• Jam the GM - Children's Book Drive

    3901 11 Ave NE - Salmon Arm
    The 2019 Jam the GM Children's Book Drive takes place once again throughout the month of January. LASS is challenging community members, businesses, organizations, and schools to “Jam the GM” with donations of gently used children’s books. All books will be distributed to local organizations that provide services for families to then be taken home by children in the North Okanagan-Shuswap. For other drop off locations please visit the LASS website. For more information about book donations please go to www.shuswapliteracy.ca or contact LASS at 250-463-4555.
  • Blind Bay Spring Market

    Blind Bay Memorial Hall - 2510 Blind Bay Road, Blind Bay - Salmon Arm
    The Blind Bay Spring Market is taking place February 2nd at the Blind Bay Memorial Hall, showcasing over 20 LOCAL businesses from across our beautiful region! Come and treat yourself or your special someone just in time for Valentine's Day! Featuring a wide variety of craft and product vendors including: Rodan + Fields skincare, SweetLegs in Sorrento with Kathy, Sipology by Steeped Tea, Erin's Custom Handprinted Wood Signs, Crazy Knot Creations, Celine's Just Desserts, Epicure, Gilmore's Grove Handcrafted Decor, DoTerra Oils, ENJO Cleaning Supplies, Thirty-One, Wee Bit Sheepish, Gypsie Creations, Schumi's Shack Signs, White Lake Organics, Creations by Sarah, Colour Drop Design, Lasting Impressions, Birdie Creations and Outdoor Wonders, Pattie's Pepper Pantry, and Sandra's Beeswax Creations. There is something for everyone at our Spring Market!
  • Cabin Fever Dinner & Auction

    Eagle River Secondary School - 518 Main St, Sicamous, BC - Salmon Arm
    The Eagle Valley Snowmobile Club and Sled Sicamous brings you the Cabin Fever Dinner & Auction, taking place Saturday, February 16 at Eagle River Secondary! Enjoy dinner and drinks and bid on some great items up for auction. Dinner tickets are $30. If you purchase before February 1, you'll be entered to win a $100 auction credit! Dance to live music with DJ Julie; you can attend just the dance for $10! To reserve tickets, call LeaAnne at Mac's Machine: 250-836-3648. Tickets can be purchased at Mac's Machine, H2O Motorsports, Best Western, Powder Lites, and JB Marine.
  • Launch-A-Preneur

    Piccadilly Mall - 1151 10 Ave SW, Salmon Arm, BC - Salmon Arm
    Registration has come and gone. Now it's time for the competitors to take the next step. Come on out and get a sneak peek for the Launch-A-Preneur Season 5 Entrepreneurs at Piccadilly Mall! See all the cool new innovations and ideas these competitors are putting to the test Saturday, February 9th from 10am-2pm. Don't forget: tickets for the final night of competition will be available for purchase!
  • South Shuswap Seed Swap

    Saturday, Feb 23 9am - 3pm
    Blind Bay Memorial Hall - 2510 Blind Bay Rd, Blind Bay, BC - Blind Bay
    The second Annual South Shuswap Seed Swap is taking place Saturday, February 23 at the Blind Bay Memorial Hall from 9am-3pm! Enjoy crafts, fossils, minerals, crystals, woodworking, vintage items, honey, and of course, seeds! Kids activities will be on hand as well, including the movie "Seed, The Untold Story". Don't forget to grab your tomato seeds, container, and soil to grow your tomatoes!
  • “Calling All Pies” for the “23rd Annual Best of the Shuswap Pie Baking Contest”

    Saturday, Feb 23
    1151 10 Ave SW - Salmon Arm
    “Calling All Pies” for the “23rd Annual Best of the Shuswap Pie Baking Contest” sponsored by R.J. Haney Heritage Village, The Mall at Piccadilly and Save on Foods. If you’ve got the best pie baking skills in the Shuswap, you are invited to enter your homemade pie in the 23rd Annual Best of the Shuswap Pie Baking Contest at the Heritage Week Celebration on Saturday, February 23, 2019. Judged by appearance, authenticity, texture and taste, apple, fruit or berry pies must be made the old fashioned way, from scratch. Winners will walk away with this year’s title, an engraved trophy and dinner theatre tickets for two to the 2019 “Villain and Vittles” Summer Dinner Theatre Production. Winners also get to enter a pie to next year’s Best of the Shuswap Pie Auction! Simply drop off your pies on Saturday, February 23 between 10:00am-11:00am at The Mall at Piccadilly, centre court. For the official pie, contest rules call the Village at 250-832-5243 or email info@salmonarmmuseum.org. This popular pie contest promises to be lip-smacking tasty, and everyone is welcome to participate! After the judging, slices of the pies may be purchased for $2.50 each with the proceeds going towards extraordinary projects at the Heritage Village and Museum.
  • 27th Annual Roots and Blues

