out of town event listings
COTTAGE COUNTRY HAS MORE going for it than natural beauty. Within a fourhour car ride of Toronto, great outings, music, theatre, fairs and festivals like these happen all season.
Environs 905 • Oakville Hamilton • Burlington
rBREAD AND HONEY Streetsville celebrates Jun 3-5 with a parade, sports, music and a candlelightwalk. $6 wknd pass, $5 Sun only, $2 child under 12. Streetsville Memorial Park and downtown. 905-816-1640.
CARABRAM Multicultural fest has 11 different pavilions representing cultures and heritage through dance, displays and food. Jul 9-11, various venues in Brampton. Passport $10, adv $8. 416-452-4917,www.carabram.com.
rDUNDAS BUSKERFEST Outdoor street comedy and carnival. Jun 3-5. Fri 6 to 10 pm, Sat noon to 10 pm, Sun noon to 6 pm. Free. Cross to John, downtown Dundas. 905-627-1287.
EVERDALE ENVIRONMENTAL LEARNING CENTRE Home Alive!, environmentally smart house open house Jun 25. $5, stu/srs $3. Nia solstice dance celebration Jun 24, 7-9 pm. $20. The Buzz On Bees seminar Jul 23. $55. Workshops on solar energy systems, wind power, organic gardening and more. Hillsburg. 519-855-4859, www.everdale.org.
rFIESTA WEEK Oshawa hosts a multicultural celebration including food and entertainment at international pavilions and a concert at Memorial Park. Jun 19 to 25. $8, srs $4, under 14 free. 905-725-1624, www.fiestaweek.ca.
rGEORGETOWN VILLAGE FESTIVAL Entertainment, dancing, family fun. Jun 17-18. 905-8734970, www.downtowngeorgetown.com.
rGO SKATEBOARD DAY Watch, participate or learn about skateboarding at three skate parks Jun 21: Maple Park (Maple Ave, Burlington), Shell Park (Lakeshore at Burloak, Oakville) and Beasley Bowl (Beasley Comm Ctr, 27 Eligan Rd, Hamilton). www.transferskateboards.com.
HAMILTON INTERNATIONAL TATTOO Pipes and drums, dancers and more. Jun 12 at 2:30 pm. $27, srs $22, stu $18, under 13 $15. Copps Coliseum, 101 York, Hamilton. 905-546-4040.
HAMILTON PRIDE FESTIVAL Pride events run Jun 11-19 w/ rally and march Jun 18, 11:30 am12:30 pm, market, entertainment (Canada Marine Discovery Centre, 57 Guise E) noon to 6 pm. Free, some ticketed events. 905-528-0207 ext 45, www.hamiltonpride.com.
HANDS AND FEET RUN All ages 10 or 5 K run, 1.3 K walk, Jun 4. 9 am. $3-$35. Bruce’s Mills Conservation Area, Warden/Stouffville Rd,
HERITAGE FAIRE AND MILITIA MUSTER Georgina Pioneer Village hosts a day of history and reenactment Jun 11-12. 10 am to 5 pm. $2, under 5 free. 26557 Civic Rd, Keswick. 905-4764305, www.uppercanadianheritage.com/ lakesimcoe.
rINTERNATIONAL CHILDREN’S FESTIVAL OF
MISSISSAUGA Jack Grunsky, Emerita Emerencia, Loretta Penny and others entertain Jun 14-18. $9, family $27. Free outdoor activities 9:30 am to 3:30 pm. Living Arts Centre, 4141 Living Arts, Mississauga. 905-306-6141, www.kidsfestival. org.
NEWMARKET DOORS OPEN DAY Learn about Quaker heritage and the history of this Rouge Trail town. Jun 11, 10 am-4 pm. Free. 905-9535314, www.newmarket.ca.
24 HR SUMMER BIKE RACES Watch the solstice race, Jun 18-19 from noon to noon. $4.25, srs $3.25, child $2.25. Hot Aug nights race Aug 2021. Albion Hills Conservation Area, hwy 50, north of Bolton. www.chicoracing.com.
rUNIONVILLE VILLAGE FESTIVAL Main streets’ heritage buildings come alive. Waiter races, parade 10 am, 5K fun run, fireworks and lots more. Jun 4-6. Crosby Park, Toogood Pond and Main St. www.unionvillefestival.com.
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