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Ceilidhs are Fri­days at St. Peters Cir­cle Club, St. Peters, 7:30-11 p.m., with lo­cal en­ter­tain­ment. Ad­mis­sion is $4.

Court­ney Ho­gan’s ceilidh is Fri­days, 7:30 p.m., at the Emer­ald Box­car Pub & Grill Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. Guests July 7 are Richard Wood and Gor­don Belsher. Ad­mis­sion is at the door and there will be CDs, a 50/50 tick­ets and new ceilidh T-shirts avail­able. Check out www.court­ney­hogan.com.

Mur­ray Har­bour Com­mu­nity Cen­tre ceilidh is July 7, 7:30 p.m., at 1382 Main St., Mur­ray Har­bour. Lineup in­cludes the Mur­ray Har­bour Six, Jo-Anne Ford and Michael Buell, The MacDon­ald Sis­ters – Marie and Doris, Len Buell and Edna MacMaster, Dorothy Hayter and Jeanie Ni­chol­son, Irv­ing Hayter, Michael O’Con­nor, Louis MacKay, Wayne MacLean, Ge­orge John­ston, Mel Gid­dings, Kenny Chap­men, Ni­co­las Matheson, along with Amy Swen­son will pro­vide en­ter­tain­ment.

Ceilidh at the Ir­ish Hall July 7, 8 p.m., fea­tures Fid­dlers’ Sons, con­sist­ing of Eddy Quinn, Keelin Wedge, and John B. Web­ster. There’s a 50/50 draw and a light lunch at in­ter­mis­sion. The ceilidh is in the air-con­di­tioned Ir­ish Cul­tural Cen­tre, 582 North River Rd., Char­lot­te­town. Tick­ets are at the door, which opens at 7 p.m. Call 902-566-3273.

A ceilidh at the Kaylee Hall is Fri­days, 8-11 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is $5. Mu­sic is by Jim Mad­sen, Don­nie MacDon­ald, Jim Galpin and Eli­nor Ma­cAulay, hosted by Charles Fraser and fam­ily.

Sum­mer­side Le­gion kitchen party is at the Le­gion on Notre Dame Street, Satur­days, 3-6 p.m.

A ceilidh is July 8, 7:30 p.m. at the New Lon­don Women’s In­sti­tute Hall. En­ter­tain­ers in­clude Trudy Cor­bett- Hughes, Mary Cousins, Ger­tie Camp­bell, Doreen Bow­man, Norma Wall and Jack Trows­dale. Hall is wheel­chair-ac­ces­si­ble. Light lunch and 50/50 are pro­vided. Ad­mis­sion is $8. Pro­ceeds go to hall up­keep.

Richard Wood, Gor­don Belsher and Brad Frem­lin World Class Kitchen Party is in Stan­ley Bridge, Satur­days, 7:30 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is at the door, which opens at 7 p.m. Ice cream and straw­ber­ries will be avail­able.

A ceilidh is July 9, 7 p.m., at Hunter River Li­ons Club. The band is Road Mas­ters with Ivor Price, Wayne Di­a­mond, David Moore and Theo Weigers. En­ter­tain­ers in­clude Mil­dred Dover, Lou Do­iron, and Party Mix with Brad Trivers, Betty Pound, Charles Reid, Matt MacLaine and Malcolm Lane. Event is wheel­chair ac­ces­si­ble with a lunch and a 50/50 draw. Ad­mis­sion is $5.

Ceilidh is July 9, 7 p.m. at the Cot­ton Cen­tre in Strat­ford. Ad­mis­sion is $5. Pro­ceeds will go to the Chil­dren Wish Foun­da­tion. A light lunch will be served. For in­for­ma­tion con­tact Car­men Hal­man at 902-676-2225 or Cliff Martin at 902-569-2732.

The Mur­ray Har­bour Com­mu­nity Cen­tre ceilidh is July 7, 7:30 p.m. at 1382 Main St., Mur­ray Har­bour. Lineup in­cludes the Mur­ray Har­bour Six, Jo-Anne Ford and Michael Buell, The MacDon­ald Sis­ters, Marie and Doris, Len Buell and Edna MacMaster, Dorothy Hayter and Jeanie Ni­chol­son, Irv­ing Hayter, Michael O’Con­nor, Louis MacKay, Wayne MacLean, Ge­orge John­ston, Mel Gid­dings, Kenny Chap­men, Ni­co­las Matheson and Amy Swen­son.

