It’s a great time to sample some amazing craft beer and food on Aug. 13, say Krystal Adams and Michelle Williams. (Photo by Don Bodger)

It’s a great time to sample some amazing craft beer and food on Aug. 13, say Krystal Adams and Michelle Williams. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the week of Aug. 11-17

THURSDAY, AUG. 11 THROUGH SUNDAY, AUG. 14 and WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17

Museum exhibit: Featuring a new ’70s exhibit, open Wednesdays, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Thursday through Sunday, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Chemainus Valley Museum, 9799 Waterwheel Cres.

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, go to http://tickets.chemainustheatrefestival.ca to reserve, Chemainus Theatre Festival.

DAILY THROUGHOUT AUGUST

Crofton Old School Museum: 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, Queen Street and Joan Avenue, Crofton.

SUNDAYS DURING AUGUST

Community Flea Market: Call 250-246-2372 to reserve your space, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., Antique Barn parking lot, 3088 Henry Rd., Chemainus.

FRIDAY, AUG. 12

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

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

Live Music: Woodstick, featuring Dazy Daye (vocals and guitar) and Jeanette Mcgonigle (violin and vocals), this dynamic musical duo possesses extensive professional careers – impressive both individually and as a group, folky and rootsy, 5-8 p.m., Riot Brewing, 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

Free Fun Friday Family Films: Movie title clues posted each week on the Warmland Community Church Facebook page as well as shared to the Crofton group page, classic movie popcorn and concession open, showing starts 6:30 p.m., inside the Warmland Community Church building, 1586 Joan Ave., Crofton.

SATURDAY, AUG. 13

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).

Cowichan Craft Beer and Food Festival: Popular event makes its return after a two-year hiatus, limited tickets available for $27.99 plus tax, available online at www.cowichanbeerfest.ca, noon-5 p.m., Chemainus Ball Park (Larry Irving Field).

Live music: Accordion Festival, presented by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society, free admission but donations graciously accepted, 2 p.m., Rotary Bandshell, Waterwheel Park, Chemainus.

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

SUNDAY, AUG. 14

Vancouver Island Pickleball Association: Ninety-minute tournament, women’s doubles start at 10 a.m., men’s doubles at noon and mixed doubles at 2 p.m., Fuller Lake pickleball courts, Chemainus.

TUESDAY, AUG. 16

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

CPM Classic Car Club: Meet and greet locals and visitors, take a browse at nostalgic and custom rides, meet builders and owners, 4-7 p.m., Chemainus Public Market, 9790 Willow St., Chemainus.

Music In The Park: Tom Morrissey, Newfoundland music, presented by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society, free admission but donations graciously accepted, 7 p.m., Waterwheel Park.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 17

Chemainus Wednesday market: Open 10 a.m.-3 p.m., a Chemainus + District Chamber of Commerce event, Waterwheel Square.

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

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It will be a riot to see and hear Woodstick in Chemainus Aug. 12.

It will be a riot to see and hear Woodstick in Chemainus Aug. 12.

The front of the Chemainus Public Market has a new paint job, incorporating yellow. (Photo by Don Bodger)

The front of the Chemainus Public Market has a new paint job, incorporating yellow. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Hometown actress/singer Georgia Bennett stars in Classic Country Roads, on until Aug. 21 at the Chemainus Theatre. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Hometown actress/singer Georgia Bennett stars in Classic Country Roads, on until Aug. 21 at the Chemainus Theatre. (Photo by Don Bodger)

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