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Take in a classic rock show, watch salmon spawn or attend an art auction this weekend in South Okanagan

The Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Alliance is offering two opportunities to view returning salmon on the Okanagan River, one of which takes place this Saturday, Oct. 15, 2016, in Oliver.
October 14, 2016 - 1:30 PM

PENTICTON - Sunday night classic shock rocker Alice Cooper takes to the stage at the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Cooper’s theatrical brand of rock was ground-breaking in the 1970s, when Cooper made the charts with such hits as “School’s Out,” “Only Women Bleed,” and “Welcome to My Nightmare.”

Tickets cost $59, $65 and $75, and can be purchased at the Valley First Box Office at the events centre, by phone at 1-877-763-2849, or online at

The Okanagan Similkameen Conservation Alliance invites members of the public to view the return of sockeye salmon at the Okanagan River Restoration site, located five minutes north of Oliver. The event takes place Saturday, Oct. 15 from 1 p.m. to 3 p.m.

A 15 minute walk from the Oliver Visitor’s Centre is necessary to reach the site. A second viewing event is planned in Penticton for Saturday, Oct. 22 from 1 to 3 p.m. at the Okanagan River Channel in Penticton. Parking is available on Riverside Drive.

The paintings of Keremeos artist Annette Fuhr, who died at age 100 this summer, will be auctioned off in a fundraiser for the South Okanagan and Similkameen Medical Foundation and the Grist Mill Foundation on Saturday, Oct. 15. Viewing begins at 10 a.m. with the auction beginning at 1 p.m. in the Apple House at the Keremeos Grist Mill and Gardens.

For more information contact Barbara Quadvlieg at 250-499-7033.

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