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Shorelines Casino – Peterborough / Belleville
We’ve got 500 of the newest slot machines – and some old favourites, too! Play one cent slots or high limit machines. You’ll love our great selection of dining specials at The Buffet! Enjoy a wide variety of options at a fantastic price! Must be 19+.
1400 Crawford Dr, Peterborough • 380 Bell Boulevard, Belleville
4th Line Theatre; 4 Tupper St., Millbrook
Academy Theatre for Performing Arts; 2 Lindsay St., S, Lindsay
Capitol Theatre; 20 Queen St., Port Hope
Galaxy Cinemas Peterborough; 320 Water St., Peterborough
Globus Theatre; 2300 Pigeon Lake Rd., Bobcaygeon
Havelock Country Jamboree; 10 County Rd. 48, Havelock
Highlands Cinema; 4131 Kawartha Lakes County Rd. 121, Kinmount
Kawartha Downs & Speedway; 1382 County Rd. 28, Fraserville
Lindsay Twin Drive-In Theatre; 229 Pigeon Lake Rd., Lindsay
Market Hall Performing Arts; 140 Charlotte St., Peterborough
Peterborough MusicFest; Del Crary Park, 92 George St., N., Peterborough
Showplace Performance Centre; 290 George St., N., Peterborough
Wild Water & Wheels; 1650 Chemong Rd., Peterborough
Farmers Markets »»»»»»»
The Apsley Market – last Sunday of each month
Bancroft Farmers’ Market – Friday: 11:00am – 6:00pm (June 1 – Oct. 5)
168 Hastings St., N., Bancroft
Bobcaygeon Farmers’ Market – Saturday 8:00am – 1:00pm (May 16 – Oct. 6)
Bobcaygeon Fairgrounds, 47 Mansfield St., Bobcaygeon
Bridgenorth Farmers’ Market – Friday: 11:00am – 6:00pm (beginning May 11)
Chemung Lions Park, 710 Red Pine Lane, Bridgenorth
Buckhorn Farmers & Craft Market – Tuesday: 9am – 2pm (June 25 – Aug. 27)
1782 Lakehurst Rd.
Campbellford Farmers’ Market – Wednesday: 8:00am – 12:00pm, Saturday: 8:00am – 12:00pm (May 2 – Oct. 31)
66 Front St., S., Campbellford
Fenelon Falls Farmers’ Market – Friday & Saturday: 11:00am – 5:00pm (May 17 – Oct. 12)
Corner of Bond St. and John St.
Glover’s Farm Market – Daily from 9:00am – 5:00pm (year round)
14260 County Rd. 29, Warkworth
Haliburton County Farmers’ Market – Tuesday: 12:00pm – 4:00pm (May 21 – Oct. 15)
Head Lake Park, Haliburton
Havelock Farmer & Artisan Market – Friday: 2:00pm – 7:30pm (June – Aug.) • Friday: 2:00pm – 6:30pm (Sept. – Oct.)
Oak St. and Hwy 7 E. (near the Esso station)
Johnston’s Farm Market – Daily from 10:00am – 6:00pm (May to Nov.)
10704 County Rd. 28, Bailieboro
Kinmount Farmers’ Market – Saturday: 9:00am – 2:00pm (May 16 – Oct. 10)
Austin Sawmill Park on Victoria Cty Rail Trail, Kinmount
Lakefield Farmers’ Market – Thursday: 9:00am – 2:00pm (May 24 – Oct. 4)
20 Concession St., Lakefield
Lindsay Farmers’ Market – Saturday: 7:00am – 1:00 PM • May 9 – Oct. 10
Victoria Ave. Between Kent St. & Peel St., Lindsay
Millbrook Farmers Market – Sunday: 10am – 1pm (4th Sunday of the month, April to October)
1 Dufferin St., Millbrook
Minden Farmers’ Market – Saturday: 10:00am – 2:00pm (May 19 – Oct. 12)
Milne St. & Prince St.
Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market – Wednesday: 8:30am – 2:00pm (May 2 – Oct.31)
Louis Street Lot (Louis at Charlotte St.)
Peterborough Farmers’ Market – Saturday: 7:00am – 1:00pm (year round)
Peterborough Regional Farmer’s Market – Saturday: 8am – 1pm
Peterborough Square, lower level
Galleries and Museums »»»»»»»
Hutchison House Museum
Living history Museum offering a glimpse of life in Ontario in the 1800s. An estimated 7,000 people visit the museum each year for guided tours and other special events. Scottish Teas during July and August, and many other activities for all age groups.
270 Brock St., Peterborough
Peterborough Museum & Archives
Preserving and celebrating the collective memories of our community ~ stories, images and traces of the people and the land.
