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Village Pottery celebrates 45 years

PEI's longest running pottery shop is celebrating a milestone this year as it marks 45 years since D [ ... ]

Brain Injury Support Meetings

If you or someone you know is a brain injury survivor then Brain Injury Support Meetings are for you [ ... ]

Charlottetown Farmers Market

Wednesday & Saturday 

Charlottetown Farmers Market is open Wednesdays until October 9 and Saturdays year–round from 9 am–2 pm. Local vendors offer fresh produce, fresh Certified Organic produce, meat, fish, cheese, eggs, spices, maple syrup, baked goods, preserves, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, apple cider, ethnic foods and other prepared foods and beverages, wool products, arts and crafts, fresh cut flowers. 100 Belvedere Ave, Charlottetown. 902-626-3373

PEI Farm Centre’s Pop-up Farmers’ Market

Thursday

The PEI Farm Centre's pop-up farmers' market is held from 4–7 pm on Thursday evenings to October 11, at 420 University Avenue in Charlottetown. Products include farm-fresh seasonal vegetables and fruits, eggs, chicken, pork, Ferme Ile-Saint-Jean yoghurt and cheeses. Ready-to-eat food by Sneaky Cheats. Hand-crafted items by Young Entrepreneur businesses. One-time vendors/exhibitors will be announced as they are confirmed. New this year, the Farm Centre is hosting a series of 30-minute lectures and garden tours designed to inspire participants to incorporate creative and innovative ideas in their home garden or even on their farm. The lecture/tour begins at 6 pm and the upcoming schedule includes: Food Forest Garden (tba); Vertical Gardening (tba); Urban Agriculture (tba); Year-round Gardening (tba); and Theme Gardening (tba). Info: Barbara, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Cardigan Farmers Market

Friday & Saturday 

Open Fridays and Saturdays to September from 9 am–1 pm. Corner of Station and Shore Roads (behind the post office and across the road from Cardigan Feed Mill). 

Murray Harbour Farmers Market

Saturday

The Murray Harbour Farmers Market is open each Saturday to the end of October from 9 am to 12 noon at the Murray Harbour Community Centre. The Market offers a wide variety products and produce, as well as showcase the community, its history, culture and people. Follow on FB for details.

Summerside Farmers Market

Saturday

The Summerside Farmers Market is the place to be if you are looking for farm fresh veggies, fruit, eggs, meats and cheese. Also find hand crafted home decor items, authentic Island made gifts. Enjoy some family fun in the playroom. Come by for a bite to eat and meet the locals on Saturdays from 9 am–1 pm all year round. Historic Holman building lower level, 250 Water Street, Summerside. 902-598-8082

Downtown Farmer's Market

Sunday

The Downtown Charlottetown Farmer's market is open 11 am–4 pm on Sundays to September 23. Located on Lower Queen Street in Charlottetown, the market offers local produce, preserves, ethnic and Canadian food, baked goods, beef jerky, succulents and flowers, handmade items, artwork and more. More details here.

Fundraising Pottery Sale

August 18

The annual fundraising sale for the PEI Potters Studio will be held August 18 from 9 am–noon at Confederation Court Mall in Charlottetown, upstairs near the food court (please follow the signs). Work by studio members and students, as well as professional Island potters, will be available at great prices. The PEI Potters Studio is a non-profit cooperative dedicated to the promotion of the art of pottery making in PEI. Funds raised from the sale will help the studio provide opportunities for children and adults to learn about and enjoy working with clay. Info: Judy, 902-394-0941

Assumption Garage Sale

August 25

A Garage Sale sponsored by Prayer Shawl Ministry will take place at Assumption Church Hall, 151 Stratford Rd, August 25, 8–11 am. Vendors call Paula at 902-569-3141 to reserve a table. There will be a sponsored bake table (donations welcome) and refreshment table.

Sunday Afternoons at the Log Cabin

Bi-weekly 

Open August 26 and September 9 from 1–4 pm. Open all weekend for the 70-mile yard sale, September 22 and 23. Located at 194 Robertson Road, Murray Harbour in the former Log Cabin Museum. Large indoor yard sale/flea market with items from 7 to 10 families. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

70-mile Yard Sale

September 22 & 23

The 21st annual 70-mile yard sale will be held September 22 and 23, 2018. More information online or follow on FB.

Etsy Made in Canada

September 29

On September 29, there will be pop up markets organized by local Etsy sellers taking place in dozens of cities across the nation for Etsy Made In Canada Day. 2018 marks the 5th year for this event, which the Etsy Artisans of PEI have participated in since year one. Team Captain and event organizer Suzanne Scott was approached by Etsy Canada in 2013 to attend a summit in Toronto to start planning this one-day, nation-wide event. Fast forward five years, Etsy Team PEI now has 3 markets a year: Made In Canada day in September, a two day Holiday Market at the end of November and a large Spring event at the Delta at the end of April which brings in Etsy sellers from the maritime provinces in addition to the PEI artisans. The events have grown in popularity over the years and there are always new vendors participating. The next market takes place September 29 from 10 am–5 pm at Murphy's Community Centre. There will be a selection of PEI artisans selling their wares along with a dozen Maritime Makers, live music, door prizes and food trucks. Admission is $5 in support of the PEI Humane Society. Follow @EtsyTeamPEI on Instagram or like "Etsy Artisans of PEI" on Facebook for more info. 

Wo-He-Lo Fall Clothing Sale

October 17–19

The Wo-He-Lo Annual Fall Clothing Sale will take place October 17 (12–4 pm), October 18 (8 am–8 pm), and October 19 (9 am–1 pm) at Queen Elizabeth Hospital in classrooms A and B on the 3rd floor. The sale offers high quality, gently used fall and winter clothing for women, men and children as well as hats, ties, purses, jewellery and books. The Wo-He-Lo Club’s only goal is to raise funds for much needed medical equipment to care for PEI’s smallest patients in the Neonatal Intensive Care Unit at the QEH. 

 

Farmers Markets take place across PEI in Charlottetown, Summerside, Stratford, Cardigan, Murray Harbour, Bloomfield, Montague, and many more locations. For information see www.PEIFarm.ca, www.PEIFlavours.ca, www.BestofSea.com  or call 1-866-PEIFarm.

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Some Upcoming Events

Musical Mondays

August 20 & 27
Victoria Playhouse Island favourites Jenn Grant and Daniel Ledwell make their P [ ... ]

2018 Gold Cup Parade theme

PEI’s Got Talent August 17
Charlottetown Details of the 57th annual Gold Cup Parade have been ann [ ... ]

Atlantic Blue

Tara MacLean at The Guild in Charlottetown this summer Tuesdays, Wednesdays and Saturdays to Septem [ ... ]

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Law Foundation funding

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