sorauren park festival market
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TCA reader Heather thinks you kids might find inspiration (and feed your thrift/antique appetite) at the Toronto East Toyfest - taking place at the Scarborough Village Recreation Centre on Sunday May 28th from . According to the Toronto.com entry, "This is an antique and collectible toy show where you will find a very wide variety of both used and new collectible toys for sale from the turn of the century to the present." Sounds awesome. And it's free! (A show you don't have to pay to shop at....I love it).
An opportunity to peek inside some private art studios on Dundas West (starting today):
"From Friday May 26th to Sunday May 28th join 16 local artists as they open up the doors to their private studios and share with you a little piece of themselves. The Dundas West Arts Building Open House, located in the historic building at 2466 Dundas Street West, is an event no artist or art lover should miss."Artists on parade: Visual artist and musician Jennifer Wardle; ceramic artist Ying-Yueh Chaung; figure painter Derek Birch; installation sculpture artist Samantha Brown; photographer Chris Nefs; crafts by El Toro; glass artist and silver smith Nadia Tasci (Tascidesigns); wood carvings by Ruth Arnold; photographs by Daniel James.
Major scores are to be had at the
Here's what they have to say about it:
"Created and run by the Museum's volunteers, the sale is a bonanza for textile aficionados and a major fundraiser, now in its eleventh year. Shoppers will have their pick of an eclectic mix of yardages, yarns, vintage oddments and a wild variety of patterns, quilt fabrics and notions."
Friday May 26 () and Saturday May 27 ()