muskoka lakes museum

Muskoka Lakes Museum Day

2014 is our 50th season and we’re celebrating! A number of events are planned, including a “Free for 50 Lecture Series” in July & August, a 50th anniversary book, and a photography contest running throughout the summer. All members of the community are welcome to a day of celebration at the island on July 26th – Muskoka Lakes Museum Day.

http://mlmuseum.wordpress.com/
ethan russell

Ethan Russell: Best Seats in the House

In 1968, Ethan Russell was a young American with a Nikon camera living in London and hoping to become a writer. His hobby was photography. A few years later he was one of the foremost rock photographers in the world. He is the only photographer to have shot covers for The Beatles, The Rolling Stones & The Who. He is also a pioneer of music video.

http://www.huntsvillefestival.on.ca/viewevent.html?208
loggers day

Algonquin Park Loggers Day

Join us for this highly entertaining and educational day when the Algonquin Logging Museum comes to life. Take in the demonstrations around the Logging Museum trail and try the old-timer loggers’ lunch served in the sawlog cookery from 12:00 to 2:00pm, or while quantities last ($10 per person). Also listen to the music of the Wakami Wailers throughout the day.

http://www.algonquinpark.on.ca/involved/calendar/?trumbaEmbed=date%3D20140726#/?i=1
baysville walkabout festival

26th Annual Baysville Walkabout Festival

The 26th Annual Baysville Walkabout Festival will once again fill the streets of downtown Baysville with hundreds of vendors from all over Ontario, July 26 from 9am-4pm. This family friendly event will feature over 120 vendors including art, crafts, antiques, woodworking, baking, clowns, the Lions Club pancake breakfast, face painting, food vendors, and live music heard throughout the streets.

http://www.baysvillewalkabout.com/
burk's falls museum

Burk’s Falls & District Historical Society 20th Anniversary Celebration

The Burk’s Falls & District Historical Society 20th Anniversary Celebration will take place July 26th from 10am-3pm at the Burk’s Falls Museum, 112 Midlothian Road.

http://www.burksfalls.net/event-calendar.htm
kinderfest

Kinderfest

Kinderfest is a day long festival that combines fun, education, entertainment and play into one big event. Enjoy non-stop action from 10-4; admission is $10 for kids and $5 for adults. For a complete list of on site events and exhibitors, as well as the music line-up, please visit their website.

http://www.rosseaucultureandarts.com/KINDERFEST.html
wakami wailers

Wakami Wailers Concert

The award winning Wakami Wailers are scheduled to play an open air concert at Algonquin Park’s Outdoor Theatre on Sunday, July 27, 2014 at 7:00pm. The Ontario-based Wakami Wailers will get your toes tapping through lively music sharing Canada’s logging history, park and protected areas, plus much more.

http://www.algonquinpark.on.ca/involved/calendar/?trumbaEmbed=date%3D20140727#/?i=1
bala falls traithlon

Bala Falls Triathlon

The Bala Falls Triathlon will attract athletes from around the province to compete on July 27, 2014. For complete race information, including registration, itinerary, and course layouts, please visit their website.

http://www.multisportcanada.com/balafalls/triathlon-course/
hotel california

Hotel California Eagles Tribute

See the Hotel California Eagles Tribute band perform live as part of the Music on the Barge Concert Series, July 27 at Gull Lake Park in Gravenhurst. Hotel California – The original tribute to The Eagles draws crowds of all ages with different musical styles. The Eagles’ great harmonies have been enjoyed by audiences at festivals across North America and around the world.

http://www.musiconthebarge.webs.com/
etwell concert series

Michael Pickett

Michael Pickett will perform as part of the Etwell Concert Series on July 27th from 3-6pm. Admission to this show is by a $20 donation. For complete event details please visit their website.

http://etwellconcertseries.ca/shows/
shawn trotter

Shawn Trotter & Dylan Fowler

Shawn Trotter & Dylan Fowler will perform live at the Christ Church in Windermere on July 27 at 7pm. This event is being presented to raise funds for much needed repairs to this century old church. Admission is $10. Please follow the link for complete event details.

http://www.shawntrotter.com/
mollie moloney

Mollie Moloney

Hailing from the shores of Georgian Bay in Parry Sound, this 24-year old songbird’s compelling stories and haunting melodies will captivate you. A rising star, Mollie Moloney is currently recording in Toronto. See her perform live at the Actor’s Colony Theatre in Bala, July 27th at 7:30pm. For ticket information, including our theatre and dinner packages, please visit our website.

http://www.newact.ca/Mollie_Moloney.html
muskoka steamships

Nostalgic 100 Mile Cruise

Join us for the Nostalgic 100 Mile Cruise aboard the R.M.S. Segwun. Passengers board at the wharf in Gravenhurst and start the day with a scenic cruise on Lake Muskoka and past the historic Millionaire’s Row. Sail up the picturesque Indian River to the Port Carling locks and discover breathtaking Lake Rosseau with lunch served on board.

http://realmuskoka.com/muskoka-events/event-registration/?regevent_action=register&event_id=90
movie night in rosseau

Movie Night in Rosseau – 12 Years a Slave

Movie Night in Rosseau – 12 Years a Slave will be playing July 28 at 7pm. Join us at the Rosseau Memorial Community Hall for this family friendly event happening throughout July and August. Tickets are just $5, or $2.

http://www.movienightinrosseau.ca/
windows to the north gallery

Smudge Fan Workshop

A Smudge Fan Workshop will be presented at the Windows to the North Gallery in Magnetawan on July 28. This workshop takes just under 3 hours. At the end, you will have your own smudge fan to take home as your own. Smudge and shell smudge holders will be available for separate purchase following the class. For complete event details, or to register for the workshop, please follow the link provided.

http://www.windowstothenorth.com/Classes2014/feather_smudge.html
white squall

Women on Water Camping Adventure

White Squall Paddling Centre presents the Women on Water Camping Adventure, July 29-31, 2014. Enjoy three days of paddling on Georgian Bay, exploring islands, hot rocks, good food and new friends! You will be (re)acquainted with the soft lulling waters as your cruise by kayak, and with lots of time to swim and relax, this is sure to be an unforgettable trip for you and your favourite ladies.

http://www.whitesquall.com/multi-day-kayak-trips/youth-kayak-trips.html#women
love letters

Love Letters by A.R. Gurney

Love Letters by A.R. Gurney will be on stage at the Gravenhurst Opera House, July 30-August 9. Two of Canada’s most illustrious stars of stage and screen are re-uniting for the first time since the classic television series Road to Avonlea. Marilyn Lightstone and Cedric Smith will be featured in Love Letters, the most popular play by A. R. Gurney, one of the greatest contemporary playrights.

http://www.gravenhurst.ca/en/opera/shows.asp
the community

The Community

The Community, with special guest Matt Horner, will be performing live at Peter’s Players in Gravenhurst on July 30 at 8pm. A Blues fusion band with a prestige ensamble of Toronto based musicians, this is a not to be missed musical event! For complete event information, including ticket purchasing, please follow the link.

http://www.petersplayers.com/the-community/
Basia Bulat

Basia Bulat

Tall Tall Shadow, the third album by Toronto singer-songwriter Basia Bulat, is the bravest album she has made. Raw and spectral, heartbroken yet jubilant, these ten songs tell the story of a very hard year in the artist’s life and all the love that helped her through it.

