Forbes Hall on Thetis Island is the site of one of several Saturday Christmas bazaars. (Photo submitted)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Nov. 22-28


Live Theatre: Little Women, Chemainus Theatre Festival, tickets available for matinee and evening performances by calling the box office at 1-800-565-7738 or at


Canadian Blood Services: blood donor clinic, 1-7 p.m., Chemainus Secondary School Multi-Purpose Room, 9947 Daniel St., Chemainus.

Senior Boys High School Basketball: Chemainus Cougars vs. Gulf Islands, 3 p.m., Chemainus Secondary School gymnasium, 9947 Daniel St., Chemainus.


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: Mark Crissinger, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Saltair Pub, 10519 Knight Rd., Saltair, 250-246-4942.

Comedy night: Ratfish Comedy, featuring Mark Robertson, Dan Duvall, Rosa Graham, Elyott Ryan, Darren Millar, Shane Priestly and special guest Colton Turcotte, tickets $10, 8 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.


Breakfast With Santa: pancake breakfast, games, bake sale and more, photos with Santa by donation, 9 a.m.-noon, Chemainus Elementary Community School, 3172 Garner St., Chemainus.

Christmas Bazaar: more than 20 vendors, 10 a.m.-2 p.m., Forbes Hall, 292 North Cove Rd., Thetis Island.

Royal Canadian Legion Christmas Craft Sale: coffee, tea and goodies available for sale, 10 a.m.-3 p.m., Chemainus Legion Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Christmas Bazaar: baking, mincemeat, preserves, jewelry, crafts, gift items and more, full Christmas tea $8, 11 a.m.-1:30 p.m., St. Michael & All Angels Anglican Parish Hall, 2858 Mill St., Chemainus.

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

Live music: Black Angus, traditional and contemporary Irish, acoustic roots, Americana, West Coast Celtic, blues and old-time music, $10 cover, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.


Leah Schultz celebration of life tea: come prepared to share stories and/or bring knitted items that she made for people, 1-4 p.m., Chemainus Legion Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Pat’s House of Jazz: Don Leppard Big Band featuring vocalist Edie Daponte, presented by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society, admission $20 at the door, 2 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 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.


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


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

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