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

Annual Events  That we look forward to every year.

678
Barrys Bay Triathlon/Duathlon
Sun Jul 2
Beach on Lakeshore Drive
9 am
Swim 750 m
Cycle 32 km
Run 8 km
524
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

537
MV Garden Tour
Sun Jul 9
10 am - 4 pm
$5

A self-guided tour featuring several local gardens

Tickets available at The Railway Station in Barry's Bay, Combermere Country Market (the newer store) in Combermere and Grandma's Pantry in Killaloe

Driving directions are on the ticket

2
Madawaska Valley Artisan Festival
Sat Jul 8
Railway Station Park, Barry's Bay
10am - 5pm
Pottery
Woodworking
Photography
Jewellery
Paintings
& more..

The best artists & craftspeople from across Ontario

More than 25 vendors!

Held annually on the second Saturday of July
515
Annual Fish Fry
Sat Jul 8
Opeongo Seniors Centre, 19 Stafford St, Barry's Bay
11:30 am - 6 pm
Fish Dinner - 1 piece - $10, 2 pieces - $12​
Live Entertainment
Cash Bingo
Beer Garden
Take Out Available


2nd Saturday of July
14
Beach Volleyball Tournament
Sat Jul 15
Public Beach, Lakeshore Drive, Barry's Bay
8 am to 4 pm
$100 / team of 6

15th 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

136
KHR Fire Department Open House
Sat Jul 15
Round Lake Fire Hall, 2995 Round Lake Road
10 am - 2 pm

Sparky the Fire Mascot
Free Hot Dogs & Beverages
Give Aways
Free Draws at 1:30
Kids Activities
Adult Activities
Demonstrations
Exhibits

53
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
33
St. Ann Pilgrimage
Sun Jul 30
St. Ann's Church, Hwy 512 between Eganville & Foymount
Annual Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St Ann

Mass - Thu Fri & Sat ~ 7 pm
Shrine Mass - Sun ~ 11 am
Mass of Healing - Sun ~ 2pm
Last Sunday In July
453
Raglan 4 Seasons Anniversary
Sat Aug 5
Raglan 4 Seasons Park

33rd Anniversary Aug. 5 ~ 10 am

All day baseball tournament, horseshoe tournament, fish pond, dabber article bingo, Open mike music, live band: Steve Agnew, Chris Burant & others, Dunk tank
Buffet supper at 4:30 pm
Fireworks at dusk

Bring a lawn chair



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
523
CO Blitz
Sun Aug 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

86
MV Studio Tour
Sat Sep 30 to Sun Oct 1
10 am to 5 pm
Free
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.

Gift Certificate Draw - enter at each studio you visit to win a $50 gift certificate for any studio on the Tour.

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
457
Killaloe Craft & Community Fair
Sat Aug 12
2789 Mountain View Rd
Killaloe

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
starting at noon

Tickets:
$25 advance (til Aug 7)
$35 at the gate
Kids 12 & under Free

See the website for ticket locations, music line-up and more.

291
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.

Irish Descendants
Station Park on August 18th

Please visit the KHR Township website for more info

698
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

100
Flower & Vegetable Show
Sat Aug 19
Royal Canadian Legion in Barry's Bay - (Hwy 62 & Stafford St.)
1 - 3:00 pm
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.
84
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.

585
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

Buy-Sell-Trade

Third weekend in August

A proud supporter of Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Programs

87
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

151
Wilno Chicken Supper
Sun Sep 3
St Mary's Catholic Church, Wilno
The Valley's Favourite Church Supper
Roast chicken with all the fixin's
and home made dessert too!

Annually on the first Sunday in September
88
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
www.renfrewfair.com
277
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
284
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

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

345
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

397
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.

373
Old Sled Show
Sat Jan 13
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

(Vendor Spaces $10 )

Clubhouse Open for Food & Refreshments

Held 2nd weekend in January

85
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

567
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

10
Canadian Kashub Festival
Sat May 6
Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre
11 am - 7 pm
A Celebration of the Kashub Heritage of the Wilno Area

New venue - PJY Community Centre

Great Local Music
Lots of Good Food
Special Events

Heritage Stone Dedications will still take place in Wilno

Bring your rock to help build Canada Stonefence 150!

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

Held annually the first Saturday in May
91
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

533
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

Shop Local First

Are You Listed?
Listings in our business directory are FREE.

More Info.

BayRoc Drywall

613-633-2818
BayRoc Drywall has what it takes to fulfill your drywall requirements professionally and on time. A skilled team,

Circles of Balance

613-756-5352
Education and Circle facilitation based in First Nations Indigenous understanding of equality, non-interference,

Access Work Service

613-756-0723
Ready ˙ Willing ˙ Able
Temporary Work Service
Provides short-term help to businesses and homeowners, and

Griffith Farm & Market

613-757-3659
Food from our farm to your fork. Grass-fed beef available as sides, freezer boxes, or as individual cuts. Frozen Meals

Eganville Farmers' Market

613-754-5381
Fresh food and a good time. 25 vendors
Every Friday - 2 to 6 pm At Grace Lutheran Church
Canada Day to

Wutnot Sound

613-318-8377
Recording Studio offers a unique Nature-Retreat experience and highest-quality digital recording equipment and software

Daly Contracting

p. 613-756-4079
c. 613-602-ROOF
Roofing. Siding. Soffit. Fascia. Seamless Eavestrough. Daly contracting offers 5" seamless eaves trough as well as all

Service Ontario

613-757-1301
Driver & Vehicle licences. Health card application, renewal or replacement (including replace red & white health