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Five things to do in Vernon this weekend

April 26, 2019 - 10:17 AM

VERNON - Looking for something to do this weekend? Here are a few ideas.

Get fit and get outside at the Vernon's Annual Autism Awareness Walk and BBQ, April 27. The walk takes place through Polson Park and starts at 1 p.m. Along with the walk, there will be lots of family fun with balloon animals, a bouncy castle and face painting to entertain the kids, along with a barbeque and music. For more information go here.

If shopping on the cheap is your thing, Lavington is holding its 25th annual community wide yard sale, April 27. The yard sale takes place at individual homes throughout Lavington. A concession stand and a map of participating addresses will be available at Jeffers Park on School Road at 7:45 a.m. The yard sale starts at 8 a.m.

The Vernon Public Art Gallery is holding its monthly Family Saturday, April 27. Kids and big kids alike can get creative and work on an art project. This months theme is printing. The workshop starts with some instruction then the buddying artists can let their creativity run wild. The event runs from 1 p.m. to 3:30 p.m. For more information go here.

If electronic dance music is your thing, head over to Record City April 27 for some epic hip hop, drum & bass, dubstep and House at the Marker Party. The show starts at 7:30 p.m. with 5trobe presenting Dance Cap Kids, Draziums and Eels. Bring a white shirt and a sharpie. The event is recommended for 16 years old plus. Tickets cost $10 in advance or $15 at the door. For more information go here.

For those with green fingers, the Allan Brooks Nature Centre Society are hosting Xeriscape Gardening in the Okanagan, April 27. The presentation gives practical information to make changes to an existing landscape or create a new landscape, with a strong focus on the principles of water-wise landscape design. The event run from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m. Registration is required and tickets cost $25. For more information go here.

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