February 2020 Events & FestivalsFEBRUARY 2020 in The County 

Bundle up and come on down for a warm County break! February is the calm before the busy spring season in the County. It’s an ideal time to visit for some R&R or a winter getaway.

Winter Celebrations

Potato Festival in Milford ~ Jan 31 to Feb 1 at Milford Town Hall: Everything to do with potatoes. Bingo, Potato Activities and Lunch … Details }   #Festivals / Fairs

ICE BOX Art in the Heart of Winter ~ Feb 1/2 and Feb 8/9 at Macaulay Heritage Park, Picton. The Department of Illumination Artistic Company is brightening up winter … Details }   #Ice Box, #Art

Valentines events in the County ~ Feb 12-15. Dinners, dances, romantic getaways, chocolate and wine pairings and more … # Valentines }

Vinter FestivalVinterfest ~ Feb 14 to 16: County winegrowers present their Vinter Festival (a play on the words vintner and winter), over Family Day weekend offering winter art, food and wine pairings in unique County winery venues. … Details }   #Sip / Savour

Flashback February photoFlashback February ~ Feb 15 to22. A celebration of the history and heritage of Prince Edward County, a week-long collection of workshops, talks, films, performances, trivia and more, all showcasing…    #Flashback February

family building a snowmanFamily Day is Monday Feb 17.  Spend the weekend with your family at these events in The County … #Family Day

Winter Getaways

Runaway RoosterRunaway Rooster BnB & Guest Cottage. Winter Wine, Dine, Stay Package. Reduced rate 2-nights accommodation. romanceRomantic Getaways. Inns, wineries, spas, and intimate dining experiences in The County.
Starlit Properties at Smith’s Bay Enjoy the brilliant skyscape and constantly changing waterfront view. Wheelchair accessible. English Rose B&B and Spa English Rose B&B, Spa, Holistic Healing getaway package. Walking distance to Picton Harbour & park, restaurants, theatre, art galleries and shopping.
Twin BirchTwin Birch Cottages & Suites ~ Winter Getaway Specials. Waterfront Resort at the edge of Wellington savingsBefore you travel, check out February Deals & Discounts Activities   Food •  Wine
Edgewater B&BEdgewater B&B ~ A modern Cape Cod home overlooking beautiful Picton Harbour & Yacht Club. 5-minute walk to downtown Picton. Modern LodgeModern Lodge Luxury rental set amidst a beautiful forest of spruce trees. Winter Getaway Packages  …
Black River B&B Black River B&B Waterfront adult-only B&B in a park-like sanctuary.  Sumptuous vegetarian, gluten free breakfasts overlooking the river. Sandbanks Vacations & ToursSandbanks Vacations & Tours Winter Getaway Package Specials – Save 30% on 2-3 night getaways, or book one night.
The ManseThe Manse Boutique Inn Romantic getaways. Winery tours. Spa. Inn takeovers … Jacksons Falls Country InnJacksons Falls Country Inn Experience the fusion of European and First Nations cultures.  Girlfriends Weekends.
LittleJohn FarmLittlejohn Farm~ A Wellness Farm ~ Unique Farm Stay Experience • Guided Wine Tours •  Culinary Workshops isaiah tubbs resort isaiah tubbs resort Overlooking Sandbanks • Family vacations • Weddings • Conferences

Winter getaway packages

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February tip

Signs of Spring ??

groundhog day7th Annual Groundhog Day Party at Three Dog Winery ~ Feb 1: Free hot dog and marshmallow roast on the open bonfire. Family fun and wine for adults  No groundhogs will be harmed during this event. … Details }   #Outdoor

Seedy Saturday ~ Feb 29 at PECI Gymnasium in Picton. Annual community seed swap. Over 30 seed vendors, presentations, delicious food, a kids’ area, seed swap  … Details }   #Sales / Markets

Black River Summer: Exhibition & Sale ~ Feb 1 to 29 at Artistic Inklings in Picton: Reception: Saturday, Feb 15, 6-8pm. A display of plein air painting in Prince Edward County. … Details }   #Art

The County’s Royal Connections

Prince Edward County was recently featured on Global News Morning Show, in “Why Should Meghan and Harry move to Prince Edward County”. Read more }

