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Yarn & Yap: Seniors' drop in @ North Kamloops Library

Apr 01, 2016 - Jun 24, 2016

Do you knit, crochet, do needlepoint or cross stitch? Bring your projects to the North Kamloops Library! Share patterns and ideas, or simply chat with others who share your interests. This program runs every Friday between April 1-June 24 from 12:30-2pm.


Scrapbooking Shenanigans @ North Kamloops Library

Apr 02, 2016 - Jun 25, 2016

Do you love scrapbooking but don't have a place to work on it? We will be setting up tables at the North Kamloops Library every Saturday from April 2-June 25 from 12-4pm for scrapbookers to drop in and work their magic. Please bring your own scrapbooking materials.


Games & Gab @ North Kamloops Library

Apr 06, 2016 - Jun 22, 2016

Enjoy board games and good company at the North Kamloops Library every Wednesday between April 6-June 22 from 12:30-2pm!


Ground Control @ The Kamloops Museum

Apr 22, 2016 - Aug 20, 2016

The KMA presents Ground Control, an exhibition exploring skateboard culture with a focus on Kamloops. Along with an array of historical skateboards, boards from pros that have emerged from Kamloops, skateboard films, photos and video footage of local skateboarders, this exhibition highlights some of the issues that shape this activity which, more often than not, is embraced as a lifestyle more than a hobby.

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Saturday Kamloops Farmers' Market @ 200th Block of St. Paul Street

Apr 23, 2016 - Oct 29, 2016

Every Saturday 8:00am to 12:00pm. Market runs from April 23, 2016 - October 29, 2016. On St. Paul Street between 2nd and 3rd Avenue. Crafts and home-based businesses in the Stuart Wood school yard.

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Wednesday Kamloops Farmers' Market @ 400th Block of Victoria Street

May 04, 2016 - Oct 26, 2016

Every Wednesday 8:00am to 2:00pm. Market runs from May 4, 2016 - October 26, 2016. On Victoria Street, between 4th and 5th Avenue.

   
   

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Deepsounds @ Match Eatery and Pub House

May 04, 2016

Deepsounds playing all your favourite hits all night long!

9:00, 19+ 

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Retro Rock Trivia @ Rockin' Firkin'

May 11, 2016 - May 17, 2017

Retro Rock Trivia takes places every Wednesday at the Rockin' Firkin' starting at 8pm. Test your music knowledge and win prizes!

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Free Garden Tours @ Thompson Rivers University

May 11, 2016 - Aug 17, 2016

Free Tours every Wednesday night from 6:30pm to 7:30pm and start from the back of House 10. Inspiration for Home Gardeners! Detailed schedule including themes can be found at www.trufog.org, special tours can be arranged on request.

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Retro Rock Trivia @ Dirty Jersey

May 12, 2016 - May 18, 2017

Retro Rock Trivia takes places every Thursday at the Dirty Jersey starting at 8pm. Test your music knowledge and win prizes!


Kamloops Artisan Market @ 400 Block Victoria Street

May 19, 2016 - Sep 29, 2016

Every Thursday from 10AM to 2PM on the 400 block of Victoria Street.

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Camp Focus 2016 @ Camp Grafton

May 27, 2016 - May 29, 2016

Join us May 27th to 29th for Camp Focus 2016. Camp Focus is a leadership, team work, and life skills camp for youth ages 13 to 18. It takes place out at Camp Grafton at Magna Bay in the Shuswap. http://www.kamloopsrotaract.com/upcomingevents/camp-focus/

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An Evening of Culture @ The Stagehouse Theatre

May 27, 2016 - Jun 04, 2016

The Kamloops Players are proud to perform "An Evening of Culture" by American playwright Mark Landon Smith. This show is HILARIOUS and you support your local community theatre! Showtimes: May 27 @ 8pm May 28 @ 2pm and 8pm June 2 @ 8pm June 3 @ 8pm June 4 @ 8pm

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2016 Race the Ranch @ The Kamloops Bike Ranch

May 28, 2016 - May 29, 2016

Race the Ranch is an annual race held at the Kamloops Bike Ranch - a 26 hectare area located in the terraced and guillied silt bluffs of pine trees, sage brush, and open grasslands between Valleyview and Juniper Ridge neighbourhoods.  The initial site has an elevation change of 132m over it`s 1.1 km length.  There are four sections to the Kamloops Bike Ranch.  For more information and scheduled daily events click on website link for more information and to register.

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Infant & Child First Aid @ St John Ambulance

May 29, 2016

The Save That Child course is a 3.5 hour 1st aid workshop that is great for new parents, grandparents, babysitters and others who care for infants or children. This course stresses accident prevention and teaches the basic skills to save a life. $49 per person or $80 for 2

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WCT's 40th Anniversary Fundraiser Tapas Takeover @ Earls Restaurant

May 29, 2016

Join us at Earls from 6:00pm-8:00pm for an evening of delicious tapas, live music, silent and live auctions, and a 50/50 draw. Tickets are $35.00 and include a complimentary drink of beer or wine, and available at Kamloops Live Box Office.


8th Annual Community Fair @ Sun Rivers

May 29, 2016

From 11:00am – 2:00pm bring the family, pack a picnic lunch, your lawn chairs & blankets and settle in for an afternoon of entertainment and fun. The Community Fair features Uncle Chris the Clown, Pirate ship slide, sweet shop, games and much more!

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Carstar Walk to Make Cystic Fibrosis History @ McArthur Island

May 29, 2016

Imagine spending your life feeling like you are breathing through a straw..... please join us as we walk to raise awareness and funds for researchers to find a cure for this life-threatening, fatal, genetic disease. Registration time: 9:30 am - 10:30 am. Event time: 10:00 am - 1:00 pm.

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Neighborhood Spring Picnic @ Prince Charles Park

May 29, 2016

A neighborhood Picnic arranged by the Downtown & Sagebrush Neighborhood Associations. A family friendly event from 11am - 1pm. Bring your own food and games get to know your neighbors! Refreshments and cookies provided for donations. Proceeds to the Neighborhood Organizations.

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Rayleigh Community Garage Sale

May 29, 2016

Annual Community Garage Sale. Participation placards available from Rayleigh Elementary for $5. The map of participating residents can be picked up at the school concession on the day of the event. Non Residents can set up tables for a fee of $10.to be paid in advance at the school.


Purina Walk for Dog Guides

May 29, 2016

Dog Guides are provided at no cost to qualified applicants. Thanks to national sponsors, 100% of the funds raised from the Walk go directly to the six Dog Guide training programs. With your help more people can experience the mobility, safety and independence a devoted Dog Guide brings.

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Stretch & Sip - Yoga @ Monte Creek Ranch Winery

May 29, 2016

Monte Creek Ranch Winery is offering a holistic approach to mind and body wellness by hosting Yoga classes. Cost per class is $25 and you must pre-register to attend. This includes a sandwich or salad locally made lunch and a wine tasting.

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Trio con Brio Brass Performance @ St. Andrews on the Square

May 29, 2016

Unplugged, Offline and Social. An afternoon of diverse and fun Classical, Folk and Jazz music performed by Trio con Brio, Solara Brass Quintet and friends. Sunday, May 29th , 2pm at St. Andrews on the Square. Tickets at the door $15, children admitted free. Complimentary refreshments.


Community Yard Sale @ Batchelor Heights

May 29, 2016

You are invited to Batchelor Heights Community Yard Sale, Sunday, May 29 - 9 am to 2 pm - Free to attend. All areas of Batch are involved - tonnes of items for sale - clothing, furniture, household items, plants, tools, art work and more. Hope to see you there!


Kamloops Art Gallery presents Drink & Draw @ Zack's Coffee and Teas

May 30, 2016

6:00pm to 8:00pm. All ages, FREE

Join us on the last Monday of every month at Zack's Coffee to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play Surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops' best coffee and tea.

No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided.  

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Kamloops Canoe & Kayak Club @ Shumway Lake

May 31, 2016 - Jun 30, 2016

Paddle your way to FUN with our Spring Intro to Paddling. Girls and Boys welcome. 8 to 14 yrs. Tues. and or Thurs. evenings 6:30-8pm at Shumway Lake.

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Kamloops Library presents Books & Brews @ Pogue Mahones

May 31, 2016

Books & Brews is a non-traditional book club for adults put on by the TNRD library system that meets at various locations outside the library from 6:30-8:30pm to discuss books while enjoying food and drinks. Pre-registration is required. Please contact the library to register.


Paint Nite @ Cactus Jack's

Jun 01, 2016

"Van Gogh Blossoms" Drink. Paint. Connect. Looking for something novel to do with friends to create new memories and share a few laughs over a cocktail or two at your local bistro?
Our professional artist will guide you, step-by-step, from a blank canvas to a final unique masterpiece in about two hours. No matter whether you bring your friends or come by yourself, you can bet that you will meet plenty of other fun-seeking people from all over the city!Events last approximately two hours, at the end of which you get to take home your new masterpiece. Please arrive by 15 minutes before start time to secure seating with your friends and order your drink before the event begins.

