International Lifestyle Magazine Jan 2013 - Page 29

hikes and special events has integrated art into its offerings including concerts, ghost walks, an art walk, the Taste Trail, and a hike called Trail Troubadours lead by a singer/songwriter. Organizers recently introduced the concept of celebrity hikers - musicians, authors, poets, comedians - who randomly join a guided hike and somewhere along the route deliver a spontaneous performance to the delight of fellow trekkers. Other events such as the Haliburton Art & Craft Festival, Haliburton Highlands Opera Studio, Minden Hills Bluegrass Festival, and blues and folk concerts series provide year round entertainment for art lovers. Where there is art, there is adventure - just ask anybody in the Haliburton Highlands. For more information visit www.yoursoutdoors.ca . www.internationallifestylemagazine.com