May 31, 2013 to June 02, 2013
It's the biggest show in Canada!
The Great Canadian Cheese Festival is a multi-faceted event that annually attracts thousands of consumers to meet, learn, taste and buy the best in Canadian artisan cheese and fine foods and sample fine wine, craft beer and crisp cider.
Dairy Farmers of Canada is the lead sponsor, presenting seminars throughout the day in the All You Need is Cheese annex.
The Artisan Cheese & Fine Food Fair on Saturday and Sunday features special presentations hourly and a Dairy Farm display for the enjoyment of young and old. Also on the program are Tutored Tastings where experts offer guidance on a varietry of cheese topics, Cheese Tours of nearby creameries and Artisan Cheese Cooking Classes.
The Festival offers wine and dine experiences on a cheese theme at local wineries featuring name chefs, such as Jamie Kennedy, on Saturday evening.
Last year, close to 100 exhibitors and vendors and more than 3,000 consumers made the event the biggest cheese show in Canada representing producers from coast to coast. Those numbers are sure to grow this year.
Admision price at the door is $45 for adults. Reduced pricing for advance ticket purchases online. Special pricing for groups, seniors and children. Children under 18 admitted free when accompanied by an adult on Family Day, Sunday, June 2.
The third annual Great Canadaian Cheese Festival takes place June 1-2, 2013 at historic Crystal Palace on the Picton Fairgrounds in the heart of Ontario's Prince Edward County, one of Canada's leading gastronomic destinations. Cheese Tours and Artisan Cheese Cooking Classes are offered on May 3.
For more inforamtion, visit www.cheesefestival.ca or call 1-866-865-2628
May 31, 2013 to June 02, 2013
The Quinte’s Isle Bluegrass Celebration is a weekend of music, food and fun. Bands and musicians from across the County and across Canada are coming out to entertain and jam.
For more information : http://www.quintebluegrass.com/
June 01, 2013 to July 28, 2013
A historical look at why we CARE so much about HAIR!
Regular hours of operation & admission applies. Macaulay Heritage Park, 23 Church St., Picton
For more information contact Jennifer Lyons, Head Curator at www.countymemorytrail.ca or 613-476-3833
June 08, 2013
The PEC Horticultural Society is holding its annual County Garden Festival on Saturday, June 8th at the Crystal Palace, Main Street, Picton. This one day event features a large judged flower show, numerous local vendors and displays, a Victorian Tea, and guest speaker Paul Zammit presenting "Container Gardening". In the evening the Green Trust is holding the County Music Festival featuring local musicians, starting at 7 pm. Please check the web site for updates at pechorticulturial.org
June 09, 2013
Send your taste buds back in time, to a place they will love! Discover "tasting stations" around the Pioneer Village and try some of our favourite heritage recipes!
10 am to 4:30 pm at Ameliasburgh Historical Museum & Pioneer Village - 517 County Road 19, Ameliasburgh
5 Tasting Tickets with regular admission: Additional Tickets available!
Contact: Janice Hubbs, Site Curator www.countymemory.ca 613-968-9678
June 13, 2013
Kick off the summer Meet & Greet will be held this year at the Wellington on the Lake Golf Course. Usual time 5 to 7 pm. Come one, come all, network, share and greet fellow members.
We'll also have a little fun with a putting contest, prizes, etc. Please RRSP for this one so we have a head count for host, please and thank you. Call Jan
at the office 613-476-2421 or email firstname.lastname@example.org to advise of your desire to attend.
June 14, 2013 to June 16, 2013
Located at the Prince Edward Curling Club, Picton Fairgrounds. Wide variety of antiques and collectibles. Something to appeal to everyone.
Admission is $4.00 for 2 day entry (HST included) Hours: Friday 4 to 8 pm; Saturday 10 am to 5 pm and Sunday 11 am to 4 pm
For more information contact Janet Bryant at 613-476-2078 or email@example.com
June 27, 2013 to July 14, 2013
20th Annual ART IN THE COUNTY, Juried Exhibition Show and Sale, June 27th to July 14th, 2013
10 am to 6 pm daily (until 5 pm Sundays and until 3 pm on July 14th)
Upstairs, Books & Company - 289 Main Street, Picton, ON K0K 2T0
Admission $3.00 adults, children 12 and under FREE
Each year, Art in the County displays the highest quality of work from County artists and artisans. All of the art displayed is carefully chosen by three distinguished and experienced art experts who are professionally qualified jurors. These jurors are solely responsible for the content of the show, for the five Juror's Choice Awards and five Honourable Mentions.
For more information email firstname.lastname@example.org
or check the website www.artinthecounty.com
July 06, 2013 to July 07, 2013
by tasting the selected treats. Create your own craft, pick your own lavender and see how the essential oil is made.
Enjoy live music with some of the best local bands and visit other talented hand crafting artisans.
Admission: $5.00 per person - Children under 12 are Free
Available on site: Food Services, Gift/Souvenir Shop, Parking, Picnic Areas, Public Washrooms
Your hosts, Rolande Ann Leblanc and Derek Ryles
Prince Edward County Lavender
732 Closson Road
Hillier, ON K0K 2J0
Telphone 613-399-1855 Toll Free 1-800-343-0841
July 07, 2013
The 2nd Annual MS Bike Tour: Prince Edward County will be taking place on July 7th 2012 starting at the Prince Edward Community Centre in Picton. Our participants will cycle a 75km route through the beautiful rural roads of the county then returning to the Community Centre for a finish line BBQ and massage! Checkpoints along the route will provide a rest-stop with nutritious snacks and beverages to keep our cyclers fueled. Local Bike Mechanics and First Aid will be on hand along the route to assist where needed!