http://www.petersplayers.com/basia-bulat/
joe sealy and jackie richardson

Joe Sealy and Jackie Richardson

Join pianist Joe Sealy and legendary jazz vocalist Jackie Richardson as we celebrate the music of Sealy’s Juno award-winning Africville Suite, combined with some poignant stories about the community of Africville that will truly inspire you.

http://www.huntsvillefestival.on.ca/viewevent.html?209
jane burnett & maqueque

Jane Bunnett & Maqueque

Canadian saxophonist Jane Bunnett has introduced a lot of great Cuban musicians to North American audiences over the past couple of decades, and now she has assembled an exciting new sextet featuring the finest young women musicians in Cuba. Their blend of traditional Cuban music with folkloric rhythms and jazz has a broad appeal.

http://www.huntsvillefestival.on.ca/viewevent.html?210
bracebridge bia midnight madness

Bracebridge BIA Midnight Madness

Don’t miss this one night full of excitement and bargains galore when the downtown core comes alive for the Bracebridge BIA Midnight Madness event! With family fun, live entertainment and great shopping everywhere Manitoba Street is the place to be August 1st.

http://downtownbracebridge.com/visiting/
almaguin highlands arts council

Artscape Studio & Gallery Tour

The Artscape Studio & Gallery Tour is presented by the Almaguin Highlands Arts Council and will take place August 1-3, 2014. Grab an Artscape brochure and a few friends and venture out into the nooks and crannies of the beautiful Almaguin Highlands to see the diverse art of our council members.

http://www.almaguinhighlandsartscouncil.com/StudioTour.html
mactier big weekend festival

7th Annual Mactier Big Weekend Festival

The 7th Annual Mactier Big Weekend Festival will take place August 1-3, 2014. As always, the weekend will be an affordable and fun time in Muskoka, featuring plenty to do for the whole family including beach volleyball, movie night, fishing derby, community BBQ, children’s entertainment, summer dance, and a grande fireworks finale on Sunday night.

http://www.bigweekendfestival.ca/content/Home/Home.html
the trews

The Trews

A Canadian rock band originating from Antigonish, Nova Scotia, The Trews — comprised of lead vocalist Colin MacDonald; his brother, guitarist John-Angus MacDonald; cousin, drummer Sean Dalton, and long-time friend, bassist Jack Syperek — keep pushing themselves in the studio and onstage, always ready to give an intuitive and intense rock ‘n’ roll show of songs with killer hooks.

http://www.thekee.com/the-trews/
session muskoka

Session Muskoka Craft Beer Festival

Session Muskoka Craft Beer Festival is an annual event held an Annie Williams Park in Bracebridge. It will be another great day of fun in the sun, with beer from over 30 Ontario craft breweries on site. There will also be Ontario wine, cider, and spirits. Our entertainment will include beer/wine/spirit education, some of the acoustic musicians in the province, and our annual brewmaster olympics.

http://muskokabeerfestival.ca/
gun show

Bracebridge Gun Show

Come and enjoy a day of collectors and vendors as you can buy, sell and trade at the Bracebridge Gun Show. This event runs from 7:30am-1pm at the JD Lang Activity Park (Bracebridge Fairgrounds) and admission is $6 for adults.

http://www.gunandmilitaryshows.com/bracebridgegunshow.html
rosseau classic cruise

7th Annual Rosseau Classic Cruise

The 7th Annual Rosseau Classic Cruise will feature classic cars and boats at the Rosseau waterfront on August 2, 2014. For more information on this event, including contacts to register your car or boat, please visit their website.

http://rosseauclassiccruise.com/
michael kaeshammer

Michael Kaeshammer

A night with Michael Kaeshammer and his band isn’t the kind of show where you just sit, watch and applaud politely every now and then. Their goal isn’t to intimidate you with the scholarly depth of their music, it’s to entertain, inform and include you – a wild ride with no fixed destination except where he feels he and the crowd want to go.

http://www.huntsvillefestival.on.ca/viewevent.html?211
big sugar

Big Sugar

Big Sugar will be performing live at The Kee to Bala on August 2. Their new album, Yardstyle, presents 13 tracks of languidly-paced, percussion-heavy acoustic reggae. A fragrant spiritual groundation. This heavy, heavy musical statement, runs the gamut from classics like “Turn The Lights On” to brand new cuts “Calling All the Youth” and “Police Bway the Vampire”.

http://www.thekee.com/big-sugar/
comedy night in rosseau

Comedy Night in Rosseau

Comedy Night in Rosseau will feature Derek Seguin, Deanne Smith and Matt Wright at the Rosseau Playhouse on August 2. This is a 19+ event; tickets are available now. For complete event and entertainer information, please follow the link.

http://www.rosseaucultureandarts.com/COMEDY_NIGHT.html
paint the town rosseau

Paint the Town 2

Paint the Town 2 is a live and interactive art exhibit taking place August 2 from 10-4 in Rosseau. Artists of all calibres are invited to pick out a subject in the village, pull out a canvas and record a day in the life of this quaint, historic village.

http://www.rosseaucultureandarts.com/PAINT_THE_TOWN_2.html
artisan corner market

Artisan Corner Market

The Artisan Corner Market is a vendor market which takes place every long weekend of the summer season in Restoule. Stop by and parooze the hand-crafted wares of a variety of local arts & crafts vendors.

http://www.almaguinhighlandsartscouncil.com/Events.html
kearney regatta 2014

Kearney Regatta

The Town of Kearney is pleased to announce that the 65 year tradition of the Kearney Regatta will continue in 2014! Join us for this outstanding weekend event which features water sport events (swim, canoe and cardboard boat races) at the town dock, the musical styling of the Northern Lights Steel Drum Band, a variety of family friendly activities, and end your weekend with a bang (literally!) wit

http://www.facebook.com/KearneyRegatta
johnny cash june carter tribute

Johnny Cash & June Carter Tribute

Bring your lawn chair and come enjoy the Johnny Cash & June Carter Tribute live at Gull Lake Park on August 3. This truly amazing show features the music of Johnny Cash and Tammy Wynette, portrayed by the real-life couple of Jim Yorfido and his lovely wife Pam.

http://www.musiconthebarge.webs.com/
kearney regatta

Kearney Regatta

Mark your calendar for the Kearney Regatta and Fireworks Extravaganza, happening this year on August 3. Join us for an assortment of events and activities, great food, the sounds of the Northern Lights Steel Drum Band and our fireworks display at dusk to cap it all off! This is a not to be missed annual event. Please check our website for complete event details.

http://townofkearney.com/our-community/events/
etwell concert series

Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley

Diana Braithwaite & Chris Whiteley will perform as part of the Etwell Concert Series on August 3rd from 3-6pm. Admission to this show is by a $20 donation. For complete event details please visit their website.

http://etwellconcertseries.ca/shows/
actors colony theatre

Sophisticated Ladies

Sophisticated Ladies is a live theatrical production being put on by the Actors’ Colony Theatre in Bala on August 3. A little bit wicked, perhaps winsome, and thoroughly wonderful, these women will provide a delightful cabaret evening. Who are they? It’s a surprise package! You won’t be disappointed. General admission tickets and dinner theatre package tickets available; starting at $20.

