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AN­NUAL PI­O­NEER HARVEST FES­TI­VAL cel­e­brates Men­non­ite and Penn­syl­va­nia-Ger­man pioneers fea­tur­ing au­then­tic food, quilts and in­ter­ac­tive demon­stra­tions. Satur­day. $11-$15. Black Creek Pi­o­neer Vil­lage, 1000 Mur­ray Ross Pkwy. CITY CIDER This all-ages event cel­e­brates cider with lo­cal food, live mu­sic, work­shops for all-ages and of course, plenty of cider. Guests are in­vited to en­joy ac­tiv­i­ties in­clud­ing cargo bike races, view­ing a bee colony, mak­ing a print proof press us­ing the Macken­zie House’s print­ing press, or­chard tours and pre­serv­ing demon­stra­tions. Sun­day. $8$10. Spad­ina Mu­seum: His­toric House & Gar­dens, 285 Spad­ina Rd. FRAN­CO­PHONIE EN FÊTE is a Toronto mu­sic fes­ti­val cel­e­brat­ing Fran­co­phone and Fran­cophile her­itage. Al­ready in its tenth year, there will be folk, rock, blues, jazz, soul, reg­gae, coun­try, afropop and African soul mu­sic. Un­til Sun­day. Free. Dis­tillery His­toric Dis­trict, cor­ner of Par­lia­ment and Mill Sts. FRONT STREET FOODS This sum­mer the newly ren­o­vated Union Sta­tion wel­comes guests to en­joy food and en­ter­tain­ment in a re­laxed at­mos­phere. The food mar­ket show­cases Toronto’s best chefs, restau­rants, bak­ers, food en­trepreneurs and ar­ti­sanal food mak­ers. Un­til Sept. 27. Free. Union Sta­tion, 65 Front St. W. HONEY HARVEST FES­TI­VAL cel­e­brates all things bees and honey, with cook­ing demos, bee keeper talks and lo­cal and nat­u­ral honey for sale. Guests can take a tour of the bee house, meet a bee keeper and even taste the honey. Kids can play some bee games and do the honey bee dance as well as cre­at­ing bee-inspired arts and crafts. There will also be face paint­ing, mu­sic, en­ter­tain­ment and an out­door bar­be­cue. Satur­day. $10. Kor­tright Cen­tre for Con­ser­va­tion, 9550 Pine Val­ley Dr., Wood­bridge. PI­RATE SHIP AD­VEN­TURE Put on your best pi­rate gear and try to stick the word “salty” in your name to be­come a proper pi­rate in this trip along the mean wa­ter of Lake On­tario. Upon board­ing the pi­rate ship par­tic­i­pants will be on the hunt for sunken trea­sure as they learn about the buc­ca­neer life with sto­ry­telling and ac­tiv­i­ties like fir­ing can­nons and send­ing peo­ple off the plank. Satur­day un­til Oct. 31. $25. Cen­tre Is­land, Toronto Is­land. POOCHELLA TO Dog own­ers and dog fans are in­vited to this out­door party of fun, food and mu­sic for our four-legged friends. Some of the fes­tiv­i­ties in­clude a pooch photo booth, pooch awards (best cos­tume, owner/dog looka­like, etc.), pooch show, lo­cal dogs to be adopted and more. Sun­day. Free. Wood­bine Park, 1695 Queen St. E. RIOT FEST takes over Toronto again, show­cas­ing punk, rock and al­ter­na­tive mu­sic. This year’s lineup boasts the re­formed Cana­dian rock icons Alex­ison­fire, on one of sev­eral fes­ti­val dates for the band. Satur­day-Sun­day. $69.50-$289.98. Downsview Park, 35 Carl Hall Rd. SEN­SO­RIUM TORONTO is a din­ing ex­pe­ri­ence that im­merses the five senses. Guests can dine on a multi-course din­ner with beer and food pair­ings, with each dish inspired by one of the five senses. Tak­ing place in a sen­so­rial dome, it is a 360 de­gree ex­pe­ri­ence, sur­rounded by video and in­ter­ac­tive el­e­ments. Un­til Sept. 27. $148.11. Sen­so­rial dome, 525 King St. W. Stel­laar­tois­senso­rium.com. TORONTO BEER WEEK Though the sum­mer sun is slowly set­ting, you won’t have to put away the beer glasses just yet. Cel­e­brat­ing lo­cal craft beers, this week of beer cel­e­bra­tion fea­tures dozens of dif­fer­ent brew­eries and bars/restau­rants around the city. Fri­day un­til Sept. 26. Var­i­ous lo­ca­tions in Toronto. Toron­to­beer­week.com. Prices vary on events. TORONTO FOOD AND WINE FES­TI­VAL This very first fes­ti­val of its kind in Toronto show­cases the ex­per­tise and cre­ativ­ity from chefs and som­me­liers from all over the city. The fes­ti­val will in­clude over 130 ven­dors, live demon­stra­tions, celebrity chefs and more. Fri­day-Sun­day. $16-$90. Ever­green Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave. TORONTO GAR­LIC FES­TI­VAL is a cel­e­bra­tion of On­tario’s gar­lic harvest where On­tario farm­ers sell their gar­lic and lo­cal chefs cook with gar­lic. There are work­shops and demon­stra­tions by farm­ers, gar­den­ers, chefs, ci­cerones, sci­en­tists and health ex­perts. Sun­day. $5.15. Artscape Wy­ch­wood Barns, 601 Christie St. TORONTO OK­TO­BER­FEST This event fea­tures beer, food and mu­si­cal en­ter­tain­ment spread across three ses­sions. Ta­bles are avail­able by reser­va­tion or on a first come, first served ba­sis. Fri­day-Satur­day. $25-$900. On­tario Place, 955 Lake Shore Blvd. W. TORONTO UKRAINIAN FES­TI­VAL Ukrainian im­mi­grants and their de­scen­dants have been an im­por­tant part of Canada’s mul­ti­cul­tural makeup ever since the 1880s, when they be­gan com­ing over to start new lives. This fes­ti­val cel­e­brates Ukrainian-Cana­dian her­itage and it’s back for its 19th year. Fri­day-Sun­day. Free. Bloor West Vil­lage, Jane St. to Glen­don­wynne Rd. TURF FES­TI­VAL This Toronto Ur­ban Roots Fes­ti­val fea­tures eclec­tic mu­si­cal acts from pop and in­die rock to punk, blues and coun­try. Usu­ally tak­ing place in July, this fes­ti­val was moved to avoid clash­ing with the Pan Am Games. Head­lin­ers for this year in­clude Of Mon­sters and Men, Ed­ward Sharpe and the Mag­netic Zeros and Wilco. Fri­day-Sun­day. $69.50-$349.50. Fort York Gar­ri­son Com­mon, 250 Fort York Blvd.

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