What's on in the Outaouais, August 3-9

Published on August 2 2018

This week in the Outaouais, we’re celebrating the beginning of August with some popular annual events and some exciting new ones to discover!

Festivals and Events!

Brunch en parfait accord (Brunch in Perfect Harmony)

Brunch is always a good idea. So imagine a gourmet brunch concocted by the chefs of the restaurants of Old Hull, served under the umbrellas of the Aubry Lane to the sound of melodies performed by musicians. A unique experience!

Where

Aubry Lane in Old Hull.

When

August 4, 5, 11 & 12 from 11 a.m. to 2 p.m.

Cost

$66.37 + tax per person.

Good to know

There are just 80 seats for each brunch, so reserve early!

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Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light

The 23rd annual Casino du Lac-Leamy Sound of Light international fireworks competition will light up the sky over Gatineau–Ottawa! This year, admire pyromusical displays from Spain, the United States, Germany and China. Don’t miss the Grand Finale on August 18!

Where

Behind the Canadian Museum of History – 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau.

When

Saturdays and Wednesdays from August 4 to 18.

Cost

Adults from $11.14. | Free for children 11 and under accompanied by an adult.

Good to know

For maximum comfort, bring a lawn chair and a blanket.

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Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix Potato Festival

Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix celebrates the vegetable found in most of its fields: the potato! The festival’s varied entertainment program promises fun for the whole family. The perfect opportunity to discover what the Petite-Nation region has to offer!

Where

Near the Municipal Office – 267 Notre-Dame Street, Notre-Dame-de-la-Paix.

When

Wednesday, August 8 to Sunday, August 12.

Cost

Wristband passport $65.

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Exhibition: Medieval Europe – Power and Splendour

A wonderful exhibition for anyone who’s fascinated by the medieval era! Discover more than 200 artifacts and learn more about the monarchs and knights who shaped the history of Europe.

Where

Canadian Museum of History — 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau.

When

Daily until January 20, 2019.

Cost

Adults: $20 + tax. | Children age 3–12: $12 + tax.

Good to know

Family rates available.

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A getaway to the Vallée-de-la-Gatineau

Looking for a weekend escape? Head for the Vallée-de-la-Gatineau for a getaway that combines cultural heritage, the outdoors, and regional cuisine. As a family, as a couple or with friends, it’s a destination worth discovering, just over an hour from Gatineau!

Good to know

Tourisme Vallée-de-la-Gatineau has all the information you need to help you plan your visit.

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Now playing!

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August

Comedy

François Bellefeuille | Le plus fort au monde

Salle Odyssée (Maison de la culture de Gatineau)

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August

Other

Outdoor movie series— Jumanji (in French)

Salle Desjardins — Carrefour Culturel ESTacade

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04
August

Comedy

François Bellefeuille | Le plus fort au monde

Salle Odyssée (Maison de la culture de Gatineau)

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04
August

Other

Outdoor movie + corn roast

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04
August

Music

JamJam


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