Events This week in Toronto

Events this week in Toronto – September 18 to 24, 2017 




24 Sep

Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W, Toronto

September 24, 2017

Free

The Word On The Street is a non-profit organization that celebrates Canadian reading, writing, and champions literacy primarily through a free, annual outdoor festival. Each September, in communities from coast-to-coast, we invite everyone to participate in hundreds of author events, presentations and workshops, and to browse a marketplace that boasts ...  »

24 Sep

Todmorden Mills Heritage Site, 67 Pottery Road, Toronto

September 24, 2017

(416) 396-2819

free

Celebrate Canada’s 150th birthday, the harvest season in the valley and Todmorden Mills Heritage Site’s Golden Anniversary! Visit our re-restored historic homes, sample period recipes, tour the Wildflower Preserve, create a fun take-home craft – and meet our special costumed guests from Todmorden’s past! Print a souvenir on ...  »

24 Sep

Banquet & Convention Centre - 2800, Hwy #7 W., Vaughan

September 24, 2017 To September 25, 2017

Pink Diamond Gala 2017

$85-$1000

Life After Breast Cancer is very different for the ladies next door, the financial burden to have basic needs met during and after treatment is unmanageable. Surviving breast cancer should be the grand finale but for many women and men, it’s NOT. After Breast Cancer is a registered charity ...  »

24 Sep

Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre, 750 Spadina Avenue, Toronto

September 24, 2017

Free

The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre Offers Fun for the Whole Family on Children’s Day at the J – and it’s FREE! The Miles Nadal Jewish Community Centre invites families to experience Children’s Day at the J. This fun-filled day will allow children to enjoy a variety of ...  »

24 Sep

Artscape Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie Street, Toronto

September 24, 2017

4165350240

$15 to $22

SIP! SLURP & SAVOUR! the soup-erb culinary talents and tastes of the 2017 harvests @ SOUPALICIOUS TORONTO. Enjoy over 30 soups; fresh baked breads and great refreshments. Bring your own spoon and plan to enjoy an unbelievably fun taste celebration. Who is it for? all-ages HOW MUCH Tickets : Advance tickets = $15 which includes […]  »

23 Sep

Springridge Farm, 7256 Bell School Line, Milton

September 23, 2017 To October 29, 2017

(905) 878-4908

$12 per person

Springridge Farm is the ultimate place in Milton to make fall memories that last a lifetime. With activities for all ages, homemade seasonal baking and Farmer John’s famous pumpkin crop, you’ll want to show the whole world how much fun you’re having down on the farm! Springridge ...  »

23 Sep

Mel Lastman Square , 5100 Yonge St, Toronto

September 23, 2017 To September 24, 2017

416-500-0007

Free

Canada Kids Festival Autumn 2017 The 2017″Canada Kids Festival” is 10 hours of family, fun festival with activities, entertainment, food and fun for everyone. The 2017’s event includes: Exhibition area, a “Kid’s Adventure and Fun Zone”, a designated spot for “Not-for-Profit and Charity Organizations”, …, a “Food”, magicians, clowns, live bands, traditional ...  »

23 Sep

Gibson House Museum, 5172 Yonge Street, Toronto

September 23, 2017

(416) 395-7432

Free

Featuring local community groups, vendors, heritage demonstrations, hands-on activities and games, a farm animal petting zoo, it’s sure to be a day of fun for all ages. Meet your neighbours, tour the museum and try your hand at our games of skill and chance! Visit the new Gibson Park ...  »

23 Sep

Brampton Fairgrounds, 12942 Heart Lake Road, Caledon

September 23, 2017 To September 24, 2017

416-743-2233

$10.00

This is Brampton’s second indigenous POW WOW. Our goal is to raise awareness about suicide and suicide prevention in both our youth and indigenous youth. There will be both craft and native craft vendors. Participation in all areas is welcome by both adults and children. Events include Indigenous Artist ...  »

