Friends with free lunch and 50/50. 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
The Island History Sunday brunch series at Sir Andrew Macphail Homestead, Orwell, continues Aug. 13, 11 a.m. to 1:30 p.m., with brunch at 11 a.m. and a talk to follow by Deirdre Kessler, “Sir Andrew Macphail and L.M. Montgomery: The Emotional Textures of the Lives of Two Distinguished Islanders”. Cost: $25 ($20 for members and local residents - King County and Orwell). The series is part of the homestead’s 2017 fundraising campaign.
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) perform on different Sundays. Go to www. trailside.ca or call 902-394-3626.
“Down with Demon Run – Stories and Songs of Rum Running on Prince Edward Island” is Sundays at The Haviland Club. Doors open at 5 p.m.; show and supper are at 5:30 p.m. Tickets are at ticketwizard/ca or at the door.
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.
“The Belle of the Ball” is the English-language production for this year’s “V’nez veiller” dinner theatre at the Acadian Musical Village, AbramVillage Tuesdays, to Aug. 29, 6:30 p.m. Tickets must be reserved in advance at 902854-3300.
“Weak Shove of Talent” is the dinner theatre production at the Tignish Legion, Tuesday and Thursday nights. Tickets are at 902-8536698.
“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 Four Tellers – Top Hats and Tall Tales” is at the Kings Playhouse in Georgetown, 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 until Aug. 11. 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 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.
“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 902963-3963.
“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.” is at The Guild in Charlottetown until Aug
19. Contact the box office.
“For the Love of the Island”, featuring Treble with Girls (Jolee Patkai, Maxine MacLennan, Sheila MacKenzie, Norman Stewart), is Wednesdays at the Kings Playhouse in Georgetown. Contact the box office.
Glenda’s Kitchen plays in Studio 1 of Confederation Centre of the Arts until Sept. 1. 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.
“On a First Name Basis” is at the Victoria Playhouse. Contact the box office.
“The Dream Catchers”, Confederation Centre of the Arts Young Company, performs in the outdoor amphitheatre at noon until Aug.
QL’exposition agricole et le Festival acadien youth talent competition is Aug. 14, 7 p.m. To register, email Eric at ericrichard@eastlink. ca or call 902-315-2593.
Old Home Week youth talent competition is Aug. 16, 7:30 p.m., at the Eastlink Centre. To register, email firstname.lastname@example.org or call 902-629-6623.
QCOMPETITIONS CLUB LISTINGS
Rodney Perry Duo - Carr’s Oyster Bar, Stanley Bridge Aug. 11.
Trevor Cameron - Brothers Two, Summerside, Aug. 11.
Richard Wood and Gordon Belsher - Old Triangle, Charlottetown, Aug. 11.
Neon Moon - RCAF Wing, Summerside, Aug. 11.
16, The Mysterious Island will be given by Wayne Wright.
Bridgette Blanchard - Next Door@The Merchantman, Charlottetown, Aug. 11.
Kim Albert - Charlottetown Legion, Aug. 11.
Boozeday Tuesday - Hunter’s Ale House, Charlottetown Aug. 11.
Alan Sonier - Silver
Fox Curling and
Yacht Club, Summerside, Aug. 11.
East Coast Love Story is at Fishbones, Charlottetown, Aug. 11.
Julia Bentley - Marc’s Lounge, Charlottetown, Aug. 4.
Sean Mooney - Dundee Arms, Charlottetown, Aug. 11.
Rise Up with Koma – Baba’s, Charlottetown, Aug. 11,
Boys in the Kitchen - Olde Dublin Pub, Charlottetown, Aug. 11-12.
Brandon & Jen Gillis - Carr’s Oyster Bar, Stanley Bridge, Aug. 12, 4-7 p.m.
Wrong Planet Band - Baba’s Lounge, Aug. 12.
Nick Hann - Brothers Two, Summerside, Aug. 12.
Sheila MacKenzie and Jon Matthews - Old Triangle, Charlottetown, Aug. 12.
The Boys – Charlottetown Legion, Aug. 12.
Old Habits - RCAF Wing, Summerside, Aug. 12.
Adam and the Foe - Hunter’s Ale House, Charlottetown Aug. 12.
Stephen Szwarc - Next Door@ The Merchantman, Charlottetown, Aug. 12.
The Stowaways - Silver Fox Curling and Yacht Club, Summerside, Aug. 12. The Acadian Museum in Miscouche features “Miscouche of Bygone Days’’, commemorating the 200th anniversary of the parish of Miscouche (1817-2017), as well as photos and artifacts from the museum’s collection. Call 902-432-2880.
The Anne of Green Gables Museum is 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 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.
The Croft House, site of the Selkirk Scottish Heritage Centre in Eldon has a selection of Scottish clan items, jewelry and books.
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 902-886-2099 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 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. Wednesday Evening with L.M. Montgomery is at the Bideford Parsonage Museum, 784 Bideford Rd. (Route 166), 7:30 p.m. On Aug. 16, there will be selected readings from “The Selected Journals of L.M. Montgomery” and reading “The Schoolmaster’s Bride” published in ‘Everywoman’s World’ - July 1917 - with guest readers Light refreshments will follow.
LITERARY EVENTS/ READINGS/PRESENTATIONS
Book launch, signing and music is Aug. 12, 2 p.m., at Confederation Centre Public Library, Charlottetown. Anne McDonald launches “Miss Confederation: The Diary of Mercy Anne Coles”. Harpist Ann Germani will play music popular during Confederation.
Author Isabel Huggan will hold a writing workshop - Juxtapose, - at the Haviland Club in Charlottetown Aug. 12-13. To register or for information, go to https://www. peiwritersguild.com/juxtapose/.
Leonard Cusack will give a presentation on the Life of Owen Connolly, renowned 19th century entrepreneur and philanthropist, Aug. 13, 3 p.m., at St. Andrew’s Chapel. Admission is by donation with a lunch included. The chapel is 3 km east of Mount Stewart on Route 2.
Historian Reg Porter will give a presentation on Yorkshire builder Isaac Smith on Aug. 14, 7 p.m., in the newly refurbished Carriage House at Beaconsfield. Admission is $5.
Captain Greg Gallant, P.E.I. Regiment Museum, will present “Rally Round the Flag – Prince Edward Island And The Great War” on Aug. 14, 7 p.m., in the Bedeque Area Museum, William Callbeck Centre, Central Bedeque. Admission is free; donations are welcome. The talk coincides with a poster display outlining the contribution of Islanders to the Great War, prepared by the P.E.I. Museum and at the Bedeque Museum in August. 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 an exhibit by the artists known as Millie’s Marvels. 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 A is Angst An Alphabet of Woe by Jenni Zellin. It also houses the Downtown Charlottetown Artisan Market. The gallery is on Queen Street.
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 902-963-2622 or 1-778-823-3335.
The Purcell Parlour Gallery in Clyde River is open when the roadside sandwich sign is out on the highway. Call 902368-7526 or go to www.juliapurcell.ca.
MacNaught History Centre and Archives features ongoing exhibits of various Island artists. It is at 85 Spring St., Summerside. Call 902-432-1332 or 902-432-1298.
Lefurgey Cultural Centre, Summerside, features the free 150th Anniversaries Celebration Exhibit. 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. 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. Admission is at the door. Call 902-314-1865 or go to www. peiceilidhs.com.
Little Harbour artisan Rita MacDonald, right, and husband Malcolm show some of their products at the ninth annual Mermaid Tears Sea Glass Festival held recently at the Souris Lighthouse grounds.