Fury, Poetry and Live Jazz in the Glebe this Weekend

September 27, 2018 | by glebeadmin


The REDBLACKS may be on their bye week, the Ottawa 67’s may be on the road, but that doesn’t mean there isn’t anything to do in the Glebe this weekend.

Your weekend kicks off Friday night at Café Morala, as Octopus Books is bringing in poets Steve Luttrell, Cameron Anstee and Natalie Hanna for a night of poetry reading. Luttrell,  founder and publishing editor of the acclaimed Café Review also hosts his own TV show, Poet’s Café and will be on hand for a night of reading at the Bank Street Café. The event is free. Click here for more information.

If poetry aint your thing, you can take in GlebeStock 2018 – the Glebe’s own version of the stories Woodstock festival of 1969. Local bands Sticks ‘n Stones will headline the fun night at the Horticulture Building. The night will also feature dancing, trivia and even a bit of karaoke. All of the money raised will go towards establishing  an Abbotsford House Restoration Fund and purchasing new therapeutic technology for our Long-Term Care Home at the Glebe Centre. Tickets are $50. Click here for more information.

It’s pumpkin time! Head to the Ottawa Farmers this Sunday at Lansdowne and you’ll be able to pick up some pumpkins for a spooky Halloween. The market runs every Sunday from 9 a.m. to 3 p.m. Click here for more information.

Can the Ottawa Fury FC hang on to a playoff spot in the USL’s Eastern Conference? Find out Sunday when the take to the field at TD Place to face Bethlehem Steel. It’s the second-last home game of the season and with the team in 7th place, they’ll need to finish strong. Sunday’s game kicks off at 1 p.m. at TD Place. Click here for more information.

Calling all jazz cats, or anyone who digs live music. Starting this Sunday, Industria Pizzeria & Bar will feature free live jazz from 4-7 p.m. at Lansdowne Park. Come in for a bite and relax to some soothing tunes to finish up your busy weekend. Click here for more information.