Kawartha Downs Hosts and Old-Fashioned County Fair This Weekend

The doors open on this year’s Kawartha County Fair at Kawartha Downs on Friday at 2pm, where visitors will be treated to a classic midway operated by Campbell Amusements, a vendor village with treats, beauty products, crystals and gemstone jewelry and more.  Games for kids and adults are cash only…. Continue reading

Thanks for the Fair!

There was something for everyone at the Millbrook Fair last month, where Kathryn Lang became this year’s new Fair Ambassador for the area, young would-be farmers worked some equipment in the corn, and proud horse and cattle exhibitors shared their achievements. A young heifer found the excitement too much and… Continue reading

A Testament to the Importance of the Fair

Most families on a typical Saturday can be found at a local sports field supporting their child’s passion for playing sports. For our family, throughout the summer months, our Saturdays look a little different. They often start at the barn at 5 am getting our cattle washed and prepared to… Continue reading

Teddy Bears’ Picnic a Big Hit

Last month, sixteen families joined residents at Centennial Place for a Teddy Bears’ Picnic organized by the Millbrook EarlyON Child and Family Centre.  This organization has been looking for ways to host intergenerational activities to connect their young clients with older generations in the community.  Prior to the pandemic, Centennial… Continue reading

4th Line Season Showcases New Play and an Old Favourite

The 4th Line Theatre is gearing up for its 31st season.  The first production is a new play dramatizing an historic labour dispute which pitched male bosses against a group of poorly-paid female staff at the Tilco Plastics Company in Peterborough.  The conflict began in 1965 over a $25 bonus,… Continue reading

Save the Date – Ladies’ Night Returns August 3rd, 2023

You won’t want to miss this year’s Millbrook BIA Ladies’ Night which returns in August for its sixteenth season. The action starts at 4 pm in downtown Millbrook, featuring specials at our local retailers as well as vendors filling the street.  Ladies (and gents) of all ages are invited to… Continue reading