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!
‘Sea the Coast, PEI’s Premiere Paddle Festival’ is an exciting paddle experience for kayakers, canoeists and stand up paddle boarders. Three fun-filled days of workshops, long and short coastal and river paddles, entertainment, PEI cuisine and music.
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.
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 ECMA winning Island singer/songwriter and multi Music PEI award wins, Meaghan Blanchard, for an evening of song, stories and her forth album launch called « The Great Escape ». A talented musician and sideman for some of the Island’s favorite artists, Nick Doneff is a past recipient of the « Musician of the Year » award from Music PEI and released a self titled album.