What's happening in Ottawa this weekend: March 25-27
Canadian pop star Justin Bieber performs at a concert marking the end of the Formula One, in Jiddah, Saudi Arabia, Sunday, Dec. 5, 2021. (AP Photo/Amr Nabil)
CTVNewsOttawa.ca looks at activities and events happening in Ottawa, eastern Ontario and western Quebec during the final weekend of March.
Justin Bieber brings his Justice World Tour to Canadian Tire Centre on Sunday night.
Bieber is joined by special guests Jaden, Eddie Benjamin and TEO.
For tickets, visit CanadianTireCentre.com.
OTTAWA HOME AND GARDEN SHOW
The Ottawa Home and Garden Show continues until Sunday at the EY Centre.
Guest speakers include Chris Palmer, Anita Murray and The Urban Botanist Emma Terrell.
Masks are not required inside the EY Centre.
For more information, visit https://ottawahomeshow.com/
The Ottawa Senators host the Florida Panthers Saturday night at Canadian Tire Centre.
Puck drop is 7 p.m. You can also catch all the action on TSN 1200.
Masks are no longer mandatory inside Canadian Tire Centre.
For ticket information, visit nhl.com/senators.
The Ottawa 67's are home twice this weekend.
Friday night, the 67's host the Peterborough Petes at TD Place.
On Sunday, the 67's host the Barrie Colts.
Face masks are no longer mandatory inside the Arena at TD Place.
For more information, visit https://ottawa67s.com/
SUGAR BUSH SEASON
Sugar bush season is underway across the region. Visit each site's website for details.
- Fortune Farms outside Almonte
- Fulton's Sugar Bush & Maple Shop
- Mapleside Sugar Bush in Pembroke
- Proulx Sugar Bush
- Stanley's Olde Maple Lane Farm
- Sugar Shack at Richelieu Vanier Park
- Temple's Sugar Bush in Lanark
- The Log Farm
- Walts Sugar Shack in Consecon, Ont.
- Wheelers Maple Products in McDonalds Corners
Museums are open across the national capital region this weekend.
For information on each museum in the region, visit the websites.
- 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, 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
Ottawa's four outdoor refrigerated skating rinks are open for skating.
Rink of Dreams at Ottawa City Hall
- Daily 8 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Lansdowne Park Skating Court
- Daily: 7 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Ben Franklin Place Skating Rink
- Daily: 9 a.m. to 11 p.m.
Jim Tubman Chevrolet Rink
- For skating times, visit https://ottawa.ca/en/jim-tubman-chevrolet-rink#schedule
Enjoy spring cross-country skiing and other winter activities in Gatineau Park this weekend.
For more information and winter passes to access the park, visit https://ncc-ccn.gc.ca/places/gatineau-parkhttps://ncc-ccn.gc.ca/places/gatineau-park
WINTER TRAILS IN OTTAWA
Over 100 kilometres of trails are groomed in Ottawa for winter recreational activities.
The National Capital Commission invites you to get out cross-country skiing, snowshoeing, fat biking and walking. Access is free.
Locations include the Mer Bleue conservation area and the Rideau Winter Trail along the Rideau River.
For information on winter trails in Ottawa, visit https://ncc-ccn.gc.ca/places/groomed-multi-use-winter-trails
Ski resorts are open for spring skiing across eastern Ontario and western Quebec. Visit each resort's website for details.
- Camp Fortune
- Calabogie Peaks
- Mont Cascades
- Mont Pakenham
- Mont Ste. Marie
- Ski Vorlage
- Sommet Edelweiss
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 Winter 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 Witch Prophet Friday night.
For tickets, visit the National Arts Centre website.
DECADES OF BOND
The National Arts Centre presents the Decades of Bond tribute show Saturday night at the NAC Fourth Stage.
For more information, visit https://nac-cna.ca/en/event/30299
OTTAWA FIRE VIRTUAL TOURS
The Ottawa Fire Service is inviting you to tour two fire stations virtually.
The service has teamed up with a local videographer to create two high-quality virtual station tours of Fire Station 53 in Orleans and Fire Station 73 in Vars.
The virtual station tours are in English with French subtitles.
For Station 53, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Fx6dyMNVkLE
For Station 73, visit https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=s3hqBTnW29k
Parc Omega is open in Montebello, Que.
For more information, visit https://www.parcomega.ca/en/.