A Solstice Culinary Experience at Ada

Island Tides Yoga & Wellness Festival is excited to partner with the team at Ada Culinary Studio for an exciting one-night-only collaboration June 21, 2024. The evening will feature a 3-course vegetarian meal prepared by the Ada culinary team and sommelier-led wine pairings.

Join us as we kick off the summer solstice and showcase some of the best seasonal products PEI has to offer in Ada’s fully open kitchen in downtown Charlottetown.

TICKETS: $95 +HST per person for this 3-course meal experience. Wine flights will be available at an additional cost.
TIME: Doors at 7pm // Dinner served at 7:30pm (seating is first come, first serve)
PLACE: Ada Culinary Studio, 135 Kent Street


THE MENU:

Appetizer: Chickpea Fritters
beet tzatziki, rouille sauce, micro greens

Entrée: Basil Quinoa Bundle
potato rosti, roasted cherry tomato, crème fraiche, baby turnip, swiss chard

Dessert: Vanilla Cake
mint ice cream, rhubarb compote, vanilla whipped cream, lemon pearls

*If you have any dietary restrictions, fear not! Please send a quick email to us info@islandtidesfestival.com and let us know of any restrictions and/or allergies, and we’ll adjust your meals accordingly! Please note that the entire meal is vegetarian.

The evening will feature sommelier-led wine pairings for each course. These flights will be available at an additional cost.

ABOUT THE SPACE:
Ada’s dining room is a unique, open concept which is designed to encourage making connections with their culinary team and other guests. Their tables are custom made and seat four. With this in mind, we do not assign seats and if you purchase any number of tickets other than four, you will be seated with other guests.

Seating is first come first serve, doors open at 7pm and dinner begins at 7:30pm.

Instructor(s)

Date:

Friday, June 21

Time:

7:00 pm ( 150 Min )

Venue

Ada Culinary Studio and Grab and Go

Address

135 Kent St, Charlottetown

Price

$95

Registration Closed

Tides Penthouse Poetry Social

A fusion of poetry, music and art at the Holman Grand Hotel Penthouse overlooking historic downtown Charlottetown.

Kick off your Island Tides weekend with an enchanting evening of creativity & community on the rooftop. Featuring a selection of light tapas, Colliding Tides Hard Seltzer canned drinks, and alcohol-free drink options, this intimate event is an opportunity to connect with fellow Island Tides attendees in a warm & welcoming atmosphere, gather waves of inspiration, and embrace the magic of music & art.

Featuring an incredible lineup of live poetry, live art, and live music. Read up on the makers behind the magic below. 

“Poetry is one of the ancient arts, and it begins as did all the fine arts, within the original wilderness of the earth.” — Mary Oliver.

WHEN: Thurs, June 20 / Doors at 7pm / Event from 7:30-10:30pm
WHERE: Holman Grand Hotel Penthouse
COST: $35/pp, includes 1 free welcome drink and light tapas
+ Cash bar

Event sponsored by Colliding Tides.

Instructor(s)

Bren Simmers

Live Writer/Poet

Bren is a published P.E.I author of four books of poetry, the most recent, The Work, being released this month; If, When; Hastings-Sunrise, which was a finalist for the City of Vancouver Book Award; and Night Gears, as well as her first book of non-fiction, Pivot Point. Bren has also won the 2022 CBC Poetry Prize for Spell World Backwards.

Carrie Lundy

Live Writer/Poet

Carrie is a published author and amazing yoga instructor originally from Winnipeg. Her event Eagle Flow in collaboration with fellow poet, Julie, is an Island Tides favourite. Her book of poetry, so hum, is available in local shops and on Amazon.

Charlie Kennedy

Live Writer/Poet

Much to our delight, Charlie is in the process of sorting through years of brilliant writings to publish! A veteran of the Canadian Forces, Charlie brings honesty and compassion to all of his work. Currently, you can find his poetry on Charlottetown Yoga Space IG and Facebook.

