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Halloween frights and starry nights await you this weekend

The Music of Chicago hits the stage in Kamloops this weekend.
October 25, 2019 - 6:00 AM

What are you doing this weekend? Maybe we can help.

KAMLOOPS

Chicago, the original rock n’ roll band with horns, is one of the longest running and most successful rock groups on the planet. The Kamloops Symphony teams up with Brass Transit, the world’s foremost Chicago tribute, for a dynamic, crowd-pleasing, studio-tight powerhouse performance Friday, October 25 and Saturday, October 26 at 7:30 p.m. at the Sagebrush Theatre.

Songs include Hard to Say I’m Sorry, You’re the Inspiration, Hard Habit to Break, Saturday in the Park and many more. Tickets are $48, $10 for youth and available here.

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It’s Kamloops’ turn for the Fall Home Show.

The show returns to Sandman Centre on October 26 and 27. There will be local home improvement specialists, contractors, home décor consultants, real estate professionals and so much more.

As always, admission is free and there’s always a lot to explore. Be inspired by what you will find at the Home Show - bring your ideas and talk one-on-one with the experts who know best to help make them a reality. Come check out the latest and greatest in home and outdoors on Saturday from 10 a.m to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

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Clear your plans and bust out your favourite fishnets, because Drunk in a Graveyard is teaming up with Kamloops Film Society and are screening Rocky Horror Picture Show at 7 p.m.

This is going to be a full on costume party experience, with excitement, singing, dancing and getting into the spirit of the spookiest weekend of the year.

Tickets are $11 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students.

There will be prizes for best costume so come strut your stuff and belt out your favourite tunes.

And don't forget October 25 at 7 p.m., to get out your boomsticks and join in for a showing of Army of Darkness.

Check here for more info

VERNON

It may be the most unusual boat race you’ll see.

On Saturday, October 26 the Giant Pumpkin paddle race will be held at Kin Beach on Lakeshore Road from 1 to 3 p.m. Come on down to see who will reign supreme. The Valley First Community Crew will be on site with family friendly activities such as games, a pumpkin paddle photo booth, face painting, giveaways and much more. See who will be the Great Vernon Pumpkin Classic Paddle Champion. Visit their page here for more info.

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It’s a weekend full of terror.

The Walk of Terror at the Caravan Farm Theatre runs October 25 and 26 starting at 6:30 p.m. Friday will be a family-friendly night for those who don't mind a little of the macabre, while Saturday's walk will cap off with a barn dance led by Calgary nine-piece funk band Freak Motif.

Tickets are $21 for adults and $10.50 for youth under 16 on Friday and $29.40 for adults and $15.75 for youth on Saturday. Please note, there is no live band or barn dance on Friday night. For tickets and more info. Visit the web site here

KELOWNA

Look for your perfect pumpkin or slingshot them through the air on Saturday, October 26 from 1 to 3 p.m. at McMillan Farms.

Go through the corn maze or experience the hayride. The first 20 people to register have their hayride included. Hot chocolate and coffee from Tim Hortons will also be provided. Feel free to bring your own re-useable travel mugs to reduce waste.

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Kelowna’s Fall Ladies Fashion Flea Market will fill the Laurel Packinghouse Sunday, October 27 from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Shop for new to you treasures including shoes, clothing and accessories. Find unique products, save money and be entered to win door prizes.

Entry is $5 with a portion of the proceeds going to local charities.

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Wear your best Halloween costume and stroll the pathways of Mission Creek Regional Park, illuminated by creatively carved pumpkins and cast your vote to help award prizes for best pumpkins.

This is an evening event Sunday, October 27 from 5 to 8 p.m. so dress warmly under your costume.

PENTICTON

Find wellness at the Penticton Wellness Fair Saturday, October 26 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday from 10 to 4 p.m. at the Penticton Community Centre.

Admission is free, and there will be welcome bags and prizes. Over 70 exhibitors from the health and wellness industry will be on hand including dieticians, fitness trainers, naturopaths, weight loss experts, massage therapists, hearing experts, as well as a large variety of natural and organic foods and body products.

Experts are on site to help you develop a healthy meal plan, to counsel you on ways to relieve emotional pain, to help you swap out products for natural alternatives. See more details here. http://www.bodyandsoulwellnessfair.com/penticton

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It's time to gore up and join in on the favorite fall stroll through downtown Penticton main street. This year there will be some fun goodie bags for the mini zombies. Costume Category: Best Dressed Child Zombie, Best Dressed Adult Zombie and Best Group.

The event runs Saturday, October 26 from 1 to 2 p.m. Visit here for more info


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