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Experiences ~ Interesting Places in our Own Back Yard


Mission House Museum
Mission House Museum
Season Opening - June 28, 1 to 4 pm

Special opening June 30 - 6 - 8 pm - Presenting Combermere 150 Scrapbook and treats.

Newly expanded with lots of new artifacts, exhibits, stories & local family histories, stories & trees
Mission House Museum
1050 Mill St, Combermere

Adult $2, Children $1, Child under 6 Free, Family $5

Summer Hours
(July & August)
Wed - Fri ~ Noon - 4 pm
Other times by appointment
Wilno Heritage Park & Museum
Come & Explore Next Year

Paved walkways bordered with family stones commemorate the pioneer Kashub settlers.
Log cabin museum features
historical displays, antique Wilno furniture, and artifacts.

Museum hours: 11 am - 5 pm daily. July and August

Wilno Heritage Park

Located in the heart of
Canada's first Polish Settlement

For more info:
or visit:
Hoch Farm Market and Museum
Every Sat, Jun 22 to Oct 12
Hwy 60, Killaloe

Killaloe Farmers Market
Hoch Barn Recycle/Reuse Flea Market
Heritage Farmhouse Museum
Live Music

Craft And Produce Vendors
are Welcome

114th Anniversary of Hoch Farm Sat. Sept. 21, 10 am to 1 pm

Bonnechere Museum Activities
$5; kids 4 to 11 $2:50; 3 and under free

Ottawa Valley Musical Storyteller Dave Souliere
Saturday, August 10th, 11 am

Aug. 17 - 10 am
3rd Fossil Hunt of the season

Meet in the Courtyard of the Museum.
Discount for scheduled fossil hunts and groups of 10 or more touring the geotrail: Adults $4.00; children 4 to 11 $2.00; 3 and under FREE

Saturday, August 24 - 11 am - "The Queen Street Fiddlers" will be playing Ottawa Valley style fiddle music (jigs, breakdowns, two steps, waltzes, toe-tapping European and Metis tunes).

Saturday, August 31 - 11 am - Musical Variety show by Karl & Linda Dregischan.

Open Victoria Day to Labour Day
Tues to Sat & long weekend Mondays - 10 am to 4 pm
Sundays: 1 pm to 4 pm

Closed Labour Day to Victoria Day
Open for special events or groups by appointment

Guided Fossil Hunts 2019
starting at 10:00 a.m.
Mon, July 1 - Canada Day
Sat July 20
Sat Aug 17

Crooked Slide Park
Bring a picnic lunch and
enjoy the tranquil surroundings.

This faithfully restored chute on
Byers Creek
is a fine example of chutes used to carry logs over the rocky waters of several Ottawa Valley rivers including the Madawaska, the Bonnechere, and the Ottawa.
Crooked Slide Park

Located: Old Barry's Bay Road off County Rd. 62 ~ 2 km. north of Combermere
Water Tower Park

One of only two remaining wooden water towers in

Outdoor museum of railway
and farm equipment.
Railway Museum located nearby in
the original Barry's Bay railway station.
Water Tower Park

Located behind the Opeongo Seniors Centre,
19 Stafford St., Barry's Bay

Historic Stone Fence

The care taken in placing the stones is characteristic of work done by German settlers in this area
A German immigrant and homesteader built this stone fence around 1883 using stones cleared from surrounding fields

Historic Stone Fence
Located: Along Opeongo Rd onto Baptiste Church Rd Watch for sign posted of historic fence

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Jack's House

Fully furnished 2 storey a/c guest home. Complete kitchen including w/d. Close to algonquin park, local attractions, &

The Mad Musher

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

Barry's Bay Outfitters

Sales and Rentals of quality canoes, kayaks, sailboats & outdoor gear. Guided daytrips and shuttles for groups are

Afelskies Shoes

Footwear for all seasons. Men's and boy's wear. Ladies' wear. Great bargains at our summer tent sale. Work and casual

K. M. Haycock, Painter

Oil Paintings from Nature at the Woodland Studio. Welcome during the Madawaska Valley Studio Tour September 29 and

Mission House Museum & Gallery

A museum reflecting the lives and time of the pioneers who settlerd on the Peterson Colonization Road (hwy #62) from

Re/Max Country Classics Ltd., Brokerage

Cathy Pitts(Broker): waterfront, residential and rural real

Kent Waddington PHOTOGRAPHY

Freelance writer & photographer. Original valley photography and creative private