Welcome to Scugog’s regional hub page! Here you’ll find Scugog’s featured programming, and related articles. 

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.

Featured Events

All Event Listings

Check out the full listing of registered events and activities taking place in the region. There’s something for everyone!

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ON Culture Guide: Durham Region North

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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Creative in Residence

Uju Umenyi’s residency is co-presented with Port Perry’s Theatre on the Ridge to create a new play inspired by the life of Samuel Stout, the first Black resident of Port Perry. Uju will develop and lead workshops focusing on both the theatre creation process and exploring local Black history. Uju will also present a public reading and performance, coupled with an audience feedback session and artist talk.

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Watch: Day in the Life

Check out the Day in the Life: Scugog – Port Perry video from our 2020 Culture Days festival! Join the team from Scugog Council for the Arts as they give you a quick glimpse into the cultural scene in Port Perry.


The Scugog Council for the Arts and Theatre on the Ridge are the proud partners of the Scugog Culture Days 2022 Regional Hub.