Big Pacific is on the horizon Oct. 13. (Photo submitted)

Weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the week of Oct. 11-17

FRIDAY, OCT. 12

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

Live music: Island Buoys, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Saltair Pub, 10519 Knight Rd., Saltair, 250-246-4942.

Live music: The Deaf Aids, Beatles tribute band, tickets $5, 7 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

Live music: Boondock, New Country with a twist, tickets $10, 9 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

SATURDAY, OCT. 13

Fourth annual Dixie for Rasta fundraiser: Free Radical Dixies Band, Very Good Butchers, vegan bake sale, silent auction, sanctuary swag and more, admission by donation, 4-7 p.m., Chemainus United Church, 9814 Willow St.

Pot luck birthday party: bar and entertainment, 5-8 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Live music: Big Pacific, a blues/rock band that runs the gamut of original ’70s music, tickets $5, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Live music: Fanfare, a solo instrumentalist who uses a live looping machine, violin and his voice to make amazing music, no cover, 8:30 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

SUNDAY, OCT. 14

Saltair Community Centre Open House: building tours, complimentary coffee and cookies and live music with John Gogo, Colleen Eccleston and Mark Hellman, 1-4 p.m., Saltair Community Centre, 3850 South Oyster School Rd.

Pat’s House of Jazz: Dave Stewart Septet, 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. 15

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. 16

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. 17

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

Soup and sandwich: with entertainment, $6, 11:30 a.m.-1 p.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Book release: Amber River by Glen Cowley, 6-8 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

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