Okanagan Weekly Planner Feb 5 – 11

February 5th-12thVernon’s Winter Carnival is in full swing and runs until February 12th. A fun family event with activities and food for everyone. http://www.vernonwintercarnival.com

Wed. February 8thSummerhill Pyramid Winery. 5pm-8pm

Mount Everest Summit Team is hosting a “Go for Summit” Party at Summerhill  Winery February 8. Treat yourself to an evening of sipping, savoring and symphony by the Okanagan Symphony Orchestra. For tickets contact Ryan Morice at ryanmorice@gmail.com or you can purchase them at the door $50. Early bird $30 and advanced $40  http://adventurecapital7s.blogspot.com/

Thurs. February 9th– Kelowna location Okanagan Spirits. 7pm to 9pm

Join Okanagan Spirits for their first cocktail evening at their newly opened downtown Kelowna distillery.  Enjoy appetizers from Waterfront Wine Bar while sampling cocktails made from the diverse Okanagan Spirits portfolio. Tickets: $35.00+. Sold in advance only.  For more information: http://www.okanaganspirits.com/blog/

February 10th-11th– Kelowna hosts the Gold Medal Plates Canadian Culinary Championships. See the winning nine chefs from across Canada compete in the Finale and help raise money for the Canadian Olympic Foundation to support Canadian Olympic and Paralympic athletes. Tickets:  Friday night Mystery Wine Pairing at the Hotel El Dorado-125.00+ and for the Grand Finale at the Delta Grand Hotel $250+. For more information visit the website


Up-coming Events:


February 12th, West Kelowna Wineries- Westside Wine Trail.  12pm to 4pm.

Just in time for Valentine’s Day, join the wineries of West Kelowna’s Westside Wine Trail on Sunday, February 12th,  for their open house and  “Sip with your Sweetheart” event, where from noon til 4pm, you can enjoy complimentary chocolate pairings. http://thewestsidewinetrail.com/events/sip-with-your-sweetheart-2/


Feb. 13thOkanagan WSET Courses begin:

Interested in learning more about wine? Join Master of Wine Rhys Pender who offers the Wine & Spirit Education Trust wine courses all three levels starting February 13th.   For class dates and course costs- please go to:  http://wineplus.ca/

February 17th-19th  Eat Drink Tweet Seminar

Work in the hospitality, food or beverage industry? Or just want to start your own food or drink blog? Join Allison Markin for the Okanagan Eat Drink Tweet Seminar at Okanagan College and learn how to use social media effectively. Tickets and more information: http://allshewrote.ca/eatdrinktweet/




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