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Here we go again…another summer season in the Kawarthas

The weather may be a bit cooler than normal and the skies may be grey. But wait- there’s light at the end of the tunnel. With warmer weather and sunny skies in the forecast, we begin to feel like summer is actually here in Peterborough and the Kawarthas.

Aside from the natural beauty that this land is blessed with, the many lakes, rivers, trails and parks, there are many attractions throughout the area.

Starting tomorrow (May 2), the Wednesday Farmers Marketwill begin its season in the Louis Street parking lot downtown Peterborough.  If you can’t make it to the Wednesday market, the Farmer’s Market on Saturday mornings, in the parking lot of the Memorial Centre has been a staple in the community for over 180 years. Both markets offer local meat, produce, honey, crafts, plus much more.

The Lakefield Farmers’ Market  runs on Thursdays beginning May 10 to October 11 from 10am – 3pm at the Lakefield Smith Arena, Queen St. Apsley Village Market takes place Saturdays from May 19 to September 1, 9am – 2pm in Apsley. The Buckhorn Farmers’ and Craft Market runs Tuesdays from June 5 – September 4, 8am – 1pm at The Cody Inn Parking Lot.

If history is more your thing, Lang Pioneer Village south east of Peterborough takes visitors back 200 years in time to highlight and demonstrate early life in Peterborough County. The village host a number of special events throughout the season.

Little Lake Musicfest is back for another season at Del Cray Park in the center of the city. These free concerts are a great way to spend a Wednesday or Saturday night. This year the likes of Carly Rae Jepsen, Kim Mitchell, and Hanson will all take to the stage this year.

If you’re searching for some decor for your cottage or just looking for that special piece, East of Eden Antiques north of Burleigh Falls won’t disappoint. Recently featured on HGTV, the shop offer something for everyone.

Sit back, relax and enjoy.


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Harrison Perkins Journalisim Student at Loyalist College in Belleville, Ontario, Canada


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