Another edition of the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society’s Song Circle is on tap Sunday, featuring artists like Garry Lindell. (Photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Aug. 8-14

NOW UNTIL SUNDAY, AUG. 11

Live Theatre: The Magician’s Nephew, travel to the whimsical, magical world of Narnia this summer, show times 11 a.m. Wednesdays, Thursdays and Sundays and at 2 p.m. Tuesdays, Fridays and Saturdays, Chemainus Theatre Festival, call the box office at 1-800-565-7738 for tickets or visit www.chemainustheatre.ca.

NOW UNTIL SATURDAY, AUG. 31

Live Theatre: Mamma Mia!, 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. 8

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

Canadian Blood Services: Blood donor clinic, 1-7 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Chemainus Scribes: new members, with or without writing experience, are welcome to join weekly meetings, contact Richard at rfietz@shaw.ca for further information.

FRIDAY, AUG. 9

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 4-7 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.

Outdoor Movie night: Guardians of the Galaxy, presented by the Chemainus & District Chamber of Commerce, 7:30 p.m. live music and food sales, movie begins at 8:45 p.m., bring your own lawn chair and blanket, come early to find a spot outside the Chemainus Visitor Centre, admission by donation, Waterwheel Square, Chemainus.

Live Music: Terrazetto Trio, no cover, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

Live Music: Wayne Montgomery, 8 p.m., Green Lantern Heritage Pub, 9644 Chemainus Rd., Chemainus.

SATURDAY, AUG. 10

Summer Market on Thetis Island: all sorts of baked goods and crafts, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Howling Wolf Farm at the head of Telegraph Harbour, Thetis Island.

Chemainus Accordion Festival: admission by donation, 11 a.m.-4:30 p.m., Waterwheel Park.

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

Live Music: Brandy Moore & The Nightcaps, $10 at the door, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SUNDAY, AUG. 11

Open Song Circle: Hosted by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society, 2-5 p.m., Waterwheel Park, Chemainus.

MONDAY, AUG. 12

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, AUG. 13

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 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Saltair Community Centre, 3850 South Oyster School Rd. 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.

Music In the Park: Summer & The Third Degree, Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society’s Tuesday evening concert series, 7 p.m., Waterwheel Park, Chemainus.

WEDNESDAY, AUG. 14

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

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

Crofton Art Group: 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

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).

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