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Lang Pioneer Village Museum in Keene hosts its annual Historic All Hallows' Eve on Friday, October 27 and Saturday, October 28. From 6 to 8 p.m., discover more about the origins of modern Halloween traditions by immersing yourself into All Hallows’ Eve, originally a Celtic Feast celebrated on October 31 when it was believed that the veil between the living and the dead was thinnest. (Photo: Lang Pioneer Village Museum)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – October 25, 2017

Featuring Awards Gala, RBC Apsley closure, Historic All Hallows' Eve, and more.
Happy Days Houseboat High Seas Adventure returns as an auction item at this year's Impact 32 Expert Auction, on November 4 at Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobaygeon. All proceeds raised will be used to build additional permanent docks near the locks in Bobcaygeon. (Photo: Impact 32)

Fundraiser auctions off local experts to help build docks in Bobcaygeon

Impact 32 Expert Auction takes place on November 4 at Lakeview Arts Barn.
Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region Resource Development Manager Emily Ferguson and CEO Sarah Burke accept a cheque from Canada Post Local Area Manager Eugene Adamo on the build site of Habitat's current local project at 505 Wellington Street in Peterborough. (Photo: Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region)

Canada Post donates $10,000 to Habitat for Humanity Peterborough & Kawartha Region

Grant from the Canada Post Community Foundation for Children will be used to support the Habitat Youth Program.
The Canadian Festival of Spoken Word takes place in Peterborough for the first time from October 22 to 28, 2017. (Artwork: Jimson Bowler)

Peterborough will be the poetry capital of Canada October 22 to 28

The Canadian Festival of Spoken Word features poetry slams, performances, workshops, master classes, panels, and more.
Alt-country band Elliott Brood (Stephen Pitkin, Mark Sasso, and Casey Laforet), who released their latest record "Ghost Gardens" this fall, performs at The Historic Red Dog Tavern in downtown Peterborough on Saturday, October 21. (Publicity photo)

nightlifeNOW – October 19 to 25

Live music listings at pubs and clubs in Peterborough and The Kawarthas for the week of Thursday, October 19 to Wednesday, October 25.
Peter Blodgett of Darling Insurance hugs his son Jeff after being named Business Citizen of The Year at the 2017 Peterborough Chamber Business Excellence Awards at Showplace Performance Centre on October 18. (Photo: Jeannine Taylor /

Peter Blodgett named Peterborough’s Business Citizen Of The Year

24 other award recipients also announced at 2017 Peterborough Chamber Business Excellence Awards on October 18.
The Spill in downtown Peterborough closed permanently on October 18, 2017, and a group of supporters are hosting a fundraiser for owner Dave Tobey. (Photo: Peterborough DBIA)

Fundraiser planned for The Spill owner Dave Tobey

Arts and culture venue in downtown Peterborough closed permanently on October 18.
A pine slab coffee table from The Buckhorn Furniture Company, one of the newest members of the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce and Tourism. (Photo: The Buckhorn Furniture Company)

What’s new from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism – October 18, 2017

Featuring BOSS networking seminar, Awards of Excellence finalists, Small Business Week, and more/
For the first and only time, the City of Peterborough will be updating the Veterans Wall of Honour at Confederation Square to add the names of veterans who were missing from lists when the wall was originally installed in October 2010. (Photo: City of Peterborough)

City of Peterborough seeking names of veterans missing from Wall of Honour

Additional verified names will be added to the memorial in spring 2018.
For the 2018 Win This Space competition in downtown Peterborough, entrepreneurs have until November 25th to submit a one- to three-minute video pitching their business idea. The top 10 finalists will be selected by November 30th, with the final winner announced in March 2018. (Graphic: Win This Space)

Win This Space entrepreneurial competition returns to downtown Peterborough for 2018

$40,000 prize package includes a free one-year lease of a downtown Peterborough storefront.

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