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April 9 - May 2, 2015 

Catherine Dalfort @ KAC Main Gallery

Come to the Kamloops Art Council's Main Gallery to exerience the works of Catherine Dalfort.  Working primarily in printmaking and photography mediums Catherine has created a body of work that has been inspired by the human body - specifically the personal experience reflected by the body's adorned with tattoos and piercings.



For more information phone 250-372-7323 Website

April 9 - 21, 2015 

Barb's Used Book & Music Sale - Kamloops Symphony @ Sahali Mall

Kamloops Symphony's semi-annual Barb's Used Book & Music Sale is back April 9 - 21 at Sahali Mall. We've received a record number of gently used items this year: books, sheet music, movies, records and CDs. Most items are only $2.



For more information phone 250-372-5000 or Email. Website

April 16 - May 2, 2015 

Western Canada Theatre: Are We Cool Now? @ The Pavillion Theatre

Indie Rock Road Trip - An innovative musical theatrical experience, inspired by and featuring the songs of Dan Mangan. A couple sets out on a road trip, but getting away from it all causes them to reflect on their place in the world and with each other. Full of humour and insight, this new innovative rock music/theatre fusion is an intimate and heartfelt exploration of sorrow and longing and how we understand contemporary relationships. Tickets available through the Kamloops Live Box Office.



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April 16 - May 2, 2015 

WCT's Family Series: Bird Brain @ The Pavillion Theatre

Presented by the Western Canada Theatre. For Ages 3 - 8. When a kind-hearted woodcutter comes across a nest of freezing baby birds, he decides to give them a warm home under his hat. The problem is, he lives in a world where when tipping your hat to others is the law. Will he follow the rules, or follow his heart? Tickets available through the Kamloops Live Box Office.



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April 21, 2015 

The Shields Johnston Fielding Trio @ The Commodore Grand Cafe and Lounge

Kamloops Creative Music Society Presents: The SHIELDS JOHNSTON FIELDING TRIO with special guests The Richard Graham Trio. Bob shields is one of Canada's most respected guitarists. He has played with some of the countries finest musicians including, Kelly Jefferson, Pat Collins, Mike Malone, William Carn, etc.  He teaches guitar and composition at Mohawk college, McMaster University, and in the past,York University. He is currently in his last year of a Ph.D focused on creativity. 8PM. $10 cover.



For more information phone 250-851-3100

April 23, 2015 

KEG Lecture Series: New Gold Inc. - New Afton Mine Update @ TRu Activity Centre

With Marty Henning, Senior Geologist - New Gold Inc, New Afton Mine. 7PM.



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April 23, 2015 

Kamloops Film Series: Timbuktu @ Paramount Theatre

All films at 7pm, Paramount Theatre. Tickets are $8 at the door, or get them in advance at MovieMart 444 St.Paul St., and avoid the lineups! $2 yearly membership card must be shown at the theatre each time also available at the door or at MovieMart.



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April 23, 2015 

MonkeyJunk @ Blue Grotto

Tickets: $25 Members - $30 Non-Members Advance
All Tickets - $35 at the Door



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

April 23, 2015 

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

12+, FREE

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Arbour Collective provides opportunities for youth and adults to create art, learn new creative methods and exhibit or perform in the Kamloops area. Collective members will be working in KAG studios on select Thursdays January through June. Youth and adults of all nationalities are invited to drop in to participate.

This program is generously sponsored by Urban Systems Foundation.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

April 24 - 26, 2015 

Kamloops Players Presents: Self-Help @ The Stage House Theatre

Self-Help, a farce written by Canadian Norm Foster, is the story of two struggling actors who reinvent themselves as self-help gurus and, much to their surprise, become the world's most revered relationship experts.  The Players will end the season on what is sure to be a high note with this hilarious piece written by Canada’s most produced playwright. Tickets available through the Kamloops Live Box Office.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

April 24 - 25, 2015 

The Untold Tales of the Brothers Grimm @ TRU Black Box Theatre

THE UNTOLD TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM is a fast-pace, zany comedy involving six actors performing seven usually untold Grimm Fairy Tales. Over the course of the show, they present over 75 different characters in their epic retelling of these lesser known Grimm stories. The play is filled with singing, dance, masks, fights, puppets and many memorable characters with everything from soldiers to kings, bears to giants, devils to witches and princes to queens.

