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A family-friendly ceilidh is Friday, 10:30 a.m., at the Confederation Court Mall. Michael Pendergast is the host.
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 14 are Peggy Clinton, Johnny Ross and Madison Coles. Admission is at the door, and there will be CDs, a 50/50 tickets and ceilidh T-shirts available. Check out www.courtneyhogan. com.
Ceilidh at the Irish Hall July 14, 8 p.m., features Kate Bevan-Baker and friends, at the Irish Cultural Centre, 582 North River Rd., Charlottetown There’s a 50/50 draw and a light lunch. 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.
Reubens Jamboree is at the Seaview Hall, Route 20, in Seaview, July 15, 7:30 p.m. There will be a 50/50 draw. Admission is $5. All lunch brought will be shared
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.
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, Sundays, 2-5 p.m. Players are welcome.
St Paul’s Parish ceilidh is at St Paul’s Parish Hall, Route 17A, Sturgeon, July 16, 6:30 p.m., with Leith and Evy Lou McCarron, Marion Bruce, Mike Buell, Jo-Anne Ford, Mike O’Connor, Linda Stewart, Irving Hayter, Urban Chaisson, Wayne MacLean, the MacDonald Sisters (Doris and Marie), Colton Matheson, Ralph Jenkins, Marie MacIntyre, John Hume, Angela Curran and Emmett Decoursey. Doors open at 6 p.m. Admission is $5. Biscuits and tea will be served.
A ceilidh is in Kelly’s Cross, July 16, 7 p.m., with Ann Cudmore as emcee and music by the Centre House band (Elmer Doiron, Bill Campbell, Gertie Campbell, Mike Johnson, Dorothy Farish), Pat Molyneaux, Theresa Hudson, Randy Blaisdell, Callie Chaisson, Joe Penny and Bob Acorn. The Kelly’s Cross Community Centre is at 1475, Route 13, Kelly’s Cross. Admission at the door includes a light lunch, tea and coffee. There is also a 50/50 draw.
Sunday Night Shenanigans, hosted by Judy MacLean at York Community Centre, Route 25, is July 16, 7 p.m., with Kelley Mooney, Olivia Barnes with Tom Barnes, the Judy MacLean junior dancers, and more, along with a 50/50 draw and a light lunch. Tickets are at the door, which opens at 6 p.m. Call 902-566-5545.
A ceilidh is the Cymbria Lions Club, 2184 Church Rd., Rustico, Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guests July 16 are Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher. Admission is $12, with children 12 and under, $5. There’s a 50/50 draw and ice cream sundae sales. Call 902-963-2166.
A ceilidh is July 16, 7:30 p.m., with Tip Er Back, featuring Darlene Bradley, along with Eddy Quinn as 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, 4897 St. Mary’s Rd., Stanley Bridge. Admission is at the door or www.peiceilidhs.com. 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. Check www.rossfamily.ca or 902-8863080.
The Stratford Lions ceilidh is July 18, 7 p.m., at the Cotton Centre, 57 Bunbury Rd., with Joe and Janice Hebert, Cliff Martin, Tom LeClair, Vince Savoie, Leonard Goody, Mary Mullen, Clifford Macintyre, Randy Blaisdel, Sue Petre, Urban MacAdam, Emmett Decorusey and Robert Cain. Admission is $6, with a free lunch. Call Erma Rose, 902-569-3956.
Toe Tappin’ Tunes ’n Tales Ceilidh is at Britannia Hall, 816 Canada Rd. (Rte. 178), Tyne Valley, July 18, 7:30 p.m., with the Toe Tappin’ Houseband and John Pineau, as well as the McGuire Sisters, Donna Williams and the Humdingers (Allan Francis, Jeff Williams, Peter Robinson). Doors open at 7 p.m. Admission is adults, $8, students, $3. A canteen is available. Proceeds are to Bideford Parsonage Museum.
A ceilidh is at Bedeque United Church Hall, July 18, 7:30 p.m. Dunromin (Vans Bryant, Harold and Marnie Noye, John Campbell) will provide the entertainment. Admission is $6; lunch is served.
Dunes ‘n’ Tunes – A Seaside Ceilidh is Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m., at the Brackley Beach Community Centre, featuring Johnny Ross, Peggy Clinton, 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 19 Canada Rocks with Dino Dunsford, 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 College of Piping mini concerts are in Summerside, and run Monday to Friday. More information is at http:// collegeofpiping.com or 902-436-5377. Euphoria band members Griffen Arsenault, left, Stewart Gerus and Nigel Perry from Elmsdale won the recent P.E.I. Youth Talent Search competition hosted by the Tignish Irish Moss Festival. They received $300 donated by P.E.I. Mutual Insurance Company. Congratulating the winners is youth talent co-ordinator Jean Tingley and festival organizer Hal Perry. In second was Karlee Skerry with Joselyn Jelley in third. Euphoria will represent the festival at the provincial finals on Sept. 1 in Abram-Village.
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 20 and at a special show on July 21, enjoy the music of Ivan and Vivian Hicks. 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.
Canada, and July 19, 12:10 p.m., with Lindsay Connolly, mezzosoprano, and Frances McBurnie, piano, at 35 Fitzroy St., Charlottetown. Admission is free. Donations toward the Kirk’s Choral Scholarships are appreciated.
Brett Polegato and Julie Nesrallah are at the Indian River Festival, St. Mary’s Church, Indian River, July 16, 7:30 p.m. Contact the festival box office.
Scott Parsons and Mercy, Please are at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 16, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www. trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or 902394-3626.
