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What's happening in Ottawa this weekend: April 26-28

Share looks at things to do in Ottawa during the final weekend of April.

PWHL Ottawa

PWHL Ottawa hosts Montreal Saturday afternoon at TD Place.

Game time is 12:30 p.m.

It is the final regular season home game for PWHL Ottawa at TD Place.  

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Stars on Ice

Stars on Ice skates into Canadian Tire Centre on Sunday.

See many of the world's best skaters, including Elvis Stojko, Patrick Chan, Ilia Malinin, Piper Gilles and Paul Poirier, and more.

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National Arts Centre

Here is a list of events at the NAC this weekend:

  • Friday and Saturday: Thorgy Thor and the Thorchestra with the NAC Orchestra
  • Friday and Saturday: NAC French Theatre presents Rose et la machine
  • Friday: Guy Belanger
  • Saturday: Amanda Martinez

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Ottawa PoutineFest

Sample from over 125 different poutines this weekend at the Ottawa PoutineFest.

The festival celebrates the best in traditional, exotic and extreme poutine Friday to Sunday at Ottawa City Hall.

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613flea returns to the Aberdeen Pavilion at Lansdowne Park on Saturday.

Browse 150 vendors between 10 a.m. and 4 p.m.

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Lansdowne Farmers' Market

The Lansdowne Farmers' Market is open this weekend.

Visit the vendors at the Aberdeen Pavilion on Sunday from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.


Enjoy the world of orchids at Orchidophilia – Ottawa's Orchid Show.

The show runs Saturday and Sunday at Algonquin College.

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Bytown Antique and Vintage Show

Check out amazing antiques, collectibles and vintage items on Sunday at the Bytown Antique and Vintage Show.

The show is at the Nepean Sportsplex.

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Click on the links for the schedule at museums in Ottawa and eastern Ontario:

The Canadian Forces Artists Program

The Canadian War Museum hosts the Canadian Forces Artists Program – Group 9 until Sept. 2.

Experience the creative reflections on war and conflict of four civilian artists chosen to deploy with the Canadian Forces during 2018 and 2019.

Bug Adventure

The Canadian Museum of Nature presents Bug Adventure until Oct. 14.

This larger-than-life exhibition is from the design team behind The Lord of the Rings and Avatar.

You must get a ticket combo to visit the exhibition.

Parliament of Canada Tours

Enjoy a free, guided tour of the Senate at the Senate of Canada Building, the House of Commons in the West Block and the East Block.

For tickets and tour times, visit

Parliament: The Immersive Experience

Explore the main Parliament Building, also called Centre Block, in this new innovative experience.

Parliament: The Immersive Experience at 211 Sparks Street includes an exhibition and a 360-degree multimedia show that takes you on a tour through Centre Block, which has been closed since 2019.

The self-guided tour is 45 minutes.

Tickets are available at no cost at visit

Kingston Farmers' Market

The Kingston Memorial Centre Farmers Market is every Sunday.

The market is open from 10 a.m. to 2 p.m. at the Memorial Centre. Top Stories

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