Events in Toronto: January 6 – 8, 2017

For current weekend activities, see things to do this weekend

Activities & Events in Toronto: Friday, January 6 – Sunday, January 8, 2017

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I. Live Music & Concerts

1. New Year’s Concert 2017

An East-Meets-West Concert of Favourite Classics.

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January 7, 2017 | 7:30 PM

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George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for Performing Arts

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$30 – $88

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For live music at nightclubs, see under Nightlife/Food Events.

II. Live Theatre & Related Events

1. Performing Arts Events

Performing Arts & Theatre in January

Events this week include

  1. Come What Mayhem! @ The Second City Toronto
  2. Sequence @ Tarragon Theatre’s Mainspace
  3. Sister Act @ Lower Ossington Theatre
  4. Superdude and Doctor Rude @The Second City Theatre
  5. Infinity @ Tarragon Theatre’s Extraspace
  6. Sebastian Maniscalco @ Sony Centre For The Performing Arts
  7. Potted Potter @ Panasonic Theatre
  8. Sleeping Beauty @ Elgin Theatre
  9. Eat, Buy, Repeat: The Second City’s Guide to the Holidays @ The Second City Theatre

and more!

 

2. Next Stage Theatre Festival

Toronto Fringe started the Next Stage Theatre Festival 10 years ago to give indie artists an opportunity to take their work to the next level. In just 10 years, NSTF shows have received 25 Dora Mavor Moore nominations! Artists from the festival have gone on to become major players in Canada’s cultural scene, bringing the indie spirit with them. We are so proud to have offered them a platform, a showcase, a next stage.Details

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January 4 – 15, 2017

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Factory Theatre – 125 Bathurst St, Toronto

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$10 – $15

III. Sports

1. World Junior Hockey Championship

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December 23 – January 2, 2017

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Air Canada Centre, Toronto

 

2. Toronto Raptors

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vs Utah Jazz on Thursday, January 5, 2017 | 07:30 PM

vs Houston Rocketson Sunday, January 8, 2017 | 06:00 PM

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Air Canada Centre, Toronto

 

3. Raptors 905

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vs Erie Bayhawks on Monday, January 2, 2017 | 07:30 PM

vs Canton Chargeon Wednesday, January 4, 2017 | 07:30 PM

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Hershey Centre, Mississauga

 

4. Mississauga Steelheads

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vs Hamilton Bulldogs on Wednesday, January 4, 2017 | 07:00 PM

vs. Barrie Colts on Friday, January 6, 2017 | 06:00 PM

vs. London Knights on Sunday, January 8, 2017 | 02:00 PM

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Hershey Centre, Mississauga

 

5. Toronto Marlies

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vs Rochester Americans on Saturday, January 7, 2017 | 05:00 PM

vs Rochester Americans on Sunday, January 8, 2017 | 03:00 PM

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Ricoh Coliseum, Toronto

 

6. Toronto Maple Leafs

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vs Montreal Canadiens on Saturday, January 7, 2017 | 7:00 PM

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Air Canada Centre, Toronto

IV. Exhibitions, Festivals & Other Events

1. 100 years of hockey and Winter Week

Join Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation partners with the Toronto Maple Leafs and Rogers to celebrate 100 years of hockey. Come out for skating, games, music giveaways and refreshments, as well as to meet Leafs alumni and other special guests.

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January 3 – 8, 2017

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Various Rinks, Toronto

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Free

 

2. Canada’s Bridal Show

Canada’s Bridal Show is the most renowned Bridal Show, established in 1984 always prospering and showcasing all the latest trends in the Bridal Industry.

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Friday, January 6th | 5:00 PM to 10:00 PM

Saturday, January 7 | 10:00 AM to 9:00 PM

Sunday, January 8 | 10:00 AM to 6:00 PM

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front Street West, Toronto

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$20.00 each; Free admission for children ages 12 and younger.

 

4. The Toronto Franchise Expo

Learn the ins and outs of franchise ownership so you can make an educated decision about your future. Legal Advice, How To Choose The Business For You, Financing Options, Government Assistance Programs, Real Estate Opportunities, and much more.

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Saturday, January 7 | 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

Sunday, January 8 | 11:00 AM to 5:00 PM

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Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building 255 Front Street West
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online: $8; $10 at the door

 

5. Motorcycle Supershow

The Supershow has firmly established itself as the pinnacle of motorcycle shows. Come to shop, explore and take in everything that’s new!Featuring the very popular ‘Century of Motorcycles’ display. Fifty hand-picked motorcycles get the red carpet treatment as they represent the evolution of the motorcycle over the past 100 years..

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Friday January 06, 2017 | 12:00 PM (Noon) – 10:00 PM

Saturday January 07, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 9:00 PM

Sunday January 08, 2017 | 10:00 AM – 5:00 PM

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The International Centre, 6900 Airport Road, Mississauga

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Adults: $20.00 per person
Youths (6-12 years): $5.00 per person
Children (under 6 years): Free

 

6. Vietnamese New Year 2017 and Canada 150

Join us for a celebration of Vietnamese New Year (Tết) 2017 and Canada 150. Experience dynamic lion dance, taste traditional Tết food and specialty Vietnamese coffee, and be entertained by most talented artists from the Vietnam Youth Theatre (Nhà hát Tuổi trẻ Việt Nam) with their singing, dancing, comedy, and traditional musical instrument performances. Celebrate Canada 150 with us and discover how Canadian schools, businesses and friends have made significant partnerships and meaningful people-to-people links with Vietnam.

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Sunday, January 8, 2017 | 4:00 PM

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George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto Centre for the Arts
5040 Yonge Street, Toronto

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$20.00 – $40.00

Things to Do This Winter in Toronto

7. Winter Bird Count

Join Parks Canada to learn Birding Basics and see who’s around.

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Sunday, January 8, 2017 | 9:00 AM

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Vista Trail N., Near Toronto Zoo

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Free

 

8. The Illusionists

This mind blowing spectacular showcases the jaw dropping talents of seven of the most incredible illusionists on earth. THE ILLUSIONISTS – Live From Broadway has shattered box office records across the globe and dazzles audiences of all ages with a powerful mix of the most outrageous and astonishing acts ever to be seen on stage. This non-stop show is packed with thrilling and sophisticated magic of unprecedented proportions. Details

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December 13 to January 7, 2017

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Princess of Wales Theatre – 300 King St W, Toronto

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$49 to $139 + charges

 

9. Guided Night Snowshoe Hikes

Strap on your snowshoes for a night-time hike, where stars and shadows create a dramatic setting for adventure. Professional staff members guide your group on a 1 ½ to 2 hour romp through an enchanting winter wonderland. Experience beautiful trails that wind through a mature forest of 100 foot tall trees, sparkling views of the countryside at the Suspension Bridge and breathtaking lookouts from the top of the Niagara Escarpment. Details
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Saturdays, December 17 – February 18, 2017, except Dec 23 | 8PM – 11PM

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Scenic Caves Nature Adventures, 260/280 Scenic Caves Rd., The Blue Mountain

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$30 ($40 with equipment rental)

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