August Events


August
Cobden Legion Open Jam. Every Wednesday night from 5:00pm to 7:00pm. Bring your musical instrument and your vocals for a fun session. All welcome. Call Simon Tunley for information.
43A Main Street, Cobden
Phone: 613-646-7364

August
Golf Lessons + Sport Psych. Was this the year you were going to work on your golf game or maybe start playing? You still can! Call Jennifer Layman for golf lessons for individuals or groups (up to four people). Plus, ask about mental game training (available for all sports). Build confidence, calm nerves and handle expectations.
Phone: 613-732-7774
jenn@fwdthink.net

August 5, 2017
Restore your inner harmony with a one-day Goddess Retreat. Join us for a day of interactive yoga, reiki and mindful workshops to inspire and rejuvenate your soul. All levels are welcome. 9:00am-3:00pm. Held at Elements Luxury Tented Camp in Renfrew. $130 per person. or save $30 if registered before June 17th.
www.yogaro.ca
www.outdoorhotel.ca

August 6, 2017
Golden Lake Park Classic Car Show. 10:00am-3:00pm. Nearly 100 vehicles are entered including cars, trucks, motorcycles, muscle and tractors. Charitable fundraiser. Come on out and show your support. Hosted by Ottawa Valley Hot Rods & Classic Cars – Wheels of the Valley.
13685 Highway 60, Golden Lake

August 6, 2017
Bring your lawn chairs and take in some live music at Robert Simpson Park in Arnprior. Hear the musical stylings of Dennis Harrington & Heritage Country. 2:00pm to 4:00pm.
400 John Street North, Arnprior

August 10-13, 2017
Pick N’ Ride Bluegrass Festival. Four days of music, equestrian demonstrations and resort family fun at Horse Country Campground in Foresters Falls. Featuring Grammy-nominated Special Consensus, Kevin Prater Band and great line of local bands. Thursday features the Mill Music” local talent showcase. Sunday bluegrass gospel. Reserve tickets by July 1st.
Phone: 613-867-0585
www.horsecountrycampground.com

August 11, 2017
Railroaders’ Tour. Enjoy history coming alive through theatrics! Let local rail enthusiast conductors take you on a one hour walking tour of our railway heritage sites. Relive the romance of rail as their tales unfold. 2:00pm. $10 per person. Children under 12 free. Pre-register at The Railway Station.
Phone: 613-756-5885
www.therailwaystation.ca

August 14-18, 2017
Lava Lava Island Vacation Bible School at Beachburg Pentecostal Tabernacle. An interactive week for children from ages of 4-12. Physical activity, snacks, singing, crafts and Biblically based teaching. 9:30am to 12:00pm. Must register in advance. $5 per child before August 8. $7 per child after August 8. Family rates available.
beachburg.pentecostal@gmail.com
Phone: 613-582-3473

August 18, 2017
Join us for our annual Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley golf tournament. Held at the Oaks of Cobden, it’s a great day with prizes and in support of individuals with intellectual disabilities. $80 includes 18 holes, cart, dinner and prizes.
Phone: 613-735-0659 ext.101
brobichaud@cluov.ca

August 18, 2017
Proud to host the Ottawa Valley’s “Taste of the Valley” at Railway Station Park in Barry’s Bay. Runs from 10:00am to 5:00pm. Ready-to-eat food frmo local vendors, farm produce and other Ottawa Valley specialties. Music by the Valley Shanty Man Chris Hum, spinning demonstrations with the wool gathering and so much more. A popular event in Madawaska Valley.
Phone: 613-756-5885
www.therailwaystation.ca

August 18-20, 2017
The 30th Annual Algonquin Pow Wow. Held at the Pikwakanagan cultural grounds near Golden Lake. Admission: adults $6, children under 12 attend for free. Enjoy the Aboriginal culture of drumming, dancing, crafts, and traditional foods. If you have never attended the Pow Wow, we encourage you to come this year. The majority of guests are non-Aborigal! No pets, drugs, or alcohol on site. Gates open to the public at 9:00am.
Phone: 613-625-2800

Aug. 18 – Sept. 10, 2017
Classic Theatre Festival presents. “I’ll be Back before Midnight.” An Alfred Hitchcock-styled psychological thriller about a young couple who rent an old, spooky country farmhouse. Sure to keep you on the edge of your seat! Tuesday to Sunday at 2:00pm. Wednesdays and Saturdays at 8:00pm. 54 Beckwith Street East, Perth. Tickets available online. Make a trip to Perth for Classic Theatre Festival!
Phone: 1-877-283-1283
www.classictheatre.ca

August 19 and 26, 2017
Art From Trees. Two-day workshop at The Railway Station in Barry’s Bay with Emma Manchester. 10:00am-1:00pm. Workshop will use materials harvested almost exclusively from trees. Techniques taught and explored will include sculpting in clay, papier mache, painting and natural-dye printing. $110 (materials included).
Phone: 613-756-5885
www.therailwaystation.ca

August 10-13, 2017
Pick N’ Ride Bluegrass Festival. Four days of music, equestrian demonstrations and resort family fun at Horse Country Campground in Foresters Falls. Featuring Grammy-nominated Special Consensus, Kevin Prater Band and great line of local bands. Thursday features the “Mill Music” local talent showcase. Sunday bluegrass gospel. Reserve tickets by July 1st and save.
Phone: 613-867-0585
www.horsecountrycampground.com

August 25-27, 2017
It’s Cobden Fair time! Come out to the Fair and enjoy a demolition and combine derby, horse drawing, pet show, entertainment, exhibit hall, 4-H club shows, livestock and agriculture and so much more. Pay one price for all rides and shows: $19 (Friday and Saturday) and $16 (Sunday). Advance tickets $16 available at Rooney’s and Scotiabank in Cobden.
Phone: 613-646-2426
www.cobdenfair.com

August 25-26, 2017
The Urban Slide is coming to Pembroke . 1000 feet of slippery awesomeness this summer! Be ready for a festival type atmosphere with music, a beer garden with food and beverages available, free kids play zone, skyfall jump, foam zone, along with other fun activities! Buy tickets in advance and save. See us on Facebook.
www.facebook.com/theurbanslidecanada
www.theurbanslide.ca

August 26, 2017
The annual Festival au Style de L’Isle/Islandfest in Chapeau, Québec, presented by the Municipality of L’Isle-aux-Allumettes. Plenty of activities for all ages, including sporting events, a duck race, a kids zone, fun with agriculture activities, a touch-a-truck display, vendor’s market, good food, live music (featuring The Ramblin’ Valley Band), a street dance and so much more.
www.facebook.com/pontiacouest
sadam@mrcpontiac.qc.ca

August 27, 2017
Poems Under Foot workshop at The Railway Station in Barry’s Bay. 1:00pm-3:00pm. Explore words and whimsy with your family. We will find inspiration from the art, gardens and history of the Barry’s Bay Railway Station to create a new poem together. For ages five and up. $10 per child. Adults accompanying their children come for free.
Phone: 613-756-5885
www.therailwaystation.ca

August 28, 2017
Women’s Day at Calabogie Motorsports Park. Motorsports Club of Ottawa’s first ever high performance driver education day aimed exclusively at novice and intermediate women interested in improving their driving skills, going to the track for the first time, or simply trying something new. 30 spots available. Register by August 26th.
lapping@mco.org
www.msreg.com/womenwesttrack