Annual Events ~ That we look forward to every year.

Canadian Kashub Festival
Sat May 6
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 20
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
Fri May 19 to Mon May 22
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 2
Beach on Lakeshore Drive
9 am
Swim 750 m
Cycle 32 km
Run 8 km
Canada Day Celebrations
Sat 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 9
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 8
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 8
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 2016
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 2015
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 27 to Sun Jul 30
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 2016
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
Raglan 4 Seasons Anniversary
Sat Jul 30 2016
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
Thu Jul 6
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

MV Studio Tour
Sat Jul 22 to Sun Jul 23
10 am to 5 pm
Award-winning Madawaska Valley Studio Tour!
Visit 26 artists and artisans at 18 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 22 & 23, 2017
Autumn Tour
Sat & Sun - Sept 30 & Oct 1, 2017

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
Killaloe Craft & Community Fair
Sat Aug 12
2789 Mountain View Rd

Good Friends and Good Times
Kids' Zone: Parade, Pony rides, Games, Face painting, Much more
Workshops Crafts & Artisans
Fabulous Food

Lots of Great Live Music

Tickets: TBA
Kids 12 & under Free

Eganville Fair
Thu Jul 30 to Sun Aug 2 2015
Eganville Legion Field
Midway, Live Entertainment, Demolition Derby, Classic Car Show and much, much more...

Friday to Sunday of
August long weekend.
An Irish Gathering
Thu Aug 17 to Sun Aug 20
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
Taste of the Valley
Fri Aug 18
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

Flower & Vegetable Show
Sat Aug 19
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
Fri Aug 18 to Sun Aug 20
Pikwakanagan Cultural Grounds near Golden lake
Grand Entry ~ 12 noon
$6 Children under 12 free

30th 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 19 to Sun Aug 20
Eganville Arena, 178 Jane St. Eganville
$8 12 and under free w/an adult

Ottawa Valley's Best Gun Show

Sat Aug 19 2017 ~ 9 am - 4 pm
Sun Aug 20 2017 ~ 9 am - 2 pm

Hunting, Shooting, Outdoor Supplies
Antiques, Collectibles, Crafts


Third weekend in August

A proud supporter of Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Programs

Cobden Fair
Fri Aug 25 to Sun Aug 27

Agricultural Fair
Exhibits ~ Cattle and Horse Shows
Midway~Hypnotist~Demolition Derby~
Dances~Pet Show and much more

$19.00 per person - Friday, Saturday
$16.00 per person - Sunday
$16.00 - advance tickets (available soon at Rooney's and Scotiabank in Cobden)

Gate admission includes rides.
Free parking.

Last Weekend before Labour Day

Wilno Chicken Supper
Sun Sep 4 2016
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
Renfrew Fair
Wed Sep 6 to Sun Sep 10
Livestock Shows, Exhibits, Midway Rides, Games Demolition Derby & Live Music

Wed - Sun ~ First Weekend After Labour Day
Tree of Lights
Fri Dec 1
Barry's Bay Railway Station
6:30 pm
Refreshments, music, fresh coffee
Terry's Twisting Baloon Creations
Horse-drawn wagon rides start 5:30
Followed by Moonlight Madness Shopping

Tree of Love
Palmer Rapids & Area Lions Club
Sun Dec 3 ~ 6 pm
Palmer Rapids Community Centre
Santa Claus Parades
Sun Dec 18 2016

2016 Parades
Parades take place all over the Valley

Barry's Bay
50th Annual Santa Parade
Sat Dec. 3 ~ noon
Visit Santa at the PJY community centre after the parade

67th Annual Santa Parade
Sat. Dec. 10 - 1 pm
Visit Santa at the Lions Hall after the parade

Palmer Rapids
Sat. Dec. 10
Dec. 11, 1 pm
Ending at the Eganville Legion


Sun. Dec. 18 - 1 pm

Killaloe Dinner of Good Cheer
Sat Dec 24 2016
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!

Dinner preparations begin at 6 p.m Dec. 23 - bring a potato peeler.

To volunteer or donate, cal Eleta - 613-757-3424

Bonnechere Cup
Fri Feb 17 to Sun Feb 19
Benson Sports Oval
Snodrifters Road, Eganville

Eastern Pro Tour Professional Snowmobile Race
combines with:
Canadian Vintage Championships
ATV racing

Held annually on Family Day Weekend

Torchlight Parade on Fri., Feb. 17 at 7 pm starts at the Clubhouse.

Live music afterwards by Upstream Dave..

Bonnechere Cup Race Dance featuring Sidewinder on Sat., Feb. 18 at the Sno-Drifters Clubhouse.

Happy Hour from 9 pm to 10 pm
Admission is $10 - Age of Majority
Dance from 9 pm to 12 pm.

Old Sled Show
Sat Jan 14
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

Killaloe SnoFun
Wed Feb 1 to Sun Feb 5

Embrace Winter Killaloe Style.
Bring your family and friends for four days of fun and outdoor activity.

Supper at the Lions Hall - 5 pm
Youth talent showcase


Friendship Club Lunch - noon

Broomball Tournament & BBQ - Killaloe Rink 9:30 am - 2 pm

CRC SnoFun Girls Program CRC 12 North St. - 3 - 6 pm


St. Andrew's SnoFun Pancake Supper - 4:30 - 6:30 pm

Darts and Euchre - 7 pm

Farmers' Market at the Lions' Hall
10 am to 2 pm

Cookie Bake-off - 10 am - 2 pm Lions Hall

The Amazing Race Scavenger Hunt - 11 am - Killaloe Hardware Store

Kevin Lynch Hockey Tournament - rink - all day

Killaloe Curling Club Bonspiel - all day

Dance at the Lions Hall w/
Casey & Company
8 pm ~ $10

Sledding and bonfire at Garney's Ranch

Heritage Cup Hockey
Fri Mar 24 to Sun Mar 26
Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre, Barry's Bay
Sutdents $8
12 and under - Free

Opeongo Heritage Cup
Fri to Sun Mar 24 to 26

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 - 9 pm to 1 am
Odd Man Out - $15

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Barry's Bay Senior Home Support

Subsidized transportation for seniors, information & referral services, co-ordinate

Anglican Parish of Combermere

Sunday worship, pastoral care, Christian education. Also servuce in Whitney, Combermere, Madawaska

Ash Grove Inn & Restaurant

Open year-round, seven days a week. Lakeside dining and accomodations with sidedoor bar & billiards. Ask about our

Bonnechere Union Public Library

Lending books, audio & video. Providing children and adult learning/recreation

Wilno Garden Gallery

Meander through enchanting gardens and explore our unique shop showcasing local artisans creating: pottery, birdbaths,

Bonnechere Valley Windows

Locally manufactured in Eganville. High quality European style vinyl windows & doors. Dustom sizes, shapes &

R. C. Yantha Electric

Full-service Electrical and Plumbing contractor. Generac authorized dealer. Water and septic systems. Brushing and

Killaloe Sportsplus Ltd.

Authorized YAMAHA dealer - ATV's, snowmobiles, outboards, generators. Husqvarna Lawn and Garden Products, Chainsaws,