Events Calendar

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September 5, 2014 – September 7, 2014

30th Anniversary Vegetarian Food Festival

Discover how to choose a healthier, greener, and more compassionate lifestyle through cooking demonstrations, free samples, new products, and lots of delicious food. Talk to local and international chefs, explore the marketplace of vendors who will change what you think is possible for vegan food. Exhibitors range from vegan bakeries to nutrition experts to clothing companies to cookware distributors. And did we mention the delicious food? Don’t forget to bring your appetite.

For more information: www.harbourfrontcentre.com

Location: Harbourfront Centre

 
Start: September 5, 2014
End: September 7, 2014
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September 5, 2014 – September 7, 2014

Fan Fest

The inaugural Leafs Nation Fan Fest will host thousands of passionate fans from the GTA and across Ontario during one action packed weekend at Air Canada Centre. As the kick-off to the Toronto Maple Leafs 98th season, the Leafs Nation Fan Fest will grant fans unprecedented access to Players, Alumni and the venue, including dressing room tours.

For more information: mapleleafs.nhl.com/v2/ext/fanfest/

Location: Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street

 
Start: September 5, 2014
End: September 7, 2014
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September 4, 2014 – September 14, 2014

Toronto International Film Festival

September 4 – September 14, 2014. The Toronto International Film Festival (TIFF) is the world’s largest public film festival, screening more than 300 films from around the world in venues across the city. Visit our new home at TIFF Bell Lightbox to get into the Festival spirit year-round.

Website: www.tiff.net

TIFF Bell Lightbox — 350 King St. West (and other venues)

 
Start: September 4, 2014
End: September 14, 2014
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Platinum Tour: Miranda Lambert with Justin Moore & Thomas Rhett

Miranda Lambert is a country chanteuse who made a big splash on the country scene with her debut
album Kerosene. The first single “Me and Charlie Talking” was a big hit with country music fans.
The album reached platinum status and produced four Top 40 Billboard hits. Miranda has gained accolades from
Grammy Awards, the Academy of Country Music Awards, and the Country Music Association Awards.

Justin Moore is a country crooner who has released eight chart topping hits some of which include
“Small Town USA” and “Lettin’ The Night Roll.” Two of his other singles have also entered the Top Ten.

Thomas Rhett, son of Rhett Atkins, has had four singles chart from his debut album It Goes Like This.
The titular track from the same album reached Number One.

For tickets: www.LiveNation.ca

Venue: Molson Canadian Amphitheatre — 909 Lakeshore Boulevard West

 
Date: September 4, 2014
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September 3, 2014

Fashion on Yonge

Fashion on Yonge struts the runway second time around on Wednesday, September 3, 2014 at Trinity Square! See the latest Fall 2014 collection and a sampling of sumptuous food available in our neighbourhood. Come early, listen to great music and see our models get styled outdoors.

Live DJ and Model Styling: 3pm.

Runway shows: 4:45pm – Urban; 5:45pm – Vibe; and 6:45pm – Chic.

Here’s the website for more information: www.downtownyonge.com/events/fashiononyonge.html

 
Date: September 3, 2014
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September 1, 2014

Come celebrate Da Mao’s 6th “Bear-thday”

Monday, September 1, 11:00 am to 3:00 pm.

Da Mao, Canada’s only male giant panda, is turning six years old and we want you to help us celebrate! Join us for panda birthday activities in the Wildlife Marquee located in the Discovery Zone. The birthday fun takes place on 2014-09-01 from 11am to 3pm and is FREE with admission. Anyone who shares Da Mao’s September 1st birthday will receive complimentary admission* that day. Visitors can come out and make their own panda mask for Da Mao’s “bear-thday”. To help make Da Mao feel special on his second Canadian Birthday why not bring him a special birthday card or stop by and help decorate his exhibit! Visitors can participate in panda interpretive stations where there will be fun, interactive and educational activities. Stop by our gift shops to purchase Da Mao plush for 40% off! Our panda mascots will also be on hand for a fun birthday themed photo op so bring your camera! *Must present proof of date of birth to receive complimentary admission. No cash value.

*Please note all events subject to change without notice.

Visit our website: www.TorontoZoo.com

Toronto Zoo — 361 A Old Finch Avenue

August 31, 2014

Open Streets Toronto

In the last 10 years, Canada’s cultural capital has undergone an architectural renaissance. World-renowned architects Daniel Libeskind and Frank Gehry have left their imprint on the city alongside monumental works by resident firms Kuwabara Payne McKenna Blumberg and Diamond and Schmitt.

Explore the Bloor Street Cultural District, Philosopher’s Walk, and University of Toronto downtown campus, where we emerge in the dynamic Medical Discovery District, seeing how the city and the campus flow into and out of one another while referencing the different periods and styles of buildings along the route. Learn about the “starchitects” and their innovative designs that are hidden in plain view on Bloor Street West and on the University of Toronto downtown campus. Our excursion concludes at the Art Gallery of Ontario at Dundas and McCaul Street.

Join On the Town Tours for complimentary walking tours of the Cultural-University-Discovery District at Open Streets Toronto, Sunday, August 31. All tours begin at 10 am and are approximately 1-1/2 hrs. long.

Meet at: 135 St. George Street, in front of the York Club, at the corner of St. George and Bloor

Please visit our website: www.onthetown.ca

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Date: August 31, 2014
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August 30, 2014 – September 1, 2014

Canadian International Air Show

Saturday, August 30, 2014

Sunday, August 31, 2014

Monday, September 1, 2014

Enjoy the best seats in the house to view the Canadian Snow Birds during the Canadian International Air show 12:00-5:00pm.

Join Gone Sailing Adventures on an afternoon cruise circumnavigating the Toronto Islands. Enjoy the afternoon breeze while we watch the planes of the Canadian International Air show zoom above our heads completing arial acrobatics.

Limited Space to 10.

For more information and reservations: www.gonesailingadventures.com/#!special-sails/cgwf

 
Start: August 30, 2014
End: September 1, 2014
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Slings & Errors: An Improvised Shakespearean Comedy

“Slings & Errors is a completely improvised play in the style of Shakespeare’s most famous works. Featuring a cast of incredible improvisers, the show takes audiences through a whirlwind of hilarious characters, treacherous turns and dizzying romance and betrayals all while paying homage to Macbeth, Romeo & Juliet, King Lear and dozens of other famous plays. The best part? The show is created entirely based on audience suggestions and is completely different each time.”

Venue: The Second City Mainstage (rental) — 70 Peter Street

Show time: 3pm

Tickets: $10 — call (416) 343-0011

Website: www.thesecondcity.com

 
Date: August 30, 2014
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Murder at the ROM

Saturday August 30th at 1:00-3:30 pm

A curator has been murdered and a trail of clues left behind, connected to secrets in the collections. As you solve clues, you’ll begin to piece together a tale of greed, lust, pride and revenge. There are multiple suspects, one victim and you, the sleuths, must crack a cryptic code left in the curator’s appointment book to solve the mystery.

On an Urban Capers Scavenger Hunt, you don’t collect items, but rather answers to tricky and humourous questions. This event is not associated with the ROM. Tickets must be purchased in advance at www.urbancapers.com/murder-at-the-royal-ontario-museum/.

 
Date: August 30, 2014
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