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August 2018 Issue 13

AUGUST 2018  The monarch   s amazing migration  Discovering Muskoka   s watershed wonders  MUSKOKA   S WOOL TRADE  Henry B...
     Your trusted name in Muskoka waterfront for years  40  Here today - Here tomorrow  SOLD LAKE ROSSEAU      2,995,000  ...
 33   ...telling the Muskoka story Features  42  19  Discovering Muskoka     Watershed Wonders  Article by Dianne Park Tha...
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IT    S YOUR DREAM. WE BRING IT TO LIFE.  CUSTOM HOMES   COTTAGES FOR OVER 40 YEARS For over 40 years, Tech Home has helpe...
Departments 10  Muskoka Calendar  There are still lots of summer activities on the calendar for the month of August. Kicki...
   telling the Muskoka story Unique Muskoka is published six times per year by Unique Publishing Inc. Donald Smith Publish...
Tired of wasting your precious weekends working on your home or cottage exterior Whether you are in the market for siding,...
D ESI G N       CO NS TR UCT ION       R ESTOR ATI ON  Restoring Muskoka   s heritage and building new traditions for over...
Muskoka Insights experiences as both a seasonal and permanent resident. There is no doubt that the Muskoka Discovery Centr...
Muskoka Calendar several lucky people who win a handmade draw prize. The festivities run 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. and the gallery...
offering comic industry celebrity guest speakers, discussion panels, a cosplay contest and more than 100 exhibitors and ve...
Photograph  Muskoka Lakes Association  Waterborne beauties at the MLA Antique Boat Show  The Muskoka Lakes Association   s...
Photograph  Larry Carroll  106 Manitoba Street Bracebridge, ON  The 27th annual Dockside Festival of the Arts, Aug 17-19, ...
Muskoka Muscle fitness competition draws athletes from coast to coast  artistsofthelimberlost.ca  improvefitnessguelph.com...
Forty years ago, Muskoka sculptor Richard Green and a few friends decided that art is best understood when the viewer can ...
Orchestra returns to present its steel-pan renditions of Caribbean and popular tunes. At the end the show the boats will l...
YOUR YOUR  BEDROOM BEDROOM  RUSTIC RUSTIC  DINING DINING  SOFAS SOFAS  EXPERIENCE EXPERIENCE  ENTERTAINMENT ENTERTAINMENT ...
You plan for uninterrupted Muskoka sunsets here. What about uninterrupted healthcare here   In Muskoka, there are some thi...
DISCOVERING MUSKOKA  Article by Dianne Park Thach   Photography by Larry Carroll  D  id you know that the Muskoka river wa...
  Muskoka   Proudly serving Muskoka and surrounding area for 30 years Window Works  Muskoka  is a window and door centre, ...
Above  Catching a digital otter can be fun as well as educational for young people at Watershed Wonders, the new exhibit a...
THE ALL-NEW 2018  C  O  A  RT  H AMERIC  A  N  N  E X P E R I E N C E  R  OF THE YE  A  R  P E R F E C T  B A L A N C E  2...
Left  Watershed Wonders, the new exhibit at the Muskoka Discover Centre, explores everything from maple syrup production t...
Using technology to tell these stories can help connect content to different people of all ages in different ways, adds Do...
muskoka  LIFE CHANGING SLEEP Designed to help you sleep better.  muskoka  LEON   S BRACEBRIDGE  6 Robert Dollar Drive, Bra...
Quilling Blending artistic vision and wildlife Article by Meghan Smith   Photography by Andy Zeltkalns
When soaked in lukewarm or room temperature water, quills become pliable, allowing for each end of the quill to be pulled ...
SUMMER 2018 CELEBRATING 26 YEARS OF EXCELLENCE IN THE ARTS  July 27 July 28  Remembering Stuart McLean  A special evening ...
shades or a perfect match in colour. Quills are quite firm. However, when soaked in lukewarm or room temperature water, th...
   That box took me a long time to mull everything over before I figured out exactly how I wanted to do it, and then it to...
Thank you to our sponsors for making  CANA DA DAY in Bracebridge a huge success.  PREMIER  P L AT I N U M  GOLD Hutchinson...
FROM MEXICO TO MUSKOKA  Monarchs The Amazing Migration Article by Doug Smith   Photography by Eleanor Kee Wellman  32 UNIQ...
A  monarch butterfly clings to the leaf of an abandoned apple tree on an evening in  late August.  It   s not just orienti...
Monarch caterpillars feast on leaves, almost constantly, as they prepare for the next stage in their metamorphosis. The bo...
Though not usually predated upon, there are other problems facing monarchs, not the least of which is habitat loss.   A ta...
