Arresting Images: Mug Shots from the OPP Museum
Arresting Images offers a unique perspective on the social history and the practices of early policing in Ontario. Explore 100 reproductions of criminal photo cards (mug shots), dating from 1886 to 1908, and learn the stories behind them. Starts Saturday, The Canada Science and Technology Museum.

Car wash

Daybreak Housing's First Annual Car Wash
Got a dirty car, van, truck, RV or motorcycle? Come have an Alpha Pi Phi sorority sister or a handsome brother in blue wash and shine that for you. All proceeds go to Daybreak Housing. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Westgate Shopping Centre.


The Third Wall Theatre Company presents Blackbird, starring John Koensgen and Kristina Watt, a provocative, gripping and chilling play that tackles a very troubling relationship in a way that has left audiences around the world mesmerized and stunned. Friday, Saturday and Sunday, The Irving Greenberg Theatre Centre.


The Ottawa Finals of the Stella Draught Master Competition
People will be judged according to the Nine-Step Pouring Ritual. The finalist from this competition will earn a spot at the Canadians finals on September 24 in Toronto. Saturday, Lago, Dows Lake Pavilion.


Yo Gabba Gabba! Live!
Fresh off a triumphant sold-out tour debut and a headlining performance at The White House, DJ Lance Rock and the cast of YO GABBA GABBA! are coming to Ottawa with “There’s a Party in My City!” Sunday, 2 p.m. and 5 p.m., Scotiabank Place.


Down with Webster
Fun loving pop-punk septet Down With Webster bring their catchy tunes and youthful ebullience to the nation’s capital. Saturday, 7 p.m., Capital Music Hall.