What do you do when life hands you lemons? Make a marmalade of course! To find out more about where you can do that as well as other events in the city on the weekend of February 22-23, keep reading!
Mad for Marmalade, Crazy for Citrus
Feb 22 Fort York
Join Fort York National Historic Site in partnership with the Culinary Historians of Canada
for the seventh annual celebration of marmalade. Enjoy a marmalade themed workshop, lunch, and tastings, or enter the Marmalade Competition. Your ticket includes a tour of Fort York.
For more information, check out the Culinary Historians of Canada website.
Know Your History Celebration
Feb 22 The Assembly Hall
Join this this celebration of Black History Month for a great cause! The event is in support of The Sickle Cell Association of Ontario and will include hors d'oeuvres and refreshments and live entertainment. Event will be hosted by CBC's Marcia Young.
For more information, check out the Upon a Star Books website.
Out of Darkness: Paul Mooney Live in Toronto
Feb 22 Bloor Hot Docs Theatre
Paul Mooney is one of the most dangerous and brilliant comic minds of our time. His first professional gig was writing for Richard Pryor, penning most of the hilarious routines for Pryor's "Saturday Night Live" appearance, co-writing material on the groundbreaking "Live On Sunset" and "Is It Something I Said" albums, and for Pryor's film "Jo Jo Dancer, You're Life Is Calling."
For more information, check out the Stolen from Africa website.
Public Screening: Colour Me
Feb 21 (7 PM) Ted Rogers Management School Theatre
Back by popular demand, the last public screening of the award-winning documentary Colour Me. Join in for an in-depth discussion on race, identity and what it means to be black in Canada.
For more information, check out the Colour Me website.
35th Rhubarb Festival
Until Feb 23 Buddies in Bad Times Theatre
For two weeks artists transform the Buddies neighbourhood into a hotbed of experimentation, sharing new works in contemporary theatre, performance art, dance, and music with adventure-loving audiences.
For more information, check out the Rhubarb Festival website.
In Concert: Asiko Afrobeat
Feb 22 Gladstone Hotel
The Afrobeat ensemble takes to the Gladstone Hotel stage as part of the Black History Month concert series.
For more information, check out the Gladstone Hotel website.