PEI 2014

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Breaking news . . .


Yard sale booklet is ready. To download the PDF file, click here. The booklet will be distributed early the week of Sept 15th to Visitor Information Centres and many local businesses on the East end of the Island. The booklet will also be included in the Eastern Graphic on Wednesday Sept 17th.


Registrations for individual yard sale sites to be included in the booklet ARE NOW CLOSED. You can still register and get an official yard sale ID and kit until September 17th by completing the registration form and taking it with $10 cash or cheque to our office upstairs at the Plough the Waves Welcome Centre (above the VIC) in Wood Islands. Late registrations can’t be in the booklet but the ID sign WILL show shoppers that you are part of the yard sale event and supporting PEI communities.



Upcoming events!

 September 20th & 21st, 2014 -  17th annual 70 Mile Coastal Yard Sale.

Tickets for the yard sale quilt are available at the Wood Islands Agency Liquor Store. This year there are a total of three prizes:

  • 1st prize: Queen Size Quilt
  • 2nd Prize: NFL pass, 2 nights at Lord Nelson Hotel Halifax and $50 gas card
  • 3rd Prize: NFL pass, 1 night Pictou Lodge, Breakfast for 2


Current Events . . .

The new book titled “SALTWATER ROAD, Tales of Travel on the Northumberland Strait” by Marian Bruce is currently for sale at the Wood Islands Agency Liquor Store, at the Wood Islands Lighthouse and on the two ferrys running between PEI and Nova Scotia. The book is also available in many book stores and other locations around the island as well as being purchased on-line too. Go to:

Island Studies Press through UPEI

The Liquor Store is open Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday only. Go to the Liquor Store page for the detailed hours. The store will close for the season on Sunday Sept 21st.


* The lighthouse is open 7 days a week for the season. Come and take one of the best Lighthouse tours on the Island then enjoy the gardens at Plough the Waves.


Retail Space available for Rent

Plough the Waves Centre located close to the Wood Islands Ferry terminal has one retail rental space available:

500′ retail space (Perfect for Gift Shop, Clothing etc.)

Space is available seasonally from June-September. 

For more information, please e-mail: wiadc@woodislands.ca or call 902-962-3761 (office)


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