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 12
Eganville Snodrifters Clubhouse
Hwy 41 & 60, Eganville
10 am to 3 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

13 Trophy Classes

(Vendor Spaces $10 )

Clubhouse Open for Food & Refreshments

Held 2nd weekend in January

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Killaloe SnoFun
Sat Jan 26 to Tue Feb 5

Embrace Winter Killaloe Style.
Bring your family and friends for 10 days of fun and outdoor activity.

Highlights
Youth talent Karaoke Kontest ( with cash prizes)- 613-281-1173 to enter

Friendship Club Lunch

Broomball Tournament & BBQ

CRC SnoFun "Game On"

St. Andrew's SnoFun Pancake Supper

Darts

Family Dance

Farmers' Market at the Lions' Hall

Kevin Lynch Hockey Tournament

Killaloe Curling Club Bonspiel

Tobogganing at Garnet's Ranch

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Bonnechere Cup
Fri Feb 15 to Sun Feb 17
Eganville Sno-drifters Club
Day $20; Wknd $30; Youth 11 & under $5 per day

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

Racing from 10 am on Saturday and Sunday

Held annually on Family Day Weekend

Torchlight Parade - Friday at 7 pm
Live music afterwards by The Underclass Heroes..

Bonnechere Cup Race Dance
Sat.Feb. 17
featuring GhostTown Criers
Happy Hour from 9 pm to 10 pm
Admission is $10 - Age of Majority
Dance from 9 pm to 12 pm.

See website for more details.

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Heritage Cup Hockey
Fri Mar 29 to Sun Mar 31
Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre, Barry's Bay

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

More information available at the website

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Canadian Kashub Festival
Sat May 5 2018
Wilno 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 and check out local history displays about the area.

Held annually the first Saturday in May
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Bay Day
Sat May 19 2018
Downtown Barry's Bay
10 am - 4 pm

Vintage car show
Kick-off of Barry's Bay Farmers' Market
Live Entertainment

Heritage Walk - 1:30 - Free - Table next to Stedman's

Victoria Day Weekend

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Palmer River Fest
Fri May 18 to Mon May 21 2018
Fun filled weekend of events on the Madawaska River!
  • Paddling. Kayaking & Canoeing Courses
  • Whitewater Safety and Rescue Courses
  • Live Music and Dancing Saturday Night
  • Beer Garden Saturday Night
  • Food & Product Vendors
  • Kid Activities & Childcare
  • Beautiful Riverside Camping
  • River Shuttles

Held annually on May long weekend

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Canada Day Celebrations
Sun Jul 1 2018

On July 1 in Barry's Bay, Killaloe, Wilno, Combermere, Golden Lake, 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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Barrys Bay Triathlon/Duathlon
Sun Jul 8 2018
Beach on Lakeshore Drive
9 am

A triathlon that everyone will enjoy!

Swim in clean, beautiful Kaminiskeg Lake, then cycle the scenic and challenging hills around Barry’s Bay, with the run finishing at the beach on Lakeshore Drive,

Online Registration opens Jan 8, 2018

Triathlon: Swim 750 m • Bike 32 km • Run 8 km
Duathlon: Run 2.2 km • Bike 32 km • Run 8 km

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MV Garden Tour
Sun Jul 7
10 am - 4 pm
$5

A self-guided tour featuring several local gardens

Tickets available at Gift it Gray in Barry's Bay, Old School Cafe, laundry & greenhouse in Combermere and Grandma's Pantry in Killaloe

Driving directions are on the ticket

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Madawaska Valley Artisan Festival
Sat Jul 14 2018
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
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Annual Fish Fry
Sat Jul 14 2018
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
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Beach Volleyball Tournament
Thu Jan 1 1970
Public Beach, Lakeshore Drive, Barry's Bay
8 am to 6 pm
$100 / team of 6

17th Annual Tournament
BBQ, Raffle Tickets, Great Prizes

Contact Melissa: 613-756-3060 or Candace: 613-608-2127 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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St. Ann Pilgrimage
Thu Jul 26 to Sun Jul 29 2018
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
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Palmer Rapids Twin Festivals
Thu Jul 25 to Sun Jul 28
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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Raglan 4 Seasons Anniversary
Sat Aug 4 2018
Raglan 4 Seasons Park
Junction of Hwy 514 & Hwy 28
10 am
Family $25; Adult $20; Kids 6-12 $5; 5 & under Free

34th Anniversary

All day baseball tournament, horseshoe tournament, fish pond, dabber article bingo, Dunk tank
Buffet supper at 4:30 pm
Fireworks at dusk

Bring a lawn chair

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CO Blitz
Mon Aug 6 2018
Combermere Community Centre
1095 Farmer Road

CANCELLED FOR 2018 DUE TO FINANCIAL COSTS AND LACK OF VOLUNTEERS.

