Harvest Moon Rising

Harvest Moon Rising
Six-character musical at The Guild

Sept 13–30
The Guild

This month Harvest Moon Rising takes to The Guild stage in downtown Charlottetown for a limited run. With music and lyrics by Leslie Arden and book by Peggy Sample, the six-character musical deals with the challenges, past and present, that face the family farm, and it celebrates the resilient spirit of those who care for the land.


Evangeline remounted

Evangeline remounted
Charlottetown Festival production back in September

Sept 14–Oct 10
Homburg Theatre

The Canadian musical, Evangeline, is back on PEI this fall. Inspired by Longfellow’s classic poem, Evangeline takes us on the heroine’s incredible journey to find her Gabriel following the events of the Acadian Deportation. Co-produced by Edmonton’s Citadel Theatre and The Charlottetown Festival, the remounted

10th North Atlantic Forum

Sept 16–19
Harbourfront Theatre

The 10th North Atlantic Forum and 27th Canadian Rural Revitalization Foundation conference, entitled Building Community Resilience: Innovation, Culture, and Governance in Place, is being held in Summerside September 16–19.

Opening session, open to the public, will be at Harbourfront Theatre in Summerside and will feature a fireside chat entitled “Globalization: Who’s

H2O(h!) by O’Callaghan

H2O(h!) by O’Callaghan

Sept 16–27
The Guild

The Gallery @ The Guild presents H2O(h!), a new exhibition by artist Suzanne O’Callaghan. H2O(h!) is an exhibition about our most necessary resource: water. It is also the artist’s response to the fact that Charlottetown frequently has days when it uses more than ninety-per cent of its available drinking water, according to her research. Usage of drinking water and the unique

20th Shellebrations

Sept 17–20
various locations

ECMA award winner Jimmy Rankin will be the headlining act September 18. Joining Jimmy Rankin is Melanie Morgan, runner up on CBC’s Cover Me Canada and Vintage 4.0. Signal Hill will hold its traditional spot as the Saturday night final act. Irish Mythen will be joining the 20th celebrations as well as Bang on the Ear on Saturday. CCMA award-winner George Canyon will

Contact East comes to Charlottetown

Sept 17–20
The Mack & St. Mary's Church

Contact East, Atlantic Canada’s performing arts conference, is coming to Charlottetown, September 17 to 20. Hosted by the Atlantic Presenters Association (APA), the event includes performances in music, theatre and dance (open to the public) as well as an industry component, which gathers arts professionals from across North America and the UK for

20th PEI International Shellfish Festival

Sept 17–20
Charlottetown Event Grounds

The Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival celebrates its 20th anniversary September 17 to 20.

During the day take in culinary activities and competitions in the tent. Expect PEI shellfish cooking demonstrations with Chef Lynn Crawford and Chef Ricardo, cookbook signings and live competitions. The world’s best oyster shuckers, the finest chefs

Sports and pastimes

Sports and pastimes
Sketches from Henry Buckton Laurence (1842-1886)

Sept 19–Jan 17
Confederation Centre Art Gallery

A series of prints from Henry Buckton Laurence’s Sketches of Canadian Sport and Pastimes, published in London in 1870 by Thomas McLean, will be featured in an exhibition at the Confederation Centre Art Gallery.

Laurence was born in Greece in 1842 and later served in the British army, Second Battalion,

Some Goings On

Stories in Stitches II

Fabric and fibre exhibition at St. Paul’s Church Sept 29–Oct 3
Paul's Church Stories in Stitches is a fabric and fibre exhibition which will  [ ... ]

Jack Shadbolt exhibit

The 1964 Flag Mural and Canadian Flag Debate Until Sept 6
Confederation Centre Art Gallery Lester B. Pearson announces the winning flag design at a 1 [ ... ]

150th Anniversary of the Journal-Pioneer

Until October
Lefurgey Centre 2015 marks the 150th anniversary of the founding of The Summerside Journal, the first newspaper established in Prince Co [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Annual Statistical Review

The Province of PEI has released its annual snapshot of the Island’s economy and population. Fin [ ... ]

2015 Gold Cup Parade to Feature Big Band...

The 2015 Gold Cup Parade celebrating the “Year of Sport” in Canada will also feature more than 2 [ ... ]

Big shift

Flexible courses at Holland College Holland College Graphic Design instructor April CondonHolland C [ ... ]

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Thrill the Island 2015

Ever wanted to dance to Michael Jackson’s Thriller? Here is your chance. Th...

Beaconsfield Assembly

This autumn’s Beaconsfield Assembly dance evenings will begin on Wednesday,...

AVC Open House

This September students at the Atlantic Veterinary College will open the do...

Bennett Fall Birding Classic

Island Nature Trust and Nature PEI join forces in a team event for birds an...

