June in the County

WINE * DINE * STAY * PLAY…… June 2019

It’s JUNE in the County!  Join us for Art in the County, live music, garden show, seasonal markets and more …

June Getaways

Summer is coming. Check out these fabulous summer getaways …

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. Special Getaway Packages  …  
Starlit Properties at Smith’s Bay
The water is crystal clear, shallow, with a sandy bottom. Swim, fish, snorkel, kayak, canoe, relax. Enjoy the brilliant skyscape.
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.
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
Wine & County Unveiled Tours •  Mid-week tour Special • Stay & Play Pkgs •  Lunch & Wine Tours • Group or Corporate Pkgs
At the Lake SuitesAt the Lake Suites ~ Two beautifully appointed suites, each with their own fireplace.  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
The ManseThe Manse Boutique Inn
The perfect place for that special occasion.  Romantic fireplace rooms.
Bees Knees BnBBees Knees BnB
Walk to downtown Picton, close to arts and culture, restaurants & wineries.
vacationMore Getaway Experiences to Remember   Romantic Getaways ☆ Nature Retreats ☆ Foodie Delights ☆ County Culture ☆ Group Gatherings ☆ Action Vacations ☆  Girls Getaways ☆ Lakeside Escapes savingsBefore you travel, check out June Deals & Discounts
Spring Room Rates •  Food •  Wine


Midweek wine tour specialMidweek Special – Half Day Wine Tour with Sandbanks Vacations & Tours. Are you planning a midweek visit to Prince Edward County? Do you love wine? Do you hate crowds? Then we have the tour for you! Enjoy the wine without the crowd with our midweek half day wine tour special.  Details




mmmmm! Food & Wine

Down East Lobster Dinner ~ Saturday June 15 at Prince Edward Masonic Hall. Order of the Eastern Star presents our 13th annual Down East LOBSTER DINNER. Net proceeds from this event will be in support of PRINCE EDWARD AIR CADETS … More information }

Ribs, Rock & Rosé ~ Saturday June 15 at Three Dog Winery: Our annual Rosé release party. … More information }

Uncork CanadaUncork Canada – Taste Canada’s Best Wines! ~ Saturday June 15 at Prince Edward County Community Centre: A unique tasting event of award-winning wines sourced from the All Canadian Wine Championships. .. More information }

Honey and Herb Day ~ Saturday June 22 at Honey Pie Hives and Herbals. Rain or Shine event. This summer solstice you are invited to a celebration of honeybees and herbs! Taste honey from around the world, play honeybee games … More information }

Harvest Experience – A Celebration of Summer! ~ Saturday June 29 at Littlejohn Farm: Join us for a day of music, food and fun on the farm. Littlejohn Farm Harvest Experience is designed to showcase the plethora of cuisine that is produced on our land with emphasis given to highlighting the beauty of our perfect vegetables! … More information }

More Culinary Delights of the County

While you’re in the County, also check out

Father’s Day Celebrations

Celebrate your Dad on Fathers Day ~ Sunday June 16.  Here are some idea starters …

  • Wellington Elks Father’s Day Breakfast
  • Craft Beer Tour!
  • Take Dad fishing during this license-free weekend.
  • Father’s Day brunch or dinner
  • Check here for  Father’s Day activities in The County

    Art is Everywhere!

    Baxter Arts Centre

    Join us for summer Programs at Baxter Art Centre in Bloomfield, a community space for arts, education and creativity.   Find out more }

    Featured Artists at The Loft Gallery / The Local Store ~ May 27 to June 10 – Aileen Hern; June 10 to June 24 – Linda Barber; June 24 to July 8 – Tina Osborne … More information }

    The Group of Sevenish ~ June 1 & 2 at Wellington Town Hall: A collective of painters, photographers and sculptors … More information }

    Wellington Art Walk ~ June 7-8-9: @ 10am-5pm Discover a thriving community of creators … More information }

    Art in the CountyArt in the County ~ June 21 to July 7 at The Armoury, Picton. Art in the County is an annual juried exhibition of the highest quality of work by renowned County artists and artisans. … More information }

    In Osmosis, June 23 to September 2 at The Armoury in Picton. An exhibition of paintings and poetry, exploring our connection with water, and inspired by the importance of protecting our waters. More information }

