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A 10-piece band featuring a dynamic rhythm section and a powerful horn section, The Rocket Revue performs with special guests Bobby Watson, Bridget Foley, and Jane Archer on Saturday, December 27 at the Market Hall in Peterborough

Real horns and real music with The Rocket Revueby Jeannine Taylor

Peterborough's premier rhythm and blues band returns to the Market Hall on December 27.

Liam Hemsworth as Gale Hawthorne and Jennifer Lawrence as Katniss Everdeen in the latest installment of the blockbuster young adult franchise

Tabloid Jungle: a review of The Hunger Games: Mockingjay - Part 1by Elliott Burton

Some great ideas but third installment of franchise doesn't stand on its own.

The Red Dog Olde Christmas Pageant is a fundraiser for Homegrown Homes, which provides affordable housing to Peterborough residents

A Red Dog Christmasby Jeannine Taylor

Benefit concert for Homegrown Homes at the Historic Red Dog Taven in Peterborough on December 13.

Detail from John Climenhage's "float (canoe lake"). Sometimes the distinction between object and reflection comes into question as we're drawn into parallax.

Art in the Street - November 2014by Michael Fazackerley

Featuring John Climenhage, Esther Vincent, Paul Nabuurs, and Art School of Peterborough's Appetite for Art fundraiser

Tanah Haney, Michael Ketemer, Rob Fortin, Susan Newman, and John Hoffman performing as Carried Away

In From the Cold returns on December 12 and 13by Jeannine Taylor

Annual Christmas concert at the Market Hall in Peterborough has raised almost $90,000 for Peterborough's Youth Emergency Shelter.

Blues guitarist  Coco Montoya performs at Showplace on November 7 (photo: Bengt Nyman)

musicNOW - November 2014by Josh Fewings

Featuring Doug Paisley, Coco Montoya, Victor Wainwright, Harry Manx, Blackie and The Rodeo Kings, Sam Roberts Band, & more.

The concert takes place on Saturday, December 6 in the auditorium of Peterborough Collegiate

Dan Fewings & Friends Community Christmas Concertby Jeannine Taylor

Third annual family-friendly fundraiser for Teachers for Kids takes place on December 6 in Peterborough.

Feature Stories
The Purple City Chorus (left to right: Chelsey Bennett, Rob Phillips, Kevin Sieana, Matt Crowley, Beau Dixon, Grainne Ryan, Carling Stephen, producer Sam Tweedle, Jeffrey Danger, Bloody Boy Blue, Scarlett Grace, Meg O'Sullivan, Kent Randall, Andrew Curtis, Missy Knott, Kate Suhr)

Peterborough musicians raising funds for affordable housingby Sam Tweedle

Purple City Chorus releases "Do They Know It's Christmas?" single with follow-up concert on December 13.

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Jeanne Pengelly with some of the medication she needs to help manage her recently diagnosed diabetes (photo: Jeanne Pengelly)

Musings of a newly diagnosed diabeticby Jeanne Pengelly

November is Diabetes Awareness month - are you at risk of type 2 diabetes?

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Faith Dickinson with her "Citizen of the Year" Award from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism (photo: Carrie Dickinson)

12-year-old Faith Dickinson named Citizen of the Yearby Jeannine Taylor

Her non-profit Cuddles for Cancer organization has made a thousand blankets for cancer patients, soldiers, and children.

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Founder and organizer Jay Lough Hayes during the first Santas for Peterborough Seniors campaign in 2012 (photo: kawarthaNOW)

Santas for Peterborough Seniors - now in its third year!by Jeannine Taylor

Hundreds of Peterborough seniors will receive Christmas gifts again this year thanks to community giving.

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Mary Blair, Jane Ulrich, and Monique Cantin founded "Circles of Friends" after a close friend passed away from pancreatic cancer

Circles of Friends raises $91,500 for pancreatic cancer researchby Jeannine Taylor

Proceeds from inaugural "Glass Gala" event will go to Circles of Friends Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund.

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Young and old should never forget the sacrifices veterans have made and continue to make in serving our country

Remembrance Day in Peterboroughby Niki Allday

Local photographer captures some highlights from the parade and ceremony at the Cenotaph.

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Tanah Haney, Michael Ketemer, Rob Fortin, Susan Newman, and John Hoffman performing as Carried Away

In From the Cold returns on December 12 and 13by Jeannine Taylor

Annual Christmas concert at the Market Hall in Peterborough has raised almost $90,000 for Peterborough's Youth Emergency Shelter.

Read more ...

Trent University's Symon Campus on the banks of the Otonabee River in Peterborough

50 years of Trent Universityby Jeannine Taylor

Canada's unique university looks to the future as it celebrates its past.

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Community News & Profiles
The Purple City Chorus (left to right: Chelsey Bennett, Rob Phillips, Kevin Sieana, Matt Crowley, Beau Dixon, Grainne Ryan, Carling Stephen, producer Sam Tweedle, Jeffrey Danger, Bloody Boy Blue, Scarlett Grace, Meg O'Sullivan, Kent Randall, Andrew Curtis, Missy Knott, Kate Suhr)

Peterborough musicians raising funds for affordable housingby Sam Tweedle

Purple City Chorus releases "Do They Know It's Christmas?" single with follow-up concert on December 13.

Jeanne Pengelly with some of the medication she needs to help manage her recently diagnosed diabetes (photo: Jeanne Pengelly)

Musings of a newly diagnosed diabeticby Jeanne Pengelly

November is Diabetes Awareness month - are you at risk of type 2 diabetes?

