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 Theatre & Summer Events


Arts Court Theatre · 613-765-5555
Broadway Across Canada · 416-962-5333
Centretown Open-Air Movies · 232-1534
Classic Theatre in Perth · 1-877-283-1283 (toll free)
Company of Fools - Shakespeare Under the Stars · 863-7529
Gladstone Theatre · 230-8841
Greely Players · 613-821-4107
Heritage Ottawa Historic Walking Tours · 230-8841
Isle in the River Theatre Company · Rural Community Theatre
ITR Theatre Company · Osgoode
Kanata Theatre · 613-831-4435
Kemptville Players · North Grenville
Lakeside Players · 613-667-2224
Odyssey Theatre · 232-8407
Ottawa Little Theatre · (613) 233-8948
Rainbow Bistro · Home of Blues
Running Events - Somersault · Full Schedule
Sound and Light on Parliament Hill · Mid-July to Mid-September
Wakefield Theatre · Wakefield, Québec



 Calendar of Events



----- December Events -----
Bell Capital Cup · Dec 28 2016 to Jan 1 2017
Broadway - Kinki Boots · Dec 27 2016 to Jan 1 2017
Curling - Roar of the Rings (Canadian Tire Centre) · Dec 2-10 2017
Gladstone Theatre : A Christmas Carol · Dec 17-23 2017
Hockey Day @ Lansdowne · Dec 9 2017
Immaculata Music Night · Tuesday Dec 5 2017
Kennel Club All Breed Obedience Trials (in Carp) · Dec 2-3 2017
New Years Eve Gala at Tudor Hall · 739-4287
Nick of Time - Artisan Show · Sat Dec 3 2016
Nutcracker at NAC · Dec 6-10 2017
Signatures Christmas Show @ EY Centre · Dec 7-17 2017
Stittsville Parade of Lights · Dec 2 2017
Upper Canada Village - Alight at Night Festival · Dec 2 to Jan 7 2017
Voices in Harmony Christmas Concert · Dec 16 2017

----- January Events -----
Alice in Wonderland @ Gladsone · Dec 28 to Jan 7 2018
GCTC - What a young wife ought to know · Jan 16 to Feb 4 2018
(The) Gladstone - Getting to Room Temperature · Jan 8-13 2018
Ottawa Little Theatre - An Inspector Calls · Jan 10-27 2018
Wedding Palace Bridal Show @ Shaw Centre · Jan 13-14 2018

----- February Events -----
BIG LOVE Freewheeling Craft Market · Feb 11 2017
Boat, Sportsmen's & Cottage Show · Feb 20-25 2018
BREWFEST @ Lansdowne Horticulture Bldg · Feb 16-17 2018
Carleton Place Winter Carnival · Feb 25 2017
Cracking Up the Capital Comedy Festival · Feb 7-18 2017
Gatineau Loppet · Feb 16-18 2018
(The) Gladstone - The Clean House · Feb 14-24 2018
Green Trade Expo @ EY Centre · Feb 14 2018
Jazz Festival · Feb 8-10 2018
RV Show · Feb 9-11 2018
Ski for Kids @ Mont Ste. Marie · Feb 17 2017
Ski Marathon · Feb 9-11 2018
Tie the Knot Wedding Show · Feb 17 2018
Under Currents Festival · Feb 7-17 2018
Winterlude · Feb 2-19 2018

----- March Events -----
California Wine Fair @ Westin Hotel · March 31 2017
Cottage & Backyard Show @ EY Centre · March 3-5 2017
Farm Show · Mar 14-16 2017
Film Festival (Ottawa) · March 23-31 2017
Geek Market - Nepean Sportsplex · March 31 to April 2 2017
Greely Players - Tom Sawyer · March 29 to April 2 2017
Home & Garden Show · Mar 23-26 2017
Irish Festival · Mar 9-18 2017
Orpheus Theatre - Catch Me If You Can · March 10-19 2017
Parent & Child Expo @ Nepean Sportsplex · March 25-26 2017
Phoenix Players - A Man of No Importance · March 22-25 2017
St.Patrick's Parade · Mar 11 2017
Travel and Vacation Show · March 25-26 2017

----- April Events -----
Alive to Strive Race @ Hog's Back Park · April 30 2017
Broadway - The Book of Mormon · April 25-30 2017
Day of Pink Gala · April 12 2017
Elmira Maple Syrup Festival · April 1 2017
Fur Ball @ Shaw Centre · April 9 2016
Grassroots Festival (folk music & dance) · April 20-23 2017
ITR Theatre - Lafferty's Wake · April 28,29 May 5-7 2017
Orchid Society Show & Sale @ RA Centre · April 22-23 2017
Outdoor & Adventure Travel Show · April 1-2 2017
Potters' Spring Exhibition and Sale · April 28-30 2017
PRESENT TENSE @ Studio Sixty Six · April 6 to May 6 2017
Run to Quit @ The Running Room · Starting in April 2017
Signatures Spring Craft Sale · April 6-9 2017
Taste for Life · April 26 2017
Wedding Show - EY Centre · April 8-9 2017
Women's Show (National) @ Shaw Centre · April 8-9 2017
Writers Festival · April 2017

