“Anne & Gilbert” is at The Guild in Charlottetown. Go to www. theguildpei.com or contact the box office.
“Anne of Green Gables – The Musical” is in the Homburg Theatre, Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown. Go to www.confederationcentre.com or 1-800-565-0278.
“Atlantic Blue” is at The Guild in Charlottetown, Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays to the end of August. For tickets, contact the box office.
“Barefoot in the Park” runs to Aug. 26 at the Watermark Theatre, North Rustico. Check out www. watermarktheatre.com or 902963-3963.
“Bittergirl-The Musical” is at The Mack in Charlottetown, to Aug. 26. Contact the box office of Confederation Centre of the Arts.
“Dot and Ada’s Bucket List”,a play by Jonah Anderson, plays Thursdays until Aug. 31, 8 p.m., at the St. Peter’s Court House Theatre. Admission is $15, adults, $10, children. For reservations, call 902-961-3636, check www.courthousetheatre.ca or email info@ courthousetheatre.ca.
“Dreamworks Madagascar A Musical Adventure Jr.” plays at 11 a.m., at The Guild in Charlottetown on select dates in July and August. Contact the box office.
“For the Love of the Island”,a new show featuring Treble with Girls (Jolee Patkai, Maxine MacLennan, Sheila MacKenzie and Norman Stewart), runs Wednesdays at the Kings Playhouse in Georgetown. For tickets, contact the box office.
“If it’s All Right with you – The Life and Music of My Father, Gene MacLellan” is at the P.E.I. Brewing Co., Kensington Road, Charlottetown. For ticket information, contact the venue.
“Ireland Meets Scotland”, a celebration of Celtic heritage, music and dance, will be performed at Orwell Corner Historic Village every Friday evening at 7:30pm, July 7 to Aug. 25. For tickets or information, contact the Orwell Corner Historic Village.
“Million Dollar Quartet” is in the Homburg Theatre, Confederation Centre of the Arts, Charlottetown. Go to www.confederationcentre. com or call 1-800-565-0278.
“The Birds and the Bees” is at the Victoria Playhouse, Victoria, until July 30. For ticket information, contact the theatre box office.
“The Dream Catchers”, Confederation Centre of the Arts Young Company performs in the outdoor amphitheatre at noon until Aug. 19.
“The Four Tellers – Top Hats and Tall Tales” is at the Kings Playhouse in Georgetown, select performances at 7:30 p.m., featuring Alan Buchanan, Dennis King, Gary Evans and David Weale. Contact the box office.
“The Island Summer Review” is at the Harmony House Theatre in Hunter River, to Sept. 8, Wednesday to Friday, featuring Mark Haines and Patrick Ledwell. For information, contact the theatre box office.
“Seusical Jr.” is at The Guild in Charlottetown, on select dates and times from July 7 to Aug. 12.
“Searching for Abegweit” is at the Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside on select dates starting July 11, 7:30 p.m. Contact the theatre box office.
“Signatures - A Canadian Spectacle Under the Stars”, a free outdoor multimedia experience, is being presented daily by Discover Charlottetown, Confederation Centre of the Arts and Graphics eMotion in celebration of Canada 150. It will run until Oct. 1.
Marvin Birt is at the Dundee Arms, Charlottetown, July 7.
The MoTones are at Fishbone’s Bar and Seafood Grill, Charlottetown, July 7.
Lady Soul is at the Old Triangle, July 7.
Muddy Buddy and Flycore are at Peakes Quay, Charlottetown, July 7.
Stephen Szwarc is at Next Door@ The Merchantman, Charlottetown, July 8.
Jon Matthews Xperience is at the Olde Dublin Pub, Charlottetown, July 7-8.
DJ Savoury is at Peakes Quay, Charlottetown, July 8.
Only A Visitor (with Drea MacDonald) is at Baba’s Lounge, July 8.
Kelly Mooney and Johnny Rose are at the Old Triangle, July 8.
John MacAllar is at Marc’s Lounge, Charlottetown, July 8.
Old Habits are at the RCAF Wing, Summerside, July 8.
Good Saul Band is at the Factory, Charlottetown, July 8.
Eric Rodgerson and Not are at Hunter’s Ale House, July 8.
Ian McCarville is at Broadway 45, Kensington, July 9, 4 p.m.
Dave Woodside is at the Old Triangle Pub, Charlottetown, Wednesdays, 8 p.m.
