Latest Events


All Season Events

NUMBER 1
Make A Trip To Eco-Odyssée
Eco-Odyssée offers outdoor adventures for families and nature lovers. Our biggest attraction, a unique labyrinth created in a swamp, has more than 6.5 km of water routes. A multitude of adventures, from simple observation to solving puzzles, are designed to appeal any type of visitor. Come explore the Canadian wetlands!
www.facebook.com/ecoodyssee
www.eco-odyssee.ca

NUMBER 2
Together Is Better
In 2015, the government said it would stop funding sheltered workshops for people who have intellectual disabilities because it was no longer the right thing to do. In the Upper Ottawa Valley, we did that in 1995. Our community doesn’t segregate people because they have an intellectual disability. Let’s keep it that way.
www.cluov.ca

NUMBER 3
Eastern Ontario Jobs
Eastern Ontario offers a great lifestyle, and thanks to Eastern Ontario Jobs, it also offers plenty of employment opportunities. Whether you’re looking to move to this area, or you’re already living here and looking for a change, this job board is a great place to check for employment opportunities.
www.easternontariojobs.com

NUMBER 4
Yoga In The Park
Free Yoga In The Park every Wednesday at the Pembroke Waterfront. 6:00pm. Bring your yoga mat.
www.pembroke.ca

NUMBER 5
Valley Artisans’ Gallery & Gift
Come meet the artists at the longest running Gallery and Gift co-operative in Ontario. A unique selection of locally handcrafted jewelry, pottery, skin care, woodworking, glasswork, greeting cards, silk, leather, weaving, knitting, sewing, felting, painting, drawing, cut paperwork, photography, soap, bath products, books by local authors.
33373 Highway 17, Deep River
www.ValleyArtisans.com

NUMBER 6
Lakeside Grill Dining
Looking for a great dining experience? The Lakeside Grill at Cedar Cove Resort in White Lake is your destination! Now open for the season and offering great specials and a new Menu! Amazing views, delicious food, and friendly service make us worth the drive!
www.thelakesidegrill.ca

NUMBER 7
Perth Is Open Late
Starting June 15, more than 20 stores will be open until 8:00pm on Fridays. Parking free after 5:00pm weekdays and all weekend in downtown lots. Enjoy an evening stroll, shopping and dinner in beautiful downtown Perth!
www.downtownperthbia.ca

NUMBER 8
Cobden Farmers’ Market
Open Saturdays 8:00am-Noon, May 19-October 13. Our season wraps up with the popular Taste of the Valley. Visit our indoor vendors as well as our outdoor vendors. Local produce, meat, honey, baking, preserves, bedding plants and crafts. Come early because we also serve breakfast. Celebrating 27 years.
Cobden Fairgrounds
www.cobdenfarmersmarket.ca

NUMBER 9
Sailing Lessons
Try sailing this summer! The Deep River Yacht & Tennis Club offers weekly sailing lessons for kids and youth and weekend lessons for adults (July 14-15 or July 21-22). Already have some sailing experience? Join us for casual dinghy sailing on Monday evenings or dinghy racing on Tuesday evenings.
drytcsailingschool@gmail.com
www.drytc.ca

NUMBER 10
Bancroft Farmers’ Market
Open Fridays 11:00am-4:00pm, June 1-October 5. Local produce, meat, honey, maple syrup, jams and preserves, leather goods, jewellery, skin care products, handmade soaps, plants and flowers, crafts, local wines, baking, crab cakes, meat pies and other prepared foods. Come early for the best selection.
168 Hastings St. N., Bancroft
Phone: 613-332-2129

NUMBER 11
Black Bear Campground
One of the Ottawa Valley’s premier camping sites. Stay a night or a season alongside the Ottawa River in Petawawa. 124 sites, store, ice, shower, laundry, mobile propane exchange and campground. Plenty of activities nearby from golf to the marina and a movie theatre.
Phone: 613-687-7268
www.cafconnection.ca/Petawawa

NUMBER 12
Ottawa Valley Jobs
Whether you’re looking for your first job or you’re making a career change, see the options available locally on www.ovjobs.ca. Jobs posted daily from local employers.
www.facebook.com/ovjobs
www.ovjobs.ca

