About this Event
Join us for the Harvest Day Festival!
Come and celebrate the bountiful autumn season at our exciting Harvest Day Festival. Get ready for a day filled with fun activities, learning, and live entertainment. This FREE event will take place on Sunday, October 1, 2023 from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
Located at 777 Lawrence Ave E, Toronto, ON M3C 1P2, our festival promises a delightful experience for all ages.
Start the day with 'Nature Sommelier' Jacob Rodenburg then grab a nature passport and head out to help harvest vegetables from our garden, try out binoculars to spot birds in the ravine and even roast a marshmallow! You will receive a stamp for each activity completed! We will end the day with an interactive musical experience with musician and Nature Educator Pete Moss.
Don’t forget to check out on your way out to collect a special prize!
About Jacob Rodenburg
Jacob Rodenburg is the Executive Director of Camp Kawartha and the Kawartha Outdoor Education Centre, a summer camp and outdoor environmental education centre. He is an award-winning educator, qualified teacher with a Master’s in Education, and has taught in the field of camping and outdoor education for more than 35 years. Jacob teaches environmental education at Trent University and has published many articles on education, nature and the value of outdoor learning. He is the author of The Book of Nature Connection: 70 Sensory Activities for All Ages will start the day in the Weston Family Library at 10 a.m. for a family friendly exploration.
About Pete Moss
Pete Moss is an acclaimed children's musician and child psychotherapist candidate who connects people of all ages with the natural world. Drawing inspiration from everyday birds, plants and weather, Pete’s playful, folksy style and sophisticated songwriting have gained him over 20K monthly listeners on Spotify. With lines proclaiming, “the sun, the moon, the stars are shining, in one dandelion” and referring to Chickadees as the “timbits of the sky”, Pete’s songs inspire empathy, wonder and affection toward living things.
Event Venue & Nearby Stays
Toronto Botanical Garden, 777 Lawrence Ave E, Toronto, Canada