Events Calendar

The ACNO calendar displays upcoming events from our arts and culture group members. To add your group’s event to our calendar, please send event details directly to info@acno.ca! Thank you.

Jun
1
Fri
Awakening the Spirit – Art Show & Sale @ Vernon Community Arts Centre
Jun 1 – Jun 27 all-day
Awakening the Spirit - Art Show & Sale @ Vernon Community Arts Centre | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

The Canadian Mental Health Association and the Mental Illness Family Support Centre are proud to host the 15th Annual Awakening the Spirit Art Show & Sale. We are celebrating the creative talents of people living with mental illness. Art has a therapeutic quality that has proven to benefit the mental health of individuals. Artwork on display is from those living with mental illness who have used art to positively improve their mental health.

Through art and creativity we hope to break down some of the barriers and stigma surrounding mental health and mental illness. We encourage everyone to come down and view the amazing work of our local artists. Artwork is available to purchase.

When: June 1, 2018 – June 27, 2018,

Where: Vernon Arts Centre – 2704A Hwy 6, Vernon, BC V1T 5G5

Viewing hours: Mondays – Thursdays 9am – 9pm, Fridays 9am – 5pm, Saturdays 9am – 4:30pm

For more information please contact Marie-France  250-542-3114

Downtown Vernon Mural Tours @ Greater Vernon Museum & Archives
Jun 1 @ 9:00 am
Downtown Vernon Mural Tours @ Greater Vernon Museum & Archives | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

Join Vernon Museum Education Coordinator Gabriel Newman as he walks you through downtown Vernon sharing anecdotes and history that inspired Vernon’s outdoor art gallery. From murals depicting the world wars, to the beautiful pottery of Axel Ebring, the Okanagan Indian Band, cowboys and multiculturalism, over 28 different murals are found in the downtown core. These works of art created by a collaboration of artists depict the history, culture, scenery, and folklore that have made Vernon what it is today.

Tours leave from the steps of the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives (GVMA), 3009-32nd Ave., Tuesdays and Fridays at 9am, June 1st to September 28th. Limited to 20 per tour. Tickets can be purchased in advance at https://www.eventbrite.ca or at the door for $5.00 cash only please.

The Downtown Mural Tours are presented by the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives in partnership with the Downton Vernon Association (DVA).

For more information contact the DVA at 250-542-5851, info@downtownvernon.com or the GVMA at 250-542-3142, mail@vernonmuseum.ca.

Jun
5
Tue
Downtown Vernon Mural Tours @ Greater Vernon Museum & Archives
Jun 5 @ 9:00 am
Downtown Vernon Mural Tours @ Greater Vernon Museum & Archives | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

Join Vernon Museum Education Coordinator Gabriel Newman as he walks you through downtown Vernon sharing anecdotes and history that inspired Vernon’s outdoor art gallery. From murals depicting the world wars, to the beautiful pottery of Axel Ebring, the Okanagan Indian Band, cowboys and multiculturalism, over 28 different murals are found in the downtown core. These works of art created by a collaboration of artists depict the history, culture, scenery, and folklore that have made Vernon what it is today.

Tours leave from the steps of the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives (GVMA), 3009-32nd Ave., Tuesdays and Fridays at 9am, June 1st to September 28th. Limited to 20 per tour. Tickets can be purchased in advance at https://www.eventbrite.ca or at the door for $5.00 cash only please.

The Downtown Mural Tours are presented by the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives in partnership with the Downton Vernon Association (DVA).

For more information contact the DVA at 250-542-5851, info@downtownvernon.com or the GVMA at 250-542-3142, mail@vernonmuseum.ca.

Jun
8
Fri
Downtown Vernon Mural Tours @ Greater Vernon Museum & Archives
Jun 8 @ 9:00 am
Downtown Vernon Mural Tours @ Greater Vernon Museum & Archives | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

Join Vernon Museum Education Coordinator Gabriel Newman as he walks you through downtown Vernon sharing anecdotes and history that inspired Vernon’s outdoor art gallery. From murals depicting the world wars, to the beautiful pottery of Axel Ebring, the Okanagan Indian Band, cowboys and multiculturalism, over 28 different murals are found in the downtown core. These works of art created by a collaboration of artists depict the history, culture, scenery, and folklore that have made Vernon what it is today.

Tours leave from the steps of the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives (GVMA), 3009-32nd Ave., Tuesdays and Fridays at 9am, June 1st to September 28th. Limited to 20 per tour. Tickets can be purchased in advance at https://www.eventbrite.ca or at the door for $5.00 cash only please.

The Downtown Mural Tours are presented by the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives in partnership with the Downton Vernon Association (DVA).

For more information contact the DVA at 250-542-5851, info@downtownvernon.com or the GVMA at 250-542-3142, mail@vernonmuseum.ca.

Jun
12
Tue
Downtown Vernon Mural Tours @ Greater Vernon Museum & Archives
Jun 12 @ 9:00 am
Downtown Vernon Mural Tours @ Greater Vernon Museum & Archives | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

Join Vernon Museum Education Coordinator Gabriel Newman as he walks you through downtown Vernon sharing anecdotes and history that inspired Vernon’s outdoor art gallery. From murals depicting the world wars, to the beautiful pottery of Axel Ebring, the Okanagan Indian Band, cowboys and multiculturalism, over 28 different murals are found in the downtown core. These works of art created by a collaboration of artists depict the history, culture, scenery, and folklore that have made Vernon what it is today.

