November Events

November 1, 2017
Rankin Culture and Recreation Centre’s Gift Basket Auction. Over 30 baskets to help get your holiday shopping done. Viewing at 6:30pm. Auction at 7:30pm. $10 includes beverage, hors d’oeuvres, and prizes. Basket themes include Pampered Chef, scrapbooking, pickles and jams, gift certificates and more! 20 Rankin Rink Road, Pembroke.

November 1, 2017
Annual Newcomers’ Night in Renfrew. Royal Canadian Legion. All new or returning residents to Renfrew and area are invited to attend. Free. Showcasing local merchants, restaurants and services available in the local area.
30 Raglan Street South, Renfrew

November 1, 2017
Dr. Mike Condra speaks at Algonquin College on the Mental Health Stigma. 7:00m-9:00pm. Dr. Condra discusses types of stigma, its origins and how it affects all of us. Tickets are $15 in advance or $20 at the door.
Phone: 613-735-4700 ext. 2702

November 2, 2017
Renfrew & Area Seniors’ Home Support Community Health Fair. St. Francis Xavier Hall in Renfrew. Learn about the various products and services available in our community and meet the service providers themselves. Free blood sugar and blood pressure testing, product samples and other health care goodies. 2:00pm-6:00pm.
331 Plaunt Street South, Renfrew
Phone: 613-432-7691

November 2, 2017
Free webinar on “Steering Through Change: A Handbook to Help Ontario Businesses Understand and Manage Bill 148.” More details on the impact of Bill 148. A must for all business owners. 9:30am-10:30am. Free.
Phone: 613-732-1942

November 3, 2017
Bonnechere Babes Ladies Shopping Event. Hosted by Township of Bonnechere Valley. Get a head start on your Christmas shopping. Free admission. Please bring a donation of a non perishable item for the Eganville Food Bank and the Bonnechere Union Public Library’s Free Little Pantry. 5:00pm-10:00pm at the Eganville Legion 56 Veterans Way, Eganville.
Phone: 613-628-3101

November 3, 2017
Bryson R.A. 3rd Annual Craft Fair & Ladies Night. Join us for an evening of shopping, mingling and cocktails! Get a head start on your holiday shopping. 6:00pm-10:00pm.
610 Rue Principale, Bryson

November 4, 2017
Ontario SPCA Renfrew County Animal Centre Microchip Clinic. Have peace of mind and get your pet microchipped. 9:00am-1:00pm at the Pembroke Animal Hospital, 905 Pembroke Street East, Pembroke. $30/dog and $20/cat. Appointments required.
Phone: 613-635-7508

November 4, 2017
Skydive Petawawa End of Season Boogie. 9:00am-6:00pm. 240 Len Hopkins Drive in Petawawa. Pembroke & Area Airport.
Phone: 613-602-1002.

November 4, 2017
5th Annual Beachburg Public School Craft & Vendor Show. 10:00am-3:00pm. 20 Cameron Street in Beachburg. Visit with Santa from 11:00am-1:00pm. Bamboo Sheets, Norwex, Scentsy, Watkins, Epicure and more.

November 4, 2017
Christmas Craft & Vendor Show. Otter Lake RA. 10:00am-3:00pm. Browse, buy and support local vendors while finding unique items everyone will love! Sit and chat and have a bite to eat at our canteen serving great food. Otter Lake, Quebec.

November 4-5, 2017
Mount Pakenham’s Ski Swap. Our new and used equipment sale is a great way to outfit the entire family on a budget. Open Saturday, November 4th 9:00am-5:00pm and Sunday, November 5th 10:00am-3:00pm. Outgrown some equipment? Sell it at our swap! Drop off dates are October 29-November 4.
Phone: 613-624-5290

November 4-5, 2017
Make your first holiday shopping destination the popular Christmas in the Valley Artisan Show. A juried selection of over 25 carefully selected artisans, crafters and bakers will present original creations in a relaxed, friendly and festive atmosphere. 10:00am-4:00pm. Held at the Almonte Community Centre & Arena Upper Hall, 182 Bridge Street. We’re on Facebook

November 5, 2017
Seasonal Job Fair at Mount Pakenham. Looking for seasonal work? Our annual job fair is taking place at 3:00pm in Clifford Lodge. Cafeteria Workers, Front Desk Support, Maintenance People and more. Bring your resume. Job applications also available on our website. 577 Ski Hill Road, Pakenham.
Phone: 613-624-5290

November 8, 2017
Deadline to nominate someone for the Warden’s Awards. The County of Renfrew is looking to recognize one non-profit organization, one business and an individual who make the region a better place to live, work and play. Application forms on the website:
Phone: 613-735-2081

November 9, 2017
Renfrew Community Wide Information Night. 6:30pm to 8:00pm. Groups, clubs and organizations will be have information available and can speak with you about what they do and why they’d like to have you at their next meeting, practice or class.
67 Argyle Street, Renfrew

November 10, 2017
Mount Pakenham’s Season Pass “Cool Rates” ending! Passes from just $230 plus HST. “Full” unlimited skiing pass, “Almost Anytime”, nights, and family bundles. Grab these deals before their gone! See our website for complete details and rates.
Phone: 613-624-5290

November 11, 2017
Horton’s 7th Annual Trivia Challenge. Test your knowledge of Canada, with a special round of Remembrance Day trivia. Doors open at 6:00pm, trivia begins at 7:00pm at the Horton Community Centre, 1005 Castleford Road, Renfrew. Cost: $20 per person. Teams of 4 to 6 people. Register early!
Phone: 613-433-3303

November 11, 2017
Remembrance Day Service will be held by the Cobden Legion at the Cenotaph in front of the Cobden Memorial Hall, Main Street. Colours will be marched on at 10:45am; service begins at 11:00am. Reception to follow in the Cobden Legion.

