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The 5th Annual Wine & Culture Festival
Date Jul 6 - 8 2012 
Time See Individual Event Descriptions 
Location     Sun Peaks Resort 
Who Everyone Can Attend 
Price See Individual Event Descriptions 
Registration     See Individual Event Descriptions 
Phone 250-578-5542 
Event Description
The 5th Annual Wine & Culture Festival is a fusion of British Columbia's boutique wineries, local cuisine, arts and crafts and cultural performances. Set amid the renowned Alpine Blossom Season, the Wine & Culture Festival is sure to tempt all of your senses. To top it off, Kevin Costner & Modern West are playing a FREE outdoor concert on July 7, in the afternoon.

Friday, July 6

Symphony of Flavours (wine tasting, tapas & musical performance event)
7:00pm - 9:00pm, Delta Health Club Terrace
$60 per ticket + HST
An interactive evening that will stimulate all of your senses. Join us on the Delta Health Club Terrace for the celebration of fine wine and exquisite food set to the rhythm of orchestral sounds. The beauty of the alpine will engulf you as smell, sight, taste, and sound create a dining experience unlike any other. ***Please note this is a tapas’ style event, and dinner will not be served***

Saturday, July 7

Sunburst BBQ & Mid-Mountain Trio Serenade
12:00pm - 2:00pm, Sunburst Mid-Mountain Restaurant
$49 per person + HST
The afternoon begins with a chairlift ride up to the Sunburst Restaurant, where you can relax on the patio and take in the views. Feast on a mouth-watering meal of Citrus Grilled Salmon while listening to the mesmerizing melodies created by a trio of members from the Kamloops Symphony Orchestra Chamber Musicians. Savour the flavours before climbing back on the chairlift for the ride back to the village.

"PAINT OUT" WORKSHOP with Debbie Milner
9:30am - 3:30pm
July 7th & 8th, 2012
$150 per person + HST (Maximum 15 students)
Fee includes the 2 day workshop, a one day lift pass, supply list and tips for painting outdoors.
Let Debbie guide you through the experience of painting outdoors at Sun Peaks. Capture village ambience and find subjects throughout the charming village on day one and then take to the mountains the second day to paint panoramic vistas or alpine meadows.
Tips will be given on painting preparation and how to how to enhance your own painting style while working in the elements. You will learn how to choose a good composition from the scene around you, paint more spontaneously, how to see and paint the values, colours and light around you, strategic brush work, and more! To view Debbie's work, visit
Participants can exhibit their finished works at the Art Zone immediately following, and can choose to place their paintings in a silent auction with 80% of the selling amount going to the artist. For more information contact Lorel Sternig at 250-578-0242 or

Sunday, July 8

Sun Peaks & Region Farmers’ Market
9:30am - 1:30pm, Sun Peaks Village
Complimentary to attend
Purchase local, sustainable, and organic products from area merchants and check out goods from local crafters while members of the Kamloops Chamber of Musicians enchant the village with their music.

Sunburst BBQ & Mid-Mountain Trio Serenade
12:00pm - 2:00pm, Sunburst Mid-Mountain Restaurant
$49 per person + HST
See description above.

"PAINT OUT" WORKSHOP with Debbie Milner
See description above.

A package is available for this event as well, including one night's stay in a village hotel and two festival events, BOOK PACKAGE ONLINE.