January newsletterTASTE * TOUR * EXPLORE * UNWIND…….January 2019

There are lots of winter-time activities to choose from! Cross country skiing, ice fishing, hockey, skating, and winter celebrations … Or, just cozy up by a roaring fire with some good food, good wine and good friends!

Winter Getaways

Think warm to get you through the Winter – and book now for Summer to avoid disappointment.

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 this winter …  
LittleJohn FarmLittlejohn Farm ~ A Wellness Farm ~ Unique Farm Stay Experience • Guided Wine Tours •  Culinary Workshops •  Access Bars 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 sky scape.
Sunrise Cottage ResortSunrise Cottage Resort
Waterfront Resort with Luxury Cottages. Ideal for family vacations, group events & reunions
Jacksons Falls Country InnJacksons Falls Country Inn
Experience the fusion of European and First Nations cultures. Girlfriends Weekends • Group Getaways • Winter Escape Package …
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 Tours •  Stay & Play Pkgs • Half Day Tours • Lunch & Wine Tours • Group or Corporate Pkgs
isaiah tubbs resort isaiah tubbs resort
Overlooking Sandbanks • Family vacations • Weddings • Conferences  •  Christmas & New Year’s packages
The ManseThe Manse Boutique Inn
The perfect place for that special occasion.  Romantic getaways, Girls packages, Wine tours …
More Getaway Experiences to Remember «  Romantic Getaways ☆ Nature Retreats ☆ Foodie Delights ☆ County Culture ☆ Group Gatherings ☆ Action & Adventure ☆  Girls Getaways ☆ Lakeside Escapes ☆  Spa Packages

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potato festivalPotato Festival in Milford ~ January 25 & 26 at Milford Town Hall: Everything to do with potatoes. Learn interesting facts about potatoes, children’s crafts with potatoes, and potato games. Come out and meet … More information }



fiddleFiddle & Frostbite ~ December 28 @ 2pm at Mount Tabor Community Playhouse: Tickets $20, available at Books & Company in Picton Proceeds go to the Picton Food Bank … More information }

Christmas in December ~ Dec. 29 and 30 at 8pm at Mount Tabor Community Playhouse: Hosted by The County’s Artisanal Comedy Troupe: Taste That. Join The County’s own band of mischief-makers, TASTE THAT in Milford this Christmas for a County comedy tradition. … More information }

Cue the Funk ~ January 18 at The Waring House: We’re so excited…and we just can’t hide it!…Cue the Funk at the Waring Hall! Come dance the night away and enjoy some delicious food and beverages by the Waring House. Tickets $15 in advance … More information }

Two Bands, One Stage ~ January 20 at The Regent Theatre … More information }


Art is everywhere

photo by Phil NortonArts on Main WINTER Show ~ until January 27 at Arts on Main Gallery in Picton. An artist-run gallery of 25 LOCAL ARTISTS together in ONE LOCATION … More information }

Contemplative Photography workshop ~ Sunday January 13 with instructor County Photographer Phil Norton and guest co-presenter, Liz Bourgeois from Kingston. Contemplative Photography is a new way of seeing for many, but actually an old way where film photographers had to think before spending the money to shoot.  … More information }

Purposeful Painting ~ Paint Night fundraiser – Thursday January 31 at Isaiah Tubbs. Enjoy your favourite beverage and learn to paint a lovely winter painting.  Up to $15 from every ticket sale will benefit the PEC Pet Food Bank. … More information }

Winter Sports

Sand Dunes Cup – Ontario Snowmobile Oval Racers ~ January 19 & 20 hosted by Isaiah Tubbs Resort at West Lake. Racing begins at 10:30am … More information }

X-COUNTRY SKIING: For cross-country skiiers, Sandbanks Provincial Park has 10 kms of trails, and Macaulay Mountain conservation area has 11 km. Or, try snowshoeing the frozen dunes for an uncommon view of a popular beach.

ICE FISHING: Test your mettle as the mercury goes down with some ice fishing. The Bay of Quinte is one of the top walleye fishing spots in the world. Several local businesses offer ice-fishing packages and accommodation packages.

HOCKEY: The County loves its hockey! The Wellington Dukes are a Junior “A” ice hockey team from Wellington. The Picton Pirates are a Canadian Junior ice hockey team based in Picton.

ICE SKATING: The County offers 2 rinks with public skating, and Wellington also has an outdoor rink.

CURLING: Join in on the fun at Prince Edward Curling Club.

FITNESS & AQUATICS: Prince Edward Fitness & Aquatic (PEFAC) facility provides recreational, physical, therapeutic and social opportunities for all ages and abilities.

INDOOR WALKING PROGRAMS: Keep active even in cold weather with indoor walking programs at P.E.C.I., Wellington Community Centre indoor track, or Community Care for Seniors programs.

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