Fundraiser with a spin: I HART Muskoka raises $200K for Sex Traffick Victims in Toronto

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 […]

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Sudbury-born artist creates Georgian Bay inspired paddles

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 […]

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Farmers Markets now open in Muskoka

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 […]

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Insider’s Guide to Planning this long weekend in Muskoka

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 […]

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Skip the 400, direct flights from YTZ start next weekend

Starting June 15th, you can arrive at the cottage like a rock star…or in Muskoka’s case, like a Hollywood star and skip the loathsome weekend traffic on the roads north from the city. FLYGTA (https://www.flygta.com/) and the Muskoka Airport (https://www.muskokaairport.com/) announce the launch of regularly scheduled air taxi service from Toronto’s Billy Bishop Airport to the Muskoka […]

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The first major fundraiser of the season: CNIB’s Clam Bake, a starlit night of food and entertainment this Saturday

Kicking off the Muskoka fundraising season, CNIB’s Celebrate Muskoka: Clam Bake  In support of CNIB’s 100th birthday and its amazing camp programming on Lake Joseph, they are holding a Clam Bake on June 23rd at 5 to 10 pm. Live Entertainment, featuring Miss Emily and special guests! Charity Auction & Fireworks Fabulous Food & Drink […]

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