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April 25 - October 31, 2015 

Kamloops Farmers' Market @ Downtown Kamloops

Join us weekly on Saturdays starting April 25th and Wednesdays starting May 6th for fresh local food, quality entertainment and other beautiful locally made items. For our 37th season you'll still find us on the 200 block of St Paul Street (Saturday) and the 400 block of Victoria Street (Wednesday)



For more information phone 250-682-7975 or Email. Website

May 1 - October 31, 2015 

Tasting Room @ Privato Vineyard and Winery

Open daily 10am to 5pm.



For more information phone 250-493-6809 Website

May 6 - October 28, 2015 

Kamloops Wednesday Farmers' Market

On Victoria Street, between 4th and 5th Avenue. Every Wednesday 8:00am to 2:00pm.



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May 20 - August 19, 2015 

TRU Garden Tours @ Thompson Rivers University

Every Wednesday (Mid-May to end of August) 6:30pm - 7:30pm. FREE. Everyone welcome! Special Tours can also be arranged on request. Click on website link for more details.



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May 22 - August 30, 2015 

Tim Hortons Family Golf Nights @ Sun Rivers

It's Back! Beginning Friday May 22nd thru to August every Friday, Saturday & Sunday evenings bring the whole family for 9 holes of family fun! Tee times available from 5:30pm - 6:30pm. For Full details visit sunrivers.com/golf



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

May 30 - July 8, 2015 

Shannon Ford @ Chazou Contemporary Art Gallery

Shannon Ford's Horse at the Kamloops Chazou Contemporary Art Gallery 



For more information phone 250-374-0488 Website

June 17 - August 19, 2015 

Campus Garden Tours @ TRU

Free guided tours by the TRU Friends of the Gardens feature a different theme each week. Tours start in the Horticulture Gardens behind House 10, Wednesdays at 6:30 p.m.



For more information phone 250-828-5000 Website

June 26 - August 31, 2015 

Tasting Room @ Harper's Trail Winery

Open daily 11am to 5pm.



For more information phone 250-573-5855 Website

June 27 - September 12, 2015 

Custom Made @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Custom Made/Tsitslem te stem te ck'ultens-kuc frames a dialogue between artists whose works cross boundaries, challenging and conflating binaries of art and craft, both contemporary and traditional.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

June 27 - September 12, 2015 

More Than Visible @ Kamloops Art Gallery

More Than Visible: Photography, Ecology + Contact Culture in the Salishan Landscape

Tslex te sk'ult.s te tmicw



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

June 27 - September 5, 2015 

Andrew Hood @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Kamloops-based artist Andrew Hood's The Causeway captures the spiritual connection on a 100 km journey to the Centre of the Universe.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

June 27 - August 22, 2015 

Sk'elep School @ Kamloops Art Gallery

The exhibition highlights student work, that balance high academic standards and traditional Secwepmec Culture, made in collaboration with local basketry artists. Encompassing Secwepemc teachings, language and culture, students incorporate the traditional medium of pine needle basketry with modern digital photography to express and explore contemporary ideas.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

June 28 - September 6, 2015 

Sun Peaks & Region Farmers' Market @ Sun Peaks Resort

Every Sunday from June 28-September 6! Come stroll the picturesque alpine village, listen to live music and take part in The 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.



For more information phone 250-578-5388 or Email. Website

June 28 - July 2, 2015 

Oh Canada! Art Exhibition @ Riverside Park

The Kamloops Arts Council's new OH CANADA! Art Exhibition is a multi-day visual arts exhibit that celebrates our great country. The exhibition focuses on the themes of Canada's history, culture and identity. The exhibit will culminate at Art in the Park and City of Kamloops Canada Day celebrations.



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

July 1, 2015 

Art in the Park @ Riverside Park

Art in the Park is the largest arts event in Kamloops and is organized by the Kamloops Arts Council (KAC) as part of the City of Kamloops Canada Day celebrations at Riverside Park. The full day of arts exhibitions and sales, demos and performances is free to the public. Approximately 30,000 people attend the event each year.

More than 90 artists will have their handcrafted and original work on display in 2015, from painting and pottery to fashion and jewellery. The event also features live music, dance, and theatre performances for all ages. 9AM to 5PM.



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July 1, 2015 

Get Canadian Run 2015 @ McArthur Island

The official start time at McArthur Island Sports and Event Centre is 8:30 am.  



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July 1, 2015 

BIG Little Science Centre @ Riverside Park

Stop by the BLSC Travel Booth for the Canada Day Celebration from 8:00am until 6:00pm!



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

July 1, 2015 

Canada Day @ Red Collar Brewing

Red Collar will have extended hours during Canada day so you may remain hydrated throughout the afternoon, or escape to the patio in the evening.



For more information phone 778-471-0174 Website

July 1, 2015 

Canada Day @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Join Kamloops in celebrating our national holiday for a full day of culture, arts, music and festivities at Riverside Park.  The day begins with a Lions Pancake breakfast and ends with a colourful display of fireworks.



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July 1, 2015 

Canada Day @ Savona Beach and Park

Join your friends and come celebrate Canada Day and Savona's 130th Birthday at our beautiful beach and park listening to the sounds of amazing music from 2-10pm. Local Bands, Kids Zone, Zumba Demo, BBQ Concession, Beer Garden, Raffles, Tons of Prizes, Craft Vendors and much more!



For more information phone 250-299-5500 or Email.

July 1, 2015 

Canada Day: Strong & Free @ Shark Club

It's Canada Day! It's time to wear "Red & White" in celebratory form.

We're going to be rocking out from 4:00pm into the night. During the day we're going to feature another patio party with one of our resident DJ's on the decks. Then from 9:00pm we'll have more of our resident guest DJ's playing all of the music you want to hear to keep you moving all night long.

Get in early because with thousands of people in the park right across the street it's sure to be a packed house from 4:00pm!



For more information phone 250-852-6700 Website

July 1, 2015 

Great Canadian Pub Crawl @ Bailey's Pub

Tickets are $50 and include: lunch, dinner, three drinks, three pubs, one beer garden and transportation. Limited number of tickets available. 



For more information phone 250-376-3193

July 1, 2015 

Canada Day Foam Party @ Cactus Jack's

wit DJ Virtue. 19+ event.



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July 2, 2015 

Charity Golf Tournament @ Sun Peaks Resort

All proceeds will support BC Adaptive Snowsports who provide opportunities for all persons with cognitive and physical disabilities to enjoy the freedom and therapeutic benefits of skiing and snowboarding.



For more information phone 250-578-6009 or Email. Website

July 2, 2015 

Tiller's Folly @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Canadiana Celtic. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 3 - 4, 2015 

Summer Concert Series Weekend-Lou Gramm: The Voice of Foreigner @ Sun Peaks Resort

The 4th Annual Summer Concert Series kicks off at Sun Peaks July 3 & 4. Saturday’s headliner is legendary American rock vocalist and songwriter Lou Gramm, the original lead vocalist of multi-platinum band FOREIGNER.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 3 - 4, 2015 

Steel Toad @ The Blue Grotto

Ages 21+. $5 cover. Doors open at 8:00pm.



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

July 3, 2015 

Greg Drummond @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Canadian Folk Rock. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 3, 2015 

Doc & The Disorderlies @ McDonald Park: Music in the Park

Roots. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 3, 2015 

Live music @ Romeos Kitchen + Spirits

Join Romeos Kitchen + Spirits in their lounge for live local music by Cathi Marshall.

