Here’s a peek at some of what’s happening around town this weekend.
Ottawa’s newest Americana music venue, Red Bird is scheduled to open October 1, and will feature live music, a bar, a coffee shop, and a functional music school with a full roster of teachers.
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 shortlist is here! Voting for Ottawa’s Best Home Garden will begin on July 31.
Whatever the weather may hold, your vaccine status may be, or your comfort level with the people-ly-ness of events, the nation’s capital has got a selection of food, tunes, arts, culture and activities for you this weekend!
Ottawa’s longest running movie theatre reopened on July 16.
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.
From July 10 to 18, the public is able to enjoy amazing art downtown and outside via a new augmented reality app called Hidelight, designed by local artist Paul Sharp.
A few suggestions for your weekend.
Every first Monday of the month, Apartment613 publishes the coolest #ottarts #ottjobs we hear about. All the best arts and culture gigs in our local network.
We’ve made it to the halfway point of 2021 and it looks like we might finally be turning a corner in this pandemic life we’ve come to consider normal. As things continue to open up and restrictions are easing, one of your weekend plans may be to get a long awaited haircut. Exciting as that may be, we’ve some other suggestions for weekend activities that are equally fun.
Here’s a list of great summer drinks available at local coffee houses we think coffee and non-coffee drinkers alike will enjoy!
No matter where you are in your vaccination journey, there’s something for everyone this weekend! Virtual events to do safely from home, in-person but physically distanced, and ones where you and your bubble can attend together! Enjoy it, Ottawa!
Drum roll, please! The Critics’ Choice for OAG’s 2021 Give to Get Art auction are…
Before we banish the last year and a half to the dark recesses of our memories, let’s offer thanks to those in our Ottawa food and beverage industry who shone brighter during adversity. Whether through actions small or large, these are some of the sector’s MVPs.