Events For February Weekends

February Weekends At Scarborough Museum

Fall in love with homemade potato soup and scones, cooked right before your eyes. Samples and recipes available to share them with those you love.

Scarborough Museum is set along the walking trails of beautiful Thomson Memorial Park, once the farm fields of Scarborough’s first settlers and now a popular heritage community. The museum shows the history and development of Scarborough from its founding and early settlement to its growth and emergence as a major suburb in the 20th century. The site and its gardens are situated on property first granted to David and Mary Thomson, who settled in Scarborough in the late 1790s.

Date & Time:
Sat & Sun Only, Feb. 3 – 25, 2018, 12:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Scarborough Museum
1007 Brimley Rd, Scarborough, ON M1P 3E8, Canada

Cost: Free
Phone: (416) 338-8807

Taste of Chinatown Food Tour

Presented by Savour Toronto.  Explore the food, culture and history of Toronto’s Old Chinatown on a culinary exploration. You’ll have the opportunity to indulge in generous tastings of Dim Sum, Northern-style dumplings, hand-pulled noodles, sweet and savoury pastries, and more. Between tastings, your guide will share their expertise of Chinese customs, eclectic folklore and a brief history of the Chinese community in Toronto. Whether you are visiting in Toronto for the first time or a proud local – this is a great way to learn about a unique culture and its vast cuisine.

Date & Time:
Sat, Feb. 10, 2018, 11:00 am – 2:30 pm

Dim Sum King
421 Dundas St W

Cost: $75
Phone: (855) 472-8687

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Tasting

Presented by Tasty Tours. Make this Valentine’s Day an unforgettable one with a one-of-a-kind chocolate tasting! In this intimate experience, you’ll learn how to taste chocolate like the connoisseurs. Put your new skills to the test with tasting samples of artisan chocolates, curated with your input. Along the way, you’ll discover how chocolate is made, try the raw cacao bean, and leave with a deeper understanding of your own chocolate preferences. You will never see chocolate the same way again!

What to Expect

Learn the art of chocolate tasting
Sample a variety of artisan chocolates (primarily dark chocolate)
Taste the origin of chocolate, the cacao bean
Sweet times for all!

Date & Time:
Sun, Feb. 11, 2018, 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm

Livelihood Cafe
254 Augusta Ave

Cost: $29.00 (Reservation/Advanced Ticket Required)

Valentine’s Day Chocolate Workshop

Presented by Tasty Tours.  Dive into the rich and delicious world of chocolate-making with your sweetheart! Together with veteran chocolatier Odile of Odile Chocolat, the two of you will be tasting couverture chocolates, rolling champagne-infused chocolate truffles, and leaving with your very own chocolate masterpieces.

What to Expect

Taste and learn about couverture chocolates
Enjoy a chocolate-making demonstration
Roll your own champagne-infused chocolate truffles
Take home your hand-made treats
Scrumptious times for all!

Date & Time:
Sun, Feb. 11, 2018, 5:00 pm – 6:30 pm

Odile Chocolat
829 Dundas St W

Cost: $49.00

Bloor-Yorkville Icefest 2018

Celebrate winter with the 13th Annual Bloor-Yorkville Icefest. On Saturday, February 24th, the Annual Ice Carving Competition will take place in the Village of Yorkville Park starting at noon. For a small donation, children can look forward to Ice Kiddie Cubes with a surprise toy inside, and visitors can enjoy a sweet treat at the Maple Taffy Station with all proceeds supporting the Heart and Stroke Foundation. Cumberland Street will also host Entertainment Characters, Ice Carving Demos & an Icefest Lounge with live DJ’s.

Date & Time:
Sat, Feb. 24, 2018, 12:00 pm – 8:00 pm
Sun, Feb. 25, 2018, 12:00 pm – 5:00 pm

Village of Yorkville Park
115 Cumberland St

Cost: Free