Satur­day ceilidh is at the Belfast Rec Cen­tre, 8-11 p.m., with a 50-50 draw and a light lunch. Call Dale Camp­bell at 902-659-2554.

Ir­ish mu­sic ses­sion with Roy John­stone and friends is at the Old Tri­an­gle in Char­lot­te­town, Sun­day Night Shenanigans, hosted by Judy MacLean at York Com­mu­nity Cen­ter, is July 9, 7 p.m., with Dino Dunsford, Lester MacPher­son Marie MacIn­tyre, John Hume, Em­mett DeCoursey, Morell Fid­dlers, Judy MacLean Dancers and more, along with a 50/50 draw and a light lunch. Tick­ets are at the door, which open at 6 p.m. The cen­tre is on Route 25 and is wheel­chair ac­ces­si­ble and air-con­di­tioned. Call 902-5665545.

A ceilidh is the Cym­bria Li­ons Club, Sun­days, 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guests July 9 are Tip-Er-Back. Ad­mis­sion is $12, with chil­dren 12 and un­der, $5. There will be a 50/50 draw and ice cream sun­dae sales. The wheel­chair ac­ces­si­ble venue is at 2184 Church Rd., Rus­tico. Call 902-963-2166.

Kitchen par­ties are at St. Mar­garet’s Hall, 11397 North­side Rd., Sun­days, 8 p.m., with old-time dance and waltz mu­sic by Ran­nie MacLel­lan, Kevin Chais­son and Ur­ban MacA­dam. There is also an open mike seg­ment, door prizes, a 50/50 draw and lunch. Ad­mis­sion is $8. Call 902-687-2546.

Gary Chip­man, Keelin Wedge, Kevin Chais­son, Blair Cough­lin and Jor­dan Chowen present a ceilidh Mon­days, 7:30 p.m., at the Stan­ley Bridge WI Hall in Stan­ley Bridge. Ad­mis­sion is at the door or on­line at www.pe­i­ceilidhs.com. The hall is at 4897 St. Mary’s Rd., Stan­ley Bridge. Call 902-314-1865.

The Ross Fam­ily Ceilidh is Mon­days and Wed­nes­days, 7:30 p.m., at Clin­ton Hills, 123 Hard­ing Creek Rd., with Danielle Ross, Johnny Ross, Stephanie Ross and Dorothy Ross. Snacks and buf­fet are avail­able at the li­censed venue. In­for­ma­tion is at www.ross­fam­ily.ca or 902-886-3080.

A fundrais­ing ceilidh is July 11, 7 p.m. at York Com­mu­nity Cen­tre. It’s or­ga­nized by the Al­pha York WI and the Mu­sic Mak­ers house band, with mem­bers Herb MacDougall, Joe Pen­ney, Jan­ice He­bert and Theo Wiegers. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Ad­mis­sion is $7 with pro­ceeds raised go­ing to­wards the QEH Foun­da­tion and WI projects. It in­cludes a light lunch, with tea or cof­fee, a 50/50 draw and door prizes. Cen­tre is wheel­chair ac­ces­si­ble. En­ter­tain­ers are Cliff Martin, Car­man Hal­man, Ur­ban MacA­dam, Clifford MacIn­trye, Mary Mullen, Vince Savoie, Leonard Gaudet, Leo Gaudet, Leo Gal­lant and Norma Le­Clair.

Dunes ‘n’ Tunes – A Sea­side Ceilidh runs Tues­days un­til Sept. 19, 7:30 p.m., at the Brack­ley Beach Com­mu­nity Cen­tre, fea­tur­ing Johnny Ross, Peggy Clin­ton, A fam­ily-friendly ceilidh is Fri­day, 10:30 a.m., at the Con­fed­er­a­tion Court Mall. Michael Pen­der­gast will be the host. The Salt and Light Moore Fam­ily Band is one of the U.S. head­lin­ers at this week­end’s 32nd an­nual P.E.I. Blue­grass and Old Time Mu­sic Fes­ti­val in Rollo Bay. Based in North Carolina, the band con­sists of Parker, banjo, left, Daniel, fid­dle, Mor­gan, gui­tar, Kyn­dal, man­dolin, Gar­rett, bass, and No­rah, fid­dle.

