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

Annual Events  That we look forward to every year.

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Annual Event Cancellations

As restrictions begin to lift, we hope some of the annual events we enjoy will be able to go ahead this year. We will keep this page updated as information becomes available.

Stay safe!

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CO Blitz - Cancelled
Sat Aug 1
Combermere Community Centre
1095 Farmer Road
$5 per person or $15 for a family of 4

Family Fun Day in Combermere

Daytime

Kids activities will be held from 11-3 at the Combermere Community Centre, 1095 Farmer road, featuring many games and bouncy activities from RY-J’s climbing adventures.

There will be all day face painting, a magic show from 1-2 and Terry the balloon man from 2-3.

Plant sale and BBQ onsite.

Evening

Music in the field at the Community Centre from 7:30 pm to 1 am,

Beer tents.

All ages are welcome!


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GLPOA Poker Run - Cancelled
Sat Aug 3 2019
Starting from The Sands on Golden Lake
Registration 8 am
$25 per person

11th Annual Poker Run Entry: $25 includes lunch, entertainment & winning hand and lucky draw prizes


Start/Finish at Sands on Golden Lake
Registration Forms also available at Pride Marine, Killaloe Sportsplus, Sands on Golden Lake and Pikwakanagan Fuels.
Everyone Welcome!
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Raglan 4 Seasons Anniversary
Sat Aug 3 2019
Raglan 4 Seasons Park
Junction of Hwy 514 & Hwy 28
10 am
Family $25; Adult $10; Kids 6-12 $5; 5 & under Free

35th 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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KHR Fire Dept. Open House
Sat Jul 20 2019
Round Lake Fire Hall, 2995 Round Lake Rd
10 am - 2 pm

Sparky the Fire Mascot
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
Mini Fire Truck Rides
Spray a Real Fire Hose

Exhibits

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Loggers' Lunch at the Opeongo Seniors Centre - Cancelled
Fri Jul 31
Opeongo Seniors Centre
19 Stafford St, Barry's Bay
11 am to 3 pm
$10

Fried bologna, keilbasa, sauerkraut, fried potatoes & onions, homemade baked beans, buns, butter tarts.


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Killaloe Craft & Community Fair - Cancelled
Fri Aug 7 to Sun Aug 9
2789 Mountain View Rd
Killaloe

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

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

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Rockingham Church Anniversary - Cancelled
Sun Aug 11 2019
Rockingham
2 pm

Rockingham Church Annual Celebration
Cancelled for 2020

Come to the church in the wildwood…


Everyone Welcome

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An Irish Gathering - Cancelled
Thu Aug 15 to Sat Aug 17 2019
All around Killaloe

"For the little bit of Irish in everyone!"

A festival filled with music, friends & family, dancing food & beverages & more.

The full schedule is here

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Taste of the Valley
Fri Aug 21
Railway Station, Barry's Bay
10 am to 5 pm
Local food producers from all over Renfrew County will showcase their products.


Bonnechere Valley, Friday, August 28

Renfrew, Saturday, September 19

Brudenell, Lyndoch & Raglan, Saturday, September 26

Arnprior, Sunday, October 4

Whitewater Region (Cobden), Saturday, October 17

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Flower & Vegetable Show
Sat Aug 22
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 - Cancelled
Sat Aug 17 to Sun Aug 18 2019
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 17 to Sun Aug 18 2019
Eganville Arena, 178 Jane St. Eganville
$8, 12 and under free w/an adult

Ottawa Valley's Best Gun Show

Sat Aug 17 2018~ 9 am - 3:30 pm
Sun Aug 18 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 - Cancelled
Fri Aug 23 to Sun Aug 25 2019

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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Heritage Fest
Sat Aug 31 to Sun Sep 1 2019
Madonna House
2888 Dafoe Rd. Combermere
1 - 4 pm
Free

A celebration of heritage crafts and local history.
Hands-on demonstrations of crafts.
Museum tours.
Family fun.

