Spring Events

March 30

Gord Bamford

Huntsville

Whether he’s opening for George Strait at the Calgary Stampede or playing for an intimate crowd, Gord Bamford puts his heart and soul into Canadian country music.  Bamford will be performing at the Algonquin Theatre beginning at 7:30 pm. Tickets are $42 for adults, $39 for seniors and $20 for youth (plus HST) and are available by contacting the box office at 705-789-4975 or by visiting algonquintheatre.ca.

March 31

Maple Syrup Festival and Pancake Breakfast

Bracebridge

Castle Peak Retirement Residence presents a Maple Syrup Festival and Pancake Breakfast. Celebrate the joys of maple syrup with friends from Maple Orchard Farms. Indulge in special maple products and enjoy a scrumptious pancake breakfast from chef Gwen Holmes. Bring your family and friends. 8 a.m. – 10:30 a.m. please call or email to confirm your reservation. 56 Douglas Drive, Bracebridge. Call 646-0808 or email emily@castlepeakmuskoka.comThis e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it .

APRIL

April 13

Seussical the Musical

Huntsville

Your favourite Dr. Seuss characters, including Horton the Elephant and The Cat in the Hat are brought to life in this musical extravaganza. Pure entertainment for the whole family. Seussical The Musical will be playing at the Algonquin Theatre from April 13 to 21 at 2 p.m. and 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 for adults and $15 for seniors/students, or purchase a 4-pack for $60. Tickets can be purchased by contacting the box office at 705-789-4975 or by visiting algonquintheatre.ca.

April 14

Huntsville Hospital Gala

Huntsville

Huntsville Hospitals 14th Annual Gala – “April in Paris” will take place on April 14 at Deerhurst Resort. Cocktails at 6:30 p.m., dinner at 7 p.m. Tickets are $75. For more information please call 705-789-4756.

April 21

Huntsville Animal Shelter Spring Auction

Huntsville

The 2012 Huntsville Animal Shelter Spring Auction will be held at the Royal Canadian Legion, 21 Veterans Way. Doors open at 6 p.m. and the auction starts at 7 p.m. Tickets are $20 each. Enjoy appetizers and a cash bar. Tickets are available at the Huntsville Animal Shelter, the Huntsville/Lake of Bays Chamber of Commerce, Seven Main Cafe, Treasures and Trophies and Soul Sistas. Happily accepting auction items for donation.  Call Cathy 705-788-4415 or email auction@huntsvillepets.ca.

April 22

Muskoka MS Walk 2012

Bracebridge

Lace up for the MS walk and change lives for the better. Your participation in the MS Walk will help fund valuable programs and services in your own community and support groundbreaking research dedicated to finding a cure for MS. It is taking place at Monck Public School at 250 Wellington Street, Bracebridge. Lace up for someone you love and for people in your community touched by MS. Register today at MSwalks.ca.

April 24

No Roads to Follow

Huntsville

Join author Michael Herman for a public reading of his book No Roads to Follow: Kayaking the Great Lakes Solo at the Huntsville Public Library. The presentation will take place from 6 p.m. – 7:30 p.m. Copies of the book are available for purchase at the Bookcase in Huntsville and online at Chapters.ca. For more information, contact the Huntsville Public Library at 705-789-5232.

April 26

Clutching at Straws

Burk’s Falls

Clutching at Straws, a slightly risque British farce by Geoff Bamber, is being presented by the Highland Players at Land of Lakes School in Burk’s Falls on April 26, 27 and 28. Tickets are $12 and can be purchased at the South River Kwik Way, Zak’s in Sundridge, the Heritage House in Burk’s Falls, or at the door. Shows start at 7:30 p.m.

April 27

Classic Albums: Led Zeppelin IV

Huntsville

The ‘Note for Note & Cut for Cut’ specialists return to recreate one of the greatest rock albums of all time including the mega hit Stairway to Heaven. Classic Albums: Led Zeppelin IV will be performing at the Algonquin Theatre beginning at 8 p.m. Tickets are $35 for adults, $32 for seniors and $28 for youth and can be purchased at the box office by calling 705-789-4975 or by visiting algonquintheatre.ca.

April 28

Wingfield Unbound

Huntsville

Rod Beattie plays Walt Wingfield, the popular ex-stock broker now in his fourth year of trying to run a farm, still manages single-handedly to portray seventeen eccentric characters and a dog. Wingfield Unbound will be performing at the Algonquin Theatre beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $32 for adults, $29 for seniors and $20 for youth (plus HST) and can be purchased by contacting the box office at 705-789-4975 or by visiting algonquintheatre.ca.

April 29

A Celebration of Spring

Huntsville

Join the Muskoka Concert Band under the direction of Neil Barlow for music ranging from classic to modern. Special guests include The Georgian Bay Saxophone Ensemble and The Larks. A Celebration of Spring will take place at the Algonquin Theatre beginning at 2 p.m. Tickets are $20 and can be purchased by contacting the box office at 705-789-4979 or by visiting algonquintheatre.ca.

MAY

May 6

Outdoor 3D Archery Tournament Fundraiser

Dwight

The 4th Annual Outdoor 3D Archery Tournament Fundraiser for the Dwight Public Library will be held at the Logging Chain Lodge, 2840 Hwy 60, Dwight. Open to archers of all ages and abilities. Participants must bring their own equipment. Categories include: traditional, recurve, compound, crossbow – field tips only. Entry is $25 per person, includes 2 rounds of 20 – 3D targets, great lunch, prizes and awards. To register or for additional information, please call 705-635-2575 or toll-free at 877-635-2575.

May 10

The Dream Concert

Huntsville

The Dream Concert, featuring the great Canadian musical theatre artists Michael Burgess of Les Miserables fame pairing with Rebecca Caine of the Phantom of the Opera for an evening of Broadway hits. The Dream Concert will be playing at the Algonquin Theatre beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $45 for adults, $42 for seniors and $30 for youth (plus HST) and are available from the box office by calling 705-789-9475 or by visiting algonquintheatre.ca.

May 16

Love is in the Air

Huntsville

Spring is in the air and love is all around as the Huntsville Community Choir presents songs of the heart through the ages. The Huntsville Community Choir will be performing at the Algonquin Theatre beginning at 7:30 p.m. Tickets are $20 and are available from the box office by calling 705-789-4975 or by visiting algonquintheatre.ca.

May 17

Cole-Hearted with Dean Hollin

Huntsville

Experience for yourself the magical charm of Cole-Hearted – a unique musical biography tracing the life, times and enormous talent of the legendary American songwriter, Cole Porter. Cole-Hearted will be playing at the Algonquin Theatre beginning at 7:30 p.m.  Tickets are $32 for adults, $20 for seniors and $20 for youth (plus HST) and are available by contacting the box office at 705-789-4975 or by visiting algonquintheatre.ca.

May 23

HHS Fanfare

Huntsville

Fanfare celebrates the instrumental and vocal talent of Huntsville High School’s music program led by music directors Louis Tusz and Jordan Riley. Fanfare will take place at the Algonquin Theatre beginning at 7 p.m. Tickets are $15 for adults and $12 for youth and are available by contacting the box office at 705-789-4975 or by visiting algonquintheatre.ca.

May 25

May Marche

Huntsville

The Huntsville Festival of the Arts Annual May Marche will take place on May 25 at Deerhurst Resort.  For more information please contact the Huntsville Festival of the Arts at 705-788-2787 or visit huntsvillefestival.on.ca.

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