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There are lots of great events taking place in our city this weekend!

La Machine invades Ottawa this week! Check out the larger-than-life dragon and spider that will roam Ottawa streets this weekend, as well as all the other fun activities on offer. Here is a list of activities happening in and around Ottawa this weekend, from July 28-30, 2017. From Thursday, July 27 to Sunday, July 30, catch La Machine’s Long-Ma (the dragon) and Kumo (the spider) as they roam the streets of downtown Ottawa in a mixture of static scenes and walkabouts. Make sure to consult the schedule as well as be aware of road closure information. Visitors may want to make use of public
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Rain got you down? Escape the Diefenbunker!

Looking for something different to do with all the rainy weather? The Diefenbunker and Ottawa’s premier escape room company, Escape Manor have partnered to launch the World’s Largest Escape Room. The experience will run Thursday through Sunday evenings and reside within the 100,000 square foot facility. This elaborate endeavor will be themed around espionage…     Click here for full details!
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Have you had a chance to check out this must-see attraction yet?

  This experience of sound and light is a thrilling thematic journey through Canada’s history. Combining bold digital technology with the architectural splendour of the Parliament Buildings, the show illuminates Canadian stories of nation-building, partnership, discovery, valour, pride and vision for a country. Key figures, events and achievements from Canadian history are brought to life using five distinct artistic styles. All are presented in spectacular detail, with stirring narration and an original score, against the backdrop of the Centre Block and Peace Tower.   Click here for more info
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Ottawa Bluesfest starts tomorrow!

Bluesfest is one of the largest international music events in the world, with over 220 varied musical acts on several outdoor stages, attracting more than 300,000 music fans each year.   Click here for all the info
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Happy 150!

It’s going to be a busy weekend, with lots of crowds and festivities (as blogged about on Wednesday!) It’s going to be a tremendous experience! I just wanted to wish everyone, who chooses to celebrate, a very happy and very safe Canada 150 holiday weekend!
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