We did it! The long weekend in May always feels like the official start of great weather and summer plans… even though last week it felt like the middle of July. Check out all the great activities this weekend and stay safe!
Barrhaven Ribfest has your long weekend covered with delicious ribs!
The Ottawa Dance Board presents ODD 11 Dance Season Dance 10 #42 with works by Natasha Bakht (premiere), Jocelyn Todd and DORSALE at the LabO Theatre.
Get into yoga with this Community Yoga class to raise money for the Indigenous Women’s Fund of Canada.
Gongfu Bao are featured in this CA Paradis Master Series. Learn from Chef Tarek how to make delicious bao (Chinese steamed buns)!
Head to the Shenkman Arts Center for the CIMAFUNK show and enjoy the sounds of Afro-Cuban funk.
Post-punk Cloud Nothings from Cleveland play SAW Gallery along with Winnipeg noise punks TUNIC.
There are still a small handful of tickets available for Mother Mother with Monowhales at the NAC.
Kick off the long weekend with Blacklist Party at 27 Club.
Mexico in the Glebe takes over the Aberdeen Pavillion in Lansdowne with mariachi bands, folkloric dancers from Mexico, food, drinks and more.
Special screening and question and answer session with the producer of Free Trip To Egypt takes place at the Mayfair Theatre.
Head to the Rainbow Bistro for Pink Mountaintops and special guest Ashley Shadow.
Coffee lovers, rejoice! Happy Goat and CA Paradis organize their Master Series Coffee Clinic.
Get your skates on and head to the Horticulture Building in Lansdowne for the Bootleg Roller Boogie – Family Session or Adult Session.
House of Paint heads to Overbook for a mini concert. You can not do it? Stay tuned as they head to different neighborhoods around Ottawa; the last one will be June 4.
SAW Gallery’s Emo Night Ottawa is back with great sounds from emo, pop-punk, screamo, metalcore and rock bands.
In celebration of Ottawa Asian Heritage Month, the Autumn Melody Collective will present a program of Chinese opera, dance and music at the University of Ottawa Academic Hall with artists from Ottawa and Toronto.
SAW Gallery presents Daniel Romano’s Outfit with special guest Carson McHone for a licensed show.
Propagandhi, Steve Adamyk Band and FRVITS are playing the Brass Monkey.
Expeditions’ monthly progressive house night will be at City at Night and will feature Blake Sutherland, Alain M. and Steve Finney.
I hope you don’t have to work on Monday because the African Meets Caribbean party is back after two years!
Vintage Pop-Up 613 presents its Parking Lot Pop-Up on Preston Street.