There's a lot for everyone to enjoy! THE UNTOLD TALES OF THE BROTHERS GRIMM is suitable for ages 8+ and will having you laughing out loud and begging for more! Tickets available through the Kamloops Live Box Office, or by clicking the website link.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

April 24 - 25, 2015 

Jimmy LeGuilloux @ Blue Grotto

$5 Cover.  Doors Open at 8pm.  21+ Show



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

April 24, 2015 

Margit Sky Project @ Barside Lounge & Grill

7-10PM. No cover. 19+ event.



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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

April 25, 2015 

Kamloops Symphony: Bach to the Future @ TRU Alumni Theatre

Chamber Series. A programme featuring the creativity of J.S. Bach, and the influence of Baroque Style in contemporary compositions. 7:30PM.



For more information phone 250-574-5483 Website

April 25, 2015 

KACC Artisan Spring Tea and Sale @ The Heritage House

The Kamloops Arts and Crafts Club is holding their Artisans Spring Tea and Sale on Saturday, April 25th from 10am until 3pm at Heritage House, Riverside Park. Admission is free, cost of the Tea is $4.00. Artisans include Fibre Artists, Painters and Potters. Come and enjoy this annual event!



For more information phone 250-554-1817 or Email.

April 25, 2015 

"A Taste of Burgundy" @ Terra Restaurant

Privato is thrilled to join Chef David Tombs along with his lovely wife Andrea at Terra Restaurant. It will be a night of burgundy wines beginning with vertical tastings of our  Chardonnays followed by our award winning Pinot Noir.  This five course dinner will take place Saturday, April 25, 2015 at 6:oo pm.  Tickets $70.00 plus tax and gratuity.  As you all know these special dinner tickets sell out quickly.  Reserve early by email restaurantterra@gmail.com or call 250-374-2913.



For more information phone 250-374-2913 or Email.

April 25, 2015 

Dance Old Time Fiddlers @ The Heritage House

The Kamloops Old Time Fiddlers are holding a dance at Heritage House 100 Lorne Street.Riverside Park Time 7:30 pm to 10 pm Sat. April 25th,2015. Enjoy two step, waltzes, schottisches, fox trot etc. Lot's of fun everyone is welcome.Live music with the Old Time Fiddlers.



For more information phone 250-374-8454 or Email. Website

April 25, 2015 

Air Pressure Show @ The BIG Little Science Centre

Air is force of nature that demand respect; join us at big little science centre to see this interactive show to learn why!



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

April 25, 2015 

Westsyde Wide Yard Sale Day @ Arthur Stevenson Elementary School

Westsyde Wide Yard Sale Day is Saturday April 25th! This is the big community day where tons of people hosting yard sales as well as Arthur Stevenson Elem School will be having a BBQ, flea market & carnival. Plan to come out to Westsyde to shop and score deals!



For more information phone 250-579-0195 or Email.

April 26, 2015 

Colin James @ Sagebrush Theatre

7:30PM. Tickets available through the Kamloops Live Box Office.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

April 26, 2015 

CFJC TV Boogie the Bridge

CFJC TV Boogie the Bride is Back!

Come join the fun this year as you walk, run or stroll in downtown Kamloops. Bring your family and friends and boogie together!

