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Pelee Island “Stone & Sky” writing, music art series, Pelee Island featuring Jenny Sampirisi

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  • Sat, 08/12/2017 - 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



Aug. 12 EVENT: 

Art: Tracy Paterson is a passionate mixed media artist embracing street art and fashion.

Author: Jenny Sampirisi is the author of the poetry collection Croak and the novel Is/Was. She has previously held organizational positions at the Scream Literary Festival, BookThug, and the Toronto New School of Writing. She is the recipient of the K.M. Hunter Artist Award for Literature. She currently teaches English literature and creative writing at Ryerson University.

Musical Act: Windsor Classic Chorale believes that choral music expresses the deepest parts of our humanity. They will present choral music by Canadian composers to celebrate Canada’s 150th

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