Friday, August 14
You might have to wait for a table, but once you’ve tried the margherita pie at super-popular Pizzeria Libretto, you’ll understand what all the fuss is about. (221 Ossington Ave., 416-532-8000)
Dance into the wee hours of the morning at multi-level mega-club Circa.
Slip on your sneakers, sunglasses and whitest polo shirt, the Rogers Cup women’s tennis tournament‘s opening rounds start today.
Saturday, August 15
Get a dose of local history without breaking the bank. Fort York, Mackenzie House and Todmorden Mills are free to visit all weekend long.
Learn about the Canadian Aboriginal art scene at the Planet Indigenus festival at Harbourfront Centre.
Take a road trip to Markham’s massive Chinese-centric shopping centre, Market Village, one of the few malls where noodles are made right before your eyes.
Sunday, August 16
Grab a blanket, find a spot to sit in Trinity Bellwoods Park and enjoy a sunny day of people watching. (Queen Street, west of Bathurst Street)
Discover Sidecar’s boozy ginger- and lemongrass-infused lemonade, also known as your new favourite summer drink.
Escape the heat and catch a matinee performance of theatrical blockbuster The Sound of Music at the The Princess of Wales Theatre.