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

Annual Events  That we look forward to every year.

Beachburg Fair
Fri Jul 22 to Sun Jul 24
Beachburg, Ontario
Advance $20; Gate $25 (per day)

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

Palmer Rapids Twin Festivals
Thu Jul 21 to Fri Jun 10
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
GLPOA Poker Run
Sat Jul 30
Starting from The Sands on Golden Lake

The Poker Run is Back

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

St. Ann Pilgrimage
Sun Jul 31
St. Ann's Church
Hwy 512 between Eganville & Foymount

Annual Pilgrimage to the Shrine of St Ann

With Bishop Guy Desrochers
"History of the Devotion to St. Ann"

Thu Fri & Sat ~ 7 pm
Mass and Homily given each evening
by Bishop Guy Desrochers

11 am ~ Outdoor Mass of Healing at the Shrine
1 pm ~ Exposition of the Blessed Sacrament
2 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

CO Blitz
Sun Jul 31
Combermere Community Centre
1095 Farmer Road
12 noon and 8:30 pm
$5; 12 and under $2 (Daytime)

Family Fun Day in Combermere

Kids' Activities, Petting Zoo, Water Slide
Youth Archery (ages 8 to 15)
Classic car show, Live music, Horseshoe Tournament, Dunk Tank

For music schedule, see link below

Outdoor dance featuring
Jayson Bradshaw
Odd Man Out

Doors open 8:30 pm
Admission $10

Killaloe Craft & Community Fair - 2023
Fri Aug 11 to Sun Aug 13
2789 Mountain View Rd

2023 Dates: Aug 11 to 13

Good Friends and Good Times
Kids' Zone: Parade, Games, Face painting, Much more
Crafts & Artisans
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.

Rockingham Church Anniversary
Sun Aug 7
2 pm

20th Anniversary Celebration

For 2022
Speaker: Barry Conway
Musical Entertainment: The Platt Family

Refreshments outdoors after the ceremony

Come to the church in the wildwood…

Everyone Welcome

Flower & Vegetable Show
Sat Aug 13
Royal Canadian Legion in Barry's Bay
1 - 3 pm

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

Inez Boehme Bursary Tea $5

Taste of the Valley
Fri Aug 26
Legion Field
9 Foran Street, Eganville
noon to 7 pm

Barry's Bay
Royal Canadian Legion Parking Lot
250 John St
Fri, Aug 19 ~ 10:00 am to 5:00 pm

Legion Field
9 Foran Street, Eganville ON
Fri Aug 26 ~ 12 pm to 7 pm

Algonquin Pow Wow
Sat Aug 20 to Sun Aug 21
Pikwakanagan Cultural Grounds
Grand Entry
Sat & Sun 12 noon; Sat 7 pm
Free or by Donation

33rd Annual Traditional Pow Wow
2022 Theme “Celebrating Our Resilience”

Enjoy Aboriginal Culture - Drumming, Dancing, Crafts, and Traditional Foods
No pets, drugs, or alcohol

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

Eganville Gun Show
Sat Aug 20
Eganville Arena, 178 Jane St. Eganville
8 am to 2:30 pm
$8, under 12 free w/an adult

26th Annual
Ottawa Valley's Best Gun Show

Hunting, Shooting, Outdoor Supplies

Antiques, Collectibles, Crafts


Third weekend in August

A proud supporter of Wildlife Habitat Enhancement Programs

An Irish Gathering
Thu Aug 18 to Sat 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 Gathering Parade
Sat Aug 20 ~ 11 am

Free Carnival in Station Park
Sat Aug 20 ~ 10 am to 5 pm

Free Live Music in Station Park
Friday and Saturday
The Country Lads, Boston Erin Og, Washboard Hank, more

Opeongo Readers Theatre, Pub Night, Irish Tea and More.

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

Third weekend in August.

Cobden Fair
Fri Aug 26 to Sun Aug 28

163rd 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

Wilno Chicken Supper - Cancelled
Fri Sep 2
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

Renfrew Fair
Thu Sep 8 to Sun Sep 11
$10 per day; Kids 10 & under $5; Parking $5

167th Fair in 2022
Livestock Shows, Exhibits, Midway Rides, Games

RCMP Musical Ride

Demolition Derby

Live Music in the Armories
Friday - David James, Eric Ethridge
Saturday - Little Bones
Sunday matinee - Leahy Next Generation

Held Annually ~ First Weekend After Labour Day
KHR Loggers Festival
Sat Sep 17
Round Lake Recreation Centre Park
545 Albert St.

