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Juno-nominated Canadian pop star Begonia is coming to the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Nov. 19, 2022. (hellobegonia.com)

Canadian pop star Begonia to take the stage in Revelstoke, Vernon and Penticton

Begonia’s debut album, Fear, was nominated for a Juno Award

Juno-nominated Canadian pop star Begonia is coming to the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Nov. 19, 2022. (hellobegonia.com)
The Okanagan Artists of Canada is holding its Fall for Art Show and Sale at the Vernon Community Arts Centre Saturday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. (Submitted photo)

Show and sale coming to Vernon Arts Centre

You might see some familiar pieces at the Nov. 19-20 event

The Okanagan Artists of Canada is holding its Fall for Art Show and Sale at the Vernon Community Arts Centre Saturday, Nov. 19, and Sunday, Nov. 20, 2022. (Submitted photo)
Ella Lamoureux will be performing at Marten Brewing Co. for a brunch and drag show Saturday, Nov. 12. (Contributed)

Drag brunch returning to Vernon pub

Rebellious Unicorns is bringing back Ella’s Drag Brunch to Marten Brewing Co. Nov. 12

Ella Lamoureux will be performing at Marten Brewing Co. for a brunch and drag show Saturday, Nov. 12. (Contributed)
Kris Fuller (left) is the new executive director of the Vernon Winter Carnival, taking over from the departing Vicki Proulx (right). (Contributed)

Vernon Winter Carnival names new executive director

Kris Fuller will be taking over the position from Vicki Proulx

Kris Fuller (left) is the new executive director of the Vernon Winter Carnival, taking over from the departing Vicki Proulx (right). (Contributed)
Kris Kringle (Jackson Mace), centre, gets a Christmas wish list whispered to him by new friend Susan (role-shared by Shelby Wilson and Lucy Popowich, both pictured) in Vernon’s Powerhouse Theatre’s production of Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical. (Contributed)

Vernon theatre rings in classic for 60th anniversary

Powerhouse Theatre presents Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical later in November

Kris Kringle (Jackson Mace), centre, gets a Christmas wish list whispered to him by new friend Susan (role-shared by Shelby Wilson and Lucy Popowich, both pictured) in Vernon’s Powerhouse Theatre’s production of Miracle on 34th Street, The Musical. (Contributed)
Blackie and the Rodeo Kings will play at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. (Submitted photo)

Blackie and The Rodeo Kings mark 25 years in Vernon

The trio will play the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Sunday, Nov. 13

Blackie and the Rodeo Kings will play at the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre on Sunday, Nov. 13, 2022. (Submitted photo)
Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy bring A Celtic Family Christmas to town Nov. 16. (Contributed)

King and Queen of the fiddle bring Celtic Christmas to Cranbrook and Vernon

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy touring Canada with family holiday feature

Natalie MacMaster and Donnell Leahy bring A Celtic Family Christmas to town Nov. 16. (Contributed)
Kelsey Hanna and Donaldo Nava in Cameron Fraser-Monroe’s taqəš. (Emily Cooper photo)

Rising First Nation Vernon star brings ballet to hometown

Cameron Fraser-Monroe’s work tells traditional story Raven Returns the Water

Kelsey Hanna and Donaldo Nava in Cameron Fraser-Monroe’s taqəš. (Emily Cooper photo)
Brian Thomas Isaac’s debut novel, All the Quiet Places, has been named a finalist for the 2022 Governor General’s Literary Award. (Photo: brianthomasisaac.com)

North Okanagan novel nominated for another prestigious award

Brian Thomas Isaac’s All the Quiet Places is a finalist for the Governor General’s Literary Award

Brian Thomas Isaac’s debut novel, All the Quiet Places, has been named a finalist for the 2022 Governor General’s Literary Award. (Photo: brianthomasisaac.com)
Irish Mythen performs at the Vernon Jazz Club Nov. 9. (Contributed)

Irish Mythen brings intimate performance to Vernon

Folk-Roots Music Society and Peter North present Nov. 9 show

Irish Mythen performs at the Vernon Jazz Club Nov. 9. (Contributed)
Brendan McLeod and the Fugitives are bringing their musical theatre show Ridge to the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022. (Submitted photo)

Folk-roots group bringing sounds from the trenches to Vernon

Ridge, a musical theatre show by The Fugitives, will play in Vernon on Nov. 5

Brendan McLeod and the Fugitives are bringing their musical theatre show Ridge to the Vernon and District Performing Arts Centre Saturday, Nov. 5, 2022. (Submitted photo)
Vernon firefighters want your pumpkins, and donations for the first Pumpkin Drop from the firehall tower Nov. 5. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)

Pumpkins make a smash for Vernon firefighters

Crews calling residents to come drop their Halloween creations from the tower

Vernon firefighters want your pumpkins, and donations for the first Pumpkin Drop from the firehall tower Nov. 5. (Jennifer Smith - Morning Star)
Vicki Proulx, executive director of the Vernon Winter Carnival Society, stands beneath a lights display the society lit up in Spirit Square Nov. 27, by way of announcing it will be taking over the downtown light-up event. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)

Carnival lights up Vernon tradition

Vernon Winter Carnival to light up area near Spirit Square at city hall Saturday, Nov. 26, from 5-8 p.m.

Vicki Proulx, executive director of the Vernon Winter Carnival Society, stands beneath a lights display the society lit up in Spirit Square Nov. 27, by way of announcing it will be taking over the downtown light-up event. (Brendan Shykora - Morning Star)
Two-year-old bulldozer Declan Cockburn gets some candy from Carlee Cleaveland of Cottons Chocolates during the Downtown Vernon Treat Trail Tuesday afternoon. For more photos and videos visit vernonmorningstar.com. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)
Two-year-old bulldozer Declan Cockburn gets some candy from Carlee Cleaveland of Cottons Chocolates during the Downtown Vernon Treat Trail Tuesday afternoon. For more photos and videos visit vernonmorningstar.com. (Jennifer Smith/Morning Star)
Most North Okanagan communities are putting on a Halloween fireworks show Monday night, Oct. 31, 2022. (Black Press Media file photo)
Most North Okanagan communities are putting on a Halloween fireworks show Monday night, Oct. 31, 2022. (Black Press Media file photo)
Th’owxiya - The Hungry Feast Dish takes the Vernon Performing Arts Centre stage Nov. 6. (Contributed)

Children’s tale of Th’owxiya takes Vernon stage

Story of the Hungry Feast Dish geared towards kids ages 5-15

Th’owxiya - The Hungry Feast Dish takes the Vernon Performing Arts Centre stage Nov. 6. (Contributed)
Relive the Music tours the Okanagan this month, stopping in Vernon Nov. 7. (Contributed)

Relive the Music rocks back to its Okanagan roots

It took a bar burning down for the band to be formed

Relive the Music tours the Okanagan this month, stopping in Vernon Nov. 7. (Contributed)
It’s a busy Halloween weekend in Armstrong. (Contributed)

Armstrong has Halloween treats up sleeve

Busy weekend of activities, fun and frights for all ages

It’s a busy Halloween weekend in Armstrong. (Contributed)
The Haunting of Falkland saw record crowds at its opening weekend Oct. 21-22, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)

Record attendance at Haunting of Falkland

The event’s final weekend is this Friday and Saturday, Oct. 28-29

The Haunting of Falkland saw record crowds at its opening weekend Oct. 21-22, 2022. (Lachlan Labere-Salmon Arm Observer)
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