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  • Remembrance Day Commemoration (2016)

    Fri. November 11, 10:45 am
    Fort York National Historic Site and the Toronto Municipal Chapter IODE (Imperial Order Daughters of the Empire) are proud to present one of this city's most evocative Remembrance Day Services on Garrison Common. Commencing at 10:45 am from the west gate of Fort York, a processional, led by period uniformed military staff and standard bearers of the IODE, will make its way to the Strachan Avenue Military Cemetery, where the public will be gathered. There, at the eleventh hour, all soldiers of the Toronto Garrison who fell in the War of 1812, the Rebellion Crises, the Crimean War, Northwest Rebellion, South African (Boer) War, the two World Wars, and recent conflicts around the globe will be remembered and honoured.

  • Historic Cooking Classes in the 1826 Officers' Mess Kitchen: Mince Pies (2016)

    Sun. November 27, 10 am to 3:30 pm
    Learn how to make the pastry and rich filling for these traditional fruit and meat-based pies. Recipe package and mince pies to take home are included.
    $75 + HST. Pre-registration and payment required.
    To register please call 416-392-7484.

  • Frost Fair (2016)

    Sat. December 3, 10 am to 4 pm 
    Celebrate the festive season. Stroll through historic buildings where merchants will be selling heritage inspired products and reproduction pieces. Shop with local artisans to find unique holiday gifts for family and friends. Enjoy many activities throughout the day, including children’s drill workshop, military exercises, demonstrations by the Culinary Historians of Canada, and printing a souvenir on the Mackenzie House 1845 proof press.
    Regular admission.