Parry Sound’s Painted Chairs & Paddles»

The 5th annual Painted Chairs and Paddle Silent Auction is on now in downtown Parry Sound! This year for your downtown viewing pleasure there are four chairs and 26 paddles to bid on, each one painted by local artists. There are both full-size 48 inch paddles and smaller 24 inch paddles up for grabs, including... Read more»

2017 Session Muskoka: Craft Beer, the Muskoka River, Music & More»

Summer’s favourite craft beer festival is back this August long weekend in Ontario’s cottage country. The 9th annual Session Muskoka gathering will take place on Saturday, August 5 at Annie Williams Memorial Park on the shores of the beautiful Muskoka River. A highlight of every beer fan’s calendar, this anticipated event is an opportunity for ticket-holders to taste... Read more»

149 Things We Love About The Great Canadian Wilderness North of Toronto»

An Explorers’ Edge staff member takes a crack at the sesquicentennial list (in no particular order):   1. First Nations! Putting this one right at the top of the list! When you visit this region of Ontario you are visiting the territory of many First Nations (including Algonquin Park). From Muskoka being named for a First Nations chief... Read more»

Live Music in Ontario’s Cottage Country: Summer 2017»

A big part of the summer fun tradition in Ontario’s cottage country is the live music played by fantastic artists for appreciative – and sun-kissed – music fans. From renowned establishments such as The Kee to Bala and the Charles W. Stockey Centre for the Performing Arts to community venues like Gravenhurst’s one-of-a-kind Music on the Barge, from air conditioned... Read more»