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In the 38th issue of the Bed and Breakfast Traveller, we take you to fabulous Port Hope, Ontario.

Come explore a fabulous gem in Port Hope Ontario. There's lots to see and do in this wonderful old Port where the Ganaraska River meets Lake Ontario. The Historically designated Walton Street, was recently voted as the Best Main Street in Ontario in the Heritage in Architecture Category by TVO' s Best Main Street in Ontario Contest. This 19th century streetscape has been lovingly preserved and restored, and offers a wonderful variety of Antique and Specialty shopping, along with great places to dine, ranging from quaint Bistro's and Café's to Pubs and Fine Dining. For more information visit

Our Capitol Theatre, one of the oldest operating atmospheric theatres in Ontario, is currently undergoing a massive renovation and expansion project. Due to reopen in November, The original theatre space will be returned to its original 1930's splendor, while the addition will house improved washroom facilities, along with office and dressing room space, and a second venue for rehearsals, workshops, and intimate theatre experiences. Visit them at

The fall is coming alive with fall colours and events to interest all age groups. Our annual Fall Fair (currently our 172nd) is held every year on the 2nd weekend in September. Experience an old fashion country fair with all the agriculture and livestock, along with many contests for baking, quilting, crafts etc. The exciting midway and other events are sure to please everyone.

The 2nd annual All Canadian Jazz Festival is set to go on September 19-21. An impressive line up of some of the best on the Canadian Jazz scene, along with some amazingly talented newcomers will have you dancing in the streets. Check them out at Also that weekend is the annual Northumberland Hills Studio Tour. This free event is a must for anyone who enjoys the wonderful creativity of true artists. Visit 35 local artists, from potters, photographers, painters, stained glass artists, blacksmiths, etc. For more info, call 905-342 3344 or 905-342-3261.

The Fall fishing season is kicking of with the annual fish run up the Ganaraska River. Fishermen line the banks of the river hoping to catch the salmon and trout as they make their way to the spawning grounds.

The Port Hope Bed and Breakfast Association is sponsoring the Port Hope Christmas House Tour on Saturday, November 22nd. Visit 8 of our finest B&B's, decorated for the festive season in each owners individual style. For more info visit our website at or call toll-free 1-866-815-4519. Tickets are $20 each with a portion of the proceeds going to the Capitol Theatre and other worthy local causes.

More upcoming events:

October 4th - Port Hope Annual House Tour sponsored by the ACO. 905-885-7929

October 24th - 26th - The Vintage Film Festival. 1-800-434-5092

November 27th - December 7th - A Capitol Christmas. 1-800-434-5092

December 5th - January 2nd - Candlelight Christmas. 1-888-767-8467.

Port Hope Bed and Breakfast Association

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