300 Hunter St., E., Peterborough
Agnes Jamieson Gallery; 176 Bobcaygeon Rd., Minden
Art Gallery of Bancroft; 10 Flint Ave., Bancroft
Canadian Fire Fighters Museum; 95 Mill St., S., Port Hope
Haliburton Highlands Museum; 66 Museum Rd., Haliburton
Olde Gaol Museum; 50 Victoria Ave., N., Lindsay
Maryboro Lodge Fenelon Museum; 50 Oak St., Fenelon Falls
Scugog Shores Historical Museum; 16210 Island Rd., Port Perry
The Ethel Curry Gallery; 94 Maple Ave., Haliburton
Garden Centres »»»»»»»
Griffin’s Greenhouses is all about family, community, freshness, trends and local products; our team is ready to greet you for a fantastic 2019!
3026 Lakefield Rd., Peterborough
Apsley’s Garden & Cottage Shoppe; 9988 ON-28, Apsley
Garry’s Garden Gallery; 5 Commerce Rd., Lindsay
Horlings Garden & Design Centre; 3056 Lakefield Rd., Peterborough
Keene On Gardens; 1589 Keene Rd., Peterborough
Pine Reflections Gift & Garden Centre; 15534 ON-35, Minden
Kawartha Settlers Village
What was once a thriving family farm, Kawartha Settlers’ Village is now home to a fascinating collection of over 20 historic buildings. Experience what life was like for pioneers in the Kawarthas as you stroll leisurely through the Village and discover artifacts from 1830 – 1935.
85 Dunn St., Bobcaygeon
Williams Outfitters is dedicated to providing our clients with the ultimate guided fishing experience. In our effort to achieve service excellence, our guides will work safely and diligently to target fish and to entice strikes.
Burnt River Off-Road Facility; 476 Ledge Hill Rd., Burnt River
Canada’s Smallest Jail; Coboconk
GreenUP Ecology Park; 1899 Ashburnham Dr., Peterborough
Haliburton Forest Astronomy; www.haliburtonforest.com
Haliburton Forest & Wildlife Reserve; www.haliburtonforest.com
Indian River Reptile Zoo; 2206 County Rd., 38, Indian River
Laveanne Lavender Fields; 8667 Gilmour Rd., Campbellcroft
McLean Berry Farm; 2191 16 Line, Lakefield
Peterborough Lift Lock World Historic Site; 220 Hunter St., E., Peterborough
Riverview Park & Zoo; 1300 Water St., Peterborough
Salem Alpacas; www.salemalpacas.com
South Algonquin Trails; 4378 Elephant Lake Rd., Harcourt
The Roseneath Carousel;9109 County Rd., 45
Treetop Trekking Ganaraska; 10585 Cold Springs Camp Rd., Campbellcroft
Pastries and Baked Goods made by our Dutch and Scottish Bakers. Local & Imported Fine Foods from the UK, The Netherlands, Germany and more! Specialty & Imported Candy, Delft Blue, Giftware, Books & CDs. Gift Baskets – Meat & Cheese Platters.
Whitney Town Centre; 370 Kent St. W., Unit 30, Lindsay
Lockside Trading Company
Furniture, Home Décor, Lighting, Clothing, Outdoor Gear, Interior Design & Steamers Café & Ice-cream Parlour.
2805 River Ave., Youngs Point. 705-652-3940
London Trading Post
Since 1988 London Trading has been a retailer and manufacturer of a line of British and British inspired products aimed at the Country Lady and Gentleman.
3 King St., E., Bobcaygeon
Mark’s Mark’s has always been there for those who live their life #wellworn. We proudly sell clothes that share the same values as the people who wear them.
1230 Lansdowne St., W., Peterborough
Brand name products for liquidation prices. We’re open to the public Friday to Sunday every week, and invite you to come on in and save some money!
3001 Lakefield Rd., Peterborough
With ver 520 tested, certified and proven products to choose from we will make sure your show will be the best in the neighborhood!
All Fireworks Minimum 40% off MSRP! Open Thurs.-Sat. 12pm-8pm • Holiday Weekends Wed.-Mon. 10am-7pm
1539 Chemong Rd., Peterborough
Bigley Shoes and Clothing; 39 Bolton St., Bobcaygeon
Empire Cheese & Butter Co-op; 1120 County Rd., 8, Campbellford
Primitive Designs; 2762 Northumberland County Rd., 28, Port Hope
World’s Finest Chocolate; 157 Cockburn St., Campbellford
Kawartha Country Wines; 2452 County Rd., 36, Buckhorn
Kawartha Lakes Winery; 6 Water St., Box 263, Fenelon Falls
The Village Wine Shoppe; 874 Ward St., Bridgenorth
The Wine Shoppe on Park; 392 Brock St., Peterborough
Village Winery; 15 Cambridge St., S., Lindsay
Wine By You; 1091 Chemong Rd., Peterborough
Burleigh Falls Inn
Beautiful accommodations and dining on scenic Stony Lake, Ontario. This Year Round facility is your Gateway to the Kawarthas and it’s amazing adventure, and scenic areas.