23 Sep

Massey Hall, 148 Victoria Street, Toronto

September 23, 2017

$79-$125

On Saturday, September 23, 2017 at Massey Hall, the Canadian Songwriters Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony returns with four incredible inductees, Neil Young, Bruce Cockburn, Beau Dommage and Stéphane Venne. The bilingual ceremony will feature remarkable tributes and performances from sought after Canadian artists framed with breathtaking music, moving stories and ...  »

23 Sep

High Park, 1873 Bloor Street West, Toronto

September 23, 2017

1-800-387-4474

Donation

It’s about providing a better future for kidney patients. Every kilometre counts. The Kidney Foundation’s Kidney Walks are the largest community fundraising event in Ontario dedicated to raising funds for innovative research, vital programs, and services that support people living with kidney disease. For more information, please visit ...  »

23 Sep

Berkeley Street Theatre, 26 Berkeley St, Toronto

September 23, 2017 To October 22, 2017

4163683110

$35-$59

Life After By Britta Johnson Plunge into Alice’s overactive inner world as she tries to decipher the events that led to the fateful day that her father, a superstar self-help guru, dies in a car accident. An expanded and reworked production of the hit 2016 Toronto Fringe musical, Life After ...  »

23 Sep

MaRS Discovery District, 101 College Street, Toronto

September 23, 2017

FREE

Our 4th annual flagship Etsy: Made in Canada show, co-hosted by the Toronto Etsy Street Team and 416Hustler, featuring 130 top handmade and vintage Canadian Etsy sellers! Etsy: Made in Canada is a national grassroots initiative celebrating the crafters, collectors and artisans in local communities across Canada. Etsy: Made in Canada ...  »

23 Sep

Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive, Toronto

September 23, 2017 To January 21, 2018

4166464677

$10.00 - $20.00

From lavish textiles and intricately patterned carpets to colourful paintings, polychrome Iznik wares, and precious inlaid metalwork: the world premiere of Arts of the East: Highlights of Islamic Art from the Bruschettini Collection introduces Canadian and international audiences to a choice selection from one of the world’s most important ...  »

23 Sep

Various Venues, Toronto

September 23, 2017 To September 30, 2017

Free to $150

Opening Ceremony: Laura Wright, Alessia Cara, The Tenors, Sarah McLachlan. La Bottine Souriante.
Closing Ceremony: Bachman & Turner, Bryan Adams, Coeur de Pirate, Bruce Springsteen, Kelly Clarkson.
Presented by Jaguar Land Rover, the third Invictus Games will be the largest Games yet, with 550 competitors from 17 nations competing in 12 sports.  »

23 Sep

Hershey Centre, 5500 Rose Cherry Pl., Mississauga

September 23, 2017

$55.4 - $565

Gurdas Maan is a Punjabi singer, songwriter, choreographer, and actor. He is considered one of the most notable figures in the world of Punjabi music.  »

23 Sep

The Garrison, 1197 Dundas Street West, Toronto

September 23, 2017

$36.50

Irish/English duo VNV Nation have persistently leaped from strength to strength over the last few years, emerging as a powerhouse in the alternative electronic rock and industrial scenes. Their unique sound blends influences from contemporary electronic music, indie, rock, underground dance music and 80s industrial, with thematic lyrics and ...  »

23 Sep

Tree of Life Theatre, 888 Dupont Street, Toronto

September 23, 2017 To October 8, 2017

$16.52 - $26.87

emerGENce Theatre presents Brandon Crone's 'Turtleneck'. Sex, power struggles, and gender dynamics take center stage in Turtleneck, a play that focuses on Vicki, a woman trying to escape from a dark past that has come back to haunt her.  »

23 Sep

George Weston Recital Hall, 5040 Yonge Street, Toronto

September 23, 2017

$35 - $100

Presented by Toronto Palestine Film Festival . Three of the most original musicians in the Arab world: Samir, Wissam and Adnan Joubran are the fourth generation of a Palestinian family of oud makers and players. They have been delighting international audiences for the past ten years with their exquisite compositions and ...  »

