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5 things to do in Kamloops this weekend

Kamloops Wine Festival wraps up this weekend.
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May 31, 2019 - 11:41 AM

KAMLOOPS – It’s a weekend packed with wellness, wine and recognition in Kamloops.

Everyone is invited to attend the 2305 Royal Canadian Army Cadet Corps Annual Ceremonial Review on Sunday, June 2nd at J.R. Vicars Armoury.

More than 45 army cadets will display their best drill and ceremonial skills while recognizing the achievements of teams and individuals. Displays depicting learned training skills and accomplishments will be available for viewing after the parade. This is the final event of the cadet year. During the summer, 30-plus cadets will be attending training camps throughout Canada for two to seven weeks to further their skills and make new friends.

The reviewing officer for the ceremony is Lieutenant Colonel Amedeo Vecchio, Commanding Officer of the Rocky Mountain Rangers. Visitors are asked to be seated no later than 1 p.m.  Speeches and VIPs include Mayor Ken Christian, MLA Todd Stone, RCMP Supt. Syd Lecky and representing the Royal Canadian Legion, Carol Mitchell.  Refreshments will be available.

The J.R Vicars Armoury (Rocky Mountain Rangers) is located at 1221 McGill Road Kamloops.


The RiseKamloops welcomes the community Saturday, June 1 to Riverside Park.

The Rise Christian Music Festival is a family-friendly Christian music event for all enjoy. The fun includes great music, face painting, lawn games, bouncy castle, performing arts, and of course food trucks.

The free event runs from noon to 9 p.m. For info go here.



The weeklong Kamloops Wine Festival wraps up Saturday, June 1 with the Grand Wine Tasting Party.

If you love Wine, this is the event for you. Here you can pair some delicious snacks from Save-On-Foods, Uptown Chefs, 4 Oaks Oil and Vinegar, and Chop 'N' Block along with 150 wines to sample from, also featuring ciders and spirits. Sip on your new favourite wine while enjoying an evening with live music, art, silent auction and a 50/50 raffle.

You have the option of buying single tickets for $60 as well as group tickets. This is a 19-years-and-older event.

For more information see the site or call 250-377-2400


The Wheelchair Basketball Jamboree is coming to the Tournament Capital Centre Saturday, June 1 and 2.

The centre is co-hosting this event with Kamloops Adapted Sports which is open to all ages, abilities and levels of basketball. Sport wheelchairs will be provided for those who need them.

It’s a fun weekend of skills, drills, and fun tournament play.

Registration fee includes  Saturday night Dinner.


This day is going to the dogs.

Come and treat your best pal to a day of fun and flavours Sunday, June 2, in Privato's newly designed secret garden.

A variety of vendors from the local pet industry will be on hand to showcase their treats, training, care, grooming, pet sitting, photography and everything in between. Enjoy guided walks through the vineyard with your playful pups, person and pooch look-a-like photo contest, fantastic prizes and more.

The always delicious A & D Dogs etc. food truck will be on hand featuring delicious gourmet hotdogs and hamburgers. You may find yourself in the dog-house if you miss this tail-wagging good time.

Tickets available through Eventbrite for $10 plus tax and includes a glass of Privato Collection Wine.

A cash bar will be open in the gardens for wine and the cider of Privato’s sister company, Woodward Cider Co. Children under 19 are free of charge, all ages are welcome. Dogs must be leashed and picked up after. Seating will be limited so we highly recommend bringing lawn chairs or picnic blanket. Be sure to bring your e-ticket to the gate for entry. This is a fundraiser for the SPCA.

To contact our events coordinator, email Stacy Pavlov or email the editor. You can also submit photos, videos or news tips to the newsroom and be entered to win a monthly prize draw.

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