Weekly Newsletter: Ottawa Events January 7-13th

Christmas holidays are over and it’s back to reality for most of us. The roads were much busier this morning, with all the daily commuters and office drones making their way back to their cubicles. I am one of those drones, so don’t take it personally. Haha This weekly newsletter is late, I’m sorry, but I looked at the events going on this week, and I am sad to say that it’s a relatively quiet week. I figured that I can be late occasionally, and this would be a good week to show off my tardiness. Also, I’m just making excuses. I was at the monthly sports card and comic show Sunday, then my season opener for indoor softball, then I had dinner plans…..blah blah….I got lazy Sunday night.

The theatre companies appear to mostly still be on Christmas vacation while getting ready for an amazing spring line up (stay tuned). The exception being Ottawa Little Theatre, who have kicked off a three-week run of Ripcord starting Wednesday night.

It’s a dismal week in Ottawa for sports, but after eight straight losses for the Sens, maybe it’s good that they’re not playing at home this week. The 67’s who are having a great season, also are on the road all week.

A full list of this week’s events can be found here!!

Where will I be?

Tonight (Monday), I found myself attending the Jason Benoit concert at Algonquin Commons Theatre. It was a very small crowd, almost embarrassingly small really. I would say no more than 50 people showed up to this free concert for Algonquin Students. Although not a country music fan whatsoever, it was a pretty good show. Tuesday night, I’m attending a business development meeting to learn about facebook marketing….yay!! LOL Wednesday night, you can find me at my favourite networking event held every 3-4 months at the Horticulture Building. eSAX, the Entrepreneur Social Advantage Experience is such a great event for anyone up for some valuable networking and business mingling! With a trade show, guest speakers, musical entertainment, and the famous “sax on the beach” signature drink, there’s always something for everyone!


GREAT NEWS!!! The Faces award finalists have been announced, and we’ve made it to the list again this year. Covert Ottawa Guy is up for Ottawa’s best Blogger. My beautiful fiancé, and other half of COG, Jillian Turman, is a finalist for two awards: best Make Up artist, AND Ottawa’s favourite model (I’m so proud)!! Also, the Covert Ottawa Guy “semi” official photographer, Hilary Chaiton, is up for best photographer!! We’d all appreciate your votes! You can vote once per day, per IP address. Just click here to vote please!! Also, this awards gala on January 25th is AMAZING!!! I can’t wait to go again this year. Faces definitely knows how to throw a party!!

In case you missed it, I’m two years old!! Hooray!! Thanks to everyone for making Covert Ottawa Guy a success and a fantastic source for event information! Without your feedback, I wouldn’t know what you want to see or don’t so I encourage you to send me messages and chat…I’m nice, I promise!! Cheers to another year, and to many more!

If you’re hosting an event in the future, I offer advertising and promotion packages…please click on: Promote your Event on the main menu for details. I now also offer the ability to sell your event tickets through my site at a competitive price so why not stay local!! Please contact me for more information as I have many promotional packages available that can be tailored to your needs. I also offer an array of event services for all types of events. My network is expanding regularly and I’d be happy to connect you with the services that you’ll need to make your event a success!!

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