the lives of the 1 in 10 Canadians living with kidney disease. Register today!



For more information phone 250-228-3706 or Email. Website

September 28 - October 2, 2016 

Brewloops Festival

Brew Loops is a beer and bike festival celebrating Kamloops Culture. What does that mean? Special events in locations all around the city over many days.  VIP Cask/Theatrically Inspired Event, Tailgate Style Outdoor Block Party, Brewery Dinners, Tap Takeovers, Beer Brewing Seminars, Home Brew Competition, Mountain Bike Races, Beer Pairing Brunch, Farmers Market Tasting, Guided Group Mountain Bike Rides. This is no convention center slosh-fest, this is a multi-day experience in beautiful Kamloops, BC with some of the best beer, food and mountain biking the world has to offer.



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September 28 - 29, 2016 

Brewloops Brew University @ Noble Pig Brewhouse

Tour the inner workings of The Noble Pig Brewhouse, learn about mash, wort, hops, yeast and of course, taste some great examples of the final product!

6:00pm and 8:00pm



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

September 30 - October 2, 2016 

Ice Age on Ice @ The Sandman Centre

The Coolest Ice Show on Earth! Stage Entertainment and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products have announced that Ice Age on Ice will tour 20 cities across Canada including Kamloops’ Sandman Centre for four shows from Friday, September 30 to Sunday, October 2. Based on the incredibly popular Ice Age movie franchise, the all-new story and live show will bring an avalanche of adventure to audiences everywhere. Ice Age on Ice features the coolest crew on the planet including Sid, Scrat, Manny, Ellie and Diego. Tickets available through Ticketmaster.



For more information phone 1-855-985-5000 Website

September 30, 2016 

Brewloops Bike Crawl and Block Party

Meet at Pioneer Park, and ride your way through the afternoon by The Noble Pig and Red Collar for a couple pints before getting priority entry into the Block Party and secure parking for your ride while there. Entry to block party and a beer at the Pig and the Collar included!



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

September 30, 2016 

Brewloops Block Party @ Red Beard Cafe

The Block Party is the place to taste dozens of beers from all participating breweries. Plus check out Food Trucks, donuts, ciders, live music and more!



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

October 1, 2016 

Nitro Circus Live @ Hillside Stadium

Direct from sell out shows across the globe, the world's greatest action sports show, Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus Live, is coming to a host of all new North American cities!

Featuring 30 of the world's best extreme athletes in freestyle motocross, BMX and anything you can imagine with wheels! Plus a host of ridiculous contraptions being launched 50ft into the air, by the crazy Nitro daredevils.

Expect to see the worlds biggest and most dangerous stunts, in a fully choreographed, actions sports, theatrical spectacular! Click on website link for more information and to purchase tickets!



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October 1, 2016 

Brewloops Prohibition Cask Night

Hosted by Western Canada Theatre, this prohibition themed CASK night includes 15 one-off CASK beers, and this year; Craft Ciders! The night is filled with all sorts of entertainment... come in costume for this done up bash!



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

October 6 - 15, 2016 

Western Canada Theatre: Blithe Spirit @ Sagebrush Theatre

In this riotous comedy, Charles invites the eccentric medium, Madame Arcati, to his house as research for his book, but when her séance proves successful, Charles’ marriage is suddenly in jeopardy as the ghost of his first wife haunts him. While Charles tries to get rid of the ghost, the ghost is hard at work getting rid of his new wife! One husband, two feuding wives and a whole lot of laughs.

-All ages welcome



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October 12, 2016 

Drink & Draw @ Red Collar

Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of the month, Denny’s on the last Tuesday of the month and at Red Collar Brewing Co. on the second Wednesday of the month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local coffee, pancakes and beer.

 

No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided. Minors are welcome at Red Collar with an accompanying parent or guardian.

FREE



October 13, 2016 

DIY Thursdays @ the Kamloops Art Gallery

Drop in to DIY Thursdays to learn new skills from talented local artists. Collage and cutups with Monica McGarry. 

