15 08, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 15 August 2018

By |2018-08-14T19:22:57+00:00August 15th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

Last Saturday the boys and their boats put on their show in Port Carling with the Muskoka Lakes Association biennial Antique Boat Show. The sight was one to behold. Ditchburn, Duke, Minett Shields, SeaBird, Greavette were all there as well as many others. Fine craftsmanship, beautiful lines, wonderful finishes with sounds to match. The burble [...]

8 08, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 8 August 2018

By |2018-08-07T15:58:49+00:00August 8th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

We know the forest is dry. A fire ban is in effect. One day last week we could smell the smoke from Parry Sound 33 an 11,000 hectare burn north and west of Parry Sound more than 150 kms away. On the upside, smoke haze leads to great sunsets. We understand, too, that forest fires [...]

1 08, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 1 August 2018

By |2018-08-01T12:43:25+00:00August 1st, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

The August long weekend. Civic Holiday (Simcoe Day in Toronto). High noon of the summer season is upon us. In Muskoka and cottage country in general, cottagers take an extra day or two to extend the weekend. It's a time for friends, family and fun. Walker's Point has held a corn roast for decades on [...]

25 07, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 25 July 2018

By |2018-07-25T00:16:54+00:00July 25th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

The race is on! If you've got a favourite blueberry spot, now's the time to be picking. The berries this year are really intense. With not a lot of rain, these little guys haven't fleshed out much. They're small, but boy! Do they pack a punch. Flavour! The real challenge, though, is when to pick. [...]

19 07, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 18 July 2018

By |2018-07-19T11:18:45+00:00July 19th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

Image: Glass Sculpture by Lee Shelton Muskoka is a place for artists and artisans. Every spring and fall there's a tour to more than 40 studios. Each spring there's also an adjudicated art show. The talent, creativity and virtuosity displayed by weavers, jewellers, masons, wood carvers, painters, drawers, photographers and glass blowers is fascinating, exquisite [...]

11 07, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 11 July 2018

By |2018-07-10T21:06:03+00:00July 11th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

Summer has hit full stride. Cottage country is a hive of activity and choices abound! July 12 is Flavours of Muskoka - a culinary delight hosted by Muskoka Chatauqua. For that 'perfect bite' this is the place to be this week. Go early. The Muskoka Yoga Festival is bigger and better than ever this weekend [...]

20 06, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 20 June 2018

By |2018-06-19T16:54:23+00:00June 20th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

Yesterday walking off the golf course, my friend said he was going to drive back to the cottage, clean up and return with his wife for a charitable event, I opined that it was a lot of driving. He said that if you live here, there's a lot of driving to do. Hadn't really thought [...]

6 06, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 6 June 2018

By |2018-06-05T18:11:25+00:00June 6th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

Most times of the year I can claim "THIS is my favourite time of year." It's true. Living in Muskoka is a wonderful experience. There's definitely a seasonal change worth noting and enjoying. And, for the next 4 weeks, THIS is my favourite time of year. For the next 4 weeks daylight is at its [...]

30 05, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 30 May 2018

By |2018-05-30T00:19:03+00:00May 30th, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

Although summer officially starts June 21, THE SEASON has begun. There's still time to make cottage dreams come true for this summer with closing in time for Canada Day a possibility. We've received several calls in the last few days from people wanting to know if there's time. The answer is yes! Things to be [...]

23 05, 2018

MarketWATCH Muskoka: 23 May 2018

By |2018-05-22T16:03:17+00:00May 23rd, 2018|Market Watch|0 Comments

Bullet dodged. There was concern that later than usual ice out would have ramifications of a flooding kind. Not so this year! Exactly 12 months ago docks on Lake Muskoka were underwater and Rosseau and Joe were recording some of the highest water levels seen above the locks. The Muskoka River was raging and the [...]