Chemainus events

Chemainus Events – Jazz Festival on August 22, 2015

The Chemainus Jazz Festival features live jazz performances by top artists and bands. The one-day concert begins at noon, with traditional jazz band Dixieland Express opening the show. The award-winning Mark Atkinson Trio follows at 1:30pm, playing the first of their two sets for the show (the second set is scheduled at 5:30pm). The Susannah Adams Quartet will sing tunes from the Great American So...

Chemainus Events – Confessions of a Paperboy

“Confessions of a Paperboy” is an original Canadian play that tells the compelling story of Christopher Columbus, a ten-year-old boy who hears God’s voice and goes out to change the world in his own way as he delivers newspapers in the early morning hours. Written by Calgary playwright Doug Curtis and directed by Paul F. Muir, it explores how bittersweet adolescence can be, how powerful faith is a...

Chemainus Events – James and the Giant Peach

The Chemainus Theatre Festival features some of the finest performers and performances in the country. They are an established, fully professional theatre whose goal is to explore and nourish truth, hope, redemption, love, and the human spirit. This year, they are giving life to Roald Dahl’s classic children’s story of a young orphan who escapes a cruel home in a magical, giant peach. Experience t...

Chemainus Events – Chemainus Bluegrass Extravaganza

Expect a more exciting and more extravagant Chemainus Bluegrass Festival this year with a full line-up of impressive talent. Now on its fifth year of running, this festival draws in music lovers from all over. Camping sites are available at the venue, but available space is limited for RV and tent campers. Watch out for the annual guitar raffle; the prize at stake is an Epiphone AJ 220, which you’...

Chemainus Events – Chemainus Rockabilly Festival 2015

The beautiful city of Chemainus will once again be holding the Chemainus Rockabilly Festival this year. This event will be bigger and bolder, with performances from Hank Angel, Slim Shady, Hell Katz, and many others being held. This great line-up of performers will entertain you all day long with their fantastic 50s rock ‘n roll music. Many participants from the rockabilly community will be attend...

Chemainus Events – Twist and Shout-The British Invasion

The British pop hits from the 60s are back! They’ve brought their instruments and great voices along to remind us of one of the best musical eras ever. Local and international performers will come to Chemainus this summer to give us the biggest hits of the 60s, which is often described as the onset of revolution in music, fashion, social norms, and more. Listen to the chart-topping music of Gerry ...

Chemainus Events – Chemainus Wednesday Market

The Chemainus Wednesday Market believes in the concept of “Make it, bake it, or grow it.” Their 40-stall market aims to provide a venue for farmers and craftspeople to sell their local and regional farm produce, flowers, baked goods, preserves, sweets, and unique crafts. Aside from your favorite vendors, this year they have a number of new vendors that sell products ranging from garden accessories...

Chemainus Events – Chemainus Theatre’s “The Mousetrap”

Friday, April 24 till Saturday, May 30, 2015 – Chemainus Theatre Presents: “The Mousetrap” – select showtimes at Chemainus Theatre Festival in Chemainus, BC – a 30-minute trip from Nanaimo, BC        Agatha Christie was a famous English crime novelist who is best known for detective novels and mystery short story collections. She also authored one of the longest-running mystery plays in the world:...

Chemainus Events – Project Johnny Cash Feb.20-Apr. 11

Friday, February 20 to Saturday, April 11, 2015 – Project Johnny Cash – at the Chemainus Theatre in Chemainus, BC – a 31-minute trip from Nanaimo, BC Project Johnny Cash is a Chemainus event that gives tribute to one of the music world’s most famous icons. Cash was an influential American singer, songwriter and musician who rose to fame with his unique crossover genre that combines rock and roll, ...

Chemainus Events – 9th Annual Christmas Walking Tour

Saturday, December 6, 2014 – 9th Annual Christmas Walking Tour – 10am to 4pm in downtown Chemainus, BC – a 32-minute trip from Nanaimo, BC Come join in the holiday spirit from both business owners and local residents alike in Chemainus BC for this annual Christmas tour, now in its ninth year. Walk or drive your way through downtown Chemainus and visit 32 local businesses and organizations who will...

Chemainus Events – Gala Fundraiser: Sherlock Masquerade Nov. 15, 2014

Saturday, November 15, 2014 – Chemainus Theatre Festival’s Gala Fundraiser: Sherlock’s Masquerade – 7pm at the Chemainus Theatre in Chemainus, BC Your assistance has been requested by Mr. Sherlock Holmes and Dr. Watson to solve a mystery that has confounded them at this special gala event. Join in an evening filled with mystery and masked fun, fabulous appetizers with fine wine, prizes for the bes...

Chemainus Events – Chemainus Jazz Festival August 23, 2014

Saturday, August 23, 2014 – Chemainus Jazz Festival – 12 to 9pm at the Waterwheel Park in Chemainus, BC  Get ready for this year’s Chemainus Jazz Festival, only on August 23, 2014! This year the Jazz Festival features the CanUS Jazz Band from Victoria, presenting an unusual combination of ragtime, swing, blues, and New Orleans jazz altogether. Then prepare yourselves for Ian MacDougall’s trombone ...