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1. Antique Car & Truck Show
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
 If you have a passion for antique automobiles, you will not want to miss this event.  Show casing from 1920 -1970. We will have music, an MC, 50/50 draw/ games/ Prize valued at $100 for "Peoples Choice Car or Truck".  plus additional prizes.  Free soup and Sandwich...
2. Arnprior Museum Annual Antique Quilt Show
Events and Festivals >> Art Shows and Exhibitions
Come on out for the Arnprior and District Museum’s 9th Annual Antique Quilt Show!   Running from November 1st – November 16th, 11 am – 4pm daily (excluding Mondays), the quilt show displays borrowed quilts from families in the area as well as pieces from the museum’s...
3. 10th Annual Arnprior and District Museum Antique and Vintage Quilt Show
Events and Festivals >> Art Shows and Exhibitions
Visit this impressive display of over 100 vintage and antique quilts on exhibit from November 7th - November 22nd, 11 am - 4 pm daily excluding Mondays. Admission is $3.50 for adults, $2 for children and seniors or $9 for a family. This year only there will be a special sale of quilts, sewing machine, handbags, scarves and other items donated by the Stein family with all proceeds going to the conservation of the Alison Stein Collection of textiles. For more information please contact 613-623-4902.
4. Denbigh-Griffith Lions Club 8th Annual Show and Shine
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
Denbigh-Griffith Lions Club 8th Annual Show and Shine! Saturday August 29, 2015 10am-3pm This is an international antique and fancy car Car Show, with music, refreshments, licensed bar, BBQ, 50/50 draws. For Registrants: Beer Prizes, dash plaques for 1st 100 People's Choice Awards - 1st, 2nd,...
5. First of Fall, Nostalgia Fair
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
Stop by to see local antique collectors and vendors showcase their objects including displays dedicated to homing pigeons and antique oil lamps.  Admission to the event is by donation. At 1:00 p.m. there will be a special plaque unveiling for the Government of Canada’s contribution to...
6. Bay Day
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
 Annual sidewalk sales, antique cars, crafts, farmers market, live entertainment followed by SmackDown Wrestling at the arena in the evening. 
7. 1st Annual Car Show and Car Wash
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
The Arnprior Humane Society is hosting their 1st Annual Car Show & Car Wash at Arnprior Fair Grounds Sat. June 18th, 8am-2pm (Rain date June 19). Seven trophy classes, door prizes, entertainment, and an Antique fire truck turned BBQ. Free general admission. To have your vehicle entered into the...
8. Annual Quilt Exhibit
Events and Festivals >> Art Shows and Exhibitions
The 11th Annual Quilt show running from November 5th to 20th is open Tuesday to Sunday from 11 am to 4 pm Antique and vintage quilts from across Ontario on display. Adults $3.50   Seniors and Students $2.00 Families $9.00 Children under 6 are Free
9. Rally in the Valleys
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
 Performance, Custom, Antique, Sports cars and trucks.  Motorcycles as well as Daily Drives.  Prizes for the top poker hands! Register at Bonnechere Caves between 9:30 amd and 3:30 pm Winners will be announced at the Railway Station in Barry's Bay at 6 pm
10. Restoration of Train Equipment Complete at Champlain Trail Museum
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Members)
(Pembroke) - On Sunday, June 27th the Ottawa Valley Historical Society will once again hold its Annual Strawberry Social at the Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village between 11:30 and 3:00 PM. The Museum is located at 1032 Pembroke Street East, across from the Pembroke Mall. At the Strawberry...
11. Ross Museum
Things to Do >> Attractions and Museums
View period furniture, antique china, pottery and kitchenware of an early settler at home. Discover the old general store, schoolroom, chapel, and barber and millinery shop. Outside, our scenic gardens invite you to have a picnic lunch.   Ross Museum is a charming place to visit where...
