The Cowichan Valley is known for it’s music festivals and indoor theatre performances. Rain or shine, there’s always something to do here.

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No matter what season you choose to visit, there’s always something happening in Cowichan. Check out these events and watch the calendar for details about annual festivals and events. Do you have an event you would like us to know about? Please submit here!

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June 2017

Rock Legends: The Sequel to Twist and Shout

June 2 - August 26
Chemainus Theatre, 8737 Chemainus Road
Chemainus, BC V0R 1K0 Canada
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With The Beatles and British Invasion came two decades of rock-n-roll, transforming the music scene forever. Experience this most influential music in a live tribute to the Beach Boys, The Everly Brothers, The Monkees, Elton John, Simon & Garfunkel, Sonny & Cher, and many more incredible artists!

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Dine on the Dock

June 2 - September 8
Ladysmith Community Marina, 611 Oyster Bay Dr
Ladysmith, British Columbia Canada
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$20

Our most popular events of the summer are Dine On The Dock, happening every other Friday, starting June 2 and runs until September 8. Bar opens at 5:00 p.m. and dinner is usually at 6:15 p.m.These are fun times on the dock, and interestingly, we always have a sunny evening! At each event we feature a guest chef from a local restaurant who caters a dinner at the Welcome Centre and on our Social Dock. Menus range from lasagne to…

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July 2017

Harbour Tours

July 1 - August 31
Ladysmith Community Marina, 611 Oyster Bay Dr
Ladysmith, British Columbia Canada
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The Ladysmith Maritime Society is pleased to offer guided tours of the Harbour during summer months, in our restored lifeboat, Maritimer. Tours operate 7 days a week in July and August at 10 a.m. and 2 p.m., and in the months before July or after August, by request. Thousands of people have enjoyed a 90-minute cruise, listening to stories of the local history, viewing eagles, seals, otters, cormorants, starfish, jellyfish and other wildlife along the way. Maritimer can accommodate up…

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August 2017

Talley’s Folly

August 16 - August 26
Chemainus Theatre, 8737 Chemainus Road
Chemainus, BC V0R 1K0 Canada
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Like any proper Missouri gentleman in 1944, Matt has taken to wooing Sally Talley. Alas, the timid, bookish, and delightfully honest maiden fears her family’s disapproval. Romancing reveals their innermost secrets – and their chance for a future together. The first play ever produced at the Chemainus Theatre Festival

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Valley Antique and Collectable Sale

August 18 - August 19
Cowichan Exhibition Grounds, 7380 Trans Canada Hwy
Duncan, British Columbia V9L 6B1 Canada
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Chemainus Crofton C to Sea Lions club is presenting The Valley Antique and Collectable Sale at the Cowichan Exhibition Grounds.

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Cobble Hill Farmers’ Market

August 20 @ 10:00 am - 3:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 10:00am on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Cobble Hill Farmers’ Market, Watson Avenue
Cobble Hill, British Columbia V0R 1L0 Canada
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Make it - Bake it - Grow it ~ Sunday farmers' market with farm fresh veggies and fruits, preserves, meats, eggs, flowers, plants, crafts, clothing, body products, soaps, food, drinks, music and fun for the whole family!

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Sundaes on Sundays » Live Music by Brent Hutchinson & Friends

August 20 @ 11:00 am - 1:00 pm
Maple Bay Marina, 6145 Genoa Bay Rd.
Duncan n, British Columbia V9L 5T7 Canada
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Maple Bay Marina is pleased to provide FREE live music on Sundays during July and August. To enhance the sweetness of the melodies, the Mariners Market & Espresso Bar will feature an ice cream sundae bar during the performances; scoop it up, build your own sundae - flavour it oh so right.  Performances will be held in the marina courtyard area, just outside the Mariners Market & Espresso Bar, from at 11:00 am until 1:00 pm. The live music is…

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Sunday Pizza Nights at Merridale

August 20 @ 5:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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An event every week that begins at 5:00pm on Sunday, repeating until September 24, 2017

Merridale Cidery & Distillery, 1230 Merridale Rd
Cobble Hill, British Columbia V0R 1L0 Canada
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Our popular Sunday Pizza Nights return this year with a fresh lineup of local live entertainment! Join us on the back deck for delicious, house-made brick oven pizzas from our orchard cookhouse. Pizza Nights will run every Sunday evening from Father's Day, June 18th to September 24th, with a different selection of pizzas and a new local musician every weekend. The bistro opens at 5pm for dinner, and live music runs from 6 to 8:30pm. We recommend making a reservation…

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Roots and Grooves at Riot Brewing

August 20 @ 7:00 pm
Riot Brewing Co., 101-A 3055 Oak Street
Chemainus, British Columbia Canada
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Free

"Hillbilly concertos, Appalachian grooves,ferocious folk funk & many manly moves" Performing in the Riot Brewing lounge, Rick Scott and Nico Rhodes of Roots and Grooves: a veteran dulcimer maverick and young keyboard ace join forces for an intergenerational smorgasbord of roots, rhythm and groove!

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Nico Rhodes and Guests Final Jam at Riot Brewing

August 21 @ 7:00 pm
Riot Brewing Co., 101-A 3055 Oak Street
Chemainus, British Columbia Canada
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Free

Nico Rhodes, Aiden Church, Micheal Clarke and guests from the Chemainus Theatre are performing one last jam. The event is free, however the band will be accepting donations.

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