Face Off Against Cancer

Vector Aerospace is the title sponsor of the 2015 Face Off Against Cancer....

JS Palmer Conference

The JS Palmer Conference will bring together some of Canada’s most influent...

Library van

A new outreach van is traveling the Island to community festivals and event...

Eptek Workshops

Culture Days at Eptek Centre this year will feature Shelley Tamtom, a local...

Call for hooked mats

Eptek Centre will be mounting an exhibition of hooked mats in mid-October a...

Festive Wreath Exhibition

Start thinking of ideas for the annual Wreath exhibition that fills the con...

Friends of Confed Centre Auction

Friends of Confederation Centre Auction will be held October 24 with viewin...

Youth Drama Classes

Bonshaw Young Players is a performing group for ages 5–16 that writes, dire...

PEI Crafts Council Studio Tour

The PEI Crafts Council Studio Tour returns September 12 to 13. There will b...

Pottery in the Park

The fall session of pottery classes at the PEI Potters Studio in Victoria P...

Etsy Made In Canada Day returns

On September 26, there will be pop up markets taking place in 33 cities acr...

Birdhouse Raffle

The Victoria Historical Association is selling tickets on a barnboard birdh...

The Mount needs volunteers

The Mount Continuing Care Community is seeking volunteers. Consider sparing...

Victoria Park Newsletter

The newest edition of the Victoria Park Newsletter is now available to the...

Swimming Lessons and Programs in Montague

Atlantic Fitness East, 55 Wood Islands Hill, Montague, are offering a varie...

African Drumming Workshop

An African drumming workshop led by Chris Kennedy, a talented, professional...

70 Mile Yard Sale

The gigantic 70 Mile Yard Sale in the Wood Islands area of Eastern Prince E...

Bark in the Park

There will be a presentation by Kim MacMillian from Courteous Canine Traini...

Informal Forms by Sally Hooff

Gallery 18, 10686 Route 6 in New London presents Prince Edward Island artis...

PEI Coalition for Fair EI to host community pie picnics

Between August 26 and September 7, the PEI Coalition for Fair EI will be ho...

Join Second Chances Concert Band

Do you want to dust off your old instrument and return to playing in a conc...

Saturday Art Classes for Kids

Saturday Art Classes for Kids are held at Confederation Centre Art Gallery...

Contact East call for volunteers

Contact East, hosted by the Atlantic Presenters Association, is an annual p...

Submissions buttons

Confederation Centre Art Gallery is seeking artists to design art for the “...

Fun Days in the Park

North Rustico’s Seawalk Park now features a Welcome Centre, walkway through...

Seniors College PEI

New courses offered for 50-plus population Seniors College of PEI is beginn...


The Souris Striders Ski Club is holding a fundraising draw called Ssscraffl...

Mini Show & Shine

PEI motorcycle enthusiasts province-wide are invited to participate in a mi...

Degrowth workshops

A global leader in community-based, co-operative development and social jus...

Diabetes Cash for Camp lottery

The Canadian Diabetes Association has launched their second annual Cash for...

Seniors Secretariat seeking Members

The PEI Seniors’ Secretariat is inviting applications from community member...

Proportional Representation

The PEI Coalition for Proportional Representation will have its formation m...

Live Performance Painting

Watch people of all ages create paintings in one hour on reused doors at th...

Drama classes

Bonshaw Young Players is a performing group for ages 5–16 that writes, dire...

Virtues Children’s Class

Virtues Children’s Class, held on the first Thursday of the month (Septembe...

Terry Fox Run

The Confederation Bridge, in partnership with The Terry Fox Foundation, has...

7th Annual MCPEI Charity Golf Tournament

When the Mi’kmaq Confederacy of PEI (MCPEI) holds its 7th Annual MCPEI Char...

Law Foundation funding deadline

The Law Foundation of Prince Edward Island has released its funding applica...

Be an In-School Mentor

Share your wisdom and life experience with a child who needs a friend. Spen...

Maritime Modern Quilt Guild

The next meeting of the Maritime Modern Quilt Guild PEI Chapter will be hel...

Card Parties at Milton Community Hall

Card parties will be held on Thursdays at the Milton Community Hall until S...

Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild

The Kindred Spirits Quilt Guild will meet September 16 at 7 pm in the Jack...

Blood Donor Clinics

Canadian Blood Services’ Blood Donor Clinics in August and September are he...

Grief and Grieving support

A Grief and Grieving Support Group meets the third Thursday of every month...

A Course in Miracles

A group meets for in-depth study and discussion of the text “A Course in Mi...

Northern Lights Quilt Guild

Northern Lights Quilt Guild meets at the O’Leary Community Centre September...

Restore an Acre project at Macphail Woods

Macphail Woods Ecological Forestry Project has launched a new initiative ca...

PEI Sociable Singles

PEI Sociable Singles is a non-profit, non-denominational, social group, who...