Things To Do
MacKechnie House has been host to many unique events and provides the perfect setting for the following types of special occasions:
Next Day Brunches and Gift Openings
Bridal and Baby Showers
Family Reunions and Gatherings
Full Service Dinner Parties
Private functions such as book club meetings, corporate retreats, off-site business meetings, silent auctions and fundraisers
This Greek Revival Manor Home is large enough to accommodate your special occasion. It features high ceilings, authentic antiques, stunning structural features and bold beautiful colours.
Cathryn Thompson is a professional Caterer. You can look forward to unique and savory dishes being part of the occasion. To entice your taste buds, view the sample Wedding Menus or general Catering Menus.
Contact Cathryn directly at (905) 372.6242 for details and more information.
Northumberland County is a thriving Community of talented and original mixed media Artists and Artisans and boasts many venues for live theatre as well as current and vintage films.
For live theatre, concerts and shows check out the schedule at.....
Victoria Hall Concert Hall (Cobourg)
The Capitol Arts Center (Port Hope)
Westben Arts Festival Theatre (Campbellford) (Summer)
Soho Brighton Barn (Summer)
4th Line Theatre (Millbrook)
Vintage Film Festival (Cobourg and Port Hope) (October)
Reserve at 1-888-COBOURG (262-6874)
AUTOMOBILE AND MOTORCYCLING DRIVING TOURS
Golfing, Cycling,Fishing, Birding, Watersports, Geocaching or Letterboxing, Kayaking, Hiking and Swimming
It is incredibly easy to live by the “100 mile diet” in Northumberland County. Local producers of everything from trout, free range beef and lamb, organic chicken,, bison and elk, fruits and vegetables, maple syrup and much more, are within a short driving distance.
Let me design a very personal and individual menu for your private candlelight dinner.
Join me in the kitchen, watch, ask questions, learn new techniques and, if you want to jump in, do!
Each course will be served in the dining room which will be reserved for you alone.
The price of $365.00 (plus applicable taxes) per couple includes:
A private cooking demonstration and delicious four-course dinner
One night's accommodation
A full breakfast the next morning
What would you like to learn to cook? Organize a group of 6 to 8 friends and I will design a class on whatever theme you like - Dinner Parties, Hors d'oeuvre, World Foods, Desserts - you name it. Come to learn or just to have fun.