As our regular CityNews.ca series continues, we look at events happening in the city for all ages.
Dec. 27-29, 2013
ROM for the Holidays: Kids embark on a scavenger hunt through the museum and play games from other cultures as part of ROM’s fun and educational holiday program. Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park. To Jan. 5, most activities run 11 a.m.-4 p.m. Free with museum admission. rom.on.ca
Cross-country skiing: Work off that turkey dinner with a trek through a 446-hectare forest in the Caledon hills. Other options are tobogganing, snowshoeing and skating. Albion Hills Conservation Area, 16500 Highway 50. Friday 9 a.m.-4 p.m.; Saturday-Sunday, 9 a.m.-4:30 p.m. Trail fees $8.19-$14.60. trca.on.ca
What’s In The Box: The Drake’s Boxing Week music fest is back for its seventh year. The event’s tagline — five nights, five bands, five bucks — sums it up well. The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen St. W. To Monday. Bands start at 7 p.m. or 8 p.m. $5. thedrake.ca
Sing-a-Long-a Sound of Music: Re-enact the enduring musical tale of a nun-turned-governess who falls for a stern naval officer and his seven children in pre-war Austria. Costumes encouraged. Included are lunch and pies to take home. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West. Friday-Saturday. 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m. $17.50-$22.75. tiff.net
Cupcake-decorating class: Work with fondant, buttercream and professional tools to create cupcake works of art. All skill levels and ages welcome. Le Dolci, 1006 Dundas St. W. Sunday. 12 p.m.-2 p.m. $80. ledolci.com
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