Ottawa Parades Guide - Ottawa Pride Parade - Sunday, August 24, 2014
Every year Ottawa hosts several parades, including a Santa Claus Parade, a St. Patrick's Day Parade, a Pride Parade, a Labour Day Parade, and more. And it's not just downtown - our suburbs also have traditional seasonal parades.
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- Soul Kisser
Soul Kisser is one of Ottawa's up and coming experimental acts, bringing post rock/shoegazer music to Ottawa's masses, and hopefully beyond, with energy and original songwriting. The result is a medley of effects, rumbling bass/guitar licks, infectious keys and all manner of instrumentation. Soul Kisser songs will capture the imagination and sooth the soul. Featuring Jayson (Bassist/Guitarist/Vocalist) & Adriana (Keyboardist). Otto (Drummer) Roland Juno Di/Line 6 JM4 Looper.
- Brew Donkey Charity Tour Series
A monthly brewery tour supporting local charities - First Sunday of every month, raising find by raising a glass."
- August 14-30:
Crush Improv presents My Summer Crush
Crush Improv presents three weeks of workshops and shows by companies and artists we have totally fallen for - and we think you will too. We've got everything: Workshops, shows, a bar, and more. Featuring special guest Kevin McDonald (Kids in the Hall) on August 22 & 23.
- August 31, 2014: Wakefield Grannies' "Great Granny Concert 2014"
Wakefield Grannies' "Great Granny Concert 2014" with Senegalese sensation Élage M'Baye; the a cappella group SIFA; and Fiddleheads Musical Theatre - August 31st, noon to 4pm at Fairbairn Museum in Wakefield. Also great food, a BBQ and an eclectic marketplace. Tickets available at Jamboree (Wakefield) or at door. Kids free!
- September 13-14, 2014: Fibrefest
The Mississippi Valley Textile Museum presents the 19th FIBREFEST at the Museum and the Almonte Arena. Old favorites returning are Button Mania, Vintage Clothing, demonstrations, Fabric Flea Market, Tea room and over 80+ Vendors. New to fibrefest this year are Alpaca Ontario with a fleece sort-a-thon and an exciting fabric exhibition from Nuno, Japan. Come and enjoy a day in Almonte. Free parking. $5 admission.
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Ottawa Labour Day Parade
- Traditionally held on Labour Day Monday in Ottawa.
- Rain or shine, this year's Labour Day March starts at noon at Ottawa City Hall (Lisgar @ Elgin) at noon, and ends at McNabb Park (Gladstone @ Bronson) where there's a family picnic from 1:00pm-4:30pm, including music, balloons, pony rides, games, face painting, clowns and more. And it's free.
- More info: ottawalabour.org
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