Issue 580 Volume 3 Number 79
It’s Friday, July 29, 2022 and, while we'll mostly be enjoying what should be a spectacularly beautiful weekend, we will also be reading up on Colonel By, the Royal Engineer who gave us the Rideau Canal and a day off on Monday.
Last minute weekend activities
▪️We were so busy mentioning the ByTowne’s screening of Vertigo yesterday that we neglected to let you know about Drunken Cinema: The Wedding Singer, tonight at 9:00pm. Luckily our eagle-eyed regular reader Erin filled us in. Will it be a fun night, you ask? Well, glow sticks are included in the price of admission, so …
▪️Maker Feed is offering an incredible menu special for those of us planning a staycation this weekend. How about Lobster Gnocchi in an Orange and Tarragon Cream sauce? It’s on the menu tonight (Friday) and tomorrow. 2607 Chemin Old Montreal Road
▪️The Ottawa Valley Weavers’ and Spinners’ Guild will be putting on a demo in the parlour of the Pinhey’s Point Historic Site. The artisans will showing visitors how the Pinhey family ladies and their servants would use a loom to create textiles in the 19th Century. When you’ve watched the demo, take a wander throughout the site’s 88 acres on the banks of the Ottawa River. Entrance to the demo is by donation.
▪️Also tomorrow, Raphaël Express will be popping up at Dominion City Brewing from noon to 5:00pm to celebrate Peru’s National Day. The Fiestas Patrias Pop-Up will feature tasty Peruvian dishes like Ceviche & Causas, tunes from Latino Groove, and of course, fine local craft beer from Dominion City. First come, first served. 5510 Canotek Road Unit 15. /
▪️Youth Ottawa presents “Disco 93” at House of Targ. Vintage outfits are welcome. Get down! 1077 Bank Street.
Death Disco returns to Dekcuf, with added Drum ’n’ Bass.
Deal of the day
▪️Get 25% off site wide in the Bather Long Weekend Sale. That’s in addition to savings already available on certain items. Now is the time to grab a new pair of Made in Canada swim trunks, fellas.
▪️Pure Balanced’s Long Weekend Sale will save you up to 40% off spring and summer styles. That’s tie-dyed pieces, t-shirt dresses, playsuits, wide leg pants, and so much more.
▪️OK, hurry to BKIND for some $5 nail polish before it runs out. BKIND designed new bottles last spring but they still have bottles in the old design kicking around. These are the ones on sale for a measly five bucks. There are loads of colours to choose from.
We'll see you Tuesday. – Martha and Darren
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