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Pancake Breakfast – Union Hall

Annual event held Sunday morning of the first weekend in April . Join neighbors and friends to celebrate the coming of spring. Enjoy buttered pancakes with Fortune Farm;s maple syrup, ham or sausage, baked beans or blueberry sauce, juice, Equator coffee and tea.  Gluten free option available.  

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Valley Players

The Valley Players of Almonte was formed in 1983. We are a non-professional group that is dedicated to the furtherance and enjoyment of live theatre in Mississippi Mills, Ontario. Typically, our season consists of two major productions per year, with additional productions encouraged.

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Art In The Attic Show and Sale

Art In The Attic Show and Sale

The Art In the Attic Show and Sale (AITA) will be returning for its 25th annual appearance !  The dates this year are 8,9, 10 May (Mothers’ Day weekend) at the Almonte Old Town Hall.  As usual, the inspiring works of over twenty artists from the Almonte and Area Artist Association (4A), our special guest […]

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Folkus Concert Series

Folkus Concert Series

folkus is a roots-based music series held in the colder months in beautiful Almonte, Ontario, offering 4 shows per season. Our concerts are a rare chance to see Canadian bands up close and hear them as they’re meant to be heard, in the acoustic gem known as the Almonte Old Town Hall.

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Almonte In Concert

Almonte In Concert

An annual classical music series performed at Almonte Old Town Hall, regularly recorded for broadcast on CBC Radio 2. Website lists ticket information and upcoming schedule.

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North Lanark Historical Society Annual Scottish Tea

North Lanark Historical Society Annual Scottish Tea

The North Lanark Historical Society is having its Annual Scottish Tea on Sunday, January 25, 2015 from 2:00 to 4:00 pm. The event includes live music, tea/coffee, cookies and scones!  The event is a great way to forget the winter chills and warm up with some friends at the museum.Sunday January 25, 2015 North Lanark […]

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St Peter Celestine RC Church Annual Turkey Supper

St Peter Celestine RC Church Annual Turkey Supper

Annual turkey supper.  Held Sun 22 Jun in 2014. Turkey, ham, salads, rolls, coffee/tea, home made pie Stewart Community Centre in Pakenham 4:00 – 6:30 pm. Adults $15, Children 5 -10 years $10, under 5 years free. ALL WELCOME    

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Legion Branch 240 Annual Pig Roast

Legion Branch 240 Annual Pig Roast

The Royal Canadian Legion Branch 240 celebrates Legion Week with and Annual Pig Roast Held on Sat 20 Sep in 2014 Live entertainment. Meal served from 5 pm. Tickets $10 in advance (sold out event) from Legion Branch 240    

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Mississippi Mills Arbour Week

Mississippi Mills Arbour Week

Walks, talks, films, tree plantings & more!

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Mississippi Valley Textile Museum – Soup for Thought

Mississippi Valley Textile Museum – Soup for Thought

Soups will also be donated by the Heirloom Café Bistro, Palms Coffee Shop, The Chef’s Table at Home, Mill Street Crepe Company, Foodies Fine Foods, Robin’s Nest Tea Room, the Barley Mow, Ballygiblin’s, and Café Postino. The Friends of the MVTM will provide delicious desserts (some gluten-free), as well as tea and coffee. Sarah Robertson, […]

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Mid Winter Milling

Mid Winter Milling

Explore the delightful shops and cafes along Mill Street in Downtown Almonte and sign-up for some spiritual and self awareness sessions with local practitioners. Sign-up sheets available the day of the event.

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North Lanark Historical Society’s Heritage Dinner

As part of Heritage Week celebrations, the North Lanark Historical Society will be holding its Annual Heritage Dinner on Friday February 20th, 2015 upstairs at the Almonte Legion.  Cost for the event is $30 per person with social hour beginning at 6PM and dinner served at 7PM. The guest speaker for the evening will be […]

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Mississippi Mills Relay for Life

Mississippi Mills Relay for Life

The Canadian Cancer Society is a national, community based organization of volunteers whose mission is the eradication of Cancer and the enhancement of the quality of life of people living with Cancer.  Relay For Life is one way that a community can come together to raise awareness and money.  During a Relay For Life, teams gather with cancer survivors […]

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Mississippi Mills Senior’s Expo

Mississippi Mills Senior’s Expo

The OACAO, Ontario Seniors’ Secretariat, Almonte Baptist Church, the Alzheimer Society of Lanark County, Mills Community Support, the Sweatergang Companions, and Fit Minds  hosted the 4th Annual Seniors Expo 2014 on Thursday, September 11th. The Seniors Expo is a showcase of services for 50+ persons and caregivers. What can visitors expect to find at the […]

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Mississippi Mills At A Glance

Mississippi Mills At A Glance

On Wednesday, September 10, 2014 (7:00 to 9:00 p.m.) the Mississippi Mills Recreation and Culture Department will host its annual information evening for the residents of Mississippi Mills at the Almonte Community Centre. “Mississippi Mills at a Glance” is an opportunity to familiarize both old and new residents in our community with the numerous services, community clubs, organizations […]

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CLAYTON CUP FOR CANCER

CLAYTON CUP FOR CANCER

CLAYTON CUP FOR CANCER SLED DRAG $1.00 FEB 7TH –  A CANCER FUNDRAISER ON CLAYTON LAKE. ALL DONATIONS ARE DONATED TO OTTAWA REGIONAL CANCER FOUNDATION. SLED DRAGS, RADAR RUNS, ICE FISHING BBQ HOCKEY.

