CULTURAL AND SOCIAL AMENITIES
The North Okanagan has an immense selection
of cultural and social amenities. Within the region there are
over 70 churches with all denominations of religion represented.
Many service clubs and community organizations are active in the
North Okanagan region as well. In addition
to many galleries, museums, and theatres, the Okanagan Symphony
holds regular performances in Vernon, and the North Okanagan
is also host to numerous concerts, festivals and events throughout
The Performing Arts Centre
was established in the fall of 2001. This facility has state of
the art lighting and sound systems and well supported back stage
areas. This venue has seating for up to 750 people with orchestra and balcony seating.
In addition, the Marie Flemming Hall in the Centre is a flexible “black
box” space with potential seating for 100 people.
Museums & Galleries
Major Special Events
Regional Library offers many items available for loan in addition
to books, including items such as videos, music,
spoken word, and taped books for the visually impaired
or functionally challenged. In addition to loan items, the library
branches offer a wide variety of resource materials for use within
the library. Armstrong, Vernon, Lumby and Enderby have fully operational
branches of the Okanagan Regional Library.
A complete listing of individual branch hours of operations, available
services and programs are detailed through the following links.
3001 - 32nd Avenue
Phone: (250) 542-7610
#10, 3305 Smith Drive(in the Country Court Mall)
Phone: (250) 546-8311
#514 Cliff Avenue
Phone: (250) 838-6488
#2250 Shields Avenue
Lumby Community Centre
Phone: (250) 547-9528