Events

May 18

L&A County Markets

May 18th - October 13th

Various Locations, Lennox & Addington

Lennox & Addington County is home to many growers, crafters and artisans. A number of markets are available in L&A where you can take home some unique goods. Markets are happening on weekends on Amherst Island, Amherstview, Bath, Napanee and Yarker. More details are available below.

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June 29

Our Feathered Friends: Canadian Museum of Nature Travelling Exhibition

June 29th - September 6th

97 Thomas Street East, Napanee

Watch The Museum take flight this summer! Birds are found almost everywhere: from the Arctic to the Antarctic, in jungles and cities, from oceans to deserts. They range in size from the Ostrich to the tiny Bee Hummingbird. Many are brightly coloured, but others are muted or dull. Most can fly, but some cannot. Some travel thousands of kilometres as they migrate north and south.

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July 2

Lunchtime Yoga in the Park & Paddle Boarding

July 2nd - August 20th

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

Escape the busyness of your day and enjoy a brain and body break in the beautiful parkland of the Macpherson House. Studio Yoga Yoga will be hosting these pop-up yoga sessions on Tuesdays and Thursdays throughout July and August from 12:10 - 12:50pm. Studio Yoga Yoga will be providing the yoga mats for these classes. No preregistration is required, and you are welcome to

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August 20

Pick Your Plot!

August 20th

Tamworth Branch, 1 Ottawa St. Tamworth

Join us for this outdoor, interactive story game where you are the main character! Weather permitting. 

This free program is part of our TD Summer Reading lineup and runs weekly at different locations throughout the summer. Registration is not required.

About the TD Summer Reading Club

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August 20

Indigenous Beaded Strawberries

August 20th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee! On August 20th at 2pm join Indigenous artists, Tina Brant & Joy Brant in a beading workshop. Strawberries are very important in Iroquois culture. It is the first fruit to appear in rowing season. It symbolizes life, health and traditionally they are celebrated to thank the creator for g

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August 21

End of Summer Reading Party

August 21st

10:30 am

Amherstview Branch, 322 Amherst Drive, Amherstview

We're wrapping up TD Summer Reading Club 2019 with a big bash! Join us as we celebrate the young readers who accomplished their TD Summer Reading Club goals. Hitched Games will be on hand to offer a variety of fun activities for particpants. 

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August 21

Historical Play Day with Henrietta at Willow Castle

August 21st

1:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

For a kid focused tour day join Amber on August 21st 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. Amber will also read an excerpt from the Secret of Willow Castle in the garden. Tours of the h

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August 22

End of Summer Reading Party

August 22nd

2:00 pm

Napanee Branch, 25 River Road, Napanee, ON

We're wrapping up TD Summer Reading Club 2019 with a big bash! Join us as we celebrate the young readers who accomplished their TD Summer Reading Club goals. Hitched Games will be on hand to offer a variety of fun activities for particpants. 

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August 22

Macramé Demonstration & Workshop

August 22nd

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee!  On August 22th at 2pm join Lisa Wolfram Fraser as she demonstrates the art of Macrame. Macramé, YES It’s Back In Vogue Again!!!

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August 22

Tween Night: Stranger Things Crafts

August 22nd

6:00 pm

Amherstview Branch, 322 Amherst Drive, Amherstview

In a world of tens, we know you're an Eleven. Everything will go "upside down" at the library as we do crafts and activities inspired by the hit Netflix series.

All Tween Night programs are free and take place in the Amherstview Branch for ages 7-12. 

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August 22

Teen Night: String Art

August 22nd

6:00 pm

Napanee Branch, 25 River Road, Napanee, ON.

Discover a cool new trend and join us to learn how to make yourown awesome string art masterpiece. Fun and easy to make. All materials will be provided.

All teens are welcome to join this free program.

All Teen Night programs take place at the Napanee Branch and are aimed at teens ages 12+.

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August 24

Mosaic Glass Panel Workshop

August 24th

11:00 am

3 Dundas Street East, Napanee

Lansing Gifts & Gallery is hosting a workshop. In this workshop you will be creating a 8" X 10" project. You will learn to cut with a glass cutter and mosaic cutter to create a piece. Patterns used are those of the imagination of the student...the options are endless. All materials are provided and no experience is necessary. Cost is $75 + HST.

