BOOKS AND BREWS
Tuesday, 6 p.m., Red Beard Cafe, 449 Tranquille Rd.
Books and Brews is a book club that meets outside the library to discuss books while enjoying local food and drinks. Come prepared to talk about a book of your choice that fits the monthly theme. This month, the theme is books that inspired you. The event is free, but registration is required. Call 250-372-5145 or go online to tnrl.ca to register.
KAMLOOPS FILM SERIES
Thursday, 7 p.m., Paramount Theatre, 503 Victoria St.
The Kamloops Film Series fall season is underway, with a new film each week until Nov. 22. This week’s film is Under the Tree, an Icelandic comedy/drama about a spat between neighbours that gets violently out of control. Tickets include a Kamloops Film Society membership and are $11 for adults, $10 for seniors and $5 for students and children. Go online to kamloopsfilmseries.ca for more information and to purchase tickets.
Thursdays, Fridays and Saturdays, 7 p.m., Tranquille Farm Fresh, 4600 Tranquille Rd.
Head to historic Padova City for a telling of Padova: The Untold Story, the tale of the newly purchased land near Kamloops Lake where strange occurences plague residents. Take to the tunnels to discover the truth behind its mysterious new owner. Tickets are $25 and available online at tranquillefarmfresh.com/events.
BOARD GAME SOCIAL
Saturday, 7 p.m. to 10 p.m., Sunmei Fusion Cuisine, 413 Tranquille Rd.
If you’re looking for a positive and low-pressure atmosphere to try out some board games and socialize, this event might be for you. With limited games available at the venue, participants are encouraged to bring games of their own.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Heffley Creek Community Hall, 6995 Old Highway 5
There will be selling and socializing at the upcoming Heffley Creek Craft Fair. There will also be wares from local artists, who can tell you about their products in person.
Friday and Saturday, 7 p.m., The Plaza Hotel, 405 Victoria St.
If you’re up for hearing someone local, catch Kamloops singer-songwriter Jeremy Kneeshaw this weekend in the Tumbleweed Lounge of the Plaza Hotel for a pair of shows.
FRIDAY NIGHT MAGIC
Fridays, 6:30 p.m., All Aboard Games, 238 Lansdowne St.
Card game Magic: The Gathering will be played weekly at All Aboard Games. Entry fee is $10. Draft games will be played at 9:30 p.m. with a $20 entry fee. Further details are available at All Aboard Games.
Sunday, 2 p.m. to 3 p.m., The Rex, 417 Seymour St.
The Gumboot Kids Live Show features Juno-award winning Jessie Farrell and characters Scout and Daisy. They’ll sing hit songs from the CBC Kids show. Tickets are $20 for adults, $15 for kids and free for kids under age three. Tickets are available online at eventbrite.ca.
VIMY ON STAGE
Until Oct. 20, various showtimes, Sagebrush Theatre, 821 Munro St.
A story of bravery, romance and sacrifice follows a group of Canadian soldiers and a nurse as they gather in a field hospital following the Battle of Vimy Ridge. This Western Canada Theatre production runs until Oct. 20. Tickets are $39 and available at the Kamloops Live box office, 1025 Lorne St., 250-374-5483 or online at kamloopslive.ca.