KING OF THE STAGE Larry King takes the stage during the final Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society’s outdoor concert of the season, an open mike, at Waterwheel Park. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Sept. 13-19

THURSDAY, SEPT. 13

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

Chemainus Scribes: new members, with or without writing experience, are welcome to join weekly meetings, contact Richard at rfietz@shaw.ca for further information, 3-5 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Live music: Open mike night, sing, recite or anything you want, hosted by Bob Johns, no cover, 7-9 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

SEPT. 14-OCT. 6

Live Theatre: Glorious, 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.

FRIDAY, SEPT. 14

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: Whitey Somers, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Saltair Pub, 10519 Knight Rd., Saltair, 250-246-4942.

Live music: Mark Crissinger, local transitional blues guitar player, no cover, 8 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

SATURDAY, SEPT. 15

Chemainus CATastrophe fundraiser: Hot dog fundraiser for winter food, come out and support our local feral cats, face-painting plus music by the Free Radical Dixie Band and games, noon-3 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

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

Pot luck birthday party: bar and entertainment, 5-8 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Live music: Winnie Brave, no cover, 8 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

SUNDAY, SEPT. 16

Garden Surplus To Table Pop-up Farm Stand: 10 a.m.-1 p.m., corner of Queen and Chaplin Streets (next to the Salt Spring Island ferry terminal), Crofton.

Pat’s House of Jazz: Soul Source, a 19-piece community band delivering hard-driving R&B and led by Nick La Riviere, tickets $15 at the door, 2 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Live music: Busker’s Ball No. 1, hosted by Glenn and Jetta, featuring performers from Ruby Tuesday and Talent Tuesday Showcase, no cover, 5 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

MONDAY, SEPT. 17

Carpet bowling: 9 a.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

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, SEPT. 18

Cowichan Community Policing: free information session about the Business Watch Program, 8-9 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

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

Saltair Quilters: meet every Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Saltair Community Centre (formerly Mount Brenton School), on South Oyster Road. The Saltair Quilters don’t just quilt, but also knit, crochet, embroider, stitch and bead. Contact Cathy at 250-924-2627.

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

Live music: Ruby Tuesday, a circle jam hosted by Glenn and Jetta, bring your instruments and join the circle or just come for the tunes, no cover, 7-10 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

WEDNESDAY, SEPT. 19

Blood pressure clinic: 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., last one of the season, Waterwheel Park parking lot, Chemainus.

Soup and sandwich: $6 plus entertainment, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Fun darts: everyone welcome, 7 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

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

 

CATastrophe fundraiser takes place Saturday outside Riot Brewing. (Photo by Don Bodger)

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