Annual Events ~ That we look forward to every year.

Killaloe SnoFun
Killaloe's Annual Sno Fun Weekend!
Celebrate the winter season.

Bring your family and friends for
four days of fun and outdoor

Logging Sports Competition
Round Lake Recreation Centre
545 Albert St.
Killaloe SnoFun
First weekend in February

For more info and to see when events are happening, visit:
Killaloe Hagarty & Richards
Palmer Rapids Winter Carnival

Some highlights:
Kids Hillbilly curling ~ Thu 6pm
Snow Queen Talent Show ~ Thu 7pm
Adults vs. Kids Hockey ~ Fri 8:30pm
Sat & Sun
Breakfasts, Bed races, Poker run, Hockey, Hillbilly curling, dance
& much more.....
Palmer Rapids Winter Carnival
Held at Palmer Rapids Community Centre
Second or third weekend of January

Bring your family and friends for fun and outdoor activity.

A week-end of family fun celebrating the timbering heritage of Barry's Bay and the Madawaska Valley

Yuk-Yuk's Comedy Club
Log Demonstration
Snowman Competition
Music, Dancing, Sledding
Spaghetti Dinner
and much, much more
Paul J. Yakabuski Arena
Barry's Bay

February long weekend
(weekend of the 3rd Monday)
Bonnechere Cup

Last weekend in Feb
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
Opeongo Heritage Cup
Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre
Barry's Bay

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

Men's and a women's hockey
Cultural food throughout the weekend
A dance on Saturday night with the Renegade band
Opeongo Heritage Cup
Held 3rd or 4th weekend in March

Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre
Barry's Bay
Canadian Kashub Festival
A Celebration of the Kashub Heritage of the Wilno Area

Sat May 3, 2014
Wilno Heritage Park

Come for Great Local Music, lots of Good Food and Special Events in Wilno's Heritage Park. Stroll through Wilno's shops and galleries,
or check out local history displays about the area.
Kashub Festival
First Saturday in May
Bay Day
Bay Day
Sat May 24, 2014
Main Street, Barry's Bay

Antique Cars
Sidewalk Sales
Craft Vendors
Small Business Exhibits
Live Entertainment
Bay Day
Sat of the May Long Weekend
Location: Main Street
Barry's Bay
Barrys Bay Triathlon/Duathlon
Beach on Lakeshore Drive
9 am
Held Last Sundy of June
Registration & marking 7:15 to 8:30

Entry Fee Includes
Race T-Shirt
Post Race Barbq
Draw Prizes For Participants

Early registration available on the website.
Canada Day Celebrations
Local Celebrations
for July 1st

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

...and of course
Oh Canada!

Celebrations for Canada Day
are held in:
Barry's Bay
Quadeville (Jun 28 & 29)
Whitney (Jun 30)
Palmer Rapids (Jun 30)
MV Garden Tour
10 am - 4 pm

A self-guided tour featuring several local gardens
Held in mid-July

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

Map & driving directions are on the ticket

International Food Fair
Fri Jun 27
Barry's Bay Railway Station Park
1 - 4 pm

A celebration of the multi-culturalism in our community!
Sample foods from a variety of food vendors.

Madawaska Valley Artisan Festival
Madawaska Valley Artisan Festival
Second Saturday of July
Railway Station Park, Barry's Bay

Pottery, Woodworking, Photography, Jewellery, Paintings & more..

Discover the best artists &
craftspeople from across
Madawaska Valley Artisan Festival
Second Saturday of July

South of 60 Arts Centre
Annual Fish Fry
Sat Jul 12
Opeongo Seniors Centre, 19 Stafford St, Barry's Bay
11:30 am - 6 pm
2nd Saturday of July
Live Entertainment
Cash Bingo
Beer Garden
Take Out Available
Palmer Rapids Twin Festivals
Annual Bluegrass & Country Festivals

Thu to Sat, July 24 - 27, 2014

Two Complete Festivals, Each
One On It's Own Stage And
Only A 3 Minute Walk Apart
Palmer Rapids Twin Festivals
Last weekend of July


For information:
St. Ann Pilgrimage
Annual Pilgrimage to the
Shrine of St Ann

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

Last Sunday In July
Eganville Fair
Eganville Fair

Midway, Games, Battle of the Bands, Demolition Derby, Team Penning and more...
Eganville Legion Field

Thursday to Sunday of
August long weekend.
CO Blitz
Family Fun In Combermere!
Sun Aug 3, 2014

Family Day ~ 12 - 5 pm
Live Music
Family Activities
Admission $1

After Dark ~ 8 pm - 2 am
The Valley's Greatest Summer Party
Admission $12
CO Blitz