Jor­dan Le­Clair, Al­li­son Giggey, Me­gan Pol­lard and Rachel Dun­can. Ad­mis­sion is at the door. Call 902-659-2137.

A ceilidh is at the Kings Play­house, Ge­orge­town, Tues­days, 8 p.m. Dance to lo­cal mu­si­cians play­ing old-time clas­sics. Call 902652-2053.

Ceilidh in the City is Wed­nes­days, 7:30 p.m., at the Jack Blan­chard Fam­ily Cen­tre, 7 Pond St., Char­lot­te­town, fea­tur­ing on July 12 Tunes & Tales Two Fellers Story Tell­ers Alan Buchanan and Den­nis King, as well as hosts Ken­dall Docherty, Peter Burke, Brian Knox and Heartz God­kin. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Can­teen ser­vices are avail­able. A 50/50 draw sup­ports the Cana­dian Men­tal Health Sui­cide Aware­ness and Pre­ven­tion.

A ceilidh is at the Malpeque WI Hall, Route 20, Malpeque, Wed­nes­days to Aug. 30 from 7:30-9:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m. Mike Pen­der­gast and Tom McSwig­gan host it with Andy Doucette, Shane Pen­der­gast and Veron­ica Mur­ray. Is­land straw­ber­ries and ice cream are avail­able at in­ter­mis­sion. Ad­mis­sion is charged. Con­tact 902836-4310 or pe­i­ceilidh.ca.

A ceilidh, spon­sored by the Sil­ver Threads Se­niors Club, is at the club, 78 Main St., Souris, Wed­nes­days, 8-11 p.m., fea­tur­ing lo­cal mu­sic. Ad­mis­sion is $5 with funds for club projects.

An in­for­mal, acous­tic tra­di­tional mu­sic ses­sion is Thurs­days, 7-9 p.m., at the Old Tri­an­gle, Char­lot­te­town. Play­ers and dancers are wel­come.

Lot 7 ceilidhs are Thurs­days, 7:30 p.m., at St. Marks Hall, Bur­ton. On July 13, en­joy the Help­ing Hands Band with Corey Gal­lant and friends. An Ir­ish lunch is served at in­ter­mis­sion. There is a door prize, a 50/50 draw and a gift for the per­son who trav­elled the far­thest.

A ceilidh is at the Stan­ley Bridge WI Hall, Route 6 and 224, Stan­ley Bridge, Thurs­days, to Sept. 28, 7:30-9:30 p.m. (doors open at 7 p.m.), Hosted by Mike Pen­der­gast and Tom McSwig­gan with Andy Doucette, Shane Pen­der­gast and Veron­ica Mur­ray. Is­land straw­ber­ries and ice cream are avail­able at in­ter­mis­sion. Ad­mis­sion is charged. Con­tact 902-836-4310 or pe­i­ceilidh.ca.

QCONCERTS

fea­tur­ing Acadian, tra­di­tional, folk, Maritime and con­tem­po­rary mu­sic. Check out www.co­op­er­a­tivecul­turellede­mont­carmel.com or call 902-439-0126.

The In­dian River Fes­ti­val Cho­rus and At­lantic String Ma­chine are in con­cert at the In­dian River Fes­ti­val, St. Mary’s Church, In­dian River, July 9, 3 p.m. For tick­ets, con­tact the fes­ti­val box of­fice.

Jon McKiel and Josh Carter are at the Trail­side Café, Mount Ste­wart, July 9, 8 p.m. Tick­ets are at www.trail­side.ca, Back Al­ley Mu­sic or 902-3943626.

A blue­grass and acous­tic mu­sic con­cert, fea­tur­ing Roy MacCaull and Friends is July 10, 7-9 p.m., at the Sum­mer­side Le­gion. Open mike per­form­ers, 7-7:30 p.m., have free ad­mis­sion. Ad­mis­sion for ev­ery­one else is $5. There is also a 50/50 draw and door prize. Bring a friend and acous­tic in­stru­ments for a jam after the con­cert.

