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Moonshiners Northumberland Strait Swim

The 2nd Annual Moonshiners Northumberland Strait Swim from Cape Jourimain, New Brunswick t [ ... ]

ICMP Bricklaying Ceremony

The International Children’s Memorial Place, located at 2115 Scales Pond Rd (Rte 109) in South Fre [ ... ]

Charlottetown Farmers Market
Wednesdays & Saturdays

Charlottetown Farmers Market is open Wednesdays and Saturdays from 9 am–2 pm. Local vendors offer fresh produce, fresh Certified Organic produce, meat, fish, cheese, eggs, spices, maple syrup, baked goods, preserves, tea, coffee, hot chocolate, apple cider, ethnic foods and other prepared foods and beverages, wool products, arts and crafts, fresh cut flowers. 100 Belvedere Ave, Charlottetown. 902-626-3373

Downtown Charlottetown Artisan Market
Tuesdays & Wednesdays

A new Downtown Charlottetown Artisan Market at the Gallery at The Guild, 111 Queen St, Charlottetown, is open all summer and fall every Tuesday 1–7 pm and every Wednesday 10 am–4 pm. PEI artisans will offer creations in fabric, glass, wood, jewels, metal, soap, paintings,etc. Info/to become a vendor: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Downtown Farmers Market
Sundays

The Downtown Farmers Market takes place from 11 am–4 pm every Sunday until September 24 on lower Queen Street in Charlottetown. Over 50 vendors selling everything from local produce, freshly baked desserts, international and local food services to beautiful products from local artisans. Enjoy local entertainers while you shop. Stay tuned to DCI’s Facebook and Twitter pages for up-to-date information and featured vendors. The Downtown Farmer's Market is currently seeking musicians. Available dates in August/September. Honorarium paid weekly. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Montague Make, Bake or Grow
Sundays

Montague's newest year round farmer's market held on Sundays from 10 am–3 pm at Down East Mall, 500 Main Street, Montague. Info: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Murray Harbour Farmers Market

The Murray Harbour Farmers Market will operate on Saturdays from 9 am to 12 noon until October 28 at the Murray Harbour Community Centre, 1382 Main Street. The Market features local produce, art and handicrafts. Local talent and organizations will be showcased on select Saturdays. The Annual Author Series featurning local authors takes place August 19. For a complete listing of the scheduled events visit their Facebook page each week.

Pop–up Farmer's Market
Thursday evenings

Every Thursday evening, the Farm Centre in Charlottetown will turn into a Pop-up Farmer's Market from 4–8 pm. Over 40 vendors featuring Island produce, food products and artisan crafts. June–August. 420 University Ave, Charlottetown, PE. Info: Phil Ferraro, This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it., 902-892-3419

Summerside Farmer’s Market
Saturdays

The Summerside Farmers Market is the place to be if you are looking for farm fresh veggies, fruit, eggs, meats and cheese. Also find hand crafted home decor items,authentic Island made gifts. Enjoy some family fun in the playroom. Come by for a bite to eat and meet the locals on Saturdays from 9 am–1 pm all year round. Historic Holman building lower level, 250 Water Street, Summerside.

Fundraising Pottery Sale
August 19

The annual fundraising sale for the PEI Potters Studio will be held August 19 from 9 am–noon at Confederation Court Mall in Charlottetown. Look for it in the upstairs area near the food court (follow the signs). Work by studio members and students, as well as professional Island potters, will be available at great prices. The PEI Potters Studio is a non-profit cooperative dedicated to the promotion of the art of pottery making in PEI. Funds raised from the sale will help the studio provide opportunities for children and adults to learn about and enjoy working with clay. Info: Judy, 902-394-0941

Indoor Yard Sale
August 26

Our Lady of Assumption Prayer Shawl Ministry, 145 Stratford Rd, will hold an indoor yard sale August 26, 8-11 am. The Ministry will be hosting a bake sale table. Donations of baked goods are much appreciated. To reserve a table call Paula MacKenzie at 902-569-3141.

