Township of Asphodel-Norwood

The Township of Asphodel-Norwood is home to the renowned Norwood Fair, a fall favourite, and a must-attend to add to your bucket list. With a population of approximately 4000, including seasonal visitors, it has the small-town feel that Peterborough County is known for. Quaint, historic, and pleasant, Asphodel- Norwood is an ideal blend of country, cottage, and village life. The scenic Ouse River weaves its way through the township, becoming a focal point in the town of Norwood. It is a year-round attraction for outdoor enthusiasts, anglers, picnickers, and public festival-goers. Located 20 minutes east of Peterborough, there is a strong selection of shops and essential services, and the area is well-known for its scenic fall colours and rural driving routes.

For the art lover, Norwood is home to Nu-Form Art, which showcases paintings and prints as well as pottery and sculptures from regional and national artists. Be sure to check out this premium art gallery in the Kawarthas as the gallery offers a wide variety in selection and prices.

Looking for a nice outdoor spot to spend a few hours with the family? The Asphodel-Norwood Community Centre is home to a skateboard park, picnic area, ball field, playground and splash pad. After picnicking head over to Mill Pond Park where you and the family can swim, canoe, fish and relax on the beach.

If you need some additional rest, relaxtion and alone time you may want to visit Thirteen Moons Wellness. Thirteen Moons is a peace filled affordable space for women only. Since 2001, their mission has been to inspire you to embrace your best self and to support you on that journey. Under the Thirteen Moons Wellness umbrella, holistic nutritionist and owner Louise Racine promotes a sustainable and empowering philosophy about food through informative vegetarian cooking classes and the Thirteen Moons seasonal cookbooks, personalized nutritional counselling, detox & culinary retreats, insightful wellness retreat programs for women, and rejuvenating retreats and girlfriend getaways with customized menus.

The Norwood Fall Fair is a great way to celebrate and enjoy the Thanksgiving weekend with family and friends. The country fair has many highlights that will make for a memorable weekend.  These highlights include live music, an antique car show, tractor pull, horse shows and competitions, lawn tractor races, parade, kids talent contest, ferris wheel, roller coaster, carousels and a variety of fair games.


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