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Plenty of events to fill your weekend in Kamloops

The Farm2Chefs event will showcase food, wine, beer and more of what Kamloops has to offer.
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September 08, 2017 - 11:00 AM

KAMLOOPS - As school begins, the weekend in Kamloops is filled with activities and entertainment.

Start the school year with the Start up Weekend Kamloops presented by Techstars Startup. If you want to experience the highs, lows, fun, and pressure of life at a startup go to the TRU's House of Learning from Sept. 8 to Sept. 10. From 4 p.m. to 7 p.m. you can learn how to create a company. Mentors, investors, co-founders, and sponsors will be at the event to help you start your company. For more details, go here.

If you want to start getting spooky, check out the Tunnel Tours by Tranquille Farm Fresh and Chimera Theatre. The tour is based on the true story of Betsy Cooney. The tours take place weekly on Friday, Saturday, and Sunday until October 21.

Check out Abraham and Cara Bateman who will perform on Saturday at the Art We Are on Victoria Street. The music has influences in old country, folk, and blues. If this is your taste or you want to hear a unique vocal talent go to Art We Are to listen to folk music 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. More information about the music, click here.

Get Corked at the Monte Creek Ranch Winery on Saturday. From 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m. runners or walkers will gather at the winery and embarking on a 5.1K or 10.2K. To celebrate the quirkiness of the event, after some exercise there will be wine tastings, cheese and photos. Competitors dressed up as grapes, super heroes, pirates, hippies, and more. For more details on prices and the event, go here.

If wine and cheese are not your thing but you still want to be active this weekend there is another walk with a cause. The Parkinson SuperWalk provides provincial and national awareness about Parkinson's. Fundraising is a major component of this event for Parkinson Society B.C. Registration begins on Saturday at 10 a.m. at the Rotary Bandshell. The walk starts at 11 a.m. Check out the website for more information.

Local produce, meats and fish, crafts, home-based business, and community groups will be at the Farmers Market this weekend. From 8:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. visit the market on St. Paul Street and the Stuart Wood schoolyard.

On Sunday at Stuart Wood from 2 p.m. to 5 p.m. there will be the Farm2Chefs Grazing Event which celebrates and supports local food and chefs. Local breweries and wineries in attendance, however, this is an event for the whole family because there will be live music, kids entertainment and a silent auction. Click here for more details.

You might want to go to McDonald Park on Sunday for the Kamloops Artisan Summer Market. There are a variety of activities at the market such as arts and crafts, live performances, and food trucks. To find out more click here.

Did we miss anything? Leave a comment below with details of an event this weekend.

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