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28 road trip ideas for this week: Boats, hockey, Irish dancers, digital art and maple syrup!

Get ready for one of my longest roundups ever. I have two home shows and a boat show, a multicultural hockey tournament and a travel show, fun for families, three film fests, a cutting-edge digital art festival, a rummage sale, a spaghetti supper…and Green Day! From Montreal to Carleton Place, and from Wakefield to the […]

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fibre art ort loom

20 road trip ideas: Curling, art shows, St. Patrick’s Day, sugar bushes and more, from Cantley to Kingston!

You can’t say this week’s road trip roundup doesn’t offer variety. I’ve got curling and cars, classically inspired art and WWE wrestling, a Matthew Good concert, St. Patrick’s Day parties galore and enough maple syrup fun to keep you on a sugar high all week. Wherever your travels take you, enjoy! Enjoy classic hurtin’ tunes […]

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Browse for paintings, pottery, textiles and more on 25+ artist studio tours from Ottawa

If shopping for pottery, paintings, textiles, photographs, garden art or other artworks and crafts is your idea of a perfect weekend, you’re spoiled for choice: there are so many studio tours within easy reach of Ottawa that you’ll need several seasons to explore them all. These self-driving weekends have become so popular that several of […]

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A rehearsal photo (without sets or costumes) from Orpheus' upcoming production of Catch Me If You Can. Photo courtesy of Orpheus Musical Theatre Society.

23 road trip ideas, from maple syrup and mustard to golf, gardens and theatre

Spring is coming—really! And you can get ready with gardening events in Kingston, Brockville and Toronto, or a golf show in Ottawa. I also have the scoop on maple syrup events, St. Patrick’s Day parades and parties, a cool art-and-food festival in Montreal, culinary fun in Merrickville and Ottawa, and a celebration of francophone culture […]

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