Six things to do this week to welcome fall

Markham Fair

Established in 1844, Markham Fair is one of the oldest fairs in the country. This years Markham Fair in a flash, Starting September 30, it’s a one-way tour event, offering a taste of the fairs of yesteryear, until the full version can safely return. The event features farm animals, agricultural displays, tractors, a static monster truck display, farmers market, fair food, and more.


The first major production to be presented in a local theater since the pandemic began ”,Blindness” It is more of a sound and light installation than a game. The story has been adapted from José Saramago’s 1995 dystopian novel about an epidemic of blindness and unfolds through the voice of a narrator as the audience sits socially estranged on the stage of the Princess of Wales Theater. “Blindness” runs until October 24.

Harvest festival

Springridge Farm in Milton is helping usher in the season with its annual harvest events, open daily from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. An outdoor experience for active children of all ages, Springridge Farm’s Fun Farm Yard includes a cobweb crawler, farm animals, antique tractors, straw games and tractor-drawn wagon rides. Visit for more information.

Dinner with eggs

Looking for some fall inspired cooking? Burnbrae Farms, in association with TasteToronto, has launched Dine With Eggs, with 30 participating restaurants, bakeries and cocktail bars offering a dish or drink made with eggs. The campaign supports the Children’s Breakfast Club and will run until October 15. For more information visit

Pumpkins after dark

An award-winning Halloween event, Pumpkins After Dark is a 2.5-kilometer scenic drive through Milton, featuring thousands of hand-carved lanterns, pumpkin sculptures, and live carving demonstrations. Open now, the event will run until November 7. Book your ticket at

Kensington Market Art Fair

Kensington Market, which is already an arts hub housing galleries, graffiti and fashion, is hosting an outdoor art fair on September 26, from 12 noon to 6 pm at 77 Nassau St. The fair will feature artisans working on sculpture. , painting, textiles and photography. and more.


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