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Capital Christmas – Festival of Lights and Trees

Cameco Capitol Arts Centre 20 Queen St, Port Hope

The Capitol Theatre welcomes you back to view the beautiful display of trees, wreaths and festive gifts up for raffle - the 25th anniversary edition! Once again, to keep our visitors safe, we will be creating a socially distanced tree viewing experience on-site as well as offering a virtual slideshow component that allows guests the ability to enjoy Capitol Christmas and enter the raffle from the comfort of their own home!

Free
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Public Space at the Visual Arts Centre of Clarington

Visual Arts Centre of Clarington 143 Simpson Avenue, Bowmanville

The Visual Arts Centre of Clarington (VAC) is pleased to present Public Space, a year-long transforming project founded on artistic and cultural collaboration. Five artists are facilitating collaboration-based participatory and community-focused programming for underserved Durham Region groups and non-profit organizations.

Free
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One by One Art Show

Belleville Art Association 208 Front Street, Belleville

Belleville Art Association hosts its annual One by One Art Show in its downtown gallery. More than 100 paintings - all 12" by 12" - are available for sale. Whatever your favourite style in art is, BAA is sure you can find a piece you love among the artworks that will be filling the gallery walls.

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ANDARA Gallery presents: “Holiday Photo in the Barn”

Andara Gallery 54 Wilson Road, Bloomfield, Prince Edward County

ANDARA Gallery announces its 2nd Annual “Holiday Photo in the Barn”. Our century-old barn will be decked out for the holidays with a festive portrait seating area featuring a stunning 15-foot Christmas tree. Holiday Photo in the Barn is free in exchange for a donation to the Prince Edward County Memorial Hospital Foundation’s “Back the Build” campaign. Call to book.

Free
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AGN’s 43rd Juried Exhibition

Art Gallery of Northumberland 55 King Street West, Cobourg

Our 43rd Juried Exhibition welcomes 150 works in a variety of mediums, big and small - from our community and beyond. We thank our jurors, Sonya Jones, Jessica Outram and Susan Taylor, for their time and thoughtful contemplation in selecting works for this show – never an easy task!

Free
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Tension Exhibition at the AGN

Art Gallery of Northumberland 55 King Street West, Cobourg

"Tensions" - Selections from the Permanent Collection - features 6 sculptural works from the Art Gallery of Northumberland’s Permanent Collection. The works are tied together through their visual and material similarities and the responses they elicit.

Free
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ANDARA Gallery presents: Holiday Photo in the Barn

Andara Gallery 54 Wilson Road, Bloomfield, Prince Edward County

Everyone is invited to make a reservation to book a photo session with a small group of family, friends or work colleagues (max. of 8 persons) for a socially distanced holiday photo! You supply your own camera phone(s). We will take the photo for you in exchange for a donation to the PECM Hospital Foundation's "Back The Build" campaign!

Free
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ANDARA Gallery presents: ODE to JOY Art Show and Sale

Andara Gallery 54 Wilson Road, Bloomfield, Prince Edward County

ANDARA Gallery presents its 2nd Annual ODE to JOY Art Show and Sale. In addition to encaustic paintings and fine art photographs in a range of sizes, painter Andrew Csafordi will be offering small paintings of colourful beeswax and mixed media, and photographer Tara Wilkinson will launch her limited edition framed print “Festive Doors of Prince Edward County”.

Free
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Ode to Joy Exhibition at ANDARA Gallery

Andara Gallery 54 Wilson Road, Bloomfield, Prince Edward County

ANDARA Gallery presents its second annual Ode to Joy Art Show & Sale, featuring the works of encaustic painter Andrew Csafordi and fine art photographer Tara Wilkinson.

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Prints & Multiples Show

2Gallery 256 Main St. W., Picton

2Gallery presents its holiday Prints & Multiples Show, featuring works by both our gallery artists and selections from our historical and secondary market collections. Fine art prints, glass, works on paper, limited editions, photography, posters, and multiples hang alongside a selection of “small work” paintings and art books – all suitable for giving this holiday season. 

