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.

April 27 - 29:

  • Bay of Quinte Home Show: Everything you need for your home, garden and more in one spot. Obtain your free ballot at the entrance of the show for a chance to win $1000 Home Show Bucks. For more information click here.

April 28 - 29:

  • Antique, Vintage and Retro Roadshow and Sale: The new Antique, Vintage & Retro Show and Sale is coming to The Belleville Armouries on April 28th and 29th. Admission is $5.00 per person. We have dealers from all over the Province! Plus some great food from Urban Collective. Collectibles, furniture, jewellery and China. The best selection! See you there! For more information click here.

April 28:

  • Night Kitchen Too at the Pinnacle Playhouse: An acoustic variety show featuring 14+ musicians and spoken word artists. Tickets $10.00 at the door or pick up in advance at the Quinte Arts Council Office/Showroom, The Brake Room, Gourmet Diem Cafe and Pinnacle and Arden Music Stores. Doors open at 7:00pm, show starts at 8:00pm.
  • Relay For Life Yardsale: The teams attending Relay for Life in Belleville will be holding a yard sale to raise money. Come out and support the relay and maybe find a treasure or two! 8am - 1:30pm at Community Living Belleville and Area. 91 Millennium Parkway, Belleville.

April 29:

  • Belleville Choral Society Spring Concert: It's Showtime! Enjoy Show Tunes, Broadway, and Messiah Choruses. Director Mirijam Spoelstra. Taking place at Bridge Street United Church, Belleville. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the door. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

May 4 - 6:

  • 38th Annual Kiwanis Walleye World Fishing Derby - The 2018 Walleye World is shaping up to be a major event once again with some exciting new additions and a number of old (and great) friends coming along to join us on the waters of the Bay of Quinte. The Kiwanis Walleye World is a massive fundraising effort by the Trenton Kiwanis Club to help raise money for the community in support of the goals of Kiwanis International. Our priority is simple: Youth. We support many local initiatives and activities that help to support and encourage youth through sport, sciences, academics, and much much more to make our community a great place to live and play. Click Here for More Information
  • Jane's Walk 2018: Held every year the same weekend in May worldwide, Jane's Walk celebrates the ideas and legacy of city planning activist Jane Jacobs. This will be Belleville's 6th year with volunteers crafting 4 guided walks and 2 bike rides, each giving us some insight into what makes our city special. This is a free rain or shine event. ASL Interpreters available by emailed request.  For information on each walk and bike ride, click here or email janeswalkbelleville@gmail.com 

May 5:

  • Healthy Living EXPO: Featuring vendors with health and wellness expertise, healthy & clean eating, fitness, eco, meditation, massage therapy, body & soul, and amazing products like essential oils, all natural, and much more! $2 Admission with $1 going to Three Oaks Shelter for Women. For more information click here.
  • Raise the Woof Comedy Show: Northstar Refrigeration Ltd., the Quinte Humane Society and Quinte Lost Dog Network have joined forces to bring back the popular comedy show "Raise the Woof", at the Banquet Centre in Belleville. They are a troupe of comedians that travel across North America raising money for animal welfare and rescues with their own brand of hilarity. There will be an amazing array of Silent Auction items up for grabs, a special appearance by Belleville's own radio show host and comedian Orlena Cain, as well as other fun surprises! Get your tickets today as seating is limited! For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

May 6:

  • 3rd Annual Butterfly Run 2018: The Butterfly Run raises funds for to the Child Bereavement Fund that supplies resources for Quinte 7 Maternal Child and the Emergency Departments at all four Quinte Health Care sites. Family walk, 5K Walk/Run, and 10K Walk/Run will be available. For more information and to register, click here.
  • The Mother of all Craft Shows - Shop local! Feel good shopping handmade from the finest hand-makers at the 9th annual The Mother of all Craft Shows -- Quinte Region's premier springtime artisan event! Happening May 6 from 10:00am to 4:00pm at Henry's Place, Check out Full Details Here

May 11:

