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A weekend of skiing, music and crafts in Kamloops

Mt. Morrisey at Sun Peaks Resort near Kamloops, Tuesday, Nov. 14, 2017.
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November 17, 2017 - 10:41 AM

KAMLOOPS - There's no shortage of events and entertainment to be had in Kamloops this weekend, everything from live music to craft fairs.

Do you love the outdoors and want to spend your weekend skiing? If so, you are in luck because it is the opening weekend at Sun Peaks. For more information about opening day on Saturday or activities at the resort, click here.

This weekend at St. Andrews on the Square Mozaik Fusion Bellydance presents the Third Annual Women's Winter Festival & Bazaar ~ Christmas Hafla 2017. The festival and bazaar will take place daily from 3 p.m. to 5:30 p.m. until Dec. 3. In addition to the bazaar, there will be a variety of entertainment such as bellydance performances, detailed henna art and an open dance floor.

If live music is your thing, check out all the bands hitting the stage in Kamloops this weekend.

The Dave Coalmine Band is playing at the Blue Grotto, the Kamloops Symphony will be performing The Ultimate Symphonic Rock Show at the Sagebrush Theatre, you can catch the Margit Sky Duo and Kyle Cavanagh at Match Eatery, The Porch Pickers are playing at the Barhartvale Coffee House, and the Yale County Jug Band is at Chances Casino. Just click the links for dates and times.

If you don't feel like listening to music and want to rock out yourself, the Central Station Pub is having Karaoke night on Saturday, Nov. 18 until 1 a.m.

Sun Peaks is presenting the premiere of Get Stoked at the Thompson Rivers University Clock Tower tonight, Nov. 17. The film starts at 7 p.m. Entry is by donation at the door and all proceeds will go to the local Bluebird Day Fund. Click here for more information.

The Art in the Dark fundraiser is taking place Saturday from 7 p.m. to 12 a.m. at Art Knapp's. It is a 19-plus event with interactive arts activities, a DJ and dancing. Tickets for Kamloops Art Council members is $40, non-members $50 and $40 for students with a valid ID. For more information about the event and activities, click here.

The Arthur Stevenson Annual Craft Fair is taking place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Arthur Stevenson Elementary School. There will be crafters, vendors, home-based businesses and a concession at the event. Admission is by donation.

On Saturday at the Interior Freeze Athletics, the Handmade Collective Artisan Craft Market will take place from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. The market will showcase handmade items from around the Thompson Okanagan. Click here for more information.

The Westsyde Annual HUGE Craft fair is taking place Saturday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Westsyde Fellowship Church. There will be over 50 vendors offering everything from original wood crafts to tasty treats. Admission is by donation and all proceeds will go to local charities.

Are you already in the mood for Christmas? If so, Dufferin Elementary has a Christmas Craft Fair on Sunday, Nov. 19 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. There will be a bake sale, a craft and colouring table for kids, raffle baskets and more as Dufferin Elementary continues to raise money for a new playground for the primary students.

Are you a fan of Hell's Kitchen? For $90 the Brownstone is having a five-course meal with two wine/beer pairings. Dinner should be delicious and will be accompanied by "a bit of theatrics throughout the night." For more information about this event, click here.

Did we miss anything? Leave a comment below with details about an event this weekend.

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