Boogie is a not for profit organization that strives to lead in the committment to holistic health and positive change. This is implemented through continuous growth and development of the 3 pillars of Boogie:

1. Movement is change

2. A signature / legacy event for Kamloops

3. Community contribution and fundraising



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April 27, 2015 

Derek Edwards @ The Sagebrush Theatre

Derek Edwards - Baloney and Wine is an uproarious romp through the increasingly strange quirks of our daily routines. It's relentless and brazen, a tightly woven running commentary about human nature ... “the thinking man's coffee break.” In an ever more chaotic world, Edwards remains an inimitable constant, the hilarious voice of reason. As he says, "28 years in, it's AAALLLL starting to click!" Derek Edwards’ new 90-minute stand-up comedy show ... a richly textured and enthralling 'cut above,’ delivered with pace and authority. It sizzles - it pops; it's Baloney and Wine. 7:30PM. Tickets available through the Kamloops Live Box Office.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

April 27, 2015 

Drink & Draw @ Zack's Coffee

All ages, FREE

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at Zack’s on the last Monday of every month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings and drink delicious coffee and teas. No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

April 29 - May 2, 2015 

Performing Arts Westsyde Presents: “Always a Bridesmaid” @ Westsyde Secondary School

Performing Arts Westsyde is proud to present their Spring Production “Always a Bridesmaid” by Jones Hope Wooten April 29th to May 2nd.  “Always a  Bridesmaid” is the story of four loyal and determined women who definitively answer the question, "Just how far are you willing to go to keep a promise to a friend?" If you've ever elbowed a stranger out of the way to catch a bride's bouquet, seriously questioned the mental stability of the duo saying "I do" or been forced to wear the world's ugliest bridesmaid dress, this deliriously funny JONES HOPE WOOTEN COMEDY is definitely for you! Tickets are $10.. Tickets are available now by calling WSS at 250-579-9271, or at the door. Curtain Time: 7:30PM.

 



For more information phone 250-579-9271

May 1 - 2, 2015 

The Young'uns @ Blue Grotto

$5 Cover.  Doors open at 8pm.  21+ Show



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

May 1 - 2, 2015 

Kamloops Players Presents: Self-Help @ The Stage House Theatre

Self-Help, a farce written by Canadian Norm Foster, is the story of two struggling actors who reinvent themselves as self-help gurus and, much to their surprise, become the world's most revered relationship experts.  The Players will end the season on what is sure to be a high note with this hilarious piece written by Canada’s most produced playwright. Tickets available through the Kamloops Live Box Office.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

May 1, 2015 

Live In Concert the Louisiana Hayride Show @ The Sagebrush Theatre

Special 5th Anniversary Show with behind the scene stories from past 5 years as well as Patsy Cline, Willie Nelson, Loretta Lynne, Hank Williams, Roy Orbison, Tammy Wynette all in costume. An interesting and fun time. Make this a special night out with family and friends. 7:30PM. Tickets available through the Kamloops Live Box Office.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 or Email. Website

May 1, 2015 

2015 Get to Know Contest Launch Event @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Join us at the Kamloops Art Gallery on Friday May 1st from 3:00-5:00pm to celebrate the launch of the 2015 Get to Know Contest. Art instructors will be available to help kids create artwork that can be submitted to the contest. Visit www.gettoknow.ca for more info.



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May 1, 2015 

The Bach Project @ St. Paul's Cathedral

THE BACH PROJECT THE WELL TEMPERED CLAVIER BOOK 1 Sixteen piano teachers and students from Kamloops, Kelowna, Vernon, Salmon Arm, and Merritt join forces in celebrating the 330th anniversary of the great baroque composer Johann Sebastian Bach. A double concert will feature the monumental Book 1 of his The Well Tempered Clavier



For more information phone 250-377-1880 or Email. Website

May 1, 2015 

Sons Command @ The Dirty Jersey

Sons Command's "Go For A Ride" cracks the BDS Top 100 for radio play in Canada in only 6 weeks, coming in at #93! A 25 spot jump from last week! Catch one of Canada's hottest new Country/Rock acts at The Dirty Jersey May 1st. 8PM. 19+ event.



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May 2 - 16, 2015 

Gardengate May Plant Sale @ Open Door Group

You can buy certified organic bedding plants: Herbs, Flowers, Vegetables! 915 Southill Street Saturdays in May (2nd, 9th and 16th) 9:00am - 1:00pm.



For more information phone 250-554-9453 or Email.

