For the week of March 9 – 15, 2020
Walk into a chapel of art during the Two Roads Diverged showcase at The Chapel Gallery. Embark on a culinary experience through Muskoka with over 27 stops featuring local maple syrup on the Muskoka Maple Trail. Skate and hike with friends at the Arrowhead Day Trip event, taking you to beautiful waterfalls and skating through the thick Muskoka forest. Enlighten your taste buds with a delicious Cranberry Dinner at Muskoka Lakes Farm and Winery. Learn about the local Tree Museum at the Speaker Series event at the Muskoka Discovery Centre.
Read on to learn more about each event.
Two Roads Diverged
Inspired by the poem, The Road Not Taken, Roxanne Driedger and Marike MacDonald will show that with many commonalities, artistic expression is individual and expressed differently Two Roads Diverged showcase gallery. This showcase is located at The Chapel Gallery, which is open Tuesday – Saturday from 10:00 AM – 1:00 PM and 2:00 PM – 5:00 PM.
Muskoka Maple Trail
Are you ready for some mouthwatering maple delicacies across Muskoka? The most Canadian of culinary trails, the Muskoka Maple Trail features stops across Muskoka that have infused locally harvested maple syrup into their culinary offerings. From maple drizzled waffles to smokey-maple ribs, maple craft beer to maple gelato, discover the incredible depth of Canada’s most beloved natural product on the Muskoka Maple Trail.
Arrowhead Day Trip
Spend the day skating through the thick Muskoka forest and hiking around Mayflower Lake to view the beauty of Stubbs Falls during the Arrowhead Day Trip event at Arrowhead Provincial Park. Tickets are $17 per person, with additional fees for skates and snowshoe rentals.
Head to the McArthur House Cafe at the Muskoka Lakes Farm and Winery for a delicious Cranberry Dinner. Enjoy the 3-course dinner and one glass of wine for $60 per person. There are two seating times 5:00pm – 7:00 PM or 7:30 – 9:30 PM. Take advantage of the day at Muskoka Lakes Farm and Winery and partake on the Bog to Bottle Discovery Tour, on daily at 11:00 AM, 1:00 PM, and 3:00 PM.
Speaker Series: The Tree Museum
Learn from E.J. Lightman as they discuss the beloved Tree Museum at the Speaker Series event at the Muskoka Discovery Centre. The Tree Museum was established in 1997 and is a site set on the pre-Cambrian shield amidst the cottage county-side of Muskoka. It is located on Ryde Lake near the town of Gravenhurst, Ontario. The site is undeveloped and includes both waterfront and forest. For the participating artists, this opportunity represents a rare occasion to realize major outdoor artworks in an uncultivated environment. Shows at the Tree Museum included sculptures, works on paper. Installations, dance, contemporary music with over 80 artists participating. The Tree Museum has hosted artists from Taiwan, Hong Kong, the US, Europe, Mexico and of course Canada. This is a walk in the woods that involves searching for the more than 20 installations that exist on the trails.
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