Category Archives: Cottaging

Muskoka Lakes Association AGM- Flooding will be discussed

Port Carling Community Centre, 3 Bailey Street

Beginning at 6:30 pm listen to some updates by MLA President Bob Ensor on the past year at the MLA along with information about some upcoming events, including an introduction to the MLA’s 125th Anniversary Celebrations.

District of Muskoka Chair John Klinck speaks to the challenges of water level management in Muskoka.

Light snacks will be available.

This is a great opportunity to get information about everything in Muskoka that affects cottagers. If you are not yet a member, go out to this meeting to get a taste of what the MLA does to represent Muskoka cottagers, and see if you think you should support the MLA by joining.

It’s Free…In Celebration of Canada’s 150 Birthday
37th Annual Vintage Boat Show
July 4-9, 2017
Muskoka Wharf, Gravenhurst, Ontario

Don’t miss the best in-water boat show in Canada….and it’s right here in Gravenhurst
Most of the boats in this show reside in boathouses on Lake Muskoka, Lake Rosseau or Lake Joseph and are regularly used by their families on the lakes for daily running around, or for touring when guests are at the cottage.
We are so lucky to have families who care for and tend these gorgeous pieces of artwork.
Muskoka antique boats are among the best in the world, and win prizes in competitions all over the world.
So don’t miss your chance to see them, in the water, all in one place! See you in Gravenhurst at the boat show!

MLA Kids Photo Scavenger Hunt

The Muskoka Lakes Association has a new challenge for kids with its Kids Photo Scavenger Hunt.Check it out on their website. What a great idea. This is such a good way to get kids paying attention to and appreciating all the beauty and diversity in Muskoka. This challenge can keep kids gainfully engaged for manyContinue Reading

Second Home Study in Muskoka

Second Home Study If you read your latest newsletter from the Muskoka Lakes Association (MLA) you will see this information about the new Second Home Study the District is doing. You can get a paper copy to complete, if you like, or do the survey online As cottagers you want a voice to address goverance,Continue Reading

Support our Steamships

Don’t forget to support our steamships by planning a cruise with friends or family this year. We make it a practice to take a cruise each year to show our appreciation of having these magnificent ships on our lakes. You can plan a dinner cruise or the shorter afternoon cruise, or one of their specialtyContinue Reading

Save Your Hostas from the Deer

It is time to spray your hostas and other garden plants with 1 egg to 1/2 cp water, blended vigorously, to keep the deer from eating them. Hostas are a favourite with the deer, but I have not had even a nibble on any of my plants since I started spraying with this egg andContinue Reading

New DJ in Muskoka

If you are looking for a DJ for your Muskoka party at very reasonable rates, try Brian. His rates start at $300.00 for an evening party. We have attended one of his parties and he really had the crowd rocking! Great Fun!Great Music! PROVIDING COTTAGE COUNTRY WITH THE BEST IN DJ SERVICES featuring dj b.boldContinue Reading

Muskoka Lodges and Hotels

Seeing this lovely old lodge on Kahshe Lake, reminded me of all the gorgeous old lodges that used to dot the big and small lakes across Muskoka, and across the northern United States. Since there was a Dirty Dancing remake on television on the weekend, I guess that the nostalgia of lodge settings was freshContinue Reading