What’s On This Week in Ottawa

A look at what’s on this week in Ottawa – Events and Activities this Week in Ottawa.

For most of the weekend events, see Things to Do this Weekend in Ottawa

Spring in Ontario

24 May

Richmond Fair Grounds, 6095 Perth St, Richmond

May 24, 2019 To May 26, 2019

$5

The Ottawa Kennel Club will be holding its Annual Outdoor Dog Show at the Richmond Fair Grounds. The Dog Show consists of a Conformation Show, Obedience and ...  »

14 May

Kanata Theatre, 1 Ron Maslin Way, Kanata

May 14, 2019 To May 25, 2019

$23.00

Nunsense follows the crazy antics of five nuns from the Little Sisters of Hoboken convent. When their cook accidentally serves up some tainted soup, 52 of the sisters ...  »

25 May

Maple Hill Urban Farm, Moodie Drive, Nepean

May 25, 2019 To May 26, 2019

Free

Annual Odawa Pow Wow run by by the Odawa Native Friendship Centre. Watch competition pow wow dancing and singing, and visit an Indigenous art and craft market ...  »

23 May

Various Venues, Ottawa

May 23, 2019 To May 26, 2019

Free & Ticketed events

The Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend is Canada’s largest running weekend. Kick-off the Tamarack Ottawa Race Weekend  along the historic Sparks Street Mall as we celebrate one ...  »

15 May

Parliament Hill, Wellington Street, Ottawa

May 15, 2019 To August 28, 2019

Free

Come out to Parliament Hill and enjoy a yoga practice lead by some of the best teachers around. On Wednesdays during the lunch hour from May through ...  »

24 May

Community Hub, 400 March Road, Kanata

May 24, 2019 To May 26, 2019

Free

Come to Community Hub with the whole family and enjoy 3 days finger lickin’ good ribs, great entertainment and much more! 5 Ribbers from Canada and the US Slow ...  »

23 May

Shenkman Arts Centre, 245 Centrum Boulevard, Ottawa

May 23, 2019 To May 24, 2019

613-580-ARTS (2787)

$21.25 to $41

Katherine Levac reveals a new side of her personality in her long-awaited first solo performance, and her deadpan humour is just as endearing on stage as it ...  »

22 May

Meridian Theatres at Centrepointe, 101 Centrepointe Drive, Ottawa

May 22, 2019 To May 26, 2019

613-580-2700

$27.50 - $35

Seussical is a fantastical, magical, musical extravaganza! The colourful characters transport us from the Jungle of Nool to the Circus McGurkus to the invisible world of the ...  »

30 Nov

Bank of Canada Museum, 30 Bank Street, Ottawa

November 30, 2018 To September 2, 2019

613-782-8914

Free

This exhibition exploring the theme and imagery on Canada’s new $10 bank note highlights the life and work of Viola Desmond, the first Canadian woman on a ...  »

05 Feb

Various locations in Ottawa

February 5, 2019 To June 23, 2019

6133025443

$20

5-6-7-8! — Broadway Workout is a brand new dance-based fitness class for musical theater enthusiasts of any skill level. Learning choreography is great for mental and ...  »

25 Apr

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

April 25, 2019 To May 25, 2019

$15 - $20

Earnest, and with a touch of heart-felt twang, Suzie Vinnick is a prodigious singer-songwriter, and veteran of the Canadian roots scene. A Saskatoon native transplanted to the ...  »

10 May

Diefenbunker Museum, 3929 Carp Road, Carp

May 10, 2019 To May 26, 2019

6138390007

$35

The Diefenbunker Museum and Pierre Brault, Ottawa’s multi award-winning playwright and performer, have come together to create a dramatic and dynamic journey through the life and ...  »

14 Apr

The Lieutenant's Pump, 361 Elgin Street, Ottawa

April 14, 2019 To September 29, 2019

613-238-2949

$10

'The Sunday Funnies' every Sunday at 8p.m for $10. Hosted by Julien Dionne & Jen Grant. Comedy night every Sunday with rotating guests.  »

24 May

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

May 24, 2019

$17.00

Sarah Thawer is a self-taught drummer based in Toronto, Canada. She started playing drums at age 2 and her first stage performance was at age 5. Sarah is currently ...  »

24 May

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

May 24, 2019

$45.50

Just For Laughs is thrilled to announce that, following sold out shows in Vancouver this fall, stand-up comedian and author Iliza Shlesinger, is coming to Ottawa for ...  »

