Art exhibit to open on Saturday

Third annual exhibit George Traicheff and friends opens in Penticton

George and Friends Exhibit — The opening of third annual exhibit by artist friends of George L. Traicheff will be held Saturday, Nov. 17 from 4 to 7 p.m. at Leir House, 220 Manor Park Ave., Penticton. The show continues until Dec. 21.

Fall Fair

The monthly meeting of the Summerland Fall Fair committee is Wednesday, Nov. 21 at 7 p.m. at the Fall Fair office in the lower level of Country Café on Kelly Avenue. The board is looking for more directors in order to continue the fair.

Art exhibits

The Penticton Art Gallery current exhibitions include Small Wonders: Under $300 Exhibition and Sale and In Safe Keeping: Works from the permanent collection.

For their End of the World exhibition they are having an opening and event every Friday, starting this Friday, Nov. 16 and workshops every Saturday and Sunday.

Philosophers’ Café series

The first Philosophers’ Café of the 2012-2013 season is next Wednesday, Nov. 21 at the Summerland Arts Centre.

The topic is Does Knowledge lead to Wisdom. The speaker is Rene Goldman. The event is organized by the Community Cultural Development Committee. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Discussion begins at 7 p.m.   Admission by donation.

Art class

Due to popular demand, the Summerland Community Arts Council is pleased to offer an encore class from Bill Hibberd on Nov. 24 and 25. The class is from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m. with an hour for lunch. Contact the gallery office for more details or to register.

Dance club

The Summerland Dance Club is holding their November Dance at the Summerland Legion from 8 to 11 p.m. this Saturday, Nov. 17. The band is About Time. New members welcome. Phone 250-494-1804.

At the gallery

South Okanagan Impressions opens Friday, Nov. 23 and continue to Dec. 20 in the Atkinson Gallery of the Penticton Museum. The show is part of the South Okanagan Naturalists’ Club 50th anniversary celebrations and the museum’s Wild at Heart exhibit theme on conservation and natural history throughout 2012.

Festival

of Lights

The 25th Annual Summerland Festival of Lights will be held Friday, Nov. 30. It will be the opening night for Season Sparkles at the Art Gallery.

The museum will be holding their Festival of Lights Crafts for Kids and Christmas Treasures Sale at the IOOF Hall.

These are just some of the events planned.

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If you know of an event you feel should be included in the Arts Palette or on the Arts Council’s online calendar, please email dfinnis@telus.net or call 250-494-8994. summerlandarts.com and twitter.com/artspalette.

David Finnis is the president of the Summerland Community Arts Council.

 

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