What's on in the Outaouais, October 19-25

Published on October 18 2018

Cold weather getting you down? Tired of the daily grind? The Outaouais has just the thing to perk you up! This week, we invite you to discover or rediscover some local attractions in new and unusual ways. For starters, you can spend the night in a museum, visit Omega Park in the fall, and laugh out loud 3 days a week!

Festivals and events !

Nature Sleepover at the Museum

Does your child have boundless curiosity and enjoy unique experiences? The Canadian Museum of Nature’s Nature Sleepover is the event for you! Pack your PJs and flashlight, and spend the evening exploring the Museum’s galleries and watching a 3D movie.

The sleepover includes an evening snack and morning breakfast, overnight parking (until 9 a.m.) and next-day museum admission.

Where

Canadian Museum of Nature – 240 McLeod Street, Ottawa.

When

One Friday a month from October to June, beginning Friday, October 19 from 6:45 p.m. to 9 a.m. the next day.

Cost

$68 per person.

Good to know

Children must be at least 5 years old. Recommended for ages 5 to 12. All children must be accompanied by an adult in the ratio of one adult for every five children.

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Halloween in the Village

This weekend, mingle with witches, vampires and pumpkins at “Halloween in the Village” in MacLaren Park. Family activities, a candy kettle, inflatable games and live performances await you. Pssst: Don’t forget to put on your finest (or scariest) disguise for the legendary costume contest!

Where

MacLaren Park – Buckingham sector.

When

Saturday, October 20 from 3:30 to 9 p.m.

Cost

Free. Contributions for the “candy kettle” are welcome.

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Reimagining the Children’s Museum

Calling all children! The Canadian Children’s Museum will be renewed in the coming years, and families are invited to help reimagine this popular space. Through creative activities and educational games, children can describe in words, draw, or build their ideal children’s museum. A full day of fun, free activities to contribute to a new project imagined by and for families around the world!

Where

Canadian Museum of History – 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau.

When

Sunday, October 21 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost

Free.

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Season launch, Les lundis Juste pour rire

Laughing is good for you, and in the Outaouais, we want people to be in top shape to attend the 2018–19 season of Les lundis Juste pour rire comedy nights. One Monday a month, go to the Maison de la culture to discover up-and-coming comedians who will make you laugh until you cry!

Diehard comedy fans won’t want to miss ÖpenMic comedy nights, Tuesdays at the Minotaure, and Les Mercredis de l’Humour, Wednesdays at the Mardi Gras.

Where

Salle Odyssée, Maison de la culture de Gatineau – 855 De la Gappe Blvd., Gatineau.

When

One Monday a month from October to April, beginning October 22 at 8 p.m.

Cost

$18 per person.

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Rediscover Omega Park

Take advantage of the last days of the fall colours to visit Omega Park, a top attraction in the Outaouais! Open year round, the park offers walking trails, exclusive presentations about the life cycle of wolves, and an opportunity to observe Canadian wild animals in their natural habitat.

Where

Omega Park – 399 Route 323 North, Montebello.

When

Daily from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.

Cost

Adults: $26.96 | Seniors: $24.35 | Children (age 6–15): $20 | Toddlers (age 2–5): $10.44 | Family rate (2 adults + 2 children): $85.24

Good to know

For extra fun and excitement, extend your stay by spending the night in one of the park’s unusual lodgings!

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NOW PLAYING!

19
October

Music

Klô Pelgag

Minotaure

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19
October

Music

Skye Wallace

National Arts Centre

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19
October

Music

BRIGA

La Grande de la Gatineau

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19
October

Theatre

Le Tigre bleu de l’Euphrate

National Arts Centre

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19
October

Comedy

Laurent Paquin - Déplaire - additional performance

Salle Odyssée

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20
October

Music

Erin Costelo

National Arts Centre

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20
October

Music

Hommage à Joe Dassin - Je me souviens

Théâtre du Casino

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22
October

Music

Chilly Gonzales

National Arts Centre

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23
October

Comedy

Lemire-Verville

Salle Odyssée

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24
October

Comedy

Phil Roy - Monsieur - additional performance

Salle Odyssée

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25
October

Theatre

Mabel and Alexander Graham Bell - Silence

National Arts Centre

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25
October

Music

Tara Shannon

National Arts Centre

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