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Pelee Island “Stone & Sky” writing, music art series, Pelee Island featuring Andre Narbonne

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  • Sat, 07/15/2017 - 12:00pm - 7:30pm



Events happen on Saturdays, this summer: Pelee Island: July 8th through to August 19th.

Gates open Saturdays in the Pelee Quarry at 5:30 pm and events start at 6:00 pm

(In case of rain events move to the Winery next door – signs will be posted)

$12.50 admission for literary, music & art events.

Bring your own chair (limited seating)


Afternoon Farmer’s Markets from 1:00 to 4:00 pm (free admission)

Followed by Jazz Workshops 4:00 to 5:30 pm (free admission).

Location: the Quarry on Pelee Island

And during the afternoons there are free workshops with musicians and guest authors.

Concerts are catered by not-for-profit groups.

*Performances end with plenty of time to make the last Ferry.


This series is supported by the Trillium Foundation, the Ontario Arts Council, the Municipality of Pelee Island, and the Windsor Feminist Theatre group.

There are Farmers Markets in the Quarry every Saturday June 2nd  to Sept. 2nd -- 10 am to 1 pm.

The Jazz Café happens every Saturday from June 17th to Sept. 2nd -- 1 pm to 4 pm.

Series coordinated by Trevor Malcolm and Patricia Fell.

Reading series curated by Karl Jirgens



July 15 EVENT

Art: Collette Broeders is a performative artist who finds inspiration in the natural world.

Author: André Narbonne sailed as a marine engineer on bulk carriers, fishery patrol and hydrographic vessels. He currently teaches at the University of Windsor, where he is the fiction editor of the Windsor Review. His short stories have won the Atlantic Writing Competition, the FreeFall Prose Contest, and the David Adams Richards Prize, and were anthologized in Best Canadian Stories. His short story collection, Twelve Miles to Midnight, was published by Black Moss Press in 2016 and was short- listed for the Danuta Gleed Literary Award. A former chair of the Halifax Chapter of the Canadian Poetry Association, his poetry has been published in Queens Quarterly, CV2, and Rampike. His poetry collection, You Were Here, was published by Flat Singles Press, 2017.

Musical Act: Count Yorgi. The masterful blend known as the Count Yorgi quartet return to the Quarry. The programme promises to engage and delight generations.



K. Jirgens
(519)253-3000 ext.2310