NUMBER 13
Perth Outfitters
Possibly your best day-trip of the year and well worth the drive! Over 100 canoes, kayaks and SUP rentals. Easy paddle routes right from their docks. Calm water. Shaded waterfront mini-golf, wooded trail with pedal-karts. Log cabin, casual, friendly atmosphere. Groups welcome. 5-star reviews.
Phone: 613-772-1122
www.perthoutfitters.com

NUMBER 14
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, like the . old rail bed of the Pontiac Pacific Junction.
Phone: 1-800-665-5217
www.tourisme-pontiac.com

NUMBER 15
Killaloe Farmers’ Market
Locally grown organic meat, vegetables, fresh herbs, seasonal fruit, pickles, jams, baked goods, preserves, maple syrup, wood crafts, bedding plants, knitted sweaters, children’s smocked dresses. Hoch Farm Museum. Saturdays. June 23-Thanksgiving, 9:00am-1:00pm. Breakfast, brunch and live, local music.
Highway 60 at Killaloe
www.hochfarm.ca

NUMBER 16
Needham’s Market Garden
Come and visit us at the farm to shop for fresh produce and sample our fruit wines. Not able to come to the farm? Visit a roadside stand in Arnprior, Almonte, Carleton Place or Renfrew. Visit our website for the details or call Jodi at 613-850-4345.
www.needhamsmarketgarden.com

NUMBER 17
Renfrew Farmers’ Market
Open Saturdays 9:00am-Noon. May 12-October 6. Shop local and feel good about it. Locally grown produce and meats. Delicious baked goods and preserves. Local honey and maple syrup. Handmade crafters, local artisans and so much more. Produce is in from July through to October.
115 Veterans Memorial Blvd., Renfrew
www.renfrewfarmersmarket.com

NUMBER 18
Cafe 349 Events
Father’s Day Brunch on June 17 from 10:00am-1:00pm, Summer Solstice Dinner on June 20 starting at 6:00pm, Elvis Presley and Simon Clark perform on July 6 from 6:00pm-8:30pm and the Shawville Jamboree from July 20-22. Serving breakfast, lunch and dinner daily. Your taste buds will drive you to Shawville!
Phone: 819-647-6424
www.cafe349.com

NUMBER 19
Antiquing in Arnprior
Do you enjoy spending the day touring antique shops? If you’ve never done the Arnprior Antique Tour, you’re missing out! Ask for the tour map at the first antique shop you visit in Arnprior. Arnprior Antique Tour – put it on your daytrip list. Between Renfrew and Ottawa, off the 417.
Phone: 613-623-3858
www.facebook.com/atiquesandgiftware

NUMBER 20
Deep River Golf Club
Multiple sets of tees that make for a brand new challenge on the back nine for those seeking 18 holes. Monday-Thursday $24 (9 holes) and $35 (18 holes). Friday-Sunday + Holidays $27 9 (9 holes) and $40 (18 holes). Twilight after 2pm is $20 (9 holes) and $34 (18 holes).
16 McElligott Drive, Deep River
Phone: 613-584-3991

NUMBER 21
Pembroke Golf Club
Pembroke’s 18-hole championship course. Great layout and well-conditioned. Restaurant, pro shop, driving range, pub and more. 9 holes is $19.50 every day. 18 holes is $32.50 weekdays and $38.50 weekends and holidays. Twilight (2pm) every day for $22.50. Wednesday special of $22.50. Great tee access.
Phone: 613-732-1665

NUMBER 22
Island Brae Golf Club
Easy to walk par-33 golf course. Excellent practice facility. Rates: $19.50 for 9 holes and $28.00 for 18 holes every day! Clubhouse, power cart and club rentals available. Great club to join, play casually or take some time to practice. A beautiful course, well-maintained course along the Ottawa River.
Route 148 West, Morrison’s Island
Phone: 613-732-9022

NUMBER 23
Roanoke Golf Club
Everyday rates: $18 (9 holes) and $28 (18 holes). Juniors aged 9-18 $9.00 (9 holes) and $18 (18 holes). Kids 8 and under $5 (9 or 18 holes). Tuesday Seniors (age 60+) $14 (9 holes) and $20 (18 holes). Twilight daily at 3:00pm ($35 with cart). No tee times.
610 Biesenthal Road, Petawawa
Phone: 613-735-4444

NUMBER 24
Pembroke’s Lending Hub
Pembroke’s Lending Hub is full of sports equipment that you can borrow free of charge. The Hub operates out of Riverside Park from the May long weekend until August 31. It’s open day from 8:00am to 8:00pm. One more reason to spend some time in the city!
Phone: 613-735-6821 ext.1502
www.pembroke.ca

