Traditional music on stage
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”.