Festivals & Events

Pride, tradition, folklore, family, stories, music, cuisine, livelihood…when we talk about celebrating the coast, we’re really talking about celebrating an entire way of life…we’re talking about the people of the North Cape Coastal Drive. And of course we’re talking about where you fit into the celebration equation.

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National Aboriginal Day Celebrations
National Aboriginal Day Celebrations @ Lennox Island
Jun 21 all-day
 
Mi’kmaq Quill Art For You 10:00 am
Mi’kmaq Quill Art For You @ Lennox Island Health Centre Music Room
Jun 21 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
[:en]Mi'kmaq Quill Art For You[:fr]Art de piquants de porc-épic en style mi’kmaq[:] @ Lennox Island Health Centre Music Room | Prince Edward Island | Canada
Come join us on Lennox Island for a day of exploring the traditional Mi’kmaq art of porcupine quillwork.  Participants will see where birch bark has been harvested, learn about the different artistic styles and make … Continue reading "Mi’kmaq Quill Art For You"
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St. Louis Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival
St. Louis Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival @ St Louis Community Centre
Jun 23 – Jun 25 all-day
[:en]St. Louis  Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival[:fr]St. Louis Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival[:] @ St Louis Community Centre | Saint Louis | Prince Edward Island | Canada
Featuring bluegrass and old-time music with this year’s bands, Ray Légère and Jim Collette, as well as bands from NS, NB and PEI. Gates open Thursday, June 22, at 1 p.m. with entertainment on Thursday evening. Stage performances … Continue reading "St. Louis Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival"
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St. Louis Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival @ St Louis Community Centre
Jun 23 – Jun 25 all-day
[:en]St. Louis  Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival[:fr]St. Louis Bluegrass & Old-Time Music Festival[:] @ St Louis Community Centre | Saint Louis | Prince Edward Island | Canada

Featuring bluegrass and old-time music with this year’s bands, Ray Légère and Jim Collette, as well as bands from NS, NB and PEI. Gates open Thursday, June 22, at 1 p.m. with entertainment on Thursday evening. Stage performances all weekend. Open mic, workshops and a Sunday gospel show. Lots of jamming.

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Activities at the Mont-Carmel Parish @ Mont-Carmel Parish Hall 5786, route 11, Mont-Carmel
Jul 2 @ 7:00 pm
[:en]Activities at the Mont-Carmel Parish [:fr]Activités à la Salle paroissiale de Mont-Carmel[:] @ Mont-Carmel Parish Hall  5786, route 11, Mont-Carmel | Mount Carmel | Prince Edward Island | Canada

Activities at the Mont-Carmel Parish Hall Variety show featuring local and other artists every Sunday night at 7 p.m. from July 2nd to August 27th.

8th Annual Grand Ruisseau Song Festival on September 22-24, featuring entertainment by local and invited artists, workshops and more. The hall is located at 5786 Route 11, across from the Mont-Carmel Church.

T: (902) 854-3417 or (902) 854-2862

www.facebook.com/FestivaldelachansonGrandRuisseau

www.cooperativeculturelledemontcarmel.com

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Sand Castle Building Competition @ Jacques Cartier Provincial Park
Jul 3 all-day
Daily Mini-Concerts @ The College of Piping
Jul 3 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Monday to Friday!

Enjoy an hour long mini-concert and demonstration including an explanation of the Great Highland Bagpipe. Our performers will showcase their talents in piping, drumming, Highland dance and step dance.

Admission is $7.00 per person. This admission will be credited towards the purchase of our evening show, Highland Storm – The Journey.

Our evening show starts at 7:30 and runs the following evenings:

July 4 (Opening Night), 5 & 6

July 10 to 13

July 17 to 20

July 24 to 27

July 30,

August 1 & 2

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Daily Mini-Concerts @ The College of Piping
Jul 4 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Monday to Friday!

Enjoy an hour long mini-concert and demonstration including an explanation of the Great Highland Bagpipe. Our performers will showcase their talents in piping, drumming, Highland dance and step dance.

Admission is $7.00 per person. This admission will be credited towards the purchase of our evening show, Highland Storm – The Journey.

Our evening show starts at 7:30 and runs the following evenings:

July 4 (Opening Night), 5 & 6

July 10 to 13

July 17 to 20

July 24 to 27

July 30,

August 1 & 2

Highland Storm – The Journey @ College of Piping
Jul 4 @ 7:30 pm – Aug 2 @ 9:30 pm
Highland Storm - The Journey @ College of Piping | Summerside | Prince Edward Island | Canada

Selected dates from July 4 – August 2

7:30 p.m.

