An exceptional Island experience! The PEI Mutual Festival of Small Halls celebrates its 10th Anniversary from June 10-24, 2018! With more than 50 events showcasing music, dance and storytelling in small rural communities Island-wide, the Festival presents world-class entertainment with Island hospitality. Join us for concerts, workshops, children’s shows, and jam sessions for two weeks in June. For more info, visit www.smallhalls.com or call 902-892-2308.
Rising stars hit centre stage as the top prize winners of the PEI Provincial Music Festival join Debut Atlantic’s Award for Musical Excellence recipient, proving that the future of great music is in good hands!
Niki Jabbour, a well-known gardening author, will be speaking on how to extend the harvest into late fall and winter using season extenders like cold frames and mini hoop tunnels. She will also talk about the best crops to grow for the cold season. There will be a limited number of Niki’s book available for purchase for $25 (cash only). There will also be a book signing opportunity… purchase a book on site or bring one from home!
The lawns of Wyatt Heritage Properties are transformed into a Victorian style carnival featuring five cent carnival games, ten cent tea tent and tea leaf reader, clowns, petting farm, live music, arm wrestling, magic show, miniature horse rides, carnival food and more. Admission is free. The carnival is planned with all ages in mind and is the perfect place to meet old friends and make new ones.
Join three-time Juno nominee, arranger, painterm actress, poet, and classically trained musician, Sarah Slean and the popular ECMA-nominated Island ensemble, the Atlantic String Machine, for an incredible night of music where classical meets contemporary!
Come join us at the 2nd Annual PEI Lobster Festival featuring special culinary host Chef Michael Smith. Free day time event at the historic Souris lighthouse from 12-4pm with fun events, demonstrations, contests and our ever popular Island Chef Lobster Roll Challenge. Along with all of this, enjoy our musical guests Michael & Shane Pendergast for some down home entertainment. Kid friendly too with a Lester the Lobster show. Presented by the Souris Harbour Authority. Sponsored by the PEI Fishermen’s Association and supported by the Lobster Fishers of PEI Marketing Board.
PEI Touch A Truck! fundraiser is being hosted by Family Place at Slemon Park this Sunday, June 24, 2018 from 1:00-4:00 p.m. rain or shine. Fun for the whole family! Trucks, trucks and more trucks! Face painting, food, entertainment and more! See, touch and learn about a variety of vehicles. Net proceeds to support Family Place’s free literacy programs & the IWK Foundation. $5.00 per person – children under one year old free. For more information, call 436-1348 or [email protected]
Going in to its 12th year, DiverseCity Charlottetown will attract more than 20,000 newcomers, visitors and islanders of all ages to Queen Street in downtown Charlottetown on Sunday, June 24th. This eagerly anticipated event is filled with delicious food, sights, sounds, and performances from the many cultures that now call PEI home.
Enter the mythical world with haunting music that explores ancient texts, folklore and legends. PEI’s own women’s choral ensemble Sirens is back at St. Mary’s before travelling to Newfoundland for Podium, Canada’s choral conference and festival. The concert includes a special preview performance of their newly commissioned work from Canadian choral composer Jeff Enns!
Join us after the free day time portion of the PEI Lobster Festival for our Lobster Reception and Supper with Chef Michael Smith as our event host. This is a paid event and for only $40, you get to enjoy an opening reception with oysters and lobster tacos from 5-6pm which includes local entertainers. At 6pm, our official PEI Lobster Supper begins with an opening lobster chowder followed with a traditional lobster dinner and locally made desserts. Chef Michael will entertain you with some fun programming, some great prize draws and so much more. For tickets and more information, visit PEILobsterFestival.com. Hope you can all join us.