What's in the Outaouais 20-26 September
To mark the official arrival of fall, we’re suggesting a few activities that cover nature, culture, heritage and adventure!
Events and activities
Chœur de loups
Gather round for songs and stories at Parc Oméga. Chœur de loups (“chorus of wolves”), an original show by Opéra à la Carte, combines storytelling, traditional songs and opera. It’s one of the stops on the illuminated trail of Parc Oméga by Night, Thursday to Saturday starting at dusk.
September 20 & 21 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.
Wine appreciation 101
Interested in learning more about wine? Sommelière Véronique Rivest shares her passion and expertise in an exclusive workshop about the basics of wine tasting. Note: Workshop in French only.
Soif Wine Bar, 88 Montcalm Street, Gatineau
September 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.
Welcome Wednesdays at the Agriculture and Food Museum
A family outing that won’t break the bank—now that’s good news. On Wednesdays from 4 to 8 p.m., you and your family can enjoy free admission to the Canada Agriculture and Food Museum. Visit the barns, meet the animals, and participate in an ice-cream making demonstration.
901 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa
Wednesday, September 25 from 4 to 8 p.m.
After 5 p.m., on-site parking is available for a flat rate of $4.
Village tales in Dalton Park
Everybody loves a story, especially when it’s told in an enchanting setting. After a stroll through the gardens in Dalton Park, settle in for Les histoires de village (“village tales”) told by storyteller Sébastien Lemay. Note: Event in French only.
Dalton Park, 199 Montée Dalton, Gatineau
September 21 & 22 from 1:30 to 3 p.m.
September can be rainy. Altitude Gym is a great place for rainy-day family activities! Climb the boulder or learn top-roping in a safe and fun environment.
35 Saint-Raymond Blvd., Gatineau
$14.75. 13 and under:$9.95
Top-roping lessons are reserved for ages 14 and up.