Music is 1950s and ’60s rock ’n’ and roll and old-time fiddle square set. Special guest July 20 is Joe Hynes. Admission is at the door. Call 902-314-1865 or go to www. peiceilidhs.com.
A dance is Thursdays, 8-11 p.m., at the Centre Belle-Alliance, 5 Maris Stella Ave., off South Drive, Summerside with 1950s/’60s music by Fallback (Scott White, Dale Gaudet, Johnny Ross, Steve Guy, Tom DesRoches, Wayne Robichaud). Admission is at the door.
QFOOD AND MUSIC
Feast Dinner Theatres presents “Shucked” at Summerside’s Brothers 2 and at Rodd Charlottetown. Call 902-629-2321 (Charlottetown) or 902-436-7674 (Summerside) or visit www.feastdinnertheatres.com.
“Weak Shove of Talent” is the dinner theatre production at the Tignish Legion, Tuesday and Thursday nights. Tickets are at 902-853-6698.
“The Belle of the Ball” is the English-language production for this year’s “V’nez veiller” dinner theatre at the Acadian Musical Village, Abram-Village Tuesdays, July 18 to Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m. Tickets must be reserved in advance at 902-854-3300.
“V’nez veiller” dinner-theatre production (in French) is at the Acadian Musical Village in AbramVillage, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., July 19 to Aug. 30. Tickets must be reserved at 902854-3300.
“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. Contact the box office.
“Barefoot in the Park” runs to Aug. 26 at the Watermark Theatre, North Rustico. Check out www. watermarktheatre.com or 902-963-3963.
“Bubbles & Bells” is Wednesdays, 10 a.m., to Aug. 9 at The Guild in Charlottetown. This interactive show for babies and toddlers is full of music, movement and bubbles.
“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” plays Thursdays until Aug. 31, 8 p.m., at the St. Peter’s Court House Theatre. Call 902-961-3636, check www.courthousetheatre.ca or email email@example.com.
Dramatic Dressing Room is an escape room activity at St. Peter’s Courthouse Theatre. Call after 10 a.m., Monday to Friday, 902-9613636.
“Dreamworks Madagascar A Musical Adventure Jr.” plays at 11 a.m., at The Guild in Charlottetown. 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. 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 tickets, contact the venue.
“Ireland Meets Scotland”, a celebration of Celtic heritage, music and dance, is at Orwell Corner Historic Village, Fridays, 7:30 p.m., to Aug. 25. 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.
Mrs. Warren’s Profession is at the Watermark Theatre, North Rustico. Contact www.watermarktheatre.com or 902-963-3963.
“The Birds and the Bees” is at the Victoria Playhouse, Victoria, until July 30. 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, Hunter River, featuring Mark Haines and Patrick Ledwell. Contact the theatre box office.
“Seusical Jr.” is at The Guild in Charlottetown. Contact the box office.
“Searching for Abegweit” is at the Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside. Contact the theatre box office.
“Signatures - A Canadian Spectacle Under the Stars”, a free outdoor multimedia experience, is presented daily by Discover Charlottetown, Confederation Centre of the Arts and Graphics eMotion in celebration of Canada 150. It will run until Oct. 1.
DJ Dance Party - Charlottetown Beer Garden, July 14.
Ashley Gorman - Next Door@ The Merchantman, Charlottetown, July 14.
Will Allen - Brothers Two, Summerside, July 14.
Indie pop night with Bones - Baba’s, Charlottetown, July 14.
Misty Water - Charlottetown Legion, July 14.
Neil Crowe - Marc’s Lounge, Charlottetown, July 14.
- Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Club, Summerside, July 14.
Sean Mooney - Dundee Arms, Charlottetown, July 14.
Stabbing Joy - Fishbone’s Bar and Seafood Grill, Charlottetown, July 14.
Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher - Old Triangle, July 14.
Capital Drive and Flycore Peakes Quay, Charlottetown, July
Neon Moon - RCAF Wing, Summerside, July 14.
