Spring is in the air, some mandates are dropping, and events are back in full force. However, just because the province has dropped a lot of mandates, still be sure to check with venues and events before going as many are still supporting mask-wearing and more. Safety first!
Canadian War Museum
There are lots of ways to help support struggling businesses downtown — even if you don’t have money to order gift certificates or products with. Go to your favourite business’ social media and like, save, and share their posts to help spread the word. If you can support financially, don’t forget to check ahead if businesses are open and operating fully before heading down!
Check out a review of two exhibits at the Canadian War Museum. “Homage: The art of Elaine Goble” shows portraits featuring people who lived and served in the Second World War. “Forever Changed” takes us deeper into the experiences of those transformative years.
COVID-19 cases are on the decline, vaccine rates are rising, and restrictions are easing in Ottawa. There is plenty to get out and enjoy this summer weekend in the city. From farmers’ markets, to vintage markets, live music, to art exhibits; there is a little something for everyone. Without further ado, here are the details on this weekend’s happenings.
The best press photography from around the Globe is now on display at the Canadian War Museum—until August 15.
Whether you have a weekend of museum and patio hopping planned, or a quiet picnic in your neighbourhood park, stay safe, stay hydrated, support local businesses, and take a deep breath of that July air, friends. We’ve gotten this far together. Let’s keep one another safe.
It seems like March has stumbled in like a lamb despite the cold temperatures, and while I have no real idea what that means, I do know that we are just one week closer to real Spring.
Well Ottawa, we’re back in the Orange zone. With that change comes new opportunities to enjoy arts and culture in town, while putting into practice all those social distancing/proper hygiene techniques we’ve been perfecting over the last year.
As always, the Weekend Roundup is here to offer up some suggestions for your weekend activities.
Well, we blinked and it’s September. That means two things: pumpkin spice and back to school.
If you’re planning a visit to any of Ottawa’s museums or galleries, be sure to visit the museum’s website to book your tickets and learn about the new safety measures in place before you head out.
We have arrived at the last of the magical long weekends of the summer! The weather looks wonderful and with things continuing to reopen around town, there is plenty of music, art, and exercise to fill your days. Make sure to don your mask and bring your sanitizer and enjoy the goings-on safely.
Welcome to the weekend folks! As Ottawa continues to slowly (and safely—wear your mask!) opens up, there are more ways to get out and enjoy the city.
Ottawa’s biggest Muay Thai event returns to the Canadian War Museum for its fourth installment on February 29. Some of North America’s best fighters will square off in the LeBreton Gallery for one of Ottawa’s most popular combat sports events.
We’re still enjoying the pretty part of winter, and slowing down a little in the process