May 2 - 3, 2015 

Almost Alan Jackson @ Bar of the Eagles

 
Aaron Halliday is "Almost Alan Jackson", and he'll be performing at a dinner and dance Saturday, May 2nd.  It's a fundraising event for CNIB & Multiple Sclerosis, and will be held at the Bar Of The Eagles at 755 Tranquille Road.  
 
Cocktails start at 5:30 with the dinner and dance to follow.
 
Tickets are $25.00 per person and can be purchased at the Bar Of the Eagles.  Final day to purchase is April 28th. 


For more information phone 250-376-4633

May 2, 2015 

Music in the Round: Kitchen Party @ TRU

3rd annual Music in the Round: Kitchen Party, in the Irving K. Barber Centre at TRU, 7pm, May 2. Rowdy fiddle duo 'No Mothers' and hot Kamloops band 'The Infectuals' will perform, along with great food, drinks and fun. Proceeds to TRU and KISSM student awards.



For more information phone 250-828-5264 or Email. Website

May 2, 2015 

Interior Vault/RIH Foundation - Charity/Free Shred Day

Interior Vault/ R.I.H. Foundation – Charity/ Free Shred Day



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May 2, 2015 

Dance Old Time Fiddlers @ St. John Vianney Parish Hall

The Kamloops Old Time Fiddlers & Knight of Columbus special event Fun for the whole family: To be held at St. John Vianney Parish Hall 2826 Bank Road Kamloops.(Westside) Family Dance Saturday May 2nd time 7pm to 11 pm. Tickets Adults $10.00 Please contact Pat Benson 250-374-8454.



For more information phone 250-374-8454 or Email.

May 2, 2015 

The Crookers @ St. Andrews on the Square

7:30PM. Toronto's The Cookers return to Kamloops with their high-energy back-to-basics music rooted in the blues, soul and jazz.  During their last appearance in Kamloops, they surprised and wowed the audience with their music and engaging personalities.  This concert will be in one of our favourite venues, St Andrews on the Square.  The room lets us produce a fully acoustic concert which provides a lot more intimacy with the music than we can present with a bunch of sound equipment.  This will be a hot show.  Don't miss it.  

Tickets are now on sale at Kamloops Live Box Office



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

May 2, 2015 

Kamloops Health Show @ The Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre

10am to 5pm. Free event. Featuring 25+ booths!



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May 3, 2015 

Titanic Themed Dinner @ Brownstone

We will be serving the last 10 course meal offered on board the Titanic on April 14, 1912. Served with 3 wine/beer pairings May 3, 6pm Tickets are $125 and can be bought in advance by calling the Brownstone directly at (250) 851-9939.



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

May 3, 2015 

The 7th Annual CFBX Record Fair @ Sahali Mall

On Sunday, May 3rd, sellers will have dozens of tables full of vinyl records, compact discs, stereo equipment, musical instruments, & music memorabilia. Taking place at Sahali Mall, there will be a wide selection of music for sale of all styles and eras.



For more information phone 250-377-3988 or Email. 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 7 - 30, 2015 

Thompson Valley Potters Guild @ KAC Main Gallery

The Thompson Valley Potters Guild is pleased to present High Tea, being shown at the Kamloops Art Council's Main Gallery.



For more information phone 250-372-7323 Website

May 7, 2015 

Kamloops Film Series: Preggoland @ Paramount Theatre

All films at 7pm, Paramount Theatre. Tickets are $8 at the door, or get them in advance at MovieMart 444 St.Paul St., and avoid the lineups! $2 yearly membership card must be shown at the theatre each time also available at the door or at MovieMart.



Website

May 7, 2015 

Art Battle: Sculpture Wars @ Kamloops Art Gallery

All ages, FREE

7:00pm

Back for a second round, Art Battle invites participants in costumed teams of two to battle blindfolded. The winning team will be awarded a collaborative exhibition on our BMO Open Gallery in January 2016. No registration required.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

May 7, 2015 

Learn to Fish @ Edith Lake

Catch the fun!  In this 2 hour session you'll learn the basics of freshwater fishing including: hatchery roles, fish identification, regulations, proper fish handling, tackle, rod rigging, casting, and hands-on fishing. Must register first, click website link for more details. 6PM to 8PM.