Free
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Ol Tyme Christmas in the Cabin

Ameliasburgh Heritage Village 517 Cty. Rd. 19, Ameliasburgh

Be sure to visit us at Ameliasburgh Heritage Village to see the decorated log cabin and to get a picture with ol' Kris Kringle! Activities, including paper chain, jingle bell and snowflake making, will take place in the church building. Donations welcome for the Storehouse Foodbank. Register to attend.

Free
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Capitol Christmas – Festival of Lights & Trees

Cameco Capitol Arts Centre 20 Queen St, Port Hope

The Capitol Theatre welcomes you back to view the beautiful display of trees, wreaths and festive gifts up for raffle - the 25th anniversary edition! Once again, to keep our visitors safe, we will be creating a socially distanced tree viewing experience on-site as well as offering a virtual slideshow component that allows guests the ability to enjoy Capitol Christmas and enter the raffle from the comfort of their own home!

Free
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Quinte West Holiday Market

Centennial Park 12 Couch Crescent, Quinte West

A festive holiday market is coming to Centennial Park! Using the pop-ups sheds in the park, the City of Quinte West will celebrate the holiday season with a festive market. For three weekends in December, vendors will be open to spread holiday cheer. Bring the whole family to visit the local vendors, enjoy sweet treats and take in the live entertainment! 

Free
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Christmas at the Harbour with Tenacity & Friends

Picton Harbour 35 Bridge Street, Picton

Come and walk through the Festive Path down by the Picton Harbour and take in the holiday sights and sounds. Many community businesses and organizations will be on site with their wonderful and creative creations. There will be enough Christmas magic to delight everyone. Donations will be collected instead of admission. Proceeds will be split between our selected local children's charities, The ROC & Raising a Village PEC. Tickets required for admission.

Free
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Celtic Yuletide at The Eddie

The Eddie Hotel & Farm 15786 Loyalist Parkway, Wellington

A weekend of Holiday Concerts at The Eddie! Join us for an evening of Celtic music featuring The Bookends, a modern Celtic band, blending traditional Celtic tunes with a modern feel. Based in beautiful Stratford, The Bookends began as a summer backyard jam evolved into a greater passion and dedication to reimagining favourite tunes from the Irish and Celtic tradition.

$30.00
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Christmas in Rosewood at Theatre in the Wings

Theatre in the Wings 30 Bridge Street East, Belleville

A Christmas Eve blizzard has stranded the most unlikely people in the most unlikely places in Rosewood. Will anyone make it to the Rosewood Model Railroad Club’s annual Christmas Eve potluck? Or to Pastor Ted's Christmas service? With his usual mix of humour and charm, playwright Peter Paylor takes us for a winter ride that chills the bones and warms the heart!

$20.00
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The Christmas Tree at Pinnacle Playhouse

Pinnacle Playhouse 256 Pinnacle St, Belleville

The Belleville Theatre Guild is pleased to announce their December theatre production and the first production of the 2021-22 season: Norm Foster's The Christmas Tree, directed by Warren Christiani and produced by Liz Marshall. Proof of vaccination required to enter the Pinnacle Playhouse.

$15.00
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Miracle on Queen Street

Cameco Capitol Arts Centre 20 Queen St, Port Hope

Behold! A Holiday Miracle! Seven of Canada’s most daring and hilarious improvisers descend on the Capitol Theatre to bring you a divine evening of script-less holiday merriment … out of thin air. A new, surprising, joyous show each night performed by a cast of Canadian Comedy Award winning improv all-stars.

$40.00
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Sleeping Beauty Panto at the Stirling Festival Theatre

Stirling Festival Theatre 41 West Front St., Stirling

Panto returns to the Stirling Festival Theatre main stage: Sleeping Beauty. Princess Slumber-Lee can’t stop napping. Prince Carmen Machiatto can’t fall asleep. They have been cursed by an evil sorceress. It has been a long slumber, you Stirling Beauties. It’s time to wake up and get your tickets. Featuring both naughty and family performances.