The Algonquin Outfitters Paddle On Comedy Festival
Presented by Algonquin Outfitters and the Huntsville Festival of the Arts
July 20 | Afternoon | Muskoka River, behind Algonquin Oufitters
Tickets: By Donation | Canoe rentals available for $34 from AO
Grab your boats and paddles, and join us downtown Huntsville on the Muskoka River for an afternoon of stand-up comedy in the great outdoors. Audiences will embark from the town docks on a scenic paddle to a stand-up Comedy Show located right on the water! Upon arrival you’ll be greeted by some of Toronto’s biggest upcoming comedians hosted by Dan Galea.
Don’t have a boat? No problem! Canoe rentals are available through Algonquin Outfitters.
Call 705-787-0262 for a special off the dock day rental rate of just $32.98 including paddles and PFD’s (2-3 people)
Once Around Algonquin with Kevin Callan
July 20 | 8pm | Algonquin Theatre Stage
Tickets: $20 in advance, $25 at the door
A night of storytelling with best selling author and humorist Kevin Callan aka the Happy Camper. Kevin will share stories from his hilarious new book “Once Around Algonquin”: an exciting tale of misadventure on the toughest paddling route in Ontario’s most well-loved wilderness, Algonquin Provincial Park. While sharing his love of this paddling paradise, Callan details some of the park’s history and evolution, interweaving stories from the voyage. Chuckle along with the tales behind the blisters and bruises in this bromance adventure tale all told with Callan’s trademark humor.
Once Around Algonquin is an epic three week journey ,with good friend Andy Baxter. – This 420km canoe route, complete with 93 portages that add up to 68km is known as the Meanest Link. Andy says Kevin isn’t allowed to organize any more canoe trips. Don’t miss this presentation. It’s a classic.
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Kevin Callan bio
Kevin (aka The Happy Camper) is the author of 18 books; his latest being Once Around Algonquin: An Epic Canoe Journey. He is an award winning writer and a keynote speaker at outdoor events across North America. Kevin is also a regular guest on several television morning shows and CBC Radio. He has won several film awards, writes a column for Paddling Magazine and Explore Magazine. Kevin was listed one of the top 100 modern day explorers by the Canadian Geographical Society. He was also made Patron Paddler for Paddle Canada. Check out his web site at www.kevincallan.com and YouTube channel KCHappyCamper.
Since 2006, the Paddling Film Festival World Tour has been showcasing the very best paddling films. The World Tour screens in more than 120 cities around the world. Join us for this year’s best paddling films. You’ll be inspired to explore rivers, lakes and oceans, push extremes, embrace the paddling lifestyle and appreciate the wild places.
Minden Hills, Ontario, Friday Aug 16th 2019 – Minden Hills and Algonquin Outfitters presents the 14th annual Paddling Film Festival at the Minden Hills Cultural Centre in Minden, Ontario on Friday Aug 16th 2019 at TBA
The Paddling Film Festival is an international adventure film tour presenting the world’s best paddling films of the year – whitewater, sea kayaking, canoeing, SUP, action and lifestyle – in more than 120 cities and towns across Canada, United States and around the world.
This is part of the 2019 Canoe Kayak Canada Whitewater National Championship celebrations
Film List TBA
- TBA soon…