February Events

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Until Feb. 6

BEAUTIFUL FACES WITH VOICES CVAC Photography PORTALS, Centre for Culture, Arts and Heritage, Island Savings Centre

February 1
BIGLEAF MAPLE SYRUP FESTIVAL Festivities, exhibits, demos Train runs till 3:30pm 10am-4pm, BC Forest Discovery Centre, 2892 Drinkwater Rd, Duncan $8, Kids$6,

COWICHAN REGIONAL VISITOR CENTRE OPEN HOUSE 10am-4pm beside the BC Forest Discovery Centre 250-746-4636

ancientFUTURES STUDIO OPEN HOUSE SAT w/ Ali Bertin & Hillary Else (Feb. 1, 8, 15, 22) 10-2pm, 5190 Bills Rd, Duncan 250-748-7312

HIP-HOP NIGHT WITH LENNON AND CO
No cover till 11pm, Anglers Tavern Travelodge, 140 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan

February 1&2 TOMMY DOUGLAS: THE ARROWS OF DESIRE Ladysmith Little Theatre, 4985 Christie Rd, 8pm/ Sun Matinee 2pm 250-924-0658 $20

February 1-5 PERSONAL 1 WEEK WELLNESS RETREAT
Honeymoon Bay Lodge & Retreat 10028 Park Dr. 250-749-4252

February 1&15 COMMUNITY ACUPUNCTURE IN COBBLE Hill
10-4pm, Cobble Hill ‘Youth/Pixie’ Hall Sliding scale, w/ Frauke McCashin, Lic.Ac.
mccashin@telus.net

February 1&15 WHAT’S THE ALTERNATIVE? Discover Oriental Medicine, Frequency Medicine, Allergy Testing & Elimination Feb. 1 1-3pm, Feb. 15 11-2pm Wildflower Natural Health, 512 1st Ave, Ladysmith 250-924-8088 FREE Info Sessions

February 1-27 WARMLAND CALLIGRAPHERS SHOW & SALE 9:30am-5pm Loft Art Gallery Valley Vines to Wines, Mill Bay Ctr 260-2720 Mill Bay Rd FREE

February 2 MARGIT NELLEMANN’S ANNUAL SECONDS SALE Wear a TUTU and get an extra 22% off! Yes. Seriously! 2pm Teafarm 8350 Richards Trail 250-748-3811 www.teafarm.ca

BIRDS EYE COVE FARM Hot Beverages and Baked Goods Every Sunday 10am -4pm 5881 Genoa Bay Road, Maple Bay

JOHNNY SUMMERS of Calgary Jazz Orchestra, pairs w/ Grand Prix du Jazz award pianist Chris Andrew 2pm Crofton Pub, 1534 Joan Ave

KARRIE ANN STONE MEMORIAL FUNDRAISER 4pm, Bay Pub, 1695 Cowichan Bay Road Cowichan Bay

COHOUSING COWICHAN POTLUCK & MTG 5:30-9pm cohousingcowichan@gmail.com

DUNCAN CHORAL SOCIETY SPRING SESSION BEGINS New Singers Welcome! Christian Reformed Church, 930 Trunk Rd 7pm Registration $75 250-597-2531
www.duncanchoralsociety.wordpress.com

February 5
ORGANIC MASTER GARDENER FREE INFO SESSION
w/ Meg Loop 6-7pm Cowichan Green Community 360 Duncan St.
www.gaiacollege.ca

COMMUNITY CALL TO ACTION: FARMLAND UNDER THREAT
“Hands of the ALR”, Townhall Meeting 7-9pm Duncan United Church
246 Ingram St www.FarmlandProtection.ca

February 6
CHILDREN’S DANCE CLASS w/ Marisa Feb. 6, 13, 27 Ages 8-11 T250-710-2107
Lila Music Centre, 3228 Gibbons Road

WEEKLY MEDITATION Feb 6, 13, 20, 27 7pm VIU Cowichan Campus

February 7
COME DINE WITH US! Fundraiser for St. Peter’s 7-10pm Mr. Mike’s, Beverly Corners Limited
Tickets 250-746-6262 $5/pp + cost of food & drink- receive $5 certificate!

COMMUNITY BRIDGING DANCE Cowichan Intercultural Society World Music & snacks Families Welcome! 7-9pm St. John Church Hall, 486 Jubilee St, Duncan FREE dance!

