Phase II will be featured July 26, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the weekly music series at North Rustico Seawalk Park.
May Hemingways and Thomas Stajcer are at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 27, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www.trailside. ca, Back Alley Music or 902-3943626.
Georgetown Summer Days are July 19-23. Check out georgetown. ca.
Eighth annual Frank Ledwell Storytelling and Comedy Festival is presented at St. Peter’s Courthouse Theatre, July 21-23, 8 p.m. Contact 902-961-3636, info@ courthousetheatre.ca or www. courthousetheatre.ca.
Arts in Motion Chautauqua Festival is July 24-29 in Summerside. Go to culturesummerside.com.
Pig ’n’ Whistle featuring Phase II is July 22, 8 p.m., at the Kaylee Hall in Pooles Corner. Doors open at 7:15 p.m.
Rustico Bay seniors dance is July 22, 9 p.m. to midnight. Music is by Country Steel. Admission is $10 and includes a light lunch and 50/50.
A dance is at 56 St. Peters Rd., Charlottetown, July 22, 9 p.m. to midnight. Music is by Music and Friends with Lester MacPherson. There is a free lunch and a 50/50 draw.
A dance is July 22, 9:30 p.m. to 12:30 a.m., at Dundas Plowman’s Hall, Dundas, with the Black Hats. Music featured is country and 1950s and ’60’s rock ’n’ roll.
Wednesday dances are at Hillsborough Park Community Centre. The next one is July 26, 8:30-11:30
is at the Olde Lorne Valley School, 922 Lorne Valley Rd. (near Cardigan) Wednesdays, 8-11 p.m. Admission is $6. Lunch is served. 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. 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.
FOOD AND MUSIC
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.
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, to Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m. Tickets must be reserved in advance at 902-8543300.
“V’nez veiller” dinner-theatre production (in French) is at the Acadian Musical Village in AbramVillage, Wednesdays and Thursdays, 6:30 p.m., to Aug. 30. Tickets must be reserved at 902-854-3300.
The Farmers’ Bank of Rustico and Doucet House Museums will feature an evening of food with Robert Pendergast and/or music with Meaghan Blanchard on July 27, 5:30-9:30 p.m. at 2188 Church Rd., Route 243 off Route 6, in Rustico. For information on the cash only event, call 902-963-3168, email firstname.lastname@example.org or go
“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. 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 The Guild in Charlottetown. 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
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 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.
The Prince County Exhibitions will host a youth talent competition on July 27 at 7 p.m. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or phone 902-853-3013.
Trevor Cameron - Carr’s Oyster Bar, Stanley Bridge, July 21, 9:30 p.m.
Mac Keoughan - Next Door@The Merchantman, Charlottetown, July 21.
Karen and Mike - Brothers Two, Summerside, July 21.
Pros and Cons - Baba’s, Charlottetown, July 21.
DJ Dance Party - Charlottetown Beer Garden, July 21.
Wrecking Crew - Charlottetown Legion, July 21.
Ashley Gorman - Marc’s Lounge, Charlottetown, July 21.
Alan Sonier - Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Club, Summerside, July
John MacAllar - Dundee Arms, Charlottetown, July 21.
Ben Miller and Anita MacDonald - Old Triangle, July 21.
Curly Strings - Old Triangle, July
Kim Albert and Faces and Flycore - Peakes Quay, Charlottetown, July 21.
Dave Doyle - RCAF Wing, Summerside, July 21.
Roger Ahern Band - John Brown Richmond Street Grill, Charlottetown, July 21.
Main Street Bullies - Olde Dublin Pub, Charlottetown, July 21.
Mark Wall - Carr’s Oyster Bar, Stanley Bridge, July 22, 4-7 p.m.
Rolling Stones tribute - Hunter’s Ale House, July 22.
Dave Woodside - Next Door@ The Merchantman, Charlottetown, July 22.
DJ Savory - Peakes Quay, Charlottetown, July 22.
Dennis Ellsworth and the Mercy Dolls - Baba’s Lounge, July 22.
Lindsay Foote Band - Marc’s Lounge, Charlottetown, July 22.
Rodney Perry - Brothers Two, Summerside, July 22.
Route 21 – Charlottetown Legion, July 22.
LITERARY EVENTS/ READINGS/ PRESENTATIONS
A book launch for a newly revised edition of “The MacLeods of Prince Edward Island” by Harold S. MacLeod is July 22, 2 p.m., at the Montague Rotary Library. Visit www. selkirkstories.com.
Tuesday Talks at the Acadian Museum in Miscouche July 25 features Georges Arsenault (in English) on the ancestors of two DesRoches brothers from France who came to the Island as fishermen in the early 1730s, married into the Arsenault family and settled on the western shore of Malpeque Bay. Admission is free; donations are appreciated.
Malpeque History Society talks are Wednesdays, 10 a.m., at the Keir Memorial Museum. On July 26, Earle Lockerby will discuss the political manoeuvres and machinations that resulted in a serial shifting of Prince County’s County Town from Princetown, to St. Eleanors to Summerside
Wednesday Evening with L.M. Montgomery is at the Bideford Parsonage Museum, 784 Bideford Rd. (Route 166), 7:30 p.m. July 26 will feature guest readers reading two short stories written by Montgomery and published in 1897, just two years after she taught school in Bideford. Light refreshments will follow.
Teens, ages 12-18, are invited to join young adult author Melanie Fishbane for L.M. Montgomery: Teen Writer, July 27, 2 p.m., at Confederation Centre Public Library’s teen space area.
MUSEUMS, INTERPRETIVE CENTRES
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. or go to peimuseum. com.
Beaconsfield Historic House, a P.E.I. Museum site, is in 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). 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 902-8317947 or go to peimuseum. com.
The Lucy Maud Montgomery Birthplace Museum is in New London. Call 902-886-2099 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 Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead in Orwell is open. Call 902651-2789.
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. 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 902-9633168, send an email to email@example.com or go to www.farmersbank.ca. 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.
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 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.
Kensington Art Gallery is at 27 Commercial St., in the Historic Kensington Train Station yard. Contact 902-886-2395 or sutton@ pei.sympatico.ca.
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.
Lefurgey Cultural Centre, Summerside, features the 150th Anniversaries Celebration Exhibit, which can be viewed free of charge. Go to culturesummerside. com or call 902-432-1298.
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.