A round-up of community events and things to do in Peachland, BC, in October 2019. This list is dynamic - check back as we update it throughout the month. Hosting an event that's not listed? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your event's information to submit your event for consideration!
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*October 4, 5 & 6 - 12th Annual High School Rodeo plus Junior High Rodeo, presented by the Peachland Riding Club. Free admission; consessions on site. For more information, view the event poster below.
October 5 - November 3 - "The Light Within You," an exhibition of abstract paintings by Canadian artist, Heidi Thompson. Tues - Sat, 9:00AM - 4:00PM; Sun, 10:00AM - 4:00PM. Opening Reception: October 5, 12-3PM (artist will be in attendance). Peachland Art Gallery, 5684 Beach Ave., Peachland. An art installation by Heidi Thompson inspired by Mark Rothko’s chapel of light-filled multi and monochromatic paintings. For more information, view the Facebook Event.
*October 5 & 19, November 9 & 30 - 2019 Peachland Artisan Indoor Markets, proudly hosted by the Peachland Visitor Centre, presenting talented local Okanagan artisans. 10:30AM-3PM, 5684 Beach Ave, Peachland. This year we are proud to introduce visitors to new vendors as well as previous vendors from last year; presenting bags, stone carvings, jewelry, jams & preserves, baked goods, locally-roasted coffee beans, bath bombs, candles, and so much more. To add to visitor’s shopping experience, we are also excited to announce that our winery vendors are returning for another year, ready to serve their reds and whites to all our wine enthusiasts. Coffee will be served by donation. All proceeds will go towards BEEPS – Bat Education & Ecological Protection Society. We thank you for your continued support and we look forward to welcoming all our visitors to the 2019 Artisan Indoor Market season.
*October 6 - Nine Questions - A Documentary Film. Showings at 1PM and 2:30PM, Peachland Little Schoolhouse, 1898 Brandon Lane, Peachland. The film features a beautiful example that age is just a number. Tickets: $15, includes movie and treats. For more info on how to purchase tickets, view the Facebook Event.
October 6 - Corks & Crafts, hosted by Hainle Vineyards Estate Winery. 5:30-8:30PM, 5355 Trepanier Bench Rd, Peachland. Come join us to do some crafting (with a twist) at Hainle Estate Vineyard, where you will learn some mixed media techniques using wood, cloth, plaster and paper just to name a few. Enjoy a glass of our traditional style organic wine during an instructor guided class offering step-by-step instructions. No experience necessary. Only a desire to have fun with others while maintaining your creative freedom. You will be creating 3 little wooden piggy banks houses that you will be proud to give as gift or display in your home. Seating is limited. Cost: $65.00 per person ($30.00 Deposit plus tax required to hold your seat). For more information and to reserve your spot, call 250-767-2525.
October 8 - Captured by Fire Slide Show at Peachland Library. 6PM, Peachland Branch Library, #40 - Peachland Village Mall, 5500 Clements Crescent, Peachland. Slide show and talk by authors Chris Czajkowski and Fred Reid about their new book Captured by Fire: Surviving British Columbia's New Wildfire Reality. For more information, visit https://orl.evanced.info/signup/eventdetails?eventid=40263&lib=1017&return=
*October 19 - Fall Family Forestry Field Day. 11AM-2PM, Greata Creek Camp, Peachland. Join a short or long hike in the Peachland watershed led by local enthusiast, Cory Sutton, and learn about Greata Creek from Lee Humphries, National Geographic certified teacher. Plant indigenous species on site and participate in water quality testing. Lunch provided at 12:30PM. For more information, view the Event Poster.
October 13 - Peachland Trail Awareness Day. 9AM-12PM, meet at Heritage Park, Beach Ave. at 2nd Street, Peachland. Get to know one of four of Peachland's trails (Gladstone, Fur Brigade, Bedford, or Pincushion Mountain) led by an experienced guide. Hikers will depart from Heritage Park at 9:30AM and hike for approximately two hours. Hikers can return to Heritage Park for a hot dog BBQ (by donation) sponsored by the Peachland Lions Club. Pre-registration is encouraged as numbers are limited. To register, email email@example.com before October 1 with your name, phone number and trail preference. For more information, view this article in the Peachland View.