http://www.newact.ca/Sophisticated_Ladies.html
muskoka rocks

11th Annual Muskoka Rocks Road Race

Come out and join us for the 11th Annual Muskoka Rocks Road Race! This event raises funds for Camp Oochigeas, whose work is done by providing kids with cancer and kids affected by childhood cancer a unique opportunity for growth through challenging, fun, enriching and magical experiences. This event offers a 10km run, a 5km walk/run and a 1 km kids run.

http://www.muskokarocks.ca./
neil sternberg

Art of Neil Sternberg

The Art of Neil Sternberg will be on display in the Partners Hall of the Algonquin Theatre, August 2-24. As a realist painter, Neil’s main focus and inspiration is rooted in the environment in which he lives – the rural landscapes and the people who inhabit them. He is inspired by timeless subject matter that omits any sign of current trends or artifice.

http://www.algonquintheatre.ca/en/eventsprograms/artexhibitions.asp
arowhon 100 mile bbq

4th Annual Arowhon Pines 100 Mile BBQ Challenge

Arowhon Pines in Algonquin Park is holding its 4th Annual “100 Mile Challenge” Barbecue on Monday, August 4th. The concept is based on the food blog “The 100 Mile Diet” which challanges you to create and execute a menu using food sourced within 100 miles.

http://arowhonpines.ca/
movie night in rosseau

Movie Night in Rosseau – Walking with Dinosaurs

Movie Night in Rosseau – Walking with Dinosaurs will be playing August 4 at 7pm. Join us at the Rosseau Memorial Community Hall for this family friendly event happening throughout July and August. Tickets are just $5, or $2.

http://www.movienightinrosseau.ca/
muskoka conservancy

Invasive Species Workshop

Are you concerned about the health of the trees in your forest? Join us to learn the different invasive species that may inhabit your forest and ways to combat them. An Invasive Species Workshop is being presented by the Muskoka Conservancy, August 6, at the Port Carling Community Centre from 7-9pm. This workshop is free, pre-registration is encouraged but not required.

http://muskokaconservancy.org/events/
marc jordan jane siberry

Marc Jordan & Jane Siberry

Marc Jordan & Jane Siberry will perform live at Peter’s Players in Gravenhurst on August 6. Doors open at 7:15; show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $107 and can be purchased online or through the box office.

http://www.petersplayers.com/marc-jordan-jane-siberry/
big sugar acoustic

Big Sugar Acoustic

Big Sugar’s back on Canadian soil after an amazing trip to Germany to play the Rockpalast Crossroads Festival at Harmonie-Bonn this past Saturday. Rockpalast was on hand to film the set and the episode will be airing late May/early June. We’ll keep you posted on that. Germany, you rocked us hard. Thanks for the beer, Beethoven and the good times.

http://www.petersplayers.com/acoustical-sounds-of-big-sugar/
algonquin park wolf howl

Public Wolf Howl

Join us for a famous Algonquin Park Public Wolf Howl at the Outdoor Theatre, Thursdays August 7-28 (held only if weather and accessible wolves permit). After a slide talk on wolf ecology, participants receive special instructions, and we then travel by car (on rare occasions, walk) to a place where wild wolves may answer the imitations given by the naturalist staff.

http://www.algonquinpark.on.ca/involved/calendar/?trumbaEmbed=date%3D20140807#/?i=1
matt schofield

Matt Schofield

Matt Schofield was rated in the top ten British blues guitarists of all time by Guitar & Bass Magazine alongside such icons as Eric Clapton and Peter Green.

http://www.petersplayers.com/matt-schofield/
nagata shachu

Nagata Shachu

Combining thunderous, primal drumbeats with subtle, intricate rhythms, Nagata Shachu creates a mesmerizing evening of music. “The physical intensity of their performance, as well as their mechanical efficiency and almost inhuman rhythmic accuracy is unstoppable. That it could be done with such unique grace of movement and confidence is wholly unbelievable”.

http://www.huntsvillefestival.on.ca/viewevent.html?212
boots and spurs stampede

Boots and Spurs Stampede

Get ready for some family fun at the Foley Fairgrounds! The 1st Annual Boots and Spurs Stampede rodeo and music festival will feature Bull Riding, Steer Roping, Barrel Racing, live music and so much more! For complete event information, including itinerary, band line-ups, camping passes and ticket info please visit their website.

http://www.bootsandspursstampede.com/index.html
uptown gravenhurst

Celebrate Uptown Gravenhurst

Celebrate Uptown Gravenhurst as it transforms 4 business blocks into a two day street festival with something for everyone! Merchants and vendors will take to the streets clearing out their summer stock, food merchants will be ready to entice you with delicious meal options and a main stage featuring abundant entertainment and licensed patios will keep you Uptown for the whole weekend!

http://www.gravenhurstbia.com/events/
burks falls country jamboree

Burk’s Falls Country Jamboree

The Burk’s Falls Country Jamboree takes place this year August 8-10 at the Burk’s Falls Fairgrounds. Drawing from a wealth of country and bluegrass musicians in Canada our lineup this year is nothing less than amazing. For complete event information, including tickets, camping, music line-up and more, please visit their website.

http://www.burksfallscountryjamboree.ca/
wakestock

Wakestock

Wakestock is coming home to Bala in 2014, being held at the Bush’s Watersports Park, August 8-10. This Wakeboarding World Series event, presented by Nautique Boats, will as always, feature boards, bands and bikinis adding up to three days of not to be missed outdoor action! For compete event details, including itinerary and ticket information, please visit their website.

http://www.wakestock.com/
ruthie foster

Ruthie Foster

Those who have followed Ruthie Foster’s eclectic musical history know that she can burn down any stage with her combustible blend of soul, blues, rock, folk and gospel.

http://www.petersplayers.com/ruthie-foster/
Art in the Heart Bracebridge

Art in the Heart Bracebridge

Come out to Art in the Heart Bracebridge, an arts & culture event featuring local artists, literary readings, live music and culinary delights. After success in the past year, the event is now a full-day festival in which local talent will fill Manitoba street downtown Bracebridge on August 9, 2014.
For more information, please click here.

http://theheartofmuskoka.com/PLAY-Art-in-the-Heart-2014.htm
justin rutledge

Justin Rutledge

Justin Rutledge has earned a Juno nomination, a Galaxy Rising Star award, countless year-end critics’ picks, the title of Toronto’s Best Local Songwriter (NOW Magazine), a spot on the 2008 Polaris Prize Long List and a Canadian Folk Music Award nomination.

http://www.huntsvillefestival.on.ca/viewevent.html?213
trout fishing

Discover Trout Fishing

Discover Trout Fishing in Algonquin Provincial Park on July 5. This event will take place from 3-8:30pm at the East Beach Picnic Pavilion. Join retired senior fisheries specialist, and owner of Dragonfly Guiding, Greg Betteridge to discover the ecology, behaviour, and techniques necessary to increase your chances of catching Algonquin’s two famous trout species.

http://www.algonquinpark.on.ca/involved/calendar/?trumbaEmbed=date%3D20140809#/?i=1
muskoka model railway club

Muskoka Model Railway Show

The Muskoka Model Railway Show will take place at the JD Lang Activity Park (Bracebridge Fairgrounds) August 9-10, 2014. This family friendly event is open to the general public and will feature operating layouts, modelling clinics, historical displays, swap tables, train vendors & manufacturers, souvenirs, door prizes and a barbeque. Tickets are available at the door.