Website

May 8 - 9, 2015 

Kamloops Symphony: Cirque de la Symphonie @ The Sagebrish Theatre

Cirque de la Symphonie brings the magic of the circus to the music hall.  See some of the world's best circus artists in exceptional performances choreographed to classical masterpieces and popular contemporary music. 7:30PM both nights.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

May 8 - 9, 2015 

The Goods @ Blue Grotto

$5 Cover.  Doors open at 8pm.  21+ Show



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

May 8, 2015 

Kamloops & District Elizabeth Fry Society 10th Annual Conference @ The Plaza Hotel

Entitled, Locked Out: Youth Pathways to Success, our Conference will explore the barriers youth face when transitioning to adulthood. Keynote Speaker, Gale Stewart from Aunt Leah's Place will share her experience as a foster care parent and the challenges facing youth aging out of the foster care system.



For more information phone 250-374-2119 or Email. Website

May 8, 2015 

Leadercast 2015 @ Coast Kamloops & Conference Centre

The Kamloops Chamber of Commerce and Canadian Western Bank invite you to join them and more than 100,000 leaders from around the world and discover what it means to be a leader worth following.

This one-of-a-kind event provides local businesses and individuals a cost effective training opportunity generally found in major cities. 8am to 4:30pm.

SPEAKERS
•    Andy Stanley - Leadership author and communicator
•    Malala Yousafzai - Nobel Laureate; Founder, The Malala Fund
•    Peyton Manning – Denver Broncos Quarterback and Super Bowl Champ
•    Ed Catmull - President of Pixar & Disney Animation Studios
•    Seth Godin - Best-selling Author
•    Rudy Giuliani - 107th Mayor of New York City (1993-2001)
•    Aja Brown - Mayor, City of Compton
•    Bill McDermott - CEO of SAP AG
•    CMDR Rorke Denver - Navy SEAL Commander & Author
•    Bill & Giuliana Rancic - Award-Winning Personalities & Co-Hosts of Leadercast



For more information phone 250.372.7722 or Email. Website

May 9, 2015 

Kamloops SPCA FurBall @ Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre

Join us for a fun-filled celebration of Second Chances and help the animals of Kamloops and surrounding communities. The evening features gourmet food stations, entertainment, dancing, silent auction, 50/50 draw, a trip raffle and our "Pet of the Ball" contest. Tickets are $75 and available by clicking the website link.



For more information phone (250) 376-7722 or Email. Website

May 9, 2015 

Tim Bits Free Golf Day @ Sun Rivers Golf Course

SAVE THE DATE - Tim Bits Free Golf Day - Saturday May 9th
Children ages 5 - 8
Bring your little ones for a fun filled day of golf games, contests and more!



For more information phone 1-866-571-7888 Website

May 10, 2015 

Mother's Day @ The BC Wildlife Park

Bring the whole family out to enjoy Uncle Chris the Clown
 



For more information phone 250-573-3242 Website

May 10, 2015 

Mother's Day Brunch and Craft Fair @ Heffley Creek Hall

Mother’s Day Brunch and Craft/artisan/small business fair at the Heffley Creek Hall on Sunday, May 10, 2015. Tables or spots are $10; event goes from 10am to 2pm. Call today to book because spots will go fast. Come take Mom out for brunch and do some shopping at the same time!



For more information phone 250-578-7525 Website

May 10, 2015 

Mother's Day Brunch @ Hoodoos

Join Hoodoos for a special Mother's Day Brunch featuring omelette stations, taco bar, carved roast beef, traditional breakfast favorites, assorted platters, salads and delectable desserts. Reservations recommended. 10:00am & 12:30pm seating's



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

May 10, 2015 

Mother's Day Brunch @ Hotel 540

Join us on the terrace at Hotel 540 for Kamloops newest mothers day tradition. Beautiful scenery, a delicious buffet prepared by our executive chef Mitch Shafer and mimosa's in the sunshine. Call us for your reservation today at 778-471-8035 or book online at bluekamloops.ca



For more information phone 778-471-8035 or Email.

