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

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 photo@theprogress.com (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. www.tractorgrease.com.

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 www.prosperacentre.com, 604-702-0062, or the Prospera Centre Box Office. Tickets will go up in price on day of show. www.monsterxtour.com

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 www.harrisonfestival.com 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 www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

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 www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

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

The theme for this year’s Fraser Valley Regional Library Summer Reading Club is “Crack the Case” and Katie Burns, community librarian at the Chilliwack Library, is encouraging people of all ages to sign up. She is seen here at the Chilliwack Library on Friday, June 18, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
Crack the case, read, win prizes with FVRL Summer Reading Club

‘Immerse yourself in other worlds and have a bit of fun while you do it,’ says Chilliwack librarian

Harrison Hot Springs country singer Todd Richard poses for a photo with Mission firefighters. (Photo/Sarah Plawutski)
VIDEO: Harrison country artist Todd Richard plans for a busy, rockin’ summer

Richard and his band look to live shows as restrictions start to lift

Vanessa Dueck.
Snapshots of a Chilliwack father from his loving daughter

Father’s Day memories of special moments shared together

Rachel is a six month old Labrador retriever cross who was found at large. She is seen here at the Chilliwack SPCA on Thursday, June 17, 2021. (Jenna Hauck/ Chilliwack Progress)
VIDEO: Find Me My Furever Home – Rachel at the Chilliwack SPCA

6-month-old puppy found at large, now at Chilliwack SPCA, needs special home

Cpl. Scott MacLeod and Police Service Dog Jago. Jago was killed in the line of duty on Thursday, June 17. (RCMP)
Abbotsford police, RCMP grieve 4-year-old service dog killed in line of duty

Jago killed by armed suspect during ‘high-risk’ incident in Alberta

Marco Mendicino, Minister of Immigration, Refugees and Citizenship during a press conference in Ottawa on Thursday, May 13, 2021. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Sean Kilpatrick
Canada to welcome 45,000 refugees this year, says immigration minister

Canada plans to increase persons admitted from 23,500 to 45,000 and expedite permanent residency applications

FILE – Most lanes remain closed at the Peace Arch border crossing into the U.S. from Canada, where the shared border has been closed for nonessential travel in an effort to prevent the spread of the coronavirus, Thursday, May 7, 2020, in Blaine, Wash. The restrictions at the border took effect March 21, while allowing trade and other travel deemed essential to continue. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
Feds to issue update on border measures for fully vaccinated Canadians, permanent residents

Border with U.S. to remain closed to most until at least July 21

A portion of the George Road wildfire burns near Lytton, B.C. in this Friday, June 18, 2021 handout photo. THE CANADIAN PRESS/HO, BC Wildfire Service *MANDATORY CREDIT*
Blaze near Lytton spread across steep terrain, says BC Wildfire Service

Fire began Wednesday and is suspected to be human-caused, but remains under investigation

Cannabis bought in British Columbia (Ashley Wadhwani/Black Press Media)
Is it time to start thinking about greener ways to package cannabis?

Packaging suppliers are still figuring eco-friendly and affordable packaging options that fit the mandates of Cannabis Regulations

(Black Press Media files)
Burnaby RCMP look for witnesses in hit-and-run that left motorcyclist dead

Investigators believe that the suspect vehicle rear-ended the motorcycle before fleeing the scene

Blair Lebsack, owner of RGE RD restaurant, poses for a portrait in the dining room, in Edmonton, Friday, June 18, 2021. Canadian restaurants are having to find ways to deal with the rising cost of food. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Jason Franson
Canadian restaurateurs grapple with rising food costs, menu prices expected to rise

Restaurants are a low margin industry, so there’s not a lot of room to work in additional costs

RCMP crest. (Black Press Media files)
Fort St. John man arrested after allegedly inviting sexual touching from children

Two children reported the incident to a trusted adult right away

A police pursuit involving Abbotsford Police ended in Langley Saturday night, June 20. (Black Press Media file)
Abbotsford Police pursuit ends in Langley with guns drawn

One person arrested, witnesses say an officer may have been hurt in collision with suspect vehicle

Most Read