Upcoming Community Events

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Upcoming Community Events

Also check out our Events Calendar for some of the larger events in our Community. 

May 30 - September 30:

  • Belleville Lawn Bowling Club: Try lawn bowling for free Mondays at 11:00 am, Tuesdays and Thursdays at 7:00 pm. For more information click here or call 613-968-3625. 

August 3 -19:

  • Seussical The Musical: The Stirling Festival Theatre Academy presents "Seussical, The Musical". All your favourite Dr. Seuss characters are brought to life! Tickets; Youth $15 Adults $24-$28 Family 4-pack - $75 (prices do not include tax & ticket fee)
    For more information click here or call 613-395-2100 

August 8- September 16:

August 15-20: 

  • Prince Edward County Jazz Festival: Every summer, the Prince Edward County Jazz Festival brings together top jazz talent, from local heroes to international stars in our beautiful wine-country setting.  With the generous help of TD and local sponsors, the PEC Jazz Festival has gained a reputation as the true jazz-lover's festival.  From Dixieland classic to cutting edge modern and everything in between, the PEC Jazz Festival has something for every jazz fan.  For more information click here. 

August 16-19:

  • Summer Theater in Picton: Presenting Two Ships Passing. At Books & Company
    289 Main Street Picton. Aug 16-18 at 8 pm, Aug. 19 at 4 pm. $25. For more information click here.

August 17-20:

  • Havelock Jamboree:Welcome to the 28th Annual Havelock Country Jamboree.  Canada’s Largest Live Country Music and Camping Festival! Our show Features over 25 entertainers performing on twin stages over a 4 day period. For more information click here. 

August 18-20: 

  • The 159th Stirling Fair is Friday August 18th to Sunday August 20th at the Stirling fairgrounds. Friday Admission to the grounds includes concert $20 at gate or $15 in advance, 8 and under free. Saturday Admission is $8 for Adults, 9 to 12 years of age is $2, 8 and under free. Sunday Admission is $5 for Adults, 9 to 12 years of age is $2, 8 and under free. Weekend Pass $25. For more information click here.

August 19:

  • Nostalgia & Pop Culture Show and Sale - A one day show of everything Nostalgia & Pop Culture. Memorabilia, Sports Cards, Records, Toys, Bottles, Vintage Signs, Movie Collectibles, Photos, Post Cards, Ephemera and lots more. Happening from 10:00am - 6:00pm at the Picton Fairgrounds in the Curling Club. $5.00 admission More Information Here 
  • Ontario Fermentation Festival: At The Crystal Palace, Picton. 10:00am - 5:00pm. $8 Admission. Fermented Marketplace, Work Shops, Amateur Ferment Competition, Fermentation Demos. For more information click here. 

August 19-20:

  • Gleaners Food Bank Mega Dollar Sale: Gleaners Food Bank is hosting this fundraiser. You are encouraged to come and shop some fabulous items. All new clothing and shoes for the family, complimentary treat with each $20 sale. For more information call 613-962-9043. 
  • Quinte Humane Society 2 Day Yard Sale: Proceeds go towords the QHS. This Yard Sale will be located in the Rossmore Plaza just over the bridge. It will be held over the course of 2 days, Saturday from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM and Sunday from 8:00 AM - 4:00 PM. For more information click here.

August 20: 

  • You’re invited to the Annual Lou Rinaldi, MPP BBQ Sunday August 20th from 1pm to 4pm hosted by Brighton Speedway, 775 County Road 64, Brighton.  An afternoon of fun, food and entertainment.  Don’t forget your lawn chair. In case of rain the event will move to King Edward Park, 75 Elizabeth St. Brighton.

August 25 - 27:

August 26:

  • The 18th Annual Kingston Dragon Boat Festival for Heart & Stroke: Held at Emma Martin Park on Kingston’s inner harbour. There will be 25 teams, over 500 participants and plenty of off shore entertainment and activities too like kite flying, Chinese lion dancers, food and more. For more information click here.

August 27:

  • Quinte Ride For Paws 6 Anniversary Ride: Amphitheater at Centennial Park Trenton. Meet and Greet is at 10:00 each bike is a 15.00 donation to ride. Show and Shine, BBQ, Vendors, area for motorcycles for sale and so much more. Money being raised for Fixed For Life, Sandy Pines, S.H.E.B.A. Foundation and Flying Hope Bird Sanctuary. Tamalin Vajda and Derek Andrew 613 392 0759. For more information click here. 

