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There's always something happening in Vernon - check out our events calendar below, which is updated regularly with new events. If you can't find the event you're looking for, please refer to the Vernon Morning Star's Community Calendar www.vernonmorningstar.com or visit the Vernon Events listing at www.VernonEvents.ca

Saturday
July
4

8:00 am Vernon and District Kennel Club Show

FREE FAMILY FUN! July 3, 4, 5 Come down and watch the dog show at Lavington Community Park on School Road in Lavington. See all the different breeds of dogs in Conformation, Obedience and Rally Obedience competitions. Just Gifted Dog Show Supplies will have a booth, as will a small number of other venders. Concessions on site. Show starts at 8 am Schedule of breeds shown can be found at: http://www.bcdogshowservicesltd.ca/vernon_dkc_2015_js.pdf
Please leave your pets at home as only dogs entered in the show are permitted on the grounds!

Lavington Centennial Park
School Road Lavington BC   [ map ]

9:00 am to 11:00 am Pickleball in Vernon @ Sawicki Park

10:00 am to 2:00 pm Trail Rides @ O’Keefe Ranch

Saddle up for an O'Keefe Ranch Tour experience on horseback! Trail rides Thursday to Sunday, 10:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm. $40 plus tax includes admission and one hour horseback tour of Historic O'Keefe ranch. $30 for children (9 years and up) accompanied by an adult. All riders must have proper footwear with closed toes. Trail ride reservations are encouraged.

O’Keefe Ranch
9380 Hwy 97N Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-7868
www.okeeferanch.ca

10:00 am to 3:00 pm Westside Open Farmers’ Market

Every Saturday 10am to 3pm. With over 18 vendors, there's something for everyone! Baking, local fruit, plants, artisans, collectables, Pow Wow Regalia, Native jewelry and garage sale vendors. The Westside Open Farmers' Market is on Westside Rd, past O'Keefe Ranch, 12 km after turnoff from Hwy 97, before Little Kingdom. Lots of parking! For more information contact Darlene at 250-540-3815 or [email protected]

Westside Rd Vernon BC   [ map ]

11:00 am The Re-Opening of the BigSteelBox Satellite Gallery @ Vernon Public Art Gallery

12:00 pm BC Cup @ Silver Star Mountain Resort

Supported by Dunbar Cycles, Intense Bikes, Momentum Watches and more, the 2015 BC Cup race is shaping up to be one of our best yet!

This year promises to be even bigger in terms of prizes, promotion, parties and more!

The event weekend is going to be packed with vendors throughout Silver Star village, great racing, Dunbar Cycles Whip off competition and lots lots more.

Silver Star Mountain Resort
Silver Star Mountain BC   [ map ]

5:00 pm Fiesta Filipino 2015 @ Vernon Recreation Centre

Club Filipino of the Okanagan-Shuswap present Fiesta Filipino 2015 at the Vernon Rec Centre! Enjoy an evening of fun, cultural entertainment, and savoury Filipino cuisine! Doors open at 5pm, dinner served at 6:00pm. Tickets available at the Downtown Internet Lounge, (778) 475-5666. Tickets will not be available at the door, so get them early!

Greater Vernon Recreation Centre
3310-37th Ave Vernon BC   [ map ]

6:00 pm Beach Blankets and Bellinis @ Prestige Inn

7:30 pm Vernon Tigers vs South Okanagan Flames @ Kal Tire Place

Come support your local Junior Lacross Team at home as they take on teams from all over the valley!

TICKETS
ADULT: $5
SENIOR/STUDENT: $3
CHILDREN(6 & under): FREE

Kal Tire Place
3445 43rd Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-5623
www.kaltireplace.ca

Sunday
July
5

All Day Okanagan Trestles Tour 2015

With your choice of distance (40 km or 80 km) enjoy riding over trestles, through tunnels, witnessing stunning views of the Okanagan Valley. When finishing in Penticton, you'll be greeted by live music, a bbq, beer, wine and cider.
80 KM - Registration is $140 + $30 for shuttle ride (Starting at Myra Canyon)
40 KM - Registration is $120 + $30 for shuttle ride (Starting at Chute Lake)

BC Trans-Canada Trail
BC   [ map ]

8:00 am Vernon and District Kennel Club Show

FREE FAMILY FUN! July 3, 4, 5 Come down and watch the dog show at Lavington Community Park on School Road in Lavington. See all the different breeds of dogs in Conformation, Obedience and Rally Obedience competitions. Just Gifted Dog Show Supplies will have a booth, as will a small number of other venders. Concessions on site. Show starts at 8 am Schedule of breeds shown can be found at: http://www.bcdogshowservicesltd.ca/vernon_dkc_2015_js.pdf
Please leave your pets at home as only dogs entered in the show are permitted on the grounds!

Lavington Centennial Park
School Road Lavington BC   [ map ]

10:00 am to 1:00 pm Sunday Brunch @ Vernon Yacht Club

Delicious food and an amazing view! Sunday Brunch served every week. Please book ahead for large groups 250-545-5518

Vernon Yacht Club
7919 Okanagan Landing Road Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 545-5518
vernonyachtclub.com/

10:00 am to 2:00 pm Caravan Market Days

Caravan Farm Theatre's market days feature locally grown produce, handmade goods, baking, tasty food, flowers, plants, wagon and pony rides, live music, and activities for the kids. Spend leisurely Sundays with family and friends here at the farm!

Caravan Farm Theatre
4886 Salmon River Road Spallumcheen BC   [ map ]

10:00 am to 2:00 pm Trail Rides @ O’Keefe Ranch

Saddle up for an O'Keefe Ranch Tour experience on horseback! Trail rides Thursday to Sunday, 10:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm. $40 plus tax includes admission and one hour horseback tour of Historic O'Keefe ranch. $30 for children (9 years and up) accompanied by an adult. All riders must have proper footwear with closed toes. Trail ride reservations are encouraged.

O’Keefe Ranch
9380 Hwy 97N Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-7868
www.okeeferanch.ca

12:00 pm BC Cup @ Silver Star Mountain Resort

Supported by Dunbar Cycles, Intense Bikes, Momentum Watches and more, the 2015 BC Cup race is shaping up to be one of our best yet!

This year promises to be even bigger in terms of prizes, promotion, parties and more!

The event weekend is going to be packed with vendors throughout Silver Star village, great racing, Dunbar Cycles Whip off competition and lots lots more.

Silver Star Mountain Resort
Silver Star Mountain BC   [ map ]

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Live Music @ The Naked Pig

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Live Music @ Dorian’s Greek Taverna

Wednesdays songwriter/guitarist Chris Madsen provides live music on guitar. Sundays jazz and classical pianist Heather Mehain provides live music on piano.

Dorian's Greek Taverna
3224 30th Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]
250-558-5100

Monday
July
6

8:00 am to 1:00 pm Vernon Farmer’s Market @ Kal Tire Place

Discover the diversity and uniqueness of the area at one of the very best Farmers’ Markets in the region. With over 200 local growers and artisans, we offer everything from fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood, crafts, art, gourmet foods, plants, flowers, gifts, and delicious baking. Buskers, live entertainment and children’s activities often add to the cheerful atmosphere. Lively chatter and friendly faces welcome residents and visitors alike. We’re surrounded by tons of free parking so bring the whole family to experience the vibrant colours, fresh flavours, aromatic smells, and fun sounds.
Make It A Fresh Day! @ The Vernon Farmers Market

Vernon Farmers’ Market
3445 43rd Ave vernon BC   [ map ]

10:00 am Red Riding Hood Musical Theatre Camp @ VPAC

The Summer Musical Theatre Camp is designed for up to 50-60 school aged children entering grades 1 to 12. There are roles especially suited for all ages, skill levels and experience levels. From Monday July 6th through Friday July 10th from 10am to 2:30pm in the Performing Arts Centre's Auditorium and Marie Fleming Hall (plan to arrive 10 minutes early so we can start at 10am sharp!). There is a $110 Participation Fee.

Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre
3800 33rd Street Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 549-7469
www.ticketseller.ca/

2:00 pm Accordion Get-To-Gether @ Enderby

Come to the Riverside RV Park and bring your accordions, lawn chairs and blankets and join us for four days of music. Create new friendships! There will be a dance at the Enderby Legion Thursday 7 to 11 p.m. to music by the accordions for $10.

Riverside RV Park
112 Kildonan Ave Enderby BC   [ map ]
Nyla
(250) 546-3192

4:30 pm to 10:30 pm “Myths and Truths” Exhibition and Art Sale @ VPAC

Tuesday
July
7

11:00 am The Re-Opening of the BigSteelBox Satellite Gallery @ Vernon Public Art Gallery

2:00 pm Accordion Get-To-Gether @ Enderby

Come to the Riverside RV Park and bring your accordions, lawn chairs and blankets and join us for four days of music. Create new friendships! There will be a dance at the Enderby Legion Thursday 7 to 11 p.m. to music by the accordions for $10.

Riverside RV Park
112 Kildonan Ave Enderby BC   [ map ]
Nyla
(250) 546-3192

6:00 pm Bowling in the Park @ Polson Park

All ages and abilities welcome! Free lessons! Bowls are provided and teams change for every game. No uniforms necessary. Bring flat soled running shoes. Players and observers are encouraged to come!

