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What's Happening in Kelowna | July, 2015

ART: A Story of Canadian Art
Wednesday July 1, 2015 to Sunday July 19, 2015

Kelowna Audiences will have the rare opportunity to see paintings by nine members of the Group of Seven, as well as by Thomson, David Milne, and other artists active in the early to mid twentieth century. Location: Kelowna Art Gallery, 1315 Water Street Cost: $5.00 per person Time: Tuesday to Saturday: 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m.; Thursday: 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.; Sunday: 1:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.; Monday: Closed

Kelowna Farmer's Market
Wednesday July 1, 2015 to Wednesday July 29, 2015

"165+ vendors showcasing the Okanagan Valley locally produced fruits, vegetables, meats and dairy, to homemade foods, artisan baking and handcrafted pottery, jewlery, woodwork, soaps and more!" Location: Springfield Road and Dilworth Drive Cost: Free Start time: 8:00 a.m. to 1:00 p.m.

Karaoke with Crazy Dan
Wednesday July 1, 2015 to Wednesday July 29, 2015

"Sing your heart out every Wednesday with Kelowna's best Karaoke night in the Valley." Location: Dakoda's Sports Bar, 1574 Harvey Avenue Cost: N/A Start time: 8:30 p.m.

Live After 5 Jazz Jam
Thursday July 2, 2015 to Thursday July 30, 2015

Every Thursday there is a live Jazz Jam. They mostly play jazz from "The Real Book". Bring your own instrument to play or just sit back and enjoy. Location: Rotary Centre for the Arts, 421 Cawston Avenue Cost: Free

Parks Alive
Thursday July 2, 2015 to Friday July 31, 2015

Enjoy free, live music and other cultural performances. Held 5-6 days a week in over 18 parks and public spaces. A variety of genres suited for all interests and ages. July 2 - August 29

Michael's Karaoke
Friday July 3, 2015 to Friday July 31, 2015

Duffers Sports Bar presents Michael's Karaoke every Friday Night. Location: Duffer Sports "Bar, 1959 KLO Road Cost: N/A Start time: 8:00 p.m.

Foodie Fridays At Spierhead Winery
Friday July 3, 2015

Free food and wine pairing, it's Foodie Friday! A SpierHead wine will be paired with unique appetizers prepared by Kelowna chefs and Restauranteurs. Start your weekend off right; join us at SpierHead Winery, it's a monthly event held every First Friday of each month 3pm-6pm SpierHead's Foodie Friday. Location: SpierHead Winery, 3950 Spiers Road Cost: Free Time: 3:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.

Poker Storm Texas Hold 'Em Tournaments
Tuesday July 7, 2015 to Tuesday July 28, 2015

Free Texas Hold'Em Tournaments!Poker Storm invites you to come out play Hold'em every Tuesday night and Sunday afternoon at The Packinghouse Pub.Free to Play. Win great Prizes. Guaranteed at least $110.00 in credit at the Casino given away every month! Plus nightly gift certificates! Lot's of fun!Great Night out for those who know the game or just beginning!Come out and hone your Live Game! Location: Packinghouse Pub, 663 Finns Road Cost: N/A

Monday July 13, 2015

Aerosmith is coming to Kelowna! Location: Prospera Place, 1223 Water Street Cost: Varying Start time: 7:30 p.m.

BC Music Fests 2015: Botegga Festival
Friday July 17, 2015 to Saturday July 18, 2015

Built on the 5 year success of the grassroots Lille Gard Festival, Bottega Festival will welcome a diverse crowd of all ages to experience 2 days of inspiring music, arts and entertainment. Proceeds will benefit New Horizon Romania - an organization serving the disadvantaged through education and medical services in Romania.This years scheduled performers include:Michael Bernard Fitzgerald, Neil Osborne( 54-40 ), Craig Cardiff, Cecile Doo-Kingue, Bill Henderson & Claire Lawrence ( Chilliwack Band Official Page ), The Small Glories, Sam Weber, The Trips, Andrew Judah, Paperboy and the Messengers, Ari Neufeld, Windmills .... more to come!\ Location: Bottega Kelowna, 4485 Sallows Road Cost: N/A Time: 5:00 p.m. - 11:50 p.m.

