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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. Wyatt Heritage Properties/Culture Summerside’s 2017 Concerts in the Garden continues Aug. 2, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at 205 Prince St., with On the Road Again (Joe Lawless, Bobby MacLean, Ernie Gallant, John Campbell, and Claude Gaudet). Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Admission is by donation. Ice cream made daily on the premises is offered with Island fruit toppings. National Youth OrchestraEdges of Canada TD Tour comes to the Homburg Theatre of Confederation Centre of the Arts, July 30, 4 p.m. Contact the theatre box office.
CEILIDHS/JAMBOREES/ KITCHEN PARTIES
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 28 are Kelley Mooney, Jon Matthews 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 28, 8 p.m., features Pendy’s with Michael Pendergast. There’s a 50/50 draw and a light lunch. Tickets are at the door, which opens at 7 p.m. The Irish Cultural Centre is at 582 North River Rd., Charlottetown. 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.
Helping Hands Jamboree, with the Helping Hands Band and other performers, is at St. Anthony’s Hall, Route 2, Woodstock, July 29, 7:30 p.m. Money raised supports charities. Admission is by donation. Call 902-859-2394.
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 July 30, 6:30 p.m., at St. Paul’s Parish Hall, Sturgeon, Route 17a, with Emerald Junction, Ron Kelly, Anne Quinn, the MacDonald Sisters (Doris and Marie), Mike Buell, Jo-Anne Ford, Ralph Jenkins, Colton Matheson, Marie MacIntyre, John Hume, Irving Hayter, the Southern Kings Fiddlers, Vince Savoir, Leonard Gaudet and Mike O’Connor. Admission is $5. Tea and biscuits are served. Doors open at 6 p.m.
The ceilidh concert at the Bonshaw Hall July 30, 7-9 p.m., features Jolene Willis and friends, Bonnie LeClair, Amie Picketts, the Bruce Trio fiddlers, Andrea Corder, Herb MacDonald, Phil Pineau and Tony the Troubador. There’s a 50/50 draw, lunch and open stage time. The venue is accessible for small wheelchairs. Admission is by donation, with proceeds to the P.E.I. chapter of Crohn’s and Colitis. Go to https://www.facebook. com/events/1377311545687639 or phone 902-675-4093.
Sunday Night Shenanigans, hosted by Judy MacLean at York Community Centre, Route 25, is July 30, 7 p.m., with Fraser Newcombe, Jim Francis, Denny Eddy, Mary Smith, Wayne Diamond, the Judy MacLean dancers and more, along with a 50/50 draw and light lunch. Tickets are at the door, which opens at 6 p.m. Call 902566-5545 or email email@example.com.
A ceilidh is July 30, 7 p.m., at Kinkora Place, Kinkora. Admission is $8 and includes refreshments. Performers are Not All There, Somerset Steppers, John Gallant, Emmett Decoursey, Roy MacCaull, Mildred Dover and Elmer Doiron.
A ceilidh featuring Tip Er Back with guest Darlene Bradley is July 30, 7:30 p.m., at Afton Community Centre, Route 19, New Dominion. Special guest is Lester MacPherson. Admission is at the door. There will be a complimentary light lunch and a 50/50 draw.
Kitchen party is 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, door prizes, a 50/50 draw and lunch. Admission is $8. Call 902-687-2546.
A ceilidh featuring Gary Chipman, Keelin Wedge, Kevin Chaisson, Blair Coughlin and Jordan Chowen is 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.
A ceilidh is at Bedeque United Church Hall, Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m., with Roy MacCaull and Friends. Admission is $6, and 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 Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m., at the Jack Blanchard Family Centre, 7 Pond St., Charlottetown, featuring Canadian Country Classics with George McPhee and Jeannie Cameron, along with 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, 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. 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.
Lot 7 ceilidh on Aug. 3, 7:30 p.m., at St. Marks Hall, Burton, features Sandra Jones and
Family. 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. CONCERTS Q College of Piping mini concerts are in Summerside, Monday to Friday, until Aug. 2 and again, Aug. 15 to Sept. 1. Information is at
http://collegeofpiping.com or 902436-5377.
The outdoor summer concert series is at Peakes Quay in Charlottetown with two concerts daily.
Kronborg 1582 is at the Indian River Festival, St. Mary’s Church, Indian River, July 28, 7:30 p.m. Contact the festival box office.
Morgan David is at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 28, 8 p.m. Go to www.trailside.ca or call 902-394-3626.
Leon Gallant and Billy MacInnis are at the Sterling Women’s Institute Hall, Stanley Bridge, Fridays and Tuesdays, 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 7 p.m.
“The Legends of Country Music” is at Harmony House Theatre, Hunter River on Saturdays, 8 p.m., until Aug 26, with Nudie (Matt Putnam) and his band Christopher Martel and Bobby McIsaac. Contact the box office.
Museum Pieces and Golden Cinema are at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 22, 8 p.m. Go to www.trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or call 902-394-3626.
