Tag Archives: Kawartha Settlers’ Village

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The Haunted Village Was A HUGE Success

The Haunted Village Was A HUGE Success

“Obviously it was an idea whose time had come”, Bruce Hobley, one of the original founders of the Haunted Village reflects on the origins of the event. “We didn’t know if anyone would come, that year we had 600 people”. With shrieks that can be heard from the parking lot and a line-up several hundred

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Kawartha Settlers’ Village

Kawartha Settlers’ Village is officially open for the season on May 1st! We will be open daily from 10am-4pm until September so be sure to come visit and experience life as an early settler. What’s new at the Village for 2018? Come see the new Harry Van Oudeneran Museum, the Bee Exhibit in our Honey Shack or the

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Weddings at Kawartha Settlers Village

When planning a wedding every Bride and Groom create a picture in their head when about how they want their big day to look. Recently, intimate rustic weddings haven taken off in popularity. Keeping things simple with an antiqued vintage look is all over wedding magazines and Pinterest pages. Something important for many couples when

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Cottage Country Business Q and A 2018

Business Milestones & Anniversaries in 2017 The Pyle Group – Scotia McLeod The 2017 marked the 10th anniversary for the Pyle Group team of ScotiaMcLeod and with the growth in the business we also set some major goals in our client commitment. These continue into 2018 and include making sure all clients have a financial

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Visit Kawartha Settlers’ Village in Beautiful Bobcaygeon

The arrival of May always signifies a new tourism season for Kawartha Settlers’ Village and this year marks their 27th season.  Open every day, The Village offers over 20 authentic buildings and homes and is a living museum of early agricultural implements, personal belongings, artifacts, books, and illustrations. Guests are charmed by the beautiful gardens

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Hallowe’en in the Kawarthas

The word ‘Hallowe’en’ is derived from All Hallows’ Eve, the evening before All Saints Day, which was created in medieval Britain by the Catholic Church to honour any Saints who did not already have a designated day of their own. The origins of Hallowe’en, though, can be traced back to the ancient Celtic festival Samhain,

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Kawartha Settlers’ Village – Where the Past… Is the Present

25 years ago, the dream of establishing a museum to preserve the history and culture of the region became a reality when a group of volunteers, calling themselves the Kawartha Region Arts and Heritage Society, convinced the Village of Bobcaygeon to lease them the land to establish and operate Kawartha Settlers’ Village (K.S.V.). Today the

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