KAMLOOPS – It’s officially fall. You’ve put away your flip-flops and brought out your flannels, but with the changing seasons comes an entirely new set of events and activities to enjoy.
U-Pick Pumpkin Patch at Tranquille Farms October 1 – 31
This is the first weekend of the U-Pick Pumpkin Patch. Located at Tranquille Farms the pupkin patch is one of a handful of fall activities including the Corn-Maze and hayrides.
Adult Horsemanship Camp at Erin Valley Stables October 2 – 4
This is an instructional clinic from master clinicians Doug and Lynette Mills. Each of the three days focuses on a different aspect of horsemanship. After day one participants will be split into groups of six with three hours of instruction for each group. Cost of a 3-day clinic is $550 plus HST.
Fall Antiques & Collectibles Sale at the North Shore Community Centre October 2 – 3
Located at the North Shore Community Centre on 730 Cottonwood Avenue, the antique sale runs Friday from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m., and Saturday 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. All proceeds go towards seniors programs. Admission prices are $3 per person and children under 12 are free.
Yoga Rave at the Rex October 2
This event takes DJs, light and sound shows and puts yoga in a party setting. There are three different sessions starting at 7 p.m., 8:30 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. Prices vary from $10 to $45 depending on the session or amount of sessions you attend.
Cache Creek Sunflower Festival in the Cache Creek Market October 3
This is Cache Creek’s first fall festival and includes family friendly activities like games, vendors and face painting. Along with a soap box derby cars on display and the promise of a corn feast, there will be prizes handed out to the largest and smallest sunflowers. Admission is a donation to the Cache Creek Youth Group.
CIBC Run for the Cure at Riverside Park October 4
The CIBC Run for the Cure is an annual event to raise money for the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation. The event takes place at Riverside Park with opening ceremonies starting at 10 a.m. The Survivor Parade begins at 10:30 a.m. followed by the 5 kilometre run at 10:45 a.m. Awards and Closing Ceremonies are roughly an hour later at 11:45 a.m.
Harper Mountain Bike Race Oktoberfest Event October 4
This is the sixth annual bike race to raise money for the Royal Inland Hospital. The course is either five km or eight km, or a one km kids course. The event promises prizes, food and, since it’s an Oktoberfest event, beers after. Race starts at 9 a.m. and 10 a.m. for kids. Fees are $30 but kids can ride for free.
Western Canada Theatre production at the Pavillion Theatre October 4
The Western Canada Theatre present the first reading of the play The Cure for Death by Lightning by Daryl Cloran. The story is set one summer during World War Two and strange things keep happening to title character 15-year-old Beth Weeks. The play begins at 2 p.m. at the Pavilion Theatre and admission is free.
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