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Five things to do in P.E.I. this weekend

Five things to do in P.E.I. this weekend.
Five things to do in P.E.I. this weekend.

Looking for something to do this holiday weekend? Here are five things on The Guardian’s radar.


Gingerbread house decorating for kids
Saturday, 10 a.m., Atlantic Superstore, Summerside

Start a new tradition and join the cooking school to decorate your very own gingerbread house. Superstore provides the pre-assembled house, royal icing and all the candies – all you have to do is have a blast decorating. When your masterpiece is complete, they'll wrap it in cellophane ready for you to take home to display. Children under five years of age must be accompanied by a parent or caregiver. Maximum two people per house.

 

Gingerbread house
Gingerbread house

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Art Battle
Saturday, 7 p.m., P.E.I. Brewing Company, Charlottetown

Avery special Art Battle event for the holidays. On this night, the top Ottawa artists will create their work in teams of two. Original art can make a great last-minute Christmas gift. All work created is available for purchase by silent auction. Team 1: Jason Johnston and Sara Perry, Team 2: Ryan Allen and Michelle MacCallum, Team 3: Alexander MacAdam and Greg MacAdam Team 4: Jo Messett Jory and Laura Peric. Painters create the best work they can in 20 minutes. As they work, patrons move around the easels, closely watching the creative process. The medium is acrylic paint and the tools allowed are brushes, palette knives or any non-mechanical implements. At the end of the round, the audience votes democratically for their favourite painting and bids in silent auction to take the work home.

 

Art battle
Art battle

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Stand-up comedy
Saturday, 8 p.m., The Guild, Charlottetown

The holidays can be hard, so head to The Guild to brush off the snow and the stress with some of the best P.E.I. comedians at the “Ho-Ho-Home For the Holidays Comedy Show.” The all-star, all Islander line-up includes Sam MacDonald, Justin Shaw, Jeremy Francis, Dan Hendricken and a possible special guest. The evening will be hosted by Sharlene Kelly.

 

Stand-up comedy
Stand-up comedy

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Salute to Barenaked Ladies
Saturday, 11 p.m., Hunter's Ale House, Charlottetown

Jon Matthews and the Gordons will be taking you on a trip through the career of one of Canada's most beloved (and eclectic) bands: Barenaked Ladies. Two sets of BNL hits and curated deep cuts, from 1991 until now. Part of Hunter's Twelve Tributes of Christmas.

 

Barenaked Ladies tribute
Barenaked Ladies tribute

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Christmas Eve Sleigh Rides
Sunday, 9 a.m., Red House Stables, Souris

What better way to spend Christmas Eve than a 40-minute family sleigh ride through the wooded trails. Reservations only - book early so you are not disappointed. Groups of up to 10-15 people can be accommodated. Message, call or text 902-215-8088, or email redhousestablespei@gmail.com to reserve your ride.

 

Sleigh rides
Sleigh rides

 

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