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Glass Fusion – Holiday Edition
December 1, 18, 2017
Join us for a three hour class to discover your creative side. There is no previous glass experience necessary. Bring your friends (minimum of 3, maximum of 5) and create your choice of glass jewellery, Christmas ornaments, or a variety of Christmas gifts! All materials, tools, and instruction is provided.
December 2, 5, 6, 13, 2017
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.
Victory at Vimy
December 13, 2017
2017 marks the 100 year anniversary of the Battle of Vimy Ridge. In this Speakers Series based on his book Victory at Vimy: Canada Comes of Age, April 9 – 12, 1917, Ted Barris reconstructs the blow-by-blow moments of that historic four-day operation, that some say changed the momentum of the war.
Sip, Swill and Savour
December 8, 22, 2017
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 experience the beer, food, and personalities of the Haliburton Highlands. You will enjoy great tastes, stories, and some special surprises.
December 9, 20, 2017
Explore the back roads of the Haliburton Highlands. This tour will take you through forests, farm and hamlet, and along the shores of rivers, lakes, and wetlands. You will discover the rich and diverse natural and cultural heritage of the Highlands.
Some Like It Hot
December 16, 22, 29, 2017
Put a little sizzle in your life. Warm up to the art in you with an introduction to glassblowing by artists inspired by nature. Choose from our deluxe package 3-day Some Like it Hot package to a half-day package of your choice that will “blow” you away. Check website for rates.
Sleigh Bells Ring
December 23, 26, 28, 30, 31, 2017
This adventure will have you dashing through the snow on a two horse open sleigh ride. Local character Irvin Holland and his horses will take you through forest and field and a maple sugar bush. You will also meet Jack and Ginnie and their son Oliver – the resident donkey family who always love treats and attention.
Walk into Winter
December 30, 2017
Take a walk on the wild side. Start your day with an introduction to snowshoes – history, types, techniques, and tips. After some practice you will head out on a wilderness walk with a winter travel expert to discover the ecology of winter and the finer points of winter travel and survival. You will also enjoy some good stories, warm hospitality, and a tasty bush lunch prepared over a campfire. Snowshoeing is a great way of exploring the Haliburton Highlands.
Ski Like a Canadian
December 31, 2017
Canadians love to ski. It is a quiet way of exploring the natural wonders of winter. Come glide into winter with this half day introduction to cross country skiing.