So much to do on Culture Days in Kelowna

Culture Days is boasting a variety of free activities and events for all ages. Here’s a sample of what’s in store this weekend:

  • Sep. 30, 2016 4:00 p.m.

Dancing Under the Stars, Friday, Sept. 30, 7 p.m. to 8:45 p.m.

If you’re missing the summertime favorite Dancing in the Park, then this one’s for you! Learn to cha-cha with a dance lesson and party in Stuart Park.

Japanese Tea Ceremony, Saturday, Oct. 1, 1 to 3 p.m.

Discover the ancient art of the Japanese Tea Ceremony in the serene Kasugai Garden. Members of the Kelowna-Kasugai Sister City Association will demonstrate and explain each aspect of the ceremony.

A new way to experience Knox Mountain, Saturday, Oct. 1, 9 a.m. – 3 p.m.

You’ll need your hiking shoes for this one! Experience a mix of nature, history and augmented reality by using one of the two new interactive quests on your hike up Knox Mountain. Race up the Apex Trail with the Knox Challenge or take it at your own pace and discover the history and wildlife of Knox Mountain along the way with Knox Your Sox Off.

Papel Picado – Family Art Activity, Sunday, Oct. 2, 1 – 4 p.m.

The whole family will enjoy the Mexican folk art of paper-cutting called Papel Picado at the Kelowna Art Gallery. Create elaborate designs on paper using scissors and special folding techniques.

Classical Arts 101 Series, Sept. 30 – Oct. 1

Step in to the world of classical art without the commitment of attending the entire show! Discover ballet, opera, architecture, poetry, fashion, makeup, music and more culminating with the Finale Concert on Sunday evening featuring micro performances from some of the Okanagan’s leading classical artists.

The Downtown Gallery, Sept. 30 – Oct. 1

Take a stroll through Downtown Kelowna and be inspired by the collection of artwork on display in the windows of more than 30 participating businesses

Cultural District Walking Tours, Sept. 30, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. & Oct. 1, 10 a.m. – 12 p.m. or 1 p.m. – 3 p.m.

Enjoy a historical walk around Kelowna’s Cultural District. These guided tours starting at the Laurel Packing House highlight past and present events in Kelowna’s cultural core.

With over 50 events popping up throughout Kelowna featuring visual and performing arts, historical tours and more, this weekend has something for everyone. Discover the complete list and create your weekend itinerary using the My Culture Days feature at culturedays.ca.

For more information on Culture in Kelowna, visit kelowna.ca/culture.

And here’s even more to do during Culture Days this weekend.

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