Comedy in Agassiz
Comic Simon King will perform at Jimmy's Pub in Agassiz (7215 Pioneer Ave.) on Oct. 4. Show starts at 8:30 p.m. Tickets are $10.
The Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre Society's 2013/14 kicks off Oct. 4 at 10:30 a.m. with world-renowned pianist Sarah Hagen and special guest cellist Ariel Barnes. Tickets for this intimate morning performance showcasing some of the region's elite musicians are $27 for adults, $24 for seniors and $22 for students. Call the Centre Box Office at 604-391-SHOW(7469).
The Chilliwack German Canadian Club hosts its traditional "Octoberfest" on Oct. 5 at our new venue St. Thomas Hall, 46048 Gore Ave. Dance at 8 p.m., doors open at 7 p.m. Pre-sold tickets at $14 are available at Vallee Sausage on Alexander Avenue or at the door. Call Gerhard for table reservations at 604-858-3021. Music by Black Forest Boys. Call Hans, 604-857-5000, or Uta, 604-798-7315.
Everything Fitz is a highenergy fiddling and percussive step-dancing family band from Ontario. Their unique stage show combines a variety of musical styles and is hailed as fun, uplifting and inspirational. Celebrating the Chilliwack Cultural Centre's third anniversary, the Fitzgerald fiddling family performs Oct. 5 at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $32 for adults, $29 for seniors and $27 for students. Call the Centre Box Office at 604-391-SHOW(7469).
Cornerstone Christian Reformed Church at 9800 McNaught Rd. hosts an art exhibit entitled Kisemanito Pakitinasuwin (The Creator's Sacrifice). The exhibit consists of a series of 12 paintings by Ovide Bighetty, a self-taught Cree artist originally from Pukatawagan First Nation located in northwestern Manitoba. The exhibit runs until Oct. 20, weekdays 1 to 3 p.m. Special arrangements for viewing can be made by contacting the church office. Special events include: Oct. 9, blanket exercise and Oct. 16, special concert featuring Cheryl Bear, native artist. Each of these events is scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Contact Cornerstone CRC at 604-792-2517 or visit www.cornerstonecrc.ca.
The Chilliwack Symphony Orchestra Chorus has some vacant positions and invites interested singers to join them in preparation for their upcoming season. The chorus meets Thursdays at 7 p.m. at Sardis senior secondary school. The planned focus of our fall rehearsals will be on selections from Handel's Messiah and music of the Christmas season. Call 604-795-0521.
Fall film series
The Chilliwack Community Arts Council presents the Chilliwack International Film Series with five more films in October and November: Oct. 9, Love is All You Need, (Denmark); Oct. 16, Frances Ha, (U.S.); Oct. 23, Unfinished Song, (UK); Oct. 30, The Hunt (Denmark); and Nov. 6, Intouchables, (France). Films are Wednesdays at 7 p.m. at Cottonwood 4 Cinemas. Tickets are $6 per person at the door, or save money with a series pass: $30 for all six films. Tickets available at The Art Room, 20-5725 Vedder Rd., or The Bookman, 45939 Wellington Ave. For more info call 604-769-ARTS (2787).
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