Category Archives: What’s Going on in Kamloops

This is our NEWS section where we relay the pertinent information about upcoming events to you – just in case you aren’t reading the event calendar;)

Christmas with the KSO

We invite you to join us at our annual celebration of the festive season, Christmas with the KSO. This concert includes a feast of festive music that is fun for the whole family.  Highlights include Tchaikovsky’s March from the Nutcracker, music from A Charlie Brown Christmas, an audience sing along, and the perennial favourite, Hallelujah Chorus from Handel’s Messiah.

Joining the KSO on stage is Guest Artist Anne-Marie MacIntosh, soprano, and the KSO Chorus.
Leading the orchestra, soloist, and chorus is Guest Conductor Scott SeatonHe is also the conductor in this amusing video where an audience member screams after falling asleep during Stravinsky’s Firebird.

There are two performances of Christmas with the KSO:
Saturday, December 16 at 7:30 pm, and Sunday, December 17 at Continue reading Christmas with the KSO

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Family Art Saturday

Family Art Saturday 

Saturday, November 18

1:00 to 3:00 pm

All ages
$5 per family // FREE for members

Join us for a fun afternoon of mini-tours and hands-on art making activities inspired by our exhibitions.

This month, we explore the art work of Manitoba-based glass artist Ione Thorkelsson. On our mini-tours, we will look closely at her cast- Continue reading Family Art Saturday

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

The perfect fusion of rock band with symphony orchestra

We’re thrilled to be teaming up once again with popular guest artists Jeans ‘n Classics to present The Ultimate Symphonic Rock Show on the Sagebrush Theatre stage for two nights: Friday, November 17 and Saturday, November 18 at 7:30 pm.

Jeans ‘n Classics has been combining rock with symphonies for almost 20 years. The London, Ontario based orchestra rock act’s Continue reading The perfect fusion of rock band with symphony orchestra

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Barb’s Used Book & Music Sale Moves To A New Home This Fall

Our popular fundraiser is back for the fall, and it has a new home: Lansdowne Village. We will be in the old Fields location, near Spitfire Computers, across from Senor Froggy’s. The sale will be running from Saturday, November 11 to Saturday, November 25.

The Kamloops Symphony accepts donations of gently used books, sheet music, records and CDs on a continual basis that are kept in a donated storage space until sale time. These valuable donations are Continue reading Barb’s Used Book & Music Sale Moves To A New Home This Fall

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!

Bodypaint, Dancing & More at Art in the Dark Fundraiser

The Kamloops Arts Council’s 3rd annual Art in the Dark fundraiser returns Saturday, Nov. 18, this year at Art Knapp.

The 19+ event will feature a DJ and dance floor as well as activities such as black light bodypainting by Kelly Wright, live painting by Amie Stoltz, clay with Amanda Eccleston, and much more.

Shuttle service between the event location and downtown, and the event and Cascades Casino, will be available.

“This is a great evening out — a little different than traditional Continue reading Bodypaint, Dancing & More at Art in the Dark Fundraiser

As always, you and your ideas are wonderfully welcomed. If you are interested in getting involved with KamloopsParents.com simply email jodi@kamloopsparents.com and we can chat!