Events



JUL 18 – JUL 18
2:00 p.m. - 4:00 p.m.

DRAWING ROOM

The Drawing Room offers non-instructional studio sessions to encourage the traditional practice of drawing and painting the human figure from a draped model. This program is held on the third Thursday of each month from 2 to 4 p.m. in the third floor meeting room at the John M. Parrott Art Gallery. For further information, please call 613-968-6731 x2040 or e-mail gallery@bellevillelibrary.ca

PARROTT GALLERY

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JUL 18 – JUL 18
6:00 p.m. - 7:30 p.m.

OPENING RECEPTION

The many talented photographers of Quinte Photo Club, and whimsical watercolour painter & children’s book illustrator Thérèse Cilia, invite you to join them for the opening reception of their respective shows on Thursday, July 18, 6-7:30 p.m. Both shows run until August 22.

PARROTT GALLERY

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JUL 19 – JUL 19
10:00 a.m. - 12:00 p.m.

DOODLE GROUP

Join us for our monthly doodling sessions on the 3rd Friday of the month. Bring your creations, tools of the trade, and a willingness to share your creativity. These FREE sessions are hosted by Marita Langlois from 10-12 p.m. at the Parrott Gallery. For more information all 613-968-6731 x2040 or join the Doodle Group on Facebook at http://www.facebook.com/groups/thedoodlegroup/ or visit bellevillelibrary.ca

PARROTT GALLERY

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JUL 19 – JUL 20
6:00pm - 10:00pm

Trenton Big Band Festival

The Commodores Orchestra, the world's longest-operating and Quinte-based big swing band, hosts the seventh annual Trenton Big Band Festival. Wrap yourself in the big band swing and dance music of yesteryear, up-close and personal! Tap your toes, snap your fingers, or dance the evening away by the beautiful Trent River in downtown Trenton. Free admission. Friday July 19: The Toronto All-Star Band Saturday July 20: The Commodores Orchestra and Martin Loomer's Orange Devils

RiverFront Square, Trenton

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JUL 19 – JUL 19
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Abbey Road to Woodstock

Remember 1969? We do, especially as we celebrate the 50th anniversary of Abbey Road with a chaser of Woodstock! Andy Forgie returns to The Barn with Big Black Smoke to relive all the hits from the Beatles’ cherished 1969 album, along with other Woodstock favourites from the same year including music of The Kinks, The Dave Clark Five, The Animals, The Hollies, The Stones and The Who… you name it! Before the Show: BBQ FRIDAY featuring BRITISH FARE BY MELLY ROLLS, 5:00 pm TO 7:00 pm. Reservations required 48 hours prior; please call the Box Office.

The Barn

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JUL 20 – JUL 20
2pm - 4pm

Manitoba Chamber Orchestra

Philip glass composed his Piano Concerto No 3 for piano and strings expressly for American pianist Simone Dinnerstein. Westben is honoured to welcome this internationally renowned pianist along with the Manitoba Chamber Ensemble conducted by Anne Manson as they present this remarkable piece full of grace and patient grandeur. Also included is the Double Concerto for Violins (Vivian Fung) and Dvorak’s tuneful American String Quartet arranged for string orchestra.*Pre-Concert Chat at 1 pm on Finding Philip Glass (included with concert ticket).

The Barn

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JUL 20 – JUL 20
7:00pm - 9:00pm

Chocolate Voices

Come taste the music with us! Join the multiple award-winning chocolatier Angela Roest from Centre & Main Chocolate and opera singer/author Chris Cameron and embark on a sonic-food pairing adventure like no other. Participate in this 20th anniversary VIP Experience and discover how sound heightens your sense of taste. It will surprise you. Join us at the Clock Tower in Campbellford. Limited seating, please call the Box Office for reservations and details.

The Clock Tower Cultural Centre


36 Front Street South, Campbellford, ON, K0L 1L0




JUL 20 – JUL 20
10pm - 12am

Moonlight

Brian Finley, piano Commemorating the 50th anniversary of the first lunar landing, Westben’s Artistic Director presents Beethoven’s Moonlight Sonata & Schubert’s Impromptus Op. 90 in a special late night concert.

The Barn

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JUL 21 – JUL 21
10am - 12pm

Secret Concert

Can’t say what, can’t say where – but curiosity and a bit of walking will get you there! Meet at The Barn to catch your ride to the Secret Concert adventure. Picnic Lunch included. Limited space; please call the Box Office for reservations and details.

The Barn

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JUL 21 – JUL 21
2pm - 4pm

John McDermott

He’s back – and this time with lights! Champion to lovers of Scottish and Irish music the world over, Canada’s superstar tenor John McDermott returns to The Barn with multi-instrumentalist Mark Lalama and special guests Dala, Juno nominees and winners of the 2010 Canadian Folk Music Award for Vocal Group of the Year.

The Barn

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