Seven Days in Chilliwack – Jan. 29 to Feb. 4

A list of entertaining events in Chilliwack for Jan. 29 to Feb. 4.

The Odd Couple takes is at the Cultural Centre on Feb. 24. See listing below for more info.

The Odd Couple takes is at the Cultural Centre on Feb. 24. 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.

Jan. 30/31 – The Vedder Golden Branch 280 has live entertainment every Friday and Saturday nights. This weekend it’s Valley Fyre.

Jan. 30 – Alea Rea performs at the Acoustic Emporium (45892 Wellington Ave.) at 7 p.m. Tickets $10 at the door.

Jan. 30 – Project Dance presents Burnin’ Up at the Cultural Centre at 6 p.m. Tickets $16/adult, $12/students and seniors, and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

Jan. 31 – The Comic Strippers: Introducing Chip Etté is at the Cultural Centre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $32/adult, $29/senior, $27/student and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

Jan. 31 – The Harrison Festival Society presents stylish, elegant bluegrass nouveau John Reischman and the Jaybirds at 8 p.m. in the Harrison Memorial Hall. Tickets $22 and available online at www.harrisonfestival.com or by phone 604-796-3664.

Feb. 2 to March 21 – The 68th annual Chilliwack Lions Club Music And Dance Festival runs Feb. 2 to March 21 at the Cultural Centre (plus some band performances at G.W. Graham theatre). For more information on the festival, go to chilliwacklionsclubmusicanddancefestival.com. Tickets and passes available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

Feb. 3 – Auditions for UFV’s 20th annual Directors’ Theatre Festival will take place at 7 p.m. at the UFV Performance Theatre in Building D at 45635 Yale Rd. Those auditioning are asked to arrive at 6:30 p.m. and be prepared to stay until 10 p.m. depending on the number of people who are auditioning. Everyone will fill out an audition form with contact information, schedule details for February to end of April, previous theatre experience (not required), special skills, and more. Those auditioning will be given a scene to read at the audition. No further preparation is required. Bring a pen/pencil, water, and an idea of your schedule between February to end of April. Everyone is welcome to audition. Previous theatre experience is not required. Casting is for more than 20 one-act plays directed by students of THEA 451. Priority will be given to THEA 212 students who are participating in the festival as part of their final grade. Auditioners must be available for the festival running April 22 to 26 inclusive. For more details contact theatre@ufv.ca.

Feb. 4 – The Odd Couple takes to the stage at the Cultural Centre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $35/adult, $32/senior, $30/student and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

Now to Feb. 14 – The Chilliwack Visual Artists Association presents group show Newest and Best until Feb. 14 in the Art Gallery at the Cultural Centre. Free admission. Hours are Wednesdays to Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m. and some show nights from 6:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Now to Feb. 24 – Art show, Inspirations by Cree artist Jerry Whitehead, takes place Jan. 15 to Feb. 24, presented by the Chilliwack Community Arts Council and School District 33 Aboriginal Education Department. Gallery hours are Mondays to Fridays, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Saturdays from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m. For more information or to RSVP call 604-769-2787.

The Evergreen Artist Group invites anyone who loves to paint or draw to join them on Monday mornings (starting Jan. 5) from 9:30 a.m. to noon weekly at Evergreen Hall. They have room for one more artist. Contact Wynne at 604-392-5599 for more info.