The Saul Good Duo - John Brown Richmond Street Grill, Charlottetown, July 14-15.
Muddy Buddy - Olde Dublin Pub, Charlottetown, July 14-15.
Karen and Mike - Hunter’s Ale House, July 14-15.
Becca Griffin - Next Door@The Merchantman, Charlottetown, July 15.
Mathematix - Peakes Quay, Charlottetown, July 15.
Taylor Holden and the Law of Averages - Baba’s Lounge, July
Three Fingers Shot - Old Triangle, P.E.I Potato Blossom Festival is July 17-23 in O’Leary. Contact PEIPBF at 902-726-3300 or www.peipotatoblossomfestival.com/. July 15.
Brielle Ansems - Marc’s Lounge, Charlottetown, July 15.
Brooke MacArthur - Brothers Two, Summerside, July 15.
Neon Moon – Charlottetown Legion, July 15.
LITERARY EVENTS/ READINGS/PRESENTATIONS
A book by Sandra Dodge, “Minegoo Mniku”, with translation by Georgina Francis, will be launched July 15, 1 p.m. at the Confederation Centre Public Library.
Historian Sharon Leighton will present “The Early Years of the Bedeque Baptist Church,
(founded in 1826) on July 17, 7 p.m., in Bedeque Baptist Church. The AGM of the Bedeque Area Historical Society will follow. Admission is free; donations are welcome.
Tuesday Talks at the Acadian Museum in Miscouche July 18 features Georges Arsenault, in French, on the 18991906 diary of Céline (à Ben Frank) Arsenault from Urbainville. The talk will be illustrated with vintage photos from the family collection. Admission is free; donations are appreciated.
Malpeque History Society talks
are Wednesdays, 10 a.m., at the Keir Memorial Museum. On July 19, the talk is Sfhearr an theabhadh anmoch...(Late plowing is better than no plowing) - A Harvest of Traditions from the Outer Hebrides to Malpeque Bay by Tiber Falzett.
Wednesday Evening with L.M. Montgomery is at the Bideford Parsonage Museum, 784 Bideford Rd. (Route 166), 7:30 p.m. July 19 will feature LMM scholar Sandy Wagner of Lawrencetown, N.S., presenting “Maud’s Love of Fairytales”. Light refreshments will follow.
An Island History Sunday brunch series is at Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead, Orwell, starting July 16, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., featuring brunch at 11 a.m. and a talk to follow by David Keenlyside, archeologist and executive director of the P.E.I. Museum and Heritage Foundation. Cost: $25 ($20 for members and local residents (King County and Orwell). The bi-weekly series is part of the homestead’s 2017 fundraising campaign.
Diocesan archivist Fr. Art O’Shea will speak at St. Andrew’s Chapel on the life of Bishop Bernard Donald MacDonald the second Bishop of Charlottetown (1837-1859), July 16, 2 p.m. Admission is by donation. St. Andrew’s Chapel is located 3 km. east of Mount Stewart on Route 2.
The P.E.I. Potato Blossom Festival will host a youth talent competition July 19, 7 p.m. To register, email Eileen at econwaymartin@ gmail.com or call 902-859-3757.
MUSEUMS, INTERPRETIVE CENTRES
The Anne of Green Gables Museum is located in Park Corner. Contact 1-800-665-2663 or 902886-2884 or go to www.annemuseum.com.
Basin Head Fisheries Museum is on the Basin Head Road. Call 902357-7233 or go to peimuseum.com.
Beaconsfield Historic House, a P.E.I. Museum site, is on the corner of Kent and West streets, Charlottetown. Call 902-368-6603.
Bedeque Area Historical Museum is in the William Callbeck Centre, Central Bedeque, featuring a number of exhibits. 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). Aspiring writer L.M. Montgomery boarded here while teaching in the community. It is open daily.