4791 ON-28, Lakefield
Bonnie View Inn; 2713 Kashagawigamog Lake Rd., Haliburton
Days Inn Lindsay; 134 Angeline St., S., Lindsay
Village Inn; 39 Queen St., Lakefield
Experience exceptional food, atmosphere and service in our casual dining restaurant whether for brunch, lunch or dinner.
2281 McCracken’s Landing Rd., Lakefield. 1-705-652-0557
Jack’s Family Restaurant
We use only the best quality products available on the market, making sure that our customers enjoy every meal.
1 Strickland St., Lakefield
Canoe & Paddle; 18 Bridge St., Lakefield
Cassis Bistro; 27 Queen St., Lakefield
Cody Inn Restaurant; 1953 Lakehurst Rd., Buckhorn
Eggsmart; 40 Bolton St., Bobcaygeon
Hobart’s Steakhouse; 139 Hunter St., W., Peterborough
Lockstop Cafe; 1919 Lakehurst Rd., Buckhorn
Mainstreet Landing; 1939 Lakehurst Rd., Buckhorn
Marley’s Bar and Grill; 17 Fire Rte 82B, Buckhorn
On The Locks; 12 Water St., Fenelon Falls
Pizza Alloro; 5 Main St., Buckhorn
Sippin Dip Restaurant-Bakery; 1500 Yankee Line, Bridgenorth
The Pattie House Smokin’ BBQ; 6673 Ontario HWY 35, Coboconk
The Riverside Grill & Gazebo; 150 George St., N., Peterborough
Water’s Edge Restaurant; 50 Canal St., E., Bobcaygeon
Provincial Parks »»»»»»»
Algonquin Provincial Park
Balsam Lake Provincial Park; 2238 Kawartha Lakes County Rd., 48, Kirkfield
Emily Provincial Park; 797 Emily Park Rd., Omemee
Kawartha Highlands Provincial Park; 106 Monck St., Bancroft
Lake St. Peter Provincial Park; 356 Lake St. Peter Rd., Lake Saint Peter
Petroglyphs Provincial Park; 2249 Northeys Bay Rd, Woodview
Silent Lake Provincial Park; 1589 Silent Lake Park Rd., Bancroft
Wolf Island Provincial Park; Highway 28, Trent Lakes
Conservation Areas »»»»»»»
Warsaw Caves Conservation Area & Campground
Nestled in the valley of the Indian River, the Warsaw Caves Conservation Area offers a range of recreational opportunities the entire family or an organized group can enjoy. 289 Caves Rd., Warsaw
Crow’s Pass Conservation Area; 231 Middle March Rd., Port Perry
Harold Town Conservation Area; 2611 Old Norwood Rd., Peterborough
Imagine the Marsh Conservation Area; D’Eyncourt St., Lakefield
Ken Reid Conservation Area; 277 Kenrei Rd., Lindsay
Pigeon River Headwaters Conservation Area; 445 Gray Rd., Kawartha Lakes
Selwyn Beach Conservation Area; 2251 Birch Island Rd., Selwyn
The Gut Conservation Area; 2399 The South Rd., Coe Hill
Windy Ridge Conservation Area; 998 Mt Horeb Rd., Omemee
Public Beaches »»»»»»»
Beavermead Park; 2011 Ashburnham Dr., Peterborough
Bobcaygeon Beach Park; Park St., Bobcaygeon
Ennismore Waterfront Park; 981-1085 Ennis Rd., Ennismore
Garnet Graham Beach Park; Francis St., W., Fenelon Falls
Isabel Morris Park; 20 Concession St., Lakefield
Omemee Beach; 2 George St., S., Omemee
Quarry Bay Beach; 2006 Northeys Bay Rd., Lakefield
Sandy Lake Beach; 1247 Lakehurst Rd., Buckhorn
Selwyn Public Beach; 2251 Birch Island Rd., Lakefield
Marinas and Waterways »»»»»»»
Your full service family run, go-to marine & power sports dealer. With brands like Kawasaki & Legend, Tempest and Stringray boats. New Hwy 28 Showroom – more than just boats!
