MUSIC IN THE PARK THIS WEEK
July 12 to July 18, daily at 7 p.m., Rotary Bandshell in Riverside Park
This week, Music in the Park will start off a rock-inspired weekend with The Faceplants on Friday and The Shuswap Rock Band on Saturday. Folk/roots/soul artist Steve Brockley will step in Sunday, followed by country rockers TrailerHawk on Monday, Frapp City on Tuesday, Harpdog Brown and the Uptown Blues Band on Wednesday and David James and Big River on Thursday. Music in the Park continues until Aug. 31.
July 13 and July 14, Whispering Pines Motorsports Compound, 10123 Adrenaline Dr.
The North West Mud Racing Association is back with mud races north of Kamloops. Saturday races begin at 2 p.m., while Sunday races start at noon. Admission will cost $20, cash only, and is free for children 7 and younger.
July 14, 7:30 p.m., The Stage House Theatre, 422 Tranquille Rd.
The Freudian Slips are back with a Dungeons and Dragons-themed improv show. Tickets are $15 in advance, available online at chimeratheatre.com/tickets or at the doors, cash only, for $20.
July 15 to Aug. 3, Prince Charles Park, 1145 Nicola St.
Two Project X Theatre productions will be presented as part of this year’s X Fest. Cinderella will run at 7 p.m. on Mondays, Wednesdays, Thursdays and Saturdays and Jack and the Beanstalk will run at 5 p.m. and 7 p.m. on Tuesdays and Fridays. Pay-what-you-can matinees will be presented on Saturday, June 20, and Saturday, Aug. 3. at 2 p.m.
July 15, 7 p.m., Paramount Theatre, 503 Victoria St.
Peaks and Valleys: The Search for Ryan Shtuka follows the search for the 20-year-old who went missing in the morning hours of Saturday, Feb. 17, 2018, near Sun Peaks. The event is free to attend and donations for Kamloops Search and Rescue will be accepted at the event.
WORLD SNAKE DAY
July 16, 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m., BC Wildlife Park, 9077 Dallas Dr.
BC Wildlife Park has plans to celebrate World Snake Day at the park.
July 17, 7 p.m., RareBirds Housing Co-operative, 764 West Battle St.
Roots artist Oliver Swain will be joined by harpist Diemm for a house concert. Tickets are $20 and available at eventbrite.ca.
ALAN CROSS SALON TALK
July 18, 7 p.m., McArthur Castle house show
Writer and speaker Alan Cross, known for his radio show and podcast The Ongoing History of Music, will speak at McArthur Castle. Tickets are $25 and will include venue address.