6:00pm - 9:00pm. No cover and nightly drink specials available. 



For more information phone 250-372-5312 Website

July 3, 2015 

ALS Cruising for Canada Fundraiser @ Bailey's Pub

Tickets are $20 and include a steak or pasta dinner with seatings at 5:00pm and 7:00pm. Tickets available at the pub.



For more information phone 250-376-3193

July 4, 2015 

Kingpins @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Classic Rock. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 4, 2015 

Live music @ Romeos Kitchen + Spirits

Join Romeos Kitchen + Spirits in their lounge for live, local music by Cathi Marshall.

7:00pm - 10:00pm. No cover and nightly drink specials available.



For more information phone 250-372-5312 Website

July 5 - 11, 2015 

Destination Mainstage

MAINSTAGE Theatre is back in Kamloops and set to hit the 'stage' in July 2015.  MAINSTAGE is the Annual Provincial Theatre Festival for community theatre groups throughout BC. Sponsored by Theatre BC, it is one of the longest-running theatre traditions in Canada. This exciting event is the culmination of winning plays from Theatre BC Zone Festivals involving up to 10 Zones throughout the Province of BC. More than 60 community theatre clubs participate in Zone Festivals held in April and May, with hopes riding on the chance to take their winning play to MAINSTAGE for friendly competition with the province’s best.  Kamloops will also host the festival in 2016 (July 8-16) and 2017 (July 7-15).



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July 5, 2015 

Gary Comeau & Cannery Row @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Cajun. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 6 - August 21, 2015 

Summer Art Camps @ Kamloops Art Gallery

The KAG week-long summer camps engage children in a variety of artistic media using high quality materials.

Ages 4-6 and 7-12

Generously sponsored by New Gold



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

July 6 - 8, 2015 

Kids Half-day Horsemanship Camps@ Erin Valley Stables

Caling all horse crazy kids! Bring your kids to enjoy a horsemanship camp they won't forget! Over the three days they will cover horse safety, grooming and maintenance, riding, liberty work, obstacle course, confidence building, rodeo events, games and horse psychology. Whether they are beginner or advanced they will be taking their horsemanship to the next level. Come for one day or all three! Limited spots available, deposit required to hold your spot. Ages 4-12. 9:00am - 12:00pm. Click on webiste link for more details.



For more information phone 250-573-5442 Website

July 6, 2015 

Nova Scotiables @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

East Coast. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 7 - 11, 2015 

Static Electricity Show @ BIG Little Science Centre

Time for a Science Centre Hair Do. Discover fun static activities that you can try at home, plus have the powerful van de Graaf Generator make your hair fly.

11:00am and at 1:30pm.

The super Exploration Room is open 10:00am to 4:00pm with over 140 different exhibits to enjoy.



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

July 7, 2015 

Beyond Brass @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

(formerly Kamloops Big Band). Big Band Classics. Starts @ 7:00pm.
 



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July 7, 2015 

Gianna Lauren & Guests @ Zack's Coffees Teas & Gifts

Originally calling Alberta and Ontario home, this Halifax songstress has manufactured a sound that is anything but "just" singer-songwriter. Lush arrangements and restrained vocals create a haunting ambience.

Doors @ 7:00pm. Show @ 8:00pm. Cover $10.



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July 8, 2015 

Kamloops Art Gallery: Drink & Draw @ Red Collar Brewing

Join us at Red Collar Brewing to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops's best local beer. No experience necessary. All supplies provided. Minors are welcome with an accompanying parent or guardian.

All ages, FREE.  6:00pm to 8:00pm.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

July 8, 2015 

Sean Ashby @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Sarah McLachlan Guitarist. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 9 - August 1, 2015 

Peace of Soul @ Kamloops Arts Council's Main Gallery

A solo art exhibition hosted by talented Sun Peaks based artist, William Dallimore. These airbrushed acrylic paintings depict an exact likeness of the subjects, including Stan and Henry from 98.3 CIFM.



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

July 9 - 12, 2015 

Kamloops International Baseball Tournament @ Norbrock Staduim

Tournament Passes: General $40.00, Seniors(60+) $35.00, Kids (12-) Free



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July 9, 2015 

Arbour Aboriginal Artists Collective Youth Workshops with Chris Bose @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Arbour Collective provides opportunities for youth and adults to create art, learn new creative methods and exhibit or perform in the Kamloops area. The Arbour Collective seeks to inspire and empower through creativity. All materials provided. No experience necessary.

Ages 12+. FREE.  6:00pm to 9:00pm.

Thank you to our sponsor Urban Systems Foundation



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

July 9, 2015 

Mike MacKenzie Blues Band @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Classic Rock & Blues. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 9, 2015 

Kamloops Burlesque presents Ohhh! Canada @ The Blue Grotto

All Live Show plus Live Music by Sexy Men! and special guests Holly Von Sinn and Beau Creep.

Ages 19+. Tickets $5 at door or at kamtix.ca, VIP tickets $10 at Instinct.

Doors open at 8:00pm with show starting at 9:30pm.



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

July 10 - 12, 2015 

2015 Canadian National Downhill Championships @ Sun Peaks Resort

Sun Peaks Resort is stoked to be hosting the 2015 Canadian National Downhill Championships this summer in our legendary Bike Park! Building on the success of our 2012 BC Cup, 2013 Canada Cup, and last summer's Canadian Championships, our infamous DH track will be receiving some extra love this spring to prepare for an influx of some of Canada's best riders. This race will have citizen classes, so everyone can get in on the action.



For more information phone 250-578-5474 or Email. Website

July 10 - 11, 2015 

Music in the Park: HIJACKED @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

BC Living Arts is HIJACKING Music in the Park each night from 6-10:30pm. Experience local and regional musicians with live music of Joni Mitchell, Leonard Cohen, The Band + more! Outdoor films, interactive art installations, refreshment garden, food truck festival. FREE.



For more information phone 250-682-2936 or Email. Website

July 10 - 11, 2015 

Linus @ The Blue Grotto

We don't play for peanuts, ya know!

Ages 21+. $5 cover. Doors open at 8:00pm.



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

July 10, 2015 

Margit Sky Project @ McDonald Park: Music in the Park

Pop. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 11, 2015 

Kamloops Ambassador Society: Miss Kamloops @ The Sagebrush Theatre

The coronation of Miss Kamloops and the Kamloops Princesses at the Sagebrush Theatre. Start time is 6:30 pm, tickets available through Kamloops Live Box Office or at the door.



For more information phone 250-819-5691 or Email. Website

July 11, 2015 

Kamloops Therapeutic Riding’s 6th Annual Horse Show & Tack Sale

Everyone is invited to this special event! This is the one time a year our riders are able to showcase their skills for the community. BBQ concession and tack sales will go directly towards our therapeutic riding programs. 10:00am – 2:30pm Come join us and see what we do at KTRA!



For more information phone 250-554-3811 or Email. Website

July 11, 2015 

Kamloops Highland Games @ Albert McGowan Park

Come out and enjoy a fun filled celtic day. Take in all the sights and sounds of a traditional highland games. This annual festival will be the host to many activities including traditional Scottish heavy athletics, highland dance and music performances, solo piping, drumming and band competitions, clan genealogy information, children's activities and much more! Festivities begin at 7am!



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July 11, 2015 

Family Art Saturday @ Kamloops Art Gallery

A free family event that includes tours and activities in our galleries as well as innovative art workshops in our studios. Participate in basket and book making workshops that integrate ides of language, traditional practices and contemporary innovation.

