Popular Edie Daponte is back at the Osborne Bay Pub in Crofton Sunday, Nov. 17 for a Pat’s House of Jazz performance. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Popular Edie Daponte is back at the Osborne Bay Pub in Crofton Sunday, Nov. 17 for a Pat’s House of Jazz performance. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Nov. 14-20

THURSDAY, NOV. 14

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.

FRIDAY, NOV. 15-SUNDAY, DEC. 29

Live Theatre: Miracle On 34th Street, 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.

FRIDAY, NOV. 15

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: Rotten Little Kings, four-piece Victoria rock band creating original rock music with a countrified bluesy edge, no cover, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SATURDAY, NOV. 16

Crofton Seniors Craft Sale: The biggest little craft sale with lots of gift ideas and a bake table, coffee and lunch also available, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Chemainus Art Group: Artsy Craftsy Christmas show, unique artworks, crafts, baked goods, quilting, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Saltair Community Centre, 3850 South Oyster School Rd., Saltair.

Birthday Party: November and December birthdays, pot luck dinner and “new” entertainment, bar, 5-8 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

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

Open mike: Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society invites performers to pre-register at openstage@cvcas.com or by calling 867-446-1052, admission by donation, 7-9:30 p.m., Chemainus Legion Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

SUNDAY, NOV. 17

Chemainus Classical Concerts: From Spanish to Pastiche, Burdeti Duo of Andrei Burdeti on guitar and Jannie Burdeti on piano, tickets $18 in advance at Best Western Plus Chemainus Inn and Owl’s Nest Bakery Bistro or by calling 250-748-8383, $20 at the door, $10 for students under 18, 2 p.m., St. Michael’s Church, 2858 Mill St., Chemainus.

Pat’s House of Jazz: Edie Daponte, 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. 18

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. 19

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. 20

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

Blood pressure clinic: 9:30-11 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Lunch and entertainment: $6, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.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.

SATURDAY, NOV. 23

Chemainus Legion Christmas Craft Sale: tables $15 each, call 250-246-4532 or Dorothy 250-324-5662, 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191, 9775 Chemainus Rd.