What’s Happening in Huntsville: August 13-19

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All week
Everyone HAS a Perspective, Huntsville Art Society summer members’ show (Tuesday through Saturday until August 29), Partners Hall at the Algonquin Theatre
Crazy About Muskoka art show (until September 16), Eclipse Gallery, Deerhurst Resort

Tuesday, August 13, 6-8 p.m.
Tuesday Bike Night
Join Algonquin Outfitters for an adult mountain bike ride, every Tuesday evening all summer long. Everyone welcome. Explore some of the best places to ride in the local area with this no-drop group of riders. Bring your own mountain bike and helmet to participate. Bike rentals are available if you book ahead. (Check the link above or the Algonquin Outfitters Facebook page for cancellations due to weather)
Algonquin Outfitters
Free (excluding rental costs)

Wednesday, August 14, 7-8 p.m.
Concerts on the Dock series
Featuring a different performer each week. This week: Veronica and Friends. Veronica Leonard (from the Huntsville Theatre Company) and special guests sing along to some popular and Broadway songs. Check the Algonquin Theatre Facebook page for cancellations due to weather.
Town Dock
Suggested donation of $2 or more (goes to the performers)

Wednesday, August 14, 5:30-8:30 p.m.
Historical Automobile Society of Canada – Cruise Nites
All makes and years of cars, trucks and motorcycles are welcome.
Canadian Tire parking lot
Free

Thursday, August 15, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Huntsville Farmers’ Market
Huntsville Fairgrounds, 407 Ravenscliffe Road

Thursday August 15, 6-8 p.m.
Thursday Paddling Night
Join Algonquin Outfitters for this weekly sunset paddle. Bring your own canoe, kayak or paddleboard or take advantage of discounted AO rentals ($20) for the evening paddle. No experience required – teaching of skill, passing of wisdom and having of fun will be had! For information on cancellations due to weather, call 705-787-0262.
Meet at Algonquin Outfitters by 6:00 p.m.
Free (excluding rental costs)

Thursday, August 15, 7-9 p.m.
Ukuleles in the Park and Sing-along
Join the Huntsville Ukulele Group for a ‘jam’ night. Event will be cancelled if it rains.
River Mill Park bandshell

Friday, August 16, 7-9 p.m.
Friday Paint Night at Deerhurst Resort
Paint your own little masterpiece under fun guidance by local artists Gerry Lantaigne and Helena Renwick. Suitable for all ages.
Deerhurst Resort
Registration details at the link above.

Saturday, August 17, 9 a.m.
Parkrun
A timed 5k run or walk. Everyone is welcome.
Starts at Avery Beach
Free, but you must register online to get a barcode

Saturday, August 17, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Huntsville 100K Market
West Street South (next to Pharmasave)

Saturday, August 17, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Summer Sidewalk Sale
Downtown shops will be bursting out onto the street where you’ll also find kids’ activities, live music, and the Green Street Challenge—a section of Main Street will become a grassy park for the day!
Downtown Huntsville
Free

Saturday, August 17, 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.
Night of Harmony: The Big Three Oh!
The Muskoka Music Mix, together with the Gateway Harmony Company, present their 30th Annual Night of Harmony Concert.  This year they will share the stage with a fantastic mixed quartet: Ripple EffectRipple Effect has been named Ontario District Champion three years in a row, as well as placing third in the World Mixed Quartet competition. Also appearing are Heartbeat and Two Four Time.

Saturday, August 18 and Sunday, August 18, 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.
13th annual Artists of the Limberlost Summer Studio Tour
Meet the makers and experience their studios and workshops. You’ll find nature-inspired pottery, jewellery, fibre art, sculpture, paintings in many styles and media, and functional art crafted from local wood. This year you’ll meet 17 artists at six locations, all within a short drive of each other.
Limberlost Road

Saturday, August 17 and Sunday, August 18, 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Hoya Robotics scrap metal drive
Support Huntsville High School’s robotics team. Bring your scrap metal to HHS!
Huntsville High School parking lot

Sunday, August 18, 12-4 p.m.
Lake of Bays Antique and Classic Boat and Car Show
Antique and Classic boats—including the historic SS Bigwin—cars and trucks, the Northern Lights Steel Orchestra, and the piping out of the boats. A great way to spend a Sunday!
Downtown Baysville
Free

Sunday, August 18, 3-6 p.m.
Etwell Concert Series – Tri-Continental
2012 Etwell Road
Tri-Continental has won four Junos and have 10 additional nominations. The band features Bill Bourne, Lester Quitzau and Madagasgar Slim, as they weave a blend of Celtic, Latin, folk, flamenco, blues and African rhythms into one mesmerizing sound. Bazza will open up with a drum circle.
Admission: $20 per person (children admitted free)

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