On Saturday, July 14th, Muskoka’s cyclists and conscientious citizens raised money and awareness for sex trafficking victims in Toronto and all the local celebs came out to support and celebrate. More than $200,000 was raised for the survivors of sex trafficking by HART (Human Anti-Trafficking Response Team). Fundraising initiatives started at the crack of dawn on […]Read more "Fundraiser with a spin: I HART Muskoka raises $200K for Sex Traffick Victims in Toronto"
These will definitely look good over your cottage mantle. Here’s a unique Canadian artistry project that involves hand-painted paddles inspired by Killarney Provincial Park and Georgian Bay. Sudbury-born paddle designer and founder of Norquay Co – Natasha Wittke – has just partnered with eBay Canada to exclusively offer paddles that tell the stories behind her […]Read more "Sudbury-born artist creates Georgian Bay inspired paddles"
Our fabulous Muskoka community is dependant on seasonal workers and yes, even our own kids have worked locally each summer. So here’s a story that strikes close to our lake homes and our hearts. Help is being sought for 23 Port Carling Turtle Jack’s employees who lost everything in a fire that destroyed their housing on […]Read more "Muskoka community, let’s rally to help our own"
One of my favourite weekly routines is a trip (or two) to one of the local Farmer’s Markets in Muskoka. There is one almost every day of the week and in every town where you’ll find locally grown strawberries, tomatoes, blueberries, smoked trout, fresh baked Chelsea buns, handmade crafts, honey, your weekend veggies and entrees and more. Thursdays: Port Carling […]Read more "Farmers Markets now open in Muskoka"
Here’s Part Two of our Insider’s Guide to Planning Canada Day weekend in Muskoka. From Gravenhurst to Huntsville, there are Canada Day funtivities for the whole family. Start planning now where you will be taking your cottage guests for fireworks and more… Bracebridge On Sunday, July 1st, Bracebridge will host a variety of activities in two […]Read more "Canada Day Fireworks in Muskoka: It’s lit!"
With a little advance preparation, your can enjoy your guests and ensure they have a great long weekend too. Cheat Sheet for Cottage Guests Put a note in their guest room that lists any cottage rules (or unruly conveniences), the wi-fi password and the location of the nearest coffee shop. You never know if they […]Read more "How to make your Muskoka guests feel welcome this long weekend"
Start planning your Canada Day long weekend activities now. There are arts + culture, kid’s events, fitness and fashion events and of course, culminating in fireworks and Canada Day festivities. Your guests will thank you and enjoying all that our local scene has to offer will reinforce how incredible this country is. #blessedtobeinMuskoka Some highlights to help […]Read more "Insider’s Guide to Planning this long weekend in Muskoka"