http://www.muskokamodelrailwayclub.org/annual-summer-train-show.html
sunflower festival

Sundridge Sunflower Festival

The Sundridge Sunflower Festival is an annual summer event located downtown featuring live music, children activities, vendors and much more. This year’s festival will take place August 8-9.

http://www.sunflower-festival.com/
grist mill park

28th Annual Baysville Arts & Crafts Festival

The 28th Annual Baysville Arts & Crafts Festival will take place at Grist Mill Park, August 9-10. Hosted by the Baysville Riverfront Group, this two day outdoor event features unique and original artisans from all over Ontario.

http://www.baysvilleriverfront.ca/artscraft.html
downtown parry sound

Georgian Bay Craft Fair

The Georgian Bay Craft Fair will be taking place in Parry Sound on August 9, from 10am-4pm. James Street will be closed with craft and food vendors filling the streets. As well, our local retail stores will be open and offering special deals. Come see the painted Muskoka Chairs on display with the silent auction ending at 3:30.

http://www.psdba.ca/WebCalendar/view_entry.php?id=471&date=20140809
beckett family

The Beckett Family

The Beckett Family will perform live at Gull Lake Park in Gravenhurst as part of the Music on the Barge Concert Series on August 10. This not to be missed event will warm your heart and move your feet. Three generations of the Beckett family have entertained audiences across Ontario.

http://www.musiconthebarge.webs.com/
etwell concert series

Espanola Slim

Espanola Slim will perform as part of the Etwell Concert Series on August 10th from 3-6pm. Admission to this show is by a $20 donation. For complete event details please visit their website.

http://etwellconcertseries.ca/shows/
etwell concert series

Jimmy Bowskill

Jimmy Bowskill will perform as part of the Etwell Concert Series on August 10th from 3-6pm. Admission to this show is by a $20 donation. For complete event details please visit their website.

http://etwellconcertseries.ca/shows/
actors colony theatre

Just 8 Jazz

Just 8 Jazz is an octet of vocalists from across Muskoka who sing everything from Bach to Beatles in an upbeat style similar to the popular Swingle Singers.

http://www.newact.ca/Just_8.html
the record company

The Record Company

The Record Company will be performing live at Peter’s Players in Gravenhurst on August 12. In the short span of 2 years they’ve gone from recording their junkiest instruments in the bass player’s living room to playing with a diverse range of music’s top acts including BB King, Buddy Guy, Charles Bradley, The Wood Brothers, Social Distortion, and Robert Randolph.

http://www.petersplayers.com/the-record-company/
johannes linstead

Johannes Linstead

Johannes Linstead is a Canadian guitarist and instrumentalist who fuses virtuoso Spanish-style guitar with Afro-Cuban, Middle Eastern, and Latin American percussion and instrumentation. His charismatic band features congas, bongos, accordion, bass and Spanish guitars and together they set fire to the stage as they let loose a fiesta of Afro-Cuban percussion and Spanish guitar magic.

http://www.huntsvillefestival.on.ca/viewevent.html?214
chautauqua

ChautauquaFest

Chautauquafest, Muskoka Chautauqua’s new ten-day celebration of arts and culture, runs from August 14-24. Whether you’re a book fan, music lover or just enjoy good conversation, Muskoka Chautauqua’s Reading Circle event is the region’s not-to-be-missed literary event.

http://www.muskokachautauqua.com/reading-circle/
chautauqua

ChautauquaFest Family Fun Day

ChautauquaFest Family Fun Day will take place in Port Carling at the Muskoka Lakes Public Library on August 14th from 12-4pm. Join us for this community celebration with interactive events, storytime, face painting, and the creation of 300 peace cranes! This family friendly event, as part of this years ChautauquaFest, is not to be missed.

http://www.muskokachautauqua.com/events/chautauquafest-family-fun-day/
muskoka lakes

Family Fun Day at the Library

Join us for Family Fun Day at the Library! From 12-3 the Muskoka Lakes Public Library will be playing host to a variety of family events including a visit from The Georgian Bay Turtle Hospital, face painting, Climb Aboard, building contests, and more!

http://users.muskoka.com/library/events.html
chautauqua

Broadway

Broadway is a live musical show being presented as part of the Chatauquafest celebrations in Port Carling. From Gershwin to Gaga, from Sondheim to Schwartz, it’s the best of Broadway… their way! Combining jazz improv, pop and sparkling humour. Show starts at 7:30; tickets can be purchased online.

http://www.muskokachautauqua.com/events/chautauquafest-broadsway/
lighthouse

Lighthouse

From ‘One Fine Morning’ to ‘Sunny Days’, roll back the clock for one great evening of music. A festival favourite, Lighthouse original members Paul Hoffert, Skip Prokop and Ralph Cole return again with a talented supporting cast that will bring back memories and introduce you to a whole new generation of songs.

http://www.huntsvillefestival.on.ca/viewevent.html?215
bracebridge highland games

Bracebridge Highland Games

Scot or not, come enjoy a wee bit o’ the Highlands in the Heart of Muskoka! This family friendly weekend event will feature a variety of fun including the heavy events, presentation of the clans, highland dance competitions, pipe bands, vendors, and much much more.

http://www.bracebridgehighlandgames.com/
white squall

Kayaking & Astronomy

Explore a myriad of coastal islands and learn about our amazing galaxy from Doug Cunningham, a profoundly gentle and keen teacher, on our Kayaking & Astronomy trip. The timing of the trip is specifically designed to take advantage of the Perseid Meteor Shower…a spectacular time for the sky! Please visit the White Squall website for complete event details.

http://www.whitesquall.com/multi-day-kayak-trips/kayak-adventure-a-cabin-based-trips.html
carole pope

Carole Pope

Carole Pope will be performing live at Peter’s Players in Gravenhurst on August 15. With three Juno Awards, a Genie Award, and four Gold, one Platinum, and one double Platinum record to her credit, Carole Pope is an icon of transgressive music. Throughout her career, she has blazed a trail sharing her thoughts on sexuality, AIDS and sexual politics.

http://www.petersplayers.com/carole-pope/
artists of the limberlost

Artists of the Limberlost Open Studio Weekend

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.

http://www.artistsofthelimberlost.ca/open-studio-weekend.html
down with webster

Down With Webster

From their first performance on a high school talent show, Down With Webster have created their own flavour of genre-bending sounds and blown away audiences ever since.

http://www.thekee.com/down-with-webster/
the good brothers

The Good Brothers

The Good Brothers will perform live at Gull Lake Park in Gravenhurst as part of the Music on the Barge Concert Series on August 17. The concert begins at 7:30 pm.

http://www.musiconthebarge.webs.com/
lake of bays classic boat show

Lake of Bays Antique and Classic Car & Boat Show

The Lake of Bays Antique and Classic Car & Boat Show will take place August 17, 2014 in Baysville. Featuring the S.S. Bigwin and the Northern Lights Steel Orchestra Band, this annual event is not to be missed! Come out from Noon-4 at the Baysville Riverfront Docks.

http://www.baysvilleontario.com/baysville-events
pat travers

Pat Travers

Pat Travers will be performing live at Peter’s Players in Gravenhurst on August 17. Spanning a 30 year career, this band doesn’t just produce the goods in the studio, The Pat Travers Band is also one seriously tight rockin’ unit, and live, they always deliver.

