This Weekend!
Forest Festival - WEDNESDAY TO SUNDAY
August 16th to 20th
 
Shoreline Workshop  - SATURDAY
August 19th
 
2017 ATV Poker Run  - SATURDAY
August 19th
 
Power Boat Races  - SATURDAY & SUNDAY
August 19th & 20th
 
Highlands East 15th Annual Studio Tour  - SATURDAY & SUNDAY
August 19th & 20th
 
Dig In Series: Cheesemaking Basics  - SUNDAY
August 20th
 
Hike Haliburton Adventure Challenge Race  - SUNDAY
August 20th
 
This Week!
Minden Pride Week  
August 21st to 27th
 
Horse Camp for Kids 
August 21st to 25th
 
Teddy Bear Picnic - THURSDAY
August 24th
 
STEVE PAYNE, NOAH ZACHARIN & ALBERT SAXBY - THURSDAY
August 24th
 
August's Must-Do's!
Haliburton County Farmers Market 
 
Haliburton County Farmers Market: Offering local seasonal produce, meats, cheeses, baked goods, preserves, prepared foods, hand-crafted artisan items and more. 
 
Haliburton - Head Lake Park
Tuesday (May 23 - Oct 3)
12 - 4pm
 
Minden - Parking lot of the Municipal Buildings
Saturday (May 20 - Oct 7)
10 - 2pm
 
*New Location* Stanhope Market - 1095 North Shore Road
Friday (June 16 - Oct 6)
12 - 4pm
Yours Outdoors for August!
 
Wild Fermentation: Kimchi, Krauts, and more - August 18th
Rock On! - August 19th
Date Night - An Adventure in Art - August 19th
Haliburton Rocks! - August 22nd
Tastes of Haliburton - August 24th
Sip, Swill, and Savour - August 25th
Canoe Like a Canadian - August 26th
Rock On! - August 26th
Mushroom Forage and Wild Epicurean Tasting - August 26th
Gems Beneath Your Boots - August 29th
Rock Hounding - August 29th
 Date Night - An Adventure in Art - August 29th
 Date Night - An Adventure in Art - August 30th
Date Night - An Adventure in Art - August 31st
 
 
Spirit of the Waterfalls for August!
 
Spirit of the Trees          - Aug  18, 10:00am -   1:00pm
Spirit of the Waterfalls  - Aug  19,   9:00am -   1:00pm
Spirit of the Waterfalls  - Aug  19,   3:00pm -   5:00pm
Spirit of the Waterfalls  - Aug  20,  3:00pm -   5:00pm
Spirit of the Stones        - Aug  23, 11:00am -   5:00pm
Spirit of the Adventure  - Aug  25, 11:00am -   2:00pm
Spirit of the Waterfalls  - Aug  26,   9:00am -   1:00pm
Spirit of the Waterfalls  - Aug  26,   3:00pm -   5:00pm
Spirit of the Waterfalls  - Aug  27,  3:00pm -   5:00pm
Spirit of the Plants 1     - Aug  31, 10:00am -  12:30pm
Spirit of the Plants 2  - Aug  31,       12:30pm -      2:30pm
 
Bridging Dimensions for August!
 
 
New Moon Water Celebration - Aug 21,  6:30-9:30pm
Gaia's Den, Harcourt
BD Essential Oils Workshop  - Aug 22,  7:00-9:00pm
Meditation & E.O.     Deep Roots, Wilberforce
Reiki Clinic  -Aug 23,  7:00-9:00pm
For Channels & Clients  Gaia's Den, Harcourt
Reiki Clinic  -Aug 30,  7:00-9:00pm
For Channels & Clients  Deep Roots, Wilberforce BD Essential Oils Workshop  -Aug 31,  7:00-9:00pm
E.O. & Connecting with the Tree Energies    Gaia's Den, Harcourt
Visit SpiritoftheWaterfalls.ca to register!
'NEW' Kash Bash 
- SATURDAY 
August 26th 
 
Provincial Ontario Cup XC Race 
- SATURDAY & 
SUNDAY
August 26th & 27th
 
10th Annual Garlic Festival 
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SUNDAY
August 27th
 
Rail Trail 101  
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 MONDAY
August 28th
 
An Evening With Bob & Jean Hilscher... Summer Speaker Series  
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WEDNESDAY
August 30th
 
Born To Drum - A Woman's Journey Into Drumming   
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WEDNESDAY
August 30th
 
There is always something happening in #MyHaliburtonHighlands
Movie Nights for the Family in Dorset
 
FAMILY MOVIE NIGHTS every Wednesday starting at 6:30pm - join the fun for Family friendly Movie Night - admission by donation and the popcorn is free. Treats available to purchase. Watch the schedule for details as they become available.
Minden Artisan Market - Saturdays
 
A weekly market featuring the talent of local potters, jewelers, photographers, wood workers and more. Market days run from 10am to 2pm on Saturdays and is located behind the Township Administration office on Milne Street (across from the Farmers' Market). Contact Elisha at 705-286-2298 or eweiss@mindenhills.ca for more information.
Haliburton Hatchery Free Tours
 
Public Tours - 2017
Tours are available every Saturday in July and August
All tours are between 10 am and 2 pm 
Tours are also available by special request by calling (705) 457-9664 

Included in our tour:
  • History of the HHOA and Fish Hatchery
  • See our tanks of fish in the back
  • Find out where our water comes from and how we manage it
  • Learn about the species that we raise
  • Find out why we stock the fish and how
Haliburton School of Art + Design Workshops and Courses
 
Over 300 Saturday workshops and week-long courses in a wide range of art and craft. Beginners to professionals and children to adults - there's something for everyone.
For more info contact (705) 457-1680 or toll free at 1-866-353-6464
Happening at the Rails End Gallery:
 
