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

Annual Events  That we look forward to every year.

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Killaloe SnoFun
Sat Jan 28 to Sun Feb 5 2023

Embrace Winter Killaloe Style.
Bring your family and friends for 5 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"

Trivia Contest

St. Andrew's SnoFun Pancake Supper

Friday, Jan. 31 4:30 to 6:30 pm

Darts

Family Dance

Farmers' Market at the Lions' Hall

Kevin Lynch Hockey Tournament

Scavenger Hunt

Killaloe Curling Club Bonspiel

Tobogganing at Garnet's Ranch

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Bonnechere Cup
Sat Feb 4 to Sun Feb 5 2023
Eganville Sno-drifters Club
Day $20; Wknd $30; Youth 12 & under Free

Eastern Pro Tour Professional Snowmobile Race
Vintage SnoCross
ATV racing

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Heritage Cup Hockey
Fri Mar 24 to Sun Mar 26 2023
Paul J. Yakabuski Community Centre, Barry's Bay

Heritage Cup returns in 2023

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

Normally held last weekend in March

More information available at the website

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Bay Day
Sat May 20 2023
Downtown Barry's Bay
9 am - 5 pm

Vintage car show
Farmers' Market
Live Entertainment
Talent Show

Face painting
Balloon Artist
Sidewalk sales
Downtown Farmers Market
Bouncy Castle

Fun for the Whole Family

Victoria Day Weekend

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MV Gardening Club Plant Sale
Sat Sep 16 2023
Zurakowski Park, Barry's Bay
9 am to noon

Locally-grown perennials

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Golden Lake Smelt Fry
Sun Jun 4 2023
The Cottage Cup / Boathouse
3 Kokomis Rd, Golden Lake
12:30 to 4 pm
$15; children $8

In support of the Walleye Rehabilitation Program

Rainbow smelt, Fresh cut fries, Tarter, Coleslaw & a Drink

Tickets available at the Cottage Cup,
Golden Lake Variety
Limited tickets available

Please park at the Community Centre or behind the firehall

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Canada Day Celebrations
Sat Jul 1 2023

Live Entertainment
Barbecues • Duck Race
Kids Games • Cake

Fireworks! (depending on Fire Ban status)

Wilno
11 am to 3 pm ~ At Wilno Heritage Park
Live music, kid's games, snacks and treats,
heritage exhibits

Killaloe
Events throughout the Day
Rubber Ducky race - Station Park - 2 pm
Music at St. Andrew's School Yard
Dexter & Serena Sernoskie ~ 6:30 pm
Sidewinder ~ 8 pm
Best Fireworks Show around

Eganville
Family Fun Zone at the Arena - noon to 4 pm
- Bonnechere Valley’s got Talent starts at 3 pm
Special Bingo at the Legion - 2 to 4 pm
Barbecue at the Legion - 4 to 6 pm
Shania Twain Tribute Artists at the Arena - 7:30 to 9:30 pm
Fireworks Over the Bonnechere River

North Algona Wilberforce
Activities 10 am to 1 pm at Melissa Bishop Park
Pancake Breakfast ~ 9:30 to 11 am
Live music by Leahy Family of Golden Lake

Barry's Bay
Magic show at the Legion - 11 am
Fun time at the Legion - Noon to 2 pm
Free Hot dogs, Sausage, more - 11:30 to 1:30
Cori Coulas entertaining at the Legion - 2 to 4 pm
Fireworks at the waterfront

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Madawaska Valley Artisan Festival
Sat Jul 8 2023
Railway Station Park, Barry's Bay
10am - 3pm
Local Art
Pottery
Clothing
Photography
Jewellery
Glass Work
& more..

Held annually on the second Saturday of July
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MV Garden Tour
Sun Jul 9 2023
Killaloe Area
10 am to 4 pm
$5

A self-guided tour featuring four unique local gardens in and around Killaloe.

Tickets available at
Gift It Gray in Barry's Bay;
Country Market in Combermere
Grandma's Pantry in Killaloe

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MV Studio Tour
Sat Sep 30 to Sun Oct 1 2023
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 & maps available at Tourist Information Centres and business locations throughout the Valley, and at participating studios.