A bluegrass and acoustic music concert, featuring Charlie Hansen and Glenda Johnston, is July 17, 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 a 50/50 draw, door prize and a jam after the concert.
Lady Singers of Our Century is at Central Queens United Church, Hunter River, July 17, 7:30 p.m., with Colleen MacPhee, Joan Reeves, Jolee Patkai, Judy McGregor, Keila Glydon and their backup band. There will be light refreshments. Admission is $10. Atlantic String Machine’s “Heartbeat of the Island”, narrated by actor Cameron MacDuffee, is at the Victoria Playhouse July 17, 8 p.m. Contact the theatre box office.
Chris Kirby and Logan Richard are at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 17, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www.trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or 902-394-3626.
The summer organ recital series begins with Mélanie Barney, organist for the Cathedral of St. Jérome, Que., July 18, 7 p.m. at the Church of St. Simon and St. Jude, Tignish, and July 19, 1 p.m., at St. Dunstan’s Basilica, Charlottetown. Admission is by free-will offering.
Wyatt Heritage Properties/ Culture Summerside’s 2017 Concerts in the Garden continues July 19, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at 205 Prince St., with Dunromin (Vans Bryant, Harold Noye, Marnie Noye, John Campbell). Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Admission is by donation. Ice cream made daily on the premises is offered with Island fruit toppings.
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 902-854-3513.
Celtic Couples (Iain MacInnes and Karine Gallant, Ben Miller and Anita MacDonald, Colette Cheverie and Zakk Cormier) is at Florence Simmons Hall, Charlottetown, July 20, 7:30 p.m.
The Olympic Symphonium “A Tribute to Neil Young is at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 20, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www.trailside. ca, Back Alley Music or 902-3943626.
Close to the Ground Mont-Carmel summer concert series continues July 16, 7 p.m., at the Mont-Carmel Parish Centre, with Les Hay Babies, Kim Albert, Cynthia MacLeod, Alex Arsenault and Isabelle and Danielle Saunders. Check www.cooperativeculturelledemontcarmel.com or call 902-439-0126. The outdoor summer concert series is at Peakes Quay in Charlottetown with two concerts daily.
Mary Smith and Touch of Country will present classic country tunes at the Milton Community Hall (7 New Glasgow Rd., North Milton), July 14, 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10.
Jackie Richardson and Joe Sealy “Africville” are at the Indian River Festival, St. Mary’s Church, Indian River, July 14, 7:30 p.m. 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.
Tanya Davis and Stewart Legere are at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 15, 8 p.m. Go to www. trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or call 902-394-3626.
“The Legends of Country Music” is at Harmony House Theatre, Hunter River on Saturday nights, running until Aug 26, with Nudie (Matt Putnam) and his band Christopher Martel and Bobby McIsaac. Contact the theatre box office.
Kirk Summer Recital continues July 15, 7:30 p.m., with a celebration of Canadian music by young pianists and singers from across
Admission is at the door.
Q41st annual Rollo Bay Fiddle Festival is July 14-16 on the festival grounds, Route 2, Rollo Bay, featuring daily concerts and traditional musicians from across P.E.I. and around the world. Check out www.rollobayfiddlefest.ca.
17th annual Evangeline Bluegrass and Traditional Music Festival is July 14-16 in AbramVillage. Check out www.evangelinebluegrassfestival.ca.
Summerside Lobster Carnival continues on the carnival grounds at Credit Union Place until July 15. Check out www.summersidelobstercarnival.website.
Prince Edward Island Film, Food and Idea Fest continues until July 16 in Charlottetown. Go to www. peifest.com.
Morell River Run Festival continues to July 16. Check out facebook.com/MorellRiverRunFestival.
Montague International Plein Air Festival continues to July 16. Got to montaguepleinairfestival. com.
Festival for the Bog to acknowledge and recognize the 19th century mixed-race neighbourhood in the West End of Charlottetown is July 15, beginning at 1 p.m.
Acadian Days Festival continues at Farmers’ Bank of Rustico Museum and Doucet House, 2188 Church Rd., Rustico, (Route 243, off Route 6) until July 30. Call 902963-3168, send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org or go to www. farmersbank.ca.
A benefit dance for Chris Beer is at the Winsloe Lions Hall July 15, 7 p.m. to midnight, with a silent auction and 50/50. Music is by the Ivor Price Band. Admission is by donation.
A benefit dance for Ella Hurry is July 15, 7 p.m., at North River Fire Hall, with a silent and live auction, bake sale, 50/50 and raffles, followed by entertainment. Admission is by donation.
A dance is at 56 St. Peters Rd., Charlottetown, July 15, 9 p.m. to midnight. Music is by Music and Friends with Lester MacPherson. There is a free lunch and a 50/50
Square dance is at the Olde Lorne Valley School, 922 Lorne Valley Rd. (near Cardigan) Wednesdays, 8-11 p.m. Admission is $6. Lunch is served.
Wednesday dances are at Hillsborough Park Community Centre. The next one is July 19, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Music is by Joe Hynes and Friends with free lunch and 50/50.
Pig and Whistle Dance, hosted by the Gary Chipman Band, is Thursdays at the New London Community Complex, 8-11 p.m.
Helping Hands Jamboree, with the Helping Hands Band and other performers, is at St. Anthony’s Hall, Route 2, Woodstock, July 15, 7:30 p.m. Money raised supports local charities. Admission is by donation. Call 902-859-2394.
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special guest. It is at Afton Community Centre, Route 19, New Dominion.