What to do about the Town November 5th to 7th

Wasn’t it just Summer? How did we land here, in November already? Believe it or not the first weekend of November is upon us and there are many indoor and outdoor activities to keep you busy this weekend!

Friday November 5th 2010

The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair
This always reminds me of school outings as a child and the delight I’d have in seeing farm animals in the city. My favorite assignment was finding out the various breeds of cows. In case you’re wondering, milk cow, eating cow and working cow are not the correct answers.

The fair is simply a wonder in the city. It boasts horse shows, dog shows, family friendly fun and a rodeo!! You can find unique arts and crafts to help kick start your holiday shopping. This event is at the Exhibition Place, $18. http://royalfair.org/

National Women’s Show
This event is held at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre and is pegged as the Ultimate Girl’s Day Out. There are over 450 exhibits where patrons can shop, eat, catch a fashion show or even get a free makeover! Tickets are $12-16. http://www.nationalwomenshow.com/toronto/index.html

Saturday November 6th 2010

Day of the Dead 2010
This traditional Mexican occasion is where families honour their ancestors by leaving offerings or gifts on their graves. This 2 day celebration will be held at the Harbourfront Center and is a family friendly event. Free. http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com/whatson/fallfestivals/index.cfm?festival_id=26

Sunday November 7th 2010

Hockey Hall of Fame Legends Classic
Canadian and US Hockey legends take each other on in this game as part of the Hockey Hall of Fame Induction Weekend. Past Inductees will be in attendance such as Brian Leetch, Joe Mullen and Peter Stastny. The pre-game ceremony will feature an appearance by Bobby Hull, Brett Hull and Steve Yzerman! Game is at the ACC, $39.25-69.25 http://www.legendsofhockey.net/html/ind10Classics.htm

Buffalo Bills vs. Chicago Bears
The Buffalo Bills are back in Toronto for the last time this year in regular season action against the Chicago Bears. NFL fans will be sure to flock on over to the Roger’s Centre (nee Skydome) on Sunday. They’ll have a tailgate party for all you fans as well. $Ridiculous

Images from official webpages