Information Guide
Bracebridge Summer Events

JUNE 2014

June 7 - 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Bracebridge Farmers Market. We are located in Memorial Park on Manitoba Street, next to the Norwood Theatre. The Market runs each Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Market Manager: Russ Mackinnon 705-321-7382 bracebridgefarmersmarket@yahoo.ca  www.thebracebridgefarmersmarket.com 

June 7 & 8 - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - Muskoka Lakes Spring Art Tour.  Join us for our 12th Anniversary Tour!  Just follow the yellow signs to see Artists from across Muskoka, exhibiting painting, basketry, beading, carving, glasswork, pottery, sculpture, jewelry, woodturning and fabric art.  www.muskokalakesspringarttour.com  (705) 765-1048.

June 11 - The 1st Annual Habitat for Humanity Muskoka Golf Classic Fundraiser.  Take a swing at helping Habitat build homes in Muskoka.  Sponsorship opportunities available.  North Granite Ridge Golf Club in Port Sydney.  For more information contact Gord Kidder at (705) 385-8787  gkidder@bell.net  www.habitatmuskoka.com

June 14 - 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Bracebridge Farmers Market. We are located in Memorial Park on Manitoba Street, next to the Norwood Theatre. The Market runs each Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Market Manager: Russ Mackinnon 705-321-7382 bracebridgefarmersmarket@yahoo.ca  www.thebracebridgefarmersmarket.com 

June 15 - The Bracebridge BIA Father's Day Car Show.  If you have a passion for cars, a visit to Muskoka's Downtown is a must this Father's Day: Over 100 special interest vehicles, oldies music and great food.  Manitoba St., Bracebridge.  www.downtownbracebridge.com  visit@downtownbracebridge.com  (705) 646-5590

June 19 - noon until 8:30 p.m. - The Bracebridge Chamber of Commerce 23rd Annual Golf Day.  Everyone is welcome.  Your day includes lunch, 18 holes of golf with cart, prizes, dinner and networking.  Sponsorship opportunities available.  (705) 645-5231  www.bracebridgechamber.com  chamber@bracebridgechamber.com

June 20 - 21 - 7:00 p.m. - 7:00 a.m. - Relay for Life Muskoka.  Join us to celebrate cancer survivors, remember and honour loved ones touched by cancer and fight back against cancer.  Location: The Bracebridge Fairgrounds (J.D. Lang Activity Park), 331 Fraserburg Rd.  www.relayforlife.ca  relayforlifemuskoka@gmail.com  For more information or to register your team call Tara Maclellan (416) 843-5243.

June 21 - 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Bracebridge Farmers Market. We are located in Memorial Park on Manitoba Street, next to the Norwood Theatre. The Market runs each Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Market Manager: Russ Mackinnon 705-321-7382 bracebridgefarmersmarket@yahoo.ca  www.thebracebridgefarmersmarket.com 

June 28 - 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Bracebridge Farmers Market. We are located in Memorial Park on Manitoba Street, next to the Norwood Theatre. The Market runs each Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Market Manager: Russ Mackinnon 705-321-7382 bracebridgefarmersmarket@yahoo.ca  www.thebracebridgefarmersmarket.com 

June 29 - Thrive Lifestyle Consulting Ltd. presents Dash for The Sleigh.  A kids adventure race.  For more information contact events@thrivemuskoka.com

 

JULY 2014

July 1 - The Rotary Club of Bracebridge Annual Fireworks Display.  Live Band, sponsored by the Bracebridge Chamber of Commerce. Duck Derby. Glow Sticks. Fun for the whole family.  Locations: Kelvin Grove Park and Bracebridge Bay Park.  Donations collected a the entrances to the parks.  www.clubrunner.ca/bracebridge

July 5 - 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Bracebridge Farmers Market. We are located in Memorial Park on Manitoba Street, next to the Norwood Theatre. The Market runs each Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Market Manager: Russ Mackinnon 705-321-7382 bracebridgefarmersmarket@yahoo.ca  www.thebracebridgefarmersmarket.com 

July 5 - 13 - 12:01 a.m. - 11:59 p.m. - Ontario Family Fishing Week. The Ontario Government designates two periods throughout the year as license free, Feb. 15-17 and July 5 - 13. Ontario Family Fishing Events is a province-wide opportunity for Canadian residents to fish Ontario waters without the otherwise mandatory fishing version outdoors card. offe@ofah.org  www.ontariofamilyfishing.com 

