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Celebrating Okanagan’s BC Culture Days with Music, Markets and More – Vernon Morning Star

Vernon hosts a full day of statewide cultural celebrations.

BC Culture Days will be held by the North Okanagan Arts Council on Friday, September 23, all day at Polson Park.

Pauline Archachan of the Okanagan Indian Band kicks off the opening ceremony at 10:00 a.m. with a welcome address to the land followed by remarks from dignitaries. Caroline Ivey, a member of the National Culture Days Board of Directors, will then present the Arts and Culture Volunteers Award.

“Live music and dance performances grace the bandstand from morning to night, starting with early-morning children’s performances and ending with a bright night concert hosted by Local Losers in the afternoon, with all-ages participation. said Sheri Kunzli, Head of Marketing. Event coordinator with local arts council.

Performers include Seth Spotted Eagle, Kiki the Eco Elf, Silly of the Valley, Duane Marchand, Elodie Orsei, Mozi Bones, Hot Sax, Stonefruits and Cloaker.

The Polson Artisan Night Market runs all day with local food trucks.

“You can also find about 30 activity and information tents with different attractions and activities,” says Kunzli. “Celebrate Vernon’s Creative with his community and help kick off his 24 days of BC Culture.”

The 13th Annual BC Culture Days runs through October 26th, with events hosted by state and national, Okanagan communities, and neighborhood artists and cultural organizations.

Several local events are held here.

• September 24th or 25th at the Vernon Community Arts Center under the Umbrellas Community Arts Project.

• Handbook Journal Demonstration Sept. 28 at the Art Center

• Discover the secrets of the mysterious Caetani House on a self-guided tour from October 4-7.

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Vernon’s own Sylix warrior, Seth Spotted Eagle, will help kick off the Vernon Arts and Culture Festival on Friday, September 23rd at 10am at Polson Park. Free community events include activity and information tents, live art demonstrations, food trucks, artisan markets, and more. (Facebook photo of Seis Madara Eagle)

Kelowna emo band Cloaker will be attending the Vernon Arts and Culture Festival at Polson Park on Friday. Vernon's Local Losers Studio presents the Culture in the Park After Dark evening session (starting at 4pm) featuring bands of all genres including Hot Sax, The Stonefruits and Mozi Bones. Starting at 10am, there will be more performances on the Polson Park stage. Also enjoy around 30 activities and information tents, live art demonstrations, food trucks, artisan markets and more. This is a free community event. (croker photo)

Kelowna emo band Cloaker will be attending the Vernon Arts and Culture Festival at Polson Park on Friday. Vernon’s Local Losers Studio presents the Culture in the Park After Dark evening session (starting at 4pm) featuring bands of all genres including Hot Sax, The Stonefruits and Mozi Bones. Starting at 10am, there will be more performances on the Polson Park stage. Also enjoy around 30 activities and information tents, live art demonstrations, food trucks, artisan markets and more. This is a free community event. (croker photo)



Celebrating Okanagan’s BC Culture Days with Music, Markets and More – Vernon Morning Star

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