Music and more outdoors in Chilliwack starts July 8

The location will alternate between two spots outside the Chilliwack and Sardis Libraries.

Chilliwack Community Arts Council with the City of Chilliwack

Get ready for some outdoor entertainment starting July 8 during the dog days of summer.

Bring a chair, blanket, or picnic for another summer of great music and other fun stuff.

Chilliwack Community Arts Council with the City of Chilliwack, Chilliwack Libraries, Chilliwack Academy of Music presents Music and More. The concerts and free activities will showcase some great performers from all over the Lower Mainland.

The location will alternate between the Chilliwack and Sardis Libraries. Organizers say it’s surefire fun for families and foodies as artisans and food trucks will also be on-site.

The line-up of performers July 8 to Aug. 25, to name a few includes Illiteratty, a folk band specializing in metafolk-a mix of original swing, European cabaret, ambient, Celtic, rockabilly, acappella, folk, world and pop music; First Avenue Hot 6 with their upbeat jazz sound and Curbside Traditional Jazz Band dedicated to traditional jazz and jazz standards from the 1930s.

Concerts and activities hosted in an alternating fashion by the two libraries will start at 6 p.m. In the event of bad weather, events will be cancelled by 3 p.m. If in doubt, contact the Chilliwack Library at 604-792-1941, or the Sardis Library at 604-858-5503.

Please check the Chilliwack Arts Council’s website often for updates on the performers and activities:

Just Posted

PHOTO: Add flavour to your weekend with the Chilliwack Garlic Festival

The annual garlicky event runs Saturday and Sunday at Fantasy Farms

Fleeing helicopter that landed in Chilliwack part of major cross-border drug bust: documents

The helicopter eventually landed at a rural property near Chilliwack

Vedder Rotary trail network in Chilliwack will be closed for five days on the south side

The upgrade will take until Friday so trail users asked to take alternate routes

Chilliwack encouraged to commemorate liberation of Holland

Planning already underway to mark the 75th anniversary of the event

UPDATE: RCMP confirm body of missing Chilliwack senior found

Ethel ‘Grace’ Baranyk had severe dementia

VIDEO: B.C. woman meets biological mother, 38 years later

Mother never gave up hope of finding daughter, despite all the obstacles

B.C. Lions fall to 1-9 after 13-10 loss to Ticats

Lowly Leos have dropped six straight CFL contests

VIDEO: B.C. woman meets biological mother, 38 years later

Mother never gave up hope of finding daughter, despite all the obstacles

B.C. man who died after rescuing swimmer was known for helping others

Shaun Nugent described as a dad, a coach, a hero and ‘stand-up guy’ at celebration of life

Border crossings across Lower Mainland seeing lengthy delays

Sumas, Peace Arch and Surrey-Blaine border crossings seeing long wait times

Thousands cycle to conquer cancer

The 11th annual Ride to Conquer Cancer took place Saturday morning, Aug. 24 in Surrey, B.C.

PHOTOS: Brazil military begins operations to fight Amazon fires

Amazon fires have become a global issue, escalating tensions between Brazil and European countries

Racist confrontation in Richmond parking lot caught on camera

Woman can be heard yelling racial slurs, swear words at woman in apparent parking dispute

Groups ready campaign to help young voters identify ‘fake news’ in election

The media literacy campaign to focus on identifying misinformation and suspicious sources online

Most Read