LITERARY EVENTS/ READINGS/ PRESENTATIONS
Tuesday Talks is at the Acadian Museum in Miscouche. The next talk in English on July 11 will bring together Julia Albert, Armand DesRoches, and Cliff Poirier for a presentation entitled “Remembering Miscouche of Bygone Days Admission is free; donations are appreciated. Wednesday Evening with L.M. Montgomery returns to the Bideford Parsonage Museum, 784 Bideford Rd. (Route 166), Wednesdays, 7:30 p.m. July 5 will be the 106th anniversary of Montgomery’s marriage to Rev. Ewan MacDonald. Diana Hemphill of Callander, Scotland, has prepared a DVD showing some of the places they visited on their honeymoon to Scotland in 1911. Everyone is welcome. Light refreshments will follow. The outdoor summer concert series is at Peakes Quay in Char- lottetown with two concerts daily. DJ Dance Party is at the Charlottetown Beer Garden, July 7-8.
Dave Woodside is at Next Door@ The Merchantman, Charlottetown, July 7.
Cory Gallant is at the Brothers Two, Summerside, July 7.
Spitters Union with MDB, Problematic, Adjust The Facts and Bill Dozer are at Baba’s, Charlottetown, July 7.
The Wannabeez are at the Charlottetown Legion, July 7.
Jason Ogden is at Marc’s Lounge, Charlottetown, July 7.
Roger Ahearn band is at John Brown Richmond Street Grill, Charlottetown, July 7.
Eric Rodgerson is at the Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Club, Summerside, July 7.
Registration for the second annual Rollo Bay Music Camp, July 11-13 is open. Accompanying the Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival, it features world-class instructors in fiddle, guitar, tenor banjo, piano, flute, whistle, dance, accordion, bodhran and songwriting (Mairi Rankin, J.J. Chaisson, Andre Brunet, Pastelle Leblanc, Tim Chaisson, Jake Charron, Koady Chaisson, Emmanuelle Leblanc, Pascal Miousse, Chris Kirby, Nathalie Arsenault, Ward MacDonald, Sean Gray and Darren Chaisson). For information and to register, go to www.rollobayfiddlefest.ca.
MUSEUMS, INTERPRETIVE CENTRES
The Acadian Museum in Miscouche features an exhibition titled “Miscouche of Bygone Days’’ to help commemorate the 200th anniversary of the parish of Miscouche (1817-2017). The exhibition will be on display until the
end of the year. The museum also has numerous photos and artifacts from its collection, which illustrate the rich history as well as the social and cultural life of the villages of Miscouche and St. Nicholas. Call 902-432-2880.
The Anne of Green Gables Museum is located in Park Corner. For information, contact 1-800-6652663 or 902-886-2884 or go to www.annemuseum.com.
Basin Head Fisheries Museum is on the Basin Head Road. For information, call 902-357-7233 or go to peimuseum.com.
Beaconsfield Historic House, a P.E.I. Museum site, is on the corner of Kent and West streets, Charlottetown. For information, call 902-3686603.
Bedeque Area Historical Museum is in the William Callbeck Centre, Central Bedeque, telling the story of Callbeck’s Store and of the Loyalist settlement of the Bedeque Bay area from 1784. It also displays the Red Barn collection of Howard Clark containing thousands of objects related to the social history of the area. From July 8 there will be a new exhibit to mark the centenary of the Borden ferry service, which began in 1917. Contact http://www.bedequemuseum.ca.
Bideford Parsonage Museum, a designated Historic Place of P.E.I., was built in 1878, on the North Cape Coastal Drive, 784 Bideford Rd. (Route 166) in Ellerslie-Bideford. Aspiring writer L.M. Montgomery boarded her while teaching in the community. Go back in time to when she lived there, as well as view a photo display and shipbuilding memorabilia. It is open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m.
The Canadian Potato Museum is in O’Leary. For information, contact 902-859-2039 or 1-844849-1470 or go to www.canadianpotatomuseum.info.
Elmira Railway Museum is in Elmira, a P.E.I. Museum and Heritage site. For information, call 902-3577234 or go to peimuseum.com.
The Farmers’ Bank of Rustico Museum, Route 243, Rustico, adjacent to St. Augustine’s Church, is a bilingual National Historic Site featuring a museum with a permanent exhibition, the Doucet House and Rustico and area Acadian genealogical information. For information, check www.farmersbank.
ca or call 902-963-3168.
Green Gables Heritage Place is located in Cavendish. There is no charge to visit this year as part of the Canada 150 Celebrations. For information, contact 902-9637874.
Green Park Shipbuilding Museum & Yeo House is in Port Hill, a P.E.I. Museum and Heritage site. For information, call 902-831-7947 or go to peimuseum.com.
The Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace Museum is in New London. For information, call 902886-2099 or go to www. lmmontgomerybirthplace.ca.
The MacNaught History Centre and Archives is at 75 Spring St., a gateway to discovering family connections and Island ancestors and is open year round to local residents and visitors. The genealogy centre has staff to search for ancestors. Admission is free. For information or to book a tour, call 902-432-1332 or 902432-1298.
Orwell Corner Historic Village is in Orwell Corner, a P.E.I. Museum and Heritage site. For information, call 902-651-8515 or go to peimuseum.com.
