PEI Libraries Tour: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
Time: 1:00p.m – 5:00pm.
Tour leaves from the Rodd Charlottetown for a tour of 3 of our local libraries. Prince of Wales Campus Library at Holland College; Robertson Library at UPEI; and Bibliothèque publique Dr.-J.-Edmond-Arsenault (PEI Public Library Service).
Opening Reception/Past President’s Reception: Tuesday, May 23rd, 2017
Time: 7:00pm – 10:00pm
Theme: World Flavours Experience
Location: PEI Brewing Company
Transport yourself and enjoy an evening of enchantment and exotic sights and sounds. Rouse your senses with food, entertainment and culture from around the globe. The reception will include dancers and henna tattoos.
Shuttle transportation provided. All conference attendees and vendors are welcome to attend.
Tapas and Talk: Wednesday, May 24th,, 2017
Time: 4:00pm – 5:00pm
Theme: Appetizers Cocktail Hour
Music: Robert Drew on Spanish Guitar
Location: Province Room, Rodd Charlottetown
Tapas, while Spanish in origin, exist in nearly every cuisine around the globe and range from light snacks to hearty appetizers, cold tastes to warm nibbles. Join your colleagues and vendors for an hour to talk and wind down after the first day of the conference.
All conference attendees and vendors are welcome to attend.
Kitchen Party (Banquet/ Merit Awards): Wednesday, May 24th, 2017
Time: 7:00pm – 12:00am
Theme: Kitchen Party
Location: The Alley (five minute walk from the conference venue)
Join your colleagues for some bowling, dancing and fun as we honour this year’s Merit Award Winner. Our Kitchen Party is an informal gathering where you can get together for music, food and good cheer – a unique Atlantic Canadian tradition. We will have an oyster shucking bar and shortcake station along with other uniquely Island fare. This is not a sit down meal…it’s a foot stomping good time!
This is a ticketed event so make sure you order your Banquet Ticket(s) during Conference registration.
Olde Charlottetown Historic Culinary Walking Tour, Thursday, May 25th, 2017
Time: 4:30pm – 6:00pm
Theme: Historians and Foodies
If you’d like to enjoy a stimulating late afternoon with food, refreshments, and great conversation, this is the tour for you! Join Erroll Affleck, Holland College Culinary School Instructor, and colleagues in the lobby of the conference venue. Discover why Charlottetown is known as a foodie’s heaven as you sample fare from some of the best local restaurants and learn about Charlottetown’s history.
Bring a big appetite to this walking tour and treat yourself to many of the locally beloved hidden gems that Charlottetown has to offer!