NUMBER 25
Chutes Coulonge
Head out to Chutes Coulonge for an awesome day! Enjoy Via Ferrata, one of the few in Canada, Giant Canyon Zip Line and our Aerial Obstacle Course. We are pet-friendly too! We have a splash park on site and an adventure course with ropes, logs, cables and nets.
Phone: 819-683-2770
www.chutescoulonge.qc.ca

NUMBER 26
Eganville Farmers’ Market
Fridays 2:00pm-6:00pm, June 8-October 5th. Fresh food and family fun. All of the typical and some unique market product. Kids activities in July and August, music, easy parking, washrooms, picnic tables, lots of fun theme days. Theme and activity schedule on website. Follow signs in the village.
8 Foran Street, Eganville
www.eganvillefarmersmarket.com

NUMBER 27
Here to Help
Summer is a great time in the Ottawa Valley with all the wonderful spots to visit and activities to take part in. Welcome from John Yakabuski, MPP, Renfrew- Nipissing-Pembroke. Feel free to call or drop into my office at 84 Isabella Street, Pembroke, if I can be of assistance.
Phone: 613-735-6627
john.yakabuskico@pc.ola.org

NUMBER 28
Summer Spirituality
Spend Sunday mornings with us at St. John’s Lutheran Church on Black Bay Road in Petawawa. If you’re missing some spirituality in your life, we welcome you to join us on Sundays. We also offer several opportunities for fellowship.
605 Black Bay Road, Petawawa
www.facebook.com/stjohnspetawawa

NUMBER 29
Movie Nights
On Tuesday nights in July and August, it’s Movie Night in the Park at Pembroke’s waterfront. Presented by Bogie’s Bar, movies are shown at 9:00pm at the Riverwalk Amphitheatre. Visit our website for a list of movies.
961 Pembroke St., W., Pembroke
www.pembroke.ca/tourism

NUMBER 30
Ottawa Valley Business
Subscribe for free to the region’s business newsletter. Delivered to your inbox: events, tenders and results, book club, facts, marketing and more.
admin@ovbusiness.com
www.ovbusiness.com

NUMBER 31
Jubilee Lodge
Located at Garrison Petawawa, enjoy a full service marina with seasonal slips from June to September We have canoe, kayak and SUPs available, plus a rustic lodge on site. Home of the Petawawa Yacht Club. Open to the public. Friendly staff. Exceptional facility.
Phone: 613-687-5511 ext.5180
www.cafconnection.ca/Petawawa

NUMBER 32
Pembroke Heritage Murals
Follow the link below provided for: 34 mural descriptions, street map and audio mural tour.
Free downloads. www.pembroke.ca/tourism/art-and-culture/pembroke-heritage-murals

NUMBER 33
Bee Successful
Are you someone who has a disability and you’re struggling to find work? Or, are you an employer struggling to find employees? You should connect with Bee Successful, the Ottawa Valley’s employment agency for people with disabilities. We can help connect employees and employers today.
Phone: 613-602-6572
www.beesuccessful.ca

NUMBER 34
Eganville Escape Room 2018
The 2018 Escape Room at the Eganville Curling Club runs June 15 to Labour Day. Brand new adventure this season. Your team needs to launch a missile and save the Earth from an asteroid! Group size 4-8, $20 per person. It was a huge success last summer with 110 teams.
escape@eganvillecurling.ca
www.eganvillecurling.ca/escaperoom

NUMBER 35
Hugli’s Blueberry Ranch
Summer fun includes pick your own high-bush blueberries (children welcome), play park with friendly animals to visit, enjoy an ice cream cone on the scenic deck, free samples of Hugli’s fudge (15+ flavours), browse through the 3,400 square foot gift store and bake shop. Kid’s birthday parties, outdoor weddings and more.
2139 Greenwood Rd., Pembroke
www.blueberryranch.ca

NUMBER 36
Project Runway
The Pembroke & Area Airport is raising money to repave our 5,000 foot runway and you could be a part of it! We are selling a foot of runway for $250 and its 100% tax receiptable. A great gift for an aviation enthusiast (adult or child) or if you’re looking for a way to donate to a larger community initiative.
marketing@flycyta.ca
www.facebook.com/flycyta

