Check out these 5 Heritage Toronto summer tours

WhatsOn Jul 17, 2017 City Centre Mirror

1) Lost Breweries of Old Toronto — July 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Explore Toronto’s rich and malty brewing history on this tour with noted beer expert Jordan St. John, author of Lost Breweries of Toronto and The Ontario Craft Beer Guide. Tour ends with beer tasting by Mill Street Brewery. $20.

2) Music History on the Yonge Street Strip — July 29 at 10:30 a.m.

Visit the sites of famous clubs like The Colonial, Friar, and Le Coq D’Or, and concert venues such as Massey Hall and the Eaton Auditorium. Hear stories about Oscar Peterson, Ronnie Hawkins, Glenn Gould, and others. $10 suggested donation.

3) Campus & Cosmos: Toronto’s Astronomical Heritage — Aug. 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Hear stories of remarkable Torontonians and campus-based groups that have led astronomical research and public education in the field for more than 100 years. Learn how the leading-edge work of University of Toronto-based researchers contributed to the Space Race. $10 suggested donation.

4) Pride Outside the Village: LGBTQ+ Heritage — Aug. 5 at 1:30 p.m.

Walk through Toronto’s queer past with Heritage Toronto and the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives. Follow in the footsteps of activists who struggled to find a public space of their own. $20.

5) Beatlemania: Toronto’s Love Affair — Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m.

Take a trip down memory lane with Beatles enthusiast Piers Hemmingsen, author of The Beatles in Canada: The Origins of Beatlemania, as he shares stories that intertwine the band with 1960s Toronto — home to the largest organized Beatles fan club in North America. $20.

— Go to www.heritagetoronto.org/programs/tours/ for information

Check out these 5 Heritage Toronto summer tours

2017 tour season offers something for everyone

WhatsOn Jul 17, 2017 City Centre Mirror

1) Lost Breweries of Old Toronto — July 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Explore Toronto’s rich and malty brewing history on this tour with noted beer expert Jordan St. John, author of Lost Breweries of Toronto and The Ontario Craft Beer Guide. Tour ends with beer tasting by Mill Street Brewery. $20.

2) Music History on the Yonge Street Strip — July 29 at 10:30 a.m.

Visit the sites of famous clubs like The Colonial, Friar, and Le Coq D’Or, and concert venues such as Massey Hall and the Eaton Auditorium. Hear stories about Oscar Peterson, Ronnie Hawkins, Glenn Gould, and others. $10 suggested donation.

3) Campus & Cosmos: Toronto’s Astronomical Heritage — Aug. 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Hear stories of remarkable Torontonians and campus-based groups that have led astronomical research and public education in the field for more than 100 years. Learn how the leading-edge work of University of Toronto-based researchers contributed to the Space Race. $10 suggested donation.

4) Pride Outside the Village: LGBTQ+ Heritage — Aug. 5 at 1:30 p.m.

Walk through Toronto’s queer past with Heritage Toronto and the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives. Follow in the footsteps of activists who struggled to find a public space of their own. $20.

5) Beatlemania: Toronto’s Love Affair — Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m.

Take a trip down memory lane with Beatles enthusiast Piers Hemmingsen, author of The Beatles in Canada: The Origins of Beatlemania, as he shares stories that intertwine the band with 1960s Toronto — home to the largest organized Beatles fan club in North America. $20.

— Go to www.heritagetoronto.org/programs/tours/ for information

Check out these 5 Heritage Toronto summer tours

2017 tour season offers something for everyone

WhatsOn Jul 17, 2017 City Centre Mirror

1) Lost Breweries of Old Toronto — July 27 at 6:30 p.m.

Explore Toronto’s rich and malty brewing history on this tour with noted beer expert Jordan St. John, author of Lost Breweries of Toronto and The Ontario Craft Beer Guide. Tour ends with beer tasting by Mill Street Brewery. $20.

2) Music History on the Yonge Street Strip — July 29 at 10:30 a.m.

Visit the sites of famous clubs like The Colonial, Friar, and Le Coq D’Or, and concert venues such as Massey Hall and the Eaton Auditorium. Hear stories about Oscar Peterson, Ronnie Hawkins, Glenn Gould, and others. $10 suggested donation.

3) Campus & Cosmos: Toronto’s Astronomical Heritage — Aug. 3 at 6:30 p.m.

Hear stories of remarkable Torontonians and campus-based groups that have led astronomical research and public education in the field for more than 100 years. Learn how the leading-edge work of University of Toronto-based researchers contributed to the Space Race. $10 suggested donation.

4) Pride Outside the Village: LGBTQ+ Heritage — Aug. 5 at 1:30 p.m.

Walk through Toronto’s queer past with Heritage Toronto and the Canadian Lesbian and Gay Archives. Follow in the footsteps of activists who struggled to find a public space of their own. $20.

5) Beatlemania: Toronto’s Love Affair — Aug. 17 at 6:30 p.m.

Take a trip down memory lane with Beatles enthusiast Piers Hemmingsen, author of The Beatles in Canada: The Origins of Beatlemania, as he shares stories that intertwine the band with 1960s Toronto — home to the largest organized Beatles fan club in North America. $20.

— Go to www.heritagetoronto.org/programs/tours/ for information