Heritage Sports
Logger Competitions
Bouncy Castle
Live Music

MV Studio Tour
Fri Sep 30 to Sun Oct 2
10 am to 5 pm

30th Anniversary!

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
Fri, Sat & Sun - July 15, 16 & 17 2022

Autumn Tour
Fri, Sat & Sun - Sept 30, Oct 1 & 2 2022

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

Bay Day
Sat May 21
Downtown Barry's Bay
9 am - 5 pm

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

Face painting
Huge bargains
Sidewalk sales
Downtown Farmers Market
Bouncy Castle

Fun for the Whole Family

Victoria Day Weekend

Gun and Sportsman Show
Sat Sep 3
BLR Community Centre and Arena
Palmer Rapids.
9 am to 3 pm
$6; Under 12 free (accompanied)

7th Annual Gun & Sportsman Show

All Welcome!!

For more details contact John Rutledge
by email
or by phone 613-758-2222.

MV Gardening Club Plant Sale
Sat May 28
Combermere Craft Cabin
9 am to noon

Locally-grown plants including
veggies, flowers, perennials
Mushroom Compost

Canada Day Celebrations
Fri Jul 1

Parades • Live Entertainment
Yard & Bake Sales • Soap Box Derby
Fishing Fun • Baseball • Duck Race
Pontoon Boat Rides • Kids Games • Cake


Saturday July 2 ~ 1 to 5 pm
Wilno Heritage Park
Live Music with Ray Chapeskie and Friends
Kid's Activities

Ducky Race 1 pm at Station Park
Live Music, Family Fun, at St. Andrews school yard
starts at 2:30
Knights of Columbus BBQ ~ 5 pm
Reverend Ken ~ 6 pm
Dexter & Serena Sernoskie ~ 7 pm
Sidewinder ~ 8 pm
Best Fireworks Show around

Melissa Bishop Park
9:30 AM - By Donation Pancake Breakfast (until 11:30 AM)
10:00 AM - Aerial Hoop Demonstration
11:00 AM - Children's Bubble Soccer
12:00 PM - Talent Show ($250 in prizes!)
12:30 PM - Ceremony and Senior of the Year Award
-Volleyball Tournament
ONGOING - Live Entertainment - Lending Hub
- Scavenger Hunt - Tie-Dye Station (bring your own shirt)
Fireworks Over the Bonnechere River


Kids Fish - Mayflower Beach ~ 9 to 11 am

Barry's Bay
Family Fun Day at the Legion - 11 am to 2 pm
-- Pony rides noon to 2 pm
Magic Show, Fire Truck, Painting, More
Hamburgers, Hotdogs, sausage
Live Music in Zurakowski Park
Noon to 2 pm with

Jayson Bradshaw
Fireworks at the waterfront

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

The best artists & craftspeople from across Ontario

More than 25 vendors!

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

A self-guided tour featuring four unique local gardens in and around Barry's Bay and Combermere.

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

Heritage Cup Hockey
Cancelled for 2022
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

Normally held last weekend in March

More information available at the website

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The Granary

Schnitzel House restaurant features unique & affordable German & Canadian cuisine. A locally owned & operated eatery

Direct Bearing - Valley Training

First Aid & CPR Training. Nationally recognized certification. Courses always running in the area. Small groups. Fun,

Pinewood Inn

This local landmark is a short walk from the Public Beach and Children's Playground on beautiful Kamaniskeg

Spectacle Lake Lodge

Open Year Round - Highway 60 between Barry's Bay and Algonquin Park - Snowmobiles, ATV's, Boats, Canoes and Kayaks.

Kranz, Garnet Insurance & Real Estate Ltd.

Serving The Madawaska Valley & The Bonnechere Valley Areas
General Insurance Brokers - For Over 70

Killaloe Public Library

Public library service, FREE lending of books, magazines and videos. Public Access Computer and

Community Resource Centre (Killaloe) Inc.

Opening Doors . . . Growing Together . . . Making a Difference, The Community Resource Centre (Killaloe) Inc. is a non

The Mad Musher

Welcome to The Mad Musher: enjoy casual dining and stay in our comfortable accomodations with a beautiful view of the