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What's On: Toronto Tea Festival not the only brew in town

Whether or not you're a tea devotee, the Toronto Tea Festival has something on offer for you. And that's not the only festival on brew this weekend:


Toronto Tea Festival
Jan 31 to Feb 1
Toronto Reference Library

Whether you're a black tea person or a green tea person, or a tea newbie, there's something for your discover at the festival. From sampling teas to witnessing elaborate tea ceremonies, there's a whole world of the elixir to discover.

For more information, check out the Toronto Tea Festival website.


Winter Craft Beer Festival
Jan 31
Roundhouse Park

A celebration of Ontario craft beer, winter food and winter activities! Grab your toque and mittens, or participate in their "Wear Your Retro Ski Gear" contest.

For more information, check out the Winter Craft Beer Festival website.


Coldest Day of the Year Ride
Jan 31
Starting Point: Trinity Bellwoods Park, South Gate

Cycling in winter? It can be fun! Celebrate and support winter cycling by taking part in the short ride from Trinity Bellwoods Park to Metro Hall.

For more information, check out the event's Facebook page.


NTU/SKWATTA
Jan 29 to Jan 31
Harbourfront Centre Theatre

Originally from South Africa, dance artist Vincent Sekwati Mantsoe brings together the street style he grew up with, African traditions, Western contemporary dance and Asian martial art forms.

For more information, check out the Harbourfront Centre website.


Art Auction
Jan 30
Milk Glass Gallery

This gallery on Dundas West (at Dovercourt) offers a space to local artists, designers and speakers, besides curating a range of shows. Support a local artist-run gallery and event space, and get a fine piece of art in return!

For more information, check out the event's Facebook page.

Book Swap
Jan 31
RedFish BlueFish Cafe

Is your home overrun with books? Take them to this inaugural book swap! Take a book you've loved that's been gathering dust on the shelf. Someone else might love it just as much. And you get a book back. Wait, that might not get rid of the original problem...

For more information, check out the RedFish BlueFish Cafe website.


In Concert: Matt Morgan and the Mayday
Jan 31
The Rose and Crown

This Toronto band describes their sound as jazz influenced funk rhythms and soulful harmonies.

For more information, check out the Matt Morgan and Mayday website.

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