Polson Park
Vernon BC   [ map ]

Wednesday
July
8

9:00 am to 11:00 am Pickleball in Vernon @ Sawicki Park

11:00 am The Re-Opening of the BigSteelBox Satellite Gallery @ Vernon Public Art Gallery

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Jammin’ in Justice

Jammin’ in Justice takes place every Wednesday afternoon July 8th – August 26th, providing entertainment during lunchtime from 12-1:30pm. Kick back and relax with a takeout or picnic lunch, and listen to some fun and funky music in Justice Park. A beautiful setting on the end of 30th Avenue for an afternoon outing for residents and visitors alike.

Justice Park
Vernon BC   [ map ]

2:00 pm Accordion Get-To-Gether @ Enderby

Come to the Riverside RV Park and bring your accordions, lawn chairs and blankets and join us for four days of music. Create new friendships! There will be a dance at the Enderby Legion Thursday 7 to 11 p.m. to music by the accordions for $10.

Riverside RV Park
112 Kildonan Ave Enderby BC   [ map ]
Nyla
(250) 546-3192

2:30 pm to 6:00 pm The Coldstream Farmers Market

The Coldstream Farmers Market has changed it's day, and is now open every Wednesday from 2:30 to 6pm throughout the year except two weeks flanking New Years. Come and experience sustainable, BEE SAFE, GMO free, local food; vegetables, fruits, meats, cheeses, honey, preserves, baking, gluten-free products, teas, tisanes, coffee, juices, dried herbs and samosas. Located across from Contex Gas.

9909 Kalamalka Lake Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Live Music @ Dorian’s Greek Taverna

Wednesdays songwriter/guitarist Chris Madsen provides live music on guitar. Sundays jazz and classical pianist Heather Mehain provides live music on piano.

Dorian's Greek Taverna
3224 30th Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]
250-558-5100

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Wednesday Sailboat Racing Nights @ Vernon Yacht Club

Wednesday Racing Nights – 1st race 6 PM.

Vernon Yacht Club
7919 Okanagan Landing Road Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 545-5518
vernonyachtclub.com/

7:00 pm to 8:00 pm Xerindipity Workshop @ Polson Park’s Xerindipity Garden

May 23rd - Beginners and experts are welcome to join this Q & A session to fine tune backyard composting techniques.

June 2nd - Learn how to plan, design, and manage a waterwise yard.

July 8th - Transform your yard into a pollination paradise. Learn why benefcial insects are essential to any outdoor space.

August 12th - Discover how to design a flourishing yard for all seasons.


Polson Park
Vernon BC   [ map ]

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Sunset Speakers Series @ Allan Brooks Nature Centre

Marmots Beware: Badgers and Rattlers on the Hunt”,

Dr. Karl Larsen, a professor at Thompson Rivers University (TRU) will be presenting “Marmots beware: badgers and rattlers on the hunt”, at the Allan Brooks Nature Centre on July 8th at 7pm, admission will be by donation. He will explain the conservation issues facing rattlesnakes and badgers in this province, and how we need to work together to stop these two iconic predators from disappearing from BC’s grasslands.

Allan Brooks Nature Centre
250 Allan Brooks Way Vernon BC   [ map ]

8:00 pm to 12:00 am Spotlight Karaoke @ Longhorn Pub

Spotlight karaoke and DJ entertainment.

Longhorn Pub
4513 25th Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-9222

Thursday
July
9

8:00 am to 1:00 pm Vernon Farmer’s Market @ Kal Tire Place

Discover the diversity and uniqueness of the area at one of the very best Farmers’ Markets in the region. With over 200 local growers and artisans, we offer everything from fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood, crafts, art, gourmet foods, plants, flowers, gifts, and delicious baking. Buskers, live entertainment and children’s activities often add to the cheerful atmosphere. Lively chatter and friendly faces welcome residents and visitors alike. We’re surrounded by tons of free parking so bring the whole family to experience the vibrant colours, fresh flavours, aromatic smells, and fun sounds.
Make It A Fresh Day! @ The Vernon Farmers Market

Vernon Farmers’ Market
3445 43rd Ave vernon BC   [ map ]

10:00 am Tea with Grace @ the Mackie Lake House

Capturing the essence of days gone by; tea is served with fine bona China of the verandah overlooking the serene gardens and lake.

Tea with be served at 10am and 2pm Thursdays from June 18th to September 17th.

Bring a friend and join us. Tickets are $22.50 per person. Please purchase your ticket in advance through www.ticketseller.ca or by calling 250-549-7469

Mackie Lake House Foundation
7804 Kidston Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

11:00 am Tour the Mackie Lake Heritage House

11:00 am The Re-Opening of the BigSteelBox Satellite Gallery @ Vernon Public Art Gallery

2:00 pm Tea with Grace @ the Mackie Lake House

Capturing the essence of days gone by; tea is served with fine bona China of the verandah overlooking the serene gardens and lake.

Tea with be served at 10am and 2pm Thursdays from June 18th to September 17th.

Bring a friend and join us. Tickets are $22.50 per person. Please purchase your ticket in advance through www.ticketseller.ca or by calling 250-549-7469

Mackie Lake House Foundation
7804 Kidston Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

2:00 pm Accordion Get-To-Gether @ Enderby

Come to the Riverside RV Park and bring your accordions, lawn chairs and blankets and join us for four days of music. Create new friendships! There will be a dance at the Enderby Legion Thursday 7 to 11 p.m. to music by the accordions for $10.

Riverside RV Park
112 Kildonan Ave Enderby BC   [ map ]
Nyla
(250) 546-3192

5:00 pm Free Pool @ Checker’s Bar and Grill

6:00 pm Bowling in the Park @ Polson Park

All ages and abilities welcome! Free lessons! Bowls are provided and teams change for every game. No uniforms necessary. Bring flat soled running shoes. Players and observers are encouraged to come!

Polson Park
Vernon BC   [ map ]

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Civic Sounds @ Downtown Vernon

Thursdays 7-9pm July 19th-August 27th 2015. Free summer outdoor concerts featuring live local bands in Civic Plaza in Downtown Vernon every Thursday night. Bring your lawn chair, a blanket and pick up a to-go dinner downtown and enjoy the music – don’t forget your dancing shoes.
Civic Sounds Lineup:
July 9th – Shawn Lightfoot Band
July 16th – The Legendary Lake Monsters
July 23rd – The Young’uns
July 30th – The Goods
August 6th – Cheaper Than a Porsche
August 13th – Cod Gone Wild
August 20th – Kath & the Tom Kats
August 27th – Hog Wild

Vernon Museum & Archives
3009 32nd Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]

Friday
July
10

8:30 am to 12:30 pm Enderby Open Air Market

First bedding plants of the season, farm fresh eggs, spring greens, flours and grains, bread and other baked goodies, seed potatoes, honey, chocolate, samosas, wood work, arts and crafts and more. Visit with friends and shop local! Located in the City Hall parking lot, Hwy 97 by second traffic light.

City Hall
619 Cliff Ave Enderby BC   [ map ]

9:00 am to 11:00 am Pickleball in Vernon @ Sawicki Park

10:00 am to 3:00 pm NHLPA Community Celebration @ Kal Beach

Join us for live music, activities and an opportunity to meet current and past NHL players. Fun activities will also include a stand up paddling game of polo. Vernon's Curtis Lazar of the Ottawa Senators will also be present.

Free parking will be available at Okanagan College, and shuttle service to and from Kal Beach will be available.

Kalamalka Beach
Vernon BC   [ map ]

11:00 am The Re-Opening of the BigSteelBox Satellite Gallery @ Vernon Public Art Gallery

12:30 pm Boys and Girls Club 13th Annual Golf Tournment @ Spallumcheen Golf & Country Club

Only $70 per person!

Includes: 9 holes on Spallumcheen's Executive course, power cart, deluxe BBQ dinner, practice time at the driving range prior to start and tons or great prizes.

Featured Contests: $10,000 Putting Contest, Closest to the pin, Longest Drive, Speed Golf, and other fun games.

Call Elizabeth to register at 250-546-3465

Spallumcheen Golf and Country Club
9401 Highway 97 Vernon BC   [ map ]

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Avenue Market @ Downtown Vernon

The Avenue Market will provide an exceptional shopping experience and access to locally made products. To provide this experience vendors of the Avenue Market must sell goods that are made, baked, or grown by our vendors with the exception of the DVA members or at the discretion of the Avenue Market.

The Avenue Market will operate from 4pm-8pm every Friday starting on June 12th. Please note that 30th Avenue will be closed from the 3000 block to the 3300 block inclusive from 3pm-9pm.

Downtown Vernon
30 Avenue Vernon BC BC   [ map ]

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Chefs Corner Cook Off @ Avenue Market

Join us at Avenue market and watch local chefs compete to create the fantastic fare with local ingredients from market vendors.

Each week, four local chefs will compete to move forward to the final round where they'll be up against MasterChef Canada Top 7 Finalist Jennifer Innis

June 19th- Local Chef Round 1
July 10th- Local Chef Round 2
August 14th- Local Chef Round 3
September 18th- Final Round

Downtown Vernon Association
#101 3334 30th Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]

5:30 pm to 8:30 pm BBQ Steak or Salmon Dinner @ Vernon Yacht Club

Cook your own Steak or Salmon Fillet on the Barbecue while chatting with friends. Buffet side dishes and dessert included. $15.00 each. Please let us know if a large group will be attending. Volunteers needed for clean-up help.

