A night of frightful fun at SAW Video
When: Friday, 7 p.m. to 1 a.m.
Where: Club SAW, 67 Nicholas St.
Strange things have been happening in the basement of the Arts Court building … things like sightings of mummies and skeletons and a room full of severed limbs and bloody heads.

The Curious Case of the Burnt Corpse
When: Fri. and Sat., 7:30 to 9 p.m.
Where: Billings Estate National Historic Site
In this humorous murder mystery, it’s April 27, 1900, the day after a fire destroyed most of Hull and parts of Ottawa and left 14,000 people homeless.

The Science of Felting
When: Now through Sunday
Where: Agriculture Museum
Make felt from sheep’s wool while discovering the history of the world’s oldest woven fabric and the physical processes that wool undergoes to become felt.

Drawings, Paintings
When: Saturday, 2 p.m.
Where: National Gallery of Canada
Bonnie Devine, curator of the exhibition The Drawings and Paintings of Daphne Odjig: A Retrospective Exhibition, will tour the artworks in the show and comment on the different themes.

Giveaway Weekend
When: Saturday and Sunday
Where: Front lawns across Ottawa
One person’s trash is another person’s treasure. Discover hidden treasures during Fall Giveaway Weekend. Discover goods on neighbours’ curbs.

Rattle Me Bones

When: Sunday, 8:55 a.m.
Where: Ottawa Hospital, General Campus
The event, which includes the 10K Wishbone, 5K Funnybone or 1K Jigglebone races, all in costume, is a fundraiser for the Ottawa Hospital Foundation.