    Salmon Arm Fairgrounds - 481 5 Ave SW, Salmon Arm, BC - Salmon Arm
    The 27th Annual Roots & Blues Festival makes its return to the Salmon Arm Fairgrounds August 15th - 18th! Jim Cuddy, Tal National, Jack Semple, and Mile Twelve are just a few of the amazing acts that will hit the stages this year! Tickets are now on sale: get your early bird passes now until January 31!
  • Baby Talk

    Drop-In Wednesday 1:30pm - 3pm
    851 16th St. NE - Salmon Arm
    Drop- Wednesday at the Salmon Arm Health Center from 1:30pm - 3pm for Baby Talk! Bring your babies and your stories! Also check babies weight too. Presentations are subject to change due to presenter availability. Jan. 23 - Introduction to solids, Jan. 30 - Sleep, Feb. 6 - Dental Care, Feb 13 - Infant Development, Feb. 20 - First Aide, Feb. 27 - Car Seats, March 6 - Early Language, March 13 - Infant Development, March 20 - TBA For more information contact Interior Health at 250-833-4101
    FREE
  • Shuswap Garden Club Meeting

    Thursday, Jan 24 at 7pm
    2460 Auto Rd SE - Salmon Arm
    The regular meeting of the Shuswap Garden Club will be held on January 24 at 7p.m. in the Scout Hall at 2460 Auto Rd SE, Salmon Arm.
  • Soul Station-The Music of Hank Mobley

    Thursday, Jan 24 at 7pm
    450 Okanagan Ave. E. - Salmon Arm
    Thursday, Jan. 24, the SAJC will present "Soul Station-The Music of Hank Mobley". Led by Bernie Addington, Okanagan's well known jazz bassist, this quartet has some of the Valley's best jazz players: tenor man, Craig Thompson; Neville Bowman on piano, and Mike Treadway on drums. They have put together a program of music from legendary tenor sax player, Hank Mobley, from his classic 1960 hard bop album, "Soul Station". 7:00 PM, Thursday, Jan. 24 on the Nexus Stage. As always, admission by donation. Doors open at 6:30. Check out the SAJC website: jazzsalmonarm.com
    Addmission by donation.
  • A Writer's Coffee House

    Friday, Jan. 25 2-4pm
    121 Shuswap St. - Salmon Arm
    You are invited to "A Writer's Coffee House" Hosted by the Shuswap Writer's Group. Everyone is welcome, there is no cover charge. They are starting off the year with a fun contest. Write a story or poem on "Positive Thinking - opening up a new door". Here's the challenge - it has to be 5 minutes or under. Writers are encouraged to bring their own work and sign up for open mic.
    FREE
  • Robbie Burns Dinner

    Saturday, January 26th
    322 Main St - Sicamous
    WHEN: Saturday, January 26th TIME: Dinner at 7pm WHERE: Sicamous Legion 250-836-2224 Admission: Tickets $25.00 Evening gets started at 6:30pm with "Welcome" from Legion President then the Haggis is piped in, followed by the "Address to the Haggis". Entertainment by the Shuswap Pipes & Drums followed by a dance with music provided by the Turtle Valley Band. Contact: Jim Skinner @ 250-546-2842
    $25 ea.
  • Silver Creek Hall Dance!

