The Olympics are over and we no longer have a reason to stay inside (besides that glorious AC) so grab some friends and enjoy what Ottawa has to offer this weekend!
This weekend sees the 13th edition of the . What started as a small event celebrating hip hop culture in Canada has expanded over the years to be an inclusive festival where all are welcome to check out art, listen to music, and marvel over skilled dancers. Featuring a poetry slam, workshops on mural painting, breaking, DJing and the history of hip hop and urban life in Canada and the world, and a kids corner, there’s something for everyone. Check their for all the details.
The returns to Lansdowne for the weekend and is bringing in craft breweries from Eastern Ontario, Western Quebec and beyond. In addition to the beer festival, there’s also a 5km for anyone who likes to work for their beer.
MakerSpace North is hosting an on Saturday to celebrate the makers, shakers, creators, and innovators that reside in their space. There’s a bit of everything happening: bike riding, hula hooping, 3D printing demos, woodworking demos, furniture upcycling, and a DIY BB-8 droid, just to mention a few.
Have you ever seen hockey on horses? Well, head to Wesley Clover Parks on Saturday for . This fundraising event, with polo matches as well dog agility and horseback riding demonstrations, will benefit local community agencies.
Queering 613 has organized a for Saturday at LaRoche Park. While registration is full, all are welcome to come enjoy the day. Looking for a way to spend your evening? Bar Robo is throwing a on Saturday night.