Summer is not over, no matter how many back-to-school ads or Thanksgiving decorations you come across. Whether you are new to Ottawa (welcome!), re-acquainting yourself with town and campus, or just itching to get out of the house this weekend to make the most of summer, we have it all here. This weekend’s major focus seems to be local art and culture, so there is no better time to support local talent in the neighbourhoods we live in.
We’ve tried to pack as much as possible into this roundup, so read closely, text your crew, and have fun!
Nothing beats a summer weekend, and the weeks are beginning to feel shorter and shorter as the days get longer.
Ottawa is hanging in that transitional moment between colourful fall hikes and twinkling winter skates, so it may seem like our weekends are getting trickier to fill with exciting shenanigans. Fear not! We’ve got you covered for a variety of cool excuses to get out of the house, either on your own, or with those friends you keep forgetting to make plans with.
The bad news: November has arrived. The warmth of summer has fallen away with the leaves on the trees and November’s chill and rain are setting in like damp socks on cold feet. The good news: the weekend has arrived. The weather may be less than favourable, but there is still a ton to enjoy on this wonderful break from the work week.
The Grey Cup Festival is taking over Ottawa from the arrival of the Grey Cup Tuesday to the big game Sunday.
The wait is over, boys and ghouls – welcome to the most spooktacular weekend of the year, the one and only Halloweekend. This one is so full of things to do, it’s scary.
The parade route will start at noon, at the corner of Bank St. and Pretoria Ave, and will continue down Bank Street and into Lansdowne Park.
This week on Apt613 Live, host Josh Lemoine interviews Fury FC President John Pugh about what the move to USL means for the future of pro soccer in Ottawa, and talks with RedBlacks lineman (and Ottawa native) Alex Mateas, ahead of their East Division final later this month.
They’re the face paintin’, flag wavin’, hootin’ and hollerin’ fans on the Southside upper deck at RedBlacks games. You may have seen them. They’re called the Southsiders, and they’re a part of Ottawa football history. The Southsiders are, in essence, an Ottawa football fan club. Started in 1980 by Southsiders President for Life Byron Smith […]