Tra­di­tional mu­sic on stage

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ENTERTAINMENT - The Sumer Re­view 3 Ex­hibits are on­go­ing at the MacNaught History Cen­tre and Ar­chives The Farm­ers’ Bank of Rus­tico Mu­seum, Gallery@The Guild is pre­sent­ing Per­spec­tives: Art­work by Maria Camp­bell, Gallery 18 Water­mark Theatre Gallery, Basin Head Fish­erie

Mem­bers of Guin­ness, from left, Laura Far­rell, Jim Far­rell and their son Paddy, per­form at the Ir­ish Cul­tural Cen­tre as part of the weekly ceilidh. Tonight’s ceilidh, which will fea­ture Ward Mac­Don­ald, Chrissy Crow­ley and Zakk Cormier, gets un­der­way at 8 p.m. at the cen­tre on North River Road in Char­lot­te­town. Cen­tre, 130 Heather Moyse Dr., Summerside, is a site of the P.E.I. Mu­seum. It is open Tues­day to Fri­day, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Sun­day, noon to 4 p.m. Call 902-888-8373 or visit www.peimu­seum.com.

Route 243, Rus­tico, ad­ja­cent to St. Augustine’s Church, is a bilin­gual Na­tional His­toric Site fea­tur­ing a mu­seum with a dy­namic per­ma­nent ex­hi­bi­tion, the Doucet House and Rus­tico and area Aca­dian ge­nealog­i­cal in­for­ma­tion. Check www.farm­ers­bank. ca or call 963-3168. Ad­mis­sion is charged.

Tues­day to Satur­day, noon to 5 p.m. The gallery is at the cor­ner of Queen and Rich­mond streets in Char­lot­te­town.

fine art and an­tiques, 10686 Route 6, New Lon­don, has work by a va­ri­ety of artists, as well as an­tique maps and prints, col­lectible books, hand-carved de­coys, dec­o­ra­tive col­lectibles and An Arche­o­log­i­cal Dis­cov­ery in Malpeque Bay, a vir­tual bilin­gual ex­hi­bi­tion on the mu­seum’s 50 years and a mul­ti­me­dia up­date of the con­tem­po­rary sec­tion of the Aca­dian Mu­seum’s per­ma­nent ex­hibit. There is also ge­neal­ogy in­for­ma­tion. Call 902432-2880. built in 1877, was con­sid­ered one of Char­lot­te­town’s finest homes. To­day, it stands as a won­der­ful ex­am­ple of Vic­to­rian ar­chi­tec­ture with a fas­ci­nat­ing story. It also hosts spe­cial events in its Car­riage House and has a small book­store/gift­shop. In the sum­mer, Bea­cons­field is open daily 10 a.m. to 4:30 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is charged. It is one of seven P.E.I. Mu­seum Sites. Call 902-368-6603. Cen­tral Bed­eque, is open 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

of Canada — Green Gables Her­itage Site and the site of Mont­gomery’s Cavendish home. Green Gables is fa­mous as the in­spi­ra­tion for the set­ting of Mont­gomery’s Anne of Green Gables. Call

902-963-7874. 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.

Queen Char­lotte Ar­moury, 3 Hav­i­land St., Char­lot­te­town, high­lights the history of mil­i­tary forces on P.E.I. and Is­lan­ders at war, dur­ing peace time and on United Na­tions/NATO duty. Hours are Mon­day to Fri­day, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m., and Thurs­days 7-9 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is free; do­na­tions are ap­pre­ci­ated. Call 902-368-0108.

at A Good Book, Mon­tague, 11 a.m. to 1 p.m., July 11. Westlie is the au­thor of five nov­els that take place on P.E.I., two of which have close ties to the Mon­tague area: “Mat­tie’s Story”, based on a story told by her grand­mother, and “Anna’s Se­cret”, based on the story of Anne Beaton's Hol­low.

July 14, 7 p.m. Copies of her mur­der mys­tery, “Ex­cept the Dy­ing”, are avail­able for loan from public li­braries across P.E.I. DVD copies of the TV se­ries are avail­able to li­brary users. For in­for­ma­tion on One Book One Is­land 2015, visit www.li­brary.pe.ca/one­book.

is at the Aca­dian Mu­seum, in Mis­couche, July 14, 7:30 p.m. Guest speaker is Fa­ther Eloi Arse­nault’s talk­ing about the Aca­dian cul­tural camp called Tisou. Re­fresh­ments will be served. Free ad­mis­sion, but do­na­tions will be ap­pre­ci­ated. Call 902-432-2880.

con­tin­ues at Keir Mu­seum, Route 20, Malpeque, Wed­nes­days at 10 a.m. On July 15, en­joy Sto­ries and Songs of the Sea by Leon Gallant.

is at the Bide­ford Par­son­age Mu­seum, 784 Bide­ford Road (Route 166), 7:30 p.m. Read­ings are from writ­ings Mont­gomery pub­lished dur­ing 1915. On July 15, guest pre­sen­ter, is Sandy Wag­ner of Lawrence­town, N.S., read­ing “Roses of Yesterday” as found in “Anne of the Is­land”.

JIM DAY/THE GUARDIAN

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