Scenes of the Season

                 The morning sun has created such beautiful lake shots, sometimes I forget to check out the fall colours on the trees. Keene residents did a great job of decorating and making the village welcoming for the Keene Pumpkin Festival last weekend. Cottage guests had the luxury of watching…

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Keene Pumpkin Festival

                 Despite the rain and chilly weather, the Keene Pumpkin Festival was well attended on Saturday. Vendors with crafts, baking and fudge braved the rain as families enjoyed the bouncy castles, pony rides and petting zoo (cotton candy and popcorn are always popular).  Giant vegetables weighed in (not just pumpkins)….

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October News

  Elmhirst’s Resort received the 2013 Excellence Award for Environmental Practices at the recent Peterborough Chamber of Commerce Gala.  Sustainable initiatives and a commitment to homegrown were recognized – we were delighted to be a finalist but the win was awesome!   Fresh tomatoes from the garden now served in Chocolate Tomato Loaf – very…

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Thanksgiving Weekend

               Thanksgiving Saturday began with a super sunrise; the day was filled with colour – country roads were vivid for those driving, the leaves were at their best and flightseers got a fine view of the lake with a palette of fall hues.  The Norwood Fair, a local tradition, is always…

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Kids Stay Free November and March

    We love families – come play with us! Thanksgiving Weekend is looking great….good weather forecast, the Norwood Country Fair is on and the leaves are brilliant. It’s a perfect weekend to get out of the city and enjoy the splendour of autumn with your family. Children stay free in November and March so plan…

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