Some Like it Hot!
Sep
17
9:00am 9:00am

Some Like it Hot!

Put a little sizzle in your life. Warm up to the art in you with a full day introduction to glassblowing by artists inspired by the nature of the Haliburton Highlands. You will create several pieces of glass art. Throw in some spicy cuisine and warm hospitality and you have a very hot arts adventure.  Terry Craig and Jennifer Wanless Craig are well known glassblowers who exhibit and sell across North America.  In 2014 they were invited to the Emmy's to supply the celebrities with funky glassware. 

For More information visit www.yoursoutdoors.ca

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Sip, Swill and Savour
Sep
16
1:30pm 1:30pm

Sip, Swill and Savour

Tingle your taste buds on this guided tour of the craft breweries and winery located along Highway 118 between Haliburton and Carnarvon. An entertaining guide will be your designated driver as you step behind the scenes to meet the beer and wine places and personalities of the Haliburton Highlands. You will enjoy great tastes, the stories, and some special surprises.

Location:  Along Hwy 118

For more information or to reserve your spot, please call Barrie Martin at 705-754-3436 or 705-457-7557.

 

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Tree Identification
Sep
16
10:00am10:00am

Tree Identification

Tree Identification        Saturday September 16, 10:00 am to noon

 

Have you ever wondered how to tell a balsam from a spruce?  You can learn to identify the trees of Haliburton County from expert Peter McElwain. Spend some time on the trails at the Haliburton Museum and hone your tree ID skills.

Cost: By donation

Location: Haliburton Museum

Leader: Peter McElwain

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Special Exhibit: Algonquin Park in the 1910s - A Tom Thomson Perspective
Jul
1
to Sep 4

Special Exhibit: Algonquin Park in the 1910s - A Tom Thomson Perspective

This special exhibit, presented by The Friends of Algonquin Park and Ontario Parks, will take you back in time, and focus on the Algonquin Park that Tom Thomson, the famous Canadian artist would have known between the years of 1912 - 1917. Various themes will be presented that pertinent to the era. Get a sense of what visitors would have experienced in Algonquin Park 100 years ago through this interactive special exhibit. This Celebrating Tom Thomson Exhibit runs until September 4, 2017.

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Abbey Gardens: Brewing Workshop
Mar
25
1:30pm 1:30pm

Abbey Gardens: Brewing Workshop

Join Haliburton Highlands Brewing for an overview of the brewing process. Explore the malts and hops that make up your favourite brews. Workshop includes a guided tasting and souvenir glass to take home. $25 per person. Pair this workshop with the morning snowshoe & lunch offering for a full-day outing! For more information or to register contact Cara at cara@abbeygardens.ca  or 705 754 4769.

Workshop also running on March 25, 2017.

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