Just because there's snow on the ground doesn't mean you have to put the bike away. With the right equipment, almost anyone can bike safely in the winter (supplied photo)

Tips for winter cyclingby Matt Higgs

Many people cycle year-round and you can too, as long as you're prepared.

Faith Dickinson with her "Citizen of the Year" Award from the Kawartha Chamber of Commerce & Tourism (photo: Carrie Dickinson)

12-year-old Faith Dickinson named Citizen of the Yearby Jeannine Taylor

Her non-profit Cuddles for Cancer organization has made a thousand blankets for cancer patients, soldiers, and children.

Founder and organizer Jay Lough Hayes during the first Santas for Peterborough Seniors campaign in 2012 (photo: kawarthaNOW)

Santas for Peterborough Seniors - now in its third year!by Jeannine Taylor

Hundreds of Peterborough seniors will receive Christmas gifts again this year thanks to community giving.

Mary Blair, Jane Ulrich, and Monique Cantin founded "Circles of Friends" after a close friend passed away from pancreatic cancer

Circles of Friends raises $91,500 for pancreatic cancer researchby Jeannine Taylor

Proceeds from inaugural "Glass Gala" event will go to Circles of Friends Pancreatic Cancer Research Fund.

Peterborough Distribution Inc.'s Small Business Lighting program helps small businesses decrease their electricity bills and promote a culture of conservation.

Free lighting program for small businesses can reduce electricity costsby Matt Higgs

Up to $1,500 in energy-efficient lighting and other equipment upgrades.

What's On Now - Events in The Kawarthas
Pubs & Clubs
One of our most popular columns! Find out who's playing where this weekend, from Bobcaygeon to Burleigh to Peterborough.
Publisher's Picks
Major, interesting and unusual events that our editors have deemed to be worthy of our endorsement and promotion across The Kawarthas.
Art, Performance & Culture
Gallery openings, exhibitions, theatre, performance art, dance and more! Celebrate local talent and the venues that attract great talent.
Business Events
From networking meetings to conferences to Chambers of Commerce, we are the only online source for business events anywhere in the Kawarthas.
Concerts & Live Music
Concerts: indoor, outdoor, series, folk, blues, jazz, classical and rock kawarthaNOW.com has them all listed! Promote your concert event here for free!
Cinemas & Drive-Ins
Movie listings from cinemas and drive-ins across the Kawarthas. We're the only local site to compile this information in one place for your convenience.
Showplace Performance Centre
Concerts, plays, performances, and community events coming to the main stage and to The Nexicom Lounge at Peterborough's downtown centre for the performing arts.
Films & Repertory Cinemas
Film festivals, theatres, and organizations screening classic, independent, and foreign language films (and some first-run movies too).
Community Events
kawarthaNOW.com covers regional ongoing events! Is your event listed? Post it for free!
Children's Events
Events designed just for Kawartha kids. Great things to do indoors and out! Be sure to watch this column during school holidays for special events.
Youth Events
These events are designed for the tweens and teenagers - kids or "youth" that are about age 12 and up! Events listed are throughout The Kawarthas.
Seniors' Events
Rewire your thinking about aging with our events for seniors. Many events are happening throughout the entire area - check out our column for all of them!
Outdoor Events
The Kawarthas are a year round playground for outdoor enthusiasts. Our outdoors column is your first stop for weekend and outdoor planning.
Fundraising Events
From men wearing red shoes to pink paddles, we promote worthy fundraising events in the Kawarthas. Help the community and join in! Post your event for free.
Sports & Recreation
Individual and team sports competitions, games, and fitness and recreational activities throughout the Kawarthas.
The Business Beat
By Stu Harrison.
One of our most visited columns, and we also have archives dating back to 2004!
Business Beat Archives
We"ve got them all dating back to 2004! The Business Beat archives by Stu Harrison.
Venues Listing
We have 1396 venues, businesses and organizations listed on our website. Each listing includes an address, contact information, map, and a link to events at the venue.
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Seasonal Events in The Kawarthas
Christmas Special Events
It's that time of year again! Christmas events is always one of our busiest columns of the year. Check ahead and plan what you take in this holiday season.
Santa's Parade Schedule
Santa's one busy guy and he's coming to a town near you! Check out our listing of Santa Claus parades in the Kawarthas.
Flu Clinics
It's flu season again! Immunization helps strengthen your body's natural immune response against the flu. You can get a flu shot at a local pharmacy or at one of the regional clinics we have listed in our column.
Westben: Concerts at the Barn
Westben's magnificent 400-seat timber-frame barn hosts an incredible array of renowned Canadian and international artists every summer.
Trent University 50th Anniversary
Peterborough's Trent University marks its 50th anniversary in 2014-15 with events and celebrations both on and off campus starting in August 2014.
Lang Pioneer Village
Established in 1967 to celebrate and preserve the rural history of the area, Lang Pioneer Village features over 20 restored and furnished buildings built between 1820 and 1899 and a working Grist Mill built in 1846.
Environment, Ecology & Gardening
Events related to the environment and ecology, as well as workshops of interest to gardeners.
Regional Farmers' Markets
From Spring to mid Fall the Kawarthas are rich with bounty and outdoor markets. Check out our guide and send us your favourites.
Trails Guide
One of the best things about The Kawarthas is that there is always a trail nearby! Check out our guide to regional trails!
Provincial Parks Guide
We're always within driving distance to a Provincial Park. Here is our guide to local day and overnight parks.
Riverview Park & Zoo
The Zoo is always a popular spot! Check out our summary of their current events.
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Content Feedback
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