Issue 636 Volume 3 Number 136
It’s Friday, October 21, 2022 and the good news is that our G7 national capital has made the illustrious New York Times again. The bad news is that the article is about how cool our cannabis shop designs are.
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▪️Square Lemon returns to the Glebe Community Centre for The Spooktacular Craft Market, which promises a roster of more than 40 vendors, a silent auction in aid of The Alzheimer’s society of Ottawa and Renfrew County, and a free workshop to make a Halloween mask. 10:30am to 3:00pm at 175 Third Ave.
▪️The 18 artists based at Loft Art Studios open their doors to curious visitors this Saturday and Sunday, as well as next weekend (October 29 and 30). Visit the Standard Bread Factory Building, 951 Gladstonne Ave and make your way to the 3rd floor.
▪️Arguably Ottawa’s cutest coffee joint, Carlington Coffee House, is showing a free screening of Beetlejuice in their backyard. Bring your own chair and blanket. 7:00pm to 10:00pm at 917 Merivale Road.
▪️The Ottawa International Writers Festival continues this weekend with Science and Fiction streams on Saturday and discussions with Canadian authors on Sunday. All events are at Christ Church Cathedral, 414 Sparks St.
▪️Brit comic Sarah Millican's international tour stops by the NAC tonight and tomorrow. She’s funny.
▪️The Ottawa Vintage Clothing Show returns Saturday and Sunday. Score yourself some vintage clothing, accessories, handbags and jewelry, décor and antiques. Carleton University Fieldhouse, Bronson Ave. and Sunnyside Ave., $12 but $2 off if you sign up to their newsletter.
▪️Wall Candy NOIR Visual Art Art Show features 50 professional artists from Ottawa, Montreal and Toronto. Tonight's (Friday) opening night vernissage is sold out but tickets are available for Saturday. TD Place 1015 Bank St, Ottawa, ON K1S 3W7 Horticulture Building, Lansdowne $10.00
▪️The Maker Feed Co’s Ramen Kit Sunday Take-home allows you to whip up a bowl of tasty meat and noodles at home. Choose individual portions of either Pork ramen with shiitake in miso or Short Rib Shoyu ramen with bok choi. $25 each. The kit comes with full instructions to easily prepare the meal at home. Pick up on Sunday October 23 between 3:00pm and 5:00pm. If you’re craving something more Sunday roast-ish, Maker Feed Co also has a Meatloaf Wellington for two ($59). 2607 Old Montréal Road, Cumberland.
▪️The annual No Borders Art Festival takes over the Shenkman Arts Centre from 10:00am to 5:00pm with art, music, poetry, and performance art. This year’s festival brings together No Borders Community Voices, who will sing songs by indigenous composer Beverly Mckiver, and the Toronto Jumblies Performance Troupe. Attendees will experience film, live and virtual panel discussion groups, art from local creators, dance, and storytelling. Free to attend. 425 Centrum Boulevard, Orléans.
▪️Freewheeling Craft brings the Second Life Vintage & Thrift Market to Beech Street one final time this season. 70B Beech Street from 12:00pm to 6:00pm, rain or shine.
Ottawa StoryTellers’ Welcome to Storytelling: 10 Things You Need to Know workshop will teach the basics and offer space and time to practice them. Saturday October 29 and Saturday November 5 at Ottawa Bahá’í Centre, 211 McArthur Ave.
Deal of the day
Fortnight’s Swim Capsule collection is 40% off for a short time.
We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren
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