OttawaStart’s Weekly Event Round-Up: November 27-December 3

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OttawaStart Weekly Round-Up

Our crowdsourced list of the best events in Ottawa this week.

 

Thursday, November 27: Exhibition Opening of 1867 – Rebellion and Confederation
Attention history buffs: this Thursday evening the Canadian Museum of History is launching a new special exhibition called 1867 – Rebellion & Confederation. The official opening, which gets under way at 5:30 pm, is open to the public and will feature a photo booth, a town crier, speeches, refreshments, as well as a visit of the exhibition.
– Eliane Laberge, Eventful Capital

Thursday, November 27: $HOW ME THE MONEY: How to Fund Your Recording Project
The Bluesfest School of Music and Art (BSOMA) launches the first in a planned series of seminars to support and assist independent musicians. Panelists will be discuss how bands and musicians in Ottawa can get their share of the millions of dollars available to indie musicians. It’s at the new Festival House on Churchill.
Glen Gower

Friday, November 28: FAU Mardi’s 5th Anniversary
The FAU Collective invites you to celebrate its 5th anniversary at La Filature in the Hull sector of Gatineau this Friday. Join the crew for a unique evening featuring beats from 5 DJs, live sets from 5 musicians and visual projections by 5 VJs. A full night of electronic art and audio-visual performances complete with a dance party.
– Eliane Laberge, Eventful Capital

Saturday, November 29: The Laff Customer Appreciation Party
A party 165 years in the making! Celebrate at this historic Ottawa bar’s birthday with special performances by Lucky Ron and the Billy MacInnis Trio, prizes, and of course food and drink.
– Laura Gauthier

Saturday, November 29: Snowday Album Release Show
Toronto-based chillout electronic duo Snowday are embarking on a mini-tour to promote the release of their top notch debut album “As We Travel”. The guys, who are originally from Ottawa, will be making a stop in the capital city this Saturday to give a free preview set at the Record Centre followed by the official release show happening later than night at Mugshots.
– Eliane Laberge, Eventful Capital

Saturday, November 29: Sing 4 Biodiversity
A cappella choir The Stairwell Carollers lend their talents to raise funds for USC Canada’s Seeds of Survival program, which supports sustainable family farming around the world and in Canada. Come hear beautiful seasonal music while contributing to good things like biodiversity and food security.
– Denise DebyGreen Living Ottawa

Sunday, November 30th: Ringing in Christmas Handbells & Chimes Concert
Get into the Christmas spirit with an evening of handbells and chimes at Rideau Park United Church (2203 Alta Vista Drive at Cunningham Avenue) this Sunday at 7pm. Featuring Christmas favourites played by Rideau Park’s five handbell and chimes choirs: A Touch of Brass, Grace Notes, La Bell Ensemble, Note-Able Sound, and Ringing Praise, this is a great way to start the season. All are welcome! Admission is free and there will be a freewill offering. For more information, call: 613-733-3156. (I’m going to be playing in A Touch of Brass, and people are welcome to come up and say hi after the concert.)
– Gordon Dewis

Sunday, November 30: Fall Reflections: The Impact of Pesticides on Health—Ours and the Planet’s
Catch this talk by Rick Smith, who learned firsthand about the challenges of reducing people’s exposure to harmful chemicals while researching his co-authored books Toxin Toxout and Slow Death by Rubber Duck. Hosted by Canadian Organic Growers Ottawa–St. Lawrence–Outaouais in conjunction with their annual general meeting. Includes organic snacks!
– Denise DebyGreen Living Ottawa

Until Sunday, November 30: Fiddler on the Roof
A wonderful production of Fiddler on the Roof is playing at the Centrepointe Theatre!
– Laura Gauthier

Wednesday, December 3: Mansfield Press Ottawa Fall Launch
7:00 pm at Black Squirrel Books & Tea, 1073 Bank Street. Laura Farina, Frank Davey, Christine Miscione, Nelson Ball
– Amanda Earl, Bywords

Saturday, December 7: PongShop.ca Table Tennis Tournament
At the Gladstone Sport & Health Centre, 9:30am-6:00pm. There are four divisions to choose from, from recreational to open, and singles and doubles categories in each division. Draw prizes, medals in each division, and a $100 cash prize for the winner of the open category.
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For more events, check out ottawastart.com/events/ … and have a great week!


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