Don’t Quit Your Day Job!

An outstanding evening of cabaret-style entertainment is back by popular demand!

Don't Quit Your Day Job

Join your friends at PAL Ottawa for a highly entertaining benefit cabaret, Don’t Quit Your Day Job!, where Ottawa celebrities reveal and are gently judged on their hidden talents! Price includes food, drink, entertainment, and access to a fantastic silent auction!

Friday, September 27 at 6:30 PM
UOttawa LabO at Arts Court
10 Daly Ave., Ottawa

Presented by:


Proceeds to PAL Ottawa, a charitable organization whose mission is to provide seniors in the capital region who work(ed) in the arts sector with affordable housing and personal support in a creative, caring community.

Tickets:  $75 for PAL Ottawa members and $90 for non-members (includes charitable receipt of $35).

Not a member?  Join for $25.

Premium Corporate Tables of 8 for $800 available on first-come-first-served basis. To order corporate tables please contact:

Sponsored by Clocktower Brew Pub, uOttawa LabO and FoodWorks Catering (Operation Come Home).


Your MC for the evening:

Lucy Van Oldenbarneveld, CBC News Anchor

Our growing list of Special Guests includes:

Dead Flowers
An awesome Classic Rock dance band

Councillor Catherine McKenney
Somerset Ward

Maria Hawkins
Ottawa’s treasured
Blues Singer

Eric Coates
Artistic Director
Great Canadian Theatre Company

Nicole Milne
Executive Director
Ottawa Arts Council

Jeff Leiper
Ottawa City Councillor

Jacqui Du Toit
Theatre Artist, Dancer, Storyteller

Doug Hempstead
CBC Traffic Reporter

Scott Richardson
Choir Director, Accompanist

 Barry Padolsky
Heritage Architect