As a much-anticipated thaw sets in this weekend, take shelter from the slushy roads and sidewalks with events in Toronto that will help you unwind.
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It may be too early to officially usher in patio season, but that doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy a pint or two of a great craft beer.
Date: Friday, Feb. 21 to Saturday, Feb. 22, 2014
Cost: Tickets are $1 each. Each ticket will buy you a five-ounce sample. Four tickets will buy you a 16-ounce sample.
Billed as the biggest motorcycle manufacturers’ show in Ontario, this three-day event gives two-wheeler aficionados a sneak peak of the latest motorcycles ATVs, and scooters.
Date: Friday, Feb. 21 to Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014
Location: Direct Energy Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd.
Cost: $10 to $38
Dust off your dancing shoes and join one of Canada’s longest running swing dance group for an evening of blues, funk and soul.
Date: Friday, Feb. 21, 2014
Location: Lithuanian House, 1573 Bloor St. West
Cost: $10 for members, $15 for non-members
Planning a spring wedding? Meet wedding gown designer Pnina Tornai and get tips from some of Toronto’s most sought after wedding professionals.
Date: Saturday, Feb. 22 to Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014
Location: Arcadian, 401 Bay St, 8th floor
Cost: $40 plus HST
Treat your little-ones to a heartwarming play featuring some of Robert Munsch’s most beloved stories, including “50 Below Zero” and “No Clean Clothes.”
Date: Saturday, Feb. 22 to Sunday Feb. 23, 2014
Location: Solar Stage Children’s Theatre, 4950 Yonge St.
Crawl out of hibernation and reconnect with nature by exploring Toronto’s hidden forests.
Date: Sunday, Feb. 23, 2014
Location: Meet inside the main doors at Castle Frank station at 9:50 a.m.
Cost: $5 suggested donation