NUMBER 37
Hunting & Fishing Licences
Looking for where to purchase your hunting and fishing licences? Pick up a copy of Travel Our Backyard magazine and go to page 17 – they’re all listed there along with Service Ontario locations throughout the region.
www.travelourbackyard.com

NUMBER 38
Jocko’s Beach Resort & Motel
An all-seasons, family-friendly resort in the heart of Calabogie featuring a lakeside house, chalets, log cabins and motel efficiency units. Boat rentals and a beautiful sand beach. Access to all season fun and local amenities. Located on beautiful Calabogie Lake with an expansive sandy beach. Close to many attractions and events.
Phone: 866-376-6265
www.jockosbeach.com

NUMBER 39
The Canadian Clock Museum
Come and visit Canada’s only clock museum in Deep River. Showcasing the heritage of Canada’s many clock manufacturers and sellers from the early 1800s to the present time. Drop in for a tour. See our website for museum hours.
Phone: 613-584-9687
www.canclockmuseum.ca

NUMBER 40
Waterfront Live
Make your way to Pembroke’s waterfront where there is music every night. Music line-ups start at 7:00pm on June 16. For more information on who is playing, call or email the city, or visit them online for a calendar of performance.
Phone: 613-735-6821 ext.1512
lpost@pembroke.ca

NUMBER 41
Learning From Our History
Community Living Upper Ottawa Valley started in 1958 so local children who had intellectual disabilities didn’t have to live in an institution. Today, we celebrate 60 years of that achievement we share with the whole community. Say “no” to segregation and say “yes” to inclusion.
www.cluov.ca
www.iamcommunityliving.com

NUMBER 42
Summer Insurance It’s a good time to get a quote on your home, auto, boat, motorcycle, classic car, ATV and cottage rates from Johnston & Mackie. It never hurts to see what kind of insurance coverage and rates are available. Let Johnston & Mackie provide you with a free quick and easy quote.
Phone: 613-735-1046
insure@jmackie.com

June Events

NUMBER 43
June 15-17, 2018
Looking for a unique activity to
do this month? Attend the Canadian IKTHOF Knife & Tomahawk Championships. All throwers and spectators welcome. Participants compete for $1,800
in prizes – professionals and amateurs Hosted by Jodie & Ward Wright, 2740 Micksburg Road, Pembroke.
Phone: 613-735-2741
www.ikthof.com

NUMBER 44
June 16, 2018
Father’s Day Charity Car Show. 9:00am-3:00pm. Red Pine Bay in Braeside. 12 classes, parts and swap meet, live entertainment, 50/50, door prizes and BBQ.
624 Usborne Street, Braeside. Fun day for the whole family.
www.wickedgarage.com

NUMBER 45
June 16, 2018
Breakfast at the Pembroke & Area Airport. Eggs Benedict, roasted potatoes with green onions and fruit salad. Tea or coffee and juice. $15 per person (tax included). 9:30am-12:30pm. Open to the public.
176 Len Hopkins Drive, Petawawa
www.flycyta.ca

NUMBER 43
June 16-17, 2018
Pontiac Artists Studio Tour. Celebrating our 29th year. Visit 12 artists at their studios in the Pontiac. 10:00am-6:00pm both days. Oil, acrylic, water colour, mixed media, fused glass, pottery, handmade books, stained glass, printmaking , wood sculpture , photography textile art and painting on silk.
Phone: 819-647-2291
www.artpontiac.com

NUMBER 43
June 17, 2018
Rafter’s Restaurant Father’s Day feature. Seatings at 4:00pm and 6:00pm. All you can eat ribs with rice and baked beans ($29). 8oz steak with potato and sautéed mushrooms ($29). 10oz AAA Angus Strip Steak with potato and sautéed mushrooms ($39). All with unlimited salad bar. Call for reservations.
508 Rafting Road, Foresters Falls
Phone: 613-646-2241 ext.0

NUMBER 48
June 23, 2018
Perth Brewery World Record Kilt Run in Downtown Perth. Register for the run at www.raceroster.com or come for fun. The Mud Men Celtic rock band will be playing. Tay Basin Party Zone licensed from 2:00pm-10:00pm. Doggy parade and more.
www.downtownperthbia.ca