All ages, FREE.  1:00pm to 3:00pm.

Thank you to our sponsor Domtar



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

July 11, 2015 

Walking Tour Red Lights Black Hearts

Join us this usmmer for our wildly popilar Red Lights black Hearts guided walking tour that explores Kamloops' darker side. Learn all about houses of ill repute, opium dens, and notorious Kamloops icons. Discover the fascination history of Kamloops brothels, women of the night, and the Kamloops jail. Given the topic of this walking tour this is not suitable for younger audiences, recommended ages 16 and up. The price is $8, and the event is to be held at the Kamloops Museum from 10:00am - 11:00am. 



For more information phone 250-828-3576 or Email.

July 11, 2015 

The Dead Fibres @ The Art We Are

A three-piece band formed in Edmonton last year, and will perform punk vocals and guitar riffs.



For more information phone 250-828-7998 or Email.

July 11, 2015 

Driving For Survivors @ Mt. Paul Golf Course

Come on out to Mt. paul Golf Course on July 11th and drive a bucket of balls for The Heart & Stroke Foundation! Barbeque, cold drinks by donation. 100% of funds raised between 1:00 pm and 4:00 pm in support of Heart & Stroke Foundation



For more information phone 250-299-8690 or Email. Website

July 12, 2015 

Cecile Doo-Kinque @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Blues. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 13 - August 1, 2015 

Project X: X Fest 2015 @ Prince Charles Park

Project X is a Kamloops theatre company passionate about creating and producing innovative, audacious theatre works that explore non-traditional venues and forms of theatre. They are committed to expanding the creative development of emerging artists in the region as well as bringing new educational, theatrical and artistic experiences to the widest audience possible. Featuring The Merry Adventures of Robin Hood and The Shakespeare Show.



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July 13 - 17, 2015 

Quilting in the Mountains Class 1 @ Sun Peaks Resort

If you think sewing a 4 or 9 patch block is ‘been there, done that’, wait till you take Dianne Jansson’s class ‘Simple Blocks, Stunning Quilts’ during Quilting in the Mountains 2015.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 13, 2015 

100 Mile House @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

English Folk Roots. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 14 - 18, 2015 

Exploring Circuits @ BIG Little Science Centre

Discover what an electrical circuit is and how they affect your world. Build your own circuits to operate lights and motors.

11:00am and at 1:30pm.

The super Exploration Room is open 10:00am to 4:00pm with over 140 different exhibits to enjoy.



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

July 14, 2015 

Wild T and The Spirit @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Blues. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 15, 2015 

Twenty Minute Challenge @ The Running Room

This summer on Wednesday, July 15th head to the Kamloops Running Room for 20 minutes of fun & fitness! Register online for free@runningroom.com and get a free hat. Run/walk/stroll



For more information phone 250-374-1652 or Email. Website

July 15, 2015 

Scattered Atoms @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Blues R&B. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 16, 2015 

Sally & The Melo Hearts @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Current & Classic Rock. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 17 - 19, 2015 

3rd Annual Canadian Bluemoon Elvis Festival @ North Thompson Agriplex

Canadian Bluemoon Ventures presents the 3rd Annual Canadian Bluemoon Elvis Festival in Barriere, BC.

World Class Elvis tribute artists and tributes to Johnny Cash, Jerry Lee Lewis & more!



For more information phone 250-319-0402 Website

July 17 - 18, 2015 

Chapter 9 @ The Blue Grotto

Ages 21+. $5 cover. Doors open at 8:00pm.



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

July 17, 2015 

Quilting in the Mountains Trunk Show & Dinner@ Sun Peaks Resort

Quilters Dinner and Trunk Show with Marvin Ecker.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 17, 2015 

Sabrina Weeks & Swing Cat Bounce @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Blues. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 17, 2015 

Nicole & Gerry @ McDonald Park: Music in the Park

Original Duo. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 18 - 19, 2015 

Sun Peaks Uncovered: Flashback Weekend @ Sun Peaks Resort

Don't miss out on a weekend filled with bands performing the best of the 80's and 90's pop hits, along with contests and giveaways happening all weekend long!



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 18 - 19, 2015 

King of the Hill @ Eagle Point Golf Course

King of the Hill golf tournament at Eagle Point Golf Course in Kamloops is July 18th, 19th, 2015.



For more information phone (250) 573-2453 or Email. Website

July 18, 2015 

Slide the City @ Hillside Drive

Summer time is upon us, and we are bringing 1000 feet of slick vinyl to brighten your city streets. Come dressed to impress because it’s not every day you can strut through town with your hot bod, cool dance moves and slick slides. Did we mention 1000 feet? Yeah, that’s over 3 football fields. Click on the webite link for more information and to purchase tickets.



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July 18, 2015 

Painting 101 @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Learn the basics of acrylic painting with an introduction to colour theory and mixing. All materials provided and no experience necessary.

1:00pm to 3:00pm. Ages 16+. $22 for members. $25 for public (class). Early registration is encouraged as space fills quickly.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

July 18, 2015 

Ben Klick @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Country Rock. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 18, 2015 

Tracy Lynn @ The Art We Are

B.C. singer-songwriter iwll perform folk-country music. Tickets are $10 and more information about the artist can be found online at www.tracylynnmusic.com 



For more information phone 250-828-7998 or Email.

July 19, 2015 

The North Face Dirty Feet Mountain High Bike Event @ Sun Peaks Resort

This marathon features 20km, 40km, and 60km course options, utilizing Sun Peaks' cross country trail network. Ride solo or build a team of three and make it a relay race. There are tons of great prizes up for grabs - as is the case with all Dirty Feet events!



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 19, 2015 

Impulse Response @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

R&B. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 20 - 24, 2015 

Kamloops Alliance Upwards Basketball Camp @ Kamloops Alliance Church

Kamloops Alliance Church is excited to offer our Upward Sports Basketball Camp. Our camp develops a total athlete mentally, athletically, spiritually and socially. Camp is July 20-24 from 9am - 3pm for those entering grade 1 to entering grade 6. $50/child (includes basketball, waterbottle and t-shirt).



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

July 20 - 24, 2015 

Quilting in the Mountains Weekend 2 @ Sun Peaks Resort

If you think sewing a 4 or 9 patch block is ‘been there, done that’, wait till you take Dianne Jansson’s class ‘Simple Blocks, Stunning Quilts’ during Quilting in the Mountains 2015.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 20, 2015 

Jane Perrett @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Classical Soprano & Showtunes. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 21 - 25, 2015 

Magnetism Show @ BIG Little Science Centre

Discover the connection between electricity and magnets! Explore how the two mysterious forces of electricity and magnetism are related. Use electricity to make a magnet and race to pick up all the nails.

11:00am and at 1:30pm.

The super Exploration Room is open 10:00am to 4:00pm with over 140 different exhibits to enjoy.



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

July 21, 2015 

Ben Caldwell & The Folk Road Show @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Roots & Folk. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 22, 2015 

Cod Gone Wild @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Maritime Fun. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 23 - 26, 2015 

2015 Legacy Performance Games

The 2nd annual Kamloops Legacy Performance Games, July 23 - 26, 2015 will see 10 sports competing in the Games with 4 returning sports, Wheelchair Rugby, Wheelchair Tennis, Roller Derby and Equestrian and 6 new sports including Football, Karate, Softball, Pickleball, and Water Ski. For a list of venues and schedules, please on the website link.



