September Events


September 2, 2017
Maritime Kitchen Party at Rafters Restaurant inside Wilderness Tours. 6:00pm. Celtic music. $2 oysters, champagne special and feature cocktails. Reservations are required for dinner, call to reserve your table.
Phone: 1-888-723-8669
www.facebook.com/wtraftersrestaurant

September 2-3, 2017
Heritage Fest at Madonna House Pioneer Museum & Handicraft Centre. 1:00pm-4:00pm. Activities including include spinning, weaving, felting, pottery, bee-keeping, butter-churning, and more! Enjoy live music and puppet show. A free fun event for the entire family! 2887 Dafoe Road, Combermere.
Phone: 613-756-3713
www.madonnahouse.org

September 3, 2017
The Annual Wilno Chicken Supper at St. Mary’s Catholic Church. Roasted chicken with all the fixings and homemade dessert. Adults: $13. Children 12 and under: $5. Under 5 are free. 17325 Highway 60, Wilno.
Phone: 613-756-2344
www.stmaryswilno.com

September 8-10, 2017
Amphibious Challenge, Long Trek Ultra, Shamrock Shakeout. Join us for a 10 mile run, swimrun (15 km sprint and 40 km long course) and trail race (25 & 50 km). 120 Sullivan Road, Sheenboro, QC.
www.amphibiouschallenge.ca

September 9, 2017
Pembroke Outdoor Sports Club Open House. 9:00am-4:00pm. Our experienced club members will be on hand to show you our club, shoot a a variety of firearms and bows and have a great time! Take part in the silent auction, 50/50 draw and BBQ lunch. All are welcome. 2396 Doran Road, Pembroke.
pembrokesportsman@gmail.com

September 9, 2017
Underground Dining at Bonnechere Caves in Eganville. The most unique dining experience in the Ottawa Valley. $89 per person includes a four-course meal, bottle of wine per couple, tip and taxes. Also included is a guided tour underground that afternoon, as well as piano and guitar music in a unique setting. Reservations by phone only. Put this on your bucket list for 2017! 1247 Fourth Chute Road, Eganville
Phone: 613-628-2283

September 9, 2017
Join us for the Melissa Bishop Thunder Run, benefitting girls hockey and Shaw Woods Outdoor Education Centre. You can do either a 1.6 km, 3.1 km, 4.3 km or 9.2 km run. Be on site between 8:00am-9:30am to get your race kit. For more information and to register go to www.events.runningroom.com/site/?raceID=144B1

September 9, 2017
3rd Annual Paint Me Petawawa Colour Run. Free. 2 km or 5 km routes. 11:00am to 1:00pm. For information visit our website.
Phone: 613-687-2932
www.cafconnection.ca

September 9, 2017
Join us for The Bath Boutique’s grand opening of our flagship store at 60 Mohns Avenue in Petawawa! We’ll have hot dogs, demos (including a giant bath bomb), giveaways, and tons of stock for you to take home. 8:00am-3:00pm.
Phone: 613-929-5899
www.bathboutique.ca

September 11-17, 2017
Best of America By Horseback visits the Ottawa Valley! America’s most beloved trail riding TV program is coming to Canada for the first time. Join us for a fun week of camping, horseback riding and memories as we film a full episode of America’s #1 horseback riding TV program. Call to reserve your spot.
Phone: 613-867-0585
www.horsecountrycampground.com

September 12-17, 2017
Join Tom Seay and Del Shields for their first ever location shoot of “Best of America By Horseback” in Ontario! Come with your horse or rent one of ours! Horse Country Campground, 503 Rafting Road, Foresters Falls
Phone: 613-867-0585

September 14, 2017
Square Dance Club Open House. Learn a bit about square dancing and about our club. You’ll never have more fun than in a square! 275 Pembroke Street East, Pembroke. 7:00pm.
www.facebook.com/swingingswallows
www.getupanddance.ca

September 14, 2017
Valley Animal Rescue’s 3rd Spay-Ghetti No Balls fundraising dinner. Renfrew Legion. 4:00pm-7:00pm. $15 per person. Tickets: Mill Music, Rick’s Pet Store in Renfrew or at the door.
30 Raglan St., S., Renfrew
www.facebook.com/valleyanimalrescue

September 16, 2017
First Time Home Buyers Seminar – The Financial Advice You Need. Join industry experts to learn about buying your first home; a top priority for many Canadians. 12:00pm-1:30pm. Space is limited, registration is required. Please call or e-mail Leslie Burke to RSVP.
Phone: 613-735-4173 ext. 228
leslie.burke@cibc.com

September 16, 2017
St. John’s Lutheran Church Chicken Pie Supper. 4:00pm-7:00pm. Chicken pie, gravy, mashed potatoes, coleslaw, rolls, cranberry sauce, apple crisp and ice cream, juice, tea/coffee. Baked goods, preserves and a raffle. $14 adults. $10 students. $6 kids 5-12. Free if under age 5. 605 Black Bay Road, Petawawa.
www.stjohnspetawawa.com

September 16, 2017
Scrapbooking Crop in support of the Douglas Lions Club. 9:00am- 9:00pm. $30 includes a catered lunch, snacks and drinks all day, door prizes and more. Pre-registration required. Grace Lutheran Church, Eganville.
dutch3@hotmail.com

