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Fire emerges from the roof of a George Street building in downtown Peterborough late on Thursday evening, November 16. (Photo: Sean Bruce)

Major overnight fire in downtown Peterborough affects two local businesses

Fire on George Street damages building housing Ash Nayler Photography and Simple.
The Dobro in downtown Peterborough is celebrating its 10th anniversary on Friday, November 17th with a performance by Toronto blues funk supergroup Godboogie featuring harmonica virtuouso Jerome Godboo (Phantoms), Eric Schenkman (The Spin Doctors), Shawn Kellerman, and Al Cross.

nightlifeNOW – November 16 to 22

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, November 16 to Wednesday, November 22.
Market Hall Performing Arts Centre, featuring Peterborough's iconic clock tower, is located at 140 Charlotte Street in downtown Peterborough. (Photo: Bradley Boyle)

Singer-songwriters take centre stage at the Market Hall in Peterborough

Featuring Séan McCann and Craig Cardiff, Jeremy Fisher with Jim Bryson, Skydiggers, Pearls tribute to Carole King, along with Sultans of String and more.
The Quilter's Bolt in Millbrook has been transformed into a 19th-century general store for filming of the second season of the CBC-Netflix collaboration "Anne". (Photo: The Quilter's Bolt / Facebook)

Millbrook turns into 19th-century Charlottetown PEI — again

CBC-Netflix production company shooting second season of series 'Anne'.
Get in the spirit of the holiday season and support the YES Shelter for Youth and Families by coming to the annual In From The Cold Christmas concert on December 8 and 9, 2017 at the Market Hall in Peterborough. (Photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW

18th annual In From The Cold Christmas concert returns on December 8 and 9

Popular charity concert at Peterborough's Market Hall has raised over $110,000 for youth and families since 2000.
Kawartha Lakes Construction will host the Annual Christmas Social once again this year on Wednesday, December 13th from 5 to 7 p.m.

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – November 15, 2017

Featuring Christmas Social at Kawartha Lakes Construction, Lakefield Santa Claus parade, holiday house tour, and more.
The Sheepdogs, including their newest member Jimmy Bowskill of Bailieboro, will be performing at Showplace Performance Centre on March 6, 2018. (Publicity photo)

The Sheepdogs and Randy Bachman to headline Peterborough Winter Downtown Folk Festival at Showplace

Peterborough Folk Festival will be announcing more artists and venues for downtown Peterborough music festival from March 6 to 10.
American journalist Chris Hedges, who spent nearly two decades as a foreign correspondent for mainsteam media before becoming a columnist for the progressive news and commentary website Truthdig, will deliver a public talk entitled "Writing As Resistance" at the Market Hall in Peterborough on November 20, 2017.

Outspoken American journalist and activist Chris Hedges comes to Peterborough on November 20

Public talk by Pultizer Prize winning writer held in conjunction with Precarious Arts Festival.
A screenshot from the new 'Connected By Canoe' video from The Canadian Canoe Museum.

Watch the ‘Connected By Canoe’ video from The Canadian Canoe Museum

Short film of sesquicentennial project in May shares message of Canadians 'pulling together'.
Representatives from Peterborough & the Kawarthas Tourism accepting the Tourism Marketing Campaign Award Under $50K at the Ontario Tourism Awards of Excellence Gala. (Photo: Ontario Tourism Summit / Twitter)

businessNOW for November 13, 2017

Featuring Ontario Tourism Awards, Level Up digital marketing sessions, Advance Small Business Seminars, diversity workshop, Cubs' Lair, Funding Forum, and Business Summit.

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