Old Dominion “We Are Old Dominion” Tour

Acclaimed CMA Group of the Year and 2-time ACM Group of the Year Old Dominion announce dates for their “We Are Old Dominion Tour” in Canada, including a stop in Penticton at the SOEC on Saturday, February 8th, 2020. The AEG powered outing will hit 12 cities over the tour with Mitchell Tenpenny and Meghan Patrick set to open on select dates.

Tickets are $39.50, $69.50 & $79.50* and will on sale Friday, August 13th at 10:00AM. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Valley First Box Office at the SOEC, over the phone at 1-877-763-2849 or online at ValleyFirstTix.com.

About Old Dominion: Old Dominion released their first full length album Meat and Candy, which was certified GOLD by the RIAA and hailed a “stellar debut “by Entertainment Weekly and declared “one of the hottest breaking bands in county music” by Vice. The group already has several top selling singles under their belts, including the two-week No.1 “Break Up With Him” (PLATINUM), “Snapback” (GOLD) and “Song For Another Time,” which hit No. 1 the on Billboard Country Airplay and MediaBase charts. In 2016, the band was notably named ACM New Group of the YearACCA Breakthrough Group of the Year, AIMP Songwriter Artist of the Year and Music Row Breakthrough Artist of the Year. Old Dominion recently announced their self-titled 3rd studio album set for release on October 25th and released album track “My Heart Is A Bar”! The track was written by band members Matthew Ramsey, Trevor Rosen and Brad Tursi with Shane McAnally and Josh Osborne. Earlier this summer, the band released two other singles from the new self-titled album. “One Man Band” was released as a fan favorite with over 70 million U.S streams.

Details

Seating Map:
Date:
February 8
Time:
7:30 pm – 11:00 pm
Tickets go on sale:
September 13, 2019 10:00 am
Doors Open:
6:30 pm
Ticket Prices:
$39.50, $69.50 & $79.50 (additional fees apply)

CHICAGO the Official Broadway Touring Musical

CHICAGO THE MUSICAL - Dan Jones

BROADWAY’S RECORD-BREAKING,
TONY AWARD-WINNING MUSICAL SMASH
CHICAGO
THE MUSICAL

Saturday, March 28, 2020
South Okanagan Events Centre – Penticton, BC
Two Shows: 2:00PM & 7:30PM
Tickets: Starting at $75 (*additional fees apply)

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CHICAGO is FINALLY COMING TO PENTICTON for its premiere engagement and it’s PURE ENTERTAINMENT! Seen by over 31 million people in 34 countries CHICAGO comes to the South Okanagan Events Centre in Penticton, BC for 2 SHOWS ONLY.

With a legendary book by Fred Ebb and Bob Fosse, music by John Kander and lyrics by Fred EbbCHICAGO is now the #1 longest-running American musical in Broadway history — and it still shows no sign of ever slowing down!

There’s never been a better time to experience CHICAGO, Broadway’s razzle-dazzle smash. This triumphant hit musical is the recipient of six Tony Awards®, two Olivier Awards, a Grammy®, thousands of standing ovations and now the #1 longest-running American Musical in Broadway history.

CHICAGO has everything that makes Broadway great: a universal tale of fame, fortune and all that jazz; one show-stopping song after another; and the most astonishing dancing you’ve ever seen.

Set amidst the razzle-dazzle decadence of the 1920s, CHICAGO is the story of Roxie Hart, a housewife and nightclub dancer who maliciously murders her on-the-side lover after he threatens to walk out on her. Desperate to avoid conviction, she dupes the public, the media and her rival cellmate, Velma Kelly, by hiring Chicago’s slickest criminal lawyer to transform her malicious crime into a barrage of sensational headlines, the likes of which might just as easily be ripped from today’s tabloids.

It’s no surprise that CHICAGO has wowed audiences from Mexico City to Moscow, from Sao Paulo to South Africa. And now it’s coming to your town!

Whether you’re looking for your first Broadway musical, whether you’ve seen the Academy Award®-winning film and want to experience the show live on stage or whether you’ve seen it before and want to recapture the magic, CHICAGO always delivers!

CHICAGO is a production not to be missed. And all the reviewers agree.

Time Magazine calls it “A Triumph,” Newsweek raves “Smashing” and Entertainment Weekly sums it up by calling CHICAGO “Broadway’s Most Electrifying Show.”

