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Blue Willow Tea Shop

Weekend Roundup, August 21 to 23

Your Muskoka weekend itinerary is here with lots to see and do. Saturday, in particular, looks like a doozy!

Explore the geology of the Canadian Shield at Killbear Provincial Park (photo by John Vetterli).

Explore the geology of Killbear Provincial Park (photo by John Vetterli).

Friday, August 21
Discover patches of exposed bedrock at Killbear Provincial Park, a boreal oasis located on the southern edge of the Canadian Shield.

Purchase authentic antique Canadiana at the 26th annual Bracebridge Antique Show & Sale from a selection of furniture, jewellery, coins, china, pressed glass, paper, dolls, quilts and more.

Saturday, August 22
Lace up your running shoes, unfold your map and pocket your compass for Muskoka’s First Annual Amazing Race! Over the course of the day, follow clues and test your skills to take you on a challenging trail from Gravenhurst leading to Huntsville.

Hike to the Haliburton Highlands for The Forest Festival in—where else?—the forest. As the sun dips below Bone Lake, listen as former Canadian Brass trumpeter Stuart Laughton lead the Forest Festival Brass in an outdoors-themed concert.

Sunday, August 23
Sip Earl Grey and nibble scones spread with jam and Devonshire cream at Blue Willow Tea Shop’s traditional high tea. What better a way to enjoy the view of the Muskoka Wharf?

At the Muskoka Lakes Museum in Port Carling, take in the region’s wildlife and people through the lens of local photographer Andy Zeltkalns.

Weekend Roundup, June 26 to 28

Spa treatments, golf courses and gourmet dining—Muskoka has all you could ask for in a relaxing summer vacation!

Friday, June 26
Greet summer with a shimmer at Taboo Resort by indulging in the royal treatment of a glistening gold body wrap.

Admire Muskoka’s natural charms amidst an award-winning 18-hole design by Nick Faldo at one of Ontario’s premier golf courses, The Rock.

Saturday, June 27
Brush up on your brush strokes at the Group of Seven Mural Festival in Huntsville and contribute to the colour covering the town.

Treat your taste buds to traditional English high tea accompanied by select sandwiches, scones and sweets at Gravenhurst’s Blue Willow Tea Shop.

Sunday, June 28
Awaken the artist in your youngster at the Kaleidoscope Children’s Festival, which includes theatre, games, music and fun for the whole family.

Wend your way through Georgian Bay on a guided kayak tour from White Squall Paddling Centre, and marvel at Muskoka’s majestic milieu.