Local Events: March 1 to March 7

Saturday, 2 p.m., Rainbow's Roost, 6675 Westsyde Rd.

The Francophone Association of Kamloops is hosting its annual Sugar Shack event. Maple toffee will be $2/stick. Activities will begin at 2 p.m. and include a petting zoo, hay rides, a zipline and live music. A traditional dinner will be served at 5 p.m. and Jocelyn Pettit will perform at 6 p.m. For tickets, call 250-376-6060 or email kam_franco@shaw.ca.

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Friday and Saturday, 8 p.m., The Blue Grotto, 319 Victoria St.

Described as “the Okanagan’s most versatile cover band,” The Young’uns will perform at the Blue Grotto on two nights. The band plays everything from AC/DC to Bloodhound Gang, Adele and the Beatles. Tickets are $5.

Saturday, 7 p.m. to 11 p.m., Tumbleweed Lounge at the Plaza Hotel, 405 Victoria St.

Tennessee Walker, made up of Tanner Dawson, Shawna Palmer and Daylen James, is heading back to the stage. The trio was featured in Kamloops This Week in December 2018.

Sunday, 3 p.m. to 9 p.m., The Noble Pig Brewhouse, 650 Victoria St.

The mercury might be dipping to -15 C at night, but that’s not stopping The Noble Pig Brewhouse from opening its patio. Find fire pits, games and DJ Iain McKee outside on the patio and enjoy hot scotchy (the Pig will only say it involves beer and scotch), mulled wine, cold brews and barbecue. Entry to the event is free and open to all ages.

Tuesday, 7 p.m., The Blue Grotto, 319 Victoria St.

Accomplished Vernon-based musician Andrew Allen will play the Grotto Tuesday as part of Luke McMaster’s show there. Allen has released four albums and a dozen singles since 2009. Tickets are available online at kamtix.ca.

Thursday, 8:30 p.m., Central Station Pub, 126 Fourth Ave.

The Central’s weekly Midtown Jam event is on every Thursday. The pub calls it a “weekly creative playground” put together to “spread culture, blend musicians, bands, improvisers and audiences.”

Friday, 6 p.m. to midnight, various locations

The Boogie Bus shuttle is headed to five Kamloops breweries. Iron Road Brewing, Red Beard Cafe, Red Collar Brewing Company, Alchemy Brewing Company and The Noble Pig Brewhouse are all marked as destinations for the evening. Pickups will start between 4 p.m. and 5 p.m. The cost is $50 per person for transportation. Cost of beer and food is not included. Call 236-425-4459 for more information.

Thursday, 3 p.m. to 4:30 p.m., North Shore Community Centre, 452-730 Cottonwood Ave.

Folk duo Saskia and Darrel, known as The Great Plains, will present their folk, celtic, bluegrass, country and gospel stylings. Tickets are available at the North Shore Community Centre. For more information, call Cathryn at 250-376-4777.

7 p.m., Thursday, The Blue Grotto, 319 Victoria St.

The Treble is an indie rock band based in Winnipeg. The four-piece released its first album in 2017 and is in the midst of a Western Canada tour. Kamloops is the only B.C. show.

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