Seven Days in Chilliwack – April 30 to May 6

A list of entertaining events in Chilliwack for April 30 to May 6.

Ian Sherwood performs Friday

Seven Days is a free A&E listing published in print every Wednesday, and online every Thursday. For more information, or to submit your event, email it to Jenna Hauck at (please include a contact name and number), or call 604-702-5576.

April 30 – Carolyn Mark and Clay George perform at 7 p.m. at the Tractorgrease Cafe at 48710 Chilliwack Lake Rd. Tickets $20 and available at the Tractorgrease Cafe or call 604-858-3814 to purchase.

May 1 – Ian Sherwood performs at the Acoustic Emporium (The Vineyard Centre, 45892 Wellington Ave.) at 7 p.m. Tickets: $10 at the door.

May 2 – Monster X Tour is coming to Prospera Centre for two shows today. See these 10,000-pound, car-crushing giants compete in racing, wheelie contests, and then rock the house with amazing freestyle action. Both monster truck shows begin with an hour-long Pit Party (noon and 6 p.m.) before the main shows (1:30 and 7:30 p.m.). Meet the drivers and see the trucks up close at the pre-event autograph Pit Party including appearances from Rock Star, California Kid, Identity Theft, Canadian Tough Guy and Skeletor. For a fee, you can ride in a real monster truck during the Pit Party and intermission. Side act is Freestyle Motocross Team. Tickets $25-$55 (plus fees) and available at, 604-702-0062, or the Prospera Centre Box Office. Tickets will go up in price on day of show.

May 2 – Vancouver band, Petunia & the Vipers, will be returning to Harrison with their swingin’ country blues rockabilly tunes at 8 p.m. at Harrison Memorial Hall. Tickets $22, and available at or by phone 604-796-3664.

May 2 – The Yarrow Volunteer Society will be hosting vintage fashion show and strawberry social, Basic Black, The Little Black Dress, Before And Beyond, at Yarrow Community Centre (4670 Community St.) from 1 to 3 p.m. The collection is by Karin Edberg-Lee and the event features all genuine period pieces dating back to the 1880s, modelled by local women. Tickets $15, and available at Inspired Art or Yarrow Co-Op (both on Yarrow Central Road), or at Amethyst Books on Young Road.

May 3 – Chilliwack Festival Chorus presents Peace Like a River at 2:30 p.m. at the Cultural Centre. Tickets $20/adults, $10/seniors and students (kids under 12 are free), and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at

May 6 – The Chilliwack International Film Series runs every Wednesday from April 8 to May 13 at Cottonwood 4 Cinemas at 7 p.m. Tickets $6. Tonight’s movie is Sunshine on Leith. UK, English, 100 min., rates PG, comedy, drama, musical.

Now to May 2 – The Chilliwack Players Guild present The Fox on the Fairway at the Cultural Centre April 23 to May 2. Show times: April 23, 24, 25, 30, May 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m., and April 26 at 2 p.m. Tickets $25/adults and $20/seniors and students, and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at

Now to May 9 – Group photo exhibition, Light and Shadow, is on display in the Art Gallery at the Cultural Centre April 2 to May 9. Gallery hours: Wednesdays to Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m., plus some evenings during theatre performances. Free admission.

Now to May 27 – The Hope Artists at Work fine arts exhibition and sale is on display at The Art Room (20-5725 Vedder Rd.) from April 23 to May 27. Opening reception is Saturday, April 25 from 1 to 4 p.m.

Now to December – The Sí:tel Coast Salish Baskets exhibition is on display in the Chambers Gallery at the Chilliwack Museum until December. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. Admission $3/general and $2/seniors and students.

Just Posted

Council approved rezoning for Eddy at the Bridge development

Public hearing on Dec. 3 saw host of speakers both for and against the commercial development

What can $4 million get you in real estate in Chilliwack vs. other places in B.C.?

A 78-acre property with a large house – or you could get a condo in Vancouver or an estate mansion in 100 Mile House

Widespread concerns spur UFV to halt international enrolment growth

New target hopes to limit international students to 20% of all enrolment to give time to ‘catch up’

LETTER: Public safety ‘first and foremost consideration,’ says parole board

Board responding to article about Chilliwack halfway house

Lights Tour 2019 takes everyone on a sparkly ride across Chilliwack

The annual list of addresses compiled by CADREB for the 2019 Tour of Homes is almost ready

VIDEO: Boys help rescue Cariboo bear cub

The cub, weighing just 24lbs, has been taken to wildlife sanctuary in Northwest B.C. for the winter

Owners of hotels on Vancouver’s Downtown Eastside fight $1 expropriation in court

Vancouver City Council voted to expropriate the properties for $1 each in November

‘Things haven’t changed enough:’ Ecole Polytechnique anniversary prompts reflection

Fourteen women were fatally shot by a gunman at the Montreal school on Dec. 6, 1989

Bear raids freezer, gorges on Island family’s Christmas baking

Hungry bruin virtually ignored meat and fish, focused, instead, on the sweets

B.C. pharmaceutical company’s stocks double in value after successful lupus drug trial

More than 40 per cent of patients using voclosporin saw improvements in kidney function

Second warning on romaine lettuce from California region as another E. coli case reported

Two cases of E. coli have been reported in relation to the illness in the U.S.

Braille signs coming to TransLink bus stops in 2020

Transit authority says it’s the first to do so in Canada and the United States

CUPE issues 72-hour strike notice for SkyTrain

Local 7000 release states ‘parties are still bargaining’, union will have job action plan by Saturday

Abbotsford man was ‘unintended victim’ of 2018 fatal shooting, police say

Jagvir Malhi, 19, was gunned down while on his way to university

Most Read