Summerland Art Club holds show

This weekend the Summerland Art Club present their Annual Show and Sale on Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8.

This weekend the Summerland Art Club present their Annual Show and Sale on Saturday and Sunday, June 7 and 8 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on the lower floor of the Summerland Library on Wharton Street.

There will be more than 20 painters presenting new, original works in watercolour, acrylics, oil, pastels, and pencil.

This is a wonderful opportunity to purchase gifts for people or just to enjoy beautiful art by some of our many talented artists here in Summerland.

Complimentary refreshments will be served.

Admission is free and there will be an opportunity to meet and speak with the artists on Sunday at 3 p.m.

Also this weekend is an opportunity to enjoy Nora Ephron’s play, Love, Loss, and What I Wore, at Oasis United Church.

Nicola Cavendish, Elyse Blaise, Mia Harris, Sharon Moriarity, Christa Phillips, Judy Ritcey, and Eleanor Walker present this play reading about women and their relationship to clothing in their lives.

It is moving and funny, dark and poignant.

There will be three performances: June 6 and 7 at 7 p.m. and a 2 p.m. matinee on Sunday, June 8. There will be a  ‘meet the cast’ reception after the Sunday afternoon performance.

Classes are filling up for the annual Summer Art Program for students ages three to 12 so register soon.

In addition to favourites like Fun with a Pocket Knife, Once Upon a Time, Music and Movement, Drawing and Painting, Wild About Writing, Broadway Bound there will be a new art course this year: Space Junk!

To find out more call 250-494-4494 or drop by the Art Gallery at 9533 Main St.,  Monday to Friday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. or visit the website at

If you are curious about what is being planned for the new Summerland library there will be a public open house on Tuesday, June 10 from 4 to 7 p.m. in the current Summerland Library.

Everyone is welcome to attend to view the initial plans for the library and provide input.

If you are wondering how things are progressing at the new Arts Centre please check out the photos on the Art Council’s website at and on the SCAC Facebook page at

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 250-404-3225.


The Arts Palette column is written by David Finnis, publicity chair and president of the Summerland Community Arts Council, P.O. Box 1217, 9533 Main St., Summerland, B.C. V0H 1Z0.