As our regular series continues, we look at events happening in Toronto for a variety of ages and interests.

Dec. 20-22, 2013

Holiday Sweets Tour: Indulge your sweet tooth at the holiday sweet tour in the Kensington Market district. Begin the indulgence at the Ding Dong Pastries & Cafe and enjoy samples as you tour four other sweet stores. 321 Spadina Ave. Sunday, 11:30 a.m.-1:30 p.m. Adults $26.65; Children $8.85.

Christmas by Lamplight: Black Creek Pioneer Village invites visitors to join in the holiday festivities bathed in the warm glow of lamplight. Enjoy live music, food and activities as you step into this Victorian Christmas setting. 1000 Murray Ross Parkway. Saturday. Adults $34.95; Children $29.95.

Handel’s Messiah: The Toronto Symphony Orchestra joins forces with the Toronto Mendelssohn Choir and vocal soloists for the annual holiday tradition of Handel’s Messiah. Roy Thomson Hall. Friday-Sunday. $33-$109.

The Artisans’ Gift Fair: Pick up a one-of-a-kind gift for someone special this holiday at the Artisans’ Gift Fair at the Tranzac club. Over 40 venders will offer handmade items. When your shopping is done sit in the cozy lounge and bar and enjoy free live music. 292 Brunswick Ave. Saturday and Sunday, noon-6 p.m. Free.

Holiday Social Mixer for GTA Professionals: Combine business with pleasure at this holiday social mixer where you can network with professionals, entrepreneurs and art enthusiasts. Proof Vodka Bar, 220 Bloor St. W. Saturday 9 p.m.-midnight. Ages 25-40. Free.