You won’t want to miss:
· Survivor Champion Boston Rob Mariano’s presentation and Survivor-style challenge at the show – Saturday, November 26 – 11:00 am; followed by a Q&A and autograph session.
· Indoor Ziplining with Tree Top Trekking - take a high flying adventure right over the show - 30 feet off the show floor and 100 feet long - get the adrenalin pumping.
· Endangered Species Fund of Canada – come and see endangered animals such as cougars, tigers, lemurs, arctic wolves and a red tailed hawk –a lot to learn about protection – 2:30 pm only each show day.
· Siberian Huskies Sledding – these amazing dogs from Haliburton Highlands will show us how to cross country ski with your family dog...it is the latest trend called - skijoring.
· Pointer Dogs – for folks who take their dogs cottaging, camping or hunting; meet some amazing field dogs, learn about canine first aid and nutrition.
· Paddling Pool – all weekend long, come and watch demos on kayaking, canoeing, kayak fishing and stand-up paddling.
· Women of the Outdoors – four women who fish, hunt and really make the outdoors their own - Vanessa Harrop, Amanda Lynn Mayhew-Hare, Kathryn Maroun and Mariko Izumi – Sunday, November 27, 11:30 am only – followed by an autograph session.
A personality bonanza:
· Survivorman – Boston Rob Mariano
· Women of the Outdoors – Vanessa Harrop, Amanda Lynn Mayhew-Hare, Kathryn
Maroun and Mariko Izumi
· The Happy Camper – Kevin Callan
· Fish tales – Angelo Viola
· Fish TV – Leo Stakos, Ron James
· DIY & Woodworking experts – Steve Maxwell, Michel Roy, Hendrik Varju,
Cathy Dalrymple and Ryan Shervill
· Everyone’s Favourite Handyman – Wayne Lennox
· Cottage Kitchen – Monda Rosenberg, Jane Rodmell and Martin Zibauer
· Santa Claus
For families including the kids:
· Kids Crooked Christmas Village – whimsical playhouses along with a visit from Santa
· Kids Fishing pond – an opportunity for kids to learn how to fish, live from the trout pond although you have to throw back what you catch!
· Kids Woodworking Corner – an opportunity to make a take home item with instruction from skilled professionals
· Woodworking 101 – wood working for adults who will make their own take home item - a gumball machine; and you can buy the gumballs for the machine to benefit a charity
· Cottage Kitchen – Monda Rosenberg, Jane Rodmell and Martin Zibauer, Cottage Life food editors demonstrate holiday and seasonal cooking for cottage entertaining
· Canada’s Happy Camper Kevin Callan – will demonstrate the latest in outdoor gadgets, bear proofing your campsite and his favourite canoe routes in Ontario
• Holiday shopping - great gift ideas - shop for everyone on your list - tools,
cottage gifts, camping gear, fishing and hunting items, decor, food and
gadgets for outdoors people.