Already wanting to guide your winter trip? These solar locations are on sale proper now

Take in the solar for much less

Fall is formally right here, and when you’re already dreaming of hotter climes, that is the time to make the most of offers to solar locations for winter. From now till Oct. 4, whenever you guide a choose Air Canada Vacations package deal departing between Jan. 2 and April 30, your favorite journey buddy will rise up to 50 per cent off their reserving. In the meantime, Air Transat is launching its R&R 18+ collection, which options packages at high inns in Cuba, Mexico, the Dominican Republic and St. Martin that cater completely to adults. Additionally, till Sept. 27, you may get in on Transat’s 35th anniversary sale, with as much as 35 per cent off choose packages to tropical locations.

Music to your ears

Hosted over three weekends, the Ontario Festival of Small Halls kicks off on Oct. 6. The multi-venue occasion showcases large music in little locations, with celebrated Canadian musicians taking part in small-town venues, together with neighborhood halls, artwork centres and church buildings. Highlights embody intimate performances by Juno-nominated Royal Wooden within the Wilton Neighborhood Corridor (Oct. 6), Ashley MacIsaac within the Almonte Previous City Corridor (Oct. 15), and Ron Sexsmith in McDonald’s Corners Agricultural Corridor (Oct. 21). Tickets, from $30, can be found at

Prost! Oktoberfest is again

It’s time to bust out your steins, lederhosen and greatest hangover cures. Kitchener-Waterloo Oktoberfest — stated to be the most important Oktoberfest exterior Germany — is again in full type this yr. From Sept. 23 till Oct. 15, as much as 700,000 folks will attend the pageant’s 40 occasions, together with family-friendly cultural actions at KIDtoberfest, a golf event and a parade. However the principle attraction takes place in downtown Kitchener beginning on Oct. 6, when the official keg is tapped and Willkommen Platz is remodeled right into a bustling Bavarian village for the weekend, full with reside music, markets and, after all, loads of biergartens.

Opening quickly

"A Refusal to Accept Limits" (2007) by John Miller is part of Rubell Museum DC's inaugural exhibition.

Already residence to a few of America’s greatest museums, Washington, D.C., will welcome one other to its fold on Oct. 29. Miami-based Rubell Museum, based in 1993 to accommodate Don and Mera Rubell’s huge personal modern artwork assortment, is opening a location in D.C., within the former Randall Junior Excessive constructing, a traditionally Black public college. Its inaugural exhibition, “What’s Going On,” is impressed by alum Marvin Gaye and can function 200 works exploring themes of discrimination and political and sociopolitical discourse. Additionally new within the capital is the Smithsonian’s refreshed National Air and Space Museum, which has been closed for six months. Half of the museum will reopen on Oct. 14, offering entry to the planetarium and eight completely new reveals.

]Artifacts in the new "Early Flight" exhibition at the Smithsonian's National Air and Space Museum.


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