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Lots to see and do in the South Okanagan this weekend

Harpdog Brown performs at The Dream Cafe on Friday, March 24, 2017.
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March 24, 2017 - 11:47 AM

PENTICTON - Enjoy a race from the bottom to the top of the valley this weekend, or stay down below and take in some music, buy a book or find out about Okanagan snakes.

The Elevator Race takes place Saturday, March 25 in an all day event that starts in the valley and ends on a mountain top. Participants paddle, road bike, run or snowshoe, mountain bike, nordic ski, hike and downhill ski in a range of categories from competitive athlete to participants taking part for the sheer fun of it.

Register online at: www.hoodooadventures.ca

The annual Dirty Book Sale takes place at the library, Saturday, March 25 from 9:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. For more information, call the Penticton Public Library information desk at 250-7707781, ext. 4502.

Harpdog Brown and the Travelin’ Blues Show entertains at The Dream Cafe Friday, March 24 at 8 p.m. Harpdog Brown performs classic blues from the early 1950s and late 1940s. Tickets are $39. See The Dream Cafe website for more information.

The House is a-rockin’ Band Jam is happening at Orchard House on Saturday, March 25 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. Bring your guitar, bring your sticks, or your band to 157 Orchard Avenue. There’s music and refreshments at the band/blues jam that’s open to everyone.

Join Okanagan rattlesnake researcher Jared Maida to view a screening of the documentary “Sophisticated Serpents” at the Watermark Beach Resort in Osoyoos this Saturday, March 25 from 2 to 4 p.m. Maida will discuss his work with the region’s snakes following the screening.

Justin Gibbery Quartet comes to The Dream Cafe, Saturday, March 25, starting at 8 p.m., bringing well known South Okanagan vocalist Yanti. Tickets available online, cost is $39.

Jeremy Head plays in a free session at Cannery Brewing on Sunday, March 26 from 6 to 8 p.m.

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