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5 things to do this weekend: LunarFest, blues guitar and free films

Marcia Chen | posted Saturday, Feb 28th, 2015

Feb. 27-March 1, 2015

LunarFest: A celebration of the lunar year of the sheep with fortune-telling, dumpling-tasting and a glow-in-the-dark dragon dance by a talented team from Taiwan. Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. Saturday, 11 a.m.-7 p.m.; Sunday, 11 a.m.-6 p.m. Free.harbourfrontcentre.com

Mini MOCCA: Kids use magazines like Maclean’s and Canadian Living, as well as other arts-and-crafts supplies, to paste together portraits of our nation for the Canada in Collage workshop. MOCCA, 952 Queen St. W. Sunday, 9 a.m.-11 a.m. Free; $5 suggested donation. mocca.ca

Toronto Tabla Ensemble: The first concert in a three-part series featuring the North Indian drum; maestro Ritesh Das hopes it will feel as intimate as being in a living room. Saturday. 7:30 p.m. Toronto Public Library, Fairview Branch. $15-$20. torontotabla.com

Blues guitar workshop: A practical jamboree for guitar players and blues enthusiasts hosted by Emily Burgess, formerly of the 24th Street Wailers. Sunday, 3:30 p.m.-6:30 p.m. The Dakota Tavern, 249 Ossington Ave. $10-$12. torontobluessociety.com

Free films: Free screenings of Xavier Dolan’s Mommy and David Cronenberg’s Maps to the Stars, both up for best picture and director at the Canadian Screen Awards this weekend. Saturday, 6 p.m. and 9 p.m. TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King St. W. Free. tiff.net

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