Finale held for Festival of Small Halls
Red Moon Road, a folk band from Manitoba, was one of several acts to take the stage on June 27 at the finale of the 2015 P.E.I. Mutual Festival of Small Halls at the Kings Playhouse in Georgetown. Daniel Jordan, Sheena Rattai and Daniel Peloquin-Hopfner will also be performing Sunday night at the Mont-Carmel Parish Hall. 13, features original P.E.I. handcrafted fabric art sculptures for indoors and outdoors, as well as handpainted mandalas by Dina Blot displayed year round in the studio. Visit www.meadowbrookartstudio.com or call 902658-3171. 48 Herlihy Dr., Clyde River, features recent paintings in oil and watercolour by artist Julia Purcell, open most days by chance or appointment. Call 902-368-7526. North Rustico (opposite Stella Maris Church), features fine art and original hand-hooked rugs by artists Betty Jenkins, Mary Ploughman Jones, Linda Shaw Packard and Mary Roscoe Murphy Robertson. Hours are 11 a.m. to 7 p.m. on weekdays; noon to 6 p.m. on weekends. The gallery is closed during matinees at the theatre. run in Charlottetown, Monday to Friday. History comes alive with the Confederation Players, a troupe of costumed, young, bilingual Canadians, trained as the Fathers and Ladies of Confederation. Information on tours and times is available at the centre’s box office.
Central Bedeque is open from Tuesday to Saturday, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m., Sundays, 1-5 p.m. (admission $5, students/seniors $4). The museum presents the story of Callbeck’s General Store, which was a focal point for the local area for over a century. There is a new second floor area displaying an expanded selection from the collection of Howard Clark who for over 60 years accumulated thousands of objects related especially to the history of the Chelton area. provincially designated Historic Place of P.E.I., is on the North Cape Coastal Drive, 784 Bideford Rd. (Route 166) in Ellerslie-Bideford. Built in 1878, over the years it has been a family home, a parsonage and the home of aspiring writer L.M. Montgomery when she taught school in Bideford. It is open daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. Local author Jaime Lee Mann is hosting a book launch July 4 at the P.E.I. Preserve Company, 2841 New Glasgow Rd., New Glasgow, 11 a.m. to 2 p.m., for her new novel, “Into Coraira”, the second instalment in the “Legend of Rhyme” series and the follow-up to bestselling Elora of Stone. There will be a meet and greet with the author, a reading from her bestselling “Legend of Rhyme” series, draws, giveaways, and tasty treats. The Preserve Company is contributing a prize to be won.
features a variety of products as well as studio space for classes. It also promotes rug hooking and has supplies for this craft. Call 902963-2622. It is on Route 243 at 413 Buffalo Rd., South Rustico.