Things to do in Ottawa this Weekend!
It’s a busy weekend in Ottawa with lots to do as we look ahead to Remembrance Day. Here is a list of some activities happening in and around Ottawa this weekend, beginning November 7, 2019:
- It’s a full weekend at Lansdowne – watch Olympic figure skaters at Rock the Rink: Tessa and Scott on Thursday, November 7; cheer on the Ottawa 67’s as they take on the Oshawa Generals on Friday, November 8; and check out great vendors and artists at the 6th Annual Feminist Fair on Sunday, November 10.
- Àbadakone / Continuous Fire / Feu continuel opens this Friday, November 8 at the National Gallery of Canada. See art from Indigenous artists from Canada and other countries in this powerful display of visual art, performance art, video, and commissioned installations through to April 2020.
- The holidays come early with Ottawa Comiccon Holiday Edition at the EY Centre this Saturday, November 9 and Sunday, November 10.
- The fun, interactive sound and light exhibition PASSAGE wraps up this Tuesday, November 12 at Ogilvy Square outside the CF Rideau Centre – check it out before it’s gone. FREE!
- Cheer on the Ottawa Senators as they take on the L.A. Kings on Thursday, November 7 and the Carolina Hurricanes on Saturday, November 9.
- Let’s Get Lucky returns to the Casino du Lac-Leamy – enjoy classic game show fun every Thursday until mid-December with special games, trivia, and more.
- There are many ways to observe Remembrance Day in Ottawa:
- The National Remembrance Day Ceremony and Veterans Parade on Monday, November 11 at the National War Memorial (expect road closures near the National War Memorial) FREE;
- The Remembrance Day Ceremony at Beechwood Cemetery on Monday, November 11 FREE;
- The Canadian War Museum presents special Remembrance Day activities including Letters in a Time of War on Sunday, November 10. On Monday, November 11, visitors can attend the Memorial Hall Visitation and Livestream; Broadcast of the Official Remembrance Day Ceremonies; and other special programming;
- Watch the Virtual Poppy Drop on Parliament Hill as poppies are projected onto the Peace Tower nightly until November 11 FREE;
- The Canada Aviation and Space Museum presents A Time to Remember from Saturday, November 9 to Monday, November 11.
- Check out other ways to observe Remembrance Day on the Ottawa Tourism website.
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