44th Annual Hand of Man Art & Craft Sale

Show hours are Friday, October 25th from 5-9pm, Saturday, October 26th from 9am-4pm, and Sunday, October 27th from 11am-4pm. The Peterborough Guild of Arts and Crafts proudly presents the 44th Annual Hand of Man Art & Craft Sale. This is the longest running craft show in the Kawarthas! Their 3-day… Continue reading

First Novel Secures Award for Author from Millbrook

Julie Joyce (nee Doner) began writing during her school days growing up on Zion Line south of town.  She became particularly enthralled by the popular TV series, The Gilmore Girls, but sometimes found the plot lines less than satisfactory.  With few friends sharing her interest in the show, she discovered… Continue reading

Home Schoolers’ Art Program Offered in Cavan

The Home Schoolers Art Program began last month at the Cavan Art Gallery & Academy.  It has been a glint in the eyes of the Director, artist Valerie Kent, who has wanted to do this program for some time, and now it is a reality.   Every week there is a… Continue reading

4th Line Theatre Receives Significant Provincial Funding Boost

Opening night for the 4th Line Theatre’s premiere performance of their August production of Carmel was more exciting than usual; the local theatrical non-profit organization announced that they had received more than $410,000 in provincial funding. The funds flow from two sources.  The Ontario Trillium Foundation has provided $34,200 to… Continue reading

ZimArt Celebrates 20 Years

Pictured is a sculpture entitled “In Harmony”, created by this year’s ZimArt’s Artist-in-Residence Wimbai Ngoma.  The Gallery located at 855 2nd Line, Bailieboro is open for the season, with a 20th Anniversary kick-off party that was held Saturday, Aug. 3.  The gallery will be open from 11 am to 6pm… Continue reading

Singer/Songwriter Melissa Payne Launches Acting Debut in 4th Line Theatre’s Carmel

August marks the world premiere of the 4th Line Theatre’s new play, “Carmel”, written by Ian McLachlan and Robert Winslow. Set in 1937, in the hamlet of Carmel just south of Millbrook, the play is the third in the Barnardo children play series and follows the struggles of the White… Continue reading

Galerie Q Hosts Painting Workshop for the Peterborough Chinese Association

On the afternoon of April 13th, Galerie Q welcomed the Peterborough Chinese Association Members and their families in their first painting event with artist Valerie Kent of Cavan Art Gallery and Studio.  An experienced teacher, Valerie provided step by step instruction adapting to the participants. Everyone enjoyed watching the demonstrations… Continue reading

Treat Your Mother to a Taste of Local art in the Rolling Hills of the Bethany Area

Celebrate Mother’s Day by taking her on a tour of the rolling countryside around Bethany where you can introduce her to local artists in their own studios during the annual Rolling Hills Studio tour.  This free, self-guided tour runs on Saturday and Sunday of the Mother’s Day weekend from 10… Continue reading

Young Pirates Invade the Legion During March Break

Another season of theatrics wrapped up during March break as Funfolk Theatricals demonstrated  their poise and creativity in four performances of the original play entitled The Horrible, Terrible Pirate King.  The cast of 24 aged five to fourteen embraced the story, assuming characters both noble and not, gamely joining in… Continue reading