On May 5th, in celebration of Charles Dickens’ visit to Toronto in May, 1842, the City Museums’ Volunteer Historic Cooks will be demonstrating the preparations for a Dickensian dinner in the Lodge’s historic kitchen. Visitors will be offered a serving a “Oliver Twist” gruel. From 12 – 5 p.m., free with general admission.
High quality reproductions of the above 1854 lithograph of Toronto Harbour will also be on sale. In this bird’s-eye view looking west along Front Street, Toronto’s original City Hall (1845-1899) can be seen amongst the bustling harbour and business centre. The mounted reproduction measures 22″H x 32″W and sells for $20 including HST.
Colborne Lodge is located at the south end of High Park on Colborne Lodge Drive. Limited free parking.
For more information Contact:
Colborne Lodge, Toronto Cultural Services
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