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August 24

Astrophotographers Assemble

August 24th

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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August 27

Sneak Peak Book Preview and Activities with Peggy Collins

August 27th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

It’s a Demo Day at the Allan Macpherson House & Park in Napanee!  On August 27th at 2pm join local author and illustrator Peggy Collins, and elementary teacher Sherri Richards and her service dog Stanley, for a preview of Peggy's latest book, which will be published by Pajama Press in spring 2020.

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August 28

Stone Mills Women in Business

August 28th

6:30 pm

2558 County Rd 4, Camden East, ON K0K 1J0

Encouraging Women to Grow!

Join us for an informative evening where we will explore areas hat will help us grown an awesome business but still be mindful of all aspects of our lives.

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August 29

Ice Cream Social

August 29th

2:00 pm

180 Elizabeth St., Napanee, ON

On August 29th at 2pm join Museum staff and Ellena’s Cafe for a year-end celebration of another wonderful summer at the Macpherson House. We invite you to a traditional Ice Cream Social and pie baking competition. You can bring in your homemade dish and our panel of judges will do a taste test to pick a winner.

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August 30

Centreville Fair

August 30th - August 31st

Centreville Fairgrounds

The 166th Centreville Fair is at the Centreville Fairgrounds on August 30th from 4-10pm and August 31st from 8am- 7pm.

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August 30

The Milky Way Stargazing Tour: Episode II

August 30th - August 31st

7980 County Road 41, Erinsville, ON

Don't miss the L&A County Dark Sky Viewing Area's The Milky Way Stargazing Tour: Episode II on Friday, August 30th and Saturday, August 31st.

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September 7

Stone Mills Family Festival

September 7th

Stone Mills Community Centre, Tamworth

Tamworth and District Lions Club proudly presents the Stone Mills Family Festival. on September 7th! 

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September 7

Farm to Fashion Fibre Fest

September 7th

10:00 am

2376 County Road 9, Napanee

Hickory Lane Alpacas is pleased to present Farm to Fashion Fibre Fest on Saturday, September 7th from 10am - 4pm. Come and join us in exploring the wonderful world of natural fibre.

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September 7

Early Ontario Research with Janice Nickerson

September 7th

2:00 pm

97 Thomas St E

So you traced your family's history back to an ancestor who lived in Ontario (or its predecessors, Canada West and Upper Canada) before civil registration. Now what? This lecture provides an overview of the six key record groups for pre-civil registration research, what information you can expect to find, and where you will find it.

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September 7

Guitars & Cars

September 7th

Downtown Napanee

Napanee Valley Cruisers will be visiting Downtown Greater Napanee for a good ol' fashioned street party! They'll be filling the streets with hot rods, antique cars and bikes. Enjoy your favourite classic tunes, get a bite to eat and shop the neighbourhood. Click here for more information.

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September 8

LImestone Century Bicycle Tour

September 8th

Portsmouth Village, Kingston

The 13th annual Limestone Century Bicycle Tour will take place on Sunday, September 8th starting in Portsmouth Village in Kingston. Choose from one of three great routes: 100 mi, 100 km & 50 km. Registration $40 up to Aug 30; $50 Aug 31 – Sept. 5. Routes travel through beautiful sections of Eastern Ontario, including L&A County.

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September 13

Dry Stone Workshops on Amherst Island

September 13th - September 15th

Amherst Island hosts wallers and carvers from around the world.  Islanders and visitors invited to participate in three workshops:

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September 14

Stained Glass Tapestry Panel Workshop

September 14th

11:00 am

3 Dundas Street East, Napanee

Lansing Gifts & Gallery is hosting a workshop. You will be creating a tapestry (average size 6" x 12" rectangle) using stained glass, globs and wire to create a one-of-a-kind piece. You will be taught the basics of glass cutting, foiling and soldering. All supplies are provided. All materials are provided and no experience is necessary. Cost is $75.00 + HST.

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