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Union Hall Blueberry Tea

Union Hall Blueberry Tea

On Sunday, Aug. 25, 2014 from 2 to 4 p.m., the annual Blueberry Tea will be held at Union Hall. In its eighth year, this event features freshly baked scones topped with blueberries, homemade lemon curd and whipped cream. Gluten-free scones are available on request. Juice, tea and freshly-brewed Equator coffee top off the feast. […]

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Kintail Country Christmas - Mill of Kintail

Kintail Country Christmas – Mill of Kintail

Visit the Mill of Kintail Conservation Area for music, crafts, stories, refreshments, Father Christmas, wagon rides and nature scavenger hunts. Normally held the second Saturday in December

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Pakenham Country Christmas

Come to the village of Pakenham on November 29, 2014 to experience a true country Christmas. The day will start with breakfast with Santa, there will be treats for sampling, music playing, and craft stations for the children. A craft fair will be held in the school gymnasium featuring gift ideas from local vendors and […]

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Tea On The Lawn - Mill of Kintail

Tea On The Lawn – Mill of Kintail

Ramsay Women’s Institute has been serving Tea on the Lawn at the Mill of Kintail during the summer for over 50 years. The tranquil setting of the Indian River, delicious homemade tea breads, and properly steeped tea in china cups and frosted glasses of lemonade is a tradition worth saving. Every Wednesday and Saturday afternoon in […]

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Santa Claus Parade in Pakenham

Held  in Pakenham on the first Saturday of December.  Traditional parade with 20 – 30 floats. Leaving from the Stewart Community Centre at 1:00PM The Pakenham Civitan Club will be accepting donations of food and money to support the Lanark Country Food Bank. Head to the Community Centre after the parade for free public skating […]

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Santa Claus Night Parade in Almonte

Annual event held the first Sunday of December in the evening starting at 5 pm. Parade floats made their way from the Almonte and District Community Centre down Bridge Street, on to Mill Street, around the town and back to celebrate the arrival of the holiday season.Following the parade will be hotdogs, hot chocolate and […]

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Fibrefest

Annual fibre art festival. At three locations—the Museum, the Almonte Arena, and the Almonte Curling Club—visitors will find demonstrations, vendors, and exhibits—a full two-day festival of fibre arts! Local guilds will demonstrate spinning, knitting, weaving, rug hooking, lacemaking, smocking and quilting. Vendors include spinners, weavers, and fibre artists from across the province, as well as […]

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Pakenham Fair

The Pakenham Fair is a traditional country fair and has been running for over 100 years. Set in beautiful, downtown Pakenham – we invite you for a day of country fun. The tradition continues with log skidding, horse, beef, dairy, horticultural and craft shows, a local food market, demonstrations as well as some terrific children’s […]

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Canada Day Eve in Pakenham

Join us and celebrate Canada’s Birthday Pakenham Style! 5-7PM Fundraiser BBQ near the RBC 6PM BBQ and kids activities, Community Centre and Firehall 7PM Annual Canada Parade followed by live entertainment in the Community Centre

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Canada Day Celebrations in Almonte

Annual festivities in Gemmills Park in Almonte on 1 Jul.  Fun begins at 4 pm.  Activities, performances, fireworks, etc

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Dinner & Movie – Monthly Event At Clayton Community Hall

First Friday of every month… Feel free to bring along a comfy folding chair and/or blanket … get comfortable!!! Everyone welcome … the Clayton Hall hosts a cheap and fun event for all ages.  Take it easy after a long week …. let us make supper and take in a movie afterwards (or just drop […]

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Burn Your Bra For Bev

The Burn your Bra fundraising dinner was initially inspired by Jody Gleeson as a way for her to support and create awareness for a disease that hits close to home after the tragic loss of her mother. In doing so Jody brought together some friends and family who had experienced similar losses. After the huge […]

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Mississippi Mills Bicycle Month

Bicycle related events in Mississippi Mills  during the month of June

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Lobster Rest – Annual Event by Almonte Civitan Club

Annual event held in mid June.  Lobster and steak dinner, live music.  Held at the Civitan Hall.

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Pakenham Christmas Craft Show

Pakenham Christmas Craft Show features over 25 crafters, artists and designers work. Offering an assortment of unique handmade goods. Shop local, shop handmade! Local and regional artists, artisans and crafters come out of the woodwork for this show.

