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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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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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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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2016 Adult Summer Reading Club @ TNRD Library System

Jun 15, 2016 - Aug 31, 2016

Collect summer reading badges and win $100 and $50 gift cards from Chapters! Register online or in person at your local branch starting June 15, contest runs until August 31. Open to members of the TNRD Library System age 18 and over, for more info, rules and registration http:www.tnrdlib.ca/adultsrc


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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Jam Night @ Pogue Mahone

Jun 29, 2016 - Jan 31, 2017

Jam Night Every Tuesday @ Pogue Mahone with Bluesfoot starts at 8:30pm


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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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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Art Exhibit @ The Old Courthouse

Aug 13, 2016 - Sep 03, 2016

Kamloops Arts Council reveal local artists Garry Davies and Maureen Light in their Main and Hallway Galleries. An Art Exhibition- Perspectives… Fear No Art A unique collection of paintings, drawings and sculpture. Meet the artists at the Closing Reception: Thursday Sept. 1, 5-7pm at the Old Courthouse.

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Drink and Draw @ Zack's Coffee House

Aug 29, 2016

Join us at Zack's Coffee on the last Monday of the month 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.

All Ages

FREE 

6-8 PM


Gardengate's 13th Annual Salsa Challenge

Aug 29, 2016

Come out to Gardengate (915 Southill St) on Friday, August 19th 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. We will have teams from various agencies around Kamlops facing off to make the summer’s BEST salsa from fresh, organic vegetables grown right here at Gardengate!

We will be handing out 3 awards at the event: Judge’s Choice, People’s Choice, and Team Spirit!

Entertainment and activities will be added as they are confirmed

Find out more on our Facebook page at:https://www.facebook.com/events/961852160598967/

12:30 to 3:00 PM

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Music in the Park @ Riverside Park

Aug 29, 2016

Dodie Goldney's Instamatics - Classic Rocks

Performances take place at the Riverside Park Rotary Bandshell each evening, 7:00-8:30 pm, weather permitting. 


Super Static Electricity Show @ BIG Little Science Centre

Aug 30, 2016 - Sep 03, 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


Drink and Draw @ Denny's

Aug 30, 2016

Join us on the last Tuesday of the month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play Surrealist drawing games and feast on Denny’s delicious treats. Kids eat free! No experience is necessary. All supplies are provided.

FREE

All ages welcome

6-8 PM


Music in the Park @ Riverside Park

Aug 30, 2016

Kirby Sewell Band - Juno Award Winner

Performances take place at the Riverside Park Rotary Bandshell each evening, 7:00-8:30 pm, weather permitting. 


Music in the Park @ Riverside Park

Aug 31, 2016

Earthbound - Funky World Music

Performances take place at the Riverside Park Rotary Bandshell each evening, 7:00-8:30 pm, weather permitting. 


Kamloops Blazers vs Victoria @ Sandman Centre

Sep 02, 2016

Pre-season game. 7:00pm

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Echo Nebraska w/ Jared Doherty @ The Dirty Jersey

Sep 02, 2016

Join Vancouver folk-rockers, Echo Nebraska on their Western Canadian tour at The Dirty Jersey on Friday, September 2nd. Supporting the band in #Kamloops will be Jared Doherty. Doors are at 8pm, and tickets are $10 at the door. http://echonebraska.com http://facebook.com/echonebraska

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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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First Saturdays Guided Tours @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Sep 03, 2016

Join us on the first Saturday of the month for a free guided tour of our exhibitions. Tours will begin at 1:00 pm in our Central Galleries and will be lead by local artist and art instructor Emily Dundas Oke.

These tours are a great way to explore and engage with our exhibitions, ask questions and learn about the stories behind the art work. Where did Jerry Pethick source his materials? What is holography? Who was Konstantin Tsiolkovsky and why did Jerry Pethick make art work about him? Why is there a giant pond in The Cube? Learn the answer to these questions and more by joining us this Saturday and on September 3.  

First Saturdays tours are free with admission and open to all ages.

