Local Events: April 26 to May 2

Saturday and Sunday, Sandman Centre, 300 Lorne St.

The iconic Blue Man Group is coming to Kamloops for three shows across two days. The three blue men don’t speak, but they aren’t silent, either. Expect music, humour and creative visual displays. Shows are at 5 p.m. and 8 p.m. on Saturday and 3 p.m. on Sunday. Tickets start at $60 and are available online at ticketmaster.ca.

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Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Tk’emlups Powwow Grounds at Highway 5 and Shuswap Road

Meet a Machine has returned for its fifth year. The family event features more than 85 machines, including a mining drill, a dragster, a 110-ton crane, forestry machines, rescue vehicles, 4x4s, demolition derby cars and many others. Admission is $5 or $20 per family, cash only. There will also be helicopter rides, with a price to be determined.

Saturday, 8 p.m., Cactus Jack’s Nightclub, 130 Fifth Ave.

The Femme Fatale dance group will present Divas, its latest show. Organizers are promising low lights, loud music and scandalous behaviour. Tickets are $25 available online at eventbrite.ca.

Friday, 7 p.m., Cactus Jack’s Nightclub, 130 Fifth Ave.

George Canyon, Doc Walker, Charlie Major and Manny Blu are all in the lineup for this country music show at CJs. Tickets are $40, available online at kamtix.ca.

Saturday, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Heritage House, 100 Lorne St.

The Kamloops Arts and Crafts Club is presenting its spring artisan sale. Art, crafts and fashion made by KACC members will be for sale, with refreshments and baking available by donation.

Saturday, various locations

Two community garage sales are on this weekend. In Oak Hills, visit École Collines-d’or at 2450 Partridge Dr., which will feature a bouncy castle and food sales alongside the garage sale. In Brocklehurst, go to 986 Nicolani Dr. between 9 a.m. and 2 p.m. to pick up a map of all the Brock garage sale locations.

Friday, 7:30 p.m., Nandi’s Flavours of India, 610 West Columbia St.

If Ross, Rachel, Joey, Chandler, Monica and Phoebe are friends of yours, consider putting your knowledge of their fictional lives to the test. There will be six rounds of Friends-related trivia, including a visual round and mini-games. Tickets are $14, with discounts available for tables of six or more, available online at eventbrite.ca.

Saturday, 10 p.m., The Duchess on Tranquille, 377 Tranquille Rd.

Black Daze, an Ozzy Osbourne and Black Sabbath Tribute band, will soon play the Duchess. Tickets are $10 prior to the show, available at the venue, or $20 at the door. For reservations, call 250-376-5168.

Sunday, 7:30 p.m., Coast Kamloops Hotel and Conference Centre, 1250 Rogers Way

The world of hot flashes, weight gain, memory loss, sex drive, mood swings and wrinkles will soon be explored on a Kamloops stage. Menopause the Musical is in town for one night only. Tickets are $73.75, available at the Kamloops Live box office, 1025 Lorne St., 250-374-5483 or online at kamoopslive.ca.

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