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What's up this weekend?

Hi, all. My 16 year old nephew is coming in for the weekend? Any cool stuff happening? I think he'd like to see a slice of life and some cool neighbourhoods (e.g., Kensington). He's been here to see Jays and Leafs games, but never really to explore the city. Anyone know of any street festivals or anything wacky and weird going on?

Any suggestions much appreciated. Thanks!

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1. Re: What's up this weekend?

The CNE starts today! You might wanna take him there. He'll like it. :-)

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2. Re: What's up this weekend?

If he likes to eat:

Saturday, Aug 20, 2011

WhereThe Distillery Historic District

Description11AM - 3PM

Trinity Square

This is the second Food Truck Eats event in a three-part series of delicious gourmet food truck showcasing! As we're sure you've heard, the first Food Truck Eats event was a HUGE success!

This event celebrates the diversity and quality of food available from gourmet food trucks in and around Toronto. All menu selections are $5 or less.

Trucks confirmed for this event so far include:

Baker Street Bakery

Big Grill Catering

Bonfire Catering

Caplansky's

El Gastronomo Vagabundo

Gorilla Cheese

New Dog

Olliffe Butcher

Shriner's Creek

Smoke's Poutinerie

Swirls Bakery

The Cupcake Diner

Twirlees Ice Cream

The festival will also include musical performances by local musician Nadia Bashalani

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3. Re: What's up this weekend?

This weekend seems to be the pause before the storm. Next week is both Buskerfest & Pedestrian Sunday in Kensington. There's a big South Asian festival currently going on at Harbourfront.

Even though it's not car-free, we'd still recommend Saturday afternoon in Kensignton. Grab lunch at Big Fat Burrito, check out the longboard & vintage shops. Bikes on Wheels, a temple of hip on Augusta is good for some serious window shopping if he's into biking. Head down Spadina, then west on Queen out past Bellwoods Park where the Queen West MusicFest is on (Saturday only)

Maybe over to the islands on Sunday?

Have fun!

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