Millbrook Farmers’ Market Returns

Millbrook Farmers’ Market Returns
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Sunday April 23 with More Market Dates As we welcome, with a sigh of relief, the mounting daylight hours, the appearance of new spring buds and the invigorating songbirds, so too we welcome the return of the Millbrook Farmers’ Market on April 23. After the snow/ice/cold/wind begins to slowly fade … Continue reading

Golf Season is on its Way- Are You Ready?

Golf Season is on its Way- Are You Ready?
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With the warm Spring weather arriving, it’s time to dust off those clubs and start preparing for the upcoming golf season. The first step is to take inventory of your golf equipment. Check for wear on your grips, replace the soft spikes on your shoes, and make sure the groves … Continue reading

Galerie Q Reopens with New Exhibits

Galerie Q Reopens with New Exhibits
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Galerie Q is back in business with curator Kathryn at last back on duty. New and family works on display and the gallery is preparing new exhibitions to welcome spring and celebrate Canada’s special upcoming birthday. Beginning in April, Galerie Q will feature a group show featuring Quebec artists who explore … Continue reading

Save the Date: Maple in the Township Comes on the April 1st Weekend

Save the Date: Maple in the Township Comes on the April 1st Weekend
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A group of local Maple Syrup producers are joining forces to host a Maple weekend on April 1st and 2nd. All participating producers will open the doors to their sugar shacks between the hours of 9:30am and 4:30pm and invite you to come and bring your family to walk a … Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Seeks Volunteers for 2017 Season

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Have you always wanted to act onstage?  Want to be part of an epic outdoor production in your community?  Have you ever wondered how 4th Line productions come to life? Interested in learning new skills and working alongside professional actors, directors and choreographers? 4th Line Theatre is looking for volunteers … Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Seeks Actors for Community Workshop

4th Line Theatre Seeks Actors for Community Workshop
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Have you always wanted to try your hand at acting at 4th Line Theatre but were not sure you wanted to make such a large commitment? 4th Line Theatre is pleased to announce its yearly community workshop and public reading which will focus on Leanna Brodie’s Schoolhouse. One day only, … Continue reading

Christmas in the Village Wrapped Up

Christmas in the Village Wrapped Up
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There was something for everyone, young and old, at this year’s Christmas in the Village weekend. Thank you to all of the volunteers who helped make this happen, and here’s to the beginning of another exciting year. Over 200 visitors cast their ballots on Thursday evening during the Christmas in … Continue reading

Auditions for 4th Line Theatre’s Summer Season

Auditions for 4th Line Theatre’s Summer Season
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4th Line Theatre is auditioning for professional roles for the 2017 Summer Season. Auditions are by appointment only and the deadline for submissions is Monday, December 5, 2016. Millbrook Auditions will take place on Tuesday, December 13th from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. To apply, send an electronic copy of your headshot … Continue reading

Appreciation from Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Foundation

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Letter to the Editor On behalf of the Kawartha-Haliburton Children’s Foundation I would like to express my sincere appreciation to the Millbrook Needlers for their beautiful donated quilts, pillowcases and knitted clothing. The children who receive these items are currently being assisted by the Kawartha -Haliburton Children’s Aid Society. Sometimes … Continue reading

Schedule of Events for Outdoor Painting Festival This Weekend

Schedule of Events for Outdoor Painting Festival This Weekend
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With over 55 artists from across Ontario competing for $3000 in prizes, expect to see a lot of painting going on in and around the township this weekend. You can participate by nominating your favourite piece in the People’s Choice Award. The actual painting begins on Saturday at 10 am … Continue reading

Last Farmers’ Market Sunday, October 23

Last Farmers’ Market Sunday, October 23
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We had a gorgeous fall day for our September market last Sunday. People were strolling about taking in the day’s warmth and sunshine. In spite of this season’s draught, our vendors had a beautiful selection of fresh, colourful produce. Tables were also full of all kinds of jarred preserves, baked … Continue reading

Strange Outbreak Hits Local Zucchini Patch

Strange Outbreak Hits Local Zucchini Patch
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Gordon Nomekuz has been farming in this area for over 40 years but this season has presented him with a unique challenge. And it isn’t the drought. “Darnedest thing I ever saw,” Gord says, as we walk through 67 acres of beans, peppers, tomatoes and other vegetables. “I planted them … Continue reading

Calling all Artists: Outdoor Painting Festival Coming October 1st

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Valerie Kent of Cavan Art Academy and Gallery is launching the first “Plein Air” (outdoor) painting festival in the Township of Cavan Monaghan to coincide with Canada Culture Days on the weekend of October 1st. It is a painting competition of sorts, with $3,000 of prize money donated by Galerie … Continue reading

Keith Monk Continues the Long Tradition of Auctioneering

Keith Monk Continues the Long Tradition of Auctioneering
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Last Saturday, Keith Monk was demonstrating his skills in a major farm and household auction east of Bailieboro, and it was clear he was in his element. With a microphone in one hand and a cane in the other, more for emphasis than for health reasons, Monk skillfully walked the … Continue reading

Galerie Q Fine Art Events

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  Galerie Q is gearing up for a busy fall. First, they are wrapping up an exhibit featuring artist Ginet Leblond entitled “Quebec’s Past Retold” which continues until Sunday September 4th. Leblond’s work has featured prominently in the gallery, which is the first one outside the province of Quebec to … Continue reading

Local Maple Syrup Producers Host Summer Tour

Local Maple Syrup Producers Host Summer Tour
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This year the Ontario Maple Syrup Producers Association (OMSPA) celebrated 50 years in business at their Annual General Meeting held at Trent University on the weekend of July 15th.   During the three-day event, producers took time to visit some local “sugar shacks” to see how it’s done around here. After … Continue reading