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Evenings Out in the Capital: Four of Ottawa’s Best Kept Secrets

OttawaLife.com, Evenings Out in the Capital: Four of Ottawa’s Best Kept Secrets by OLM Contributor. October 19, 2018. Whether you’re an Ottawa native or a tourist on the hunt for some cultural treasures, the capital city of Canada has much to offer. Though less visited than Montreal and Toronto, this pint-sized and picturesque place has dozens of attractions to keep you occupied, from museums to chateaus, theatres, and more, many of them hidden away off the beaten track. So, you have an itinerary to fill and no idea where to begin? Then here are just a few of the city’s
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Halloween: Ottawa Events!

It’s almost Halloween! Make it a spooky weekend filled with ghosts, vampires and ghouls with any of the great events taking place this weekend. Try Frightfest at Saunders Farm, Skreamers at Proulx Maple & Berry Farm, and Acres of Terror. Click here for a full list of spooky events!  
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Fun Things To Do This Weekend to Kick Off Fall

  Kick off the first day off Fall tomorrow with some fun events and activities happening around the city this weekend. There’s plenty of fun for everyone, like the Carp Fair, Night Shift at Watson’s Mill, the REDBLACKS Family Day Game, or the Canada Army Run. Click here for a full list of events.  
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A list of Ottawa Farmer’s Markets

Who doesn’t love a great Farmer’s Market? Fresh fruit, veggies and baked goods can be found in abundance all over Ottawa. From our urban markets, to rural and even Gatineau, there’s one close by! Click here for the list of Farmer’s Markets.  
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Don’t wait until the last minute, plan your Family Day Weekend now!

Family Day is Monday February 19th, which means there’s a long weekend ahead! There’s plenty of activities and events going on in the capital this week and weekend to choose from. Don’t wait until the last minute, plan your fun-packed weekend now! Click here to see the full list of events and activities.  
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It’s fall..sort of!

  It sure doesn’t feel like autumn, does it? But, nonetheless, today is the first day of fall. With this summery weather though, we really have to ask what the rest of the year is going to look like as winter approaches. Does this unusual warm weather mean we’re going to pay dearly with a cold, bitter winter? According to Environment Canada senior climatologist Dave Phillips: Not so much! “It is so Canadian to worry about winter before summery weather is even over.” Well, can you blame us? “There is going to be something for everybody. There are going to be
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31 Plants that Repel Mosquitoes

  With all the rain and flooding the Ottawa area has dealt with this spring, mosquitoes are going to be a problem this summer. Here is a list of plants that when planted in your yard or in a pot near your porch, will help to keep these pesky bugs away naturally.   Click here to read the article
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