*No food or drink is included with your ticket price, and must be purchased at the restaurant. 7:00pm

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Stroke Month Canvass

Jun 01, 2016 - Jun 30, 2016

June is Stroke Month for the Heart and Stroke Foundation, and our goal is to reach as many Canadians as possible with the life-saving signs of stroke, because fewer than 5% of Canadians know them. Many routes were missed in February Heart Month, so our canvassers will be out again in June collecting donations in your neighbourhood! Thank you for your support! Together, we create survivors.

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Fight Inflammation @ Nature's Fare Markets

Jun 02, 2016

Nature's Fare Markets Kamloops presents Dr. Miranda Wiley (BSc, ND) from 7 to 9 p.m. (FREE). Sign up at the vitamin desk or at www.naturesfare.com. 15 % off for event attendees only (discount available after speaker presentation on regular priced items only, cannot be combined with other discounts)


Fun Fest and Disability Awareness Week @ McDonald Park

Jun 03, 2016

There will be booths, information regarding different disabilities, BBQ (affordable food choices), and presentations throughout the day. This is an adult-oriented event, and can be a useful experience for those who would like to learn more about disabilities from those who have personal experience.at Mcdonald Park from 10:30 to 1:30pm

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A Reunion to Die For: Murder Mystery Dinner @ Pacific Inn & Suites

Jun 03, 2016

The ten-year reunion of James Cameron High is off to a tense start. Everyone has a secret...and a bone to pick with one returning student. Things take a turn for the worse, and the party becomes a murder investigation! Everyone is a suspect. Will you be able to figure out the mastermind behind the crime?

Join students and alumni from the Thompson Rivers University theatre department for an 80's themed crime of the century.

5:30pm. Cocktail Hour, 6:30pm. Appetizers, 7:00pm. Dinner

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Comedian Simon King @ The Dirty Jersey

Jun 03, 2016

Simon King has been shouting at folks for years.. across the globe and he returns to Kamloops Friday June 3rd
Hilarity always ensues when Simon is around. 

8:00 PM, 19+

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Angie Heinze Band @ Match Eatery and Pub House

Jun 03, 2016

Playing all your classic favourites as well as a great mix of hits.

9:00 PM, 19+

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Metal @ The Office Pub & Grill

Jun 04, 2016

Featuring God Said Kill (Vancouver), Drop Dead Fred (Kelowna), Conniver (Kamloops).
Come and rock your face off. Doors at 8 music at 930 sharp. $10

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Class Act Theatre Society @ Brock Centre Theatre

Jun 04, 2016

"Gotta Song For That", an all musical event! 2:00pm by donation.

Tickets available at CIS in advance or at the door.


6th Annual Neighborhood Yard Sale @ Schubert Drive

Jun 04, 2016

10am-4pm More than 20 HouseholdsParticipating, Something for Everyone, Walk and Shop along The Rivers Trail/North Thompson River! (ALL along Schubert Drive) No early birds please.


2016 Rockstar Energy Drink Motocross Nationals Season Kick Off @ Whispering Pines

Jun 04, 2016 - Jun 05, 2016

Pro races June 5th. Gates open at 6:30am Saturday & Sunday. BC riders competing this year: MX1 class – Kamloop’s own Josh Allen & Aldergrove native Colton Facciotti. MX2 class – Jacob Hayes from Leading Edge Kawasaki & Prince George native Jesse Pettis.

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The Light and Colour Show @ BIG Little Science Centre

Jun 04, 2016

The beautiful and enlightening Light and Colour Show is an interactive, fun show that helps you find some rainbows in your life. Help us split light and put it back together again. We discover different ways of making light and how the energy works depending on the systems involved.

11:00am and 1:30pm


Gotta Song For That @ The Brock Centre Theatre

Jun 04, 2016

“Gotta Song For That!” presented by Class Act Theatre Society and CSI at The Brock Centre Theatre, 9B – 1800 Tranquille Road, May 27 at 7:30 pm ($12 – 778-470-6000) and at 2:00 pm on May 28 and June 4 by donation. Don’t miss this fun all musical show! Class Act Theatre Society will be donating the proceeds from each of the three performances of "Gotta Song for That!" to the disaster relief fund for the people of Fort McMurray. Contact: 778-470-6000 for more info.

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Community Garage Sale @ Sun Rivers

Jun 04, 2016

On June 4th discover a treasure trove of amazing items during the annual community garage sale. Simply follow the signs throughout Sun Rivers


Restoring Lives Through Big Hearts @ Double Tree by Hilton

Jun 04, 2016

On Saturday June 4, 2016 save the date for the Double Tree by Hilton's Restoring Lives Through Big Hearts Fundraiser. An event donating 100% of proceeds to the Fort McMurray Wildfire Relief Efforts!

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32nd Annual Interior Swapmeet @ Logan Lake

Jun 04, 2016

Saturday June 4, 8:00 am - 4:00 pm Vintage Car Club of Canada, Kamloops Chapter Logan Lake Recreation Center Vintage, Custom and Hot Rod Cars and Parts, Antiques, Collectibles, Memorabilia,Tools and Equipment. Free Admission, Show and shine. Pancake Breakfast starts at 7:00 am. Book a stall - Rich Vandermey, 250 828-2318


BC Enduro Series West @ Harper Mountain

Jun 05, 2016

A mountain bike exploration and adventure series, thinly disguised as an Enduro Mountain Bike Race. A great weekend to race bikes, and ride new places! For more information, please click on the website link.

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"Discovering The Nature Of Your Relationship" Workshop @ Akashic Ranch

Jun 05, 2016

Whether in a relationship or looking for one, this one day workshop is designed to assist you in learning more about yourself, your partner and the nature of your relationship with relationship expert Angela Clark, set in the beautiful backdrop of AkashicRanch.com.

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Paint Nite @ Shark Club

Jun 05, 2016

"A Getaway" Drink. Paint. Connect. Looking for something novel to do with friends to create new memories and share a few laughs over a cocktail or two at your local bistro?
Our professional artist will guide you, step-by-step, from a blank canvas to a final unique masterpiece in about two hours. No matter whether you bring your friends or come by yourself, you can bet that you will meet plenty of other fun-seeking people from all over the city!Events last approximately two hours, at the end of which you get to take home your new masterpiece. Please arrive by 15 minutes before start time to secure seating with your friends and order your drink before the event begins.

*No food or drink is included with your ticket price, and must be purchased at the restaurant. 4:00pm

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Stretch & Sip - Yoga @ Monte Creek Ranch Winery

Jun 05, 2016

Monte Creek Ranch Winery is offering a holistic approach to mind and body wellness by hosting Yoga classes. Cost per class is $25 and you must pre-register to attend. This includes a sandwich or salad locally made lunch and a wine tasting.

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Old Cabin @ Red Collar Brewing

Jun 05, 2016

Old Cabin returns to Kamloops Sunday, June 5th. Join us on the patio at Red Collar Brewing for an evening of incredible music and the finest beers in town!

*Special guests TBA. 6:30 PM Show Start | $10 Cover | 19+ Event

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OFA Level 3 First Aid @ St John Ambulance

Jun 06, 2016 - Jun 17, 2016

OFA Level 3 first aid is a 70 hour program designed for remote worksites or employers with large workforces more than 20 minutes from medical aid. Successful participants will be qualified to work as a WorkSafeBC OFA Level 3 first aid attendant.

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After School Kids Club @ Prince Charles Park

Jun 06, 2016 - Jun 09, 2016

First Baptist Church will be hosting an After School Kids Club at Prince Charles Park June 6-9 from 3-5 PM. There will be games, crafts, stories, snacks, music & more. This is a FREE event open to children 4 yrs through Grade 6. More info: firstbaptistkamloops.org/ministries/summer or call 250-828-6222

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Meditation Seminar @ Downtown Kamloops Library

Jun 07, 2016

In this series, Evelyn Vipond-Schmidt from Shambhala Meditation will discuss the power of meditation and cover the basic meditation techniques taught in the Shambhala community. Join us at the downtown Kamloops Library from 6:30-8:30pm.


Kamloops Art Gallery presents Drink & Draw @ Red Collar Brewing Co

Jun 08, 2016

6:00 to 8:00 pm, All ages, FREE

Join us at Red Collar Brewing Co. on the second Wednesday of every month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local beer.

No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided. Minors are welcome with an accompanying parent or guardian.

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Theresa Caputo @ Sandman Centre

Jun 08, 2016

Theresa Caputo, from TLC's hit show, Long Island Medium, will share personal stories about her life and explain how her gift works.

7:30pm. Tickets available at www.ticketmaster.ca

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Learn to Fish @ Edith Lake

Jun 08, 2016

Free program (runs rain or shine) for youth age 5 – 15, with an accompanying adult. Rapala fishing rods will be provided for hands-on fishing. Participants learn the basics of freshwater fishing including: hatchery roles, fish identification, regulations, proper fish handling, tackle, rod rigging, casting and hands-on fishing.

6:00pm - 8:00pm. Must pre-register.

