There are some great events taking place throughout the month of November 2016 – stay tuned for more, but in the meantime hit the road and take in these highlights of Prince Edward Island.
Bluegrass & Acoustic Music Jamboree- Summerside Legion
Every Monday Night
Each week a different band will give a concert, followed by a light refreshment and then a jam. You are encouraged to bring your instrument and join in. For more information contact the Royal Canadian Legion Branch #5 @ (902) 436-2091.
Tuesday Night Ceilidh- Georgetown
Visit www.kingsplayhouse.com for more details
Good Time Square Dancing- Murphy Centre, Charlottetown
Every Wednesday Night
All are welcome, 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
Sunday Night Shenanigans- York
Come and enjoy an evening of music and laughter. Click here for all the Shenanigans
Michael Pendergast, The Music Man- The Guild Theatre, Charlottetown
With his many accordions, engaging presence and repertoire of children’s songs, Pendergast will present a mixture of songs, old songs that seem new and new songs that sound like they've been around. Mike invites volunteers to join him on-stage, and will provide children and their families and friends with a fun morning of laughter songs. To find out more, visit the venue website
Popalopalots Live Improv Comedy- The Guild Main Stage
Utilizing a variety of improv games, The Popalopalots create scenes, characters, and situations all right on the spot based on audience suggestions. This can lead to awkward, compromising, and often hilarious outcomes. Join Sketch22 veterans Rob MacDonald and Graham Putnam, as well as their fellow comedians Jordan Cameron, Ben Hartley, Cameron MacDonald, and Dylan Miller as they perform never-before-seen and never-seen-again improvised sketches and scenes! Find out about times and tickets here.
Sunday Blues- Haviland Club, Charlottetown
Enjoy the cozy, intimate atmosphere with a fire lit in the fireplace. Afternoon includes a live electric blues set with the Gibson Hunter Band and surprise guests. Further details can be found by clicking here
Choral Music Programme: In Remembrance Trinity United Church
November 11 - 7:30 pm
The Confederation Singers and the Confederation Centre Youth Chorus perform a concert of choral music and selected readings in honour of our war veterans. Tickets: $15
click here for details
PEI Craft Council 52nd Anniversary Christmas Fair - Charlottetown
It's that time of year again! Our 52nd annual Christmas Craft Fair takes place November 11-13th in a NEW location, the Delta Hotels by Marriott Prince Edward convention centre in downtown Charlottetown. Over 40 local craft producers, live music, door prizes and more! Admission $4 (good for the whole weekend), kids 12 and under free. See you there! For more info click here
John McDermott...Raised on Songs and Stories
November 12, 2016
John McDermott is an international recording star and household name. Besides his stellar musical career - platinum, double-platinum, triple-platinum albums and multiple Juno nominations - he is also known for his commitment to veterans' causes - the U.S. Congressional Medal of Honour Society's Bob Hope Award, the Ted Williams Globe & Anchor Award from the USMC and, here at home, a commendation from the Minister of Veteran's Affairs for this ongoing work, which includes his foundation McDermott House Canada, dedicated to improving care in the final stages of terminal illness and providing a warm, welcoming place to stay for Canada's veterans, military, first responders and their families. For more show info & tickets click here
Clip! - The Mack, Charlottetown
November 18, 2016
Clip!has been presented more than 80 times in 2013 throughout Québec and Mexico with great success. Clip! is a clown solo show aimed at a young audience, from 4 to 101, young at heart. It is mostly non-verbal (only a few words easy to translate into any other language). For more show details & tickets click here
Santa’s Angels Fundraiser- Gary’s Sequenced Christmas Lights, Johnstons River
December 1 - December 31
Come and see a house lit up with 3 thousand + lights dancing as they are sequenced with Christmas music. Santa’s Angels – a 100% volunteer-based group that provides a surprise Christmas morning to families in the Charlottetown area that are not able, for one reason or another, to provide Christmas gifts and food for their children. For more information check out the website.
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