Annual Events ~ That we look forward to every year.

Killaloe Dinner of Good Cheer
Thu Dec 24
Killaloe Lion's Hall
1 pm
Free of Charge

A traditional turkey dinner

Held Christmas Eve at 1 pm

Free of Charge

Everyone is welcome!

Old Sled Show
Sat Jan 9
Eganville Snodrifters Clubhouse
Hwy 41 & 60, Eganville
10 am to 4 pm
$5 per person (Free admission with show sled)

Biggest Old Sled Show in Ontario

Old Snowmobile Show & Shine

Swap Section – Buy & Sell Parts & Sleds

(Swap Spaces $10 )

Clubhouse Open for Food & Refreshments

Held 2nd weekend in January

Quadeville Winter Carnival
Fri Jan 29 to Sat Jan 30
Quadeville Community Centre
$2 at the gate

Fri Jan 29 - Item bingo - 7 pm

- Family skate 6 pm

- Sticks and pucks 7:30 pm

Sat Jan 30 - Breakfast: 8:30 - 10:30 am

- Adults $8, Age 7 - 10 - $4

Toboggan races, Adult and kids games,

balloons with Terry

Canteen open 11 am

Poker run registration Sat. 10 - 11 am - $10

- Carnival Dinner: 4:30 pm

- Adults $12, Age 7 - 12 - $5

Winter Moccasin Dance
Sat Feb 6
Wilno Rink
5 pm - midnight
Join us for Dancing, Laughs, and Good Ol' Fashioned Fun!

Kids vs Moms 
Broomball Game
Children's Games - FREE drink & hot dog
Music by Rob Bersan, Mike Whitehead & Friends

Drinks and Hearty Food Available
Killaloe SnoFun
Wed Feb 3 to Sun Feb 7
Embrace Winter Killaloe Style.
Bring your family and friends for four days of fun and outdoor activity.

Pulled Pork & beans at the Lions Hall
Youth talent showcase

Lunch at the Friendship Club
Dessert Bake-off

Pancake Supper at St. Andrew's Hall

Scavenger Hunt race
Dance at the Lions Hall

Sledding and bonfire at Garney's Ranch
Brudenell, Lyndoch & Raglan Carnival
Thu Feb 25 to Sat Feb 27

Thursday, Feb. 25th

7 pm -BLR’s Winter Carnival King & Queen Talent Night at the BLR Community Centre

Friday, Feb. 26th
7 pm – Crowning of the BLR Winter Carnival King & Queen
8 to 10 pm – Free Public Family Skating

Saturday, February 27th
8 am – Broomball Tournament

8 to 10 am – Lions’ Club Pancake Breakfast

(with Sausage and Beans)

(Adults - $8; Kids 6 to 12 yrs - $6; Kids 5 & under – Free)
9 am – Madawaska Valley Fish & Game Club Poker
Run at the Club in Quadeville
11am to 2 pm – Kids’ Games (inside BLR Community
11 am to 2 pm – Adult Games (outside at the BLR
Community Centre)
4:30 to 6:30 pm – Ham & Scalloped Potatoes
Supper, with lots of extras including Desserts
( Adults - $13; Kids 6 to 12 yrs - $6; Kids 5 &
under – Free)
4:30 pm *** (Noon to 2 pm – hot dogs, hamburgers, soup & bun)
Bonnechere Cup

Sat & Sun Feb 20 & 21, 2016
Eastern Pro Tour
Professional Snowmobile Race

combines with:
Canadian Vintage Championships
Quads racing
Bonnechere Cup
Eganville Sno-Drifters
Last weekend in Feb

Benson Sports Oval
Snodrifters Road, Eganville
Heritage Cup Hockey
Fri Apr 1 to Sun Apr 3
Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre, Barry's Bay
Sutdents $8
12 and under - Free
Opeongo Heritage Cup
Fri to Sun Apr 1 to 3

A tournament featuring four of our heritage communities
• Kashubian Griffins
• Algonquin Thunderbirds
• Irish Shamrocks
• German Black Eagles

Men's and women's hockey
Cultural food throughout the weekend

Dance on Saturday night with the Sidewinder band ($15 admission)

Canadian Kashub Festival
Sat May 7
Wilno Heritage Park
11 am - 7 pm
A Celebration of the Kashub Heritage of the Wilno Area

Great Local Music
Lots of Good Food
Special Events

Stroll through Wilno's shops and galleries, or check out local history displays about the area.

