Information Guide
Bracebridge Summer Events

AUGUST 2014

July 1 - Sept. 20 - The Rosseau Culture & Arts Project Presents: Destination Rosseau: A Festival of Theatre, Art, Music and Film. For up-to-date information on the events happening during Destination Rosseau, please visit www.destinationrosseau.com

Aug 14- 23 -10:00 a.m. - 5:00 p.m. - International Peace Cranes Project.  Origami display and workshops of peace cranes at the Muskoka Place Gallery. Free admission. Location - Muskoka Place Gallery - Port Carling. (705) 765-1048 www.muskokachautauqua.ca  

Aug.18 - 22 - 9:45 a.m. - 4:30 p.m. - Kaleidoscope Summer Arts Camp. Hands-on music, visual arts & drama workshops. Performances by The Bala Museum, Muskoka Birds of Prey, The Masked Messenger, The Magical Duda, & The Dancing Juggler. Location: Cleveland House - Minett. www.muskokachautauqua.com/kaleidoscope 

Aug. 18 - 22 - 10:00 a.m. - 4:00 p.m. - Plein Air Painting. Art workshops. Capture the beauty of Muskoka with Greg Hindle & colleagues. Locaion: Minett. (705) 765-1048 www.muskokachautauqua.ca  

Aug. 18 - 23 - 10:00 a.m. - 10:00 p.m. - The Kenneth G. Mills Foundation Summer Festival. Festival of Light, Sound and Peace. Celebrating the words and works of Kenneth G. Mills, Canadian author, musician and artist. Location: JW Marriott - Minett. Cost: Free Admission. (705) 765-1048 www.muskokachautauqua.ca/events

Aug. 19 - Sept. 29 - 10:00 a.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Alcuin Awards Display and Special Guest Lecture. Alcuin Society Awards for excellence in book design. Location: Muskoka Lakes Library/Alcuin Society/ Muskoka Lakes Museum. Cost - by donation. (705) 765-1048 www.muskokachautauqua.ca

Aug. 22 - 8:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. - Big Band Concert. Toronto All Star Big Band Concert. Location: Clevelands House - Minett. Cost: $35. (705) 765-1048 www.muskokachautauqua.com

Aug. 22 - 24 - The 31st Annual Bracebridge Antique Sale.  In the Agricultural Building of the Bracebridge Fairgrounds (J.D. Lang Activity Park), 331 Fraserburg Rd.  Selected Dealers; Canadiana; Furniture; Tools; Lamps; Jewellery; Coins; Silver; China; Paper Items and Advertising; Dolls; Pressed Glass; Toys; Quilts; Linens and Hats.  Food Court by The Legion.  Fri. 5pm-9pm; Sat. 10am-5pm; Sun. 10am-4pm.  Bill Gerbrandt 1-226-661-2616 or Cell 1-226-921-1815  bill.gerbrandt@rogers.com

Aug. 23 - 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 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 1:00 p.m. from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend.  bracebridgefarmersmarket@yahoo.ca  www.thebracebridgefarmersmarket.com 

Aug. 23 - 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Cottage Paint Workshops. Learn various techniques using chalk-style Cottage Paint to freshen up and transform your tired old pieces or "finds" - dressers, tables, chairs, buffets, picture frames and more. Simply Cottage, 100 Entrance Drive, Bracebridge. Class sizes are limited to 6 people. Cost of event - $99 per person - registration required. Telephone - 705-646-2828 decor@simplycottage.ca  www.simplycottage.ca

Aug. 23 - 2:00 p.m. - Reading Circle - A Celebration of the Written Word. Authors, panel dialogue in the afternoon with a special display of the Alcuin Society Book Awards. Evening of poetry, art & drama featuring various artists, authors, & the EarthStage Actors. Location: JW Marriott - Minett. Cost: Free admission. (705) 765-1048 www.muskokachautauqua.com/events

Aug. 23 - 8:00 p.m. - Joe Charron Concert. Brandy Creek Music and Publications presents The Joe Charron Concert. Location: Christ Church - Windermere. Cost: $10. (705) 765-1048 www.muskokachautauqua.com/events

Aug. 25 - 1:00 p.m. - 7:00 p.m. - Canadian Blood Services' Blood Donor Clinic.  You could save up to 3 lives! Quote Partner for Life ID # BRAC010504 to have your donation count towards the Bracebridge Chamber of Commerce 2014 giving goal. Location: Faith Baptist Church Gym, Huntsville  1-888-2-DONATE www.blood.ca 

Aug. 27 - 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Cottage Paint Workshops. Learn various techniques using chalk-style Cottage Paint to freshen up and transform your tired old pieces or "finds" - dressers, tables, chairs, buffets, picture frames and more. Simply Cottage, 100 Entrance Drive, Bracebridge. Class sizes are limited to 6 people. Cost of event - $99 per person - registration required. Telephone - 705-646-2828 decor@simplycottage.ca  www.simplycottage.ca

Aug. 28 - 12:15 p.m. - 12:45 p.m. - The August Organ Free Concert Series 2014 at the Trinity United Church in Gravenhurst: Francine Nguyen-Savaria. Young French-Canadian organist, Francine, studied at the Conservatoire de musique de Montréal and took second prize at the 2012 Osborne Competition. Deeply passionate about sacred music and recently relocated from Los Angeles, California to Belleville, Ontario.

Aug 28 - 6:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m. - Downtown Bracebridge Splurge Night.  Join us the last Thursday of every month to Shop, Dine & Splurge.  www.downtownbracebridge.com  For more information, contact The Little Black Bow at (705) 645-7734  lindsay@littleblackbow.ca

Aug. 28 - 7:00 p.m. - 8:30 p.m. - Bandshell Concert Series 2014 - Olde Tyme Gospel Band. Join us Thursday evenings throughout the summer for this downtown Bracebridge tradition! Listen to a variety of performances for the whole family. Please bring a lawn chair for seating. 8 members from the Bracebridge United Church that love to make music. Location: Memorial Park - Bracebridge. Cost: Donations go to musicians. (705) 645-3037 www.bracebridge.ca

Aug. 30 - 8:30 a.m. - 1:00 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 1:00 p.m. from the Victoria Day long weekend in May, until the Canadian Thanksgiving weekend.  bracebridgefarmersmarket@yahoo.ca  www.thebracebridgefarmersmarket.com 

Aug. 30 - 9:30 a.m. - 12:00 p.m. - Cottage Paint Workshops. Learn various techniques using chalk-style Cottage Paint to freshen up and transform your tired old pieces or "finds" - dressers, tables, chairs, buffets, picture frames and more. Simply Cottage, 100 Entrance Drive, Bracebridge. Class sizes are limited to 6 people. Cost of event - $99 per person - registration required. Telephone - 705-646-2828 decor@simplycottage.ca  www.simplycottage.ca

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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