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Holiday Market this week
Contributed - 12:01 am - Think Local

Kelowna’s largest and most anticipated holiday market is almost here. The 10th annual Craft Culture Holiday Market will take place this Friday (Dec. 1), Saturday (Dec. 2) and Sunday (Dec. 3) at Prospera Place. It will feature an expanded lineup of more than 200 local crafters and artisans, showcasing the best in local craftsmanship and […]

Help others on Giving Tuesday
Contributed - Nov 27, 2023 - Think Local

While bargain hunters were out in strength on Friday—Black Friday—making purchases, tomorrow (Tuesday, Nov. 28) is Giving Tuesday, and it’s an opportunity to help those in need in the community. The day marks the unofficial start to the “giving” season and in Kamloops, The Mustard Seed, the largest non-profit organization in the city helping shelter […]

Get festive at Manteo
Contributed - Nov 26, 2023 - Think Local

Eldorado Resort, renowned for its luxurious hospitality and exquisite location, is gearing up for its third annual Tree of Dreams Christmas market. This festive event, set against the scenic backdrop of the Manteo waterfront ballroom, is more than just a celebration; it’s a heartwarming endeavour to support Food for Thought, a noble cause dedicated to […]

Sweet odds in 50/50 draw
Contributed - Nov 25, 2023 - Think Local

The clock is ticking. You do not want to miss out on the chance to win thousands of dollars just before Christmas. Habitat for Humanity Okanagan is once again conducting the You Win, We Build 50/50 draw. It will take place on Dec. 19, and the pot has already climbed to nearly $20,000. With another […]

Go unique this Christmas
Contributed - Nov 24, 2023 - Think Local

If you’re ready for something new this Christmas, this is where you need to go. The Gasthaus Christmas Market in Peachland is that unique holiday spot that will keep you coming back year after year. The market has delighted families across the Okanagan since 2006, and it opened last Friday to make even more special […]

Winter delights at Liquidity
Contributed - Nov 24, 2023 - Think Local

The fun does not slow down at Liquidity Wines just because the busy summer season is over. The winter season offers its own attractions, including beautiful scenery, cozy tasting rooms, smaller crowds and delicious comfort food. This year Liquidity is adding even more fun and frivolity to its winter lineup. Here are three fantastic reasons […]

Win a winter adventure
Contributed - Nov 23, 2023 - Think Local

YMCA BC Kamloops just loves giving prizes and money away through its lottery series. Already the stewards of a home lottery in the spring and a massive 50/50 draw, Kamloops Y Lottery Series has now added the Y Winter Adventure & 50/50 Lottery to its portfolio of fun for the first time. The two main […]

New digs, same great sale
Contributed - Nov 21, 2023 - Think Local

Pickleball Depot is gearing up for its annual Black Friday Cyber Monday paddle sale. And this year is it will be conducting the sale out of its new, bigger home in Vernon, located at 5107 25 Ave., not far from the city’s fancy new pickleball complex. “It’s much larger, brighter, and we have way more […]

Tee it up at terrific Tobiano
Contributed - Nov 20, 2023 - Think Local

You have likely heard how gorgeous Tobiano Golf Course is. Once you actually get there, however, it’s even better than you thought it would be. Few settings in Canada are better than Tobiano’s rugged, lakeside terrain. There are astounding views of Kamloops Lake from every hole, dramatic elevation changes, ravines, natural grasses, welcoming fairways and […]

Skills for a simplified home
Contributed - Nov 19, 2023 - Think Local

A well-ordered life grounds you, calms you and inspires you. Organization allows you to make space for what belongs. Think of it as practical magic. Everyone is going to find something magical and practical when California Closets Kelowna hosts an evening called Simplified Organization on Thursday (Nov. 23). Collaborating with Stefanie Wiik from Neat Victory, this educational and […]