Cowichan Valley weekly events and entertainment schedule

For the Week of Nov. 8-14

THURSDAY, NOV. 8

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.

Open Mike Night: hosted by Bob Johns, 7-9 p.m., Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

FRIDAY, NOV. 9

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

Live music: New Waves, a wildly fun cover night of favourites from the ’80s and ’90s, $5 cover, 9 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

SATURDAY, NOV. 10

Family Fun Pumpkin Spice Run: 5k event organized by the Chemainus Business Improvement Association, all proceeds to the Cowichan Neighbourhood House Association, no day of race registration but spectators encouraged, 10 a.m., Waterwheel Park, Chemainus.

Crofton Art Group: Annual show and sale, starting at 10 a.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Live music: Riot Brewing turns two, live music from Tropic Mayhem, Lawson Kelly, Reid Williams and The Grinning Barretts, parking lot beer garden, no cover, 1 p.m. to late, Riot Brewing Co., 101A-3055 Oak St., Chemainus.

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

Live music: Roxeen & Dalrymple, Nova Scotia duo performing in traditional styles of bluegrass, country and gospel music, tickets $12 in advance at Rainforest Arts in Chemainus or $15 at the door, St. Michael and All Angels Church Hall, 2858 Mill St., Chemainus.

Live music: David Gogo Trio, groove-fueled blend of blues and rock that form the basis of a storied music career, tickets $20 in advance at osbornebaypub.com or Ticketleap.com, $25 at the door, Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

SUNDAY, NOV. 11

Remembrance Day: services commence at 11 a.m., everyone welcome, Chemainus Cenotaph, Willow Street.

Pat’s House of Jazz: Comox Valley quintet Centrepiece featuring vocalist Charity Munro, presented by the Chemainus Valley Cultural Arts Society, admission $15 at the door, 2 p.m., Osborne Bay Pub, 1534 Joan Ave., Crofton.

MONDAY, NOV. 12

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, NOV. 13

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, 3850 South Oyster School Rd. 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.

WEDNESDAY, NOV. 14

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

Crofton Art Group: 9:30 a.m.-2 p.m., Crofton Seniors Centre, 1507 Joan Ave., Crofton.

Coffee with A Cop: join North Cowichan/Duncan RCMP members for a chance to ask questions, voice concerns and get to know the officers in your community, 10-11 a.m., Willow St. Cafe, 9749 Willow St., Chemainus.

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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