What’s Happening in Huntsville: August 6-12

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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 6, 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 7, 7-8 p.m.
Concerts on the Dock series
Featuring a different performer each week. This week: Billy MacPherson. 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 7, 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

Wednesday, August 7, 11 a.m. – 12 p.m.
Huntsville Public Library Children’s Event: Team T&J
Entertainment for the whole family.
Huntsville Legion
Tickets: $3 in advance at the library or at the door (cash only)

Thursday, August 8, 6-11 p.m.
Flavours of Ontario
A gourmet dinner on the Town Dock. Hosted by the Huntsville Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce.
Town Dock
Tickets: $150 (must be purchased in advance)

Thursday, August 8, 7-11 p.m
Dancing on the Docks
Bring your dancing shoes and groove to the sounds of big band greats played by a 10-piece band. Part of the Flavours of Ontario event.
Town Dock
By donation ($10 suggested)

Thursday, August 8, 7-9 p.m.
Roy MacGregor author talk
Roy will be talking about his latest award-winning book Original Highways: Travelling the great rivers of Canada. Hosted by the Huntsville and Area Historical Society.
Trinity United Church
Tickets: $20 per person

Thursday, August 8, 9 a.m. – 2 p.m.
Huntsville Farmers’ Market
Huntsville Fairgrounds, 407 Ravenscliffe Road

Thursday August 8, 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)

Friday, August 9, 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 10, 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 10, 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
Huntsville 100K Market
West Street South (next to Pharmasave)

Saturday, August 10, 8 a.m. – 1:30 p.m.
Paddle for Fairvern
Two routes to choose from: 5.5km or 15km. BBQ lunch included. A fundraiser for Fairvern Nursing Home.
Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area
Register in advance online. $50 per paddler or fundraise instead!

Saturday, August 10
Madill Church Open House
Take a look inside one of Muskoka’s oldest churches, learn about restoration and preservation efforts, and get a glimpse of one of the few square-timbered structures left in the province. Totes, t-shirts and prints available with proceeds going to the restoration/preservation of the church.
254 Old Muskoka Road
Free (donations toward restoration and preservation efforts appreciated)

Saturday, August 10, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Baysville Arts and Crafts Festival
Eighty artisans
Baysville’s Gristmill Park

Saturday, August 10, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Muskoka Veg Fest
Sample vegan food, listen to engaging speakers, watch food demos and learn from the many plant based professionals about what inspires them to live a Veg lifestyle.

Sunday, August 11, 4 p.m.
Final service and 133rd anniversary of St. Mary’s Anglican Church (Aspdin)
BBQ to follow at the Aspdin Community Centre

Sunday, August 11, 3-6 p.m.
Etwell Concert Series – Tobin Spring
2012 Etwell Road
Tobin is bringing a full piece R&B band with horns and backup singers. Up and coming local artist, Sawyer Lance, will open up.
Admission: $20 per person (children admitted free)

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