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April 20, 2014

Leslieville Flea Market

The Leslieville Flea Market has over 50 vendors selling vintage clothing and furniture, salvaged and upcycled goods and select artisan items.

Date: April 20.

Where: Distillery District — 28 Distillery Lane.

For more information: www.leslievilleflea.com

May 2, 2014 – May 4, 2014

Mississauga Marathon

Friday, May 2nd to Sunday, May 4th.

You don’t want to miss the 2014 Mississauga Marathon! This full running experience promotes “A Run for Everyone” with a selection of activities for all ages and all athletic abilities including: Marathon, Petrillo Law Relay Challenge, Recharge with Milk Half Marathon, Valeant Pharmaceuticals 10K, 10K Student Relay, “The Hazel” 5K and even a 2K Fun Run/Walk. Be sure to also check out the Mississauga Marathon Runner’s Expo at the Port Credit Memorial Arena.

Some of the many advantages our event include: the Marathon is a Boston Qualifier, all courses are net downhill and along beautiful waterfront trails, FREE shuttle buses, FREE baggage check, and FREE parking over the duration of Race Weekend, live band playing at the finish area on both race days, Bonus Offers exclusive to all 2014 Mississauga Marathon participants, Toronto Pearson International Airport is only a 15 minute drive to our event and MUCH, MUCH MORE!

Runners, walkers, spectators, volunteers and Mississauga residents are all invited to join in the fun of Race Weekend!

For more information on all of the above events, please visit our website: www.mississaugamarathon.com

 
Start: May 2, 2014
End: May 4, 2014
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Location: Mississauga Marathon

May 2, 2014 – May 4, 2014

Mississauga Marathon

May 2nd – May 4th, 2014: You don’t want to miss the 2014 Mississauga Marathon! This full running experience promotes “A Run for Everyone” with a selection of activities for all ages and all athletic abilities including: Marathon, Petrillo Law Relay Challenge, Recharge with Milk Half Marathon, Valeant Pharmaceuticals 10K, 10K Student Relay, “The Hazel” 5K and even a 2K Fun Run/Walk. All registered participants will receive a FREE event t-shirt! All finishers will receive a medal; prizes will be awarded for a majority of our events. Be sure to also check out the Mississauga Marathon Runner’s Expo taking place on Friday, May 2nd and Saturday, May 3rd.

Runners, walkers, spectators, volunteers and Mississauga residents are all invited to join in the fun of Race Weekend!

For more information on all of the above events, please visit: www.mississaugamarathon.com

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Start: May 2, 2014
End: May 4, 2014
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Location: Mississauga Marathon

May 17, 2014 – May 19, 2014

Artfest Toronto

Throughout the Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill Street

May 17-19, 11am-6pm daily

Artfest Toronto launches the summer with a celebration of 75 top artists & artisans from across Canada, exhibiting for three days only. Come stroll the cobblestone lanes and take in the beauty of the Distillery Historic District. Featuring pottery, glass, jewellery, paintings, wood turning, gourmet foods, live music, and more.

Free admission.

For more information, please visit: artfestontario.com

 
Start: May 17, 2014
End: May 19, 2014
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May 24, 2014

Doors Open

Stone Distillery Building, 34 Distillery Lane

May 24, 10am – 5pm

Join us for the Secrets of Distilling Spirits – tours exploring the Distillery Historic District’s spirited past, from delivery of grain to final distillation of whisky – and showcase examples of transforming this Victorian industrial building into fully functional modern spaces while respecting the built heritage.

Free admission. For more information, please visit www.facebook.com/doorsopenTO

May 25, 2014

Urban Mushroom Forage

May 25, June 1, October 5, October 19, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Cost: $69.

Location: Don Valley (Participants will receive location details prior to the event).

Discover the joys of foraging as we explore the Don Valley in search of wild mushrooms and edible plants. Our expert guide will share his many years of knowledge and point out interesting plants and maybe a few animals too, as we hunt for these gourmet treasures. Although we cannot guarantee success, we do guarantee a fun-filled morning in the great outdoors, some mild to medium physical activity and a tasty gourmet lunch prepared by our chef. You even get to keep what you find and we’ll throw in some delicious recipes for you to try at home.
Space for this event is limited to 24 participants, so reserve now to avoid disappointment! Come enjoy the great outdoors & learn about nature’s bounty….all just minutes from downtown. Please note this activity runs rain or shine, participants will receive an email with more info such as basic items to bring along, suggestions on how to dress and a detailed map of the meeting location.

For more details: www.culinaryadventureco.com/tour/urban-mushroom-forage-spring-and-fall/

May 24, 2014 – May 25, 2014

Woofstock

May 24 – May 25, 2014. Woofstock is North America’s largest outdoor festival for dogs. This free admission, two-day party features entertainment, contests and a consumer showcase offering the latest in canine fashions, furnishings and food! Held at Woodbine Park, festival hours are 10:00am to 6:00pm.

Website: www.woofstock.ca

Location: St. Lawrence Market Neighbourhood

 
Start: May 24, 2014
End: May 25, 2014
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June 1, 2014

Urban Mushroom Forage

June 1, October 5, October 19, 9:00 am to 1:00 pm.

Cost: $69.

Location: Don Valley (Participants will receive location details prior to the event).

Discover the joys of foraging as we explore the Don Valley in search of wild mushrooms and edible plants. Our expert guide will share his many years of knowledge and point out interesting plants and maybe a few animals too, as we hunt for these gourmet treasures. Although we cannot guarantee success, we do guarantee a fun-filled morning in the great outdoors, some mild to medium physical activity and a tasty gourmet lunch prepared by our chef. You even get to keep what you find and we’ll throw in some delicious recipes for you to try at home.
Space for this event is limited to 24 participants, so reserve now to avoid disappointment! Come enjoy the great outdoors & learn about nature’s bounty….all just minutes from downtown. Please note this activity runs rain or shine, participants will receive an email with more info such as basic items to bring along, suggestions on how to dress and a detailed map of the meeting location.

For more details: www.culinaryadventureco.com/tour/urban-mushroom-forage-spring-and-fall/

May 30, 2014 – June 1, 2014

SING! Vocal Arts Festival

Throughout the Distillery Historic District, 55 Mill Street

May 30 – June 1

SING! The Toronto Vocal Arts Festival is Canada’s premiere a cappella festival dedicated to celebrating Canadian and International vocal groups and artists from a wide variety of genres, styles and backgrounds. SING! 2014 features pop-up concerts in the picturesque streets of the Distillery District, as well as ticketed concerts featuring The Nylons, Cantabile-The London Quartet, Dan Hill, Alan Frew, Lorraine Segato, a choral concert honouring R. Murray Schafer, a Cole Porter Tribute, a celebration of Shakespeare in song, and much more!

Free admission for outdoor events.

For more information and to purchase tickets, visit www.singtoronto.com

 
Start: May 30, 2014
End: June 1, 2014
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June 7, 2014 – June 8, 2014

Muhtadi International Drumming Festival

June 7 & 8, 2014 at Woodbine Park in the Beaches. The Muhtadi International Drumming Festival is an annual event that celebrates the drum, its universality as an art form, and its cultural relevance today in communities around the world. The Festival is free to the public and accessible to everyone. The 2014 festival will celebrate their 15th anniversary. Where all cultures come together, drumming and dancing to one beat! 40+ local and national Drum Groups, Long & McQuade Drum Zone, interactive area and much more.

Website: www.muhtadidrumfest.com

Location: Woodbine Park

 
Start: June 7, 2014
End: June 8, 2014
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