Issue 672 Volume 3 Number 172
It's Friday, December 16, 2022 and a reminder that the Ottawa Mission expects so many people at its Christmas Dinner on Sunday, that it will require 650 turkeys. The mission appreciates any help in making that happen.
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▪️ Take a break from the Christmas stress with the live screenings of emerging Ottawa filmmakers at Digi60 Filmmakers’ Festival at Cour des Arts Court 7
▪️Despire the weather, the 613Flea Holiday Market is carrying on as usual inside the Aberdeen Pavilion from 5:00pm to 10:00pm. It’s a great time to do some last minute Christmas shopping.
▪️ Right outside Aberdeen Pavilion, wander the Ottawa Christmas Market with its wooden huts and festive atmosphere.
Gallery 101 presents Sounds From Great Dismal Swamp, a multi-sensory experience imagining the swampland on the border of North Caroline and Virginia, where escaped slaves and Indigenous peoples found safe haven. 6:00pm to 9:00pm at 280 Catherine St. Featuring art, food, and soundscapes from six collaborators.
Watercolour Workshop: Holly Fox. This 3 hour workshop is for painters of all levels. $67.09 1:00pm to 4:00pm at Wallacks’ Art Supplies & Framing, 231 Bank St.
5 Fabulous New Year’s Eve Take Home Dinners
▪️Pelican Seafood Market & Grill’s New Year’s Eve Lobster Dinner to Go $79.99 per person. It’s a feast including shrimp cocktail, Mac ’n’ Cheese, Smoked Salmon Tarragon Coquille St. Jacques, Canadian lobster, and a dessert of White Chocolate Pot de Crème with Cranberry Coulis Topping. For delivery on December 31st.
▪️Red Apron multi course dinner order for pickup or delivery on December 31. Available for 2 ($99.95) or 4 people ($189.00). Lobster, Osso Buco, House Made Liver Paté, Truffled Orangic Mushroom Risotto, and chocolate mousse.
▪️Save on the SOCA Kitchen’s New Year’s Eve dinner by ordering through the website. Use the code TAKEHOME30OFF to receive 30% off the regular price.
▪️Up the glamour factor of your own dining room with the NeXT NYE@Home meal, made for two people or more. $90 per person.
▪️Red Wine Braised Beef is the highlight of Brassica’s New Year’s Eve meal for two, but you’ll also enjoy salad, arancini, gnocchi, and a chocolate Budino dessert. $150.
Deals of the day
1️⃣ Flash sale alert: Get 10% off until 4:30pm today when you shop Aurelius Fine Olive Oils & Balsamic Vinegars. Use the code HOST22 to receive your deal, which includes oils, vinegars, charcuterie boards, and more.
2️⃣ Pants are 30% off at Kollontaï, where everything is made in Montréal. Use the code J8PANTS at checkout.
3️⃣ The Share the Spirit bundle by Barefoot Venus is on sale for $40 (down from $55).
4️⃣ Pokoloko’s Gift Card flash sale means you’ll get 10% off the regular price until Sunday. Use the code holiday10 at checkout for the discount.
5️⃣ Buy one pillow cover from Morai Home and receive 20% off the second. This weekend only.
6️⃣ Save 15% on the Anne Mulaire Winter Survival Gift Set. You pay $189 for leggings, bum warmer (aka a very short skirt), neck warmer, headband, and scrunchie.
🕎 We wish a Happy Hanukkah on Sunday evening, an we’ll see you Monday – Martha and Darren
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