Summer Tour
Sat & Sun - July 15 & 16 2023

Autumn Tour
Sat & Sun - Sept 30 & Oct 1 2023

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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Beachburg Fair
Fri Jul 7 to Sun Jul 9 2023
Beachburg, Ontario
Advance $20; Gate $25 (per day)

Livestock Shows
Children's Activities
Midway
Horse Drawing Competition
Chuckwagon Races
Demolition Derby

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Beach Volleyball Tournament
Sat Jul 22 2023
Lakeshore Park, Barry's Bay
8 am to 6 pm
$100 / team of 6

19th Annual Tournament
BBQ, Raffle Tickets, Great Prizes

Contact Melissa: 613-281-2177
to register your team, if you're looking to join one, to donate or for more information.

BBQ & Great Prizes

All proceeds to Huntington Society of Canada

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Palmer Rapids Twin Festivals
Thu Jul 27 to Sun Jul 30 2023
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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GLPOA Poker Run
Sat Jul 30 2022
Starting from The Sands on Golden Lake
TBA

The Poker Run is Back

Start/Finish at Sands on Golden Lake
More details later
Everyone Welcome!

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CO Blitz
Sun Aug 6 2023
Combermere Community Centre
1095 Farmer Road
12 noon and 8:30 pm
$5 day (free for 3 & under); $10 evening

Family Fun Day in Combermere

Afternoon
Kids' Activities, Petting Zoo, Water Slides & pool
(kids bring your swimsuit)
Classic car show, Live music,
Horseshoe Tournament, Beer garden

Evening

Outdoor dance featuring Sidewinder

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St. Ann Pilgrimage
Sun Jul 30 2023
St. Ann's Church
Hwy 512 between Eganville & Foymount

Annual Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St Ann

With Fr. Réal Ouellette
"Living a Daily Life with the Trinity"

Thu Fri & Sat ~ 7 pm
Mass and Homily given each evening
by Fr. Réal Quellette

Sunday
11 am ~ Outdoor Mass of Healing at the Shrine
1 pm ~ Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
1:30 pm ~ Closing Benediction

Religious Articles for Sale
Priests available for the Sacrament of Reconciliation
Food and Refreshments available

Please bring your own seating

Last Sunday In July

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Rockingham Church Anniversary
Sun Aug 13 2023
Rockingham
2 pm

21st Anniversary Celebration

For 2023
Speaker: Paul Ozorak - history of CFS Foymount
Musical Entertainment: Yoyo Mamas

Refreshments & Visiting Time after the ceremony

Come to the church in the wildwood…

Everyone Welcome

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Killaloe Craft & Community Fair
Fri Aug 11 to Sun Aug 13 2023
2789 Mountain View Rd, Killaloe
Fri $40; Sat $55; Weekend $70

Good Friends and Good Times

Kids' Zone: Parade, 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

Great Lake Swimmers
K-Man & The 45s
Lindsay Barr
Kon-Fusion
Blue Hazel
and more!!

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

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Flower & Vegetable Show
Sat Aug 19 2023
Royal Canadian Legion in Barry's Bay
1 - 3 pm
Free

Displays of flowers, vegetables and arrangements by MV Gardening Club members

Inez Boehme Bursary Tea $5


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Algonquin Pow Wow
Sat Aug 19 to Sun Aug 20 2023
Pikwakanagan Cultural Grounds
Grand Entry
Sat & Sun 12 noon
$6; 12 yrs & under Free

34th Annual Traditional Pow Wow
Enjoy Aboriginal Culture
Drumming, Dancing, Crafts, and Traditional Foods

Saturday
Grand Entry ~ 12 noon
Supper Break ~ 5 to 7 pm
Social Evening Dancing and Drumming ~ 7 pm
Sunday
Grand Entry ~ 12 noon
Give away and closing ~ 5 pm

No pets, drugs, or alcohol

Held on the 3rd weekend in August
Gates open to the public at 9 a.m.

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Eganville Gun Show
Sat Aug 19 2023
Eganville Arena, 178 Jane St. Eganville
8 am to 2:30 pm
$8, under 12 free w/an adult

Ottawa Valley's Best Gun Show

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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An Irish Gathering
Wed Aug 16 to Sat Aug 19 2023
All around Killaloe

"For the little bit of Irish in everyone!"

10th Annual Festival
filled with music & dancing, friends & family,
food & beverages & more.

Irish Gathering Parade
Sat Aug 19 ~ 11 am

Free Carnival in Station Park
Sat Aug 19 ~ 10 am to 5 pm

Free Live Music in Station Park
Friday and Saturday
Gail Gavin, The Sernoskies, The Roche Family, more


Irish Tea Party
Killaloe Friendship Club
Fri Aug 18 ~ $10

Also
Darts & Euchre, Family Fun & More.

