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SEPTEMBER 2018  SCULPTURES INSPIRED BY NATURE  Creations with permanence Protecting Lake of Bays Heritage  Tamarack Legend...
Selling in Muskoka for 40 years Richard Wallace grabs the brass ring Page 10  Wallace Real Estate Professionals  Recognize...
...telling the Muskoka story Features   34   18  26  Muskoka Rail Service     A Time-trapped Saga  Article by J. Patrick B...
You plan for uninterrupted Muskoka sunsets here. What about uninterrupted healthcare here   In Muskoka, there are some thi...
Features   11   52  Distinctive Tamaracks     Legend and Facts  Article by Doug Smith Photography by Eleanor Kee Wellman P...
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...
Intelligent, individualized comfort.  Serta has redesigned the iComfort   Sleep System from the inside out to intelligentl...
D E SI G N       CO NS TR UCT ION       R ESTOR ATI ON  Restoring Muskoka   s heritage and building new traditions for ove...
Muskoka Insights Literally tens of thousands have shared this educational experience. Over a couple of weekends, the publi...
YOUR YOUR  BEDROOM BEDROOM  RUSTIC RUSTIC  DINING DINING  SOFAS SOFAS  EXPERIENCE EXPERIENCE  ENTERTAINMENT ENTERTAINMENT ...
Muskoka Calendar World Water-ski Team Championships make history at Deerhurst  The Bracebridge Fall Fair runs September 14...
Before the Huntsville Town Hall was built, the Strano Pasta Factory sat on the same plot of land. To celebrate this histor...
www.huntsvillefallfair.com  located on water or on a farm, and with varying styles of renovation and d  cor that will upli...
Photograph  Johnston s Cranberry Marsh   Muskoka Lakes Winery  September 22 to October 31 is the season for harvesting the...
Tour iconic institutions at Doors Open Gravenhurst Doors Open Ontario is a province-wide educational event in which Graven...
History, Cops on the Beat on the Street, a colouring contest at West Side Fish and Chips, and umpteen art workshops, demon...
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Small Community  Raises Big Funds  The small, largely seasonal resident community of Windermere plays host to an incredibl...
  Muskoka   Proudly serving Muskoka and surrounding area for 31 years Window Works  Muskoka  is a window and door centre, ...
g n i t a r b e l e C y t i v i t a e r C I Article by Dawn Huddlestone  t was an inspired idea  encourage people to enjoy...
Photograph  MAST photographs by Paul Bennett  MUSKOKA AUTUMN STUDIO TOUR TURNS 40 Above  Potter Jon Partridge is the only ...
Renting your cottage  Protect your investment. Call for a tailored solution.  www.hrcinsurance.com Bracebridge  95 Manitob...
Photograph  MAST photograph by Paul Bennett  Painting with acrylics, artist Wendy Moses captures nature by focusing on abs...
could lose the work if don   t get to it.    As someone who works in a multi-stage medium, Partridge has found that videos...
Tired of wasting your precious weekends working on your home or cottage exterior Whether you are in the market for siding,...
Article by J. Patrick Boyer For a full decade, Gravenhurst   s movers and shakers succeeded in holding onto their competit...
A Time-Trapped Saga  jobs and mountains of sawdust. Preventing extension of the railway northward was only a temporary vic...
WHENEVER THERE   S AN OUTAGE, KOHLER   GENERATORS KEEP YOUR LIGHTS ON, YOUR FRIDGE COLD AND YOUR HOUSE COZY.  MUSKOKA     ...
Photograph  Muskoka Discovery Centre Archives  These ten navvies, working near Torrance in 1907 on the Canadian Northern O...
Photograph  Muskoka Discovery Centre Archives  An example of Muskoka   s harmonious integration of trains and steamships, ...
Photograph  Muskoka Discovery Centre Archives  of-entry and opened a convenient customs clearing house. When highways and ...
