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May 11, 2010
Penticton Sings for Spring
(From the press release.)

The Okanagan Spring Wine Festival may be over for this year, but Penticton won't be quiet. Looks for these events in May and June.


THIS MONTH


The Beach Boys at the South Okanagan Events Centre

The Beach Boys should feel right at home when they perform in Penticton on May 13; we may not have the surf, but our beaches are legendary! Sing along to hits like "Fun, Fun, Fun," "I Get Around," "Help Me Rhonda," "California Girls" and "Good Vibrations." Tickets are $40-60 each or get the Beach Bums Bundle - four tickets for $148, if purchased in person through the Box Office. (Purchase the bundle online or by phone for $155, plus applicable convenience charges.) Tickets are available at www.valleyfirsttix.com or by calling 1-877-763-2849.


Meadowlark Festival

Did you know the South Okanagan and Similkameen Valleys are home to some of the country's most diverse ecosystems? Learn more about these unique natural habitats and the life forms they support at the Meadowlark Festival (May 20-24). Come celebrate the International Year of Biodiversity.


Rotary Okanagan International Children's Festival

Bring in the clowns; followed by the dancers, actors, acrobats, comedians, storytellers and musicians. Expect a full slate of world-renowned performers at the Rotary Okanagan International Children's Festival (May 27-29). An international celebration of the arts, the festival helps generate global awareness and cultivate an appreciation of cultural diversity.




COMING IN JUNE


Peach City Beach Cruise

Taking place June 25-27, the Peach City Beach Cruise features a classic car show, parade and two auctions: a memorabilia auction and a collector car auction. Live music and entertainment throughout the weekend add to the festive atmosphere.


Penticton Pacific Northwest Elvis Festival

The number of swivelling hips and quivering lips in Penticton will increase dramatically June 25-27 as Elvis tribute artists of every age, race and gender compete for professional and amateur titles before sold-out audiences at the Penticton Pacific Northwest Elvis Festival.








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