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Rock of Ages Musical @ Beattie High School

Jun 08, 2016 - Jun 11, 2016

The Senior Musical Theatre class at Beattie High School presents the hit musical "Rock of Ages". Hits from Styx, Journey, Poison, and more will be featured, as well as raffles for both electric and acoustic guitars. Tickets are $10.00 and can be purchased from either school campus.


Spice Restaurant Indian Buffet Dinner @ A Taste of India

Jun 08, 2016

4th Annual Indian Buffet Dinner – A fundraiser for the Heart & Stroke Foundation Tickets $25.00 Join us at the award winning Spice – A Taste Of India Restaurant - on June 8th for an evening of delicious Indian food. Tickets in person at Spice, or by phone: 250-372-3938

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Un-WINE-d in the Vineyard @ Harper's Trail

Jun 09, 2016

Join us in the vineyard for an evening of yoga with Tami MacKinnon followed by a refreshing wine tasting. Grab some of your favourite yogis for a fantastic evening at the winery! Schedule: 6-7pm Yoga in the Vineyard 7-8pm Wine Tasting.

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French Conversation @ Downtown Kamloops Library

Jun 11, 2016

Beginner? Fluent? Somewhere in the middle? French speakers of all levels are welcome to join us at the downtown Kamloops Library for an hour of conversational French from 10-11am. Light refreshments will be served.


Timbits Free Golf Day

Jun 11, 2016

Bring your little one(s)from 9:00am - 11:00am to a fun filled morning of golf games & contests. Our professionals will teach the basics at the "Timbits Driving Range" and continue the fun with new "Birdie Ball" golf games! Sponsored by Tim Hortons. Available for ages 5 - 8 year olds.

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Skate Sun Peaks @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jun 11, 2016 - Jun 12, 2016

Landyachtz Longboards presents Skate Sun Peaks, the first event of its kind in North America and just 45 minutes from Kamloops. Skate Sun Peaks boasts a tight and techy freeride track with a ski lift back to the top! Exclusively on June 11-12, downhill skaters will get endless runs down 17 unique corners, 14 of which skaters will have to drift to control speed.

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Chimera Theatre presents Freudian Slips @ TRU Actor's Workshop Theatre

Jun 11, 2016

Game of Thrones. 7:30pm

What: A series of Improvised Comedy performances!
How: Tickets are $15 and can be purchased with cash at the door.
Featuring: Graham Ash, Brooke Ballam, Andrew G. Cooper, Jeff Daniels, Brittney Martens, Brittany McCarthy, Dan Ondang, Josh Sunderman

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Pond Study @ BIG Little Science Centre

Jun 11, 2016

Discover the world of underwater creatures using microscopes and hand lenses. Using pond water with many different life forms, you will search for and examine life below the surface of the pond. Plants, insects and more.

All day with a Special Invertebrate Talk at 11:00am and 1:30pm


Handmade Market @ Brock Activity Centre

Jun 11, 2016

(9A 1800 Tranquille road, in the Brock Shopping Centre). From 10:00 to 3:00. Browse through some local handmade crafts and enjoy some lunch. For more info call 778-470-6000


Relay for Life @ Riverside Park

Jun 11, 2016

Come join us for the 21st Annual Relay For Life! We are back at the Riverside Park bandshell this year, from 5-11pm. Our theme this year is... Mardi Gras! We don't hide survivors, we parade them down the street!

Ask your family and friends to join a team, sign up online or in person at the Kamloops Canadian Cancer Society office, put together a fundraiser or two to help us SURPASS our goal this year, and come join us for another amazing year to celebrate, remember and bring hope!

Thank you to all of our sponsors, as without all of them, this would not be possible! Arrow Transportation Systems Inc., Cascades Casino Kamloops, J. Milton Limited (Milton's Movers),
Interior Savings Credit Union, and Lee's Music. And also, thank you to our media sponsors - B100 Kamloops & CFJC Today Kamloops.

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The North Face Dirty Feet Relay @ Kenna Cartwright Park

Jun 12, 2016

6th Annual Dirty Feet mtn bike 6 hour enduro! Ride your bike on the sweet trails in Kenna Cartwright park for 6 hours! June 12, 2016 Get your friends together or join a team and ride in the relay! 12-14km course fun trails, great prizes and beer!! www.dirtyfeet.ca

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My Big Fat Greek Wedding @ The Brownstone

Jun 12, 2016

Opa! There is a wedding in town and the Greeks are taking over. Mind the broken plates! Join us for dinner theatre with a twist! Tickets available at Brownstone and they sell out quickly! Brought to you by BC Living Arts.

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"What's In Your Cup?" Connecting to your Intuition through Tea Leaf Reading @ Akashic Ranch

Jun 12, 2016

Join Tara Bradley at Akashic Ranch and learn the art of tea leaf reading. Tara will also do readings after her workshop at 3pm. For more info visit AkashicRanch.com or the link below.

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2016 Kamloops Telus Walk to Cure Diabetes @ BC Wildlife Park

Jun 12, 2016

You are invited to come out and participate in a Fundraising Walk around the fabulous BC Wildlife Park and enjoy all the fun activities we have planned for kids, teens and adults alike! Complimentary breakfast, lunch and snacks! Have a great time with your family and friends and help us fund a cure for diabetes!

You must arrive between 8:00 am - 9:00 am to receive free admission to the park. Pledge Drop-off: 8:00 am - 9:00 am. TELUS Walk start:10:00 am

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Geroy Simon Autograph Signing @ Aberdeen Mall

Jun 12, 2016

Visit Aberdeen Mall from 12:30 - 1:30pm for your chance to get an autograph from CFL player Geroy Simon. Event takes place at the upper mall entrance outside of Dolson's Source for Sports.

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Artisan Market @ Harper's Trail

Jun 12, 2016

Join us for an afternoon at the winery for tastings and check out our local artisan market from 11am-4pm. Grab some friends, support local artisans, and enjoy a light picnic on the patio.

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Summer Speed Dating @ Nandi's Flavours of India

Jun 13, 2016

Meet local singles and have a fantastic evening on Monday June 13, 2016 at Nandi's Flavours of India in Kamloops. Carmen Love takes all things negative associated with dating and spins it into a fun, interactive and informative evening with one goal in mind, to find you a date

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Paint Nite @ Earls Restaurant

Jun 13, 2016

"Red Evening Siesta" Drink. Paint. Connect. Looking for something novel to do with friends to create new memories and share a few laughs over a cocktail or two at your local bistro?
Our professional artist will guide you, step-by-step, from a blank canvas to a final unique masterpiece in about two hours. No matter whether you bring your friends or come by yourself, you can bet that you will meet plenty of other fun-seeking people from all over the city!Events last approximately two hours, at the end of which you get to take home your new masterpiece. Please arrive by 15 minutes before start time to secure seating with your friends and order your drink before the event begins.

*No food or drink is included with your ticket price, and must be purchased at the restaurant. 7:00pm

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Dr. Clayton Bostock - Naturopathic Medicine Talk @ Downtown Kamloops Library

Jun 14, 2016

Join us with Dr. Clayton Bostock of the Thompson Valley Naturopathic Clinic as he will explain the scope of practice and treatment modalities employed by Naturopathic Physicians in British Columbia and will illustrate how Naturopathic Medicine can benefit you.


Introduction to Investing: Invest for Stability and Returns @ North Kamloops Library

Jun 16, 2016

Join us at the North Kamloops Library at 7pm for an informative session presented by Cam Rauschenberger from Investor's Group. He will be discussing different types of investments and offering suggestions to get you started.


Hi Society Fundraiser @ Cactus Jack's

Jun 16, 2016

19+, 8:00pm. Hi, Society Entertainment presents... Emotionz!! Join us for a pre-festival show in Kamloops, B.C! All funds raised by this show go directly to the musicans involved. Come out and support! This will be a good chance to make a direct impact on the lively hood of this thriving community, and to get involved with the Hi, Society Team!!

Music starts at 8:00pm: Live Gypsy-Folk-Rock - 8:00pm-10:00pm with Moon Rocks & Crowd The Joanna, Live Freestyle DJ/Hip-Hop Fussion - 10:00pm-2:00am with DJ SMASHY of CartoonNetwork - Kamloops
DJ King Boo, MCs Dok Auk, Kamsterdam & Alphabetic, DJ The Big Funky Couch with host, MC and beatbox extraordinaire Emotionz.

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Lip Sync Battle 2.0 @ The Blue Grotto

Jun 16, 2016

We are gearing up for another Lip Sync Battle! 21+, 8:00pm.

Here is a run down of how this night will go... We have openings for 10 acts, this can be a group or a solo performance. Each group participating will be performing 2 songs. The entry fee will be $20 per act, cover charge on the night of the show will be $5.. Each act will pick a charity of their choice that they will play for. All money collected for entry fees and cover charge that night will go to the winners charity of choice. ($750 was the amount donated from the last show!!) On top of winning money for your selected charity, there will be additional prizes for 1st place as well as 2nd and 3rd. We will have select rehersal times available prior to show night to practice your song and get a feel for the stage. Also a wardrobe/ make-up room is available to prep between costume changes.

