Bancroft District - Home
contact us | site map | our location | home
Bancroft District

Upcoming Events

View weekly events

August 2016

"Algonquin First Nation Artists" - Curated by: Robin Tinney

Dates: Aug 3, 2016 to Sep 3, 2016
Location: The Art Gallery of Bancroft
Address: 10 Flint Avenue
Opening Reception - Friday, August 5, 7:30 pm.

Mineral Capital Concerts Presents Rewind

Date: Aug 31, 2016
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Millennium Park

Bible Studies

Date: Aug 31, 2016
Time: 7:30PM to 8:30PM
Location: Maynooth Community Centre
Phone: 613-327-3615

September 2016

Good Food Market

Date: Sep 1, 2016
Time: 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Location: Heart of the Park
Address: 26B Station Street, Bancroft (Behind the Post Office)
Website: www.cdcquinte.com
Phone: 613-968-2466
First Thursday of every month.
Fresh produce at affordable prices. Year round!
All proceeds go towards the Community Development Council of Quinte (CDC) to help keep this program running. Everyone is welcome.

Maynooth Madness

Dates: Sep 2, 2016 to Sep 4, 2016
Location: Maynooth
Website: www.maynooth.on.ca/maynooth-madness/
For more information and schedule of events visit: http://www.maynooth.on.ca/maynooth-madness/

Madonna House Heritage Fest

Dates: Sep 3, 2016 to Sep 4, 2016
Time: 1:00PM to 4:00PM
Location: 2887 Dafoe Road (Hwy 517), Combermere
Madonna House invites you to participate in Heritage Fest, an annual event at the Pioneer Museum and Handicraft Centre. Many crafts will be demonstrated: wool carding, spinning, weaving, felting, pottery, wood carving and much more. Fun for the whole family. Free.

Bancroft Public Library: Children's Program

Date: Sep 3, 2016
Time: 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Multicultural Fables and Fairy Tales.
All ages welcome; no registration necessary.

Wilno Chicken Supper

Date: Sep 4, 2016
Location: St. Mary's Catholic Church, Wilno
Website: www.stmaryswilno.com/events.html
The Valley's Favourite Church Supper. Roast chicken with all the fixin's and homemade dessert too. For more information www.stmaryswilno.com/events.html

Rally Sunday

Date: Sep 4, 2016
Time: 10:00AM to 12:00PM
The United Churches of Coe Hill, St. Ola and The Ridge invite you to Rally Sunday at 5603 Hwy. 620, Coe Hill.
Free music, games, food.
Fun for all ages, everyone welcome.

St. Ignatius Martyr Parish Annual Supper and Bazaar

Date: Sep 4, 2016
Time: 12:00PM to 6:00PM
Dinner, raffles, games, Bingo, crafts, baked good and etc. Something for everyone.
Supper prices: Adults $13, children under 12 $5, and under 5 are free.

"In the Prevailing Wind" by Kathy Haycock

Dates: Sep 7, 2016 to Oct 1, 2016
Location: The Art Gallery of Bancroft
Address: 10 Flint Avenue
Opening Reception: Friday September 9, 7:30 pm

Drumming Circle Night at Faraday Community Centre

Date: Sep 8, 2016
Time: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Location: Faraday Community Centre
Address: Hwy 28 South of Bancroft at Lower Faraday Road corner
Drumming Circle Night at Faraday Community Centre
Second Thursday every month.
Everyone welcome.
Sponsored by Faraday Township recreation committee.

Highlands East Plein Air Festival

Dates: Sep 8, 2016 to Sep 11, 2016
Location: Lloyd Watson Centre, Wilberforce
Website: highlandseastpleinair.wordpress.com
For more information or if you are interested in joining the festival: highlandseastpleinair.wordpress.com

Bancroft Nature Discovery Tours - Fish Hatchery

Date: Sep 10, 2016
Time: 9:00AM
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Phone: 613-332-1513
Guided interpretive tours.
Register at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce, 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am and tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.
For more information 613-332-1513, www.bancroftdistrict.com

Bancroft Horticultural Society Plant Sale

Date: Sep 10, 2016
Time: 10:00AM to 12:00PM
Location: Club 580, Bancroft
Please bring plant donations between 8 am and 10 am.