  • Lunch At Allen's at Empire Theare - Lunch At Allen’s is a musical powerhouse comprising four remarkable Canadian talents: Murray McLauchlan, Cindy Church, Marc Jordan and Ian Thomas. As individuals, they have written for or sung on over 25,000,000 CDs, penning hits for Josh Groban, Chicago, Bonnie Raitt, America, Santana, Cher and Rod Stewart, as well as Murray’s Farmer’s Song, Marc’s Marina Del Rey and Ian’s Painted Ladies, just to name a few. These three artists have come together adding the incredible voice of Cindy Church (Quartette, Great Western Orchestra) to form Lunch At Allen’s. More Information Here
  • Smokin' BBQ Party - Signal Brewery Patio Launch: It's PATIO season! Dinner & Show Package. Eat, drink, and be merry. The evening begins at 6pm with some chill acoustic tunes on our epic patio and a Signal beer smashed on a giant boulder officially launching our Patio season. With everyone served a 16oz brew, the smoke show begins! Smoked ribs, smoked brisket, sweet and sour chicken legs, smoked pulled pork, charred corn, and lots of tasty sides to chose from. Followed by an outdoor concert with The Boom Booms. Tickets are $48 per person. More details here.

May 12: 

  • Derek Seguin 43.0, May Contain Nuts at Empire Theatre: Derek Seguin 43.0 delves deep into the challenges of being a single dad in your forties, with a girlfriend that has no kids, living in an ever-changing and all too supercilious world. His Québecois flare and original point of view will make you think, make you re-evaluate, and above all; will have you howling with laughter. See one of Canada’s fastest rising, most “in demand” comic voices, and winner of the 2015 Sirius XM’s Top Comic competition; Derek Seguin. More Information Here
  • Plant & Artisan Sale: The Montrose Inn is hosting the Belleville Garden Club's Annual Plant Sale for the 3rd year AND we're including local artisans in the event to broaden your shopping experience! 1725 Old Hwy 2, Belleville. 9am - 1pm. More information here.
  • Quinte Symphony - From The New World: Quinte Symphony performs Dvorak's timeless Symphony No. 9 and Concertmaster David Shewchuk performs Silbelius' Violin Concerto in D Minor. Tickets available at Sam the Record Man, Pinnacle Music Studios, Books & Company (Picton), and the door. 7:30pm at Bridge Street United Church, Belleville. Tickets $25, seniors $20, youth $10, under 12 free. 

May 15:

  • Hastings County Historical Society Presents: Society Director Trevor Parsons on The Aftermath of the 1837-8 Rebellion and the Impact on International Relations. An entertaining and informative story of our rebellious past. Presentation begins at 7:30pm at Maranatha Church Auditorium at 100 College Street W., Belleville. This is a free event. For more information click here.

May 18:

  • International Museum Day: Free admission at Glanmore National Historic Site (257 Bridge St. E, Belleville) from 1pm - 4pm. Learn more about Glanmore here.

May 19:

  • Night Kitchen Too at Market Square: An acoustic variety show featuring 14+ musicians and spoken word artists. Tickets $10.00 at the door or pick up in advance at the Quinte Arts Council Office/Showroom, The Brake Room, Gourmet Diem Cafe and Pinnacle and Arden Music Stores. Doors open at 7:00pm, show starts at 8:00pm.
  • Royal Spring Fling Dance Party: 800 TICKETS available! $15 in advance and $20 at the door. Signal Brewery, Socialite Vodka, Apple Falls Cider and Sandbanks Winery will be serving up beverages! Burger Revolution Food Truck and Urban Herb Food Truck will be on site! Sound and lighting by DJ Jason Ferguson. Make sure to join us at the Belleville Armories! For more information, including where to purchase tickets, click here.

