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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