For the week of February 3 – 9, 2020
Hit the slopes for a full day of skiing and snowboarding, delicious food, prizes, and live music during the Men’s Day at Hidden Valley. Support the team bond and head to the pond for the North American Cup Pond Hockey Tournament. Put on your winter gear and venture outside for a bright and cheerful winter weekend at Port Carling Winterfest. Learn from the expert and take a photography workshop to help acquire the skills to capture that perfect shot at Photographing the Beauty of Muskoka. Surround yourself with beautiful art done by local high school students that help demonstrate the life of a teenager at The Art In Me.
Read on to learn more about each event.
Have a hill-areas time at the annual Men’s Day at Hidden Valley Highlands Ski Area! The day is filled with great skiing and snowboarding, food, live music and amazing prizes (including a great welcome gift). Lift tickets, rentals (if required) are provided for the day. Tobin Spring will be providing live music for the Après Ski. Hidden Valley is challenging enough for an avid skier or snowboarder, while still being a great place for those who are new to the sport.
North American Cup Original Pond Hockey Classic
Oh! The good ol’ hockey game, is the best game you can name. The beloved pond hockey tournament is back at the Muskoka Wharf. The tournament is a three-day round-robin hockey tournament that plays a four vs four format with five different divisions. Register a team to compete or dust off the cowbell hiding in the closet to cheer.
Port Carling Winterfest
Port Carling celebrates winter in style, with fun and games for all ages! Family activities include skating on the Hanna Park skating trail, horse carriage rides in the snow, figure skating, children’s entertainment by Jam Sandwich, crazy carpet hill, log sawing contest and more!
Photographing the Beauty of Muskoka: Speaker Series
Acquire the skills to capture beautiful landscape photographs in Muskoka at the Muskoka Discovery Centre‘s Speaker Series event. This basic workshop and discussion will teach you how to master exposure and composition to make the most of the available light in any location. Additionally, gain extra tips on how to properly prep a landscape shoot and the best gear to help keep you lightweight and mobile.
The Art in Me
Sometimes it’s hard to remember what life was like as a teenager, but the art students from St Dominic CSS and Muskoka Lakes Secondary School are helping you remember at The Art in Me exhibit. This art exhibition not only showcases the local emerging talent, but also allows viewers much insight into the thinking, attitude and struggles of today’s young citizens.
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