Vernon Yacht Club
7919 Okanagan Landing Road Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 545-5518
vernonyachtclub.com/

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm 2015 Cowboy Dinner Shows @ O’Keefe Ranch

with Rob Dinwoodie & Ken Mather! Tickets in advance are required call 250-542-7868. Check out www.okeeferanch.ca for more information!

O’Keefe Ranch
9380 Hwy 97N Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-7868
www.okeeferanch.ca

6:00 pm Summer Concert @ Mackie Lake Heritage House

For a magical summer evening, enjoy "Music at Mackie" on the spacious grounds with a spectacular lake view. It is the perfect place to kick back and enjoy the sounds of summer, so join them for one or all summer concerts! Bring your own picnic supper, order one, or just come to listen to the marvellous music starting at 6pm! Gates open at 5pm and tickets are $20 per person. Children under 12 are free. Dinner and concert entry combo: $50. Tickets available through Ticket Seller at www.ticketseller.ca or (250) 549-7469.
July 10: Lent Fraser Wall
August 7: Cod Gone Wild

Mackie Lake House Foundation
7804 Kidston Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

7:00 pm Outdoor Concert Series - Armstrong

Bring your supper and a lawn chair enjoy live music in Memorial Park Armstrong

Memorial Park
Armstrong BC   [ map ]
250.546.8155

7:30 pm EGAD! The Woman in White

Saturday
July
11

9:00 am to 11:00 am Pickleball in Vernon @ Sawicki Park

9:30 am to 11:30 am Pleasant Valley Cemetery Walking Tours

Join the Greater Vernon Museum and Archives and the District Family History Society on one of the four Cemetery Walking Tours happening this summer! Learn what happened during the Okanagan Hotel Fire and much more!

Pleasant Valley Cemetery
4303 Pleasant Valley Road Vernon BC   [ map ]
Denise Marsh
(250) 542-3142
www.vernonmuseum.ca

10:00 am to 2:00 pm Trail Rides @ O’Keefe Ranch

Saddle up for an O'Keefe Ranch Tour experience on horseback! Trail rides Thursday to Sunday, 10:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm. $40 plus tax includes admission and one hour horseback tour of Historic O'Keefe ranch. $30 for children (9 years and up) accompanied by an adult. All riders must have proper footwear with closed toes. Trail ride reservations are encouraged.

O’Keefe Ranch
9380 Hwy 97N Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-7868
www.okeeferanch.ca

10:00 am to 3:00 pm Westside Open Farmers’ Market

Every Saturday 10am to 3pm. With over 18 vendors, there's something for everyone! Baking, local fruit, plants, artisans, collectables, Pow Wow Regalia, Native jewelry and garage sale vendors. The Westside Open Farmers' Market is on Westside Rd, past O'Keefe Ranch, 12 km after turnoff from Hwy 97, before Little Kingdom. Lots of parking! For more information contact Darlene at 250-540-3815 or [email protected]

Westside Rd Vernon BC   [ map ]

11:00 am The Re-Opening of the BigSteelBox Satellite Gallery @ Vernon Public Art Gallery

7:30 pm EGAD! The Woman in White

Sunday
July
12

10:00 am to 1:00 pm Sunday Brunch @ Vernon Yacht Club

Delicious food and an amazing view! Sunday Brunch served every week. Please book ahead for large groups 250-545-5518

Vernon Yacht Club
7919 Okanagan Landing Road Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 545-5518
vernonyachtclub.com/

10:00 am to 2:00 pm Trail Rides @ O’Keefe Ranch

Saddle up for an O'Keefe Ranch Tour experience on horseback! Trail rides Thursday to Sunday, 10:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm. $40 plus tax includes admission and one hour horseback tour of Historic O'Keefe ranch. $30 for children (9 years and up) accompanied by an adult. All riders must have proper footwear with closed toes. Trail ride reservations are encouraged.

O’Keefe Ranch
9380 Hwy 97N Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-7868
www.okeeferanch.ca

10:00 am to 4:00 pm Fintry Summer Fair Celebrating BC Parks Day

The Friends of Fintry will be celebrating our sunny, warm weather with their Summer Fair. Booths will be set up on the front lawn emphasizing garden flowers, gardening know how and arts and crafts. This year’s emcee will Don Burnett, perhaps the area’s most famous garden consultant. There will be a variety of vendors onsite including well-known BC potter, Bob Kingsmill. Musicians, such as the Kalamalka Highlanders Pipe Band, will play from the veranda throughout the day. Games and a bouncy castle will entertain children in the afternoon.

House of Caribbean and the Crepe Bistro will be onsite and purchased food will be available from 11:30 am to 2:30. The Westside Firefighters will also be selling ice cream in the afternoon! Entry to the Summer Fair is by donation. Tours of the Manor House and Barns cost $5 per adult (no charge for Members and school-age children).

Fintry Provincial Park
Fintry Delta Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Live Music @ The Naked Pig

6:00 pm Simon Fraser Pipe Band @ Performing Arts Centre

The Simon Fraser University Pipe Band is one of only four bands located outside of the United Kingdom that have won a Grade 1 World Pipe Band Championship. In addition, the band has placed second nine times, finishing in the top two in the world in 15 of its 28 years competing at the championship.

SFUPB regularly competes in Highland Games competitions sanctioned by the British Columbia Pipers Association in the Pacific Northwest before traveling to Scotland in August for the World Pipe Band Championships. The band wears the Simon Fraser University Pipe Band tartan.

Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre
3800 33rd Street Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 549-7469
www.ticketseller.ca/

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Live Music @ Dorian’s Greek Taverna

Wednesdays songwriter/guitarist Chris Madsen provides live music on guitar. Sundays jazz and classical pianist Heather Mehain provides live music on piano.

Dorian's Greek Taverna
3224 30th Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]
250-558-5100

Monday
July
13

8:00 am to 1:00 pm Vernon Farmer’s Market @ Kal Tire Place

Discover the diversity and uniqueness of the area at one of the very best Farmers’ Markets in the region. With over 200 local growers and artisans, we offer everything from fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood, crafts, art, gourmet foods, plants, flowers, gifts, and delicious baking. Buskers, live entertainment and children’s activities often add to the cheerful atmosphere. Lively chatter and friendly faces welcome residents and visitors alike. We’re surrounded by tons of free parking so bring the whole family to experience the vibrant colours, fresh flavours, aromatic smells, and fun sounds.
Make It A Fresh Day! @ The Vernon Farmers Market

Vernon Farmers’ Market
3445 43rd Ave vernon BC   [ map ]

Tuesday
July
14

6:00 pm Bowling in the Park @ Polson Park

All ages and abilities welcome! Free lessons! Bowls are provided and teams change for every game. No uniforms necessary. Bring flat soled running shoes. Players and observers are encouraged to come!

Polson Park
Vernon BC   [ map ]

Wednesday
July
15

9:00 am to 11:00 am Pickleball in Vernon @ Sawicki Park

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Jammin’ in Justice

Jammin’ in Justice takes place every Wednesday afternoon July 8th – August 26th, providing entertainment during lunchtime from 12-1:30pm. Kick back and relax with a takeout or picnic lunch, and listen to some fun and funky music in Justice Park. A beautiful setting on the end of 30th Avenue for an afternoon outing for residents and visitors alike.

Justice Park
Vernon BC   [ map ]

2:30 pm to 6:00 pm The Coldstream Farmers Market

The Coldstream Farmers Market has changed it's day, and is now open every Wednesday from 2:30 to 6pm throughout the year except two weeks flanking New Years. Come and experience sustainable, BEE SAFE, GMO free, local food; vegetables, fruits, meats, cheeses, honey, preserves, baking, gluten-free products, teas, tisanes, coffee, juices, dried herbs and samosas. Located across from Contex Gas.

9909 Kalamalka Lake Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Live Music @ Dorian’s Greek Taverna

Wednesdays songwriter/guitarist Chris Madsen provides live music on guitar. Sundays jazz and classical pianist Heather Mehain provides live music on piano.

Dorian's Greek Taverna
3224 30th Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]
250-558-5100

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Wednesday Sailboat Racing Nights @ Vernon Yacht Club

Wednesday Racing Nights – 1st race 6 PM.

Vernon Yacht Club
7919 Okanagan Landing Road Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 545-5518
vernonyachtclub.com/

6:30 pm to 11:00 pm Midsummer’s Eve of the Arts @ Turtle Mountain Winery

Join us at Turtle Mountain Winery for the 29th annual Midsummer’s Eve of the Arts Benefit art auction & garden party.

Enjoy appetizers, drinks, live music and an exciting live art auction with Don and Peter Raffan of Valley Auction Ltd. Live music will be playing until 11pm. Wine and beer from Gray Monk Estate Winery and Okanagan Springs Brewery, (+ cash bar). Appetizers and desserts by: Gumtree Catering, Picnic Catering and Cracked Pepper Catering. Shuttle service is available. Free parking also available at the venue.

Vernon Public Art Gallery
3228 31 Ave Vernon BC   [ map ]

8:00 pm to 12:00 am Spotlight Karaoke @ Longhorn Pub

Spotlight karaoke and DJ entertainment.

