Thursday, August 12, 2021
Each week, more Ottawans are emerging from their pandemic shut-in-ism, blinking in the sunlight and looking for things to do. They’re finding plenty of experiences, too. Pack your mask, observe safety rules, and have a good time, people.
▪️613Flea returns Saturday August 14th. Over 80 stalls of vinyl, fashion, food, antiques, and more. Free to attend. Casino Lac-Leamy Plaza (Aberdeen Square), Lansdowne Park 1015 Bank Street, Ottawa.
▪️Fever presents Candlelight: Film Scores and Entertainment Epics this Friday August 13th at the First Baptist Church, 140 Laurier St. W. Listen to popular and lesser known scores, performed live by string musicians, with candlelight providing the atmosphere.
▪️For those who prefer to stay closer to home, Ottawa Greek Fest at Home kicks off on Friday the 13th with a livestream Zorba Show. Watch on the Ottawa Greek Fest Instagram and Facebook Live starting at 8:30pm. The show will run again next Friday August 20th at the same time. Pair your viewing with some authentic Greek specials like Moussaka or Souvlaki from the Hellenic Event Centre, 1315 Prince of Wales Drive. When you pick up your dinner, check out the Greek Festival shop, where you can find sterling silver jewelery.
▪️The Mayfair Theatre has reopened with pandemic-friendly limited seating, and is rolling out a terrific weekend of programming, starting with tonight’s screening of An American Werewolf in London at 9:15pm. On Friday the 13th, erotic love story Curiosa has its Ottawa premiere at 3:50pm, with repeated screenings over the next few days. At 6:30pm the intriguing sci-fi Nine Days starts its run, with old stand by Friday the 13th Part III rounding out the schedule at 9:25pm.
Deals of the Day
▪️Province of Canada has put select items on sale, up to 50% off regular prices. Choose from crop tanks and tees to sweatpants and shorts.
▪️Summer tees, blouses, dresses, and jumpsuits are available now for 20 to 60% off regular prices at Meemoza right now. Enjoy these Canadian made pieces now and get a head start on your summer 2022 wardrobe.
We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren
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