Market On The Plaza
August 26

The PEI Crafts Council hosts an open-air fine craft and art market “Market on the Plaza” for its 3rd annual year. Market on the Plaza will showcase PEI Craft Council Members selling a wide variety of fine craft and art goods. The event will take place on the outside plaza of the Confederation Centre of the Arts on August 26 from 12–9 pm in conjunction with the Art in the Open Festival and this town is small Inc. Admission is free and all are welcome to attend.

Etsy Made In Canada Day
September 23

The 4th annual Etsy Made In Canada Day takes place across the country on September 23. There will be pop up markets organized by local Etsy sellers in over 30 cities across Canada on the same day. The market in Charlottetown will take place at Murphy's Community Centre, 200 Richmond Street, from 10 am–5 pm. This event will bring together Etsy sellers who typically sell online, giving people the chance to meet the makers and shop for their product in person. There will be all sorts of interesting handmade products including jewellery, pottery, woodworking, clothing, candles, soaps and more. There will also be live music and food trucks. Admission is $5 in support of Anderson House. For more information search Etsy Artisans of PEI on Facebook or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Jewellery and Scarf Sale
October 14 

The annual Grandmothers to Grandmothers Jewellery and Scarf Sale takes place October 14 from 1–3 pm at Spring Park United Church Hall, Charlottetown. The grandmothers are gathering jewellery which is then cleaned and prepared for the sale, a big job. The scarves are easy. The group would be delighted to inherit the unwanted contents of all the jewellery boxes and scarf drawers needing a downsize. Donations of jewellery and scarves are welcomed at any time by calling 902-892-8298 or 902-566-3536 to arrange for pickup. G’Ma Circle of Charlottetown supports the Stephen Lewis Foundation.

Church Mouse Thrift Shop
Fridays & Saturdays

The Church Mouse Thrift Shop is both an outreach ministry and fundraiser for St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, Crapaud. Open Friday and Saturday mornings from 9 am–12 pm. Features twice blessed and new clothing, books, housewares, bedding and linens, books and more. Located at St. John the Evangelist Anglican Church, 391 Nelson Street, TCH, Crapaud. 902-658-3162, 902-658-2333

Indoor Flea Market/Yard Sale
Every second Sunday afternoon at the Log Cabin

Large indoor flea market/yard sale held every second Sunday afternoon from 1–4 pm for the summer (August 20, September 3 and 17) and all weekend during the 70 Mile Yard Sale (September 23 and 24). With 9 to 11 families participating, there is a variety of items from furniture to miniatures. New items added weekly. 194 Robertson Road, Murray Harbour.  902-940-1722 

Winsloe United Fall Fair
September 23

Winsloe United Church Annual Fall Fair will take place 8:30 am to 12:30 pm September 23. There will be a harvest stand with fresh vegetables, rreats, coffee, tea and cold drinks,barbequed sausages and hotdogs, children’s activities, indoor yard sale and silent auction. To book a table phone Sonya at 902-367-6341 after 6 pm  or email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.. Silent auction goes from 8:30 to 12 noon. Visitors will find lots of baked goods, preserves, jams, candy books, and cookbooks at the fair. 

 
Farmers Markets take place across PEI in Charlottetown, Summerside, Stratford, Cardigan, Murray Harbour, Bloomfield, Montague, and many more locations. For information see www.PEIFarm.ca, www.PEIFlavours.ca, www.BestofSea.com  or call 1-866-PEIFarm.

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Some Upcoming Events

Celebrate Our River Event and River Duck...

August 26
Rackham's Community Pond The Wheatley River Improvement Group’s Celebrate Our River Fest [ ... ]

On A First Name Basis

Martha Irving and Lee J. Campbell in Foster comedy Tuesday–Saturday
Victoria Playhouse The Victor [ ... ]

Sounds of the Island at Old Home Week

Until August 19
Eastlink Centre The Sounds of The Island takes place as part of Old Home Week from A [ ... ]

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Grit and grace

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