Local Events

You will find a broad range of fun events throughout the year in the Kawartha Lakes. There are farmers, markets, annual fairs and autumn festivals, antique shows, butter tart tours, and duck derbies. No matter the season, you will discover lots of ideas for family outings. We'll keep you in the know about upcoming weekend events in the Kawartha Lakes.

Concert band performs at Peterborough Square

Shoppers listen to a performance by members of the Peterborough Concert Band playing festive music in Peterborough Square on Saturday December 2, 2017 in Peterborough, Ont. The band plays music ranging from Beethoven to Glee at a wide variety of venues...
12/07/2017
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2017 Petroglyphs Christmas Bird Count

Each year the Peterborough Field Naturalists (PFN), conduct a Christmas Bird Count around Jack Lake. Participants spend the day visiting various habitats  within a designated area and record both the number and species of birds observed. ...
11/24/2017
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Welcome the yuletide with the Kawartha Lakes Singers

LINDSAY — The holiday spirit is ramping up and the Kawartha Lakes Singers are contributing to the mood. The group takes the Cambridge Street United Church stage on Sunday, Nov. 26 at 2:30 p.m. for a family-friendly concert celebrating the arrival...
11/23/2017
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Special Canada 150 event celebrates the environment

 LINDSAY — A free family event at Ken Reid Conservation Area next month will celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday and the environment.     The event takes place Saturday, Oct. 14 from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m. and is organized...
10/12/2017
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The Kawarthan: Where to paddle in the Kawarthas?

Canoeing and kayaking are among some of the favourite pastimes for locals and cottagers in the Kawarthas, with more than 250 nearby lakes and rivers offering opportunities for varied paddling experiences for beginners and seasoned paddlers alike.
07/25/2017
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Celebrate Canada 150 at Kawartha Lakes libraries

Many activities have been planned at Kawartha Lakes Public Library branches to help celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday. Drums will be beating at 2 p.m. on Wednesday, Aug. 9, at the Fenelon Falls library. Contact the libraries to save a spot to...
07/24/2017
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Three reasons why you should spend your summer in the Kawarthas

Can’t-miss events? We’ve got them. Incredible culinary experiences? Of course. Peace of mind while you have the summer of your dreams? We have that too. The Kawarthas are an incredible destination for summer fun. These three businesses will...
07/12/2017
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Jack’s Lake Association Kids Fishing Derby

Kids Fishing Derby: Saturday July 8, 2017 The hugely popular Derby had over 125 participants last year!
06/29/2017
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An ambitious summer season ahead at Bobcaygeon’s Globus Theatre

One of my yearly summer highlights are my trips to the Lakeview Arts Barn in Bobcaygeon to attend performances by Globus Theatre. Only a short scenic drive away, it’s a beautiful space I return to year after year, where I not only see some of the...
06/13/2017
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Kawartha Lakes calls for volunteers for Milk Run and KL21K event

The City of Kawartha Lakes Parks, Recreation and Culture division is currently seeking responsible, energetic and reliable volunteers to assist at the 39th Annual Lindsay Milk Run. This 5km/10km event takes place on Sunday July 16, 2017 and starts and...
06/01/2017
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Celebrating excellence in the City of Kawartha Lakes

Tickets now available for the Lindsay and District Chamber of Commerce’s Evening of Excellence, May 26 at the Lakeview Arts Barn
05/10/2017
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Farmers Market - Bobcaygeon

Saturdays May 20th until October 1st, 2017 8am - 1pm Bobcaygeon Farmers Market
05/08/2017
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Council approves new policy to replace Limited Service road agreements

KAWARTHA LAKES - City of Kawartha Lakes council has approved a new policy that will replace Limited Service Agreements (LSAs) for unassumed roads.  
04/27/2017
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An artist is searching for photos to paint of Canada to celebrate 150 years

Allison Smith had always dreamed of traveling across Canada to paint landscapes from coast to coast to coast, but after her daughter was born, she dismissed the idea as being unfeasible. Still, the idea tugged at her until she realized she could approach...
04/24/2017
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Film shines focus on folk artist

FENELON FALLS, ON — The biography of one of Canada’s best-known folk artists hits the big screen at Fenelon Falls Secondary School, Tuesday, April 25.
04/24/2017
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Trent-Severn Waterway lockage fees waived for all of 2017 to mark Canada's 150th birthday

Parks Canada announced Friday it will waive lockage fees on the Trent-Severn Waterway to help mark Canada's 150th birthday.
04/24/2017
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Parks Canada is Waiving All Entrance Fees in 2017 to Celebrate Canada’s 150th Birthday

In 2017, our home and native land will be turning the big 150.
04/24/2017
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Armoured up to raise funds for mental health | Peterborough Examiner

By Kennedy Gordon , Peterborough Examiner Wednesday, February 1, 2017 5:25:11 EST PM Image: 1 of 5 Previous Next Grace Crichton (left), Ryan Luscombe and Kerri Davies of the CMHA and Kern Bayley-Hay discuss plans for an upcoming fundraiser as members...
02/28/2017
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Mark your calendar, beer lovers: Microbrew festival returns next month

Mark your calendar, beer lovers: Microbrew festival returns next month Event takes place at Caruso Club March 10-11 Feb 1, 2017 2:59 PM by: Sudbury.com Staff The third annual Northern Ontario Microbrew Festival takes place at the Caruso Club March 10...
02/28/2017
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