Vishten is at Vic­to­ria Play­house, Vic­to­ria, July 10, 8 p.m. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the theatre box of­fice.

Damh­nait Doyle is at the Trail­side Café, Mount Ste­wart, July 10, 8 p.m. Tick­ets are at www.trail­side. ca, Back Al­ley Mu­sic or 902-3943626.

Col­lege of Pip­ing mini con­certs are in Sum­mer­side, and run Mon­day to Fri­day. More in­for­ma­tion is at http://col­le­ge­of­pip­ing.com or 902-436-5377.

Kirk Sum­mer Recital is July 12, 12:10 p.m., fea­tur­ing Lind­say Gil­lis, so­prano, and Frances MacBurnie, piano, at 35 Fitzroy Street, Char­lot­te­town. Ad­mis­sion is free. Do­na­tions to­ward the Kirk’s Choral Schol­ar­ships are ap­pre­ci­ated.

Mary Smith and Touch of Coun­try will present some clas­sic coun­try tunes at the Mil­ton Com­mu­nity Hall (7 New Glas­gow Road, North Mil­ton), on July 12, 7:30 p.m.

MacK­in­non Homestead Scot­tish Con­certs at 31228 Rte. 2 Rich­mond will run on se­lect Tues­days, in­clud­ing July 11 at 7:30 p.m., fea­tur­ing Scot­tish mu­sic and songs with the Bells. Call 902854-3513. Micah Barnes from The Ny­lons is at the Trail­side Café, Mount Ste­wart, July 11, 8 p.m. Tick­ets are at www.trail­side.ca, Back Al­ley Mu­sic or 902-394-3626.

Wy­att Her­itage Prop­er­ties/Cul­ture Sum­mer­side’s 2017 Con­certs in the Gar­den con­tin­ues July 12, 6:30-8:30 p.m., in the gar­den at 205 Prince St., with Kevin Arthur and The Jack­Tar Band. Bring along a blan­ket or lawn chair. Ad­mis­sion is by do­na­tion. Dur­ing the in­ter­mis­sion, ice cream made daily on the premises is of­fered with Is­land fruit top­pings.

David Francey is at the Trail­side Café, Mount Ste­wart, July 12-13, 8 p.m. Tick­ets are at www.trail­side. ca, Back Al­ley Mu­sic or 902-3943626. “The Le­gends of Coun­try Mu­sic” is at Har­mony House Theatre, Hunter River on Satur­day nights, start­ing July 8 and run­ning un­til Aug 26. It fea­tures Nudie (Matt Put­nam) and his band Christo­pher Mar­tel, up­right bass and Bobby McIsaac, gui­tar. For in­for­ma­tion, con­tact the theatre box of­fice. For­tu­nate Ones are in con­cert at the In­dian River Fes­ti­val, St. Mary’s Church, In­dian River, July 7, 7:30 p.m. For tick­ets, con­tact the fes­ti­val box of­fice.

Leon Gal­lant and Billy MacIn­nis are at the Ster­ling Women’s In­sti­tute Hall, Stan­ley Bridge, Tues­days and Fri­days, 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m.

Gordie Samp­son is at the Trail­side Café, Mount Ste­wart, July 7-8, 8 p.m. Tick­ets are at www. trail­side.ca, Back Al­ley Mu­sic or 902-394-3626.

A Trib­ute to Lady Singers of Our Cen­tury is July 9, 7:30 p.m., at the Stan­ley Bridge Cen­tre, the for­mer Stan­ley Bridge United Church. Hosts Judy McGregor and Joan Reeves will be joined by Jolee Patkai, Keila Gly­don, and Colleen MacPhee who will per­form cov­ers by Loretta Lynn, EmmyLou Har­ris, Patsy Cline, Linda Rond­stad, Rita MacNeil, Tanya Tucker and the MacGuire Sis­ters. House band is Larry Camp­bell, Heartz God­kin, Brian Knox and Judy Lowe. Tick­ets are $12 at the door, which opens at 6:30 p.m.

Qand reg­u­lar lot­tery. Do­na­tions are ac­cepted at the door.