September 16, 2017
Annual Renfrew County Plowing Match. Children’s activities, tractor square dancing, live entertainment, vendors and much more. Adults: $10. Children under 12: free. 8:00am-5:00pm.
www.facebook.com/renfrewcountyplowingmatch

September 16-17 and 23-24.
The Bancroft Studio Tour. For 25 years the Bancroft and Area Studio Tour has presented arts and crafts in the flourishing arts community of North Hastings. Brochures with descriptions and maps are widely available and more information is online. Anniversary productions, student participants and artist collaborations. Scenic artist studios and fall scenery await.
www.facebook.com/BancroftAreaAutumnStudioTour
www.bancroftstudiotour.org

September 19, 2017
The Robbie Dean Centre, and Crazy Beautiful Dresses present Fall Fashions by Karisma Fashion Boutique. Treats, fashion and fun to support mental wellness. $20. 6:00pm-9:00pm. Karisma Fashions, inside Sunset Nursery. 2177 Greenwood Rd., Pembroke
www.robbiedeancentre.com

September 19, 2017
Ontario Trillium Foundation Capital Grant Workshop. If your NPO is planning a capital improvement this workshop is for you! Kiwanis Field House in Pembroke 2:00pm-4:30pm. Register online. 961 Pembroke St., W., Pembroke

September 20, 2017
Women in Business event. A free event to network, make connections, hear keynotes and panelists and more. Hosted by ontrac and Renfrew County Community Futures. 8:30am-3:00pm, St. John’s Parish Hall in Arnprior. Register in advance.
Phone: 613-623-4680
www.getontrac.ca/arnprior-home

September 21, 2017
Hear Nick Foley speak on inclusion and our children. Part of the Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley’s 59th Annual General Meeting. 6:30pm-8:00pm. Clarion Hotel in Pembroke. RSVP to Carol Ripley. Free to attend. Light refreshments and appetizers will be provided.
Phone: 613-735-0659
cripley@cluov.ca

September 21, 2017
Square Dance Club Open House. Learn a bit about square dancing and about our club. You’ll never have more fun than in a square! 275 Pembroke Street East, Pembroke. 7:00pm.
www.facebook.com/swingingswallows
www.getupanddance.ca

September 22, 2017
Special Paint Your Pet Event at Rocky Mountain House. Paint Nite loves pets, and we think they deserve their own portrait – painted by you! 7:00pm at the Rocky Mountain House, 409 Stewart Street, Renfrew Tickets: $50. Register online in advance.
www.paintnite.com

September 23, 2017
Come on out to the Canada 150 Fly In at the Pembroke & Area Airport. Free to attend! See Garrison Petawawa’s aircraft, Ry-J’s, the flying simulator and more. The most unique event being held in the Ottawa Valley this year! A chili lunch is available for purchase on site with proceeds going to our runway project.
www.facebook.com/flycyta
www.flycyta.ca

September 23, 2017
Ladies’ Breakfast with Margaret Gibb at the Pembroke Pentecostal Tabernacle. 9:30am. Margaret is a visionary, an encourager, and a champion of women everywhere. $10 per person, children 9-3 $5.00, children 2 and under free. Tickets available at the door. Call for more information.
34 Jordan Avenue, Pembroke.
Phone: 613-732-9721
www.pptchurch.com

September 24, 2017
Back To Church Sunday at 10:00am at St. John’s Lutheran Church in Petawawa. Open invitation to come to church. 605 Black Bay Road, Petawawa.
www.facebook.com/stjohnspetawawa
www.stjohnspetawawa.com

September 24, 2017
Chartwell Retirement Residence’s national Open House Day. Chartwell offers a variety of senior living options including independent living and assisted living. Come experience a taste of Chartwell at a retirement residence near you. Doors open between 1:00pm-4:00pm. Local locations include: Pembroke Heritage and Pinewood in Pembroke, and Quail Creek in Renfrew.
www.chartwell.com

September 29-October 1, 2017
Get out your lederhosen and celebrate your German heritage at Ladysmith Oktoberfest in the Pontiac! Hear the sounds, sample the sausage and beer, and visit the craft sale and many of the other attractions await you. www.ladysmithoktoberfest.ca
www.tourisme-pontiac.com

September 30, 2017
Ottawa Valley Waste Recovery Centre celebrates 15 years. Join us for an open house. 10:00am-2:00pm. Touch-a-Truck, Meet-a-Machine, face painting, kid’s activities, tours, refreshments and more. 900 Woito Station Road, Pembroke. Enter at gate 2.
info@ovwrc.com
www.ovwrc.com

September 30, 2017
The 7th Run Off-the-Grid Race. 12.5 km, 25 km or 50 km loops. Register before August 31 for early bird pricing. Nature’s Harmony Ecolodge in Mattawa.
www.naturesharmony.ca

September 30, 2017
Holiday Inn Express Dr. Kim Armstrong Turkey Trot. Benefiting Pembroke Regional Hospital. $25 for 5k walk/run, $30 for 10k run, $10 for Family Obstacle Course. Raise $100 in pledges and get free registration. First 100 people to register online get free Turkey Trot sport socks.
foundation@prh.email
www.prhfoundation.com/turkey-trot

September 30, 2017
It’s Downtown Funk in Downtown Pembroke! After the Turkey Trot in the morning, enjoy live music, a DJ and dance party, the Acrobat Guy, life-sized board games and more!
www.downtownpembroke.ca
www.facebook.com/downtownpembroke