The Holistic Market Okanagan
Sunday July 19, 2015

The Holistic Market brings together healing arts practitioners, artists, holistic vendors and speakers at the Laurel Packinghouse on a monthly basis for people to learn about holistic products and services available in the Okanagan. Free Admission! Guest Speakers! Door Prizes! Free Parking! Location: Laurel Packinghouse, 1304 Ellis Street Cost: Free Time: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Kelowna Art Gallery
Monday July 20, 2015 to Friday July 31, 2015

Fascinating shows in four exhibition spaces! Enjoy a tour, try an activity, or bring the family for our popular Family Sundays.

Music in the Park
Monday July 20, 2015 to Friday July 31, 2015

The Graduate
Wednesday July 22, 2015 to Saturday July 25, 2015

A classic comes to life. Join us for this faithful, unforgettable stage version of the film that defined a generation.” July 22 - 25

Catch Me If You Can
Wednesday July 22, 2015 to Friday July 31, 2015

Join us for a 4-course, locally-inspired dinner or just enjoy intimate theatre with show-only tickets. Drinks allowed at your seats.

Photography Conservation 101
Thursday July 23, 2015

Learn how to identify, care for, protest, clean and repair your historic family photos.

MUSIC FESTIVAL: Center of Gravity
Friday July 24, 2015 to Sunday July 26, 2015

The Okanagan’s biggest adrenaline-fueled sports and music festival is back for its 8th year . Monster Energy Center of Gravity will return to Kelowna’s City Park, July 24 – 26, 2015. Wet Ape Productions is proud to be partnering with Union Events to bring Canada’s Hottest Beach Festival back for another action-packed year of sports, sandy beaches, bikinis, and some of the biggest names in popular music today. Location: Kelowna's City Park, 1600 Abbott Street Cost: Prices vary. Visit for details

THEATRE: Raft of the Medusa
Friday July 24, 2015 to Friday July 31, 2015

An epic tale of love, morality, and obsession where survival is the ultimate consequence.Raft of the Medusa is a new rock musical based on a true account of one of the worst shipwrecks of the nineteenth century. Through the incompetence of her captain, the magnificent French sailing ship Medusa ran aground off the west coast of Africa. Less than two weeks later only 15 remained alive.A young and eccentric French painter, Theodore Gericault, was so moved by the plight of the Medusa victims that he embarked on his masterpiece: “Le Radeau De La Meduse” – The Raft of the Medusa. It is through Gericault’s eyes that we discover this harrowing tale. His pain and anguish paralleling that of the castaways. Location: Prospera Place, 1223 Water Street Cost: Varying prices Start time: 7:30 p.m.

Centre of Gravity
Friday July 24, 2015 to Sunday July 26, 2015

Wet Ape Productions presents Canada’s Hottest Beach Festival. Enjoy sports, sandy beaches, bikinis, and some of the biggest names in EDM, hip hop and live music.

Silly Bugs
Friday July 24, 2015

Be an Entomologist! Bugs are wiggly, sometimes gross, but always fascinating! Learn about entomology (the study of insects) with some fin activities.

MUSIC EVENT: Gospel Sing - Masters Four Quartet
Sunday July 26, 2015

Gospel music event from 6:00-7:00 p.m. Location: The Landing Church, 5871 Okanagan Landing Road Cost: N/A

Kelowna Collectibles Show
Sunday July 26, 2015

A place “to find rare toys, current and vintage comics, all kinds of cards, graphic novels, die-cast models, art, LEGO, Hot Wheels, jewelry, wrestling items, movies, current and retro video games, records, CDs, DVDs, and all kinds of collectibles!”

Emerson Drive Live at Cedarcreek Estate Winery
Thursday July 30, 2015

TELUS Sunset Concert series presents Emerson Drive – three-time Canadian Country Music Award ‘Group of the Year.

Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival
Friday July 31, 2015

We're very excited to announce the initial lineup for the 2015 Kaslo Jazz Etc. Festival! Featuring performances by Dan Mangan + Blacksmith, The Lost Fingers, Elliott BROOD, Polyrhythmics, Brickhouse, Fish & Bird, LINT, Cheryl Hodge, The Slocan Ramblers, Sofiella watt, Kenny "Blues Boss" Wayne, The Kootenay Divas, Red Eyed Soul, Trespassers Will, and MUCH more still to be announced! Details and ticket info at! Location: Kaslo Cost: N/A Start time: 12:00 p.m.
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