Sally’s View of the River

The Official Weblog of the Sunny Rock Bed & Breakfast

Minden, Ontario, Canada

Just 2.5 Hours from Toronto

A Night at the Minden Hills Museum

Filed under: General Interest Newsy Stuff,Oct Nov Dec — Sally at 11:05 am on Wednesday, September 30, 2009

A Night at the Minden Hills Museum

Thursday, October 29, 6:30pm
On Thursday, Oct. 29 at 6:30 p.m. join us for a night at the museum. The Minden Hills Cultural Centre’s security guard has unearthed a fragile letter written in code. Watch as he unravels the rhyme – will it awaken the ghostly past of the museum buildings? Join us for the bonfire spooky storytelling with Mike Jaycock and actors of Haliburton Highlands for a howling time this Hallowe-eve, but beware for you may not want to leave! Treats for kids! A Free and Fun for the whole family. Bring blankets and flash lights. For more information call 705-286-3763 or email
Visit Website:
Minden Hills Museum Minden
Tel: 705-286-3763

Service Canada Workshop

Filed under: General Interest Newsy Stuff,Oct Nov Dec — Sally at 11:06 am on Tuesday, September 29, 2009

Service Canada Workshop

Thursday, October 29, 1:30pm-3:30pm
Learn more about the Workshare Program currently being offered through Service Canada. Work-Sharing is an adjustment program designed to help employers and workers avoid temporary layoffs when there is a reduction in the normal level of business activity that is beyond the control of the employer. The measure provides income support to workers eligible for Employment Insurance benefits who work a temporarily reduced work-week. Complimentary event for all Chamber Members. Please RSVP.
Haliburton Highlands Chamber of Commerce, 5 Bobcaygeon St. Minden , ON
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Contact: Kendra Tel: (705)286-1760

immense history + so many connections to the world

Filed under: General Interest Newsy Stuff — Sally at 9:11 pm on Wednesday, September 23, 2009

Sunny Rock has an immense history + so many connections to the world – I felt at home, at ease, when we realized how connected we all are. Or first experience at a B + B has been phenomenal + thanks to Sally + All. A great experience that we will repeat and not soon forget.

Karen + Tammy
Stratford, ON

Sunny Rock B&B 1-888-786-6976

spectacular room with the “view” and delicious breakfasts

Filed under: Guest Testimonials,Woodrush Fallasview Suite Guest Messages — Sally at 7:07 pm on Friday, September 18, 2009

Dear Sally & Ace
Thank you so much for the warm welcome, spectacular room with the “view” and delicious breakfasts.
You made my stay enjoyable & restful. My stay here was short only 2 nights but I became a big fan and will recommend it to all my friends and for myself I hope to come back soon.

Beste **

Mose Scarlett in Concert

Filed under: Activities in the Highlands,Oct Nov Dec — Sally at 10:58 am on Thursday, September 17, 2009

Mose Scarlett in Concert

Friday. October 30
Mose Scarlett with openers Albert Saxby and Barry Haggerty. A Mose Scarlett performance is much more than mere instrumental and vocal display. Mose’s sets, at times, seem like finely executed pieces of theatre (albeit, sometimes, the theatre of the absurd). His patter includes entertaining and topical commentary on the foibles of the world (who else would think of introducing the ‘Sheik of Araby’ with a dissertation on oil prices?). In Mose’s vicinity the unexpected is never far off – no one knows what is going to happen next (particularly his sidemen). He is deeply rooted in musical history – to give but one example, he performs ‘Sweet Georgia Brown’ with the rarely-heard verse and extra lyrics (though without a basketball). A keen observer of the contemporary scene, he is a trenchant social critic and a droll raconteur with many stories to tell.
Tickets $20/$15 for students/members. Tickets available at York St. Internet Cafe and Haliburton Highlands Copy Centre.
Visit Website:
Haliburton Highlands Museum 66 Museum Rd
Contact: Barrie Martin Tel: 705-754-3436

Keith Rydberg: Wooden Memories Exhibition:

Filed under: General Interest Newsy Stuff — Sally at 10:26 am on Thursday, September 17, 2009

Keith Rydberg: Wooden Memories
Exhibition continuing until October 31
Artist present. Keith Rydberg is the winner of the Best of the Show Award, Rural Routes Rails End Members’ Show (February 2009). His wood carvings are often inspired by childhood memories and gallery visitors will enjoy how Rydberg uses his art to express his outlook on life.
The artist will return to the Rails End on Saturday October 10 1-3 pm to demonstrate his carving technique.
Visit website:
Rails End Gallery and Arts Centre
Contact: 705-457-2330

Cannot wait to come back for a longer stay.

Filed under: Guest Testimonials,Woodrush Fallasview Suite Guest Messages — Sally at 7:09 pm on Saturday, September 12, 2009

Absolutely wonderful. So peaceful & quiet. Moe loved the G.P.S. I finally had to put it away. Cannot wait to come back for a longer stay. You made us feel so welcome.

Gail & Moe LeFlume

Stayed in Many Places…This is the Best!

Filed under: General Interest Newsy Stuff — Sally at 4:34 pm on Tuesday, September 8, 2009

Jan, Sally & Ace
I travel a lot with my work and have stayed in many places. Sunny Rock is the best. I can’t tell you how much I appreciate this little table I’m sitting at right now – in my bedroom [Walter Windsong River View Suite] – me & my coffee and the view of the river. This little place has made it easy for me to slow down & breathe & look around. You’ve built a place of peace and I’m grateful having it! I will get back here. Of course the best part is the company. Many thanks and look forward to the next wonderful meal here.

Katherine Wheatly
Guelph, ON

Editorial Note: Katherine is an incredible Canadian musical artist who recently has a new CD in the market called “Landed”. Everyone should own a copy. I [Sally] first heard Katherine at the Haliburton Highlands Winter Folk Camp that was held at Camp Wanakita last March 2009. Katherine recently attended a program called “Haliburton Rocks” run by the company called Yours Outdoors.

Sunny Rock B&B…beautiful place in every way!

Filed under: Friends of Sunny Rock,Guest Testimonials,Jul Aug Sep,WalterWindsong Riverview Suite Guest Messages — Sally at 4:39 pm on Thursday, September 3, 2009

What an amazing time we had – we couldn’t have asked for a better hostess! A beautiful place in every way – we hope to come back someday to enjoy again.

Laura & Nathen **