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. 

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 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. 

  • Preserve and Protect: Caring for your Family Heirlooms: Drop into the Glanmore House from 1:00pm to 4:00pm and bring your family heirlooms to learn how to best preserve and protect these objects for future generations with local heritage professionals. They will be able to give advice and demonstrate how you can best care for your personal treasures such as furniture, books, ceramics, metal objects, framed art, documents, photographs, quilts and clothing. Regular museum admission applies. For more information on Glanmore, click here.                                                                                                                                  

  • Author Heather O'Neill: The CBC Canada Reads winner and Scotiabank Giller Prize double nominee author will be giving a book talk on Saturday, October 21 from 2pm - 4pm in the 3rd floor Meeting Room at the Belleville Public Library. Ms. O’Neill is the author of Lullabies for Little Criminals and The Girl Who Was Saturday Night, and she will be discussing her new novel, The Lonely Hearts Hotel. Copies of her book will also be sold during the event. For more information please call the Information Services Department at 613-968-6731 x 2037. 

October 22:

  • Fall Festival Day at HR Frink Conservation Area: From 1pm - 4pm take part in nature activities, scavenger hunts, bird watching, shelter building and more! Bring your own garden grown veggies and add them to the Campfire Community Harvest Soup, don't forget your own mug and spoon. Adults $5, children under 12 $2, families of 5 or less $10.

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 26: 

  • Belleville Art Association Exhibition Closing Party: Join us at the Parrott Gallery, 254 Pinnacle St.,  for the closing party of the Belleville Art Association's 50th anniversary show. There will be a special performance by the Belleville Shout Sister Choir, and presentations for the People’s Choice Awards & scavenger hunt winners. All are welcome. 

October 27:

  • Kickin' Kids Cancer Fundraiser: Join country band South of 7 at the Belleville Legion from 7pm to 11pm. Tickets $15 with proceeds going to Kids for Cancer Charity.                                                                      
  • Financial Literacy Workshop - Fraud Prevention: The Belleville Public Library will be offering a Financial Literacy workshop in partnership with Quinte First Credit Union on how prevent identity theft and fraud. No sales pitches, only advice. 2:30pm - 4pm in the Library's 3rd floor meeting room, free to attend.                                                                                             
  • Spooktacular Halloween Bash: From 6pm to 9pm have fun at the YMCA Belleville, 433 Victoria Ave. Activities for all ages including a haunted house tour. Admission is $5 per family or group of up to 5. Don't forget to wear your costume! For more information call 613-966-9622. 

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 29:

  • Pumpkin Carving at the Quinte Mall: Free pumpkin carving and decorating in the Kindness Court from 11am - 1pm, and 3pm - 5pm. Non perishable food item donations are being accepted for the Gleaners Foodbank. 

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 4:

  • Author Steve Burrows: Mr. Burrows is the author of the Birder Murder Mysteries series, which includes such titles as A Siege of Bitterns, A Pitying of Doves, A Cast of Falcons and a Shimmering of Doves. His books feature Inspector Domenic Jejeune, who solves crimes in Norfolk, England. Mr. Burrows will be giving a book talk, selling, and signing books. Join us at 11am at the Belleville Public Library. For more information call Information Services at 613-968-6731 x 2037.

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. 

November 4:

November 8:

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.

November 10:

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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.
  • 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. For more information click here.

November 18 - 19:

  • Quinte Mini Con: Hosted by locals with a love of gaming, anime and cosplay and so much more to bring the convention scene of the big city to our community.  Come for the guests, exhibitors, gaming, panels, events such as our masquerade and contests! 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 3:

  • Belleville Choral Society Christmas Concert: Composed by Mark Sirett, celebrate Christmas and Canada 150 featuring Carpe Diem String Ensemble. Join us at St. Michael the Archangel Parish, Church St, Belleville at 3pm. Tickets $20 for adults, $5 for youth 18 and under. For more information click here. 

December 4:

  • Prince Edward County Christmas House Tour: rom 11:00am until 5:00pm tour old and new County homes as well as other significant structures dating from a by-gone era decorated in holiday finery. Tickets $25 and available at Royal LePage and Books & Co. in Picton. Funds raised from this self-guided tour support the preservation of historic County buildings. For more information, contact Marilyn Kennedy at: kennedy.pratt@kos.net or call 613-476-7927.

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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December 22:

December 23:

  • 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.

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January 20: 

  • 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.

January 24:

January 27:

February 1 -17:

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February 19:

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.

February 27:

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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:

April 4:

April 5 - 21:

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April 14:

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 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