Win­ner in O’Leary

The Guardian (Charlottetown) - - ENTERTAINMENT -

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 info@gallery18.com 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.

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