Celebrating Algonquin Park: an Evening of Stories and Images

Date: Sep 10, 2016
Time: 7:00PM
Location: Algonquin Visitor Centre
Address: Km 43
Website: www.algonquinpark.on.ca/specialevents
Phone: 613-637-2828 ext 239
Doors open at 6:30pm.

Celebrating Algonquin Park is an intimate evening of photographic and artistic presentations on the beauty and magic of wild spaces. The event will be held on Saturday, September 10, 2016 from 7:00pm to 10:00pm at the Algonquin Visitor Centre. This year's presentations will include those by Andrew Collett, Tony & Kathy DeGroot and Rick Stronks. Door prizes, refreshments, and a silent auction with proceeds supporting the charitable work of The Friends of Algonquin Park, are also part of the event. Tickets are $25.00 per person and may be purchased online or by calling us at 613 637-2828.

Bancroft Public Library: Children's Program

Date: Sep 10, 2016
Time: 11:00AM to 12:00PM
Movie, Stories and colouring. Based on Franklin The Turtle. All are welcome. No registration necessary.

OUR LADY OF MERCY CHURCH PARISH SUPPER

Date: Sep 11, 2016
Time: 11:30AM to 6:00PM
Location: OUR LADY OF MERCY CHURCH
Address: 196 Bridge Street West
Adults: $13.00
Children 12 and Under: $6.00
Children 5 and under: FREE
Take-out meals available!
Advance dinner tickets available!

Roast Beef and Ham!
Home made Salads,
Baked Beans and
PIES!!!

***Raffle Tickets ***Silent Auction ***CWL Gift Shop ***Religious Articles

***2 Sunday Masses! - 9:00 am and 10:30 am!

Bancroft Nature Discovery Tour - Forestry Tour

Date: Sep 15, 2016
Time: 9:00AM
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Phone: 613-332-1513
Guided interpretive tours.
Register at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce, 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am and tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.
For more information 613-332-1513, www.bancroftdistrict.com

Madawaska Valley Horticultural Society - Monthly Meeting

Date: Sep 15, 2016
Time: 7:30PM
Location: Opeongo's Senior's Centre, Barry's Bay
Address: 19 Stafford St.
Plant Auction by Ken Fink

Come early for social time (refreshments served).
$10 annual membership or $5 one-evening.

NewfStock 2016

Dates: Sep 16, 2016 to Sep 18, 2016
Location: Millennium Park
Address: Bancroft, Ontario
Website: www.newfstock.ca/
Email:
NewfStock, hosted by Newf Friends Newfoundland Dog Rescue is a huge gathering of Newfs, Newf lovers, and Newf wannabees that will be taking place on September 16-18, 2016.

The main event will be held on Saturday, September 17 in Millennium Park in beautiful Bancroft, Ontario - but you can expect to see other activities throughout the weekend at different locations through the area.

This is Newf Friends biggest fundraiser of the year and promises to be a fun filled event for all dog lovers. Newf Friends is a division of HART and will have all breeds of dogs attending the event.

An Algonquin Park Historic "Site-Seeing" and Culinary Experience

Dates: Sep 16, 2016 to Sep 18, 2016
Time: 6:00PM
Location: The Mad Musher
Address: Whitney, ON
Email:
Phone: 613-637-2820
Hosted by "The Mad Musher".
Narratives about the early days of Ontario's most famous Provincial Park. Led by historian and author Rory MacKay.

Schedule:
Friday - Arrive at the Mad Musher before 6pm.
Dinner and introductions.
PowerPoint Presentation: "The Bear That Saved Algonquin Park and other events of the past".

