Cool things to do on Peach­fest week­end

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To­day

• 71st an­nual Pen­tic­ton Peach Fes­ti­val con­tin­ues, Day 3 of 5 At Cle­land Com­mu­nity The­atre: • Crown­ing of Miss Pen­tic­ton pageant night, 7 p.m., tick­ets avail­able at the door At Lakeshore Drive and Martin Street: • Shoot­ing Star Amuse­ments mid­way At South Main Drop-In Cen­tre: • 15th an­nual Peach­fest Square Dance Fes­ti­val, in­doors At Li­ons Park: • 14th an­nual Sheila Bishop Memo­rial Wood Bat slo­p­itch tour­na­ment be­gins, first of three days At Okana­gan Lake Park: • Cana­dian Tire Mega Mo­tocross, noon, Okana­gan School of Dance, 12:30 p.m., War­rior Di­vi­sion Sword Dance, 1 p.m., Free­stone, 1:20 p.m., Black Widow Rope Spin­ners, 2 p.m., Hyp­no­tist William James, 2:30 p.m., Cana­dian Tire Mega Mo­tocross, 3:55 p.m., Mazur Pol­ish Dancers, 4:30 p.m., Tim­bre Wolves, 5 p.m., Seat­tle All City March­ing Band, 5:30 p.m., Petty Fever (trib­ute to Tom Petty and the Heart­break­ers), 6 p.m., In­spired Women Dancers, 7 p.m., Ea­gle Eyes (trib­ute to The Ea­gles), 7:35 p.m., Reel Peach­fest, 8:50 p.m., High Volt­age (trib­ute to ACDC), 9:30 p.m. Also: • Okana­gan Fall Hunt­ing and Out­door Show, Pen­tic­ton Trade and Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., first of three days

• Fra­ter­nal Or­der of Ea­gles presents yummy cran­berry chicken, 5 p.m., Knee Deep in the Groove, live mu­sic at 7 p.m.

• Live mu­sic at the Bark­ing Par­rot Pa­tio, 5:30 - 8 p.m., no cover charge but ages 19 and over, Gord McLaren

• A Wee Bit of Every­thing ex­hi­bi­tion by guest artist Bobi McMil­lan at Front Street Gallery, on through Aug. 16

• Karaoke at the Bar­ley Mill Pub, on the pa­tio, 9 p.m.

• Drop-in pool and darts at the Pen­tic­ton Elks Lodge, 7 p.m.

• Rib night at Sum­mer­land Le­gion, $10 for half rack or $17 for full, 5-7 p.m.

• DJ Rob Stylz en­ter­tains at The Mule Night Club, 10 p.m. - 3 a.m.

• Now play­ing at Land­mark Cin­e­mas 7: The Meg (3D, 2D, 14A, fright­en­ing scenes, 113 min­utes); Christo­pher Robin (G, 104 min­utes); The Spy Who Dumped Me (14A, lan­guage, vi­o­lence, 117 min­utes), The Dark­est Minds (PG, vi­o­lence, lan­guage, in­tense scenes, 104 min­utes), Mis­sion Im­pos­si­ble: Fall­out (PG, vi­o­lence, lan­guage, 147 min­utes); Teen Ti­tans Go! To the Movies (G, 88 min­utes), Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again (G, 114 min­utes), Ho­tel Tran­syl­va­nia 3: Sum­mer Va­ca­tion (G, 97 min­utes).

• Now play­ing at the Oliver The­atre: Sky­scraper (Fri­day only), Mamma Mia: Here We Go Again (Sun­day - Aug. 16)

Satur­day, Au­gust 11

• 71st an­nual Pen­tic­ton Peach Fes­ti­val con­tin­ues, Day 4 of 5 In the down­town: • Peters Bros. Grand Pa­rade, be­gins 10 a.m., for route visit peach­fest.com (pa­rade lasts about 90 min­utes)

At Pen­tic­ton Youth Park on Riverside Drive:

• Pen­tic­ton Throw­down skate­board and BMX com­pe­ti­tion, noon - 6 p.m., char­ity bar­be­cue with pro­ceeds to the YES Project At Lakeshore Drive and Martin Street: • Shoot­ing Star Amuse­ments mid­way At South Main Drop-In Cen­tre: • 15th an­nual Peach­fest Square Dance Fes­ti­val, in­doors At Li­ons Park: • 14th an­nual Sheila Bishop Memo­rial Wood Bat slo­p­itch tour­na­ment se­cond of three days At Okana­gan Lake Park: • Dog show, noon, Cana­dian Tire Mega Mo­tocross, 1:05 p.m., Gypsy and the Rose, 1:35 p.m., Mazur Belly Dancers, 2 p.m., Hyp­no­tist William James, 2:15 p.m., Cana­dian Tire Mega Mo­tocross, 3:30 p.m., Kym Gouchie Band, 4 p.m., Black Widow Rope Spin­ners, 4:50 p.m., 13 Bro­ken Bones, 5:20 p.m., War­rior Di­vi­sion Sword Dance, 6 p.m., Beamer Wigley Band (“Me­te­orite,” “Roller­coaster”) 6:20 p.m., Mazur Pol­ish Dancers, 7 p.m., Lion, Bear and Fox, 7:30 p.m., Reel Peach­fest, 8:50 p.m., Tim Hor­tons presents Ge­orge Canyon (7-time CCMA win­ner, “My Name,” “Daugh­ters of the Sun,” “I Got This”), 9:30 p.m. Also: • En­joy the Per­seid meteor shower at the Do­min­ion Ra­dio Astro­phys­i­cal Ob­ser­va­tory, gates open at 7:15 p.m., talks start at 8 p.m. and 8:45 p.m., and the show should be vis­i­ble around 9:30 p.m., no charge