Longhorn Pub
4513 25th Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-9222

Thursday
July
16

8:00 am to 1:00 pm Vernon Farmer’s Market @ Kal Tire Place

Discover the diversity and uniqueness of the area at one of the very best Farmers’ Markets in the region. With over 200 local growers and artisans, we offer everything from fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood, crafts, art, gourmet foods, plants, flowers, gifts, and delicious baking. Buskers, live entertainment and children’s activities often add to the cheerful atmosphere. Lively chatter and friendly faces welcome residents and visitors alike. We’re surrounded by tons of free parking so bring the whole family to experience the vibrant colours, fresh flavours, aromatic smells, and fun sounds.
Make It A Fresh Day! @ The Vernon Farmers Market

Vernon Farmers’ Market
3445 43rd Ave vernon BC   [ map ]

10:00 am Tea with Grace @ the Mackie Lake House

Capturing the essence of days gone by; tea is served with fine bona China of the verandah overlooking the serene gardens and lake.

Tea with be served at 10am and 2pm Thursdays from June 18th to September 17th.

Bring a friend and join us. Tickets are $22.50 per person. Please purchase your ticket in advance through www.ticketseller.ca or by calling 250-549-7469

Mackie Lake House Foundation
7804 Kidston Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

11:00 am Tour the Mackie Lake Heritage House

11:00 am to 1:00 pm Learn to Fish @ Ellison Park

Meet at the North Beach picnic area for fun in the sun and the opportunity to learn how fish - equipment included!
Parent supervision is required.

Ellison Provincial Park
Okanagan Landing Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

2:00 pm Tea with Grace @ the Mackie Lake House

Capturing the essence of days gone by; tea is served with fine bona China of the verandah overlooking the serene gardens and lake.

Tea with be served at 10am and 2pm Thursdays from June 18th to September 17th.

Bring a friend and join us. Tickets are $22.50 per person. Please purchase your ticket in advance through www.ticketseller.ca or by calling 250-549-7469

Mackie Lake House Foundation
7804 Kidston Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

5:00 pm Free Pool @ Checker’s Bar and Grill

6:00 pm Bowling in the Park @ Polson Park

All ages and abilities welcome! Free lessons! Bowls are provided and teams change for every game. No uniforms necessary. Bring flat soled running shoes. Players and observers are encouraged to come!

Polson Park
Vernon BC   [ map ]

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Civic Sounds @ Downtown Vernon

Thursdays 7-9pm July 19th-August 27th 2015. Free summer outdoor concerts featuring live local bands in Civic Plaza in Downtown Vernon every Thursday night. Bring your lawn chair, a blanket and pick up a to-go dinner downtown and enjoy the music – don’t forget your dancing shoes.
Civic Sounds Lineup:
July 9th – Shawn Lightfoot Band
July 16th – The Legendary Lake Monsters
July 23rd – The Young’uns
July 30th – The Goods
August 6th – Cheaper Than a Porsche
August 13th – Cod Gone Wild
August 20th – Kath & the Tom Kats
August 27th – Hog Wild

Vernon Museum & Archives
3009 32nd Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]

Friday
July
17

8:30 am to 12:30 pm Enderby Open Air Market

First bedding plants of the season, farm fresh eggs, spring greens, flours and grains, bread and other baked goodies, seed potatoes, honey, chocolate, samosas, wood work, arts and crafts and more. Visit with friends and shop local! Located in the City Hall parking lot, Hwy 97 by second traffic light.

City Hall
619 Cliff Ave Enderby BC   [ map ]

9:00 am to 11:00 am Pickleball in Vernon @ Sawicki Park

11:00 am Freeride Festival @ Silver Star

Welcome to the 2015 Star Worx Festival at Silver Star Bike Park. Part of the FMB World Tour, the Silver Style Slopestyle is going to be bigger and better than ever before! Competitors will be competing for valuable points towards to overall FMB World Tour Championships! Cost is as follows: Open - $50 Amateur - $25.

Silver Star Mountain Resort
Silver Star Mountain BC   [ map ]

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Avenue Market @ Downtown Vernon

The Avenue Market will provide an exceptional shopping experience and access to locally made products. To provide this experience vendors of the Avenue Market must sell goods that are made, baked, or grown by our vendors with the exception of the DVA members or at the discretion of the Avenue Market.

The Avenue Market will operate from 4pm-8pm every Friday starting on June 12th. Please note that 30th Avenue will be closed from the 3000 block to the 3300 block inclusive from 3pm-9pm.

Downtown Vernon
30 Avenue Vernon BC BC   [ map ]

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Chefs Corner Cook Off @ Avenue Market

Join us at Avenue market and watch local chefs compete to create the fantastic fare with local ingredients from market vendors.

Each week, four local chefs will compete to move forward to the final round where they'll be up against MasterChef Canada Top 7 Finalist Jennifer Innis

June 19th- Local Chef Round 1
July 10th- Local Chef Round 2
August 14th- Local Chef Round 3
September 18th- Final Round

Downtown Vernon Association
#101 3334 30th Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]

5:30 pm to 8:30 pm BBQ Steak or Salmon Dinner @ Vernon Yacht Club

Cook your own Steak or Salmon Fillet on the Barbecue while chatting with friends. Buffet side dishes and dessert included. $15.00 each. Please let us know if a large group will be attending. Volunteers needed for clean-up help.

Vernon Yacht Club
7919 Okanagan Landing Road Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 545-5518
vernonyachtclub.com/

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm 2015 Cowboy Dinner Shows @ O’Keefe Ranch

with Rob Dinwoodie & Ken Mather! Tickets in advance are required call 250-542-7868. Check out www.okeeferanch.ca for more information!

O’Keefe Ranch
9380 Hwy 97N Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-7868
www.okeeferanch.ca

6:00 pm to 9:00 pm Summer Solstice - Ukrainian Style @ Paddlewheel Park

FREE Family Event! Summer Solstice in the Park, Ukrainian Style
Come and learn about the beautiful traditions of Ivan Kupala, or the festival of the summer solstice through song on Friday, July 17 at 6:00pm-9:00pm at Paddle Wheel Park with special vocal guest Rozhanytsia from Ukraine. This is a FREE family event, so pack your picnic and come down to Paddle Wheel Park for 7:00pm Showtime!
See you there!

Paddlewheel Park Hall
7801 Okanagan Landing Rd Vernon BC   [ map ]

7:00 pm Outdoor Concert Series - Armstrong

Bring your supper and a lawn chair enjoy live music in Memorial Park Armstrong

Memorial Park
Armstrong BC   [ map ]
250.546.8155

7:30 pm EGAD! The Woman in White

Saturday
July
18

9:00 am to 11:00 am Pickleball in Vernon @ Sawicki Park

9:00 am to 12:00 pm Breakfast on the Farm @ Riverbreeze Farms

The North Okanagan Dairy Extension Advisory Committee is working with the BC Dairy Association to organize a fun morning of activities on a local dairy farm in Armstrong! There will be TONS of activities at this event happening on Saturday, July 18th! 9am-noon. The Mobile Dairy Classroom (the portable milking unit that is at the IPE every year) will be there, as well as the Poultry in Motion mobile chicken barn (that has the baby chicks every year at the IPE as well), there also will be the chance to watch cows be milked by robots, a kids activity zone, wagon rides, free pancake breakfast, free yogurt and granola, and ice cream at old fashioned prices, and lots more!! Fun for all ages! See you there!

Riverbreeze Farms
4460 Larkin X Road Armstrong BC   [ map ]
(250) 558-6725

10:00 am to 2:00 pm Trail Rides @ O’Keefe Ranch

Saddle up for an O'Keefe Ranch Tour experience on horseback! Trail rides Thursday to Sunday, 10:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm. $40 plus tax includes admission and one hour horseback tour of Historic O'Keefe ranch. $30 for children (9 years and up) accompanied by an adult. All riders must have proper footwear with closed toes. Trail ride reservations are encouraged.

O’Keefe Ranch
9380 Hwy 97N Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-7868
www.okeeferanch.ca

10:00 am to 3:00 pm Westside Open Farmers’ Market

Every Saturday 10am to 3pm. With over 18 vendors, there's something for everyone! Baking, local fruit, plants, artisans, collectables, Pow Wow Regalia, Native jewelry and garage sale vendors. The Westside Open Farmers' Market is on Westside Rd, past O'Keefe Ranch, 12 km after turnoff from Hwy 97, before Little Kingdom. Lots of parking! For more information contact Darlene at 250-540-3815 or [email protected]

Westside Rd Vernon BC   [ map ]

11:00 am Freeride Festival @ Silver Star

Welcome to the 2015 Star Worx Festival at Silver Star Bike Park. Part of the FMB World Tour, the Silver Style Slopestyle is going to be bigger and better than ever before! Competitors will be competing for valuable points towards to overall FMB World Tour Championships! Cost is as follows: Open - $50 Amateur - $25.

Silver Star Mountain Resort
Silver Star Mountain BC   [ map ]

6:00 pm to 10:00 pm Enderbeer and Wine Festival @ Enderby Lions’ Gazebo

Tantalize your taste buds! Come explore the craft beer, spirits, ciders, and wines from local breweries and vineyards. All while tickling your ear drums with live music by Matt Blais, an alternative, blues-rock musician.

Tickets are $25 per person and it is a 19+ event. The ticket price includes gate entry, live music, and a tasting glass.

Check out their website for all the details.

