Local Events

Hands-on: Try the Potter's Wheel
Hands-on: Try the Potter's Wheel
  • Wednesday May 3rd, 2017
  • Loam Clay Studio
    7 Hamilton Ave N

Is it as easy as the masters make it look? Find out for yourself. Try the wheel at Loam for free. If you like what you've created, you have the option of purchasing it, then...

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Unveiling: Tying Our Community Together, 2016 Happening Permanent Art Grant Installation
Unveiling: Tying Our Community Together, 2016 Happening Permanent Art Grant Installation
  • Wednesday May 3rd, 2017
  • Ottawa Bagel Shop & Deli
    1321 Wellington St W

Join us for the unveiling of "Tying Our Community Together" by local artist Daniel Martelock at the Ottawa Bagelshop and Deli. The 2016 Happening Art Grant funded the...

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THE HAPPENING: Window Art by Andrea Emery
THE HAPPENING: Window Art by Andrea Emery
  • Wednesday May 3rd, 2017
  • Foundations Chiropractic & Integrated Health
    95 Holland Ave, Ottawa

Local artist Andrea Emery will be adorning the Foundations Chiropractic & Integrated Health *and* the Hintonburg Community Centre with window art in celebration of the...

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Live Music: Sparklesaurus + Guests
Live Music: Sparklesaurus + Guests
  • Wednesday May 3rd, 2017
  • The Record Centre
    1099 Wellington St W

Sparklesaurus plays at The Record Centre with their original living room dreampop mixed on high, baked in the oven at 375, and then sprinkled with a cup of dirt and confetti....

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Parkdale Food Centre AGM
Parkdale Food Centre AGM
  • Wednesday May 3rd, 2017
  • Hintonburg Community Centre, Wellington Room, 1064 Wellington St. West

The Parkdale Food Centre AGM takes place.  All are

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Interactive Theatre: Bread
Interactive Theatre: Bread
  • Wednesday May 3rd, 2017
  • Parkdale Food Centre, 30 Rosemount Ave.

It’s Seth and Ruby’s last day in the neighbourhood before they move away. Forever. They've invited some of their best friends into their makeshift kitchen to share their...

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Art in Jest
Art in Jest
  • Wednesday May 3rd, 2017
  • The Hair Committee
    1275 Wellington St W

Brenda Dunn of Art in Jest will be showing a new series at the Hair Committee during the course of the Happening. Free

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Where in the World is Wade?
Where in the World is Wade?
  • Wednesday May 3rd, 2017
  • World of Maps
    1191 Wellington St W

Wade's Wiggly Antlers is a new children's book by local author Louise Bradford. Wade will be hiding in the World of Maps store for the whole fest. Can you find him? Come by...

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Expert Abstractions
Expert Abstractions
  • Wednesday May 3rd, 2017
  • Euphoria Salon, 1195 Wellington St W

The beautiful works of Andrea Warren highlights Euphoria Salon's reopening. The night includes refreshments, an artist talk with Andrea, creative hair displays and tutorials,...

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Art + Cocktails
Art + Cocktails
  • Thursday May 4th, 2017
  • Bar Laurel
    1087 Wellington St W

Bartender Matt Millard creates cocktails inspired by a selection of sketches by artist Stephen Frew. Stand in front of your fave sketch and take a sip. Good match? Oo, let's...

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Local Talent + Cocktails
Local Talent + Cocktails
  • Thursday May 4th, 2017
  • The Royal Oak Pub
    1217 Wellington St W

Thursday, Ottawa's favourite night to go out! Come out to the Royal Oak and check out some fantastic local talent, while enjoying our specialty hand-crafted cocktails! Free...

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Colourblock Party & Workshop
Colourblock Party & Workshop
  • Thursday May 4th, 2017
  • Flock Boutique
    1275 Wellington St W

Young artists in our community will be showing and selling their work to raise funds for their 3rd grade classroom at Devonshire Public School. The show continues through the...

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