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Wilno Chicken Supper - Cancelled
Sun Sep 1 2019
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 - Cancelled
Wed Sep 4 to Sun Sep 8 2019
$20; Kids 3 & under Free; Cars $5

165th Fair in 2019
Livestock Shows, Exhibits, Midway Rides, Games Demolition Derby & Live Music

Admission includes unlimited Midway

At the Grandstand

Wednesday - Demolition Derby
Thursday - Official Opening
Friday - Eric Ethridge
Saturday - The Trews
Sunday - Carroll Baker (2:30 pm)

Wed - Sun ~ First Weekend After Labour Day
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MV Studio Tour
Fri Oct 2 to Sun Oct 4
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 - Cancelled
Fri, Sat & Sun - July 17, 18 & 19 2020

Autumn Tour
Fri, Sat & Sun - Oct 2, 3 & 4, 2020

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 6 2019
Barry's Bay Railway Station
6:30 pm
Tree lighting plus
Refreshments, music, fresh coffee


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Killaloe Dinner of Good Cheer
Tue Dec 24 2019
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 1 p.m Dec. 23 - bring a potato peeler.

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

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Santa Claus Parades
Sat Dec 14 2019

Killaloe - Sat Dec 14 ~ 1 pm

Meet Santa at the Lions' Hall after the parade

Palmer Rapids - Sat Dec 14 ~ 6 pm
New route - starts at County of Renfrew Patrol Yard
Hot chocolate & treats with Santa at the Community Centre after the parade

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Old Sled Show
Sat Jan 11
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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Quadeville Winter Carnival & Poker Run
Fri Jan 24 to Sat Jan 25
Quadeville Community Centre

Friday, Jan. 24

Bingo - 7 pm

Saturday, Jan. 25

Breakfast - 8:00 to 10:30 am
Adults - $8, ages 10 and under $5, 5 and under - free

Canteen: 11 am to 3 pm

Poker Run Registration 10 am to 11 am
ATV's and snowmobiles back by 4:30 pm
$10 to register

Charlotte's Hill Toboggan Races - 11 am

Vintage Snowmobile Show and Run ( sponsored by Bryan Miller - 613-281-1038) 12 noon

Kids Games - 1 pm


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Loggers Sports Festival
Sat Jan 25
Round Lake Recreation Centre Park
11 am

Contestants will fell a tree, cut logs, boil tea, speed cut, axe throw and carve a chair from a log in 15 minutes.

Youth contestants will compete in a scaled-down contest: nail drive, buck saw, wood pile, chocker race, axe throw and scavenger hunt.

Children's activities are planned and the skating rink will be open.

Demonstrations:
Broad axe skill - John Foreman
Move logs with horses - Jerry Chapeskie

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Killaloe SnoFun
Fri Jan 31 to Sun Feb 2

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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BLR Winter Carnival
Wed Jan 29 to Sun Feb 2
BLR Community Centre in Palmer Rapids

Wed. Jan. 29
7 - 8 pm - Sign up for Carnival King and Queen Contest
contact Gwen Schutt Colsh for details

Thurs. Jan. 30
7 pm - Carnival King and Queen Talent Show & Crowning

8 - 9 pm - Bay Blades sledge hockey game

Fri. Jan. 31
7 - 9 pm - free public skating
7 - 10 pm Trivia Night
(Contact Scott Armstrong 613-758-9936)

Sat. Feb. 1
9 am - Kids Broomball Tournament
10 am to 3 pm - Kids Games & Crafts
4 to 7 pm - Roast Beef Dinner
( $15 Adults, $10 Kids, 5 and under free)

6 - 7 pm -Kids Hockey League game
7:30 pm - Mens Hockey Game ($2 admission for both games)
(Contact Andrea Budarick 613-758-2632)
9 pm to 1 am - Carnival Dance featuring the Riley New Band

$15 in advance $20 at the door

Sun. Feb. 2
9 am to 1 pm - Buffet Breakfast

1 - 3 pm - free public skating
5:30 - 6:30 pm - Broomball game (Lakers vs Raiders (adult teams)

** Canteen will be open Saturday from 8 am to 10 pm
hot food available from noon to 4 pm

See BLR Facebook page for details on Carnival Dance and sign making workshop

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Bonnechere Cup
Fri Feb 14 to Sun Feb 16
Eganville Sno-drifters Club
Day $20; Wknd $30; Youth 11 & under $5 per day

Eastern Pro Tour Professional Snowmobile Race
Canadian Vintage Championships
ATV racing

Racing from 7 pm on Friday
10 am on Saturday and Sunday

Held annually on Family Day Weekend

Fireworks Display - Friday at 6:45 pm
Live entertainment 9pm by Upstream Dave..

