Sally’s View of the River

The Official Weblog of the Sunny Rock Bed & Breakfast


Minden, Ontario, Canada


Just 2.5 Hours from Toronto

Dr Sheldon Little, D.D.S. (Complete Cosmetic Dental Makeovers)

Filed under: Friends of Sunny Rock — Sally at 11:38 pm on Tuesday, July 25, 2006

Dr. Sheldon Little, DDS, offers a wide range of dental services. A member of the Toronto Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry and an accredited cosmetic dentist with the American Academy of Cosmetic Dentistry, Dr. Little focuses on complete cosmetic dental makeovers, crown and bridge, veneers, gaps in teeth, tooth whitening (bleaching), bonding, tooth replacement and implants. www.asmileawaitsyou.com
905-839-4486

Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve Wolf Howl

Filed under: Activities in the Highlands,Jul Aug Sep — Sally at 10:36 pm on Saturday, July 22, 2006

Wolf HowlDates: July 6, 2006 to August 31, 2006
Location: Haliburton Forest and Wilidlife Reserve
Every Thursday night this summer experience the wonders of the howling wolf.

This is a unique opportunity that will allow you to hear there song and learn about their history. The evening starts with a presentation about wolves, dispelling some of the many myths surrounding the elusive creatures. The program then ends with a wolf howl.

The cost $1.00 per person and for more information cal 705-754-2198

Haliburton Forest and Wildlife Reserve Astronomy Program

Filed under: Activities in the Highlands,Jul Aug Sep — Sally at 10:33 pm on Saturday, July 22, 2006

Astronomy ProgramDates: July 4, 2006 to September 1, 2006
Location: Haliburton Forest and Wilidlife Reserve
Every Tuesday, Wednesday, Friday and Saturday. You are welcomed to join a fascinating evening under the stars. Haliburton Forest Staff will lead you through the on-site, dark sky observatory to view and learn about the night sky. The outdoor program is help on clear nights. In case of cloudy nights, an exciting indoor, planetarium program awaits. Pre-registration is required.

For more information call 705-754-2198

Guided Tours of the Haliburton Sculpture Forest

Filed under: Activities in the Highlands,Jul Aug Sep — Sally at 10:16 pm on Saturday, July 22, 2006

Guided Tours of the Haliburton Sculpture Forest
Dates: July 1, 2006 to August 31, 2006
Location: The Parking Lot of Fleming College.
Each Tuesday in July and August at 10 am the Haliburton Forest is offering free guided tours of the haliburton Sculture Forest.

Please wear comfortable shoes!
The Tours start at 10 am and last about 1-11/2 Hours.

For more information please contact
Vanessa Smith
705-457-3555
or
email : info@haliburtonsculptureforest.ca

While staying in the Haliburton Higfhlands Jan and I hope you will consider staying at the Sunny Rock B&B.

Haliburton Highlands Square Dancing is for Everyone

Filed under: General Interest Newsy Stuff — Sally at 10:17 pm on Friday, July 21, 2006

It’s Hip to be Square
Dates: July 1, 2006 to September 2, 2006
Time: 7:00 pm
Location: Stanhope Community Centre

There’s a Square dancer in everyone!

Square dancing is the perfect cottage activity for people of all ages. Don’t worry, Linda and Ernie will run a clinic for new dancers so you and your family and guests can come out and learn all you need to know to enjoy a night of square dancing.

Directions: At Carnarvan (118 & 35), go north 4 km to North Shore Rd. Turn east – 1/2km to hall

Dates: July 1, 22; August 5, 12, 26; September 2

Time: 7:00 pm: Clinic for new dancers
8:00 pm: Square Dance

It’s Hip to be Square
Shindiggin Summer Square Dancing
with LIVE MUSIC

For more information visit www.shindiggin.com or contact Linda/Ernie at 705-489-1119 or 905-773-1909

Highland Summer Festival all Summer in the Haliburon Highlands Ontario

Filed under: Activities in the Highlands,General Interest Newsy Stuff,Jul Aug Sep — Sally at 10:20 pm on Thursday, July 20, 2006

Highland Summer Festival
Dates: July 3, 2006 to August 30, 2006
Location: Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion
Six great weeks of live theatre at the Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion at the High School, Haliburton. The Highlands Summer Festival presents a summer of laughs, music, dance and drama. This year’s program includes: Maggie’s Getting Married by Norm Foster, The Miracle Worker by william Gibson, Over the River and Through the Woods by Joe DiPietro and If Music Be the Food of Love….Play On.

Northern Lights Performing Arts Pavilion Haliburton,
Contact: Box office Tel: 705-457-9933 Fax: 705-457-2534
Email: tickets@highlandssummerfestival.on.ca

“Tuttle” the Turtle Is Alive and Well in the Drag River in the Haliburton Highlands!

Filed under: Sights, Sounds and Observations! — Sally at 10:39 pm on Wednesday, July 19, 2006

Sammy the Snapping Turtle of Drag River Just last week one of out guests took this picture of the phantom Snapping Turtle that people see in the Drag River. Guests see him and then by the time they try to point out where is he is gone.

Well, the more than 100 year old turtle, has now been named “Sammy” by guests Bill and Inge as they were the first to capture this illusive creature on digital.

Rest asured folks, Sammy does not live in the area where we swim.

Haliburton School of The Arts Walk-About Program

Filed under: General Interest Newsy Stuff — Sally at 10:36 pm on Sunday, July 16, 2006

Walk-About at the Haliburton School of The ArtsDates: July 6, 2006 to August 31, 2006
Time: 4:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Location: Haliburton School of The Arts
Come out and enjoy the works of the students every Thursday at the Haliburton School of the Arts. Students, family, friends and community members alike are all welcome to visit the classrooms, see the works, meet and talk with the instructors.

For more information call 705-457-1680

Bird watching in the Minden area of Ontario

Filed under: General Interest Newsy Stuff — Sally at 12:52 pm on Sunday, July 16, 2006

On our trip to the Minden area to explore the Carden Alvar…we were able to spot the following species of birds in “our own” backyard here at Sunny Rock: Chickadee, Cedar waxwing, Kingfisher, Ruby-throated Hummingbird, Loon, Great Blue Heron, Mallard family, American Goldfinch. There are possibly many more that we missed.

Bob & Patricia S**

Minden Village Heritage Walking Tour

Filed under: Activities in the Highlands,Jul Aug Sep — Sally at 10:39 pm on Saturday, July 15, 2006

Heritage Walking TourDates: July 7, 2006 to July 28, 2006
Location: Minden Village, Haliburton Highlands Ontario
Our costumed guide takes you through the street of Minden pointing out historical sites along the way. Compare the then and now through the use of photographs. Wear comfortable shoes – the tour leaves at 10:30am sharp and ends at around noon. Admission $2

Minden Village Minden
Contact: Carol Simmons Tel: 705-286-3154
Email: museum@minden.on.ca

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