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CEILIDHS/JAMBOREES/ KITCHEN PARTIES
A family-friendly ceilidh is Friday, 10:30 a.m., at the Confederation Court Mall. Michael Pendergast is the host.
Helping Hands Jamboree, with the Helping Hands Band and other performers, is at St. Anthony’s Hall, Route 2, Woodstock, Aug. 11, 7:30 p.m. Admission is by donation. Call 902-859-2394.
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 Aug. 11 are Treble with Girls (Jolee Patkai, Norman Stewart, Maxine MacLellan and Madison Coles. Admission is at the door. Check out www.courtneyhogan.com.
Ceilidh at the Irish Hall Aug. 11, 8 p.m., features Guinness (Laura and Jim Farrell), along with their son, Paddy. There’s a 50/50 draw and a light lunch. Tickets are at the door, beginning at 7 p.m. The Irish Cultural Centre is at 582 North River Rd., Charlottetown. Call 902566-3273.
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.
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 are available.
A ceilidh is in the New London Women’s Institute Hall, Route 6, Aug. 12, 7:30 p.m., with Trudy Corbett-Hughes, Mary Cousins, Roberta Parkman, Hailey Birch, Megan Birch, Sarah Birch, Fenton MacSwain and Kirk Neville. The hall is wheelchair accessible. There is a 50/50 draw and a light lunch. Proceeds are in aid of hall upkeep. Admission is
A ceilidh is at the Goose River Community Hall Aug. 12, 8-11 p.m., with music, lunch and a 50/50 draw.
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.
Ceilidh is Aug. 13, 7 p.m. at Hunter River Lions Club with Gordon Blacquiere, Millie MacDonald, Fenton MacSwain, Norma Wall, Mary Cousins, Trudy Corbett Hughes, Sue Pitre and Stan Chaisson. Admission is $5, which includes lunch and 50/50 draw.
Kitchen Party/ceilidh is Aug. 13, 7 p.m., at the Stratford Cotton Centre. Admission is $5. Proceeds go to the Children’s Wish Foundation. A light lunch will be served. Contact Carmen Halman, 902676-2225, or Cliff Martin, 902-5692732.
Sunday Night Shenanigans, hosted by Judy MacLean Aug. 13, 7 p.m., at York Community Centre, Route 25, features Lester MacPherson, Dave Altass, Buddy Longaphie, Duncan Matheson, Emmett DeCoursey, Colton Matheson and the Judy MacLean Dancers (Alice Cheverie, Regan Herlihy), along with a 50/50 draw and light lunch. Tickets are at the door, which opens at 6 p.m. Call 902-566-5545 or email email@example.com.
Tip Er Back Ceilidh is Aug. 13, 7:30 p.m., at the Afton Community Centre, Route 19, New Dominion. Guests include Disher and Betts (Dillon Betts, Tim Disher, Sheamus MacNeill). The show includes a complimentary lunch. Admission is at the door. A ceilidh is the Cymbria Lions Club, 2184 Church Rd., Rustico, Sundays, 7:30 p.m. Doors open at 6:30 p.m. Guests Aug. 13 are Cynthia Macleod and Jon Mathews. Admission is $12, with children 12 and under, $5. There’s a 50/50 draw and ice cream sundae sales. Call 902-963-2166.
St Paul’s Parish Ceilidh is Aug. 13, 6:30 p.m., at St Paul’s Parish Hall, Sturgeon, Route 17a east of Montague, with Marie MacIntyre, John Hume, MacDonald Sisters (Doris and Marie), MaryLou MacLure, Walter Ching, Edna MacMasters, Len Buell, Wayne MacLean, Urban Chaisson, Lisa Jarvis, Mike O’Connor, Colton Matheson, Jo-Anne Ford, Mike Buell, Elaine and Cecil Mosher Agnes Vandenbrent and Ralph Jenkins. Admission is $5. Tea and biscuits are served. Doors open at 6 p.m.
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.
Winsloe ceilidh is Aug. 14, 7:30 p.m., at Winsloe United Church featuring The Lady Singers of Our Century. Hosts Judy McGregor and Joan Reeves will be joined by Jolee Patkai, Keila Glydon and Colleen MacPhee. This is a fundraiser for the church located at 121 Winsloe Rd. A light lunch will be served; tickets are $12 at the door, which opens at 6:30 p.m.
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 902-3141865.
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. Check www.rossfamily.ca or 902-886-3080.
The Stratford Lions ceilidh is Aug. 15, 7 p.m., at the Cotton Centre, 57 Bunbury Rd, with Joe and Janice Hebert, Cliff Martin, Tom LeClair, Vince Savoie, Leonard Gaudet, Mary Mullen, Clifford Macintyre, Rodney Perry, Emmett Decoursey, Sue Petri, David Moore, Urban MacAdam and Jim Danyluck. Admission is $6 with a free lunch. Call Erma Rose, 902569-3956.
A ceilidh is Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m., at Bedeque United Church Hall. Jim and Friends will provide the entertainment. Admission is $6 with lunch included.
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.
There will be a ceilidh every Wednesday in August, 7:30 p.m., at Stanley Bridge WI Hall, 4897 St. Mary’s Road, featuring music by Dino Dunsford, Gary Chipman, Alan “Postie” Connolly, Blair Coughlin and a step dancer. Admission is at the door at 7 p.m. Call 902-2134978.