Saturday Entertainment
9 pm featuring Sidewinder

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Heritage Cup Hockey - Cancelled
Fri Mar 27 to Sun Mar 29
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 - Cancelled
Sat May 2
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 this historic hamlet and enjoy the local history displays in the Heritage Park.


Held annually the first Saturday in May
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Bay Day - Cancelled
Sat May 16
Downtown Barry's Bay
10 am - 4 pm

Vintage car show- no fee to register cars
Kick-off of Barry's Bay Farmers' Market
Live Entertainment

Face painting

Huge bargains

Huge sidewalk sale

Balloons beyond belief

Bouncy Castle Fun for the Whole Family

Victoria Day Weekend

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Palmer River Fest - Postponed
Fri May 15 to Sun May 17
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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Golden Lake Smelt Fry - Cancelled
Sat Jun 15 2019
Sands on Golden Lake
1- 5 pm
$11 per serving

Meet your friends and neighbours for a tasty meal and support GLPOA in reducing the invasive smelt population in the lake.

Smelt are caught in the spring and immediately cleaned and frozen.

Live Entertainment, Door Prizes, Licensed

Co-hosted by GLPOA, Cottage Cup and The Sands

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Barrys Bay Triathlon/Duathlon - Cancelled
Sun Jun 28
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,

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

Early-bird registration expires May 1, 2020.
Event registration closes June 26, 2020

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Canada Day Celebrations
Wed Jul 1
Most cancelled or postponed for 2020

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

Fireworks!

Wilno - Postponed to Sat Sept 6
Killaloe - Cancelled
Eganville - Fireworks on July 1
Combermere - Postponed to Sat Sept 6
Barry's Bay - Postponed to Sat Sept 6
Quadeville
Palmer Rapids - Cancelled

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MV Garden Tour - Cancelled
Sun Jul 7 2019
10 am - 4 pm
$5

A self-guided tour featuring six unique local gardens around and beyond Killaloe

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 - Cancelled
Sat Jul 11
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 - Cancelled
Sat Jul 11
Opeongo Seniors Centre, 19 Stafford St, Barry's Bay
11:30 am - 6 pm
Fish Dinner - 1 piece - $10, 2 pieces - $12​

Live Entertainment
Beer Garden

Take Out Available

2nd Saturday of July

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Beach Volleyball Tournament - Cancelled
Sat Jul 18
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: 613-281-2177
or melissamcguey@hotmail.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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St. Ann Pilgrimage - Cancelled
Thu Jul 25 to Sun Jul 28 2019
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 - Cancelled
Thu Jul 23 to Sun Jul 26
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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Ash Grove Inn & Restaurant

613-756-7672
Open year-round, seven days a week. Lakeside dining and accomodations with sidedoor bar & billiards. Ask about our

Bonnechere Union Public Library

613-628-2400
Lending books, audio & video. Providing children and adult learning/recreation

Sigrid Naturals

613-756-7890
Meander through enchanting gardens and explore our unique shop showcasing local artisans creating: pottery, birdbaths,

Bonnechere Valley Windows

613-628-3056
Locally manufactured in Eganville. High quality European style vinyl windows & doors. Custom sizes, shapes &

R. C. Yantha Electric

613-757-3704
Full-service Electrical and Plumbing contractor. Generac authorized dealer. Water and septic systems. Brushing and

Opeongo Trail Resort

613-585-1571
Housekeeping cabins, camping; sandy beach on Madawaska River; boat, motor & canoe rentals; gas &

Bayberry Design

613-756-2580
Madawaska Valley’s premier design and print studio. Beautiful designs from business branding and packaging to

Wilno Hills Gallery

613-756-0478
Featuring Linda Sorensen's vibrant iconic paintings of the Natural World. Also available at the gallery: prints,