Holidays and Seasonal Events

Christmas Lights
This nativity scene at the home of Paul Biro, organizer of the Summerland Drive-By Light Up, was just one of many parts of his elaborate display. (John Arendt - Summerland Review)

VIDEO: Summerland holiday lights on display

Drive-by light-up on Nov. 27 showed some of the many festive season decorations

 

A colourful inflatable igloo is a new addition to Vernon Winter Carnival 2021, if the multi-day event can proceed amid health regulations. (Vernon Winter Carnival photo)

Vernon Winter Carnival still hoping to light up 2021 amid COVID-19

Event gets support from city in attempts to continue while navigating health regulations

 

Okanagan assured, this too shall pass

Okanagan assured, this too shall pass

Easter Monday might have you down, but history shows us that better days are on their way

 

Secure Self Storage has decorated windows with Easter-themed paintings and plan to continue creating a variety of painting for the community until social distancing has been removed. (Submitted Photo)

Easter weekend brightened up by Okanagan business

Social distancing might have you down, so one business is spreading cheer

Secure Self Storage has decorated windows with Easter-themed paintings and plan to continue creating a variety of painting for the community until social distancing has been removed. (Submitted Photo)
Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs

Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs

World Health Organization grants permission to Bunny as he cannot transfer the virus

Easter Bunny not a COVID-19 carrier, allowed to do drop offs
The best thing a flower-lover can do is buy locally to reduce the travel-related carbon footprint, says Julia Zini. (Black Press Media)

VIDEO: Flower fans push industry to be more eco-conscious

Vancouver shop owner Rosemin Jutha says she buys 90 per cent of her flowers from United Flower Growers

The best thing a flower-lover can do is buy locally to reduce the travel-related carbon footprint, says Julia Zini. (Black Press Media)
This painting by Leonhard Beck, dating back to 1510, shows St. Valentine, the namesake of St. Valentine’s Day. (Wikimedia Commons)

Valentine’s Day rooted in Pagan, Roman and Christian traditions

While its namesake is a Christian saint, the day of love has a complex history

This painting by Leonhard Beck, dating back to 1510, shows St. Valentine, the namesake of St. Valentine’s Day. (Wikimedia Commons)