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January 3 - April 18, 2015 

Indoor Farmers Market @ Sahali Centre Mall

Every Saturday, 10:00-2:00 p.m, Oct 25 - Dec 20, 2014: and the 1st & 3rd Saturday from Jan 3 - April 18, 2015.  Meat products, farm produce, baked goods, arts, crafts and more.  Open to local vendors, if you:  "Make it, Bake it, Grow it."  For more info: Andy at 250-577-3810, or dandyme2@hotmail.com.  Visions Farmers Market Society (non-profit).



For more information phone 250-577-3810

March 26 - April 4, 2015 

Western Canada Theatre: The 39 Steps @ The Sagebrush Theatre

Hilarious Whodunnit - Hitchcock meets hilarious as our hero encounters dastardly murders, double crossing secret agents and devastatingly beautiful women. Part espionage thriller and part slapstick comedy, with fast-paced fun and action, including on-stage plane crash, handcuffs, missing fingers and some good old-fashioned romance! Tickets available through the Kamloops Live box Office.



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April 5, 2015 

Easter Sunday Brunch @ Hoodoos at Sun Rivers

Gather with friends & family this Easter Sunday at Hoodoos at Sun Rivers. Enjoy a gourmet brunch featuring omelette & pancake stations, eggs benedict, carved roast beef, assorted platters and much more! Reservations recommended. $26.99 per person $21.99 students & seniors $13.99 children 5 - 12 yrs Children under 5 - Free *prices are subject to applicable taxes.



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

April 5, 2015 

Easter Brunch @ Blue Dining & Lounge

Easter brunch at blue dining & lounge in Hotel 540. Located in the heart of downtown on Victoria street. Buffet features, housemade pastries, eggs benedict, omelette station, carving statio and much much more. Adults $25 children ages 12yrs to 6yrs $13. Call us for a reservation



For more information phone 250-372-2281 or Email.

April 8, 2015 

The Great White Hootenanny with Shred Kelly @ Heroes Pub

The TRU Event Students present live Shred Kelly Wednesday, April 8th at Heroes Pub with doors opening at 8:00pm. You can purchase your tickets at the TRUSU Desk, Oronge Boardshop, The Lemonade Stand, Eaglepoint Golf Course, and the Lone Wolf Gallery. Tickets are $10 pre-sale & $15 at the door.



For more information phone 250-852-3392 or Email. Website

April 9 - 18, 2015 

17th Annual Kamloops Wine Festival

The Kamloops Art Gallery is thrilled to present the 17th Annual Kamloops Wine Festival starting April 9th and culminating with the grand finale of the Consumer Wine Tasting April 18th.  This week is filled with various wine dinners and seminars to please and intrigue the wine palate.  Educational, entertaining and offering a chance to sample what may just become your new favourite wine!



For more information phone 250-377-2400 Website

April 10 - 11, 2015 

Kamloops Symphony: Brazen @ The Sagebrush Theatre

Tchaikovsky's grand music will leave you breathless and the character of "Brazen" will capture your imagination. 7:30PM both nights.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

April 10, 2015 

Ninjaspy @ Cactus Jack's

8PM. They are infamous for an incredibly high energy show with loud, funky, pulsating grooves this show will be a blasty-blast. $8 in advance, $12 at the door. Click webiste link for tickets.

 



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April 11 - 12, 2015 

Let's Scrap Breast Cancer! @ Brock Seniors Centre

This great 2 day scrap booking event is a fundraiser for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. Great space to work & many extras through the weekend. The cost is only $50 pp for the 2 days. Email to get an information & registration package today!



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

April 11, 2015 

Community Garage Sale @ Heffley Creek Elementary School

Community Garage Sale at the Heffley Creek Elementary School on Saturday, April 11th from 9 am – 2 pm (7020 Old Hwy 5). Donations of quality used garage sale items will be gladly accepted Monday to Friday. For more information or to book a table, contact pacheffley@outlook.com or 250-578-7056.



For more information phone 250-578-7056 or Email.

April 12, 2015 

Twin Kennedy CD Release Concert @ St. Andrews on the Square

Victoria, BC-based country duo and 7-time BCCMA Nominees TWIN KENNEDY (previously Carli & Julie Kennedy) will be performing a full band concert at St. Andrews on the Square. This show celebrates the release of Twin Kennedy's debut album, It's a Love Thing, produced by Canadian country superstar George Canyon. 7PM.



For more information phone (250) 377-4232 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 17, 2015 

The Comic Strippers @ The Sagebrush Theatre

 A male stripper parody & improv comedy show. They're back! The smash comedy hit of last year returns with 20% more CHIPS! Available online at www.kamloopslive.ca/ or call 250-374-LIVE (5483). A fictitious male stripper troupe, played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians, performs a sexylarious improv comedy show.



For more information phone 250-374-5483 Website

April 17, 2015 

Danko Jones @ Cactus Jack's

8PM. 19+ event. For more details and to purchase tickets, click on the website link.



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April 18, 2015 

Meet A Machine @ Pow Wow Grounds

The Kamloops chapter of the Juvenile Diabetes Research Foundation is organizing a new event called, “Meet a Machine,” which will be an annual event for families and adults in our community. Over 35 machines, entertainment,food,door prizes and 'on hands' fun for everyone. $10 a family,$3 person. 10am-4pm.



For more information phone 250-578-2678 or Email.

April 18, 2015 

Let's Dance @ The Kamloops Curling Club

Sponsored by the Thompson Valley Activity & Social Club PLACE: Kamloops Curling Club,700 Victoria St. Kamloops, BC DATE: APRIL 18th, 2015 TIME: Dance 8 pm – midnight Music by: Jaccard Music Services Tickets: $10 or Buy a TVASC membership for $10 & this dance admission is FREE Contact: Zonia 250-372-0091 or Franscoise 250-372-3782



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

April 18, 2015 

Open Mic with Blu & Kelly Hopkins @ The Barnhartvale Coffee House

"Open mic" for local musicians and small groups before feature act - sign up at the door. Doors open at 7:00 pm. Music starts at 7:30 pm. Admission $5.00. Free for open mic performers and children under 12. Feature Act: “BLU & KELLY HOPKINS” from Salmon Arm.



For more information phone 250-573-0025 or Email. Website

April 18, 2015 

Acoustic Jamming Workshop @ Barnhartvale Hall

12 noon to 4 pm at Barnhartvale Hall. Hosted by Blu & Kelly Hopkins. $20 FMI: 250-833-4990 To register: Rosemary Ash tunetimes@hotmail.com.



For more information phone 250-833-4990 or Email. Website

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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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, 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 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 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 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 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

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 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 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 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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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 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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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

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