What's on in the Outaouais, August 24-30

Published on August 23 2018

Summer isn’t over yet! The proof: here’s another week of summery festivals and events held in the Outaouais area!

Festivals and events!

Nature Nocturne: Bursting with Pride

The Canadian Museum of Nature offers a one-of-a-kind experience during its Nature Nocturne evening celebrating diversity. Prowl the museum after hours, exploring galleries brought to life with music and lights.

Where

Canadian Museum of Nature – 240 McLeod Street, Ottawa.

When

Friday, August 24.

Cost

$25 per person.

Good to know

Must be 19 or older to attend.

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Festival d’eau vive de la Haute-Gatineau

This festival is always a hit: in addition to celebrating nautical sports, such as canoeing, kayaking and white water rafting on the Gatineau River, it is dedicated to river conservation! Beginners and experts are welcome to conquer the river. There are also several non-water activities planned.

Where

Banks of the Gatineau River in Maniwaki – 2011 Henri-Bourassa Street.

When

Friday, August 24 to Sunday, August 26.

Cost

Different packages are available, for between $50 and $113 for adults and between $33 and $57 for children.

Good to know

The packages include meals and use of the shuttle.

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Festival Lavolley

What is the Lavolley festival? Picture this: 350 tons of sand are trucked in, turning the Place des Festivals Zibi into a huge urban beach, where volleyball tournaments are held in a  festive atmosphere for people of all ages!

Where

Place des Festivals Zibi – 3 Eddy Street, Gatineau.

When

Friday, August 24 to Sunday, August 26.

Cost

Free admission. | Registration fee for the tournaments.

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Rendez-vous des Arts de Papineauville

Art in all its forms will be celebrated at the 22nd annual Rendez-vous des Arts de Papineau! Admire visual art and craft pieces in the 40 or so booths and take advantage of  the many activities, including a heritage tour in a horse-drawn wagon.

Where

Parc Henri-Bourassa – 299 Papineau Street, Papineauville.

When

Friday, August 24 to Sunday, August 26.

Cost

Free.

Good to know

If it rains, the event will move to the Papineauville community centre. Children’s activities will be held.

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Outaouais Gourmet Festival

Farmers, growers, bakers and canners from the Outaouais area are gathering for the third year on the bucolic Hendrick Farm in Chelsea to present their delicious products. Foodies, sharpen your appetites. This is an event not to be missed!

Where

Hendrick Farm – 3 Chemin Chelbrook, Chelsea.

When

Sunday, August 26.

Cost

Free admission. Tasting coupons available to buy.

Good to know

The event is held under a festival tent.

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Now playing!

24
August

Comedy

Boucar Diouf | Magtogoek ou le chemin qui marche

Salle Odyssée (Maison de la culture de Gatineau)

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24
August

Music

Van Hoan and Zoé Plouffe

Propulsion scène

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25
August

Comedy

Boucar Diouf | Magtogoek ou le chemin qui marche

Salle Odyssée (Maison de la culture de Gatineau)

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25
August

Other

DRAG evening – Pride edition

Le Petit Chicago

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26
August

Other

Roy Brash art opening

Galerie Old Chelsea

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26
August

Other

Projections: Jimmy Hendrix Live + Metallica S&M

Aux 4 Jeudis

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30
August

Other

36th edition of Cinéterrasse – Blade Runner 2049

Aux 4 Jeudis

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30
August

Music

David Thibault

Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

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30
August

Music

Charlotte Cardin

Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

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30
August

Music

Space - The Best of Pink Floyd Show

Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival

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