March 1 Rubber Your Ducky The 3rd annual event of its kind, 100% of the ticket sales for the night go to CANFAR and with the past 2 years selling out, that’s a lot of money going to AIDS research. While it’s not mandatory, party go-ers are encouraged to wear red to the event in support of AIDS awareness.
March 1-2 Bargain Upholstery Bolts Sale The Textile Museum of Canada wants you to have the best fabrics and details adorning your home, so thanks to donations by top suppliers, the public has the opportunity to purchase the finest materials at bargain prices. Arranged by the TMC Volunteer Association, shoppers will find a wide variety of fabrics at the sale including the hottest spring colours, neutrals, textures, and more.
March 1-3 Toronto International Bicycle Show Cycle into spring by picking up the lastest products and accessories for biking as well as learning what’s hip and trending in the bike world. The show also features electric and hybrid bikes alongside the classics, all of which can be taken for a spin in the Test Ride Zone. And those biking to the event will find free bike parking on-site.
March 1-3 Sexapalooza Sex, sex, sex — now that we have your attention, head over to Sexapalooza to get even more of the aforementioned by means of seminars, shopping, and some healthy voyeurism. Catch an erotic video, play in the dungeon area, or pick up some new moves and tricks for the bedroom at the event to set your libido on high gear.
March 1-3 Made In Toronto Festival This festival is in its 2nd year and supports local filmmakers, musicians, and artists by arranging screenings, performances, and discussions with which to promote the talent. This year the event is joining forces with the Institute for a Resource-Based Economy and will be bringing economic theorist Charles Eisenstein to Toronto for the first time for a discussion and workshop entitled Sacred Economics.
March 2 Dragon’s Den Open Auditions Attention small business owners and aspiring entrepreneurs, CBC’s Dragon’s Den is holding open auditions and they’re looking for you. Those auditioning should prepare a business pitch that is no longer than 5 minutes to convince producers of their potential. No experience is necessary and the auditions are open to all ages.
March 2 They Live Toronto Zombie Walk is doing some fundraising (or “fiendraising”) with a screening of John Carpenter’s 1988 alien flick, They Live. The night will also feature a performance by local band, Howling Bullets, and zombie party hosts including a ‘dead’ DJ. And those that arrive ‘dead’ or in zombie gear receive a discounted price on tickets!
March 2-3 The Prom Show Find all you’re looking for your prom (or bat mitzvah, or middle school graduation, or wedding, or anything formal really) with exhibitors selling garments, accessories, services, and more at their best prices. Get advice and tips on how to style your prom look and find out what’s hot in formal wear for 2013.
March 2 – April 7 Sugarbush Maple Syrup Festival Get a jump start on welcoming spring at one of two locations just outside the city participating in this maple syrup festival. Tap a tree for the sugary stuff, hitch a wagon ride, and munch on all the syrup and pancakes you can take before joining in on the crafts and enjoying the entertainment. Serious lovers of the syrup can partake in the more adult Maple Syrup Dinner later in the month.
March 3 The Toronto Vintage Clothing and Textile Sale The 22nd sale of its kind where clothes lovers and hipsters can find all the vintage fashions their heart desires. Shop the many varied booths for vintage clothing, accessories, and sewing items as well as the chance to find some designer pieces. Hosted at the Ontario Science Centre, guests of the show get discounted parking on-site.