12. Lakeside Pavilion Sock Demonstration
Events and Festivals >> Studio Tours
The Lakeside Pavilion will be operating a number of our antique cast iron sock knitters. Come, visit to see and hear our sock knitting machines in action. We will be knitting socks and also will have toe closing demonstrations using our serger sewing machines. Many of our socks will available for...
13. Polish Kashub Heritage Museum
Things to Do >> Attractions and Museums
This open-air ethnographic museum was built by the Wilno Heritage Society and  tells the story of the Polish Kashub immigrants and their descendants in Canada using artifacts, antique Wilno furniture, machinery, tools, buildings and homestead stones. Old and new buildings in a beautiful park...
14. 2015 Beachburg Fair
Events and Festivals >> Fairs and Agricultural Events
The Beachburg Fair, founded in 1857, is one of Canada's oldest fairs.  It kicks off Fair Season this weekend, July 24 - 26th. Events include: demolition derby, monster trucks, midway, horse pulls, antique car show, cattle/sheep shows, pet show and entertainment by some local...
15. Champlain Trail Museum Annual Strawberry Social
Events and Festivals >> Community Days and Events
Come to the Champlain Trail Museum and Pioneer Village starting at 11:30 on Sunday June 29th and enjoy cake, ice cream and locally grown strawberries at the Ottawa Valley Historical Society's Annual Strawberry Social.  There will be a display of classic cars from the...
16. Killaloe Farmers' Market
Events and Festivals >> Farmers Markets
The Killaloe Farmers’ Market is proud to feature local fresh herbs, seasonal fruit and veggies, pickles, preserves and jams, baked goods, bedding plants, cut flowers, local maple syrup, local bees wax products, local art and crafts and much more, all in an inviting historical farm setting....
17. The 2013 Renfrew County Plowing Match
Events and Festivals >> Sporting Events and Tournaments
This year's Match will be held on September 14. Our host families are Austen and Vera Berry, and Bob Briscoe and Karen Hoad.  It is our Committee's goal to hold a successful event once again. The farm is located between Renfrew and Douglas on Hwy 60, at the junction of Northcoate Road and...
18. Octoberfest in Ladysmith
Events and Festivals >> Holiday Celebrations
ALL WEEKEND Enjoy German and Canadian Cuisine (Main Dining Hall closes at 9 pm. Food will be available until midnight in the Clarence Bretzlaff Building) Beer Garden, Music & Dancing   FRIDAY OCTOBER 3   5:00 pm Gates open Food available   5:00 to 8:00 pm Pontiac...
19. Corb Lund: Festival of Small Halls
Events and Festivals >> Concerts and Performing Arts
Pembroke Festival Hall is welcoming Corb Lund as part of the Festival of Small Halls at 7 p.m. on Sept. 19! Goth girls to survivalists, bovines to bibles, antique pistols to vintage motorcycles: Alberta-born honky-tonker Corb Lund’s songcraft covers it all. From a rustic retreat deep...
20. 2009 Waterfront Festival Promises to be the Best Yet!
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Members)
Media Release May 29, 2009   Local Talent.Local Flavour. Local Flair! That’s what’s has been promised and that’s what is being delivered at the 2009 Waterfront Festival –A Celebration of the Ottawa Valley. This year’s festival will be filled with music,...
21. Days Out Ontario, Best in Ontario features OVTA members
Media and Communications >> Press Releases (OVTA Staff)
Days Out Ontario, founded by Caitlin Carpenter, is a tool for travellers to plan travel to the Best of the Best locations and hot spots throughout Ontario.  In visiting their website you can see their Best of Ontario picks.  Best of categories range from butter tarts, bird watching hot...
22. Switchbacks and Shorelines (Valley Explore)
Valley Explore >> Drive >> Driving Tour Guide
This tour meanders along the backroads of the Bonnechere and Madawaska River Valleys, through the heart of the Ottawa Valley. Itinerary Approximate Distance: 223km (138mi) Depart Burnstown Burnstown to Mt. St. Patrick Mount St. Patrick to...