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September 2013 Archives

Sat Sept 28 Info and Links

The "Best Little Fair in Canada" celebrates its 150th anniversary.

The O-Town Hoedown Festival takes to the smaller stages around Ottawa today and tomorrow.

 

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Kent van Dyk reviewed the Albion Rooms at the Nicholas Street Novotel Ottawa Hotel.

 

First Annual Ottawa Food Truck Rally

 

 EVENTS:

o Barrhaven Oktoberfest

o Antiquing in the Hills.  Rupert Hall, 24 chemin Shouldice, Rupert Quebec.  Saturday,    September 28 from 10 am to 4 pm.  Bring your treasures for evaluation by Janet Carlile, Fine Art and Antique appraiser. $20 per item, $10 as spectator. 

o Festival Pontiac Enchante Autumnal Concert

o Ottawa Fly Day

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Sept 28 Bird Tweet - Ring-Billed Gull

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Sat Sept 21 Info and Links

Season four of Battle of the Blades begins on Sunday September 22 at 8 pm.  

 

Katrina Barclay of Malenka OriginalsMalenka Originals Refreshed Furniture Pop-Up Shop will be open Saturday from 11 am - 3 pm.

 

Nuit Blanche Ottawa - Gatineau gets underway this evening at 6 pm.  Events run throughout the evening and overnight. 

 

 EVENTS:

o Lyndhurst Turkey Fair

o MacKay United Church Concert season opener with Martin Soderberg

o Ottawa Fly Day fundraiser

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Sept 21 Bird Tweet - Solitary Sandpiper

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Sat Sept 14 Info and Links

  

Pinball JoshLet loose your inner pinball wizard at the Ottawa Pinball and Gameroom Show this weekend. Josh MacKay is the organizer.

 

 

 

Astronaut Jeremy HansenAstronaut Jeremy Hanson is one of the pilots at the Wings Over Gatineau Air Show. He will be flying the Golden Hawk F-86. 

 

 

 

House of PaintThe House of PainT 10th Anniversary Festival main event continues throughout the day on Saturday under the Dunbar Bridge.  

 

 EVENTS:

o Rockport Plein Air Paint Out

o Tay River Watershed Discovery Day

o Vankleek Hill Festival of Flavours

o Saint Brigid's Fall Celtic Fest

 

PLAYLIST:

6 - 7 am

Shannon Rose - Little Bird from Shannon Rose and the Thorns

Oliver Swain - Little Satchel from In A Big Machine

Chilly Gonzales -  Rideaux Lunaires from Solo Piano II 

Sarah Cripps  - Good Enough from Change

Renee Yoxon - Willow Weep for Me from Let's Call It A Day

Herb Ellis - Sunflower from Down-Home 

7 - 8 am

Oh My Darling - Fly Around from Sweet Nostalgia

Andrew Collins and Marc Roy - Dusty Miller from Likewise

Dave Wall - Sleep in Late  from Lozenge

Monkeyjunk - Swank from  All Frequencies

8 - 9 am

Suzie Vinnick - Back on My Feet from Happy Here 

Bobby Bazini - Cold Cold Heart from More Than Words Can Say   

The Meters - Yeah, You're Right from The Meters Anthology

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Sept 14 Bird Tweet - Common Nighthawk

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Sat Sept 7 Info and Links

Canadian tenor Ben Heppner debuts as the host of Saturday Afternoon at the Opera and Back Stage with Ben Heppner today.  

 

If you would like to get up close and personal with bugs, head over to the Fletcher Wildlife Garden from 11 am - 3 pm today for Bug Day.  Admission is free.

 

Ron Brown's book is called the Backroads of Ontario.

 

The Carleton University Ravens football team will play their first home opener in since 1998   on September 7.  The kick off is 1 pm at Keith Harris Stadium, Carleton University.  Tickets are $18 in advance via www.curavenstickets.com

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Sept 7 Bird Tweet - Purple Martin

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