Theatre, hockey and music this weekend in the South Okanagan-Similkameen

Su Wolf, Kyla Mathieson and Amanda Elyzen in a comic spoof of The Scottish Play by Shakespeare appearing on stage at the Cawston Hall this weekend.
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PENTICTON - Live theatre, music, tales of adventure and hockey playoffs can all be found this weekend in the South Okanagan-Similkameen.

Steph Jeavons has had two wheels on the road for more than two years during her mission to be the first British person to ride all seven continents on her Honda CRF 250 motorcycle. Join Jeavons at the Penticton Library on Friday, March 31 at 7 p.m. as she talks about her adventures on the road so far. Admission is by donation and organizers suggest giving $10.

Completely Creedence performs at the Cleland Community Theatre this evening, Friday, March 31 at 7 p.m. The tribute band will take you back to the late 60s when John Fogerty and Creedence Clearwater Revival were one of the hottest acts in music. Tickets are available at the box office or over the phone at 250-490-2426, extension 6. Tickets cost $38 and doors open at 6:30 p.m.

The Penticton Vees continue their playoff hopes as they face off against the Vernon Vipers for the first game of the Interior Division Final at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Friday, March 31. Puck drops at 7 p.m. and tickets are $16 for adults, $14 for seniors and students and children are free. Tickets are available at the events centre box office, online or over the phone at 1-877-763-2849.

Game two is slotted for Saturday at the events centre, doors open at 6 p.m.

Cawston Showtime takes place this weekend at Cawston Community Hall in the Similkameen. Showtime presents a series of acts, including musician-juggler Ben McKay, singer-songwriter Maggie MacDonald with Elam Wills, Argentine Tango, Holly Hart, Destin Lydiatt, Marie Abraham and her company of dancers and Cal Gracie’s music and a comic skit by Dave Cursons and Eban McKiblin.

The Cawston Players will also perform two comic renderings of Shakespeare’s Hamlet and The Scottish Play. The plays run Friday and Saturday, March 31 and April 1 at Cawston Hall. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. and showtime is 7 p.m. Tickets are $12, available at The Cawston Marketplace and Similkameen Agencies.

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