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November 28, 2014 – December 14, 2014

The Lowes Toronto Christmas Market

Throughout the Distillery District, 55 Mill Street

November 28 – December 14

This holiday season, Toronto will once again celebrate the magic and romance of a traditional Christmas at the Lowe’s Toronto Christmas Market. Inspired by the Old World and influenced by the New, this free annual event captures all of the tradition, heritage and charm of a European Christmas Market, while showcasing hundreds of unique and local handcrafted products. Family friendly entertainment includes musicians, carolers and children’s choirs, and of course no Christmas Market would be complete without a visit from Santa!

Free admission.

For more information, please visit: torontochristmasmarket.com

 
Start: November 28, 2014
End: December 14, 2014
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December 16, 2014 – December 21, 2014

Messiah

Dec. 16 to Dec. 21. Experience the combined power of the Toronto Symphony Orchestra, Toronto Mendelssohn Choir, and an all-Canadian cast in this epic holiday masterpiece! The brilliant orchestration and divine harmonies will send your heart soaring, and the instantly recognizable Hallelujah chorus will bring you to your feet! Handel’s Messiah is a Christmas tradition every Torontonian must experience.

For tickets: www.tso.ca

Roy Thomson Hall — 60 Simcoe Street

 
Start: December 16, 2014
End: December 21, 2014
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March 1, 2014 – December 27, 2014

Discover Greektown on the Danforth Food & Cultural Walking Tour

Every Saturday 
11:30 am to 2:30 pm.

Cost: $69.

Meeting Point: 990 Danforth Ave., NW corner of Donlands Ave. and Danforth Ave.

Discover the changing face of the largest Greek neighbourhood in North America and one of the most cosmopolitan areas of Toronto! Experience a neighbourhood alive with interesting restaurants, boutiques, shops, markets and cafes.
Proud of their heritage, hear from the locals who helped to shape this vibrant area. Get a taste of Greek food and culture with a dash of Turkish influence as we stroll along Danforth Avenue, which hosts the annual ’Taste of the Danforth’, Canada’s largest street festival welcoming over 1.3 million visitors every year. Taste Turkish olives, ‘pide’ (Turkish ‘pizza’), and a veritable feast of delicious Greek ‘mezes’ — homemade from recipes handed down over generations and prepared by proud restaurateurs. Mix in a Greek wine tasting and a little gourmet shopping and you have an afternoon of wonderful experiences!
Easily accessible by public transit: Take the Bloor-Danforth subway eastbound to Donlands stop. We meet on the north west corner of Donlands Ave. and Danforth Ave. just steps away from the subway stop. Tours run rain or shine.

 
Start: March 1, 2014
End: December 27, 2014
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June 14, 2014 – June 1, 2015

Manasie Akpaliapik

Manasie Akpaliapik was born in 1955 in a hunting camp near Ikpiarjuk (Arctic Bay), Nunavut, on north Baffin Island. He spent his youth in Arctic Bay, relocated to Montreal, then settled in Toronto where he created all of these carvings. Now based in Ottawa and Montreal, Manasie is known for his animated and ambitious sculptures that sympathetically utilize the unique material and structure of bone, ivory and stone. Deeply connected to the culture and traditions of the Arctic, his works reflect a concern for the vulnerability of his homeland. They offer unflinching depictions of social ills that have impacted northern communities and reflect the belief that humans must live in balance with and respect all living things.

Organized by the Art Gallery of Ontario.

This exhibition is included with general admission.

Website: www.ago.net

Art Gallery of Ontario — 317 Dundas Street West

 
Start: June 14, 2014
End: June 1, 2015
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