A Leahy Family Christmas
When: Friday, 7 p.m.
Where: The National Arts Centre
A Leahy Family Christmas with the NAC Orchestra unites Canadian musical powerhouse family Leahy with conductor Stéphane Laforest, the NAC Orchestra, and the Ottawa Regional Youth Choir.

When: Friday to Sunday
Where: Shenkman Arts Centre
The East End Theatre will present its popular Christmas panto. This show brings to life a version of Aladdin that begins in China and ends in Egypt.

Christmas Tea
When: Saturday & Sunday, noon to 4 p.m.
Where: SBillings Estate National Historic Site
Carolers will entertain you as you enjoy Christmas desserts and tea inside the 1820s wood-framed house, and Christmas crafts will keep the kids busy while you relax and enjoy the beauty of the season. First-come, first-served.

Ketch Harbour Wolves
When: Saturday, 8 p.m.
Where: Zaphod Beeblebrox, 27 York St.
The music of Ontario’s Ketch Harbour Wolves ranges from episodes of sprawling emotional energy to moments of cathartic stillness.

Stuart McLean

When: Saturday & Sunday.
Where: The National Arts Centre
One of Canada’s most beloved storytellers and a bestselling author, Stuart McLean’s is back with stories about Dave, owner of a secondhand record store.

John McDermott
When: Sunday, 3 p.m.
Where: Centrepointe Theatre
“Legend” is not a title John McDermott would readily embrace, but his accomplishments have become legendary in recording industry lore.

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