Upcoming Events – The College of Piping And Celtic Performing Arts of Canada
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Celebrate the Season Pass

All inclusive pass for 1, all 11 shows. $180

All inclusive pass for 2, all 11 shows. $350


Classic Movie Night - The Muppet Christmas Carol

Thursday, November 21, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

A Christmas classic for all ages that follows Charles Dickens’ story of Ebenezer Scrooge who bah- humbugs Christmas and all the celebrations that surround it. Scrooge’s life is change after being visited by 3 ghosts on Christmas Eve and vows to be a better person for the rest of his life.


A Child's Christmas

Saturday, November 23, 2019 at 6:00 p.m

Celebrate the Season – A Child’s Christmas with Michael Pendergast – And the movies How the Grinch Stole Christmas & Elf.
Cookie decor and visit from a special guest runs from 5 – 6pm. Curtain is at 6pm.
Come between 5 & 6pm to decorate a special cookie and keep your eyes open for a special visitor!

Michael Pendergast takes the stage at 6pm and between 6:30 & 6:45pm the movie, How the Grinch Stole Christmas (the original cartoon)will begin. Then after a short break, Elf will be screened!


Classic Movie Night - Miracle on 34th Street

Thursday, November 28, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

Is it really Santa portraying Santa at Macy’s flagship store? Or is Kris a delusional man who is claiming to be Santa? The staff and shoppers begin to notice something special about Kris, as he tries to make people remember the true spirit of Christmas and attempts to prove that he really is Santa Claus! A perfect movie for a quiet evening out heading into the busy holiday season.


Ledwell & Haines Christmas Special

Friday, November 29, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

Patrick Ledwell will perform comedy and slideshows that explore a range of helpful seasonal topics, from the dangers of traditional Christmas candy, to pitfalls to avoid when re-gifting last year’s presents. Mark Haines will bring his multi-instrumental gifts to the stage, re-interpreting Christmas favourites on guitar, fiddle, and piano.


Gunning & Cormier Christmas

Sunday, December 1, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

After selling out 20+ Christmas shows last year, two of the busiest solo musicians in the country, 2019 East Coast Music Award Winners Dave Gunning & JP Cormier are coming together again this year to bring us a one-of-a-kind show for the holiday season – A Gunning & Cormier Christmas! New & Old song favourites for some great times and good laughs. A show not to be missed!


Classic Movie Night - National Lampoon's Christmas Vacation

Thursday, December 5, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

A Christmas tale that could only involve the Griswolds! Unexpected family arrives on the Griswold’s doorstep, bickering relatives, 25,000 twinkle lights and the SWAT team make up only a part of this hilarious story that has become a Christmas tradition for many families.
Please note: this film is rated PG-13

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Christmas with the Ellis Family Band

Friday, December 6, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

The Ellis Family Band have performed music since the 1970’s. The band consists of four brothers, Brian, Rick, Steve and Dave Ellis and long-time friend Greg MacDonald. They have enjoyed success with all 20 of their Nashville recorded single releases reaching the national country music charts. Their success garnered them an international recording contract offer in the 1980’s. Strong family roots and a love of their home province, Prince Edward Island made them re-evaluate their musical goals and they decided to return to PEI. The Ellis Family Band have talked about doing a Christmas show for many years and after enjoying celebrating the season with their family in the audience last year, they are returning for another show at the Celtic Performing Arts Centre in 2019! The show will include some of their original hits and a number of the family’s favourite Christmas songs.


Christmas with the King with Thane Dunn

Saturday, December 7, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

Start your Christmas off with a bang, imagine singing along to your all-time favourite Elvis Christmas songs with the man who becomes Elvis on stage. Thane Dunn is fast becoming known as one of the best Elvis tributes on the planet. Join him and his Cadillac Kings as they bring you ‘Christmas with the King’. A new show features all your favourite Elvis Christmas, Gospel and Rock classics plus for the first time he will be joined on stage by singing sensation Melly Dunn for duets that will blow your mind. There will be a ton of surprises, plenty of costume changes and you will laugh, cry and cheer in amazement as Thane Dunn recreates Elvis like no other.


Sing-Along Sound of Music

Thursday, December 12, 2019 at 6:00 p.m.

After a fun evening filled with laughs, great costumes and many requests for it’s return last year, it’s coming back in 2019 with some changes! A seasonal tradition, much like the movie has become, is the Sing-Along Sound of Music! Each audience member will not only be singing-along to the movie with the words on the screen, but will receive a bag of props to bring out at the appropriate moments! This will be an interactive evening that encourages you to let loose, dress up and sing your heart out! There be best costume prizes!!


Classic Movie Night It's a Wonderful Life

Thursday, December 19, 2019 at 7:00 p.m.

Although it started off as a bit of a box office failure, It’s a Wonderful Life has become a Christmas classic that is enjoyed annually around the globe. The story follows George Bailey, who is contemplating suicide and thanks to the prayers for George from his family and friends, a guardian angel, Clarence Odbody, is sent to save his life, and in return for his success, Clarence will earn his wings. Every time you hear a bell ring, an angel his wings! Adults $10, Children 12 & under $5.

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Celtic Christmas

Saturday, December 21, 2019 at 7:30 p.m.

The College of Piping is wrapping up its second annual ‘Celebrate the Season’ with Celtic Christmas.  Celtic Christmas featuring Peter & Christine Gallant, their family along with students and instructors from The College of Piping. The Gallant Family will provide stunning musical orchestrations to play on their own, and also with pipers, drummers, fiddlers, and dancers!  Just in time to settle in and have an evening to breathe and relax before Christmas, this show will have you smiling and feeling like really celebrating the season!

All Seats $20

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Jimmy the Janitor’s
“The Crowd Will Be Roarin’ Tour”

Saturday, February 1, 2020 at 7:30 p.m.

“OMG LAUGH! From the first How’s she goin’ by, Jimmy certainly did have the crowd roaring, what a treat on a wintry night” – Ontario Festival of Small Halls

“Listeners calling in to say it was awesome…..great job!! So many people trying to get tickets, maybe next time two shows!”– Big Country 93.1 Grand Prairie AB

 “What a great show! We were overwhelmed with inquiries and sales. The show was completely sold out.” – Geoff Keymer, General Manager King’s Theatre 

Comedian Jimmy the Janitor, one of Canada’s most popular comedy characters, is packing up his funniest new comedy and heading to the Celtic Performing Arts Centre in Summerside, Saturday February 1, 2020. This East Coast funny man has appeared on CBC Radio and Television, CTV, the Comedy Network, and has 11 comedy albums. He is also featured in “Jimmy Live”, his own nationally syndicated daily radio show in 80 radio markets across Canada. “Jimmy the Janitor” has sold out theatres and community halls from coast to coast.

The doors open at 6:30, show time is 7:30pm and this is hilarious good clean comedy for ages 14+.
Tickets for the February 1st show are $25.00 advance
$30 on the day of the show and available at the Box Office or at ticketpro.ca..

This will be one of the funniest shows you’ll see in 2020.

“Our audience loved Jimmy!! He had us laughing ‘til we cried!”

-Dryden Cultural Centre.

“Sandy Gillis (Jimmy the Janitor) a professional at the top of his game kept the audience in stitches with a two-act barrage of hilarious observations of life on the East Coast.” – Marshall Button, Capitol Theatre, Moncton NB