QCavendish Beach Mu­sic Fes­ti­val con­tin­ues un­til July 9. Check out cavendish­beach­mu­sic.com.

Acadian Days Fes­ti­val con­tinue at Farm­ers’ Bank of Rus­tico Mu­seum and Doucet House, 2188 Church Rd., Rus­tico, (Route 243, off Route 6) un­til July 30. Theresa Gal­lant will be avail­able, by ap­point­ment, to help with the ge­neal­ogy of Acadian fam­i­lies of Rus­tico. At 10 a.m. daily, there will be a scav­enger hunt. From 2-4 p.m. daily, hot ap­ple cider and cook­ies will be served at the Doucet House. For in­for­ma­tion call 902-963-3168, send an email to farm­ers@pei. aibn.com, or go to www.farm­ers­bank.ca.

The 32nd an­nual P.E.I. Blue­grass and Old-Time Mu­sic Fes­ti­val is July 7-9 on the fes­ti­val field in Rollo Bay. Check out http:// peiblue­grass.tri­pod.com/an­nu­alfes­ti­val-new-info.html or call 902569-4501 or 902-566-2641.

QFESTIVALS DANCES

A dance is at 56 St. Peters Rd., Char­lot­te­town, July 8, 9 p.m. to mid­night. Mu­sic is by Mu­sic and Friends with Lester MacPher­son. There is a free lunch and a 50/50 draw.

Rus­tico Bay se­niors dance is July 8, 9 p.m. to mid­night. Mu­sic is by Coun­try Steel. Ad­mis­sion is $10 and in­cludes a light lunch and 50/50.

Wed­nes­day dances at Hills­bor­ough Park Com­mu­nity Cen­tre are un­der new man­age­ment. The next one is July 12, 8-11:30 p.m. Mu­sic by Joe Hynes and Friends with free lunch and 50/50.

Pig and Whis­tle Dance, hosted by the Gary Chip­man Band, is ev­ery Thurs­day at the New Lon­don Com­mu­nity Com­plex start­ing July 13 from 8-11 p.m. Mu­sic will be 50’s and 60’s rock’n’ and roll and old time fid­dle square set. Dino Dunsford will be spe­cial guest. Ad­mis­sion is at the door. For in­for­ma­tion, call 902-314-1865 or go to

www.pe­i­ceilidhs.com.

Bub­bles & Bells plays Wed­nes­days, 10 a.m., be­gin­ning July 12 and run­ning un­til Aug. 9 at The Guild in Char­lot­te­town. This in­ter­ac­tive show for ba­bies and tod­dlers is full of mu­sic, move­ment, and tons and tons of bub­bles.

FUNDRAISER

A va­ri­ety show/auc­tion ben­e­fit is July 8, 8 p.m. at the Welling­ton Royal Cana­dian Le­gion. En­ter­tain­ers in­clude Michael Pen­der­gast, Shane Pen­der­gast, Andy Doucette, Jean­nita Bernard, Nick Arse­nault and Elaine Arse­nault. Acadian dishes such as râpure, fricot, meat pie, French buns and fudge will be on sale, as well as a 50/50 draw

FOOD AND MU­SIC

Feast Din­ner The­atres presents “Shucked” at Sum­mer­side’s Broth­ers 2 and at Rodd Char­lot­te­town, and run Tues­days to Satur­days for the sum­mer. For tick­ets, call 902-629-2321 (Char­lot­te­town) or 902-436-7674 (Sum­mer­side) or visit www.feast­din­nerthe­atres.com. Hills­bor­ough River Gospel Brunches are Sun­days at the Trail­side Mu­sic Cafe’ & Inn in Mount Ste­wart. Two groups - The Grace Notes (Brid­gette Blan­chard, Nick Don­eff, Mark Ged­des) and Brunch Prophets (Cam MacDuf­fee, Karen Graves) – will per­form on dif­fer­ent Sun­days. For com­plete in­for­ma­tion, go to www.trail­side.ca or call 902-394-3626

is a free listings of en­ter­tain­ment events. Listings must be submitted no later than the end of the day Tues­day by fax at 566-3808 or to lifestyles@the­guardian.pe.ca. For more in­for­ma­tion, call Carolyn Drake 629-6000, ext. 6036.

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