Seven Days in Chilliwack – March 5 to 11

A list of entertaining events in Chilliwack for March 5 to 11.

Students at Vedder middle school rehearse for their production of Welcome to the Come on Inn: A Murderless Mystery on Wednesday. The cast and crew of 50 students will be performing their theatre production on Monday

Students at Vedder middle school rehearse for their production of Welcome to the Come on Inn: A Murderless Mystery on Wednesday. The cast and crew of 50 students will be performing their theatre production on Monday

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.

March 7 – Alan Doyle of Great Big Sea performs at the Cultural Centre at 8 p.m. Tickets $42 and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

March 8 – Comedy show, I Am Woman! Hear Me Laff!, features headliner Elvira Kurt and three other comedians, and takes place at the Cultural Centre at 7 p.m. Tickets $32/adults, $29/seniors, and $27/students and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

March 8 – Hamelin: A New Fable takes to the Cultural Centre stage at 2 p.m. in a marvellous mix of masks, dance, puppets, sing-a-long musical numbers, and audience participation. For kids and families of all ages. Tickets $10 and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

March 10 – Stuart McLean brings his famous Vinyl Café to the Cultural Centre at 7:30 p.m. for a live taping featuring two brand-new Dave and Morley stories, as well as a dash of live music. Tickets $60.50/adults, $40.50/students (18 and under), and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

March 10/11 – Vedder middle school presents Welcome to the Come on Inn: A Murderless Mystery March 9 and 10 at 7 p.m. both nights. The play is for all ages and tickets are $5 (kids under five get in free). For more info, call the school at 604-858-7141.

March 11 – Comedy theatre production, The Foreigner, is at the Cultural Centre at 7:30 p.m. Tickets $30/students, $32/seniors, and $35/adults and available at the Centre Box Office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW(7469) or online at www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.

Now to March 15 – The UFV theatre department presents Julius Caesar by William Shakespeare March 4 to 15 with evening performances at 7:30 p.m. and Sunday matinees at 2 p.m., as well as school matinees at noon. Information on specific performance dates and ticket prices can be found at ufv.ca/theatre or by calling 604-795-2814. Tickets can be purchased online, over the phone or in person at the UFV Performance Theatre at 45635 Yale Rd.

Now 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.

Now to March 28 – Robert Harms has his solo exhibition, Art in Harms Way, in the Art Gallery at the Cultural Centre Feb. 19 to March 28. Gallery hours are noon to 5 p.m. Wednesdays to Saturday, plus some show evenings. Free admission.

Now to December – The Sí:tel Coast Salish Baskets exhibition is on display in the Chambers Gallery at the Chilliwack Museum until December. Museum hours are 9 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Mondays to Fridays. Admission $3/general and $2/seniors and students.

The Evergreen Artist Group invites anyone who loves to paint or draw to join them on Monday mornings 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.

The Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra chorus has immediate openings for soprano singers and male tenors in preparation for its April 11 performance. Interested singers must be able to read music and have past experience singing Bach repertoire. For information regarding rehearsal schedule, location and further details, please call 604-795-0521.

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