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Heritage Garden Competition - Free Inspiration Workshops
Apr 10, 2014 - Apr 24, 2014
Area: Island Wide
The PEI Rural Beautification Society will expand the annual garden competitions to include a Heritage Garden Competition for 2014. Only seeds and plants grown typically during the 1864 era will qualify. There will be two categories...more
Provincial Heritage Fair & Touring Exhibition
May 15, 2014
Area: Charlottetown / Charlottetown

The Provincial Heritage Fair brings together 200 youth, ages 10 - 15, from across the Island to present their heritage fair projects celebrating the heritage of their communities, families, province and country.  Following the Fair...more
2014 Kaleidoscope Festival
May 17, 2014 - May 19, 2014
Area: Charlottetown / Stratford

The main venue will feature culinary and cultural specialities, as well as local artist and craft demonstrations, and performances from all cultures and age groups. Cotton Park will be the Centre of activities such as nature and historical...more
Fort Augustus Irish Settlers Days
May 25, 2014
Area: Points East Coastal Drive / Fort Augustus

The Fort Augustus Irish Descendants Association will celebrate their annual Irish Settlers' Day Sunday May 25th.  Beginning at 3:00 p.m at the Fort Augustus Recreation Centre, there will be a heritage display and formal launch of...more
Richard J. Gwyn Public Lecture
May 29, 2014
Area: Charlottetown / Charlottetown

The Royal Commonwealth Society of PEI will host a Public Lecture Saturday, 31 May 2014, 12 noon in Memorial Hall, Confederation Centre of the Art. The public is invited to purchase tickets to attend this luncheon and keynote address...more
Cadet Ceremonial Review
Jun 1, 2014
Area: Charlottetown / Charlottetown

Cadet Corps from across the Island will converge on the Red Shores Entertainment Complex at Charlottetown, for a day of pageantry, displays, and military precision. Cadet performances in marching bands, ceremonial guards and outdoor...more
Life in Rural PEI in 1864
Jun 12, 2014
Area: Charlottetown / Charlottetown

Beginning at 7pm in the Legislative Assembly Room of Province House, Dr. Ed MacDonald will provide an historic lecture on Life in Rural PEI in 1864. Vignettes from "The Master's Wife: A Theatrical Celebration" to follow....more
Heritage Community Day
Jun 28, 2014
Area: Green Gables Shore / Cavendish

Come join us in beautiful Cavendish for Community Heritage Day. An event that will be filled with history, family and fun. Enjoy people dressed in old-fashioned costume, speeches by government members, recognition of volunteer groups...more
Great George Heritage Walk
Jun 30, 2014
Area: Charlottetown / Charlottetown

This project will further beautify Great George Street with a bronze statue and interpretative panels. The statue will be two of the Fathers of Confederation, John Hamilton Gray from PEI and John Hamilton Gray from New Brunswick....more
PEI 2014 Celebration Zone
Jul 1, 2014 - Sep 7, 2014
Area: Charlottetown / Charlottetown

July 1 - September 7, 2014. The summer of 2014 will see historic Confederation Landing Park turned into a spectacular Celebration Zone. Located on the beautiful Charlottetown waterfront where you can retrace the steps of the Fathers...more
Traditional Craft Demonstrations
Jul 2, 2014 - Aug 28, 2014
Area: North Cape Coastal Drive / Summerside

PEI’s tradition of fine handcrafts will be highlighted Tuesdays, Wednesdays, and Thursdays at Eptek Centre in July and August. Come see domestic and industrial crafts performed while you chat with the modern artisans who are keeping...more
2014 Storytellers of Canada/Conteur du Canada National Conference
Jul 2, 2014 - Jul 6, 2014
Area: North Cape Coastal Drive / Summerside

Experience the art of storytelling in Summerside at "The Island Way" storytelling conference....more
Celebrating the Cardigan Shipbuilding Legacy
Jul 12, 2014
Area: Points East Coastal Drive / Cardigan

