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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



----- May Events -----
Bird Day @ Brewer Park · May 2017
Bon Appetit Ottawa · Tuesday May 1 2018
Book Arts Show and Sale @ Glebe Community Centre · Sat May 12 2018
Cheerfully Made Market (in Almonte) · May 5-6 2018
Children's Festival · May 11-15 2018
CN Cycle for CHEO · Sunday May 6 2018
Colonel By Classic 8km Run · May 20 2018
ComicCon Ottawa @ EY Centre · May 11-13 2018
Gatineau Beer Fest · May 31 to June 2 2018
Glebe Garage Sale · Sat May 26 2018
(The) Happening - (Hintonburg) · May 23-27 2018
Mother's Day at Tudor Hall · 739-4287
Quilting Workshops · May 2018
Race Weekend · May 26-27 2018
Tulip Festival · May 11-21 2018
VOICES IN HARMONY Spring Concert · Sat May 26 2018
Wood Carving & Pyrography Show · May 5 2018

----- June Events -----
Art Festival in the Glebe · June 9-10 2018
Arthritis Society’s Walk · Sunday June 3 2018
Beer Fest @ Aberdeen Pavilion (Lansdowne) · June 15-16 2018
BioBlitz (Gatineau Park) · June 10-11 2017
Blackburn Hamlet Fun Fair · June 1-3 2018
Britannia Beach 3km & 5km Run · June 10 2017
BusFusion in Almonte · June 7-10 2018
Canada Day Festival · July 1 2018
CHEO BBQ · Sat June 9 2018
Chicken and Rib Festival on Sparks Street · June 14-18 2017
Dog Festival @ RA Centre · June 2019
Doors Open · June 2-3 2018
Dragon Boat Race · June 21-24 2018
Franco Ontarien Festival · June 14-16 2018
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 21 to July 1 2018
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 8-10 2018
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
Barry's Bay Triathlon · Sun July 8 2018
Bluesfest Ottawa · July 5-15 2018
Bluesfest in Tremblant · July 6-15 2018
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
Music & Beyond · July 4-17 2018
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
Capital Fair · August 17-26 2018
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
Greek Festival · Aug 10-20 2017
Hot Air Balloon Festival · Aug 30 to Sept 3 2018
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 23 2018
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 20-23 2018
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
Geek Market - Nepean Sportsplex · September 28-30 2018
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 2018
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

----- 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 -----
Boat, Sportsmen's & Cottage Show · Feb 20-25 2018
BREWFEST @ Lansdowne Horticulture Bldg · Feb 16-17 2018
Broadway - Les Miserables · Feb 13-18 2018
Carleton Place Winter Carnival · Feb 24 2018
Gatineau Beer Fest · Feb 2-3 2018
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 16 2018
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 -----
Broadway - The Illusionists · March 27 to April 1 2018
Comedy Night – Laugh Your Way to Spring! · March 22 2018
Cracking Up for First Responders · March 23 2018
Farm Show · Mar 13-15 2018
Film Festival (Ottawa) · March 22-30 2018
Greely Players - The Little Mermaid · March 21-25 2018
Home & Garden Show · Mar 22-25 2018
Irish Festival · Mar 8-17 2018
Orpheus Theatre - Grease · March 9-18 2018
Phoenix Players - Stage Kiss by Sarah Ruhl · March 23-25 2018
St.Patrick's Parade · Mar 10 2018
Travel and Vacation Show · March 17-18 2018

----- April Events -----
Alive to Strive Race @ Hog's Back Park · April 29 2018
Balancing Act @ Studio Sixty Six · April 13 2018
California Wine Fair @ Westin Hotel · April 19 2018
Clara Kim's Passion within White Space - Exposition · April 14 2018
Cottage & Backyard Show @ EY Centre · April 13-15 2018
Day of Pink Gala · April 11 2018
Elmira Maple Syrup Festival · April 7 2018
Grassroots Festival (folk music & dance) · April 26-29 2018
ITR Theatre - A Murder is Announced · April 20-29 2018
Jen Currin's Ottawa Launch of Hider/Seeker (short stories) 8PM · April 24 2018
Orchid Society Show & Sale @ RA Centre · April 21-22 2018
Outdoor & Adventure Travel Show · April 21-22 2018
Parent & Child Expo @ Nepean Sportsplex · April 21-22 2018
Run to Quit @ The Running Room · Starting in April 2018
Signatures/Originals Spring Craft Sale · April 5-8 2018
Taste for Life · April 25 2018
Wedding Show - EY Centre · April 7-8 2018
Women's Show (National) @ Shaw Centre · April 14-14 2018
Writers Festival · April 26 to May 1 2018