http://www.petersplayers.com/pat-travers/
etwell concert series

Tobin Spring

Tobin Spring will perform as part of the Etwell Concert Series on August 17th from 3-6pm. Admission to this show is by a $20 donation. For complete event details please visit their website.

http://etwellconcertseries.ca/shows/
bruce cockburn

Bruce Cockburn

Bruce Cockburn has always been a restless spirit. Over the course of four decades, the celebrated Canadian artist has travelled to the corners of the earth and enjoyed an illustrious career shaped by politics, spirituality, and musical diversity.

http://www.stockeycentre.com/calendar-expanded/536/bruce-cockburn
muskoka steamships

Cottage Tour Aboard the RMS Segwun

Your opportunity to experience the elegance and opulence of a grand Muskoka summer home on Lake Rosseau – this cruise aboard the R.M.S Segwun highlights the unmatched scenery of Lake Muskoka with lunch served in the Royal Muskoka Salon. Dock at a magnificent summer home for a private tour of the manicured grounds and the luxurious cottage interior. Ship sails from 10am-7pm; tickets are $100.

http://realmuskoka.com/muskoka-steamships/cruises/specialty/
trio desiree

Trio Desiree

Trio Desiree will be performed live in Bracebridge as part of the ChautauquaFest Opera Festival on August 18. A Canadian adaptation of Strauss’ Die Fledermaus, this performance is an adaptation of Die Fledermaus, and is the work of two Montrealers. To purchase tickets please follow the link or visit the Rene Caisse Theatre box office.

http://www.muskokachautauqua.com/events/chautauquafest-opera-concert-trio-desiree/
ronnie baker brooks

Ronnie Baker Brooks

Ronnie Baker Brooks will perform live at Peter’s Players in Gravenhurst on August 19. The Son of Blues Legend Lonnie Brooks, this is a not to be missed musical event of the summer! Doors open at 7:15, show starts at 8pm. Tickets are $82 and can be purchased online or at the box office.

http://www.petersplayers.com/ronnie-baker-brooks-with-horns/
be my guest

Be My Guest presents Terry Fallis

Be My Guest presents Terry Fallis at the Port Carling Community Centre on August 20. Join Peter Jennings as he sits down with Terry, a highly entertaining writer, humourist, and former political writer, as part of the Chautauquafest celebration. Tickets are $15 and can be purchased online or at the door. For complete event details please visit their website.

http://www.pjbemyguest.com/ticketsfuture-guests.html
opera muskoka

Stars of Tomorrow Concert

The Stars of Tomorrow Concert will feature 8-10 young singers, dancers and musicians and their accompaniests at the Rene Caisse Theatre on August 20. This event, part of the ChautauquaFest Opera Festival, is on stage from 7:30-9:30pm and tickets can be purchased online or through the box office.

http://www.muskokachautauqua.com/events/chautauquafest-stars-of-tomorrow-concert/
quinn sullivan

Quinn Sullivan – Buddy Guy Protege

Quinn Sullivan a 14 year old guitar prodigy discovered by Buddy Guy is performing at Peter’s Players on August 22, 2014 in Gravenhurst, Ontario. He will be performing tracks from his latest release Getting There due to be released in June. Quinn has appeared on national television shows like Jimmy Kimmel Live, Oprah and Ellen. For more, go to quinnsullivanmusic.

http://www.petersplayers.com/quinn-sullivan/
brett kissel

Brett Kissel

Back in Huntsville by popular demand, Brett Kissel has become the talk of Canadian country music. He has seen the video for the debut single reach No. 1 at CMT, he has scored three top 10 radio hits, and he headlined a cross-Canada tour. To top it all off, Brett won his first Juno Award – becoming the first country artist to be awarded with Breakthrough Artist of the Year in 17 years.

http://www.huntsvillefestival.on.ca/viewevent.html?216
bracebridge

31st Annual Bracebridge Antique Sale

The 31st Annual Bracebridge Antique Sale will take place at the JD Lang Activity Park (Bracebridge Fairgrounds) August 22-24. Admission is $5, and the show will be open Friday 5-9, Saturday 10-5 and Sunday 10-4.

http://www.bracebridgechamber.com/local-events/?page=3&month=8
white squall

Yoga on the Islands

The Yoga on the Islands trip will take place August 22-24 on the McCoy Islands of Georgian Bay with White Squall Paddling Centre. The McCoy Islands, part of the Mink and McCoy Island chain, are located further out in the bay and offer spectacular camping and paddling in a slightly more remote location.

http://www.whitesquall.com/multi-day-kayak-trips/youth-kayak-trips.html
mckellar

JP McLean

Author JP McLean will be doing a live reading from his book The Gift Trilogy at the McKellar Public Library on August 22 from 1-3:30pm. Don’t miss this literary event! For complete event information please follow the link provided.

http://township.mckellar.on.ca/community/community-events/
toronto all star big band

Toronto All Star Big Band Concert

The Toronto All-Star Big Band Concert will be taking place at Clevelands House in Minett on August 22. One of the most exciting bands around, they revive the spirit, style and sound of the 30s, 40s and 50s – that golden age of the big bands.

http://www.muskokachautauqua.com/events/chautauquafest-big-band-concert/
lincoln durham

Lincoln Durham

This is a debut album of such astonishing assurance that you are tempted to wonder if Lincoln Durham from Austin, Texas is nothing more than a good mimic of the blues-roots style. But what separates the wheat from the chaff in this genre is authenticity and this young man has it in spades. His rasping growl perfectly evokes a parched and lonesome drifter facing another dusty highway.

http://www.petersplayers.com/lincoln-durham/
alyssa reid

Alyssa Reid

With monster hits ‘Alone Again’ and Satisfaction Guaranteed’, along with two acclaimed albums, this rising star promises a memorable evening! Having toured internationally with One Direction and performed on the Juno Awards as a nominee, Alyssa Reid also finds time to be an ambassador for Plan Canada’s ‘Because I Am A Girl’ campaign and is a supporter of Kids Help Phone and

http://www.huntsvillefestival.on.ca/viewevent.html?217
experience algonquin workshop

Identifying Confusing Fall Warblers Workshop

The Identifying Confusing Fall Warblers Workshop, part of the Experience Algonquin program, will take place at the East Beach Picnic Pavilion, August 23-24 from 3-9pm on Saturday or 6-9am on Sunday. This workshop will be led by Lev Frid, who has worked as a Naturalist in Algonquin Park for the past five years, leading a variety of programs for the public and private groups.

http://www.algonquinpark.on.ca/involved/calendar/?trumbaEmbed=date%3D20140823#/?i=1
david wilcox

David Wilcox

David Wilcox is a brilliant song writer, a great singer, and one of the hottest guitar players in the world. He first made his name as a wild, live performer and then as a first-rate recording artist whose work, from “Out Of The Woods” (1980) to his brand new release, “Boy In The Boat” (2007), stands the test of time. See him perform live at The Kee to Bala on August 23.

http://www.thekee.com/david-wilcox/
downtown parry sound

2nd Annual PSDBA Car Show

The 2nd Annual Parry Sound Downtown Business Association Car Show will take place August 23. We close the streets of downtown and fill them with over 100 antique and classic cars. Registration begins at 7am and the event will run until 3pm.

http://www.psdba.ca/WebCalendar/view_entry.php?id=472&date=20140823
parry sound triathlon

