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Bay of Quinte Entrepreneur: Melanie Horner

An interview with Melanie Horner of Firing Time Pottery in Brighton. Pronouns: she/ her Describe your business. Firing Time Pottery creates personalized ceramic clocks for all occasions and businesses! We also make baby announcement plates, house name plaques and yarn bowls and planters with a personality. Raku horsehair and feather are our specialty. Pottery classes and workshops for ages 5 – 95, so come and show your creativity! Workshops hosted at Firing Time studio in Brighton and other venues upon ...

Meet The Farmers: Palliser Downs

Audrey and James Potts, owners of Palliser Downs Farms in Quinte West, standing side by side on their front porch.

WE’RE ‘BERRY’ EXCITED Haskap berries will be the next big thing, if you ask James and Audrey Potts. The couple, whose farm sits at the intersection of Frankford Road and Highway 62 in Quinte West, started growing this lesser-known berry a few years back. Things at Palliser Downs began with strawberries in 2005, but it’s been these oblong blue gems that are taking over their hearts (and orchards, since 2011). NEW TO HASKAPS? To say that the haskap (photographed ...

15 Activities to Do With Kids at Home

Check out 15 things to do with kids at home in the Bay of Quinte region. Get creative, bake and support local businesses from home.

15 FUN ACTIVITIES AT HOME If you’re a parent in the Bay of Quinte region, you probably know that the kids are feeling just as restless as the adults are right now. You may be at home helping them with virtual classes all day or hiding in their pillow fort with your laptop trying to answer emails. Are you running out of activity ideas or just looking for something different to do? Here’s a hefty list! Yes, another COVID ...

Things to Do This March in Bay of Quinte

Ahhh, March: the days are slowly getting longer and hopefully the coldest days are behind us (*knock on wood*). A snow squall or two won’t stop us from getting out to enjoy the sunny weather! Scroll down for a list of things to do this March in Bay of Quinte, and head to our events calendar for more of what’s happening in our community. ? Head to Glanmore National Historic Site to discover Canada at Play, an exhibit visiting ...

Things to Do This February in Bay of Quinte

people skating on ice

White sandy beaches? Nah, we’ll take a fresh layer of snow (and an extra-large hot chocolate) any day.

We don’t need a winter vacation, we’ve got all of the fun we need RIGHT. HERE. Book yourself some restorative spa treatments for ‘staycation’ vibes, discover some local under-the-radar talent at a live show or cheer like a local at a good ol’ hockey game. Check out our events calendar for even more of what’s happening in Bay of Quinte this February. ? Head up to Batawa for the 9th annual Pond Hockey Classic from January 31 – February ...

Things to Do This January in Bay of Quinte

A photo of winter camping, an example of things to do this January in Bay of Quinte.

Photo: Cruising Canoes

The cold isn’t stopping us from getting out and enjoying the winter weather. But when we DO get cold, we like to keep a few indoors activities up our sleeve, too. Scroll down for a handful of things to do this January in Bay of Quinte (and find even more on our events calendar). ? Pull up a seat at The Lark and experience wine flights with a sommelier that cover Prince Edward County to the rest of the ...

Things to Do This December in Bay of Quinte

Photo: Marilyn Warren / City of Belleville

We’re less than a month away from the roaring twenties of the 21st century, but the year isn’t over yet! There’s plenty going on in Belleville, Quinte West and Brighton for music lovers, holiday enthusiasts and hockey fans alike. Check out our list below of things to do this December in Bay of Quinte, and head to our events calendar for even more fun goings-on. ? Put Martha Stewart to shame when you take home a beautiful wreath from ...

Quinte West Communities

An illustrated map of Quinte West.

Making a move to the BoQ? Surround yourself with natural attractions in one of these neighbourhoods in Quinte West. WEST-END TRENTON Average Price: $305,000 A walkable neighbourhood with a mix of classic, older homes as well as new builds. Either way, it’s a great option for families. Home Types: – Victorian homes – Mid-century two-storeys – New builds BATAWA Average Price: $295,000 A true community where your neighbours become your friends and your kids always have someone to play ...

Young Entrepreneur – Carly Dudley

Carly Dudley, the young entrepreneur behind El Creamino.

This young entrepreneur moved from Alberta to the Quinte region, and she’s making your new go-to summer treat.

An interview with young entrepreneur Carly Dudley of El Creamino. Describe your business. El Creamino is a handcrafted, local ice pop company. All of our ice pops have fresh, organic ingredients in delicious and uncommon combinations, as well as boozy pops for private events and catering. Eventually we’re looking at purchasing a 59′ El Camino and serving ice pops out of the back. But for now, we’re just doing pop-ups at festivals and events throughout the region, getting our ...

Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.

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Bay of Quinte Region is an alliance of interdependent communities, bound together by a common history, shared economy, and the water that surrounds and defines us. We hope to welcome you soon.