 


Kamlops Blazers vs Kelowna @ Sandman Centre

Sep 04, 2016

Pre-season game. 5:00pm

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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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H2S Alive @ St John Ambulance

Sep 08, 2016

This one-day program is intended for all workers in the petroleum industry who could be exposed to hydrogen sulphide (H2S). OSSA recognized

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Army Cadets - Open House Information Night

Sep 08, 2016

The 2305 Rocky Mountain Rangers Army Cadets are hosting an Open House Information and Registration Night on Thursday September 8th 2016 at 7:00PM. For youth ages 12 to 18 that are seeking a fun and rewarding program, the 2305 Army Cadets is for you!


Developing World Connections-Home Hardware Annual Charity Golf Tournament @ Sun Rivers

Sep 08, 2016

Play golf and enjoy a banquet at Sun Rivers on Sept. 8 while raising money for families in Guatemala. See one of the eco-stoves we're installing in homes of families who use open fires for cooking. Sign up at www.developingworldconnections.org/kamloops-golf-tournament/

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DIY Thursdays @ the Kamloops Art Gallery

Sep 08, 2016

Drop in to DIY Thursdays to learn new skills from talented local artists. Sculpture Workshop with Ryland Fortie.

No experience is necessary and all materials are provided (and some snacks). DIY Thursdays workshops are held in our Tricia Sellmer and Ken Lepin studios, located behind the admissions desk. 

- 16+

-6-9 PM

FREE


Art History Happy Hour @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Sep 08, 2016

Learn something new while enjoying your after-work drink. Every month will offer a new topic on diverse aspects of art history presented by local artists, educators and researchers. A cash bar will be available. September 8: Artist’s Talk with Ryland Fortie.

Each talk is followed by a three hour artist-led workshop on a related theme. No experience is necessary and all materials are provided (and some snacks). 

5:00 to 6:00 pm

19+, FREE 

 


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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Kamloops Blazers vs Kelowna @ Sandman Centre

Sep 10, 2016

Pre-season game. 7:00pm

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Parkinson Superwalk @ Riverside Park

Sep 10, 2016

Parkinson SuperWalk is the single most important provincial and national awareness and fundraising event for Parkinson Society British Columbia (PSBC). Registration: 10:00 AM Walk Start: 11:00 AM

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Babysitting Course @ St John Ambulance

Sep 10, 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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Foodsafe Level 1 @ Calvary Community Church

Sep 10, 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 To register contact: foodsafe1@shaw.ca

 

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Autumn Colours @ St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral

Sep 10, 2016

The Kamloops Brandenburg Orchestra presents a concert featuring music by Rossini, Schubert, Vivaldi and Grieg at St. Paul's Anglican Cathedral, 360 Nicola Street, Kamloops, Saturday, September 10, 2016, 7:00 p.m. Tickets: Adults $20, Students $10 at Kamloops Live! Box Office and at the Door.


Let's Dance @ Brockelhurst Activity Centre

Sep 10, 2016

"Let's Dance" Sponsored by the ThompsonValley Activity and Social Club TVASC: Info Line 250-571-5111 PLACE: Brock Activity Centre, 9A, 1800 Tranquille Rd. Kamloops, BC DATE: September 10th , 2016 TIME: 8 pm to midnight Music by: SLEEPLESS NIGHTS Tickets: $10 OR Buy a TVASC membership for $20 & this dance admission is FREE


Awesome Air Show @ Big Little Science Centre

Sep 10, 2016

Air provides a force of nature that demands respect; join us for this interactive show to learn why. Watch out for falling water! 


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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Okanagan Wine Tour @ Hoodoos at Sun Rivers

Sep 11, 2016

Join us for a full day of wine tasting, touring and fun! Enjoy a continental breakfast, guided tour of 5 Okanagan wineries, coach bus travel to and from Hoodoos, lunch as Cassini Cellars and a delicious dinner at Bench 1775. $125 wine club member $150 non-member

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OFA Level 3 First Aid @ St John Ambulance

Sep 12, 2016 - Sep 23, 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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Art Battle @ CJ's nightclub

Sep 15, 2016

Live Painting! 

The Art battle is held at the Cactus Jack's Nightclub on Thursday, Sept. 15. Doors will open at 6:30 PM and the painting will start at 7:00 pm.

For tickets, info and painter registration  GO TO ARTBATTLE.COM

General admission $20 - students with ID $10 - earlybird online $15. 


