Charlie Veaudry

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As the summer ends and people get back from vacations and time away, even back to school for some, it's a great time to start a new activity or become more involved in the community. In case you are short on ideas of how to do this, I have put together a list of 10 great things happing in the Vernon area in September.
  1. Learn more about our local artists on September 14th: The Caetani Cultural Centre and the Allan Brooks Nature Centre are excited to present Fresh!AiR artist, Niharika Rajput. Niharika is a visual artist and a creative conservationist based in New Delhi, India. Take a trip up to Allan Brooks Nature Centre to see her 3D sculptures of birds. More info here. 
  2. This time of year is one of the best when it comes to what the local Farmers Markets have to offer. Make sure to get out and visit one of the many that take place in Vernon, Coldstream and Armstrong. It's a great way to enjoy the local harvest and support local growers!
  3. Every weekend in September, come and experience the flavours of fall. Davidson's Orchards offers the Apple Harvest Festival involving orchard tours, You-Pick apples, apple tasting and much more. Full details here. 
  4. If you are looking for an evening of laughs, check out Red Green's "I'm Not Old, I'm Ripe" show happening at the Performing Arts Center September 20th. From the handyman who insists that everything can be solved with duct tape comes a new North American Tour. Details here. 
  5. “Enjoy Eating? Thank A Farmer!” Farmer Appreciation Day is September 15th. Get out to celebrate and thank the farmers that bring us all the local produce we enjoy. Info on the event here. 
  6. On September 23rd, entertain yourself with The Rat Pack. Come and join Frank, Dean and Sammy as they take you on a ride through the golden era of music and songs direct from the Vegas strip! More info and were to get tickets here.
  7. The Okanagan is known for it's wine tasting opportunities, but if that's not your thing, make sure to check out the Scotch Tasting happening September 24th. Sons of Scotland presents A Scotch Tasting with Kildonnan Camp #166 and Whisky Ambassador Brian McQueenie of Ouidram Whisky. Full details can be found here.
  8. Bring your Brain to a unique event - Let's Get Quizical Trivia Night at Martin's Brew Pub. This fundraiser requires a team of 4 and provides a plate of nachos with the entry fee! September 28th. More info here.
  9. Indulge your creative side with Coffee and Canvas @ The Cracked Pot Coffee House. Enjoy 2 hours of socializing and creativity and come away with an acrylic painting done by you! Great for beginners or experienced. September 29th. More info here. 
  10. The very popular Dancing with the Vernon Stars even is back on September 30th! Enjoy a night of great dancing from professionals and enthusiastic novices - make sure to get your tickets soon
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