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Haunted Walks of Ottawa’s Halloween Season

September 27 - November 2
Bytown Museum, 1 Canal Lane
Ottawa, Ontario Canada

For those brave at heart, join in one of Haunted Walks Halloween Tours and hear spooky stories of Ottawa’s history! If you dare, contact Haunted Walks for more information and to book tickets: http://www.hauntedwalk.com    

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The Colours of Fall: Leaf Colouring Competition

October 5 - 10:00 - October 7 - 17:00
Bytown Museum, 1 Canal Lane
Ottawa, Ontario Canada

  This Thanksgiving weekend, take in the autumn colours onsite and do you best to create colourful and original leaves in our 3rd annual leaf colouring competition : Colours of the Fall. Using all kinds of colouring material, we challenge you to design breathtaking leaves. Entries will be posted on our Facebook page and the […]

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Women Making History

October 6 - 10:00 - 16:00
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An event every week that begins at 10:00 on Sunday and Saturday, repeating until October 20, 2019

Explore the Canadian History Hall from a fresh perspective: the lives of the extraordinary women who helped build our country. From Métis women of the fur trade to female factory workers of the Second World War, and vote-seeking suffragettes to women’s rights activists, women come into focus this October. Discover the stories of Indigenous writer […]

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Neanderthal Cave Art

October 6 - 10:00 - 16:00
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An event every day that begins at 10:00, repeating until October 31, 2019

Canadian Museum of History, 100 Laurier Street
Gatineau, Quebec K1A0M8 Canada
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Try your hand at Neanderthal art. Neanderthals left behind many objects, some of which are on display in our major exhibition, Neanderthal. One of the most evocative links to our prehistoric cousins is recently discovered cave art. This Studio activity helps you imagine linking hands with an artist who lived thousands of years ago. Create […]

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13:00

CREEPY & KOOKY – FAMILY CRAFT DAY

October 6 - 13:00 - 15:00
Goulbourn Museum, 2064 Huntley Road
Stittsville, Ontario K2S1B8 Canada

  Embrace all things that go “bump in the night” at this Halloween-inspired afternoon. Dress to scare and creep, float, or crawl on over. You’d be ghoulish to miss it! Family Craft Day activities are geared to children ages 4-11. Adult accompaniment and registration is required. Cost is $4 per child. To register call 613-831-2393 […]

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14:00

Old Ottawa East

October 6 - 14:00 - 15:30

Situated between the Rideau Canal and the Rideau River, Old Ottawa East is a neighbourhood undergoing change, with the former Oblates property being transformed into a new, dense residential subdivision. The story of Old Ottawa East will be explored through a tour of the area’s historic buildings and landscapes to explain how Ottawa institutions, transportation […]

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Great Bear Rainforest

October 6 - 14:00 - 16:00
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An event every day that begins at 14:00, repeating until October 9, 2019

Canadian Museum of History, 100 Laurier Street
Gatineau, Quebec K1A0M8 Canada
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Journey to a land of grizzlies, coastal wolves sea otters and the fabled all-white spirit bear—the rarest bear on earth—in the film Great Bear Rainforest, set in one of the planet’s most exquisite and secluded wildernesses. Hidden from the outside world, the Great Bear Rainforest is found on Canada’s rugged Pacific coast in British Columbia. […]

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Friends of the City of Ottawa Archives Annual Presentation and AGM

October 6 - 14:00 - 16:00
Central Archives, James K. Bartleman Centre, 100 Tallwood Dr
Ottawa, Ontario K2G 6J9 Canada
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Presentation: Why are public archives interested in your documents, visual and audio records? John D. Lund, City of Ottawa Archives Digital Records Archivist, will speak to what personal documents, visual and audio records might be of interest to archives in general and why. Descriptive and visual examples from the City Archives and other archives may […]

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Historic Cemetery Tours

October 6 - 19:00 - 20:00
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An event every week that begins at 19:00 on Sunday, repeating until October 6, 2019

One event on October 20, 2019 at 18:00

One event on October 27, 2019 at 18:00

One event on November 10, 2019 at 17:30

One event on November 10, 2019 at 17:30

Billings Estate National Historic Site, 2100 Cabot Street
Ottawa, Ontario K1H 6K1 Canada
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  Cost: $6.75 (adults) or $5.50 (students and seniors) Reservations are required. Please call 613-580-2088. Discover the often harsh and somber history of Bytown and Gloucester Township on a guided exploration of the Estate grounds and Settler’s Cemetery at dusk. Experience true tales of death, burial, and disease on a hour-long tour that will take […]

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Historic Cemetery Tours

October 6 - 19:00
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One event on September 22, 2019 at 19:00

One event on September 29, 2019 at 19:00

One event on October 6, 2019 at 19:00

One event on October 20, 2019 at 18:00

One event on October 27, 2019 at 18:00

One event on November 3, 2019 at 17:30

One event on November 10, 2019 at 17:30

Billings Estate National Historic Site, Billings Estate National Historic Site
Ottawa, Ontario K1H 6K1 Canada
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Recommended for ages 16+ Cost: $6.75 (adults) or $5.50 (students and seniors) Reservations are required. Please call 613-580-2088. Discover the often harsh and somber history of Bytown and Gloucester Township on a guided exploration of the Estate grounds and Settler’s Cemetery at dusk. Experience true tales of death, burial, and disease on a hour-long tour […]

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