January 2020

Found 2 blog entries for January 2020.

4 Must-See February Events in Kelowna, BCWhat's more fun than going out and celebrating the exciting events in your city? Kelowna is host to a number of exciting events and attractions, all of which are worth exploring. If you're looking for something to do this February in Kelowna, check out one of these upcoming events.

Taste of Home 2020

Date: February 1

Address: New Life Centre, 2041 Harvey Ave, Kelowna, BC V1Y 6G7

Taste of Home is a celebration of the diverse array of cultures of the people of Kelowna, and of course the food that comes along with it. Travel around the world as you peruse booths with all sorts of different foods to sample, and speak with the people who share their cultural food with this event. Live music and dancing will also be present, providing sights and

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What Is The History Of Kelowna, BC?While approximately 130,000 individuals call Kelowna, BC home today, this vibrant community has grown exponentially since its humble beginnings. Lands once only traversed by natives such as the Syilx of the Okanagan First Nation eventually caught the attention of a Scottish fur trader named David Stuart in 1811.

Within five decades of that visit, Oblate missionaries came and constructed a mission under the guidance of Father Pandosy, and church members settled in the area around 1859. Just two years later, Hudson's Bay Company set up a tradition post and eventually added a grain mill in 1871. The community flourished as more people sought out these peaceful lands, and the area eventually came to be called Kelowna around 1892.

The Early Settlers

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