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Pelee Island “Stone & Sky” writing, music art series, Pelee Island featuring Marty Gervais

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  • Sat, 07/22/2017 - 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 22 EVENT

Art: Patricia Fell. This artist imagines and acutalizes worlds for people to play in.

Author: Marty Gervais is a prize-winning internationally syndicated journalist, Director of Black Moss Press, English Professor at the University of Windsor, Internationally published Photographer, Managing Editor of the Windsor Review, and author of over 2 dozen books including the best-seller The Rum Runners (Biblioasis Press). He is also the Poet Laureate of Windsor, and chief organizer of the "Poetry at the Manor" public reading series (featuring Poet Laureates from across Canada at Willistead Manor in Windsor).

Musical Act: Michael Karloff & Ray Manzerolle. A piano and sax duo performing a mixture of pop, American songbook, and originals as they explore hidden melodic possibilities in each song. 

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