What's in the Outaouais 20-26 September

Published on September 18 2019

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.

Where

Parc Oméga

When

September 20 & 21 from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m.

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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.

Where

Soif Wine Bar, 88 Montcalm Street, Gatineau

When

September 23 from 5:30 to 7:30 p.m.

Cost

$75

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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.

Where

901 Prince of Wales Drive, Ottawa

When

Wednesday, September 25 from 4 to 8 p.m.

Cost

Free

Good to know

After 5 p.m., on-site parking is available for a flat rate of $4.

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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.

Where

Dalton Park, 199 Montée Dalton, Gatineau

When

September 21 & 22 from 1:30 to 3 p.m.

Cost

Free

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Altitude Gym

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.

Where

35 Saint-Raymond Blvd., Gatineau

Cost

$14.75. 13 and under:$9.95

Good to know

Top-roping lessons are reserved for ages 14 and up.

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