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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23rd Anniversary Sale at Nature's Fare Markets Kamloops

Sep 16, 2016 - Sep 17, 2016

15 % off all regular priced in-stock items (cannot be combined with other discounts) plus Door Crasher Deals, Prizes and Samples! All day Friday (9 a.m.-7 p.m.) and Saturday (9 a.m-6 p.m.)September 16 and 17, 2016.


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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Kamloops Children's Arts Festival @ Riverside Park

Sep 17, 2016

In its 17th year, this year's theme,"Around the World," will feature performers and interactive arts workshops that explore the roots, rhythms, designs and traditions from the four corners of the earth! All for FREE

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Smith Chevrolet 5th Annual Kamloops Show n Shine @ 950 Notre Dame Drive

Sep 18, 2016

Brought to you by: Smith Chevrolet Cadillac & the Vintage Car Club of Canada - Kamloops Chapter

 

If you own a vintage GM vehicle, 1990 or older, bring it out and celebrate 100+ years of General Motors! 

  • Pre-registered Participants receieve a free T-shirt, pancake breakfast, and dash plaque
  • Overnight inside parking and special hotel rates for out of town guests
  • Please contact Caroline for arrangements
  • Pancake breakfast and lunch vendor on site
  • Registration available upon arrival
  • Pre-registration deadline September 15, 2016
  • People's choice award 

-registration by donation to Kamloops Hospice

-Gates open at 7:30 AM for participants

-Show starts at 10:00 AM and runs until 3:00 PM


Bobs & LoLo @ Sagebrush Theatre

Sep 18, 2016

As part of the second day of the Kamloops Arts Council's Children's Arts Festival Bobs & LoLo will be performing at the Sagebrush. A ticketed event, preschoolers and their families are in for a treat when award-winning singer-songwriters Bobs & LoLo visit Kamloops for a live performance

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LEGO! Construction Days @ Big Little Science Centre

Sep 20, 2016 - Aug 24, 2016

All day long amazing building materials will be out for creative constructions.

10am-4pm.


Toopy and Binoo @ Sagebrush Theatre

Sep 21, 2016

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


Toopy and Binoo Live @ Sagebrush Theatre

Sep 21, 2016

Approximate run time: 2 hours

-all ages welcome

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InspireHealth Supportive Cancer Care @ St. Andrew's Church

Sep 21, 2016

Join Dr. Lauren Lypchuk, MD, CCFP, and other InspireHealth clinicians on September 21st, 2016 for a Supportive Cancer Care Workshop. To register, call 250-861-7125 or email info-kel@inspirehealth.ca Attendance is limited. Cost: This workshop is available free of charge. *Please bring your own lunch

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CONNECT 2016: A Business Tradeshow @ Coast Hotel & Conference Centre

Sep 21, 2016

The only business tradeshow of its kind in Kamloops, CONNECT provide the public the opportunity to learn more about some of the amazing 60+ businesses and services that are provided in our city, have a chance to win some great prizes and make some new connections. Join us for CONNECT 2016!

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Provincial Winter Fair @ North Thompson Agriplex

Sep 23, 2016 - Sep 26, 2016

Come experience agricultural fun for the whole family! Attend the live auction September 26th to purchase high quality 4-H beef and lamb projects to fill the freezer this winter!

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78th Annual Provincial Winter Fair @ Circle Creek Equestrian Centre

Sep 23, 2016 - Sep 26, 2016

Showcase of 4-H projects and local agriculture in Kamloops region since 1939. Focus on livestock, photography, 4-H. Also featuring a Kids Zone, Food Trucks, Little Tykes "Rodeo", Petting Zoo, Farm2Chef grazing event with wine pairings, Sunday Farmers Market.  Fair runs September 23-26, 2016. Live auction of 4-H beef and lamb, photography projects on September 26th.

 

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Pro-D Day Babysitting Course @ St John Ambulance

Sep 23, 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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Infant & Child Lifesaving Skills workshop @ St John Ambulance

Sep 24, 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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Make Motion and Take Days @ The BIG Little Science Centre

Sep 24, 2016

Using provided designs and materials, make your own rockets, cars and more. Use balloons to make them move and take them home to show your friends. Or design your own!

