Annual Events ~ That we look forward to every year.

Flower & Vegetable Show
Sat Aug 20
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.
Algonquin PowWow
Sat Aug 20 to Sun Aug 21
Pikwakanagan Cultural Grounds near Golden lake
Grand Entry ~ 12 noon
$6 Children under 12 free

29th Annual Traditional Pow Wow

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

No pets, drugs, or alcohol

Gates open to the public at 9 a.m.

Eganville Gun Show
Sat Aug 20 to Sun Aug 21
Eganville Arena, 178 Jane St. Eganville
$8 12 and under free w/an adult

Ottawa Valley's Best Gun Show

Sat Aug 20 2015 ~ 9 am - 4 pm
Sun Aug 1 2015 ~ 9 am - 3 pm

Hunting, Shooting, Outdoor Supplies
Antiques, Collectibles, Crafts


Third weekend in August

A proud supporter of Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Programs

Cobden Fair
Fri Aug 26 to Sun Aug 28
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
Wilno Chicken Supper
Sun Sep 4
St Mary's Catholic Church, Wilno
The Valley's Favourite
Church Supper
Sun Sep 4, 2016
Roast chicken with all the fixin's
and home made dessert too!

Annually on the first Sunday in September
MV Studio Tour
Sat Oct 1 to Sun Oct 2
10 am to 5 pm
Come celebrate the 25th Anniversary of the
award-winning Madawaska Valley Studio Tour!

Visit 26 artists and artisans at 15 studios and enjoy the arts and crafts and spectacular scenery! Brochures are at Tourist Information Centres and business locations throughout the Valley.

Summer Tour
Sat & Sun - July 23 & 24, 2016
Autumn Tour
Sat & Sun - Oct 1 & 2, 2016

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
Renfrew Fair
Wed Sep 7 to Sun Sep 11
Livestock Shows, Exhibits, Midway Rides, Games Demolition Derby & Live Music

Wed Sep 7 to Sun Sep 11, 2015
Entertainment in front of the grandstand:

Wed. 7:00 p.m ~. Demolition Derby – Grandstand

Thurs.8:00 p.m.~ Leahy – Next Generation
Fril 8:00 p.m. ~ Jess Moskaluke

Sat. 8:00 p.m. ~ Honeymoon Suite

Wed - Sun ~ First Weekend After Labour Day
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

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 Jul 3
Beach on Lakeshore Drive
9 am
Swim 750 m
Cycle 32 km
Run 8 km
Canada Day Celebrations
Fri Jul 1

On July 1 in Barry's Bay, Killaloe, Wilno, Combermere, Eganville & Palmer Rapids

Parades • Live Entertainment
Yard & Bake Sales • Soap Box Derby
Fishing Fun • Baseball
Duck Race • Kids Games • Cake

Fireworks! July 1 in Barry's Bay, Killaloe, Palmer Rapids and Eganville

See your local newspaper, township website,
or township newsletter for details

MV Garden Tour
Sun Jul 10
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

More than 25 vendors!

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 16
Public Beach, Lakeshore Drive, Barry's Bay
8 am to 4 pm
$100 / team of 6

14th Annual Tournament
BBQ, Raffle Tickets, Great Prizes

Contact Emily - to register your team, if you're looking to join one, to donate or for more information.

Registration $100 per team - 2 women must be on the court at all times.

BBQ & Great Prizes

All proceeds 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 21 to Sun Jul 24
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
Sun Jul 31
St. Ann's Church, Hwy 512 between Eganville & Foymount
Annual Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St Ann

Mass - Thu Fri & Sat ~ 7 pm
Pilgrimage Mass - Sun ~ 11 am
Mass for the Healing - Sun ~ 2pm

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.
Raglan 4 Seasons Anniversary
Sat Jul 30
Raglan 4 Seasons Park
32nd Anniversary

July 30 ~ 10 am
All day baseball tournament, horseshoe tournament, fish pond, dabber article bingo
Buffet supper at 4:30 pm
Fireworks at dusk

Family of 4 & up $25
Adults $10
Children 6 - 12 $5
5 & under free
Raglan 4 Season Park
At the Junction of Hwy 514 & Hwy 28
CO Blitz
Sun Jul 31
Combermere Community Centre
1095 Farmer Road
noon - 6 pm
Admission $1

Family Fun In Combermere!

Live Music, Karaoke, Waterpark, Family Activities, Events, Prizes

Cardboard & duct tape boat race - 2:00 pm

Bring your boat to Mayflower Beach by 1:30 or come at 12:45 pm to build your boat (materials provided)

After Dark
Live Music at the Bent Anchor

Killaloe Craft & Community Fair
Fri Aug 5 to Sun Aug 7
2789 Mountain View Rd

Good Friends and Good Times
40th Anniversary

An evening of great music featuring The Fraser Melvin Band

Kids' Zone: Parade, Pony rides, Games, Face painting, Much more

Crafts & Artisans
Fabulous Food

Lots of Great Live Music featuring

Max Mouse and the Gorillas
with special guests Wayne Lemke & Buzz Thompson


Gospel with Reverend Ken and Friends

Tickets (at the Gate):
Friday Night: $25
Saturday Only: $30
Weekend : $50
Kids 12 & under Free
Taste of the Valley
Fri Aug 19
Railway Station, Barry's Bay
10 am to 5 pm
Local food producers from all over Renfrew County will showcase their products.

Entertainment by Chris Ham, The Valley Shantyman

An Irish Gathering
Thu Aug 11 to Sun Aug 14
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
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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