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What's On In Toronto | Weekend May 27–29, 2016

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Updated: 7 October 2016
It’s been a eventful week for Toronto – from High Park’s runaway capybaras, to nerve-wracking Raptors games, and the general work week grind – so here’s your chance to finally relax. From food, drink, and web festivals, to the annual Doors Open Toronto, there’s plenty to keep you running through the 6 this weekend.

FRIDAY

FOOD & DRINK | CraveTO

CraveTO celebrates Toronto’s food scene with some of the best street food vendors and craft brewers, with a night of dancing, drinking, and feasting.

© Pexels
© Pexels

CRAFT | Textile Bazaar

The Textile Bazaar is surely a crafter’s dream: head to Artscape Youngplace to support the Textile Museum of Canadaand stock up on all of your sewing, quilting and crafting needs.

Textile Colour | © kesie91 / Pixabay
Textile Colour | © kesie91 / Pixabay

SATURDAY

ARCHITECTURE | Doors Open Toronto

It’s the city’s favourite open door event: from museums and churches, to sports centres and studios, explore the interiors of Toronto architecture with Doors Open Toronto. This year’s theme, Re-used, Revisited and Revised, explores how buildings have been adapted and re-used throughout the city’s architectural history.

Exterior, Aga Khan Museum | © The Aga Khan Museum, 2016 | Photo: Janet Kimber
Exterior, Aga Khan Museum | © The Aga Khan Museum, 2016 | Photo: Janet Kimber

WEB | T.O. Webfest

Calling all web gurus: now in its third year, T.O. Webfest celebrates all things web content. Head to workshops, panels, installations, and a web content-creating ‘bootcamp’ at this three-day fest.

The Matrix Number Falling Code | © Creative Film / YouTube
The Matrix Number Falling Code | © Creative Film / YouTube

DRINKS | Imbibe on Toronto’s Summer Cocktails

Saturday may be calling for rain, but get a head start on summer – discover the best summer cocktails in the city with this handy guide.

Miss Things
The Tropical Fuzzy Wawa from Miss Thing’s | Courtesy of Miss Thing's

SUNDAY

ART | ¡Viva México! Clothing & Culture

Explore the evolution of Mexican fashion – and history – through over 150 textiles on display at the ROM this May with ¡Viva México! Clothing & Culture. From entire costume ensembles, to embroidery, beadwork, and more, take a peek into one of the largest collections of Mexican textiles in the world.

¡Viva Mexico! | Courtesy of The Royal Ontario Museum
¡Viva Mexico! | Courtesy of The Royal Ontario Museum

FILMS | Inside Out LGBT Film Festival

Check out the best queer cinema in Canada and abroad at Inside Out. This 11-day festival promotes, produces, and exhibits films made by, and about, lesbian, gay, bisexual and trans people.

Almost Adults | © Almost Adults via Inside Out
Almost Adults | © Almost Adults via Inside Out

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