Issue 580 Volume 3 Number 78
It’s Thursday, July 28, 2022 and we want to walk this floating boardwalk in Oka National Park. We're not so thrilled with the $9.25 admission fee, though.
The Metcalfe Community Association along with Shroomfest present “Live Music in the Park” every Thursday in Victoria Park (weather permitting). Bring your own lawn chair and insect repellent. Victoria Park, Metcalfe.
▪️Sparks Street presents Ottawa International Busker Fest July 29 through August 1. Performers from around the world will take to four stages along Sparks Street.
▪️LIVE on Elgin welcomes Montreal natives Lizzy & The Fanatics for dreamy, 80s-influenced pop. Tickets are $10 at the door.
▪️Tickets are going fast for the Candlelight: A Tribute to ABBA show at Knox Church. Presented by Candlelight Concerts, ABBA’s hits will be played by the Listeso String Quartet. Tickets from $40.
▪️Vintage Pop-up 613 is heading to the beach! Shop for cool vintage pieces from 12:00pm to 5:00pm at The Bay Cafe in Constance Bay, and then catch some rays.
▪️How will you mark Food Day Canada? Special events and menus will be celebrated across the country. Closer to home, check the map on the Food Day Canada website for Gatineau and Ottawa restaurants taking part.
▪️The Spark Beer taproom welcomes Sandy Ewen, Annie Socoria, and Day of Niagara for an evening of improvised and experimental music. Suggested donation of $15 at the door.
▪️If you’re out and about on Saturday, enjoy a pint and some poutine at Brasserie Tuque de Broue brewing company, who welcome Johnny Franco and his guitar on the patio from 3:00pm to 6:0opm. 189 Bay Street, Embrun, Ontario.
▪️Jess Cole hosts the open mic at Hintonburg Public House from 3:00pm to 5:00pm. Go on, get on that stage. All musicians get happy hour pricing during the event. 1020 Wellington St. West.
The ByTowne Cinema is screening Alfred Hitchcock’s Vertigo today at 4:15pm. It’s described in some cineaste circles as “The Greatest Film of All Time.” That’s up to you to decide, but no matter what this is a rare opportunity to see it on a big screen.
Deals of the day
▪️Cokanna’s Dog Days of Summer Sale starts today for three days only. Use the code DOGDAYSOFSUMMER at checkout to get 30% off summer styles like the Carolyn reversible bamboo dress with pockets, the Maxine reversible bamboo tank, and the Lindsay bamboo cardi-robe.
▪️Get 40% off regular prices at Melisa Nepton by using the code sale40. This is your chance to top up your wardrobe’s cute summer jumpsuits, dresses, pants, and tops at a healthy discount.
▪️Cedar & Vine’s Stock Sale includes limited sizes of cool designs like the Original Wrap Skirt, the Harem Trouser, and the Kimono Dress. All pieces are made in Weyburn, Saskatchewan.
▪️The savings are substantial at the Kindred Studio Online Warehouse Sale. There are loads of womenswear, menswear, and babywear items on sale.
We'll see you tomorrow. – Martha and Darren
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