About LindsayLindsay, between lakes Sturgeon and Scugog, became a farming and lumbering center following the construction of a government dock and dam completed in 1844. Now part of the Trent Canal System, Lindsay is a main gateway to the Kawartha Lakes tourist region.
Boasting the widest downtown street in Canada, Lindsay is home to the 682-seat Academy Theatre for Performing Arts, 2 Lindsay St. S., presenting plays and concerts year-round; phone (705) 324-9111 or (877) 888-0038. The Lindsay Little Theatre, 55 George St. W., presents several productions throughout the year; phone (705) 324-2445.
Visitors can browse through antique shops and art galleries, pinch the fruit at the Saturday morning farmers market May through October, or shop at three local malls. Golfers can play at six public golf courses within 20 minutes of Lindsay.
Visitor Centers City of Kawartha Lakes Tourism 180 Kent St. West Lindsay, ON K9V 5R8. Phone:(705)324-9411 or (866)397-6673
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