County Events

2014 CLIC Eastern Ontario Photo Show & Sale

July 26, 2014 to August 10, 2014

We are very pleased to announce the 2014 CLIC EASTERN ONTARIO PHOTO SHOW & SALE will take place July 26th to August 10th Upstairs at BOOKS & COMPANY located at 289 Main Street in Picton.

This event is a Juried Photo Competition Show & Sale.  For entry requirements, or for more information on times of the show, please visit our website at

Admission will be $3.00 and FREE for children under the age of 12!

Margaret Liddon is the organizer and contact person for this event and she can be reached at if you have any questions. 

Event Website:

Oeno Gallery Geometrics

July 26, 2014 to August 17, 2014

Learn all about the different aspects of geometrics from an artists point of view at the Oeno Gallery. Starting on July 26th, don't miss out. The Oeno gallery is situated at Huff Estates Winery.

Art and Craft Sale

July 31, 2014 9 am to 8 pm

Come celebrate the 31st Annual Art and Craft Sale. Over 200 vendors will be at the Picton Fairgrouds, the proceeds go to community projects of the Prince Edward District Women's Institute. For more information go to

Soap Box Derby

August 02, 2014 1:00 pm

Build your own soapbox and head down to Consecon to see how it holds against the other competitiors. To look for free designs or further questions contact Bill at 613-394-9914

The Festival of Small Halls

August 09, 2014 7:00pm

Big music in a little place. Bloomfield Town Hall is featuring music by Old Man Luedecke with Bill McBrney. Tickets available at OR can be purchased at the door for $25.00 cash only.

PEC Rotary Wine Celebration

August 09, 2014 6:30 p.m.

Will take place at the Wellington and District Community Centre.

There will be a sit down dinner and dance, as well as wine and cheese tasting.

Prince Edward County Jazz Festival 14th Anniversary

August 12, 2014 to August 17, 2014

Celebrating its 14th 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 on March 23rd with National Jazz Award Vocalist of the Year, Heather Bambrick 

Under TD sponsorship a student education weekend takes place for four selected high school jazz bands mentored by some of Canada's finest jazz musicians  on April 13th with our Swing Into Spring concert featuring the Brian Barlow Big Band and vocalist, Justin Bacchus.  

Come out and enjoy the sweet sounds of jazz!  For more information:

Crazy for Quilts

August 16, 2014 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Make an appointment to have your cherished quilt evaluated by a reputable quilt appraiser.  Visit the vast quilt collection at the historical museum too.

Ameliasburgh Town Hall AND Historical Museum & Pioneer Village

517 County Road 19, Ameliasburgh

Regular Admission applies

Contact: Janice Hubbs, Site Curator  (613) 968-9678

Rose House Annual Fish Fry

August 16, 2014 4:30 pm to 6:30 pm

Finish the day with an good ol' community fish fry.  First come, first served.  Fish grilled to perfection with salads and dessert.

Help the museum go green by bringing your own plates and cutlery! Bring your lawn chairs as well so you can relax and enjoy the musical entertainment after your meal. 

3333 County Road 8, Waupoos

Please call the site for details. 

Contact:  Diane Denyes-Wenn, Site Curator   613-476-5439

QEMA Music Night

August 20, 2014 7:00 p.m.

QEMA is hosting a Music Night at the Wellington Town Hall. Admission is free but donations will be welcomed.

All the donations will benefit QEMA.

QEMA Treats and Treasures Craft Show

August 23, 2014 9:30 a.m. to 4:20 p.m.

The Treats and Treasures Craft Show will be taking place at the Bloomfield Town Hall. Doors open at 9:30 and the craft show runs until 4:30. Local vendors have cupcakes, jewellery, scarves, clothing, books, toys and a large assortment of other items for sale.

Rednersville Road Art Tour

August 30, 2014 10:00 a.m. to September 01, 2014 4:00 p.m.

This will be the 6th annual Rednersville Road Art Tour. A wide variety of art will be on display.

Take a drive along County Rd. 3 to visit the many amazing artists in their studios!