The MS Bike Tour is a nationally acclaimed fundraising event put on by the Multiple Sclerosis Society of Canada in 6 Ontario locations. Prince Edward County, Acton, Toronto, Niagara; and a two day event from Grand Bend to London. The funds raised go to support research and programs for those living with MS.
To register, please visit www.msbiketours.ca
July 25, 2013 to August 10, 2013
The fourth annual show will take place Thursday, July 25th to Sunday, August 10th in the second floor Gallery of Books & Company, 289 Main Street, Picton. Admission: $2.00 for adults and FREE for kids 12 years old and under. It begins at 10 AM every morning and closes at 6 pm.
August 13, 2013 to August 18, 2013
Celebrating its 13th year, the Prince Edward County Arts Council’s largest signature event features internationally acclaimed musicians performing in many satellite locations around the County. The Jazz Festival presents a Rising Young Star Award annually where the award winner becomes a featured guest at the main stage performances at the Regent Theatre, Picton. The Jazz Festival hosts a Spring Dinner/Jazz concert in March, Under TD sponsorship a student education weekend takes place for four selected high school jazz bands in April mentored by some of Canada's finest jazz musicians.
For more information : http://www.pecjazz.org
September 06, 2013 to September 08, 2013
September 20, 2013 7:30 pm
at Church of St. Mary Magdalene, 339 Main St. Picton at 7:30 pm
Some of the favourite music performed at the festival since its beginning! Schubert's radiant Shepherd on the Rock, Marjan Mozetich's transcendent Scales of Joy and Sorrow, and Brahm's passionate Quartet in G minor for piano and strings! With Donna Brown, soprano; Ross Edwards, clarinet; Jacques Israelievitch, violin; Aaron Au, viola; Tanya Aprochazka, cello; Stephane Lemelin, piano.
September 20, 2013 to September 22, 2013
The Prince Edward County Studio Tour is celebrating its 20th year, and features the work of quality local and guest artists. The public can spend 3-days travelling the County to visit artists where they work, in studios and workshops, as well as to multi-artist, multi-disciplinary venues. This is one of Ontario's most diverse tours as its artists' works include sculpture, drawing, painting, glass, pottery, woodturning, printmaking, photography, jewellery and fibre.
For more information visit www.pecstudiotour.com
September 20, 2013 to September 28, 2013
The Prince Edward County Music Festival provides a unique and exciting artistic experience by featuring the works of a living composer along with works from other eras and genres. Beauty is one of the great aspirations of art, and an essential goal of our Juno award winning composer-in-residence, Marjan Mozetich, whose blend of the traditional, popular and modern will highlight our Festival's theme.
Come and be swept away by the revelations that the quest for beauty has inspired in composers of all times in a selection of works performed by the string quartets, and other musicians.
The Prince Edward County Festival takes place from September 20-28, 2013.
September 21, 2013 7:30 pm
At the Church of St. Mary Magdalene. 339 Main St., Picton at 7:30 pm
"The fabulousest, Canadianest diva of them all" trumpeted the Toronto Star about soprano comedienne Mary Lou Fallis, known to millions of Canadians for her award-winning series of one-woman shows. Diva Diaries on CBC Radio, and Gemini Award winning realty show, Bathroom Divas. Mary Lou wends her inimitable way through the vocal repertoire, adding twists and turns that render her audiences helpless-with laughter. Her Pianistic partner in crime is Peter Tiefenbach reputed to have a "wit as dry as a vodka martini".
September 22, 2013 2:00 pm
at Church of St. Mary Magdalene, 339 Main Street, Picton at 2:00 pm
Canada's premier piano trio, Annalee Patipatanakoon, violin, Roman Borys, cello and Jamie Parker, piano, one of the world's great chamber music ensembles in a program of Classical and Romantic masterworks. All three members of the trio are award-winning musicians; together they are a powerhouse.
September 26, 2013 7:30 pm
at The Regent Theatre, 224 Main St., Picton at 7:30 pm
A GREAT LOVE STORY! Treat yourself to a special gift with one of the most beloved and well-known operas. Puccini's La Boheme will transport you to the artistic hub that epitomized Paris at the beginning of the 19th Century. Celebrated melodies, bold harmonies and the unbridled passionate love between Mimi and Rodolfo. An evening to pull at your heart strings! Join us for the 2013 Jeunesses musicals du Canada's touring production showcasing some of Canada's rising starts of the opera world. Fully staged and sung in Italian, with English supertitles!
November 01, 2013 to November 03, 2013
The Maker's Hand is a prestigious show and sale of Eastern Ontario's Finest Arts.
Admission is $5.00. It is at 375 Main Street East, Picton.
May 04, 2013 to May 26, 2013
Prince Edward Point Bird Observatory Spring Birding Festival
May 11, 2013 to May 20, 2013
International Museums Day!
May 18, 2013
The Great Canadian Cheese Festival
May 31, 2013 to June 02, 2013
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