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July 23, 2015 

Arbour Aboriginal Artists Collective Youth Workshops with Chris Bose @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Arbour Collective provides opportunities for youth and adults to create art, learn new creative methods and exhibit or perform in the Kamloops area. Arbour Collective seeks to inspire and empower through creativity. All materials provided. No experience necessary.

Ages 12+, FREE.  6:00pm to 9:00pm

Thank you to our sponsor Urban Systems Foundation



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

July 23, 2015 

BCLC Midsummer Music Jam featuring Catch 22 @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Music of the 80's. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 24 - 25, 2015 

Devon Coyote @ The Blue Grotto

Ages 21+. $5 cover. Doors open at 8:00pm.



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

July 24, 2015 

Sarah Burton @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Rockin' Roots Pop. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 24, 2015 

Dodie Goldney's Instamatics @ McDonald Park: Music in the Park

Classic Rock. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 25 - 26, 2015 

Country Fest @ Sun Peaks Resort

With Sun Peaks' surrounding area rooted deeply in ranch and farmland, we're excited to celebrate western culture with this growing festival. Enjoy country themed activities and live entertainment featuring The Chris Buck Band and Rod Black! Stay tuned for more details!



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 25, 2015 

John Fogerty - Live @ ISC

Legendary musician John Fogerty announces additional Canadian dates on his “1969” Tour. The critically acclaimed tour celebrated one extraordinary year: 1969. This tour celebrates 1969 – the extraordinary year in which Fogerty wrote and produced three seminal albums with Creedence Clearwater Revival: Bayou Country, Green River and Willy and the Poor Boys.



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July 25, 2015 

Kamloops Therapeutic Riding's 6th Annual "Dash to Make a Difference"

Kamloops Therapeutic Riding's 6th Annual Dash to Make a Difference is an "Amazing Race" type of event which happens throughout Kamloops.  Your registration helps to support children, adults and at-risk-youth in our various programs.

RACE INFORMATION
Race Date: Saturday, July 25th, 2015
Check-In: 2:30pm
Race Starts: 3pm SHARP
Race Dinner: 6pm

Team Entry Fee is $40 per team member and includes a t-shirt and ticket to the race dinner.



For more information phone 250-554-3811 Website

July 25, 2015 

Chrome on the Grass 2015 @ Prince Charles Park

10am to 3pm. $10 entry per car.



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July 25, 2015 

Mountain of Beer & Chili Cookoff @ Sun Peaks Resort

Back by popular demand, the Mountain of Beer and Chili Cook-Off returns! Tour the village restaurants sampling signature beers from a wide variety of breweries, and tasting house made chili from local chefs.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 25, 2015 

Harper's Trail Presents: Hugh McLennan @ Harper's Trail Winery

We're taking it back to the old wild west! Join us on the patio for an intimate evening of unique stories and songs about the ranching and western history of B.C. with Hugh McLennan, host of the award-winning Spirit of the West Radio show. Doors open at 6:30pm, show starts at 7pm. For more information and ticket information, please click on the website link.



For more information phone 250-573-5855 Website

July 25, 2015 

Painting 101 @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Learn the basics of acryclic painting and create a still-life painting. All materials provided and no experience necessary.

1:00pm to 3:00pm. Ages 16+. $22 for members. $25 for public (class). Early registration is encouraged as space fills quickly.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

July 25, 2015 

Kamloops Art Gallery: Ethnobotany Tour @ Secwepemc Musem & Heritage Park

Broaden your knowledge on this one-hour guided tour about indigenous plants of this region and the various ways they are used by Secwepemc people.

10:00am. All ages. $5 for members and $7 for public. Pre-registration is required.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

July 25, 2015 

Sherman Doucette @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Blues Harp Extraordinaire. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 25, 2015 

BIG Little Science Centre Speaker Series presents Landing on Mars @ Thompson Rivers University

A talk with NASA Engineer Luke Dubord, a Canadian Aeronautical and Astronautical Engineer at NASA's Jet Propulsion Laboratory. He is currently on the development team for NASA's InSight Mars Land project, scheduled to launch in March 2016. He was active on the development team of the MSL mission Curiosity. Luke will share about the development efforts of Curiosity and the currently indevelopment Mars Lander InSight, as well as the future of NASA Mars exploration.

6:00pm - 6:45pm: talk for youngsters and families. 7:30pm - 8:30pm: Full Lecture

$5 per person and $10 per family. Held at the Barber Centre (HOL190), in the House of Learning, Thompson Rivers University.



For more information phone 250-554-2572 Website

July 25, 2015 

Jay Alm @ The Art We Are

Based out of Jackson Hole, Wyoming. Attendees can expect a six and 12-string guitar, ukulele, mandolin and humorous travel writings. Tickets will be $5 at the door.



For more information phone 250-828-7998

July 26, 2015 

The Kamloops Marathon

Choose from 3km, 8km, half marathon, full marathon or relay marathon.



Website

July 26, 2015 

Farm2Chefs Society Fundraiser @ Privato Vineyard and Winery

Farm2chefs Society Fundraiser "A Local Culinary Grazing Event " (A Collaboration between local farmers and chefs) Sunday July 26th from 5pm to 8pm Privato Vineyard and Winery in Westsyde (http://www.privato.ca/). "No tickets sold at the gate". Prices and info are as follows: Adults $60 Youth ages 11-18 - $40 Children ages 6-11 $20 Children under 5 - free Includes: Beverages - beer, wine and coffee tasting! Gourmet appies from various local chefs - variety of gourmet bite size dishes! Entertainment on site Silent Auction with various items up for bid! Last Year’s auction included a Chef’s Dinner for Six, Wine tours, gift baskets, private wine tastings and more…. Tickets available through the Kamloops Live box Office.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

July 26, 2015 

Dave Lang & The Insolent Rabble @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Swing Jazz. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 27, 2015 

Kamloops Art Gallery: Drink & Draw @ Zack's Coffees and Teas

Join us at Red Collar Brewing to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops's best local beer. No experience necessary. All supplies provided. Minors are welcome with an accompanying parent or guardian.

All ages, FREE.  6:00pm to 8:00pm.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

July 27, 2015 

Twin Peaks @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Dynamic Duo. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

July 28 - August 1, 2015 

Electromagnetism Lab @ BIG Little Science Centre

Discover the connection between electricity and magnets! Explore how the two mysterious forces of electricity and magentism are related. Use electricity to make a magnet and race to pick up all the nails.

11:00am and at 1:30pm.

The super Exploration Room is open 10:00am to 4:00pm with over 140 different exhibits to enjoy.



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

July 28, 2015 

Tanner James Band @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Folk Roots & Country. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 29, 2015 

Kirby Sewell Band @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Blues. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

July 30 - August 2, 2015 

Rockin' River Musicfest @ Merritt Festival Show Site

Get ready for Rockin' River Music Fest 2015 and 4 days of amazing music!



Website

July 30, 2015 

The Longriders @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Ultimate Lynyrd Skynyrd Tribute. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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July 31 - August 3, 2015 

25th Annual Kamloops Invitational Soccer Tournament

The countdown is on to our 25th Anniversary Tournament – July 31 through August 3, 2015. In celebration of this year’s milestone tourney, planning is underway for what we expect will be our best event ever. 



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July 31 - August 2, 2015 

Canada's Alpine Blossom Festival @ Sun Peaks Resort

This time during the summer is when the alpine wildflowers are at the height of blooming. It's an amazing experience for all the senses. The village will be host to entertainers and activities, including live music, facepainting, a kids zone, outdoor evening movie, and more!



