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5 things to do this May long weekend in Kamloops

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May 17, 2019 - 11:53 AM

KAMLOOPS - The long weekend means there's some fun to be had in Kamloops. Here are some of the things you will want to check out.

Grab your sword; there is glory to be had

Presented by award-nominated Chimera Theatre, Knights of the Sun is a thrilling theatrical adventure into a rich medieval world. Join the grand tournament filled with song, dance, intrigue, romance and fierce combat as knights hungry for glory vie for the title of Champion of the Sun. An epic tale for all ages, Knights of the Sun will have you cheering, laughing and reaching for your sword. Tickets are $25 for adults 13 and up,  and $20 for Seniors 65 and up,  and children 12 and under.  Events are 6 p.m. May 17 and 18, and May 19 at 11 a.m. Tickets are available through the Sun Peaks Resort Central Reservations at 1-800-807-3257 or online at their website: www.sunpeaksresort.com.

Lions and tigers and bears — oh my

Victoria Day Weekend at the BC Wildlife Park will be filled with wond.  May 18, 19 and 20 from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., Safari Jeff will be performing his Into the Wild show on the Amphitheatre. His performances are at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m.  Exciting Animal Encounters, Wildlife Rangers,  Pin Collectors Club,  Wildlife Express Miniature Train, and a BBQ will also be had.

It was a groovy time

The Freudian Slips will be presenting Slippery Sixties May 19. Come join your favourite hippies The Freudian Slips as they go on a far out journey to a time where the clothes were cool and wild,  and the comedy was a gas. The Slips will be presenting a night of short-form comedic hilarity that you won't want to miss. The improv troupe will present a series of short form improv games throughout the night. You'll see some old favorites , but also some new games we've been working on.

Come to the show in your finest sixties garb, and join the elite group of individuals who get front of the line privileges. Tickets available in advance online for $15 at the Chimera Theatre website here or at the door (cash only) for $20. Online ticket sales will close 24 hours before the show.

If you’re looking for a fun day trip this weekend, look no further than Cooney Bay. Within twenty minutes you’ll find yourself in place that feels far away from the city. The area has an expansive beach with lots to explore and you may even be lucky enough to spot a pelican.

For directions on how to get there visit the Kamloops Hiking Club's website.

Local artist Karla Pearce will be hosting a tarot card reading and watercolor portrait event on Friday, May 17 and Saturday, May 18. Starting at 4 p.m. on each day at the Starbucks in the Kamloops Chapter you can have some fun with the art teacher.

For more information go here.

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