The week's events
- - Tree and Singing Insect Cycling Tour
Tree and Singing Insect Cycling Tour
Come out and see some of the amazing trees of this island, learn about their ways and how to tell them apart; with John Ambrose, Ron Tiessen, Curator Emeritus of the Heritage Centre, will help us in a quest to document Pelee's big trees. Rob Tymstra will join us to identify singing insects such as cicadas, grasshoppers, crickets and katydids. The tour will cover the north end of the island from Sheridan Point to Lighthouse Point.Stone & Sky Music & Art Series
Stone & Sky Music & Art Series
Recognized by Canadian Heritage as a nationally significant performing arts presentation tradition, Stone & Sky is an eclectic and growing series of curated artistic events encompassing a Greek Revival Theatre Festival, multi/inter-art concerts, Festiva Regionalista, and a grand finalé performance featuring music, dance, puppets and kites. Showcased in The Quarry, the only natural limestone amphitheatre in Canada, this acoustically superb and matchless environment is festooned with mid-Devonian fossils. Hosting more than 75 resident professional artists, musical guests this year represent everything from grand chorale and acid jazz to Inuit throat singing.
Artists: Benjamin Goluboff, David Newland & Siqiniup Qilauta/Sunsdrum, Alice MacLean
- - Stone & Sky Farmers' MarketSouthernmost Canadian Chili Cook-off
Southernmost Canadian Chili Cook-off
Now in the 9th year, it is a great community gathering where teams compete for the Official Chili Cup! A great fundraiser for the Heritage Centre; it is drawing competitors from outside our country making Pelee Island Southernmost Canadian Chili Cook-off a truly international event. Register early as space is limited. Cooking starts at 11 am, and tasting begins at 2 pm.Steam Sauna by the Lake
Steam Sauna by the Lake
Massage therapist Andrei Kovalevskii brings his healing arts to Pelee Island with steam sauna by the lake. This is a movable feast, please text for locations throughout the summer (519) 254-8393.