Free events in Toronto this week offer something for everybody, from film festivals to light shows and, of course, plenty of holiday-themed activities to ring in the festive season.Events you might want to check out:
Best of Documentary Short Film Festival (November 30 @ Carlton Cinemas)
This is a showcase of the best documentary short films from around the world today, including films about mental health, cosplay, artists, identities, and communities.
Voices for World AIDS Day (November 30 @ St. Lawrence Centre for the Arts)
Toronto's community demonstration of support for people living with HIV / AIDS will include a iwde array of performance types, from a jazz choir to solo and group drag shows and everything in between.
Holiday Fair in Nathan Phillips Square (December 1-23 @ Nathan Phillips Square)
Back for round two, the now annual Holiday Fair celebrates the season with an artisan market, delicious food, live entertainment, and a full section of carnival-style attractions.
DeClute Light Up the Beach (December 1 @ Leuty Avenue)
More than 80,000 LED bulbs on 20,000 linear feet of wire are hung, making the boardwalk and beach an incredible winter destination. Arrive before 7 p.m. to ensure you catch when the lights come on!
Toronto's First Anonymous Art Show (December 1-3 @ AFC Place)
More than 200 works by established and emerging Toronto artists are on display at this free show in support of Art for Cancer.
Evergreen's Winter Village (December 2-31 @ Evergreen Brick Works)
Experience the magic of winter at Evergreen’s Winter Village with campfires, nature walks, and other outdoor activities. There's also food truck eats and shopping ops, but those will cost you.
Really Really Free Market (December 2 @ Campbell Park)
Everything is free. No money, no swapping. Each attendee is allowed one large shopping bag, or two bags for families, and can take any items they please. After 3pm there's no limit!
by Corey Van Den Hoogenband via blogTO