23 Sep

R.V. Burgess Park, 46 Thorncliffe Park Drive, Toronto

September 23, 2017

(416) 583-5782

0

Community-through-creativity org DIASPORIC GENIUS (DG), with its significant partner Thorncliffe Neighbourhood Office, present a participatory, cross-cultural festivals in Canada’s most diverse community, Thorncliffe Park. This 6th HARVEST Festival will feature harvest-themed creations, Story Circles, harvest foods, drumming, art-making, city-building conversations, circus performances & workshops, family activities, a special group ...  »

23 Sep

1415 Dundas Street West, Toronto

September 23, 2017

$0-10

Cultivated Co is getting a facelift! Cultivated Co’s Site-Launch Party is one-day, all-day experience exhibiting pieces from one of Canada’s rising streetwear labels. The Cult Shop includes limited edition merchandise and delicacies by BlissfulxBites, while the Site-Launch Party after hours comes complete with drinks, sounds and access codes ...  »

23 Sep

Trinity Bellwoods Park, Queen Street West, Toronto

September 23, 2017 To September 24, 2017

647-717-0747

Free

Queen West Art Crawl is an annual cultural and artistic festival in Toronto, allowing visitors to experience art, innovative installations and live music, all free of charge. The hub of QWAC is the Outdoor Art Exhibition in Trinity Bellwoods Park. The showcase features 200 of Canada’s most innovative established and ...  »

23 Sep

Various Locations, Toronto

September 23, 2017 To September 24, 2017

Free

The City of Toronto and partners are happy to present the inaugural Ravine Days with events happening around Toronto’s ravine system. Ravines define Toronto’s landscape just as the canals of Venice, the rolling hills of San Francisco, and the mountains of Rio define those cities. Over 17% of Toronto’...  »

23 Sep

Richmond Green Sports Centre and Park, 1300 Elgin Mills Road East, Richmond Hill

September 23, 2017 To September 24, 2017

Free

Tastes of the Hill Multicultural Festival celebrates Richmond Hill’s diverse, multicultural community while supporting a worthy cause. This year’s festival will open Saturday evening – with a nod to Canada’s 150th anniversary of Confederation featuring a Canadian-inspired schedule of live entertainment and film. The fun will continue on ...  »

22 Sep

Tarragon Theatre, 30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

September 22, 2017 To October 14, 2017

416.531.1827

$27 - $32 + fees

Lukumi is an Afro-futurist Dub-Opera set in post-apocalypse Turtle Island in 2167, 150 years after WWIII and 100 years after the Period of Explosions (PoE). The PoE saw the widespread meltdown of nuclear power plants – due to global environmental degradation – making the surface of the earth virtually uninhabitable.  »

22 Sep

Fleck Dance Theatre, 207 Queens Quay West, Toronto

September 22, 2017

$42.75

This solo dance event is performed by Belinda McGuire and features two world premieres. Waltz, by Sylvain Émard (Montreal), is made in collaboration with composer Martin Tétreault, lighting designer André Rioux, and costume designer François St-Aubin, and Mcguire’s own Slaughterhouse/Requiem features costume and set design by ...  »

22 Sep

Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street, Toronto

September 22, 2017 To September 23, 2017

$40.75 & up

Genius. Innovator. International superstar. The TSO pays tribute to the life and legacy of legendary pianist Glenn Gould in a must-see concert, hosted by acclaimed actor Colm Feore. Plus, witness the world première of Canadian composer Kelly-Marie Murphy’s new orchestral work inspired by Gould. Jan Lisiecki marshals all ...  »

22 Sep

Remix Lounge 1305 Dundas Street West, Toronto

September 22, 2017 To September 23, 2017

647 722-4635

$25.00

About the Version Studio Music Series ONE: Trip Hop has been described as a fusion of hip hop and electronica until neither genre is recognizable, incorporating a variety of styles of African Diaspora fusions including funk, dub, soul, psychedelia, R&B, jazz, house music and electronic music. Like many ...  »