Saturday: Light Breakfast
Logging Museum Tour and Shantyman's Lunch
Recreational Remains: Tour of the ruins of Highland Inn, Algonquin Park Station and Park Headquarters at Cache Lake.
1942 Highland Inn supper
Tales around the campfire: Tom Thomson mysteries, Opeongo murder and more (snack)

Sunday: Light Breakfast
J.R. Booth's Railway Clearing the Airfield, the "Royal Twenty-centers" Relief Camp
Picnic lunch at Lake of Two Rivers
Highway History
The Opeongo Colonization Road, Research on wolves, deer, moose, blackflies and even DDT.
Wrap up and departure.

Note: Some walking is required on field trips; car-pool to get to historic sites; please bring an umbrella in case of rain.

For questions or to make a reservation contact Steve at 613-637-2820 or 1-866-551-5534 or info@madmusher.com

$395 + HST all inclusive price.
Reservation by July 31 and deposit -- 50% required for 10% discount *A small reduction in price may be applied for those using alternate accommodations.


BANCROFT & AREA AUTUMN STUDIO TOUR

Dates: Sep 17, 2016 to Sep 18, 2016
Time: 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Website: www.bancroftstudiotour.org
Phone: 613-332-0679
Find unique work by over twenty local artists and artisans on our studio tour of over twenty years. Timed to provide great fall colours while travelling between studios to meet the all Canadian artists on their own turf and see why and how they work here in the Bancroft area.

Apsley Autumn Studio Tour

Dates: Sep 17, 2016 to Sep 18, 2016
Website: www.apsleystudiotour.com

Bancroft Public Library: Children's Program

Date: Sep 17, 2016
Time: 11:00AM to 12:00PM
"Play Doh"
No Registration Necessary.

Bancroft Terry Fox Run

Date: Sep 18, 2016
Location: Millennium Park, Bancroft
Website: www.terryfox.org
The Terry Fox Run is a non-competitive event where people get together as individuals, families and groups to raise money for cancer research. Bancroft has a 5 km and 10 km route where participants can walk, run or bike a safe and scenic route.

Country Jammin' Night

Date: Sep 22, 2016
Time: 7:00PM to 11:00PM
Location: Faraday Community Centre
Address: Hwy 28 South of Bancroft at Lower Faraday Road corner
Country Jammin' Night
Fourth Thursday every month.
Everyone welcome for dancing and open mic.
Sponsored by Faraday Township recreation committee.

BANCROFT & AREA AUTUMN STUDIO TOUR

Dates: Sep 24, 2016 to Sep 25, 2016
Time: 10:00AM to 5:00PM
Website: www.bancroftstudiotour.org
Phone: 613-332-0679
Find unique work by over twenty local artists and artisans on our studio tour of over twenty years. Timed to provide great fall colours while travelling between studios to meet the all Canadian artists on their own turf and see why and how they work here in the Bancroft area.

Festival of Quilts

Dates: Sep 24, 2016 to Sep 25, 2016
Location: Bancroft Curling Club
Address: 63 Newkirk Blvd., Bancroft
Presented by North Hastings Quilt Club.

Sat Sept 24 9am - 5pm
Sun Sept 25 10am - 4pm

Admission $6.00 per day

Come join us and enjoy: Large and Small Quilts, Challenge Quilts, Bed Turning, Creative Corner, Toonie Draw, Door prizes and Raffle Tickets.
Have lunch in our Bear Paw Cafe


Bancroft Public Library: Lego Challenge

Date: Sep 24, 2016
Time: 11:00AM to 12:00PM
All ages are welcome. No library membership required.

Rock Swap

Date: Sep 25, 2016
Time: 10:00AM to 2:00PM
Location: Brethen Coliseum
Address: 45 Elm Street, Norwood, ON
Website: www.kawartharockandfossilclub.com
Email:
Phone: Reservations: 705-749-8610
The Kawartha Rock & Fossil Club invites you to their 3rd. Annual Rock Swap.

