Events

July 15

Firebird: Little Red Theatre

July 15th

2:00 pm

97 Thomas St E

It’s a Special Event day at the L&A County Museum in Napanee!

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July 16

Butterflies Galore: A Pollinator Garden Afternoon at Macpherson House

July 16th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee!  On July 16th at 2pm join the Lennox & Addington Stewardship Council will be hosting a Pollinator Garden Afternoon for families at Macpherson House in Napanee. Come and learn more about our native butterflies and how to create a pollinator garden.

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July 17

Historical Play Day with Henrietta at Willow Castle

July 17th

1:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

For a kid focused tour day join Amber on July 17th from 1-4pm in the gardens of the Macpherson House. Children will be brought back in time to spend the afternoon with Henrietta Macpherson at Willow Castle. Dress up in historical clothing, play games, and do crafts from the 1800’s.

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July 18

Pottery Workshop

July 18th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On July 18th at 2pm join Linda Wilfram Fraser from Garden Studio who will be demonstrating the art of pottery. Visitors will have the opportunity to participate in the workshop and create a one of a kind potter piece for free!

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July 18

Waterside Summer Series Presents Brazilian Guitar Quartet

July 18th

7:15 pm

St Paul's Presbyterian Church, 1955 Stella 40 Foot Road, Stella, Amherst Island

The Waterside Summer Series returns to Amherst Island on July 18th at 7:15 pm. Brazilian Guitar Quartet takes to the stage at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church.

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July 23

Forest Trek: Applefun Puppetry

July 23rd

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Live event at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On July 23rd at 2pm Applefun Puppetry will be putting on a performance of Forest Trek.

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July 24

Fiddle Fire

July 24th

7:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Live Under the Stars event at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On July 24th at 7pm Violin sensation Chris McKhool gets children and families dancing, clapping, laughing and singing songs. Kids and their parent’s scat-sing become a rhythm section and join Chris on stage to play rare percussion instruments from around the world!

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July 25

The Napanee Country Jamboree

July 25th - July 28th

Napanee Fairgrounds, 170 York Street, Napanee

The Napanee Country Jamboree is on July 25th to 28th! The Jamboree features 4 days of jam-packed fun with local favorites and the best in Canadian country music. Over 40 performers will be taking the stage, including Hank Williams Revisited. This is a rain or shine event. Click here for more information.

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July 25

Fiddle and Shake: Music and Instrument Making

July 25th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On July 25th at 2pm join Mary Kennedy & Sharon McLaughlin for an afternoon of music exploration from Canada’s music history. Dance to some fiddle and harp music. Touch an old violin and take a look at how it looks inside, feel its wood and discuss how it is made and how it makes music. 

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July 27

Astrophotographers Assemble

July 27th

7980 County Road 41, Erinsville, ON

The Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area presents "Astrophotographers Assemble". It's an informal evening where night sky photographers - from novice to expert and everyone in between - are encouraged to come out and photograph the stars overhead. 

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July 29

Hempcrete Workshop

July 29th - August 1st

25 Curl Road, Yarker

At our Hempcrete Construction Intensive Workshop you will learn everything you need to know to create a remarkable home insulation material from the hemp plant and to install it in your building!

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July 30

Kartooning for Kids (and Kids at Heart)

July 30th

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On July 30th at 2pm join Tim Nimigan who will be demonstrating and leading a free workshop on Cartooning.

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August 1

What IS That Thing?: Queen’s Barefoot Players

August 1st

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Live event at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 1st at 2pm join The Queen’s Barefoot Players for a performance of What is that Thing?

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August 2

The Milky Way Stargazing Tour: Episode I

August 2nd - August 3rd

7980 County Road 41, Erinsville, ON

Don't miss the L&A County Dark Sky Viewing Area's The Milky Way Stargazing Tour: Episode I on Friday, August 2nd and Saturday, August 3rd.

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August 6

Mask making: To the Birds

August 6th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 6th at 2pm join mask maker Clelia Scala for a demonstration and free workshop in mask making. Celebrate the summer by making your own bird mask using collage and painting techniques.

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August 7

A (musical) Midsummers Night Dream: Driftwood Theatre Live Under the Stars

August 7th

7:30 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Live Under the Stars event at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 7th at 7:30pm join Driftwood Theatre for their performance of Shakespeare’s A Midsummers Night Dream. This summer, Driftwood Theatre celebrates 25 years of the Bard’s Bus Tour by revisiting Shakespeare’s most magical, musical story.

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August 8

Paper Making

August 8th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee!  On August 8th at 2pm join Wendy Cain for this hands-on demonstration of papermaking. This free workshop will introduce the participants to basic sheet forming with paper pulp and allow the participants to work with coloured paper pulps and prepared stencils to create a unique paper work, w

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August 9

Emerald Music Festival

August 8th - August 11th

12675 Front Road, Amherst Island

The Emerald Music Festival returns to Amherst Island from August 9th - 11th.  This year's entertainment includes Little Caesar & the Consuls, David McGrath, Rudy & Saddle Up, Blue River Band, and much more!

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August 9

Voodoo Rockfest

August 9th - August 10th

Napanee Fairgrounds, 170 York Street, Napanee

The 4th Annual Voodoo Rockfest is the home of AMAZING Independent ROCK bands and STELLAR tribute acts, fantastic food trucks, unique vendors, KIDS ZONE, Beer Gardens and camping. 

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August 10

Odessa Antique Show & Sale

August 10th - August 11th

Odessa Fairgrounds

The Odessa Antique Show & Sale is on August 10th & 11th at the Odessa Fairgrounds! It's the largest outdoor antique show in Eastern Ontario and offers a wide variety of antique and collectible treasures.

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August 10

Waterside Summer Series Presents Gryphon Trio

August 10th

4:15 pm

St Paul's Presbyterian Church, 1955 Stella 40 Foot Road, Stella, Amherst Island

The Waterside Summer Series returns to Amherst Island on August 10th at 4:15 pm. Gryphon Trio takes to the stage at St. Paul's Presbyterian Church.

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August 13

Sleeping Beauty: Dufflebag Theatre

August 13th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Live event at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee!

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August 13

Perseid Meteor Shower

August 13th - August 14th

9:30 pm

7980 County Road 41, Erinsville

Witness the Perseid Meteor Shower, the northern hemisphere's finest annual display of 'shooting stars'. One of the best places to see the meteors in North America is at the Lennox & Addington Dark Sky Viewing Area! If you watch the night sky for at least 15 minutes on that night, you are guaranteed to see at least one meteor—likely more.

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August 14

Kitchen Gypsies

August 14th

7:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Live Under the Stars event at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 14th at 7pm The Kitchen Gypsies will be performing a family friendly concert that will be sure to get people dancing in their seats.

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August 15

The Buzz on Bees

August 15th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 15th at 2pm join the Limestone Beekeepers’ Guild to learn the buzz on bees and beekeeping, and how you can too become a beekeeper.  Guests will also have the opportunity to see a live beehive in action, don’t worry the hive will be inside a glass case to keep the bees safe.

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