1. Tim Hicks, Jojo Mason and other musicians will hit the stage for the fifth annual Gone Country benefit concert, set to happen Saturday (July 22) at Bill Reid Millennium Amphitheatre in Cloverdale. Twin brothers Jamie and Chris Ruscheinski founded the event as a fundraiser for cancer-related causes in honour of their mother and friend, and are aiming to raise $366,000 at this year’s gathering. The party starts at 2 p.m. at the outdoor concert venue, located at 64th Avenue and 176th Street. Click on twinscancerfundraising.com for all the details.
2. Wrestlers JR Bundy, Terry “The Frog” Tomko and Delta Dawn will be honoured during the WrestleReunion VII event at Cloverdale Fairgrounds’ Alice McKay building this Friday night (July 21). Bell time is 7:30 p.m. for the featured bouts, which include the ASW Trans Canada Title match (Moondog Manson vs Mr. India) and a Grudge Match Teacher vs Student Special event, with Tomko as ref, featuring the temporarily un-retired Gorgeous Michelle Starr against Matt Xstatic. Details are posted at allstarwrestling.ca, or call 604-710-0872.
3. “One Goal, One Passion, Shakespeare for all” is the mission statement of Bard in the Valley, which this summer presents the Bard’s popular Much Ado About Nothing at several venues. This week, the action shifts to Langley’s Douglas Park for multiple shows starting on Thursday (July 20), on the outdoor Spirit Square Stage. Admission is free, with evening performances starting at 7 p.m. The production is directed by Dylan Coulter and is produced by Diane Gendron. Details can be found at bardinthevalley.com.