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What’s Happening in Ottawa This October

Though the weather is cooling fast, it’s still a good idea to get out and see what things are happening in Ottawa. Check out these upcoming October events.

Ottawa Arts and Performances

The Houston Ballet will be performing Marie October 18 through October 20 at Canada’s National Art Centre, moments from the heart of The Glebe community. The ballet runs approximately two hours with an intermission. Be sure to order your tickets to attend.

St. Brigid’s Centre for the Arts, just five minutes from the Ottawa School of Art in the Byward Market community, will be hosting the bands My Cousin Karma, The Second Silverado, Union City and Ned Madison on October 6. Tickets cost $5 in advance and $7 at the door. The show starts at 8 p.m.

Go On A Run This Fall in Ottawa

The Sears Great Canadian Run starts on October 13 at the Canadian Aviation and Space Museum, not far from Lindenlea. The run goes all the way to Montebello Quebec, and teams can choose to register for the 60 km or 100 km race. The Run helps support the families of children affected by cancer, so be sure to register, volunteer or donate to this good cause.

Ottawa October Festivals

The One World Film Festival starts October 11 through October 14 at the Library and Archives Canada Building, five minutes from Centretown. The festival takes a look at environmental and human rights issues in the through film, discussion and presentations. The premiere starts at 6:30 with the film Eyes of Thailand. Tickets cost $15 for adults and $10 for students, seniors and members.

The Electric Fields Festival takes place October 11 through October 14. Started in 2003, this festival focuses on the relationship between audio-visual technology and electro-acoustical performances. This year features a Sound and Space Symposium and the Mini-Maker Faire, which takes an active look at the everyday technology people use.

Are you doing anything special this October? Feel free to share.


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