Held annually the first Saturday in May
Bay Day
Sat May 21
Downtown Barry's Bay
10 am - 4 pm
Vintage car show
Kick-off of Barry's Bay Farmers' Market
Live Entertainment

Back on the Opeongo Line
Palmer River Fest
Sat May 21 to Mon May 23
Fun filled weekend of events on the Madawaska River!
  • Tailor Made Paddling Courses
  • Kayaking Courses
  • Canoeing Courses
  • Whitewater Safety and Rescue Courses
  • Live Music and Dancing Saturday Night
  • Beer Garden Saturday Night
  • Delicious Food Vendors
  • Product Vendors
  • Kid Activities
  • Morning Yoga
  • Childcare
  • Beautiful Riverside Camping
  • River Shuttles

Held annually on May long weekend

Barrys Bay Triathlon/Duathlon
Sun Jun 28
Beach on Lakeshore Drive
9 am
Swim 750 m
Cycle 32 km
Run 8 km

Early bird discount until May 17, 2015
Early registration available on the website.
Canada Day Celebrations
Wed Jul 1
On June 27 in Barry's Bay

On July 1 in Killaloe, Wilno, Combermere & Eganville

Live Entertainment
Yard & Bake Sales
Soap Box Derby
Fishing Fun
Duck Race
Kids Games

Fireworks! June 27 in Barry's Bay.  July 1 in Killaloe and Eganville

See your local newspaper, township website,
or township newsletter for details
MV Garden Tour
Sun Jul 5
10 am - 4 pm

A self-guided tour featuring several local gardens

Tickets available at South of 60 in Barry's Bay, Valley Market in Combermere and Grandma's Pantry in Killaloe

Driving directions are on the ticket

Madawaska Valley Artisan Festival
Sat Jul 9
Railway Station Park, Barry's Bay
10am - 5pm
& more..

Discover the best artists & craftspeople from across Ontario

Held annually on the second Saturday of July
Annual Fish Fry
Sat Jul 9
Opeongo Seniors Centre, 19 Stafford St, Barry's Bay
11:30 am - 6 pm
Live Entertainment
Cash Bingo
Beer Garden
Take Out Available

2nd Saturday of July
Beach Volleyball Tournament
Sat Jul 18
Public Beach, Lakeshore Drive, Barry's Bay
$100 / team of 6
12th Annual Tournament
BBQ, Raffle Tickets, Great Prizes

All proceeds dontated to
Huntington Society of Canada
KHR Fire Department Open House
Sat Jul 18
Round Lake Fire Hall, 2995 Round Lake Road
10 am - 2 pm
Free Hot Dogs & Beverages
Give Aways
Free Draws
Kids Activities
Adult Activities
Palmer Rapids Twin Festivals
Thu Jul 23 to Sun Jul 26
Bluegrass & Country
Two Complete Festivals
Each one on it's own stage and only a 3 minute walk apart

Held annually last weekend of July
St. Ann Pilgrimage
Annual Pilgrimage to the
Shrine of St Ann

Sun Jul 26 2015

Mass - Thu Fri & Sat ~ 7 pm
Pilgrimage Mass - Sun ~ 11 am
Mass for the Healing - Sun ~ 2pm
Cormac, On
Hwy 512 between Eganville & Foymount

Last Sunday In July
Eganville Fair
Thu Jul 30 to Sun Aug 2
Eganville Legion Field
Midway, Live Entertainment, Demolition Derby, Classic Car Show and much, much more...