Come on, babe! Head to CHICAGO! We’re hotter than ever.

Visit www.ChicagoTheMusical.com for more information.

Harlem Globetrotters “Pushing the Limits”

Seating Map:
Date:
January 30, 2020
Time:
7:00 pm – 9:00 pm
Tickets go on sale:
October 16, 2019 10:00 am
Doors Open:
6:00 pm
Ticket Prices:
Tickets start at $18 (additional fees apply)

The world-famous Harlem Globetrotters, featuring larger than life entertainers, will bring their ALL-NEW show, “Pushing the Limits” to the South Okanagan Events Centre on Thursday, January 30th. Don’t miss your chance to get up close and personable with a star-stuffed roster including Big Easy Lofton, Hi-Lite Bruton, and woman stars TNT Lister, Swish Sutton, and Torch George*. Every show features a blend of hilarious hijinks and incredible basketball skills including ball handling, high flying dunks, and a new record-breaking attempt. The Harlem Globetrotters are a one-of-a kind experience putting a new spin on family time. You won’t want to miss these memories worth repeating! More information to come.

*Rosters will vary in each city and are subject to change. 

We Will Rock You, Queen-Inspired Rock Musical

Seating Map:
Date:
January 3, 2020
Time:
8:00 pm – 10:30 pm
Tickets go on sale:
July 5, 2019 10:00 am
Doors Open:
7:00 pm
Ticket Prices:
$69.50, $79.50 and $89.50 (additional fees apply)

With the recent Oscar®-winning film, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the music of Queen is more popular than ever. In 2002, many of those hits were compiled into a rock musical experience, WE WILL ROCK YOU, which will be hitting the road once again for a North American tour, including a stop at the South Okanagan Events Centre  in Penticton on January 3, 2020.

Produced by Annerin Theatricals in Alberta, Canada, WE WILL ROCK YOU tickets will will be offering a VIP package at each stop, which include cast member meet and greet, exclusive merchandise, and much more. Local venue pre-sales will be available starting Wednesday, July 3 at 10am local time. Tickets go on sale to the general public on Friday, July 5 at 10am local time. More information can be found on the musical’s official website, and a trailer can be seen here.

WE WILL ROCK YOU is a quirky, eccentric and heartfelt story of outsiders, as well as a creative cautionary tale for the cyberage. It reflects the scale and spectacle that marked Queen’s live performances and earned the band its pinnacle position in rock history. The audience can expect WE WILL ROCK YOU to rock as fiercely as the best of Queen’s concerts.

“Annerin is proud to be able to produce WE WILL ROCK YOU, and we are obviously lucky with our timing,” says Jeff Parry, President Annerin Theatricals. “This is a show I have wanted to produce since I first saw it in London. My vision was to be able to produce it in such a way that it plays in soft-seaters as well as cut-down arenas. I thought that Queen’s musical was for everyone and not just the typical Broadway crowd, therefore we’re producing it in a way that can accommodate most buildings and audiences that want to experience the music of Queen in a uniquely theatrical manner.”

Since 2002, over 16 million theatregoers in 19 countries have been thrilled by this awe-inspiring production which is based on the songs of Queen with a book by Ben Elton (“The Young Ones,” “Blackadder, “Popcorn”). The original West End production featured music supervision from Brian May and Roger Taylor, and Elton fashioned this futuristic story around more than 24 of Queen’s biggest hit songs including: “We Are the Champions,” “Radio Ga Ga,” “I Want To Break Free,” “Somebody To Love,” “Killer Queen,” “Don’t Stop Me Now,” “Under Pressure,” “Bohemian Rhapsody,” “Another One Bites The Dust” and, of course, “We Will Rock You.”

The fifteenth longest-running musical in West End history received rave reviews upon its original premiere.

“…spectacular…”
— Daily Mirror

“The impressive set with sophisticated hydraulics and huge video screens bearing computer animated
scenes conjure up a colourful vision of the future.”
— The Independent

 “A new breed of musical – it’s brilliant.”
— BBC Newsnight

With the Oscar®-winning film, “Bohemian Rhapsody,” the music of Queen is more popular than ever. WE WILL ROCK YOU follows two revolutionaries, Galileo and Scaramouche, on a quest to save rock n’ roll in a post-apocalyptic world where there are no musical instruments and rock n’ roll has died. They join a small group of societal outcasts, the Bohemians, as they fight to take back the iPlanet from the all-powerful Globalsoft, led by the Killer Queen. They fight for freedom, individuality and the rebirth of rock ‘n roll.

