Issue 576 Volume 3 Number 73
It’s Thursday, July 21, 2022 and we have just heard about Drive-in Bingo at the Carp Fairgrounds. The second to last round is on the 27th. And you don't have to sit in your car.
Weekend Warm Up
▪️Ottawa Farmers’ Market is in Orléans today until 4:00pm. Today’s vendors cover fresh produce, locally crafted spirits, and yummy baked goods, and you can meet them all at the Ray Friel Recreation Complex parking lot at 1585 Tenth Line Road in Orléans.
▪️Tonight Biagio's presents its second farm to table Garden Dinner, with the stars of the show being plucked from the restaurant's own garden. $90 per person.
▪️Ottawa Asian Fest’s Night Market opens Friday at its new home on Sparks street, and you’ll find fabulous street food, K-Pop dancers, fun for the kids, DJs, and chef demos. Join the fun from noon to midnight on Friday and Saturday, and from noon to 8:00pm on Sunday. It’s free to attend but bring cash and cards for visiting vendors.
▪️At 650 Somerset Ottawa Chinatown’s own Night Market (PDF) also happens this weekend. The food and entertainment line up is epic and gets underway at 2:00pm Friday, running through to 8:00pm on Sunday. Somerset St. West between Bronson Avenue and Bell Street.
Friday July 22
▪️Get some live music in your ears at Cafe Dekcuf, who welcome headliners Ivytide and guests Neon Ghosthouse. Tickets $16. Upstairs at 221 Rideau.
▪️The Brass Monkey welcomes Lutharo with guests for an evening of Melodic Death Metal, Progressive Metal, Death Metal, and just plain Metal. $22.50 at the door. 250A Greenbank Road.
Saturday July 23
▪️The Canadian Association of Professional Apiculturists reported severe losses in Canadian honey bee colonies over the winter, so whatever we can do as consumers to help will be welcomed at local honey farms. On Saturday July 23 Apiverte presents the first of four special events rolling out this summer. Polinator & Bee Day in Luskville will unfold at Fermes Keystone Farms and feature free and paid activities for the whole fam. There will be crafting, learning, and shopping opportunities from 10:00am to 3:00pm. 1965 Hwy 148, Luskville, Quebec.
▪️Learn everything you need to know about your cup of joe at Chef’s Paradise’s Coffee Master Class, Saturday from 11:00am to 1:45pm. $30.
Sunday July 24
▪️The Event Management students from Algonquin College present a Sunrise Gathering from 10:00am to 1:00pm at Algonquin College Ottawa Campus. The event will raise funds for the Dave Smith Centre, a live-in youth treatment facility that helps youth overcome substance use. The event will include speakers, workshops, an Indigenous Marketplace, a silent auction, and refreshments.
▪️Sunday’s Nepean Night Market will welcomes vendors, live music, fantastic food, and even ticket giveaways to Yuk Yuk’s Comedy Club to the Mr. Lube parking lot from 5:00pm to 9:00pm. 1442 Baseline Road.
▪️Ottawa Artisans brings its market to Ottawa's East end each Sunday at the St. Laurent Shopping Centre. You’ll find fresh produce, locally made crafts, jewellery, and lots of other cool stuff in the parking lot next to the old Sears.
▪️Of course Square Lemon’s Cool for the Summer Craft Market will welcome the usual extensive list of vendors this Sunday, but there will be so much more. You could win an original piece of art in the silent auction with proceeds benefiting Ottawa STEM Club. 10:30am to 3:00pm, Glebe Community Centre,
Deal of the day
Use the code SAVEJULY10 to save storewide at Chef’s Paradise, only until July 31st.
We'll see you tomorrow. – Martha and Darren
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