Events



JUN 28 – SEP 14

QAC Gallery and Gift Shop Summer Show

This show will celebrate our member visual artists and the Bay of Quinte region for our summer visitors as well as local art lovers. The show will run from June 28 to September 14. Featured artists on the wall are James Archbold, Peter Bates, Emebet Belete, Donna Bonin, Marilyn Coulter, Daniel Fobert, John Granton, Kathryn Macdonald, Mike Macleod, Niki Mitz, Dawn Morin, Susan Moshynski, Tina Osborne, Linda Phipps Nicoll, Marc Poulin, Sandra Randle, Lola Reid Allin, Sheila Romard and Debby Smit. You can also browse the Gift Shop for unique and affordable items such as pottery, glass art, jewellery, stained glass, soaps, felted spirit dolls, woodwork, candles, scarves, etc. as well as a selection of CDs and DVDs produced by local artists and a large selection of books by local authors. The QAC Gallery & Gift Shop is open Tuesdays to Fridays, 9:30 am to 4:30 pm and on Saturdays from 10 am to 4 pm.

Quinte Arts Council Gallery and Gift Shop


36 Bridge St. East, Belleville, ON




JUL 7 – SEP 4
10:00am - 4:00pm

Songs of Summer Fundraiser Contest

This July, purchase a copy of Belleville Strong: Heroes and Other Poems by Karen Dack at the Quinte Arts Council Gallery & Gift Shop and enter to win the author's Songs of Summer Contest. Correctly match a list of artists with their songs and you can win a suite of prizes including 2 CDs (The Street I Lived On by Belleville musician Andy Forgie and 1 by the Beatles), a book (Oh What a Feeling: A Vital History of Canadian Music by Martin Melhuish) and a summer print. The contest runs from July 7th until September 4,2018 at the QAC and the Belleville Public Library. A portion of proceeds go to support the Firefighters' Toy Drive, Community Living Belleville and Area, and Canadian Cancer Society.

Quinte Arts Council


36 Bridge St. East, Belleville, ON




AUG 2 – AUG 18
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

The Drawer Boy

Festival Players will open our new Studio Theatre on Main Street Wellington with a new production of The Drawer Boy by Michael Healey. When young Miles visits the rural Ontario home of Morgan and Angus to research farm life for a new play, he unintentionally awakens the dark memories of their past. Directed by Graham Abbey, this production will feature Canadian theatre veterans Benedict Campbell, John Dolan, and one of Toronto’s most exciting young actors Marcel Stewart performing on the intimate Studio Theatre stage. An iconic Canadian script, The Drawer Boy won the Dora Award, Chalmers Award and Govenor General’s Award for best play.

The Studio Theatre


310 Main St., Wellington, Ontario




AUG 13 – OCT 1
10:00am - 5:00pm

Quinte Ballet School RECREATION Registration

Monday, August 13th marks the beginning of Quinte Ballet School of Canada's Fall term 1 registration for recreational dance. Ballet, Pointe, Jazz, Modern, Tap, Hip Hop, Adult Barre are among the classes offered, starting the week of September 10th. Contact Helen at 613-962-9274 extension 23 for more details. Visit the QBSC website for information on classes and schedules. Recreational dance with a professional approach.

Quinte Ballet School of Canada


196 Palmer Road, Belleville, Ontario




AUG 17 – AUG 18
7:30 PM - 9:30 PM

HASTINGS! The Musical

After Rave Reviews and countless sold out performances during our two week run at the Tweed Pavilion this past summer, Tweed & Company is ecstatic to announce that HASTINGS! A NEW MUSICAL will be touring regional theatres in the summer of 2018! This hilarious, foot stomping irreverent retelling of the History of Hastings County is sure to once again be the entertainment highlight of the season! Written by the Tweed & Company Ensemble with the assistance of the Hastings County Historical Society, this show features music from several up and coming and established Canadian composers.

The Empire Theatre


321 Front St, Belleville, ON K8N 2Z9




AUG 18 – AUG 18
7:00pm - 10:00pm

Pop-up Art Exhibition: Homegrown

HOMEGROWN features six young Belleville based artists who call this area home. Artwork will be presented in a temporary gallery space located in a split-level house. This one night only exhibition will take place on Saturday, August 18th from 7-10pm at 28 Oakridge Blvd located in the east end of Belleville. ARTISTS: Ashley King Caitlyn Kelleher Monika Kraska Shelby Lisk Natasha Macdonald Raven Mccoy Sabrina Stuckless /////////// This event is free to the public and artwork will be available for purchase. The gallery will unfortunately not be wheelchair accessible.

pop-up location


28 Oak Ridge Blvd, Belleville, ON K8N 5W1, Canada




AUG 18 – AUG 18
8:00pm - 10:00pm

Comedy Country: The Bloody Marys

The Bloody Marys is Second City Toronto MainStage Alumni Kirsten Rasmussen and Leigh Cameron. Together, they are an award-winning improv and sketch comedy duo known for their fast paced, dramatic and playfully gory style. Also performing is Taste That! The County's Artisanal Comedy Group. TICKETS: $12 advance (plus HST and fees) / $16 at the door (incl. HST)

Athol Rec Centre


1685 County Rd. 10, Cherry Valley, ON




AUG 19 – AUG 19
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

A Dance in the Garden, Sun on Stone

Sun on Stone, A Dance in the Garden at Oeno Gallergy, Sun. Aug. 19, 5:30 pm to 6:30 pm. The dance in the Sculpture Garden at Oeno Gallery is choreographed by Carol Anderson who will perform with six professional dancers. Live musical accompaniment by Kirk Elliott. The four acre Sculpture Garden at Oeno Gallery has over 60 sculptures set amongst dense pockets of lush flowers, winding paths, vine covered archways and a quarry pond.

Oeno Gallery


2274 Prince Edward County Road 1, Bloomfield, ON




AUG 19 – AUG 19
5:30 pm - 6:30 pm

A Dance in the Garden II: Sun on Stone at Oeno Gallery

On Sun. August 19, Carol Anderson and her professional troupe return in fine form to celebrate summer in Oeno Gallery's Sculpture Garden. Her professional group is known to inspire and delight audiences with their modern interpretations. Last year’s dance interpretation of the sculptures was a grand success. This year’s dance promises to be even better. Dance takes place Sun. Aug. 19, 5:30 pm - 6:30 pm.

Oeno Gallery


2274 Prince Edward County Road 1




AUG 21 – SEP 3

Tony Lassing Celebration Exhibit – looking for loans of Tony’s work

Douglas Robinson and Susan Holland are organizing a celebratory exhibit of Tony Lassing’s art at the Parrott Gallery in September. This is a call for loans of his work that you may own and wish now to share with a larger audience. Both Gallery 121 and the Quinte Arts Council have a sign-up sheet for this purpose. You may also contact Susan Holland at 613-968-6731 or Douglas Robinson at 613-408-8055. Work will need to be available no later than Sept. 3.

John M. Parrott Gallery, Belleville Library


254 Pinnacle St., Belleville, ON


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