David Myles is at the Indian River Festival, St. Mary’s Church, Indian River, July 30, 7:30 p.m. Contact the festival box office.
Mont-Carmel summer concert series July 30, 7 p.m., at the MontCarmel Parish Centre, features 112 Accords et les Frères Bouchard, Lisa Ornstein, Rick Sparkes, Ivan and Vivian Hicks, Olivia Bruce, Pierrette Arsenault and Colby and Britney Arsenault. Check www. cooperativeculturelledemontcarmel.com or call 902-439-0126. Songs from the Northside is Sundays at Rock Barra Artist Retreat, featuring Teresa Doyle as host and J.J. Chaisson (The Fiddling Fisher
man) as the guest July 30, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are at the door. The retreat is off Route 16, 10 minutes north of Souris.
Gaither-style cospel concert featuring Dino and the Harmonies is at Winsloe United Church July 30, 7:30 p.m. Admission is $10 at the door with doors opening at 6:30 p.m.
Lennie Gallant and special guests are in concert July 30, 8 p.m., at St. Augustine church, part of the 23rd annual Rendez-vous Rustico Festival. Tickets are at Gallant’s Clover Farm or www.rendezvousrustico.com.
Fiddlers’ Sons is in concert at St. Andrew’s Chapel, Route 2, east of Mount Stewart, July 30, 8 p.m. There will be a 50/50 draw and light refreshments at intermission. Admission is at the door. Call 902961-2096.
A variety concert with On The Road Again (Ernie Gallant, Claude Gaudet, John Campbell, Joe Lawless, Cindy Ellands-Arsenault) is July 31, 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.
A Tribute to Lady Singers of our Century is July 31, 7:30 p.m., at Summerside Presbyterian Church, with hosts Judy McGregor and Joan Reeves, along with Jolee Patkai, Keila Glydon and Colleen MacPhee performing cover songs of Loretta Lynn, Emmylou Harris, Patsy Cline, Linda Rondstad, Rita MacNeil, Tanya Tucker and the MacGuire Sisters. There will be a light lunch. Tickets are $12 at the door, which open at 6:30 p.m.
Gordon Deppe is at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, July 31, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www.trailside.ca or 902-394-3626.
MacKinnon Homestead Scottish Concerts at 31228 Rte. 2 Richmond will run Tuesdays including Aug. 1, 7:30 p.m., featuring Scottish music and songs with the Bells. Call 902-854-3513.
Garrett Mason is at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, Aug. 1-2, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www.trailside.ca or 902-394-3626.
The Summer Organ Recital Series continues with two concerts by Don Fraser, music director for Trinity United Church, Charlottetown: at St. Simon & St. Jude Church, Tignish, Aug. 1, 7 p.m., and at 1 p.m. on Aug. 2 at St. Dunstan’s Basilica, Charlottetown. Admission is by free-will offering.
Kirk Summer Recital continues Aug. 2, 7:30 p.m., with Clarisse Tonigussi, soprano, and Stephanie Cole, piano: a celebration of Canadian women composers, at 35 Fitzroy St., Charlottetown. Admission is free. Donations toward the Kirk’s Choral Scholarships are appreciated.
Taylor and Kelly Buote will perform Aug. 2, 6:30-8:30 p.m., at the weekly music series at North Rustico Seawalk Park.
Country Legends, Men of the Century, featuring Kendall Docherty, Larry Campbell, Brian Knox, Heartz Godkin, Jimmy Platts and Peter Burke is at Central Queens United Church, Hunter River, Aug. 3, 7:30 p.m. They will perform tributes to Ronnie Milsap, Jean Watson, Johnny Cash and Merle Haggart. Refreshments will be served. Admission is $10 at the door.
Close to the Ground concert series continues Thursdays, 8 p.m., at the Kaylee Hall in Pooles Corner, hosted by Fiddlers’s Sons and Keelin Wedge. The guests Aug. 3 are Leon Gallant and Billy McInnis. Admission is at the door. Erin Costelo is at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, Aug. 3, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www.trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or 902-394-3626.
FESTIVALS QPrince County Exhibition is July 28-29 in Alberton: 902-853-3013 or www.peiae.ca/princecountyexhibition.
Arts in Motion Chautauqua Festival is July 28-29 in Summerside: culturesummerside.com.
Acadian Days Festival is at Farmers’ Bank of Rustico Museum and Doucet House, 2188 Church Rd., Rustico, (Route 243) until July 30: 902-963-3168 or www.farmersbank.ca.
Crapaud Exhibition is July 29-30 in Crapaud: Elmer MacDonald at 902-658-2030 or www.crapaudexhibition.com/.
Rendez-vous Rustico is July 30 in Rustico: www.rendezvousrustico. com or Facebook or 902-963-3252.
Mermaid Tears Seaglass Festival is July 29-30 at the Souris Historical Lighthouse: www.sourispei. com or 902-687-2157.