Seven Days in Chilliwack – July 24 to 30

A list of entertaining events in Chilliwack for July 24 to 30.

Secondary Characters brings Into the Woods to the Cultural Centre stage July 24 to Aug. 2. 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.

July 24 to Aug. 2 – Secondary Characters presents Into the Woods, an epic fairytale running July 24 to Aug. 2 at the Cultural Centre. Show dates are July 24, 25, 26, 31, Aug. 1 and 2 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $22/adult, $28/senior, $16/student. Special $12 tickets on July 24 preview. Tickets available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

July 26 – Stó:lō Nation Chiefs Council invite the public to participate in the fourth annual Stó:lō Gathering: Honouring Our Youth today from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Coqualeetza Grounds (7201 Vedder Rd.). This event will acknowledge the Stó:lō Nation communities successes and achievements and mark them with an honouring and cultural celebration. Day includes cultural performances, a barbecue, arts and crafts, Slahal, aboriginal youth art contest, cultural tours, and more. More info: call Abby Duncan at 604-824-5316 or Francine Douglas at 604-798-8143. www.stolonation.bc.ca.

Now to July 26 – The Chilliwack Visual Artists Association presents its group show, Movement, at the Art Gallery in the Cultural Centre from June 12 to July 26. Gallery hours: Wednesdays to Saturdays from noon to 5 p.m., and 6 to 8 p.m. on show evenings.

July 30 – 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 Learning Community Society, a drum circle, and Dixieland Memories.

July 30 – Chilliwack Visual Artists Association presents The Open Door, an exhibition by local artists with disabilities from Chilliwack Society for Community Living. The one-day show is open today from noon to 5 p.m. at the Art Gallery in the Cultural Centre. Admission is free.

Now to July 31 – Rosedale photographers, Michael and Jutta Schulz, have a series of photographs printed on metal at the Chilliwack Museum in an exhibit called Spectrum from June 21 to July 31. Gallery hours: 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. Admission  $3/adults, $2/seniors.

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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