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

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Oct. 24-30

NOW UNTIL SUNDAY, OCT. 27

Art exhibit: Us 16 group, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., St. Joseph’s Art Studios Gallery, 9735 Elm St., Chemainus.

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.

THURSDAY, OCT. 24

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: public meeting, all welcome, 6 p.m., Chemainus Legion Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Municipality of North Cowichan: annual community budget meetings, 6-8 p.m. drop-in, 6:30-7:30 p.m. Mayor and CAO presentations, Crofton Community Centre, 8104 Musgrave St., Crofton.

FRIDAY, OCT. 25

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.

Open mike night: hosted by Bob Johns, Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

Live music: Lindsay Elzinga with special guest Jaimey Hamilton, $10 at the door, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SATURDAY, OCT. 26

Halloween Hunt: Have fun on a hunt through history, a free event for the family, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., Chemainus Valley Museum, 9799 Waterwheel Cresc., Chemainus.

Trick or Treat Chemainus: safe trick or treating, scavenger hunt, touch and feel guessing game, and more, 11 a.m.-2 p.m., downtown Chemainus.

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

Ukranian dinner: fundraiser includes a silent auction and entertainment by Wilma Rothbauer and Chemainus United Church musicians, adults $20 in advance or $25 at the door, children $10 in advance or $12 at the door, limited to 80 tickets, 6 p.m., Chemainus United Church, 9814 Willow St., Chemainus.

Golden Brush Business Awards: presented by the Chemainus & District Chamber of Commerce, dinner, silent auction and awards, tickets $60, call 250-246-3944 to purchase, 6 p.m., Sawmill Taphouse & Grill Event Venue, 3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

Live music: La Familia, upbeat Latin experience for body and soul, $15 at the door, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SUNDAY, OCT. 27

Pat’s House of Jazz: Nanaimo Music Association’s Big Band, presented by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society, admission $20 at the door, 2-4 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, for reservations call 250-324-2245.

MONDAY, OCT. 28

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. 29

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.

BC Ferries: community drop-in information session on the Crofton ferry terminal planning process, two concepts to present, 4-7 p.m., Crofton Community Centre, 8104 Musgrave St., Crofton.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 30

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).

Just Posted

Cast members are miracle workers in telling classic tale

Miracle on 34th Street brings the magic of the season to life thanks to some incredible performances

Carbon monoxide poisoning incident brings dangers of the gas to light

Chemainus adult and child go to hospital for treatment

Chemainus Cemetery Service

Rev. Michael Wimmer officiates in ceremony preceding Remembrance Day

Construction for underground utilities on Chemainus Road commencing

Fourth-month project will result in traffic disruptions

Skaters begin competitive season with strong showing in Chilliwack

Fuller Lake members reach their targets for division placings

VIDEO: Hong Kong police shoot protester, man set on fire

It was the second protester shot since the demonstrations began in early June

Sportsnet fires Don Cherry after negative comments about immigrants

Don Cherry had said immigrants don’t wear poppies like other Canadians do

Trudeau’s new cabinet: Gender parity because it’s 2019? Or due to competence?

Prime Minister Justin Trudeau will soon appoint his new cabinet

Canada among three G20 countries least likely to hit emissions targets

It says Canada, South Korea and Australia are the farthest off

Conservatives’ Scheer wants Trudeau to open Parliament Nov. 25

That’s five days after Justin Trudeau is scheduled to swear in a new cabinet

Last remaining Centurion tank from the Korean War makes its journey ‘home’ to B.C.

Tank arrives in B.C. the day before Remembrance Day after a more than 4,500-kilometre transfer

‘Your vehicle burns a lot of fuel:’ Victoria drivers wake up to angry notes

‘This handbill was left on your vehicle because your vehicle burns a lot of fuel,’ notes read

Canadians mark Remembrance Day this morning

This year exactly 101 years to the day after the end of the First World War

Devils strike early, hang on for 2-1 win over Canucks

Vancouver now 0-8-3 in last 11 games versus New Jersey

Most Read