Free admission. Doors open at 9:00 am; tables will be available at 9:00 am on a first come, first served basis.. Tables available at no charge.

It is recommended that tables be reserved in advance. For reservations contact Mark Stanley:
fulgurite@bellnet.ca
705-749-8610

October 2016

Madawaska Valley Studio Tour

Dates: Oct 1, 2016 to Oct 2, 2016
Website: www.madawaskastudiotour.com

Bancroft Nature Discovery Tours - Elk Tour

Date: Oct 1, 2016
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Phone: 613-332-1513
Guided interpretive tours.
Register at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce, 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am and tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.
For more information 613-332-1513, www.bancroftdistrict.com

Hilly Hundred Hastings Highlands

Date: Oct 1, 2016
Website: www.hillyhundred.ca
The Hastings Highlands Hilly Hundred, billed as "The Toughest Century Ride" in Ontario, will leave you in awe as it weaves its way through the colourful hardwood forests, lakes and hills.

"Fibre Arts" Curated by Leilah Ward

Dates: Oct 5, 2016 to Oct 29, 2016
Location: The Art Gallery of Bancroft
Address: 10 Flint Avenue
Opening Reception - Friday, October 7, 7:30 pm.

CCNH Seniors Information & Active Living Fair

Date: Oct 12, 2016
Time: 10:00AM to 4:00PM
Location: Royal Canadian Legion
Address: 16 Station St, Bancroft, ON
Phone: 613-332-4700 ext.5
Come enjoy day of exhibits, activities, seminars, entertainment,food and fun!
Free seniors lunch!
TROUT Public Transit is offering pick-ups and returns to seniors in the Town of Bancroft, Cardiff and Coe Hill,
Call 613-332-4700 ext 5 to book your ride! Regular Fares Apply.

Drumming Circle Night at Faraday Community Centre

Date: Oct 13, 2016
Time: 7:00PM to 9:00PM
Location: Faraday Community Centre
Address: Hwy 28 South of Bancroft at Lower Faraday Road corner
Drumming Circle Night at Faraday Community Centre
Second Thursday every month.
Everyone welcome.
Sponsored by Faraday Township recreation committee.

Country Jammin' Night

Date: Oct 27, 2016
Time: 7:00PM to 11:00PM
Location: Faraday Community Centre
Address: Hwy 28 South of Bancroft at Lower Faraday Road corner
Country Jammin' Night
Fourth Thursday every month.
Everyone welcome for dancing and open mic.
Sponsored by Faraday Township recreation committee.

Bancroft Nature Discovery Tours - Elk Tour

Date: Oct 29, 2016
Website: www.bancroftdistrict.com
Phone: 613-332-1513
Guided interpretive tours.
Register at the Bancroft & District Chamber of Commerce, 8 Hastings Heritage Way, Bancroft. Registration begins at 9:00 am and tours depart at 9:30 am sharp.
For more information 613-332-1513, www.bancroftdistrict.com

November 2016

The Art Gallery of Bancroft: Caroline deBooy

Dates: Nov 2, 2016 to Dec 3, 2016
Location: The Art Gallery of Bancroft
Address: 10 Flint Avenue
Opening Reception: Friday, November 4, 7:30 pm

Rally of the Tall Pines

Dates: Nov 25, 2016 to Nov 26, 2016
Website: www.tallpinesrally.com
You won't want to miss round six of the Canadian Rally Championship. This event is your best opportunity to see and experience what the extreme sport of Performance Rally Racing is all about. For more information www.tallpinesrally.com

December 2016

"A Retrospective" - Robert Perkins

Dates: Dec 7, 2016 to Dec 31, 2016
Location: The Art Gallery of Bancroft
Address: 10 Flint Avenue
Opening Reception: Friday, December 9, 7:30 pm.

Visit www.chambers.ca

 

 

Copyright © 2016  Bancroft Chamber of Commerce | Staff Login
Website Design by Upnorthwebs | Website Hosting by Lightbox Technologies