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5 things to do in Kamloops this weekend

June 07, 2019 - 11:30 AM

KAMLOOPS – You can get your feet dirty this weekend in Kamloops or enjoy a picnic and some baseball.

The North Face Dirty Feet Six Hour Enduro is a fun mountain bike race for all ages in Kamloops this Saturday, June 8.

This event will be held in Kenna Cartwright Park and racers will head out on a 14 k.m. loop as part of a team of two, four or solo. There will be lots of prizes, snacks and hot drinks for everybody. Get out and enjoy the day and a cold beer afterwards at the after bike at Red Collar Brewery. The race is brought to you by Dirty Feet Trail Series: www.dirtyfeet.ca


Baseball BC is excited to partner with local baseball associations to bring a Fun Girl's Day Festival to Norbrock Stadium on Island Parkway in Kamloops Saturday, June 8.

Girls of all ages will have the chance to work with female mentors and coaches as they develop baseball skills and play with and against other like-minded girls. The girls will enjoy the time learning the game of baseball and developing skills. This will be a unique experience for any young player to participate in whether or not they are playing in a league.

Trained mentors and coaches, many with women’s Team Canada experience,  will build confidence, promote inclusivity and provide a fun environment for new and experienced players. Whether girls have played since t-ball, or just want to try out a new sport, get out to this event.

A girls high performance talent identification June 8 will also give players the opportunity to be identified for programming in Baseball BC's Female High Performance Stream.

Read More at https://www.baseball.bc.ca/girls

Landyachtz and the Kamloops Longboard Club present the Fourth Annual Skate Sun Peaks, boasting a tight free ride with a ski lift back to the top, June 8 and 9.

Downhill skaters will get endless runs down 17 unique corners, 14 of which skaters will have to drift to control speed.

Invite your friends and family, who will be able to watch every corner of the track from the restaurant patios at the bottom or from your hotel deck, no obstructions.

Skaters will descend the track all day, taking the conveyor lift back up.

The Official Skate Sun Peaks After Party hosted at Masa’s Bar + Grill will include a live performance by Ben Jackson Blues and DJ set’s by Docta Strange, Wublin and Bear Flower. Cover is $5 at the door or free entry with an event wristband. Doors open at 9 p.m. The after party is a 19+ event, two pieces of Government ID required.

Find out more: https://www.sunpeaksresort.com/events-things-to-do/events/skate-sun-peaks


The 1st Couteau Venturer Scouts are hosting a bike rodeo Saturday, June 8th, at the PowWow ground parking lot in Kamloops from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m., Saturday, June 8. This is a drop in event for ages 6 to 13. Come out and learn bike safety and try your skills on the obstacle course. There will be a raffle with plenty of prizes.

Everyone must bring a bike, helmet, water bottle and a parent. Find out more here: www.kamloopsbikerodeo@shaw.ca


The Sun Rivers Community Fair invites everyone to go and enjoy a sunny Sunday, June 9  for some fun and laughter.

This family event is fun for all ages. There will be a water slide, magician, bouncy castle, Petland animals, fun events, face painting and of course food. Bring your children, grandchildren and friends. Open to everyone, whether a Sun Rivers resident or not.  The event is located at the Sun Rivers Golf Resort Community, 1000 Clubhouse Drive in Kamloops.

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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