    Arts on Main Gallery Summer Show ~ May 23 to August 19 at Arts on Main Gallery in Picton. Our Summer Show of original artworks created by 25 celebrated County artists. Be sure to visit the BACKROOM Show “Earth” May 1 to June 26… More information }

    Picton Art Crawl ~ Thursday June 27 5pm – 8pm: Explore the galleries and art spaces in Picton on foot! 4th Thursday June – September … More information }

    Follow the Arts Trail through the spectacular countryside and meet the talented artists and gallery owners who make The County a beautiful place to relax, explore and unwind. artstrail.ca

    Live Music Events music

    Sweet Nostalgia – Songs From Our L.P.’s ~ Saturday June 1 at St. Mary Magdalene Church in Picton: Enjoy Command Performance Choir, the County’s community choir, as it presents a concert of choral arrangements of popular music from the 60’s, 70’s and 80’s. … More information }

    Quarter Moon Coffee House ~ Thursday June 6 at Baxter Arts Centre in Bloomfield: Great open stage music, free admission, good coffee and cookies! … More information }

    Shout Sister! Choir Storehouse Foodbank Fundraising Concert ~ Thursday June 6 at St Mary Magdalene Church in Picton: Fundraiser directed by Georgette Fry … More information }

    Milford Shed Dance ~ Saturday June 8 : at Milford Shed at the Fairgrounds in Milford … More information }

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    Sharon, Bram & Friends Farewell Tour ~ Saturday June 15 at The Regent Theatre in Picton: Join the beloved children’s entertainers on their 40th Anniversary farewell tour. … More information }

    Concert in the Park (Waupoos) ~ Sunday June 16 at North Marysburgh Recreation Centre in Waupoos: Featuring David Doucette-Fiddle Earth, presented by North Marysburgh Recreation Committee. .. More information }

    Concerts in the Park (Wellington) ~ Tuesday evenings @ 6:30pm at Wellington Park: Featuring the Reasons on June 18, and the Fade Kings on June 25, hosted by Wellington District Lions Club … More information }

    QEMA’s Music Night ~ Wednesday June 19 at Wellington Town Hall: Featuring Terry Spilchen and Friends … More information }

    Keaton Live ~ Thursday June 20 at Picton Elks Lodge. Keaton Ryan is a hip-hop artist from Kingston, Ontario. His music has been applauded for its ability to deliver energetic and provocative material while also providing thoughtful social commentary. … More information }

    The Art of the Song ~ Friday June 21 at Athol Town Hall, Cherry Valley. An intimate evening with songwriters Justin Rutledge, Matt Barber, Lisa Bozikovic … More information }

    PEC FEST 2 “The County’s Rock & Blues Fest” ~ June 21 to 23 at Crystal Palace, Picton. Creating a weekend filled with blues and rock music, including Juno winners last year and much more. … More information }

    music noteEnjoy a wide variety of Music throughout the County – at pubs, wineries, markets, open mic nights, in the park, in barns … More information }


    Festival PlayersFestival Players of Prince Edward County 2019 Season Tickets are on sale now for an exciting summer of professional theatre in The County. Festival Players is the County’s professional theatre company and a cherished part of County culture for more than ten years. Festival Players is led by Artistic Director Graham Abbey.  Check it out }



    lilac rideRotary Lilac Ride ~ Sunday May 26 at Prince Edward County Community Centre: Join us for our 4th annual Picton Rotary charity cycling event supporting PEC’s“ Reaching For Rainbows”. This annual event features three marked courses (27km, 57km, 100km)… More information }

    June 1Terroir Run
    June 7Relay for Life at Prince Edward County Community Centre
    June 11Teeing Up Fore Health Care at Picton Golf & Country Club
    June 22Armdrop Drag Racing at Picton Airfield


    Seasonal Markets

    Local Store PEC

    Discover County Made!  The Local Store on West Lake Road features over 150  local artists & artisans, local food producers plus antiques.  Open daily April 28 to November. Visit The Local Store online at local-pec.com



    Wellington Market ~ an eclectic, outdoor market on the shore of Lake Ontario. Saturdays from May 18 to October 12 @ 8am to 1pm. More information }

