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The Finer Things Show and Sale is holding its fifth annual holiday celebration of all that's handmade on Saturday, December 7th at the Seeds of Change in downtown Peterborough. A production of Madderhouse Textile Studios, Finer Things features some of our region's most celebrated artists and craftspeople working in a broad variety of disciplines. (Photo courtesy of Finer Things Show and Sale)

Choose local for the best from artists and craftspeople at the Finer Things Show...

5th annual holiday celebration of all that's handmade takes place December 7 at Seeds of Change in downtown Peterborough.
Cars in a snowstorm

Winter weather travel advisory in place for Peterborough, Kawartha Lakes, and Northumberland on Sunday

Expect snowfall amounts of 10 to 15 cm, reduced visibility, and blowing snow with strong wind gusts.
Yukon roots musicians Gordie Tentrees and Jaxon Haldane are performing at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Monday, December 2nd. (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – November 28 to December 4

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, November 28 to Wednesday, December 4.
The Peterborough Theatre Guild's production of "Little One" picked up four awards at the Eastern Ontario Drama League's annual fall One Act Festival, held in Perth from November 8th to 10th. Pictured after the awards luncheon at Code's Mill on the Park in Perth are Lee Bolton (director) with the Best Director Award, Chris Whidden (Aaron) with his Acting Award, Peyton Le Barr (Claire) with her Acting Award, and Quin White (stage manager) with the Best Production Award. An encore performance of "Little One" takes place at the Guild Hall in Peterborough on November 28, 2019. (Photo courtesy of Peterborough Theatre Guild)

Encore performance of Peterborough Theatre Guild’s award-winning ‘Little One’ on November 28

Production of Hannah Moscovitch's dark family drama won four awards at Eastern Ontario Drama League One Act Festival.
Needles in the Hay owner Deanna Guttman in front of her popular yarn shop at 385 Water Street in downtown Peterborough. The independent locally owned business, which celebrates its 10th anniversary in 2020, has everything for your knitting and crocheting needs, including free weekly instructional sessions. Needles in the Hay is offering several special promotions, beginning on Black Friday and running all weekend or until supplies last. (Photo: Amy E. LeClair)

Choose local for great Black Friday deals on yarn, patterns, and more at Needles...

Locally owned independent shop in downtown Peterborough offering special promotions all weekend long starting on November 29.
Hans and Christine Keppler plan to donate their 295-acre property, located in North Kawartha township near Chandos Lake, to Kawartha Land Trust to ensure it is cared for in perpetuity. Along with numerous vernal pools (pictured) that provide critical habitat for species at risk, the new Keppler Nature Sanctuary contains wetland, mixed canopy forest, and permanent streams. More than 40 species of birds, including an an active heronry, have been observed on the property. (Photo courtesy of Kawartha Land Trust)

Kawartha Land Trust to protect a new nature sanctuary in North Kawartha

Former developer Hans Keppler and his wife Christine intend to donate their 295-acre property near Chandos Lake to be cared for in perpetuity.
Brant Basics at 296 George Street North in downtown Peterborough is an independent family-owned business that has supported the local community for 55 years. They are holding a Black Friday sale on November 29 and 30, 2019 with 20 per cent off everything storewide as well as door crashers. (Photo: Pat Trudeau /

Choose local for great Black Friday deals at Brant Basics in downtown Peterborough

Family-owned business offering 20% off everything storewide and door crashers on November 29 and 30
Peterborough Performs, taking place on March 5, 2020 at Showplace Performance Centre, features 16 musical acts raising funds for United Way Peterborough and District. Performers in the Erica Cherney Theatre are (left to right, top to bottom): The Weber Brothers Band, The Austin Carson Band, the Peterborough All-Star Band fronted by Rick and Gailie Young, Kate Suhr and Melissa Payne, Danny Bronson, and The Three Martinis. An additional 10 musicians will be performing in the Nexicom Studio and in the Showplace lobby. The event will be emceed by Megan Murphy and Jordan Mercier, with all proceeds going exclusively toward homelessness and shelter-related initiatives undertaken by United Way-supported agencies.

Peterborough Performs for the United Way bringing 16 local music acts to Showplace

Homelessness and shelter initiatives the big winner March 5 with an evening of live music presented on two stages.
The City of Kawartha Lakes Police Service in Lindsay. (Photo: City of Kawartha Lakes)

Pedestrian dies after being struck by vehicle in Lindsay

Man was walking on Colborne Street West on Thursday evening, police looking for witnesses.
Raised in Peterborough, acclaimed Alberta-based roots singer-songwriter Dave McCann returns home to perform a show at The Garnet in downtown Peterborough on Sunday, November 24th, in support of his latest album "Westbound Til Light". (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – November 21 to 27

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, November 21 to Wednesday, November 27.

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