The beautiful weather is here and there is so much to experience this weekend! Whether it’s a great walk, music, local markets, a sports game or even the stars above, there’s plenty to suit your needs. Enjoy it safely and let us know what you’re going to do!
Jane’s Walk is back after a pandemic hiatus. Here you will find numerous free neighborhood walks in different parts of the city around different themes, all inspired by the urban planner, activist and journalist Jane Jacobs.
The Ottawa Guild of Potter’s Spring Sale takes place all weekend at the Horticulture Building in Lansdowne.
If you like show tunes, you’ll love Lost Baggage Musical Theatre’s Music of the Night, which features a selection of music from one of Broadway’s greatest composers, Andrew Lloyd Webber. Even if you don’t realize it, you probably know songs from CATS, Phantom of the Opera, Jesus Christ Superstar and more.
SAW Gallery has Montreal indie rock band Plant and Animals and Gus Englehorn on deck Thursday night.
Alpha Art Gallery Ottawa hosts a preview of Tina Carter’s new paintings.
To continue your art tour, head to Galerie Montcalm in Gatineau for their exhibition of Jaber Lutfi’s Oracles.
If you like Afrobeat, be sure to head to Nuvo Lounge for Black Buddies Entertainment’s Afrofusion night. Enjoy live DJs spinning the best in Afrobeat, amapiano, dancehall, hip hop, reggae, soca and Latin music.
The opening of the SAW Prize for New Works exhibition will take place at SAW Gallery and will include the opening, a concert and an after party. If you can’t make the opening, the exhibition will run until July 16.
Shad and Just John play the Bronson Center as part of the Four Elements of Hip Hop series.
St. Alban’s Anglican Church has Ben Caplan’s Recollection tour with special guest Terra Spencer for an all-ages show on Friday.
Algonquin College’s Observatory hosts Current Swell with Oddeline and Jesse Roper for a great night of music.
SAW Gallery continues its great lineup this weekend with Elliot BROOD and Royal Castles on Saturday night.
The Mother Earth Psychic and Craft Fair is a fundraiser for No Surrender Ottawa and Animal Welfare in Ukraine. See over 35 pagan, earth-based, spiritual and indigenous vendors as they support animal welfare and rescue.
Atlético Ottawa, currently second, will play an evening game in Lansdowne against first-place Pacific FC. Vamos Atleti!
Vinyl lovers – be sure to stop by the Vinyl Pop-Up in Queen St. Fare for new and used records, as well as cassettes, CDs and band t-shirts.
Astronomy enthusiasts should head to International Astronomy Day, which takes place in the Chapters Gloucester parking lot, where local amateur astronomers bring their telescopes of various sizes and show you some amazing sights.
The Ottawa Tool Library and Outdoor Gear Library will be holding a joint garage sale from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. All the funds raised help them with their unique services!
The Nepean Night Market returns on Sunday with its grand reopening featuring more than 40 vendors, live music and food trucks.
SAW Gallery closes its show weekend with Land of Talk and Son for this 19+ show.
Treat the special mother figure in your life to an evening of humor at Mother’s Day Comedy Night, where you’ll both smile from start to finish.