Seven Days in Chilliwack

A list of entertaining events in Chilliwack for January 10 to 16

Chilliwack Progress photojournalist Jenna Hauck has her solo photo exhibition

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. 8 to 26 – Age of Arousal runs Jan. 8 to 26 at the UFV Performance Theatre (45635 Yale Rd.). There will be two half-price previews on Wednesday, Jan. 8 and Thursday, Jan. 9. Opening night is Friday, Jan. 10 and 7:30 p.m. performances continue on Jan. 11, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24, and 25. There are two Sunday matinees at 2 p.m. on Jan. 19 and 26. There is also one weekday matinee at noon on Friday, Jan. 17. Ticket prices range from $11 to $23 (plus service fees) and are available online at UFV.ca/theatre or through the UFV theatre box office at 604-795-2814 and theatre@ufv.ca.

Jan. 10/11 – The Royal Canadian Branch 280 Legion (5661 Vedder Rd.) has live entertainment Friday and Saturday nights. This weekend it’s Wylie & The Other Guy.

Jan. 15 to 26 – Chilliwack School of Performing Arts brings Shrek the Musical to the stage Jan. 15 to 26 at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Evening performances are at 7:30 p.m. Jan. 15, 16, 17, 18, 23, 24 and 25. Matinees are at 2 p.m. on Jan. 18, 19, 25 and 26. Tickets: $20 for adults, $15 for students/seniors, $9.75 for Theatre B.C. members, and available at the centre’s box office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW (7469). www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca

Now to Jan. 12 – It’s still Christmas at Fantasy Farms (9423 Gibson Rd.) with Petey’s Country Christmas now until Jan. 12. It features a 1961 walk-through version of Frosty the Snowman, Christmas-themed bounce houses, a light maze, and rides on Petey’s Christmas train. Enjoy the thousands of lights and see if you can spot Rudolf. Admission is $10 ($2 off admission with a non-perishable food item). www.peteyscountrychristmas.ca

Now to Jan. 18 – The Chilliwack Visual Artists Association presents its annual winter season art show, Where’s Your Winter?, Dec. 19 to Jan. 18 at the Chilliwack Art Gallery in the Cultural Centre. Gallery hours are Wednesdays to Saturdays from 12 noon to 5 p.m., plus some evenings on show nights.

Coming Up:

Jan. 17 – Tractorgrease Multimedia presents its concert series on Friday, Jan. 17 at the Cultural Centre. Bands and musicians include Harma White, Casinos, Malk, Matt Lowen, and Franklyn Currie. Tickets $15 and available at the centre’s box office, or by calling 604-391-SHOW (7469). www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca

Jan. 18 to Feb. 27 – Relive the Vancouver Olympics with 14 Gold: Images from the 2010 Olympics, a solo photo exhibition by Progress photojournalist Jenna Hauck running Jan. 18 to Feb. 27 at the Chilliwack Museum, upstairs in the Chambers Gallery. Opening reception is Saturday, Jan. 18 from noon to 2 p.m. For more info, email photo@theprogress.com, or call 604-702-5576.

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