Dance club ready for new season

Summerland and area arts and culture events

The Friday Night Dance Club holds dances on Saturday nights from 8 to 11 p.m. at the Royal Canadian Legion Hall on Rosedale Avenue.

The dances will be held on Oct. 15, Nov. 19, Dec. 10, Jan. 14, Feb. 11, March 10, April 14 and May 12.

The bands have been arranged for the whole season: October (Shindigger), November (About Time), December (Destiny), January and February  (Buzz Byer), March  (About Time), April  (New Vintage), and May (Shindigger).

Couples may join for the whole season (eight dances); however, they can also come as a guest.

Come enjoy an evening of dancing, fellowship, prizes and food for a most reasonable price.  For further information phone Anne Ling at 250-494-7168)or George Sutton at 250-494-1804.

Chamber music

Chamber Music at St Saviour’s presents Fantasie, a piano four-hands concert featuring musicians Tracy Pratt Stuchbery and Christine Purvis, on Sunday, Oct. 23 at 2 p.m. at St Saviour’s Anglican Church, 150 Orchard Ave., Penticton.

Tickets are available at St Saviour’s Church office, Penticton Academy of Music, Lifesong Records and Books and at the door on the day of the performance.

On stage

Summerland Singers and Players present Mesa, the tale of a funny and poignant road trip based on a true story. Mesa is Bud’s story, he is 93 and has traveled with his wife Molly from his home in Calgary to his snowbird home in Mesa Arizona every year forever. Sadly Molly has passed on and Bud wants to make one last trip but is not able to drive himself. His grandson-in-law, Paul, is roped in to do the driving.

Paul is looking forward to the trip as a great adventure. Bud has other ideas! He wants to get from Calgary to Mesa in as short a time as possible. Mesa stars Summerland residents James Fofonoff and Bob Read.

The show will be at Centre Stage Theatre on Oct. 20, 21 and 22 at 8 p.m. with a 2 p.m. matinee on Oct. 22.

Tickets are available at both the Sweet Tooth and the Summerland Art Gallery.

If you know of an event you feel 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 twitter.com/artspalette.

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

 

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