WHAT’S ON IN THE OUTAOUAIS, MARCH 22-28

Published on March 19 2019

Be sure to check out this week’s activities in Outaouais!
Our mountain bikes are tuned up, there are tons of shows to choose from, we’re stepping it up and getting ready to party just like the good old days!

📷: Canada Aviation and Space Museum

Activities and Events!

Time to get out your mountain bike

“Every spring, the Festival du film de vélo de montagne du Québec (Quebec Mountain Bike Film Festival) launches the mountain biking season. It’s time to forget the snow and get together to celebrate the start of the best time of year: bike season! Being half film festival and half trade show, the FFVMQ is also an opportunity to meet industry reps—manufacturers, bike shops, trail networks and cycling associations—all under one roof.”

Where

Salle Alphonse-Desjardins, CÉGEP de l’Outaouais, 333 De la Cité-des-Jeunes Blvd., Gatineau

When

Saturday, March 23 from 2 to 11 p.m.

Cost

$15

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Arts festival in the Vallée

Lac Sainte-Marie is jumpin’! The Festival des Arts de la scène Val-Gatinois (Gatineau Valley Performing Arts Festival) invites residents of the Vallée-de-la-Gatineau (and everyone else) to attend the many live shows that will be presented in and around Lac Sainte-Marie. Featured artists include Alpha Rococo, 2Frères and Ensemble Prisme.

Where

In and around Lac-Sainte-Marie

When

March 23–30

Cost

Prices vary depending on the show

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Music at the Museum

Did you know that Canada has a long history of military music? On Sunday, March 24, tap your toes to the sound of rousing marches. Attend this motivating concert (yes, yes, motivating, that’s what this music is made for!) surrounded by aircraft.

Where

Canada Aviation and Space Museum - 11 Aviation Pkwy, Ottawa

When

Sunday, March 24 at 2 p.m.

Cost

Free with museum admission

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Le Petit Chicago birthday & moving party

Before it moves out of 50 Promenade du Portage, Le Petit Chicago wants to celebrate its 15th birthday in style. You’re invited to dress in the fashions of the 1930s, that heady time of illegal (and therefore much more exciting) parties. We just know it’s going to be an unforgettable evening!

Where

Le Petit Chicago – 50 Promenade du Portage

When

March 27 starting at 8 p.m.

Cost

ADMISSION FREE

Good to know

For ages 18+

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Say hi to the sloth!

Celebrate the joys of “slowly but surely,” and say hi to the adorable sloth for us—but do it slowly. The exhibition Survival of the Slowest runs until April 28. If you need some incentive, read Anne-Marie’s blog post about her visit to the exhibition.

Where

Canadian Museum of Nature – 240 McLeod Street, Ottawa

When

Until April 28, 2019

Cost

$6 plus museum admission

Good to know

Save $2 on a ticket combo that includes general admission, Survival of the Slowest and a 3D movie. | The exhibition Butterflies in Flight is also on until April 28, 2019.

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Looking for even more things to do with family and friends? Check our Facebook calendar regularly!

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