Thursday, May 19, 2022
Before you make your weekend plans, note that advance voting for the Provincial election opens today, until May 28. Click here to find out where you vote, either early or on June 2nd.
Your weekend, sorted
▪️ It’s opening day at Ottawa Farm Fresh. Today you’ll find seedlings, gardening supplies, Kombucha on tap (bring your own cup) ice cream.
2022 hours are Thursday 11:00am to 7:00pm, and Friday and Saturday 9:00am to 5:00pm.
▪️ Stock up on long weekend beers from Ridge Rock Brewing Co and save $10 off any order of $100 or more. The discount is valid on everything in the online store, including 32 oz crowler cocktails and merch.
It’s all laughs at the monthly Stray for Laughs Comedy night at Stray Dog Brewingtomorrow night. This month’s line up is all female, with Heather Hurst MC-ing and Miller Crosby headlining. Tickets are Pay-What-You-Can (suggested price $10 per person).
▪️ Camp Fortune’s Aerial Park is open Saturday through Monday for gravity-fed Mountain Coaster Rides through the forest and down ski runs. Each $25 ticket offers a 1km ride along a monorail track, going up to 40km/hour (there’s a handbrake to control your speed).
▪️ The 9th European Union Short Film Festival opens on Saturday with a screening of Peace and Tranquility by Ukrainian filmmaker Andrii Bondarenko. Head to the ByTowne Cinema for free screenings on May 21st, 28th and 20th at 1:00pm.
▪️ The Carp Farmers’ Market presents a demo by the West Carleton Dog Agility Group (WAG). The market runs 8:00am to 1:00pm at the Carp Fairgrounds, 3790 Carp Road.
▪️ Distillery Tours are back at Vodkow. The 30 minute experience includes a tour of the production, bottling, and packaging areas of the distillery and a sampling of a minimum of five Vodkow products. $10 per person, every 30 minutes from 11:00am to 4:30pm. 34 Industrial Ave, Allmonte Ontario.
▪️ Blossom Fest hits Stittsville with a family friendly day of food, lawn games, flower arranging, a dance party, bike tune-ups, storytelling, and more. Free to attend. 10:00am to 2:00pm at Crossing Bridge Park, 27 Hobin Street.
▪️ The Ottawa Flower Market arrives at the Parkdale Farmers’ Market. Vendors will be selling specialty tulips, greenery, and other spring flowers. 9:00am to 1:00pm at 366 Parkdale Ave.
Deals of the day
▪️ Get $25 off your purchase of Yoga Jeans with code YJFAM25 until Today May 23rd.
▪️ Get two pairs of socks for the price of one at Horace Jewelry. The socks are made in collaboration with Robin des bas, who in turn partner with Dristex, one of the few remaining sock manufacturers in Canada.
We'll see you tomorrow – Martha and Darren
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