What's on in the Outaouais November 22-28
EVENTS AND ACTIVITIES
They’re the queens of the night—but what do they do in the daytime? They read stories to children! Come to the library and meet fabulous drag queen Barbada! There will be dancing, singing, and wonderful stories about difference and diversity.
Guy Sanche Library, 855 De la Gappe Blvd., Gatineau. Lucy Faris Library, 115 Principale Street, Gatineau (Aylmer sector)
November23 at 10 a.m. at the Guy Sanche Library and 2:30 p.m. at the Lucy Faris Library.
Spotlight talks at the exhibition Àbadakone
Part of the mission of the National Gallery of Canada is to make art more accessible to the public. Visit the Gallery for a unique artistic experience as you join interpreters in the Gallery’s public spaces for fascinating 10-minute “spotlight talks” on selected artworks from Àbadakone | Continuous Fire | Feu continuel, an exhibition of international contemporary Indigenous art.
National Gallery of Canada, 380 Sussex Dr, Ottawa
Spotlight talk: November 24 at 2:30 p.m. The exhibition Àbadakone runs until April 4.
Look for the meeting “spot” on the floor, or ask Visitor Services.
Christmas Market + tree lighting at the Museum
Be among the first to welcome the holiday season! Join the crowd at the Canadian Museum of History to count down to the lighting of the giant outdoor Christmas tree. There will be Christmas carols, dancing, hot chocolate and gingerbread cookies!
Afterwards, warm up inside the Museum’s Grand Hall, where you’ll find the Christmas Market in full swing. More than 80 exhibitors will be on hand to showcase their unique handmade creations and products.
Canadian Museum of History, 100 Laurier Street, Gatineau
Tree lighting ceremony: November 28 at 6 p.m. Christmas Market: November 28 to December 1, Thursday & Friday from 11 a.m. to 8 p.m. and Saturday & Sunday from 9:30 a.m. to 5 p.m.
Free coat check. ATM on site.
We’re in the middle of a month ending in “r”, which means it’s oyster season! Discover different varieties during happy hour at Aux 4 Jeudis.
Café Aux 4 Jeudis, 44 Laval Street, Gatineau
November 28 starting at 5 p.m., while supplies last.
The oysters will be opened and seasoned to your taste.
Downhill ski season has officially begun, and some of the trails at Camp Fortune are open. Did you know that the ski centre is celebrating its 100th birthday this year?
Camp Fortune, Gatineau Park, 300 Dunlop Road, Chelsea
Saturdays and Sundays from 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Looking for more ideas? Consult the event calendar on our Facebook page!