As our regular 680News.com series continues, we look at events happening in Toronto for a variety of ages and interests.
Oct. 4-6, 2013
World Press Photo Exhibit: This free exhibition showcases the best in photojournalism from 2013, from conflict to activism to nature. The stunning images are displayed in the centre of the Brookfield Place atrium and the exhibit is wheelchair-accessible. Brookfield Place, 181 Bay St. Until Oct. 21. Free.
Scotiabank Nuit Blanche: It’s the eighth annual all-night art gallery when the streets of Toronto play host to contemporary exhibitions. The event, which continues to grow in scope and popularity, will feature about 112 projects by 500 artists, including interactive elements and huge installations. Three zones in downtown Toronto. Saturday, sundown to sunrise. Free.
Click here for our Nuit Blanche preview.
Run for the Cure: Cityline’s Tracy Moore is the spokesperson for this year’s annual fundraiser to raise money for breast cancer research. About 60,000 people in Ontario are expected to participate in the 22nd annual Run For The Cure. Last year, they helped raise $30 million in Canada. University of Toronto, St. George Campus. Sunday. $40 to register, plus pledges.
Harvest Festival: Get ready for Thanksgiving with a celebration of the harvest season at Todmorden Mills. There will be musicians, historic cooking demonstrations and samples and crafts for kids. New this year is a play about Todmorden’s history. Todmorden Mills Heritage Site, 67 Pottery Rd. Sunday. Noon to 4 p.m. Free.
Toronto walking tour: Ever wonder what Toronto looked like in the 19th century? This walking tour will give amateur historians of glimpse of what south Etobicoke once was, including an affordable housing project from 1918. St. Margaret’s Anglican Church, 156 Sixth St. Saturday. 1 p.m. Free, but donations are appreciated.
Holland Marsh Soupfest: Sip fall-flavoured soups prepared using local produce from Holland Marsh. The festival, in its sixth year, features soups made by more than 30 chefs from the Greater Toronto Area and Simcoe County. Showbiz editor Gloria Martin and morning sportscaster Peter Gross are judges. Ansnorveldt Park, 18997 Dufferin St., Saturday. Tickets, various prices.