December Events


December 1, 2017
Renfrew-Nipissing-Pembroke Conservative Party EDA Christmas Dinner. Special guest, the Honourable Peter Kent. Germania Hall, 15 Bennett Street, Pembroke. Doors open at 5:00pm, dinner at 6:30pm. $100 per person. Tickets available on our website or by phone.
Phone: 613-732-7088
www.rnp-conservative.ca

December 1, 2017
A Christmas Time with the Ennis Sisters Christmas concert. 7:30pm at the Mason Auditorium at PCDI, 13 Victoria Street, Perth. From their Christmas originals and holiday classics to their well-timed stories and folkloric recitations, this is a family-friendly show you won’t want to miss! $25 plus tax. Reserved seating.
Phone: 613-485-6434
www.ticketsplease.ca

December 1-2, 2017
Festival Hall presents: “A Christmas Carol.” Scrooge and Marley tells the tale of Ebenezer Scrooge, a miserly businessman who refuses to acknowledge the joy of the Christmas season. A true holiday classic. Various show dates in December (1-2). Purchase tickets online or by phone. Festival Hall. 401 Isabella Street, Pembroke.
Phone: 613-735-2182
www.festhall.ca

December 1-19, 2017
Make your way to Downtown Pembroke this season and you could win big! One lucky customer will win a Christmas tree filled with gifts from Downtown Pembroke merchants. With every purchase or appointment at participating businesses from December 1-19, you receive a ballot to win the tree!
www.facebook.com/downtownpembroke

December 2, 2017
Christmas Market. Maison Bryson. 10:00am-2:00pm. A Christmas Market you won’t want to miss. Local vendors, artisans and more.
noeldantanmansfield@gmail.com

December 2, 2017
1st Annual Under the Stars Santa Claus Parade in Downtown Renfrew. 5:00pm.
Phone: 613-433-6079
www.downtownrenfrew.ca

December 2, 2017
Community Jam in support of Valley Animal Rescue. Presented by Movement Yoga Studio. An accessible way to learn the basic postures and breathing techniques of yoga while restoring your energy, strength, and flexibility. No experience required. 9:30am. $40.
133 Argyle Street South, Renfrew
www.facebook.com/createmvmnt

December 2, 2017
2017 Champlain Discovery Christmas Craft & Vendor Show. 10:00am-4:00pm at Champlain Discovery School.
390 Bell Street, Pembroke.

December 3, 2017
The Olde Time Country Jam will be held at Timberline Snowmobile Clubhouse. Come, play, listen, sing and dance! Admission is free and refreshments will be available. Call for info.
2 Henan Road, Pembroke
Phone: 613-732-0276

December 5, 2017
The Army Cadets Program is seeking teens 12-16 years of age (male and female) to join our unit. We train Tuesdays and weekends at the Pembroke Armoury. Free. We accept new recruits the first Tuesday of each month, September-March. Come and see what we’re all about. 6:30pm-9:30pm 177 Victoria Street, Pembroke.
Phone: 613-732-4470
www.2677cadets.ca

December 7, 2017
Downtown Pembroke Shop Hop. This is an evening shopping event where participating businesses offer something exclusively for patrons. It could be a demo, product launch, sale, free sample, etc. We will also have carolers, giveaways and gift wrapping. 4:00m to 8:00pm. The “All I Want For Christmas” holiday edition Shop Hop!
www.facebook.com/downtownpembroke

December 8, 2017
Deadline to book into the first Health Matters of 2018! Our Winter 2018 edition will be publishing on January 5 so book in by today to reserve your spot. If you are a health practitioner, business or organization, you should be in the region’s #1 health resource. New to advertising with us? Let’s chat about it!
behealthy@ovhealth.ca
www.facebook.com/healthmattersmag

December 9, 2017
Horton Christmas Craft Fair, at the Horton Community Centre, 1005 Castleford Road, Renfrew. We’ll help you with unique Christmas shopping ideas or just come and treat yourself! Crafts, baked goods and more. 9:00am-4:00pm. Free admission. Canteen will also be open with home cooked items for sale.
Phone: 613-433-3303
krogers@hortontownship.ca

December 9, 2017
Mount Pakenham is open (weather permitting of course)! Our snowmaking team is hard at work so you can ski/board ASAP. Please check our website, Facebook, or Instagram page to see the progress. Let it snow, let it snow, let it snow! 577 Ski Hill Road, Pakenham.
www.facebook.com/mountpakenham
www.mountpakenham.com

December 9, 2017
Riverview Seniors Social Club Christmas Dinner and Dance at Westmeath Community Centre Hall. Doors open at 5:00pm. Dinner at 6:00pm. Turkey dinner with all the trimmings, music by Station Hill 7:30pm-11:30pm. $25 per person. Call to reserve.
119 Synton Street, Westmeath
Phone: 613-587-4834

December 10, 2017
Deep River Community Church Choir and friends. Candlelight Service of Nine Lessons and Carols. 7:30pm. Deep River Community Church. Christmas anthems, readings and traditional carol singing followed by a festive reception. There will be a goodwill offering.
Phone: 613-584-2812
www.drcommunitychurch.ca

December 10, 2017
Let it Snow Christmas Craft Show. Knights of Columbus Hall in Pembroke. 10:00am-4:00pm. 30+ crafters and vendors. Accepting food bank donations.
170 Ellis Street, Pembroke
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December 12, 2017
Deadline to book into the January-February edition of 101 Things to Do in the Valley. Publishes December 14. Events taking place from December 16 to March 15 are a good fit. $25 per listing or five for $100.
101things@travelourbackyard.com
www.travelourbackyard.com

December 14, 2017
Christmas Luncheon at the Galilee Centre. 11:30am. Reservations are necessary. $18 includes turkey vegetable soup, crusty rolls, traditional tourtiere, mashed potatoes and dessert.
398 John Street North, Arnprior
Phone: 613-623-4242

December 17, 2017
Children’s Christmas Fun Day. Hosted by the Douglas Lions Club. Face painting, bouncy castle, snow queen Elsa, free hot dogs and drinks. Santa will hand out candy bags and more. Free. Accepting food bank donations. 1:00pm-4:00pm.
St. Michael’s School, Douglas

December 27, 2017
Mount Pakenham’s Holiday Ski & Snowboard programs begin. Three-day Program (ages 3 to adult) including one hour group lesson each day from December 27-29. All-Day camp and five-day program starting January 1st-5th. Book by December 14 to ensure availability. See our website for details!
Phone: 613-624-5290
www.mountpakenham.com

December 30-31, 2017
Mount Pakenham’s 10 week program begins. Ski and Snowboard lessons for ages 3 to adult and all abilities. Book by December 14th to ensure availability. See website for full program details. 577 Ski Hill Road, Pakenham.
Phone: 613-624-5290
www.mountpakenham.com

December 31, 2017
Eganville Legion New Year’s Eve Dance. Happy hour 6:00pm. Dinner 7:00pm. Dance at 8:30pm. $25 per person. Tickets must be purchased in advance.
Phone: 613-628-2802
rcl353@hotmail.com