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Seaside Experiences

To the end of September, Northumberland Ferries will showcase music, entertainment, food, wine, and  [ ... ]

26th Annual Abegweit Pow Wow

Throughout the year, Native Council of Prince Edward Island (NCPEI) hosts many events and  [ ... ]

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 Stewart. trailside.ca

Haviland Club Afternoon Tea

Every Sunday

Each Sunday in August the Haviland Club is serving Afternoon Tea at 1:30–3:00 pm (a second service may be added as necessary.) Experience the beauty of the Haviland Club, enjoy a little casual elegance, fine sandwiches and local sweets, a little history, a touch of humour—and, of course, tea. Call ahead to reserve at 902-894-4421. Tickets may be sold at the door if space allows. Families are welcome.

Pizza & Vinyl

Every Thursday

In collaboration with Back Alley Music and Fatta A Mano, Copper Bottom Brewing brings you Pizza & Vinyl Nights in the taproom every Thursday all summer. Handmade wood-fired oven pizzas are available on site every from 5 to 10 pm, with a rotating selection of guests spinning vinyl in the taproom 7–10 pm. Copper Bottom Brewing is at 567 Main Street, Montague. 902-361-2337

Point Prim Strawberry Social

August 18

Point Prim Lighthouse will host a strawberry social on August 18 to celebrate International Lighthouse Lightship Weekend. Local amateur radio enthusiast, George Dewar, will be on air for 48 hours communicating with over 200 lighthouses around the world. Come enjoy complimentary strawberries and ice cream from 2–4 pm and chat with George.

Café Français

August 22 

The PEI Military Family Resource Centre will host a French coffee social time. Perfect for anyone with any level of French. There’ll be French pastries, French Roast coffee, and conversations. It takes place August 22 at 10 am at HMCS Queen Charlotte, 210 Water St, Charlottetown. 902-892-8999

Acadian Feast with Lobster

August 31 

Acadian Feast with Lobster takes place August 31 at Village Musical Acadien from 5 pm. Experience an Acadian feast steeped in tradition with classic dishes including rapure, meat pie, and of course, lobster (homard). Hosted by Montreal-based celebrity chef Danny Smiles, this bilingual, family-friendly affair takes place at 1745 Rte 124, Abram-Village. villagemusical.ca

NDP Summer Social

August 18

Mix politics with the summer heat and join Island New Democrats and friends for some fun at the home of Robert Lethbridge in Eastern PEI, 6870 Water St, Cardigan. The potluck supper is scheduled Aug 18 at after 5 pm. Bring a friend. Open to all.

Summer Corn Boil

September 5

MP Sean Casey will host a summer corn boil on September 5 from 4–6 pm at Hillsborough Community Centre, 199 Patterson Drive, Charlottetown. Have some corn on the cob, enjoy ADL ice cream, and sit back and listen to the musical stylings of Bobby Doyle. All are welcome. This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

4th Annual Tomato Fest

September 16

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 turn your tomato harvest into delicious, healthy dishes. Family-friendly, admission by donation. For more information please follow their FB page or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Heart Beet Organics is located at 742 Darlington Road in Wiltshire.

Multiple Organics

September 19

During this brand new event, browse the pop-up market and talk to the organic farmers about their meats and produce before choosing the ingredients Island chef Scott Carr will use to create your own dinner. Explore the property and enjoy local music as your meal is prepared. September 19 from 6–11 pm at Green Island Getaways, 1132 Rattenbury Road. Info: Experience PEI/Green Island Getaways, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Veg It Up PEI 2018 

September 21–October 4

PEI’s vegetarian and vegan association hosts their 3rd annual Veg It Up event September 21–October 4. It gives restaurants a chance to showcase PEI’s local produce and their culinary talents. Chefs from across PEI are challenged to create a totally vegan dish and food lovers are encouraged to try it out.

Hilda Ramsay Dinner

September 28 

Organizer Lorraine Begley invites Island women to support Hilda Ramsay fundraising dinner. Funds raised will support women candidates who run for the New Democratic Party. Donations to a live and silent auction are welcome. Email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Dinner will take place September 28 at the Rodd Charlottetown with NDP campaign strategist, Kathleen Monk as speaker. Tickets: 902-892-1930, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..

Gala & Casino Night

September 29

Inclusions East is a non-profit agency serving individuals with disabilities in southern Kings, Prince Edward Island. The Gala & Casino Night is a major fundraiser in support of replacing the aging Kingswood Centre. The gala takes place September 29 at 6:30 pm and will be held at Montague Curling Club, 23 Central Street. There will be a meal, reverse draw to $5000, plus additional game prizes from Plinko, RC Stock Car Racing, and other casino games. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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Some Upcoming Events

Watermark Play Reading Series

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

Antarctica at the Kirk

Requiem for Polar Regions by Lou Shephard for Art in the Open August 25
Kirk of St. James Requiem f [ ... ]

Puzzle

August 28–September 2
City Cinema 14A, coarse language
Dir: Marc Turtletaub, US, 103 min. Kelly Mac [ ... ]

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  [ ... ]