Claire Coupland performs at the Osborne Bay Pub in Crofton Sunday afternoon. She makes another Valley appearance at Riot Brewing in Chemainus Thursday night.  (Photo by Don Bodger)

Claire Coupland performs at the Osborne Bay Pub in Crofton Sunday afternoon. She makes another Valley appearance at Riot Brewing in Chemainus Thursday night. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Aug. 16-22

NOW UNTIL SEPT. 1

Live Theatre: Grease, Chemainus Theatre Festival, tickets available for matinee and evening performances by calling the box office at 1-800-565-7738 or at www.chemainustheatre.ca.

THURSDAY, AUG. 16

Tai Chi: 10-11 a.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Live music: Claire Coupland, a pure voice with a dynamic delivery, 7 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

FRIDAY, AUG. 17

Crofton Quilters: starting at 9 a.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Muffin morning: 9:30-11 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Meat Draw: Chemainus Legion 191, 4-7 p.m. (kitchen open 5-7 p.m.), 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Bingo: Every Friday, doors open at 5 p.m. and games begin at 6:30 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191 Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Live music: Mark Crissinger, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Saltair Pub, 10519 Knight Rd., Saltair, 250-246-4942.

SATURDAY, AUG. 18

Tour de Rock Fundraiser: Garage sale and hamburger/hot dog sale, furniture, collectibles, household items, books, records, etc., raffle tickets available for $5 each, 8 a.m.-2 p.m., riders arrive for lunch from 12:20-1:15 p.m., 49th Parallel General Store, 2835 Oak St., Chemainus.

Meat Draw: Chemainus Legion 191, 3-6 p.m., 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Live music: The Grinning Barretts, five-piece Celtic punk band, 8:30 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

Movies In The Park: Finding Dory, presented by the Crofton Community Centre Society, free admission, bring a chair or blanket, pop and popcorn/candy available for sale, starts after dark in the park by the ferry.

Live music: Sons Of Guns, musicians delivering serious dance music, no cover, 9 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

SUNDAY, AUG. 19

Live music: P.J. Perry, celebrated saxophonist makes his annual visit to the Cowichan Valley, reservations recommended, tickets $20, 2 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Live music: Chemainus Jazz Festival, admission by suggested donation of $20 for the day, 2-5 p.m., Waterwheel Park, Chemainus.

MONDAY, AUG. 20

Bingo Mondays: Doors open at 4:45 p.m., bingo starts at 6:40 p.m., Loonie Pot, G Ball, Bonanza and 50/50 draw, Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

TUESDAY, AUG. 21

Tai Chi: 10-11 a.m.; fun and games, 1 p.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

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

Tuesday Music In The Park: Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society’s summer concert series features Bijou de Bayou, music encompassing Cajun, Zydeco, Swing, Calypso and more, hamburgers and hot dogs available for purchase at the site, 7 p.m., Waterwheel Park, Chemainus.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 22

Muffin morning: 9:30-11 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Crofton Art Club: 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Chemainus Wednesday Market: 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Waterwheel Park parking lot, Chemainus.