Arts and crafts sale held

Summerland and area arts and rafts organizations have many events on their schedules.

Seasons Sparkles is at the Summerland Art Centre daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. until Dec. 4. There will be paintings, fibre art, pottery, gift cards and much more.

Music festival

Festival of Music and Lights at St George’s Anglican Church, 3690 Brown Rd., West Kelowna. 7 p.m. Friday, Dec. 2 and 2 p.m. Sunday, Dec. 4. Proceeds to the Westside Community Food Bank.

On stage

The Theatre Kelowna Society presents Honk; a humorous, musical adaptation of The Ugly Duckling, Dec. 2 to 11 at the Rotary Centre for the Arts.  Evenings 7:30 p.m. Matinees 2 p.m. Visit   selectyourtickets.com or call 250-717-5304.

At the museum

The Summerland Museum’s Heritage Crafts for Kids and Christmas Treasures Sale will be held Saturday, Dec. 10, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the IOOF Hall, 9536 Main St. Reserve a table to sell your gently used or new items, or stop by to shop for some unique Christmas gifts and Christmas baking.  Nana Rudisill and friends will be on hand to help kids (12 and under) create special seasonal crafts and of course refreshments and goodies will be available. Phone 250-494-9395 to book a table and register children for a one-hour craft session.

Musaic concert

Musaic Vocal Ensemble will be joined by pianist Justin Glibbery, percussionist Ben Stuchbery and double bassist Avery Price for Sing Noel, Saturday, Dec. 10 at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 11 at 2:30 p.m. at St Stephen’s Anglican Church. Tickets can be purchased at The Sweet Tooth and James on Kelly.

Victorian Christmas

Victorian Christmas featuring scenes from Little Women and A Christmas Carol, readings by CBC Alumnus Carol Munro and a chamber choir directed by Tom Klassen will be at St. Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 157 Martin St., Penticton Dec. 9, 10 and 11.

Festive sounds

The Penticton Concert Band will share the sounds of Christmas Music Favourites Tuesday, Dec. 6 at Our Redeemer Lutheran Church in Penticton.

Drama moments

Three more nights to enjoy the hilarious play Christmas Belles at the Cannery Stage.  Phone 250-493-4055.

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If you know of an event that should be included in the Arts Palette or on the Arts Council’s online calendar, please e-mail dfinnis@telus.net or call 250-494-4994. www.summerlandarts.com and http://twitter.com/artspalette

David Finnis is a member of the Summerland Community Arts Council.

 

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