June 20, 2024

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Exciting things to do this very last weekend of August

As summer season winds to a wonderful near on P.E.I., there’s loads of arts and amusement for locals and site visitors to Prince Edward Island.

This is a sampling. 

Wild Threads Literary Competition

The Wild Threads Literary Competition in Charlottetown is a four-working day once-a-year festival presented by P.E.I. Writers’ Guild.

It is underway now and runs until Sunday, and will feature workshops by renowned Canadian writers of fiction, non-fiction, poetry and storytelling as well as publishing sector panels.

Register and examine out the schedule here

Busker Competition

Rhythm Operates, also identified at The 6ix Stix, are the official drummers for the Toronto Raptors, and will be accomplishing at the new Busker Fest in Charlottetown. (Rhythm Is effective/Facebook)

The Charlottetown Busker Fest at Founders’ Food Hall and Market is a new free of charge pageant that runs Friday to Sunday in Charlottetown.

It will feature up to 18 busker performances for each working day, at stages situated by the food items hall’s most important entrance as well as its freshly expanded patio.

Magicians, jugglers and loved ones entertainers are slated to conduct, which will also attribute some area acts.

Uncover far more information and facts on the event’s Facebook site.

HockeyFest 

Hockeyfest Video game-On avenue hockey pageant will occur in Summerside this weekend. (Submitted: Jones Leisure Team )

Billing itself as “the world’s most significant travelling street and pond hockey competition,” HockeyFest — Sport On is bringing its event to Summerside’s Credit score Union Location this weekend.

Occur out and cheer on your favorite area men’s, women’s and children’s teams Saturday and Sunday

Details on the event can be found on the HockeyFest website.

Sunflower event in Montague

The GEBIS monks on P.E.I. are inviting the community to come take images of their industry of sunflowers in Montague. (Natalia Goodwin/CBC)

This one’s for images aficionados! The monks at the Great Enlightenment Buddhist Institute Modern society are opening up their sunflower fields at 2795 Heatherdale Rd. in Montague to the public again this Saturday and Sunday.

Local distributors will be providing their wares by the field, and a fundraiser will be held for the society’s Conclusion Starvation in P.E.I. campaign.

Registration is absolutely free, and is expected. You can do so listed here.

P.E.I.’s largest truck convoy

The fifth once-a-year version of this fundraising party will see truck drivers and the legislation enforcement local community increase money for Exclusive Olympics P.E.I.

The celebration will start off on Sunday at 8:30 a.m., with the 1st truck in the convoy scheduled to depart the Section of Fisheries and Oceans’ parking whole lot in Charlottetown at 10 a.m.

The convoy’s route, as very well as other facts can be located right here.

Artwork in the Open

A sci-area sculpture featured at Artwork in the Open in 2016. (Artwork in the Open up/Facebook)

We saved maybe the most effective for previous! Artwork in the Open is back again after all over again with an out of doors showcase of instalment and effectiveness art in Charlottetown’s Victoria Park, Rochford Square and Confederation Centre of the Arts from 4 p.m. to midnight.

See 36 jobs with functions by more than 50 artists which includes Graeme Patterson, Sarah Wendt, Pascal Dufaux, Willow Bell, Ali O’Sullivan, and the Black Cultural Society of P.E.I.

A person of the huge highlights every calendar year is the March of the Crows. This 12 months the murder will be leaving Victoria Row at 7:45 p.m. Saturday, marching loudly by way of the streets of Charlottetown ending at Victoria Park all-around 8:15 p.m.