23 May

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

May 23, 2019

$21.00

Rewind to January 2017. Whitney Rose was primed to release her first recording of the year, South Texas Suite, a countrypolitan valentine to her hometown of Austin, Texas. ...  »

23 May

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

May 23, 2019

$49.75+charges

The inaugural LymeHope Benefit Concert to raise awareness and funds toward continuing LymeHope’s efforts in providing education and outreach to patients, medical professionals, leaders across industries ...  »

23 May

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

May 23, 2019

$44 - $87

Grammy-winning singer, songwriter, and composer Rufus Wainwright will embark on a highly anticipated North American tour to commemorate the 20-year anniversary of his eponymous debut which first ...  »

23 May

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

May 23, 2019

$25 to $45

Celebrating a quarter century as a band, NAC Presents is thrilled to welcome one of Newfoundland’s greatest exports! With a rollicking live show and joyful musicianship, ...  »

22 May

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

May 22, 2019

$35 - $113

The legendary Sir Andrew Davis and the Toronto Symphony Orchestra – over 100 players strong – perform Gustav Mahler’s romantic Seventh Symphony, taking listeners on a journey from night ...  »

25 May

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

May 25, 2019

$10+charges

Cuban-born Elizabeth Rodriguez and Magdelys Savigne of OKAN, lead an hour-long family-friendly and interactive workshop in which participants will explore Cuban rhythms through body percussion and singing ...  »

25 May

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

May 25, 2019

$33.75 to $59.75 +charges

A staple of the Canadian arts scene for almost 20 years, Workman boasts a catalogue of 15 solo releases showcasing his now signature spectrum of sonic influence, from cabaret ...  »

25 May

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

May 25, 2019

$31.75 + charges

Taking their name from the word for heart or soul in the Afro-Cuban religion of Santeria, OKAN leaders Elizabeth Rodriguez and Magdelys Savigne fuse their Afro-Cuban roots ...  »

25 May

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

May 25, 2019

$19.00 + charges

Founded and fronted by émigré Trinidadian songwriter Drew Gonsalves, Kobo Town’s music has been variously described as “an intoxicating blend of lilting calypsonian wit, dancehall reggae ...  »

24 May

National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin Street, Ottawa

May 24, 2019

$23.00

Since arriving in Canada in 2003, Brazilian-born Morales has become well known locally as a dynamic singer, percussionist and bandleader. However, it was her debut solo album that ...  »

24 May

Babylon, 317, Bank St, Ottawa

May 24, 2019

$12.50

Formed by three experienced musicians, three eternal adolescents and first and foremost, three blink 182 devotees, Blink-281 is the ultimate tribute to the successful and legendary Californian pop-punk ...  »

22 May

The 27 Club, 27 York St., Ottawa

May 22, 2019

$22.50

with Vera Sola. Acclaimed U.K. band, Bear’s Den, return with their third album ‘So that you might hear me’ out April 26 via Rounder Records. So ...  »

01 May

Abel Mountain, 306 St Lawrence St, Merrickville

May 1, 2019 To May 31, 2019

613-292-8853

$0

Pop-up Art Gallery featuring three local artists throughout May in Merrickville. Fine art by Meredith Luce of Luce-ends, Ceramic Art by Johanna Johnson and Art Jewelry by ...  »

20 May

Various Venues, Ottawa

May 20, 2019 To May 22, 2019

Free

What are dreams and memory made of? What do scientists use to “listen” to the oceans and the marine life? Why citizen science is essential to conservation ...  »

19 May

Various Venues, Ottawa

May 19, 2019 To September 1, 2019

Free

Enjoy summer Sundays cycling along car-free roads, and experience the beauty of Canada’s Capital Region in a fun and environmentally friendly way. Outdoor enthusiasts can take ...  »

26 May

Lansdowne Park, Princess Patricia Way, Ottawa

May 26, 2019

613-563-6354

Free

To mark the 69th anniversary of the Schuman Declaration – known as Europe Day – the Delegation of the European Union to Canada and the Embassies of EU Member ...  »

24 May

Mercury Lounge, 56 Byward Market Square, Ottawa

May 24, 2019

613-569-1789

$0 (Pay what you can)

The Independent Filmmakers Co-operative of Ottawa Inc. (IFCO), and its filmmakers invites everyone out to POLAR/IZE – a screening of ten NEW Super 8mm short film works. ...  »

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    1. Ken daly

      Your info is dated. How about posting current events.

      August 31, 2018 at 8:20 PM

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