10am-4pm


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

Sep 25, 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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Strides for Melanoma - Walk for Awareness 2016

Sep 25, 2016

Join Strides for Melanoma - Walk for Awareness to raise funds towards melanoma patient support, prevention efforts and education. In North America, one person dies from melanoma every hour. But, it doesn't have to be this way. Register Today. Registration begins at 9:00am and the walk commences at 10:00am

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World Rivers Day @ Riverside Park

Sep 25, 2016

Organized by the City of Kamloops, World Rivers Day is a free, family event to celebrate the rivers and culture in our community. Enjoy multiple entertainers, live music and arts and crafts as you learn about our rivers, watershed stewardship and other sustainability issues. Look for the KAG booth to find out about our programs and to participate in fun river-related art activities.

-All ages

-FREE

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Kamloops Kidney Walk @ McDonald Park

Sep 25, 2016

Your steps can make a difference. Join us to help raise awareness about kidney health and organ donation. Bring your family and friends and make a tangible difference in the lives of the 1 in 10 Canadians living with kidney disease. Register today!

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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 Festival

Sep 28, 2016 - Oct 02, 2016

Brew Loops is a beer and bike festival celebrating Kamloops Culture. What does that mean? Special events in locations all around the city over many days.  VIP Cask/Theatrically Inspired Event, Tailgate Style Outdoor Block Party, Brewery Dinners, Tap Takeovers, Beer Brewing Seminars, Home Brew Competition, Mountain Bike Races, Beer Pairing Brunch, Farmers Market Tasting, Guided Group Mountain Bike Rides. This is no convention center slosh-fest, this is a multi-day experience in beautiful Kamloops, BC with some of the best beer, food and mountain biking the world has to offer.

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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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Ice Age on Ice @ The Sandman Centre

Sep 30, 2016 - Oct 02, 2016

The Coolest Ice Show on Earth! Stage Entertainment and Twentieth Century Fox Consumer Products have announced that Ice Age on Ice will tour 20 cities across Canada including Kamloops’ Sandman Centre for four shows from Friday, September 30 to Sunday, October 2. Based on the incredibly popular Ice Age movie franchise, the all-new story and live show will bring an avalanche of adventure to audiences everywhere. Ice Age on Ice features the coolest crew on the planet including Sid, Scrat, Manny, Ellie and Diego. Tickets available through Ticketmaster.

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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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Sound and Waves Show @ The BIG Little Science Centre

Oct 01, 2016

Discover good vibrations all around us and how they make the sounds we hear, and those we can't hear. Use different instruments, and we do mean DIFFERENTLY, to make some joyous sounds of your own. 

1:30pm


OFA Level 2 First Aid @ St John Ambulance

Oct 03, 2016 - Oct 07, 2016

This 36-hour program is designed to cover all medical techniques considered to be within the responsibility of the OFA attendant providing emergency care in industries within 20 minutes surface travel time to a hospital.

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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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H2S Alive @ St John Ambulance

Oct 06, 2016

This one-day program is intended for all workers in the petroleum industry who could be exposed to hydrogen sulphide (H2S). OSSA recognized

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Drink & Draw @ Red Collar

Oct 12, 2016

Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of the month, Denny’s on the last Tuesday of the month and at Red Collar Brewing Co. on the second Wednesday of the month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local coffee, pancakes and beer.

 

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

FREE


DIY Thursdays @ the Kamloops Art Gallery

Oct 13, 2016

Drop in to DIY Thursdays to learn new skills from talented local artists. Collage and cutups with Monica McGarry. 

6-9 PM

-16+

FREE


Art History Happy Hour @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Oct 13, 2016

Learn something new while enjoying your after-work drink. Every month will offer a new topic on diverse aspects of art history presented by local artists, educators and researchers. A cash bar will be available. October 13: Artist’s Talk with Monica McGarry. Each talk is followed by a three hour artist-led workshop on a related theme. No experience is necessary and all materials are provided (and some snacks). 

5:00 to 6:00 pm

19+, FREE 


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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Oktoberfest @ Coast Kamloops Hotel & Conference Centre

Oct 15, 2016

Its time to dress-up and have some fun at Kamloops’ most “fun” fundraiser! Tickets: $85/pp Authentic Bavarian meal plus: Opening cocktail, beer tasting, commemorative beer stein, photo booth, Bavarian themed fundraising games, dancing, live and silent auctions! Presented by Sun Peaks Alpine Racers at the Coast Kamloops Hotel & Convention Centre.