----- May Events -----
Bird Day @ Brewer Park · May 2017
Bon Appetit Ottawa · Tuesday May 2 2017
Book Arts Show and Sale @ Glebe Community Centre · May 2017
Children's Festival · May 10-14 2017
CN Cycle for CHEO · Sunday May 7 2017
Colonel By Classic 8km Run · May 20 2017
ComicCon Ottawa @ EY Centre · May 12-14 2017
Glebe Garage Sale · Sat May 27 2017
Fleurs de Villes @ Bayshore · May 3-7 2017
Handmade Harvest Craft Show (in Almonte) · May 2017
Kanata Artists Studio Tour · May 6-7 2017
Leadercast Architects of Tomorrow · May 5 2017
Mother's Day at Tudor Hall · 739-4287
Quilting Festival · May 12-14 2017
Race Weekend · May 27-28 2017
Tulip Festival · May 12-22 2017
Voices in Harmony Spring Concert · May 27 2017
Wood Carving & Pyrography Show · May 6 2017

----- June Events -----
Aboriginal Festival & Competition Pow Wow · June 20-25 2017
Ancestry Day @ Algonquin College · June 19 2017
Art Festival in the Glebe · June 10-11 2017
Arthritis Society’s Walk · Sunday June 4 2017
Beer Fest @ Aberdeen Pavilion (Lansdowne) · June 16-18 2017
BioBlitz (Gatineau Park) · June 10-11 2017
Blackburn Hamlet Fun Fair · June 2-4 2017
Britannia Beach 3km & 5km Run · June 10 2017
BusFusion in Almonte · June 8-11 2017
Canada Day Festival · July 1 2017
CHEO BBQ · Sat June 10 2017
Chicken and Rib Festival on Sparks Street · June 14-18 2017
Craft Beer Festival @ Aberdeen Pavillion · June 16-18 2017
Dog Festival @ RA Centre · June 10-11 2017
Doors Open · June 3-4 2017
Dragon Boat Race · June 22-25 2017
Franco Ontarien Festival · June 15-17 2017
Fringe Festival · June 8-18 2017
Garden Days (Ottawa) · June 9-18 2017
Grand Prix in Montreal · June 9-11 2017
Herbfest (Carp) · June 24 2017
Jazz Festival · June 22 to July 2 2017
Latin Sparks Festival · June 10 2017
Maxville Fair · June 23-25 2017
Motorcycle Ride for DAD · June 3 2017
Mud Hero for EVERYONE · June 2-3 2018
Orleans Art Studio Tour · June 10-11 2017
Orpheus Theatre - Rag Time · June 2-11 2017
Pontiac Artists’ Studio Tour · June 10-11 & 17-18 2017
Push For Your Tush (Colon Cancer) · June 24 2017
Quyon Jamfest · June 29 to July 2 2017
Riverkeeper Triathlon, Duathon & Relays · June 10 2017
Run to Quit · Break Free 5K · June 17 2017
Stroll for Liver · June 10 2017
Summer Solstice Aboriginal Festival @ Vincent Massey · June 20-25 2017
WESTFEST · June 2-4 2017
Yoga Festival - City of Om @ Lansdowne · June 3 2017

----- July Events -----
Almonte Celtfest · July 7-9 2017
Almonte Fair · July 14-16 2017
Almonte - Pakenham Fireman’s Breakfast 7-11am · July 1 2017
Almonte Events July 1-2 · July 1-2 2017
Animals Rock @ EY Centre · July 21 2017
Bluesfest Ottawa · July 6-16 2017
Bluesfest in Tremblant · July 7-16 2017
British Car Day Show @ Britannia Beach · July 15 2017
Broadway - Motown the Musical · July 25-30 2017
Canada Dance Festival · July 2-16 2017
Canada Day · July 1 2017
Chamberfest · July 22 to Aug 4 2017
City Chase (GoodLife Fitness) · July 8 2017
H.O.P.E. Volleyball · July 15 2017
Kapuskasing Lumberjack Festival · July 21-2 2017
Kingdom of Osgoode Medieval Festival · July 8-9 2017
Lansdowne Fair · July 21-23 2017
Lebanese Fun Festival · July 19-23 2017
National Capital 5km & 10km Run · July 29 2017
Pakenham Fireman’s Breakfast · July 1 2017
Stewart Park Festival in Perth · July 14-16 2017
Voyageur Days in Mattawa · July 28-30 2017

