Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Nov. 21-27

Emergency Preparedness meeting next Wednesday.

NOW UNTIL 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.

THURSDAY, NOV. 21

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. 22

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.

Moonlight Madness: Shopping and food event, special discounts, meals and prizes, many participating businesses, 4:30-8 p.m., Chemainus.

Everything Christmas: home baking, crafts, ornaments, wreaths, decorations of all kinds, 4:30-8 p.m., church choir will be singing carols on Willow Street around 7 p.m., Chemainus United Church, 9814 Willow St., Chemainus.

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: sing, play, rap, recite, all skill levels and ages welcomed and encouraged, 7-9 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

SATURDAY, NOV. 23

Chemainus Legion Christmas Craft Sale: 9 a.m.-2 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191 Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

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

Live music: Big Hank’s Tribute to the Blues Songs of Christmas featuring the R&B Kingpins, $15 advance tickets, $20 at the door, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

Trivia night: $5 per person or $10 for a team of four, 8 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

SUNDAY, NOV. 24

Pat’s House of Jazz: Nick Maclean Quartet featuring Brownman Ali, 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. 25

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. 26

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. 27

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.

Chemainus Emergency Preparedness Network: connect with other community members to get information and resources for emergency preparedness, 6 p.m., Royal Canadian Legion Branch 191 Chemainus Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

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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