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Extreme Jenga
Extreme Jenga
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 9:00:00 AM - River Mill Park
Jenga is an exciting game requiring skill, steady hands, mental skills and a good eye for balance! It’s a different game every time you play and terrific fun! Are you up for the HFA challenge?

Little Free Library
Little Free Library
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 9:00:00 AM - Algonquin Theatre Courtyard
A beautiful Huntsville creative box full of books - “Quite simply - take a book, leave a book - enjoy!”

'Play Me... I'm All Yours Piano'
'Play Me... I'm All Yours Piano'
Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 9:00:00 AM - Algonquin Theatre Courtyard
Whether you can tinkle the ivory with the best of them or find ‘chopsticks’ a challenge de-stress at the festival piano and find your inner creative self! This year's piano design is by Katie Morton.

Music at Noon
Music at Noon
Monday, July 04, 2016 - 12:15:00 PM - Trinity United Church
Refresh your body and spirit with this mid-day free musical offering at Trinity United Church.

Mon. July 4 • Huntsville Community Band
Tues. July 5 • Gregory, Alec and Cameron Gibson - classical & contemporary piano and violin
Wed. July 6 • Henri Audet – singer songwriter
Thurs. July 7 • Hannah Murphy - singer/Festival scholarship recipient
Friday July 8 • Barry Hayward – drumming


Mon. July 11 • Kingfisher Cottage Band
Tues. July 12 • Sherisse Stevens – vocals and Joe Alfano – saxophone
Wed. July 13 • The Loft Singers – vocal choir
Thurs. July 14 • Lizzie Robinson – singer/Festival scholarhsip recipient
Fri. July 15 • Big East – contemporary


Mon. July 18 • The Utterson Philharmonic or Martha Kashap
Tues. July 19 • FernGlen Fiddleheads
Wed. July 20 • Douglas MacLean – singer songwriter
Thurs. July 21 • Kyung-A Lee – piano and Mary Ellen Raynor - soprano (classical)
Fri. July 22 • Martha Kashap and Friends




Speaking of Wildlife
Speaking of Wildlife
Wednesday, July 06, 2016 - 11:00:00 AM - Huntsville Legion
Have the opportunity to encounter some of Ontario’s magnificent wild creatures and gain a better appreciation for the wildlife around us. Meet five different animals and learn about adaptations, social structure, habits and environmental threats affecting each of the creatures.

Muskoka Novel Marathon
Muskoka Novel Marathon
Friday, July 08, 2016 - 9:00:00 AM - Active Living Centre
Started as a Festival Fringe event 14 years ago, the Muskoka Novel Marathon has gone on to great success, garnering over $60,000 to help fund Huntsville’s adult literacy over its history, and launched several authors on literary careers.

Huntsville Rotary Dockfest
Huntsville Rotary Dockfest
Saturday, July 09, 2016 - 8:00:00 AM - River Mill Park - Town Dock
Kickoff the morning with a pancake breakfast then join in the excitement and cheer the Festival tub as it parades and participates in the long anticipated return of the Bathtub Derby. In addition there will be a BBQ, children’s games and rides and live music. Come for a day of family fun!

Art Splash
Art Splash
Saturday, July 09, 2016 - 12:00:00 PM - Town Dock Downtown
A fun-filled afternoon of interactive arts and crafts for kids of all ages. Staff of Camp Tawingo Day Program support the Festival’s efforts to provide a morning of interactive arts and crafts for the whole family.

Sciensational Snakes
Sciensational Snakes
Wednesday, July 13, 2016 - 11:00:00 AM - Huntsville Legion
The show features an informal lecture about snakes, their ecology and conservation issues as well as a session in which participants are able to interact, touch and hold the animals.

Little Red Theatre presents Ivy Green - Guardian of the Forest
Little Red Theatre presents Ivy Green - Guardian of the Forest
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:00:00 AM - Huntsville Legion
The play Ivy Green teaches how to be stewards of the forest. The Eco-play addresses the issues of forest protection and introduces reduce, re-use and recycle in a fun musical way. This show helps us to value Mother Nature to give us a greater understanding of our roles in the future.affecting each of the creatures.

Dock Concert Series
Dock Concert Series
Wednesday, July 20, 2016 - 7:00:00 PM -
Bring your lawn chair and come down to the ‘dock’ for this free evening of great music from the Muskoka Concert Band.

Dwight Beach • Wednesday, July 6• 7:00 PM
Port Sydney Dock • Wednesday, July 20 • 7:00 PM
Huntsville Town Dock • Wednesday, July 27 • 7:00 PM

For more information, visit muskokaconcertband.ca

Back Street - Urban Arts Festival
Back Street - Urban Arts Festival
Saturday, July 23, 2016 - 12:00:00 PM - Rotary Bandshell - River Mill Park
Join us for this interactive urban arts festival in Huntsville's River Mill Park (pop up locations throughout the downtown!). From graffiti artists, drumming workshops, slam poetry, buskers and a variety of urban beats, this afternoon promises to delivery excitement with an edge!

Playing as part of the festival is SULTANS OF STRING

ENERGETIC AND EXCITING MUSIC FROM A BAND WITH TALENT TO BURN!
Maverick Magazine

The Incredibrent Show
The Incredibrent Show
Wednesday, July 27, 2016 - 11:00:00 AM - Huntsville Legion
A one man magic and comedy show that delivers big laughs and incredible energy! A variety of magic that often includes volunteers. Kids go crazy for the physical comedy, while adults are thrilled by the clever wit and magical skill.

To Be Determined Theatre presents The Balloon Tree
To Be Determined Theatre presents The Balloon Tree
Wednesday, August 03, 2016 - 11:00:00 AM - Huntsville Legion
Leap from reality into a Renaissance inspired fairytale as we follow Princess Leora on a magical adventure through her village in search for the one object that will save her - a balloon. Up against her evil uncle, the Archduke, she sets off on a whimsical journey filled with secret passage ways, wizards, magic spells, and of course lots of balloons!

Valdy
Valdy
Friday, August 05, 2016 - 7:30:00 PM - Rotary Bandshell - River Mill Park
Join Valdy, one of Canada’s most noteworthy troubadours for this free concert in the park. Having taken his music around the globe this ‘ambassador of folk’ will bring a smile to your face and get you singing along to his many hits.



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