Friday August 19
Markham Jazz Festival
Markham Museum- 9350 Markham Rd, Markham
Friday, August 19 (7:30pm-11pm), Saturday. August 20 (12pm-10:30pm), Sunday, August 21 (12:30pm-6:30pm)
The summer jazz scene isn’t complete without a stop at the TD Markham Jazz Festival in beautiful Unionville. Even better, 2022 is our 25th anniversary! Three days, three stages, terrific restaurants and shops to visit along Main St. and a lineup of stunning new talent and fan favourites from past MJFs – all free to attendees. For more information, please click here.
Movies in the Park
Memorial Park- 2 Park Drive, Whitchurch-Stouffville
9pm – 11pm (Movie begins at sundown)
Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy family favourites under the stars! A food vendor will be available at each movie selling a variety of treats for you to enjoy while watching a spectacular movie. For more information, please click here.
Saturday August 20
Summer Saturdays at ClearWater Farm
ClearWater Farm- 1614 Metro Road North, Willow Beach
9am – 4pm
Free entrance (food, drinks and other items available for purchase)
Join us at the farm to explore nature, eat and drink well, shop our local artisan and farmers market, have the whole family learning together with our art in nature programs or flex your mental health muscle in the fresh air. Some programs require preregistration. Learn more about what we do at ClearWater Farm by following the self guided tour signs or buy some of our fresh vegetables grown on site. We can’t wait to see you and your family at the farm! For more information, please click here.
Yoga at the Manor: Sun Salutations
Hillary House and Koffler Museum of Medicine- 15372 Yonge Street, Aurora
10am – 11am
As the sun shines through trees, we will practice and move to a series of yoga postures commonly known as Sun Salutations. This set sequence of postures dates back more than 2,500 years to a time when ancient cultures revered the sun. Salutations are believed to have been regarded as a literal salute to sunrise and were perceived to ready the body for all that would happen during daylight. Please bring your own mat. For more information, please click here.
Field to Table – Georgina’s Farm Tour
Georgina Farms (This is a self-guided tour: you can start the tour at any farm you’d like! Please visit the event’s website for more details & a full list of farms.)
10am – 4pm
Free (Food, drink and other items available for purchase at each farm)
Join the Town of Georgina, some of our farmers and their local partners on Aug. 20 for Field to Table. Each stop on this self-guided tour will be offering unique experiences where you can learn about farming, take tours and taste food made with fresh products.
The more farmers you meet, the more chances you’ll have to win a farmfresh basket. For more information, please click here.
Taste of Ireland at Canada’s Wonderland
Canada’s Wonderland – 1 Canada’s Wonderland Drive, Vaughan
Saturday, August 20 – Sunday, August 21 – 12pm-8pm each day
Admission: Access to event is included with Park Admission
The flavours and spirited culture of the Emerald Isle will arrive at Canada’s Wonderland for the new Taste of Ireland food festival! Kick up your heels with lively street entertainment, traditional Celtic music and dancers while savoring hearty Irish fare like Guinness BBQ Pork Ribs, Irish Shepard’s Pie and Irish Whiskey Glazed Beef Skewers. Then treat yourself to a sweet dessert-like Chocolate Guinness Cake or Butterscotch Apple Cake. For more information, please click here.
Sunday August 21
Family Sundays at the McMichael
McMichael Canadian Art Collection – 10365 Islington Avenue, Kleinberg,
11:30am – 3:30pm
Free with gallery admission
Every third Sunday of the month is Family Sunday at the McMichael. Join us all day long for drop-in hands-on art workshops, interactive tours and storytelling circles created just for families. Each Family Sunday has a different theme and a special performance at 2 pm so join for one or try them all! This Sunday’s theme is ‘Global Sounds and Stories’. For more information, please click here.
Main photo: Stop by Cloverhill Flowers during the Field to Table – Georgina’s Farm Tour on Saturday and they will have maps with all the other farms open that day! The more farmers you meet, the more chances you’ll have to win a farm-fresh basket.
Photo row above, from left: Bad Guys is the featured film for Movies in the Park in Whitchurch-Stouffville Friday night; ClearWater Farms is hosting Summer Saturdays; Yoga at the Manor at Hillary House and Jaymz Bee will be master of ceremonies at the Millennium Bandstand during the Markham Jazz Festival.