Mark Crissinger is a well-known performer in the Chemainus Valley. He’s at the Osborne Bay Pub in Crofton for a solo show Friday, Feb. 28. (File photo by Don Bodger)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Feb. 27-March 4

NOW UNTIL SATURDAY, MARCH 28

Live Theatre: The Marvelous Wonderettes, 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, FEB. 27

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

FRIDAY, FEB. 28

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: Mark Crissinger solo show, features stellar guitar playing and soulful vocals, no cover at the door, 7 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SATURDAY, FEB. 29

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

Live music: The Great Plains with Saskia & Darrel Delaronde, tickets $18 in advance per person, $20 at the door, 3 p.m., Chemainus United Church, 9814 Willow St.

Narcotics Anonymous: Program of recovery uses a simple, experience-oriented ‘disease concept’ of addiction. Narcotics Anonymous does not qualify its use of the term ‘disease’ in any medical or specialized therapeutic sense, nor does NA make any attempt to persuade others of the correctness of its views. Rather, the NA fellowship asserts that its members have found acceptance of addiction as a disease to be effective in helping them in their recovery, 7 p.m., St. Michael and All Angels Anglican Church, 2858 Mill St, call 250-732-2250 for information.

Live music: Wharf Rats, free event, 8 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

Live music: Black Angus Celtic Night, $10 cover at the door, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton, the Cowichan Valley’s live music destination.

SUNDAY, MARCH 1

Pat’s House of Jazz: Back to New Orleans, celebrate the music of New Orleans and Mardi Gras with vocalist Shanna Dance and saxophonist Jonnie Bridgman, 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, MARCH 2

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, everyone welcome, Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

TUESDAY, MARCH 3

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, MARCH 4

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 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., Vancouver Island Regional Library Chemainus branch, 9796 Willow St., Chemainus.

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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