Ceilidh in the City is Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m., at the Jack Blanchard Family Centre, 7 Pond St., Charlottetown, featuring the seventh annual Old Home Week Ceilidh with Niall MacKay, Jimi Platts and Gary Cudmore, 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. 17, 7:30 p.m., at St. Marks Hall, Burton, features Bruce and Robert Jones, Frank MacGregor, Ben Gallant. 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.
The outdoor summer concert series is at Peakes Quay in Charlottetown with two concerts daily. Best of the Island Showcase is at Old Home Week in Charlottetown, 7:30-10 p.m., Aug. 11 to Aug. 19 (no show Aug. 16), featuring a variety of Island entertainers. Admission is part of admission to the Old Home Week grounds. Go to oldhomeweek.com.
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.
Dennis Ellsworth and Kinley are at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, Aug. 12, 8 p.m. Go to www.trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or call 902-394-3626.
Rosie and the Riveters are at the Indian River Festival, St. Mary’s Church, Indian River, Aug. 13 7:30 p.m. Contact the festival box office.
An outdoor song service as part of Central Queens United Church 10th anniversary celebrations is Aug. 13, 7 p.m., featuring Jericho Road, Judy McGregor and Joan Reeves. Bring chairs or sit in the car and share the evening. If weather doesn’t co-operate, service will be in the church.
Mont-Carmel summer concert series Aug. 13, 7 p.m., at the Mont-Carmel Parish Centre, features Les paloudes, Max Keenlyside, Meaghan Blanchard, Darla MacPhee and Kenny Chaisson. Stepdancer: Sara 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 guest Mark Haines, Aug. 13, 7:30 p.m. Tickets are at the door. The retreat is off Route 16, 10 minutes north of Souris.
Tom Terrell is at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, Aug. 13, 8 p.m. Go to www.trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or call 902-394-3626.
Tim Moxam, Nick Doneff and Liz Stringer are in concert at Victoria Playouse on Aug.14. Contact the box office at 902-658-2025 or victoriaplayhouse.com.
Teresa Doyle and Emilee Sorrey are at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, Aug. 14, 8 p.m. Go to www. trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or call 902-394-3626.
‘An Evening for Anna’ is Aug. 14, 6 p.m., as friends, visitors and well-wishers join a group of Avonlea Village alumni in celebrating the life of former cast member Anna Howard. Hosted by Margaret McEachern and Adam Gauthier, performances will be by Leon Gallant, Allison Ling Giggey, Ryan Casey, Robert Pendergast, Kristi Anderson and Rebecca Max. The concert is at the Avonlea Village Church, with admission by donation. All proceeds go directly to the education fund of her four-year-old son.
A P.E.I. Musical Adventure will be performed by Lynne Provance and Cecelia Bell on Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m., including P.E.I./Scottish traditional/original music and songs. Call 902-854-3513.
Bryan Potvin, Kevin Kane and The Royal North are at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, Aug. 15, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www.trailside. ca, Back Alley Music or 902-3943626.
Anastasia Rizikov is at the Indian River Festival, St. Mary’s Church, Indian River, Aug. 15, 7:30 p.m. Contact the festival box office.
Harbourfront Theatre features The Ellis Family Band and Fiddlers’ Sons in concert on Aug. 16, 8 p.m. For tickets contact www.
Chas Guay, Mike Mooney, Peter Richards are at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, Aug. 16, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www.trailside.ca or 902-394-3626.
The Summer Organ Recital Series is at St. Dunstan’s Basilica, Charlottetown, Aug. 16, 1 p.m., with a special concert featuring soprano Sylvia Mutch accompanied by organist Leo Marchildon Admission is by free-will offering.
The 2017 Concerts in the Garden series continues Aug. 16, 6:30-8:30 p.m., 205 Prince St., Summerside, with Johnny Oliver. Bring a blanket or lawn chair. Admission is by donation. Ice cream made daily on the premises is offered with Island fruit toppings.
Kirk Summer Recitals features P.E.I. trombonist Dale Sorensen with pianist Frances McBurnie on Aug. 17, 12 p.m., at The Kirk in Charlottetown. Admission is by donation.
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. 17 are the Ladies of Fiddlers’ Sons featuring Sheila MacKenzie, Cynthia MacLeod, Maria (McDougall) Bartlett, Courtney Hogan-Chandler and Keelin Wedge. Admission is at the door.
Mickey Acorn Presents Dear Lucy - A Zombie Folk Rock Opera at Trailside Café, Mount Stewart, Aug. 17, 8 p.m. Tickets are at www.trailside.ca, Back Alley Music or 902-394-3626.
P.E.I. Provincial Exhibition/ Old Home Week is Aug. 10-19 in Charlottetown. Contact OHW at 902-629-6623 or email info@ oldhomeweekpei.com or go to oldhomeweekpei.com/.
DANCES QPhase II will play the regular weekly Pig n’ Whistle on Aug. 12 at the Kaylee Hall in Poole’s Corner, 8-11 p.m., in honour of the owner, Charlie Fraser, who died this past week. Doors open at 7:15 p.m.
A dance is at 56 St. Peters Rd., Charlottetown, Aug. 12, 9 p.m. to midnight. Music is by Music and Friends with Lester MacPherson. There is a free lunch and a 50/50 draw.
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 Aug. 16, 8:30-11:30 p.m. Music is by Joe Hynes and