What’s on in the Outaouais, July 24 to 30

Published on July 21 2020

An outdoor concert, an excursion on the water and patio movies—just a few of the ways you can have an #OutaouaisFun time over the next few days!

Outdoor concerts with Norteño

Every Saturday night until August 23, you’re invited to the Place de la Francophonie for a series of free concerts by Norteño. This five-piece ensemble will delight you with their tango nuevo repertoire and their lively performance!

Where

Place de la Francophonie | On the Brewery Creek path near the Théâtre de l’Île.

When

Every Saturday starting at 7 p.m.

Cost

Free.

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Music on the Water

This Saturday from 7 to 9 p.m., enjoy a show with a unique backdrop! At sunset, Andrew Burr will arrive by canoe, guitar in hand, to perform favourites by Stan Rogers, Blue Rodeo, Tom Waits and many more. Bring your lawn chair or cushion and make yourself comfortable on the docks and along the island shoreline.

Where

Chelsea. | The event will begin at the swim docks and end in the bay near the lighthouse.

When

Saturday, July 25 from 7 to 9 p.m.

Cost

Free.

Good to know

Physical distancing rules will apply to people who are not from the same household. | In case of bad weather, the event will be rescheduled.

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Yoga classes with PaddleFit

PaddleFit offers not only paddleboard rental, but also a wide range of courses for beginner, intermediate and advanced paddlers. For example, this Monday night at Meech Lake, you could take a class to develop your paddleboard skills and techniques or a SUP yoga class at sunset.

Where

Meech Lake, Chelsea

When

Various courses are offered throughout the summer.

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Outdoor movie nights at Aux 4 Jeudis

For the 38th season, the café/bar Aux 4 Jeudis invites you to find a comfortable spot on the patio for the Cinéterrasse evenings that take place every Wednesday at dusk. This Wednesday’s film is Antigone (2019), directed by Quebec filmmaker Sophie Deraspe. In French.

Where

Aux 4 Jeudis | 44 Laval Street, Gatineau

When

Every Wednesday in summer, from 8:30 to 11:30 p.m.

Good to know

For ages 18+. | You can order food from Piz’za-za.

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Oiseau Rock Trail

Discover a hiking trail that will take you to new heights! This 10K hike (round trip) through the forest will amaze you with its magnificent scenery. When you reach the summit (150 metres above the “Great River”, the Ottawa), you will discover one of the most important rock art sites in North America!

Where

1 Schyan Road, Sheenboro

Cost

$12 per vehicle, payable at the St-Patrice ZEC office.

Learn more

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