Jun 20

Canada Day 2011, What’s Up Muskoka?

How perfect is this, Canada Day falls on a Friday this year, do you have any plans? Well, I really hope that you do not have to work on that day for an Ottawa roofing company or even worse working as a sunrooms specialist because I heard it is going to be one hot one, especially in Muskoka!

Okay, so you’re all finished up with your Toronto accountants and have paid your taxes in full and you even registered your son already for an IT Staffing class in the best school in the GTA, so now what? Well, seeing how the first day of Summer was only eight days ago and Canada Day is just TWO days away, it sort of makes sense to start your summer already. So, what are you waiting for? Oh that is right..I guess you need to know what is going on, so that is why I am here to help.

What’s Happening On Canada Day in Muskoka?

Celebrate Canada! Strawberry Social & Steam-up Day!

Muskoka Heritage Place is located in the centre of Huntsville, Ontario that features two museums, 18 authentic pioneer buildings, an open-aired train ride which is all situated on 90 acres of land. There are lots of entertainment year long where you can educate and stimulate the historic senses in their Museum, Pioneer Village or on board the Portage Flyer Train.

When: July 1, 2011 10:00 AM to 4:00 PM
Where: Muskoka Heritage Place, 88 Brunel Road, Huntsville, P1H 1R1
What: Museum, costumed narrators, historical demonstrations, strolling minstrels.
Lots to do, lots to see, and lots of celebration.

Weekend Long Activities @ Deerhurst Resort

Deerhurst Resort is located on 800 acres of rolling, wooded countryside on Peninsula Lake in Muskoka, Ontario. Deerhurst Resort has a natural setting and a rich heritage which is famed for its 1,600 fresh water lakes and outcroppings. Muskoka has been a vacation retreat from families of all kinds since the 19th century which is nearby Algonquin Park and home to many acclaimed artists, the Group of Seven which offers a legendary Canadian wilderness experience.

July 1st: Bike Tours, Volleyball, Waterski Shows, Workshops and Live Shows
July 2nd: Paddle Clinic, Ball Hockey, Boat Rides, Workshops, Hiking and Live Shows
July 3rd: Basketball

Where: 1235 Deerhurst Drive Huntsville, ON P1H 2E8

Port Sydney Beach Canada Day Celebration

Port Sydney is a historic growing community located about 12 km South of Huntsville on Highway 11. The town is on the shores of beautiful Mary Lake and the upper North Muskoka River. Multiple guests are attracted by the scenery, Port Sydney Beach, boating, fishing, golfing, biking, fall colours, history and the historic homes and churches.

When: July 1, 2011  10:30 am – 3:30 pm
Where: Port Sydney Beach Muskoka Road 10, Mary Lake, Port Sydney
What: Sand Castle Building, Activities, Hat Parade, Face-Painting, BBQ and Live Music

So, what are you waiting for – get out there and start planning the rest of your summer!

Monty Black’s Deck Party on Lake Joseph

Well, my Canada Day turned out pretty wicked, I hit up Lake Joesph with a few friends where Monty Black through a private deck party for friendly cottagers. We all sat around the boat house in the blazing hot sun where there was a bbq, chairs and a huge crowd of people from all over the region.

That had to of been the best Canada Day I have ever had and I cannot wait until next year, I bet I know where I will be going.

What did everyone else get up to on their Canada Day? I bet it was just as fun-filled as mine was.

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