Thursday, April 14, 2022
It’s the Easter Weekend, and there’s a lot going on in our fair town. Visit a farmers’ market on Saturday to buy the last minute flowers, desserts, or even meat you need for your Sunday table. Then prepare to sleep in on Monday. If you’re planning to shop or dine out tomorrow, however, be aware that many businesses will be closed for Good Friday.
▪️Tonight marks start of the weekend-long Year VIII Anniversary celebration at the House of Targ. Tonight’s gig featuring F8-Bit is free, and there’s a reasonable cover charge for the shows on Friday, Saturday and Sunday. 1077 Bank Street.
▪️It’s Throwback Thursday at Stray Dog Brewing tonight. Bring your own vinyl (or choose from the in-house collection) and enjoy $5 tap pours all day. 501 Lacolle Way.
▪️Here’s a heads-up for makers: Square Lemon will start to take applications for the Blossoming Creatives Craft Market (May 29) on Good Friday at 5:30pm.
▪️Shop from nearly 20 vendors at the Rideau Sports Centre Outdoor Easter Marketon Saturday. The market runs 10:00am to 3:00pm at 1 Donald Street. The onsite restaurant, the Bridge Public House, will be open for refreshing food and drink.
▪️On Saturday, the Metcalfe Farmers’ Market interrupts the winter closed season with an Easter market. Visit over 50 vendors at the Greely Community Centre between 9:00am and 2:00pm on Saturday April 16.
▪️The Northfolk Café in Perth has colouring sheets for the kids, gorgeous Easter themed cupcakes for everyone and last minute pantry items for the weekend. 1 Gore Street, Perth.
▪️613Flea returns to Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park on Saturday from 10:00am to 4:00pm. Expect over 140 vendors selling handcrafted homeware, curated vintage, and lots of artisan food and drink.
Passover begins tomorrow evening. Chag Pesach Sameach to Jewish Ottawa.
We're off tomorrow but we'll see you Monday – Martha and Darren
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