Bobby Orr Hall of Fame Triathlon Series

The Bobby Orr Hall of Fame Triathlon Series will take place August 24 at Waubuno Beach in Parry Sound. This event will feature a sprint triathlon, a sprint duathlon, a try-a-tri- race, a sprint 3 person relay, and a kids of steel race. For complete event details, including itinerary and registration information, please visit their website.

http://www.ontariotrysport.com/august-24th-2014-parry-sound-triathlon.html
marty haggard

Marty Haggard

Of course everyone knows his Dad, Merle Haggard, who Marty considers “the best country singer/songwriter ever”.  As Marty’s song “Apple” states “An apple never falls too far from its tree”. Marty was privileged to be a part of his Dad’s career and to have the opportunity to meet many of the country greats.

http://www.stockeycentre.com/calendar-expanded/527/marty-haggard
albert lee

Albert Lee

British Guitar legend Albert Lee, regarded by many as one of the world’s finest guitar players, with a career spanning more than 50 years, needs no introduction to Country Music, Blues and Rock fans. Widely hailed for his finger-style and hybrid picking technique, Albert helped to redefine country guitar for a whole generation of players with his song “Country Boy.

http://www.petersplayers.com/albert-lee/
mudmen

Mudmen

Always entertaining and definitely unique, the Mudmen are a blast of Celtic energy whose members are known to be characters both on and off stage. They perform on the new “Hockey Night in Canada” theme song and have toured with Johnny Reid. The band is truly a group of friends who enjoy performing. And when they’re having fun, you are too.

http://www.stockeycentre.com/calendar-expanded/531/the-mudmen
muskoka independent film festival

The Muskoka Independent Film Festival

From August 28-30, the quaint Village of  Rosseau is set to play host to The Muskoka Independent Film Festival. With over 500 entries from around the world, The Rosseau Culture and Arts Project is assembling a dynamic lineup of international films as part of its summer celebration Destination Rosseau.

http://www.rosseaucultureandarts.com/FILM_FESTIVAL.html
surfacing

Surfacing

The Muskoka Women’s Advocacy Group presents Surfacing, a celebratory evening of Art, Music, Theatre and Activism! Join us at the Algonquin Theatre in Huntsville on August 29th at 7pm for this exciting event. Your ticket will give you entry to the art show and stage production. For complete event details, and to purchase your ticket, please follow the link.

http://www.algonquintheatre.ca/en/Calendar/Details.aspx?Id=1c066bf8-e60c-42cb-8b01-192ee2f38e55
sam roberts band

Sam Roberts Band

Sam Roberts was living in a hobbit hole on a mountain in Spain, watching the sun set on the hills of Andalucia when the lyrics of “Golden Hour” came to him. If that were the only unusual thing about the making of ‘Lo-Fantasy,’ his fifth studio album, it would still be remarkably strange, but this is no ordinary Sam Roberts Band record.

http://www.thekee.com/sam-roberts-band/
dash for the sleigh

Dash for the Sleigh Kids Duathlon

The Dash for the Sleigh Kids Duathlon will take place August 30 at Santa’s Village. A great off-road event tailored uniquely for kids, the challenges will have them running, biking, and getting dirty all for a great cause; to fix Santa’s sleigh! For complete event information, including itinerary and registration, please visit their website.

http://www.thrivemuskoka.com/
artisan corner market

Artisan Corner Market

The Artisan Corner Market is a vendor market which takes place every long weekend of the summer season in Restoule. Stop by and parooze the hand-crafted wares of a variety of local arts & crafts vendors.

http://www.almaguinhighlandsartscouncil.com/Events.html
run for a way

Run for a Way

Run for a Way is an annual half marathon taking place in Bracebridge in support of Ovarian Cancer Canada. This fundraising event also features a 5km, 10km and kids fun run. For complete event information, including itinerary, registration and fundraising information, please visit their website.

http://runforaway.com/
pike and pickerel derby

19th Annual Pike & Pickerel Derby

The 19th Annual Pike & Pickerel Derby will be taking place at Day Spring Cottages in Katrine on September 6. Located on beautiful Doe Lake, this event will host 2 person teams per boat with launch on site. Early bird registration is available for $85; after August 23 $95. Registration and boat checks start at 5:30am; shot gun start at 7:30am.

http://www.kijiji.ca/v-events/markham-york-region/emsdale-lions-club-19th-annual-pike-and-pickerel-tournament/605722255
algonquin visitors centre

Celebrating Algonquin

Come spend some time with us Celebrating Algonquin. Join us for this unique event and spend an intimate evening enjoying the beauty of Algonquin Park captured by photographers that share your passion for this special place. Registration with pre-payment is required. Contact The Friends of Algonquin Park at 613 637-2828 or friends@algonquinpark.on.ca.

http://www.algonquinpark.on.ca/involved/calendar/?trumbaEmbed=date%3D20140906#/?i=1
etwell concert series

Wayne Buttery and the Groove Project

Wayne Buttery and the Groove Project will perform as part of the Etwell Concert Series on September 7th from 3-6pm. Admission to this show is by a $20 donation. For complete event details please visit their website.

http://etwellconcertseries.ca/shows/
ironman

Ironman 70.3 Muskoka

The Subaru IRONMAN 70.3 Muskoka is a premier IRONMAN race recognized thanks to its natural beauty and naturally tough course. The 1.2-mile, one-loop swim takes place in picturesque Peninsula Lake. The 56-mile bike course circles Lake of Bays, passing through the small communities of Dwight, Dorset, and Baysville. The 13.

http://www.ironman.com/triathlon/events/americas/ironman-70.3/muskoka.aspx#axzz36PfCP15O
the ghosts in our machine

The Ghosts in Our Machine

The Ghosts in Our Machine is a film being presented at The Museum on Tower Hill by the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve in Parry Sound on September 9.

http://museumontowerhill.com/Event.php?UNID=36
Muskoka Sound

Muskoka Sound Festival

In this 3-day/night outdoor live music festival, the Muskoka Sound Festival will host over 22 multi-genre world-class performances from local, national, and international artists. Complemented by the natural beauty the Muskoka region has to offer, an audience of 15,000 fans can indulge in an unforgettable outdoor live music experience in Huntsville from September 12 – 14, 2014.

http://muskokasound.ca/
bracebridge fall fair

147th Annual Bracebridge Fall Fair & Horse Show

The 147th Annual Bracebridge Fall Fair & Horse Show will take place September 12-14 at the Bracebridge Fairgrounds.

http://www.bracebridgefair.com/
muskoka river x

Muskoka River X

Muskoka River X, the longest single day expedition paddling race in the world, will take place in Huntsville, September 12-14. For complete event details, including registration, itinerary, course description, race categories, and watercraft specifications, please visit their website.

http://muskokariverx.com/muskoka-river-2014/
strong agricultural fall fair

Strong Agricultural Fall Fair

The Strong Agricultural Fall Fair will take place September 12-13 in Sundridge. This two day event begins with a variety night on Friday, followed by the fair and parade on Saturday. For more information please follow the link provided.

http://www.strongagriculturalsociety.com/events-and-activities.html
Coco Montoya

Coco Montoya

Coco Montoya is a self taught guitar slinger who plays with an emotional intensity few string benders possess. Playing left-handed and upside down like Albert King, Montoya learned his guitar techniques from his years with Collins. “I never had a lesson in my life. He performs this September 13th at Peter’s Players in Gravenhurst.

