LIVE IN DEWDNEY
Dec. 15, Larry Styles rocks the house, 8: 30 p.m. to 12: 30 a.m. at the Dewdney Pub, 8793 River Rd., five minutes east of Mission. Dec. 31, the band Barefoot will be the rockin entertainment for the New Year's Eve party with a buffet dinner. Tickets are $30 at the bar. Call 604-8264762 or see churchoftheblues.ca.
MERV TREMBLAY BAND
Merv Tremblay and friends offer country, rock and blues Sundays from 3: 30 - 7: 30 p.m. at Captain's Cabin pub, 33331 Harbour Ave., Mission. There's also a meat draw that benefits the food bank.
Sing along or listen to the A-Tones on Mondays, 1 - 3 p.m., at the Abbotsford Seniors Association drop-in centre on Cyril Street. Call Ed at 604-853-8624 or e-mail firstname.lastname@example.org.
ARTISAN GIFT FAIR
Until Dec. 22, the Kariton Art Gallery, 2387 Ware St., Abbotsford, has a Christmas Artisan Gift Fair with unique, handmade items created by local artisans. Dec. 16, 12 p.m. to 3: 30 p.m. is straw ornament making with Ursula Rettich; Dec. 18 is yarn spinning by Joanne Beu-kema from 1: 30 - 4 p.m. Hours are Tuesday to Friday, noon to 5 p.m., Saturday, Sunday, 9: 30 a.m. - 4: 30 p.m. See details at abbotsfordartscouncil.org.
MAC GIFT SHOP
Mission Art Gallery, 33529 First Ave., Mission, feature local artisans and vendors from the Christmas craft fair, until Dec. 19. Regular hours are Tuesday to Saturday 1 - 4 p.m. Call 604-826-0029 or see missionartscouncil.ca.
WASSAIL SING AT MAC
Dec. 21, Mission Arts Centre holds a Christmas wassail and carol sing-along at 7 - 9 p.m. with Jenny Bice and Deborah Handley, at 33529 First Ave., Mission. Small donations accepted; space is limited. Join in the holiday fun. Call 604-826-0029 for details.
TARL AT FINNEGAN'S
Dec. 22, local rock group Tarl plays at Finnegan's Pub, 33780 King Rd., Abbotsford. Call 604-859-2220 for reservations. See more at tarlsmusic.com.
CHURCH & FORD COUNTRY
Jan. 31, country music artist Eric Church brings his Blood, Sweat & Beers show to the Abbotsford Entertainment & Sports Centre in his first Canadian tour, with special guest Colt Ford. Tickets at www. abbotsfordcentre.ca.