What's on in Outaouais, August 10-16

Published on August 9 2018

This week, we play tourist by exploring our immediate surroundings, but also by heading out on the highways and byways of the Outaouais to discover the best of what our region has to offer. Who’s in?

Festivals and Events!

Gatineau Auto Show

Car buffs, this is the event for you! From August 10 to 12, Des Cèdres Park will be transformed into a huge outdoor showroom for cars of all eras and styles. The weekend event also includes live entertainment and children’s activities.

Where

Des Cèdres Park, Gatineau (Aylmer sector).

When

Friday, August 10 to Sunday, August 12.

Cost

Free.

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Outaouais farmers’ markets

Visit a farmer’s market to meet local producers and stock up on fresh local produce and prepared foods made with love! Whether in Gatineau or Ripon, you’ll discover delicious products in a festive atmosphere.

Where

Marché du Ruisseau – 80 Hanson Street, Gatineau. | Marché de la Petite-Nation – 4 Du Marché Street, Ripon.

When

Saturday, August 11. Marché du Ruisseau: Every other Saturday until September 22. | Marché de la Petite-Nation: Every Saturday until September 29.

Good to know

A nice family activity!

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St-Albert Curd Festival

It has many names, but everyone agrees it’s delicious: the FAMOUS curd cheese! The St-Albert Curd Festival celebrates “squeaky cheese” in style with a program of activities for the whole family, including lots of live shows and the traditional wine and cheese tasting.

Where

150 St-Paul Street, St-Albert.

When

Wednesday, August 15 to Sunday, August 19.

Cost

Festival passport: $55. | Day pass: Adults $10, children (age 8 to 12) $5, children 7 and under free.

Good to know

Free curds during all activities under the Big Top (except the wine and cheese tasting). Yum!

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Les revenants du Petit Chicago

This ambulatory play tells how the former city of Hull got the nickname “Little Chicago,” and investigates the possible presence of Al Capone in the 1930s. During a mystery-filled walk through the streets of the downtown core, go back in time and meet a cast of colourful characters from days gone by!

Where

Depart from the Centre culturel Jacques-Auger – 39 Leduc Street, Gatineau.

When

Wednesdays, August 15 & 22 at 7:30 and 9 p.m.

Cost

Adults : $15. | Students and children 6 and over: $10. | Children under 6: Free.

Good to know

The play is 70 minutes long and will be performed indoors in case of rain. Warning: Some coarse language. Audience discretion is advised.

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Armour exhibition – Canadian War Museum

The great defenders of this world all have something in common: their armour! The exhibition Armour features the protective uniforms that knights, superheroes, hockey players and soldiers have worn throughout the ages.

Where

Canadian War Museum – 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa.

When

Daily until September 3, 2018.

Cost

Adults: $17. | Children (3–12): $11.

Good to know

Family rates available.

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NOW PLAYING!

10
August

Comedy

François Bellefeuille | Le plus fort au monde

Salle Odyssée (Maison de la culture de Gatineau)

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11
August

Comedy

François Bellefeuille | Le plus fort au monde

Salle Odyssée (Maison de la culture de Gatineau)

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11
August

Other

Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light – Germany

Canadian Museum of History

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13
August

Other

Concert video screenings: Johnny Cash + Mumford and Sons

Aux 4 Jeudis

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13
August

Other

Cinéterrasse 36th edition (outdoor movies) – La petite fille qui aimait trop les allumettes

Aux 4 Jeudis

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14
August

Music

Aux mardis du monde | La Fête à nos chansons

Gatineau

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15
August

Other

Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light – China

Canadian Museum of History

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15
August

Comedy

Guy Nantel | Nos droits et nos libertés

Salle Odyssée (Maison de la culture de Gatineau)

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15
August

Music

Concert on the patio – Paul Deslauriers Band with Ricky Paquette, JW Jones and Guy Bélanger

Aux 4 Jeudis

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16
August

Comedy

Guy Nantel | Nos droits et nos libertés

Salle Odyssée (Maison de la culture de Gatineau)

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16
August

Comedy

Écran de lune (outdoor movies) – Chiens sous enquête (Show Dogs, French version)

Salle Desjardins — Carrefour Culturel ESTacade

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