    Saturday, Jan 26 Doors open at 6:30pm - show starts at 7pm
    710-820 Salmon River Rd, Salmon Arm, BC V1E 3G3 - Silver Creek
    Dance to the "greenroom" with Elaine Holmes and Peter Clark. Where: Silver Creek Hall January 26, 2019! Doors open 6:30 p.m. and program Starts at 7:00pm to 11:30pm. There will be Door Prize giveaways, this is a Non alcoholic event. Tickets $8.00 Acorn Music & Silver Creek Store. Tickets will be available at Piccadilly Mall 10a.m. to 2p.m. on Saturday Jan 12th. Proceeds to go to Silver Creek School PAC. For more information on this event contact: Bill Bain 250-832-5389 or Peter Clark 250-832-3146
  • Photography Show

    Monday Jan 28 at 7pm
    170 5 Ave SE - Salmon Arm
    We are pleased to announce that Darren Robinson will be presented his recent works with Monochrome Photography at the Fifth Avenue Senior Centre at 7 PM on Monday January 28, 2019. Based out of the Shuswap region of British Columbia, Canadian photographer Darren Robinson specializes in adventure, landscape, tourism and commercial photography. Born and raised in Vancouver and spending his life in the Rockies, Darren is now located in Enderby, BC, He continues to showcase the amazing people and places of British Columbia. Darren’s work has been featured in many tourism-based marketing pieces, magazines and websites! For more information: Henry 250-675-3136
    By Donation
  • James Bowlby starting Acting classes in January at Shuswap Theatre

    Starting in January 2019
    After requests from parents, James will be starting Acting classes in January at Shuswap Theatre, after school on Tuesdays for youth between the ages of 9 to 12 years old. For more information email James: shuswapguy@gmail.com or look him up on FB.
  • Elementary School "Pirate Loppet"

    Friday Feb. 1
    Larch Hills - Salmon Arm
    Friday, Feb. 1 Larch Hills is hosting their annual Pirate Loppet. Register at your school to join in the cross-country fun. Registration start time is at 9:30am and the Loppet starts at 10:30am. There are 5k, 2k and 1k routes. Participants, teachers, chaperones are encouraged to dress in Pirate theme in ski-friendly clothes. Hot Dogs and Hot Beverages will be available to others by donation. Your donation goes to “Skis for Schools” grants to SD#83 elementary school classes to purchase X-C ski equipment. For more info contact Megan Weir: mweir@sd83.bc.ca or Genevieve Duclos: gduclos@sd83.bc.ca
  • Shuswap Trails Party & Fundraiser

    Friday, Feb 1
    SASCU Community Center - Salmon Arm
    Tickets to the annual February 1st, 2019 Shuswap Trails Party & Fundraiser are available exclusively at Skookum Cycle & Ski in Salmon Arm (cash or cheque only please). Featuring the Shawn Lightfoot Band, DJ Partico Patrick Ryley, catering by DeMilles, the Barley Station's New Trail Head IPA, bar tending by the Firehall 3 team, a fully stocked Silent Auction table, wine pull, 50/50 draw, plus more best-of-the-year photos from Shuswap Trails at the Salmon Arm Recreation Centre (7:00 pm - doors open at 6:30 pm). For information on the Shuswap Trail Alliance, regional partners, projects, and how to contribute, visit www.shuswaptrails.com.
    $40 ea.
  • Breastfeeding Classes

    12:30pm - 2pm on Feb. 6th
    Family Resource Center - 681 Marine Park Drive - Salmon Arm
    Prenatal Breastfeeding Class, which is coming up on Feb.6th, 2019, 12:30 to 2 pm. It will be held at the Family Resource Centre (new location: 681 Marine Park Drive). It is a free class, and all family, friends, and support persons are welcome to attend as well. Learn breastfeeding basics before baby arrives! We will review strategies to promote breastfeeding success, including breastfeeding positions and techniques for obtaining a good latch. Interested individuals are invited to pre-register by calling 250-833-4101.
  • Coffee House & Dinner

    Saturday Feb 9
    3585 Sunnybrae Canoe Pt Rd - Tappen
    A Dinner & Coffee House is being held at the Sunnybrae Seniors Hall on Saturday Feb 9. Doors open at 5pm, dinner at 5:30pm. Everyone is welcome! For more information contact Cath at 250-835-8854
    TBA
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  • Keep Calm, Summer's On Concert

    Kal Tire Place - 3445 43rd Ave, Vernon, BC - Vernon
    You've heard them all before. You may have even seen one of them live in concert. But how about all three?! Andrew Allen, Steven Page, and Tyler Shaw are teaming up and heading to Kal Tire Place in Vernon Friday, February 22 for a massive concert! Taking place during the Special Olympic BC Winter Games, this will be one you don't want to miss. We have it on good authority that Andrew may or may not be filming his latest music video during his performance; you'll have to be there to find out!
    $59, $75