Arts, Culture & Celebrations

Community Development at CNH

Celebrate the rich diversity and history of our neighbourhood through a series of art initiatives, and cultural and seasonal celebrations for the whole family.

Most programming and events are free. For more information, email

Want to stay up to date with Arts, Culture, and Celebrations at CNH?
Sign up for our monthly newsletter.

Ongoing Arts & Culture Programs

RISE strives to support the health and well-being of Renfrew-Collingwood by providing the following services:

Make Your Mark: Sketching & Art Skill Share

Every Thursday in the art studio at the CNH Annex from 3:30-5:30 pm.

In this free drop-in program, participants work on their own project, learn from, and share skills with other artists. Teaching tips and supplies provided for sketching, watercolor painting, acrylic painting, embroidery, simple sewing, craft- making, and more.

Contact Yoko Tomita at for more details.

Renfrew-Collingwood Artists Network (RCAN)

Creative people of all ages and backgrounds share their artistic and cultural skills and talents with each other and the neighbourhood.

For more information on artist gatherings and to get involved, contact Yoko Tomita at or follow “Renfrew-Collingwood Multicultural Artist Network” on Facebook.

Annual Community Celebrations

To help plan, share your talents or volunteer, contact Carolina Bergonzoni at 604-435-0323 ext. 223 or

Collingwood Days

July 14-23, 2023

A week of art, festivities, and performances celebrating the creative diversity of the people of Renfrew-Collingwood. Local artists share their talents and culture with their neighbours through performances, art shows, storytelling and cultural-historic presentations of all kinds.

Follow “Collingwood Days” on Facebook or visit for details.

Pumpkin Festival

Celebrate Halloween at CNH’s Pumpkin Festival in late October. Design and carve your own unique pumpkin. Pumpkins and carving tools are provided. Activities are by donation.

For more information, contact Yoko Tomita at

Renfrew Ravine Moon Festival & Harvest Fair

Every September, the Renfrew Ravine Moon Festival highlights art, music, environmental stewardship, and community participation.

Visit Still Moon Arts at for more information.