May 24 - 27: 

  • The Quinte Arts Council’s Arts en Plein Air Festival is back again this year. Arts en Plein Air Festival, Belleville and Quinte. May 24 to 27, 2018. Celebrating Plein Air painting together with the outdoor celebration of all the arts of the Belleville/Quinte region in various venues in the downtown core, including non-plein air painting, sculpture, photography, music, theatre, etc. More info: 613-962-1232 or visit www.quinteartscouncil.org 

May 26: 

  • Family Artfest is a day dedicated to spending quality time with your family and friends creating some unique and unconventional art! This event is free admission with food and beverages available. Family Artfest is community oriented event and aims to bring out the creativity in everyone, giving families a chance to create memories and enjoy the sunshine! Join us Saturday May 26, from 10am-3pm at West Zwicks Park. Click Here for More Information
  • Arts Fest on the Bay - Explore the work of Bay of Quinte artists, sip on County wine, enjoy food from our vendors and enjoy the Quinte Symphony in historic Downtown Belleville. Activities for all ages. More details to come, Click Here for More Information  

May 27:

  • Belleville Walk for Alzheimer's: Help raise funds for the local Alzheimer Society, and support those in our community affected by Alzheimer's disease, dementia and memory loss. More information to come.

May 30: 

  • The Barra MacNeils at Empire Theatre - The Barra MacNeils are touring this spring in support of their latest release On The Bright Side, an exquisite collection of everything their fans love. It’s an upbeat album, with fiddle tunes that you know will erupt into a flurry of step-dancing on stage. When Lucy sings the heart-wrenching Ribhinn Donn, whether or not you ‘have the Gaelic’, have a tissue handy. You’ll need it. The distinctive family harmonies; an array of rhythmic instruments weaving through and around various themes—some decidedly classical but then, suddenly, very traditional Cape Breton; the lads singing a cappella; a thoughtful solo gradually merging into a frenzied all-hands-on-deck medley. More Information Here

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.

June 2:

  • Annual Fixed for Life: Strut for Strays Walk - Strut for Strays is an annual Walkathon and Pet Festival. It is a day filled with Pet activities to raise money to help the homeless and abandoned animals in our community. This is our biggest fundraiser of the year and we need your support! Saving lives is just a Walk in the Park! Happening Saturday June 2 from 9:30 to 4:00 at West Zwicks - under the new Lions Pavillion. Click Here for More Information
  • 3rd Annual Family Fun in the Sun & Vendor Show: Come join us for NEW Vendors, NEW games and a Bouncy Castle! Old Favourites will be back - Tyler & his stock car & Lily's Fable Friends. NEW THIS YEAR - "The Fry Wagon". DJ and photo booth by "Extreme Entertainment". FREE games for the kids! Ton's of amazing vendors to check out! SO EXCITING! Free admission. Parkdale Community Centre, 199 Birch St., Belleville. For more information click here.

June 3: 

  • Belleville Lions Club 8th Annual Show & Shine Car Show at Zwick's Park from 8:00am - 3:00pm. Registration closes at 12 Noon. Vehicle Registration Fee $10. Spectators admitted free. Dash plaques for first 200 registered. Lots of door prizes and trophies. Professional photograph of vehicle on arrival. 50's/60's music. Food and Refreshments on site. Click Here for More Information

June 9: 

  • Belleville Pride Parade & Pride in the Park. Pride is a Celebration, which honors gender identity and sexual diversity. This celebration will take place on Saturday June 9 at West Zwick's Park from 12 to 4pm. The Pride Parade begins at noon (the route will be confirmed when it becomes available). Assemble a group to march or gather along the parade route to support the marchers as they go by! There will be Music, Entertainment, Food & Games at Zwicks Park until 4pm. Free Event! All ages! All welcome! Click Here for More Information

June 10:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: The Reasons - 50's/60's/70's Rock. 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.
  • Quinte TOYCON is Eastern Ontario's Largest Pure Collectibles Event! Focusing on the collectible nature of fandom, Quinte TOYCON brings in dealers from all over ontario and attendees from across the province to shop hundreds of collectible tables, filled with everything from Transformers, to vintage comics, cards and Lego. Click Here for More Information 