February 7&8
ISLANDS AGRICULTURAL SHOW $5, Kids FREE Cowichan Exhibition Grounds, 7380 Trans Can Hwy, Duncan www.iashow.ca

February 8
RUSALKA:THE MET LIVE IN HD Renee Fleming fairy-tale opera 9:55am-12:55pm
Cowichan Theatre, 2687 James St, Duncan
250-748-7529 AdL$26, Sr$24, Kids$15.50

February 8&15 SEX, PLANTS AND MOVEMENT:

A WORKSHOP FOR WOMEN plants, yoga & qi gong 1-4pm Kind Tiger Clinic, 5241 Koksliah Rd, Duncan 250-815-0863 or kind.tiger.clinic@gmail.com

9THE STEADIES & GANGO BASSMAN/CHECKO Island rock & reggae celebrating Bob Marley’s birthday! 9pm Orca Showroom,Travelodge Silver Bridge, 140 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan Adv$12/$15

SACRED BREATH-SACRED SOUND w/ Padmasri Jennifer Gillis, Master Teacher 1:30-4:30pm Kind Tiger Clinic, 5241 Koksilah Rd, 250-815-0863 $40-60 sliding scale

February 10
FAMILY DAY-PASSPORT TO SHAWNIGAN Passports available at Village Chippery, Shawnigan Lake Museum, Style Centre Barbershop shawniganlakemuseum@shaw.ca $2/family

FOR THE LOVE OF COMMUNITY Celebrate BC Family Day! 11am-3pm City Square, Downtown Duncan Free Family & Kid’s Activities

SAVE OUR ALR! BC Family Day Rally at Victoria Legislative Buildings, Noon
www.FarmlandProtection.ca

February 11
BUDDY- THE BUDDY HOLLY STORY! Musical Chemainus Theatre Festival www.chemainustheatre.ca or 1-800-565-7738 Tickets $25 and up Enjoy Playbill Dining Room

DISSOLVE One-woman, 14 characters 7:30pm, Cowichan Theatre, 2687 James St. 250-748-7529 www.shamelesshussy.com $15

February 11 – 14 TRUE GRAIN BREAD VALENTINE’S TREATS available for a limited time! Cow Bay

February 12 BLACKIE & THE RODEO KINGS W/DAVID GOGO Cowichan Theatre 7:30pm, 2687 James St, Duncan 250-748-7529

February 13
ESL CAFE help someone practice English 4-5:30pm, Duncan Garage Cafe

CARA LUFT (Co-Founder Of Wailin’ Jennys) 8:30pm,
Orca Showroom Travelodge, 140 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan $15Adv

February 14
FUNKY VALENTINE Teafarm, 8350 Richards Trail, North Cowichan www.teafarm.ca

MERRIDALE VALENTINE’S
Lunch + Special Dinner Event w/ Eric Harper 5-8pm 1230 Merridale Rd, Cobble Hill 250 743-4293 $50 Per Person Reservations Recommended

5RHYTHMS CLASS W/ SHAUNA DEVLIN
7-9pm, The Chapel, Providence Farm $15

AMUSÉ VALENTINE’S DINNER
Intimate 4 or 5 course dinner 2915 Cameron Taggart Rd Reservations 250-743-3667

VALENTINE’S DINNER & DANCE W/THE NOT-YET QUARTET
Jazz w/ Dirk Ouellette & friends! 8:30pm Crofton Pub 1534 Joan Ave $10

February 15
CANDLE MAKING Craft, colour & scent soy wax candles
10am-2pm Providence Farm General Store, 1843 Tzouhalem Rd, Duncan 250-746-8982 $25 pre-register

TANGERINE DREAM BIRTHDAY PARTY
Tapas, Beverages and Painting! Tangerine Dream Gallery & Studio 1725 Cowichan Bay Rd (on the water) Tickets 250-737-1106 $25

CANADIAN FEDERATION OF UNIVERSITY WOMEN
1-3pm Positive Ways to Improve our Health w/ Judy Lamontagne St. John’s Hall, 486 Jubilee St, Duncan 250-800-0154

MASIMBA MARIMBA DANCE
African-based music and the mbira of Kurai Blessing Mubaiwa plus Chris Bertin on didgeridoo Mercury Theatre 7:30-11:30pm 250-748-9842 www.masimbamarimba.com Adv$12/Farm Store $15Door,Under 12 free

ATLANTIC BALLET THEATRE OF CANADA- GHOSTS OF VIOLENCE
ground-breaking multi-media initiative brings the issue of domestic violence against women into the spotlight 7:30pm 2687 James St, Duncan 250-748-7529 AdL$45, Std$36 Supports CWAV

DEERHOLME HAPPINESS DINNER
5-9pm Deerholme Farm 4830 Stelfox Rd, Duncan 250-748-7450 $90

MOVIE MUSIC MANIA VI
Symphony features the most amazing film scores 3pm & 7pm Port Theatre, Nanaimo $10 Off Tickets! Use code VOICE 250-754-8550 www.porttheatre.com

