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Plan a Rural Overnight Sojourn in Durham Region

There’s something very special about travelling and experiencing new things, but it’s even more dear when we’ve not ventured far from home. Whether you’re looking to spend time with a loved one, make memories with friends or take a solo sojourn, you’ll find that you don’t have to travel far… Read More

Theatre at the Museum

Theatre on the Ridge logo overlayed on photo of the museum

It’s a New Stage! July 12 to August 27 Spend The Summer With Us at Scugog Shores Museum Village It’s been two years of sitting behind screens, standing six feet apart and not making physical contact with each other. This season, we welcome back theatre that gets off the page,… Read More

Durham is Home Collection- available at Scugog Arts!

The Durham is Home collection has arrived at the Scugog Arts Space! Pick up some of the most coveted pieces from the Lake Scugog series steps away from the real thing! The following items are available in both the Lake Scugog and Old Mill Design: Hoodies T-Shirts Hats Get yourself… Read More

33 Beautiful Downtown Boutiques for Local Fashion Finds

From jersey knit tops to oh-so soft yoga pants, many of us have mastered the art of dressing comfortably during the stay-at-home phases over the last two years. If we’ve learned anything, it’s that comfort is key and “hard pants” are not the necessity we once thought they were. As… Read More

Durham’s Perfect Selfie Spots for Film and TV Lovers

Did you know that the downtowns of Durham have a lot of spots that are low-key famous? We don’t just mean “local” famous; we’re talking award-winning, Hollywood, rock star/movie star-level famous. Have you ever noticed many celebrities wear a hat and sunglasses in photos, kind of like a disguise? We… Read More

Your Guide to North Durham Cideries

Two Blokes Cider

By: Chris Mitchell, Traveling Mitch  In recent years, cider has become increasingly popular across the province, and Durham Region certainly isn’t an exception. Much of that rise in popularity has to do with a simultaneous rise in both quality and experimentation in the world of Ontario cider, and Ontarians ultimately coming… Read More

Local and Handmade

Meta 4 Gallery

Meta4 Gallery Promotes Local and Handmade Story by Katherine Ryalen In downtown Port Perry is Meta4 Gallery, an award-winning gallery of fine craft, original art and studio programming. It opened its doors in 2005, and has been so successful that in the fall of 2017, co-owners and artist-entrepreneurs Birgitta MacLeod,… Read More

Durham Region Winter Outdoor Adventure Guide

Getting outside is good for your health. From lowering blood pressure to boosting your mood, increasing physical activity with outdoor activities in Durham Region is a safe way to enjoy the cold months this winter. Whether you crave a scenic outdoor walk, want to test your skills on skis, or… Read More

Adventures with Santa- Willowtree Farm

Willowtree Farm

Travel along the North Pole trail on a mission to find Santa! Santa’s helpers will guide you through the trail to complete a series of tasks to get you closer to find the guy in the big, red suit. Along the way, you’ll meet up with Mrs. Claus, elves, &… Read More

Santa Claus Parade

Guess Who’s Coming to Town……. As the leaves start to change, it’s time to think about the upcoming holiday season. The Scugog Chamber of Commerce, in partnership with the Lions Club of Port Perry, brings to you the 2021 Parade theme of: “Christmas Together Since 1871” Both organizations are looking for volunteers to help… Read More