Singers and Players stage gourmet comedy

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

Mark your calendars for 100 Lunches, a great gourmet comedy being presented by the Summerland Singers and Players Nov. 1 to 4 at Centre Stage. Look for more information at the Summerland Singers and Player’s booth at the Summerland Fall Fair.

Jazz festival

The 16th Pentastic Jazz Festival is Sept.7 to 9. Tickets may be purchased online at

At the fair

The 103rd Annual Summerland Fall Fair is being held September 8 and 9 at the Summerland Curling Club on Jubilee Road.

The fair offers exhibits, informational workshops, local entertainment, a pioneer workshop, small animal 4H displays and much more.

Movie night

There will be a Terry Fox Movie Night in Memorial Park on Friday, September 7 at 7 p.m. The feature movie is Terry, starring Shawn Ashmore in the title role.


On April 12, 1980, Terry Fox set out on the Marathon of Hope and raised the spirit of a nation. This is his story. Video clips of Terry’s Marathon of Hope will be shown prior to the movie.


Terry Fox T-shirts and concession items will be on sale. Individuals and teams can register for the upcoming run on Sunday, Sept. 16. Details at  Evenings are getting cooler; so wear warm clothes, bring a chair and blanket.

Art workshops

The Summerland Community Arts Council is presenting Fall into Art, fall workshops for kids ages nine to 12, every Saturday for eight weeks beginning Sept. 29.

Let your child explore the wonderful ways of the arts through music, art and drama using imagination and creativity. Register now to avoid disappointment.

Opening night

Storm Warning opens at The Cannery Stage in Penticton, on Thursday, Sept. 6 with a gala reception following the performance and runs until Sept. 29.

Shows are Thursday, Friday, and Saturday at 8 p.m. with a Sunday Matinee at 2 p.m.

For tickets call 250-276-2170.

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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 e-mail or call 250-494-8994. and

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


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