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)

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).