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First Penticton Farmer's Market of season on list of things to do this Easter long weekend

The first Penticton Farmers' Market of the season happens this Easter weekend on Saturday, April 20, 2019.
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April 18, 2019 - 11:15 AM

PENTICTON - It's going to be a great weekend for virtually any activity as the weather forecast calls for sunny skies on Saturday and Sunday.

The Penticton Farmers' Market begins its 29th season on Saturday, April 20, from 8:30 a.m. until 1 p.m. There will be fresh vegetables, fruits, eggs, honey, baking, preserves and handmade crafts, all locally produced. The Farmers' Market operates in the 100 block of Main Street.

The Kiwanis Music Festival continues through Easter long weekend with a dance competition tomorrow, April 19 to Sunday, April 21, at the Cleland Theatre. Tickets are $10 or $30 for a family of four. See the Penticton Kiwanis Music Festival website here for more information.

An Easter Weekend Wine and Chocolate pairing event takes place at Township 7 Vineyards & Winery, tomorrow, April 19, through Sunday, April 21, from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Four award winning wines are paired with four chocolates from local chocolatier Maison Mulnati at a cost of $15. See the Township 7 website here for more information.

Many Hats Theatre presents The Odd Couple, a female version, at the Cannery Stage in the Cannery Trade Centre tomorrow, April 19, through to Sunday, April 21. The Friday and Saturday performances begin at 8 p.m. with Sunday’s matinee at 2 p.m. The cost is $22 to $25. See the Many Hats Theatre website here for more details.

Painted Rock Estate Winery presents The Art of Pairing on Saturday and Sunday, April 20 and 21, from 11 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. Wines will be paired with locally made cheese, charcuterie and chocolate in a tasting experience that will highlight and elevate your senses.

Wine and Cheese “The Perfect Pairing” returns to the Wine Experience Centre on Saturday and Sunday, April 20 and 21, from noon to 1 p.m It will cost you $25. The Wine + Chocolate = Happiness tasting event also takes place at the Wine Experience Centre on Saturday and Sunday, April 20 and 21, starting at 3 p.m. Cost is $25.

The Bacchanalia food and wine event takes place on Saturday, April 20 from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. at the Penticton Lakeside Resort. Guests will enjoy Chef Chris Remington’s culinary delights and experience some of B.C’s most acclaimed wines, with 200 to choose from. Guests must be 19 or older, cocktail attire is strongly encouraged. Cost is $85. For more information see the Bacchanalia website here.

The Centennial High Tea with Quota happens on April 20 with two afternoon seatings, the first from 1 p.m. to 2:30 p.m. and the second from 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m. at The Nest & Nectar, 301-1475 Fairview Rd. in Penticton. Finger sandwiches, fresh scones with pots of cream and dainties will be served, created by The Nest and Nectar. There will also be musical entertainment, door prizes, 50/50 draws and a silent auction.

Tickets are $30, with proceeds going to OSNS Child Development Care. To reserve a seat or table call Sue at 250-488-0948.


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