Enderby Lions' Gazebo
300 Kildonan Avenue Enderby BC   [ map ]

7:30 pm EGAD! The Woman in White

Sunday
July
19

10:00 am to 1:00 pm Sunday Brunch @ Vernon Yacht Club

Delicious food and an amazing view! Sunday Brunch served every week. Please book ahead for large groups 250-545-5518

Vernon Yacht Club
7919 Okanagan Landing Road Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 545-5518
vernonyachtclub.com/

10:00 am to 2:00 pm Trail Rides @ O’Keefe Ranch

Saddle up for an O'Keefe Ranch Tour experience on horseback! Trail rides Thursday to Sunday, 10:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm. $40 plus tax includes admission and one hour horseback tour of Historic O'Keefe ranch. $30 for children (9 years and up) accompanied by an adult. All riders must have proper footwear with closed toes. Trail ride reservations are encouraged.

O’Keefe Ranch
9380 Hwy 97N Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-7868
www.okeeferanch.ca

11:00 am Freeride Festival @ Silver Star

Welcome to the 2015 Star Worx Festival at Silver Star Bike Park. Part of the FMB World Tour, the Silver Style Slopestyle is going to be bigger and better than ever before! Competitors will be competing for valuable points towards to overall FMB World Tour Championships! Cost is as follows: Open - $50 Amateur - $25.

Silver Star Mountain Resort
Silver Star Mountain BC   [ map ]

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Live Music @ The Naked Pig

6:00 pm Opera in the Park @ Polson Park

Join tenor Paul Moore and friends for an evening of beloved Opera and Musical theatre favourites. There will also be a prize draw and sing-a-long.

Polson Park
2600 Highway 6 Vernon BC   [ map ]

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Live Music @ Dorian’s Greek Taverna

Wednesdays songwriter/guitarist Chris Madsen provides live music on guitar. Sundays jazz and classical pianist Heather Mehain provides live music on piano.

Dorian's Greek Taverna
3224 30th Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]
250-558-5100

Monday
July
20

8:00 am to 1:00 pm Vernon Farmer’s Market @ Kal Tire Place

Discover the diversity and uniqueness of the area at one of the very best Farmers’ Markets in the region. With over 200 local growers and artisans, we offer everything from fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood, crafts, art, gourmet foods, plants, flowers, gifts, and delicious baking. Buskers, live entertainment and children’s activities often add to the cheerful atmosphere. Lively chatter and friendly faces welcome residents and visitors alike. We’re surrounded by tons of free parking so bring the whole family to experience the vibrant colours, fresh flavours, aromatic smells, and fun sounds.
Make It A Fresh Day! @ The Vernon Farmers Market

Vernon Farmers’ Market
3445 43rd Ave vernon BC   [ map ]

Tuesday
July
21

6:00 pm Bowling in the Park @ Polson Park

All ages and abilities welcome! Free lessons! Bowls are provided and teams change for every game. No uniforms necessary. Bring flat soled running shoes. Players and observers are encouraged to come!

Polson Park
Vernon BC   [ map ]

Wednesday
July
22

9:00 am to 11:00 am Pickleball in Vernon @ Sawicki Park

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Jammin’ in Justice

Jammin’ in Justice takes place every Wednesday afternoon July 8th – August 26th, providing entertainment during lunchtime from 12-1:30pm. Kick back and relax with a takeout or picnic lunch, and listen to some fun and funky music in Justice Park. A beautiful setting on the end of 30th Avenue for an afternoon outing for residents and visitors alike.

Justice Park
Vernon BC   [ map ]

2:30 pm to 6:00 pm The Coldstream Farmers Market

The Coldstream Farmers Market has changed it's day, and is now open every Wednesday from 2:30 to 6pm throughout the year except two weeks flanking New Years. Come and experience sustainable, BEE SAFE, GMO free, local food; vegetables, fruits, meats, cheeses, honey, preserves, baking, gluten-free products, teas, tisanes, coffee, juices, dried herbs and samosas. Located across from Contex Gas.

9909 Kalamalka Lake Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Live Music @ Dorian’s Greek Taverna

Wednesdays songwriter/guitarist Chris Madsen provides live music on guitar. Sundays jazz and classical pianist Heather Mehain provides live music on piano.

Dorian's Greek Taverna
3224 30th Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]
250-558-5100

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Wednesday Sailboat Racing Nights @ Vernon Yacht Club

Wednesday Racing Nights – 1st race 6 PM.

Vernon Yacht Club
7919 Okanagan Landing Road Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 545-5518
vernonyachtclub.com/

8:00 pm to 12:00 am Spotlight Karaoke @ Longhorn Pub

Spotlight karaoke and DJ entertainment.

Longhorn Pub
4513 25th Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-9222

Thursday
July
23

Thursday, July 23, 2015 to Tuesday, August 25, 2015 The Night’s Mare

By Kevin Kerr; Directed by Courtenay Dobbie
Little Florence, gentle horse lover and babysitter extraordinaire, can soothe any fussy baby, quiet any tantrum and scare away monsters from under the bed. But her skills are tested when a Hollywood “supercouple” comes to town to research their next movie about a fabled magical mare rumored to live in the woods outside of Florence’s town. They have an unruly daughter who, having not slept in days, is driving them mad. Hoping to impress the celebrities, Florence’s mother volunteers her daughter’s services to look after the toddler for an evening. When the child escapes under Florence’s watch, she must follow her into the woods at night and bring her back to her parents before morning. As the hunt for the mythical mare escalates, Florence hunts the couple’s unbridled daughter on an all-night quest to tame the untamable beasts.

Caravan Farm Theatre
4886 Salmon River Road Spallumcheen BC   [ map ]

8:00 am to 1:00 pm Vernon Farmer’s Market @ Kal Tire Place

Discover the diversity and uniqueness of the area at one of the very best Farmers’ Markets in the region. With over 200 local growers and artisans, we offer everything from fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood, crafts, art, gourmet foods, plants, flowers, gifts, and delicious baking. Buskers, live entertainment and children’s activities often add to the cheerful atmosphere. Lively chatter and friendly faces welcome residents and visitors alike. We’re surrounded by tons of free parking so bring the whole family to experience the vibrant colours, fresh flavours, aromatic smells, and fun sounds.
Make It A Fresh Day! @ The Vernon Farmers Market

Vernon Farmers’ Market
3445 43rd Ave vernon BC   [ map ]

10:00 am Tea with Grace @ the Mackie Lake House

Capturing the essence of days gone by; tea is served with fine bona China of the verandah overlooking the serene gardens and lake.

Tea with be served at 10am and 2pm Thursdays from June 18th to September 17th.

Bring a friend and join us. Tickets are $22.50 per person. Please purchase your ticket in advance through www.ticketseller.ca or by calling 250-549-7469

Mackie Lake House Foundation
7804 Kidston Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

11:00 am Tour the Mackie Lake Heritage House

2:00 pm Tea with Grace @ the Mackie Lake House

Capturing the essence of days gone by; tea is served with fine bona China of the verandah overlooking the serene gardens and lake.

Tea with be served at 10am and 2pm Thursdays from June 18th to September 17th.

Bring a friend and join us. Tickets are $22.50 per person. Please purchase your ticket in advance through www.ticketseller.ca or by calling 250-549-7469

Mackie Lake House Foundation
7804 Kidston Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

5:00 pm Free Pool @ Checker’s Bar and Grill

6:00 pm Bowling in the Park @ Polson Park

All ages and abilities welcome! Free lessons! Bowls are provided and teams change for every game. No uniforms necessary. Bring flat soled running shoes. Players and observers are encouraged to come!

Polson Park
Vernon BC   [ map ]

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Civic Sounds @ Downtown Vernon

Thursdays 7-9pm July 19th-August 27th 2015. Free summer outdoor concerts featuring live local bands in Civic Plaza in Downtown Vernon every Thursday night. Bring your lawn chair, a blanket and pick up a to-go dinner downtown and enjoy the music – don’t forget your dancing shoes.
Civic Sounds Lineup:
July 9th – Shawn Lightfoot Band
July 16th – The Legendary Lake Monsters
July 23rd – The Young’uns
July 30th – The Goods
August 6th – Cheaper Than a Porsche
August 13th – Cod Gone Wild
August 20th – Kath & the Tom Kats
August 27th – Hog Wild

Vernon Museum & Archives
3009 32nd Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]

Friday
July
24

Thursday, July 23, 2015 to Tuesday, August 25, 2015 The Night’s Mare

By Kevin Kerr; Directed by Courtenay Dobbie
Little Florence, gentle horse lover and babysitter extraordinaire, can soothe any fussy baby, quiet any tantrum and scare away monsters from under the bed. But her skills are tested when a Hollywood “supercouple” comes to town to research their next movie about a fabled magical mare rumored to live in the woods outside of Florence’s town. They have an unruly daughter who, having not slept in days, is driving them mad. Hoping to impress the celebrities, Florence’s mother volunteers her daughter’s services to look after the toddler for an evening. When the child escapes under Florence’s watch, she must follow her into the woods at night and bring her back to her parents before morning. As the hunt for the mythical mare escalates, Florence hunts the couple’s unbridled daughter on an all-night quest to tame the untamable beasts.

Caravan Farm Theatre
4886 Salmon River Road Spallumcheen BC   [ map ]

8:30 am to 12:30 pm Enderby Open Air Market

First bedding plants of the season, farm fresh eggs, spring greens, flours and grains, bread and other baked goodies, seed potatoes, honey, chocolate, samosas, wood work, arts and crafts and more. Visit with friends and shop local! Located in the City Hall parking lot, Hwy 97 by second traffic light.