On July 12, 2014 Cardigan will unveil a sculpture depicting the beginning steps of building a wooden hulled sailing vessel. Open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.Make it a family day to take in the accompanying heritage displays, stories, food...more
"1864: The Cradle" - A Book Launch
Jul 15, 2014
Area: Charlottetown / Charlottetown

1864: The Cradle is an illustrated novel about Prince Edward Island's place in the story of Confederation told through the character of Mercy Coles, a daughter of PEI's first Premier – George Coles. Join us for the official book...more
Historical Malpeque (MAKPAAK) 1864-2014
Jul 18, 2014 - Jul 20, 2014
Area: Green Gables Shore / Malpeque

A weekend festival beginning with the unveiling of murals by a local artist depicting the history of the Princetown United Church in Malpeque and that of the surrounding communities. Song, dance and skits will highlight a county concert...more
Historic Tours of Georgetown
Jul 24, 2014 - Jul 27, 2014
Area: Points East Coastal Drive / Georgetown

Join us in the afternoon or early evening! Please Note: The evening tours are a 19+ event....more
Rowing Past, Present, & Future
Jul 26, 2014
Area: Charlottetown / Charlottetown

Making history on the Hillsborough River in Charlottetown! On July 26th, Rowing PEI will host its first ever Regatta. Rowers in 1864 garb will hit the water in a historic re-enactment. A restored vintage rowing scull will be revealed...more
Celebrating 4-H As Part of Canada's Heritage
Jul 26, 2014
Area: Red Sands Shore / Crapaud

The Charlottetown 4-H District will expand their annual event/participation at the Crapaud Exhibition to 4-H projects in heritage classes with inter-generational participants....more
Celebrating Three Rivers: Saluting our Pioneers
Aug 9, 2014 - Aug 10, 2014
Area: Points East Coastal Drive / Brudenell

This year's festival will showcase the history and culture of the Three Rivers area. Centered around the life at Jean Pierre Roma's 1730s French trading post, the festival will also celebrate the Mi'kmaq culture, the heritage of...more
The Point Prim Lighthouse and the Fathers of Confederation
Aug 9, 2014
Area: Points East Coastal Drive / Point Prim

The Point Prim Lighthouse will expand their interior storytelling exhibits as well as establish new engaging storytelling exhibits on the lighthouse grounds. Join them for the unveiling August 9th....more
Heritage River Festival
Aug 29, 2014 - Aug 31, 2014
Area: Points East Coastal Drive / Mount Stewart

The Heritage River festival will provide Islanders and visitors with the opportunity to celebrate in PEI’s cultural, historical, musical, and scenic offerings with several planned activities, all hosted on the banks of the scenic...more
Elmira Railway Station - Railway Day
Aug 30, 2014
Area: Points East Coastal Drive / Elmira

"Railway Day" will include guest speakers, such as retired CN members and Museum and Heritage staff, train enthusiasts from all over the Island. The Speeder and miniature train rides will be available during the festivities as well...more
A Bold Vision: Women Leaders Imaging Canada's Future
Sep 24, 2014 - Sep 26, 2014
Area: Charlottetown / Charlottetown

When 23 men met in Charlottetown PEI in 1864, their collective thinking and visioning ultimately led to the formation of Canada. Just imagine what 23 women would envision. Join us for a momentous leadership event and conference...more
The Master's Wife: A Theatrical Celebration - Fall Tour
Sep 25, 2014 - Oct 4, 2014
Area: Island Wide

There was more to 1864 than the Charlottetown Conference. That autumn, one of Canada's most accomplished men of letter, Sir Andrew Macphail, was born at Orwell. His memoir, "The Master's Wife," captures the strangeness and beauty...more
Farm Day in the City 2014
Sep 28, 2014
Area: Charlottetown / Charlottetown

Farm Day in the City is back and it's bigger than ever. This year joining farmers, producers, artisans and a great line-up of entertainment is some old fashioned fun. Farm Day 2014 will take you back to everyone's favorite blue...more
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