Santa’s Choice Zine Fair, Leslieville Gallery Crawl, and Long Winter Takeover: T.O. Events for Dec 20 – Jan 3

Storyteller Ariel Balevi will be performing stories by the 13th-century Sufi mystical poet Rumi at La Boheme Cafe. 7:30 PM. Dec 20. Free.

Come by the 4th annual Santa’s Choice Zine Fair and check out zines, comics, small presses, prints, t-shirts and tote bags, jewellery, crafts, and other handmade goods by local artists and designers.12 PM. Dec 21. XPACE Cultural Centre. Free.

Join the Leslieville Gallery Crawl as they visit five contemporary art galleries along Queen East that showcase the vibrant art scene of the east end. 1 PM. Dec 22. Project Gallery. Free.

Be a part of the third edition of True Story Time Party inside the candlelit and cozy lemonTree studio. 7:30 PM. Dec 22. $5.

For one night only, on January 2, AGO events First Thursdays and Long Winter merge for the AGO First Thursdays: Long Winter Takeover.Come out for a unique AGO experience where you can participate in creative exchanges with more than 20 artists selling artwork. 7PM. January 2. AGO. Free.