23 Fire Route 63, Apsley 705-656-4783
Egan Houseboat Rentals
The Egan family has been serving vacationers on the Trent for 40 years. We have the largest rental houseboat fleet in Ontario. Our smaller style houseboats are designed for the Trent. You will appreciate their easy handling, maneuverable, stress free operation in the towns and locks. The Egan family operates from their own marina in the heart of the Kawarthas.
23 Russell Dr., Omemee
Pond Aeration, Aquatic weed, and Pond Management Specialists. “Professional Sludge Reduction Pellets” We see close to 400 ponds and waterways a year for the last 20+ years.
Family owned and operated since 1972. We carry four main fantastic boat lines: Bennington pontoons, Campion, Larson and Alumacraft fishing boats. Power choices include Yamaha outboards or MerCruiser and Volvo sterndrives. We have recently added the popular Yamaha Wave Runner to our line-up.
3613 County Rd., 121, Kinmount
Weeds B Gone
Successfully clearing weeds from waterfronts across Canada for over two decades. Family owned and operated company specializing in the removal of muck, weeds, and algae from bodies of water across Canada.
Birch Point Marina; 442 Kawartha Lakes County Rd., 24, Bobcaygeon
Buckeye Marine; 3396 County Rd., 36, Bobcaygeon
Buckhorn Yacht Harbour; Adam & Eve Road, Fire Route 25, Buckhorn
Crystal Lake Marina; 25 W Clear Bay Rd., Kinmount
Happy Days Houseboat Rentals; 5 Colony Rd., Bobcaygeon
Hastings Village Marina & Tourism Office; 5 Dit Clapper Dr., Hastings
Kawartha Adventure Rentals Jet Ski Rentals; 4791 Hwy 28, North Kawartha
Lakefield Marina; 1 Water St., Lakefield
McCrackens Landing; 2281 McCracken’s Landing Rd., Lakefield
Paris Marine Ltd.; 2980 Lakefield Rd., Peterborough
Peterborough Marina; 92 George St., N., Peterborough
Town & Country Marine; 2983 Buckhorn Rd., Lakefield
Young’s Point Marina; 2121 Nathaway Dr., Youngs Point
Golf and Country Clubs »»»»»»»
Peterborough Golf & Country Club
Golf course nestled along the historic Trent Canal waterway system is an inviting choice for all golfing abilities, with a very player friendly layout, and we offer a great variety of golfing memberships tailored to you or your families needs.
1030 Armour Rd., Peterborough 705.743.5010
Bancroft Ridge Golf Club; 30 Nicklaus Dr., Bancroft
Baxter Creek Golf Club; 1702 Cedar Valley Rd., Fraserville
Bellmere Winds Golf Course; 1235 Villiers Line, Keene
Eganridge Resort, Golf Club & Spa; 26 Country Club Dr., Fenelon Falls
Kawartha Golf & Country Club; 777 Clonsilla Ave., Peterborough
Liftlock Golf Club; 2320 Ashburnham Dr., Peterborough
Haliburton Highlands Golf Club; 3180 Kashagawigamog Lake Rd., Haliburton
Heron Landing Golf Club; 2361 Lansdowne St., Peterborough
Katchiwano Golf & Country Club; 1730 Youngs Point Rd., Lakefield
Keystone Links Golf & Country Club; 2402 Clifford Line, Peterborough
Pine Crest Golf Club Ltd.; 2455 Base Line, Keene
Quarry Golf Club; 447 Tara Rd., Ennismore
Six Foot Bay Resort & Golf Course; 52 Fire Rte 39, Buckhorn
Wildfire Golf Club; 2215 Wildfire Dr., Lakefield
Woodview Golf Course; 65 Northeys Bay Rd., Woodview
Arts, Trades, Antiques and Crafts »»»»»»»
Barn & Bunkie
A place to go for repurposed, reinvented, reclaimed items for your home and cottage.
7 May St., Fenelon Falls. 705-887-0304
Grr8 Finds Markets
Multi-Vendor gift ~ decor ~ antique ~ collectable market. Large selection of unique products for those looking for original decor ideas and hard to find collectables. Open 7 days a week. Come in and explore!
27 Colborne St., Fenelon Falls. 705-887-4778
Cobourg Antique Marketplace; 66 King St., E., Cobourg
CraftWorks and Antiques At The Barn; 124 Lindsay Rd., Selwyn
East of Eden Antiques; 6401 ON-28, Woodview
Legacy Vintage Building Materials & Antiques; 540 Division St., Cobourg
Oak Road Antiques Collectibles & Curiosities; 79 Front St., E., Hastings
Princess Sodalite Mine; 31241 Hwy 28, Bancroft
Rosey’s Trading Post; 1420 Mississauga St., Curve Lake
Smith’s Creek Antiques; 27 Walton St., Port Hope