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FREE Selfie with Santa Event at MARK’S

FREE Selfie with Santa Event at MARK’S

Last year we introduced you to Santa Paul Hillier who answered the call to portray Santa Claus here in the Kawarthas. We are thrilled to share his beautiful face and his twinkling blue eyes (and yes they really do twinkle!) on the cover and inside of this special holiday issue. Santa Paul always remains in

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Bobcaygeon Impact 32 to Aid in Building Docks

Last fall, in a barn just outside town, a large group of folks got together to build some docks. It’s not what you’re thinking. In fact, Auctioneer Sean Evans was the only guy with a hammer. Last year’s Bobcaygeon Impact 32 Expert Auction at the Lakeview Arts Barn was so much fun it’s back by

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A Busy Fall at the Academy Theatre

A very full schedule at the Academy Theatre will take everyone into the Christmas season before we know it! After this year’s final TIFF film A Man Called Ove on September 12, the music gets rolling with Grammy winner Steve Earle (September 18), and a few tribute acts (“Flying Solo – a tribute to Harrison,

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Hot List of Attractions & Destinations

APSLEY • Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park • Chandos Beach • The Gut Conservation Area • Bumbleberry Folk Farm BANCROFT • Silent Lake Provincial Park • Egan Chutes Provincial Park • Bancroft Mineral Capital Concerts • Vance Farm Park • Eagles Nest Park BETHANY • Fleetwood Creek Natural Area • Pigeon River Headwaters BOBCAYGEON • Kawartha Settlers Village

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Jesse Slack to Play Kinmount Fair & Port Perry Fair Labour Day Weekend

Jesse Slack to Play Kinmount Fair & Port Perry Fair Labour Day Weekend Kinmount Fair Dance: Friday, September 1st @ 9 PM Port Perry Fair (Opening act for JoJo Mason): Sunday, September 3rd @ 8 PM. Jesse Slack represents a new era of country music, playing a mix of original songs and popular country hits.  Giving his fans an electrifying and interactive

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Planning an Outdoor Gathering

Planning an outdoor gathering in the summer can be tricky. While we all envision a gorgeous sunny day, with clear skies and heat, we sometimes forget to plan for the unknown. Rain, blistering sun, the less than stellar weather that creeps up, and can’t be predicted in advance. Whether your group is large or small, shelter

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Bexley Golf Centre at Balsam Lake

“What are we going to do today?”, “I’m bored!” Both sentences I am sure a lot of parents hear during summer vacation. Why not do something with your kids that will get them outside and active. Bexley Golf Centre at Balsam Lake is a perfect place to do just that. They offer something for everyone

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Family Friendly Golfing

Take a deep breath, take in the lush green surrounding you. Listen to the birds and nearby wildlife, feel the sun on your face. Relax. To many people golf is a peaceful game that connects you to your thoughts, allowing you to escape from daily stressors and find your rhythm in this game of concentration.

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