Blue Moon Marquee will be shining Oct. 6 at the Osborne Bay Pub. (Photo by Lindsay Dakin)

Weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Oct. 4-10

NOW UNTIL OCT. 6

Live Theatre: Glorious, 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, OCT. 4

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 for further information, 3-5 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Area G (Saltair/Gulf Islands) meeting: get to know all four candidates vying to become the area’s director on the Cowichan Valley Regional District board, 7-9 p.m., Saltair Community Centre, 3850 South Oyster School Rd., Saltair.

FRIDAY, OCT. 5

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 5-7 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: Dale Manason, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Saltair Pub, 10519 Knight Rd., Saltair, 250-246-4942.

Live music: Jack & Jay, local talents Jack Gunderson and Jason Dunajski from Eagle Eyes rock the night away, no cover, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

SATURDAY, OCT. 6

Pancake breakfast: $5, 9-10:30 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

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

Live music: Blue Moon Marquee, a Gypsy Blues band writing and performing compositions influenced by anything that swings, jumps or grooves, tickets $15, 9 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

SUNDAY, OCT. 7

Pat’s House of Jazz: Guitarist Mike Clement and his organ-driven trio present a tribute to Pat Martino, presented by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society, admission $15 at the door, 2 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

MONDAY, OCT. 8

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, OCT. 9

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 (formerly Mount Brenton School), on South Oyster Road. 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.

North Cowichan all-candidates meeting: moderated questions and answers with the contenders to become the municipality’s mayor and councillors, 6:30-9 p.m., Chemainus Secondary School, 9947 Daniel St.

Live music: Ruby Tuesday, a circle jam, all skill levels and ages welcomed, no cover, 7-10 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

WEDNESDAY, OCT. 10

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

Crofton Art Club: 9:30 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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