Mineral Capital Concerts
Running July 5th to August 30th. Live music! 7:00pm Wednesdays, Millennium Park in Bancroft. The outdoor log-hewn Bandshell on the York River is the perfect venue. Local artists entertain with rock, folk, country, blues, Celtic and bluegrass. All concerts are family friendly and free. 50/50 draws support local not-for-profit groups.
Stone Fence Theatre
Your local theatre group presents “Stick Out Your Tongue and Say Moo! Making the rounds with the amorous veterinarian.” Performances at: Rankin Culture & Recreation Centre in July, Paul J. Yakabuski Centre in August, Eganville Community Centre in September and October and Pembroke and Killaloe in October. Details, times, fees and more on our website.
Shop Your Heart Out
Experience Downtown Pembroke and our great variety of shops. A great selection of clothing for men, women and children, home décor items, giftware, specialty foods, furniture and more. Many unique products and great Canada 150 items available at a range of businesses. Come browse the major business district in the Ottawa Valley! Find a full list of businesses on our website.
Stop in to Gerber’s Nursery in Killaloe for all your gardening needs this summer. Offering annuals, perennials, hanging baskets, tropicals, house plants, fruit trees, flowering trees, evergreens, shrubs, shade trees, hedging, rose bushes and so much more. Ask about our landscaping services.
Only one hour west of Ottawa or 30 minutes east of Pembroke. Canada’s #1 raft and kayak resort for over 40 years. Our trips range from mild to wild and are perfect for kids ages 5+. We have Ontario’s only Bungee Tower! Experience the magic in whitewater with WT.
Downtown Pembroke is home to nearly 20 eateries with options for every taste! Try Thai, German, Chinese, French, Japanese, Lebanese, Greek, Italian or Canadian cuisine. Enjoy your meal on a downtown patio and take in the great atmosphere.
It has already been a busy summer at SkyDive Petawawa! Come jump tandem (with a guide) or train to jump solo (it’s a rush!) You can mark this off your bucket list or make it a regular activity! There’s nothing like it!
Inspired by hunger for adventure? Visit Rafters Bar & Grill at Wilderness Tours. Open to the public, we offer nightly entertainment, indoor and outdoor dining, spectacular lakeside views and more. A fun night out at a great dining option.
Cycle The Pontiac
Cycle through the Pontiac this spring and summer! Pack your bike and helmet and participate in the many events along the Cycloparc PPJ and through quaint villages in the Pontiac. Cycle into the past along the old rail bed of the Pontiac Pacific Junction along the shores of the Ottawa River.
Share Your Home
Do you have an extra room in your home? Community Living’s LifeShare program looks to match host families with individuals looking to live with a family. Visit our website for in depth information on how LifeShare works and how it might be an option for you.
Downtown Pembroke is your one-stop shop for professional services, serving as home to lawyers, accountants, doctors, dentists, financial planners and institutes, pharmacists and more. Visit them while parking at one of the more than 500 free parking spots. Celebrating 40+ years of bringing people downtown!
Antiques, Treasures & Treats
Arnprior now has five antique shops! Start your tour at Antiques, Treasures & Treats. Visit us for vintage collectibles, garden and cottage décor. Maybe sample a treat – try our black peanuts, delicious chocolate, salami, or a fine Cuban. And of course we have beautiful antiques! Complimentary Arnprior antique tour map available.
260 Elgin Street West, Arnprior
Horse Country Campground
A trail riding experience sure to be remembered! We offer both beginner and advanced horseback riding vacations and our focus is on three things; safety, education and lots of fun! Beautiful trails, with a variety of adventure with our horses or your own. Foresters Falls.
Need a guest speaker for the next meeting of your organization? Consider the Community Living speaker’s bureau. Our speaker’s bureau members tell their inspirational stories, and how they have met and surpassed challenges in their everyday lives.
Phone: 613-735-0659 ext.200
Pack your paddles and come to the Pontiac! Float along the famous three sister rivers, Dumoine, Coulonge and Noire aboard your canoe, kayak or SUP. Book a shuttle and discover three Canadian wild rivers.
Eganville Escape Room
Designed to challenge all! Will your team solve the mystery? Want to test your sleuth and logic skills? Maybe create a team-building exercise or just have fun? A fundraising event for the Eganville Curling Club. Open June 16th to September 4th. Groups of 4-6 ($20/person). Information on our website.
8A Foran Street, Eganville
Freddie’s Trading Post
Freddie’s Trading Post is your one-stop shop this summer. Groceries, convenience store, fireworks, local art, camping essentials, bait, cards and gifts and antiques. Enjoy subs, Kawartha Dairy and Tracey’s Ice Cream and more. See our Facebook pages for specials.
Be Boating Ready
At Plummer Marine, we have been getting people in the water since 1949. We are your boat service specialist and accessory store. At Plummer’s we make sure your watercraft is ready to go for the season and ensure you have all the supplies to stay safe.
