Five things to do in Toronto on the weekend of April 6-7

Five things to do in Toronto on the weekend of April 6-7


In this edition of The Weekender, Billy Talent, the Spring Cottage Life Show and three more things to do in Toronto.

Spring Cottage Life Show
The annual showcase of all things cottage is hosting more than 500 vendors and a range of seminars on topics from cottage ownership to outdoor cooking. Catch HGTV’s Home Heist hosts Colin and Justin dishing cottage design tips on the main stage. $17. April 5—7. International Centre, 6900 Airport Rd.

Billy Talent
The punk rockers from Mississauga bring their Dead Silence Tour to the Air Canada Centre, accompanied by special guests Sum41, Hollerado and Indian Handcrafts. $38.50—$49.50. April 5. The Air Canada Centre, 50 Bay St.,

Total Health 2013 Festival
Over sixty experts are giving talks on everything from natural healing to GMO’s at the annual natural health convention. Try an organic facial or sample the gourmet food and drinks at one the 200-plus booths. $10-19. April 5—7. Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building. 255 Front St. W.,

Pop Up> Off the Wall
The funky pop-up in the gallery space at 627 Queen West shows wares by local artists. Highlights: prints by Tosin San, photographs by Yannick Anton, handmade jewellery by Jenny Greco and clothing by Novology. April 6. The gallery at 627 Queen St. W., Facebook

The Cookbook Store’s 30th Anniversary Party
Independent bookseller The Cookbook Store is celebrating 30 years in the biz with cakes from local bakeries, tales from the store’s founders and a visit from The Food Network’s Eat St. host James Cunningham. April 6. The Cookbook Store, 850 Yonge St., 416-920-2665,