NUMBER 49
June 23, 2018
Don MacDonald Jr. Annual Memorial Golf Tournament. 1:00pm shotgun. Complimentary range warm-up, BBQ lunch, golf and cart, scramble format. Lots of competitions and prizes. Snake River Band entertainment. Proceeds to Robbie Dean Centre. $100 non-members. $70/$85 members. Register by June 17.
Phone: 613-628-3774
info@whitetailgolfclub.ca

NUMBER 50
June 23, 2018
Molson Canadian 9 & Dine at the Pembroke Golf Club. 3:00pm start. Fee includes nine holes of golf, food and entertainment. Great for any level of golfer and all in the name of a fun time.
Phone: 613-732-1665 ext.226
www.pembrokegolfclub.ca

NUMBER 51
June 24, 2018
Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village Strawberry Social. 11:30am-3:00pm. Entertainment from Amanda Dupuis and Gillan Rutz, Pembroke Community Choir and Saxophonists. $10 adults. $8 members. $4 children under 9.
1032 Pembroke St., E., Pembroke
www.champlaintrailmuseum.com

NUMBER 52
June 26, 2018
Candidate Information Session. If you are interested in running for municipal council or school board trustee, this session is for you. Free to attend. 6:00pm at Pembroke City Hall.
www.pembroke.ca

NUMBER 53
June 27, 2018
Candidate Information Session. If you are interested in running for municipal council or school board trustee, this session is for you. Free. 3:00pm at Eagle’s Nest in Eganville.

NUMBER 54
June 27, 2018
Candidate Information Session. If you are interested in running for municipal council or school board trustee, this session is for you. Free to attend. 7:00pm at Petawawa Civic Centre.

NUMBER 55
June 29, 2018
Gord Bamford performs at the Pembroke Memorial Centre in Pembroke. Tickets are $55 or VIP tickets are $100. A great kick-off to the Canada Day long weekend. Concern in support of the Robbie Dean Family Health Centre. 7:00pm start.Phone: 613-735-6821 ext.1501

NUMBER 56
June 30, 2018
Come out to our anniversary party on Saturday for A Place For The Arts, Bancroft. 3:00pm: Art fun, silent and live auction, 50/50 draws, and music. 5:00pm: pot luck meal. 7:00pm: concert – The Heavyweights Brass Band. Concert tickets $10. A licensed event. Beverages available; offerings by our Partista Cafe.
www.heavyweights.com
www.apfta.ca

NUMBER 57
June 30-July 8, 2018
Ontario’s free fishing week. Canadian residents can fish licence-free in Ontario.
www.ontariofamilyfishing.com

July Events

NUMBER 58
July 1, 2018
It’s Canada Day in Pembroke: Downtown and the City. Children’s activities, games, displays, demos, petting zoo, face painting and more. Noon-4:00pm. Plus music at the waterfront starting at 12:30pm. Fireworks at 10:00pm at Riverside Park.
www.downtownpembroke.ca
www.pembroke.ca

NUMBER 59
July 1, 2018
Johnston & Mackie is a presenting sponsor of the Upper Ottawa River and Paddle Festival. If you wish to register for the race, register by Canada Day to be guaranteed a free race shirt. Event takes place August 11, 2018. For details visit: www.upperottawariverrace.ca

NUMBER 60
July 1, 2018
Celebrate Canada Day at the Cobden Legion. 3:00pm-7:00pm. Steak BBQ with all the trimmings and music by Tom Laundreau. Music at 3:00pm. BBQ is 4:00pm-7:00pm. $18.
43 Main Street, Cobden
Phone: 613-646-7914

NUMBER 61
July 7, 2018
Book Sale at the Chalk River Library. Stock up on some great books, DVDs and magazines. We have books of all types and for all ages with tons of popular authors. Activities on site too.
Phone: 613-589-2966

NUMBER 62
July 7, 2018
Local artist Kim Hanewich will lead free drawing sessions for campers and day-use visitors. Express yourself through charcoal and pencil, surrounded by the natural beauty of Bonnechere Provincial Park. Starting at 10:00am.
Bonnechere Provincial Park

NUMBER 63
July 8, 2018
Bancroft Annual Fly-In Pancake Breakfast. 8:00am-Noon. Held in conjunction with the Town of Bancroft’s Water, Wheels and Wings event. Static displays, vintage cars and festivities all weekend. Camping allowed.
gary@bancroftflyingclub.ca
www.bancroftflyingclub.ca

