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National Park season passes

Parks Canada is offering entry passes for PEI National Park at discounted rates this holiday season. [ ... ]

Auction 45 card parties

The Star of the Sea Seniors' Club hosts weekly Auction 45 card parties on Tuesdays at 7:30 pm. It in [ ... ]

Local.

Pop-Up Supper Club

A group of young local chefs have put their creative minds together to start a Pop-Up Supper Club named "Local." The group hosted a 5-course tasting menu on December 10, showcasing Island ingredients and supporting Island non-profit organizations. The chefs have teamed up with the PEI Farm Centre in Charlottetown to host the dinners. 

Growing in popularity worldwide, pop-up
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Done dining

I’m Dining Out Here

by Andrew Sprague

It’s funny how things happen.

In 1999 I was a university dropout working at the bingo hall, and slopping drinks at a local bar. Not that there’s any shame in either of those occupations, but they didn’t present much in the way of future career opportunities. After repeated suggestions that I parlee my smooth bingo calling skills into a career in radio, I threw
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Served with love

Served with love
Christmas dinner at St. Anthony’s in Woodstock

Way Up West
by Jan Cox

Preston and Helen Murphy had an idea kicking around for several years. They wanted to put on a Christmas day dinner. Preston said, “Christmas day was always hard for me. I thought it might be hard for others too.” His wife Helen joined in, “After the kids left the nest, it was time to try it.”

That was eight years ago. The annual
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Stout season

Stout season
The Brew

by Bryan Carver

During the winter months as the days grow shorter and the weather cools, beer lovers often reach for the comfort of darker beers. The brewers of Prince Edward Island have been busy preparing a variety of stouts all which are perfectly suited to be enjoyed with friends and family over the holidays.

A favourite with many Island beer drinkers, Barnone’s ‘La Vaca Loca’ is the
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Meals, etc.

Plum Pudding Fundraiser

Handmade from a traditional war-time family recipe, Pat Robinson’s famous plum pudding are vegetarian-friendly, low in fat and low in sugar. These puddings are the perfect way to end a holiday meal and make excellent last-minute gifts to keep on hand in the freezer. Each pudding is beautifully gift-wrapped with a recipe card for the sauce attached. Pick up arrangements to
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Video cookbook

Video cookbook

An online video cookbook is being developed by Holland College’s Applied Research Department to encourage individuals with mild to moderate intellectual disabilities to prepare healthy, balanced, and cost-effective meals. The project is being led by Dr. Greg McKenna, a research consultant at Holland College.

The project will engage people with intellectual disabilities in the process by having
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Smart funding

Smart funding
Canada’s Smartest Kitchen at Holland College

Holland College’s food and beverage research and development centre, Canada’s Smartest Kitchen, will receive almost $50,000 to build its capacity in food product development from the Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council of Canada.

Canada’s Smartest Kitchen is one of 30 Technology Access Centers established by the council across Canada. The
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Beaujolais Nouveau wines

Now available at PEI Liquor retail outlets

PEI Liquor is pleased to announce that four Beaujolais Nouveau wines will be available in stores in November 2018. 

The production of Beaujolais Nouveau wines began as a tradition in France’s Beaujolais region when local wine makers developed a quick maturing wine to enjoy with workers while celebrating the completion of the grape harvest. 

The
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Forage PEI attempt longest charcuterie

Forage PEI attempt longest charcuterie

Forage PEI hosted the scene for a Guinness World Record-Setting attempt to create the longest charcuterie board in history. The attempt took place October 19, 2018, as part of the 1st Annual Forage Food Symposium in Canada's Food Island.  

Just over three hundred Symposium attendees from across Canada including chefs, farmers, artisan food
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Signature dish

Signature dish
Charlottetown chef cooks for Fortune Global Forum

Chef Lucy B. Morrow, of Charlottetown, was selected as one of eight Canadian chefs to prepare the opening dinner for the Fortune Global Forum 2018 in October in Toronto, ON.

Lucy was invited to prepare a signature dish to showcase local Maritime flavours at this event, which was held in Canada for the first time.

Lucy’s dish, a scallop and lobster
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Some Upcoming Events

Can You Ever Forgive Me

December 26–January 3
City Cinema 14A, coarse language, substance abuse
Dir: Marielle Heller, US, 1 [ ... ]

Carl Phillis show

Until December 16
Timothy's Carl Phillis will hold an art exhibition at Timothy’s World Coffee in  [ ... ]

DuffleBag Theatre

Family show comes to Georgetown and Summerside December 30
Harbourfront Theatre & Kings Pla [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

9th UPEI Chancellor

Honourable Catherine Callbeck installed The Honourable Catherine Callbeck has been installed as the [ ... ]

18th Music PEI Week and Awards

Credit Unions of PEI returns as sponsor for events in January Music PEI has announced the return of [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: J. J. Steinfeld

Curated by Deirdre Kessler There Are Questions I Would Like to Ask How can you imagine gunfire and [ ... ]