Vees Annual Teddy Bear Toss

Vees Annual Teddy Bear Toss - Dan JonesDetails:

Seating Map:
Date: December 6
Time: 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Tickets go on sale:
Doors Open: 6:00 pm
Ticket Prices: Adults – $14.00* | Seniors – $12.00* | Students/Children (18 and under) – FREE courtesy of Peters Bros Construction**
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Organizer: Penticton Vees

Website:: pentictonvees.ca

 

The Penticton Vees will host the West Kelowna Warriors for the Annual TEDDY BEAR TOSS on Friday, December 6th at 7:00PM, presented by Telus.

This year, Teddy Bear Toss is expanding to include pyjamas, toques, scarves, mittens, diapers and other soft items – Anything to help families in need this chilly holiday season. When the Vees score their first goal of the game, toss your items on the ice!

Telus and Petsmart will be on site selling pyjamas and teddy bears for those who weren’t able to pick something up before the game.

Please be sure that all items are soft, lightweight and don’t contain hard parts that could harm the players on the ice at the time of the toss. Clothing and stuffed animals can be new or gently used. All items will be collected by the local Salvation Army branch and delivered to families within the South Okanagan.

*Additional fees apply online.
**Does not apply to premium seating. All fans under the age of 18 who are unaccompanied by a parent/guardian are asked to enter the SOEC through Gate 1 and to present photo identification upon picking up a ticket to the game as well as arriving the day of.

Game tickets can be purchased in person at the Valley First Box Office (at the SOEC) or online at ValleyFirstTix.com.

4 Free Holiday Activities to Do in the Southern Okanagan that Won’t Hurt your Wallet  

No matter what season it is, the list of things to do in Penticton is endless! Trying out a new restaurant on Main Street, renting a snowboard at one of the many regional resorts or shopping at a downtown boutique are all great local options. However, in December, spending extra money on Christmas shopping is unavoidable. Rather than spending your hard-earned cash on costly attractions, there are plenty of inexpensive ways to explore the valley instead. Don’t break your budget. Make these activities your “must-do’s” this December:

Munson Mountain Hike

Summer hiking isn’t your only opportunity to climb up mountains! This winter, bundle up the whole family (hot chocolate filled thermoses optional!) and head up Munson Mountain for breathtaking views of the Southern Valley and Okanagan Lake. Some people call this local attraction “the Grand Canyon of Penticton,” so you know it has to be good! Plus, you’re saving money and getting exercise by visiting a local attraction.

Wine Touring! 

Often when visiting South Okanagan wineries, you’re looking at spending a bit of money. A little hint to reduce costs when sipping this December? Visit the smaller vineyards as they usually offer free tastings. But, supporting the winery and purchasing from their selection is still highly recommended. I’m sure you’ll forgive the extra spending when you’ve experienced award winning Penticton wineries complete with astounding views that you won’t soon forget.

Christmas Lights Viewing  Looking for December events in the Okanagan? The most beloved activity of all is finding out where to find the best Christmas lights in Penticton! Over the years, some popular homes showing off festive holiday lights have been found on Huth Avenue, Edna Avenue, Carmi Avenue, and Dewdney Crescent, just to name a few. And of course, driving through downtown is a great way to see all of the Christmas spirit within the city.

 

 

 

Volunteering

  When searching for inexpensive family activities in the Okanagan Valley, Penticton has volunteer opportunities that you should really consider over the Christmas season. A great idea when looking to give back? The Salvation Army’s Kettle Campaign. Every December, the Salvation Army is on the lookout for volunteers to help out those in need year-round. You can also find more places in need of help here.

No matter what’s on your winter bucket list, there’s all sorts of winter and Christmas events happening all over the Okanagan that don’t cost a thing. Markets, public skating, visits with Santa… there’s never a shortage of affordable attractions when living in the valley.

Loving where I live is all a part of the fun when selling homes to real estate buyers like yourself! When you choose me as your REALTOR, you aren’t just buying a new property in the valley, you’re also investing in the beautiful lifestyle associated with owning a gorgeous house in Penticton. Invest in where you live. Get in touch today!

JUST ANNOUNCED: Penticton to Welcome KIDZ BOP, the #1 Music Brand for Kids, in March 2020!

