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Upcoming EventsDec6Wed20237:30 pm Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 6 @ 7:30 pmJoin a team or be a spare!Dec9Sat20231:00 pm Santa Claus Parade – 2023Santa Claus Parade – 2023Dec 9 @ 1:00 pmThe parade starts at the Millbrook Christian Assembly and travels along King St. to the Old Millbrook Arena. To enter a float, complete an application form on the township website or with staff at the CMCC.Dec10Sun20232:30 pm Yuletide Cheer Concert by the Ka... @ Cambridge St. United ChurchYuletide Cheer Concert by the Ka... @ Cambridge St. United ChurchDec 10 @ 2:30 pmCome to hear this award-winning choir sing arrangements of traditional carols by John Rutter, David Willcocks and others, joined by guests hand bell performers UnBELLievable.Dec13Wed20231:00 pm Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 13 @ 1:00 pm5:00 pm Community Turkey Dinner – 2023 @ St. Thomas Anglican ChurchCommunity Turkey Dinner – 2023 @ St. Thomas Anglican ChurchDec 13 @ 5:00 pm – 7:00 pm7:30 pm Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 13 @ 7:30 pmJoin a team or be a spare!Dec16Sat20238:00 am Breakfast with Santa @ Bethany United ChurchBreakfast with Santa @ Bethany United ChurchDec 16 @ 8:00 am – 10:30 amCome and join Bethany Community Hub. Enjoy Pancakes, Sausage and Fruit Salad with coffee, tea or juice all for only $5 per person. You will also have the opportunity to purchase photos with Santa.Dec20Wed20231:00 pm Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Progressive Euchre @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 20 @ 1:00 pm7:30 pm Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dart League @ Royal Canadian Legion Branch 402Dec 20 @ 7:30 pmJoin a team or be a spare!
It might seem like a new business, but Amanda Mitchell has been working her magic in the kitchen as a small business owner since 2017. She began by offering cooking classes and workshops for children. Classes included cake and cupcake decorating, meal prep and lessons on food safety and recycling. … Continue reading
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
In a few weeks there will be a new source of health conscious products and support in town as Millbrook Village Apothecary opens its doors on King Street in Millbrook. This will be the second location for Brenda Tapp, ND, who also owns and operates the Peterborough Centre of Naturopathic… Continue reading
Brígh Findlay-Shields of Millbrook first got her start in social media marketing as a sixteen year old. She had developed an e-boutique selling her own equestrian accessories and was looking for a cheap (or free) way to drive traffic to her online shop. The result was an organically created social… Continue reading
On Saturday, July 29th, Cove Antiques & Art of Cavan is hosting a vendor/yard sale behind their store at — Hwy 7A in Cavan from 8 am until 4pm. They are asking for food donations for the Millbrook and District Food Share in a volume that fills the boat that… Continue reading
In 2019, Council adopted the Millbrook Community Improvement Plan (MCIP). This grant program has been used to support private community development initiatives in downtown Millbrook for the past four years. The objective of the CIP is to stimulate private investments that support the revitalization of downtown Millbrook through grants that… Continue reading
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
Sean and Theresa Wilson produce garlic on their farm in Selwyn and operate a booth at the Millbrook Farmers’ Market. Sean has a history in dairy farming in the Hamilton area. In 1995 he moved to Peterborough for employment and since then he has gradually found his way back to… Continue reading