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Here's what's happening in Penticton this weekend

The Oots n' Oots, more than just a children's band, are performing at Cleland Theatre in Penticton on Feb. 3, 2019.
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February 01, 2019 - 11:50 AM

PENTICTON - There are not shortage of things to do in Penticton and the South Okanagan this weekend with a variety of events including indoor motocross action, a film festival, a comedy troupe and a children’s show.

The third annual Snake Bite Film Festival is underway until Sunday, Feb. 3 at the Landmark 7 Cinema complex. 

The festival’s vision is to awaken culture and unite the community, showcasing Penticton stories and give voice to those seeking connection and community. All showings take place at 7 p.m. with 4 p.m. matinees on Saturday and Sunday. A full festival pass is $40 or $10 per showing. See the Eventbrite website for tickets and further details.

The Snowed in Comedy Tour is in its 11th year, returning to Penticton’s Cleland Community Theatre tonight, Feb. 1. Showtime is at 8 p.m.

The tour has performed in Australia, the U.S., France and Switzerland. In 2018 the troupe received a number of standing ovations in their most successful tour to date. The tour will place in 65 cities this year and is the biggest comedy tour in Canada, featuring Debra DiGiovanni, Pete Zedlacher, Dan Quinn and Paul Myrehaug.

The Four Food Chiefs Wine Pairing continues at Nk’Mip Cellars on Saturday and Sunday beginning at noon. Experience the art of food and wine pairing with Nk’Mip cellars wine and specially prepared four food chief inspired pairings. The cost is $15.

The FMX World Tour at South Okanagan Events Centre takes place this weekend with extreme action freestyle motocross on Saturday starting at 6 p.m. Professional riders will be performing superman seat grabs, cliff hangers, kiss of death, back flips and super back flip combinations in an intense competition.

Tickets can be purchased at the Valley First Box office, over the phone at 1-877-763-2849 or online at Ticket prices are $19, $29 and $39.

Children’s Showcase presents The Oot n’ Oots, billed as music for kids that is not for kids only.

The band draws on diverse influences from the history of rock and roll to play imaginative songs full of humour and inspiration.

The Oots n’ Oots perform at the Cleland Community Theatre on Sunday starting at 1:45 p.m. The $12 tickets can be purchased at Eventbrite, Tumbleweed Gallery, The Prague Cafe, Penticton Arts Council Office, Oliver Veterinary Clinic, The Beanery Cafe in Summerland and the Penticton Art Gallery. See the Children's Showcase website here for more information.

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