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CHOOSE LOCAL! – Show Small Business Love

Valentine’s Day is the perfect time to tell loved ones how special they are to you. Whether it’s your family, your friends or your partner – Valentine’s Day is a time to share how much you care! Share that you care for your community too by choosing local! The Kawartha Chamber has collected some special Valentine’s Day offers from local businesses to help you show a small business some love! 

The Perfect Gift

Lang Pioneer Village  Museum 

Whether you have a special someone that loves educational experiences or want to share some quality time with your family this Valentine’s Day learning new things – Lang Pioneer Village has the perfect gift. Schedule a virtual Q&A with their Museum Educator! In this 30-minute private session engage with Hailey, the museum educator, ask questions and go on a live virtual tour of Lang’s historic buildings and artifacts. Choose from one of five possible buildings (South Lake School House, Menie General Store, Fife Cabin, S.W. Lowry Weaver Shop or Register Print Shop) as the location for your live session and satisfy your curiosity about settler history!

You can also view Lang’s new Cooks & Crafts Virtual Education Programs that feature videos on activities such as moccasin making, placemat weaving and bannock bread, available for free on their website – perfect for a fun and educational night in! Click here for more information. 


Living Local

There’s love and then there’s #locallove! Express BOTH this Valentine’s Day by creating one-of-a-kind gift boxes for the one-of-a-kind people in your life!

Living Local is offering a mix-and-match Valentine’s Day Collection that features lovely #local bath and body products, candles, signs, sterling silver jewelry, and scrumptious sweets! No one knows your loved ones like you do – build your own personalized box and choose from a variety of amazing local products with a Valentine’s Day theme, to assemble the perfect gift! Available for a limited time in the Build-A-Box Shop, order today and choose delivery dates between now and February 13th. Right now, and for a limited time, Living Local is offering free delivery in the City of Peterborough and the Village of Lakefield and a reduced $5 rate for those who live in Peterborough County!

Travel n Style Boutique

Not sure what to get that special someone? Call Travel n Style Boutique and let them be your personal shoppers this Valentine’s Day! With a variety of quality local and Canadian products, curbside pick up and free local delivery, the attendants at Travel n Style Boutique can help you find exactly what you need! Looking for delicious treats? Try their traditional boxed Truffle Chocolates! If you’re looking for soaps, body scrubs, bath salts and other bath and body care items, Travel n Style Boutique carry products from popular Canadian brands like Walton Wood Farm and Barefoot Venus.

Hoping to find a beautiful piece of jewellery? They have a wonderful selection from Fifth Avenue and Jacqueline Kent. Or maybe your loved ones would prefer some warm and cozy Leisurewear, PJ’s or blankets from Lazy Ones Canada and RAPZ. If you can’t decide, Travel n Style Boutique will help you put together a personalized gift basket that will be perfect for your loved one. Whatever you need to find this Valentine’s Day, you’ll be sure to find it at Travel n Style Boutique! 

The Art Shop 

Give the amazing gift of art to a loved one this Valentine’s Day with The Art Shop! For the month of February, The Art Shop is offering a chance to win a $50 Gift Certificate with the purchase of a Gift Certificate denomination of $50 or more! Art is highly personal, let your special someone pick out a piece that moves and inspires them with a gift certificate and get the chance to win a certificate for yourself or another loved one! This deal is limited to the month of February so be sure to act fast!

Dinner and Sweets

Cassis Bistro

 Customize the perfect three-course dinner for your Valentine’s day in this year with Cassis Bistro!

For your appetizer choose between a Winter Green Salad and Chefs Shrimp Bisque Soup. Pick from three delicious entrees – Pan Seared AAA Ontario Beef Tenderloin Medallions with Bordelaise Sauce, Chicken Supreme, or Mahi Mahi Fillet with Za’atar Roasted Pine Nut & Basil Pesto Crust! All come with sides of butternut squash, braised leeks, grilled peppers and herbed smashed mini potatoes. Finish your romantic dinner by choosing from three tasty dessert options – a Trio of Embellished Chocolate Dipped Strawberries, Lemon Tartlet or French Chocolate Silk Pies! Add a bottle of wine to your order to complete your night! Click here to see the full menu.


Burleigh Falls Inn & Suites 

Burleigh Falls Inn has planned everything you need for a romantic evening in with their Valentine’s Romance Dinner Package.

This delicious curbside pick up dinner for two comes with flowers, chocolate, candles and a Love Trivia game! Set up the perfect dinner date at home with this tasty three-course meal by candlelight. Start your evening with charcuterie for two and a roast beet and chevre salad. Then choose two entrees for you and your partner from three mouth-watering options – Beef Tenderloin Topped with Shrimps & Scallops in Love, Prosciutto-Wrapped Stuffed Chicken Breast with RRP Sauce or a Decadent Lobster Mac & Cheese. Finish the evening with a special dessert from Simply Cheesecakes by Angela! With only 25 packages available be sure to call and order early! Click here to see the special. 

Lakefield Bakery on Queen

Valentine’s Day is not complete without some sweet treats for your loved ones! The Lakefield Bakery is offering some special Valentine’s Day delights including Heart Shaped Cookies with beautiful marble pink and purple designs for only $3.50 each, Valentine Cakes for $10 and Valentine Cupcakes for $3.50. Put together the perfect assortment of baked treats for your family or partner and order online, through email, Instagram or call in! Pick up your order curbside or in the Bakery!