• By: OLM Staff

10 things to do in Ottawa this weekend: March 25-27, 2022

Zachary Stevenson’s Tribute to Buddy Holly

When: March 26, 2022
Where: Shenkman Arts Centre – Harold Shenkman Hall
What time: 7 pm
Admission: $47 Click here for the schedule and tickets

From the Internationally Acclaimed Buddy Holly Story, direct from British Columbia, Zachary Stevenson has been the starring role as Buddy Holly in over ten different productions of the Buddy Holly Story across North America. You will be amazed by Zachary’s portrayal of Buddy Holly.

Chris Quigley

When: March 24-26, 2022
Where: Yuk Yuks Ottawa, 100 Kent Street – Lower Level of Marriott Hotel
What time: 8 pm
Admission: $20 Click here for tickets

Chris Quigley happily tears up the mythologies of life, liberty, and the pursuit of happiness with superb ease and accuracy. He is an energetic comedic force and a "kamikaze" humorist.

PHOTO: Courtesy Yuk Yuks

The Real McKenzies with Wine Lips

When: March 25, 2022
Where: SAW Gallery, 67 Nicholas Street, Ottawa
What time: 8:30 pm (Doors open at 8 pm)
Admission: $25.72 Click here for the schedule and tickets

It’s time t’ iron yer kilt and dust af yer brogues! The McKenzies show is rollin thro yer wee toon agin. Be warned.

PHOTO: The Real McKenzies

A Community at War —


When: Until May 8, 2022
Where: Canadian War Museum, 1 Vimy Place, Ottawa
What time: 9 am – 4 pm 
Admission: Adults $15, Students $13, Children (2-7) $5 Click here for tickets

Black Canadians have served their country in times of war and peace, at home and overseas. They have fought for freedom abroad even as they have struggled against systemic racial barriers denying them equality in their own country. Their experiences offer insight into the broader understanding of Black Canadians and the country’s military history. Catch this powerful temporary exhibition before it closes on May 8, 2022.

PHOTO: The Canadian War Museum

Overflow Brewery Rockin’ For Ukraine

When: March 25, 2022
Where: 2477 Kaladar Ave., Ottawa
What time: 8 pm – 10 pm
Admission: $15  Click here for tickets

Head to Overflow Brewery for a night of music in support of Ukraine. A portion of the ticket sales will be going to the Canadian Ukrainian Foundation. If you can't make it in person, you can still donate via the donation button on Overflow's website. 

IMAGE: Overflow Brewery

Bruce Dickinson 

When: March 26, 2022
Where: Algonquin Commons Theatre, Ottawa
What time: 7:30 pm
Admission: Starting at $72  Bruce Dickinson Algonquin Commons Theatre – March 26, 2022, | TicketSales.com

Catch the lead singer of Iron Maiden, Bruce Dickinson, in performance this Saturday night.
Photo: keyj.com

Justin Beiber — Justice World Tour

When: March 27, 2022
Where: Canadian Tire Centre, Ottawa
What time: 7:30 pm
Admission: Starting at $167  Justin Bieber Canadian Tire Centre – March 27, 2022 | TicketSales.com

Postponed due to Covid, The Justice World Tour 2022, is rolling into town this Sunday. Don’t miss the Biebs and his tons of screaming fans.

Heartlines at the GCTC

When: Until April 3, 2022
Where: Great Canadian Theatre Company, 1233 Wellington Street West, Ottawa
What time: Tuesday to Friday 8 pm, Saturdays 4 pm and 8 pm, Sunday 2 pm
Admission: $55  Tickets – Heartlines — GCTC | Great Canadian Theatre Company

Heartlines traces the interaction of love, art, and war as it reimagines the lives of French surrealist and avant-garde artists Lucy Schwob (a.k.a. Claude Cahun) and Suzanne Malherbe (a.k.a. Marcel Moore), who were secretly Jewish, lesbian life partners, active in the French Resistance during the Second World War.

*GCTC requires that all audience members show proof of vaccination status before entering the theatre. This policy extends to the end of the 2021-22 Season.

Photo: GCTC

Ottawa 67’s vs. Peterborough Petes

When: March 25, 2022
Where: The Arena at TD Place
What time: 7 pm
Admission: $10 kids, $23.50 Adults Click here for tickets 

The 67’s, currently seventh in the Eastern Conference, sit just six points ahead of ninth-place Sudbury in the playoff picture, with the top eight qualifyings. Only nine games remain in the regular season; head to TD Place to take in the game!

Photo: ottawa67s.com

Temple’s Sugar Bush

When: Wednesdays to Sundays until April 24, 2022
Where: 1700 Ferguson’s Falls Road (County Road #15), Lanark
What time: 9 am – 3 pm
Admission: n/a 

Temple's Sugar Bush is a family-owned pancake house restaurant and maple farm in the heart of Lanark County—the Maple Syrup Capital of Ontario. Located on a working sugar bush, the restaurant is a spectacular two hundred seat timber frame building made by local craftsmen. After a delicious breakfast or brunch, head out for a walk on the trail. On Saturdays and Sundays, enjoy taffy on the snow.

The pancake house is open Wednesday to Sunday from 9 am to 3 pm until April 24, 2022, for dining-in.

Photo: Temple's Sugar Bush