Once in a Lifetime The opening production of The University of The Fraser Valley theatre department's 2012/13 season, Once in a Lifetime, continues in the theatre on the old Chilliwack north campus at 45635 Yale Rd., Nov. 22, 23 and 24 at 7: 30 p.m. with matinee Nov.
25 at 2 p.m. Prices range between $14 to $22. For tickets and information call 604-795-2814, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit www.ufv. ca/theatre.
Nutcracker Ballet Dancers at the Creative Outlet Performing Art Studio in Sardis are once again at work rehearsing for their annual production of A Nutcracker Ballet, which runs Nov. 24 at 6 p.m. and Nov. 25 at 1 p.m. and 4 p.m. at the Chilliwack Cultural Centre. Tickets are $10 and available from the Cultural Centre box office by phone 604-391-7469 or online www.chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
November at Branch 4 Branch 4 of the Royal Canadian Legion has special events scheduled this month. Nov. 23, ladies auxiliary cake walk during the fun and games; Nov. 24, branch bake sale 2 to 4 p.m.
November at Branch 280 Branch 280 of the Royal Canadian Legion has special events scheduled this month. Dance from 8 p.m. to midnight with Whiskey River, Nov. 23 and 24; and River Chicken, Nov. 30. New kitchen staff and menu, check it out.
Christmas craft crawl The always popular 10th annual Chilliwack Christmas Craft Crawl comes to Greendale and Sardis once again, on Nov. 22, 23, 24 and 25 this year, with something completely different at each of eight shops on the tour. Discover hand-crafted, local artisan products, and have fun shopping in a relaxed and inviting atmosphere, while meeting the artists and owners. Door prizes and refreshments at every location, along with a grand prize gift-basket draw. Join the artists in donating to Ruth & Naomi's Mission. Last year, $1,038 was raised. New this year is "Early-Bird Thursday" with even more prize-draws and a chance to beat the crowd. For a map and full particulars on this year's event, visit www.chilliwackcraftcrawl.com, or Facebook or call Holly at Greendale Pottery, 604-823-6430.
Yarrow craft crawl The fifth annual Yarrow Christmas Crawl supporting the Salvation Army Food Bank runs Nov. 24 and 25 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Visit 11 artisans, artists and shops. Chances to win a fabulous gift at each location. Bring a food item for the food bank to each location and get a second chance to win. Help us make this season a time for giving to those who need it most. Visit www.yarrowchristmascrawl.com for more information or call Sue at 604-823-4490.
Ballet Kelowna Ballet Kelowna brings Double Variations (under the direction of artistic director David LaHay) to the Chilliwack Cultural Centre on Nov. 24 at 7: 30 p.m. For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www. chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
Moments in Time. On now in the gallery of the Chilliwack Cultural Centre is "Moments in Time." It is brought to you by three members of the Chilliwack Visual Artists Association: Ann Pradine, who specializes in stained glass and wire sculpture; Evelyn Zuber-bier, whose paintings can be found in private collections around the world; and Dan Berube, whose brilliant watercolours mirror his perception of light, which is at the core of his work.
Christmas sing-along Come to a sing-along program of traditional Christmas music accompanied by the Chilliwack Songs of Praise Orchestra on Nov. 25 at 6: 30 p.m. at Chilliwack Alliance Church, 8700 Young Rd. Lively singing with special vocal and instrumental presentations. Stay afterwards for refreshments. Call 604792-0051
Flow State The Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre Society presents the Warren Miller film Flow State on Nov. 30 at 7: 30 p.m. in the main theatre. With some of B.C.'s major ski hills participating, this evening is packed full of exciting images and incredible door prizes. This is a world-class show, sweeping across North America and inspiring winter sport enthusiasts everywhere. For tickets call the centre box office at 604-391-SHOW (7469), visit in person or go online at www. chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
Andrew Christopher Come help celebrate the release of Chilliwack musician Andrew Christopher's first solo album, "Gone," at Corky's on Dec. 1. Christopher will be playing all the tracks from the CD live as well as a set of cover songs for everyone to sing and dance to. The album will be on sale for $10. Call Corky's to make a reservation at 604795-2331.
The Ugliest Duckling Chilliwack Arts & Cultural Centre Society presents the heartwarming tale of The Ugliest Duckling on Dec. 2 at 2 and 4 p.m. As the second show in the Society's Kids Series, Tears of Joy Puppet Theatre makes its cultural centre debut with a puppetry performance based on the 1843 tale by Danish poet Hans Christian Ander-son. Tickets are $10. Call the centre box office at 604-391SHOW (7469), visit in person or purchase online at www. chilliwackculturalcentre.ca.
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