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37th Annual Summer Vintage Boat Show at Muskoka Wharf
July 8 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
ACBS is presenting its 37th annual Summer Vintage Boat Show at Muskoka Wharf on July 8, 2017. In conjunction with that event, Muskoka Discovery Centre is celebrating the canoe with free programming.
10 AM – Noon Aanishinaabe Jack Payette will talk about storytelling, as well as First Nations ceremonies and traditions.
10 AM – 2 PM Outdoor exhibit of canoes built between 1890 to 1930. Ron Riddell, Canoe Tripper Volunteer at Muskoka Discovery Center will demonstrate the canoes.
Noon – 1 PM Herve Delarosbil, a Heritage Metis from Mattawa, will demonstrate birch bark canoe building, from start to current stage on its building bed.
1 PM – 2 PM Craig MacDonald, MNR Algonquin Park, Wilderness Tripper, will speak about canoe routes and portages using indigenous names. He will also talk about traditional travel routes throughout the Canadian Shield and Muskoka.