Regional Listings

Art Classes, Galleries, Groups & Supplies

SPIRIT OF THE HILLS – Our purpose is to build and sustain a rich cultural life in Northumberland County. We invite you to join our family of artists, artisans, writers, photographers and performers as we foster creativity through multiple events and educational opportunities throughout the region. Membership information and more:


VANDERMEER TOYOTA – Service is our business! We are committed to providing top quality vehicles, affordable financing and leasing options, along with great customer service every time. 959 Division St., Cobourg, 905-372-5437 or 1-800-269-5055.

Boutiques, Shops & Studios

THE BIRDHOUSE NATURE STORE – New owner, new location! For all nature lovers we have seed and suet, bird feeders, accessories, nest boxes, bird baths, books, gifts and garden flags. Come in and check out what’s new. Formerly in Wooler and now located at 240 Presqu’ile Parkway in Brighton. 613-475-9510, Facebook:@thebirdhousenaturestore,

THE GIFT BOUTIQUE AND ART GALLERY – Showcasing an eclectic mix of Canadian handmade designs. Gifts include original paintings, photography, pottery, jewellery, metal, wood and fibre wall hangings plus so much more. Be prepared to be surprised! Open Fridays and Saturdays, 10 am to 5 pm and the 2nd and 4th Sundays of the month, 11 am to 4 pm, or by appointment. Beginning January 1 through April 30, 2018, The Gift Boutique will be open by appointment only. 493 Flying Club Road, Stirling. 613-395-0727 or

OLD TIN SHED – Home décor and gifts. Heritage lighting, salvage furniture, linens, rugs, hardware, jewellery, clothing. With over 200 artists and suppliers represented in our shop we are always on the lookout for the unusual, the hard-to-find and the one-of-a-kind pieces to thrill our faithful customers. 25 Sherbourne St., Bancroft, 613-332-6565. For more info visit and shop online at

ROBBINS’ NEST – Yarns, quilting, embroidery, tapestry & craft supplies. 53 Main St., Brighton, 613-475-0578.

Culinary Shops, Dining & Markets

OSLAND FARM MARKET & BAKERY – We are a year-round market, open 5 days a week all winter, offering naturally-raised meats from our farm, local produce, preserves, fresh baked goods, woolens, hand crafted items and much more! 5029 County Rd. 2 (Toronto Rd.) Port Hope, 905-375-5365, or Facebook.

SPRUCEWOOD HANDMADE COOKIE CO. – Now open in Cobourg! With factory outlet prices come and enjoy free cookie samples of sweet and savoury/cheddar shortbread. Gift baskets, specialty packs and the ‘Chef’s picks.’ Also offering specialty products that pair with their fine shortbread. Monday to Friday, 9 am to 5 pm and Saturday, 10 am to 5 pm (closed Sundays). 628 Ontario St., Cobourg. 905-372-0707.

Esthetics, Spas & Salons

MYSTIC ROOTS –We are a full-service AVEDA concept salon and spa offering AVEDA flower and plant essences and INTELLIGENT NUTRIENTS certified organic health and beauty products. Yoga classes also offered. 287 Division St., Cobourg, 905-372-4247.

Events & Performances

FOLK UNDER THE CLOCK – Presents a double bill with Garnet Rogers and Karen Savoca with Pete Heitzman. Sunday, January 21, 2018, 4pm matinée. Market Hall, 140 Charlotte St., Peterborough. Tickets:, 705-749-1146 and Moondance 705-742-9425. Information on 31st season at
INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY – Celebrate this special event with 3 keynote speakers, 6 workshops, lunch and refreshments. March 8, 2018 in Peterborough. Hosted by Thirteen Moons Wellness. For tickets and info visit

NORTHUMBERLAND PLAYERS –Welcomes you to their exciting 2017/2018 season with comedies, musicals, drama and dinner theatre. For a complete line-up visit

PETERBOROUGH’S INTERNATIONAL WOMEN’S DAY FAIR – Support women and girl entrepreneurs. Discover local not-for-profit resources. Free admission and free gift while they last. March 3, 2018, 10 am to 3 pm. 90 Hunter St East. Peterborough. More info:

30 CRAFT MARKET – Handcrafted lamps, journals, skin products, baby clothes, hats, home decor and much more will be available for you to choose from! December 2 at 90 Hunter St. East and December 9 at 751 George St. North in Peterborough. Both shows 10:30 am to 3:30 pm. More info: 705-760-2987 or

Health & Wellbeing

COBOURG CENTRE FOR HYPNOSIS – A safe and effective method which enables you to change your thoughts, feelings, habits and behaviours. It can help you become healthier and happier. 905-377-8585,
DROP BY DROP: Essential Oil Blending Guide – All you need to create therapeutic, essential oil blends easily, effectively and, most importantly, safely.