Email kathy@thebluegrotto or teri@thebuegrotto to reserve your spot. The first 10 to confirm will receive an email with all the details needed to get this Battle started.

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Kamloops Food Truck Festival @

Jun 17, 2016

Please join Kamloops Therapeutic Riding Association for Kamloops' First Food Truck Festival! KTRA is thrilled to be able to host this very exciting event and help support the local food trucks and visiting food trucks too! Admission will be by donation - all donations will go towards KTRA's programs and renting another porta potty for the event. Parking will be free!

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5km Foam Fest @ Sun Peaks

Jun 18, 2016

Canada's #1 Fun Run is coming back to Beautiful British Columbia for round two. Join us for a fun filled day with over 20+ Obstacles, Mud, and of course FOAM! 2.5 million cubic feet of foam to be exact.. This event is all ages and all abilities as well as family friendly. Kids 8 and and up can run the course as well as tons of fun things and activities for the little ones to do. And yes we do have a beer garden;)

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Babysitting Course @ St John Ambulance

Jun 18, 2016

This course is designed to teach young people 11-14 years old how to care for children and infants while babysitting. The course will enhance awareness and safety, responsible babysitting, and develop skills to cope with common emergencies. $49 includes workbook & first aid kit.

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Amazing Magnetism Show @ BIG Little Science Centre

Jun 18, 2016

This Amazing Magnetism Show is an interactive, fun show that explores magnetism and gives you some magnetic magic tricks to try out at home!

11:00am and 1:30pm


"Becoming Authentic" Workshop @ Akashic Ranch ?with Angela Clark at Akashic Ranch

Jun 19, 2016

This workshop is designed to awaken a deeper understanding of what it means to live ‘authentically’ and why it is essential to living a meaningful life through tools and techniques that will guide you on a more authentic path.

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Paint Nite @ Shark Club

Jun 19, 2016

"Jewel of Paris" Drink. Paint. Connect. Looking for something novel to do with friends to create new memories and share a few laughs over a cocktail or two at your local bistro?
Our professional artist will guide you, step-by-step, from a blank canvas to a final unique masterpiece in about two hours. No matter whether you bring your friends or come by yourself, you can bet that you will meet plenty of other fun-seeking people from all over the city!Events last approximately two hours, at the end of which you get to take home your new masterpiece. Please arrive by 15 minutes before start time to secure seating with your friends and order your drink before the event begins.

*No food or drink is included with your ticket price, and must be purchased at the restaurant. 4:00pm

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Show n'Shine for Dad @ Heffley Creek Hall

Jun 19, 2016

6th Annual Father's Day Show 'N Shine brunch and Market from 10:00am to 3:00pm. All cars are welcome, drivers receive a free brunch.


Foodsafe Level 1 @ Calvary Community Church

Jun 20, 2016

For upgraded job skills and knowledge, and a FOODSAFE certificate widely recognized in food service, hospitality and care giving industry register now for the next course at Calvary Community Church, 1205 Rogers Way, Kamloops. Course fee: $80.00 includes workbook. Workbooks & exams available in other languages, please request when registering. Time: 8:30am - 4:30pm.  Free Parking Contact: foodsafe@heiberg.ca

 

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Summer Solstice and Full Strawberry Moon Celebration @ Akashic Ranch

Jun 20, 2016

Join us for an evening of connecting with the land during the Summer Solstice & Full Strawberry Moon Celebration with Therese Laforge and The Three Heart Drummers at AkashicRanch.com. More info at: https://www.facebook.com/events/1151550014895625/

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Kamloops Library presents Books & Brews @ The Painted Pony

Jun 21, 2016

Books & Brews is a non-traditional book club for adults put on by the TNRD library system that meets at various locations outside the library from 6:30-8:30pm to discuss books while enjoying food and drinks. Pre-registration is required. Please contact the library to register.


White on White on White Party

Jun 21, 2016

You are invited to come to our unique and exciting event that will create some of your best summer memories! Prepare to come dressed in your elegant, WHITE ATTIRE and come to the party at a SECRET LOCATION! All you have to bring is yourself, dressed in white - and a centerpiece (you can win a great prize for the best centrepiece!). Enjoy a Gourmet Dinner prepared by Chef Romeo of Uptown Chefs, Live Entertainment, wine at the table, very cool photo booth and many great surprises! Tickets are available through the Kamloops Live Box Office by phoning 250-374-5483 or visit www.kamloopslive.ca. Click on website link for more information.

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Learn to Fish @ Edith Lake

Jun 22, 2016

Free program (runs rain or shine) for youth age 5 – 15, with an accompanying adult. Rapala fishing rods will be provided for hands-on fishing. Participants learn the basics of freshwater fishing including: hatchery roles, fish identification, regulations, proper fish handling, tackle, rod rigging, casting and hands-on fishing.

6:00pm - 8:00pm. Must pre-register.

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Paint Nite @ Cactus Jack's

Jun 22, 2016

"Rainbow Tree Lights" Drink. Paint. Connect. Looking for something novel to do with friends to create new memories and share a few laughs over a cocktail or two at your local bistro?
Our professional artist will guide you, step-by-step, from a blank canvas to a final unique masterpiece in about two hours. No matter whether you bring your friends or come by yourself, you can bet that you will meet plenty of other fun-seeking people from all over the city!Events last approximately two hours, at the end of which you get to take home your new masterpiece. Please arrive by 15 minutes before start time to secure seating with your friends and order your drink before the event begins.

*No food or drink is included with your ticket price, and must be purchased at the restaurant. 7:00pm

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Live Music @ Reservoir Coffee

Jun 23, 2016

Love Reservoir? Love coffee and excellent live music?

On one of the longest summer days, join us, as well Keegan Robertson and Jared Doherty (both known for their participation in the Kamloops-based band The Caspians), to witness the first live show of your favourite coffee shop! And remember: no matter if you order a cold or a hot drink, your company that evening will be warm for sure :)

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Un-WINE-d in the Untamed Land @ Harper's Trail

Jun 23, 2016

Join us in the vineyard for an evening of yoga with Tami MacKinnon followed by a refreshing wine tasting. Grab some of your favourite yogis for a fantastic evening at the winery! Schedule: 6-7pm Yoga in the Vineyard 7-8pm Wine Tasting

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Adult Storytime @ Downtown Kamloops Library

Jun 24, 2016

Calling all adults! Bring a bagged lunch to the downtown Kamloops library from 12:15-12:45pm and unleash your inner child at Adult Storytime. Colouring sheets will be available for your enjoyment. Unwind for the weekend with stories and colouring! No registration required.


Kids Fest @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jun 24, 2016 - Jun 26, 2016

Throughout the weekend the village will be alive with a multitude of FREE activities from Zumba! in the village, interactive theatre demonstrations by Chimera Theatre, Djembe Django drumming circles, face painting, bouncy castles and more!

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Knights of the Sun: Medieval Tournament Theatre @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jun 24, 2016 - Aug 28, 2016

Grab your sword - there is glory to be had! Presented by award-nominated Chimera Theatre, Knights of the Sun is a thrilling theattrical adventure into a rich medieval world. Join us for a grand tournament filled with song, dance, intrigue, romance, and fierce combat as knights hungry for glory vie for the title of Champion of the Sun. An epic tale for all ages, Knights of the Sun will have you cheering, laughing and reaching for your sword!

Every Friday & Saturday evening 6:00pm - 8:00pm, Sundays 11:00am - 1:00pm.

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Free Film @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jun 24, 2016

The Green Art Festival Association presents free outdoor films on select Friday evenings throughout the summer. Tonight is Fantastic Mr. Fox beginning at approximately 8:30pm at the base of the Sundance Chair Lift.

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Opening Day @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jun 24, 2016

Join us for opening day of the summer season! The Sunburst will start turning at 10:00 am, providing the first taste of DH biking and lift accessed hiking for 2016.

Stay tuned for more information, trail status, and more.

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4th Annual GenNext Kamloops Golf Tournament @ Sun Rivers

Jun 24, 2016

Join GenNext Kamloops for our 4th annual golf tournament. A fun-filled, casual tournamnet event to raise money for the United Way Youth Initiative Grants. Choose to play foot golf or golf, your choice! Registration includes golf, dinner, silent auction, and door prizes!

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End Of School @ BC Wildlife Park

Jun 25, 2016

End of School Special Animal Encounter Day - special performance by the Kamloops Community Band!

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Super Static Electricity Show @ BIG Little Science Centre

Jun 25, 2016

An interactive, fun show that introduces static electricity, explores how it works and produces static in many ways, including using van de Graaff generators. Is it time for your science centre hair-do?