NUMBER 64
July 8, 2018
Mark your calendars! Garrison Petawawa will be hosting its 8th Annual Kids of Steel Triathlon. We are pleased to offer a Duathlon for kids ages 3-5. The facilities at Dundonald Hall are clean, bright and modern and the base offers a safe environment in which to hold the event. We look forward to seeing you there. Register by July 5
www.petawawakos.wixsite.com/2018

NUMBER 65
July 9, 2018
Bonnechere Author’s Festival welcomes Stephen Maher at 6:30pm. Novelist and journalist based out of Ottawa. His latest novel, Salvage, is a gritty, noir thriller set on the rugged South Shore of Nova Scotia. Award winning author and journalist.
178 Jane Street, Eganville

NUMBER 66
July 12-15, 2018
Renfrew will host its very own Bluegrass Festival in Renfrew at Ma-te-way Park. Among 10 different groups the headliners are Junior Sisk & Ramblers Choice, Alicia Robicheau & Lonesome Sound. Rough camping is available. Tickets are $20-$80. For more information and a complete band list, visit www.renfrew.ca.
Phone: 613-432-2414 ext. 104
info@renfrew.ca

NUMBER 67
July 12-15, 2018
Log Jam Country Music Weekend at Wilderness Tours. Ambush plays Friday and Saturday nights. Book a getaway package that includes accommodations, meals and rafting. For locals, it’s an easy vacation without spending all your time traveling.
Phone: 1-888-723-8669
www.wildernesstours.com

NUMBER 68
July 13-15, 2018
It’s time for the free Stewart Park Music Festival in Perth. Three days of original music on 3 stages, 40+ artisan and food vendors, Splash ‘N Boots plus other kids performers, kids area and activities, beer garden, wine and jazz bar and so much more. A “must do” festival in 2018.
bia@perth.ca
www.stewartparkfestival.com

NUMBER 69
July 14, 2018
Renfrew Art in the Park. 9:00am-5:00pm. With over 40 Ottawa Valley local artisans, this year’s event features a wide range of exceptional creations including sculptures, paintings, photography, glass mosaics, wood working and more. This free family-oriented gathering promotes arts, culture, recreation and fun activities for the kids as well. www.renfrewartguild.com/art-in-the-park

NUMBER 70
July 14, 2018
Breakfast at the Pembroke & Area Airport. Toasted western sandwich with cheddar cheese, roasted potatoes with green onion and fresh cut fruit. $15 per person (tax included). 9:30am-12:30pm. Open to pilots and the public. Everyone’s invited.
176 Len Hopkins Drive, Petawawa
www.flycyta.ca

NUMBER 71
July 14, 2018
Celebrate the history of archaeology in and around Bonnechere Park. Mock archaeology excavations where children play the role of archaeologist and are guided through the process of creating a coil pot of their own. Artifacts, guest speakers and more. 10:00am start.
Bonnechere Provincial Park

NUMBER 72
July 16, 2018
Bonnechere Author’s Festival welcomes Danielle Younge-Ullman at 6:30pm. Novelist, playwright, and freelance writer who has always had a passion for books, language and storytelling. Danielle’s most recent book, “Everything Beautiful is Not Ruined,” was nominated for the Governor General’s Literary Award.
178 Jane Street, Eganville
www.danielleyoungeullman.com

NUMBER 73
July 20, 2018
Put the world on your plate at the Pembroke Public Library’s 2nd Annual Multicultural Extravaganza. 6:00pm-9:00pm. Get your tickets now at the Library. Amazing food, entertainment and an extraordinary night of community. Everyone is welcome to attend.
237 Victoria Street, Pembroke
www.pembrokelibrary.ca

NUMBER 74
July 20, 2018
Healthy Parks Healthy People Day at Bonnechere Provincial Park. Free day-use at all Ontario Parks. Events: yoga on the beach (9:30am-10:00am), drop-in paint sessions (10:30am-Noon), park-wide scavenger hunt (12:30pm-1:30pm) and bird-house building workshop (1:45pm-3:15pm).
Bonnechere Provincial Park

NUMBER 75
July 20-22, 2018
Renfrew will be hosting the largest ever Saw Tech Log Expo and will feature the Ottawa Valley’s rural forest industry. Over 250 displays, including: sawmill and wood processing, trade show specials on site, live demos, recruitment job fair, tours, networking functions, craft beers and competitions.
Phone: 1-705-264-2251
Toll Free: 1-866-754-9334

