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Depending on your drive, you’ll find action anywhere from 1 hour away from Toronto to 5. Our events are not limited to highways 400 and 11 either. These are just the first two highway suggestions to travel north and find adventure in Ontario.

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Making Moccasins

August 17

|Recurring Event (See all)

One event on August 9, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on August 14, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on August 17, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on August 20, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on August 27, 2019 at 12:00 am

One event on August 28, 2019 at 12:00 am

$150
Making Moccasins with Yours Outdoors

Ready to learn a new skill? Join Lois Foster for a full day workshop to learn the art of moccasin making! Lois participated in a program called Katimavik, where she travelled to different regions of Canada, working and volunteering in a wide variety of community programs. While in Northern Ontario, she learned to make moccasins from the Native people of that region. Lois has made many pairs of moccasins and mukluks, for indoor and outdoor use, summer and winter wear, small and large sizes, fur-cuffed and beaded. She has been instructing since the mid 1980’s. Now, mostly retired from her teaching career, she is doing workshops, working with homeschool groups in outdoor education, sharing her gifts and talents, and, surprise, surprise, learning new skills!

This is for basic moccasin making, a prerequisite for mukluks, lined, fur-cuffed, or beaded moccasin making. Classes will be held for 2-10 students at a cost of $150/person for the day. Included: tanned hide for moccasin body, leather lacing, pattern making, needles and sinew for stitching, all instruction and assistance to complete the project in one day. Bring your own lunch.

Details

Date:
August 17
Cost:
$150
Event Category:
Website:
http://yoursoutdoors.ca/packages/making-moccasins

Organizer

Yours Outdoors
Phone:
705-754-3436
Email:
info@yoursoutdoors.ca
Website:
http://yoursoutdoors.ca

Venue

Yours Outdoors, Haliburton Highlands
Haliburton Highlands
Haliburton,ONCanada
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Website:
www.yoursoutdoors.ca

Featured Ontario Festivals

This is it! These are them!

Our annual list of Best Festivals, or as we call it around the office “The Bestivals” list.

We pick a new list each year, some are hosted by our advertisers, some festivals we have sponsored and well, some we think are just plain pretty cool.

The list has been assembled keeping in consideration current trends and what people out there really seem to be seeking out. We’ve tried to include events and festivals that might be family focused, adult focused, or both!

Great-Canadian-Kayak-Challenge-Festival
Fri 23

Great Canadian Kayak Challenge & Festival

August 23 - August 25
Timmins
Timmins ON
Rama First Nation Pow Wow
Sat 24

Rama First Nation Pow Wow

August 24 - August 25
5884 Rama Rd
Orillia ON
Sep 12

Festival of Small Halls

September 12 - September 29
Ottawa Valley
Pembroke ON
Hike Haliburton Festival
Sep 18

Hike Haliburton Festival

September 18 - September 22
Oct 12

Apple Harvest Festival

October 12 - October 14
Blue Mountain Village
The Blue Mountains ON
Oct 18

Bala Cranberry Festival

October 18 - October 20