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Parry Sound Airport Drive-in and Fly-in Day
Come on out to the Parry Sound Municipal airport for a day of aircraft and antique cars. There will be two Triplane Fokkers from the Great War Flying Museum, a Tiger Moth, helicopter rides, scenic air tours, antique and classic cars, barbeque, art show and sale, and entertainment by the Northern Lights steel orchestra. Visit Parry Sound Airport for details.
Sept 10, 10am - 4pm
Ironman 70.3 Muskoka
Athletes descend on Huntsville to swim, cycle and run their way through a beautiful, grueling course. Don't feel up to the challenge yourself? Come out and cheer them on! Visit Ironman 70.3 Muskoka for details.
Shades of Autumn Car Show
The 9th annual car show features antique, classic and custom cars, with over 300 auto exhibits all along the main drag in Huntsville's downtown.
Ancient Wilderness Survival Skills Workshop
Part of the Experience Algonquin workshop series, this full-day course will teach you the fundamentals of forest survival, including sourcing the necessities of shelter, water, food and fire. Visit Algonquin Park for details.
Sept 18, 10am - 5pm
Photography Workshop: Discover Your Creativity
Part of the Experience Algonquin workshop series. In this full-day course, you will learn to capture the beauty of Algonquin Park using the artistic techniques and creative modes of your camera. Includes indoor instructional session as well as outdoor field experience. Visit Algonquin Park for details.
Sept 19, 9am - 3:30pm
The second annual Huntsville International Film Festival showcases emerging Canadian and international filmmakers and focuses on the environmental theme of One Word, One World. Screenings at the Algonquin Theatre, dinners and receptions in Huntsville and the area. Visit Film North for program details.
Sept 22 - 24
Muskoka Autumn Studio Tour
In it's 33rd year, the tour showcases diversely talented local artists and artisans. Visitors are invited to witness the creative process through displays and demonstrations. Visit Muskoka Autumn Studio Tour for a map and brochure of this year's participating studios.
Sept 24 - 25
Photography Workshop: In Vivid Colour
In this module of the Experience Algonquin workshop series, a Park Naturalist will lead the group on a guided walk to a scenic lookout, stopping along the way to explain the science behind the beautiful fall colours and to take photos with an emphasis on wide angle lens shots. Visit Algonquin Park for details.
Sept 29, 9am - 3:30pm
Photography Workshop: Autumn Landscape
The Experience Algonquin workshop series continues with a close look on applying your camera features and settings to make creative scenery pictures. Discover tips on composition, focus modes, light metering and more. Be prepared to make the most of any chance wildlife encounters. Visit Algonquin Park for details.
Sept 30, 9am - 3:30pm
North Words Literary Festival
A great weekend for readers, writers and lovers of the printed word. A stellar list of Canadian authors—Margaret Atwood, Terry Fallis, Vincent Lam, Tish Cohen and more—come to Huntsville to discuss and share their craft. Visit North Words for details on authors, events and writers workshops.
Sept 30 - Oct 2
Carve your own Canoe Paddle Workshop
Part of the Experience Algonquin workshop series, in this half-day course you will craft your own wooden canoe paddle using a variety of simple hand tools and a kiln-dried tulipwood blank. No previous woodworking experience required. Visit Algonquin Park for details.
Oct 2, 10am - 3pm
Radical Reels Film Festival
Algonquin Outfitters brings us another high-adrenalin screening of short, action-packed films about climbing, paddling, mountain biking, BASE jumping, skiing and more. Tickets available online from the Algonquin Theatre.
Oct 7, 7pm
Thanksgiving Long Weekend
Take in the fall colours, hike the hardwood trails and enjoy a leisurely long weekend filled with fresh air and good food.Oct 7 - 9
Art of Fire Making Workshop: Adventures in Friction Fire
In this module of the Experience Algonquin workshop series, you'll learn about all-weather fire-making with all-natural tinders, plus several friction fire making techniques including the bow drill and hand drill. A must for anyone who's ever watched shows like "Survivor Man" with awe and envy. Visit Algonquin Park for details.
Oct 8, 10am - 5pm
Stuart McLean and the Vinyl Cafe Live
One of Canada's best-loved storytellers returns to the Algonquin Theatre for two nights for a live show of The Vinyl Cafe. Tickets available online from the Algonquin Theatre.
Oct 25 & 26