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Weekend events in Penticton include Halloween and Christmas activities

The Christmas Craft Fair and Sustainable Living Show is taking place this weekend at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre.
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November 02, 2018 - 10:00 AM

PENTICTON - The first weekend in November comes with an opportunity to enjoy Halloween one more time, or start focussing on Christmas with one of the first Christmas craft fairs of the season.

The Christmas Craft Fair and Sustainable Living Show takes place Saturday Nov. 3 and Sunday, Nov. 4, at the Penticton Trade and Convention Centre, running 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday and 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. on Sunday.

The 22nd craft fair and living show is the first Christmas-themed show of the season with 165 vendors carrying artisan crafts and local food products. Admission is $4 at the door, with children under 14 free of charge. See the Okanagan Makers website for more information.

Penticton Sunrise Rotary Club’s second annual scotch tasting takes place at the Penticton Golf and Country Club on Saturday, Nov. 3 from 6:30 p.m. to 9 p.m.

Tickets are $50 and are available from Sunrise Rotary Club members and CIBC Wood Gundy. For more information phone Garry at 250-809-7293 or Barry at 778-515-6550.

For those who can’t get enough of Halloween, Time Winery is hosting a post Halloween Party today, Nov. 2, featuring music by JZ Zawa. The event takes place from 9 p.m. until 12 a.m. at the Time Winery, 361 Martin Street. Tickets are available online in advance for $10 advance or $15 at the door.

The Federation of Canadian Artists present Colour Outside the Lines, an exhibit of local artist works, today, Nov. 2 from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m.

The show will continue from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. weekdays until Dec. 20 at the Shatford Centre. In conjunction with the show, artists are donating small furniture items that have been transformed into works of art. For more information, see the Shatford Centre website.

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