May 13, 2015 

Drink & Draw @ Red Collar Brewing Co.

All ages, FREE

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us on the second Wednesday of the month at the newly opened Red Collar Brewing Company to work on your own drawing or contribute to collaborative drawings with local artists and master doodlers. No experience is necessary and we provide all the supplies. Minors are welcome with an accompanying adult.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

May 14, 2015 

Burlesque Show @ Blue Grotto

$5 Cover - $10 VIP Seating.  19+ Show.



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

May 14, 2015 

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

12+, FREE

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Arbour Collective provides opportunities for youth and adults to create art, learn new creative methods and exhibit or perform in the Kamloops area. Collective members will be working in KAG studios on select Thursdays January through June. Youth and adults of all nationalities are invited to drop in to participate.

This program is generously sponsored by Urban Systems Foundation.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

May 14, 2015 

Learn to Fish @ Edith Lake

Catch the fun!  In this 2 hour session you'll learn the basics of freshwater fishing including: hatchery roles, fish identification, regulations, proper fish handling, tackle, rod rigging, casting, and hands-on fishing. Must register first, click website link for more details. 6PM to 8PM.



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May 15 - 16, 2015 

Wheelhouse @ Blue Grotto

$5 Cover.  Doors open at 8pm.  21+ Show



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

May 15 - 16, 2015 

FEST series – Aggy's Reunion @ The Kamloops Bike Ranch

The FEST riders head back to the Loops for the series' second stop. Graham Agassiz hosts the proceedings and is once again the course builder alongside Brad Stewart. They will be hoping to match and excede the fun and frolics of the 2014 event.



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May 16 - 23, 2015 

Kamloops SPCA City Challenge Book Sale @ Northills Shopping Centre

The Kamloops SPCA is holding a book sale as part of this year’s City Challenge against the Prince George SPCA. Stock up on great summer reads and help support our local animal shelter. Sale runs from May 16th to 23rd at Northills Shopping Centre during mall hours.



For more information phone (250) 376-7722 or Email.

May 16 - 18, 2015 

Victoria Day Weekend @ The BC Wildlife Park

Bring the whole family out to enjoy: Clinton W. Gray and Uncle Chris the Clown



For more information phone 250-573-3242 Website

May 16, 2015 

International Museum Day @ Kamloops Art Gallery

All ages, FREE

To recognize the important role museums and galleries play around the world in enriching culture and enhancing mutual understanding, admission at the Gallery is free Saturday, May 16 in recognition of International Museum Day May 18.

For more details about International Museums Day, click here.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

May 21, 2015 

Paul Filek @ Blue Grotto

$5 Cover.  Doors open at 8pm.  21+ Show



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

May 21, 2015 

Baby & Me Art Exploration: Sculpture @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Children under 3 with their parents and caregivers, FREE

11:00am - 11:45am

Explore sculpture with your children. Go on a tour of the current exhibitions and then have fun in the studios with baby-friendly sculpture materials. Dress for mess and fun. No registration required.

Thank you to our sponsor Domtar.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

May 21, 2015 

Learn to Fish @ Edith Lake

Catch the fun!  In this 2 hour session you'll learn the basics of freshwater fishing including: hatchery roles, fish identification, regulations, proper fish handling, tackle, rod rigging, casting, and hands-on fishing. Must register first, click website link for more details. 6PM to 8PM.



Website

May 22 - 23, 2015 

Devon Coyote @ Blue Grotto

$5 Cover.  Doors open at 8pm.  21+ Show



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

May 24, 2015 

Scotiabank MS Walk @ Riverside Park

Lace up for someone you love. Join us for the Scotiabank MS Walk and walk to end Multiple Sclerosis. Register as an individual or join at team at mswalks.ca. Collect pledges to support MS research and community-based services.



