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Friday August 18, 2017

Sponsored by Cavendish Farms

12:00 – 2:00 pm   Scotia Bank BBQ Fundraiser in aid of Crohn’s & Colitis

1:00 pm (All Day) Kensington Firemen’s Beach Volleyball @ Fire hall

9:00 pm Harvest Festival 50th Reunion Dance Tribute to Stomping Tom
by Leon Gallant and Friends.
Location: Kensington Fire Hall 19+ Event
Free PEI Oyster and Mussel Tasting
Tickets $12 each or $60 for Table of 6


Saturday August 19, 2017

Sponsored by Bell Aliant

7:30 – 10:30 am   Shriner’s Pancake Breakfast, Kensington Legion

8:30 am                 44th  Annual Malpeque Bay Credit Union 25km Foot Race, start at Church of Scotland, Stanchel

9:00 am (All Day) Kensington Firemen’s Beach Volleyball & Entertainment @ Fire hall

2:00 – 3:00 pm     Bell Aliant Mammoth Street Parade –Theme: Bringing Back the Classics

3:00 – 6:00 pm     Family Day- Community Gardens Arena (indoors)

                            Admission $2.00 per person $5.00 Family
                            Sponsored by Kensington Food Basket

                                -In door Mini Golf Course

                                -Bounce Houses & Bunny Trails Petting Zoo

                                -Face Painters & Balloon Twisters

                                -Ice Cream, Community BBQ

                                -Food Sampling-local Seafood by PE Aqua Farms – Savour the Flavours

4:00 – 5:00 pm    Bed Races at Community Gardens Complex
                            Register at: 902-836-3509


Sunday August 20, 2017 

Sponsored by Tim Hortons

9:00 am (All Day) Kensington Firemen’s Beach Volleyball @Fire hall

9:30 am                 Ecumenical Service, Guest Speaker Father Jay

                              Community Gardens Arena

1:00pm                  Harness Racing – Kensington Race Track

1:00pm                  Harvest Festival Golf Tournament
                              Sponsored by Scotiabank & Building Blocs

4 person Scramble- Eagles Glenn Golf Course

$340.00 per team

Includes Cart, Green Fee and Meal after the round.

On Course food and beverages Sponsored by Kensington Food Basket

Prizes – $10,000 Hole In One (Sponsored by Castle Spring Valley Building Supplies) Longest drive, Closest to the Hole & Draw Prizes.         

To register email: Kevin at

or Robert at


Monday August 21, 2017 

Sponsored by Atlantic Lottery

9:00 – 12:00 pm   Reg Hiltz Memorial Flower Show

9:00 – 12:00 pm   WI Food and Vegetable Exhibit / WI Handicraft Exhibit Registration

6:00 pm               Flower Show Awards

6:30 – 7:30 pm    Get Hooked on Seafood

6:30 pm               Opening Ceremonies, Guest Speaker: Mitch Cobb

                            Clair Mayhew Volunteer of the Year Award

7:00 pm                Live Music with Parker Murray

7:30 pm                 Miss Community Gardens Pageant Talent Portion        

8:30 pm                 Fisherman’s Challenge


Tuesday August 22, 2017

Sponsored by Murphy’s Pharmacy

6:00 – 7:00 pm     Iain McCarvill and Dan Paynter – Sponsored by East Coast Furnishings
6:00 – 7:00 pm    Sampling of local PEI Products – Savour the Flavours  
7:00 – 8:30 pm    PEI Mutual Youth Talent Contest
8:30 – 9:30 pm     Kensington Game Show Night – Cash & Prizes


Wednesday August 23, 2017

Sponsored by Castle Building Supplies

12:00 – 4:00 pm   Crokinole, Sponsored by Murphy’s Pharmacy & Malpeque Bay Credit Union
6:30 – 7:30 pm     Summer Nights Concert Series at Community Gardens Complex
                            Sponsored by Davison Funeral Home

7:30 – 8:30 pm     Miss Community Gardens Pageant Evening Wear Portion
8:30 pm               Miss Community Gardens 1967-2016 Ceremony
9:15 pm               Miss Community Gardens 2017 Crowning Ceremony


Exhibit Information

Reg Hiltz Flower Show

Welcome to P.E.I.’s largest Flower Show! Look forward to a large entry list. Don’t think your flowers aren’t good enough! Don’t stay home! Come along to Community Harvest Festival, bring your flowers and be an exhibitor. The entry fee is the price of admission to the Festival. Containers are supplied for all classes except the decorative section.

1. Entries will be received in all classes until 12:00 noon, day of Flower Show.
2. No more than one entry per person on any one class.
3. No one except judges and secretaries will be allowed in the show area after 12noon and until judges have completed their work.
4. Judges may withhold ribbons- if no exhibits merit them.
5. All exhibitors must be amateur growers.
6. All trophies must be presented Monday at 6:00 P.M., the day of the show.
7. Flowers must remain on exhibit until Wednesday night.
8. All trophies retired will remain on exhibit in Community Gardens, Kensington, P.E.I., Canada.


Women’s Institute Handicraft Rules and Regulations

Open to all residents of PEI
August 18-23, 2017

Download the Handicraft Guide Booklet 2017

1.) All entries are entered at owner’s risk, however all possible precautions will be takes. This year our exhibit will be located in booths on the floor on the Arena.

2.) All Art and Handicraft, Food and Vegetable exhibits will be received on Monday, August 21, 2017 from 9:00 to 12:00 p.m. (Judging begins at 12:30 p.m.)

3.) All exhibits are to be removed from W.I. Room on Wednesday, August 23 after 9:00 p.m. or Thursday morning from 9-10:00 a.m. All entries after that are at the owner’s risk.

4.) Prize money is to be picked up when exhibits are removed on Wednesday night or Thursday morning.

5.) Only one article per exhibitor can be placed in each section of a class and must have been made in the past year. There are to be no identifying marks on the exhibit – and names or initials should be well covered.

6.) The Judges are fully qualified and competent. Their decision will be final. Handicraft articles will be judged on workmanship, coloring, design, and durability and overall appearance. The Judges may withhold prizes in any section if the standard of the work is inferior.

7.) Please note: Any Exhibitor wishing to sell handicrafts in the W.I. Booth may do so. 10% is added to your price by the W.I. Committee. For sale articles will be marked following judges.