Saturday, February 15:
Wish Come True Society’s Valentine’s Masquerade (2nd Annual) at Hotel Eldorado, Kelowna, 6 pm -- $50 ticket includes a drink ticket, appies and live music with Gorden James and the Good Guys Band. http://
Dance Into Your Heart, a benefit for the Okanagan Youth Dance Society, Bo.tegga Farm Inn & Studio, 6 pm – Candlelit evening of fine food and wine from Chef Roger Planiden’s Culinary Adventures and Mission Hill Family Estate, tickets $50.http://www.castanet.net/
Young Guns Tour starring Brett Kissel and One More Girl at the Barking Parrot, Penticton Lakeside Resort – Doors open 6:30 pm with opening act, 8:30 pm. Tickets $38.75 plus tax.http://www.barkingparrot.
Thursday, February 20:
Smack DAB Brewmaster’s Dinner, Kelowna, 6 pm – featuring crazy good food paired with crazy good beer from The Tin Whistle Brewing Company of Penticton, $55 plus taxes & gratuities (Reservations required.)http://www.
Friday, February 21:
Global Music Fest @ the Laurel Packinghouse, Kelowna, 8:30 pm – Cod Gone Wild, modern Celtic band to release third album.http://www.
Saturday, February 22:
The first annual BREWSKI Craft Beer, Cider and Spirits Festival, Apex Mountain Resort and the Gunbarrel Saloon and Restaurant – At $35, your ticket includes appies and 12 tokens for tastings as well as entrance after the tasting into the Gunbarrel for live music by Victoria’s Towers and Trees.https://www.facebook.
Thursday, February 27:
3rd Annual Sovas Goes Disco, Barking Parrot, Penticton Lakeside Resort, 6 pm -- $20 includes burger and beer (Profits’benefit South Okanagan victim Assistance Society.) Disco music by DJ Shakes, door prizes, silent auction, disco dancing, hustle lessons and costume prizes. http://www.sovas.ca/
1st Annual Penticton & District Arts Awards, Penticton Arts Council and Sharon Moore-Lawrence at the Penticton Shatford Centre at 7 pm – Tickets $10 for the celebration to recognize outstanding achievements and exceptional support of arts and culture in Penticton and District.http://www.
Friday, February 28:
TheBIG Broadcast, Peach City Radio broadcasting live on stage, Shatford Centre Penticton, February 28, March 1 and 2 at 7 pm – Tickets $15 in advance, $20 at the door, for the old-style broadcast which will feature musical talent and entertaining vignettes in the first half with a melodrama play “Moonshine Over Manitou: Temperance Tantrum in a Troubled Town” performed in the second half.https://www.facebook.com/
Saturday, March 1:
DEVOUR eat. drink. & be social. at Okanagan College Kelowna, 6:30 to 9:30 pm – A culinary showcase for social foodies featuring the area’s best chefs and mixologists. Celebrity Chef Vikram Vij is Head Judge for Devour’s Best Bite, Best Sip, Best Pairing Competition. Tickets $95. http://devourkelowna.ca/
Sunday, March 2:
Waterfront Wines at Poppadoms, Kelowna – Part of Poppadoms’ collaborative series, for this Indian-inspired celebration the culinary talents of Owner/Executive Chef/Sommelier Mark Filatow of Waterfront Wines and Chef Jas Dosanj join together. The five-course meal with wine, beer, and cocktail pairings starts at 5:30 pm. The non-refundable tickets are now available for $100 plus tax and gratuity. www.poppadoms.ca. Watch for the sister event happening at Waterfront Restaurant in April.
Saturday, March 8:
Bring on the Beer Dinner, Part 2, Brodo Kitchen, Penticton, 6:30 pm – Check with Brodo for final details. Note: Part 1 with Cannery Brewing was a sell-out! http://www.
Vertical & Vintages, 2nd Annual at Apex Mountain Resort – March 8/9 Weekend of skiing, great wines from the Naramata Bench Wineries Association, great food and music. Wine Tasting/Social March 8. http://www.apexresort.com/?
Bollywood Bang! Vernon Recreation Centre, 5-11 pm – Evening of South Asian cuisine, Hillside Estate wine, henna painting, traditional Indian dance and a fashion show as a fundraiser for Vernon Cancer Centre. Tickets $85 includes complimentary wine with dinner. http://allevents.in/
Friday, March 14:
Valentines For Mexico 2014, 5th Annual Fundraiser Gala semi-formal attire, Best Western Vernon Lodge, 5:15 to 11 pm, with proceeds to City of Angels Orphanage & House of Hope and Love Orphanage – Tickets $49 advance or $60 at the door, buffet dinner at 7:15 pm with activities including 50/50, silent auction, balloon burst, locked treasure chest, treasure tree, henna art and photo booth by Sproing Creative!http://events.r20.
Saturday, March 15:
7th Annual Winemakers Cup, Big White Ski Resort – The Cellar-Tek Winemakers Cup Ski Race is the world’s only annual ski challenge weekend for the wine industry. www.bigwhite.com
This list is just a sampler. Get out there and have some fun!