Montgomery’s Inn Highlights
Welcome to Montgomery’s Inn, an 1840s-era inn operated as a museum by Toronto Cultural Services at 4709 Dundas St W (at Islington Ave) in Etobicoke, Ontario, 416-394-8113, email@example.com.
Every Wednesday, 2 to 6 p.m.
We’re indoors in the historic kitchen and tavern (upstairs) and the Community Room (downstairs) until next spring! Get your fresh-baked bread, Nith Valley Organics produce, Monforte Cheese, Green Gate meat and sausages, Samsara produce, Spade and Spoon preserves, More Than Pies sweets, Bees’ Universe honey and eggs and other treats while you soak up the sun. Have a tour of the museum on us; it’s free on Wednesdays during market hours.
Visit our Market page for news and a complete list of vendors.
Current shows: February
- Community Room (February 1 to 28): “Burning Earth”—solo exhibition by Yang Yang Pan (see image at left.) Opening Reception: February 5 from 6 to 8 p.m.
- Briarly Room (February 2 to 29): “The Vanishing Great Outdoors: Toronto Landscapes”—solo exhibition by Vladimir Topal (see image at left.) Opening Reception: February 5 from 6 to 8 p.m.
Tea Time at the Inn
Every Sunday, 1 to 4 p.m.
Experience our delicious seasonal menu with your choice of a sweet or savoury plate with a pot of tea or glass of cider.
Fret Not Ukulele Night
First Thursday of every month, 6 to 9 p.m.
A monthly ukulele gathering with Doctor of Music instructor Chris Wilson.
Last Thursday of every month, 7 to 10 p.m.
Live traditional music, beverages and stew by firelight in our restored 1847 barroom.
Hearts and Kisses Baking Workshop
Sunday, February 7, 10 a.m. to noon
Prepare your own 1840s treats and make a Victorian box in which to present them: Heart Cake, Meringue Kisses, and Chocolate Puffs, all packaged and ready to present to loved ones a week later!
Admission: $25+HST. Pre-registration required (416-394-8113).
Jane Austen & Zombies! Family Day at Montgomery’s Inn
Monday, February 15, 1 to 5 p.m.
This Family Day, Montgomery’s Inn celebrates the release of the monster mash-up movie, Pride and Prejudice & Zombies. Learn to dance like the Bennet girls, create terrifying crafts, and experience ghoulish face painting. Historic and/or zombie costumes are encouraged but not required. Bring your own camera to snap a photo in our photo booth equipped with sets & props. Drop-in activities, no pre-registration required.
Admission: Free with regular admission to the Inn. Also: Indulge in an appropriately gory tea for $7 per person (all ages) including tea or punch, a cupcake and tea sandwiches.
Junior Chef Camp at Montgomery’s Inn
March Break: Mon to Fri, March 14 to 18, 9 a.m. to 4 p.m.
Kids learn to cook in a fun and safe environment. Participants aged 6 to 11 will learn about food from farm to table as they meet a farmer, attend the on-site farmers’ market (Wednesday only) or plant their own seedlings. Age-appropriate hands-on cooking projects may include cake decorating and baking bread in a brick oven. Plenty of active play ensures that everyone works up a healthy appetite! Participants make their own lunches daily, plus take-home samples to share with hungry parents.
Admission: $175+HST for the week, including lunch. Pre-registration required (416-394-8113).
Jane Austen Supper Club
Saturday, February 27, 7 to 10 p.m.
An actual taste of Jane Austen’s world. Sit at an elegant table by the fire and eat the delicious and intriguing foods Austen and her contemporaries knew, followed by a short talk on the nature of the Regency supper and a thoroughly researched, beautifully presented and delicious meal prepared by the historic cooks at Montgomery’s Inn. Historical clothing is encouraged, but optional. Some outfits are available for rental at a modest fee.
Admission: $55. Preregister by Friday, February 19 at JaneAustenDancing.ca or 416-578-1031.