Happening This Week in Huntsville, Lake of Bays & Algonquin Park
July 26 – August 1, 2018
Thursday July 26
Huntsville Farmers’ Market
Canadian Tire Parking Lot from 9:00am – 2:00pm
The Huntsville Farmers’ Market features many incredible vendors with a wide range of local Ontario produce & value-added products.
Family Story Time in the Park
River Mill Park from 10:30 – 11:00am
Storytime includes 30 minutes of stories, songs, rhymes, fingerplays, and music shakers. In the case of rain, program will be held at the Huntsville Public Library. Drop-in program. Ages 0-6.
Mr. Lego Baysville
Baysville Public Library from 1:00 – 2:00pm
We are passionate educators inspired to empower children’s natural ability to learn through creative and fun education-play. Ages 6 to 12. Please text or email to pre-register your children. 416-904-4987 or email@example.com.
Huntsville Public Library from 2:00 – 3:00pm
Join other LEGO fans for theme builds. Bring your creativity, we provide the LEGO. Registration opens one week prior to each program date. Ages 4-12. Call 705-789-5232 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Muskoka Dixie in the Gazebo
Dwight Public Library from 6:00 – 7:00pm
Dixieland Jazz @ The Gazebo. Muskoka Dixie is a 7 piece dixieland band comprised of local musicians. They have entertained throughout Muskoka for the past few years and enjoy making music together that originated in New Orleans. Bring a lawn chair to relax and enjoy. In the event of rain, the concert will be held in the Community Centre. RSVP: 705-635-3319.
Thursday Night Drum Circle
More than Just Art Studio from 7:00 – 8:30pm
Participate in the creation of music as a group. If you think you don’t have a musical bone in your body you will soon find out just how wrong you are. If you have a heartbeat you can drum. $10 to drop in.
Friday July 27
Family Friendly Film Fridays
Dwight Public Library starting at 1:00pm
Join us for family-friendly movies every Friday afternoon this summer. We’ll be showing some classics and some new movies. Feel free to come dressed as a character or just come as you are. We’ll provide the popcorn!RSVP – 705-635-3319 or email@example.com.
Baysville Public Library starting at 1:30pm
Who’s in your family tree? Drop in. Elaine Hutton can help you with your own genealogy research.
Mah Jongg Fridays
Baysville Public Library starting at 11:00am
Come to play or learn to play this ancient game.
Baysville Farmers’ Market
Baysville Country Store (2611 Hwy 117, Baysville) from 2:00 pm – 6:00 pm
This lively market boast a nice array of vendors selling fruit and vegetables, organic produce, honey, fish and seafood, baking, arts and crafts and even Thai food.
Remembering Stuart: A Tribute to Stuart McLean
Algonquin Theatre from 8:00pm – 10:00pm
Accomplished pianist John Sheard spent 20 years and countless miles travelling across the continent with the legendary Stuart McLean. Join John and four musicians who shared this experience, for a special evening of backstage stories, tour bus tales, music and humour culled from their travels, creating memories for a lifetime.
Saturday July 28
Outdoor Park Yoga
River Mill Park from 8:30 – 9:30am
Join us for some outdoor fitness fun at our Saturday morning Yoga Class! Be ready to go. Dress for the weather. Bring your own yoga matt. Let’s enjoy our Muskoka rocks trees and water, and our sense of nature by combining the pleasures of yoga with the outdoors. Sometimes, the combination of Muskoka fresh air and yoga is all it takes to bring a little balance to your life. Drop-ins welcome & encouraged!
Huntsville’s Farm Fresh & Homemade 100km Market
West Street South, Huntsville (beside Pharmasave) from 9:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Huntsville’s Farm Fresh & Homemade 100km Market is a market where all vendors grow, produce or create their goods within 100 kilometers of the market!
Baysville Walkabout Festival
Baysville from 9:00am – 4:00pm
Come enjoy over 100 Arts and Crafts Vendors featuring Arts, Crafts, Antiques, Woodworking, Baking, … You name it! Also includes the Lions Pancake Breakfast, Face Painting, Food and Refreshments & so much more!
Loggers Day in Algonquin Park
The Algonquin Logging Museum (km 54.5 in Algonquin Park) from 10:00am – 3:00pm.
Take in the demonstrations around the Logging Museum trail and try the old-time 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.
Super Saturdays for Kids and Families – Puzzlepalooza
Baysville Public Library from 10:30am – 12:30pm
Race another family/group to complete a puzzle, or do it for fun.
