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UniqueMuskoka - July2019 Issue18

JULY 2019  CELEBRATING TRADITIONS A Century of Boating  Getting all fired up about wood-fired pizza  EARLY POSTAL SERVICE ...
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 66   ...telling the Muskoka story  Departments  Features  11  22  You   ll need lots of room in your calendar for all the...
CREATE YOUR DREAM SPACE  All About Kitchens The possibilities are endless BRACEBRIDGE 3 Gray Road 705.646.0347  HUNTSVILLE...
 60   52  Features  Early Postal Service Enabled Muskoka   s Growth and Prosperity  44  Fibre Art     The Evolution of Fun...
JUST ARRIVED  THE ALL-NEW 2020  BUILT FOR THE MODERN FAMILY     telling the Muskoka story Unique Muskoka is published six ...
Intelligent, individualized comfort.  Your Muskoka Leon   s stores in Bracebridge and Huntsville carry the region   s larg...
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 promoting events or sharing the work of artists, we   ve found there   s never a shortage of material tha...
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Photograph  Tomasz Szumski  Muskoka Calendar  Canada Day celebrations in Muskoka include fireworks in a number of location...
Photograph  Ontario Tourism  Young swashbucklers can enjoy a pirate experience aboard the Wenonah II.  Limberlost Challeng...
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https   ontariofestivalgroup.com event huntsvilleribfest   Muskoka Pioneer Power Show 2019 lauds all things Ford Described...
musical journey of Huntsville   s past, starting at the beginning of time. It features 12 original songs by Crowley and Ia...
activities. There will also be live music and dancing for a total experience to satisfy body, mind and spirit. Camping ons...
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Journey into Muskoka   s past at Bivouac re-enaction  Experience    living history    during A Bivouac On The Island at Mu...
algonquinpark.on.ca news loggers_day.php  Muskoka Antique and Vintage Show has something for everyone You name it, and if ...
SUMMER 2019 TICKETS ON SALE NOW   July 3 4 July 5 July 6 July 11 July 12 July 13 July 14 July 18 July 20 July 20 July 21 J...
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Article by Meghan Smith   Photography by Andy Zeltkalns  W  hen artistic energy is based in colour and texture, inspiratio...
Janice Feist uses a palette knife to add texture to her paintings. Feist   s fast energy when painting allows her to fully...
line perfectly replicated.    If I have a colour that represents something, it   s ok that I don   t have all the detail, ...
   It   s enlightening to see where you stand in your progression,    says Feist.    I   m happy to have those paintings t...
Dedicated Professionals Building Muskoka   s Finest Cottages   Boathouses Since 1976  Inspired Excellence  mba  Brian Hoar...
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Article by John Challis   Photography by Eleanor Kee Wellman  T  hink birds of Muskoka   s lakes, and you likely conjure u...
Call Mike Morrow  705.765.3195 www.morrow-electric.com  Serving Muskoka Lakes since 1952  ESA License    7000286  rewiring...
Thanks to a ban on hunting and the work of naturalists to assist nesting, the wood duck has rebounded to become one of Ont...
Within a day, young hooded merganser chicks will climb from their nesting spots to follow their mother to the water where ...
their own species, and hooded merganser nests have been found with 44 eggs from several females. Common mergansers will do...
THERE   S A TILLEY FOR EVERY OCCASION  LARGEST SELECTION OF TILLEY CLOTHING   HATS IN MUSKOKA  The strangest calls of all ...
  Muskoka   Serving Muskoka and area for 32 years  DIVERSE SELECTION OF PRODUCTS TRADITIONAL AND CONTEMPORARY DESIGNS KNOW...
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The Traveller, an 1894 Swartman cabin launch, is the poster boat for the Antique and Classic Boat Society     Toronto show...
Article and Photography by Tim Du Vernet  L  aunched a century ago or more, the boats that can celebrate turning 100 years...
Little One shares distinctive Minett features with its contemporaries. The wood framed windscreen hinges forward and the s...
Current owner Scott Dunsmoor explained Herb and Fred King discovered the abandoned Traveller and in the process of restora...
Lucelle, another launch that is 100 years old, is now powered by an motor. It was resurrected and restored by Jack Law. tr...
AUTHENTIC MUSKOKA RMS Segwun   Wenonah II Cruises sailing June to October 2019  Book online at realmuskoka.com or call 1-8...
Article by Meghan Smith   Photography by Kelly Holinshead     P  eople will ask    what the hell is fibre art        laugh...
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   My mom is so encouraging to me and I wouldn   t have the love I have of fibre, if it weren   t for her,    says Thorn. ...
For all of her life, Karen Thorn has been inspired by fibre. Thorn   s Frockful of Funk is an ode to the multitude of beau...
semester, Thorn was nominated to submit her final project to the BMO 1st Art  Competition. The competition celebrates the ...
whole year after school was getting the space, getting it ready and then finding time.    Conscious of being off-the-beate...
it so much because I spinning wheel. knew what they were Not content to going through.    purchase fabric, Thorn   s Thorn...
Article by J. Patrick Boyer  A  mong the most dynamic pioneers boosting Muskoka   s settlement and economic development we...
Photograph  Muskoka Discover Centre Archives, Gravenhurst  From 1875, when the first train reached Muskoka Wharf at Graven...
government or other people   s mail. He bid solemn farewell to Christina, their sons William, James, Richard, Peter, Josep...
Photograph  Gravenhurst Book Committee   Gravenhurst Archives  A Post Office Gave Status and Economic Stimulus Getting a p...
every partner  helps families build brighter futures  introducing  generation homes  building strength, stability and inde...
A.P. Cockburn   s mail steamer Wenonah publicized her routes and service including designation as The Royal Mail Steamer. ...
Photograph  Boyer Family Library  In 1822, famed short story author Washington Irving wrote 29 stories about Bracebridge H...
www.muskokaconservancy.org     You cannot protect the environment unless you empower people, you inform them, and you help...
Article by Dawn Huddlestone   Photography by Kelly Holinshead  W  hen they first had the idea to build a log cabin studio ...
business. Both enjoyed the contact they had with artists and customers.    The most memorable aspect was our ability to vi...
He, too, enjoyed the the future. But without the vast connection he had with both number of faithful and loyal artists and...
...telling the Muskoka story  The grounds of Oxtongue Craft Cabin and Gallery, which feature outdoor artistic displays, ha...
Whats Happened the idea for a group show at the Chapel Gallery in Bracebridge. In early spring that year, ten artists disp...
Photograph  Andy Zeltkalns  Boat builder Stan Hunter has added an EV charging station for people driving from Port Carling...
Getting all    red up about pizza baked beside Muskoka hardwood Article by Karen Wehrstein   Photography by Tomasz Szumski...
one of these babies. You build a literal hardwood fire inside the big opening at the front of it. Then, when it   s been g...
Italian Crumbled Fennel Sausage Sarah Jane Johnson, Pizza on Earth  Ingredients Enjoy the authentic    avours of Mexico in...
Above  The sour-dough used by chef David Friesen at The Oven Wood-Fired Cuisine in Bracebridge requires patient tending to...
there asked if he   d like to help. In nine years he has never looked back, having worked every position, front or back of...
How to create a sourdough    mother     Sourdough Pizza  DAY 1 1 cup organic rye flour    cup room temperature water     M...
Muskoka Moments  Memories of arriving in Muskoka By Rob Purves  72 UNIQUE MUSKOKA July 2019  old style Country and Western...