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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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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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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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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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Christmas at Macaulay House

Macaulay House 35 Church Street, Picton

Join us at Macaulay House to celebrate to celebrate the holiday season! Enjoy a tour of a festive Macaulay House and warm up with a cup of hot chocolate or hot apple cider. There will be caroling on the lawn with Shatterbox Theatre and vendors in our Stone Room. Admission is by donation

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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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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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Celtic Yuletide Matinee at The Eddie

The Eddie Hotel & Farm 15786 Loyalist Parkway, Wellington

A weekend of Holiday Concerts at The Eddie! Join us for an afternoon of Celtic music featuring Seventh Town, an acoustic Celtic/folk group based in Prince Edward County drawing musical inspiration from traditional and contemporary folk songs, reels, and jigs from Irish, Scottish, and Canadian traditions.

$30.00
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Quinte Ballet School Presents Holiday Dance 2021

The Empire Theatre 321 Front St., Belleville

The Quinte Ballet School of Canada Professional Training Program presents Holiday Dance 2021, featuring Nutcracker favourites. Taking place at The Empire Theatre in downtown Belleville, both adult and 16 & under ticket pricing is available. 

$28.00
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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.

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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 Ballet School Presents Holiday Dance 2021

The Empire Theatre 321 Front St., Belleville

The Quinte Ballet School of Canada Professional Training Program presents Holiday Dance 2021, featuring Nutcracker favourites. Taking place at The Empire Theatre in downtown Belleville, both adult and 16 & under ticket pricing is available. 

$28.00