What’s going on this weekend in Stittsville

Runners at the 2013 9 Run Run event

Stittsville is bustling this weekend with many events taking place. With a full weekend, we thought we should prepare a convenient list of happenings around town. But keep in mind, as the pandemic numbers are going down, we still have to remain diligent and follow the health guidelines provided by Ottawa Public Health.

Friday, October 15, 2021

Stittsville Haunted Heritage Tours continue – Tours take place throughout October and November on Friday and Saturday evenings at 7:00pm and 9:00pm each night. The tour departs from Stittsville’s “Barber on Main”, 1549 Main Street. Get your tickets and Beverage/Snack special at https://www.eventbrite.ca/…/stittsville-haunted…

Crave Tacos – Jeff over at Crave Tacos is bringing classic rock and country band – Adam Hamelin & Country Junk – to the stage on Friday night from 6-9pm. Drop in to end your week with some live entertainment!

Royal Oak Stittsville: Skyler Radmore is doing the entertaining at The Oak from 5:00 – 9:00pm. Great way to end your week!

The Stittsville Library – Art Space Wall: The library dedicates their ‘Art Space Wall’ to local photographers and artists on a monthly basis. This month a new exhibit takes over the library wall featuring the photographs of long-time Stittsville resident and photographer John Edkins. Take a moment and drop-in to view John’s beautiful photographs.

Saturday, October 16, 2021

9runrun – the 10k run kicks off at 9:00am. Sophie and Jeff from Pure Country94 will be on-hand to see participants off at the start line. The start line is at Abbott and Stittsville Main Streets. Live music provided by Stittsville’s own Tim Burns will be providing entertainment during the day. A portion of proceeds from the sale of his latest CD (for purchase at the event) will be donated to 9runrun. Other events will also be held in the Village Square Park.

Skyla Baroud’s Market in the Park Fundraiser for the Snowsuit Fund: this Market is happening from 9:00 a.m. until 2:00 p.m. at Pioneer Plains Park (Stittsville Main St and Kimpton Dr) with well over 20 vendors participating. There are raffle tickets available at $5 to win any one of some fabulous gift baskets that have been donated by the vendors.

Autumn Leaves Yard Sale at St. Thomas Anglican Church: due to the weather this may be cancelled. However, if it takes place the event will happen from 9:00am until 2:00pm. There will be home decor, books, clothes, toys, Christmas items and crafts. Coffee, tea, hot chocolate and muffins will be available in their Café. A rain date, if necessary, will be Saturday, October 23.

Stittsville Lions Club Bottle Drop for Diabetes: The Lions are getting a head start on their fundraising for Diabetes with a bottle drop to take place on October 16 from 9:00am – 1:00pm. They are asking residents to drop off your empty cans, plastics, beer, liquor and wine bottles to support the fundraising effort at the Stittsville Lions Hall on Main Street.

Free Bicycle Safety Gear Giveaway: Councillor Gower and Safer Roads Ottawa will be at Village Square Park Drop from 3:00 – 5:00pm for the “Be Safe Be Seen” campaign. They will be handing out free bike lights and reflective gear. (Rain date: Sunday, October 17 from 9am-11am.)

Walk for Water – WaterAid Canada: October 16 is the last day for the Walk for Water. Pledge to walk 1, 2, or 4 kilometres a day This fall, WaterAid Canada challenges you to participate in Walk For Water! Pledge to walk 1, 2, or 4 kilometres a day and raise funds to help us bring clean water to communities in need around the world. All distances reflect a walk that millions of women and children have to take each day just to reach clean water. Visit us at https://www.wateraid.org/ca/ to learn more!

Brew Revolution – The Deneece Martin Trio will be playing from 6:00 – 9:00pm. Relax and take in this great music.

Sunday, October 17, 2021

Stittsville Market @the Barn: Take advantage of visiting this Market on Abbott Street @ Village Square Park from 9:00am – 1:00pm. The season is passing quickly and there are only 3 more weeks available to shop the vendors. On Sunday there will be Lachapelle Farm; Kavanagh Farm; Shady Mile Farm; Pestle & Pods Spice Co., Saatokda, and Avo. Oh and local garlic will also be available.

Well we hope we haven’t missed any events. If you wish to share your events with us, get in touch at: feedback@stittsvillecentral.ca or send a PM on our Facebook or Twitter pages.


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