Pioneer Heritage Activity Day

August 31, 2014 9:30 am to 4:30 pm

Fun for the whole family!  Watch the heritage trades at work!  Explore the Pioneer Village, alive with costumed folk interpreting a 19th century way of life.  Tasting stations will be around the village for sampling heritage recipes and stay for the corn roast and musical entertainment too!

Ameliasburgh Historical Museum & Pioneer Village, 517 County Road 19, Ameliasburgh

Regular admission applies

Contact Janice Hubbs, Site Curator    613-968-9678

Doors Open - Bay of Quinte

September 13, 2014 10:00am to 4:00pm

Discover the stories of our local past as buildings open their doors for you to explore. The buildings are all within the Bay of Quinte Region and are catering towards the Provincial Theme of 2014 being World War One. Doors open at 10:00 am. 

Annual German Dinner at Rose House Museum

September 13, 2014

For one night only, the rooms of Rose House are transformed into a charming café, complete with a hearty meal of German cuisine and festive music.  Reservations only.  5 p.m. and 6 p.m. sittings.  Please call for details.   

Rose House Museum,  3333 County Road 8, Waupoos.

Contact: Diane Denyes-Wenn, Site Curator    613-476-5439

Annual Model Train & Hobby Show

September 13, 2014 to September 14, 2014

Hosted by the Picton Model Railroaders, the annual model train and hobby show will be located at the Prince Edward Curling Club, Picton Fairgrounds. Learn more about Operating Train Layouts, Radio Controlled Boats, Displays of Model Aircraft and Farm Machinery and Hobby Vendors. Admission for adults is $5.00 and children are $1.00. For more information call Jack 613-476-3721 or Frank 613-476-4503

Prince Edward County Studio & Gallery Tour

September 19, 2014 to September 21, 2014

The Prince Edward County Studio Tour is celebrating its 21st 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

Prince Edward County Music Festival

September 19, 2014 to September 28, 2014


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 19-28, 2014.

The "Starlab" at Macaulay Heritage Park

September 29, 2014 to October 03, 2014

A special travelling exhibit is coming from the Royal Ontario Museum, reserved during the day exclusively for visiting schools!  Participants crawl into the Starlab and sit around a central projector to experience the stars and the constellations around them! 

Book your class early!

Special evening program for the general public on Thursday October 2nd.  Please call for details.

23 Church Street, Picton

Contact: Janice Hubbs, Site Curator  613-968-9678

The Maker's Hand

October 31, 2014 to November 02, 2014

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.

Wassail by Candlelight at Macaulay House

November 29, 2014 2:00 pm to December 13, 2014 6:00 p.m.

Take a break from the bustle and travel back in time to an 1850's holiday season!  The kitchen hearth will offer an array of heritage foods to sample.  Period decorations, aglow in candlelight will fill the young and the young-at-heart with true Christmas spirit.  Pick up special stocking stuffers from the museum's unique gift shop. 

This is a fantastic annual event hosted by the Prince Edward County Winegrowers Association (PECWA).  Held on Wassail weekends (November 29th, December 6th and December 13th) the fun starts at 2 pm and runs until 6 pm at 35 Church Street in Picton

Contact: Jennifer Lyons, Head Curator  613-476-2148 Ext. 258  


Picton Santa Claus Parade

November 30, 2014

Parade starts at 2:00 pm.  For more information contact Picton BIA 613-476-7901

Christmas in the Village

December 06, 2014 1 pm to 4 pm

Tour around various destinations in Ameliasburgh Village.  Plan a stop at the Town Hall and decorate Christmas cookies and evergreens; drop by the Museum's log cabin to experience an authentic settler Christmas; crafts and activities will be at the Victoria Schoolhouse and the Al Purdy Branch Library as well!  This is a FREE family-friendly event!  1:00 pm to 4:00 pm  

Village of Ameliasburgh

Admission by donation

Contact: Jennifer Lyons, Head Curator  613-476-2148 Ext 258  

Christmas Dinner

December 25, 2014 12:00 noon

Christmas is for everyone.  FREE Christmas Dinner & Dessert, door prizes, Christmas music and candy,

December 25th at noon at the Picton Community Centre Hall.  For home delivery, transportation or more

information call 613-476-2622.  On Christmas Day call 613-471-0950

Sponsored by Gilead Fellowship & many friends.

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