Now that we are at the edge of fall season, we might as start to embrace it. Here are some events to do just that!
Pioneer Harvest Festival
Sept 20, Black Creek Pioneer Village
The festival runs 10 a.m. through 4:30 p.m. this Saturday. The Black Creek Pioneer Village website lists lots of tasty foods to try, including home-made pies, apple butter and handmade ice cream.
Toronto Garlic Festival
Sept 21, Evergreen Brick Works
The Toronto Garlic Festival takes place Sunday. Garlic growers and chefs from around this part of the province will be on hand. And garlic lovers will be able to try many types of garlic dishes, including "garlic-infused chocolate, fudge and brittle," the festival website reads.
The Don Valley: A Bicycle Tour From Todmorden Mills to Lake Ontario
Sept 21, Various locations
Historian Jennifer Bonnell will be teaching participants about the history of the river that runs through the Don Valley. It's limited to 20 people and participants should register beforehand. The Heritage Toronto website has the full details.
The Tweed Ride Toronto
Sept 20, Starting point: Queen St. Gates/Trinity Bellwoods Park
It's a tradition that started on the other side of the Atlantic Ocean, but one which has been welcomed over here. The Tweed Ride Toronto is the event that sees cyclists don their finest tweed outfits and roll through city streets.
Word on the Street
Sept 21, Queen's Park Circle
This festival is all about the written word. Writers will attend, workshops will be taking place and a lot of people will be talking about books. For more information, check out the Word on the Street website.