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Adventures at the Boo-seum!

Looking for a spook-tacular time? The 3rd annual ‘Adventures at the Boo-seum’ at the Scugog Shores Museum Village is a great way to celebrate the season with your family! Enjoy a fun-filled day with the family on Sunday October 24th, 2021, from 11am – 3pm. Make a creepy craft and try your hand… Read More

Port Perry 150

Port Perry 150

Port Perry’s 150th Birthday Celebration October 3rd will be a celebration in culmination of the events and specials for Port Perry’s 150th birthday! Sneak preview of what’s happening: Sunrise Church Service, Pancake Breakfast, Craft Brewery/Winery/Cider house event, Tartan Parade, Kid’s Zone, Music, Artisan Market, Birthday Cake & Coffee, Town Hall Performances,… Read More

Culture Days- Saturday September 25th

Culture Days

Explore art workshops and demonstrations, enjoy live music and theatre, and experience Indigenous culture at Culture Days in Scugog. Visit the Scugog Arts Space on Saturday, September 25th from 10 AM to 5 PM and discover a world of arts and culture. There will be art demonstrations that take you… Read More

Scugog Council for the Arts Mural Marathon

Mural Marathon

Colour, Culture and Community: The Making of a Culture Over three days 52 painters took shifts painting a continuous mural across four wooden boards. The mural celebrates Indigenous culture — with stories of the Caribou, Crane, Blue Jay, and Pine Marten. The completed mural has been installed on the east… 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

5 Great Patios and Why You’ll Love Them!

Story By Karen Hawthorne Soak up the charm and the sunshine! Patio season is here, for sangria and ice buckets of beer, lunch overlooking the water, or cocktails under patio lanterns – Scugog has the best spots for outdoor dining, casual drinks and full-on relaxing. Because that’s what our brief,… Read More

The Perfect Scoop: Gelato, Ice Cream or Both!

By Karen Hawthorne A sweet, creamy scoop of handcrafted Italian gelato or home-churned ice cream is, by popular consensus, the perfect treat on a hot day. Cone, cup or whipped into a milkshake, the refreshing treat is a must-indulge—especially when it’s made with expert TLC by someone who knows the… Read More

Community Spirit

Old Flame Beer

Beer Meets Community Spirit at Old Flame Brewing Company Story by Katherine Ryalen Can a craft brewery be more than just a purveyor of quality libations and good times? Can it also be a pillar of community support, pulling local businesses together for the success of the whole town? One… Read More

Best Local Farm-To-Table Eats!

By Karen Hawthorne Choosing local matters. There’s the incredible fresh taste of food picked that morning (or by your own hands from the vines). Have you gone to an orchard with a basket and sampled a Honeycrisp apple right from the tree? Or tasted ruby red strawberries at a farm… Read More

Bundle Up!

Family putting ice skates on lakeside, Scugog

Top 5 Outdoor Adventures in Scugog Story by Karen Hawthorne Get some fresh air and explore Scugog’s winter chills and thrills! We’ve got forests with trails and maple trees, horse-drawn sleigh rides and heart-pumping adventures on the frozen lake. Bring your skates (or snowshoes) and the family for some serious outdoor… Read More