Nuit Blanche North
Downtown Huntsville from 8:00pm – 2:00am
For one night only, the streets will come alive with an exciting program of free contemporary artistic activities, events and exhibits taking place in unconventional places in and around Huntsville’s downtown core!
Sunday July 29
Church in the Park
River Mill Park starting at 10:30am
A simple worship service with upbeat music, practical teaching, and a craft for kids. Bring a blanket or some chairs to sit on.
Etwell Concert Series: Carlos del Junco
2012 Etwell Road from 3:00pm – 6:00pm
Carlos has toured Canada regularly since 1996 and tours often in Germany and the United States. He has played all the major jazz, blues, and folk festivals across Canada.
Monday July 30
Motivations POUND fitness on the Road in Dwight
Dwight Community Centre from 8:30am – 9:15am
The cardio jam session inspired by the infections, sweat dripping fun of playing the drums. Please call 705-789-9435 to book your spot.
Deerhurst Resort from 8:00 – 9:30pm
ABBAMANIA is the world’s #1 production of Abba. Performing hits like Waterloo, S.O.S and Dancing Queen, ABBAMANIA will have you on your feet singing and dancing along.
Tuesday July 31
Dwight Farmers’ Market
1009 Dwight Bay Road from 10:00 am – 2:00 pm
The Dwight Farmers’ Market features a growing collection of farmers, artists, and small business owners who collaborate to create this inspiring, unique and nourishing (in every sense of the word) market!
Maker Hour for Kids
Huntsville Public Library from 11:00am – 12:00pm
Try out introductory coding with Cubetto and Do & Dash, find out about 3D pringing and try a 3Doodler Start, and learn about circuits using Cebelets and Little Bits. Teen Tech Keira will demonstrate and teach you all about these gadgets. Ages 5-9.
Maker Hour for Tweens
Huntsville Public Library from 12:00 – 1:00pm
Join Teen Tech Keira for an introduction to 3D printing, real-world applications, object catalogues and 3D object design. Design your own 2D model using Tinkercad and have it 3D printed using the Library’s MakerBot Replicator 2. Ages 10-13 years.
Huntsville Public Library from 2:00 – 3:00pm
Build, create, and explore! Visit your Library to make and create. Register separately for each program date.
Baysville Summer Kids Club – Paint Party
Baysville Public Library from 2:00 – 4:00pm
Join us for a different summer activity each week. Please Pre-register: 705-767-2361
Wednesday August 1
Stories and Songs with Sue
Baysville Public Library starting at 9:30am
Stories, songs, and craftis with Sue for children ages 0+! Free of charge.
Zoo to you!
Dwight Public Library starting at 10:30am and Baysville Public Library starting at 1:00pm
20 or 30+ of exotic animals are displayed in a very fascinating and very safe and clean exhibit.
Kids under 7 must be accompanied by an adult. Free! Please RSVP.
Baysville: 705-767-2361 or firstname.lastname@example.org
Dwight: 705-635-3319 or email@example.com
Kid’s Paint Workshop
Baysville Public Library from 10:30am – 12:30pm
Kid’s painting workshop with Diane. Ages 7-12 years. Pre-registration requires – call 705-767-2361 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
It’s Story Time with Miss Rebecca
Dwight Public Libray starting at 11:00am
Join Miss Rebecca at the Dwight Public Library every Wednesday morning for story time fun and crafts. Rebecca is working in conjunction with the staff of Early On to share creative, entertaining, family fun, with parents and their children ages 0 -6 years. Come join the fun!
Speaking of Wildlife
Royal Canadian Legion from 11:00am – 12:00pm
Have the opportunity to encouter some of Ontario’s magnificent wild creatures and gain a better appreciation for the wildlife aroud us. Meet 5 different individual animals and learn about their species, adaptations and habitat. Contact Amber Mcnair: 705-789-5232. Advance tickets at the Huntsville Public Library or cash only at the legion on August 1st.
Summer Chess for Tweens and Teens
Huntsville Public Library from 3:30pm – 4:30pm
Tweens and teens interested in learning to play chess, improve their skills, and meet other chess fans are welcome to play. Ages 8-17. Free.
Etwell Concert Series: Matt Weidinger
2012 Etwell Road from 6:30pm – 9:00pm
Matt Weidinger has a voice like no other. The 25-year-old Kitchener, ON native is a passionate young songwriter, who is well known for his mature rock/soul vocals and impressive multi-instrumental (keyboards, guitars) talents.
Concert on the Dock: Paul Lagendyk
River Mill Park from 7:00pm – 8:00pm
Listen to all types of music from Country to Jazz, Bluegrass to Big Band and bring your lawn chair, friends and a toonie or two for the band.