11:00am and 1:30pm


PAINT 4 SELF Self Connection through Intuitive Painting Workshop with Fiona Neal @ Akashic Ranch

Jun 25, 2016

An intuitive painting workshop at AkashicRanch.com where you will be introduced to this unique way of connecting with your subconscious, with professional artist Fiona Neal. More details at https://www.facebook.com/events/238259963214515/

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Ride Don't Hide Event @ Centennial Park

Jun 26, 2016

Help break the stigma of mental illness and support Mental Health by registering for this year’s ride, a family event!  This is a family friendly ride and is suitable for all riders. The day includes: A guest speaker before the ride, a sports wicking fabric rider shirt – (registrants after Mon Jun 1st are not guaranteed rider shirt day of event), bike inspection services (pre and post-ride), BBQ and music after the ride and the chance to win one of many exciting prizes!

Warm up- 9:00am, Race start- 9:30am, Late registrations- 8:30am.

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10th Annual Farmers' Market @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jun 26, 2016 - Sep 04, 2016

Come stroll the picturesque alpine village, listen to live music and take part in The 10th Annual Sun Peaks & Region Farmers’ Market! Local farmers, fishermen, bakers, vintners and artisans will be in the village selling fruits, veggies, local meats, wines, seafood, crafts, beauty products and more.

9:30am-1:30pm

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Paint Nite @ Red Collar Brewing

Jun 26, 2016

"Evening Fireflies" Drink. Paint. Connect. Looking for something novel to do with friends to create new memories and share a few laughs over a cocktail or two at your local bistro?
Our professional artist will guide you, step-by-step, from a blank canvas to a final unique masterpiece in about two hours. No matter whether you bring your friends or come by yourself, you can bet that you will meet plenty of other fun-seeking people from all over the city!Events last approximately two hours, at the end of which you get to take home your new masterpiece. Please arrive by 15 minutes before start time to secure seating with your friends and order your drink before the event begins.

*No food or drink is included with your ticket price, and must be purchased at the restaurant. 4:00pm

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Preparing for Retirement (Lunch & Learn) @ North Kamloops Library

Jun 27, 2016

Bring a bagged lunch to the downtown Kamloops Library from 12-1pm for an informative session presented by Cam Rauschenberger from Investor's Group. He will be discussing tips and tricks for preparing for your retirement income.


Art in the Park @ Riverside Park

Jul 01, 2016

Art in the Park is the largest arts event in Kamloops and is organized by the Kamloops Arts Council (KAC) as part of the City of Kamloops Canada Day celebrations at Riverside Park. The full day of arts exhibitions and sales, demos and performances is free to the public. Approximately 30,000 people attend the event each year.

More than 90 artists will have their handcrafted and original work on display in 2015, from painting and pottery to fashion and jewellery. The event also features live music, dance, and theatre performances for all ages. 9AM to 5PM.

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Country Fest @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jul 01, 2016 - Jul 03, 2016

The 3rd Annual Country Fest touches down at Sun Peaks the weekend of July 1 - 3! With Sun Peaks' surrounding area rooted deeply in ranch and farmland, we're excited to celebrate western culture with this growing festival. Enjoy country themed activities and live entertainment all weekend long!

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Free Film @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jul 01, 2016

The Green Art Festival Association presents free outdoor films on select Friday evenings throughout the summer. Tonight is Landfill Harmonic beginning at approximately 8:30pm at the base of the Sundance Chair Lift.

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Summer Camps with FCB Escola Soccer @ McArthur Island Park

Jul 04, 2016 - Jul 08, 2016

Directed and supervised by FCBarcelona Escola coaches, players will receive 3 training sessions per day and 1 theory session per day. An FCB Escola Nike training uniform and lunch is included in the day camp.

U6-U16 boys and girls. 9:00am - 3:00pm.

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Eureka! Science Summer Camps @ Thompson Rivers University

Jul 04, 2016 - Aug 26, 2016

Would you like to experience the FUN in science this summer? EUReKA! offers week-long science day camps programs for students ages 7-13

Girls' Weekend camp for girls aged 9-13. We hope to go to Harper Mountain this summer from August 5th-7th, 2016. At Girls' Weekend, all of our female instuctors will be in attendance and we will do a variety of science experiments and outdoor activities.

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Summer Camps @ Royal Soccer Club

Jul 04, 2016 - Sep 02, 2016

Boys and Girls soccer camps ages 5-13. Full day, morning & afternoon sessions. Receive a camp soccer ball, tshirt and a medal.

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Swim & Play Summer Camps @ Kamloops Classic Swimming

Jul 04, 2016 - Sep 02, 2016

Our Swim & Play Full and Half-Day Camps include swim lessons that follow the same great SwimSkill Lesson Program that we offer throughout the year. The goal of this camp is to support the improvement of our campers' swim skills & stroke, to instill a "love of water", and to support a fun positive aquatic experience. In addition to three, 45 minute swim lessons per day (full-day program) and free swim time, there are a number of great out-of-water activities to keep our campers super busy. Activities are very diverse to ensure that there is something for every interest.

All sessions are Full Day, 9:00am - 4:30pm or Half Day, 9:00am-12:30pm.

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McDonald's Summer Sports Camps @ Thompson Rivers University

Jul 04, 2016 - Sep 02, 2016

TRU McDonald's Summer Sports Camps runs from July 4 - September 2. We are offering 9 weeks of multiple sporting options to choose for ages 4-13. For more information and registration please visit www.tru.ca/sportscamps. We look forward to a fun and exciting summer!

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Robotics Camp @ BIG Little Science Centre

Jul 04, 2016 - Jul 08, 2016

Summer Camp: 9:00am to 3:00pm, must be 9 or older.

Registration and more information can be found at www.blscs.org


Vacation Bible School @ First Baptist Church

Jul 04, 2016 - Jul 08, 2016

Attention Kids ages 4-10! Join us daily from 9 to noon for an exciting time at "Camp Discovery" as we discover all the ways that Jesus is at work through us! Games, Crafts, Snacks, Drama and fun! More info at: firstbaptistkamloops.org/ministries/summer or call 250-828-6222

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Summer Camps @ Kamloops Therapeutic Riding Association

Jul 05, 2016 - Aug 18, 2016

Every day will be filled with time spent with each child's “own” special horse. This includes a daily riding lesson and stable management lesson. (*Stable Management should prepare Campers for the written portion of the Equine Canada English Rider Levels 1-2) Campers will learn a wide variety of horsemanship skills on and off the horse and will partake in the day-to-day care that each horse requires. The fun does not stop there! We have art and crafts and outdoor games too. 

Ages 5-12. Horses are provided. No previous riding experience is required. *Riders must be able to ride independently*

Camps are 3 days long and run from 8:30am-3pm. Cost: $300 per camper. *$25 early bird discount if you register by April 1, 2016*

TO REGISTER: Please email Ashley at ktraexecutivedirector@gmail.com for a Registration Form

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Canucks Junior Golf @ Rivershore Estate & Golf Links

Jul 05, 2016 - Jul 06, 2016

Back by popular demand, the PGA of British Columbia, in partnership with the Vancouver Canucks, is proud to once again host Canucks Junior Golf Week presented by Odlum Brown Limited.

The cost for a one day camp during Canucks Junior Golf Week is only $20 (+GST), which includes equipment rental (if required), facility fees, and certified golf instruction. The length of each camp will vary depending on facility, the number of attendees, and the general age of the participants, but camps would be estimated to be approximately two hours in length.

10:00am Tuesday and Wednesday

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Canucks Junior Golf @ Kamloops Golf & Country Club

Jul 07, 2016 - Jul 08, 2016

Back by popular demand, the PGA of British Columbia, in partnership with the Vancouver Canucks, is proud to once again host Canucks Junior Golf Week presented by Odlum Brown Limited.

The cost for a one day camp during Canucks Junior Golf Week is only $20 (+GST), which includes equipment rental (if required), facility fees, and certified golf instruction. The length of each camp will vary depending on facility, the number of attendees, and the general age of the participants, but camps would be estimated to be approximately two hours in length.

4:00pm Thursday and Friday

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Summer Concert Series feat. Sam Roberts Band @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jul 08, 2016 - Jul 10, 2016

The 5th Annual Summer Concert Series kicks off at Sun Peaks July 8 with headliner Sam Roberts Band! Sam Roberts Band will perform an amazing free live show featuring fan favourites such as “The Gate”, “Bridge to Nowhere” and more!

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Kamloops Highland Games @ Albert McGowan Park

Jul 09, 2016

Come on out and see one of the best Pipe Bands in the world! 6 time World Champions, Simon Fraser University Pipe Band! Highland dancing, Solo piping and drumming, Heavy Events, Vendors, and games for the kids!

8:00am - 6:00pm

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Canucks Junior Golf @ Mount Paul Golf Course

Jul 10, 2016

Back by popular demand, the PGA of British Columbia, in partnership with the Vancouver Canucks, is proud to once again host Canucks Junior Golf Week presented by Odlum Brown Limited.

The cost for a one day camp during Canucks Junior Golf Week is only $20 (+GST), which includes equipment rental (if required), facility fees, and certified golf instruction. The length of each camp will vary depending on facility, the number of attendees, and the general age of the participants, but camps would be estimated to be approximately two hours in length.