August 30 - September 3:

  • Belleville Theater Guild An Evening Of One Act Plays: Not seen before on any stage but created by local playwrights...we present our third annual EVENING of ONE-ACT PLAYS.A selection of short, experimental pieces of theatre. This event has brought new audiences, packed the theatre and always shakes up downtown in a way you don't want to miss! Tickets $10.00 at the door. (Not part of our subscription series). For more information click here. 

August 31 - September 3:

September 7 - 10:

  • Arts en Plein Air 2017 Competition & Arts Festival: This year’s expanded format will use the celebration of plein air painting as the basis of a showcase event promoting our city and our region as a strong arts destination. For more information click here. or call 613-962-232.

September 8 - 10:

  • Picton Fair: Demolition derby, music, horse pulls, cow and steer shows, rides, and more at one of Ontario's oldest agricultural fairs. For more information click here.

September 9 -10:

  • Trenton's 27th Annual Scottish Irish Festival: A two day event promoting and celebrating Celtic culture and heritage.The festival includes a parade, music and dance, art, jewelry, clothing and costumes, ancestry and heavy events competition. Admission is $5 and children under 12 are FREE. Festival will take place in beautiful Centennial Park. For more information click here. 

September 14:

September 15 - 24:

  • Prince Edward County Classic Music Festival: The Prince Edward County Classical Music Festival is celebrating its 14th season this year. Our Festival was started in 2004 with the intention of bringing the finest of Canada’s performers to local audiences and visitors to the County. For more information click here.

September 16:

  • Freddy Vette with The Commodores Orchestra:
     8 p.m. At The Empire Theater $39.00 + HST + ticket service fee
     Mr. Rock & Roll, Freddy Vette, joins forces with The Commodores Orchestra! The 17 piece Commodores Orchestra is Canada’s oldest continuously-operated big swing band. For more information click here. 
  • Food Trucks United: Quinte's only food truck festival with gourmet food trucks, local craft beer, live music and more! Located at Centennial Park in Quinte West, 11:00am - 6:00pm. For more information check Facebook or click here.
  • Sandbanks Music Festival: Listen to bands on the beach including Great Lake Swimmers,  Lowest of the Low, The Inbreds, By Divine Right, Vallens, Solids, Lydia Kepinski and the Lonely Parade. Enjoy local food, drink and art. Camping available. For more information and to purchase tickets click here. 

September 17:

  • Terry Fox Run: At the Lion's Pavilion at West Zwick's Park. Registration 8:30 am, Open Start: 9:30 am - 12:30 pm. For more information click here.
  • At Your Service - The Good Lovelies - Benefit Concert: The Warkworth Community Service Club and the Rotary Club of Campbellford host a joint fund-raising concert for the two clubs at the Westben Barn. Optional BBQ at 12:00pm, tickets $10. Concert tickets $45. Contact Sonny Lennon for tickets at (705) 924-1875. For more information click here.

September 21 - 24:

  • Brighton's Annual Applefest: Over the last full weekend of September. Most of the activities are centred around the main street and nearby King Edward Park. Events include BBQs, children's village, dances, a street fair, arts and crafts show, dinners and a parade. For more information click here. 

September 22-23:

  • Voodoo Rockfest: At the Napanee Fairgrounds, 170 York St. Tickets available at ticketscene.ca and participating sponser locations. Friday $20, Saturday $30, Weekend $50 + free camping, ages 12 and under free. 18 Bands, Beer Garden, Vendors, Camping, Kids Zone, Food Trucks. For more information click here.

September 23:

  • Taste Community Grown: Wine and culinary festival that gathers the best food and drink the area has to offer. Samples from some Prince Edward County's best restaurants, wineries, and cideries. Located at the Loch Sloy Hanger in Picton from 11:00am to 5:00pm. For more information click here. 

September 22 - 24:

  • Prince Edward County Studio Tour: As one of the longest running and most diverse studio tours in Ontario, the Prince Edward County Studio Tour presents a juried selection of our community’s best artists.Come and meet the artists at work in their studios, learn their history, and discuss their techniques and materials. Our artists and artisans cover a broad range of mediums; many are now in national and international collections. The Prince Edward County Studio Tour gives you behind-the-scenes access to some of the most interesting artists in Ontario.Don’t miss this opportunity to meet our artists and buy directly from the source. For more information click here. 

September 27: 

  • Jann Arden: 8:00 p.m. At The Empire Theater, $78.00 + HST + ticket service fee (Single seating only). Jann Arden is a Canadian born, singer, songwriter, broadcaster and author. The much celebrated multi-platinum, award winning artist catapulted onto the Canadian music scene in 1993.  She has released 12 albums with 19 top singles and is the proud recipient of a star of Canada’s Walk of Fame. For more information click here.