Friday to Sunday of
August long weekend.
CO Blitz
Family Fun In Combermere!
Sun Aug 2, 2015

Family Day ~ 12 - 6 pm
Cardboard & duct tape boat race
Live Music
Family Activities
Admission $1

After Dark ~ 8 pm - 2 am
Valley's Greatest Summer Party
CO Blitz

Sunday of August Civic Holiday Weekend

Combermere Community Centre
1095 Farmer Road

For more info 613-756-9729
Facebook: C.O. Blitz
Killaloe Craft & Community Fair
Fri Aug 7 to Sat Aug 8
2789 Mountainview Rd
Good Friends and Good Times

Friday Evening - 6 pm
Jane Bunnett and Maqueque

Kids' Zone: Parade, Pony rides, Games, Face painting, Much more
Crafts & Artisans
Fabulous food

Lots of Great Live Music featuring
Lonesome Ace Stringband
The Benefit of the Free Man
Jim Heineman & Friends


Friday: $25
Saturday: $25
Weekend: $40
Taste of the Valley
Local food producers
from all over Renfrew County will showcase their products

2015 Dates

Fri Aug 14th
Barry’s Bay Railway Museum & Farmers Market

Sat Sep 19
Renfrew Armouries and Fairgrounds

Sat Oct 3
Deep River Municipal Hall

Sat Oct 17
Cobden Fairgrounds
Taste of the Valley
takes place at several venues throughout the summer and fall

For Application & Info
An Irish Gathering
Thu Aug 13 to Sun Aug 16
All around Killaloe
"For the little bit of Irish in everyone!"
A festival filled with music, friends & family, dancing food & beverages & more.

Please visit the KHR Township website for more info
Algonquin PowWow
Sat Aug 15 to Sun Aug 16
Pikwakanagan Cultural Grounds
Grand Entry ~ 12 noon
Enjoy the Aboriginal culture of Drumming, Dancing, Crafts, and Foods

No pets, drugs, or alcohol 

Held annually third weekend in August
On the Pikwakanagan Cultural Grounds
near Golden Lake
Eganville Gun Show
Ottawa Valley's Best Gun Show
Sat Aug 15 2015 ~ 9 am - 4 pm
Sun Aug 16 2015 ~ 9 am - 3 pm

Hunting, Shooting, Outdoor Supplies
Antiques, Collectibles, Crafts

Admission $8

Eganville Community Arena
178 Jane St. Eganville
Eganville & District Sportsman's Club

Third weekend in August

A proud supporter of Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Programs
Flower & Vegetable Show
Sat Aug 22
Royal Canadian Legion in Barry's Bay - (Hwy 62 & Stafford St.)
1 - 3:30pm
Inez Boehme Memorial Tea ~ 1pm - 3pm
Great dessert with tea/coffee will be served.
All proceeds will go to the Inez Boehme MV District High School Bursary for a graduating student.
Wilno Chicken Supper
The Valley's Favourite
Church Supper

Sun  Sep 6, 2015
Roast chicken with all the fixin's
and home made dessert too!
St Mary's Catholic Church, Wilno
First Sunday in September
Cobden Fair
Fri Aug 28 to Sun Aug 30
Agricultural Fair
Exhibits ~ Cattle and Horse Shows

Midway~Hypnotist~Demolition Derby~Dances~Pet Show and much more

Gate admission includes rides.
Free parking.

Last Weekend before Labour Day
Renfrew Fair
Livestock Shows, Exhibits, Midway Rides, Games Demolition Derby
& Live Music

Wed Sep 9 to Sun Sep 13, 2015

Entertainment in front of the grandstand:
Wed 7pm - Demolition Derby
Thu 8 pm - Sidewinder
Fri 8 pm - Small Town Pistols
Sat 8 pm - Chilliwack

Renfrew Fair
Wed - Sun ~ First Weekend After Labour Day
MV Studio Tour
Sat Oct 3 to Sun Oct 4
10am to 6pm
Tour the back roads to enjoy the exciting work of 25 professional artists & artisans.

Summer Tour
Sat & Sun - July 18 & 19, 2015
Autumn Tour
Sat & Sun - Oct 3 & 4, 2015

Start anywhere you like on the map. Watch for the Maple Leaf Signs that mark each studio.

Visit the website for participating studios and map
Santa Claus Parades
Sat Dec 12 to Sun Dec 13
2015 Parades 
Parades take place all over the Valley

Barry's Bay
50th Annual Santa Parade
Sat Nov 21 ~ noon
Visit Santa at the PJY community centre after the parade

66th Annual Santa Parade
Sat Dec 12 ~ 1 pm
Visit Santa at the Lions Hall after the parade

Palmer Rapids
Sat Dec 12 ~ 1 pm

Sun Dec 13 ~ 1 pm

Sun Dec 20 ~ 1 pm

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