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Afternoon Tea at Maryboro

Tea with the AbbottsEvery Wednesday in July and August from 2 to 4 pm, Maryboro Lodge hosts afternoon tea. Enjoy homemade desserts, scones, and lemonade or tea, on the veranda overlooking picturesque Cameron Lake and the Fenelon River. Talented local pianists accompany each tea on our 1868 Chickering Square Grand, which retains its magnificent sound, though it is the first piano in the village.

2016 Schedule: Celebrating Old Ontario Travel

July 6: The first of the Fenelon Museum's afternoon teas celebrating Old Ontario tourism. See Algonquin as it was when Fenelon Falls surveyor James Dickson planned how it could be a provincial park.

July 13: Remember the experience of riding the rails when the Victoria Railway linked the Kawarthas to the rest of North America.

July 20: Learn how Curve Lake has long been one of the most popular tourist destinations in the Kawarthas.

July 27: Pie Day: : Over homemade pie or traditional scones if you prefer, we celebrate the 170th Anniversary of artist Paul Kane's journey through Ontario to the Northwest, where he produced defining images of early Canada.

August 3: We celebrate majestic Niagara Falls, early Ontario's best known tourist destination.

August 10: Young ladies and gentlemen in early travelled many days to attend balls where they hoped to meet a suitable candidate for marriage. Dress up for this tea, wear something special or a showy hat.

August 17: We remember all the colonial and provincial capitals in Old Ontario, their personalities and architectural achievements.

August 24: Scrumptious chocolate desserts and the gold rush. As we celebrate Eldorado, luck might just be on your side.

August 31: The final tea of the season celebrates the Kawartha Lakes, a tourist destination since the days of steamship travel--the pinnacle of Victorian conspicuous consumption.

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