Edition 14: September 2, 2001
In the fourteenth issue of the Bed and Breakfast Traveller, we take you to the majestic yet tranquil Kawartha Lakes region. Situated on the Trent-Severn Waterway and sprawled amidst the Kawartha Lakes, the region offers visitors a multitude of opportunities for boating, fishing and swimming. Go shopping in Lindsay, Lakefield, Fenelon Falls, or one of the other towns/villages, check out a Farmer's Market or antique/craft show, and don't forget to spend a lot of time in the great outdoors!!
The Kawartha Lakes region is welcoming and peaceful, but alive with the vitality and community spirit that characterizes small town Ontario. Its history and culture truly begins with the establishment of the Trent Severn Waterway that winds its way from one famous lift lock in Peterborough to a second in Kirkfield. Its initial function as a location for water travel within Ontario now makes it a haven for boaters and swimmers. Among its list of attractions are Petroglyphs Provincial Park, Warsaw Caves, and the Canadian Canoe Museum, and most times of the year there is a festival or fair to make your visit memorable.
Villages and towns are located within such close proximity to one another that the region is ideal for day trips. Enjoy a hearty country breakfast in one, spend the day shopping or golfing in another, and enjoy an evening of dining and dancing in a third.
Upcoming Events in the region:
August 31- September 2: Kinmount Fair, Kinmount (1-705-488-2000).
September 1-2: Kawartha Arts Festival, on the Fenelon Falls Fairgrounds. Call 1-705-887-9733.
September 7-8: 153rd Oakwood Fair, at the Oakwood Arena and Parks. Call 1-705-786-2748.
September 8-9: "Harvest of Quilts", put on by the Kawartha Piecemakers Village Quilters, held in Bobcaygeon. Call 1-705-738-5730.
September 16: Historic Cemetary Tour, Victoria County Museum, Lindsay. Call 1-705-324-6756.
September 19-22: 147th Lindsay Central Exhibition, Lindsay Fairgrounds. Call 1-705-324-5551.
September 22-23: 7th annual Central Ontario Antique Shop Tour, which covers 35 shops in total. Call 1-705-887-4134.
September 28-29: 143rd Bobcaygeon Fall Fair. Call 1-705-793-2466.
September 29-30: 16th Annual Victoria County Studio Tour, 10am-5pm. Call 1-705-454-2095.
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