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.

February 1 -17:

February 16 - 19:

  • Diversity of Living Things - Meet a Sloth!: This amazing 6,000 square foot interactive, educational exhibit will feature over 30 LIVE ANIMAL EXHIBITS for people to enjoy at their leisure, 2 highly interactive 30-minute educational programs that will rotate 15 minutes apart all day and boat loads of staff with animals out for people to interact with in a family-friendly, hands-on environment. Give yourself a good 1.5 to 2 hours to see and do everything. Featuring: a Sloth, Kangaroo, Skunk, Barn Owl, Great Horned Owl, Alligator, Snakes, Tarantulas, Tortoises, and so much more! For more information click here.

February 16:

  • Belleville Senators vs. Toronto Marlies. 7:00pm. More information here.
  • Batawa Apres Ski Pub Night: Bring your friends out to the Chalet for a fun night at the Chalet full of music, food, drinks and cheer. Grab a table and enjoy live music from Norm & Jones while enjoying a delicious beer from our featured brewery Signal Brewing Company and a fantastic meal prepared by our very own Chef Nicholas. For more information click here.

February 17:

February 19:

  • Belleville Senators vs. Utica Comets. 3:00pm. More information here.
  • Belleville Art Association Painting Party: Come out from 1pm - 3pm and join party leader Nancy Logeman for Abstract painting fun! Open to members and non members, no experience required, all supplies provided. Cost is $25. To register please call the BAA office 613-968-8632 or drop by the gallery in person at 392 Front St., Belleville. 
  • Family Fun Day at Quinte Alliance Church: Join us any time between 1:00 pm and 5:00 pm for an afternoon of free family fun with sports, games, challenges, crafts, snacks, and more! Attendees will also receive a coupon to use toward our annual Sports Camp in July! Don't miss out on the fun! Contact the church or email qacsportscamp@gmail.com for more information. We hope to see you there! 373 Bridge Street West, Belleville. 
  • SEARCH & RESCUE Family event at the Nation Air Force Museum of Canada: This year’s theme is “Keep Calm and Rescue Me” a salute to Search and Rescue in the RCAF. 424 Squadron Search and Rescue personnel and equipment and members of 8 Air Maintenance Squadron will be on site to provide first-hand information about Life Support Equipment and Search and Rescue requirements. Activities include an obstacle course, parachute drop, message recovery, knot tying, a rescue mission and much more! For more information click here.

February 20:

  • Sir John A. Macdonald - Hero or Villain?: Author and Historian John Boyko will address current controversies over the life and legacy of our first prime minister. Boyko, who has delivered stirring talks to the Hastings Historical Society on previous occasions, will draw on his recent book, Sir John's Echo, which was listed by the Ottawa Hill Times as among the best of 2017. Tuesday, February 20, 2018, 7:30 pm at the Maranatha, 100 College Street West, Belleville. This is a free event. 

February 22:

  • Chris Hadfield - Canada 151 Tour: PL1:  $79.50 including HST + ticket service fee, PL2:  $69.50 including HST + ticket service fee. Canada’s first spaceship commander, Colonel Chris Hadfield is traveling the country presenting his Canada 151 performance. The show will include Hadfield sharing a selection of stories, images, songs and ideas about the nation he is so proud to call home.  Going back as far as its earliest inhabitants and touching on anything from geology to space travel Chris truly delves into what – and who – has made Canada into the country it is today. Customizing his performance to each audience, everyone is sure to leave with a sense that Canada is truly “out of this world”. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.
  • Heritage Belleville Open House 2018: You're invited to join Heritage Belleville as they present their annual Open House in honour of Ontario Heritage week. This year the very special event will take place at the Core Centre, 223 Pinnacle St. Doors open at 6 pm, presentation to follow at 6:30 pm. Special Guest Speaker: Richard M. Hughes President of The Hastings County Historical Society. This is a free event. For more information click here.

February 23:

  • Kiwanis Belleville Trivia Night 2018: Kiwanis Belleville Third Annual Trivia Night. Come alone or in groups up to 8 persons. Challenge your friends! Prize money to be won! Pizza served, cash bar, to be held at the Banquet Centre, 1 Alhambra Square, Belleville.
    Doors open at 6:30 event begins at 7:00. All in support of Kiwanis Belleville work with local children and youth. For more information click here.
  • Quinte Humane Society Trivia & Treats 2018: Trivia & Treats is back again this year for a night of fun. We will be having a Trivia Night and Cake Auction at the Trenton Royal Canadian Legion, 19 Quinte Street, Trenton, on Friday February 23rd, 2018. You can sign up individually or as a team (up to 8 people), $20 per participant.  For more information click here.
  • Hockey Night in Quinte: On Friday, February 23rd, the eve of Rogers Hometown Hockey weekend, join us at the Belleville Armouries (187 Pinnacle St.) for a night of fun, music and hockey inspired games. There will be a live and silent auction. This is a Rotary Club of Belleville fundraising event in support of children and youth in-need who wish to play a sport or participate in an activity, allowing them to reach their full potential. Tickets are $20 in advance, $25 at the Door . Tickets can be purchased at RE/MAX Quinte (106 North Front St, Belleville) or the Belleville Chamber of Commerce (5 Moira St. East, Belleville).