The Canadian Potato Museum is in O’Leary. Contact 902-859-2039 or 1-844-849-1470 or go to www. canadianpotatomuseum.info.
Elmira Railway Museum is in Elmira, a P.E.I. Museum and Heritage site. Call 902-357-7234 or go to peimuseum.com.
The Farmers’ Bank of Rustico Museum, a bilingual National Historic Site, is on Route 243, Rustico. 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. Contact 902-963-7874.
Green Park Shipbuilding Museum & Yeo House is in Port Hill, a P.E.I. Museum and Heritage site. Call 902831-7947 or go to peimuseum.com.
The Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace Museum is in New London. Call 902-8862099 or go to www.lmmontgomerybirthplace.ca.
The MacNaught History Centre and Archives is at 75 Spring St., open year round. Admission is free. Call 902-432-1332 or 902432-1298.
Orwell Corner Historic Village is in Orwell Corner, a P.E.I. Museum and Heritage site. Call 902-6518515 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. Call 902651-2789.
St. Andrew’s Chapel, three km east of Mount Stewart on Route 2, is a reconstruction of Hillsborough River Gospel Brunches are Sundays at Trailside Music Cafe’ & Inn, Mount Stewart. The Grace Notes (Bridgette Blanchard, Nick Doneff, Mark Geddes) and Brunch Prophets (Cam MacDuffee, Karen Graves) will perform on different Sundays. Go to www.trailside.ca or call 902-394-3626. the first church built at St. Andrew’s in 1805. 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, the development of radio broadcasting in P.E.I. and information on the life of local carpenter Edward Sharkey, 1867-1970. Call 902-658-2009, or visit www.tryonareahistoricalsociety.com.
Wood Islands Lighthouse Museum is open. Contact 902962-3110 or go to woodislandslighhouse.com.
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 is featuring Julia Rita Theriault’s exhibit, “Country P.E.I.”, until July 28. Contact Giselle Déziel at 902-566-3347 for information on displaying.
Details Past and Present Gallery is on Victoria Row in Charlottetown, 166 Richmond St. Check out www.detailspastandpresent.com.
Eptek Art & Culture Centre features “Art Begets Art: Hooked Mats and the Art that Inspired Them at 130 Heather Moyse Dr., Summerside. Call 902-888-8373 or visit www.peimuseum.com.
Gallery@The Guild presents Minds of Nature by Sun ae Park, as well as the new Downtown Charlottetown Artisan Market. The gallery is on Queen Street in Charlottetown.
Gallery 18 has an exhibition entitled “Thérèse D’Amour - A Passion for Nature. The gallery is at 10686 Route 6, just west of the New London intersection. Call 902886-3201 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 is at 37 Water St., Georgetown. Call 902-652-2569 or check www. maroonpig.ca.
Plum Tree Studio 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. Drop by when the roadside sandwich sign is out on the highway. Call 902-368-7526 or go to www. juliapurcell.ca.
MacNaught History Centre and Archives features ongoing exhibits, featuring various Island artists. It is at 85 Spring St., Summerside. Call 902-432-1332 or 902432-1298.
Lefurgey Cultural Centre, Summerside, features the 150th Anniversaries Celebration Exhibit, which 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.
Pinhole Photography Gallery is the home studio/darkroom of Charlottetown artist/pinhole photographer, Mary Carr-Chaisson. Call 902-628-1575, email mary@ pinholephotogallery.com or visit www.pinholephotogallery. The Acadian Museum in Miscouche features “Miscouche of Bygone Days’’, commemorating the 200th anniversary of the parish of Miscouche (1817-2017), as well as numerous photos and artifacts from the museum’s collection. Call 902-432-2880.
Saulteaux First Nations Canadian artist Robert Houle stands next to his oil painting “O-ween du muh waun,” with Confederation Centre of the Arts gallery director Kevin Rice, left, and chief executive officer Jessie Inman during the opening of the gallery’s 2017 summer exhibitions.