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February Fun in Ottawa

It’s hard to believe that we’re already a month in to 2013.  There are plenty of family-friendly events and exhibits – especially with the Winterlude excitement happening tomorrow— to be found throughout the city. Find out if any of these amazing events are happening near your Ottawa neighbourhood.

Ottawa’s February Events and Exhibits 2013

• The National Gallery of Canada, close to homes for sale in Byward Market and Lower Town, will have two new exhibits starting February 1. Clash: Conflict and Its Consequences examines the effects of war and its relation to history through photography. Don McCullin: A Retrospective presents the drawings and photographs of the titled photojournalist.
• Ottawa Fashion Week will begin February 8 – 10 at The Westin Ottawa, which is only a few minutes from Byward Market homes. Check out the work of designers and fashion icons from all over the world. Tickets cost $45 for the day.
• The Canadian War Museum in LeBreton Flats will present Eleven Women Facing War on February 8. This exhibit chronicles the lives of women living in war zones and follows up on what has happened in their lives ten years later.

Winterlude Event Spotlight

Here’s a brief list of some interesting events that are happening during Winterlude, Ottawa’s esteemed annual event that runs from February 1 until February 18:
• The Jinju Namgang Yudeung Festival will take place on February 1 in Confederation Park, close to many great Centretown homes. Over one thousand colorful lanterns form a tunnel in this Korean-inspired festival.
• Learn how to cook Indian food at an Indian Cooking Demonstration on February 5 at the East Indian Company Restaurant in Centretown. The demonstration starts at 6 pm and will be followed by dinner and dessert.
• The Baltic-Nordic Film Festival will take place on February 8 at 7 pm and February 15 at 7 pm and 9 pm at the Library and Archives Auditorium, moments from LeBreton Flats. Enjoy movies from Sweden, Iceland, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Lithuania, Estonia and Latvia. Admission costs $12 for adults.
• Find out how the pros make ice sculptures on February 17 at 1 pm in Confederation Park.
• And of course, so much more!

Your Thoughts on Things to Do in Ottawa

What are you looking forward to this February? We’d love to hear from you!


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