The Lake Shore Village Business Improvement Area (BIA) will host the third annual Shop the Shore event in New Toronto next weekend – a two-day family fun festival featuring some of the best deals in Etobicoke.

All are invited to come out and explore the best Etobicoke has to offer, with great food to sample, merchants to visit, and lots of activities for everyone in the family along Lake Shore Boulevard West from First to Tenth Street.

The event kicks off on Friday, Sept. 21 from 4 to 9 p.m. with sidewalk sales, a barbecue and a performance by The Homeless Band at 6 p.m. on Fifth Street.

The festivities continue Saturday. Sept. 22 at 10 a.m., with live music all day on Seventh Street featuring headliners Fiddlestix scheduled to perform from 4 to 6 p.m. There will also be a Kids Zone featuring face painting, rock climbing, and other activities, plus an Artists Zone on Tenth Street, and free giveaways.

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Etobicoke Guardian, September 17, 2012