Holidays and Seasonal Events

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The Holiday Market returns to Prospera Place in Kelowna

Stock up on festive cheer at Craft Culture’s Holiday Market this weekend at Prospera Place

 

The South Okanagan Women in Need Society are in collaboration with TIME Family of Wines for the TIME to Give fundraiser this holiday season in Penticton. (Phil McLachlan - Western News)

Share the Spirit and help South Okanagan Women in Need Society

The collaboration holiday fundraiser takes place at Time Winery Sunday, Nov. 21

 

The band Dr. Strangelove in a promo photo. Surrey-based singer Kelly Brock, among a growing number of others, wonders why dancing to live music isn’t allowed in B.C. right now. (Photo: drstrangeloveband.com)

‘Footloose’ in B.C.: Dancing ban irks live-event industry, those who want to bust a move

‘Events are getting cancelled (and) it’s too late to get events going for November, December,’ one DJ says

 

Christmas Lights
This nativity scene at the home of Paul Biro, organizer of the Summerland Drive-By Light Up, was just one of many parts of his elaborate display. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

VIDEO: Summerland holiday lights on display

Drive-by light-up on Nov. 27 showed some of the many festive season decorations

Christmas Lights
This nativity scene at the home of Paul Biro, organizer of the Summerland Drive-By Light Up, was just one of many parts of his elaborate display. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)
A colourful inflatable igloo is a new addition to Vernon Winter Carnival 2021, if the multi-day event can proceed amid health regulations. (Vernon Winter Carnival photo)

Vernon Winter Carnival still hoping to light up 2021 amid COVID-19

Event gets support from city in attempts to continue while navigating health regulations

A colourful inflatable igloo is a new addition to Vernon Winter Carnival 2021, if the multi-day event can proceed amid health regulations. (Vernon Winter Carnival photo)
Okanagan assured, this too shall pass

Okanagan assured, this too shall pass

Easter Monday might have you down, but history shows us that better days are on their way

Okanagan assured, this too shall pass
Secure Self Storage has decorated windows with Easter-themed paintings and plan to continue creating a variety of painting for the community until social distancing has been removed. (Submitted Photo)

Easter weekend brightened up by Okanagan business

Social distancing might have you down, so one business is spreading cheer

Secure Self Storage has decorated windows with Easter-themed paintings and plan to continue creating a variety of painting for the community until social distancing has been removed. (Submitted Photo)
Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs

Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs

World Health Organization grants permission to Bunny as he cannot transfer the virus

Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs
The best thing a flower-lover can do is buy locally to reduce the travel-related carbon footprint, says Julia Zini. (Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Flower fans push industry to be more eco-conscious

Vancouver shop owner Rosemin Jutha says she buys 90 per cent of her flowers from United Flower Growers

The best thing a flower-lover can do is buy locally to reduce the travel-related carbon footprint, says Julia Zini. (Black Press Media)
This painting by Leonhard Beck, dating back to 1510, shows St. Valentine, the namesake of St. Valentine’s Day. (Wikimedia Commons)

Valentine’s Day rooted in Pagan, Roman and Christian traditions

While its namesake is a Christian saint, the day of love has a complex history

This painting by Leonhard Beck, dating back to 1510, shows St. Valentine, the namesake of St. Valentine’s Day. (Wikimedia Commons)