Sunday, September the 17th is the last official weekend of summer 2017! Fall officially arrives on September the 22nd. AccuWeather is forecasting mostly sunny and humid Sunday with temperatures as high as 24c. Most certainly summer like weather! There are 59 unique events and festival, that the City of Toronto put together tomorrow, and 24 events in York Region – #Sunday, September 17.2017. These numerous and unique events offer a variety of activities and themes: Art, Music, Food, Dancing, sports, movies, fundraising and so much more. What are you in the mood for? Grab your sun glasses, grab your partner, grab your hat, grab your pet, most importantly grab your “I am in the mood for fun” attitude!
Cirque Du Soleil: VOLTA
VOLTA tells a spellbinding story about the freedom to choose and the thrill of blazing your own trail. Inspired by the adventurous spirit that fuels action sports, the show weaves the adrenaline rush of acrobatics into a visually striking world driven by a stirring melodic score. For this new production, Cirque du Soleil collaborated with international artist M83 as the composer and musical director, adding his epic space-age future pop sound to the VOLTA stage for the first time. http://www.cirquedusoleil.com/volta
On Common Ground Festival
The On Common Ground festival features an engaging mix of culturally-diverse music, dance, storytelling, theatre, visual arts, local food, and family-friendly activities in celebration of Canada 150. This three-day festival will launch the world premiere of Miigis by Red Sky Performance. Melding contemporary Indigenous dance and live music, Miigis explores a journey from the Atlantic Coast to the Great Lakes. http://www.toronto.ca/oncommonground
Toronto Beer Week
Celebrate Toronto’s vibrant craft beer scene this September with Toronto Beer Week. TBW offers 9 days of great events at over 60 of our city’s finest bars and restaurants, and showcases over 35 breweries. With a broad variety of action waiting to be enjoyed at more than 200 events, TBW promises to offer memorable experiences for everyone from craft beer newbies to grizzled veterans. http://torontobeerweek.com
All About Me (Exhibition)
This exhibition showcases a group of highly skilled artists working in the realm of self-portraiture, in a range from contemporary to experimental. This show is curated by award-winning artist and instructor, Steve Rose. Presented in conjunction with the city-wide My City My Six program, each artist is providing a six-word story to accompany their artwork. http://www.toronto.ca/eccartgallery
Canada’s Most Convenient Carnival
On Sunday, September 17th, from 10am-5pm, Canada’s Most Convenient Carnival presented by Circle K is taking over Yonge & Dundas Square. At this one-of-a-kind event, attendees can enjoy Free Ferris Wheel Rides, show off their skills in a paper airplane flying contest for a chance to win Free Gas for a Year, or take the stage to karaoke with a live band. Along with the exciting activities, enjoy Free Frosters, Free Hot Dogs, Circle K giveaways, and much more. No ticket necessary and all ages are welcome! http://bit.ly/2haoVzB
FIVARS (Festival of International Virtual & Augmented Reality Stories)
FIVARS, The Festival of International Virtual & Augmented Reality Stories — Canada’s first and original VR/AR showcase — returns to Toronto September 15 -17 for its third year at TIFF. FIVARS showcases a new wave of filmmakers and content producers who push the boundaries of virtual reality cinematography. http://www.fivars.net/
Fall For Dance North
Fall for Dance North festival returns for a third season with three nights of dynamic performances. Each night offers a unique program with highlights that include world premiere festival commissions by Robert Binet of the National Ballet of Canada, seven-time world champion Irish dancer Michaela Hinds, and a world-record breaking 72-Person Ball Passing community dance project with an all Toronto cast. NEW this year is an opening night party with the festival artists featuring DJs, a cash bar and popular food vendors as well as free programming at Union Station. http://www.ffdnorth.com
Girl Expo Canada
Girl Expo Canada is a one day extravaganza designed exclusively for girls ages 5-12 to celebrate all that girls are, can do and can become. The one day event will empower girls to discover their potential through demonstrations, activities, speakers and entertainment. Come to Girl Expo Canada to discover new programs, innovative products and fresh ideas, all in one place. http://www.girlexpocanada.com/
Put your creativity to the test at Inventorium, a dynamic, curiosity-driven space that encourages play, creation and collaboration. http://bit.ly/2fk5xD4
Music History on the Yonge Street Strip
Discover the music history of Yonge Street, beginning in the 1950s. Visit the sites of famous clubs like The Colonial, Friar, and Le Coq D’Or, and concert venues such as Massey Hall and the Eaton Auditorium. Hear stories about Oscar Peterson, Ronnie Hawkins, Glenn Gould and many more. http://bit.ly/2wxVGfL
On Golden Pond
In this funny and sentimental play of love, learning and reconciliation, we find a retired couple who have spent their summers on Golden Pond for the last 48 years. Norman clings to his wits despite his declining health. Ethel enjoys all the things that they have in their life together. Changes are on the horizon when their daughter Chelsea and her fiancé Bill visit and leave Billy Junior with Ethel and Norman to care for over the summer. A bond is created as the generations learn from each other. http://bit.ly/2x9aBPu
THE TERRY FOX RUN 2017 AT MILL POND
Everyone is welcome to participate in a Terry Fox Run, regardless of age, athletic ability or socio-economic standing. While the Run does not have an entry fee or minimum donation we do ask all participants to fundraise or make a donation. You can raise funds online, use a pledge sheet or make a donation at the Run site. Whatever your choice, please know that every dollar counts. http://www.terryfox.org/run/
GEORGINA FARMERS’ MARKET 2017
The Georgina Farmers’ Market features more than 30 vendors offering a wide range of products including produce, meats, baked goods and crafts.
This community-run market gives consumers a unique opportunity to meet, get to know and support the people in our town and nearby communities who grow and prepare food. http://bit.ly/2jzLpOW
PEACE FUR PAWS – 5K WALK FOR ANIMALS
This will be Peace Fur Paws’ 3rd Annual fundraising 5K Walk for animals and it will be held at Pet Valu – Uptown Market in Markham. http://pfp5kwalk.myevent.com/
Fall is around the corner. Bid your farewell to the summer of 2017 by enjoying the glorious weather for this Sunday. Celebrate life and have lots of fun! “Tomorrow is promised to no one”.
To You can find the complete list of the Toronto events on http://bit.ly/2fcPNBQ
You can find the complete list of the York Region events on http://bit.ly/2fc2lth
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