Out & About OldOut & About: November 17-23, 2017

Out & About: November 17-23, 2017

Out & About: November 17-23, 2017

GCWCC Art of Giving Gala at Canadian War Museum, November 17

Get ready for an evening to remember on November 17th at this year’s “Art of Giving” Gala by Global affairs Canada. The glamourous soiree, part of the GCWCC, bring together people across the capital for a night of socializing and philanthropic giving. Dress your best in Cocktail or Black-Tie attire to dance the night away, take in the live music and bid at the silent auction, raising funds to help local communities in need. Tickets range from $75-125.

An Evening of Italian Cuisine with Chef Domenico Santacroce at Villa Marconi, November 17

Indulge your taste buds in Abruzzese flavours at the hand of Chef Domenico Santacroce. Savour the rich taste and cuisine of Abruzzo, with all funds raised benefitting Stem Cell Research through The Ottawa Hospital Foundation. This is Italian hospitality at its finest. Tickets are $65. The event runs from 6:30 pm. – 11:00 p.m.

Camera Club of Ottawa Vernissage – Vistek (Bank Street), November 18

One of the oldest Camera Clubs in the country is ready to show you why they’ve lasted over 120 years. Founded in 1894 when photography was in its first clicks, the Camera Club of Ottawa continues today with weekly meetings in Hintonburg. This Saturday 12 CCO members will be showcasing prints inside the VISTEK Gallery with an exhibit that runs until the end of November. Vernissage begins at 2pm.

Ottawa Adventure Film Festival at Mayfair Theatre, November 18

The jam-packed itinerary of this year’s Ottawa Adventure Film Festival is tailored to a national capital audience by supporting local talent and features plenty of flicks sure to get your pulse racing. So nice, they’re doing it twice. Due to popular demand the Ottawa Adventure Film Festival is adding a second screening this Sunday at the Mayfair Theatre. This first of its kind fest here in the Capital shows off the best in adventure cinema from around the globe. Clutch your popcorn tight for these thrill rides down racing rapids and up snow covered mountains. Tickets are $20.

An American in Paris - Live! At National Arts Centre, until November 18

Travel back to 1950s Paris with Gene Kelly and Leslie Caron as they swing through their romance in the city of love. Sing along to classic tunes by George and Ira Gershwin, such as “Embraceable You,” “I Got Rhythm,” “’S Wonderful” and “Love is Here to Stay.” The curtain rises at 8:00 p.m. Tickets are available now.

The Grand Fundraiser at The Grand Hotel, November 18

This Saturday Hometown Hearts is hosting their Grand Fundraiser black tie event at the Grand Hotel! From 6:30-1am, dress up and enjoy the greatest food extravaganza of the year. There will be Live Food Stations, Exquisite Chefs, and cocktails, and entertainment. And don’t miss out on the Gaming Tables as well as a special appearance by local burlesque entertainer Randi Rouge! Tickets are $150, get yours now!

Dave Smith's Glass House Gala at The Royal Ottawa Golf Club, November 18

Glass houses aren’t good for throwing stones. That’s why the Dave Smith Youth Treatment Centre, together with The Royal Ottawa Golf Club would like to invite you to their Glass House Gala this Saturday. For $200, spend an evening making a better world. The Gala will start conversations and break down the stigma of addictions and mental health. Let’s shine some light on a fragile topic, raise awareness about youth addiction, and raise funds for the new 30-bed treatment centre being built in Ottawa!

The Chris Timms Comedy Cabaret at National Arts Centre - Fourth Stage, November 19

Comedy? Cabaret? Where, you ask? This Sunday, visit the National Arts Centre for a hilarious night of live music and stand-up comedy. The show is hosted by comedian Chris Timms, and supports some of Canada’s most side-splitting stars. Come see Aaron Power, Heather Hurst, Colin O’Brien, and headliner Brendan McKeigan! With special musical guest Zach Agar as well as pianist, Jasen Colsen! This musical extravaganza is the longest running independent comedy show in Ottawa, and you won’t want to miss its 7th year! For $20 a ticket, this is a night you won’t forget! The show starts at 8pm November 19th, so hurry and get your ticket before they’re gone!

Patrick Reymond and the Magical Theatre Show at Canada Aviation and Space Museum, November 19

Do you want to see some magic? Patric the Magician is coming to Ottawa this Sunday at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum! Patrick and his Magical Theatre is putting on a show that’s fun for the whole family. It’s comedic and uplifting, and filled with poetry and skill! Come check out this hilarious crowd-pleaser, with lots of audience participation for the young and the young at heart. Tickets are free with the price of Museum admissions: Adult $13, Children (3-12) $8 Students (13+) and Seniors (60+) $10. The show starts at 11:00 a.m!

Stepping out in Style at Canadian War Museum, November 20

Step out in style Monay night at the Canadian War Museum when Tamir presents a unique fashion experience. Created regardless of size, shape and ability, Tamir recognized that we all have beauty and talents to show. This completely integrated fashion show will be a first for the city. $50-100. 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Grey Cup Festival, The Arena at TD Place, November 23-26

Sure, Winter’s coming but there’s something else in the Ottawa air these days. Okay, we get it, the hometown team isn't in the big game but that doesn't mean you can't get out and celebrate all things Canadian football because the Grey Cup Festival party is nearly here. You can almost feel the rush as the event steamrolls towards the goal line. Even if you’re not a football fan already prepping your face paint and jersey, the cup coming to the Capital is still pretty exciting and brings with it more than the big game itself. Music lovers have something to cheer about as the festival hammers home a touchdown of concerts. Whether you’re a country music fan, revel in 90’s indie or want to fist pump to some Canuck classic rock, there’s something here you’re going to want to tackle!

 Zukerman and Mozart at National Arts Centre, November 23-24

It’s a welcome back night for Pinchas Zukerman as he returns to the National Arts Centre to conduct the orchestra that led him to international acclaim. He’s not alone, either. The maestro is bringing Beethoven, Hayden and Mozart to the homecoming.

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