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Seven reasons to get out of the house this week

October 11, 2017
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What’s Happening Ottawa provides the latest on theatre, music and outings for the entire family. Some shows sell out quickly, so be sure to look ahead at what’s happening in the coming weeks and get your tickets early.

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Mìwàte, Chaudière Falls, October 6 to November 5


An Evening with Steve Patterson
Shenkman Arts Centre
Thursday, October 12

Veteran headline comic and host of CBC Radio One’s hit show The Debaters, takes the stage to mark his 20th year in Canadian showbiz. Watch him prove that, two decades in, he’s just reaching his comedic peak!


Julien Tremblay – Humble et magnifique
Shenkman Arts Centre
Friday, October 13

On top of his admirable guitar work and a sense of humour that resonates with audiences, he can improvise, liven up a room and put on an real show. Julien Tremblay is a multidisciplinary artist who has been refining his art for several years and is certainly ready for his first solo show.


Kick-it: A Dance Club for Kids
Centrepointe Theatres
Saturday, October 14

Kids love to dance and Centrepointe Theatres delivers with three kick IT events this season! Once again we host our sell-out dance club that has kids movin’ and groovin’ no matter the weather.


Angélie’s Shoes
Shenkman Arts Centre
Saturday, October 14


Created by Tara Luz Danse, you’ll love this celebration of movement inspired by the objects that surround us.


Ottawa Welcomes the World – Embassy of Japan
Horticultural Building, Lansdowne
October 15

Indulge yourself in Japanese culture through an exciting line-up of local and visiting performers. Enjoy a diverse range of cultural activities, products and services at interactive information booths.


Chaudière Falls
October 6 to November 5

Discover one of our most important landmarks and immerse yourself in First Nations culture through a vivid display of colourful lights that will elevate the natural beauty of the magnificent Chaudière Falls.


Haunted Historic Village
Cumberland Village Heritage Museum
Friday and Saturday nights, from October 6 to October 28

Every year our entire village is transformed into a brand new experience, with Halloween horrors around every corner that will push your fears to the limit. You never know what's lurking in the shadows or around the corners of our historic buildings.



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