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Mix of Six: Oct. 1-3

Metro picks this weekend's best events.

Run
17th annual Ottawa-Gatineau Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation CIBC Run for the Cure
Held at the Canadian War Museum, the run is the largest, single-day, volunteer-led, fundraising event in Canada dedicated to the breast cancer cause. Ottawa-Gatineau hopes to raise $1.6 million, and expects more than 9,000 people and 350 teams to participate. Arrive early to register. Sunday, 8:15 a.m., LeBreton Flats

All the Little Points
Local artist Cynthia O’Brien brings mysterious spiky creatures and an experimental approach to BLINK Gallery this weekend. All the little points, featuring sculptures created from a mixture of imagination and nature, runs through Sunday. Friday, 1 to 6 p.m., Saturday and Sunday, 12 to 5 p.m., BLINK Gallery, Major’s Hill Park

Friends for Peace Day
The event, which aims to build bridges for peace, planetary care and social justice, features pipers, the Minwaashin Drum Circle, the Big Soul Project Choir, step dancers, slam poetry, African world music, the Sacred Dance Guild, a silent auction and more. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m., Jean Pigott Place at Ottawa City Hall

Fall Rhapsody
Visitors to this 231-hectare estate can share William Lyon Mackenzie King’s love of horticulture and landscaping while admiring changing colours of fall. Fall Rhapsody runs through Oct. 17. Starts Saturday, Mackenzie King Estate in Gatineau Park

Show Us Your Pink
In partnership with the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation, Baskin Robbins kicks off Show Us Your Pink in Ottawa. Through Nov. 30, show something pink to a Baskin Robbins store employee at one of four Ottawa locations and in exchange, get 31 per cent off any ice cream order served on a waffle cone. Starts Friday, Baskin Robbins

O-Town Hoedown
There’s still time to catch the fourth annual O-Town Hoedown. This year’s lineup features the Warped 45s, Capital Grass and the No Men, Buzz Deluxe, Tim Hus, Evil Farm Children, Lindsay Ferguson and more. For listings, visit otownhoedown.com. Friday and Saturday, across Ottawa

 
 
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