Nothing matters but the weekend from a Wednesday point of view. And, with Friday just around the corner, there’s so much to look forward to, especially if you live in the capital. Whether you’re looking for delicious deals or want a chance to show off your skills, Ottawa has you covered. In fact, with so many things to do in Ottawa this weekend, it’ll be hard to choose which events to squeeze into your schedule. 

If you’re looking to dive into some tasty eats, you’ll have ample opportunity. 

Between fried chicken deals, dim sum, and breakfast with cats (yes, you heard that right), you’re sure to be full in no time. 

Or perhaps you want to focus on your New Year's resolutions this weekend?

If that's the case, there are plenty of modelling, writing, and health opportunities to help you reach those goals, whatever they may be. 

No matter what you decide to do this weekend, one thing is for sure, Ottawa is alive with possibilities.

So, all that’s left to do is take a peek at the list of events we’ve rounded up below.

And don’t forget to share this with your squad so everyone knows what’s up!

Mary Brown's Anniversary 

Price: $3.99

When: Saturday, Jan. 18

Address: 3098 Carling Ave. Unit 6B, Nepean, ON

Why You Need To Go: The Mary Brown's in Nepean is celebrating its one-year anniversary with delicious deals. You can enjoy two pieces of chicken with taters for only $3.99. There will be chances to win a Mary Brown's gift card as well.


Coffee With Cats

Price: Coffee & snacks by donation

When: Saturday, Jan. 18

Address: 197 Trainyards Dr., Unit #4, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can enjoy coffee and breakfast treats while you look at a bunch of adorable (and adoptable) cats. Who knows? You may even meet your new furry BFF.


Plant Swap

Price: $30

When: Friday, Jan. 17

Address: 340B Parkdale Ave., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can bring in cuttings of your favourite plant babies and swap them out for new additions to your home jungle. Your ticket includes fresh falafel with garlic and tahini sauce, a variety of Spanish-inspired pinchos, and a glass of wine or a hot beverage. 


Dim Sum & Board Games

Price: Roughly $22

When: Saturday, Jan. 18

Address: 939 Somerset St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can celebrate the Lunar New Year with tasty dim sum and board games. The games will cost $2 per person and the meal will be split evenly (about $20).


Model Casting Call

Price: Free

When: Saturday, Jan. 18

Address: 320 Jack Purcell Ln., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can score a role walking in the annual Runway for Hope event. Be sure to check the event page for details on everything you need to bring to the open casting call. 


DIY Mylk

Price: TBD

When: Saturday, Jan. 18

Address: 143 Main St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: If dairy is a no-no for you, then this workshop is just what you need. You can learn how to make almond, cashew, oat, and soy milk at home. 


Open Mic Poetry Night

Price: $5

When: Sunday, Jan. 19

Address: 315 Wilbrod, 2nd floor, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Have a way with words? You can share your poems with others at this charming Ottawa book store. You can even win $50 of in-store credit if you're "poet of the night."


Yoga Under The Stars

Price: $45

When: Friday, Jan. 17

Address: 2710 March Rd., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: We can't think of a better place to do yoga then inside this tropical oasis. The practice will conclude with a two-course vegan meal served in the bistro area of Aquatopia Conservatory. 


Paint Your Pet

Price: $38

When: Saturday, Jan. 18

Address: 200 Kennevale Dr., Unit 102, Barrhaven, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can create an adorable painting of your fur baby while you sip wine. Simply send in a photo of your pet so it can be transferred to a canvas, then start painting.


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