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Apr 21 2015

Upcoming shows at the PHCC:

Lennie Gallant
Sat. May 23  8:00pm
Shannon Studio

Tickets can be purchased at the PHCC Box Office, (902)625-2591 or online at:





Harvest Moon Craft Fair
Oct 24 2009 - Oct 25 2009

Come and start your Christmas shopping early while visiting the many exhibitors from around the providence!  Saturday October 24th from 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday October 25th from 11 am to 4 pm at the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre, 606 Reeves St.  Admission is $2.00 for adults/children under 12 are free.  If you would like more information please contact the ROC Society at 625-0132.

Upcoming Events
May 7 2015

The 9th Annual Student Art Show is scheduled this month for the J. Franklin Wright Gallery location in the Port Hawkesbury Civic Centre.  The Gallery committee is very pleased to once again present the works of our local students, coming from SAERC and RECA.  The opening reception will be held on May 7th at 7pm.  Light refreshments will be served. 

The Gallery is open Monday - Friday: 4-10pm and Sat. & Sun. from 10-4pm.

May 23 2015

8:00 PM

Lennie Gallant is a native of Rustico, Prince Edward Island. This renowned Canadian singer-songwriter has recorded ten albums (eight in English and two in French), which have won him a host of awards and nominations from the JUNOs, the East Coast Music Awards, and Les Prix Eloizes.  He was recently honored with the 2014 Canadian Folk Music Award for Artist of the Year for his latest recording “Live Acoustic at The Carleton”.  Lennie is also celebrating the launch of a new book titled “Peter’s Dream” – a collaboration with visual artist and sibling, Karen Gallant. All of this comes hot on the heels of his summer–long run at Charlottetown’s Mack Theatre with his show “Searching For Abegweit -The Island Songs & Stories of Lennie Gallant”, a runaway hit that was extended to an incredible 57 sold out shows! An international touring artist who has represented Canada on songwriter events in Nashville, London and Texas, entertained our troops in Kandahar, performed at Canada Day events in Washington and London, and on the world stage at the XXI Winter Olympics. Lennie has had his songs recorded by many artists and they have been featured in films, stage productions, and on television.

Tickets on sale now at the PHCC Box Office, (902)625-2591 or online at: Online Ticket Sales

Presented by:  The Town of Port Hawkesbury, 101.5 the Hawk, Maritime Inns & Resorts, & The Reporter,

Jul 16 2015

Joy Laking, an award-winning painter from Bass River, NS., will showcase her works in the J. Franklin Wright Art Gallery beginning July 16th.   Painting full time in Nova Scotia and around the world, Joy captures beauty in oil, acrylic and watercolours. She especially enjoys painting on location. Opening exhibition will take place on Thurs. July 16th at 7:00pm, where light refreshments will be served.  Gallery hours are:  Sun. - Sat.: 10-4pm