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5 things to do this weekend: Bridal show, pink party and relive prom

As our regular 680News.com series continues, we look at events happening in the city for all ages and interests.

April 11-13, 2014

Toronto’s Bridal Show: Spring is in the air and that means it’s almost prime wedding season. Over 150 unique exhibitors will be on hand to keep soon-to-be brides and grooms busy before the big day. There will also be daily fashion shows, a bridal gown sale, and a gentlemen’s hangout for the fellas. Direct Energy Centre, Hall C, 100 Princes’ Blvd. April 11-13. $20. torontosbridalshow.com

Spring Made by Hand Show: Over 150 Canadian artists, artisans and designers will congregate at this sprawling showcase of homegrown talent. The one-stop family shopping experience will also feature free face-painting, door prizes, and raffles. The International Centre, Entrance 3, 6900 Airport Rd., Mississauga. Saturday. 11 a.m. – 5 p.m. $5. madebyhandshow.ca

The Pink Party: Major league talent like the Sheepdogs and Naughty by Nature will be performing at this volunteer-driven event in support of the Canadian Breast Cancer Foundation of Ontario. A Calvin Klein underwear fashion show is sure to excite, and over 40 items will be up for grabs in a silent auction. Castlefield Event Theatre, 2492 Yonge St. Friday. Doors open at 9 p.m. VIP doors open at 8 p.m. $140. thepinkparty.ca

Relive Prom: Wish you could step back in time and do your prom all over again? Well, here’s your chance. Dance under the venue’s disco ball to 10-piece Motown band “The Intentions.” A dress code calling for your best 50s to 90s prom attire will be in effect, with prizes to the best dressed. All proceeds go towards StepStones for Youth’s programming. The Burroughes, 639 Queen St. W.  Saturday. 8 p.m. – 2 a.m. $25. reliveprom.com

Beginner’s Axe Throwing Tournament: The Backyard Axe Throwing League (BATL) is giving rookies the chance to taste the thrill of competition in this emerging sport. Instruction will be provided, and the winner takes home a wood-burned hatchet. 213 Sterling Road. Friday. 8 – 11:30 p.m. $40. Learn more here.

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