Another weekend is fast approaching and we honestly couldn’t be more ready for it. Of course, it’s that time of year when there’s a holiday market on seemingly every corner in the capital. But if that’s not exactly your thing, don’t worry. There are so many things to do in Ottawa this weekend that picking just one is going to be tough. \nAfter a long week of work, nothing sounds better than some indulgent weekend eats, and there’s a plate full of them ready for you in the capital.\nBetween foodie pop-ups, holiday plays, acting auditions, and more, there’s a little something for everyone to get involved in this weekend.\nWhether you want to kick back and relax with a juicy Nashville hot chicken sammie, or are ready to take on a DIY class, Ottawa has you covered.\nWhatever plans you decide on, weekends are the best when enjoyed with friends.\nSo be sure to share this list with your BFF so that the two of you can start mapping out your epic weekend adventures ASAP.\nMerry Cheesemas Pop-Up\nPrice: Menu prices vary from $8-$16\nWhen: Saturday, December 14 from 12 p.m. to 6 p.m.\nAddress: 571 Gladstone Ave., Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can stock up on crazy-delicious vegan cheese blocks for the holidays and enjoy a cheesy pop-up menu too. \n View this post on Instagram Sold out of platters at @ottawaveganmarket but there's a few available at @littlejoberrys right now! Also a limited amount of Party Size Bree! That's a pound of creamy, air dried Bree that can be sliced or baked! 😱 #vegan #ottawavegan A post shared by madfauxcheese (@madfauxcheese) on Dec 10, 2018 at 7:06pm PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nCapital Pop-Up Holiday Edition \nPrice: $2 entry\nWhen: Sunday, December 15 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.\nAddress: 175 Third Ave., Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can browse tons of local vendors and food makers to pick up those last-minute Christmas gifts. \n View this post on Instagram Please welcome @knotty_hangs to the Dec 15th Capital Pop Up! Holiday Edition! "Handmade Fiber Art and Macrame Home Decor and Accessories. " A post shared by Capital Pop Up (@capitalpopup) on Dec 10, 2019 at 6:50am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nPet Photos With The Grinch\nPrice: $15\nWhen: Sunday, December 15 from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m.\nAddress: Pet Value, 665 River Rd., Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can make hilarious holiday memories with your furry BFF and an iconic Christmas character. \n View this post on Instagram Making sure Mr Grinch still has a heart this Christmas 🎄❤️ A post shared by Jaxson (@jaxthegoldy) on Dec 1, 2019 at 7:50am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nSerena Ryder Christmas Kisses Tour\nPrice: $40-$70\nWhen: Sunday, December 15 at 4 p.m.\nAddress: National Arts Centre, 1 Elgin St., Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can take in an incredible holiday concert from one of Ontario's own musical gems. \n View this post on Instagram #SerenaRyder brought her #Christmas-themed tour to #Edmonton, where she #stompa-ed her way through a holiday set 🎄 Swipe ➡️ through the gallery for the festive highlights (📸 @zukshoots) 🎁 #canadianmusic #christmasmusic #edmontonab #albertamusic #edmontonmusic #yeg #yegmusic #christmaskisses #christmaskissestour #concert #concertphoto #concertphotography #musicphotography A post shared by Exclaim! (@exclaimdotca) on Dec 4, 2019 at 9:18am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nPierogi Dinner\nPrice: Prices vary\nWhen: Sunday, December 15\nAddress: 1305 Wellington St. W., Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can sample a wide variety of delicious pierogi flavours. If you find one you like, you can take home frozen bags of the same kind. There will also be tasty oat-based milkshakes to sip on. \n View this post on Instagram Hey #hamont! Come see us tomorrow for our pop up at @grainandgritbeer from 4-9pm! Is there anything better than pierogi & beer? 🥟🍺 A post shared by Pierogi Me! (@pierogi_me) on Apr 4, 2019 at 12:25pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nHairspray Auditions \nPrice: Free\nWhen: Saturday, December 14 from 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.\nAddress: 985 Pinecrest Rd., Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: If you loved singing along with this iconic musical then it might be time to audition for the show. Regular registration is full, but they are still accepting emails for select roles on the website.\n View this post on Instagram #Hairspray 2007 . #movie#hairspraymovie A post shared by 김혜민혬블리. 하나님의사람♡ (@89hyemvly) on Nov 30, 2019 at 2:59am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nDIY Beeswax Wraps\nPrice: Free\nWhen: Saturday, December 14 from 1 p.m. to 2 p.m.\nAddress: Nu Grocery, 143 Main St., Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can learn how to make your own eco-friendly alternative to plastic wrap, just in time to wrap up some yummy holiday cookies. \n View this post on Instagram With Christmas so close you can be sure that beeswax wraps will come in real handy for all the leftover ? Christmas is a time to enjoy all those yum foods that are tradition but in our family we always cook so so much ! #beeswaxwraps #smallbusiness #australianbusinesswomen #australianmade #ladystartuplife #mamamia #mamamialadystartup #australiandesigners #entrepreneur #ladystartupcourse #startup #ladystartupmaker #ladystartup #supportsmallbusiness #womenwhohustle #putarocketupyourbusiness #buildingempires #womensupportingwomen #shoplocal #womeninbusinessuk A post shared by Beeswax Wraps Shellys (@beeswaxwraps_shelly) on Dec 11, 2019 at 2:34am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nHot Chicken Pop-Up\nPrice: Free entry\nWhen: Saturday, December 14 from 11 a.m. until sold out\nAddress: 15-5510 Canotek Rd., Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can enjoy delicious Nashville-style hot chicken sammies at this adorable Ottawa brewery.\n View this post on Instagram Come get your hot chicken fix this Sunday October 20th @bar_lupulus for their 2 year anniversary party!! We will be slinging out sandwiches from 3-6pm, come say hiiiiii A post shared by Holly Laham (@hollyshotpeaches) on Oct 15, 2019 at 7:50pm PDT\n\nWebsite\n\n\nA Christmas Carol @ The Gladstone \nPrice: $24 - $40\nWhen: December 15-22 at 7:30 p.m.\nAddress: 910 Gladstone Ave., Ottawa, ON\nWhy You Need To Go: You can see a classic Christmas play performed entirely by one person. \n View this post on Instagram Join some of your favourite radio show voices (and some shiny new talent) for a wonderful night at the theatre! . 5 performances of The Radio Show remain, including a 2:30pm matinee on the final day (this Saturday) A post shared by The Gladstone Theatre (@gladstonetheatre) on Dec 11, 2019 at 4:57am PST\n\nWebsite\n\n\nThere are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.