Community Drum Circle 
Wednesdays from 6 til 8 pm 
Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre. Join us for an evening of drumming. Drums are available. By donation at the door. This is a lightly facilitated evening. Please call ahead to confirm times. 705-457-2330
All welcome.  Leaders: Laurie Jones, Joe Truss, Bazza Hayward 
  
Rails End Knitters Circle 
First Friday of each month 1 - 4 pm 
Knitters, crotcheters, stitchers and menders gather to share skills, learn from one another and enjoy conversation over tea and projects. All welcome. Admission is by donation at the door. Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre. Leader: Susanne James 
FRIDAY NIGHT MARKET AT ABBEY GARDENS
 
Join us every Friday night for wood-fired pizza, Haliburton Highlands Brewing beer and local food shopping at the Food Hub from 7-9pm
Haliburton Sculpture Forest Guided Tours
 
July 4-August 30 (Tue & Wed)
Time: 10am Tues & 12:10pm Wed
Location: Haliburton Sculpture Forest
The Haliburton Sculpture Forest offers free guided tours on Tuesdays and Wednesdays in July and August. Come for the full tour on Tuesdays or a Curator's selection tour on Wednesdays during your lunch hour. Tuesdays at 10am-11:30am Wednesdays at 12:10pm-12:50pm
Haliburton Forest 
 
Wolf Howls - Thursday evenings at 8:00 pm Haliburton Forest staff offer a public Wolf Howl. Participants gather at our Learning Lodge to hear a presentation on wolves, their ecology and relationship with humans. After this presentation, the group is led on a short hike where the interpreter will attempt to "howl up" our resident pack. We cannot guarantee a response, however we do have a good track-record!
Astronomy Program - Astronomy programs run every Friday (and with enough demand Saturday) throughout the summer (from June 30 to August 25, 2017).  Our onsite astronomer will guide guests through the night skies. Sessions will start at 9:30 pm in July and 9:00 pm in August. Space is limited to 20 participants. A common evening program lasts approximately 1.5 to 2 hours.
Salsa LessonsJoin the hot salsa lessons Denisse Ramos is hosting every Wednesday at the seminar building! A reminder that anyone can join and admission is by donation.
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Dysart Happenings!
TuesdaysHERITAGE HAPPENINGSEvery Tuesday and Wednesday morning, kids aged 6-12 are invited to the museum for fun activities based on our local history and heritage! We might play historical games, create an old-fashioned treat, do a craft inspired by the past, learn about old-time trades or even do some archaeology! Different activities every day!
TuesdaysPLAY IN THE PARKKids are invited to join museum and municipal recreation staff for fun games in Glebe Park every Tuesday - different activities every week!
Wednesdays  - LINE DANCINGJoin the fun!  Exercise and have fun all at the same time.  Beginners are welcome.  Please bring indoor shoes. Thank you to our volunteers for running this program and teaching so many people how to line dance.
WednesdaysLOST HALIBURTON BOAT TOURS - Explore the golden era of the lodges and resorts of the Five Lake Chain aboard the Lady of the Lake. Presented by the Haliburton Highlands Museum in partnership with Highlands Boat Tours. Tickets are $20.00 and pre-registration is required.
 
Haliburton School of Art + Design Talks:
July 5th - In the Footsteps of the Group of Seven with Jim and Sue Waddington
July 12thArt and Influence with Chaka Chikodzi
July 19thWhat An Artsy Life with Holly Dean
July 26thThis is Not Photography - The expanding (and sometimes surprising!) use of photos by contemporary artists with Kim Lee Kho
 
Haliburton School of Art + Design Performances: 
July 6th - Eve Goldberg and Brenna MacCrimmon
July 13thAndy Rush and the Choral Singers (free)
July 20thRita Chiarelli 
July 27thOctober Browne
SUP North Events
Tuesdays  
Paddle The Park with Pabs 10am-3pm Rotary Beach Head Lake 10am 
Kids SUP Club 11am 
Half Price Intro to SUP 12:10-12:40 
Lunch Hour Floating Fitness 30 min 
 
Wednesdays 
Into The Wild Paddle Tour, Stanhope Airport Rd 10am-12noon
Mer Mini Mermaid Club, Eagle Lake Beach 4:30-5:30
Floating Fitness, Eagle Lake Beach 6pm-7:15
 
Thursdays
Floating Fitness - 9am @ Butternut Mercantile, Ingoldsby
 
Fridays
SUPnorth Ladies Night SUP & Spa 
 
Music on the Gull by the river in Minden 
Fridays 
 
7:00pm
July 28th - The Cruisers
August 4th - Zoe Chilco & Friends
 
6:30pm
August 11th - Hot Flashes
August 18th - Jeff Moulton
August 25th - Custom Blend
September 1st- Rain Date
Holness Yoga Drop in For the Summer
 
Relaxing Yoga
Mondays & Wednesdays
Join Holness Yoga for a morning of letting go of built up tension and mental stress. Enjoy the sensation of your body and mind letting go!
 
Yoga/Pilates
Tuesday & Thursday 
Join Holness Yoga for this fun, fast paced class that will get your heart rate up, strengthen your core and lengthen your muscles.
 
Gentle Tone
Fridays
In this class we will focus on simple Pilates exercises and Yoga Postures that will strengthen, tone and relax your muscles. It's a fun class and perfect for beginners or people just getting back into working out.
Music In the Park presented by The Rotary Club of Halliburton 
 
Every Tuesday evening at 7:00pm in Head Lake Park in Halliburton. Bring a lawn chair or blanket. Admission by donation. All proceed go to Rotary Community Service projects.
 
August 1 - Cardinal Street and Cardinal Street
August 8 - Movin' On
August 15 - Johnny Burke
 
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