June 13:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: The Fade Kings - Classic Rock/Blues/Jazz. 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

June 16: 

  • Quinte Bass Champs - Big Bass Challenge on June 16. The annual Quinte Bass Champs big bass challenge continues again this year. Compete with hundreds of anglers for thousands of dollars in cash and prizes in an hourly big bass format. Each year the event gets bigger and better! Any and all proceeds from the event support a wide variety of Quinte Youth and Conservation activities including the youth angler program of the Quinte Bass Anglers fishing club. Click Here for More Information  

June 17:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: Ken Kovak & Heartland - Classic Country. 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

June 20:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: Matt Cage & Derek Morris - Tribute to Elvis & Johnny Cash. 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

June 24:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: The Offbeats - 50's/60's/70's Rock. 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

June 27:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: The Shadowz - 50's/60's/70's Rock. 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

June 29 - 30: 

  • Berkley B1 Fishing Tournament Stop - Canada's premiere professional bass fishing competition featuring a 3-event Championship TOUR. Bay of Quinte out of Belleville, Ontario. Lake Erie out of Port Colborne, Ontario and Lake St-Francis out of Salaberry-de-Valleyfield, Quebec. Click Here for More Information

June 30 - July 8: 

  • Family Fishing Week - Ontario Family Fishing Events is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without the otherwise mandatory fishing version outdoors card. There has never been a better time to introduce a friend or family member to fishing! Events such as festivals, clinics, derbies and workshops are hosted across the province. To find an event near you, Click Here

July 1: 

  • Belleville's Canada Day Celebration at West Zwick's Park. Stay tuned as details come out! Visit www.bellevillecanadaday.com for all the details as they come out. 

July 4:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: Texas Tuxedo - Rocking Country. 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

July 8:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: The Commodores Orchestra - Big Band Memories. 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

July 12 - 15: 

  • The 40th Annual Belleville Waterfront & Multicultural Festival at West Zwick's Park. Join us for an amazing 4 days of celebrations that include; Music, Food, Drinks, Children's Village, Vendor Market, Midway, and Entertainment for all ages. Admission is free some come enjoy musical acts, food, and entertainment from around the world. Visit www.bellevillewaterfrontfestical.com to see all of the details as they are released.    

July 18:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: DejaVu - Women of Rock - 50's/60's/70's Rock. 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

July 22:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: Ambush - Rocking Country. 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

July 25:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: Grandpa's Goodtyme Gang - Yesteryear Favourites. 6:30pm - 8:30pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

July 26 - 28: 

  • The 12th Annual Empire Rockfest at Empire Square - This year's event will be headlined by Canadian artists Billy Talent, Arkells and The Glorious Sons featuring special guests The Standstills, Matt Mays and The Beaches. Check out the full details on Belleville's premier rock event, Click Here for More Information

July 29:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: Freddy Vette & His Rhinestone Plowboys. Classic Country -  6:30pm - 8:30pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

August 1:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: Crusin' 50's/60's Band - 50's/60's/70's Rock. 6pm - 8pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

August 5: 

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: Cathy Whelan & Land O'Lake Cruisers - Country. 6pm - 8pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

August 8:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: The Reasons - 50's/60's/70's Rock.  6pm - 8pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

August 12:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: Ken Stapley's Country Jamboree - Country Classics.  6pm - 8pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

August 15:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: Wicklow - Country/Rock.  6pm - 8pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

August 19:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: White Brothers - Country  6pm - 8pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

August 22:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: The Offbeats - 50's/60's/70's Rock.  6pm - 8pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

August 26: 

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: Frank Howard Orchestra Band - Big Band Memories.  6pm - 8pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

August 29:

  • Concerts on the Bay 2018: The Emily Creek Band - Country/Rock/Dance.  6pm - 8pm. Join us and enjoy an evening of entertainment on the waterfront in the Lions Pavilion in West Zwick's Park. Bring a lawn chair. Canteen on site. Free will - donations in support of Lions Community Services.

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