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Christmas In The Valley Artisan Show and Sale

Annual Christmas show and sale in Almonte Arena featuring local artisans. Are you looking for gifts with originality, quality and attention to detail? Then your first shopping destination should be the annual Christmas in the Valley Artisan Show were a juried selection of 25 artisans, crafters and bakers will be presenting their work in a relaxed […]

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Light Up The Night

Thousands of people from the Mississippi Mills area and beyond fill the main street of Almonte for one of the largest outdoor Christmas shows in Canada. It is a festive and musical night in the quaint and Christmassy town of Almonte. The young and young at heart  gather to laugh and sing along with Wayne […]

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Almonte Lecture Series

A lecture series that provides intellectual stimulation to the area’s residents on a wide range of subjects. The choice of lecture topics is somewhat eclectic. The series’ organizers seek out speakers who combine personality and presentational talent with acknowledged expertise in their chosen subject. The Almonte Lectures series was the brainchild of a retired Chemistry […]

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Open Celtic Jam at Naismith Pub

The Naismith Pub Celtic Music Sessions are held on Wednesday nights, starting at 7:30pm. They are an opportunity for medium to higher level musicians who want to jam, playing Celtic music. Although they do some singing, their focus is on Irish, Scottish, Valley and other Celtic instrumental music. They have a strong contingent of talented fiddlers, […]

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Traditional Song Session at The Barley Mow

The Almonte Trad Song session, meets on the fourth Sunday of the month from 2 PM to 4 PM at the Barley Mow Pub in Almonte. The session follows the tradition of people gathering in a local pub to sing and play for their own pleasure. We emphasize simple traditional songs with choruses, often unaccompanied […]

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Open Mic Night at The Downstairs Pub at JR’s

Hosted by Jumpin’ Jimmy Leroux ever Tuesday.

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Pakenham Home SHow

The Pakenham Home show has been around for over 20 years and continues to grow in popularity. It is held in the Stewart Community Centre.  The show provides a fantastic opportunity for residents to come out of hibernation visit with neighbours and see what’s new in home and garden. This popular event offers a great […]

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St Patrick’s Day Dance

Annual St Patrick’s Day Dance at Stewart Community Centre in Pakenham

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Ham ‘n Jams at Clayton Community Centre

“Ham and Jam” are held at Clayton Community Centre 2- 6 pm the first Sunday of every month from Oct through to June. Supper is at 5pm.  Everyone and all musicians are invited.

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Naismith 3 on 3 Basketball Festival

Fun is what you should expect and that is what you will experience in this unique 3-ON-3 basketball festival. From 1992 to 2011 almost one hundred teams participated annually in twenty divisions on the streets of Almonte, making this the largest 3-ON-3 tournament in Eastern Ontario.All teams play at least three games with five to […]

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Almonte Celtfest

Celtic Festival, Entertainment, Celtic and Valley Performers, Special Event. What is Celtfest?     Celtfest is a fun weekend of Ottawa Valley and Celtic entertainment, performed in the natural amphitheater of Gemmill Park in the heart of Almonte. It is a time to share the historical Celtic traditions with today’s local performers. Celtfest also presents a […]

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Almonte Fair

    The Almonte Fair The annual fair of the North Lanark Agricultural Society is one of the oldest fairs in the Ottawa Valley. Continuously in operation each year without a break. It began in Carleton Place, not Almonte, back in 1840 when the Bathurst District Agricultural Society was formed. The Bathurst District included Lanark […]

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Pakenham Frost Festival

The festival has been a long time tradition in Pakenham to help people see the fun in winter instead of just hanging around inside. It is held near the beginning of the year usually in January. It is organized by the Pakenham and District Civitan Club.

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Standing Room Only Band

Big Band Music, Tea Dances held at the Almonte Old Town Hall … a 15-piece big band plus vocalist Sandy Faux, with members from the Almonte area and Ottawa. The band is best known for its popular ‘tea dances’, which it organizes and for which it provides the live big band music. The Sunday afternoon […]

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North Lanark Highland Games

Special Event, Highland Games, Pipe Bands, Dancers, Heavyweight Athletes, Kid’s games, concession stands, Refreshments, Scottish souveniers, crafts and Genealogical Information. Celebrate the Scottish culture and heritage of the Ottawa Valley at the 30th annual North Lanark Highland Games in Almonte, on Saturday, August 24th, 2013. Our games are held in the historic town of Almonte […]

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North Lanark Agricultural Society and Almonte Fair

Agricultural Society, Almonte Fair. The annual fair of the North Lanark Agricultural Society is one of the oldest fairs in the Ottawa Valley. Continuously in operation each year without a break. It began in Carleton Place, not Almonte, back in 1840 when the Bathurst District Agricultural Society was formed. The Bathurst District included Lanark and […]

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