• Okana­gan Fall Hunt­ing and Out­door Show, Pen­tic­ton Trade and Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., se­cond of three days

• Fra­ter­nal Or­der of Ea­gles mem­ber ap­pre­ci­a­tion, burg­ers and fries, noon 4 p.m.

• Brian High­ley per­forms at The Bar­ley Mill, no cover charge, reser­va­tions rec­om­mended at 250-493-8000

• Pen­tic­ton Elks Lodge has crib­bage, 10 a.m., early bird draw, 4 p.m., reg­u­lar meat draw, 4:30 p.m., din­ner, 5:30 p.m., mu­sic by Shindig­ger

• Live mu­sic at the Bark­ing Par­rot Pa­tio, 5:30 - 8 p.m., no cover charge, ages 19 and over, Gord McLaren

•Try out Falun Gong dur­ing a free class at Skaha Lake Park near the fit­ness park, 11 a.m.

• Pen­tic­ton Farm­ers Mar­ket, 100 block of Main Street, 8:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.; Down­town Pen­tic­ton As­so­ci­a­tion com­mu­nity mar­ket, 8:30 a.m. - 2 p.m., 200 block of Main Street, Front Street

• Meat draw at Sum­mer­land Le­gion, 4-6 p.m., karaoke with Pam, 7:30 p.m.

• DJ Pul5e en­ter­tains at The Mule Night Club, 10 p.m. - 3 a.m.

Sun­day, Au­gust 12

• 71st an­nual Pen­tic­ton Peach Fes­ti­val, fifth and fi­nal day On Main Street: • Down­town Pen­tic­ton As­so­ci­a­tion Kid­dies Day pa­rade, noon At Skaha Lake: • 21st an­nual Skaha Lake Ul­tra Swim, 11.8-km point-to-point open wa­ter swim, Canada’s long­est open wa­ter lake swim At Li­ons Park: • 14th an­nual Sheila Bishop Memo­rial Wood Bat slo­p­itch tour­na­ment con­cludes with cham­pi­onship games At Lakeshore Drive and Martin Street: • Shoot­ing Star Amuse­ments mid­way At South Main Drop-In Cen­tre: • 15th an­nual Peach­fest Square Dance Fes­ti­val, in­doors, fi­nal day At Okana­gan Lake Park: • A&W Kid­dies Day star­ring Norma McKnight, 12:30 p.m., dog show, 1:35 p.m., Mazur Pol­ish Dancers, 2:40 p.m., Hyp­no­tist William James, 3:15 p.m., Black Widow Rope Spin­ners, 4:30 p.m., Aaron Hal­l­i­day Band, 5 p.m., In­spired Women Dancers, 5:45 p.m., Chase Val­ley presents Coun­try Di­vas, 6:20 p.m., Reel Peach­fest, 7:45 p.m., Pen­tic­ton Lake­side Re­sort presents Made­line Merlo (CCMA nom­i­nee, “Neon Love,” “Mo­tel Flamingo,” “Whatcha Wanna Do About It”), 8:15 p.m. Also: • Okana­gan Fall Hunt­ing and Out­door Show, Pen­tic­ton Trade and Con­ven­tion Cen­tre, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m., fi­nal day

• Sum­mer­land Ro­tary Sum­mer Mar­ket, 50-plus stalls of farm­ers, ar­ti­sans, crafters, food ven­dors and more, Main Street, 9 a.m. to 1 p.m.

• Lowell Friesen per­forms at Can­nery Brew­ing, no cover, 6-8 p.m.

• Fra­ter­nal Or­der of Ea­gles, meat draw, 4 p.m., pro­ceeds to Pen­tic­ton Spe­cial Olympics

• Le­gion Ladies host their fa­mous pan­cake break­fast at the hall, 8:30 a.m. to noon, $5 for full break­fast (50 cents ex­tra for berries and cream)

• Pen­tic­ton Elks Lodge has dog races, food draw, last man stand­ing, 2 p.m., pool and darts avail­able

• Meat draw at Sum­mer­land Le­gion, 4 - 6 p.m.

Ge­orge Canyon

Made­line Merlo

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