For more information phone 250 314 0773 or Email. Website

May 25, 2015 

Drink & Draw @ Zack's Coffee

All ages, FREE

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at Zack’s on the last Monday of every month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings and drink delicious coffee and teas. No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

May 28, 2015 

Scott Woods and his Band - Foddling in the key of ...eh? @ Calvary Community Church

This fun-filled live show explores great Canadian fiddling styles from Cape Breton and Scottish to Acadian and Irish, French Canadian, Metis and Eastern European. And with great Canadian fiddling comes great Canadian step-dancing so fasten your seat belts for a hearty dose of this crowd favourite!



For more information phone 1-855-726-8896 or Email. Website

May 28, 2015 

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

12+, FREE

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Arbour Collective provides opportunities for youth and adults to create art, learn new creative methods and exhibit or perform in the Kamloops area. Collective members will be working in KAG studios on select Thursdays January through June. Youth and adults of all nationalities are invited to drop in to participate.

This program is generously sponsored by Urban Systems Foundation.



Email. Website

May 29 - 30, 2015 

Bluesfoot @ Blue Grotto

$5 Cover.  Doors open at 8pm.  21+ Show



For more information phone 250-372-9901 Website

May 29 - 30, 2015 

Harley Owners Group Poker Run @ The Kamloops Harley-Davidson

27th Annual charity poker run is on May 29/30 in Kamloops.



For more information phone 250-314-0080 or Email. Website

May 29, 2015 

Warrant @ Cactus Jack's

8PM. Click website link for tickets. 19+ event.



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May 30, 2015 

Femsport Kamloops Challenge @ No Limits Fitness

Canada’s original ALL-FEMALE physical fitness/athletic competition is gathering in Kamloops to show you what a FEMSPORT girl is made of. Diciplines: -lift kettlebells -flip tires -inverted rows -box jumps -drag tires -push cars -obstacle course & more!! Are you up for the challenge? Register today www.femsport.tv



For more information phone 778-998-1990 or Email. Website

May 31, 2015 

7th Annual Sun Rivers Community Fair @ Sun Rivers

Pack a picnic lunch, bring your lawn chairs and join us at the 7th Annual Community Fair. Enjoy numerous activities and games for the whole family such as a bouncy castle, Uncle Chris the Clown, Fish pond plus much more! Fair begins at 11:00am to 2:00pm



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

May 31, 2015 

2015 Rockstar Energy Drink Motorcross Nationals @ Whispering Pines Raceway

The highly anticipated 2015 Rockstar Energy Drink MX Nationals will kick off in Kamloops, BC on May 31st and visit the same venues as the previous year.



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June 2, 2015 

Dora the Explorer, Live! @ Sagebrush Theatre

6:30PM. Tickets available through Kamloops Live Box Office.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

June 4 - 24, 2015 

Darryl Nelson @ KAC Main Gallery

Darryl Nelson presents Point of View - BC Landscapes at the Kamloops Arts Council's Main Gallery.



For more information phone 250-372-7323 Website

June 6, 2015 

Race for Kids with Boys and Girls Club of Kamloops @ John Tod Centre

Teams of four will complete 10 checkpoints in a race to the finish line. By participating you will help children in Kamloops have a healthy start to their day as funds raised will go directly to our Power Start program. Oh, and did we mention... CASH prizes?



For more information phone 250-554-5437 or Email. Website

June 6, 2015 

Family Art Saturday @ Kamloops Art Gallery

All ages, FREE

1:00pm - 3:00pm

Drop into Family Art Saturdays, a free family event that includes tours and activities in our galleries as well as innovative art workshops in our studios.

Thank you to our sponsor Domtar.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

June 6, 2015 

National Health and Fitness Day

Let's celebrate health and fitness in our community!Choose one of 20 local healthy activies for you and your family. Let's get fit for our future!



For more information phone 250-828-3698 or Email. Website

June 7, 2015 

North Face Dirty Feet 6 hour bike enduro

Teams of 1,2 or 4 ride as many laps of a 12km course in Kenna Cartwright Park.

