Rutland Light Up leads weekend events

Kelowna Capital News community listing of some weekend events.

The Rutland community is coming together for a holiday fun-filled weekend.

The Rutland Christmas Light Up goes Sunday, Dec. 10 from 3 to 7:30 p.m. The official light up will be held at 4:30 p.m. at the Roxby Square (next to the My Neighbourhood Restaurant) with caroling by the Rutland Rejuvenating Singers choir, hot chili, cookies, hot chocolate and the City of Kelowna active living team. Bring a non-perishable food item for the Salvation Army.

Living Nativity also presents Scrooge and the Saviour at Willow Park Church, throughout the weekend. The musical drama is for all ages.

Walk through Christmas scenes while enjoying hot drinks and cookies with the Bethlehem petting zoo. The event takes place Friday, Dec. 8 at 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m., Saturday, Dec. 9 at 4:30, 5:30, 6:30 7:30 p.m. and Sunday, Dec. 10 at 3:30, 4:30, 5:30, 6:30 and 7:30 p.m. For more information call 250-765-6622 or info@willowparkchurch.com.

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An Evening with the Arts at Okanagan Mission school at 4544 Gordon Drive will take place Friday night at 7 p.m.

Join them for a spectacular social event, filled with the talents of youth in multiple mediums of the arts, including visual arts, music, dance, and drama. This is a community event, and all are welcome. The school is accepting any donations for Inn from the Cold and the Shoe Bank and admission is free.

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The Mission Community Hall Association in partnership with Kelowna Community Foodbank, KelownaSantas.com, Mission Lions Club and the Mission Hall Girl Guides, invite you to be part of its Annual Santa Pancake Breakfast Toy Drive this Saturday from 9 to 11 a.m.

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Prospera Place is hosting its 5th Annual Craft Culture holiday event this weekend.

Over 175 carefully selected artisans and crafters from B.C. and beyond, ranging from unique housewares to children’s toys.

The City of Kelowna Santa Sleigh Bus will be parked in front of Prospera Place Sunday, Dec. 10 from 11 a.m. to 12:30 p.m. and families are invited to come see the bus, bring a donation and take a photo with Santa.

Admission is $5 per person and kids under 12 are free with partial proceeds of all door sales donated to Mamas for Mamas.

The event runs Saturday from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

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TubaChristmas Kelowna 2.0 with conductor Dennis Colpitts and special guest flute choir Fresh Flutes will be sure to get you into the Christmas spirit. Watch them for free at the Rotary Centre for the Arts Atrium on Saturday from 2 to 3 p.m.

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The Delta Grand Ballroom is the scene on Sunday of the Kelowna International Choir’s annual Christmas Concert to benefit the local food bank. Admission is by food or monetary donation. This concert is a KIC tradition for the past 22 years that has raised almost $65,000 for local charities.

It takes place Sunday, Dec. 10 from 2:30 to 4 p.m.

For all of our community calendar please go online here, where you can also add your event.

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Carli Berry Rutland’s Christmas tree will be lit up this Sunday in Roxby Square.

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