The Pretzel Logic Orchestra plays the Osborne Bay Pub Nov. 2. (Photo submitted)

The Pretzel Logic Orchestra plays the Osborne Bay Pub Nov. 2. (Photo submitted)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Oct. 31-Nov. 6

THURSDAY, OCT. 31

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.

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

Community Blood Donor Clinic: donation times available noon-4:30 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 or 250-324-1891 for further information, 3-5 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Kids Halloween Party: prizes, hot dogs, 5 p.m., Chemainus Legion Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

FRIDAY, NOV. 1

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: Lazy Mike & Carson Mallon, no cover, 7 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SATURDAY, NOV. 2

Pancake breakfast: Hosted by the executive, $5, everyone welcome, 9-10:30 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Chili contest: $15 per bowl, vote for your favourite, noon-4 p.m., Chemainus Village Square.

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

Live music: The Pretzel Logic Orchestra – Steely Dan Tribute, $20 advance tickets, $25 at the door, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SUNDAY, NOV. 3

Chemainus Christmas Market: hosted by Becky Young and Lori MacWilliam, find the perfect Christmas gift for that person who’s hard to buy for, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Sawmill Taphouse & Grill Event Venue, #201B-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

Music in The Hall: Chemainus Song Circle, sponsored by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society, donations appreciated, 2-5 p.m., Chemainus Legion Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Pat’s House of Jazz: Alex Coleman Quartet, 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.

MONDAY, NOV. 4

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, NOV. 5

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.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 6

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).

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