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Out & AboutOut & About: September 1-7, 2017

Out & About: September 1-7, 2017

Out & About: September 1-7, 2017

The Minimalists: Less Is Now Tour at the Algonquin Commons Theatre, September 1

Live Nation presents The Minimalists live at the Algonquin Commons Theatre on Friday, September 1st, 2017. Join the Minimalists for the second leg of their 2017 Less Is Now Tour, for a night of less. They will present an in-depth talk about minimalism and record a live version of “Ask the Minimalists” for their popular podcast. Tickets $30 – VIP $85. Lobby Opens 7:00pm, doors open 7:30pm and event start 8:00pm.


Space Adventures - Comets and Connections at the Canada Aviation and Space Museum, September 1

Make your very own comet craft and build a space-inspired structure. Post a picture of your structure on social media with #AvSpaceMachine to have a chance to win admission to the Museum, and even a Museum Membership! All Ages. Free. 


Catherine Timm & Rosemary Hynes Driscoll: Pushing the Limits in Fibre and Glass at Atrium Gallery, September 1 

An exhibition featuring the rigidity of fused glass and the soft, malleable textures of fibre and how they work together. This art encourages artists and viewers to think beyond the typical. Using composition, colour and texture, the two mediums compliment and balance each other. All day. Free!


Susan Ragheb – Ecstasy at Trinity Art Gallery, September 2

My objective is to convey a Utopian place, where everything and everyone co-exists in harmony, celebrating all the differences in life; an orchestrated world dancing to the same tune, existing together in a constant state of Ecstasy.


Handmade Fun: Up, Up and Away! At Canadian Children's Museum (in Canadian Museum of History), September 2

Inspired by colourful lighter-than-air hot-air balloons, join us to make your own miniature version using paper plates and paper cups. Balloons from around the world fill the sky during the Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival, which takes place every year in early September. Families with young children are sure to enjoy this activity, guaranteed to help you soar to new creative heights. All Ages. Tickets $12 - $20. 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.


NOKIA Sunday Bikedays, Various locations, September 3

Enjoy summer Sundays cycling along car-free roads, and experience the beauty of Canada’s Capital Region in a fun and environmentally friendly way. 9 am to 1 pm.


Latin American Parade- Fair & Festival in Ottawa-Gatineau, September 3

PARADE from 2:00 pm to 4: 00 pm running all across Wellington Street (Parliament Hill), then turning South on Elgin towards the City Hall on Laurier Street. After the parade join for the annual Festival and Fair at City Hall 110 Laurier Av W. 1:00 pm to 8:00 pm. The Latin American Community of Ottawa-Gatineau that every year we come together to raise awareness of our cultures, cuisine, music, joy, and hospitality. Join with your family and friends and experience the colorful culture, beyond their enchanting Spanish language. Free!


Gatineau Hot Air Balloon Festival at Baie Park, Gatineau, until September 4

Come to Canada’s largest balloon festival where hot air balloons fill the Gatineau sky and a number of exciting shows take place.


Ottawa Champions at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park, until September 4  

The Champions play their home games at Raymond Chabot Grant Thornton Park and are proud to represent professional baseball in the Nation’s Capital. Tickets on sale.


Inspiration Village at ByWard Market, until September 4

Surprising challenges, friendly competitions and fun workshops will animate the entire Village while inspirational guest speakers and an eclectic line-up of talented performers will take the stage.


Kontinuum at Place de Ville Theatre, until September 14

This immersive multimedia production, created by Ottawa 2017 and Moment Factory, unfolds in Ottawa’s future Lyon Light Rail Transit (LRT) station. Visitors descend deep underground into an anomaly in the fabric of reality where invisible frequencies take on physical dimension. Free!


Northern Lights: Sound and Light Show at Parliament Hill, until September 16  

Northern Lights is a free bilingual show that will be presented nightly. Show times: in July at 10:00 p.m., in August at 9:30 p.m., and in September at 9:00 p.m.

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