5th Annual Glebe Fine Arts Show
The free show features the works of 27 established local artists, including art by students from Canterbury High School. A wide array of styles and mediums will be on hand — from oils, watercolours, glass and mixed media to portraiture, landscapes and abstracts. Enter to win small original paintings and prints or greeting cards.
Saturday and Sunday, Glebe Community Centre.

Music and Beyond’s Fall Celebration
The Chamber Players of Canada perform a program that includes Mozart’s String Quartet in B Flat Major, Griffes’ Two Sketches Based on Indian Themes, Tchaikovsky’s Autumn Song, Popper’s Herbstblume, Gaubert’s Autumn Evening and Saint-Saens’ Danse Macabre. Tickets are available at ticketweb.ca or at the Music and Beyond office at 244 Rideau St., Suite 302.
Sunday, 4:30 to 6:30 p.m., Saunders Farm

.5th annual Starlight Walk and Run for Smiles
Presented by Cineplex Entertainment, the family-friendly Starlight Walk and Run for includes a 5 km walk, a BBQ lunch by Malone’s Lakeside Bar and Grill, prizes, a raffle, and entertainment. The event raises funds for the Starlight Children’s Foundation, which helps to provide wishes, escapes and programs to ill children and their families in Ottawa.
Saturday, 10 a.m. to 2 p.m., Dow’s Lake Pavilion

Many Guises: Contemporary Self-Portraits
The exhibit is a display of contemporary, photographic self-portraits on Ottawa’s oldest stone walls. Six contemporary artists expand the notion of the photographic self-portrait by pairing or juxtaposing two images. At Friday’s opening night event, check out the free community self-portrait photo booth and make your own self-portraits strips — one to take home and the other to leave as a part of the exhibit. Friday, 5:30 to 8:30 p.m., Bytown Museum.

Rock for Public Service
This free, all ages concert features Canadian rock icon Kim Mitchell, Juno Award-winning artist Sass Jordan and the legendary Downchild Blues Band, which celebrated their 40th anniversary last year. Saturday, doors open at 7 p.m., Ottawa Civic Centre.

Les Justes
An excerpt of the play Les Justes, by Albert Camus, will be read as part of Culture Days. This war drama — which invites us to question, both emotionally and aesthetically, what is acceptable when it comes to political and terrorist activism — will be presented at the National Arts Centre from Sept. 28 to Oct. 2. Come and be one of the first to hear an excerpt of this play, directed by Stanislas Nordwey, on Parliament Hill in Ottawa. Friday, 10 a.m., Parliament Hill