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

July 31 - August 2, 2015 

Kamloopa Powwow @ Tk'emlups Indian Band Powwow Grounds

The Kamloopa Powwow is one of the largest celebrations of First Nations' culture and heritage in Western Canada! The Pow Wow is a spectacular expression of the Secwepemc people's heritage and is a vibrant display of storytelling, song, and dance in traditional regalia.

The Kamloopa Powwow represents many years of stories and events from previous years packed into three exciting days at the Secwepemc Pow Wow Grounds located 2 minutes from the city centre, alongside the South Thompson River in Kamloops. Please note this a non-drug and alcohol free event.



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July 31 - August 1, 2015 

Bluesfoot @ The Blue Grotto

Ages 21+. $5 cover. Doors open at 8:00pm.



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

July 31, 2015 

Ellen Doty @ Harper's Trail Winery

Join Harper's Trail on their patio for an intimate evening with Ellen Doty. 7pm to 9pm.



For more information phone 250-573-5855 Website

July 31, 2015 

Trama @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Rock. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

July 31, 2015 

Anita Eccleston @ McDonald Park: Music in the Park

Girl With a Horn. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 1, 2015 

Reach the Peak: Tod Mountain Summit Hike @ Sun Peaks Resort

Join the coveted list of “summiteers” that have reached the peak of Mt. Tod, on our fifth annual hike! It is a fun and enjoyable hike suitable for all ages where participants can travel at their own pace.



For more information phone 250-578-5474 or Email. Website

August 1, 2015 

Painting 101 @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Learn the basics of acrylic painting and paint a landscape. All materials provided and no experience necessary.

1:00pm to 3:00pm. Ages 16+. $22 for members. $25 for public (class). Early registration is encouraged as space fills quickly.

 



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

August 1, 2015 

Michael Wood Band @ Riverside Park; Music in the Park

Pop Rock. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 2, 2015 

Uncle Wiggly's Hot Shoes @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 2, 2015 

Blues Band @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Blues. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 3, 2015 

BC Bears Day & Teddy Bear Picnic @ The BC Wildlife Park

Bring the whole family out to celebrate BC Bears Day & Teddy Bear Picnic!



For more information phone 250-573-3242 Website

August 3, 2015 

Johnny Don't @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Folk Rock. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 4 - 8, 2015 

Microscopic Explorations @ BIG Little Science Centre

Use hand lenses and microscopes to discover the micro world aorund us. Discover how amazing items from nature and our world look when magnified many times. We will provide crystals, sand and more to explore. Everyone is encouraged to bring other items to explore as well.

11:00am and at 1:30pm.

The super Exploration Room is open 10:00am to 4:00pm with over 140 different exhibits to enjoy.



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

August 4, 2015 

Allen Christie @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Canadiana Outlaw. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 5, 2015 

Tasman Jude @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Jamaican Reggae. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 6, 2015 

Arbour Aboriginal Artists Collective Youth Workshops with Chris Bose @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Arbour Collective provides opportunities for youth and adults to create art, learn new creative methods and exhibit or perform in the Kamloops area. Arbour Collective seeks to inspire and empower through creativity. All materials provided. No experience necessary.

Ages 12+, FREE.  6:00pm to 9:00pm

Thank you to our sponsor Urban Systems Foundation



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

August 6, 2015 

Compassion Gorilla @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Gypsy Roots. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 7 - 9, 2015 

Hot Nite in the City

Each summer in August, 13 city blocks in Kamloops' downtown core are closed off to regular traffic to make room for Street Rods, Customs, American Muscle,  Sport-compact, British, European, Collector, Vintage, Bikes,  Race Competition vehicles and Highway Tractors,  to line the streets for the annual Hot Nite In The City Show ‘n Shine! This year marks the 21st  annual event and it’s ideal for people of all ages. Admission to the event is FREE!



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August 7 - 9, 2015 

Green Art Festival @ Sun Peaks Resort

Be sure to check out all of the great designs from a diverse combination of artists, designers and academics. The festival will not only include art, but guests can also enjoy an outdoor movie experience, a wine tasting and of course live music!



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

August 7 - 9, 2015 

4th Annual Ribfest @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

This summer, Ribfest will take over Riverside Park from Friday, August 8th - August 10th (11am to 9pm all three days) in Kamloops' for a full weekend of fantastic, free, family fun.

In conjunction with Hot Nite in the City, the highly successful Ribfest offers a rib cook-off between five champion barbeque teams; music and entertainment throughout the entire event; entertainment and activities for children and youth, as well as a Refreshment Center and a whole whack of great vendors. 



Email. Website

August 7, 2015 

Ribfest Presents: Barracuda: Heart Tribute & All Fired Up: Pat Benatar Tribute

Rock. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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August 7, 2015 

Andrea Smith @ McDonald Park: Music in the Park

Jazzy Pop. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 8, 2015 

OK Springs Co-Ed Foot Golf Tournament Series @ Sun Rivers

Pick your player(s) and join us for the Foot Golf tournament series. Enjoy 18 holes of Foot Golf competition, prizes, and a delicious BBQ dinner. No skills needed- if you can kick a ball - you can play!



For more information phone 250-571-7888 Website

August 8, 2015 

Painting 101 @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Learn the basics of acrylic painting and explore portrait painting. All materials provided and no experience necessary.

1:00pm to 3:00pm. Ages 16+. $22 for members. $25 for public (class). Early registration is encouraged as space fills quickly.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

August 8, 2015 

Ribfest Presents: Totally Tom Petty: Music in the Park

Rock. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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August 9, 2015 

Ribfest Presents: Mo Marley @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Reggae. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 10 - 15, 2015 

Skimboarding Camp @ Overlander Beach

Skimboarding Camp Try a new sport! This camp is non-profit, community minded, with the goal to promote a healthy balanced lifestyle. "Leave the screens and get outside to be active seems, well fun." Need more info, please click on the website link.



For more information phone 250 374 7543 or Email. Website

August 10, 2015 

The Rube Band @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Embassadors of Fun. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 11 - 15, 2015 

Forces and Motion Show @ BIG Little Science Centre

A force is a push or a pull! But what makes those forces and how? Join us to discover many of the key forces that influence our lives. Be prepared for some explosive movement and fun!

11:00am and at 1:30pm.

The super Exploration Room is open 10:00am to 4:00pm with over 140 different exhibits to enjoy.



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

August 11, 2015 

Paul Filek @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Contemporary. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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August 11, 2015 

One Action at a Time Speaker Series @ Chartwell Kamloops

Special speaker series to include women featured in the book One Action at a Time, which aims to share women’s stories that make our community a better place to live. Local Kamloops women, Diana Douglas, Julia Mitra and Dianne Kerr will spend time sharing experiences from their life journey.



For more information phone 250-554-1112 or Email. Website

August 12, 2015 

Kamloops Art Gallery: Drink & Draw @ Red Collar Brewing

Join us at Red Collar Brewing to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops's best local beer. No experience necessary. All supplies provided. Minors are welcome with an accompanying parent or guardian.

All ages, FREE.  6:00pm to 8:00pm.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

August 12, 2015 

Mip Power Trio @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Rock & Roots Party Music. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 13, 2015 

Jay Juatco @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

High Energy Pop Rock. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 13, 2015 

Breastate UnClassic @ Sun Rivers Golf Course

It's back! Join us for another year of fun on the course while we raise money for the Marjorie Willoughby Hospice House and create awareness for breast and prostate cancer! 18 holes of golf, prizes, tail gate party, 3 course plated dinner and unconventional fun!



