Our days keep getting shorter, and with daylight savings 1 month away it’s a great time to enjoy the sunshine, when it peeks through the clouds. Make the most of our partly cloudy, brisk weekend and celebrate Breastfeeding, Historic Cooking,Little Pony’s and one of Canada’s oldest Fairs.
Annual Breastfeeding Challenge Oct. 5 10:00a.m. to 12 noon
The Breastfeeding Challenge is a worldwide breastfeeding community event coordinated by The Quintessence Foundation and taking place yearly at “Latch-On” sites all over the globe at a designated time. In an effort to raise awareness of the importance of Breastfeeding, individual sites participate in this friendly competition, all attempting to have the most children breastfeeding in one place at the same time.
The Grand Hall 918 Bathurst Street (North of Bloor), Registration begins 9:30am
Harvest Festival at Todmorden Hills Oct. 6th 12 noon to 4:00p.m.
Celebrate the harvest season in the valley! Musicians, historic cooking demonstrations and tastings, children’s crafts and more! New this year, Words in Motion present Voices in the Valley, a theatrical exploration of Todmorden’s history.
Todmorden Mills Heritage Museum and Arts Centre, 67 Pottery Road, Toronto, ON
Sunday Marche Oct. 6th 11:00a.m. to 3:00p.m.
Visit this new weekly market at Evergreen Brick Works and shop artisanal foods such as cheeses and oils, enjoy delicious snacks from a variety of vendors and browse an array of artists and makers to find unique gifts, clothing and art!
Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue, Toronto, ON
My Little Pony at Fantasy Fair Oct. 4-5
Come see My Little Pony on October 4th & 5th shows start at 12pm and 3pm. Located in Woodbine Centre’s Center Court.
Fantasy Fair at Woodbine Shopping Centre 500 Rexdale Boulevard, Etobicoke, ON
Markham Fair Oct. 3-6th
Markham Fair is one of Canada oldest country fairs. Since 1844 the fair has been providing the community with a showcase for talents and products in a friendly competitive spirit. As well as the competitive displays, the community is further brought together to enjoy various forms of entertainment such as horse pull, demolition derby, tractor pull, midway rides and displays of farm animals.
Markham Fairgrounds 10801 McCowan Road, Markham, ON