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

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: chilliwackartscouncil.com/events/music-more/