SING FOR PURE JOY!
$10 Drop-in 6:30-8pm The Lodge on 4th, 1127 4th Ave, Ladysmith 250-285-3764

VALENTINE’S CONCERT w/ SASKIA AND DARREL
2-4:30pm Chemainus Seniors Ctr, 824 Willow St. 250-246-2111 $10Adv/$12

February 16
BURGER & BEER FUNDRAISER + SILENT AUCTION for Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre
Cow Bay Pub, 1696 Cow Bay Rd 250-746-0227 info@cowichanlandtrust.ca $20 burger,beer or wine plus side

PALM COURT LIGHT ORCHESTRA Sunny Shams with Mexican soprano Shadan Gaul Guerrero
2:30pm, Cowichan Theatre, 2687 James St, Duncan 250-748-7529 AdL$32

February 17
20 FEET FROM STARDOM Reel Alternatives,7-9pm, Cowichan Theatre,
2687 James St, Duncan 250-748-7529 $12 Proceeds to CV Hospice

BIRDS OF PARAGUAY w/ Naturalist Val George 9:30am Freshwater EcoCentre,
1080 Wharncliffe Rd, Duncan 250-746-6141 FREE

February 18
EXCITING ACTIVITIES OF THE COWICHAN LAND TRUST w/ Kai Reitzel 7:30pm
Freshwater EcoCentre, 1080 Wharncliffe Rd, Duncan FREE

February 18- March 7 MOMENTS IN TIDE
Paintings by Rachel Cruse & Photography by Frank Wall PORTALS, CVAC Centre for Culture, Arts and Heritage 2687 James St, Duncan FREE

February 19
PREMIERE OF “RESILIENCE” Documentary on the Cowichan River by composer Eric Smith & filmmaker Nick Versteeg Limited Seating 7pm, Cowichan Theatre, Duncan 250-748-7529 $7

February 22
TEA CRAFTING Blend flavourful and medicinal teas 10am-2pm Providence Farm General Store, 1843 Tzouhalem Rd, Duncan Pre-registration required 250-746-8982 $25

FRUIT TREE CARE AND PRUNING WORKSHOP w/ ISA Arborist Todd Gesshe 9:30am-1:30pm 360 Duncan St. Pre-registration required nora@cowichangreencommunity.org $40/35 CGC members

HONEYMOON BAY OUTDOOR MARKET “CABIN FEVER” 10am-2pm Community Hall, 10022 Park Dr. 250-749-7772 FREE

YOUNG NATURALISTS’ CLUB: CEDAR OF LIFE Cowichan Valley Docents talk about the amazing cedar 10-11:30pm Cowichan Estuary Nature Centre, 1845 Cowichan Bay Rd. 250-217-0389 or ync.ca FREE

February 23
JAMES MCCRAE TRIO Sunday Jazz Series 2-5pm, Crofton Hotel and Pub, 1534 Joan Ave $10

5RHYTHMS CLASS W/ SHAUNA DEVLIN 10am-12pm, The Chapel,Providence Farm $15

SHIRLEY GNOME Musical comedian live, 8pm Travelodge, 140 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan

February 24
BACKYARDIGANS: SEA DEEP IN ADVENTURE
6:30pm Cowichan Theatre, 2687 James St, Duncan 250-748-7529 All

TRUST YOUR INTUITION 1&7pm Travelodge, 140 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan $21
1-877-969-0095 www.innerpeacemovement.ca

FOR THE LOVE OF WORDS w/ Bill Levity, Share written words or enjoy others Travelodge Silver Bridge, 140 Trans Canada Hwy, Duncan

February 25
LADYSMITH CAMERA CLUB 7pm Hardwick Hall, High St. at 3rd Ave Ladysmith 250-606-7011 $5 drop-in

February 25 – March 1
FIDDLER ON THE ROOF Humorous portrait of life in a Jewish village in Tsarist Russia All ages musical 7:30pm, T. Gil Bunch Ctr, Brentwood College, 2735 Mt. Baker Rd, Mill Bay 250-743-8756 or boxoffice@brentwood.bc.ca $25 General Admission

February 26
FOUR NATIONS SILENT AUCTION FUNDRAISER FOR COWICHAN ABORIGINAL FILM AND ART FESTIVAL Food & Entertainment! 6-9:30pm Eagles Hall, Boys Rd, Duncan Admission: Bring an item for the silent auction

February 27
NATIONAL THEATRE LIVE: WAR HORSE 7pm, Cowichan Theatre, 2687 James St, Duncan 250-748-7529 Ad$24.50

February 28
THE MEDLEY CAFE Open mic -play, sing or listen 6:30pm, St. John’s Anglican Church, Duncan Sue 250-746-2326 FREE

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