22 Sep

Various Venues, Toronto

September 22, 2017 To September 24, 2017

(416) 578-1031

$30 - $195

The year is 1800. Standing on the deck of a British warship, you hear the wind snapping her sails and the creak of her wooden hull. Then — a strange ship is sighted on the horizon, and you’re off in hot pursuit! We offer a unique immersive experience: a weekend in ...  »

21 Sep

255, Front Street West, Toronto

September 21, 2017

Free with promocode

Meet the World’s Top Grad Schools in Toronto! Currently studying for an undergraduate degree and thinking of specialising or taking learning from one field to another in order to improve your career prospects? A recent graduate wanting to apply lessons learnt in the workplace? Realising that you need further ...  »

21 Sep

Various Venues, Toronto

September 21, 2017 To September 30, 2017

$25 & up

The sixth annual JFL42 Festival, presented by Air Canada in association with SiriusXM, is returning to Toronto from September 21 – 30 with six headliners taking the stage at the Sony Center for the Performing Arts: Bill Burr, John Mulaney, Ali Wong, Tim and Eric, My Favorite Murder, and Tom Segura. This year’...  »

21 Sep

Isabel Bader Theatre, 93 Charles Street West, Toronto

September 21, 2017

(416) 971-5004 ext. 245

$12 - $20

The Walrus Talks is a national series of events about Canada and its place in the world. Each event offers thoughtful, inspiring thinking from scholars, writers, performers, scientists, artists, and business leaders. Seven speakers for seven minutes each on the next generation of African leaders, education access and equality, youth, ...  »

21 Sep

The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto

September 21, 2017 To October 8, 2017

416.538.0988

$15-$30, PWYC Sundays

First produced in 2015 at the Royal Court Theatre in London, Lela & Co. is a timely and gut-wrenching play about women’s worth in a capitalist world. Based on a true story, Lela & Co. gives space for a woman to be able to tell her story of being brought into sex ...  »

21 Sep

Harbourfront Centre Theatre, 231 Queens Quay West, Toronto

September 21, 2017 To September 23, 2017

$25 - $34

Choreographer Gerry Trentham returns to the Harbourfront stage with the world premiere of The Apology Project! Performed together with dancer Kevin Ormsby and set in a landscape of art works by visual artist Kaersten Colvin-Woodruff (USA), projections by Toronto filmmaker Valerie Buhagiar, and lighting design by Simon Rossiter, The Apology ...  »

21 Sep

Medical Sciences Building, Room 21581 King’s College Circle, University of Toronto 

September 21, 2017 To October 5, 2017

416-978-1457

Free Registration

Live-only experience where you can interact with real entrepreneurs Curious about entrepreneurship? Have questions you’d like answered? Join us to have conversations with people who have actually done it. Learn more and be inspired by real-life stories of hard work and success. There will be no video streaming or ...  »

21 Sep

Various Venues, Toronto

September 21, 2017 To September 30, 2017

416-476-8788

free to $75

Francophonie en Fête hosts an amazing 10-day French Music Festival in downtown Toronto! Now in it’s 12th year it has been a vital part of the music scene in Toronto and a living example of the growth, creativity and diversity of the Francophone culture in Ontario.  »

21 Sep

Jackman Hall - AGO, Dundas Street West, Toronto

September 21, 2017 To September 24, 2017

$14 & up

Toronto Shorts screens a wide spectrum of short films from around the world in genres ranging from animation, documentaries, dramas, comedy, sci-fi from experienced professionals to the finest student films.
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21 Sep

The Opera House, 735 Queen Street East, Toronto

September 21, 2017

$28.75

Artists: Sacred Reich, Byzantine Sacred Reich is a Phoenix, Arizona based thrash metal band that formed in 1985. Singer/songwriter Phil Rind’s interest was in socially-conscious and political speed metal. After several records on Metal Blade, they signed to Hollywood Records for a short stint, but later returned to Metal ...  »

