Extreme JengaWednesday, June 01, 2016 - 9:00:00 AM - River Mill ParkJenga 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 LibraryWednesday, June 01, 2016 - 9:00:00 AM - Algonquin Theatre CourtyardA beautiful Huntsville creative box full of books - “Quite simply - take a book, leave a book - enjoy!”
'Play Me... I'm All Yours Piano'Wednesday, June 01, 2016 - 9:00:00 AM - Algonquin Theatre CourtyardWhether 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 NoonMonday, July 04, 2016 - 12:15:00 PM - Trinity United ChurchRefresh 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 WildlifeWednesday, July 06, 2016 - 11:00:00 AM - Huntsville LegionHave 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 MarathonFriday, July 08, 2016 - 9:00:00 AM - Active Living CentreStarted 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 DockfestSaturday, July 09, 2016 - 8:00:00 AM - River Mill Park - Town DockKickoff 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 SplashSaturday, July 09, 2016 - 12:00:00 PM - Town Dock DowntownA 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 SnakesWednesday, July 13, 2016 - 11:00:00 AM - Huntsville LegionThe 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 ForestWednesday, July 20, 2016 - 11:00:00 AM - Huntsville LegionThe 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 SeriesWednesday, 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 FestivalSaturday, July 23, 2016 - 12:00:00 PM - Rotary Bandshell - River Mill ParkJoin 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!
The Incredibrent ShowWednesday, July 27, 2016 - 11:00:00 AM - Huntsville LegionA 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 TreeWednesday, August 03, 2016 - 11:00:00 AM - Huntsville LegionLeap 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!
ValdyFriday, August 05, 2016 - 7:30:00 PM - Rotary Bandshell - River Mill ParkJoin 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.