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KHR Fire Department Open House
Sat Aug 11 2018
Round Lake Fire Hall, 2995 Round Lake Road
10 am - 2 pm

Sparky the Fire Mascot
Free Hot Dogs & Beverages
Draws and Give-aways

Demonstrations
Extrication demonstration
Burning clothes demonstration
Handling a real fire hose
Put out a real fire using fire extinguishers

Kids Activities
Exhibits

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Killaloe Craft & Community Fair
Fri Aug 9 to Sun Aug 11
2789 Mountain View Rd
Killaloe

Good Friends and Good Times
Kids' Zone: Parade, Pony rides, Games, Face painting, Much more
Crafts & Artisans
Workshops
Fabulous Food: standard Fair fare plus vegetarian and gluten-free.

Lots of Great Live Music
Friday from 5 pm. Saturday from noon

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

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Rockingham Church Anniversary
Sun Aug 12 2018
Rockingham
2 pm

Rockingham Church 18th Annual Celebration

Come to the church in the wildwood…

Speaker: Ron Brown, author, geographer and travel writer.
Music by Anna & Caitlin
Everyone Welcome

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An Irish Gathering
Thu Aug 16 to Sat Aug 18 2018
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 17 2018
Railway Station, Barry's Bay
10 am to 5 pm
Local food producers from all over Renfrew County will showcase their products.


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Flower & Vegetable Show
Sat Aug 18 2018
Royal Canadian Legion in Barry's Bay - (Hwy 62 & Stafford St.)
1 - 3:00 pm
Free

Displays of flowers, vegetables and arrangements by MV Horticulture members

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 Pow Wow
Sat Aug 18 to Sun Aug 19 2018
Pikwakanagan Cultural Grounds near Golden lake
Grand Entry ~ 12 noon
$6 Children under 12 free

Annual Traditional Pow Wow

Theme: Caring and Sharing!

Enjoy Aboriginal Culture - 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 18 to Sun Aug 19 2018
Eganville Arena, 178 Jane St. Eganville
$8, 12 and under free w/an adult

Ottawa Valley's Best Gun Show

Sat Aug 18 2018~ 9 am - 3:30 pm
Sun Aug 19 2018 ~ 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

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Cobden Fair
Fri Aug 24 to Sun Aug 26 2018

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

$20.00 per person - Friday, Saturday
$16.00 per person - Sunday
$16.00 - advance tickets (available at Rooney's and Scotiabank in Cobden)

Gate admission includes rides.
Free parking.

Last Weekend before Labour Day

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Wilno Chicken Supper
Sun Sep 2 2018
St Mary's Catholic Church, Wilno
$15; under 12 - $5
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
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Renfrew Fair
Wed Sep 5 to Sun Sep 9 2018
$20; Kids 3 & under Free; Cars $5

164th Fair in 2018
Livestock Shows, Exhibits, Midway Rides, Games Demolition Derby & Live Music

Admission includes unlimited Midway

At the Grandstand

Wednesday - Demolition Derby
Thursday - Wayne Rostad
Friday - The Hunter Brothers
Saturday - Sass Jordan
Sunday - RCMP Musical Ride (2 pm)

Wed - Sun ~ First Weekend After Labour Day
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MV Studio Tour
Fri Jul 19 to Sun Jul 21
10 am to 5 pm
Free
Award-winning Madawaska Valley Studio Tour!
Visit over 25 artists and artisans at studios around the Valley.
Enjoy the arts and crafts and spectacular scenery!
Brochures available at Tourist Information Centres and business locations throughout the Valley.

Summer Tour

Fri, Sat & Sun - July 19, 20 & 21 2019
Autumn Tour
Fri, Sat & Sun - Oct 4, 5 & 6, 2019

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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Tree of Lights
Fri Dec 7 2018
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


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Killaloe Dinner of Good Cheer
Mon Dec 24 2018
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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Santa Claus Parades
Sun Dec 16 2018



Madawaska - Sun. Dec. 16 - 2 pm ( meeting with children BEFORE the parade at the Breakfast With Santa and Children's Kids Christmas Party)

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