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June 2017

JUNE 2017  Passion takes flight at falconry school  Charlie Musgrave took his piano to war OCTAGONAL LIVING  the perfect v...
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Features 20  June 2017  Passion takes flight at school of falconry  ...telling the Muskoka story  By Dianne Park Thach Whe...
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Departments   44   11  Muskoka Calendar  Shows featuring classic and antique vehicles, music performances, brewery tours, ...
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Muskoka Insights work in many mediums has been featured on the world stage. From bronze sculpture to computer animation, h...
Window Works  Muskoka  is a window and door centre, proudly serving Muskoka and surrounding area for almost 30 years. We p...
Photograph  Courtesy of Band on the Run by Clikk Photography  Muskoka Calendar  Last year   s Band on the Run, which featu...
Lookout Park for a licensed music festival, headlined by the great Newfoundland band Hey Rosetta. Visit the event website ...
samplings, one 12-ounce glass of beer and a tour of the Lake of Bays Brewing Company   s beer-making facilities. Photograp...
Photograph  Courtesy of Gravenhurst BIA by Bryan White  The Spring into Summer Art Crawl will be held in downtown Gravenhu...
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festivals and historical celebrations all around the district. Lighting up Canada Night 150  The Toronto Outboard Racing C...
Photograph  Courtesy of Muskoka Heritage Place  from local restaurants. From 4 p.m. until the fireworks show, it   s live ...
VERANDA  e   re much more than another summer shopping store. Open year-round, seven days a week, we are here for all your...
Passion takes flight at  School  of  By Dianne Park Thach   Photography by Eleanor Kee Wellman  Falconry  I  t   s not eve...
A Great Horned Owl approaches a gloved handler at the Central Ontario School of Falconry in Kilworthy.  21 UNIQUE MUSKOKA ...
A tawny owl flies from its perch at the Central Ontario School of Falconry in Kilworthy. That connection is possible, Lieb...
interested in falconry than ever before. In order to practise falconry in Ontario with a native bird, you need to have a s...
Photographs  Courtesy of Muskoka Steamship   Historical Society  Passengers paid a  2.50 fare for the all-day 100-mile cru...
C  By Jack Hutton  harlie Musgrave, the longtime piano player aboard Muskoka   s RMS Sagamo, woke up on the morning of Jun...
Photograph  Courtesy of Gravenhurst Archives  singing along with Musgrave on piano, Bill Buck on violin and Fred Downing o...
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Chris Keene Artist  Acclaimed artist Christopher Keene now calls Dorset his home. 28 UNIQUE MUSKOKA June 2017
Sculpting his dream Article by Dale Peacock   Photography by Kelly Holinshead Muskoka artist Christopher Keene describes h...
Looking for peace of mind  We have a tradition of insuring the best Muskoka properties since the early 1900   s.  www.hrci...
Above  Christopher Keene   s sculptures tend to be representational and very detailed. Below  Salmon Run, a major work by ...
also became a member of provided Keene with a the Lions Club and solid foundation. He currently serves as speculates,    I...
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Left  Rosseau Lake College students participate in a Skype session during a French class. Below  Trips are a bonding exper...
development of individualized learning experiences.  June 2017 UNIQUE MUSKOKA 35  Photograph  Courtesy of Rosseau Lake Col...
exam period, there are courses where the students have a choice to do an essay, a presentation or write an exam. They can ...
Photographs  Courtesy of Rosseau Lake College  Photograph  Courtesy of Rosseau Lake College  of Rosseau Lake School in Hor...
Photograph  Courtesy of Rosseau Lake College  Photograph  Courtesy of Rosseau Lake College  the bankruptcy caused by a Col...
At the inception of Rosseau Lake School, the Lieutenant Governor of Ontario, J. Keiller MacKay, sent a letter to headmaste...
Article by Dawn Huddlestone   Photography by Larry Carroll Muskoka residents Lindsay Bellaire and Phillip Psutka are story...
story of the witches from Shakespeare   s Macbeth using some of the original dialogue, some original text from Psutka, and...
Above  Lindsay Bellaire demonstrates a basic inverted manoeuvre to student Richelle McLeod at their gym in Huntsville. Bel...
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W  hen serving tea to friends and family, Muskoka potter Carmen Somerville likes to put out an assortment of her handmade ...
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Carmen Somerville creates pottery in her bright, newly finished studio in Bracebridge. keep my sanity and meet some people...
pieces can be as she has a few of element.    The back of the her own. When Somerville was in necklaces are raw, so you ca...
gardens, Somerville creates pottery flowers and she uses them as accents on her containers, but also makes some into jewel...
T  By J. Patrick Boyer Muskoka was part of this general phenomenon, beginning from 1860s colonization when a variety of fa...
Photograph  Courtesy of Jack Goodman, Camp New Moon  The diving tower remains central to Camp New Moon   s wide-ranging ac...
wilderness. It is a saga of individualism and a story of    community    in the sense of spontaneous neighbourly responses...
by a blizzard that left them and their tents in a foot of snow. Combining traditional ways and newer farming methods, the ...
Cottage Country Cuisine  Packing the perfect picnic lunch Article by Karen Wehrstein   Photography by Heather Douglas  A w...
Take Their Breath Away  Your Guests Will Remember This Destination Forever Trust the experts at JW Marriott The Rosseau Mu...
Top photos  Chef David Friesen of Riverwalk Restaurant and the Pasta Tree and Smokehouse in Bracebridge creates a salad in...
He adds,    We do a lot of things in jars at the hotel  desserts in jars, take-out stuff in jars. The layered salad is sup...
Tandoori Tofu Courtesy of the Deli Lama      Ingredients   over tofu, coating well, and let sit for 30 minutes.      2   b...
Recipes  Deluxe BLT Courtesy of Justin Hutchings, Sherwood Inn  Ingredients       1 garlic-olive baguette, cut width-wise ...
www.muskokaconservancy.org  Your grandchildren will thank you.  FULL PAGE Muskoka Conservancy  Conserving nature in Muskok...
The District of Muskoka is going to battle against roadside invasive species, specifically Giant Hogweed, Japanese Knotwee...
Despite a heavy snowfall this winter and above average rainfall in April     155.6 mm of precipitation as measured at the ...
Noonan noted the Muskoka Lakes Association had not received many reports of damage due to water levels or ice by midMay, b...
Living in Muskoka  The perfect view from every side Article by Dianne Park Thach   Photography by Andy Zeltkalns  A spacio...
Top left  A beautiful second floor bathroom has a wonderful view of the grounds below. Top right  Barrie and Noreen Faulkn...
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A glass section of flooring on the second level provides some extra light to a cozy sitting area below.  June 2017 UNIQUE ...
those glass bricks are just magic at night,    says Barrie. On the second floor of the house, a few of Barrie   s sculptur...
photographs of architectural details from Athens, Czech Republic, England and Barcelona.    What I end up doing won   t lo...
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Reason  79 of 150   Backyard heroes who become real heroes  Habitat for Humanity kids are more involved in their neighbour...
Muskoka Moments  Celebrating a century in Bala by Linda Jackson-Hutton Built in 1917, our cottage has been here for our fa...
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