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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.

THEATRE/COM­EDY/ DANCE

“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 info@court­housethe­atre.ca.

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.

19.

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 info@old­home­weekpei.ca 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.

QEXHIBITIONS

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.

MITCH MAC­DON­ALD/THE GUARDIAN

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.

SUB­MIT­TED PHOTO

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