The P.E.I. Regiment Museum is at the Queen Charlotte Armoury, 3 Haviland St., Charlottetown. Call 902-368-0108 or check www.peiregimentmuseum.ca.
The Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead in Orwell is open during the shoulder season by chance or appointment. For information, call 902-651-2789.
St. Andrew’s Chapel, “the only church that’s been to town and back”, is three km east of Mount Stewart on Route 2. The chapel is a reconstruction of the first church built at St. Andrew’s in 1805. In March of 1864 it was hauled to Charlottetown over the ice on the Hillsborough River and renovated to become St. Joseph’s Convent School. After that building was damaged by fire in1987 the surviving walls of the historic structure were returned to St. Andrew’s and used to construct the Chapel. Visit this colonial-era church to connect with the early settlers of P.E.I. and learn about its builder, Angus Bernard MacEachern, the first Bishop of Charlottetown who lies buried in the adjacent crypt.
The Tryon Museum features the history of Tryon and Lot 28 and the development of radio broadcasting in P.E.I. As part of the Canada 150 celebrations, learn about the life of a local carpenter, Edward Sharkey, 1867-1970. For information, call 902-658-2009, or visit www. tryonareahistoricalsociety.com.
Wood Islands Lighthouse Museum is open. For information, contact 902-962-3110 or go to woodislandslighhouse.com. Dramatic Dressing Room is an escape room activity, organized by St. Peter’s Courthouse Theatre this summer. For more details, or to book, call 902-961-3636 or email email@example.com.
“Weak Shove of Talent” is the title of this year’s dinner theatre production at the Tignish Legion, Tuesday and Thursday nights. Tickets can be booked by calling 902-853-6698. Confederation Centre Art Gallery is featuring Gretzky is Everywhere and RE: collection. Call 902-628-6111 or check out www. confederationcentre.com/en/artgallery.php.
Cornwall Library Art Gallery
Eptek Art & Culture Centre features “Art Begets Art: Hooked Mats and the Art that Inspired Them”, an invitational exhibition pairing original designs of 22 Island rug hookers with paintings and fine craft by 22 local visual artists. The gallery is at 130 Heather Moyse Dr., Summerside. Call 902-8888373 or visit www.peimuseum. com.
Gallery@The Guild presents Minds of Nature by Sun ae Park. The new Downtown Charlottetown Artisan Market is at the Gallery at the Guild, Tuesdays and Wednesdays. There will be a variety of artisans offering creations in fabric, glass, wood, jewels, metal, soap, paintings, and more. For information, email firstname.lastname@example.org. The gallery is on Queen Street in Charlottetown.
Gallery 18 has an exhibition entitled “Thérèse D’Amour - A Passion for Nature – more than 40 original works from the artist’s estate. For details, contact Gallery 18 by phone or email. Gallery 18 is located at 10686 Route 6, just west of the New London intersection. Call 902-886-3201 or email info@ Gallery18.com.
Karen Gallant Studio Gallery in Rustico is on the corner of Route 6 and 243, Rustico Road. Contact karengallant.com.
Kensington Art Gallery is at 27 Commercial St., in the Historic Kensington Train Station yard. Contact 902-886-2395 or sutton@ pei.sympatico.ca.
Maroon Pig Art Gallery and Cafe at 37 Water St., Georgetown, is open year-round. Call 902-6522569 or check www.maroonpig.ca.
Plum Tree Studio, a shop and gallery, features fibre art by local artists, as well hooked rugs, quilts, wool applique, stitched items, supplies, patterns, kits and more, as well as classroom space and hooking on the deck Wednesdays in July and August. It is at 13 Buffalo Rd., South Rustico. Call 902-9632622 or 1-778-823-3335.
The Purcell Parlour Gallery in Clyde River is open at random times over the summer. Drop by when the roadside sandwich sign is out on the highway. Workshops in watercolor painting are available upon request. New this year, the Purcell Parlour Gallery now has a show space in Charlottetown at the Farm Center Farmers Market, Thursday evenings in Charlottetown. Call 902-368-7526 or go to www.juliapurcell.ca
MacNaught History Centre and Archives features ongoing exhibits, featuring various Island artists. The MacNaught History Centre and Archives is at 85 Spring St., Summerside. Call 902-432-1332 or 902-432-1298.
The 150th Anniversaries Celebration Exhibit is at Lefurgey Cultural Centre, Summerside. This year, the centre, and the Wyatt Historic House Museum mark their 150th anniversaries. To celebrate, 20 local artists were invited to interpret through a work of visual art, the story of an artifact in the Lefurgey/Wyatt collections. The exhibit can be viewed free of charge. More information is at culturesummerside.com or 902432-1298.
Meadowbrook Arts, Crafts & Creations is in Crapaud, 677 Route 13. Visit meadowbrookartstudio. com or call 902-658-3171.