----- August Events -----
Almonte Highland Games · Aug 26 2017
Arnprior Fair · Aug 17-20 2017
Art in Strathcona Park · Aug 19 2017
Buskers Festival on Sparks Street · August 3-7 2017
Curd Festival in St.Albert · Aug 16-20 2017
Fireworks at Casino du Lac-Leamy · Aug 5-19 2017
Garlic Festival (Perth) · Aug 12-13 2017
Glengarry Highland Games (Maxville) · Aug 4-5 2017
Gloucester Fair · August 18-27 2017
Greek Festival · Aug 10-20 2017
Latin Sparks Festival on Albert Island · Aug 12 2017
Navan Fair · Aug 11-13 2017
Puppets Up Festival · Aug 11-13 2017
South Mountain Fair · Aug 17-20 2017

----- September Events -----
Animation Festival · Sept 20-24 2017
Army Run (5km & Half-Marathon) · Sept 17 2017
ARTour (Prescott-Russell) · Sept 30 & Oct 1 2017
Bug Day @ Experimental Farm · Sat Sept 9 2017
Canadian Half Marathon · September 2 2017
Carefor 5 & 10 km Run/Walk · Sept 2 2017
Carp Fair · Sept 21-24 2017
Dare to Care – 5 and 10 km Run/Walk · Sept 2 2017
Do The Ride for Ottawa Hospital · Sept 10 2017
EPIC Walk for Cancer Care · Sept 16 2017
Glebe House Tour · Sept 18 2016
Hot Air Balloon Festival · Aug 31 to Sept 4 2017
Hunter Pace for Heart · September 17 2017
Ladysmith Oktoberfest · Sep 29 to Oct 1 2017
Metcalfe Fair · Sep 28 to Oct 1 2017
New Edinburgh Artists' Studio Tour · Sep 16-17 2017
Oktoberfest Ottawa · Sep 28-30 2017
Parkinson's Superwalk · Sept 9 2017
Perth Fair · September 1-4 2017
Plowing Match · Sept 19-23 2017
Renfrew Fair · Sept 6-10 2017
Richmond Fair · Sept 14-17 2017
Russell Fair · Sept 7-10 2017
Shawville Fair · Aug 31 to Sept 4 2017
Spencerville Fair · Sept 7-10 2017
Study and Go Abroad Student Fair · Sep 30 2017
Ta Da ! Festival in Wakefield · Sep 8-10 2017
Terry Fox Run · Sept 17 2017
The World Remembers · Sept 24 to Nov 11 2017
Wedding Palace Bridal Show · Sept 30 & Oct 1 2017
West End Studio Tour · Sept 23-24 2017
Wiggle Waggle Walkathon · Sept 9 2017

----- October Events -----
Broadway - The Phantom of the Opera · October 18-29 2017
Butterfly Exhibit @ Carleton University · Sept 30 to Oct 8 2017
Collectors Show @ Cube Gallery · Oct 3 to Nov 5 2017
Fall Colours Runs · Oct 8 2017
Geek Market @ Nepean Sportsplex · Sept 30 to Oct 1 2017
Great Pumpkin Ball · 11th Annual · Sat October 28 2017
Haunted Walk · 613-232-0344
ITR Theatre. Shorthanded – A Ladies Game · Oct 20-29 2017
MADD Strides for Change · October 15 2017
Merrickville's Jazz Fest · October 12-15 2017
Music on a Mission · Friday October 27 2017
Ottawa Ski Show - EY Centre · Oct 21-22 2017
Parent & Child Expo · Oct 28-29 2017
Perth Studio Tour · Oct 7-9 2017
Saunders Farm · 613-838-5440
Spooky Wagon Ride · 613-448-3633
Startup Canada Day on the Hill · Oct 19 2017
The World Remembers · Sept 24 to Nov 11 2017
Wedding Show (Ottawa) · Oct 21-22 2017
Whiskey Ottawa @ War Museum · Oct 14 2017
Writers Festival · October 19-24 2017

----- November Events -----
(The) Baby Show @ EY Centre · Nov 4-5 2017
Free-Wheeling Craft Market (@facebook) · Nov 25-26 2017
GCTC - Ordinary Days · Oct 31 to Nov 19 2017
Lakeside Players - Beauty and the Beast Pantomime · Nov 9-12 2017
Lest We Forget @ Carleton University Richcraft Hall · November 11 2017
Martini Madness · November 2 2017
Mennonite Church Festival Sales · Each Friday & Saturday
Pet Expo · November 11-12 2017
Potters' Fall Exhibition and Sale · Nov 1-30 2017
Rockcliffe Book Fair · Nov 3-5 2017
Santa (Toy) Parade · Sat Nov 18 2017
Tea & Chocolate Festival · Nov 17-18 2018
The World Remembers · Sept to Nov 11 2017
Tudor Hall Christmas Craft & Gift Show · Nov 12, 19 & 26 2017
Watson's Mill Christmas Market · Weekends Nov 18 to Dec 3 2017
Weavers' and Spinners' Guild Exhibition · Nov 4-5 2017
Wine and Food Festival @ EY Centre · Nov 3-5 2017
World Trivia Night @ EY Centre · Friday Nov 17 2017
World View Studio - Annual Fall Show · Nov 26-27 2016