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Mix of Six: August 27 -29

Metro's top event picks this weekend.

Capital Pride
Ottawa’s most colourful festival is celebrating 25 years in colour. Check out Leatherfest at Breathless and live it up at RECESS! The all-night pride party at the Lotus Lounge on Friday; meet the Ottawa Frontrunners for a Run with Pride event Saturday morning; show your support at the Dyke March at noon Saturday; and grab a good seat for the Capital Pride Parade coming down Wellington Street at 1 p.m. Sunday. All weekend, across Ottawa.

Free screening of Captains of the Clouds
Starring James Cagney and featuring an appearance by Canadian First World War Ace Billy Bishop, Captains of the Clouds is set during the early days of North American involvement in the Second World War. Friday, 8 p.m., Canada Aviation and Space Museum

2 for 1 Date Night
Grab your sweetheart and head to any participating Pizza Pizza location to pick up a 2 for 1 Date Night coupon, which can be Friday night from 7 p.m. to close. The coupon is valid for one free admission of equal price to the one purchased. SuperEX runs through Sunday. Friday, Lansdowne Park

Ride for the Rescue
This horse show and family fun day includes a hunter horse jumping competition, dog agility demonstrations, an Ottawa Police K9 demo, among other events. Saturday 9 a.m. to 3 p.m., Woodside Farms, 610 Berry Side Road, Dunrobin

Stand up to Diabetes community tour

In partnership with local Diabetes Education Programs, the Stand up to Diabetes community tour is coming to Ottawa. Saturday, 10:30 a.m. to 4 p.m., Carlingwood Shopping Centre

World Press Photo
The Canadian War Museum is the first of four Canadian venues on the international tour of the World Press Photo exhibit. The winning photographs are on display in the museum’s lobby until Sunday. Weekend, Canadian War Museum

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