Seven Days in Chilliwack – Aug. 7 to 13

A list of entertaining events in Chilliwack for Aug. 7 to 13.

Rob Everett competes in the steer wrestling event during the 2013 Chilliwack Rodeo at the Chilliwack Fair. This year marks the 142nd annual Chilliwack Fair and runs Aug. 8 to 10.

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. 2 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.

Aug. 8 – Chilliwack School of Performing Arts will be holding a princess party with princesses such as Rapunzel, Elsa, and more! There will be pictures taken with Queen Elsa, princess lessons, princess makeup, and ending our night with the movie Frozen and popcorn. Register online at www.csopa.ca for ages 4+. $25.

Aug. 8 – Nigel Mack performs at Bozzini’s tonight at 9:30 p.m. (tables available from 8 p.m.) Join him for his solo acoustic show. Tickets $14 and available at the restaurant (45739 Hocking Ave.) or by calling 604-792-0744. www.nigelmack.com.

Aug. 8 to 10 – The 142nd annual Chilliwack Fair is at Chilliwack Heritage Park Aug. 8 to 10, opening at 9 a.m. each day. For more info, including a fair schedule, admission rates, and more, go to chilliwackfair.com.

Aug. 8 to 10 – Chilliwack’s Spirit of the People Powwow runs Aug. 8 to 10 at Tzeachten Sports Field. Grand Entry times are 7 p.m. Friday, 1 p.m. and 7 p.m. Saturday, and noon on Sunday. The event includes a traditional salmon barbecue, crafts, food, costumes, drumming and dancing. Admission $2 per day, or $5 for the weekend. For more info, go to www.aboriginalbc.com/events/spirit-people-powwow.

Aug. 9 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. Opening reception is Aug. 9 from noon to 2 p.m. Admission free on opening day. Regular admission: $3/adults and $2/seniors and students.

Aug. 13 – Music and More takes place every Wednesday evening from July 2 to Aug. 27 featuring music, entertainment, arts and crafts, theatre and more at both the Chilliwack Library (5-7 p.m.) and the Sardis Library (4-6 p.m.) on alternating Wednesdays. Tonight’s event is at the Chilliwack Library and features the Chilliwack Museum and Archives, Uke Club, and Curbside Traditional Jazz.

August – Sign your kids up now for upcoming week-long summer art classes at the Cultural Centre. There are three themes this year: Space – Get ready to blast off to a week filled with all sorts of space themed activities with Cosmic Kids, and boldly go where no one has gone before with a week full of galactic fun; Fantasy – Prepare to be whisked to a faraway realm of magic, games, crafts, and fun as you visit the land of dragons, magic, knights and princesses with this week of fantasy themed fun activities in Castles and Quests; and Superheroes – Are you ready for Super Hero Training Camp? Kids prepare for a super-powered week of fun in this camped packed with superhero themed projects.August 11-15, 12 to 3 p.m., 6-10 years – Superhero Training Camp $75August 18-22, 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., 6-10 years – Cosmic Kids $150Call 604-391-SHOW(7469) for more info and to register.

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 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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