July 11 - 13 - The 30th Annual Muskoka Pioneer Power Show.  This year's theme All Colours.  Popular features at the show include: Heritage Display Rooms, Waterous Saw Mill demonstrations, Mowry Shingle Mill, Log Cabin, Blacksmith Shop, Linn Tractor, Engine Displays, Country Store, Lawn, and antique Tractor Pulls, Classic & Antique Vehicles.  $5.00/person.  Accompanied children under 12 free.  Location: Bracebridge Fairgrounds (JD Lang Activity Park), 331 Fraserburg Rd.  For more information contact Ray Leng (705) 645-6546, Murray Jibb (705) 645-1954 or Doug Taverner (705) 687-2401.  www.bracebridgechamber.com/mppa  rdlengo@hotmail.com

July 12 - 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Bracebridge Farmers Market. We are located in Memorial Park on Manitoba Street, next to the Norwood Theatre. The Market runs each Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Market Manager: Russ Mackinnon 705-321-7382 bracebridgefarmersmarket@yahoo.ca  www.thebracebridgefarmersmarket.com 

July 18 20 Muskoka Arts and Crafts Summer Show.  Now in its 52nd year, Muskoka Arts & Crafts' Summer Show is Muskoka's oldest and largest outdoor art show.  Set in a beautiful park, the Summer Show features 200 creative artists from across Canada.  Approximately 20,000 to 25,000 enthusiastic people visit the Summer Show to meet the makers and see their work.  Location: Annie Williams Memorial Park, 50 Santa's Village Rd., Bracebridge.  Fri. 10am-7pm; Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun. 10am-5pm.  (705) 645-5501 www.muskokaartsandcrafts.com  info@muskokaartsandcrafts.com

July 19 - 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Bracebridge Farmers Market. We are located in Memorial Park on Manitoba Street, next to the Norwood Theatre. The Market runs each Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Market Manager: Russ Mackinnon 705-321-7382 bracebridgefarmersmarket@yahoo.ca  www.thebracebridgefarmersmarket.com

July 19 - Aug. 10 - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - The 17th Annual Artful Garden.  Featuring the works of over 40 artists created for or inspired by gardens.  Displayed outdoors in the spectacular gardens of Jon and Suzann Partridge's Muskoka studio and home.  Location: 1016 Partridge Lane, Bracebridge.  www.theartfulgraden.ca  (705) 645-8618 or pottery@muskoka.com

July 26 - 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Bracebridge Farmers Market. We are located in Memorial Park on Manitoba Street, next to the Norwood Theatre. The Market runs each Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Market Manager: Russ Mackinnon 705-321-7382 bracebridgefarmersmarket@yahoo.ca  www.thebracebridgefarmersmarket.com 

July 26 - 9:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Baysville Walkabout Festival. Come enjoy over 120 arts and crafts vendors. Arts, crafts, antiques, woodworking, baking,... you name it!  Clowns, Lions pancake breakfast, face painting, food and refreshments, live band and disc jockey.  Admission is a donation to the Baysville Community Group.  Great Family Fun!  For booth information, please call Louise Garrod 705-767-3257 or email at l.bgarrod@sympatico.ca  www.baysvillewalkabout.com

 

AUGUST 2014

July 19 - Aug. 10 - 10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - The 17th Annual Artful Garden.  Featuring the works of over 40 artists created for or inspired by gardens.  Displayed outdoors in the spectacular gardens of Jon and Suzann Partridge's Muskoka studio and home.  Location: 1016 Partridge Lane, Bracebridge.  www.theartfulgraden.ca  (705) 645-8618 or pottery@muskoka.com

Aug. 1 - The Bracebridge BIA Midnight Madness.  Don't miss this one night full of excitement and bargains galore! With family fun, live entertainment and great shopping everywhere, Manitoba St. is the place to be.  www.downtownbracebridge.com  visit@downtownbracebridge.com  (705) 646-5590

Aug. 2 - 7:30 a.m. - 1:00 p.m. - Bracebridge Gun Show at the Bracebridge Fairgrounds, (JD Lang Activity Park) 330 Fraserburg Rd. Buy, sell and trade. Modern and antique guns, ammunition, knives and military. All Guns MUST have Trigger Locks. All Firearm Laws are to be obeyed. Admission $6.00. Children under 12 are free. (727) 954-5839 (Winter) or (705) 887-6817 www.gunandmilitaryshows.com 

Aug. 2 - 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Bracebridge Farmers Market. We are located in Memorial Park on Manitoba Street, next to the Norwood Theatre. The Market runs each Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Market Manager: Russ Mackinnon 705-321-7382 bracebridgefarmersmarket@yahoo.ca  www.thebracebridgefarmersmarket.com 

