AGM – Okanagan Symphony Orchestra

The Okanagan Symphony Society's Annual General Meeting will take place via Zoom on November 23, 2021 at 6:30 pm. Pre-registration is required. You must be a member of the OSS in order to participate in voting at the AGM. Click on event for more details.

Family Saturdays – Exploring Music Through Art

Vernon Public Art Gallery 3228 31st Avenue, Vernon, British Columbia

Family Saturdays at the VPAG take place on the last Saturday of each month with an art project suitable for little kids and big kids alike. This month is about EXPLORING MUSIC THROUGH ART,
INSPIRED BY THE SOUNDS SUSPICIOUS EXHIBITION. Sounds Suspicious is a music collective based out of the Central Okanagan. We will start our workshop off with a tour of their exhibition and talk about and listen to some of the music present in the exhibition. We will then experiment with different art materials while listening to the varying music created by the artists to create unique artworks that activate our senses! • $5/members • $9/non-members. Click on event for more details.

$5 – $9

Mini Artists – Exploring Music Through Art

Vernon Public Art Gallery 3228 31st Avenue, Vernon, British Columbia

Vernon Public Art Gallery invites you to bring your little ones under the age of 5 to explore art making on the last Monday of every month. ​This month, we will start our workshop off with a tour of 'Sounds Suspicious', an exhibit featuring a music collective based out of the Central Okanagan. We'll talk about and listen to some of the music present in the exhibition and will then experiment with different art materials while listening to the varying music created by the artists to create unique artworks that activate our senses! Pre-register by emailing [email protected] Click on event for more details.

By Donation

O Christmas Tea – A British Comedy

Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre 3800 - 33rd Street, Vernon, British Columbia

The beloved British comedy duo James and Jamesy are back with O Christmas Tea. a rollicking holiday spectacular that’s ideal for fans of Monty Python, Mr. Bean, and Dr. Seuss. James and Jamesy have delighted audiences for decades with their unique take on traditional British comedy and they’re excited to make their eagerly awaited return to the stages. It is rich with wordplay, comic physicality, and cleverly crafted interactive elements reminiscent of classic British pantomimes. However, it is James & Jamesy’s boundless imagination and endearing chemistry that creates the extraordinary magic of this unique festive experience. During the action-packed production, a Christmas wish for tea is surprisingly fulfilled in titanic proportions. As the world floods with tea, our duo must find innovative and hilarious solutions to keep them afloat as they try to make their way back home. Click on event for more details.

A Christmas Carol

Historic O'Keefe Ranch 9380 Hwy 97 North, Vernon, British Columbia

Powerhouse Theatre and the O'Keefe Ranch present a join production of Charles Dickens "A Christmas Carol". Adapted and written by Diane Llewelyn-Jones. Come to the Historic O'Keefe Ranch and be part of a never-seen-before-rendition of this old time classic.  This is a 'walking' theatre experience as audience members travel to each historic building to take part in the story.

Tickets available at www.ticketseller.ca or by phone at 250-549-7469

Holiday Tours at Mackie Lake House

Mackie Lake House 7804 Kidston Rd, Coldstream, British Columbia

You'll definitely want to see the beautifully decorated Mackie Lake House during this holiday season! Skilled decorators share their talents creating beautiful festive vignettes within the rooms of Mackie Lake House. A wonderful atmosphere to add to the joy of the season. Bring your friends and share a cup of hot apple cider after hearing the stories of this heritage site and the families that lived here.

Tickets are $20 and can be purchased at : https://www.ticketseller.ca/tickets/event/mackie-lake-house-christmas-tours

$20

Holiday Rock & Gem Market

Greater Vernon Museum & Archives 3009 32nd Avenue, Vernon, British Columbia

The Vernon Museum will host the Vernon Lapidary and Mineral Club’s Holiday Rock & Gem Market on Saturday, December 11, from 10 AM to 3 PM. Come learn about the club, see some rare and unique finds and hand-crafted creations available for purchase. You may find a holiday gem! Open to the public, all ages, admission by donation, masks required, free downtown parking on Saturdays in December. Click on event for more details.

Andrew Allen – All Hearts Come Home

Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre 3800 - 33rd Street, Vernon, British Columbia

Come experience the 10th Annual 'ALL HEARTS COME HOME' Christmas show featuring 5x Top 10, Multi Platinum recording artist Andrew Allen! Enjoy a festive night out with all your favourite holiday classics merged with the originals you know and love plus some fun surprises! For many, this is the start of the holidays, so grab your tickets quick before it sells out!

Tickets are $35 for Adult and $30 for Student/Senior and available through www.ticketseller.ca. Click on event for more details.

$30 – $35

Mini Artists – Self Portrait Ornaments

Vernon Public Art Gallery 3228 31st Avenue, Vernon, British Columbia

Vernon Public Art Gallery invites you to bring your little ones under the age of 5 to explore art making on the last Monday of every month. ​This session will start with a tour of select artworks in our annual Member’s Show. Inspired by the artworks on display, we will experiment with various materials and processes to create our own self-portrait ornaments!
Pre-register by emailing [email protected]

By Donation

Family Saturdays – Exploring Colour Collages

Vernon Public Art Gallery 3228 31st Avenue, Vernon, British Columbia

Family Saturdays at the VPAG take place on the last Saturday of each month with an art project suitable for little kids and big kids alike. This session will start with a tour of select artworks in our annual Member’s Show. Inspired by the artworks on display, we will experiment with various coloured materials and processes to create our own colour collage! • $5/members • $9/non-members. Click on event for more details.

$5 – $9

OSO presents “HOLLY JOLLY GELATO”

Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre 3800 - 33rd Street, Vernon, British Columbia

The OSO welcomes two members from the Internationally renowned ensemble Quartetto Gelato to celebrate the season with dazzling artistry and irresistible humour. Multi-instrumentalist, film actor and Cirque de Soleil acrobat Colin Maier and brilliant Finnish accordionist Matti Pulkki join us in a program featuring oboe, fiddle, concertina, musical saw, accordion, vocals and more. This spectacular ensemble’s holiday program brings a “warm, endearing vitality” (NY Times) setting the perfect tone for a Holly Jolly Christmas! Click event for ticket link.

$32.50 – $65