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Muskoka Beer Festival

Weekend Roundup, August 27 to 29

Summer activities are still burning bright this far into August. Take in the sights, do some shopping, and be sure to get in a round of golf!

Take a swing at the Ridge at Manitou golf club

Friday, August 27
Rifle through antiques for treasure at the annual Bracebridge Antique Show & Sale, on today through Sunday. Great finds amongst the jewellery, furniture and quilts!

Kick back, relax and enjoy pizzas, pasta, steak and fish on the dockside patio at the Cottage Waterfront Grill in Huntsville.

Saturday, August 28
They say Marty Curtis is the Michelangelo of butter tarts. Find out for yourself by ordering the Canadian staple at Marty’s World Famous Café. Other filling options abound, from grilled cheese sandwiches to tempting Muskoka apple pies.

Discover some of the country’s best ales, lagers and stouts at the Muskoka Beer Festival. The 19+ event presents an opportunity to sample more than 75 different craft brews, see a wakeboarding show, and participate in a number of other activities.

Sunday, August 29
Whether you’re a seasoned duffer or a relative newcomer to the game, the Ridge at Manitou offers an excellent Muskoka golf experience. Following your round, enjoy the hospitality in the clubhouse lounge and its breathtaking view of Manitouwabing Lake.

Stay young at heart with a trip to Applause! Toy Store. (Or just treat your children.) This toy heaven in Bracebridge is filled with games, toys, puzzles, art supplies, and an interactive kids play area.

Weekend Roundup, August 28 to 30

Lakeside dining, the beer festival or Sunday golf? Decisions, decisions.

Keep an eye out for Woodrow the beaver at the Muskoka Wildlife Centre.

Visit Woodrow the beaver at the Muskoka Wildlife Centre.

Friday, August 28
Watch birds of prey in flight, meet a beaver and howl with the wolves at the Muskoka Wildlife Centre in Severn Bridge.

Savour Georgian Bay pickerel—pan-fried with a Japanese panko-crumb and almond crust—in the lakeside dining room at Parry Sound’s Ridge at Manitou golf club.

Saturday, August 29
Learn about the region’s Aboriginal heritage through the Muskoka’s First Peoples exhibit at Muskoka Heritage Place in Huntsville.

Find out how to cook with lagers and ales at Bracebridge’s first annual Muskoka Beer Festival, which features 25 beer vendors from across Ontario, including Mill Street Brewery, Trafalgar Brewing Company and Highlander Brew Company.

Sunday, August 30
Squeeze some more golf into the summer Scottish-style at Muskoka Highlands Golf Course, a links-style course spread across more than 150 acres in Bracebridge.

But first, pick up Quagmire Golf’s blue bubble-patterned Nicky dress at the Windermere Golf Club pro shop so you can tee off in style.