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

August 14 - 16, 2015 

6th Annual Retro Concert Weekend @ Sun Peaks Resort

A local's favourite! Get on your dancing shoes and enjoy three days of serious rock and roll at Sun Peaks! With the lush forest as the backdrop and outdoor patios just steps away from the concert venue, it doesn't get much better than this.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

August 14, 2015 

Harpdog Brown @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Award Winning Blues. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 14, 2015 

Caitlin Goulet @ McDonald Park: Music in the Park

Torchy Pop. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 15, 2015 

Get Retro Run 2015 @ Sun Peaks Resort

The official start time at SUN PEAKS is 9:00 am. Click website link to register.



Website

August 15, 2015 

Overlanders Day 2015 @ McDonald Park

10am to 4pm. Get to know your neighbours at the North Shore's Annual Family Fun Event!



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August 15, 2015 

Painting 101 @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Learn the basics of acrylic painting and experiment with abstract painting. All materials provided and no experience necessary.

1:00pm to 3:00pm. Ages 16+. $22 for members. $25 for public (class). Early registration is required as space fills quickly.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

August 15, 2015 

Brisas del Palmar @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Wonderfully talented South American Ensemble. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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August 16, 2015 

Julia Child's Birthday Themed Dinner @ Brownstone

Join us for a five course meal (with 2 wine/beer pairings) celebrating the incredible recipes of Ms Julia Child! Tix $80 and bought in advance at Brownstone (250) 851-9939.



For more information phone 250-851-9939 or Email. Website

August 16, 2015 

Darlene Ketchum Quartet @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

R&B, Jazz & Soul. Starts at 7:00pm



Website

August 17, 2015 

Sister Speak @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Soulful Rootsy Rock & World Pop. Starts @ 7:00pm
 



Website

August 18 - 22, 2015 

Explosive Geology Lab @ BIG Little Science Centre

The land and water of the world sit on different 'plates' that slowly move over the earth's core. Explore how this system works, do a Plat Puzzle to recreate the current set up of the continents, and make your own volcanic eruptions!

11:00am and at 1:30pm.

The super Exploration Room is open 10:00am to 4:00pm with over 140 different exhibits to enjoy.



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

August 18 - 20, 2015 

Kids Half-day Horsemanship Camps @ Erin Valley Stables

Caling all horse crazy kids! Bring your kids to enjoy a horsemanship camp they won't forget! Over the three days they will cover horse safety, grooming and maintenance, riding, liberty work, obstacle course, confidence building, rodeo events, games and horse psychology. Whether they are beginner or advanced they will be taking their horsemanship to the next level. Come for one day or all three! Limited spots available, deposit required to hold your spot. Ages 4-12. 9:00am - 12:00pm. Click on website link for more details.



For more information phone 250-573-5442 Website

August 18, 2015 

Buck Wild @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Country music. Starts @ 7:00pm



Website

August 18, 2015 

KWRGS Speaker Series: Jill Calder @ The Art We Are

The one hour Speaker Series aims to share and document women’s stories that make our community a better place to live.This year we are pleased to have Dr. Jill Calder share her inspiring experiences as a doctor.



For more information phone 250-554-1112 or Email. Website

August 19, 2015 

Econoline Crush with Aviator Shades @ Cactus Jacks

Tickets on sale Friday (June 6)  at Doctor Love & Hemp City Kamloops, Life.Ink.Tattoo, CJ's & www.KamTix.ca



For more information phone (250) 374-7289 Website

August 19, 2015 

West My Friend @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Indie Folk/Roots. Starts @ 7:00pm



Website

August 20, 2015 

Arbour Aboriginal Artists Collective Youth Workshops with Chris Bose @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Arbour Collective provides opportunities for youth and adults to create art, learn new creative methods and exhibit or perform in the Kamloops area. Arbour Collective seeks to inspire and empower through creativity. All materials provided. No experience necessary.

Ages 12+, FREE.  6:00pm to 9:00pm

Thank you to our sponsor Urban Systems Foundation



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

August 20, 2015 

Dodie Goldney's Instamatics @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Classic Rock. Starts @ 7:00pm



Website

August 21, 2015 

Shattered Blue @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Classic Rock. Starts @ 7:00pm



Website

August 21, 2015 

James Wolf @ McDonald Park: Music in the Park

Contemporary. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 22, 2015 

Basket Weaving Workshop @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Create an inner cedar bark basket that can last generations under the instruction of Melvin Williams, a basket weaver of Lil'wat descent from Mount Currie BC. No experience required and all materials provided. Only 10 spaces available, so please call to register early.

1:00pm.  Ages 12+, FREE.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

August 22, 2015 

The Blue Mules @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Blues. Starts @ 7:00pm
 



Website

August 23, 2015 

Doc & The Disorderlies @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Canadiana. Starts @ 7:00pm



Website

August 24, 2015 

Scott Cook @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Hi Tech Hobo. Starts @ 7:00pm
 



Website

August 25 - 29, 2015 

Astronomy Show and Craft @ BIG Little Science Centre

Explore the solar system, then look to the stars and make a Constellation in a Cup!

11:00am and at 1:30pm.

The super Exploration Room is open 10:00am to 4:00pm with over 140 different exhibits to enjoy.



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

August 25, 2015 

Paisley Groove @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Classics. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 26, 2015 

Devon Coyote & The Midnight Howl @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Folk Rock. Starts @ 7:00pm



Website

August 27, 2015 

Baby & Me Art Exploration: Painting @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Children under 3 with their parents and caregivers, FREE

11:00am-11:45am

Explore painting with your children. Go on a tour of the current exhibitions and then have fun in the studios with plant and vegetable dye pigment paints. Dress for mess and fun. No registration required.

Thank you to our sponsor Domtar.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

August 27, 2015 

Margit Sky Project with Special Guests @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Contemporary. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 28 - 30, 2015 

Summer Concert Series Weekend: Colin James @ Sun Peaks Resort

Part of our 4th Annual Summer Concert Series, COLIN JAMES returns to Sun Peaks after an electric performance in 2013. Join us as this six-time Juno award winner hits the outdoor concert venue for a free performance on Saturday, August 29.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

August 28, 2015 

Aviator Shades @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Rock with an Irish Twist. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 28, 2015 

Ryan7 @ McDonald Park: Music in the Park

Classic Rock. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 29, 2015 

The Summer Finale @ The BC Wildlife Park

Bring out the whole family to celebrate the end of the summer at the BC Wildlife Park!



For more information phone 250-573-3242 Website

August 29, 2015 

Brass Action @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Brass Punk. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 30, 2015 

Fourplay @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Classic Rock. Starts @ 7:00pm.



Website

August 31, 2015 

Kamloops Art Gallery: Drink & Draw @ Zack's Coffees and Teas

Join us at Red Collar Brewing to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops's best local beer. No experience necessary. All supplies provided. Minors are welcome with an accompanying parent or guardian.

 

All ages, FREE.  6:00pm to 8:00pm



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

August 31, 2015 

Earthbound @ Riverside Park: Music in the Park

Funky World Music. Starts @ 7:00pm.



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September 4 - 6, 2015 

Lure A Cure Fishing Derby @ Knouff Lake Resort

3rd Annual Lure A Cure Fishing Derby @ Knouff Lake Resort. Sept 4-6th. Fundraiser for Run for the Cure & BC Childrens Hospital& BC Prostate Foundation. Austin Sounds Entertainment, Silent Auction, Daily Giveaways. Adults $20 Children $10. Kamloops PaddleWheelers Lions Club Pancake Breakfasts Contact Allana 250-374-5056.



