Welcome to Scugog’s Festival hub page! Here you’ll find featured programming, related articles and an ON Culture Guide for the region.

Scugog is a sweeping township skirting a lake by the same name, with its largest population anchored in Port Perry. From artisan workshops to performances responding to local history, this hub northeast of Toronto and just north of Oshawa is the perfect creative getaway out of the city.

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Explore Durham Region North

Extend your visit with our ON Culture Guide. From lake to lake — Scugog to Simcoe — Durham Region North is a rural Ontario destination known for rolling farmlands, charming towns, and the Oak Ridges Moraine, one of the most important formations in Ontario’s greenbelt. All that, plus a vibrant arts and cultural scene.

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Get Creative with Mushtari Afroz

Mushtari Afroz is a classical dancer trained in the North Indian classical dance form called ‘Kathak,’ and is director of the Kathak Bandi Dance Collective. For her project, Mushtari will work with dancers to surprise and engage the audience through a series of dance performances that will interact with Pickering’s public spaces and invite public participation. The project will raise awareness of the importance of these shared spaces as gathering points and places of pride within diverse communities.

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To learn more about Ontario Culture Days in Scugog, visit Scugog Arts, or contact events@scugogarts.ca

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Scugog Arts is the proud partner of this Ontario Culture Days 2023 Festival Hub.

The Ontario Culture Days Regional Hub program is sponsored by OLG.