For full schedule & more info, go to the FB page (link below)

Third weekend in August.


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Taste of the Valley
Sat Aug 12 2023
Eganville Arena, 178 Jane Street
10 am to 3 pm

Local food producers and artisans
present their wares

In 2023 at the Eganville Arena

In 2024 in Barry's Bay and Killaloe


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Cobden Fair
Fri Aug 25 to Sun Aug 27 2023

164th Annual Agricultural Fair
Live entertainment, Worlds Finest Midway, Livestock shows, senior and junior hall exhibits, craft shows, our infamous Demo Derby on Saturday night and many other numerous activities to fill your weekend!


Last Weekend before Labour Day

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Wilno Chicken Supper
Fri Sep 2 2022
St Mary's Catholic Church, Wilno

The Valley's Favourite Church Supper

Cancelled in 2022
because of uncertain Covid situation

Roast chicken with all the fixin's
and home-made dessert too!

Annually on the first Sunday in September

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Gun and Sportsman Show
Sat Sep 2 2023
BLR Community Centre and Arena
Palmer Rapids.
9 am to 2:30 pm
$7; Under 12 free (accompanied)

Gun & Sportsman Show

All Welcome!!

For more details contact Peter Koller
by email pjkoller23@gmail.com
or by phone 613-758-3567

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Renfrew Fair
Thu Sep 7 to Sun Sep 10 2023
$10 per day; Kids 10 & under $5; Parking $5

168th Fair in 2023
Livestock Shows, Exhibits, Rides, Games
OPP Golden Helmets
Demolition Derby

Live Music
Tribute to Bob Seeger
Jason McCoy
Eddy and The Stingrays
More

Held Annually ~ First Weekend After Labour Day

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KHR Loggers Festival
Sat Sep 23 2023
Round Lake Recreation Centre Park
545 Albert St.
11 am to 4 pm

Heritage Sports
Logger Competitions
Bouncy Castle
Historical Displays
Live Music
Vendors

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Quadeville Christmas Craft Sale
Sat Nov 26 2022
Quadeville Community Centre, 965 Addington Rd.
9 am - 3 pm

Book a table

Contact Marilyn Musclow at 613-758-2421


Refreshments and light lunch available

Soup, sandwich & dessert - $8

Everyone Welcome!

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Tree Lighting in Eganville
Fri Dec 2 2022
Tourist Information Centre, Eganville
6:30 pm

Come Together to Celebrate the Christmas Season

Carols & Hot Chocolate

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Tree Lighting in Barry's Bay
Fri Dec 2 2022
Barry's Bay Railway Station
6:30 pm
Tree lighting plus
Musical guests including:
Cori Coulas
The Hospital Choir
Horse-drawn Sleigh Rides

Refreshments

Visit from Santa

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Tree of Love - Palmer Rapids
Sat Dec 3 2022
Palmer Rapids Community Centre
6 pm

Tree of Love Light Bulbs on sale now

All proceeds to St. Francis Valley Healthcare Foundation

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Santa Claus Parades
Sat Dec 2 2023
Barry's Bay

2023 Santa Claus Parades

Barry's Bay - Sat Dec 2 - 12 noon

Killaloe - Sat Dec 9 - 1 pm
Meet with Santa and Mrs. Claus
at the Lions' Hall after the parade

Eganville - Sun
Coffee, hot chocolate and treats for the children
at the Legion after the parade

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Killaloe Library Holiday Open House
Thu Dec 7 2023
1 John St. Killaloe
6 to 8 pm

Music by the OK Chorale

Holiday refreshments

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Quadeville Winter Carnival & Poker Run
Fri Jan 27 to Sat Jan 28 2023
Quadeville Community Centre
965 Addington Rd.

Friday, Jan. 27

Bingo - 7 pm

Saturday, Jan. 28

Poker Run Registration
10 am to 11 am - ATV's and snowmobiles
$10 registration

Canteen: opens at noon
Hamburgers, Hot dogs, Chili

Charlotte's Hill Toboggan Races - 11 am

Vintage Snowmobile Show and Run - 12 noon
( sponsored by Bryan Miller)

Kids Games - 1 pm

Supper - 4:30 pm
Ham, Baked Beans, Scalloped Potatoes, Squares
Adults: $15; Children 7 to 12: $10; 6 and under Free.

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