KIDZ BOP World Tour

Saturday, March 7, 2020
South Okanagan Events Centre – Penticton, BC
Doors: 6:00PM | Show: 7:00PM

Tickets: Start at $35.00 (additional fees apply)

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KIDZ BOP, the #1 music brand for kids, in partnership with Live Nation, announced today The KIDZ BOP Kids first-ever headlining Canadian tour with a stop in Penticton on Saturday, March 7.

The KIDZ BOP Kids, Billboard Magazine’s “#1 Kids’ Artist” for nine consecutive years, are bringing their interactive family-friendly concert experience to new cities and will perform some of today’s biggest global pop hits live on stage. The concert features awesome set design, costumes, exciting choreography, and tons of cool surprises! Dads even have the chance to show off their best dance moves on stage during the “Daddy Dance Off.”

Tickets start at $35.00* and go on sale Friday, September 27 at 10:00AM. Tied to the fall leg of the KIDZ BOP World Tour 2019, KIDZ BOP will release their new album, KIDZ BOP 40, on November 15.

KIDZ BOP World Tour 2020 Canada Dates

21-February – London, ON – Centennial Hall
22-February – Kitchener, ON – Centre In The Sqaure
23-February – Hamilton, ON – FirstOntario Concert Hall
28-February – Winnipeg, MB – Burton Cummings Theatre
29-February – Regina – Conexus Arts Centre
1-March – Saskatoon, SK – TCU Place
6-March – Calgary, AB – Southern Alberta Jubilee Auditorium
7-March – Penticton, BC – South Okanagan Events Centre
8-March – Vancouver, BC – Doug Mitchell Thunderbird Sports Centre

About KIDZ BOP
KIDZ BOP connects with kids and families through its best-selling albums, music videos, consumer products and live tours. In the US, KIDZ BOP is the No. 1 music brand for kids, featuring today’s biggest hits “sung by kids for kids.” KIDZ BOP has sold over 20 million albums and generated over 3 billion streams since the family-friendly music brand debuted in 2001. The best-selling series has had 24 Top 10 debuts on the Billboard 200 Chart; only three artists in history—The Beatles, The Rolling Stones, and Barbra Streisand—have had more Top 10 albums. For more information, visit www.kidzbop.com.

Tour Sponsors
Subway Fresh Fit for Kids® and KIDZ BOP Radio on SiriusXM’s Channel 77 are official partners of the KIDZ BOP World Tour 2019. Subway Fresh Fit for Kids® is a leader in offering on-the-go families balanced, customizable meals, and better-for-you kids’ meals. SiriusXM’s KIDZ BOP Radio (Ch. 77) features The KIDZ BOP Kids hosting a 24/7 party, which includes today’s biggest hits, sung by kids for kids.

Johnny Reid’s “My Kind of Christmas Tour” ❄️⛄

Seating Map:
December 13 @ 7:00 pm – 9:30 pm
Tickets go on sale: September 27, 2019 10:00 am
Doors Open: 6:00 pm
Ticket Prices: Tickets start at $39.50 (additional fees apply)
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Widely known for his energetic stage performances, Johnny will embark on a national cross-Canada My Kind Of Christmas Tour that will cover 23 dates including a stop in Penticton at the South Okanagan Events Centre on Friday, December 14.

Already a chart-topping, multi-platinum selling artist in Canada, Johnny’s songwriting resonates with audiences across the globe and that will continue with this new Christmas EP, a perfect mix of originally penned ‘soon to be holiday favorites’ including “My Kind Of Christmas” with a Johnny Reid take on some hidden holiday gems including “Merry Christmas Everyone”, a classic brought back to life in the 80’s UK pop phenom ‘Shakin’ Stevens. See the full track listing below.

Since arriving on the music scene over 10 years ago, critically acclaimed singer songwriter, Johnny Reid has captured the hearts of fans and audiences around the world. Born and raised in Lanark, Scotland, the blue collared soul singer is widely known for his lyrical honesty and musical ability, as demonstrated by album sales totaling over 1 million units, countless awards and multiple SOLD OUT national arena tours.

Tickets for the tour start at $39.50* and will go on sale to the general public on Friday, September 27 at 10am. Tickets can be purchased in person at the Valley First Box Office, over the phone 1-877-763-2849 or online at www.ValleyFirstTix.com. Fans can also visit Johnny Reid’s website for exclusive presale details.