NUMBER 76
July 21-22, 2018
The Madawaska Valley Studio Tour offers a perfect family weekend! 10:00am-5:00pm. Take advantage of warm days and spectacular scenery and get personal glimpses into the workings of unique artistic skills. All artwork and crafts have been selected through a jury process that ensures quality and variety for the visitor.
Phone: 613-633-6902
www.madawaskastudiotour.com

NUMBER 77
July 23, 2018
Bonnechere Author’s Festival welcomes Sandra Gulland at 6:30pm. Author of the internationally bestselling trilogy of novels based on the life of Josephine Bonaparte. Her most recent novel, “Game of Hope,” was just released May 1.
178 Jane Street, Eganville
www.sandragulland.com

NUMBER 78
July 25, 2018
Ottawa Rideau Soil and Crop Regional Car Tour. 10:00am. Host: Valley Bio and Reaburn Seed Supply. Meet at Valley Bio, 18374 Highway 17 in Cobden. Lunch at Noon. RSVP to: dnbmatheson@gmail.com

NUMBER 78
July 27, 2018
Last day to submit your nomination as a candidate for municipal council or school board trustee. See municipality for details.

NUMBER 80
July 27-29, 2018
Perth Ribfest – Music Festival and Car Show at Last Duel Park in Perth. Hosted by the Perth Rotary Club. Live music and activities for kids. Car show at 10:00am on Saturday and Sunday. Three great ribbers, food and non-food vendors, wine, cooler and spirits bar!
www.facebook.com/perthribfest
www.perthribfest.com

NUMBER 81
July 27-29, 2018
Beachburg Fair. Demolition derby, monster trucks, midway, horse pulls, antique car show, cattle and sheep shows, pet show and entertainment. $25 per day. Pay-one-price midway bracelet for unlimited access to the midway and special events.
www.beachburgfair.com

NUMBER 82
July 30, 2018
Bonnechere Author’s Festival welcomes Bob Bickford at 6:30pm. Bob Bickford’s novel “Deadly Kiss” was a finalist for the 2017 International Thriller Writers Best First Novel award.
178 Jane Street, Eganville
www.bobbickfordauthor.com

NUMBER 83
July 30-August 3, 2018
CaveQuest Kids Camp. Cobden Pentecostal Church. Open to kids aged 4-10. High energy games, activities, interactive music, skits, story time, snacks and crafts. Register early as space is limited.
Phone: 613-646-2332
superkidzdayoff@gmail.com

August Events

NUMBER 84
August 3-5, 2018
Deep River Summerfest is a biennial, family-oriented festival. There is something for everyone to see and do, whether you are new to Summerfest or have been coming since 1990. See us online or on Facebook (www.facebook.com/DeepRiverSummerfest) for more information.
festival@summerfest.ca
www.summerfest.ca

NUMBER 85
August 10-12, 2018
Johnston & Mackie invites you to the Ottawa River Race and Paddle Festival. Kayak and SUP clinic, races and live entertainment. Bonfire, fishing derby and more. Sunday is a Stand Up For CHEO fundraising event. Whether you’re a paddler or not, come enjoy this Ottawa River activity in Pembroke and Petawawa.
www.jmackie.com
www.upperottawariverrace.ca

NUMBER 86
August 11-12, 2018
It’s the World’s 5th Largest Garlic Festival – the Perth Garlic Festival! More than 75 vendors on site from garlic sausages to jellies and condiments and more. Sample cooking demos, garlic bread tasting and even garlic ice cream. Admission is only $5. Come see this world-famous event!
Phone: 613-267-5322
www.perthgarlicfestival.com

NUMBER 87
August 16, 2018
Do you have an event to be in our 101 Things to Do in the Valley September-October edition? It publishes today so get your event in to us by August 14.
101things@travleourbackyard.com
www.travelourbackyard.com

NUMBER 88
August 17, 2018
Community Living Annual Golf Tournament. Oaks of Cobden Golf Course. 1:00pm shotgun start. Help us make our 60th anniversary event our best ever! $100 per person includes 18 holes, riding cart and dinner. Register as a single or foursome.
info@cluov.ca
www.cluov.ca

