What's happening in Ottawa this weekend: April 22-24
Eddie Benhin leading the supporter section during the Atletico Ottawa home opener at TD Place. (Jackie Perez/CTV News Ottawa)
CTVNewsOttawa.ca looks at activities and events happening in Ottawa, eastern Ontario and western Quebec this weekend.
OTTAWA COTTAGE LIFE AND BACKYARD SHOW
The Ottawa Cottage Life and Backyard Show is this weekend at the EY Centre.
Meet exhibitors showing docks, builders, contractors, innovative building products, green solutions, water toys and more.
For more information, visit https://shows.cottagelife.com/ottawa-cottage-life-backyard-show/.
The Ottawa Senators host the Montreal Canadians Saturday night at Canadian Tire Centre. Game time is 7 p.m.
Masks are no longer mandatory inside Canadian Tire Centre.
For ticket information, visit nhl.com/senators.
Atletico Ottawa hosts Valour FC Sunday afternoon at TD Place. Game time is 3 p.m.
For tickets, visit https://atleticoottawa.canpl.ca/.
Imagine Dragons bring the Mercury World Tour to Canadian Tire Centre Friday night.
Show time is 7 p.m.
For more information, visit https://www.canadiantirecentre.com/event/imagine-dragons/.
THE GLORIOUS SONS
The Glorious Sons bring the Unfinished Business Tour to the Arena at TD Place.
The Glorious Sons will be joined by special guest JJ Wilde on Friday night.
For tickets, visit https://www.tdplace.ca/event/the-glorious-sons/.
Museums are open across the national capital region this weekend.
For information on each museum in the region, visit the websites.
- Canadian Museum of Nature open Friday, Saturday and Sunday
- Canada Agriculture and Food Museum open Friday, Saturday and Sunday.
- Canada Science and Technology Museum open Friday, Saturday and Sunday
- Canada Aviation and Space Museum open Friday, Saturday and Sunday
- Canadian War Museum open Friday, Saturday and Sunday
- Canadian Museum of History open Friday, Saturday and Sunday
- National Gallery of Canada open Friday, Saturday and Sunday
- The Diefenbunker open Friday, Saturday and Sunday
Ottawa's indoor swimming pools are open.
For information on swim times and reservations, visit https://ottawa.ca/en/recreation-and-parks/swimming#public-swimming.
OTTAWA FARMERS' MARKET
The Ottawa Farmers Market is open every Sunday at Lansdowne Park.
The market is open from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. at the Aberdeen Pavilion.
FRIDAYS AT THE FOURTH
The National Arts Centre presents Fridays at the Fourth with Zinnia Friday night.
For more information, visit https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/30611.
Bruce Cockburn performs a 50th anniversary concert Saturday night at the National Arts Centre.
It's been 50 years since Cockburn's first album came out. Cockburn will perform songs from each decade that he's made records in.
For more information, visit https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/25439.
Ottawa Fringe presents Undercurrents this weekend.
The winter festival shows the best original, contemporary theatre being created by Ottawa performers and visiting artists.
For more information, visit undercurrentsfestival.ca.
OTTAWA GRASSROOTS FESTIVAL
The Ottawa Grassroots Festival continues until Sunday across the capital.
The festival is a non-profit, community-based, volunteer-run organization dedicated to cultivating community at the local level. Performances include The Blind and The Beautiful, Angelique Francis, Twin Flames, Rick Fines, the Mavens and many more.
For more information, visit https://ottawagrassrootsfestival.com/festival-info/.
Parc Omega is open in Montebello, Que.
For more information, visit https://www.parcomega.ca/en/.