November 14, 2017
Starter Company Plus Information Session. Are you exploring entrepreneurship but you don’t know where to start? Starter Company Plus is a program delivered by Enterprise Renfrew County. Applicants receive business training, advice and mentoring. Call to register.
Phone: 613-735-8224

November 17, 2017
Hunters’ Supper at the Brudenell, Lyndoch and Raglan Community Centre. 4:30pm-6:30pm. Enjoy a delicious meal of turkey, ham, potatoes, stuffing, baked beans, veggies, dessert and more. Adults: $15, Kids 6-12: $8, Kids under 5: Free. Or purchase a family pack (2 adults, 2 kids): $40.
Phone: 613-758-2061

November 17, 2017
Sunset Nursery invites you to our Christmas Dreams Barn Customer Appreciation Day. With all the sights, sounds and smells of a magical Christmas it will make it easy for you to get into the Christmas spirit. 20% off all Christmas decor. Many in store specials, one day only on Christmas items. 9:00am-7:00pm.
2177 Greenwood Road, Pembroke

November 18, 2017
Miramichi Lodge Christmas Gift & Craft Sale. 9:00am-3:00pm. Refreshments available. Free admission. Many great gift ideas.
Phone: 613-735-0175 ext. 213

November 18, 2017
OFSC Driving Training in Calabogie. The Motorized Snow Vehicle Operator’s Course covers safe operating procedures, legal requirements, first aid and more. Must be at least 12 years of age to qualify for your license.
Phone: 613-717-2643

November 18, 2017
Festival of Fibre Arts. A quilt and fibre arts display and sale featuring quilting, needlework, knitting, crochet, fabric creations, weaving and spinning and more. Hear from guest presenters. 10:00am-4:00pm at Calvin United Church, 276 Church Street, Pembroke. Admission $10, includes refreshments.
Phone: 613-732-8016

November 18, 2017
The Renfrew County Federation of Agriculture’s first ever Annual Harvest Gala in recognition of our local farming history in Canada’s 150th birth year. Meal by Waterfall BBQ and Catering, a film premier created to depict farming in Renfrew County, and a dance featuring the Ghost Town Cryers. $40 per person. Renfrew Armouries, 115 Veterans Memorial Boulevard.
Phone: 613-623-4542

November 20, 2017
Trinity United Church’s Spaghetti Supper. 5:00pm-7:30pm. Adults: $12. Children under 12: $6. Children under 5: Free. Includes Caesar salad, garlic bread, beverage and dessert. All are welcome. Foresters Falls.
Phone: 613-646-2768

November 23-24, 2017
Christmas Centrepiece Workshop at the Lakehouse Restaurant. Usher in Christmas with a beautiful fresh centerpiece for your table or mantle. Workshops begins at 11:15am with a catered lunch after your masterpieces are created! $90. Call to register.
26969 Highway 28 South, Bancroft
Phone: 613-339-2111

November 24, 2017
Rankin Culture & Recreation Centre’s Hunters Awards Dinner. Doors open at 5:00pm. Dinner at 6:00pm. Come for a delicious catered meal, hear from a guest speaker and see the winners of our annual Big Buck contest. Tickets: $32.
Phone: 613-732-3241

November 24-25, 2017
Shop The Neighbourhood in Downtown Pembroke. Our fourth annual event. Watch our Facebook page for participating businesses and you could win $50 Downtown dollars! Businesses will have exclusive deals over these two days for your holiday shopping. Stay for the Santa Claus parade on November 25th, starting at 5:30pm.

November 24-25, 2017
Rally of the Tall Pines. Sponsored by Lincoln Electric. Held in Bancroft. Rally headquarters is Dungannon Rec Centre in L’Amable on Highway 62. Day and evening spectator options.

November 24-26, 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 November (24-26), and December (1-2). Purchase tickets online or by phone. Festival Hall. 401 Isabella Street, Pembroke.
Phone: 613-735-2182

November 25, 2017
OFSC Driving Training Course. Students must be at least 12 years of age to receive your snowmobile operator’s license. $40. Course begins at 9:00am. Register with Linda.
Phone: 613-646-7736

November 25, 2017
Matawatchan Christmas Market. 9:00am to 2:00pm. Matawatchan Hall, 1677 Frontenac Road in Matawatchan. Baking and preserves, decorations, artisan and boutique gifts and “new to you.”
Phone: 613-333-9556

November 25, 2017
Wild Game Dinner. Stonecliffe Community Centre. Adults: $20. Children (8-13): $7.50. Children (up to age 7): Free. Wild board baked beans, buffalo chili, wild goulash, beaver stew, wild turkey soup and more.
Phone: 613-586-2526

November 25, 2017
7th Annual Pine Lodge Christmas Market. 10:00am-4:00pm. Festive Christmas market showcasing the best local vendors and their beautiful crafts. Over 50 vendors, free admission and hot refreshments worth the trip to the Pontiac. Plenty of free parking.
Phone: 819-647-2805
6 Pine Lodge Road, Bristol

November 26, 2017
Renfrew Victoria Hospital Auxiliary 2017 Christmas Home Tour. 12:30pm-5:00pm. Tickets: $25. Includes seven beautiful homes, dessert tea, and a free draw for original painting by local artist Diana Wakely. Tickets available at RVH Gift Shop, RVH Foundation office, Aikenheads Drug Store, or call Rose.
Phone: 613-432-5220