September 30: 

  • Belleville Flavours Of Fall Festival10:00am-3:00pm Downtown Belleville. Come enjoy the sights, sounds, tastes and scents of the fall season in Belleville, with fun activities and entertainment for the whole family! For more information click here. 
  • Porchfest Belleville is back again in 2017. For more information click here. 
  • Reiki On Wheels presenting our fourth Psychic Fair: 9am to 6pm in our events room.Six Psychics, one day only. Advance tickets go on sale Sat Aug 12 up to Fri Sept 29. Tickets are $5.00 plus tax (Readings are additional) For more information click here. 

October 1:

  • Quinte Symphony: Presenting Orchestral Favorites. Bridge St. United Church, Belleville, 2:30pm. General Admission $25, Senior Admission $20, Student Admission $10, children under 12 free. For more information click here.

October 12:

  • Gordon Hendricks - The Elvis Experience:8:00 p.m. At The Empire Theater
    PL 1:  $29.00 + HST + ticket service fee
    PL 2:  $44.00 + HST + ticket service fee
    Gordon has been identified as the best in the business from some of the greats such as Geof Morrow song writer for Elvis, Barry Manilow, the Carpenters, Billy Fury and Many more. For more information click here. 

October 12 - 28:

  • Belleville Theater Guild Our Town: Written by Thornton Wilder and directed by Ian Feltham. Performances are at the Pinnacle Playhouse from Oct. 12-28 on select evenings at 8:00pm and Sunday matinees at 2:00pm. Tickets are $20 for adults, $18 for seniors, and $10 for students. For more information click here. 

October 16: 

  • The Wiggles – BIG SHOW! 1 p.m. At The Empire Theater, $35.50 + HST + ticket service fee. Get ready to Wiggle, CANADA! The world’s favourite children’s entertainment group, The Wiggles, are coming to perform for you as part of their BIG SHOW World tour! For more information click here. 

October 21:

  • Homegrown County Craft Brewing Festival:11 a.m. to 7 p.m. At The Crystal Palace Picton
    Early Bird – Until October 20:  $20.00 (includes 2 tokens) At the Gate (October 21):  $20.00 (no tokens) To celebrate the recent growth of the industry, local brewers are planning Homegrown, The County’s first annual craft beer festival. For more information click here. 

  • The QAC's 50th Birthday Bash: 8:00 pm at Sans Souci Banquet & Conference Center (240 Front Street, Belleville) Live entertainment and refreshments! Tickets are $20 at the QAC (36 Bridge St. E, Belleville) and at Sans Souci and will also be available online soon. For more information about the event and participation, call 613-968-6720 or 613-962-1232. 

October 23:

  • Barenaked Ladies – Canada 1 FIVE 0 Tour: 8:00 p.m. At The Empire Theater.
    GOLD VIP PACKAGE:  $263.43 + HST + ticket service fee + 
    SILVER VIP PACKAGE:  $174.92 + HST + ticket service fee 
    REGULAR:  $80.00 + HST + ticket service fee
    Seeing these rock icons in concert is an experience filled with the kind of energy, precision, finesse and outright celebration among its fans that is a tribute to Barenaked Ladies’ remarkable longevity. For more information click here. 

October 25:

  • Blackie and The Rodeo Kings: 8 p.m. At The Empire Theater $39.00 + HST + ticket service fee. Blackie and the Rodeo Kings originally formed in 1996 when Colin Linden, Stephen Fearing and Tom Wilson came together to record what was suppose to be a one- off tribute album to the great Canadian songwriter Willie P. Bennett.  Now twenty years later, 8 albums, one Juno award and several Juno nominations under their belts. For more information click here.

October 28:

  • Hastings County Historical Society Annual Banquet Celebrates the Commodores Orchestra: At the National Air Force Museum of Canada on RACF Road Trenton. Cocktails at 6:00 pm and dinner at 7:00 pm. Tickets, $65 available at Pinnacle Music (Front Street) and QAC (Bridge Street). For more information click here or call 613-961-7091.

October 31:

  •  Annual Boofest Halloween Party: Tons of candy, ghost stories, colouring, toys, games. Come out from 5-8 pm at the Trenton Arena to enjoy this Halloween Party! For more information click here.

November 1: 

  • Belleville Senators home opener for their inaugural season vs. the Syracuse Crunch. 7:00pm. More information here 

November 3: 

November 3 - 5: 

  • Hollywood North Film Festival: November 3 - 5 featuring world-class films from around the world. For more information click here. 
  • The Maker's Hand Festival of Fine Craft: Celebrate creativity and craftmanship with talented Canadian artisans at the Picton Fairgrounds. General admission $6, children under 12 free. For more information click here.

