Peterborough Musicfest is a FREE summer concert series hosted Wednesday and Saturday evenings throughout the summer in Peterborough, Ontario. The open air concerts held at Del Crary park in downtown Peterborough offer a spectacular setting next to Little Lake. Attracting a mix of local and international performers the stage has in the past hosted: Serena Ryder, The Keifer Sutherland Band (yes that Keifer Sutherland), Blue Rodeo, Great Big Sea, Tegan and Sara, I Mother Earth and many more in its 31 year history. The 2017 festival kicks off July 1, 2017 (Canada Day) with a concert by Kim Mitchel. A full list of 2017 performances can be found below:
The Peterborough Liftlock, built in 1904 is the highest hydraulic liftlock in the world. Part of the Trent Severn Waterway it is known as Lock 21. It’s dual lifts raise and lower boats 20m. It was designated a national historic site in 1979. A feat of engineering the lock requires no additional power to operate using gravity and counterweight to simultaneously raise and lower it’s two lifts. In the winter the canal at the foot of the lock has its water level lowered and in maintained as free public skating.
What is Peterborough Renovates Program (PFP)?
The Peterborough Renovates Program (PRP) is a home repair program. It helps low to moderate income homeowners afford home necessary repairs and upgrades. This can include energy and accessibility work.