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Plays wanted for Community Theatre Festi...

The PEI Community Theatre Festival will be held at the Carrefour in Charlottetown on March 30, 2019, [ ... ]

Speak–Easy Toastmasters

Speak–Easy Toastmasters meet the first and third Wednesday of the month from 6:00–8:15 pm a [ ... ]

Moth Lane Brewing

Moth Lane Brewing
High demand for Eric Wagner’s Prince County beers

The Brew
by Bryan Carver

For Eric Wagner and the whole team at Moth Lane Brewing, this long, hot summer has been a whirlwind. 

The brewery is situated at the end of a long dirt road, overlooking the dunes that stretch along the Western lengths of the North Shore. Moth Lane’s beer is in such high demand this summer that they often have a few
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The bridesmaids

Trivia and burgers in Tyne Valley

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

About four years ago I was invited by my boss at the time to join his team for the Prince Edward Island Trivia Championships, the opening event of the Tyne Valley Oyster Festival. 

Forty some-odd teams of up to six set up at tables arranged on the floor of the Tyne Valley rink. There are drinks, snacks and all kinds of
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Junior Chef Challenge

PEI International Shellfish Festival

Six young chefs-to-be in Dairy Farmers of Canada competition

The Prince Edward Island International Shellfish Festival takes place September 13 to 16 on the Charlottetown waterfront with professional competition in shellfish prep and shucking, food, entertainment and activities and demos for all ages.

A new event will allow young chefs to showcase their talents
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4th Annual Tomato Fest at Heart Beet Organics

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
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Forage PEI

Forage PEI
First annual food industry symposium in Charlottetown

A new annual food symposium will take place October 18 and 19 in Charlottetown. “Forage Prince Edward Island” will feature a day of panel discussions, industry seminars and a keynote from Chef Amanda Cohen, leader of the vegetable-forward movement. 

The next day will feature a Day in the Country at Chef Michael Smith’s property, the Inn at
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Local food advocates

Local food advocates
PEI Fall Flavours and PEI International Shellfish Festival team up

A group of twelve social media savvy Islanders with a passion for local food have been recruited to help build awareness of the PEI Fall Flavours Festival and PEI International Shellfish Festival. 

This new initiative represents a partnership between the two festivals. The program is intended to harness the passion, knowledge
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Riverdale Cidery

Riverdale Cidery
Anne and Alex Jamieson establish orchard and cidery

The Brew
by Bryan Carver 

It takes a great deal of time to nurture a fruit tree to maturity. Fortunately for Islanders, two dedicated Scots have taken up the task in picturesque Riverdale to establish PEI’s only cidery.

Anne and Alex Jamieson first visited PEI in 2009 and it was love at first sight. That initial trip, nearly a decade ago,
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Part of the show

Audience participation at the Feast Dinner Theatre

I’m Dining Out Here
by Andrew Sprague

Maintaining composure can be difficult for a performer at the best of times. Being on stage is tough. It requires incredible concentration to deliver a good performance and something as small as the ding of a cell phone can disrupt an artist’s focus. We’ve all peered around to see who’s ringing so we can give
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Festin acadien avec homard

Festin acadien avec homard
Chef Danny Smiles returns

L’Exposition agricole et le Festival acadien has announced that Food Network’s Chef Danny Smiles will return to the  Festin acadien avec homard (Acadian Feast with Lobster) on August 31 at Village musical acadien in Abram-Village.

After completing his studies at St Pius X culinary institute in Montreal, Danny set off for Italy where he interned for Michelin Star
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Veg it Up #3

Veg it Up #3
All-vegan food event returns in September

The New Creative
by Cassandra Bernard

Veg PEI will be back this September with their third annual Veg it Up all-vegan food event taking place across the province.

In 2016 Veg PEI hosted their first ever Veg it Up event, an Island-wide initiative where local restaurants create fully vegan dishes to have as a special on their menu for the duration of the
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Some Upcoming Events

Fräulein Klarinette

Piano and clarinet recital at UPEI’s Dr. Steel Recital Hall January 26
UPEI UPEI Clarinet Profess [ ... ]

PEI Symphony Orchestra

Guest conductor Dina Gilbert will lead  February 24
Zion Church  The PEI Symphony Or [ ... ]

The Shack Wacky Review

With Patrick Ledwell and Mark Haines  February 2
PEI Brewing Co Join comedian Patrick Ledwell  [ ... ]

Recent News & Articles

Music PEI Canadian Songwriter Challenge

In partnership with ECMA 2019 Music PEI and ECMA 2019 have announced a partnership bringing togethe [ ... ]

The facilitator

Profile: Steve Bellamy by Jane Ledwell “Arts are ways into emotions. Arts are where we connect, [ ... ]

A gift of Island poetry: John MacKenzie

The Feet of Blue Herons If you happen to live in another town,
Or country, or even galaxy
As dim and  [ ... ]