Here's Pictures From The Epic Tractor Parade In Downtown Peterborough

The tractor parade serves as the kick off to the Peterborough Ex

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PtboPics: St. Paddy's Day Parade Brought Smiles And Green Throughout Downtown

The sun was shining and a sea of green could be seen for as far as the eye could see this afternoon at the St. Patrick's Day Parade in downtown Peterborough. 

 

Peterborough Theatre Guild promoting their upcoming show "Urinetown"

[Contributed by PtboCanada's Julie Morris]

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PtboPics: Ode'min Giizis Parade On George Street

The Ode'min Giizis Festival began in Peterborough on Wednesday and wraps up today with events taking place throughout the city. Yesterday, we snapped these pics as the parade made its way from City Hall down to Del Crary Park.

 

 

 

[Contributed by PtboCanada's Julie Morris]

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Get NaKeD In The Patch This Valentine's Day

NaKeD Chocolate (382 George Street) was opened in the summer of 2009 by Warren Eley, a professional chocolatier. The aroma of chocolate fills the air the moment you open the doors of the shop and your eyes quickly start admiring the many displays of delectable chocolates from around the world showcased behind the counter and throughout the store.

Flavours like chocolate ganache combined with chilli, cayenne, ancho, and jalapeno peppers named the Aztec or, one of my personal favourites, the Chai Tiger made up of black tea, cinnamon, cardamom, cloves and milk chocolate ganache.  

With Valentine's Day fast approaching, check out NaKed's specials and drop by the shop to pick something out for that special someone. And don't forget to treat yourself too!

[NaKeD Chocolate]

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Stuff To Do In The Patch This Weekend

Friday: 

Showplace Performance Centre presents A Celtic Christmas with Barra MacNeils (Tickets $50.75 - 8 p.m.)

Saturday:

Peterborough Santa Claus Parade (4:45 p.m. - 6 p.m.) George Street

Peterborough Petes vs. Windsor Spitfires (7 p.m. - Tickets)

Showplace Performance Centre presents Elvis: The Wonderful World of Christmas (Tickets $42 - 8 p.m.)

Mid-Life Crisis in Concert (8 p.m. - $15) at The Venue

Sunday:

T.A.S.S. presents A Big Band Christmas (Tickets $20 - Adults - 3 p.m.)

"Yule Be Cool" Christmas Concert with The Peterborough Pop Ensemble (7:30 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Free with donation) Northminister United Church


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Get All Fancy For Peterborough's Fashion District Block Party

A four-day fashion sale will be happening downtown on George Street, starting today at 10 a.m and running through Sunday. There will also be an opening party at Splice tonight at 9 p.m.

The sale itself will span numerous stores with in-store specials, giveaways and over $1,000 in prizes at the opening party.

[Contributed by PtboCanada's Julie Morris]

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A 22-year-old Sebastian Bach Gives His Memories of Peterborough

Twenty years ago Sebastian Bach (he of Skid Row) returned to his hometown of Peterborough while on vacation (and to watch his little brother graduate from Queen Mary), and took time out to chat with a local TV station. Here's what his memories were of growing up here ("I attempted to," he says), including attending PCVS and Lakefield College School, and walking down George Street with long hair.


[Sebastian Bach -- Lost Interview Part 1]

[Related: Skid Row -- "18 and Life"; Sebastian Bach's website; Sebastian Bach on Twitter]

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PtboPics: More Great Pictures from the Canada Day Parade in the Patch






[photos submitted by PtboCanada contributor Desiree Fawn, @sofawned]

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PtboPic: The Peterborough Canada Day Parade On George Street Rocked!

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