En­ter­tain­ment big part of Northum­ber­land Fish­eries Fes­ti­val

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - COMMUNITY/ENTERTAINMENT -

The 36th an­nual Northum­ber­land Fish­eries Fes­ti­val will be held in Mur­ray River, start­ing to­day at 6:30 p.m., with the pa­rade and wrap­ping up Sun­day July 26, 7 p.m., with the gospel ceilidh at the Northum­ber­land Arena.

Plan to take part in the many ex­cel­lent en­ter­tain­ment fea­tures dur­ing the four-day fes­ti­val, start­ing with The Key Notes (Clifford MacIn­tyre and Mary Mul­lens) and guests Vince Savoie and Leonard Gaudet, to­day at 9 p.m.

July 24 will be a busy day with many events and the first con­cert, an old fash­ioned ceilidh, with Michael O’Con­nor, Michael Buell, Mar­ian Bruce, Marie Mac- In­tyre, Len Buell and Edna MacMaster start­ing at 3 p.m. The next group will be The De­coders who will be on stage at 5 p.m. In­cluded in this well-known eastern P.E.I. group are Niall MacKay, Peter Burke, Ge­orge MacPhee and Heartz God­kin. At 9 p.m., en­joy Tre­ble with Girls, in­clud­ing Jolee Patkai, Nor­man Stewart, Sheila MacKen­zie and Max­ine Ma­clen­nan.

En­ter­tain­ment for the day on Satur­day in­cludes the youth show­case con­cert at 1:30 p.m. or­ga­nized by Ca­role Mac­Don­ald. At 3:30 p.m., guests will en­joy the sec­ond old fash­ioned ceilidh, fea­tur­ing Mary Lou Ma­cLure, the Bernard fam­ily, (Vanessa, Jackie and Sheila), Colton Mathe­son, Glen Mac­Don­ald and An­gela Cur­ran.

For step-danc­ing fans, the Michelle Banks Dancers, with pro­fes­sion­ally trained dancers of all ages, will take the stage at the fes­ti­val, 5-6 p.m., on Satur­day.

Gar­net Buell and the Singing Is­lan­ders (Don­ald MacKen­zie, Jim Mad­sen, Gill Nowlan, and Glenda John­ston) will be fea­tured from 6:15 p.m. to 7:45 p.m. on Satur­day. Spe­cial guests are Brit­tany Banks, the Mac­Don­ald Sis­ters (Marie Docherty and Doris Mac­Don­ald) and Vanessa Bernard.

On Sun­day, July 26, en­joy a gospel ceilidh at 7 p.m.

Ev­ery­one is welcome. For more in­for­ma­tion on the en­ter­tain­ment events, call or­ga­nizer, Gar­net Buell 962-3846/838-4791.

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