City Hall
619 Cliff Ave Enderby BC   [ map ]

9:00 am to 11:00 am Pickleball in Vernon @ Sawicki Park

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Avenue Market @ Downtown Vernon

The Avenue Market will provide an exceptional shopping experience and access to locally made products. To provide this experience vendors of the Avenue Market must sell goods that are made, baked, or grown by our vendors with the exception of the DVA members or at the discretion of the Avenue Market.

The Avenue Market will operate from 4pm-8pm every Friday starting on June 12th. Please note that 30th Avenue will be closed from the 3000 block to the 3300 block inclusive from 3pm-9pm.

Downtown Vernon
30 Avenue Vernon BC BC   [ map ]

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Chefs Corner Cook Off @ Avenue Market

Join us at Avenue market and watch local chefs compete to create the fantastic fare with local ingredients from market vendors.

Each week, four local chefs will compete to move forward to the final round where they'll be up against MasterChef Canada Top 7 Finalist Jennifer Innis

June 19th- Local Chef Round 1
July 10th- Local Chef Round 2
August 14th- Local Chef Round 3
September 18th- Final Round

Downtown Vernon Association
#101 3334 30th Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]

5:30 pm to 8:30 pm BBQ Steak or Salmon Dinner @ Vernon Yacht Club

Cook your own Steak or Salmon Fillet on the Barbecue while chatting with friends. Buffet side dishes and dessert included. $15.00 each. Please let us know if a large group will be attending. Volunteers needed for clean-up help.

Vernon Yacht Club
7919 Okanagan Landing Road Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 545-5518
vernonyachtclub.com/

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm 2015 Cowboy Dinner Shows @ O’Keefe Ranch

with Rob Dinwoodie & Ken Mather! Tickets in advance are required call 250-542-7868. Check out www.okeeferanch.ca for more information!

O’Keefe Ranch
9380 Hwy 97N Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-7868
www.okeeferanch.ca

7:00 pm Outdoor Concert Series - Armstrong

Bring your supper and a lawn chair enjoy live music in Memorial Park Armstrong

Memorial Park
Armstrong BC   [ map ]
250.546.8155

7:00 pm Lord Strathcona’s Horse Musical Ride @ IPE Fairgrounds

Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) is a proud Regiment with strong ties to Western Canada. The Regiment has always tried to preserve and perpetuate its traditions and history by maintaining a link to the period when it was first raised, by Lord Strathcona and Mount Royal, as a Regiment of Cavalry in 1900. Over the years, we have achieved this aim through the maintenance of the Strathcona Mounted Troop; 20 soldiers dressed in period uniform and mounted on horseback, performing a musical ride and a tent pegging demonstration in communities throughout Western Canada.

These soldiers volunteer for a minimum of one show season. The responsibility and rigor of the Troop is in addition to their normal responsibilities as a soldier of the Canadian Forces. They are committed to presenting our "living history". The Strathcona Mounted Troop provides an active display of a unique part of our national heritage which is enjoyed by thousands of Canadians annually.

Lord Strathcona's Horse (Royal Canadians) is proud to be represented by the Strathcona Mounted Troop, the last Canadian military mounted troop.

The Strathcona Mounted Troop has provided a colourful presence at civic celebrations, exhibitions festivals and rodeos. While the Troop has participated in parades in these events, our particular pride is in the Musical Ride.

The thirty‑five minute performance includes a demonstration of the historical art of tent pegging, which originated with the British Army in India. Interaction is encouraged at the conclusion of each performance by inviting the public to meet horse and rider. Where possible, we also welcome the public to visit the stables at the show location to see the work that makes the ride possible.

BC   [ map ]

7:30 pm Lucinda Williams @ Vernon Performing Arts Centre

An object of cultish adoration, three-time Grammy-winning and nominated for 12 Grammy’s, rock/folk/alt-country singer-songwriter Lucinda Williams was named America’s Best Songwriter by TIME Magazine. For the past 30 years, and 11 albums later, she has channeled her perspective as a fiery but vulnerable Southern woman into a string of stellar albums including Car Wheels on a Gravel Road, Essence, World Without Tears, Little Honey and Blessed. Rich in literary detail and brimming with raw emotion, her songs embody hard-earned, hard-lived experience. With admirers ranging from Bob Dylan to Emmylou Harris, she is hailed as a major talent by critics and musicians alike and proves it by selling out shows consistently on tour.

“She's pithy and penetrating, bruised but steadfast, proud of the grain and drawl of her voice. Her music places itself in a vanishing, idealized Southland where country, soul, blues and gospel all share a common vocabulary of twang." - The New York Times

Three-time Grammy-winner and nominated for 12, Lucinda Williams and her band Buick 6 will be bringing her country, gospel, rock and folk songs to the Vernon Performing Arts Centre on Friday, July 24. Tickets on sale now! With admirers ranging from Bob Dylan to Emmylou Harris, she proves it by her consistently sold out shows.

Vernon & District Performing Arts Centre
3800 33rd Street Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 549-7469
www.ticketseller.ca/

Saturday
July
25

Thursday, July 23, 2015 to Tuesday, August 25, 2015 The Night’s Mare

By Kevin Kerr; Directed by Courtenay Dobbie
Little Florence, gentle horse lover and babysitter extraordinaire, can soothe any fussy baby, quiet any tantrum and scare away monsters from under the bed. But her skills are tested when a Hollywood “supercouple” comes to town to research their next movie about a fabled magical mare rumored to live in the woods outside of Florence’s town. They have an unruly daughter who, having not slept in days, is driving them mad. Hoping to impress the celebrities, Florence’s mother volunteers her daughter’s services to look after the toddler for an evening. When the child escapes under Florence’s watch, she must follow her into the woods at night and bring her back to her parents before morning. As the hunt for the mythical mare escalates, Florence hunts the couple’s unbridled daughter on an all-night quest to tame the untamable beasts.

Caravan Farm Theatre
4886 Salmon River Road Spallumcheen BC   [ map ]

9:00 am to 11:00 am Pickleball in Vernon @ Sawicki Park

10:00 am to 12:00 pm The Bug Guys @ The Museum

Bugs, bugs and more bugs! Stuart Brown of the Bug Guys is back at the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives July 25th to educate and entertain with his bizarre, beautiful, and fascinating creepy crawlies. His bug show takes place at the museum from 10:00am-12:00pm Saturday July 25th. As space is limited and Stuart’s shows have proven very popular, we encourage you to purchase your tickets early. Tickets are $3.00/person available at the museum.

For more information call the museum at 250-542-3142 or visit www.vernonmuseum.ca or www.facebook.com/vernonmuseum.

Vernon Museum & Archives
3009 32nd Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]

10:00 am to 2:00 pm Trail Rides @ O’Keefe Ranch

Saddle up for an O'Keefe Ranch Tour experience on horseback! Trail rides Thursday to Sunday, 10:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm. $40 plus tax includes admission and one hour horseback tour of Historic O'Keefe ranch. $30 for children (9 years and up) accompanied by an adult. All riders must have proper footwear with closed toes. Trail ride reservations are encouraged.

O’Keefe Ranch
9380 Hwy 97N Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-7868
www.okeeferanch.ca

10:00 am to 3:00 pm Westside Open Farmers’ Market

Every Saturday 10am to 3pm. With over 18 vendors, there's something for everyone! Baking, local fruit, plants, artisans, collectables, Pow Wow Regalia, Native jewelry and garage sale vendors. The Westside Open Farmers' Market is on Westside Rd, past O'Keefe Ranch, 12 km after turnoff from Hwy 97, before Little Kingdom. Lots of parking! For more information contact Darlene at 250-540-3815 or [email protected]

Westside Rd Vernon BC   [ map ]

1:00 pm to 3:30 pm Family Saturday: Waves in Acrylic @ Vernon Public Art Gallery

This month learn how to paint waves in acrylic paint inspired by the famous artist Winslow Homer. We will look at reference photos and use different brush strokes to create volume and texture in our waves. Creating a finished painting of a beach scene. $1 extra for panel canvases, alternatives are available.

Vernon Public Art Gallery
3228 31 Ave Vernon BC   [ map ]

7:00 pm The Okanagan Military Tattoo 2015

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A musical tattoo is a demonstration of military drumming, piping and skills. It’s called a ‘tattoo’ because when the British Army was fighting in Belgium 300 years ago, soldiers were called in from the pubs each night for curfew, or Doe den tap toe, Dutch for ‘Turn off the tap’.
This years event is sure to mesmerize its audience with historical dance and music!
Tickets $25 - $45, Family of 4 $67.

Kal Tire Place
3445 43rd Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-5623
okanagantattoo.ca/

7:00 pm to 9:30 pm Savour the Okanagan @ Bourbon Street Bar and Grill

The Bourbon Street Bar and Grill Presents: Savour the Okanagan. Enjoy wine and beer tasting, appies, a silent auction, and live entertainment! Participants include Ancient Hill, The BX Press Cidery, Hillside Winery, Volcanic Hills, Intrigue Wines, Hester Creek, Bench 1775, Okanagan Spring, Larch Hills Winery, and more! Tickets available at Bourbon Street Bar and Grill.

