Sweeney Todd The Barber
March 20 - 29, 2014
The Huntsville Community Theatre Company presents Sweeney Todd The Barber – a dark, comedic melodrama set in the Victorian Era featuring the menacing barber who runs a shop on the imaginary Fleet Street. Starring Ryan Ferris in the lead role. An all volunteer cast and crew perform in the studio theatre of Chaffey Hall.
Muskoka Arts & Crafts 37th Annual Spring Members Show
March 21-23, 2014
The Muskoka Arts & Crafts 37th Annual Spring Members Show is a gala exhibition of art by our members and displays the strength, vitality, creativity, and wealth of talent found within Muskoka. The diverse and outstanding work by our members creates an exciting three day exhibition. Over one hundred members have their work in the show.
The REEL Paddling Film Festival
March 22, 2014
White Squall and Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve hosts The Reel Paddling Film Festival at The Stockey Centre. Rapid Media’s 9th annual Reel Paddling Film Festival showcases the world’s best paddling films to audiences in Canada, United States and around the world.
March 22, 2014
Much had been said about the antics of the enfant terrible of the Fiddle, but only because he has had international success and notoriety from an early age and grew up under the spotlight as one of the most dynamic fiddlers from Cape Breton, Nova Scotia.
March 22, 2014
Fans of Chicago will get a treat “the world’s greatest Chicago tribute band,” the Toronto-based Brass Transit, makes a stop at the Gravenhurst Opera House. The band’s show includes all the hits from Chicago’s golden age.
Canadian Improv Showcase
March 27, 2014
Sure, the weather may have made us pull up our hoods and stay in for a night, but we’re Canadians in a Northern Town, it will NEVER beat us entirely. So our Canadian Improv Showcase rises to Improv again! The Canadian Improv Showcase is Canada’s best short-form improv troupe. They employ only the finest talent Canada has to offer.
Fraser & Girard
March 29, 2014
come see Fraser & Girard. Marianne Girard will “melt your heart and move your feet”. For three decades she has crisscrossed Canada, the U.S. and parts of Europe. Her songs paint vibrant landscapes, firing up the senses with “a deep understanding of the human condition, a spectacular voice, and irresistible rootsy grooves”.
Shrek the Musical
April 4 - 13, 2014
SHREK THE MUSICAL, brings the hilarious story of everyone’s favourite ogre to dazzling new life on the stage. In a faraway kingdom turned upside down, things get ugly when an unseemly ogre — not a handsome prince — shows up to rescue a feisty princess.
Classic Albums Live – Elton John
April 4, 2014
Elton John: One of the greatest entertainers of all time, still going strong. Classic Albums Live – Elton John will take you back to the beginning, bringing his first Greatest Hits album to life right on stage in front of you. The Classic Albums Live experience is not a tribute band: the emphasis here is on the music.
Killbear’s 8th Annual Maple Syrup Festival
April 5, 2014
Killbear’s 8th Annual Maple Syrup Festival happens Saturday, April 5, 2014 from 10 am – 3 pm. Join us at the Visitor Centre of Killbear Provincial Park for pancakes prepared by The Friends of Killbear. Wagon rides and guided tours of the sugar shack. Cost for the meal: $6 for adults $4 for children.Directions to the park: Follow Highway 400 north of Parry Sound for 12 km.
April 8, 2014
BMLSS presents Improvaganza 2, a fundraiser for the High School group to attend National Improv Championships in Ottawa. This event happens April 8, 2014 at The Rene Caisse Memorial Theatre in Bracebridge.
April 10, 2014
2013 has seen the completion and and launch of Joel’s new recording studio, New Scotland Yard. In demand as a producer, Joel Plaskett has produced recordings for artists such as Sarah Slean, Al Tuck, David Myles, Steve Poltz, and most recently, buzz act Mo Kenney.
