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September 16, 2003
Media Advisory: Celebrate harvest with City of Toronto Historic Museums
Celebrate harvest this fall with Scarborough Historical Museum and Todmorden
Mills Heritage Museum and Arts Centre. Enjoy the season, step back in time and
experience two family friendly, fun-filled events with activities to suit every

Scarborough Historical Museum - Community Harvest Festival
· Roast marshmallows over the open fire
· Taste homemade squash or soup made in the open-hearth
· Sample award winning fall baking
· Make scarecrows
· Toss a horseshoe
· Play a game of croquet
· Dance to the harmonica and listen to the guitar duo of Bill & Bill

Date/Time: Sunday, October 5 - noon to 4 p.m.
Location: Scarborough Historical Museum
1007 Brimley Road in Thomson Memorial Park (just north of Lawrence Ave.)

For more information, call 416-338-8807 or e-mail
pay-as-you-can admission and free parking.

Todmorden Mills Heritage Museum and Arts Centre
A Celebration of the Season - Harvest Festival
· Enjoy live musical performances by James Gordon, Conrad Kipping and Tom
· Observe traditional food preserving techniques
· Browse displays by local artisans
· Purchase baked goods and picnic fare

Date: Sunday, September 28 - noon to 5 p.m.
Location: Pottery Rd. (east of Bayview Ave, and west of Broadview Ave.)
For more information, call 416-396-2819 or e-mail
Admission and parking are free. Donations of canned goods for the local food
bank are appreciated.

The Scarborough Historical Museum and Todmorden Mills Heritage Museum and Arts
Centre are only two of the 11 great City of Toronto Historic Museums. For more
information on fall events being held at all City of Toronto Historic Museums,
call the events hotline at
416-338-3888 or visit

Media contact:
Kristen Juschkewitsch, Program Development Officer,



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