Aug. 2 - 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - The 6th Annual Muskoka Beer Festival.  Location: Annie Williams Park, 50 Santa's Village Rd., Bracebridge.  A great day of fun in the sun, with beer from over 30 Ontario craft breweries on site.  There will be Ontario wine, cider and spirits.  Food will be provided from the Savour Muskoka roster.  Our entertainment will include beer/wine/spirit education.  $25/person includes entrance, a sampling glass, wicked entertainment and 5 tasting tokens. Food can be purchased at the festival.  www.muskokabeerfestival.ca  craftbeerevents@gmail.com  Diana McConnell (705) 646-0706

Aug. 9 - 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Bracebridge Farmers Market. We are located in Memorial Park on Manitoba Street, next to the Norwood Theatre. The Market runs each Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Market Manager: Russ Mackinnon 705-321-7382 bracebridgefarmersmarket@yahoo.ca  www.thebracebridgefarmersmarket.com 

Aug. 9 - Art in the Heart. Location: Downtown Bracebridge (Manitoba St.).  Visual artisans from across the region will be supported by readings from some local authors and performances from several local musicians.  www.artintheheartbracebridge.ca

Aug 9 & 10 - 10:00 a.m. - Muskoka Model Train Show at the Bracebridge Fairgrounds (JD Lang Park), 331 Fraserburg Rd. Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun. 10am-4pm. Adults $6.00; Seniors $5.00; Kids 5-12 $3.00; Under 5 free; Family $14.00. Family includes up to 2 adults and 3 children. Featuring operating layouts, modeling clinics, historical displays, swap tables, train vendors & manufacturers, souvenirs & door prizes, barbecue. 705-645-7923 www.muskokamodelrailwayclub.org

Aug. 9 & 10 - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - The 28th Annual Baysville Arts & Crafts Festival.  This two day outdoor event features unique and original items hand crafted by artisans from all over Ontario.  This year more than 80 artisans will be participating in the festival.  www.Spicemills.ca will be there with a great selection of our handmade artisan spice mills (pepper mills, salt mills and spice mills) and spice mills.  Admission is FREE.

Aug. 15 & 16 - Bracebridge Highland Games at the Bracebridge Fairgrounds (J.D. Lang Activity Park), 331 Fraserburg Rd.  Offering traditional Scottish Games events such as: Dance Competition, Heavy Events Competition, Friendship Band Competition, Clan Presence for the historical family component and Food and Wares vendors, children's activity zone and new this year "Knights of Valour", a full contact jousting troupe doing performances on Friday evening and Saturday during the day.  Also Saturday will feature Barrie Sword Play, a full contact battle troupe.  www.bracebridgehighlandgames.com.

Aug. 15 - 16 - Cottage Country Comedy Festival.  Catch the wave of the serious dose of comedy from a lineup of critically acclaimed award winning talent.  www.cottagecomedy.com

Aug. 16 - 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Bracebridge Farmers Market. We are located in Memorial Park on Manitoba Street, next to the Norwood Theatre. The Market runs each Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Market Manager: Russ Mackinnon 705-321-7382 bracebridgefarmersmarket@yahoo.ca  www.thebracebridgefarmersmarket.com 

Aug. 18 - Muskoka Opera Festival at the Rene M. Caisse Memorial Theatre, 100 Clearbrook Trail, Bracebridge.  Enjoy the music of Broadway, opera and operetta featuring outstanding professionals from the opera world, as well as talented young singers in our "Stars of Tomorrow" concert.  www.muskokaoperafestival.com

Aug. 23 - 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Bracebridge Farmers Market. We are located in Memorial Park on Manitoba Street, next to the Norwood Theatre. The Market runs each Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Market Manager: Russ Mackinnon 705-321-7382 bracebridgefarmersmarket@yahoo.ca  www.thebracebridgefarmersmarket.com 

Aug. 30 - 8:30 a.m. - 2:00 p.m. The Bracebridge Farmers Market. We are located in Memorial Park on Manitoba Street, next to the Norwood Theatre. The Market runs each Saturday, 8:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend. Market Manager: Russ Mackinnon 705-321-7382 bracebridgefarmersmarket@yahoo.ca  www.thebracebridgefarmersmarket.com 

Aug. 31 - The 5th Annual Run For A Way.  Half marathon, 5km and 10km runs, along with a kids fun run.  In Support of Cervical and Pancreatic Cancer Research.  Starting and finishing at Santa's Village, 1624 Golden Beach Rd., Bracebridge. Online registration now open!  www.runforaway.com  For more information contact events@thrivemuskok.com 


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