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Nature inspires  Sculptures created with permanence
Article by Meghan Smith   Photography by Scott Turnbull  T  he story of a piece of art begins far before anyone views it i...
Above  Sculptor Hilary Clark Cole uses a plasma cutter to create shapes for one of her projects. Below  Loona is a wall sc...
thoughtful planning and knowledge of the many ways to manipulate the medium.    I consider life drawing really essential f...
decorative spoon, thanks to Clark Cole   s instruction and generosity in sharing her talent. The art community in Muskoka ...
IT    S YOUR DREAM. WE BRING IT TO LIFE.  CUSTOM HOMES   COTTAGES FOR OVER 40 YEARS For over 40 years, Tech Home has helpe...
Preserving THE RICH HERITAGE OF  Lake of Bays  Article by Judy Vanclieaf   Photography by Kelly Holinshead  W  hen you hav...
Lower Oxtongue River begins at Marsh   s Falls and runs all the way down into Lake of Bays. This beautiful part of the riv...
Our health care future is bright     show your support for Muskoka   s two-site hospital An open letter to our communities...
Plaques, such as this explaining the history of Captain Marsh and Marsh   s Falls, is one of the ways the Lake of Bays Her...
Some 150 acres of mostly wooded land and 6.5 km of shoreline on the lower Oxtongue River are now protected from developmen...
NOW KEEPING YOU INFORMED with  MUSKOKA CONTENT ALL YEAR For regular updates, visit  www.uniquemuskoka.com ...telling the M...
TIPI Adventures Connecting with family, friends and the environment Article by Matt Driscoll   Photography by Tomasz Szums...
The experience was like nothing the group had done before, as they explored the five kilometres of maintained trails onsit...
Call Mike Morrow  705.765.3195 www.morrow-electric.com  Serving Muskoka Lakes since 1952  ESA License    7000286  rewiring...
The exteriors and interiors of the three tipis are decorated with large, original Canadian motifs, painted by artist Milad...
Tipi Adventures is situated on 80 acres of boreal forest and the accommodations consist of three tipis, capable of holding...
Renovating   Let us help   Our team of skilled Habitat volunteers will remove your kitchen, bathroom, windows, doors, appl...
T  amaracks DISTINCTIVE  Article by Doug Smith   Photography by Eleanor Kee Wellman  T  he First Nations have a legend abo...
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Tamaracks are often the first trees to take root in the highly acidic substrate around peat bogs in northern areas like Mu...
www.muskokaconservancy.org     In every walk with nature, one receives far more than one seeks.    -John Muir  Conserving ...
Whats Happened  56 UNIQUE MUSKOKA September 2018  Photograph  Nancy Beal  A service delivery model that would keep two acu...
Bracebridge hosts Muskoka   s first-ever Pride parade In honour of the 10th anniversary of the Muskoka Pride Festival, Bra...
Cuisine for the hiking trail  and afterwards  Article by Karen Wehrstein   Photography by Tomasz Szumski It   s fall and i...
Chef Sam Robertson  below  of Bartlett Lodge prepares a noodle salad for hikers that offers a range of textures and flavou...
Soba Noodle Salad with Five Spice Vinaigrette Sam Robertson, Bartlett   s Lodge  Note  Chef Robertson prefers metric recip...
The recipe for sweet and savoury chicken is an original for Chef Jamie Weaver and new on The Norsemen   s menu this summer...
We now offer AIR MILES   Reward Miles  Beautiful Floors. Naturally. HARDWOOD     LAMINATE     VINYL     CARPET     CERAMIC...
Recipes  Sweet and Savoury Chicken with Braised Kale Jamie Weaver, The Norsemen  Honey-Mustard Glaze Ingredients 1 4 cup g...
Muskoka Moments  Outrunning Pig By Scott Young get, whether they live in town, Pig was a medium-small on a bush lot, or on...
Muskoka Window and Door Centre  of cottage country homeowners  www.muskokawindowanddoor.ca