Issue 653 Volume 3 Number 153
It's Thursday, November 17, 2022 and we're enjoying the lastest edition of Stuff Made in Eastern Ontario magazine by the Ottawa Business Journal people. Beyond the usual syrup-textile-military industrial complex, it turns out we also make old-timey stoves, electric boats, and vinyl upholstery. There is a podcast, too, explaining all this.
▪️The 37th European Union Film Festival runs to December 3, offering screenings of 27 films at the Ottawa Art Gallery. The EUFF 6-film pass costs $60, or 30% less than that if you become an OAG supporter.
▪️The Night Shift: Lighting up the Night for Nurses is a properly swanky bash to raise funds for nursing scholarships and research. At the NAC.
▪️Five award-winning poets will gather to finally celebrate their debut collections that were published during the lockdowns in 2020 and 2021. Join Susan J. Atkinson, Jacqueline Bourque, Conyer Clayton, Doris Fiszer and Deborah-Anne Tunney as they read at Redbird Live, 7:30pm, 1165 Bank St.
▪️It’s Holiday Shopping Night at Kindred Shop and Studio, where you’ll find everything priced at 25% off the regular price.
Friday November 18
Bring your dancing shoes to the Harry Styles & Taylor Swift Dance Partyat the Bronson Centre Music Theatre, 211 Bronson Ave.
▪️The Kanata Civic Art Gallery is holding its 2022 Gift of Art Show & Sale, featuring 22 artists. Saturday and Sunday at the upper halls of the Mlacak Centre, 2500 Campeau Drive in Kanata.
▪️The Glebe Neighbourhood Activities Group presents The Glebe Craft & Artisan Fair, this Saturday (10:00am to 5:00pm) and Sunday (11:00am to 4:00pm) at the Glebe Community Centre, 175 Third Ave.
▪️Baccanalle is participating in Black Restaurant Week in Canada with Seafood and Vegan prix fixe menus until Sunday.
Saturday November 19
▪️It’s Christmas at the Metcalfe Farmers’ Market. From 9:00am to 2:00pm at the Greely Community Centre, 1448 Meadow Drive, Greely.
▪️A day of chocolate! Join chocolate makers and chocolatiers from across Canada for a day of tasting, learning and sampling chocolate made by award winning Canadian makers at the Ottawa Chocolate Show. $15 in advance. Nepean Sportsplex 1701 Woodroffe Ave.
▪️The Ukrainian Orthodox Cathedral presents its first Christmas Marketsince the onset of the pandemic. From 10:00am to 2:00pm you can shop for pirogies and other Ukrainian food, and visit the market for handmade gifts made locally and abroad. 1000 Byron Ave.
▪️Roots and Shoots Farm presents a Seasonal Wreath Making Workshop from 10:00am to 12:00pm. 115 Chemin de la Beurrerie Sainte-Cécile-de-Masham, QC J0X 1A0.
▪️Local designers Duffield Design, Stephanie Davis, and Chayle (jewelry) will be showcasing their pieces at the Holiday Fashion Market at Carriageway Studios in Almonte (65 Mill Street).
Sunday November 20
The Burning Hell bring their pop sounds to Working Title Kitchen on Sunday evening. Described on eventbrite as “garage-folk oddballs”, their catchy tunes recall a time before auto-tuning ruined pop music. Try listening to “Empty World” without doing a little head banging. We’ll wait.
▪️Next Tuesday, November 22, Maker Feed presents a Stocks and Sauces cooking workshop ($124.99). It's an informative evening with chef Michel Gaumond that also includes wine and nibbles. 2607 Ch. Old Montréal Rd, Cumberland, ON.
▪️Next weekend’s festive edition of the Festival of Small Halls is selling fast.
Deals of the day
▪️The Little Change Room of Blenheim, Ontario, is paying the tax today through Saturday.
▪️Habitat Restore of Ottawa has started Black Friday a little early. From now until November 27 at both the Stittsville and Trainyards locations, you’ll find extra savings on sale items when you spot a little blue house icon. Find savings on line, too.
▪️Save 55-70% off previous collections during Birds of North America’s Mushrooms in the Basement sale.
▪️Now is the time to get the Riverwood Acoustics speakers you’ve had your eye on, because everything is 25% off. No code necessary; the discount will be applied in your cart.
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