The Bird Family Photographs  Boyer Archives  and  Right  Bird   s original 1872 woollen mill, a 3   storey wood structure,...
Then a darker shadow descended. Sarah developed symptoms of tuberculosis, as did their three-year-old daughter Elizabeth. ...
Photograph  Boyer Archives  This silhouetted study captures a two-engine Grand Trunk train pulling many cars laden with no...
Photographs  Boyer Archives  scientific learning and taking advantage of British spiritual understanding. Empire preferent...
Photograph  Boyer Archives  Bird s Mill and main street seen circa 1900. The substantial mill appears as it had when it wa...
Photograph  Boyer Archives  Bird   s Mill and Bracebridge electricity generation operated together with the town   s first...
Humour   Creativity Article by Meghan Smith   Photography by Tara McGrath  A  rtists and sisters Carola and Ileana Grimm h...
Opposite page  Sisters Carola and Ileana Grimm shared a passion for art from a very early age and continue to embrace this...
Ileana Grimm builds humour and whimsy into all of her pieces, commissioned artwork as well as T-shirt designs and original...
paintings. It was a great way to know I was doing something worthwhile and to keep doing it.    While the company went out...
   Most people think artists have music blaring but I work in total quiet. I need quiet, with the windows open, I need to ...
Renting your cottage  Protect your investment. Call for a tailored solution.  www.hrcinsurance.com Bracebridge  95 Manitob...
The Heather Belle  Tradition embraces technology Article and Photography By Tim Du Vernet  H  eather Belle, the 1902 cabin...
over 20 years so far. As Ferguson learned more about Heather Belle, he became especially fascinated by her original source...
years, Heather Belle was sold to Donald Davis, an internationally famous actor. Davis founded the summer theatre company S...
Boaters on the Lake of Bays know the well-maintained and gleaming Heather Belle, and will see her at annual events and occ...
When owner Graeme Ferguson arranged for the restoration of the Heather Belle, he also added an electric engine, one that w...
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C e l e b r at i n g 1 5 0 y e a r s  Beley family The  Keep in g co n n ect ed Article by Meghan Smith  F  or tourists an...
In 1878, a few years after they first emigrated to Canada, Benjamin and Lucy Beley built Ferncliffe, a three-storey farm h...
Members of the Beley family leaving Pinelands for their return drive to Arkansas. George Alfred, one of Benjamin Beley   s...
Descendants of Benjamin and Lucy Beley came together in 2017 to mark the 150th anniversary of their history in Rosseau. Wh...
Photograph  Tomasz Szumski  Photograph  Tomasz Szumski  island that we now live on, came up with Hub as a Channel Island, ...
www.muskokaconservancy.org  To the sponsors of Muskoka on the Edge 2018  Thank you for conserving nature in Muskoka Kathy ...
Whats Happened It began its life in the Nevada desert, later moving to Toronto   s Distillery District before surprising p...
Historic Woodchester Villa gets new life as event venue Bracebridge celebrated the grand reopening of one of its most hist...
WHENEVER THERE   S AN OUTAGE, KOHLER   GENERATORS KEEP YOUR LIGHTS ON, YOUR FRIDGE COLD AND YOUR HOUSE COZY.  MUSKOKA     ...
express interest in participating. Check with your local lake association to see if it is involved.  Restrictions lifted, ...
Vegetarian and loving it  Muskoka chefs prove it can be delish Article by Karen Wehrstein   Photography by Tomas Szumski I...
Oven Roasted Pepper Squash John Cooper, The Old Station  Ingredients 2 cups basmati rice    cup wild rice 1 teaspoon turme...
Paella is a classic rice dish. The version featured at JIMMY Z   s in Port Sydney replaces meat with tasty vegetables and ...
Uptight couldn   t be further away. The menu currently features eight choices for vegetarians including six for vegans, dr...
Huaraches  Marlenne Ricard, El Pueblito  Ingredients    cup Maseca flour 1 3 cup warm water    teaspoon salt    cup canola...
Painting by Richard Vandermeer  27th annual  of the arts 2018 Muskoka Wharf, Gravenhurst  AUG.17   18     10-6, AUG.19    ...
Queso Fresco Ingredients 1 litre 1percent milk 3 teaspoons salt    cup white or cider vinegar  Method Add milk and salt to...
Renovating   Let us help   Our team of skilled Habitat volunteers will remove your kitchen, bathroom, windows, doors, appl...
Muskoka Moments  The Muskoka cottage that unified a family By Kent Phillips In the beginning, it wasn   t my choice to com...
Muskoka Window and Door Centre  of cottage country homeowners  www.muskokawindowanddoor.ca