Photo Credit: Steve Austin
No matter what the season, we love to celebrate and hold events in Vernon. There's always something happening here. The calendar is updated on a regular basis so pick a season, pick an event, and enjoy!
Tuesday, December 3, 2019 9:00 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
2704A Highway 6
Vernon, British Columbia
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Fundraisers and Charity Events
Artsolutely is the Vernon Community Arts Centre’s annual fundraiser, which takes place here at the VCAC. Artsolutely is an annual shopping extravaganza and Vernon’s one-stop-shop for fun and unique hand-made Christmas gifts. Featuring the Okanagan’s best artists selling their finest wares in different mediums such as paintings, drawings, glass, fibre, jewellery, ornaments, pottery, woodcarvings, natural products, and more! This fundraiser enriches the arts centre and the community, with the displays and works continually growing more elaborate and exciting each year.
Open from December 1 to December 24
December 24th open 9:00am-1:00pm
With Christmas around the corner, it’s the time of year where everyone is thinking of what to give important people in their lives, and everyone is struggling to find that perfect gift. Patricia Doyle, the operator of Bella Vista Glass, believes in the good feelings produced from “buying art created by someone, rather than something,” and the positive effects this has on our local economy. “When you support a local artist, you are not only giving back to your community, but you are also participating in a simple act of goodwill, which is something everyone wants to feel, especially this time of year.” Artsolutely is constantly changing and growing, establishing itself as a place known for its high-quality works of art, it’s warm, inviting atmosphere, and a place where some of the most talented artists in the North Okanagan come together.