Events ~ What's Happening & What's Coming Up

Annual Events  That we look forward to every year.

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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

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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.

Wednesday
Supper at the Lions Hall - 5 pm
Youth talent showcase

Thursday

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


Friday

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

Darts and Euchre - 7 pm

Saturday
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

Sunday
Sledding and bonfire at Garney's Ranch

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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.

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Heritage Cup Hockey
Fri Mar 24 to Sun Mar 26
Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre, Barry's Bay
$10
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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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
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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
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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

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Barrys Bay Triathlon/Duathlon
Sun Jul 3
Beach on Lakeshore Drive
9 am
Swim 750 m
Cycle 32 km
Run 8 km
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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

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MV Garden Tour
Sun Jul 10
10 am - 4 pm
$5

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

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

Discover the best artists & craftspeople from across Ontario

More than 25 vendors!

Held annually on the second Saturday of July
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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
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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 - volleyforHD@gmail.com 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

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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
Demonstrations
Exhibits
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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
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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
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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
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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

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

Good Friends and Good Times
40th Anniversary

Friday
An evening of great music featuring The Fraser Melvin Band

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

Crafts & Artisans
Fabulous Food


Lots of Great Live Music featuring

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

Sunday

Gospel with Reverend Ken and Friends

Tickets (at the Gate):
Friday Night: $25
Saturday Only: $30
Weekend : $50
Kids 12 & under Free
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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.
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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
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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

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Flower & Vegetable Show
Sat Aug 20
Royal Canadian Legion in Barry's Bay - (Hwy 62 & Stafford St.)
1 - 3:30pm
Free
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.
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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.

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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

Buy-Sell-Trade

Third weekend in August

A proud supporter of Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Programs

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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
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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
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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
www.renfrewfair.com
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MV Studio Tour
Sat Oct 1 to Sun Oct 2
10 am to 5 pm
Free
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
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Santa Claus Parades
Sun Dec 18

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

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

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

Douglas

Sun. Dec. 18 - 1 pm

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Killaloe Dinner of Good Cheer
Sat 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!

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

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

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K. M. Haycock, Painter

613-754-5346
Oil Paintings from Nature at the Woodland Studio. Welcome during the Madawaska Valley Studio Tour September 29 and

Mission House Museum & Gallery

613-756-2259
A museum reflecting the lives and time of the pioneers who settlerd on the Peterson Colonization Road (hwy #62) from

Re/Max Country Classics Ltd., Brokerage

613-756-6789
Cathy Pitts(Broker): waterfront, residential and rural real

Kent Waddington PHOTOGRAPHY

613-756-0435
Freelance writer & photographer. Original valley photography and creative private

Pam Ogelsby, Sales Representative - Queenswood National Real Estate Ltd.

613-756-7957
Real estate sales in Barry's Bay, Wilno, Killaloe & area. We are here to assist you with buying or selling.
Office

Freshwater Trade

613-756-7957
A singing and fiddling musical tour of the forests & waterways of Canada. Original & traditional tunes reflecting the

Madawaska River Rentals

613-758-2165 summer
Paddle yourself away from it all. Renting canoes and outdoor gear - serving the lower Madawaska River and watershed.

Rockingham Wilderness

613-757-3298
HUNTING, ARCHERY AND OUTDOOR CLOTHING WITH A DIFFERENCE. CAMOFLAGE AND NORDIC LINES. HANDMADE IN OUR FAMILY'S SHOP.