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Arts and culture events and news from Summerland and the South Okanagan.

Looking for something different?  Check out the third annual Authors and Artists Christmas Faire this Saturday, Nov. 19 at the Penticton Lakeside Resort from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m. Free admission.

Let’s dance

The Friday Night Dance Club is holding its next dance night this Saturday, Nov. 19 from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Legion.

The band is About Time. Enjoy an evening of dancing, fellowship, prizes and food for a reasonable price.

For further information phone Anne Ling at 250-494-7168 or George Sutton at 250-494-1804.

In concert

Everyone is invited to hear a selection of Canadian music performed by music students ranging in age from six to 18 at the Canada Music Week Recital being held at St Andrew’s Presbyterian Church, 387 Martin St. in Penticton, on Sunday, Nov. 20 at 2 p.m.

Jazz vespers

The Nov. 20 Jazz Vespers, at 4:30 p.m. at St. Saviours Anglican Church will feature Gillian and Brian Russell on vocals and guitar along with Larry Crawford (woodwinds), Stefan Bienz (bass) and Bill McEvoy (drums.)

All are welcome for an hour of relaxation, meditation, rejuvenation, rejoicing, and inspiration.

Art show

The Summerland Pleasure Painters are holding an Art Show and Sale during the Festival of Lights.  They will be at 10122 Main St. from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. on Friday, Nov. 25 and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Saturday, Nov. 26.

Selections of all mediums, including watercolours, acrylics, oils, pastels and pencil drawings, as well as Christmas tole work and art cards will be available.

On stage

Don’t miss Many Hats Theatre Company’s production of the hilarious play Christmas Belles now on at the Cannery Stage in Penticton.  Shows are 8 p.m. on Thursday, Friday, Saturday evenings with Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. For tickets call 250-493-4055.

Christmas art

Seasons Sparkles will once again be at the Summerland Art Centre from Nov. 25 to Dec. 4.

There will be a Children’s Activity Table on Light-Up night and an Imagination Station from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Nov. 26.

There will be paintings, fibre art, pottery, gift cards and more.

At the theatre

Peachland Players present Pirates of the Curry Bean, your laugh-out-loud pirate show that is great for kids. It’s at the 4th Street Place, Peachland on Nov. 24, 25 and 26 at 7 p.m. and Nov. 26 and 27 at 2 p.m.

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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: or call: 250-494-4994. and

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


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