Have you got a hankering for poutine? Visit the Pontiac to sample the best poutine in the Valley (as well as many other deep fried delicacies!) Many Pontiac road side chip stands are open or opening soon so pick a road and explore!
A Place for the Arts
A Place For the Arts. Bancroft art co-op with beautiful works to view and purchase. Home of the partista – coffee bar extraordinaire. Grab a comfortable chair, peruse an issue of Canadian art, sip an espresso, with Ella Fitzgerald playing. Open mic nights, photography club, movie nights, satori jam, workshops.
Madawaska Kanu Centre
Come paddle at Madawaska Kanu Centre in Barry’s Bay. Devoted to getting people on the river and improving skills in an atmosphere of fun and friendship. Kayaking, canoeing, family rafting, retreats and more! Whether a new paddler or a pro, we welcome everyone to our riverside resort on the Madawaska.
Phone: 613- 756-3620
Whitetail Golf Club
Check out our membership rates for adults, couples, seniors, intermediates, students, juniors and corporate. 10 and 20-game pack specials. One of the first courses to open in the Valley. Championship course, clubhouse, carts, social events and more.
Unique Gift Shop
“This is beautiful! It’s like going to a museum. I love it!” A few comments as customers enter the Madonna House Gift Shops. It’s an experience. Gifts of all kinds from antique to modern, unique and one of a kind. Shops and Pioneer Museum open Tuesday through Saturday, 10:00am-5:00pm.
2888 Dafoe Road, Combermere
Elements Luxury Tented Camp
The ultimate outdoor hotel experience. Surrounded by your own private forest retreat, our sites are designed to give you the ultimate glamping experience. We offer an array of activities, from relaxing fire-side yoga to SUP and mountain biking. Visit our website for more information and to secure your luxury retreat.
Relax and Unwind
Looking for a unique place to stay? Gerber’s Bed and Breakfast at Golden Lake is the perfect place. Open year round rent a quaint room or a whole house. Affordable rates, outdoor pool, Wi-Fi and more. Amenities, photos and pricing on our website.
Ottawa City Rafting
Raft the Ottawa River in the heart of downtown Ottawa. The Ottawa River looks as majestic as when Champlain viewed it four centuries ago. This trip has fun, education and just enough excitement to be thrilled at the end of the run. Perfect for adventure seekers, families, schools and corporate groups.
Do you need someone to run errands for you on a regular basis? Maybe pick up the mail, prepare recycling, make a coffee run or weekly organizing. Community Living might be able to help. We have people looking for casual work that could fit your needs. Talk to us today.
Phone: 613-735-0659 ext.220
Take a walk through the past, see the view of a lifetime and gaze at the majesty of the Ottawa River on the Oiseau Rock Trail. Learn about the Algonquins of the Ottawa Valley at this historical landmark in our very own backyard.
All About Health
Stay healthy in Downtown Pembroke – home to more than 50 health businesses and organizations. Count your steps downtown too and take in a range of walks, hilly to flat. A great way to be active and shop. Enjoy the great atmosphere of downtown.
Pembroke Heritage Murals
Google Pembroke Heritage Murals: download a free Audio Mural Tour. Open 24/7 enjoy Pembroke’s Outdoor Art Gallery of 34 unique large scale paintings. Tour our City’s colourful past. One of Canada’s largest heritage mural projects. Souvenirs available at Purvis Gallery and Framing in Downtown Pembroke.
Now open for the season! Come and explore one of the Valley’s most unique natural wonders – Bonnechere Caves in Eganville. Open daily 10:00am to 4:00pm. Take a guided tour and learn how stalactites grow, the process of fossilization and more! See our website for more information and rates.
East Side Freddie’s
The best fresh cut fries you will ever have! Stop in at East Side Freddies’s Fries in Chalk River for a Valley favourite. And, we have more than fries so there’s something for everyone. You’ll find us at the red picnic tables and umbrellas. Enjoy summer at East Side Freddie’s.
Phone: 613- 584-1115
Pembroke Farmers’ Market
Visit the Pembroke Farmers’ Market this season. Local, fresh, home-made, hand-made! Open every Wednesday and Saturday from 8:30am to 1:00pm, at the corner of Victoria and Lake Street in Pembroke. Fresh produce, local meats, delicious baking, jams, preserves, honey, maple syrup, crafts and so much more. Canteen, free parking. Follow us on Facebook.
Fishing In The Pontiac
Calling all anglers to the Pontiac! It is fishing season. Discover the many rivers and lakes in the vast wilderness of the Pontiac. Book a guided fishing trip with an outfitter today!
Here To Help
Summer is a great time in the Ottawa Valley with the beautiful weather and wonderful spots to visit. To all new to this area, welcome from John Yakabuski MPP, Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke. If I can be of assistance, please call or drop in to my office at 84 Isabella Street in Pembroke. Also see our website for info.