We are halfway through the week and you know what that means... it’s time to start laying down those epic weekend plans. Whether you’re looking for something chill and laidback or you’re ready to party the night away, the capital has you covered. With so many things to do in Ottawa this weekend, you and the squad are sure to have a good time no matter what you get up to. 

If you’ve set any personal goals for the new year, there are a variety of events this weekend that will help you meet them. 

From super fun workouts to eco-friendly classes and chances to help others, you’ll find plenty of opportunities to keep your 2020 goals on track. 

And, as always, there are some seriously tasty Ottawa food pop-ups to indulge your tastebuds as well. 

Are you a fan of The Office? Well, this weekend you can dress up as your favourite character at Dunder Mifflin Night hosted by the Ottawa 67’s.

Speaking of sports, did we mention there will be an Ottawa Sens star signing autographs in the city this weekend, too?

So, don’t forget to text your BFF and let them know what the plans are.

Ottawa 67's Dunder Mifflin Night

Price: Starting at $17.74

When: Friday, Jan. 10

Address: 1015 Bank St., Ottawa, ON 

Why You Need To Go: You can dress up as your favourite characters from The Office and cheer on a local hockey team at the same time. 


Momo Spot Pop-Up @ Good Eats

Price: Prices vary

When: Saturday, Jan. 11

Address: 473 Albert St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you love dumplings, then these delicious momos are sure to impress. The pop-up will also feature sweet mini cheesecakes for dessert. 


Tunnel Mural Design Contest

Price: Free

When: Submissions by Friday, Jan. 10

Address: Carleton University, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Calling all Carleton U students! You could leave your mark on your school in a big way. The school is currently excepting designs for an Industrial Design mural. The winning design will be painted on the school's tunnels. 


80s Mix Tape

Price: Starting at $29

When: Saturday, Jan. 11

Address: NAC, 1 Elgin St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you love fingerless gloves, shoulder pads, and '80s music, this is the event for you. You can groove and sing along with an entire orchestra as they perform all the '80s chart-toppers. 


Brady Tkachuk Autograph Signing 

Price: Starting at $39

When: Sunday, Jan. 12

Address: 379 Preston St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can meet an Ottawa Sens star and get an autograph from him too. 


Australia Rescue Effort Sewing Day

Price: Free

When: Saturday, Jan. 11

Address: Krooked Stitch, Hunters Point Crescent, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: If you're looking for a way to help out with the fires in Australia, you can get together and help sew joey pouches for rescued baby kangaroos this weekend.


DIY Cleaning Products 

Price: Free

When: Sunday, Jan. 12

Address: 1130 Wellington St. W., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can come into Ottawa's zero-waste grocery store to make your own cleaning products. Everything from cleaning paste to air freshener, toilet bombs, and more.


Fly Market Vintage Streetwear 

Price: Prices vary

When: Saturday, Jan. 11

Address: 379 Waverley St., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: You can head over to the Dom Polski Hall to browse a variety of vintage and retro streetwear from the '70s, '80s, '90s, and 2000s. 


Puppy Yoga

Price: $30

When: Sunday, Jan. 12

Address: 190 Colonnade Rd. Unit 19, Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: Puppies are the best motivation for you to meet those 2020 workout goals, and you can feel good knowing the proceeds are going to a good cause. Time for a woof-out.  


Snowshoe Under the Stars

Price: $16

When: Starting Friday, Jan. 10

Address: Visitor Centre, 33 Chemin Scott, Chelsea, QC

Why You Need To Go: Just across the border in Gatineau Park, you can go on a snowy guided adventure. Your magical snowshoe hike under the stars will end with a cozy cup of hot chocolate in the Sugar Bush Shelter. 


The Roommate 

Price: $29

When: Jan. 8 to 25

Address: 400 King Edward Ave., Ottawa, ON

Why You Need To Go: If the new year has you craving a little culture, then why not check out a play at Ottawa Little Theatre? 


Pet Value Adopt-a-thon

Price: Prices vary

When: Sunday, Jan. 12

Address: 300 Earl Grey Dr., Kanata, ON

Why You Need To Go: There are a bunch of adorable small animals, kittens, and cats looking for their forever homes this weekend. 


There are stories everywhere. If you spot a newsworthy event in your city, send us a message, photo, or video @NarcityCanada on Twitter and Instagram.


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