Rylee Lynch, 14, Wellington, won the P.E.I. Youth Talent Search competition recently at Green’s Shore Park hosted by the Summerside Lobster Festival. Lynch won with her original composition, Andrew's Song. Kent MacFarlane, who is with platinum sponsor P.E.I. Mutual Insurance Company, Summerside, presents her with a cheque for $300 while provincial talent co-ordinator Jean Tingley looks on. Second went to Angelina MacKinnon, Charlottetown, with third to Callie Thomson of Shamrock. Lynch will represent the festival at the provincial finals on Sept. 4.
has work by a variety of artists. Hours are Tuesday to Saturday, 11 a.m. to 5 p.m., 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 902-888-8373 or visit www.peimuseum.com. Drop by Eptek Centre to see craft and art demonstrations throughout the month of August. The schedule varies so call (902) 888-8373 for details.
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 902-8863201, email info@gallery18. com or visit Gallery18.com.
features Bill Vazan – Marking the Land, until Aug. 19; Jack Shadbolt’s 1964 Flag Mural And the Canadian Flag Debate, until Sept. 6; Doing Our Own Thing: Back-To-TheLand In Eastern Canada During the 1970s; Looking Back At You: Masks By Artists, until Sept. 21. Gallery hours are daily, 9 a.m. to 5 p.m., and until 8 p.m. on Thursdays. Call 902628-6111 for information. 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.
is in the Alberton Museum with room for researchers and the expansion of its collection.
in Elmira is a P.E.I. Museum and Heritage Foundation site. Call 902357-7234.
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.
is open daily in New London. It marks 50 years in operation on Aug. 1. A ceremony and refreshments are at New London WI Hall, 2-4 p.m., with free admission at the birthplace 1-5 p.m. Call 902-886-2099.
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.