NUMBER 89
August 17, 2018
Visit Dentistry@Arnprior at 12:00pm at the Arnprior Mall for our community BBQ day! The BBQ is free, and we will be collecting money in support of the Arnprior Humane Society. Make sure to join in on the fun for hamburgers, hot-dogs, drinks and more! See you there!
Phone: 613-623-7100
www.dentistryatarnprior.ca

NUMBER 90
August 18, 2018
Barns, Farms & Wicked Chefs. 5:00pm-10:00pm. Showcasing the best farmers and chefs. A magical fundraising event featuring farm-to-plate dishes. Tickets are $125 per person and includes an $80 tax receipt. Alcohol sold separately.
Phone: 613-267-6428 ext.8
www.thetablecfc.org

NUMBER 91
August 19-20, 2018
Algonquin PowWow. Held at Pikwakanagan cultural grounds near Golden Lake. $6 admissions. Free for children under 12. Aboriginal culture of drumming, dancing, crafts and traditional foods. Gates open at 9:00am
Phone: 613-625-2800
www.algonquinsofpikwakanagan.com

NUMBER 92
August 19-20-2018
Eganville Gun Show. Eganville Arena. $8 admission. Free for children 12 and under with paying adult. Sat. 9:00am-4:00pm. Sun. 9:00am-2:00pm. Hunting, shooting, supplies and more.
www.edsc.ca

NUMBER 93
August 20, 2018
Pre-Season Dance Conditioning Camp. 6:00pm-7:30pm. Michelle’s School of Performing Arts in Pembroke. Hosted by Lift AcroDance.
185 Pembroke St., W., Pembroke
www.facebook.com/liftacrodance

NUMBER 94
August 24-26, 2018
Cobden Fair at the Fair Grounds, Cobden. Come enjoy the midway, animal events and entertainment. Tickets cost: $20 at the gate and advanced passes are $16. Visit our website for all the details and events.
cobdenaghall@gmail.com
www.cobdenfair.com

NUMBER 95
August 25, 2018
Breakfast at the Pembroke & Area Airport. Blueberry buttermilk pancakes with real maple syrup, bacon and fruit salad. $15 per person (tax included). 9:30am-12:30pm. Open to the public.
176 Len Hopkins Drive, Petawawa
www.flycyta.ca

NUMBER 96
August 25, 2018
Wolf Howl, 25th Anniversary Edition. A multi-media presentation on the Eastern Wolf, then car pool to Basin Depot, where Mike will call out to the wolves. Begins at 7:00pm.
Bonnechere Provincial Park

NUMBER 97
August 30, 2018
The 6th Annual Kitchissippi Run in Chalk River on Sunday, September 20, 2018. Distances include: 2k, 5k, 10k, half and full marathons, and a 21 or 42 km bike ride (road bikes not suitable). Register or pledge online at www.raceroster.com: search for kitchissippi. Register before August 31 for early bird pricing! Find us on Facebook.
kitchissippirun@hotmail.com
www.kitchissippirun.wordpress.com

NUMBER 98
August 30-September 3, 2018
Shawville Fair. Agricultural attractions, petting zoo, demolition derby, truck and tractor pulls,and entertainment. Beyond Drive, The Trews, Chris McCann, Brew Lawrenson, Meghan Patrick and more. $15 Thursday and Monday. $20 Friday-Sunday.
www.shawvillefair.ca

NUMBER 99
August 31-September 1, 2018
Pembroke Old Time Fiddling and Step Dancing Championships. Over $20K in prizes awarded. Competition at the Pembroke Memorial Centre and enjoy the casual fiddling and music at Fiddle Park (Riverside Park). A great musical tradition in the Ottawa Valley.
Phone: 613-584-3962
www.facebook.com/pembrokefiddle

September Events

NUMBER 100
September 3, 2018
Shawville Fair Classic Car Show. Hosted by Ottawa Valley Hot Rods & Classic Cars and Wheels of the Valley. 9:00am-3:00pm. Gift for all classic vehicles and bikes. Trophies for best classic car, truck, motorcycle and other specialty vehicles. Live music by the Heartbeats.
215 Lang Street, Shawville
lucykingsbury@hotmail.com

NUMBER 101
September 15, 2018
50th Anniversary Fly-In at the Pembroke & Area Airport. 10:00am-3:00pm. Come see visiting and specialty aircraft. Fun aviation activities for kids. Aviation simulator. Free to attend. Win a foot of runway as part of Project Runway.
176 Len Hopkins Drive, Petawawa
www.flycyta.ca