The County's Royal Connections

You’ll Be Entertained

Yum Yum’s Comedy Club ~ Feb 1 at The Back Room in Picton, presented by Short Attention Spa, a comedy love variety show featuring the best local comedians and amazing out-of-town guests. … More information }   #Theatre / Comedy

Justin Rutledge in concert at ICE BOX ~ Feb 2 at Macaulay Heritage Park, Picton. Juno Award-winning singer-songwriter Justin Rutledge performs an intimate concert accompanied by Tom Juhas at Macaulay Church. … Details }   #Ice Box, Live Music

From Europe with LoveFrom Europe with Love: Festival Players ~ Sunday Feb 9 at The Studio Theatre in Wellington: Featuring past and present members of the Royal Concert Gebouw Orchestra and Ensemble Made in Canada. Classical chamber works … Details }   #Live Music

Dance Your Pants Off Full Moon Party ~ Feb 9 at Parson’s Brewing Co.: Dance to the New Decade, Dance to celebrate life, Dance to get your steps in … Whatever your reason, just come and dance! … More information }   #Live Music

Jeremie Albino at the Regent Theatre ~ Feb 15 at The Regent Theatre: All Ages. A natural and an original, created by an alchemy with heart … Details }   #Live Music

An Afternoon at the Movies Organ Concert ~ Feb 16 at Picton United Church, home to a huge and historic pipe organ. Hear it highlighted with theme songs from Mission Impossible, The Empire Strikes Back … More information }   #Flashback February, #Live Music

Shooting StarsShooting Stars: Festival Players ~ Feb 16 at The Studio Theatre in Wellington: Featuring the recipients of the Rebanks Foundation Residency Programme. An afternoon of delightful and varied selection of music for violin, viola and cello. … Details }   #Live Music

Flashback February: County Trivia ~ Feb 19 at The Waring House. Think you know The County? Steve Campbell’s willing to bet he can stump you!  … More information }   #Flashback February

Ain’t Misbehavin’: A Speakeasy Murder Mystery ~ Feb 21 at The Back Room: Interrogate suspects and uncover the murderer before the fuzz catch wind. In this 1920’s themed murder mystery bar patrons mingle and question one another…. More information }   #Flashback February, Theatre / Comedy

Flashbacks! A Taste That! Comedy Show of Local Lore ~ Feb 22 : at the Back Room in Picton. Flashback February and The County’s Artisanal Comedy Troupe: Taste That! present “Flashbacks” an improvised comedy show where local celebrities share stories of life in the 1960s, 70s, 80s,and 90s in Prince Edward County. … More information }   #Flashback February, Theatre / Comedy

An Evening with the Trews ~ Feb 29 at The Regent Theatre:  The Trews are among the most prolific, electrifying, and innovative rock bands on the planet … Details }   #Live Music

Active & Outdoors

Prince Edward County Sled Drag ~ Saturday Feb 1 at Loch Sloy Prince Edward Air Base. Classes: non studded trail stock studded improved stock studded modified (chisel or trail studs )… Details }   #Outdoor

Sand Dunes Cup ~ Feb 8/9 at Isaiah Tubbs Resort, hosting The Ontario Snowmobile Oval Racers on West Lake. … Details }   #Outdoor

Family Fishing Days ~ Feb 15 to 17: Ontario Family Fishing Days are a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without the fishing card. … Details }   #Outdoor

Family Day / Snowfest ~ Feb 17 at Sandbanks Provincial Park: The Friends of Sandbanks and the Sandbanks Provincial Park host a winter event that includes cross-country skiing, tobogganing and other outdoor activities … Details }   #Outdoor, #Family Day

snowflakeX-country skiing, Snowshoeing, Hockey, Skating, Curling and more …   More information }

Coming in March

March 14/15 & March 20/21/22The Ladies Foursome at Mount Tabor Community Playhouse
March 17St. Patrick’s Day celebrations
March 27Matt Andersen with Shaun Kirk at The Regent Theatre
March 28/29Maple in The County weekend
March 28Becky Elliott “Live” at Walt’s Sugar Shack

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