Great trails, fun terrain and sweet prizes!

Follow the link below to register today.



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June 10, 2015 

Drink & Draw @ Red Collar Brewing Co.

All ages, FREE

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us on the second Wednesday of the month at the newly opened Red Collar Brewing Company to work on your own drawing or contribute to collaborative drawings with local artists and master doodlers. No experience is necessary and we provide all the supplies. Minors are welcome with an accompanying adult.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

June 11, 2015 

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

12+, FREE

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Arbour Collective provides opportunities for youth and adults to create art, learn new creative methods and exhibit or perform in the Kamloops area. Collective members will be working in KAG studios on select Thursdays January through June. Youth and adults of all nationalities are invited to drop in to participate.

This program is generously sponsored by Urban Systems Foundation.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

June 14, 2015 

The North Face Dirty Feet 6 Hr Enduro – Solo or Relay @ Kenna Cartwright Park

What is a 6 hour enduro it’s a relay and it’s fun!! – grab a friend or 3 friends and come out and ride on some awesome mtn bike trails in the park in a 6 hour relay. Or ride solo and see how many laps you can complete in 6 hours. Either way it’s a fun and exciting atmosphere so grab your bike and sign up. Click here for more details and to register.



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June 18, 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 inthe 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 or Email. Website

June 19 - 21, 2015 

Inaugural 2015 Shootout in the Sonoran

On June 19,20, and 21st of 2015, in the Northernmost portion of the Sonoran Desert, three distinctive BC golf courses will be hosting the “Inaugural 2015 Shootout in the Sonoran” Professional and Amature Team/Individual Golf Competition! 36 professionals and 108 Amateurs will be putting their skills to the ultimate test as they challenge the best the Thompson/Kamloops area has to offer: Sun Peaks Golf Course, Eaglepoint Golf Resort & Rivershore Golf Links. This 54 hole Team Competition features the first two rounds with the Amatures playing a ‘scramble’ format with the best net score added to the Pro’s score for the two rounds. Round three features all the Amatures ‘playing the ball down’ with handicaps’ and the best net score plus the Pro’s score completes the scoring.



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June 21, 2015 

Prostate Cancer Run @ The BC Wildife Park

Bring the whole family out to participate in the BC Wildlife Park's Prostate Cancer Run.



For more information phone 250-573-3242 Website

June 21, 2015 

Father's Day Brunch, Car Show, Swap Meet & Craft Fair @ Heffley Creek Hall

Come join us for a big event at the Heffley Creek Hall on Father’s Day! It will be a pancake breakfast, old car show, swap meet, flea market and craft fair all in one place! Something for everyone! If you bring your old car the driver gets a free meal. Tables are only $10 to book and are filling up fast. Everyone welcome. Brunch is only $10 for adults. Please call for more information 250-578-7525.



For more information phone 250-578-7525 Website

June 25, 2015 

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

12+, FREE

6:00pm - 9:00pm

Arbour Collective provides opportunities for youth and adults to create art, learn new creative methods and exhibit or perform in the Kamloops area. Collective members will be working in KAG studios on select Thursdays January through June. Youth and adults of all nationalities are invited to drop in to participate.

This program is generously sponsored by Urban Systems Foundation.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 or Email. Website

June 27, 2015 

End of School - Special Animal Encounter Day @ The BC Wildlife Park

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



For more information phone 250-573-3242 Website

June 29, 2015 

Drink & Draw @ Zack's Coffee

All ages, FREE

6:00pm - 8:00pm

Join us at Zack’s on the last Monday of every month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings and drink delicious coffee and teas. No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided.



For more information phone 250-377-2400 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 

Canada Day @ Riverside 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 

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 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 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 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 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 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 26, 2015 

The Kamloops Marathon

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



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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!



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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.



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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

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 7 - 9, 2015 

4th Annual Ribfest @ Riverside 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. 



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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.



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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 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

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 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 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 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 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 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 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

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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