6-9 PM

-16+

FREE



October 13, 2016 

Art History Happy Hour @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Learn something new while enjoying your after-work drink. Every month will offer a new topic on diverse aspects of art history presented by local artists, educators and researchers. A cash bar will be available. October 13: Artist’s Talk with Monica McGarry. Each talk is followed by a three hour artist-led workshop on a related theme. No experience is necessary and all materials are provided (and some snacks). 

5:00 to 6:00 pm

19+, FREE 



October 15 - 16, 2016 

Fall Home Show @ Sandman Centre

Saturday: October 15- 10:00am to 5:00pm

Sunday: October 16- 10:00am to 4:00pm



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October 15, 2016 

Oktoberfest @ Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre

Its time to dress-up and have some fun at Kamloops’ most “fun” fundraiser! Tickets: $85/pp Authentic Bavarian meal plus: Opening cocktail, beer tasting, commemorative beer stein, photo booth, Bavarian themed fundraising games, dancing, live and silent auctions! Presented by Sun Peaks Alpine Racers at the Coast Kamloops Hotel & Convention Centre.



For more information phone 250.682.3484 or Email. Website

October 21 - 22, 2016 

Ghost Train @ Kamloops Heritage Railway

This is a spooky Kamloops tradition featuring many ghoulish characters that will make your blood run cold. Don't miss your chance to have a much-needed exorcism, or have your fortune told, if you dare!  Arrive one hour early to see the scary skit before boarding; all excursions depart at 7 pm.



For more information phone 250-374-2141 Website

October 22, 2016 

Fall Open House @ Thompson Rivers University

Join us on Saturday, October 22 for our Fall Open House. Whether you’ve already found your dream program, or are just starting to research your university options, you can explore all your paths to learning at TRU during Open House.



For more information phone 250 828 5037 or Email. Website

October 25, 2016 

Drink and Draw @ Denny's

Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of the month, Denny’s on the last Tuesday of the month and at Red Collar Brewing Co. on the second Wednesday of the month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local coffee, pancakes and beer.

 

No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided. Minors are welcome at Red Collar with an accompanying parent or guardian.

FREE



October 27 - 29, 2016 

Ghost Train @ Kamloops Heritage Railway

This is a spooky Kamloops tradition featuring many ghoulish characters that will make your blood run cold. Don't miss your chance to have a much-needed exorcism, or have your fortune told, if you dare!  Arrive one hour early to see the scary skit before boarding; all excursions depart at 7 pm.



For more information phone 250-374-2141 Website

October 28 - 30, 2016 

Boo at the Zoo @ BC Wildlife Park

Join us for the annual Boo at the Zoo featuring Chris the Clown. It's Halloween-themed fun for all!             October 28, 29, & 30.



For more information phone 250-573-3242 Website

October 29, 2016 

Trick or Treat Train @ Kamloops Heritage Railway

Family friendly event designed for your little ones.  Visit with mascots, princesses and assorted characters as we venture out for an hour of upbeat music and fresh fall air! One excursion only. 3pm



For more information phone 250-374-2141 Website

November 3 - 4, 2016 

Potted Potter The Unauthorized Harry Experience @ Sagebrush Theatre

This fantastically funny show features all your favorite characters, a special appearance from a fire-breathing dragon, endless costumes, brilliant songs, ridiculous props and a generous helping of Hogwarts magic! Even if you dont know the difference between a Horcrux and a Hufflepuff, Potted Potter will make you roar with laughter.



For more information phone 416-258-1366 or Email. Website

November 4 - 6, 2016 

Be Inspired! Women's Entrepreneur Conference @ Coast Hotel & Conference Centre

The conference is intended to encourage networking & professional development, information sharing and mentoring through presentations, panels, open discussions and socials for Female Entrepreneurs at any stage of their business planning.

 



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November 9, 2016 

Drink and Draw @ Red Collar Brewery

Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of the month, Denny’s on the last Tuesday of the month and at Red Collar Brewing Co. on the second Wednesday of the month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local coffee, pancakes and beer.

 

No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided. Minors are welcome at Red Collar with an accompanying parent or guardian.

FREE



November 10, 2016 

DIY Thursdays @ the Kamloops Art Gallery

Drop in to DIY Thursdays to learn new skills from talented local artists.  November 10: Bleach-dyeing Fabric with Sage Prokup. 