For more information phone 250-374-5056 or Email.

September 6, 2015 

Yeah Bru! Classic Dual Slalom Race @ Sun Peaks Resort

The Bicycle Café brings you the annual Yeah Bru! Old School Dual Slalom. This grass roots (pun intended) event is all about high fives, so run what you brung!



For more information phone 250-578-5442 or Email. Website

September 10 - 26, 2015 

Western Canada Theatre presents Miss Caledonia @ Pavilion Theatre

It's 1955, and Peggy Ann Douglas is hitching her wagon to the pagenat circuit in hope it'll steer her from her farm to the bright lights of a Hollywood movie set. A play packed with baton twirling, song belting, and some fantastic fiddle playing. Starring Kamloops' Holly Lewis, it's for anyone who knows what it's like to dream big and hustle to make it happen.

 



For more information phone 250-372-3216 Website

September 12, 2015 

Get Corked Run 2015 @ Harper's Trail

The official start time at Harpers Trail is 10:30 am. Click website link to register.



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September 12, 2015 

The North Face Dirty Feet Mountain 50km & Relay @ Sun Peaks Resort

This epic race is also sanctioned as the 2015 Canadian National 50km Trail Championships! The course is a clover leaf design with 4 relay legs ranging from 10km to 16km, utilizing mountain bike trails off the Sunburst chair, Mt. Tod, and backcountry mountain bike and Nordic trails on Mt. Morrisey.



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

September 12, 2015 

Parkinson's SuperWalk @ Riverside Park/Rotary Bandshell

Join us for the 25th anniversary of the Parkinson's SuperWalk. Register as an individual or a team and help find a cure for Parkinson's Disease. Registration @ 10:00 am. Walk start @ 11:00 am.



For more information phone 1-800-668-3330 Website

September 13, 2015 

The North Face Dirty Feet Mountain Run @ Sun Peaks Resort

This fun trail running event is back for another year with new course distances to choose from; "Mountain Half" 21km, 10km + 1km, and 5km.



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

September 19, 2015 

OK Springs Co-Ed Foot Golf Tournament Series @ Sun Rivers

Pick your player(s) and join us for the Foot Golf tournament series. Enjoy 18 holes of Foot Golf competition, prizes, and a delicious BBQ dinner. No skills needed- if you can kick a ball - you can play!



For more information phone 250-571-7888 Website

September 19, 2015 

Children's Arts Festival 2015 @ Riverside Park

Now in its 16th year, the Kamloops Children's Arts Festival is a fun-filled, creative day of artistic, musical and theatrical activities and performances for children ages 2 to 12. The entire day is FREE for children and their families. 10am to 4pm.



Website

September 19, 2015 

'Run to the Sun' - Show n' Shine @ Sun Peaks Resort

Bring your family and friends to 'Run to the Sun: Show n' Shine'. Enjoy live music and view a collection of new to classic cars including MG, Jaguar, Ferrari, Mercedes-Benz and so many more - there'll be much to admire for the car connoisseur.



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

September 20, 2015 

Scotiabank MS Bike- Thompson River Ride

Gear up to end Multiple Sclerosis. Join us for the 20th Anniversary Thompson River Ride. Collect pledges for MS research and community-based services, and then enjoy our fully-supported ride. Register as an individual or a team early for a discount on registration. Century Ride offered this year.



For more information phone 250 314 0773 or Email. Website

September 20, 2015 

The 14th Annual Volkswagon Turtle River Race

Races start at the Yacht Club and finish at Pioneer Park Terry Lowe and staff at Volkswagen of Kamloops are proud to announce that this year’s VW Turtle River Race proceeds will go to Western Canada Theatre of Kamloops. Tickets will be on sale until 12:00 Noon, September 20th and are only $10 each!



For more information phone 250-374-3000 Website

September 21, 2015 

Jesse Cook @ Sagebrush Theatre

Jesse Arnaud Cook is a Canadian guitarist, composer, and producer. 7:30PM. Tickets available through the Kamloops Live Box Office.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

September 23, 2015 

Bubble Guppies Live!: Ready To Rock @ Sagebrush Theatre

6:30pm. Tickets on sale through Kamloops Live Box Office.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

September 25 - 28, 2015 

Provincial Winter Fair @ North Thompson Fall Fair Grounds

Provincial Winter Fair annually celebrates our agriculture heritage, culture, and community, by providing wholesome family fun, friendly competition, and educational experiences. The Fair is where agriculture, industry, education, and recreation unite in a supportive effort to portray dynamically, the resources and accomplishments of Kamloops and surrounding area.



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September 26 - 27, 2015 

Reebok Spartan Beast, Ultra Beast, & Sprint Races @ Sun Peaks Resort

Reebok Spartan Race, voted Outside Magazine’s Best Obstacle Race in 2012, is the world’s leading obstacle racing series and the first of its kind to have global rankings. Sun Peaks is poised to host Spartan Beast, Ultra Beast, Sprint, and Junior events September 26-27, 2015, for the third year running!



For more information phone 1-800-807-3257 or Email. Website

September 27, 2015 

The Tragically Hip - Live @ ISC

Following a string of rave reviews and fan accolades, The Tragically Hip have extended the Fully and Completely Tour into the summer and fall. Performing Fully Completely in its entirety, the iconic band has added dates across country to their current tour schedule.



For more information phone 250-828-3492 Website

September 30 - October 4, 2015 

Communities in Bloom - Symposium & Awards

This year, Kamloops will host the 2015 Communities in Bloom Symposium & Awards: Provincial, National & International. Everyone is welcome to register for the conference and learn about how to build community pride, beautify your city and so much more!



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October 2 - 4, 2015 

Adult Horsemanship Camp @ Erin Valley Stables

For the horse lover who is eager to learn and ride from morning till' night, a Doug Mills Horsemanship Camp is exactly where you need to be! You will get all day instruction from master clinician Doug and Lynette Mills, meet new people who have the same interests and horsemanship goals as you. Work through the steps of Doug's program and put it to work at a pace thats good for you and your horse. Perfect for any level of horse and rider to excel in the direction they choose. Come enjoy the friendly atmosphere and beautiful surroundings that Mills Ranch is famous for. Mills Ranch is the perfect setting for every horseman. Come enjoy the hot weather with a week of horsemanship, golf, demos, games and great food! Price $1500 plus GST.



For more information phone 250-573-5442 Website

October 5, 2015 

Jason Aldean @ Interior Savings Centre

7:30PM. Tickets on sale through Ticket Master.



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

October 8 - 17, 2015 

Western Canada Theatre presents Don't Dress for Dinner @ Sagebrush Theatre

Using his best friend Robert as an alibi, Bernard plans a perfect romantic weekend with his mistress while his wife is out of town. But when she hears that Robert is visiting, Bernard's wife starts making plans for a saucy liaison of her own. A cook named Suzette, a lover named Suzanne and more twists than a corkscrew, this salacious sequel of silly suspicion guarantees a good time!



For more information phone 250-372-0966 Website

October 17 - 18, 2015 

Kamloops Fall Home Show @ Interior Savings Centre

Saturday: 10am to 5pm. Sunday: 10am to 4pm.



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October 23 - 30, 2015 

Boo at the Zoo @ BC Wildlife Park

Bring the whole family to check out what all the whoots and hollers are all about at BOO at the ZOO at the BC Wildlife Park!