    Picton Pride Market ~ Saturday June 1 at Benson Park, Picton. Join Bay of Quinte Pride and Picton BIA for the first annual Picton Pride Market. We will be featuring local Queer and Allied business owners and merchants. … More information }

    The Market in Waupoos ~ Saturday June 8 @ 9:00 am – 2:00 pm at North Marysburgh Recreation Centre: This is our Grand Opening. To book a table please email … More information }

    Second Saturday Market ~ Saturday June 8 at Macaulay Heritage Park in Picton: Search for vintage, retro, handmade or rummage sale finds at this monthly market. Stroll the grounds, explore the permanent Indigenous History exhibit in Macaulay Church and refuel with wood-fired pizza … More information }



    bouquets of flowersCounty Blooms – The County Garden Show ~ Saturday June 15 at Wellington Town Hall: Prince Edward County Horticultural Society is the host for this annual event. Free admission. … More information }

    Do you love fresh flowers? You can receive premium, sustainably grown flowers, fresh from beautiful Prince Edward County throughout the spring and summer seasons. Sign up online for the Floralora Flower subscription }

    Workshop – Growing Beauty: Naturalistic Garden and Floral Design ~ Saturday June 29: All levels of experience and knowledge welcome. An inspiring half day of experiential learning and inspiration at a beautiful lakefront farm, led by Sas Long, floral designer and flower farmer; and Ben O’Brien, landscape designer and plantsman. … More information }

    June 8Rock Hound Fossil Hunt at Half Moon Bay Winery
    June 27All About Bats with Terry Sprague at Rose House Museum



    CommunityQueen Elizabeth School and Pinecrest Memorial School ALUMNI REUNION ~ Saturday June 8: QEMA (Quinte Educational Museum) is planning a day for former students, teachers, principals, educational assistants, secretaries, volunteers and custodians to meet again and renew friendships from days gone by. … More information }

    Pride Week ~ June 1 – 9: In partnership with Bay of Quinte Pride, Picton is proud to present programming celebrating the LGBTQ+ community. … More information }

    Coming in July

    July 1 – Canada Day
    until July 7 – Art in the County at The Armoury
    July 6 – The Guess Who: No Sugar Tonight! at The Regent Theatre
    July 6/7 & 13/14 – Lavender Festival at Prince Edward County Lavender Farm
    July 6 – Fish Fry at Mariners Park Museum at Mariners Park Museum
    July 6 – The Group of Sevenish at Wellington Town Hall
    July 6 – PEC Yoga Festival at Crystal Palace
    July 6 – A Town & Country Garden Tour
    July 7 – PwC MS Bike – Prince Edward County at Prince Edward County Community Centre
    July 9 – 21 – Outside Mullingar | Festival Players at Festival Players Studio Theatre
    July 10 – Sue Foley Show at The Regent Theatre
    July 12 – Tommy Youngsteen- Fleetwood Mac “Rumours”
    July 12 – Pedaling for Parkinson’s in PEC at Milford Fairgrounds
    July 12 – Antique, Vintage & Retro Sale at Curling Club at Picton Fairgrounds
    July 12 – Party in the Park (Benson Park, Picton)
    July 13 – Soap Box Derby in Bloomfield
    July 13 – Masters of Delusion at The Regent Theatre
    July 13 – Yoga with Alpacas at SHED Chetwyn Farms
    July 17 – Sandfest at Sandbanks Provincial Park
    July 19 – Healthy Parks, Healthy People Day
    July 20 – BioBlitz 2019 — Hudgin-Rose Property
    July 20 – Ride for Hospice
    July 25 – Picton Art Crawl
    July 26 & 27 – The Script Tease Project | Festival Players at Festival Players Studio Theatre
    July 26 – Classical Unbound Festival
    July 27 – Birds & Bees Fundraiser
    July 27 – Music at Port Milford Chamber Music Festival
    July 27 – Harvest Experience – A Celebration of Summer! at Littlejohn Farm
    • Art & cooking workshops, winery events, and more … Check details on the Prince Edward County calendar at www.visitthecounty.ca

    Join us for seasonal celebrations, festivals and fairs

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