http://www.petersplayers.com/coco-montoya/
etwell concert series

Sonny Del-Rio and The Five Star Revue

Sonny Del-Rio and The Five Star Revue will perform as part of the Etwell Concert Series on September 13th from 3-6pm. Admission to this show is by a $20 donation. For complete event details please visit their website.

http://etwellconcertseries.ca/shows/
parry sound reading series 2014

Parry Sound Reading Series – Shyam Selvadurai

The Parry Sound Reading Series presents Shyam Selvadurai. In his sweeping new novel, he creates an unforgettable ghost, a powerful Sri Lankan matriarch whose wily ways, insatiable longing for land, houses, money and control, and tragic blindness to the human needs of those around her parallels the volatile political situation of her war-torn country.

http://www.stockeycentre.com/calendar-expanded/515/parry-sound-reading-series-shyam-selvadurai
be my guest

Be My Guest presents Donna Kearney

Be My Guest presents Donna Kearney on September 17. Join Peter Jennings as he meets with Donna, a Nurse Practitioner, to discuss health care in Muskoka. Tickets to this event are only $15! For complete event details, please follow the link.

http://www.pjbemyguest.com/ticketsfuture-guests.html
barney bentall

Barney Bentall

Barney Bentall’s brand of roots rock garnered him Juno awards, five gold and platinum albums with The Legendary Hearts, and several solo albums. He has played to sold-out crowds throughout North America, putting him solidly in the A-list of Canadian rockers, and he is still going strong! See him perform live at the Charles W. Stockey Centre.

http://www.stockeycentre.com/calendar-expanded/528/barney-bentall
get jazzed

Get Jazzed

The Rosseau Culture and Arts Project presents Get Jazzed, September 19-20 at the Grand Tappattoo Resort on Otter Lake. With three artists performing over two-days, this is the perfect way to spend an autumn weekend on the lake. For complete event details, including ticket information, please follow the link provided.

http://www.rosseaucultureandarts.com/GET_JAZZED.html
white squall

Massage for Paddlers

Massage for Paddlers is a midweek paddling trip taking place September 23-25 with White Squall Paddling Centre. Soothing strokes will help eliminate muscle tension, reduce stress, and improve blood flow leaving you relaxed and rejuvenated. We’ll enjoy paddling during the day and will be tutored on basic massage techniques to rub those niggling aches away.

http://www.whitesquall.com/multi-day-kayak-trips/cabin-based-kayak-trips.html#franklin
white squall

Autumn Exploring

Enjoy the Autumn Exploring trip with White Squall Paddling Centre, September 26-29. There’s no better time to be on the Bay than in late September. Explore the islands and inlets around Snug Harbour and return to lodge-living in the evening for swimming, reading and relaxation! This area offers spectacular scenery and world-class paddling.

http://www.whitesquall.com/multi-day-kayak-trips/cabin-based-kayak-trips.html#franklin
almaguin highlands arts council

AHAC Artscape Studio & Gallery Tour

Enjoy the sights and sounds of Fall as your tour the Almaguin Highlands where artists from Callander to Novar will open their studios to visitors from all over Ontario for the annual AHAC Artscape Studio & Gallery Tour. Pick up an Artscape brochure and venture out onto the nooks and crannies of our beautiful region to see the diverse offerings of the Almaguin Highlands Arts Council members.

http://www.almaguinhighlandsartscouncil.com/StudioTour.html
fall flavour

Fall Flavour

Fall Flavour is a culinary event happening in Parry Sound, September 26-28. Come celebrate with us and enjoy the custom fall menus being created by our local culinary establishments showcasing the fantastic fare they have to offer. Be it an early start to the day with breakfast, a great lunch to keep you going between activities, or a relaxing dinner with a view, our area truly has it all.

http://psafallflavour.com/
bracebridge bia

Colourfest

Bring your friends and family to downtown Bracebridge and experience seasonal flavours and fall fun at the annual Colourfest Street Fair! This annual event draws open the store fronts as local retailers spill onto the streets.

http://downtownbracebridge.com/visiting/
algonquin west atv club

Algonquin West ATV Club Fall Rally

The Algonquin West ATV Club Fall Rally will take place September 27 in Kearney. This popular annual event is a favourite among members and non-members alike, and as such, fills up quickly.

http://algonquinwestatv.com/Coming_Events.php
mast

36th Annual Muskoka Autumn Studio Tour

The Muskoka Autumn Studio Tour is proud to continue its rich legacy of the arts in 2014, our 36th year of presenting scores of diversely talented artists. This informative and rewarding experience bridges the gap between creator and patron, as visitors witness the artistic process at work through demonstrations and displays.

http://www.muskokaautumnstudiotour.com/
doors open ontario

Doors Open Parry Sound

Doors Open Parry Sound will take place September 27, 2014. For a complete list of attractions taking part, please follow the link to their website.

http://doorsopenparrysound.com/
biking for builds

Biking for Builds Fall Colours Ride

The Biking for Builds Fall Colours Ride will be a recreational cycling event scheduled for Sunday, September 28. The ride will span 85 km of roads between Parry Sound and Bracebridge during the fall colour season. The event will begin in the morning in Parry Sound with pre-ride entertainment, warm-up and refreshments. At each stop there’ll be water and Porta Johns available.

http://habitatmuskoka.com/pub/Biking-For-Builds-Fall-Ride-2014.html
the kentucky headhunters

The Kentucky Headhunters

The Kentucky Headhunters created a hybrid of honky tonk, blues, and Southern rock that appeals to fans of both rock and country music. With Richard Young on rhythm guitar, Fred Young on drums, Doug Phelps on bass and Greg Martin on lead guitar, this is a rockin’ show at a rockin’ venue and is not to be missed! Tickets are $167 and can be purchased online or at the box office.

http://www.petersplayers.com/the-kentucky-headhunters/
fall jam

Fall Jam

Due to this winter’s unprecedented snowfall, the Jam Team has decided to move Canada’s Largest ATV Jamboree (Spring Jam) to October 3rd and 4th; hence Fall Jam! Registration will open this summer and a new and exciting FALL JAM will return after 10 years! For complete event information, please visit their website.

http://www.springjam.ca/
chautauqua

Local Colours

Local Colours is an event being presented by Muskoka Chautauqua at Bethune House in Gravenhurst on October 4. This event, which celebrates Canadian Music and Art, will take place from 11am-3pm. For complete event details, please visit their website.

http://www.muskokachautauqua.com/events/local-colours/
run for the cure

CIBC Run for the Cure

Welcome to the 2014 Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure! This event will be held in 64 communities across the country and will have a virtual run option available for people located outside of Canada, in a location without a site, or otherwise unable to attend.

http://www.runforthecure.com/site/PageServer?pagename=2014_homepage
Guy Davis

Guy Davis

“Guy Davis is a throw back; A throw back to an era where the musician was both storyteller and entertainer. Davis ’ style is well rooted in early blues tradition, most notably Delta blues, but he can also pull off Piedmont or any other style that is called for at any given time.”–Doc Bluez Blues Lounge. Guy brings his distinct sound to Peter’s Players this October 10, 2014.