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OFA Level 3 First Aid @ St John Ambulance

Oct 17, 2016 - Oct 28, 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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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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Pro-D Day Babysitting Course @ St John Ambulance

Oct 21, 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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Fall Open House @ Thompson Rivers University

Oct 22, 2016

Join us on Saturday, October 22 for our Fall Open House. Whether you’ve already found your dream program, or are just starting to research your university options, you can explore all your paths to learning at TRU during Open House.

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Drink and Draw @ Denny's

Oct 25, 2016

Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of the month, Denny’s on the last Tuesday of the month and at Red Collar Brewing Co. on the second Wednesday of the month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local coffee, pancakes and beer.

 

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

FREE


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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Potted Potter The Unauthorized Harry Experience @ Sagebrush Theatre

Nov 03, 2016 - Nov 04, 2016

This fantastically funny show features all your favorite characters, a special appearance from a fire-breathing dragon, endless costumes, brilliant songs, ridiculous props and a generous helping of Hogwarts magic! Even if you dont know the difference between a Horcrux and a Hufflepuff, Potted Potter will make you roar with laughter.

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Be Inspired! Women's Entrepreneur Conference @ Coast Hotel & Conference Centre

Nov 04, 2016 - Nov 06, 2016

The conference is intended to encourage networking & professional development, information sharing and mentoring through presentations, panels, open discussions and socials for Female Entrepreneurs at any stage of their business planning.

 

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Drink and Draw @ Red Collar Brewery

Nov 09, 2016

Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of the month, Denny’s on the last Tuesday of the month and at Red Collar Brewing Co. on the second Wednesday of the month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local coffee, pancakes and beer.

 

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

FREE


DIY Thursdays @ the Kamloops Art Gallery

Nov 10, 2016

Drop in to DIY Thursdays to learn new skills from talented local artists.  November 10: Bleach-dyeing Fabric with Sage Prokup. 

No experience is necessary and all materials are provided (and some snacks).

DIY Thursdays workshops are held in our Tricia Sellmer and Ken Lepin studios, located behind the admissions desk. 

FREE


Art History Happy Hour @ Kamloops Art Gallery

Nov 10, 2016

Learn something new while enjoying your after-work drink. Every month will offer a new topic on diverse aspects of art history presented by local artists, educators and researchers. A cash bar will be available. November 10: History of Street Fashion. Each talk is followed by a three hour artist-led workshop on a related theme. No experience is necessary and all materials are provided (and some snacks).

5:00 to 6:00 pm

19+, FREE 


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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Drink and Draw @ Denny's

Nov 26, 2016 - Nov 29, 2016

Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of the month, Denny’s on the last Tuesday of the month and at Red Collar Brewing Co. on the second Wednesday of the month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local coffee, pancakes and beer.

 

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

FREE


Handmade Market @ Brocklehurst Activity Centre

Nov 26, 2016

Our annual Handmade Market will be November 26th from 10 - 3 at the Brock Activity Centre. Free admission! Tones of local vendors, everything you need in one place! Concession will be open for lunch!


Drink and Draw @ Zack's Coffee

Nov 28, 2016

Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of the month, Denny’s on the last Tuesday of the month and at Red Collar Brewing Co. on the second Wednesday of the month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local coffee, pancakes and beer.

 

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

FREE


DIY Thursdays @ the Kamloops Art Gallery

Dec 09, 2016

Drop in to DIY Thursdays to learn new skills from talented local artists. December 9: Music and Event Posters with Louis Jay. 

No experience is necessary and all materials are provided (and some snacks).

DIY Thursdays workshops are held in our Tricia Sellmer and Ken Lepin studios, located behind the admissions desk.

FREE

6-9 PM

16+

 


Drink and Draw @ Red Collar Brewery

Dec 14, 2016

Join us at Zack’s Coffee on the last Monday of the month, Denny’s on the last Tuesday of the month and at Red Collar Brewing Co. on the second Wednesday of the month to contribute to large-scale collaborative drawings, play surrealist drawing games and enjoy some of Kamloops’ best local coffee, pancakes and beer.

 

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

FREE


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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