What’s on in the Outaouais, July 31 to August 6

Published on July 28 2020

Museums, brunch, live performances and an escape game: that’s what’s on your agenda for the next few days!

Museums: A summer offer for everyone!

The Canadian Museum of History and the Canadian War Museum are ready to welcome you back with a very special summer offer! Both museums will be open from Thursday to Sunday, with outdoor activities for all ages. I’ve saved the best for last: general admission is free all summer long!

Where

Canadian Museum of History and Canadian War Museum.

When

Thursday to Sunday from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost

Free.

Good to know

Space is limited, so book online now. | New safety measures have been implemented, and access to indoor areas remains temporary restricted.

The CoqLicorne visits Pêle Mêle

Do you like the CoqLicorne’s brunches and the Pêle Mêle’s patio? You’ll love this event, which offers the best of both worlds! On Sunday, August 2, the CoqLicorne chefs will take over the Pêle Mêle kitchen to concoct a “Boozy Brunch” consisting of a tasty meal for two and a bottle of sparkling wine.

Where

Pêle Mêle, 47 Laval Street, Gatineau.

When

Sunday, August 2. First sitting at 10 a.m., second sitting at 12:30 p.m.

Cost

$70 for two people.

Good to know

Space is limited, so reserve now!

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Night walk and tall tales

This Thursday, August 6, meet at the Dalton Farm station for a fun family activity! Flashlight in hand, the whole family is invited to a night walk followed by a storytelling session (in French).

Where

Dalton Farm, 199 Montée Dalton, Gatineau.

When

Thursday, August 6 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Good to know

There will be two departures, with a maximum of 15 families per departure.

Learn more

The RBC Bluesfest Drive-In

This summer, the National Arts Centre and the RBC Bluesfest have joined forces to present a drive-in concert series at the Zibi Place des Festivals. Drive to the venue, park along the Kitchissippi (Ottawa River) and enjoy live concerts from the comfort of your car!

Where

Zibi Place des Festivals.

When

July 31 and August 1, 7 & 8.

Cost

$86.23 per vehicle.

Good to know

The concerts will also be streamed on Facebook Live.

Learn more

Escape game at the George Bryson Heritage House

There’s a great new activity in the Pontiac! The George Bryson Heritage House is already known for its museum and tea room, but now you can play an escape game in this historic house. As a family, find a way to solve the clues and escape from one of the rooms.

Where

George Bryson Heritage House, 314 Route 148, Mansfield-et-Pontefract.

When

Thursdays and Fridays from 6 to 10 p.m., Saturdays from 1 to 4 p.m. and 6 to 10 p.m., and Sundays from 1 to 4 p.m.

Cost

Adults $15, youth (age 12–17) $12.

Good to know

Players under 17 must be accompanied by an adult.

Learn more

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