Seven Days in Chilliwack – Aug. 28 to Sept. 3

A list of entertaining events in Chilliwack for Aug. 28 to Sept. 3.

The Sky Family will be performing Celtic Revival on Aug. 28. See listing below for more info.

The Sky Family will be performing Celtic Revival on Aug. 28. 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. 28 – Southside Rocks the River, a free outdoor music series on the grass, takes place from 6 to 9:30 p.m. Tonight’s lineup is The Chillbillies, Relic’s Jetboat, The Mud Sharks 3, Hot Rod Gurl, and Jason Guill. 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. 28 – The Sky Family will be performing their Celtic dance and gospel production Celtic Revival at 7 p.m. at St. Thomas Anglican Church (46048 Gore Ave.). Fast-paced fiddle music and high-energy Irish dance combined with humour and inspiration makes a joy filled, toe-tapping time for the whole family. Suggested donation $10 for adults, $5 for children.

Aug. 29/30 – 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 ValleyFyre Band.

Aug. 30/31 – The Harrison Craft Market takes place this weekend at Harrison Memorial Hall. This cozy indoor market offers the highest quality of locally produced, naturally inspired handmade products amidst a delightful dose of small town atmosphere. Open Saturday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. Admission free. For more info and a full listing of vendors visit www.harrisonfestival.com or call 604.796.3664.

Sept. 2/3 – The Chilliwack Players Guild is holding auditions for its upcoming production of On Golden Pond. Auditions to be held Sept. 2 and 3 at 7 p.m. at the Guildhall (at the south-east end of the Landing Sports Centre, 45530 Spadina Ave.). Auditions are open to actors aged 15 to 80. For more info, call 604-858-6498

Sept. 3 – Canadian country star, Lisa Brokop, is at the Cultural Centre at 7:30 p.m. tonight. Tickets $32/adults, $29/seniors, $27/students 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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