The village of Flesherton is holding Chris Neil Event on Saturday.
Among the highlights is a book launch on Chris Neil written by Ron Pegg plus a book signing.
There will also be a road hockey game, a corn hole tournament and the day climaxes with a chicken barbecue at the Arena.
Also on Saturday afternoon, the Flesherton Arena will have a new sign to designate it as the " Home of Chris Neil ".
Neil who graduated from Flesherton Minor Hockey went on to play more than 1,000 NHL games all with the Ottawa Senators.
In his career, Neil scored 112 goals and accumulated more than 2,500 penalty minutes.