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Things to do this weekend in Penticton: Sept. 7 to Sept. 9, 2018

Each weekend we'll compile a list of activities you need to know about. Whether it's community events, treats you have to try, killer sales or where to find some dance-worthy live music, we've got you covered on activities you need to know to make the most of your weekend.

Pentastic Jazz Festival

Penticton’s annual Jazz Fest is back this weekend, bringing with it what they deem as their “hottest lineup ever!”

The three-day event will boast the musical talent of Dave Bennett & The Memphis Speed Kings, Bria Skonberg, Tom Hook and many others.

<who>Photo credit: Pentastic Facebook Page</who>

Sprawling throughout the city, you can expect to find music almost everywhere you turn. It all kicks off Friday at 3 p.m.

Click here for the full weekend schedule!

Young Stars at the SOEC

The Young Stars Classic returns to the South Okanagan Events Centre.

Four teams filled with the NHL’s top draft prospects, including some previous players from the Okanagan, will face off against each other in four all-star games across the weekend.

<who>Photo Credit: NowMedia</who>

The tournament kicks off this Friday night at 4 p.m. with teams UBC and U of A followed by the Canucks and Winnipeg Jets at 7:30 p.m.

Dragon Boat Festival

Over 2,000 athletes will gather at Skaha Beach to take part in the annual Dragon Boat Festival.

<who>Photo credit: Penticton Dragon Boat Website</who>

The event will take place across Saturday and Sunday, bringing with it friendly competition and a host of vendors.

Qualifying heats will take place all Saturday with the finals coming to a head on Sunday. Click here for more scheduling information on the 18th annual event!

Recovery Day at Gyro Park

This Saturday starting at 10 a.m. locals are invited to celebrate their own or their peer's addiction recovery journey with a free event hosted by various community organizations.

<who>Photo credit: Contributed</who>

The event welcomes one and all to take part in a free outdoor yoga session, and witness the signing of a proclamation by Mayor Andrew Jakubeit.

Endless Summer Car Show

The Endless Summer Car Show rolls into Summerland’s Memorial Park this Sunday at 8 a.m., bringing with it vehicles of all makes, models and eras for you to feast your eyes on.

<who>Photo Credit: Endless Summer Car Show Facebook Page</who>

Attendees can also expect live music, door prizes and refreshments until 4 p.m.

Movie in Memorial Park

This Saturday night you’re invited to cozy up in Summerland’s Memorial Park.

<who>Photo credit: District of Summerland</who>

The District of Summerland will be hosting a free outdoor showing of Jurassic World and tons of activities for families to enjoy starting at 7:45 p.m.

If you know of any upcoming events you think Penticton would love to hear about, send us an email to events@pentictonnow.com!



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