What's in the Outaouais April 26 to May 2

Published on April 25 2019

Culinary, relaxing, elegant or educational, your weekend in the Outaouais will be anything but dull!

📷: Canada Science and Technology Museum

Activities and events

“Art and Relaxation” Evening

The Amerispa in Cantley knows how to celebrate the weekend in style! The spa’s “TGIF” evenings include appetizers and a cocktail. Admire an exhibition of works by painter Chantal Laflamme while the DJ sets up a mellow lounge atmosphere. And where does the thermal experience come into it? It’s included too!

Where

Amerispa (Spa Nordique Cantley) – 5 Sainte-Élisabeth Road, Cantley

When

Friday, April 26 from 5:30 to 10 p.m.

Cost

$47

Good to know

Reservations required. Rental of a towel, bathrobe, slippers and locker included.

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Poutine, Part II (or: The Revenge)

Are you heartbroken because you somehow missed the Sparks Street PoutineFest? Dry your tears and make tracks for the Gatineau Beer and Poutine Festival. At Place de la Cité Park, a dozen food trucks and 8 microbreweries will be on hand for your delight. The program includes music, a poutine-eating contest, and lots of other activities to celebrate this iconic Quebec dish. And if you still want more, you can hop over to the Ottawa Poutine Festival just across the river.

Where

Place de la Cité Park, Gatineau

When

April 26 to 28

Cost

Free

Good to know

You can buy the official festival glass at the special advance price of $5 until 10:45 a.m. on April 26, via the festival’s Facebook page and lepointdevente.com.

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Fun day in the Pontiac

10am to lunch : ride with horse. Lunch at 12pm, with hamburger, hot-dog, salad. After lunch we do a amical competition (cowboy Challenge) with Shannon. Price for the winner !

Where

R. S. Ranch, 2 chemin du Tré-Carré, Mansfield-et-Pontefract

When

April 27, starting at 10 a.m.

Cost

40$ per participant + lunch 7$

Good to know

Need reservation, Limited place 819 683-1252 ou 819 921-1981

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Up Close and Personal with Leonardo da Vinci

He influenced art, science and technology. Leonardo da Vinci is still very much a hot topic, especially when an exhibition about him comes to town! During this evening, part of the museum’s Curiosity on Stage series, you’ll be among the first to visit the exhibition Leonardo da Vinci: 500 Years of Genius. Afterwards, enjoy an evening of discussion and discovery as invited speakers from the Galileo Museum in Italy, Carleton University, and the University of Ottawa explore the lasting impact of da Vinci’s legacy. Join the conversation!

Where

Canada Science and Technology Museum – 1867 Saint-Laurent Blvd., Ottawa

When

Thursday, May 2 from 5 to 9 p.m.

Cost

$10, $7 for Museum members

Good to know

In English with simultaneous interpretation in French.

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Looking for even more things to do with family and friends? Check our Facebook calendar regularly!

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