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Year: 2017

Parks Alive! partnerships bring more Canada 150 free concerts to community

Thanks to new partnerships with local arts organizations, Kelowna resid ents and visitors will enjoy two very special free concert events this month featuring world class JUNO nominees and Order of Canada recipients as part of the ongoing Sesquicentennial celebrations in our community. Wednesday, August 16 will feature the Order of Canada 150 Jazz Concert with Jens Lindemann and Tommy Banks, presented in partnership with Chamber Music Kelowna, while Wednesday, August 23 will feature world renowned “Canadian Brass” presented in partnership with the Kelowna Community Concerts Association as part of the annual Parks Alive! program. “When we were approached last year by...

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Helping endangered owl, Burrowing Owl’s charitable contributions soar past $1 million

The Okanagan's Burrowing Owl Estate Winery is proud to announce a milestone in its support of charitable organizations including the Burrowing Owl Conservation Society of BC.  As of August 1, 2017 the winery had raised $1.02 million, which has benefited not only the Society, but also other worthy organizations such as the South Okanagan Raptor Rehabilitation Centre, The Nature Trust of British Columbia, and Nature Conservancy Canada. On Thursday August 17 between 1:00 - 3:00 pm, the winery will celebrate this achievement with a visit by Pluto, an educational ambassador burrowing owl from the Burrowing Owl Conservation Society, and...

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World wine award for Mission Hill Pinot Noir – 95 points

Mission Hill is proud to announce that their 2015 Terroir Collection No. 43 Reflection Point Pinot Noir has earned the title of ‘Best Canadian Pinot Noir’ and ‘Best Canadian Red Wine’ at the prestigious Decanter World Wine Awards held in London, UK. The Pinot Noir was  awarded a score of 95 points, a remarkable feat for the wine’s inaugural vintage. Harvested in 2015 and bottled in 2016, this was the first wine created as a privilege member-only wine for Mission Hill’s wine club. With the thought of making something special for members, distinct parcels were selected from the winery’s oldest Pinot...

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Sun knocks off Kamloops Broncos 36-0

The Okanagan Sun rode key performances from both the offence and the defence, Sun knocks off Kamloops Broncos 36-0 at the Apple Bowl on Saturday night. With starting quarterback Keith Zyla dealing with a lower body injury, Nick Wenman got the start under centre for the Sun. He got Okanagan out to a 7-0 lead early, connecting with Kyler Mosley on a 36-yard touchdown pass in the first quarter. The Sun only managed a field goal over the rest of the half, but had costly penalties go against them in the second quarter, as they saw three touchdowns called...

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Sep
23
Sat
9:00 pm Folk music tour: Ellen Froese & ... @ The Grateful Fed
Folk music tour: Ellen Froese & ... @ The Grateful Fed
Sep 23 @ 9:00 pm
Folk music tour: Ellen Froese & Derek Curtis @ The Grateful Fed | Kelowna | British Columbia | Canada
Coming together over the Canadian Border, Ellen Froese and Derek Curtis will be touring across Western Canada and playing their folk music from Saskatchewan through British Columbia. With Ellen hailing from Saskatoon and Derek from[...]
Oct
17
Tue
7:30 pm Burton Cummings @ Kelowna’s Community Theatre
Burton Cummings @ Kelowna’s Community Theatre
Oct 17 @ 7:30 pm
Burton Cummings @ Kelowna’s Community Theatre | Kelowna | British Columbia | Canada
Canadian music icon to perform in Kelowna in October Burton Cummings, one of the most celebrated rock artists in Canadian music history, will perform at Kelowna’s Community Theatre at 7;30 p.m. on Tuesday October 17[...]

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