Encore! choir performs Saturday, Dec. 8 at the Chemainus United Church. (Photo submitted)

Chemainus Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Dec. 6-12

NOW UNTIL DEC. 30

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 www.chemainustheatre.ca.

THURSDAY, DEC. 6

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

FRIDAY, DEC. 7

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.

Holiday Craft Fair: local crafters and vendors will be selling a wide variety of items, 2-8 p.m., Chemainus Secondary School, 9947 Daniel St., Chemainus.

Meat draw: Chemainus Legion 191, 4-7 p.m. (kitchen open 5-7 p.m.), 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Everything Christmas: home baking, crafts and everything you need for Christmas, 4-7 p.m., Chemainus United Church, 9814 Willow St., Chemainus.

Moonlight Madness: fourth annual shopping event, merchants offering deep discounts, photos with Santa, live music, draws and giveaways, beginning of Holiday Passport Campaign, 4:30-8 p.m., 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: Doctors of Rock ‘N’ Roll, 6:30-9:30 p.m., Saltair Pub, 10519 Knight Rd., Saltair, 250-246-4942.

Live music: Steve McKinnon Trio, bluesy, country roots sound, no cover, 7 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

SATURDAY, DEC. 8

Holiday Craft Fair: local crafters and vendors will be selling a wide variety of items, 10 a.m.-4 p.m., Chemainus Secondary School, 9947 Daniel St., Chemainus.

Village Square Chili Contest: put on by 49th Parallel Grocery, $10 for a bowl that allows a fill-up at each vendor and a vote for favourite chili, collecting food and clothing for the Chemainus Harvest House, 11 a.m.-4 p.m., Riot Brewing, 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

Chemainus Little Town Christmas: free for kids and by donation for adults, games, hot dogs, hot chocolate and coffee, raffle tickets $2 each or three for $5, wreath-making, 1-4 p.m., Chemainus Legion 191 Hall, 9775 Chemainus Rd.

Live music: Encore! women’s choir presents Gloria!, advance tickets $15 adults available from choir members or by calling 250-715-1568 ($20 at the door) and $5 for children under 12, 2:30 p.m., Chemainus United Church, 9814 Willow St., Chemainus.

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

Live music: Eagle Eyes, Eagles tribute crossing over from classic rock to country rock with an extensive repertoire, tickets $25, 8 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

SUNDAY, DEC. 9

Pat’s House of Jazz: Ryan Oliver’s Organ Trio with Dr. Tony Genge, presented by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society, admission $15 at the door, 2 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Crofton Christmas Parade: followed by music and hot chocolate on Joan Ave., 7 p.m., parade route goes along Robert Street and Joan Avenue, Crofton.

MONDAY, DEC. 10

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

TUESDAY, DEC. 11

Tai Chi: 10-11 a.m.; fun and games, 1 p.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Crofton’s Cozy Christmas Fundraiser: in support of gender equality and stopping child marriage, there will be a concession with baked goods, hot cocoa, popcorn, cotton candy, fun activities and games with amazing prizes, 2:30-4:30 p.m., Crofton Elementary School gym, 8017 York Ave., Crofton.

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

WEDNESDAY, DEC. 12

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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