More than 100,000 art lovers descend on Nathan Phillips Square to take in the 500-plus artists, artisans and other exhibitors making up the Toronto Outdoor Art Exhibition. Avid collectors on tight budgets know that this is an unbeatable opportunity to get some great deals. While a large student section is always a highlight, the show also includes displays by some of this city's finest makers, including Louis Jacob, Tom Folland and Gwendolyn Hats. And with Jennifer Rudder, ex of ace gallery YYZ, at the helm, the 39th annual TOAE promises more highbrow content than ever. Best of all, admission is free. Friday through Sunday (July 7 to 9). 100 Queen West. 408-2754.
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