February 24 - 25:

  • Rogers Hometown Hockey - Belleville: Rogers Hometown Hockey makes its way to Belleville, Ontario, and you can expect a great weekend of FREE hockey-related activities, NHL Alumni appearances, music, and fun for the whole family across from City Hall in the downtown core. Join Ron MacLean and Tara Slone LIVE on site on Sunday, February 25th for the broadcast as they tell the stories that celebrate the hockey history and culture that put Belleville on Canada's hockey map, and stick around the catch the Edmonton Oilers take on the Anaheim Ducks on the big screen. For more information click here.
  • 15th Annual Savour the Chill: Take part in a fun soup competition, $2 Per Sample, until soup runs out!You be the Judge! Submit your ballots in each soup location or at the BDIA office (267 Front St.) for the "People's Choice Award" & Your Chance to win!
    Go Green! Bring your own spoon. Ice carving, free horse drawn trolley rides and more! For more information click here.

February 24:

  • Belleville Senators vs. Laval Rocket. 7:00pm. More information here.
  • 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.
  • Empty Bowls 2018: Empty Bowls showcases the art, crafts and pottery of local artisans to help promote the alleviation of hunger in our community. With supportive partners from the Loyalist College Culinary Program and a local chef from the Drake Devonshire, they will be crafting gourmet soup. Event attendees are able to purchase a fine crafted potted or wooden bowl with their choice of delicious gourmet soup. This event is a collective of food banks in Belleville, Stirling, Deseronto, Marmora, Picton, Wellington & Northbrook. For more information click here.
  • Fundraiser for Grace Inn Homeless Shelter: Featuring a night of music and fun with Down and Loaded band! Also featuring The Honey Badgers. Amazing bands who are donating time and proceeds to Belleville’s much needed homeless shelter. $10 Admission at door. Cash bar. For more information click here.

February 27:

March 2 - 4:

March 2:

  • Albert College Community Winds Winter Concert: Please join us Friday, March 2 at 7:00 pm in Ackerman Hall at Albert College. The Albert College Community Winds presents its winter musical performance. The evening showcases our many talented artists with a concert featuring our bands and choirs. Admission is free.

March 3:

  • Belleville Senators vs. Bridgeport Sound Tigers. 7:00pm. More information here.
  • Quinte Symphony's Speakeasy Fundraiser: Step back in time and enjoy live music from the Roaring Twenties, prizes, games, hors d'oeuvres, silent auction and an Experience Auction! Themed attire is encouraged. Tickets $25. Tickets available online or at Sam the Record Man. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

March 4: 

March 9 - 11:

March 9:

  • An Evening of Magic on Front: This one man show written and performed by Ontario Magician David Johnson. During this 70 min show, David shares a collection of his original works and a selection of his favourite pieces of timeless magic, creating an unbelievable experience of astonishment and wonder. Although this show would be enjoyed by anyone, persons under 16 are not recommended. For more information and to purchase tickets, click here.

March 16:

March 17:

  • Belleville Senators vs. Utica Comets. 7:00pm. More information here. 
  • Signal Brewery Lifted Kilts St. Paddy's Day Party: Wear GREEN think IRISH. Your St. Paddy's checklist of whats happening...  We lead w/ Bagpipes because Bagpipes are loud and cool. Then our own FIDDLEHEADS hit the stage and bring the PARTY! Order a Delicious Irish Feast from our LIFTED KILTS Menu. Think HAGGIS..Roast SMORES Outside. Axe Throwing with Axes & Allies on the SIgnal Patio. Fireworks @ Midnight 
    DANCE DANCE DANCE 11-2 with DJ Jason Ferguson & Definitive entertainment. Admission $20. For more information click here.
  • O'Capers St. Patrick's Day Party: Green pints will be poured and Irish ballads will be played. Join us on March 17th as we celebrate everything magical about the Emerald Isle. Music line up: 5-8 PM - Melanie Hilmi, 8-11 PM - Mayhemingways. Wear your green and show your Irish pride! For more information click here.

March 18:

  • Kids Cancer 5km/1km Fun Run: 8th Annual Kids Cancer 5km / 1km Fun Run to support those in our community and across the country who are living and battling with children's cancer. Many local families have suffered through the reality that Kids Cancer can bring and this is to honor and continue in the fight for a cure. For more information click here.

March 23:

March 24: 

  • 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.

March 25:

  • Belleville Senators vs. Laval Rocket. 3:00pm. More information here.
  • Quinte Symphony Presents - Celebrating Our Own: Highlighting Quinte Symphony's own talented musicians! The entire orchestra joins in performing Schubert's fabulous Unfinished Symphony, and more! 2:30pm, Bridge St. United Church, Belleville. More information to come.

March 31:

  • Belleville Theatre Guild Coffee Folk Revival Fundraiser: Enjoy a trip back to one of the best music scenes in history as Nicole Lisa Craig with special guest Juno Award winner, Canadian Music Hall of Fame member and co-founder of April Wine, David Henman perform songs by Gordon Lightfoot, Joni Mitchell, John Denver, Neil Young, Ian and Sylvia and more! Tickets $20 in advance (ending Feb. 17) or $25 at the door. For more information click here.

April 4:

April 5 - 21:

April 7:

April 14:

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:

  • 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.

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.

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.

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