Spring Girlfriends Getaway with Jully Black and Jarvis Church
April 11 - 13, 2014
Unleash your inner diva and re-ignite your soulful side at this Muskoka girlfriends’ escape with not one but two nights of incredible R&B featuring the incomparable Jully Black and the Motown sounds of Jarvis Church (from the Philosopher Kings), right at Deerhurst Resort.
April 11, 2014
Sonic Escape is a flute-violin-cello trio of Juilliard graduates that uses the whole performer – fingers, mind, voice & story – to reshape the live music experience. These virtuosos have traveled the world in diverse roles such as soloing at Carnegie Hall, fiddle-dancing in Riverdance, jamming with Beale Street blues bands and playing rock clubs.
April 24, 2014
The last few years have brought upon many celebrated achievements in Royal Wood’s career. Since being named “Songwriter of the Year”, by iTunes in 2008, Wood has continued to evolve and hone his musical craft – maintaining an unmistakable identity while uncovering and reinventing his sound.
Jill Barber Quintet
May 3, 2014
Vancouver-based chanteuse Jill Barber picks up the torch where the golden age of music left off. Possessing the beauty of classic era Billie Holliday, Patsy Cline and Edith Piaf, the Jill Barber Quintet gives a gentle nod to the old standards while making way for a new era of modern love songs.
Buddy Wasisname and The Other Fellers
May 8, 2014
Buddy Wasisname and the Other Fellers is the name of a musical trio comprised of Kevin Blackmore, Wayne Chaulk and Ray Johnson. For 30 years these Newfoundlanders have won audiences over with their blend of wacky humour, colourful characterizations, and sweetly sung homespun ballads. Back by popular demand with a brand new show, these guys have something up their sleeve for anyone of any age.
Raoul and The Big Time with Curtis Salgado
May 10, 2014
Raoul and The Big Time is one of the most highly regarded and awarded young blues acts in Canada, Since forming in the summer of 1998 they have released four records to critical acclaim, have performed on the mainstages of many major festivals across Canada and performed or recorded with the likes of Bettye Lavette, Alvin Youngblood Hart, Downchild Blues Band, Junior Watson, Big Dave Mclean, Rick
Cindy Cashdollar with Johnny Nicholas & Hell Bent
May 17, 2014
Cindy Cashdollar is bluesy, rootsy country music. “Equally at home picking a vintage Dobro, an old National resonator guitar, or laying down fat horn voicings on a tripleneck 8-string steel, Cashdollar is a master of bluegrass, gutbucket blues, honky tonk, swampy R&B, and Western Swing.” - Frets Magazine
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Wildlife Research Weekend in Algonquin Park
Join this exciting workshop and accompany wildlife researchers into the field as they attempt to unravel the mysteries of the plants and animals of Algonquin Park. Experience first-hand the science behind wildlife research as you explore techniques used in both field and remote laboratory settings. Limited to just 12 participants.
Muskoka Quilt Show
June 6 - 7, 2014
Hosted by the Pinetreee Quilters of Muskoka on June 6 and 7, 2014 at the Bracebridge Fairgrounds, the Muskoka Quilt Show will present the talents of our local quilt guild members. (153 members in all) Not only will there be full-size bed quilts, but miniature quilts, landscape quilts, wearable quilt items.
The Kee 5K
July 5, 2014
The KEE to Bala 5K brings together a legendary venue, cottage culture and some of the sweetest race swag around at the inaugural KEE 5K! Join us on Saturday, July 5th for this out-and-back through the heart of Bala in the Township of Muskoka Lakes.
Artists of the Limberlost Open Studio Weekend
August 16-17 , 2014
The Artists of the Limberlost open studio weekend takes place August 16 & 17, 2014. The Artists of the Limberlost is a collective of artists and craftspeople with studios along the scenic Limberlost Road, north of Hwy. 60 in Muskoka. With guest artists at each location, you’ll meet and see the work of about 20 diverse and talented artists along a compact, 20 km route.