http://www.petersplayers.com/guy-davis/
great muskoka paddling experience

Great Muskoka Paddling Experience

Welcome to Muskoka’s 4th Annual Paddling Race, the Great Muskoka Paddling Experience! This fundraising event is a fun racing experience for canoes, kayaks & SUPs for all levels of participants and is in support of the Muskoka Watershed Council. Come out this Thanksgiving Weekend and choose between two race lengths: 10 and 18 kilometres; plus one fun paddle of 2.

http://www.muskokapaddlingexperience.com/
copeman tree farm pumpkin

Pumpkin Hunt at Copeman Tree Farms

Gather up your family and friends and join us for the Pumpkin Hunt at Copeman Tree Farms! This Thanksgiving weekend from 1-3pm, come out for pumpkins, food and fun! Family passes are available, and eveything’s included. See our Website or Like our Facebook page for more information: facebook.com/organictree.

http://freshlycuttrees.wix.com/copemantreefarms#!projects/c21kz
muskoka steamships 2

Thanksgiving Day Cruise

Join us aboard the R.M.S. Segwun for the annual Thanksgiving Day Cruise. This cruise has become a Thanksgiving tradition for many families! Enjoy the unmatched scenery of Lake Muskoka and all the splendor of peak fall colours with lunch served on board. Set sail at 10am and return at the docks by 4pm.

http://realmuskoka.com/muskoka-steamships/cruises/specialty/
a fierce green fire

A Fierce Green Fire

A Fierce Green Fire is a documentary film being presented by the Georgian Bay Biosphere Reserve at The Museum on Tower Hill in Parry Sound on October 14 at 7pm. The Battle for a Living Planet is the first big-picture exploration of the environmental movement – grassroots and global activism spanning fifty years from conservation to climate change.

http://museumontowerhill.com/Event.php?UNID=37
algonquin provincial park canoe

Citizen Science Workshop: Fall Lake Trout Spawning Survey on Lake Opeongo

A Citizen Science Workshop: Fall Lake Trout Spawning Survey on Lake Opeongo will be taking place in Algonquin Park October 17-18. Join the Harkness Laboratory of Fisheries Research team to volunteer with their ongoing Lake Trout mark-recapture and spawning survey.

http://www.algonquinpark.on.ca/involved/calendar/?trumbaEmbed=date%3D20141017#/?i=1
bala cranberry festival

Bala Cranberry Festival

Join us for the 30th anniversary of the Bala Cranberry Festival in 2014! Traditionally, we welcome approximately 20,000 visitors to Bala as we make plans to celebrate all things cranberry! Walk the streets and parooze the wears of hundreds of unique vendors, and take a trip to the cranberry marsh to see how this local fruit is grown and harvested.

http://www.balacranberryfestival.on.ca/index.php/Welcome
copeman tree farm halloween

Spooky Hallowe’en Wagon Rides at Copeman Tree Farms

Join us for Spooky Hallowe’en Wagon Rides at Copeman Tree Farms! You say you’re not scared, but fear is imminent… Halloween’s most haunting villains will be lurking, so be weary of the unknown creatures amidst the dark; they are following your wagon! Enjoy fun & spooky wagon rides for kids (parent accompaniment required), and the new haunted forest for teens & adu

http://freshlycuttrees.wix.com/copemantreefarms#!projects/c21kz
crananne lookalike contest

Cran Anne Look-A-Like Contest

The 2014 Cran Anne Look-A-Like Contest will take place October 18th at the Bala Museum. Once again, our contest will be an excellent opportunity to enjoy the Bala Cranberry Festival, which has become one of the most popular small town fairs in all Ontario. There will be a small cost to participate in the contest – $1 for the contestant, plus a Cranberry Festival button.

http://www.bala.net/museum/cran-anne.asp
the strawbs

The Strawbs

The Strawbs will be playing an acoustic show at Peter’s Players in Gravenhurst on October 18. As the band celebrates four decades of music making, it is still difficult to categorise the unique sound that has made them Britain’s most successful international progressive folk-rock band. For complete event information, please visit their website.

http://www.petersplayers.com/the-strawbs-acoustic/
david myles

David Myles

David Myles’ new double album, In the Nighttime, is what happens when the two sides of his musical persona – sultry crooner and energetic showman – join forces. Disc One is a full-length album brimming with vintage pop songs and romantic folk ballads. Disc Two is a six song EP of contemporary, beat-laden tracks produced by hip hop artist Classified.

http://www.petersplayers.com/david-myles/
algonquin halloween weekend

Haunted Halloween Weekend

Join us for the Haunted Halloween Weekend at Algonquin Provincial Park! The fun begins on Friday night with our owl prowl, and on Saturday a Park Naturalist will guide you through a collection of animal skeletons. Mew Lake Campground will feature pumpkin carving, spookiest campsite and best costume contests, as well as trick-or-treating among the campsites on Saturday night.

http://www.algonquinpark.on.ca/involved/calendar/?trumbaEmbed=date%3D20141024#/?i=1
almaguin highlands arts council

AHAC Artscape Show & Sale

The AHAC Artscape Show & Sale will feature a vibrant collection featuring original works by artists of the Almaguin Highlands at the Caswell Resort in Sundridge. This weekend event will feature a Friday night wine & cheese gala, followed by the sale on Saturday and Sunday.

http://www.almaguinhighlandsartscouncil.com/Show_Sale.html
chautauqua

Coffee House

Join Muskoka Chautauqua and Brandy Creek Music & Publications for a Coffee House
event at Muskoka Place Gallery from 8-10pm. Light refreshments will be served while we enjoy the live music of featured musicians.

http://www.muskokachautauqua.com/events/coffee-house-8/
gun show

Bracebridge Gun Show

The Bracebridge Gun Show will take place at the JD Lang Activity Park on October 25. Come out and enjoy a day of antique and modern guns for hunters and sportsmen alike. The gun shows in Ontario are open to collectors, vendors and the public. For those who are looking to reserve a table give us a call.

http://www.gunandmilitaryshows.com/
uptown gravenhurst

Let the Spirits Rise

Let the Spirits Rise in Uptown Gravenhurst! Merchants open their doors to costumed trick or treaters by decorating with orange and black balloons. Live entertainment and farmers market vendors set up at the Gravenhurst Opera House, a 1000 pound giant pumpkin is carved before your eyes and families are offered a free venue during daylight hours to enjoy Halloween.

http://www.gravenhurstbia.com/event/let-the-spirits-rise-in-uptown-gravenhurst-3/
derek edwards

Derek Edwards – Baloney and Wine

Derek Edwards – Baloney and Wine is an uproarious romp through the increasingly strange quirks of our daily routines. It’s relentless and brazen, a tightly woven running commentary about human nature … “the thinking man’s coffee break.” In an ever more chaotic world, Edwards remains an inimitable constant, the hilarious voice of reason.

http://www.algonquintheatre.ca/en/Calendar/Details.aspx?Id=b1c524ec-2e90-4f9d-8dec-c0a82e3383ba
great pumpkin trail

Great Pumpkin Trail

The Great Pumpkin Trail is a family friendly annual event taking place at the Muskoka Heritage Place in Huntsville on Halloween Night! Individuals or businesses sponsor our pioneer buildings by decorating the doorways and outside areas in a theme, then dress in costume and shell out the candy Muskoka Heritage Place provides.

http://www.muskokaheritageplace.org/en/whileyouarehere/annualevents.asp