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Weekend events take on a fall flavour in the South Okanagan

The Freak’n Farmer Adventure takes place at Covert Farms in Oliver on Saturday, Sept. 24, 2016.
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September 23, 2016 - 9:30 AM

PENTICTON - As summer transitions into fall so do weekend activities in the South Okanagan.

The Freak’n Farmer Adventure takes place at Covert Farms in Oliver on Saturday, Sept. 24 throughout the day. The event involves five, 10 and 20 kilometre obstacle course races, including two geared to children between the ages of three and six. There will also be a post-race barbecue and wine tastings provided by the Oliver Osoyoos Winery Association, in addition to local breweries present with beer tastings. There will also be live music throughout the day. The race is sold out, but spectator tickets are still available.

For more information see the Freak'n Farmer Adventure webpage

Apex Ski Patrol is holding their annual ski swap at the Penticton Curling Club from 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. on Friday, Sept. 23, from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Sunday. Vendors and members of the public can consign their used ski equipment for sale, which is safety inspected and sold for a small commission. Proceeds go to support local volunteer first aid and rescue services on the hill.

For more information, see the Apex Ski Patrol Facebook page.

The Penticton Kidney Walk happens on Sunday. Registration for the event takes place in Gyro Park at 9 a.m. and the walk begins at 10 a.m. For more information, contact Susan Keyes at 250-497-5878.

The Oliver stop of the first Canadian tour of the Rat Pack happens on Sunday evening, Sept. 25 at the Frank Venables Theatre in Oliver. The show is a tribute performance of the original Las Vegas Rat Pack of Frank Sinatra, Sammy Davis Jr. and Dean Martin.

For more information, see the Frank Venables theatre website.

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