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North Granite Ridge

Weekend Roundup: May 28 to 30

The Muskoka region melds the glory of nature with modern convenience and amenities. Experience it all this weekend!

Saturday: Spend time at Muskoka Wharf

Friday, May 28
On your way north, stop in at Bayfield Mall to stock up on necessities. More than 70 stores—including Winners, Canadian Tire, Price Chopper and Pharma Plus—help ensure you’re prepared for any situation.

Take in stunning greens, tall trees and expansive Muskokan vistas while challenging yourself to a round of golf at North Granite Ridge.

Saturday, May 29
Head to Muskoka Wharf in Gravenhurst to stroll along the boardwalk, investigate the the Muskoka Boat and Heritage Centre or indulge in dining and shopping. Kids can frolic in the playground and water-play area.

Enjoy modern artists’ interpretations of works by the Group of Seven and Tom Thompson—more than 40 pieces are displayed at Huntsville’s Group of Seven Outdoor Gallery.

Sunday, May 30
View Ontario wildlife at indoor facilities and while venturing across 50 acres of walking trails. The Muskoka Wildlife Centre is an interactive learning park for all ages where furry woodland creatures make for a memorable trip.

Browse the shelves of The Bookcase, an independent bookstore housed in a Huntsville historic building, and pick up a new tome or an old favourite to read on a quiet cottage-country evening.

Weekend Roundup, June 12 to 14

Entertainment, fine dining, outdoor adventures and the rejuvenation of body and spirit—it’s all in a day’s (or weekend’s) play in Muskoka!

Friday, June 12
Book some seats at the Algonquin Theatre for music and dance as Muskoka Dance Academy’s year-end performance of Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland amuses the entire family.

Luxuriate in the comforting confines of the Spa at Deerhurst Resort and savour the sweet and healthy minerals of its Muskoka Maple Sugar Body Polish.

Saturday, June 13
Discover the hidden heritage and cultural charm of 19th-century cabins and farms featured as part of Doors Open Lake of Bays.

Appreciate the woodcarvings and watercolours of wildlife, home and country on the annual Muskoka Lakes Spring Art Tour.

Sunday, June 14
Behold the breathtaking woodland vistas and elevated tee decks as you seek to tame the challenging, 18-hole golf course at North Granite Ridge.

Nosh on local specialties—like Ontario rainbow trout served with baby potatoes, zucchini, eggplant and summer squash—amidst the verdant backdrop of Algonquin Park at Arowhon Pines restaurant.