Deirdre Kessler

Live Writer/Poet

Deirdre is a celebrated author and PEI's 2016-2019 Poet Laureate whose published works include: Afternoon Horses, The Jubilence of Jig, Subtracting by Seventeen, Rearranging the Sky (poetry), Darwin's Hornpipe (novel), Adventures of an Island Cat Named Brupp, and Lobster in My Pocket (children's).

Ellen Egan

Live Writer/Poet

Ellen is a writer, content creator, and marketing manager who lives with her little family on the north shore of PEI. Challenged with rich infusions of inspiration from the natural world, her poetry invites us to reflect on our relationship with self, each other, and the world around us as we navigate the seasons of our lives. She’s working on a poetry book that will be out whenever it is ready.

Julie Pellissier-Lush

Live Writer/Poet

Julie is a Mi’kmaq storyteller, photographer, actor, drummer, best-selling author, and the first Indigenous Poet Laureate for PEI. Through her creative works, she celebrates and shares the stories of the Mi’kmaq on PEI. Julie scripted the play Mi’kmaq Legends, performed across the Island for over 12 years, and is currently writing a ghost storybook with the Elders of PEI, and two children’s books.

Kailea Switzer

Live Writer/Poet

Kailea is a counselling therapist and personal development coach. Her children’s book I Feel That Way Too came out earlier this year. Having moved from PEI to LA and back again, she is working on a book about the journey of trying to come home – both to ourselves, and to each other.

Annie Martin

Live Artist

Annie is a Mi’kmaw artisan and owner of RoseWolf Creations. Growing up by the forest and ocean, she uses these elements and Mi’kmaq designs & motifs throughout her work. She is self-taught in the art of woodburning and each piece in her collection, from suede hats to wall art, is made with love and fire. Crafted using locally- sourced wood wherever possible, there’s a connection to nature and sustainability in everything she creates. Annie is in the midst of creating a custom wood-burnt and painted wall mural for the Island Tides Festival, which she will finish and debut at the Tides Penthouse Poetry Social.

Emilea May

Live Musician

Emilea May is an emerging island songstress who’s songs resonate with the raw beauty of her surroundings. With tones of indie, folk, pop & rock, she is known for her soothing vocals and introspective lyrics that cut to the core. Emilea's music is honest and it offers a glimpse into her soul. She weaves tales inspired by the mysteries of creation, the bonds of human connection, and the transformative journey of motherhood.

Justyn Thyme

Live Musician

Justyn Thyme is the artistic emancipation of ECMA nominated and Music PEI award winning Justyn Young, a multi-instrumentalist singer/songwriter, proud member of the low-vision/blind community, and a child of Charlottetown, PEI. Having developed as a creator out of a collage of influences ranging from East Coast Roots and Americana to Mongolian Throat Singing and modern Soul fusion, he delivers a freshness of insight and musicality which reflects his deep relationship with self and the world.

Date:

Friday, June 21

Time:

7:00 pm ( 150 Min )

Venue

Ada Culinary Studio and Grab and Go

Address

135 Kent St, Charlottetown

Price

$95

Registration Closed

Natural Wine Tastings with Stellar Somm Leslie Quinn

Come explore the hottest new trend sweeping the world of wine; Natural Wine. This low-intervention way of making wine is both friendly for the environment and for your body. Learn about this style of wine with Lesley Quinn of Stellar Somm Wine Experts while taking in PEI’s natural beauty.

Rain location: Inside Salt & Sol

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Instructor(s)

Stellar Somm Leslie Quinn

Sommelier

Lesley was born and raised in Prince Edward Island, and her first foray into the world of wine was as a Junior Sommelier for the Ritz Carlton, Cayman Islands. With their support she became a Certified Sommelier through the Court of Master Sommeliers. Work has taken Lesley to Calgary, Vancouver, Turkey, and Halifax, and wine has taken her to France, Italy, Austria, Chile, Portugal and California. Ask her what my favorite wine is and the answer will always be “I love all my babies equally.”

Date:

Friday, June 21

Time:

7:00 pm ( 150 Min )

Venue

Ada Culinary Studio and Grab and Go

Address

135 Kent St, Charlottetown

Price

$95

Registration Closed