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Brain Injury Support Meetings

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

Residency Travel Support

this town is small is offering microgrants for travel costs for professional PEI artists attending r [ ... ]

4th Annual Tomato Fest at Heart Beet Organics

Featuring Chef Morgan Palmer, Heart Beet Organics' TomatoFest is back for its 4th annual celebration of the brilliant and beautiful tomato on September 16 from 1–4 pm.

Tomato lovers rejoice — you’ll have the opportunity to sample 40+ varieties of heirloom tomatoes freshly harvested from the farm. Enjoy a variety of dishes featuring tomatoes and go home with recipes and new inspiration for how to
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Riverdale Cidery

Riverdale Cidery
Anne and Alex Jamieson establish orchard and cidery

The Brew
by Bryan Carver 

It takes a great deal of time to nurture a fruit tree to maturity. Fortunately for Islanders, two dedicated Scots have taken up the task in picturesque Riverdale to establish PEI’s only cidery.

Anne and Alex Jamieson first visited PEI in 2009 and it was love at first sight. That initial trip, nearly a decade ago,
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Part of the show

Audience participation at the Feast Dinner Theatre

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

Maintaining composure can be difficult for a performer at the best of times. Being on stage is tough. It requires incredible concentration to deliver a good performance and something as small as the ding of a cell phone can disrupt an artist’s focus. We’ve all peered around to see who’s ringing so we can give
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Meals, etc.

Hillsborough River Gospel Brunch

Every Sunday

Hillsborough River Gospel Brunch is held every Sunday 10 am–12 noon or 12:15–2:15 pm at Trailside Cafe & Inn. Enjoy the music, a choice of one of three brunches and unlimited coffee or tea. They sing, you eat, praise be! This is not a ticketed event but call in advance for reservations at 902-394-3626. Trailside Cafe is at 109 Main St, Mount
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Festin acadien avec homard

Festin acadien avec homard
Chef Danny Smiles returns

L’Exposition agricole et le Festival acadien has announced that Food Network’s Chef Danny Smiles will return to the  Festin acadien avec homard (Acadian Feast with Lobster) on August 31 at Village musical acadien in Abram-Village.

After completing his studies at St Pius X culinary institute in Montreal, Danny set off for Italy where he interned for Michelin Star
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Veg it Up #3

Veg it Up #3
All-vegan food event returns in September

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

Veg PEI will be back this September with their third annual Veg it Up all-vegan food event taking place across the province.

In 2016 Veg PEI hosted their first ever Veg it Up event, an Island-wide initiative where local restaurants create fully vegan dishes to have as a special on their menu for the duration of the
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Fresh Products Directory

There’s a way to find fresh, local food anywhere in PEI. The 2018 edition of the Fresh Products Directory is available at www.peiflavours.ca or by phoning 1-866-PEIFARM. It was distributed with the July edition of The Buzz, and can also be found at any of the province’s visitor information centres, liquor stores, Access PEI sites, or Department of Agriculture and Fisheries offices. The
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Shellfish Festival

Oysters, mussels and lobster take centre stage during a celebration of PEI’s world-famous shellfish September 13 to 16 at the 2018 PEI International Shellfish Festival, Charlottetown Event Grounds. Join Chefs Lynn Crawford and Michael Smith for a jam-packed schedule of culinary competitions and demos by day, and roof-raising kitchen parties by night.

The Garland Canada International Chef Challenge
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Fall Flavours 2018

Fall Flavours 2018
New guest chefs this year for month-long culinary event

The Fall Flavours Festival returns to PEI, Canada’s Food Island, August 31 to September 30 for a month of culinary experiences. Featuring five new guest chefs and new events, this year’s Festival will be the biggest yet. Sobeys returns as the Festival’s Title Sponsor.

Taste of Coastal Communities events will return with Atlantic Lottery as
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Potter's Parlour & Café

Potter's Parlour & Café

There is a new Ice Cream Parlour and Cafe on the north shore. Suzanne Scott, owner of Village Pottery, converted this historic house into the charming Potter's Parlour. Located next to Village Pottery on route 6 in New London, you'll find ADL ice cream, Samuel's coffee, along with baked goods and sandwiches, as well as a full line up of espresso drinks. You'll also find ice cream flights, soda
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Some Upcoming Events

Organ Recital Series

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St. Dunstan’s Basilica
Church of St. Simon and St. Jude  Local and off-Island mus [ ... ]

Ireland meets Scotland

Tuesdays to August 28 at Beaconsfield Historic House
Fridays to August 31 at Orwell Corner Historic V [ ... ]

Watermark Play Reading Series

August 22
Watermark Theatre Three local PEI playwrights will have their plays read at Watermark Thea [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Going pro

Profile: Brielle Ansems by Jane Ledwell When Brielle Ansems plays the role of Josie Hogan in A Moo [ ... ]

Richard Vickerson art

by Richard Vickerson The windows of my studio open onto a few old maple trees. They were once part  [ ... ]

Law Foundation funding

The Law Foundation of Prince Edward Island announced its grant funding for 2018 recently. Among the  [ ... ]