These are just a few of the many great events taking place throughout the month of March 2012 – stay tuned for more, but in the meantime - hit the road and take in these highlights of Prince Edward Island...
AND...if you've got an event coming up - drop us a line at [email protected] with the details and we'll do our best to get it in there...PLEASE put "Event Listings" in the subject line
Tuesday Night Ceilidh - Georgetown
Visit www.kingsplayhouse.com for more details
Good Time Square Dancing - Charlottetown
Every Wednesday Night
All are welcome to the Murphy Centre, especially beginners. No partner or special clothing needed, and there is no charge. Volunteers callers are Velma Cardomy MacDonald and Tom Connor. 629-1869 or 892-3839
Goose River Dances
Every Saturday Night
Starting at 9 pm a dance is held at the Goose River Community Hall with music by Peter Chaisson, Lemmy Chaisson and Bonnie Campbell.
Lighthouse - The Homburg Theatre, Charlottetown
Date: March 1
Each one is still heard daily on radio, television, and home sound systems after forty years of continuous play. For a generation of Canadians, Lighthouse was the soundtrack of their lives. Don't miss this night with Canadian rock music legends! For more information, go to: www.charlottetownfestival.com
Danny Bhoy - The Homburg Theatre, Charlottetown
Date: March 2
Danny Bhoy is one of the most sought after comedians working in the world today and 2012 sees Danny return to our shores with a brand new show to delight his ever-growing Canadian fan base. More mesmerizing anecdotes and quick fire wit from the globetrotting Scot are guaranteed to leave audiences with a smile on their face and wanderlust in their hearts. Check out the website for more details: www.charlottetownfestival.com
Las Vegas After Dark- Dinner Theatre
Brother's Two, Summerside, March 2,9,16
Rodd Charlottetown Hotel, March 3, 10, 17
Tonight's celebrity auction is hosted by two well-known and loved Vegas personalities and the guests auctioning off their time are the handsome but stunned Warren Peace and the trend-setting space-cadet Lady Mama. When Lady Mama doesn't show, her very shy and very awkward personal assistant decides to go undercover in an effort to save her bosses fading star status.
Ray Bonneville - Harbourfront Theatre, Summerside
Date: March 3
Juno Award winner Ray Bonneville is a world-class guitarist, harmonica player and hard-hitting songwriter / storyteller with a deep-grooving blues style, winning him critical acclaim in the world of blues, jazz and roots music. Experience an unforgettable evening of smoky, groove-laden story-songs with this roaming blues poet. For more info, go to: www.harbourfronttheatre.com
“Cute as a…” Button Event – Charlottetown
Date: March 8
Confederation Centre Art Gallery's “Cute as a…” button event will take place March 8 from 7:00-9:00 p.m. Show your support, admission to the event is only $10 and goes directly to community and education programs in the art gallery. The evening will include candy, button making and entertainment. “Cute as a…” will also feature the debut performance of The Misled Uke an indescribably cute ensemble of talented local ladies on ukuleles. For more information regarding gallery exhibitions, programs or hours, go online to www.confederationcentre.com or call 902-628-6111.
Date: March 10th
Jazz at the Alibi concert series with house band Alan Dowling, Jamie Robertson, Glen Strickey, and Wayne Dunsford welcomes Chastity Fizzard. Admission for the show is just $10, with the profits going to an entrance scholarship for island students entering a jazz program. Reservations are strongly recommended, as every show this season has sold out. The Show will take place at Globe World Flavours at 132 Richmond Street(Victoria Road) on Saturday, March 10 from 7-10PM. For reservations please call 902-370-4040. For more information on the concert series please call 902-892-4536 or email: [email protected]
Dance Umbrella- Thirst for Life, The Mack Theatre, Charlottetown
Date: March 10
Every story needs a bad guy. In this one, he happens to be a vampire. But this play is not about witchcraft, dark arts, voodoo or black magic. It is about belonging and being true to who you are. It is a parable about a wondrous place where mortal enemies come together to live in peace. It just happens to be told with humans and vampires... and cool music. Go to www.charlottetownfestival.com for more information.
The Carlton Showband - Harbourfront Theatre, Summerside
Date: March 15
After 10 years of absolute retirement the boys came together for a reunion tour in the fall of 2010, and have recently announced that they will perform a very limited number of shows in March of 2012. Details can be found by visiting: www.harbourfronttheatre.com
ABBAmania and Night Fever - Harbourfront Theatre, Summerside
Date: March 30
Night Fever will take you back to the sounds and look of one of the greatest pop bands in history, The Bee Gees. ABBAmania is an all Canadian cast that features the uncanny look, amazing vocals and authentic ABBA sound. More information can be found on the venue website: www.harbourfronttheatre.com
Atlantic Ballet Theatre of Canada : Ghosts of Violence
The Homburg Theatre, Charlottetown
Date: March 29
A groundbreaking multi-media ballet which brings the issue of domestic violence against women into the spotlight. - their struggles, their hopes, their joys and our loss. Find out more at www.charlottetownfestival.com
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