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Connect with authentic cultural traditions. Discover your inner artisan. Immerse yourself in traditional tools and knowledge that few people have the chance to experience firsthand. Get hands-on guidance from the talented craftspeople and artisans throughout Kawarthas Northumberland.

Don’t miss the excitement of Port Hope’s Float Your Fanny Down the Ganny in April, an unorthodox boating event that brings all kinds of improvised watercraft down the Ganaraska River. Make a Mother’s Day weekend to remember with the Rolling Hills Studio Tour in Kawartha Lakes, or check the event calendar at the ever-happening South Pond Farms.¬†Book a workshop with an artisan in paddle-carving, pyrography, beading, leather-working, snow-shoe making and more at The Canadian Canoe Museum in Peterborough. In nearby Keene, Hiawatha First Nation hosts their annual pow wow on the Saturday and Sunday of Victoria Day weekend, featuring crafts, singing, drumming, and dancing. If you’re an animal lover, you’ll enjoy the heart-warming hilarity of baby goats with unique farm experiences at Haute Goat in Port Hope.

Whatever inspires you, we hope you’ll head home with a renewed sense of creativity and connection.

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