Bourbon Street Bar & Grill
4411 32nd Street Vernon BC   [ map ]

Sunday
July
26

Thursday, July 23, 2015 to Tuesday, August 25, 2015 The Night’s Mare

By Kevin Kerr; Directed by Courtenay Dobbie
Little Florence, gentle horse lover and babysitter extraordinaire, can soothe any fussy baby, quiet any tantrum and scare away monsters from under the bed. But her skills are tested when a Hollywood “supercouple” comes to town to research their next movie about a fabled magical mare rumored to live in the woods outside of Florence’s town. They have an unruly daughter who, having not slept in days, is driving them mad. Hoping to impress the celebrities, Florence’s mother volunteers her daughter’s services to look after the toddler for an evening. When the child escapes under Florence’s watch, she must follow her into the woods at night and bring her back to her parents before morning. As the hunt for the mythical mare escalates, Florence hunts the couple’s unbridled daughter on an all-night quest to tame the untamable beasts.

Caravan Farm Theatre
4886 Salmon River Road Spallumcheen BC   [ map ]

10:00 am to 1:00 pm Sunday Brunch @ Vernon Yacht Club

Delicious food and an amazing view! Sunday Brunch served every week. Please book ahead for large groups 250-545-5518

Vernon Yacht Club
7919 Okanagan Landing Road Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 545-5518
vernonyachtclub.com/

10:00 am to 2:00 pm Trail Rides @ O’Keefe Ranch

Saddle up for an O'Keefe Ranch Tour experience on horseback! Trail rides Thursday to Sunday, 10:00am, 12:00pm and 2:00pm. $40 plus tax includes admission and one hour horseback tour of Historic O'Keefe ranch. $30 for children (9 years and up) accompanied by an adult. All riders must have proper footwear with closed toes. Trail ride reservations are encouraged.

O’Keefe Ranch
9380 Hwy 97N Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-7868
www.okeeferanch.ca

2:00 pm The Okanagan Military Tattoo 2015

.
A musical tattoo is a demonstration of military drumming, piping and skills. It’s called a ‘tattoo’ because when the British Army was fighting in Belgium 300 years ago, soldiers were called in from the pubs each night for curfew, or Doe den tap toe, Dutch for ‘Turn off the tap’.
This years event is sure to mesmerize its audience with historical dance and music!
Tickets $25 - $45, Family of 4 $67.

Kal Tire Place
3445 43rd Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-5623
okanagantattoo.ca/

2:00 pm to 4:00 pm 2015 Caetani Summer Music Series

The Caetani Centre is very pleased to announce the line-up for its second annual Summer Music Series, to be held the last Sunday of every month, May to September.
May 31st - Cod Gone Wild
June 28th - Women of Song, celebrating local female performing artists.
July 26th - Ben Klick
August 30th - Andrew and Zachari Smith
September 27th - The Trips

Caetani Cultural Centre
3401 Pleasant Valley Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

3:00 pm to 5:00 pm Live Music @ The Naked Pig

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Live Music @ Dorian’s Greek Taverna

Wednesdays songwriter/guitarist Chris Madsen provides live music on guitar. Sundays jazz and classical pianist Heather Mehain provides live music on piano.

Dorian's Greek Taverna
3224 30th Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]
250-558-5100

Monday
July
27

Thursday, July 23, 2015 to Tuesday, August 25, 2015 The Night’s Mare

By Kevin Kerr; Directed by Courtenay Dobbie
Little Florence, gentle horse lover and babysitter extraordinaire, can soothe any fussy baby, quiet any tantrum and scare away monsters from under the bed. But her skills are tested when a Hollywood “supercouple” comes to town to research their next movie about a fabled magical mare rumored to live in the woods outside of Florence’s town. They have an unruly daughter who, having not slept in days, is driving them mad. Hoping to impress the celebrities, Florence’s mother volunteers her daughter’s services to look after the toddler for an evening. When the child escapes under Florence’s watch, she must follow her into the woods at night and bring her back to her parents before morning. As the hunt for the mythical mare escalates, Florence hunts the couple’s unbridled daughter on an all-night quest to tame the untamable beasts.

Caravan Farm Theatre
4886 Salmon River Road Spallumcheen BC   [ map ]

All Day Singletrack 6 TransRockies Comes to Vernon

Singletrack 6 is a 6 day mountain bike adventure showcasing the best riding in a variety of authentic mountain bike communities in Western Canada. Six stages, a new route every year and the perfect brew of xc, panoramic vistas and epic descents. Starting out at Silver Star Bike Park, the ‘new school’ singletrack has a hint of the old thrown in. The purpose built xc singletrack, whether going up or down, has been built with an emphasis on maintaining flow. Bermed out corners and switchback after switchback after switchback are the norm here. Distance: 35km. Elevation Gain: 1500m. Timed Descent: 2.7km, 250m elevation loss. The next day the race heads over to Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park, where the crew at the North Okanagan Cycling Society has created a network of trails that feature flowing switchback climbs over rockyNocs terrain leading to bombing descents that will leave you grinning ear-to-ear. The views of Kalamalka Lake and the surrounding mountain ranges are simply spectacular. Distance: 37km. Elevation Gain: 1700m. Timed Descent: 2.1km, 225m elevation loss

Silver Star Mountain Resort
123 Shortt Street Vernon BC   [ map ]

8:00 am to 1:00 pm Vernon Farmer’s Market @ Kal Tire Place

Discover the diversity and uniqueness of the area at one of the very best Farmers’ Markets in the region. With over 200 local growers and artisans, we offer everything from fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood, crafts, art, gourmet foods, plants, flowers, gifts, and delicious baking. Buskers, live entertainment and children’s activities often add to the cheerful atmosphere. Lively chatter and friendly faces welcome residents and visitors alike. We’re surrounded by tons of free parking so bring the whole family to experience the vibrant colours, fresh flavours, aromatic smells, and fun sounds.
Make It A Fresh Day! @ The Vernon Farmers Market

Vernon Farmers’ Market
3445 43rd Ave vernon BC   [ map ]

Tuesday
July
28

Thursday, July 23, 2015 to Tuesday, August 25, 2015 The Night’s Mare

By Kevin Kerr; Directed by Courtenay Dobbie
Little Florence, gentle horse lover and babysitter extraordinaire, can soothe any fussy baby, quiet any tantrum and scare away monsters from under the bed. But her skills are tested when a Hollywood “supercouple” comes to town to research their next movie about a fabled magical mare rumored to live in the woods outside of Florence’s town. They have an unruly daughter who, having not slept in days, is driving them mad. Hoping to impress the celebrities, Florence’s mother volunteers her daughter’s services to look after the toddler for an evening. When the child escapes under Florence’s watch, she must follow her into the woods at night and bring her back to her parents before morning. As the hunt for the mythical mare escalates, Florence hunts the couple’s unbridled daughter on an all-night quest to tame the untamable beasts.

Caravan Farm Theatre
4886 Salmon River Road Spallumcheen BC   [ map ]

All Day Singletrack 6 TransRockies Comes to Vernon

Singletrack 6 is a 6 day mountain bike adventure showcasing the best riding in a variety of authentic mountain bike communities in Western Canada. Six stages, a new route every year and the perfect brew of xc, panoramic vistas and epic descents. Starting out at Silver Star Bike Park, the ‘new school’ singletrack has a hint of the old thrown in. The purpose built xc singletrack, whether going up or down, has been built with an emphasis on maintaining flow. Bermed out corners and switchback after switchback after switchback are the norm here. Distance: 35km. Elevation Gain: 1500m. Timed Descent: 2.7km, 250m elevation loss. The next day the race heads over to Kalamalka Lake Provincial Park, where the crew at the North Okanagan Cycling Society has created a network of trails that feature flowing switchback climbs over rockyNocs terrain leading to bombing descents that will leave you grinning ear-to-ear. The views of Kalamalka Lake and the surrounding mountain ranges are simply spectacular. Distance: 37km. Elevation Gain: 1700m. Timed Descent: 2.1km, 225m elevation loss

Silver Star Mountain Resort
123 Shortt Street Vernon BC   [ map ]

6:00 pm Bowling in the Park @ Polson Park

All ages and abilities welcome! Free lessons! Bowls are provided and teams change for every game. No uniforms necessary. Bring flat soled running shoes. Players and observers are encouraged to come!

Polson Park
Vernon BC   [ map ]

Wednesday
July
29

Thursday, July 23, 2015 to Tuesday, August 25, 2015 The Night’s Mare

By Kevin Kerr; Directed by Courtenay Dobbie
Little Florence, gentle horse lover and babysitter extraordinaire, can soothe any fussy baby, quiet any tantrum and scare away monsters from under the bed. But her skills are tested when a Hollywood “supercouple” comes to town to research their next movie about a fabled magical mare rumored to live in the woods outside of Florence’s town. They have an unruly daughter who, having not slept in days, is driving them mad. Hoping to impress the celebrities, Florence’s mother volunteers her daughter’s services to look after the toddler for an evening. When the child escapes under Florence’s watch, she must follow her into the woods at night and bring her back to her parents before morning. As the hunt for the mythical mare escalates, Florence hunts the couple’s unbridled daughter on an all-night quest to tame the untamable beasts.

