What's on in the Outaouais, september 21-27

Published on September 20 2018

To celebrate the arrival of fall, the Outaouais offers you a wide range of artistic and cultural activities. While the nice weather lasts, get out there and enjoy these enticing suggestions throughout the week.

Festivals and events!

Beau’s Oktoberfest 2018

Do you like beer, local products and good music? Beau’s Oktoberfest is for you! Organized by the well-known craft microbrewery Beau’s Brewing Co., this year’s edition will feature nearly 65 kinds of local and invited beers as well as an enticing program of activities for kids and grown-ups alike.

Where

Vankleek Hill Fairgrounds – 92 Main St. W., Vankleek Hill, ON.

When

Friday, September 21 from 4 to 11 p.m. and Saturday, September 22 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.

Cost

2-day wristband: from $45 | General admission: from $32 | Children (Saturday, Sept. 22): $5.

Good to know

There’s free parking at Herb’s Travel Plaza (21160 Service Rd., Vankleek Hill) during festival hours, and a free shuttle from the parking lot to the Oktoberfest site.

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“Artists in their Environment” Studio Tour

Over the next two weekends, 22 artists and artisans from Chelsea and Wakefield will open their studio doors and invite you discover the artistic talent of the region. As a couple or with friends, go and meet these passionate people who create unique and original works in two of the most beautiful villages in the Outaouais.

Where

At more than 15 artists’ studios in Chelsea and Wakefield.

When

September 22 & 23 and September 29 & 30 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Cost

Free.

Good to know

There’s an online map of the studios participating in this “open house” tour. You’ll find it here: https://www.tourcw.com/map.

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2018 Canada Army Run

This Sunday, gather in downtown Ottawa to cheer on the runners participating in the 2018 Canada Army Run. Whether they’re running in memory of a loved one who died in battle or simply to support the cause by doing their personal best, the runners will welcome the energy of enthusiastic supporters! The event program also includes children’s activities, military displays, and sports equipment kiosks.

Where

Races start at the corner of Elgin and Laurier Streets in downtown Ottawa. Activities and entertainment take place in front of City Hall, at Marion Dewar Plaza and in Lisgar Park.

When

Sunday, September 23. Race start times: between 7:30 and 9:30 a.m.

Cost

Free for spectators.

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Le Bateau-Livre sets sail!

Le Bateau-Livre (“The Book Boat”) is an event organized by two local writers’ groups (the Association des auteures et auteurs de l’Outaouais and the Association des auteurs et auteures de l’Ontario français) to showcase the authors of our great region. Board the cruise boat to meet the guest authors and enjoy live music by local guitarists. If you love art and culture, this is a unique event not to be missed!

Where

Quai des Artistes – 895 Jacques-Cartier Street, Gatineau.

When

Sunday, September 23 from 2 to 5 p.m.

Cost

Adults: $20 | Children 14 and under: Free.

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Living History Workshops: Hunting and Fishing Day and Apple Harvest Day

This week, Fairbairn House invites you to go back to the days of the early settlers through unique and educational workshops. Find out what kinds of fish and birds were (and are) harvested locally, sample dried meat, and learn how the arrival of the cider press paved the way for the local cider industry.

Where

Fairbairn House Heritage Centre – 45 Wakefield Heights Road, Wakefield.

When

Sunday, September 23 from 10 a.m. to 3:30 p.m.

Cost

Free.

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Now playing!

21
September

Music

La caravane country

Salle Odyssée

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21
September

Music

Christina Martin

National Arts Center

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22
September

Music

2 Frères - The Road

Salle Odyssée

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22
September

Music

Yves Mccan and LaF

Minotaure

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23
September

Music

Elinor Frey

Duhamel

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23
September

Music

Sharon and Bram

National Arts Center

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24
September

Comedy

Les lundis juste pour rire

Salle Odyssée

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25
September

Comedy

Guillaume Pineault

Salle Odyssée

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25
September

Music

School of Rock

National Arts Center

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26
September

Comedy

Mariana Mazza - Femme ta gueule

Salle Odyssée

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27
September

Theatre

Les Belles-Soeurs - Théâtre musical

Théâtre du Casino

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27
September

Comedy

Mariana Mazza - Femme ta gueule

Salle Odyssée

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27
September

Music

Tire le coyote

Salle Jean-Despréz

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