FRANJO’S KITCHEN – Full of delicious natural ingredients that work with your body, our lactation snacks help boost milk supply while loading you and baby up with nutrition. Our pregnancy snacks ease nausea, relieve cravings and provide nourishment for you and your growing baby. 1-888-599-5658 or email

HERRON FAMILY CHIROPRACTIC – Our purpose is to educate and adjust as many families as possible toward optimal health through natural chiropractic care. In a health care culture that focuses on drugs and surgery, we believe that we can inspire patients of all ages who are frustrated and sick and give them hope to achieve optimal health. The Fleming Building, 1005 Elgin St. West, Suite 206, Cobourg. 905-377-0555.

PSYCHIC LORI – Spiritual medium & intuitive healer with over 30 years of experience. Personal readings and reiki healing. Serving Northumberland County. Call or text 905-372-0464.

WAVELENGTHS YOGA NORWOOD – Join us for our Costa Rica Jungle Adventure Yoga Retreat, February 3-10, 2018. We also offer group yoga classes, Yoga Teacher Training, one-on-one yoga therapy, workshops, MBSR (Mindfulness Based Stress Reduction) courses, Trauma-Informed Yoga trainings, and other advanced trainings for yoga teachers. Proudly featured on CBC’s ‘Still Standing’ – August 22, 2017 ( 705-933-0283 or,


HUTCHISON HOUSE MUSEUM – One of the oldest limestone houses in Peterborough, the museum offers a glimpse of life in Ontario in the 1800s. Hours: September through May, Monday-Friday, 10 am to 4 pm and June through Labour Day, Tues-Fri, 10 am to 4 pm and Saturday/Sunday, 1 to 4 pm. (Costumed Guides on duty 1 to 4 pm, July & August.)270 Brock St., Peterborough, 705-743-9710.

PETERBOROUGH MUSEUM & ARCHIVES – Presents ‘Northern Owls’ on display December 17 to March 18, 2018. 300 Hunter St. East, Peterborough, 705-743-5180.

Pet Wellbeing

BEHAVIOUR ISSUES! DOES YOUR PET HAVE ANY?! I CAN HELP YOU! – Kim Malonie has over 20 years’ experience helping animals with physical, emotional and behavioural issues. Personal and long-distance consultations. Pet sitting available. 905-342-5312 or

GLOBAL PET FOODS – Natural, holistic pet food, supplements and treats, wild bird seed, hypo-allergenic, raw and grain free diets, toys, clothes and accessories. Frequent buyer program and Air Miles offered. 471 Division St., Cobourg, 905-373-1984 or


WEDDING OFFICIANT – Rev. Mary McCandless creates customized wedding ceremonies (civil, spiritual, romantic, vow renewal, commitment, elopement). Baptisms, spiritual christenings, funerals, celebrations
of life. Cobourg, 905-377-8585.

Workshops & Retreats

DHARMA CENTRE OF CANADA – Upcoming: ‘New Years’ Retreat’ with Steven & Cheryl Gellman, December 29 to January 1, 2018; ‘Winter Open Mind Retreat’ with Jack Connelly, January 19 to 23; ‘Winter Devotional Song Retreat – Exploring Stillness’ with Shara Claire, February 16 to 19; ‘Unlearning’ with Brian McLeod, February 13 to March 9; ‘Hope and Fearlessness’ with Linda Hochstetler, March 16 to 18; ‘Exploring Chanting, Yin Yoga and Meditation’ with Tony Tavares, March 23 to 24. Kinmount, 705-488-2704 with more details on the retreats at

LOUISE HAY PROGRAM – Love yourself, heal your life. Certified ‘Louise Hay’ teacher offers 2-day workshops and personal sessions to those seriously desiring positive life changes. Simple, common-sense method, internationally proven. 705-632-1441, 1-800-434-0378 or

SHAMAN SPIRIT PATH – Workshops in Core Shamanism, Shamanic Healing of the Spirit. Toronto: January 28 & 29; Peterborough: February 24 & 25; Ottawa (Almonte): March 17 & 18. Glenn Campbell, M.Ed., Shamanic practitioner and faculty member, Foundation for Shamanic Studies. 905-430-4953 or