21 Sep

The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street West, Toronto

September 21, 2017

$25.00

Artists: Robyn Hitchcock, Kate Boothman Robyn Hitchcock is an English singer-songwriter and guitarist. While primarily a vocalist and guitarist, he also plays harmonica, piano and bass guitar. Hitchcock’s musical and lyrical styles have been influenced by his appreciation of Bob Dylan, John Lennon and Syd Barrett. Hitchcock’s lyrics ...  »

21 Sep

Koerner Hall & George Weston Recital Hall, Toronto

September 21, 2017 To September 26, 2017

$26.00 & up

Join Tafelmusik’s new Music Director Elisa Citterio for this gala season opening concert featuring performances of Handel, Vivaldi, and Rameau. Directed by Elisa Citterio Fanfares herald the new season and Tafelmusik’s new Music Director, Elisa Citterio! A late summer breeze blows into this gala opening concert with a ...  »

20 Sep

Alumnae Theatre, 70 Berkeley Street, Toronto

September 20, 2017 To September 24, 2017

647-278-9200

$20-2$5

For anyone who’s been in love – or wants to be. The Drama Desk Award-winning The Last Five Years is a beautifully intimate, vivid picture of the five-year relationship between Jamie, a young, ambitious author and Cathy, a struggling actress. The show cleverly unfolds in reverse chronological order: we see ...  »

20 Sep

TIFF Bell Lightbox, 350 King Street West, Toronto

September 20, 2017 To September 24, 2017

$9.50 & up

Celebrate the 10th The Toronto Palestine Film Festival in September!

The Festival brings Palestinian cinema, music, cuisine and art to GTA audiences  »

20 Sep

The Great Hall , 1087 Queen Street West, Toronto

September 20, 2017

$25.00

Mount Eerie is the musical project of Anacortes, Washington-based songwriter and producer Phil Elverum. Elverum (formerly of The Microphones) is the principal member of the band, but has collaborated with many other musicians on his records and in live performances.   Who is it for? 19 and Over HOW MUCH Tickets : $25.00 ...  »

20 Sep

The Commons Theatre and Studios, 587a College Street, Toronto

September 20, 2017 To October 1, 2017

647-236-2471

$15 to $25

Theatre Inamorata presents the World Premiere of this modern adaptation of Oscar Wilde's classic novel about beauty and the human condition. Directed by Dora-award winner Courtney Ch'ng Lancaster and featuring a predominantly female-identifying cast and creative team, the production examines our society's obsession with beauty.  »

20 Sep

Massey Hall, 178 Victoria Street, Toronto

September 20, 2017

$59.50–$149.50

Jazz at Lincoln Center Orchestra with Wynton Marsalis is comprised of 15 of the finest jazz soloists and ensemble players today. This remarkably versatile orchestra, led by Wynton Marsalis, has collaborated with many of the world’s leading symphony orchestras including the Berlin Philharmonic Orchestra, Boston Symphony Orchestra and the Los ...  »

19 Sep

Consignor Canadian Fine Art, 326 Dundas Street West, Toronto

September 19, 2017

FREE

Consignor Canadian Fine Art is coming to Toronto as part of a 10-city “Art Roadshow” in search of undiscovered art that might have been forgotten, overlooked or hiding in the attics of households across the country. Canadians are invited to bring in works of art for free verbal valuations and ...  »

19 Sep

Tarragon Theatre, 30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

September 19, 2017 To October 29, 2017

416.531.1827

$22 – $60 + fees

Rebecca Northan (creator of Dora Award-winning, international sensation Blind Date) and her partners in crime are back at Tarragon to recruit one intrepid audience member for an undercover ride into the criminal mind. When everyone’s a suspect, will our rookie detective be able to sort the clues from the ...  »

19 Sep

Tarragon Theatre, 30 Bridgman Avenue, Toronto

September 19, 2017 To October 8, 2017

416.531.1827

$22 & up

Will Eno, the celebrated and controversial American playwright of The Realistic Joneses, has written a dark, funny, quietly moving examination of one man’s search for “home.” He stands before us, seeking our help. We’re not sure where he comes from. He seems rather like us, but not. As ...  »

