SEP 29 – OCT 1

Quinte Canadian FilmFest

Did you know that 100 years ago, Trenton was Hollywood of the North? The Quinte Canadian FilmFest is Quinte's only film festival showcasing the best in local and Canadian cinema right here in the original Hollywood of the North! This inaugural festival will showcase short and feature film screenings locally and from across Canada, workshops, Q&A with filmmakers and some other great events connecting filmmakers and celebrating Canadian Film! Check out for more info!

Quinte West

42 Dundas St. W, Trenton ON

OCT 1 – OCT 1

Burge Preludes

Matthew Walton introduces and performs the Twenty-Four Preludes for solo piano by Kingston composer John Burge at the Clock Tower.

The Clock Tower Cultural Centre

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

OCT 3 – OCT 3
7:00 pm - 10:00pm

First Tuesday Muse

First Tuesday Muse poetry and spoken word event at the Tweedsmuir Tavern, 211 Victoria St. in Tweed from 7pm to 9pm on the first Tuesday of the month. Come out and hear poets and spoken word artists from the Greater Quinte Region and beyond. It is a non-profit “basket” event. If you wish to be part of the program contact us:

Tweedsmuir Tavern

211 Victoria Street, Tweed, Ontario

OCT 12 – OCT 12

Opening Night of “Our Town” – Belleville Theatre Guild

Join the Guild for the launch of its 2017-2018 season with "Our Town," written by Thornton Wilder and directed by Ian Feltham. Wilder's play gently opens the scrapbook of several lives in small-town New Hampshire at the beginning of the 20th century. He weaves their joys and sorrows into a magical and unforgettable tale of all humanity, a tale for which he won the Pulitzer Prize for Drama in 1938. Performances are at the Pinnacle Playhouse from October 12 to 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 information and tickets, call 613-967-1442. The show runs until Oct. 28.

Pinnacle Playhouse

256 Pinnacle Street, Belleville, Ontario K8N 3B1

OCT 13 – OCT 13

Readings & Reflections – Tick Talk at The Clock

Join author Judy Fong Bates and others as they read some of their favourite work, with musical reflections by pianist Brian Finley.

The Clock Tower Cultural Centre

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

OCT 13 – OCT 15
4:00pm - 5:15pm

Vintage Film Festival

A weekend of thirteen vintage movies from 1914 to 1967 with two silents accompanied by live piano. This year the theme is Canadian content - actors or directors but all are great movies.

Capitol Theatre Port Hope

20 Queen St, Port Hope, Ontario

OCT 13 – OCT 14
6pm - 9 pm

MURDER MYSTERY DINNER THEATRE – “Office Parties Can Be Murder!”

On the eve of his retirement, CEO Goldman Sacks is throwing the biggest party the company has ever seen. You are invited to come. It will be great. There will be infighting, office politics, secret romances and someone will die. Remember, office parties aren’t about fun, they are about survival. Written and directed by Ken MacDougall.

Stirling Festival Theatre - Upper Hall

41 West Front St. Stirling, Ontario

OCT 19 – OCT 19

HILARIOUS HAUNTED MANSION – An SFT Academy Show opens Oct 19

A group of kids start a rumor that the old house on the corner is haunted. The rumor spirals out of control and turns into an international incident! Written by Ken MacDougall. The show runs Oct. 19 to 29.

Stirling Festival Theatre

41 West Front St. Stirling, Ontario

OCT 25 – OCT 25
8 pm - 10 pm

PLAY READING “He Won’t Come In From The Barn!” by Ted Johns

An agricultural comedy for cynical tmes. Troubled by the changes in his life and by changes in farming, Aylmer decides to hole up in his barn, resist temptation, and ponder his condition. Live cows, pigs, and chickens contribute to the farcical goings on! Price: $20. Price does not include HST & Fee. All tickets booked within two weeks of the show date will be held at the Box Office for pick up so please do not add the mailing fee.

Stirling Festival Theatre - Upper Hall

41 West Front St. Stirling, Ontario

OCT 28 – OCT 28
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.

Hastings County Historical Society Annual Dinner & Celebration of History

A special evening is in store on Saturday, October 28. You are invited to enjoy a delicious dinner courtesy of Occasions by the Bay, served in a fantastic location (The National Air Force Museum of Canada) and spend the evening tapping your toes to the tunes of the 90-year old Commodores Orchestra. Be on hand for the launch of Bandleader Andy Sparling's new book on the history of this fabled local treasure. All this for only $65. Mark the date now; tickets will go on sale in late August.

National Air Force Museum of Canada, Trenton

220 RCAF Road, Trenton, Ontario

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