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The P.E.I. Potato Blossom Festival recently hosted a P.E.I. Youth Talent Search competition as part of its festivals activities. Eddie Trail, representing platinum sponsor P.E.I. Mutual Insurance of Summerside, presents first-place winning step dancer Shelby Lynne Dalziel, Cornwall, with a cheque for $300. Second-place went to Tyler Gallant, Alberton, while Joselyn Jelly, Howlan Road, took third place. Also congratulating the winner is provincial talent co-ordinator Jean Tingley. Dalziel will represent the Potato Blossom Festival at the provincial finals on Sept. 4 in Abram-Village.
has work by artists in a variety of styles and mediums. Hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., at 166 Richmond St. ( Victoria Row), Charlottetown. Go to www.detailspastandpresent. com.
is featuring Celebration of Crafts 2015. Eptek Art & Culture 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 902888-8373 or visit www.peimuseum.com.
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 furniture. Suzanne O’Callaghan Lifescapes show and sale runs until Aug. 1. Call 902-886-3201, email firstname.lastname@example.org or visit Gallery18.com.
is at St. Mary’s Church, Indian River. Gordie MacKeeman and His Rhythm Boys perform July 24, 7:30 p.m., and the Cecilia String Quartet, July 26, 7:30 p.m. Also, “Maud of Leaskdale”, a one-women play performed by Jennifer Carroll, is July 25, at 3 p.m. Visit www.indianriverfestival. com or call 1-866-856-3733. 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 home of aspiring writer L.M. Montgomery when she taught school in Bideford. It is open daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
an authentic Church of Scotland and a restored Acadian cemetery, are next to the Lord Selkirk Park Campground. Learn the 1803 story of Selkirk’s journey from Scotland to the greater Belfast area and the success his settlers enjoyed. Artifacts found locally are on display, and books, jewelry and gift items from Scotland are available. Hours are 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., Tuesday to Saturday.
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.