November 4:

  • The Mavericks: 8 p.m. At The Empire Theater. $69.00 + HST + ticket service fee
    The Mavericks are an eclectic American band, combining neotraditional country music, Latin and rockabilly influences. For more information click here. 

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November 9:

  • Gerry Dee Live: 7:30 p.m. At The Empire Theater.
    PL1 $89.00 including HST + ticket service fee
    PL2 $69.00 including HST + ticket service fee
    Gerry Dee is one of Canada’s busiest comedic talents. Drawing inspiration from his years as a high school teacher, Gerry is the star and co-creator of the hit CBC sitcom “mr.d”, now entering its 7th season. Gerry will provide you with a night of laughter you will never forget.

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November 17: 

  • Christmas At The Pier: Wander through this impressive seasonal lighting display, enjoy complimentary treats, musical entertainment, and, Santa & Mrs. Claus!
  • Daniel Lanois Time On Canadian Tour: 8 p.m. At The Empire Theater $39.75 + HST + ticket service fee. A brilliant musician in his own right, and a producer who has contributed significantly to the soundtracks of our lives, including groundbreaking albums by U2, Peter Gabriel, Bob Dylan, Neil Young, Jon Hassell, Emmylou Harris, Willie Nelson, Robbie Robertson, Neville Brothers, and Michael Brook. For more information click here.

November 18:

  • Viva Las Vegas Charity Casino Night, Presented by Darrell Smith, Investors Group: Blackjack, silent auction, duelling pianos, and dancing with DJ Jason Ferguson. Located at the Greek Hall in Belleville from 7:00pm to 1:00am. For more information click here or here.
  • The Belleville Weavers & Spinners Guild presents its annual Fiber Arts Sale: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm at St Thomas' Church Hall (201 Church St. Belleville) For more information click here.

November 19: 

  • Belleville Nighttime Santa Claus Parade: Bring the family and come enjoy beautifully lit floats, marching bands, seasonal surprises and of course Santa!
  • Quinte Symphony: Presenting Tribute to the Brave. National Air Force Museum of Canada, Trenton, 2:30pm. General/Senior Admission $20, Military/Youth Admission $10, children under 12 free. For more information click here.

November 24-26: 

  • 2nd Annual Ladies Walleye Weekend: For more information contact Ashley Rae at Ashley@SheLovesToFish.com

November 29:

November 30 - December 15:

  • Belleville Theater Guild Noises Off: Considered by many to be the best farce ever written about the theatre. Penned by Michael Frayn and directed by Dave Henderson, this play-within-a-play lampoons onstage and backstage carryings-on. Pinnacle Playhouse, 8:00pm on select evenings and 2:00pm Sundays. For more information click here. 

December 1:

December 2:

  • Bobby Bazini: 8:00 p.m. At The Empire Theater. $34.02 including HST + ticket service fee Bobby Bazini is an author, composer, singer and performer who envelops us with his musical richness. Raised in the rural town of Mont-Laurier, the 27 year old Quebec native has been nominated for multiple Juno Awards. Whether his songs are tinted with folk, rock, blues, jazz or soul, they are all equally effective. For more information click here. 

December 9:

December 9: 

  • A Merry Motown Christmas: 7:30 p.m. At The Empire Theater. $39.00 + HST + ticket service fee. Back by popular demand, Legends of Motown return with their 15-piece cast of singers and musicians performing live look-a-like/sound-a-like tributes. For more information click here. 

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May 31 - June 17:

  • Belleville Theater Guild Annie Get Your Gun: Music and lyrics by Irving Berlin, book by Dorothy and Herbert Feilds, directed by Moira Nikander-Forrester. More information to come.

Day Trip Ideas:

Festival Players of Prince Edward County: http://www.festivalplayers.ca

Stirling Festival Theatre: http://stirlingfestivaltheatre.com

Montrose Inn Tea Room:  http://www.montroseinn.ca

Farmtown Park: http://www.farmtownpark.ca

Nationial Air Force Museum of Canada: http://airforcemuseum.ca/en/

County Wine Tours:  http://thecountywines.com/index.php

Kingston Trolley Tours: http://kingstonchamber.on.ca/tourism

Marine Museum of the Great Lakes at Kingston: http://marmuseum.ca/

Glanmore National Historic Site: 613-962-2329, http://www.glanmore.org/h/LifeAtGlanmoreSChapline.html

 

Online Resources for Upcoming Events:

http://bayofquinte.ca/tourism/

http://bellevillechamber.ca/events.php