Caravan Farm Theatre
4886 Salmon River Road Spallumcheen BC   [ map ]

9:00 am to 11:00 am Pickleball in Vernon @ Sawicki Park

12:00 pm to 1:30 pm Jammin’ in Justice

Jammin’ in Justice takes place every Wednesday afternoon July 8th – August 26th, providing entertainment during lunchtime from 12-1:30pm. Kick back and relax with a takeout or picnic lunch, and listen to some fun and funky music in Justice Park. A beautiful setting on the end of 30th Avenue for an afternoon outing for residents and visitors alike.

Justice Park
Vernon BC   [ map ]

2:30 pm to 6:00 pm The Coldstream Farmers Market

The Coldstream Farmers Market has changed it's day, and is now open every Wednesday from 2:30 to 6pm throughout the year except two weeks flanking New Years. Come and experience sustainable, BEE SAFE, GMO free, local food; vegetables, fruits, meats, cheeses, honey, preserves, baking, gluten-free products, teas, tisanes, coffee, juices, dried herbs and samosas. Located across from Contex Gas.

9909 Kalamalka Lake Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

6:00 pm to 7:30 pm Live Music @ Dorian’s Greek Taverna

Wednesdays songwriter/guitarist Chris Madsen provides live music on guitar. Sundays jazz and classical pianist Heather Mehain provides live music on piano.

Dorian's Greek Taverna
3224 30th Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]
250-558-5100

6:00 pm to 8:00 pm Wednesday Sailboat Racing Nights @ Vernon Yacht Club

Wednesday Racing Nights – 1st race 6 PM.

Vernon Yacht Club
7919 Okanagan Landing Road Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 545-5518
vernonyachtclub.com/

8:00 pm to 12:00 am Spotlight Karaoke @ Longhorn Pub

Spotlight karaoke and DJ entertainment.

Longhorn Pub
4513 25th Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-9222

Thursday
July
30

Thursday, July 23, 2015 to Tuesday, August 25, 2015 The Night’s Mare

By Kevin Kerr; Directed by Courtenay Dobbie
Little Florence, gentle horse lover and babysitter extraordinaire, can soothe any fussy baby, quiet any tantrum and scare away monsters from under the bed. But her skills are tested when a Hollywood “supercouple” comes to town to research their next movie about a fabled magical mare rumored to live in the woods outside of Florence’s town. They have an unruly daughter who, having not slept in days, is driving them mad. Hoping to impress the celebrities, Florence’s mother volunteers her daughter’s services to look after the toddler for an evening. When the child escapes under Florence’s watch, she must follow her into the woods at night and bring her back to her parents before morning. As the hunt for the mythical mare escalates, Florence hunts the couple’s unbridled daughter on an all-night quest to tame the untamable beasts.

Caravan Farm Theatre
4886 Salmon River Road Spallumcheen BC   [ map ]

8:00 am to 1:00 pm Vernon Farmer’s Market @ Kal Tire Place

Discover the diversity and uniqueness of the area at one of the very best Farmers’ Markets in the region. With over 200 local growers and artisans, we offer everything from fruit, vegetables, meat, seafood, crafts, art, gourmet foods, plants, flowers, gifts, and delicious baking. Buskers, live entertainment and children’s activities often add to the cheerful atmosphere. Lively chatter and friendly faces welcome residents and visitors alike. We’re surrounded by tons of free parking so bring the whole family to experience the vibrant colours, fresh flavours, aromatic smells, and fun sounds.
Make It A Fresh Day! @ The Vernon Farmers Market

Vernon Farmers’ Market
3445 43rd Ave vernon BC   [ map ]

10:00 am Tea with Grace @ the Mackie Lake House

Capturing the essence of days gone by; tea is served with fine bona China of the verandah overlooking the serene gardens and lake.

Tea with be served at 10am and 2pm Thursdays from June 18th to September 17th.

Bring a friend and join us. Tickets are $22.50 per person. Please purchase your ticket in advance through www.ticketseller.ca or by calling 250-549-7469

Mackie Lake House Foundation
7804 Kidston Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

11:00 am Tour the Mackie Lake Heritage House

11:00 am to 1:00 pm Learn to Fish @ Ellison Park

Meet at the North Beach picnic area for fun in the sun and the opportunity to learn how fish - equipment included!
Parent supervision is required.

Ellison Provincial Park
Okanagan Landing Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

2:00 pm Tea with Grace @ the Mackie Lake House

Capturing the essence of days gone by; tea is served with fine bona China of the verandah overlooking the serene gardens and lake.

Tea with be served at 10am and 2pm Thursdays from June 18th to September 17th.

Bring a friend and join us. Tickets are $22.50 per person. Please purchase your ticket in advance through www.ticketseller.ca or by calling 250-549-7469

Mackie Lake House Foundation
7804 Kidston Road Vernon BC   [ map ]

5:00 pm Free Pool @ Checker’s Bar and Grill

6:00 pm Bowling in the Park @ Polson Park

All ages and abilities welcome! Free lessons! Bowls are provided and teams change for every game. No uniforms necessary. Bring flat soled running shoes. Players and observers are encouraged to come!

Polson Park
Vernon BC   [ map ]

7:00 pm to 9:00 pm Civic Sounds @ Downtown Vernon

Thursdays 7-9pm July 19th-August 27th 2015. Free summer outdoor concerts featuring live local bands in Civic Plaza in Downtown Vernon every Thursday night. Bring your lawn chair, a blanket and pick up a to-go dinner downtown and enjoy the music – don’t forget your dancing shoes.
Civic Sounds Lineup:
July 9th – Shawn Lightfoot Band
July 16th – The Legendary Lake Monsters
July 23rd – The Young’uns
July 30th – The Goods
August 6th – Cheaper Than a Porsche
August 13th – Cod Gone Wild
August 20th – Kath & the Tom Kats
August 27th – Hog Wild

Vernon Museum & Archives
3009 32nd Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]

Friday
July
31

Thursday, July 23, 2015 to Tuesday, August 25, 2015 The Night’s Mare

By Kevin Kerr; Directed by Courtenay Dobbie
Little Florence, gentle horse lover and babysitter extraordinaire, can soothe any fussy baby, quiet any tantrum and scare away monsters from under the bed. But her skills are tested when a Hollywood “supercouple” comes to town to research their next movie about a fabled magical mare rumored to live in the woods outside of Florence’s town. They have an unruly daughter who, having not slept in days, is driving them mad. Hoping to impress the celebrities, Florence’s mother volunteers her daughter’s services to look after the toddler for an evening. When the child escapes under Florence’s watch, she must follow her into the woods at night and bring her back to her parents before morning. As the hunt for the mythical mare escalates, Florence hunts the couple’s unbridled daughter on an all-night quest to tame the untamable beasts.

Caravan Farm Theatre
4886 Salmon River Road Spallumcheen BC   [ map ]

8:30 am to 12:30 pm Enderby Open Air Market

First bedding plants of the season, farm fresh eggs, spring greens, flours and grains, bread and other baked goodies, seed potatoes, honey, chocolate, samosas, wood work, arts and crafts and more. Visit with friends and shop local! Located in the City Hall parking lot, Hwy 97 by second traffic light.

City Hall
619 Cliff Ave Enderby BC   [ map ]

9:00 am to 11:00 am Pickleball in Vernon @ Sawicki Park

11:00 am The Re-Opening of the BigSteelBox Satellite Gallery @ Vernon Public Art Gallery

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Avenue Market @ Downtown Vernon

The Avenue Market will provide an exceptional shopping experience and access to locally made products. To provide this experience vendors of the Avenue Market must sell goods that are made, baked, or grown by our vendors with the exception of the DVA members or at the discretion of the Avenue Market.

The Avenue Market will operate from 4pm-8pm every Friday starting on June 12th. Please note that 30th Avenue will be closed from the 3000 block to the 3300 block inclusive from 3pm-9pm.

Downtown Vernon
30 Avenue Vernon BC BC   [ map ]

4:00 pm to 8:00 pm Chefs Corner Cook Off @ Avenue Market

Join us at Avenue market and watch local chefs compete to create the fantastic fare with local ingredients from market vendors.

Each week, four local chefs will compete to move forward to the final round where they'll be up against MasterChef Canada Top 7 Finalist Jennifer Innis

June 19th- Local Chef Round 1
July 10th- Local Chef Round 2
August 14th- Local Chef Round 3
September 18th- Final Round

Downtown Vernon Association
#101 3334 30th Avenue Vernon BC   [ map ]

5:30 pm to 8:30 pm BBQ Steak or Salmon Dinner @ Vernon Yacht Club

Cook your own Steak or Salmon Fillet on the Barbecue while chatting with friends. Buffet side dishes and dessert included. $15.00 each. Please let us know if a large group will be attending. Volunteers needed for clean-up help.

Vernon Yacht Club
7919 Okanagan Landing Road Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 545-5518
vernonyachtclub.com/

5:30 pm to 9:30 pm 2015 Cowboy Dinner Shows @ O’Keefe Ranch

with Rob Dinwoodie & Ken Mather! Tickets in advance are required call 250-542-7868. Check out www.okeeferanch.ca for more information!

O’Keefe Ranch
9380 Hwy 97N Vernon BC   [ map ]
(250) 542-7868
www.okeeferanch.ca

7:00 pm Outdoor Concert Series - Armstrong

Bring your supper and a lawn chair enjoy live music in Memorial Park Armstrong

Memorial Park
Armstrong BC   [ map ]
250.546.8155