10 Best Things to Do this Weekend: September 25 to 27, 2020

McMichael’s Sculpture Garden as part of Culture Days

It's the weekend and it's time for some family fun. Here are the top 10 things to do this weekend: September 25 to 27, 2020.

1. Go Pumpkin Picking
All weekend
This year, skip the grocery store pumpkins and take a day trip to one of GTA's pumpkin patches, where you're sure to run into more fall fun. More

2. Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives. New Discoveries at the ROM
All weekend
Egyptian Mummies: Ancient Lives. New Discoveries invites visitors to journey back in time for a rare and in-depth look at what life was like on the Nile 3,000 years ago. More

3. Go to Culture Days at the McMichael
All weekend
Majestically located on the edge of the historic Carrying Place Trail that runs through the Humber River Valley, the McMichael’s grounds offer a wealth of highlights for lovers of Canadian art. These in-person outdoor tours will tell the story of the McMichael and provide an opportunity for visitors to explore the Group of Seven cemetery, Tom Thomson’s shack, the famous Sculpture Garden and outdoor installations by well-known Indigenous artists. Free but reservations are required. More

4. Explore Artwork Across the City with BigArtTO
Friday, September 25 to Saturday, September 26, 2020
Explore Artwork Across the City. Experience art illuminated at BigArtTO, a city-wide public art celebration featuring free access to over 200 hours of temporary public artworks projected onto local buildings and landmarks. Created by Toronto artists, the projections will play Wednesday through Saturday in each of Toronto’s 25 wards allowing residents access to artwork without having to leave their neighbourhood. More

5. Do the Oasis ZooRun Virtual Race
All weekend
Join the Toronto Zoo for the first-ever Oasis ZooRun Virtual Race! With a 10K, 5K, Double Up & 800m Cub Run for the kids, you can get the whole family involved in this fun event. More

6. Go to Culture Days
All weekend
Culture Days is a national celebration of arts and culture. Kicking off September 25th and running until October 25th, Culture Days invites everyone to participate in and show appreciation for arts and culture in their own communities and nationwide! Check the Culture Days website for thousands of virtual and in-person activities. More

7. Explore Toronto Through Self-guided Tours with StrollTO
All weekend
Explore Toronto Through Self-guided Tours. Starting September 18, residents can play tourist in their city and discover the unexplored shops, stops, places and spaces within Toronto’s main streets. Free self-guided exploration guides are now available to take residents on a journey to uncover thriving main streets within each neighbourhood. From September 18 to October 4, visit the LEGO “Dot Your World” installation – Toronto’s Tom Thomson’s Canoe reimagined through LEGO DOTs. More

8. Go to ​Mysterious Minds Escape Rooms
Mysterious Minds Escape Rooms has safely reopened! Book a unique mission today ― solve the puzzle and beat the clock! More

9. Pumpkins After Dark Drive-Thru
All weekend
NEW in 2020! Covid-safe 2.5 km guided audio drive thru! Dozens of new exhibits and over 150 pumpkin sculptures from the comfort of your own car. More

10. Exclusive Free Trial Ballet Classes at Goh Ballet
Sunday, September 27, 2020
GOH Ballet is inviting students ages 3 -10 to experience a free trial ballet class led by one of Goh Ballet’s renowned instructors! Children will be introduced to the magic of dance through ballet movements using familiar music, props and stories for a fun-filled and energetic session while older students with some back-ground in ballet training will be challenged to explore artistic expression and improve technical execution. More

Visit our calendar for more events.

Heads up! We’re working hard to be accurate ― but these are unusual times, so please always check before heading out.

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