For a sneak peek at three festivals taking place in the Ottawa area in August, check out the video Our Ottawa has compiled.

They include the 20th annual Ottawa International Chamber Music Festival, the 10th annual Puppets Up! Festival in Almonte, Ont., and the balanced art sculpture festival along the Ottawa River's Remic Rapids.

Our Ottawa is CBC Television's weekly magazine program. It airs Saturday at 6 a.m. and Sunday and Monday at 11 a.m. 

Join host Lucy van Oldenbarneveld for a look at what's happening in our community, as well as lifestyle tips and stories covering a wide range of topics, including health, consumer news, the arts and entertainment.

Also this week on Our Ottawa:

  • Fear of flying: Lucy tries cyberpsychology to help ease her in-flight phobia.

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