PENTICTON - Join the many events of Summerland’s Action Festival, take part in a beer run, or walk for a cause in the South Okanagan this weekend.
Summerland will be bursting with activity this weekend as Action Fest returns, Friday, June 2 to Sunday, June 4. There will be fun, games, food and music in Memorial Park in Summerland, with activities for all ages. Actionfest includes a 72 team slo-pitch tournament, the Giant’s Head Run and the Man of Steel Triathlon. For more information, see the Action Festival web page.
On Saturday, June 2, join the Kettle Valley Station Pub Beer Run, a 10 kilometre run or walk that stops at all five of Penticton’s craft breweries. Costumes are encouraged, prizes are available for best energy and most creative teams. Entry fee of $65 includes a shuttle to the start line, all tastings on the course, water, snacks and entertainment at the finish line, including a branded Grunt 32 oz. mini growler to the first 100 people who register. Participant information is available online. The event starts at 9:30 a.m.
The music of Roy Orbison is presented Friday, June 2 at 7:30 p.m. by "The Lonely" at Cleland Community Theatre. Tickets are available at Cleland Theatre, or by phone at 250-490-2426. Doors open at 7 p.m.
The Allan Crossley Quartet entertains at the Dream Cafe, Friday, June 2, starting at 8 p.m.
On Saturday evening, enjoy the Lion Bear Fox trio's performance at The Dream Cafe, starting at 8 p.m.
The Penticton’s Farmer’s Market and the Downtown Community Market operate Saturday mornings, starting at 8:30 a.m. The Farmers’s market finishes at 1 p.m., while the community market operates until 2 p.m., downtown Penticton.
Support the Move to Defeat Depression Walk, which takes place Saturday, June 3 from 1 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Rotary Park in Penticton. Join this sixth annual family-friendly walk to help raise awareness about depression and raise funds to support community mental health programs. Cost is by donation. For more information see the Move to Defeat Depression registration web page.
The Penticton Pistoleras Roller Derby team hosts their last bout of the season at the Penticton Curling Club against the Farmer’s Slaughters from Armstrong.
The “Rhythm and Bruise” roller derby event gets underway at 7 p.m. Saturday, June 3. Tickets are $10 in advance, $12 at the door.
Dorian Goodwin provides the entertainment at the Cannery Brewing Co., Sunday, June 4, from 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. Admission is free.
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