No experience is necessary and all materials are provided (and some snacks).

DIY Thursdays workshops are held in our Tricia Sellmer and Ken Lepin studios, located behind the admissions desk. 

FREE



November 10, 2016 

Art History Happy Hour @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Learn something new while enjoying your after-work drink. Every month will offer a new topic on diverse aspects of art history presented by local artists, educators and researchers. A cash bar will be available. November 10: History of Street Fashion. Each talk is followed by a three hour artist-led workshop on a related theme. No experience is necessary and all materials are provided (and some snacks).

5:00 to 6:00 pm

19+, FREE 



November 24 - December 6, 2016 

Western Canada Theatre: Mamma Mia! @ Sagebrush Theatre

A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget. Mamma Mia! is the ultimate feel-good musical loved the world over. Packed with ABBA hits such as ‘Dancing Queen’ and ‘Take a Chance on Me’ it’s an enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship all set on a beautiful Greek island!

-All ages welcome



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November 26 - 29, 2016 

Drink and Draw @ Denny's

Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of the month, Denny’s on the last Tuesday of the month and at Red Collar Brewing Co. on the second Wednesday of the month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local coffee, pancakes and beer.

 

No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided. Minors are welcome at Red Collar with an accompanying parent or guardian.

FREE



November 28, 2016 

Drink and Draw @ Zack's Coffee

Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of the month, Denny’s on the last Tuesday of the month and at Red Collar Brewing Co. on the second Wednesday of the month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local coffee, pancakes and beer.

 

No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided. Minors are welcome at Red Collar with an accompanying parent or guardian.

FREE



December 9, 2016 

DIY Thursdays @ the Kamloops Art Gallery

Drop in to DIY Thursdays to learn new skills from talented local artists. December 9: Music and Event Posters with Louis Jay. 

No experience is necessary and all materials are provided (and some snacks).

DIY Thursdays workshops are held in our Tricia Sellmer and Ken Lepin studios, located behind the admissions desk.

FREE

6-9 PM

16+

 



December 14, 2016 

Drink and Draw @ Red Collar Brewery

Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of the month, Denny’s on the last Tuesday of the month and at Red Collar Brewing Co. on the second Wednesday of the month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local coffee, pancakes and beer.

 

No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided. Minors are welcome at Red Collar with an accompanying parent or guardian.

FREE



January 26 - February 4, 2017 

Western Canada Theatre: The Comedy Of Errors @ Sagebrush Theatre

Shakespeare's funniest comedy. Two sets of estranged twins, separated at birth, find themselves in the same city 25 years later with hilarious consequences. A series of mistaken identities, assumed personas, and wild mishaps, all performed by a cast of only 5 actors (with lightning fast quick changes!)



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February 23 - March 4, 2017 

Western Canada Theatre: Ring of Fire (The Music of Johnny Cash) @ Sagebrush Theatre

The ultimate tribute to the iconic Johnny Cash, Ring of Fire tells the story of finding love, success, faith and redemption. Performed by a multi-talented cast, this production includes all of Cash’s classic hits, including: "I Walk the Line," and “A Boy Named Sue.” A powerful tribute to the Man in Black, an endlessly entertaining journey that will leave you cheering for more!

-All ages welcome



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April 6 - 15, 2017 

Western Canada Theatre: The Cure for Death by Lightning @ Sagebrush Theatre

Set in Turtle Valley in the shadow of WWII. The fifteenth summer of Beth Weeks' life is full of strange happenings: a classmate is mauled to death; children go missing on the nearby reserve; and an unseen predator pursues Beth. She must face the darkness within her own family and the dangers of the bush. Based on the award-winning novel.

 

-All ages welcome



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May 4 - 13, 2017 

Western Canada Theatre: Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth @ Sagebrush Theatre

A moving and surprisingly funny story of two sisters finding a way to each other. Grace, an Indigenous girl adopted by a white family, is asked by her birth sister to return to the reserve for their mother’s funeral. Afraid of opening old wounds, Grace must find a place where the culture of her past can feed the truth of her present.

-All ages welcome



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