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 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.

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