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The Peterborough Downtown Farmers' Market will be handing out freshly boiled cobs of local corn on September 2

September events at the Peterborough Downtown Farmers’ Market

Featuring Corn Fest, Iron Chef Challenge, and Guest Chef Brad Watt.
The Pagoda Bridge in Jackson Park in Peterborough will be restored over September and October (photo: Ron Crough)

Pagoda Bridge in Jackson Park to be restored

Heritage bridge in Peterborough will be closed to pedestrians for around six weeks.
The 26th annual Peterborough Folk Festival begins on Friday, August 21 with a kick-off concert at Market Hall, followed by a full weekend of free music and more at Nicholls Oval Park

7 things not to miss at the Peterborough Folk Festival

Annual music festival takes place August 21 to 23 in Peterborough.
Hunter Street between George and Aylmer in downtown Peterborough was closed on Saturday, August 8 for the fifth annual Hootenanny on Hunter Street (photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Photos from Hootenanny on Hunter Street

Annual street festival took place on August 8 in downtown Peterborough.
The Peterborough Chamber of Commerce has digitized an old 16-mm documentary that describes the building of the Centennial fountain, seen here being towed to its final location in Little Lake

A fascinating look back at Peterborough’s iconic fountain in Little Lake

Peterborough Chamber of Commerce uncovers documentary on fountain's construction in 1967
This looks like a lot of fun, but it's actually unsafe — and illegal. When towing, you must have a "spotter" and sufficient seats on the watercraft to carry each person being towed. (Photo: Wikipedia)

Have a fun and safe August holiday weekend

Be aware of your liability and obligations while at the cottage.
Thermometer showing high temperatures

Take precautions to avoid heat-related illnesses

Infants, elderly people, and people taking medications more vulnerable to extreme heat
Citytv's Breakfast Television is broadcasting live from Fenelon Falls on the morning of Wednesday, July 29 (photo: Fenelon Falls Chamber of Commerce)

Watch Breakfast Television live from Fenelon Falls in Kawartha Lakes on July 29

Broadcast will also feature pre-recorded segments on Bobcaygeon businesses.
"Photuris Versicolor", featuring Sylvie Bouchard and Marie-Josée Chartier as twin fireflies separated at birth, is one of four performances at this year's Dusk Dances taking place at Rotary Park in Peterborough from July 23 to 26 (photo: John Lauener)

Popular outdoor dance festival returns to Peterborough this week

Family-friendly Dusk Dances takes place at Nicholls Oval in Rotary Park from July 23 to 26.
Some of the estimated 4,000 people who enjoyed car-free streets in downtown Peterborough during Peterborough Pulse, the city's first open streets event on July 18 (photo: Linda McIlwain / kawarthaNOW)

Photos from Peterborough Pulse on Saturday

Peterborough's first "open streets" event draws more than 4,000 people into the downtown core.

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