2:00pm

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KISSM Summer Music Camp Registration

Jul 11, 2016 - Jul 29, 2016

3-week, all-day music camp in July, ages 5 to 18 years, beginners to advanced, specialized group programs for younger children, over 50 classes to choose from, registration begins March 1 each year, visit KISSM.ca to register today. For more info : (250)574-5437 or info@kissm.ca

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Project X Fest @ Prince Charles Park

Jul 11, 2016 - Jul 30, 2016

Project X Theatre's X Fest 2016 is back! Presented in the sunshine at Prince Charles Park in the heart of downtown Kamloops, this year’s X Fest offers something for everyone!  This year X-FEST will be an experience the entire family will cherish. 2016 Performaces: Wizard of Oz & Munsch Upon A Time.

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Junior Science Camp @ BIG Little Science Centre

Jul 11, 2016 - Jul 15, 2016

Summer Camp: 9:00am to 3:00pm, must have finished Kindergarten

Registration and more information can be found at www.blscs.org


Meditation Seminar @ Downtown Kamloops Library

Jul 12, 2016

In this series, Evelyn Vipond-Schmidt from Shambhala Meditation will discuss the power of meditation and cover the basic meditation techniques taught in the Shambhala community. Join us at the downtown Kamloops Library from 6:30-8:30pm.


Paint Nite @ Cactus Jack's

Jul 13, 2016

"Blazing Sunset" Drink. Paint. Connect. Looking for something novel to do with friends to create new memories and share a few laughs over a cocktail or two at your local bistro?
Our professional artist will guide you, step-by-step, from a blank canvas to a final unique masterpiece in about two hours. No matter whether you bring your friends or come by yourself, you can bet that you will meet plenty of other fun-seeking people from all over the city!Events last approximately two hours, at the end of which you get to take home your new masterpiece. Please arrive by 15 minutes before start time to secure seating with your friends and order your drink before the event begins.

*No food or drink is included with your ticket price, and must be purchased at the restaurant. 7:00pm

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Kamloops Komedy Festival @ Sagebrush Theatre

Jul 14, 2016 - Jul 16, 2016

Runs July 14-16, 2016 at the Sagebrush Theatre! Tickets available at the Kamloops Live Box Office. To purchase, please phone 250-374-5483 or visit www.kamloopslive.ca.

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2nd Annual Flashback Weekend @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jul 15, 2016 - Jul 17, 2016

Start digging through your closet and get out your best flashback attire and your dancing shoes for the 2nd Annual Flashback Weekend! Don't miss out on a weekend filled with bands performing the best of the 70's, 80's and 90's, Knights of the Sun: Medieval Tournament Theater and much more!

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Free Film @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jul 15, 2016

The Green Art Festival Association presents free outdoor films on select Friday evenings throughout the summer. Tonight Life In a Day is showing at approximately 8:30pm at the base of the Sundance Chair Lift.

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Genome BC Geneskool Summer Camp @ Thompson Rivers University

Jul 18, 2016 - Jul 22, 2016

This camp offers students that have completed Science 9 an opportunity to explore biotechnology, genomics, inheritance, virology, forensics and microbiology and use their new knowledge to solve a puzzling mystery! Hosted at Thompson River University, Kamloops Campus. Visit www.geneskool.com for more information.

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Genome BC Geneskool Summer Camp

Jul 18, 2016 - Jul 22, 2016

Geneskool Summer Camps offer the opportunity for high school students to learn through hands-on experiments. Students explore aspects of biotechnology, genomics, inheritance, forensics and microbiology to solve a murder mystery! • Thompson Rivers University • July 18-22 • Completion of Science 9 or higher • Fee: $275


3D Design & Printing Camp @ BIG Little Science Centre

Jul 18, 2016 - Jul 22, 2016

Summer Camp: 9:00am to 3:00pm, must be 10 or older.

Registration and more information can be found at www.blscs.org


Free Film @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jul 22, 2016

The Green Art Festival Association presents free outdoor films on select Friday evenings throughout the summer. Tonight UnReal is showing at approximately 8:30pm at the base of the Sundance Chair Lift.

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2016 Canadian National Downhill Championship @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jul 23, 2016 - Jul 24, 2016

Sun Peaks Resort is stoked to be hosting the 2016 Canadian DH MTB Championships for the 3rd year in a row! Our infamous Bike Park DH track will be receiving some extra love this spring to prepare for an influx of some of Canada's best riders.

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Chimera Theatre presents Freudian Slips @ Prince Charles Park

Jul 23, 2016

Chimera Theatre vs Project X Theatre. 9:00pm

What: A series of Improvised Comedy performances!
How: Tickets are $15 and can be purchased with cash at the door.
Featuring: Graham Ash, Brooke Ballam, Andrew G. Cooper, Jeff Daniels, Brittney Martens, Brittany McCarthy, Dan Ondang, Josh Sunderman

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Kamloops Marathon @ McArthur Island Park

Jul 24, 2016

Founded and organized by Thompson Rivers University. Choose from 3km, 8km, Half Marathon, Marathon Relay or Marathon. Join us at the Rach Finish Line for food and awards! Register at www.kamloopsmarathon.ca

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Lifesaving Summer Camps @ Kamloops Classic Swimming

Jul 25, 2016 - Sep 02, 2016

The camps will offer a number of in-pool and out-of-pool lifesaving activities that will build excitement for our fall Lifesaving Sport Group. In the pool participants will be learning lifesaving sport skills such as the object carry, obstacle swim, line throw, and manikin tow that replicate common lifesaving techniques. Out of the pool they will be learning lifesaving techniques such as choking response, AED usage and for the seniors, CPR. We will be offering a Junior Half-day Camp in Week 4 and a Senior Half-day Camp Week 6. Ages 9-11 will be eligible to participate in the Junior Camp and ages 12-14 in the Senior Camp. Participants must be able to swim 50m in deep water, equivalent to passing SwimSkill Blue level or SwimKids 6. Cost per week is $150.00, 1-4:30pm daily.

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Kids Club 2016 @ First Baptist Church

Jul 25, 2016 - Jul 29, 2016

Calling all children & teens! Join First Baptist Church for an unique cultural experience 9 to 2:30 as we experience ancient Egypt through the eyes of Joseph-one of history's most notable prisoners & leaders. Includes a teen leadership track & before/after care as needed. (Previously hosted by Bridge Baptist Church)

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Paint Nite @ Cactus Jack's

Jul 27, 2016

"The Ocean ROCKS" Drink. Paint. Connect. Looking for something novel to do with friends to create new memories and share a few laughs over a cocktail or two at your local bistro?
Our professional artist will guide you, step-by-step, from a blank canvas to a final unique masterpiece in about two hours. No matter whether you bring your friends or come by yourself, you can bet that you will meet plenty of other fun-seeking people from all over the city!Events last approximately two hours, at the end of which you get to take home your new masterpiece. Please arrive by 15 minutes before start time to secure seating with your friends and order your drink before the event begins.

*No food or drink is included with your ticket price, and must be purchased at the restaurant. 7:00pm

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Kamloopa PowWow @ Tk'emlups Band

Jul 29, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016

The 37th Annual Kamloopa Powwow is one of the largest celebrations of First Nations' culture and heritage in Western Canada! The Pow Wow is a spectacular expression of the Secwepemc people's heritage and is a vibrant display of storytelling, song, and dance in traditional regalia.


Canada's Alpine Blossom Festival @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jul 29, 2016 - Jul 31, 2016

The village will be host to entertainers, including performances by Coco Jafro & Steve Kozak, a kids zone, and an outdoor evening movie! Be sure to take a scenic ride on the Sunburst Express chairlift for access to hiking trails through the alpine wildflowers.

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Free Film @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jul 29, 2016

The Green Art Festival Association presents free outdoor films on select Friday evenings throughout the summer. Tonight Out There is showing at approximately 8:30pm at the base of the Sundance Chair Lift.

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An Acoustic Evening with Jana Seale @ Harper's Trail Winery

Jul 30, 2016

Pack up a light picnic with some friends and grab a spot on our patio for a night out with Jana Seale, acoustic guitarist and vocalist. Looking for the perfect date night? Wine, cheese, crackers, and RiverFresh Wild BC Salmon will be available for purchase. Get your tickets for this evening at the winery.

Tickets:

$10 for picnic table seating
$15 for patio chair seating
*Tickets sold in advance only -- no tickets will be available at the door.

To reserve your seat, please visit the winery or call (250) 573-5855. Must be 19+ years to attend.

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Norkam '96 Grad 20 Year Reunion

Jul 30, 2016

The Norkam Class of '96 is celebrating their 20 year reunion on July 30 with a family event followed by a grad social. For more information please contact Frances at norkam96@hotmail.com


"Reach the Peak" Tod Mountain Summit Hike @ Sun Peaks Resort

Jul 30, 2016

Join the coveted list of “summiteers” that have reached the peak of Mt. Tod, on our fifth annual Sun Peaks Resort Alpine Blossom Festival hike! It is a fun and enjoyable hike suitable for all ages where participants can travel at their own pace.

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BC Day @ BC Wildlife Park

Aug 01, 2016

BC Bears' Day & Teddy Bear Picnic - featuring Uncle Chris the Clown!

