Your Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Dec. 14-20

NOW UNTIL DEC. 31

Live Theatre: Cornwalls’ All-Inclusive Cancun Christmas, Chemainus Theatre Festival, tickets available for matinee and evening performances by calling the box office at 1-800-565-7738 or at chemainustheatre.ca.

THURSDAY, DEC. 14

Carol Singing: sing-along, hot chocolate and goodies, 10-11:30 a.m., Chemainus 55+ Activity Centre, 9824 Willow St., Chemainus.

Christmas-themed open Mic: hosted by Santa Claus (a.k.a., Bob Johns), 7-9 p.m., everyone welcome, Riot Brewing, 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

FRIDAY, DEC. 15

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

Meat Draw: Chemainus Legion 191, 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.

Pop-up barber shop: Victory Barber from Duncan is setting up, minimum $25 donation for 30 minutes in the chair and a beer, with all proceeds going to the Cowichan Women Against Violence Society, 5-9 p.m., Riot Brewing, 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

Live Music: Beverly McKeen, 6-9 p.m., Saltair Pub, 10519 Knight Rd., Saltair, 250-246-4942.

Music Trivia: With hosts Jeff Harrison and Stephen Parson, 8:30 p.m. music bingo, trivia at 9, Horseshoe Bay Inn Pub, 9576 Chemainus Rd.

SATURDAY, DEC. 16

Chemainus Little Town Christmas: 12th annual, bands and choirs, hot dogs and hot chocolate, games, photos with Santa and goody bags, face painting, bough decorating, donut eating contest and more, 2-4 p.m., Chemainus Royal Canadian Legion 191 Hall, Chemainus Road.

Senior Boys Basketball: Chemainus Cougars vs. Esquimalt, 11 a.m.; Chemainus Cougars vs. Cedar, 2:30 p.m., Chemainus Secondary School gym.

SUNDAY, DEC. 17

Saltair Christmas: Tree decorating, singing, hot chocolate and Santa, everyone welcome, food bank donations welcomed, 2-4 p.m., Saltair Community Centre.

Beer and Box: Join Amber for an hour-long kickboxing inspired workout followed by a refreshment, $10 (refreshment extra), workout can be modified for all levels, kids welcome, 3:30 p.m., Riot Brewing, 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

TUESDAY, DEC. 19

Saltair Quilters: meet every Tuesday from 9:30 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Saltair Community Centre (formerly known as Mount Brenton School), on South Oyster Road. The Saltair Quilters don’t just quilt, but also knit, crochet, embroider, stitch and bead. Drop in to check it out. Contact Cathy 250-924-2627.

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

Live Music: A Ruby Tuesday Christmas, a circle jam hosted by Glenn and Jetta, all skill levels and ages welcomed, 7 p.m., Riot Brewing, 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 20

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

Fun darts: everyone welcome, 7 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

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