Highland Storm – The Journey will provide guests with an exhilarating evening of Celtic music and dance. Your toes will tap as our musicians offer up their talents playing some familiar tunes and some new pieces of music. Visitors will be captivated by the fast-paced feet of the Highland and step dancers and hearts will be filled with joy by the majestic sounds of the pipes and drums. Come and join us for an all new production of this favourite summer show!

Check out our website and Facebook page for further information about Highland Storm – The Journey and other events that will be hosted here at The College of Piping this summer, including our weekday mini concerts.

Toe-Tappin’ Tunes ‘n Tales Tuesday Evenings @ Britannia Hall
Jul 4 @ 7:30 pm
[:en]Toe-Tappin' Tunes 'n Tales Tuesday Evenings [:fr]Toe-Tappin' Tunes 'n Tales [:] @ Britannia Hall | Tyne Valley | Prince Edward Island | Canada

Held each Tuesday evening, beginning July 4th until September 12th.  The West Country Historical Society is sponsoring an informal ceilidh starting at 7:30 p.m. in support of the Bideford Parsonage Museum. Come out to the Britannia Hall, 816 Canada Road, Rte. 178, Tyne Valley, for an evening of music and stories from performers of all ages. Canteen service available. For more information contact (902) 831-3133. 

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Daily Mini-Concerts @ The College of Piping
Jul 5 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Monday to Friday!

Enjoy an hour long mini-concert and demonstration including an explanation of the Great Highland Bagpipe. Our performers will showcase their talents in piping, drumming, Highland dance and step dance.

Admission is $7.00 per person. This admission will be credited towards the purchase of our evening show, Highland Storm – The Journey.

Our evening show starts at 7:30 and runs the following evenings:

July 4 (Opening Night), 5 & 6

July 10 to 13

July 17 to 20

July 24 to 27

July 30,

August 1 & 2

St. Luke’s Hall Kitchen Party – Wed. Evenings in July & August @ St. Luke's Hall O'Leary Corner - Intersection of Rtes. 2 and 142 (O'Leary Road)
Jul 5 @ 7:30 pm
[:en]St. Luke's Hall Kitchen Party  - Wed. Evenings in July & August[:fr]Party de cuisine à St. Luke's Hall – Les mercredis soirs de juillet et août[:] @ St. Luke's Hall O'Leary Corner - Intersection of Rtes. 2 and 142 (O'Leary Road) | O'Leary | Prince Edward Island | Canada

Join us every Wednesday in July and August for an evening of great entertainment. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. and depending on the evening, it could be a Kitchen Party or Music Night with special guests. Entertainment varies from bluegrass, country & western, step-dancing, and more.  Frequent MC Perry Batten from Nfld.

St. Luke’s Hall, O’Leary Corner, on the corner of Hwy 2 and 142.

Wednesday Evening with L.M. Montgomery @ Bideford Parsonage Museum
Jul 5 @ 7:30 pm – 9:00 pm

Each Wednesday evening during July and August, you are invited to join us at 7:30 p.m. at the Bideford Parsonage Museum, 784 Bideford Road, Rte. 166.  Guest readers read dramatically from the writings of L.M. Montgomery that were published 100 years ago, or guest speakers share their insights on this famous Prince Edward Island author and her writings.  Everyone is welcome.  A freewill offering in support of the Museum is appreciated.  Light refreshments and conversation will follow.  For more information call (902)831-3133.

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Daily Mini-Concerts @ The College of Piping
Jul 6 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Monday to Friday!

Enjoy an hour long mini-concert and demonstration including an explanation of the Great Highland Bagpipe. Our performers will showcase their talents in piping, drumming, Highland dance and step dance.

Admission is $7.00 per person. This admission will be credited towards the purchase of our evening show, Highland Storm – The Journey.

Our evening show starts at 7:30 and runs the following evenings:

July 4 (Opening Night), 5 & 6

July 10 to 13

July 17 to 20

July 24 to 27

July 30,

August 1 & 2

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Daily Mini-Concerts @ The College of Piping
Jul 7 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Monday to Friday!

Enjoy an hour long mini-concert and demonstration including an explanation of the Great Highland Bagpipe. Our performers will showcase their talents in piping, drumming, Highland dance and step dance.

Admission is $7.00 per person. This admission will be credited towards the purchase of our evening show, Highland Storm – The Journey.

Our evening show starts at 7:30 and runs the following evenings:

July 4 (Opening Night), 5 & 6

July 10 to 13

July 17 to 20

July 24 to 27

July 30,

August 1 & 2

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Night at the Park Concert Series @ Jacques Cartier Park
Jul 9 @ 6:30 pm
Activities at the Mont-Carmel Parish @ Mont-Carmel Parish Hall 5786, route 11, Mont-Carmel
Jul 9 @ 7:00 pm
[:en]Activities at the Mont-Carmel Parish [:fr]Activités à la Salle paroissiale de Mont-Carmel[:] @ Mont-Carmel Parish Hall  5786, route 11, Mont-Carmel | Mount Carmel | Prince Edward Island | Canada

Activities at the Mont-Carmel Parish Hall Variety show featuring local and other artists every Sunday night at 7 p.m. from July 2nd to August 27th.

