Lindsay Elzinga on stage at the Sunfest Country Music Festival in her hometown of Lake Cowichan. (Photo submitted)

Lindsay Elzinga on stage at the Sunfest Country Music Festival in her hometown of Lake Cowichan. (Photo submitted)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Oct. 3-9

NOW UNTIL THE END OF OCTOBER

Photographic Essay: Please, Take A Seat by featured artists Daphne and Art Carlyle of Saltair, 11 a.m.-4 p.m. daily, Rainforest Arts, 9871 Willow St., Chemainus.

NOW UNTIL SATURDAY, OCT. 5

Live Theatre: Mrs. Warren’s Profession, 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, OCT. 3

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 or 250-324-1891 for further information, 3-5 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Chemainus Emergency Preparedness Network: Meeting to discuss and develop emergency preparedness strategies, for enquiries email membership@chemainusresidents.ca or phone 250-246-2305, 6 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191 Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

One Hundred debates on the environment: Where do the Cowichan-Malahat-Langford candidates stand?, debate telecast from Duncan, 6:30-9 p.m., Chemainus United Church, 9814 Willow St., Chemainus.

FRIDAY, OCT. 4

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.

Live music: Mark Crissinger ‘Believe In Love’ CD release, $10 at the door, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SATURDAY, OCT. 5

Pancake breakfast: $5, 9 a.m.-11 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Hotdog fundraiser: Proceeds to Chemainus Rotary Club Starfish Pack program, by donation, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., 49th Parallel Grocery, 3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

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

Live music: Valdy with special guests Karel Roessingh and Ryan Tandy, $25 at Eventbrite and the pub or $30 at the door (if available), 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SUNDAY, OCT. 6

Christmas Craft Fair: crafters and artisans from Courtenay, Ladysmith, Saltair, Chemainus, Duncan and Maple Bay, 9 a.m.-3 p.m., Saltair Community Centre, 3850 South Oyster School Rd., Saltair.

Pat’s House of Jazz: Lust Life, presented by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society, admission $15 at the door, 2-4 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, for reservations call 250-324-2245.

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

MONDAY, OCT. 7

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, OCT. 8

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, 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.

All Candidates Meeting: Sponsored by the Chemainus Residents Association and the Chemainus & District Chamber of Commerce, 6-8:30 p.m., Chemainus Secondary School Multi-Purpose Room, 9947 Daniel St.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 9

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

 

Jaimey Hamilton joins Lindsay Elzinga in what’s sure to be a power-packed vocal show Oct. 25. (Photo submitted)

Jaimey Hamilton joins Lindsay Elzinga in what’s sure to be a power-packed vocal show Oct. 25. (Photo submitted)