October 14 - CanToy Divas Fundraiser & Rebelle Rally 2019 Watch Party. 2-6PM, Edgewater Bar and Grill, 5830 Beach Ave., Peachland. Tickets: $20, includes burger, beverage and door prize entry. Silent auction. Net proceeds donated to support breast cancer research. For more information, view the Facebook Event.
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October 19 - Peachland Business Excellence Awards Gala. 5PM, Peachland Community Centre, 4450 6th Street, Peachland. A celebration of Peachland's businesses and the 20th anniversary of the Peachland Chamber of Commerce. The evening includes dinner, dessert, a cash bar, games, prizes, a DJ, silent auction and the awards presentation. For more information and to purchase tickets, visit: www.peachlandchamber.com/events/business-excellence-awards-night-2019
October 26 - Halloween Spooktacular. 1:30-3:30PM, Peachland Community Centre, 4450 6th Street, Peachland. Start celebrating Halloween by enjoying a bouncy castle, carnival games, haunted house, crafts, story time and more. Pre-registration recommended as space is limited. $7 per child (ages 1-12) prior to Oct 26; $8 per child on Oct 26 (cash only). Ages 1 and under: free (goody bag not included). Parent admission by food bank donation. For more information and to pre-register, visit www.peachland.ca/halloween-spooktacular.
Every Tuesday until October 15 - Peachland Wheel Nuts Cruise the Beach, Show and Shine - 6-9PM, Peachland A&W Parking Lot, 5500 Clements Crescent, Peachland. Bring your wheels or just come to view the vehicles. Family-friendly event welcome to all spectators.
Every Tuesday - Karaoke at the Edgewater with the fantastic Anita. 7:30PM-12AM, Edgewater Bar and Grill, 5830 Beach Ave., Peachland.
Every Thursday - BINGO, hosted by the Peachland 50 Plus Activity Centre. 6:45PM (doors open at 5:30PM), 5672 Beach Avenue, Peachland. Everyone over the age of 19 welcome - no membership required. Hot dogs and other refreshments available for purchase. For more information, visit www.peachland50plusactivitycentre.ca.
Every Thursday - Poker! 7PM, Edgewater Bar and Grill, 5830 Beach Ave., Peachland. No-buy-in poker. Come early to register. For more information, contact firstname.lastname@example.org.
*Every Saturday until December 14 - Peachland Parent & Tot Drop-In, hosted by the Okanagan Boys and Girls Club Peachland. 10-11:30AM, 5684 Beach Ave., Peachland. A chance to hang out with other families and engage in crafts, games and activities. Each week features a new theme. Refreshments provided. Geared towards ages 3-4, but siblings of other ages are welcome. For more information, view the Facebook Event.
Every Sunday (excluding stat. holiday weekends) - Sunday Breakfast, hosted by the Peachland Wellness Centre. 8-11AM, Peachland Wellness Centre, 4426 5th Street, Peachland. Come have a home-cooked breakfast among friends. $6, kids 5 and under: free. For more information, visit www.peachlandwellnesscentre.ca/sunday-breakfast-jerry-dober
*November 9 - Hainle Vineyard Estate Winery Craft Fair. 10AM-4PM, 5355 Trepanier Bench Rd, Peachland. Come and join us for wine tasting at Hainle Estate Winery and peruse the local small business owners and artisans that are showcasing their crafts at the winery. If you are interested in showcasing your products or crafts at Hainle Vineyard, call or email us by November 1, 2019 to reserve your place: 250-767-2525 or email@example.com. Vendor table registration is $25.00.
*November 11 - Peachland Remembrance Day Services. 10:30AM (Doors open at 9AM, reception immediately after ceremony), Peachland Community Centre, 4450 6th Street, Peachland. Join Peachland Legion Branch #69 as we honour veterans and fallen comrades. Everyone welcome.
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As this list is not all-inclusive, here are more great places to look for events and things to do in Peachland:
Community Events - District of Peachland
Recreation Guide - District of Peachland
Peachland Events - Peachland Tourism & Visitor Centre
Programs Calendar - Peachland Wellness Centre
Activities - Peachland 50 Plus Activity Centre
Peachland Community Arts Council & Peachland Art Gallery
Our Events - Peachland Rotary Club
Peachland Chamber of Commerce
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Please note: Please contact the event organizers with any questions regarding the events.
Hosting an event that we missed? Email firstname.lastname@example.org with your event's information to submit your event for consideration!