Winter Events in Hastings County

To submit your community, arts or non-profit event, free of charge, for print and online publication, please fill in our online form (at the bottom of this page) or email us your listing. DEADLINES to submit events as follows:
FEBRUARY 26 – for early April thru mid June
MAY 6 – for Mid June thru mid September
AUGUST 5 – for mid September thru early December
OCTOBER 28 – for early December thru early April

 

ART GALLERIES/EXHIBITIONS

A Place for the Arts
23 Bridge St, Bancroft, Ont. www.aplaceforthearts.com 
NOV 21 - JAN 5 - "50 Works of Art Under $50" - Artists’ Collective

Art Gallery of Bancroft
10 Flint Avenue, Bancroft, 613-332-1542 www.artgallerybancroft.ca
DEC 7 – 31 – TRANSITONS- works by Bob PerkinsOpening reception Dec 9 7:30pm.

 

THEATRE/LIVE ENTERTAINMENT

BELLEVILLE THEATRE GUILD
Pinnacle Theatre, 256 Pinnacle Street, Belleville 613-967-1442 or www.bellevilletheatreguild.ca.
DEC 1 - 17 - ARSENIC AND OLD LACE - This classic madcap comedy finds confirmed bachelor Mortimer falling for the girl next door. Meanwhile, he finds a hidden corpse, his aunts behaving very strangely, and the rest of the family bordering on insanity. Bodies pile up and the plot thickens.
FEB 2 - 18 - THE MELVILLE BOYS - Two brothers, polar opposites in character and circumstances, go away on a fishing trip and find the waters get rougher when two women enter their getaway. 
APR 6 – JACQUES BREL IS ALIVE AND WELL (and living in Maynooth), 8 performances over 2 weekends, the Old Community Centre.Tickets $22 613-338-2862.

STIRLING FESTIVAL THEATRE
West Front St., Stirling 613-395-2100 1-877-312-1162 www.stirlingfestivaltheatre.com.
NOV 25 – DEC 31 JACK AND THE BEANSTALK PANTO - Jack’s back!  Jack Jr. has been brought up with a beanstalk in his backyard. The large corporation, Giant Corp is threatening his farm and he must climb to the clouds to save the day. Let us raise your spirits in this highflying re-telling of an old classic. There’s a giant, a skyscraper, and a battle in the clouds! Grab your kids and come to see the best in family entertainment! Or call the babysitter and come see where the “original naughty panto” was born!

 

EVENTS

DEC 3 – THE GREATER NAPANEE PARADE OF LIGHTS - Santa is coming to Greater Napanee. 5:30–7:30pm www.greaternapanee.com 613-354-3351.

DEC 4 - PRINCE EDWARD COUNTY CHRISTMAS HOUSE TOUR - Tour old and new County homes decked out in their holiday finery. 11am -5pm.  Funds raised from this self-guided tour support the preservation of historic County buildings - sheltonpeta@gmail.com.

DEC 4 – WELCOME CHRISTMAS - Belleville Choral Society, annual Christmas concert 3pm, St. Michaels Church, Belleville. www.bellevillechoralsociety.org.  613-771-1758. 

DEC 10MAYNOOTH CHRISTMAS MARKET - Emond Hall and The Arlington Hotel, 42 vendors selling handmade products. 11am – 6pm.

DEC 10 – MAYNOOTH BRIGHTEN THE NIGHT CHRISTMAS PARADE AND KIDS PARTY (at the ANAF after). Start time is 5 pm with set up on Young Street at 4 pm judging for prizes for best floats. 

DEC 18 – QUEENSBOROUGH CHRISTMAS CAROLLING CELEBRATIONS Join in with the community from 2pm - 4pm for an old-fashioned sing song, a tree, treats and some fun gifts for every family. Ann Brooks613-473-4550.

DEC 22 - A DOWNTON CHRISTMAS Command Performance Choir presents seasonal music set at " Downton" of the Roaring Twenties, 7:30pm Picton Town Hall. Tickets $20 www.commandperformancechoir.com 613-645-2160.

JAN - DATE TBA - SKATING PARTY ON THE MILLPOND – Ice conditions permitting.  Entry to the millpond is at 14 Barry Road.1pm Call Katherine Sedgwick 613 473-2110 or queensborough.ca. 

FEB 19 – POTLUCK SUPPER – Queensborough Community Centre. Eat at 5pm, Joanie Sims 613-473-1087.

MAR 3 - 5- BELLEVILLE DOWNTOWN DOCFEST– 3 days of outstanding documentary films celebrating life and human dignity around the world and right here at home. www.downtowndocfest.ca.

MAR - APR – TREATS ON THE BLACK RIVER - High water on the Black River signals the beginning of Whitewater Kayaking and great treats for sale at the river’s edge in Queensborough each weekend. Lud & Elaine Kapusta 613-473-1458.

 

CLUBS, LECTURES, MEETINGS

HASTINGS COUNTY HISTORICAL SOCIETY
100 College St W, Belleville, Lectures 7:30pm www.hastingshistory.ca.
JAN 17 - THE MANY LIVES OF CHARLES MCDONALD: NORTHUMBERLAND MAN, NAPOLEONIC SOLDIER & SETTLER IN UPPER CANADA- presented by Historian and Author, Jane Simpson, on her recent book
FEB 21 – THE HISTORY OF CANADA’S RED MAPLE LEAF FLAG. Presented by Bill Kennedy . 
MAR 21 –100th ANNIVERSARY OF CANADA’S COMING OF AGE AT VIMY RIDGE presented by Orland French
QUINTE FIELD NATURALISTS ASSOCIATION - Meetings 7pm, Sills Auditorium, Bridge Street United Church, Belleville. All welcome, by donation.
JAN 23 – SPIDERS OF ONTARIO - Tom Mason, retired Curator of Invertebrates for the Toronto Zoo, will introduce some of our common spiders, as well as explain their significant role in the ecosystem.
FEB 27 – ALGONQUIN’S NATURAL - Amateur naturalists and outdoor photographers Tony and Kathy deGroot, will present an audio and visual tour of Ontario Park’s crown jewel. 
MAR 27 – MOTUS WILDLIFE TRACKING - This most ambitious bird tracking initiative in the world is leading to spectacular discoveries!  Motus Program Manager Stuart Mackenzie, will explain the project, share some of the discoveries and discuss how this technology will aid in conservation efforts.  

To submit your community, arts or non-profit event, free of charge, for print and online publication, please fill in our online form or email us your listing. DEADLINES to submit events as follows:
FEBRUARY 26 – for early April thru mid June
MAY 6 – for Mid June thru mid September
AUGUST 5 – for mid September thru early December
OCTOBER 28 – for early December thru early April

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