Seven Days in Chilliwack – Aug. 21 to 27

A list of entertaining events in Chilliwack for August 21 to 27.

The Greendale Country Sampler takes place on Aug. 23. See listing below for more info.

The Greendale Country Sampler takes place on Aug. 23. See listing below for more info.

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.

Aug. 21 – Southside Rocks the River, a free outdoor music series on the grass, takes place on Aug. 14, Aug. 21, and Aug. 28 from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Tonight’s lineup is: The Lounge Hounds, Spiderlodge, Otto Bjornson, Colebrook Shepherds, and Carrielynn Victor. The stage will be set up in a field near the Vedder Rotary Trail parking lot. Enter the parking lot from Vedder Road, and the concert set up will be located just to the right of it.

Aug. 21 – Enjoy a free movie under the stars. Cinema Under The Stars is tonight at Watson Glen Park, located at the corner of Cumberland and Tyson Avenues beside Twin Rinks. The movie, Frozen, will begin at dusk (around 9 p.m.) and event begins at 7:15 p.m. Bring your own blanket and lawn chair.

Aug. 22 – Party in the Park takes place tonight from 5 to 10 p.m. at Central Community Park and the surrounding downtown area streets. Tonight’s theme is ‘Superheroes’ and the entertainment lineup features Curbside Jazz, Damian, ChillBillies, Todd Richard, and Nearly Neil & the Solitary Band.

Aug. 22/23 – The Vedder Golden Branch 280 has live music with dancing from 7:30 to 11:30 p.m. every Friday and Saturday. This weekend it’s The Misfitz.

Aug. 22/23 – The Woody James Band performs live at the Anavets (305-46268 Yale Rd.) playing songs from their four CDs and all the best classic rock hits.

Aug. 23 – The ninth annual, self-guided Greendale Country Sampler is today from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at 13 different locations. Go to www.greendalecountrysampler.com for more info including a full list of locations.

Aug. 23 – The Lounge Hounds perform tonight at the Cultural Centre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $39.50 and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

Now to Sept. 6 – The Cultus Lake Saturday Market in the Park at Main Beach runs every Saturday now until Sept. 6 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. www.cultuslakecommunity.com

Now to Sept. 11 – Members of the Golden Palette Art Club currently have their work on display at The Art Room until Sept. 11. The gallery is located at 20-5725 Vedder Rd. and is open Mondays to Fridays from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Now to Sept. 13 – Diane White’s solo exhibition, H2O Under Attack, is at the Art Gallery in the Cultural Centre Aug. 2 to Sept. 13. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesday to Saturday, and 6 to 8 p.m. on show evenings.

Now to Sept. 26. – Photographer and writer Margaret Evans presents an exploration of the 50-million year evolution of horses in North America with her solo exhibition Horses From the Mists of Time at the Chilliwack Museum Aug. 9 to Sept. 26. Admission: $3/adults and $2/seniors and students.

Now to October – The Eco Market runs every Wednesday from 4 to 8 p.m. at Sardis Park featuring locals artists, farmers and more. www.theecomarket.ca

 

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