For more information phone 250-573-3242 Website

October 23 - 24, 2015 

Kamlops Symphony presents Dancing Queen-The Music of Abba @ Sagebrush Theatre

Take a Chance on Me. Waterloo. Fernando. Money, Money, Money. Knowing Me Knowing You.                 Kamloops Symphony teams up with Jeans 'n Classics to bring you the songs of ABBA in all their pop, rock, dance, and ballad glory. The dress code is disco tonight... Mamma Mia!



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

October 24, 2015 

Barenaked Ladies @ Interior Savings Centre

7:30PM. Tickets available through Ticket Master.



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

October 30, 2015 

Get Spooked Run 2015 @ Tranquille Farm Fresh

Your race fee includes participation in a race that is professionally organized, high energy, safe and fun. It also includes: timing, hot chocolate, loads of Halloween candy, draw prizes, pumpkin trail markers, ribbons for all Creepy KM kids, decorated and warm indoor host-site, parking, reflective course markings, decorated routes and a memorable nighttime running experience! Distances: 5K WALK/RUN and 1K creepy Kids fun run. Start time: 6:30pm. Click webiste link to register.



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November 1, 2015 

3rd Annual Do the Course Walk/Run @ Sun Rivers

Come out for the 3rd Annual Do the Course Walk/Run. Choose 5k or 10k run/walk through the community.$30 per person



For more information phone 250-828-9989 or Email. Website

November 26 - December 8, 2015 

Western Canada Theatre presents Mary Poppins @ Sagebrush Theatre

"Something magical is blowing into Cherry Tree Lane." When the Banks family places an advertisement for a nanny, their call is answered by Mary Poppins, a woman who is "practically perfect in every way." Get ready to relive the magic as this beloved Walt Disey musical blows into WCT for an unforgettable experience for the whole family.



For more information phone 250-372-0966 Website

November 28 - 29, 2015 

Christmas at the Courthouse

This annual event showcases many quality items for sale by artists and artisans in the beautiful venue of the Old Courthouse building.

Vendors interested in participating should print the application form and bring it in to the Courthouse Gallery.
One of our members will contact you.

You are invited to enjoy the food, music and fun while shopping for Christmas gifts and treasures. Parking is available at the Courthouse and any City of Kamloops lot.

The old Courthouse is also wheelchair accessible!



For more information phone 250-314-6600 Website

December 7, 2015 

Kamloops Education & Career Fair

Plan and explore your career paths with ECF by meeting with a variety of post secondary schools, employers and organizations from around the world and participating in industry specific seminars. Tickets are $5 on the door or free between 12-3pm with pre registration starting September 2015 via www.educationcareerfairs.com.



For more information phone 604-630-5962 or Email. Website

December 11, 2015 - January 3, 2016 

Wildlights Festival @ The BC Wildlife Park

Bring the whole family down to check out the light show at the BC Wildlife Park!



For more information phone 250-573-3242 Website

December 12 - 13, 2015 

Kamloops Symphony presents Christmas with the KSO @ Sagebrush Theatre

This is a Kamloops Symphony festive tradition, featuring music inspired by the season and showcasing soloists from our community. Music Director Bruce Dunn finishes the programme by turning his baton to the audience. Come sing along with us!



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

January 15 - 16, 2016 

Kamloops Symphony presents The Magic of Vienna @ Sagebrush Theatre

Kamloops Symphony rings in the New Year Viennese-style with an orchestra dressed for the party. Ever wonder about the history behind the Viennese waltz? during this performance, Rod Michell leads us through its evolution.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

January 17, 2016 

Kamloops Symphony presents The Magic of Vienna @ Sagebrush Theatre

Kamloops Symphony rings in the New Year Viennese-style with an orchestra dressed for the party. Ever wonder about the history behind the Viennese waltz? During this performance, Rod Michell leads us through its evolution.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

January 28 - February 6, 2016 

Western Canada Theatre presents I'll Be Back Before Midnight @ Sagebrush Theatre

A spine-chilling mixture of suspense and shocks, with just the right amount of comedy. Jan and Greg rent an isolated farm house for a holiday, but unsettling things start to happen as soon as they arrive. The mysterious heartbeats, the hand in the window, the blood on the floor...A thrilling and heart-stopping story that will leave you gasping!



For more information phone 250-372-0966 Website

February 13, 2016 

Kamloops Symphony presents The Genius of Ravel @ Sagebrush Theatre

The teacher. The composer. The orchestrator. Ravel was a brilliant influence. We start this programme in the rough and tumble streets of Paris and end in a St. Petersburg gallery. Join the orchestra as we stroll through Pictures at an Exhibition, a colourful depiction of 10 paintings in crisp, musical detail.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

February 25 - March 5, 2016 

Western Canada Theatre presents A Closer Walk with Patsy Cline @ Sagebrush Theatre

Follow the legendary country and western music sensation Patsy Cline as she climbs to stardom from small town Virginia to Carnegie Hall. This musical geatures her greatest hits, including "Walkin' After Midnight", "Crazy" and "I Fall To Pieces".



For more information phone 250-376-0966 Website

March 28 - April 4, 2016 

2016 Women's Wolrd Championship

The very best in women's hockey are coming back to Kamloops for the 2016 IIHF Ice Hockey Women's World Championship from March 28-April 4, 2016, and fans can make sure they're a part of one of the biggest events on the international hockey calendar. Full-tournament (22-game) ticket packages are available for $374.



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March 31 - April 9, 2016 

Western Canada Theatre presents Habib's Unforgettable All Night House Party @ Sagebrush Theatre

St. John's, Newfoundland, 1947. Lebanese immigrants Habib and his wife Naseema run the local store. It's their 40th anniversary, and the whole family is here to celebrate! Packed with music, fun and family, this is a hilarious and heartwarming story by Kamloops' own Janet Michael. 



For more information phone 250-372-0966 Website

April 21, 2016 

Rain - A tribute to the Beatles @ Interior Savings Centre

Loved by their Canadian fans, this tour is like a home-coming for the globally successful group. Tickets available through Ticketmaster.



For more information phone 1-855-870-5000 Website

April 28 - May 7, 2016 

Western Canada Theatre presents In A Blue Moon @ Pavilion Theatre

After her dad dies, 6-year-old Frankie and her mom move to an old cottage at Monte Lake for a new start. There they meet Frankie's uncle, Will, a freelance photographer, and a tender love story unfolds over the years between the three as they begin to thread together a new understanding of family. A beautiful new play, starring Kamloops' Anita Wittenberg and her daughter Emma Tow. 



For more information phone 250-372-3216 Website

May 28, 2016 

Western Canada Theatre presents The Velveteen Rabbit @ Pavilion Theatre

The Velveteen Rabbit is a joyous testament to the eternal power of a child's imagination. This classic tale comes to life for a whole new generation in this wonder-filled production. 

With a little bit of nursery magic, three actors and their simple props transform into a wise old rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical playthings, a kind-hearted fairy and, of course, a stuffed rabbit who is transformed by the love of a young boy.

Ages 3-8.



For more information phone 250-372-3216 Website

June 4, 2016 

Western Canada Theatre presents The Velveteen Rabbit @ Pavilion Theatre

The Velveteen Rabbit is a joyous testament to the eternal power of a child's imagination. This classic tale comes to life for a whole new generation in this wonder-filled production. 

With a little bit of nursery magic, three actors and their simple props transform into a wise old rocking horse, a cavalcade of mechanical playthings, a kind-hearted fairy and, of course, a stuffed rabbit who is transformed by the love of a young boy.

Ages 3-8.



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