Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the week of June 23-29

The Chemainus Rotary bottle drop for charity takes place every Saturday. (File photo by Don Bodger)

The Chemainus Rotary bottle drop for charity takes place every Saturday. (File photo by Don Bodger)

THURSDAY, JUNE 23 THROUGH SUNDAY, JUNE 26 and WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29

Museum exhibit: Featuring a new ’70s exhibit, open Thursdays to Sundays 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Chemainus Valley Museum, 9799 Waterwheel Crescent.

THURSDAY, JUNE 23 THROUGH SATURDAY, JUNE 25 and WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29

Blue and Yellow for Ukraine: Show and fundraiser, all 2D artwork and 3D pieces participating, 50 to 100 per cent of all sale prices will be donated to help the people of Ukraine, Wednesday through Saturday 11 a.m.-4 p.m. (hours may change), Rainforest Arts, 9781 Willow Street, Chemainus.

NOW THROUGH SUNDAY, AUG. 21

Classic Country Roads: Walk a country mile with comedic hosts in this old-time, fun lovin’ hayride of a revue that takes you through genres from classic country, western, bluegrass, honky tonk, rockabilly, country waltz, old-time country and the many others from the Grand Ole Opry; go to http://tickets.chemainustheatrefestival.ca to reserve, Chemainus Theatre Festival.

FRIDAY, JUNE 24

Meat draw: 4-7 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191 Hall Lounge, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Bingo: Doors open at 4 p.m., games until 6:30 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191 Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

SATURDAY, JUNE 25

Chemainus Summer Fest: Literary giveaway, ages 16 and younger, 10 a.m.-1 p.m., Doc The Barber, 9745 Willow St.; hot dog giveaway, everyone welcome, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Chemainus Legion, 9775 Chemainus Rd.; watch for more in the community from the Chemainus Rotary Club.

Chemainus Rotary Club bottle drop: Refundables accepted to support local programs and charitable causes, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Rotary bunker, Chemainus Road (across from Subway).

Thetis Community Day: A day for all Thetis Islanders to gather and learn about the different island groups, societies and associations, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Forbes Hall, Thetis Island.

Museum open: Exhibits from the once-thriving copper smelter and the years of old school class pictures are the favourites of many, open 10 a.m.-2 p.m., admission by donation, Crofton Old School Museum, Queen Street and Joan Avenue.

Calvary Baptist Church 125-year celebration: Free event for the community with live bands, a wiener roast, games for kids and adults, a bouncy castle, historical highlights and more, noon-4 p.m., Calvary Baptist Church, 3318 River Rd., Chemainus.

Meat draw: 3-6 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191 Hall Lounge, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Live music: 5 Whiskeys Deep, hard-hitting and electrifying classic rock, tickets $15 at eventbrite.ca, 7 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

SUNDAY, JUNE 26

Museum open: Crofton Old School Museum, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., admission by donation, Queen Street and Joan Avenue.

TUESDAY, JUNE 28

Meat draw: 3-6 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191 Hall Lounge, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

WEDNESDAY, JUNE 29

Chemainus Wednesday market: Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Waterwheel Square.

(To have your event listed, send an email to don.bodger@chemainusvalleycourier.ca.)

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