8th Annual Grand Ruisseau Song Festival on September 22-24, featuring entertainment by local and invited artists, workshops and more. The hall is located at 5786 Route 11, across from the Mont-Carmel Church.

T: (902) 854-3417 or (902) 854-2862

www.facebook.com/FestivaldelachansonGrandRuisseau

www.cooperativeculturelledemontcarmel.com

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Daily Mini-Concerts @ The College of Piping
Jul 10 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Monday to Friday!

Enjoy an hour long mini-concert and demonstration including an explanation of the Great Highland Bagpipe. Our performers will showcase their talents in piping, drumming, Highland dance and step dance.

Admission is $7.00 per person. This admission will be credited towards the purchase of our evening show, Highland Storm – The Journey.

Our evening show starts at 7:30 and runs the following evenings:

July 4 (Opening Night), 5 & 6

July 10 to 13

July 17 to 20

July 24 to 27

July 30,

August 1 & 2

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Daily Mini-Concerts @ The College of Piping
Jul 11 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Monday to Friday!

Enjoy an hour long mini-concert and demonstration including an explanation of the Great Highland Bagpipe. Our performers will showcase their talents in piping, drumming, Highland dance and step dance.

Admission is $7.00 per person. This admission will be credited towards the purchase of our evening show, Highland Storm – The Journey.

Our evening show starts at 7:30 and runs the following evenings:

July 4 (Opening Night), 5 & 6

July 10 to 13

July 17 to 20

July 24 to 27

July 30,

August 1 & 2

Toe-Tappin’ Tunes ‘n Tales Tuesday Evenings @ Britannia Hall
Jul 11 @ 7:30 pm
[:en]Toe-Tappin' Tunes 'n Tales Tuesday Evenings [:fr]Toe-Tappin' Tunes 'n Tales [:] @ Britannia Hall | Tyne Valley | Prince Edward Island | Canada

Held each Tuesday evening, beginning July 4th until September 12th.  The West Country Historical Society is sponsoring an informal ceilidh starting at 7:30 p.m. in support of the Bideford Parsonage Museum. Come out to the Britannia Hall, 816 Canada Road, Rte. 178, Tyne Valley, for an evening of music and stories from performers of all ages. Canteen service available. For more information contact (902) 831-3133. 

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Mi’kmaq Quill Art For You @ Lennox Island Health Centre Music Room
Jul 12 @ 10:00 am – 3:00 pm
[:en]Mi'kmaq Quill Art For You[:fr]Art de piquants de porc-épic en style mi’kmaq[:] @ Lennox Island Health Centre Music Room | Prince Edward Island | Canada

Come join us on Lennox Island for a day of exploring the traditional Mi’kmaq art of porcupine quillwork.  Participants will see where birch bark has been harvested, learn about the different artistic styles and make your own quillwork with an experienced Mi’kmaq instructor.  A lunch of traditional moose stew will be provided.

 

 

Daily Mini-Concerts @ The College of Piping
Jul 12 @ 1:00 pm – 3:00 pm

Monday to Friday!

Enjoy an hour long mini-concert and demonstration including an explanation of the Great Highland Bagpipe. Our performers will showcase their talents in piping, drumming, Highland dance and step dance.

Admission is $7.00 per person. This admission will be credited towards the purchase of our evening show, Highland Storm – The Journey.

Our evening show starts at 7:30 and runs the following evenings:

July 4 (Opening Night), 5 & 6

July 10 to 13

July 17 to 20

July 24 to 27

July 30,

August 1 & 2

St. Luke’s Hall Kitchen Party – Wed. Evenings in July & August @ St. Luke's Hall O'Leary Corner - Intersection of Rtes. 2 and 142 (O'Leary Road)
Jul 12 @ 7:30 pm
[:en]St. Luke's Hall Kitchen Party  - Wed. Evenings in July & August[:fr]Party de cuisine à St. Luke's Hall – Les mercredis soirs de juillet et août[:] @ St. Luke's Hall O'Leary Corner - Intersection of Rtes. 2 and 142 (O'Leary Road) | O'Leary | Prince Edward Island | Canada

Join us every Wednesday in July and August for an evening of great entertainment. Shows start at 7:30 p.m. and depending on the evening, it could be a Kitchen Party or Music Night with special guests. Entertainment varies from bluegrass, country & western, step-dancing, and more.  Frequent MC Perry Batten from Nfld.

St. Luke’s Hall, O’Leary Corner, on the corner of Hwy 2 and 142.

 

 

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