Top 6 in the 6ix: Can't miss Toronto events, September 10 to 16

Sep 8 2018, 3:39 am

Not sure what’s happening in your hood this week? No problem!

We’ve scoured the web and rounded up the top things to do in Toronto this week so you won’t have to.

Get a taste of Jazz music, try out some new local beers or indulge in some delicious Polish food.  The options are endless this week!

Toronto Public Library Clearance Book Sale

What: The annual Friends of Toronto Public Library Clearance Book Sale is taking place at the Toronto Reference Library this weekend and it’s bound to be the best bang for your buck when it comes to books. Items for sale include CDs, books, and DVDs, and are priced from just 10 to 50 cents, with the highest pricing listed around $5.

When: September 13 to 15
Time: Thursday, 9:30 am to 7 pm; Friday, 9 am to 7 pm; Saturday, 9 am to 4 pm
Where: Toronto Reference Library
Price: Admission is free

Kensington Market Jazz Festival

What: This weekend, the Kensington Market Jazz Festival returns with over 300 musicians performing over three days at 12 venues in the eclectic neighbourhood of Kensington Market.

When: September 14 to 16
Time: Varies by venue
Where: Various venues in Kensington Market
Price: Both ticketed and free events

Toronto Beer Week

What: Just because the warm days of summer are behind us doesn’t mean you can’t enjoy one last beer festival before fall officially kicks off. Celebrating local craft brew, this week-long festival of beer features dozens of different breweries, bars and restaurants around the city.

When: Sept 14 to 22
Time: Varies by location
Where: Participating breweries, bars, and restaurants in Toronto
Price: Pay for what you order

Fairland Funhouse

What: A magical world of art, music, and discovery is about to debut in Toronto’s Kensington Market. Fairland Funhouse is taking over the namesake 1950s grocery store and letting local artists loose to transform it into an experiential art maze.

When: September 14 to October 31
Time: Varies by day
241 Augusta Avenue, Toronto
Price: From $20

Roncesvalles Polish Festival

What: Wrap up summer by attending North America’s largest celebration of Polish culture in Toronto’s best neighbourhood. The festival will feature local and international music, fantastic cuisine from over 40 renowned restaurants, cafes, bakeries, and bistros, along Roncesvalles, and of course, lots of traditional Polish fare.

When: September 15 and 16
Time: Saturday, 11 am to 11 pm; Sunday, 11 am to 7 pm
Where: Roncesvalles Avenue from Queen Street West to Dundas Street West
Price: Admission is free

Open Streets TO

What: Open Streets programs, also known as Ciclovias, open streets to people and close them to cars encouraging participation in physical activity and healthy recreation. They are free, regularly occurring programs, and offer communities the opportunity to experience their city streets in a whole new way.

When: September 16
Time: 10 am to 2 pm
Where: Bloor and Yonge Streets
Price: Admission is free

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