WHAT'S ON IN THE OUTAOUAIS, September 7 - 13

Published on September 6 2018

September has barely begun and the calendar is already packed with fun things to do! One thing for sure: with events and activities for every taste, we won’t be bored this week in the Outaouais.

Festivals and events!

Rallye Défi

The 26th edition of the Rallye Défi performance car rally, which takes place in Montpellier and several other municipalities in the Papineau RCM, features about 20 speed and performance events in which world-class racers compete for victory!

Where

Montpellier municipal field — 4 Du Bosquet Street, Montpellier.

When

Thursday, September 6 to Saturday, September 8.

Cost

Free. | VIP package from $125.

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Montebello Logfest

The little town famous for its log castle hosts the Logfest, a festival celebrating log structures, hardwood carving, and Montebello’s heritage log buildings. Besides visiting the exhibitor fair and watching presentations by expert log builders, you can take guided tours of the Château Montebello and several log houses in the village.

Where

Behind the old Montebello train station — 502 Notre-Dame Street, Montebello.

When

Friday, September 7 to Sunday, September 9.

Cost

Free.

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Festival agro-patrimonial de Papineau

The Festival agro-patrimonial de Papineau (Papineau Agro-Heritage Festival) is a great opportunity to celebrate local history and heritage and sample the delights produced and created in the Petite-Nation! In a country setting, learn more about the region’s history through a variety of activities, and stock up on local products at the Foire agro-alimentaire (Agri-Food Fair) showcasing nearly 30 exhibitors and vendors.

Where

Fair: Fromagerie Montebello parking lot — 687-A Notre-Dame Street, Montebello. | Heritage activities: Various locations in Montebello.

When

Friday, September 7 to Sunday, September 9.

Cost

Free. | Certain activities charge admission; tickets available on line.

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Riverside Festival

Bringing together over a dozen artists from the international electronic scene, the 6th edition of the Riverside Festival promises to be a memorable celebration, especially now that the party lasts two days! Enjoy music by your favorite DJs and the beautiful site on the shore of the Ottawa River, behind the Canadian Museum of History.

Where

Canadian Museum of History — 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau.

When

Saturday, September 8 and Sunday, September 9.

Cost

Day pass: $50. | Weekend pass: $80.

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Focus Classical Music Festival – Beethoven

The National Arts Centre kicks off its Focus Classical Music Festival with a series of concerts, lectures and exhibitions featuring Beethoven. Discover or rediscover the work of this German composer, and learn more about the man behind the music!

Where

National Arts Centre — 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa.

When

September 13–22.

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06
September

Music

Fusion des crescendos

Gatineau

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07
September

Comedy

Pierre, Jean, Jacques

Salle Odyssée (Maison de la culture de Gatineau)

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08
September

Comedy

Pierre, Jean, Jacques

Salle Odyssée (Maison de la culture de Gatineau)

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12
September

Music

CityFolk

Lansdowne Park

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13
September

Comedy

Juste Dominic et Martin

Salle Odyssée (Maison de la culture de Gatineau)

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13
September

Music

Shawn Phillips

La Grange de la Gatineau

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