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Windermere Golf Club

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.

Weekend Roundup, June 5 to 7

Weekend entertainment is easy to come by in Muskoka!

Friday, June 5
Tee off amidst the lofty white pines and granite outcroppings of Windermere Golf Club, which this year celebrates its 90th anniversary.

Watch the sun descend below the watery horizon while enjoying fresh pickerel and Alberta-beef steaks at the Moon River Lookout.

Saturday, June 6
Spend a tuneful evening with American blues icon and slide guitarist Sonny Landreth as he stalks the stage at Peter’s Place.

Select from more than 60 wines off the award-winning list at Spencer’s Tall Trees. Food pairings include smoked fish and artisan cheeses, among other local treats.

Sunday, June 7
Discover the grace and style of the early 20th century on a boat cruise aboard the RMS Segwun, the oldest operating steamship in North America.

Delight in the delicate dancing of the Huntsville School of Ballet’s year-end performance at the Algonquin Theatre.