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PIGS @ Sagebrush Theatre

Aug 02, 2016

Canada's Most Authentic Pink Floyd Tribute will be bringing their authentic sounds to 9 BC cities this summer of 2016. They are bringing an epic and rare treat for Pink Floyd fans - the band will be covering 47 years worth of Pink Floyd's legendary repertoire from 1967 to 2014, ranging from the band's earliest release to their final album; from the psychedelic misadventures of Arnold Layne to the final float down The Endless River.  

7:30pm. Tickets available at www.kamloopslive.ca

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5th Annual Ribfest @ Riverside Park

Aug 05, 2016 - Aug 07, 2016

This summer, Ribfest will take over Riverside Park from Friday, August 5th - August 7th (11am to 9pm all three days) in Kamloops' for a full weekend of fantastic, free, family fun.

In conjunction with Hot Nite in the City, the highly successful Ribfest offers a rib cook-off between five champion barbeque teams; music and entertainment throughout the entire event; entertainment and activities for children and youth, as well as a Refreshment Center and a whole whack of great vendors. 

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Hot Nite in the City

Aug 05, 2016 - Aug 06, 2016

August 5th: Poker Run. August 6th: Show N' Shine. Each summer in August, 13 city blocks in Kamloops' downtown core are closed off to regular traffic to make room for Street Rods, Customs, American Muscle,  Sport-compact, British, European, Collector, Vintage, Bikes,  Race Competition vehicles and Highway Tractors,  to line the streets for the annual Hot Nite In The City Show ‘n Shine! This year marks the 21st  annual event and it’s ideal for people of all ages. Admission to the event is FREE

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Free Film @ Sun Peaks Resort

Aug 05, 2016

The Green Art Festival Association presents free outdoor films on select Friday evenings throughout the summer. Tonight is Watermark beginning at approximately 8:30pm at the base of the Sundance Chair Lift.

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Queer as Funk @ Hotel 540

Aug 05, 2016

Queer as Funk brings together some of Vancouver's hottest musicians in an explosive, high-energy dance band. With repertoire ranging from beloved funk, soul and motown classics of the 60's and 70's (Aretha Franklin, Otis Redding, Stevie Wonder) to contemporary favourites (Amy Winehouse, Bruno Mars, Mayer Hawthorne), Queer as Funk is also the sharpest-dressed suit-and-tie band in town. Doors open at 7pm.

Show runs 8-10pm, DJ plays from 10pm-1am, Appetitizers will be provided

Have your dancing shoes ready, because these folks are guaranteed to get you groovin'!

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Studebaker Drivers Club Pacific Can-Am Zone Meet @ Thompson Rivers University

Aug 06, 2016

Stop by Thompson Rivers University to see our Studebaker car show Saturday, August 6 from 10 a.m. until 3 p.m. We anticipate both antique and classic vehicles on site. Free of charge for spectators. Participants must be SDC members. Pre-registration is required.

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Hot Nite in the City @ Downtown Kamloops

Aug 06, 2016

One time per year, 13 city blocks in downtown Kamloops, BC are closed off to allow Street Rods, Customs, American Muscle, Sport-compact, Tuners, British, European, Asian, Collector, Vintage, Motorcycles, Race Competition vehicles and Big Rigs, to line the streets for the annual Hot Nite In The City Show-n-Shine!

8:00am - 4:00pm

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Paint Nite @ Cactus Jack's

Aug 10, 2016

"Iris Sparkle" Drink. Paint. Connect. Looking for something novel to do with friends to create new memories and share a few laughs over a cocktail or two at your local bistro?
Our professional artist will guide you, step-by-step, from a blank canvas to a final unique masterpiece in about two hours. No matter whether you bring your friends or come by yourself, you can bet that you will meet plenty of other fun-seeking people from all over the city!Events last approximately two hours, at the end of which you get to take home your new masterpiece. Please arrive by 15 minutes before start time to secure seating with your friends and order your drink before the event begins.

*No food or drink is included with your ticket price, and must be purchased at the restaurant. 7:00pm

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Country 103's 10th Birthday Party @ BC Wildlife Park

Aug 11, 2016

Celebrate Country 103's 10th Birthday Party at The BC Wildlife Park with country duo High Valley!
Tickets are $20 each or a family pack of 5 tickets is only $75 and includes admission to the BC Wildlife Park as well. This is a family friendly event for all!

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7th Annual Retro Concert Weekend @ Sun Peaks Resort

Aug 12, 2016 - Aug 14, 2016

Get on your dancing shoes and enjoy three days of serious rock and roll at Sun Peaks! This weekend of outdoor tribute band performances has become a favourite among local residents and guests. With the lush forest as the backdrop and outdoor patios just steps away from the concert venue, it doesn't get much better than this.

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Paint Nite @ Red Collar Brewing

Aug 14, 2016

"Into the Night II" Drink. Paint. Connect. Looking for something novel to do with friends to create new memories and share a few laughs over a cocktail or two at your local bistro?
Our professional artist will guide you, step-by-step, from a blank canvas to a final unique masterpiece in about two hours. No matter whether you bring your friends or come by yourself, you can bet that you will meet plenty of other fun-seeking people from all over the city!Events last approximately two hours, at the end of which you get to take home your new masterpiece. Please arrive by 15 minutes before start time to secure seating with your friends and order your drink before the event begins.

*No food or drink is included with your ticket price, and must be purchased at the restaurant. 4:00pm

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Summer Concert Series @ Sun Peaks Resort

Aug 19, 2016 - Aug 21, 2016

Sun Peaks Resort welcomes Alan Doyle and The Beautiful Gypsies on Saturday August 20 for the final installment of our 5th Annual Summer Concert Series!


General Access area is free, no ticket required. A special Front Stage Access area with limited capacity is available while quantities last. Front Stage Access is a ticketed area directly in front of the stage.
Concerts are outdoors, rain or shine. Seating is not provided; please bring your own lawn or camping chair. Temperatures in the evening can be cooler in the mountains so bring a light coat or blanket.

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Free Film @ Sun Peaks Resort

Aug 19, 2016

The Green Art Festival Association presents free outdoor films on select Friday evenings throughout the summer. Tonight is Painted Land beginning at approximately 8:30pm at the base of the Sundance Chair Lift.

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13th Annual Salsa Challenge @ Open Door Group

Aug 19, 2016

Come out to Gardengate on from 12:30-3pm and join us in our annual Salsa Challenge event! The event is free of charge, and is always a fantastic afternoon. Various Teams from around Kamloops will be facing off to make the summer's BEST salsa from organic vegetables grown at Gardengate!

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Chimera Theatre presents Freudian Slips @ The Stagehouse Theatre

Aug 20, 2016

Oh, Canada! 7:30pm

What: A series of Improvised Comedy performances!
How: Tickets are $15 and can be purchased with cash at the door.
Featuring: Graham Ash, Brooke Ballam, Andrew G. Cooper, Jeff Daniels, Brittney Martens, Brittany McCarthy, Dan Ondang, Josh Sunderman

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Paint Nite @ Cactus Jack's

Aug 24, 2016

"Red Wine" Drink. Paint. Connect. Looking for something novel to do with friends to create new memories and share a few laughs over a cocktail or two at your local bistro?
Our professional artist will guide you, step-by-step, from a blank canvas to a final unique masterpiece in about two hours. No matter whether you bring your friends or come by yourself, you can bet that you will meet plenty of other fun-seeking people from all over the city!Events last approximately two hours, at the end of which you get to take home your new masterpiece. Please arrive by 15 minutes before start time to secure seating with your friends and order your drink before the event begins.

*No food or drink is included with your ticket price, and must be purchased at the restaurant. 7:00pm

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Free Film @ Sun Peaks Resort

Aug 26, 2016

The Green Art Festival Association presents free outdoor films on select Friday evenings throughout the summer. Tonight is 40 Days at Base Camp beginning at approximately 8:30pm at the base of the Sundance Chair Lift.

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Peaks Pedal Fest @ Sun Peaks Resort

Sep 03, 2016 - Sep 05, 2016

Join us at Sun Peaks Resort over Labour Day Long Weekend for our 'Peaks Pedal Fest', celebrating a truly radical season of bicycling! Tons of bike events on the roster including the Seek + Enjoy Poker Ride, the Yeah Bru! Classic Dual Slalom, a Kids Foot-Down Derby, plus a local craft beer tasting and round two of Lift and a Lager to wrap things up in style.

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Western Canada Theatre: Made In Italy @ Pavilion Theatre

Sep 08, 2016 - Sep 24, 2016

An Italian teenager growing up in Jasper in the 1970's, caught between two worlds and determined to make his mark. Could singing on TV's "Search for Talent" be his ticket out of here? Filled with great songs (Italian and Disco!) this is a hilarious coming of age story about a kid with the heart of Rocky Balboa and the moves (and hair) of John Travolta. 