Sunday of August Civic Holiday Weekend

Combermere Community Centre
1095 Farmer Road

For more info 613-756-9729
Facebook: C.O. Blitz
An Irish Gathering
Thu Aug 14 to Sun Aug 17
"For the little bit of Irish in everyone!"
A festival filled with music, friends & family, dancing food & beverages & more.
Algonquin PowWow
Annual Traditional Pow Wow
Fri Aug 15 to  Sun Aug 17, 2014

Grand Entry ~ 12 noon
Saturday and Sunday

Enjoy the Aboriginal culture of
Drumming, Dancing, Crafts, and Foods

No pets, drugs, or alcohol
of Pikwakanagan

Third weekend in August
On the Pikwakanagan Cultural Grounds
near Golden Lake

Click for Pow wow Website
Eganville Gun Show
Ottawa Valley's Best Gun Show
Third weekend in August

Hunting, Shooting, Outdoor Supplies
Antiques, Collectibles, Crafts

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

Third weekend in August

A proud supporter of Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Programs
Wilno Chicken Supper
The Valley's Favourite
Church Supper

Roast chicken with all the fixin's
and home made dessert too!
St Mary's Catholic Church, Wilno
First Sunday in September
Renfrew Fair
Livestock Shows, Exhibits, Midway Rides, Games
& Live Music

Weekend After Labour Day

2013 featured entertainers
- Simon Clarke
- The Blushing Brides
- Blackwell
- Chad Brownlee
- The Roys
- Janie Fricke
Renfrew Fair
Wed - Sun ~ First Weekend After Labour Day
Cobden Fair
Fri Aug 23 to Sun Aug 25
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
MV Studio Tour
Tour the back roads at the
height of autumn colour.

Enjoy the exciting work of
25 professional artists & artisans.

Come see us next year
Sat & Sun - Oct 4 & 5, 2014
10 am to 6 pm

The tour is Free.
Start anywhere
you like on the map. Watch for
the Maple Leaf Signs that mark
each studio.
MV Studio Tour

Saturday & Sunday
Week-end before Thanksgiving
10am to 6pm

Click HERE for tour website and map
Santa Claus Parades
2013 Parades
Parades take place all over the Valley

Barry's Bay
Sat Nov 23 ~ 12 Noon

Palmer Rapids
Sat Dec 14 ~ 1pm

Sat Dec 14 ~ 5:30 pm

Sat Dec 7 ~ 1 pm

Sun Dec 15 ~ 1 pm
Killaloe Dinner of Good Cheer
Wed Dec 24
Killaloe Lion's Hall
1 pm
Free of Charge
A traditional turkey dinner
Free of Charge
Everyone is welcome!
Old Sled Show
Biggest Old Sled Show in Ontario

Held 2nd weekend in January

Admission $5 per person
(Free admission with show sled)

Old Snowmobile Show & Shine
Swap Section – Buy & Sell Parts & Sleds

Clubhouse Open for Food & Refreshments
Old Sled Show
Hwy 41 & 60, Eganville
Second Weekend in Jan

Sponsored by
Old Sledheads
For info call
Sauce 613-735-6269
Bryan 613-646-7387
Kevin 613-256-8734
or visit:
Quadeville Winter Carnival
Fri Jan 24 to Sat Jan 25
Quadeville Community Centre
$2 at the gate
Skating, broomball tournament,
poker run, kids games, bbq & much more

Local Businesses

It makes sense to support local businesses. Their products and services enhance our quality of life.

Listings in our business directory
are FREE.

Bellwood Inn Bed & Breakfast

Historic Bellwood Inn Bed & Breakfast, Family owned since 1929. The closest accommodation to Algonquin Provincial Park.

Live Music for All Occasions

Professional Musicians: <br>Weddings - Celtic music for an afternoon wedding reception. A pleasant ambience is

Pembroke Farmers Market

We Grow it, Bake it, Create it!: Fresh Produce, Local meats, Preserves, Maple Syrup, Honey, Ethnic Foods, Gluten-free

Barry's Bay Dental Hygiene Clinic

Stress-free Dental Hygiene and Oral Health Service. Comprehensive, research based, accessible dental hygiene care for

Ottawa Valley Tourist Association

The Ottawa Valley - Ontario's Adventure Playground
Cradled between the Ottawa River and Algonquin Park,

Kodiak Construction & Consulting Inc.

Custom Designed Homes and Cottages, Additions & Renovations. Designed and engineered to be comfortable and cozy. Built

Algonquin Dream Catcher Motel

The newest accommodation to the Whitney area and the closest to Ontario's most famous provincial park. Just minutes

BayRoc Drywall

BayRoc Drywall has what it takes to fulfill your drywall requirements professionally and on time. A skilled team,