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Wednesday, July 19  Wednesday On the Wharf, 6:45pm at Marine Park, with a double feature; Marine & The Specks, and No Mothers. Sponsored by Stella Jones Canada Inc. BYOBlanket, lawn chair, picnic. This is a by-donation event.

Thursday, July 20  R.J. Haney Heritage Village & Museum is proud to present Burger, Beer…. and Prairie sweethearts Belle Plaine and Blake Burglund in concert. Gates open at 5pm, burgers and beer served at 5:30pm and show starts at 7pm. Visitors will enjoy dinner entertainment from “Blue Grass Jammers.” For more information visit www.salmonarmmuseum.org or facebook.com/Haneyheritage. Tickets are $35 and can be purchased by calling 250-832-5243, at Save-on-Foods or Askew’s Foods.

Thursday, July 20  Jazz at the downtown LIVE Stage, Ross Street Plaza at 7pm. Sponsored by Acuity Advisors.

Friday, July 21  Enjoy live music at the downtown LIVE Stage at Ross St. Plaza, 12:30pm. Sponsored by Acuity Advisors.

July 21 to 23  Theatre on the Edge, Shuswap Theatre’s summer festival of bold and brave theatre, is back. Seven fresh, new 60 minute theatre productions alternate with sets of live music outdoors from noon to night. Buy a pass 14 shows to choose from. Tickets and information at www.shuswaptheatre.com, tickets also available at Intwined Fibre Arts.

Friday, July 21  Salmon Arm Art Gallery presents the opening reception of Rolling Stock, an open photography exhibition about graffiti on rail cars. Live music and refreshments, 7pm to 9pm, admission by donation. Exhibition runs until August 26. Sponsored by Drew Lee-Hai & Associates.

July 25 to August 27 Caravan Farm Theatre presents The Ballad of Weedy Peetstraw. A bluegrass opera by Peter Anderson & John Millard. 7:30pm nightly, rain or shine! No shows Monday. Pay-What-You-Can Tuesdays (first come, first serve). Early Bird special for groups of 6 or more. Ticketseller.ca or 1-866-311-1011.

Wednesday, July 26  Wednesday On the Wharf, 6:45pm at Marine Park, featuring Devon Coyote. Sponsored by Askew’s Foods.

Friday, July 28  Enjoy live music at the downtown LIVE Stage at Ross St. Plaza, 12:30pm. Sponsored by Acuity Advisors.

Friday, July 28  Shuswap Children’s Association and DIA present “The Secret Life of Pets,” an outdoor movie beginning at 9:30pm at the wharf at Marine Park. Free admission, sponsored by Ian Gray’s Salmon Arm GM.

July 31 to August 3  Shuswap Wild Wonders Art Camp for kids in grades 6 to 10. The focus is on observing and discovery as this is both a part of art making and exploring in nature. Maximum 12 participants, $235. More info at shuswapwildwonders.wixsite.com

August 1 to 30  Salmon Arm Arts Centre presents the Culture Crawl, 35 downtown businesses are teamed up with local visual artists to showcase work during BC’s Culture Crawl. Pick up a walking tour brochure at the Art Gallery or Visitors Centre.

Wednesday, August 2  Wednesday On the Wharf, 6:45pm at Marine Park, featuring Hanne Kah. Sponsored by Chad Eliason, Mortgage Broker.

Thursday, August 3, 17 & 31  Jazz at the downtown LIVE Stage, Ross St. Plaza at 7pm. Sponsored by Acuity Advisors.

Saturday, August 5, 12, 19 & 26  Enjoy live music at the downtown LIVE Stage at Ross St. Plaza, 7pm. Sponsored by Acuity Advisors.

Tuesday, August 8  Salmon Arm Art Gallery presents Trader Tuesday from 3pm to 4pm. Bring your Artist Trading Cards to trade, or make some more! Everyone welcome.

Wednesday, August 9  Wednesday On the Wharf, 6:45pm at Marine Park, featuring Seal Skull Hammer. Sponsored by Tim Horton’s.

Wednesday, August 16  Wednesday On the Wharf, 6:45pm at Marine Park, featuring Twin Peaks. Sponsored by Salmon Arm Roots & Blues Festival.

Thursday, August 17  Salmon Arm Art Gallery presents Coffee Break and Curator’s Talk from 2pm to 4pm. Enjoy complimentary locally roasted organic coffee and fresh baked cookies while perusing the exhibition.

Thursday, August 17 Roots and Blues Super Crawl, bands Los Duendes and Boogie Patrol will be performing at the Jack Daniels barn stage on the Salmon Arm fairgrounds site. Gates open at 7:00 pm.

August 18 to 20 The 25th Annual Roots & Blues Festival. Four stages, family entertainment, fabulous headliners, great food and fantastic musicians and artists. Info at www.rootsandblues.ca.

Wednesday, August 23  Wednesday On the Wharf, 6:45pm at Marine Park, featuring Eryn Robertson. Sponsored by Okanagan College.

Wednesday, August 30  Wednesday On the Wharf, 6:45pm at Marine Park, with the season finale by the Salmon Armenians. Sponsored by Drew Lee-Hai & Associates.

Thursday, August 31  Salmon Arm Art Gallery presents a preview evening and artist talk by Chris Cran, ahead of his “Save the Date” exhibition opening. 7pm, everyone welcome, admission by donation.

Friday, September 1  Salmon Arm Art Gallery presents the opening reception of Save the Date, works by Chris Cran, including some from his solo 2016 exhibition at the National Gallery of Canada. Enjoy live music and refreshments, 7pm to 9pm, admission by donation. Exhibition runs until Sept. 30. Sponsored by McDiarmid Construction.

Thursday, September 7  Sing in Harmony with the Shuswap Singers Community Choir! The choir is looking for new members soprano, alto, tenor, bass over the age of 15. Join for the season. 6:30 – 9pm at the Salvation Army good Hope Church, 191 2nd Ave. NE.

September 8 to 10  Salmon Arm Fair – another community gathering opportunity that celebrates the culture of farming in this region. Entertainment, exhibits and midway. More info at www.salmonarmfair.com

Tuesday, September 12  Salmon Arm Art Gallery presents Trader Tuesday from 3pm to 4pm. Bring your Artist Trading Cards to trade, or make some more! Everyone welcome.

Thursday, September 21  Salmon Arm Art Gallery presents Coffee Break from 2pm to 4pm. Enjoy complimentary locally roasted organic coffee and fresh baked cookies while perusing the exhibition.

Friday, October 6  Salmon Arm Art Gallery presents the opening reception of Kanata, new works by aboriginal artists, curated by Aaron Leon. Live music and refreshments, 7pm to 9pm, admission by donation. Exhibition runs until November 10. Sponsored by Gail Dyer.

Tuesday, October 10  ATC Trader Tuesday! Come to the Art Gallery and make/trade Artist Trading Cards from 3pm to 4pm. Everyone welcome to this creative time for all ages.

Thursday, October 19  Salmon Arm Art Gallery presents Coffee Break and Artist Talk from 2pm to 4pm. Enjoy locally roasted organic coffee, home-baked cookies and a discussion about the exhibition “Kanata.” Many of the exhibiting artists will be in attendance. Admission by donation.