50 Things to do in Kingston: February Edition 2016

By Visit Kingston

There’s plenty happening in Kingston in February – Two film festivals, live theatre with both new and classic stories, musical performances by some of Canada’s best, plenty of excuses to enjoy the brisk outdoors and a ton of learning opportunities for you keeners! Come visit us soon!


1. Enjoy some casual conversation about your latest reads with Book Club with a Difference at Kingston Frontenac Public Library (Various dates at various branches)
2. Test your knowledge at Trivia Night at The Brooklyn (Every Monday)
5. Kick off CFRC’s 2016 funding drive with the CFRC Soul Shakedown at The Grad Club (February 5)
6. Celebrate Black History Month with a film screening of Dear White People at KFPL Central Branch (February 6)
8. Have a chat and a crew at Books and Beers for Twentysomethings at the Tir Nan Og (February 8)
10. Grab your family and get your groove on at The Tett Centre’s First Birthday Daybreaker Dance Party (February 15)
12. Slip into your semi-formal attire and mask for the Next Gen Masquerade in support of United Way KFLA at the Renaissance Event Venue (February 27)
13. Enjoy coffee and conversation with Books and Beans at Coffeeco Kingston Centre (February 29)

Theatre + Live Performances

14. Enjoy the classic tale of Macbeth Presented by Queen’s School of Music and Drama at The Isabel (Various dates)
16. Blur the lines between perception and reality with One Night Stand at Domino Theatre (Various dates)
18. Go see the classic, The Three Musketeers, at The Domino Theatre (February 4 – 6)
20. Go see Academy Award Winning comedian Steven Wright at The Grand Theatre (February 20)


22. Enjoy some free music with Hoodie Jack PLUS $2 Taco’s at The Mansion (every Tuesday)
23. Enjoy the sounds of Jon McLurg & Chris Morris at Musiikki Café (every Wednesday)
24. Get your fill of Craig Jones & The 20th Century Band with Jazz Fridays at the Tir Nan Og (every Friday)
25. Learn to sing two songs in harmony with Rabble Singing at the Tir Nan Og (February 1)
26. Check out Big Balade at Le Centre Culturel Frontenac (February 5)
28. Join the Queen’s Orchestra and talented students, faculty and alumni from Queen’s Music for A Night in Vienna at Grant Hall (February 6)
29. Join in the fun of singing folk songs, camp fire songs, Broadway show tunes and Beatles classics at Sing, Sing a Song at Sydenham Street United Church (February 7)
31. Check out singer-songwriter Paul Hogeterp’s solo music project, Low Country Hill, at Musiikki Café (February 11)
32. Be impressed by 2 Pianos, 4 Hands at The Isabel (February 11)
34. Celebrate Chinese New Year with Sounds of the Forbidden City at The Tett Centre (February 13)
35. Experience Corb Lund with the Hurtin’ Albertans at The Grand Theatre (February 18)
36. Grab a pint with some friends and go see Canadian indie rock band Yukon Blonde at Ale House (February 24)
38. Check out one of the greatest pianists of his generation, Stewart Goodyear at The Isabel (February 28)

Sports & Outdoors

40. Head to Little Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area for their Winter Sports PA Day (February 4)
41. Build the ultimate snow fort at the 24-Hour Snow Fort Building Competition (February 4)
42. Take in some hockey at the 30th Annual Carr-Harris Cup at The K-Rock Centre (February 4)
43. Celebrate (the day before) Groundhog Day with the Twosome 5K Run at Winston Churchill PS (February 7)
44. Grab your sweetheart and your skates and head to the Valentine’s Evening Skate at Cataraqui Creek Conservation Area (February 14)

Hands On

46. Increase your serenity and decrease stress with an 8 Week Mindfulness Program at Janati Yoga School (February 3 – March 23)
47. Join Tim Rosillo for a lively and interactive Life Drawing Class at The Tett Centre (February 4)
48. Learn the essentials of buying and selling on Kijiji at KFPL Isabel Turner Branch (February 4)
49. Learn how to Tablet Weave at The Tett Centre (February 8)
50. Hone your craft at the Poetry Writing Workshop at Kingston Community Health Centre (February 12)

Do you have an event that you would like covered in March’s list of 50 Things to do in Kingston? Send us an email to info@kingstonlobby.com!