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Gyro Park centre of attraction with concert, Punjabi celebration this weekend

Community and farmers' markets are happening in Penticton, Summerland and Okanagan Falls this weekend.
September 01, 2017 - 10:30 AM

PENTICTON - Summer activities are winding down in Penticton and the South Okanagan with the season’s final long weekend.

Rock the Sun concert series presents Bees and the Bare Bones and Luke Wallace at Gyro Park on Friday, Sept. 1 from 7 to 9 p.m. The free concert series is sponsored by the Downtown Penticton Association.

Community and Farmers' markets are operating in full force for the last long weekend of summer with the Penticton Downtown Community Market and Penticton Farmers' Markets back to their usual locations in the 100 to 300 blocks of Main Street. The Community Market takes place Saturday, Sept. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 2 p.m., while the Penticton Farmers' Market operates Saturday, Sept. 2 from 8:30 a.m. to 1 p.m.

The Okanagan Falls Community and Farmers Market operates Sunday, Sept. 3 from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m. on Main Street in Okanagan Falls with kids' activities, local musicians, and fresh fruits and produce.

The Summerland Rotary Market takes place Sunday, Sept. 3 on Main Street, from 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

South Okanagan Punjabi Mela is a celebration of Punjabl culture, performances and cuisine. The event runs from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Sunday, Sept. 3 at Gyro Park in Penticton. The no cost event contributes all proceeds to the B.C. Canadian Cancer Foundation. Everyone is welcome. For more information contact Rav Matharoo at 250-486-0452.

Meyer family vineyards presents a harvest dinner with Joy Road, which takes place Saturday, Sept. 2 from 5 p.m. to 9 p.m. at the Meyer Family Vineyard located at 4287 McLean Creek Road in Okanagan Falls. The Meyer Family partners with Joy Road Catering to provide an interactive evening of terroir focused food and wine. Cost is $125 plus GST.


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