Tours leave from the steps of the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives (GVMA), 3009-32nd Ave., Tuesdays and Fridays at 9am, June 1st to September 28th. Limited to 20 per tour. Tickets can be purchased in advance at https://www.eventbrite.ca or at the door for $5.00 cash only please.

The Downtown Mural Tours are presented by the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives in partnership with the Downton Vernon Association (DVA).

For more information contact the DVA at 250-542-5851, info@downtownvernon.com or the GVMA at 250-542-3142, mail@vernonmuseum.ca.

Jun
14
Thu
Summer Music Series featuring Feet First @ Caetani Cultural Centre
Jun 14 @ 2:00 pm – 4:00 pm

You may have seen them wowing audiences around town or in Kelowna and on Sunday, June 24th, they are coming to the Caetani Cultural Centre! Feet First is a band based in Vernon since 2009, specializing in classic rock covers that get audiences dancing and singing along. This is a band whose motto is “classic rock played right.” With their own unique blend of influences including folk music and 70s rock, they will be ushering us into the summer with well-known favorites by the likes of Led Zeppelin, The Who, Steely Dan, and more.

The show begins at 2:00 pm RAIN OR SHINE and a selection of refreshments will be available for purchase. Admission is by donation ($10.00 recommended donation for adults, $5.00 for Caetani members and kids). Proceeds go directly to the artists and toward programs and events at the Centre. Memberships will be available for purchase at the event. Parking is not available at the Caetani Centre during events and patrons are asked to park off site in approved parking zones. Please respect our neighbours by not blocking driveways.

Jun
15
Fri
Downtown Vernon Mural Tours @ Greater Vernon Museum & Archives
Jun 15 @ 9:00 am
Downtown Vernon Mural Tours @ Greater Vernon Museum & Archives | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

Join Vernon Museum Education Coordinator Gabriel Newman as he walks you through downtown Vernon sharing anecdotes and history that inspired Vernon’s outdoor art gallery. From murals depicting the world wars, to the beautiful pottery of Axel Ebring, the Okanagan Indian Band, cowboys and multiculturalism, over 28 different murals are found in the downtown core. These works of art created by a collaboration of artists depict the history, culture, scenery, and folklore that have made Vernon what it is today.

Tours leave from the steps of the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives (GVMA), 3009-32nd Ave., Tuesdays and Fridays at 9am, June 1st to September 28th. Limited to 20 per tour. Tickets can be purchased in advance at https://www.eventbrite.ca or at the door for $5.00 cash only please.

The Downtown Mural Tours are presented by the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives in partnership with the Downton Vernon Association (DVA).

For more information contact the DVA at 250-542-5851, info@downtownvernon.com or the GVMA at 250-542-3142, mail@vernonmuseum.ca.

Jun
16
Sat
VCAC at the Sunshine Festival @ Downtown Vernon
Jun 16 @ 9:00 am – 5:00 pm
VCAC at the Sunshine Festival @ Downtown Vernon | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

Come visit the Vernon Community Arts Centre’s booth at the 24th Annual Sunshine Festival on Saturday, June 16 from 9am – 5pm. We’ll have a wheel throwing demo, a variety of kids art projects on the go, and information about all of our exciting summer classes and art camps! The Sunshine Festival is the North Okanagan’s largest street festival, taking over the entirety of 30th Ave. We can’t wait to see you there!!

Jun
19
Tue
Downtown Vernon Mural Tours @ Greater Vernon Museum & Archives
Jun 19 @ 9:00 am
Downtown Vernon Mural Tours @ Greater Vernon Museum & Archives | Vernon | British Columbia | Canada

Join Vernon Museum Education Coordinator Gabriel Newman as he walks you through downtown Vernon sharing anecdotes and history that inspired Vernon’s outdoor art gallery. From murals depicting the world wars, to the beautiful pottery of Axel Ebring, the Okanagan Indian Band, cowboys and multiculturalism, over 28 different murals are found in the downtown core. These works of art created by a collaboration of artists depict the history, culture, scenery, and folklore that have made Vernon what it is today.

Tours leave from the steps of the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives (GVMA), 3009-32nd Ave., Tuesdays and Fridays at 9am, June 1st to September 28th. Limited to 20 per tour. Tickets can be purchased in advance at https://www.eventbrite.ca or at the door for $5.00 cash only please.

The Downtown Mural Tours are presented by the Greater Vernon Museum & Archives in partnership with the Downton Vernon Association (DVA).

For more information contact the DVA at 250-542-5851, info@downtownvernon.com or the GVMA at 250-542-3142, mail@vernonmuseum.ca.

Jun
20
Wed
GUSH! Reading & Anthology Book Launch @ Caetani Cultural Centre
Jun 20 @ 6:30 pm – 10:00 pm

GUSH: Menstrual Manifestos for Our Times (Frontenac House) features the new works of more than 100 writers, including a handful from the Okanagan, as well as several classic pieces of menstruation writing in Canada—sparking pivotal and even political conversations about this central female process, again or for the first time. Local writers Natalie Appleton, Kerry Gilbert and Laisha Rosnau, along with Interior writers Ruth Daniell, Karen Klassen and Erin Mouré will read their GUSH works at this launch event being held at the Caetani Cultural Centre June 20. As part of a casual, conversational reading circle format, members of the community are also invited to read their own menstruation writing or writing from the anthology.
There will be a cash bar.

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