-All ages welcome

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The North Face Dirt Feet Run @ Sun Peaks Resort

Sep 10, 2016

50km trail run and 2-4 person relay!! Get your teams together and enjoy the sweet mountain trails of Sun Peaks! Great atmosphere, sweet resort setting, awesome draw prizes!. 4 different legs of the race with great views! www.dirtyfeet.ca

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Get Corked @ Harper's Trail Winery

Sep 10, 2016

If you missed it last year, make sure to register early so you can Get Corked at Harper's Trail! On Saturday, September 10th run through our vineyard dressed up in costumes with your team, sample wine, and have an awesome time.

5.1km and 10.2km races start at 10:30am - register now for this signature summer event.

Registration: http://www.gethappyevents.net/get-corked-2016.html

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The North Face Dirty Feet Mountain Half @ Sun Peaks Resort

Sep 11, 2016

5km, 10km and 21km trail run on sweet trails with some great views! Join us at Sun Peaks for the 2nd day of running with a distance for everyone! 5km run/walk and kids run! Enjoy the Resort and win some sweet prizes! www.dirtyfeet.ca

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The Comic Strippers @ Sagebrush Theatre

Sep 16, 2016

A male stripper parody and improv comedy show. A show for all genders. No extreme nudity, just extreme hilarity. A fictitious male stripper troupe (played by a cast of some of Canada’s best improvisational comedians) performs a sexylarious improv comedy show. These guys try to be sexy… it just comes out funny. Constantly grooving and gyrating in between scenes they banter with the crowd and perform their hilarious twist on improv sketches. They sing, they “dance”. These guys are oiled up and ready to make you laugh at them. Semi undressed and completely unscripted, The Comic Strippers take off their shirts and take on your suggestions to create a whole new genre of comedy.

19+. 8:00pm. Tickets available at www.kamloopslive.ca

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BC Enduro Series Finale @ Sun Peaks Resort

Sep 17, 2016 - Sep 18, 2016

When downhiller's retire, they ride Enduro. We figured we'd turn that paradigm on it's head! Only Racers registered for the CNEC/BCES Race are permitted to ride the Bike Park at the resort during this weekend. All courses will be announced on the Friday before the race weekend.

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VW Turtle River Race Day @ Riverside Park

Sep 17, 2016

The 15th annual VW Turtle River Race! From noon - 3 pm. Come down for some family fun activities and cheer on your turtle as they race down the river!

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Toopy and Binoo @ Sagebrush Theatre

Sep 21, 2016

Sunwing.ca presents Toopy and Binoo Fun and Games. Tickets available at www.kamloopslive.ca


78th Annual Provincial Winter Fair @ Tournament Capital Ranch

Sep 23, 2016 - Sep 26, 2016

The fair is still a tradition for multi-generational families, however there are numerous newcomers. The livestock show is still the heart of the fair, but we have expanded to include various other groups including hall exhibits, craft and food vendors.We hope everyone can come out and experience history taking place by either exhibiting in the fair or just coming down to the fairgrounds! We appreciate the great support we get from our fair sponsors, livestock buyers and 4-H clubs from Clinton down to Grand Forks! 

 

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The North Face Dirty Feet Trail Run @ Kenna Cartwright Park

Sep 25, 2016

Trail run 5km, 10km or 21km! A distance for everyone in the great Kenna Cartwright Park - sweet trails, great atmosphere, amazing snacks and draw prizes!! Join the fun and enjoy the trails. www.dirtyfeet.ca

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Brewloops Brew University @ Noble Pig Brewhouse

Sep 28, 2016 - Sep 29, 2016

Tour the inner workings of The Noble Pig Brewhouse, learn about mash, wort, hops, yeast and of course, taste some great examples of the final product!

6:00pm and 8:00pm

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Brewloops Bike Crawl and Block Party

Sep 30, 2016

Meet at Pioneer Park, and ride your way through the afternoon by The Noble Pig and Red Collar for a couple pints before getting priority entry into the Block Party and secure parking for your ride while there. Entry to block party and a beer at the Pig and the Collar included!

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Brewloops Block Party @ Red Beard Cafe

Sep 30, 2016

The Block Party is the place to taste dozens of beers from all participating breweries. Plus check out Food Trucks, donuts, ciders, live music and more!

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Nitro Circus Live @ Hillside Stadium

Oct 01, 2016

Direct from sell out shows across the globe, the world's greatest action sports show, Travis Pastrana's Nitro Circus Live, is coming to a host of all new North American cities!

Featuring 30 of the world's best extreme athletes in freestyle motocross, BMX and anything you can imagine with wheels! Plus a host of ridiculous contraptions being launched 50ft into the air, by the crazy Nitro daredevils.

Expect to see the worlds biggest and most dangerous stunts, in a fully choreographed, actions sports, theatrical spectacular! Click on website link for more information and to purchase tickets!

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Brewloops Prohibition Cask Night

Oct 01, 2016

Hosted by Western Canada Theatre, this prohibition themed CASK night includes 15 one-off CASK beers, and this year; Craft Ciders! The night is filled with all sorts of entertainment... come in costume for this done up bash!

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Western Canada Theatre: Blithe Spirit @ Sagebrush Theatre

Oct 06, 2016 - Oct 15, 2016

In this riotous comedy, Charles invites the eccentric medium, Madame Arcati, to his house as research for his book, but when her séance proves successful, Charles’ marriage is suddenly in jeopardy as the ghost of his first wife haunts him. While Charles tries to get rid of the ghost, the ghost is hard at work getting rid of his new wife! One husband, two feuding wives and a whole lot of laughs.

-All ages welcome

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Fall Home Show @ Sandman Centre

Oct 15, 2016 - Oct 16, 2016

Saturday: October 15- 10:00am to 5:00pm

Sunday: October 16- 10:00am to 4:00pm

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Ghost Train @ Kamloops Heritage Railway

Oct 21, 2016 - Oct 22, 2016

This is a spooky Kamloops tradition featuring many ghoulish characters that will make your blood run cold. Don't miss your chance to have a much-needed exorcism, or have your fortune told, if you dare!  Arrive one hour early to see the scary skit before boarding; all excursions depart at 7 pm.

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Ghost Train @ Kamloops Heritage Railway

Oct 27, 2016 - Oct 29, 2016

This is a spooky Kamloops tradition featuring many ghoulish characters that will make your blood run cold. Don't miss your chance to have a much-needed exorcism, or have your fortune told, if you dare!  Arrive one hour early to see the scary skit before boarding; all excursions depart at 7 pm.

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Boo at the Zoo @ BC Wildlife Park

Oct 28, 2016 - Oct 30, 2016

Join us for the annual Boo at the Zoo featuring Chris the Clown. It's Halloween-themed fun for all!             October 28, 29, & 30.

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Trick or Treat Train @ Kamloops Heritage Railway

Oct 29, 2016

Family friendly event designed for your little ones.  Visit with mascots, princesses and assorted characters as we venture out for an hour of upbeat music and fresh fall air! One excursion only. 3pm

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Western Canada Theatre: Mamma Mia! @ Sagebrush Theatre

Nov 24, 2016 - Dec 06, 2016

A mother. A daughter. 3 possible dads. And a trip down the aisle you’ll never forget. Mamma Mia! is the ultimate feel-good musical loved the world over. Packed with ABBA hits such as ‘Dancing Queen’ and ‘Take a Chance on Me’ it’s an enchanting tale of love, laughter, and friendship all set on a beautiful Greek island!

-All ages welcome

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Western Canada Theatre: The Comedy Of Errors @ Sagebrush Theatre

Jan 26, 2017 - Feb 04, 2017

Shakespeare's funniest comedy. Two sets of estranged twins, separated at birth, find themselves in the same city 25 years later with hilarious consequences. A series of mistaken identities, assumed personas, and wild mishaps, all performed by a cast of only 5 actors (with lightning fast quick changes!)

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Western Canada Theatre: Ring of Fire (The Music of Johnny Cash) @ Sagebrush Theatre

Feb 23, 2017 - Mar 04, 2017

The ultimate tribute to the iconic Johnny Cash, Ring of Fire tells the story of finding love, success, faith and redemption. Performed by a multi-talented cast, this production includes all of Cash’s classic hits, including: "I Walk the Line," and “A Boy Named Sue.” A powerful tribute to the Man in Black, an endlessly entertaining journey that will leave you cheering for more!

-All ages welcome

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Western Canada Theatre: The Cure for Death by Lightning @ Sagebrush Theatre

Apr 06, 2017 - Apr 15, 2017

Set in Turtle Valley in the shadow of WWII. The fifteenth summer of Beth Weeks' life is full of strange happenings: a classmate is mauled to death; children go missing on the nearby reserve; and an unseen predator pursues Beth. She must face the darkness within her own family and the dangers of the bush. Based on the award-winning novel.

 

-All ages welcome

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Western Canada Theatre: Only Drunks and Children Tell the Truth @ Sagebrush Theatre

May 04, 2017 - May 13, 2017

A moving and surprisingly funny story of two sisters finding a way to each other. Grace, an Indigenous girl adopted by a white family, is asked by her birth sister to return to the reserve for their mother’s funeral. Afraid of opening old wounds, Grace must find a place where the culture of her past can feed the truth of her present.

-All ages welcome

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