19 Sep

Royal Alexandra Theatre, 260 King Street West, Toronto

September 19, 2017 To October 29, 2017

$45 - $150

Every twist, every thrill, every hairbreadth escape from Alfred Hitchcock’s supreme comedy of suspense is retained for this stunning new stage adaptation from director Simon Phillips (Priscilla Queen of the Desert). Roger O. Thornhill is a suave and successful advertising executive, abducted by thugs who insist he is a ...  »

19 Sep

Massey Hall , 178 Victoria St., Toronto

September 19, 2017

$ 46.50-$107.50

“From the slums of Gogó da Ema in Rio de Janeiro’s Baixada Fluminense to ringing applause on stages across Europe and the United States, Seu Jorge is a reflection of Brazil.” Billboard “Unlike many English and American singing actors Jorge is the real deal.” BBC Awards for World Music ...  »

19 Sep

The Opera House , 735 Queen Street East, Toronto

September 19, 2017

$35.00 - $190.00

Artists: The Afghan Whigs, Har Mar Superstar A soul-influenced alternative/indie rock band from Cincinnati, Ohio, the Afghan Whigs were formed in 1986 by vocalist/guitarist Greg Dulli, guitarist Rick McCollum, bassist John Curley and drummer Steve Earle (2). After releasing 6 LPs, a number of singles and EPs and a couple of ...  »

19 Sep

Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street, Toronto

September 19, 2017

$29.50 - $44.50

Boyce Avenue, Madilyn Bailey, Megan Davies  »

19 Sep

Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street, Toronto

September 19, 2017

$40.75 & up

The Toronto Symphony Orchestra (TSO), led by Music Director Peter Oundjian, opens its 96th season on Tuesday, September 19 at Roy Thomson Hall. The performance, part of Canada Mosaic (a Canada 150 Signature Project) is anchored by the World Première of Life of Pi—a new orchestral suite by Canadian composer ...  »

18 Sep

The Danforth Music Hall, 147 Danforth Ave, Toronto

September 18, 2017 To September 20, 2017

$27.5 - $35

In an era in which pop careers require careful planning, Oh Wonder are an anomaly. They’re a band formed by accident not design, a duo who didn’t intend to play live but spent more than a year touring the world, and a major label act who never saw ...  »

18 Sep

Mod Club Theatre, 722 College St. W, Toronto

September 18, 2017

$28.50 - $59.00

Dark Tranquillity is a Swedish melodic death metal band from Gothenburg. They are viewed as one of the pioneering acts of the Gothenburg metal scene, which also includes bands such as In Flames and At the Gates.   »

18 Sep

The Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne Street, Toronto

September 18, 2017

$49.50 - $95.00

The folk poet, Chinese folk idol as well, Mr. Ma Di who is the founder of indie folk brand MAYOUYE. In the beginning of 2011, Ma Di, together and played with a group of friends in the same camp, they had a free and fun attitude then put it into music ...  »

17 Sep

The Coal Mine Theatre, 1454 Danforth Avenue, Toronto

September 17, 2017 To October 8, 2017

800-838-3006

$25 to $42.50+hst

Jasper (Will Greenblatt) and KJ (Noah Reid) are two misfit souls who have made the out-back of a Vermont coffee shop their private sanctuary and refuge from the real world. Here they can indulge in their dreams and delusions of being a brilliant writer and a divine healer. Seventeen-year-old Evan (...  »

17 Sep

The Theatre Centre, 1115 Queen Street West, Toronto

September 17, 2017 To October 1, 2017

$17 to $29

September 1964. Behind the doors of a public washroom in a Washington D.C. park, two lives linked to two of America’s most important figures collide when a white man seeking sex meets a black male stranger. Steven Elliott Jackson’s bold and affecting piece—the winner of the 2017 Toronto ...  »

16 Sep

Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, Front Street East, Toronto

September 16, 2017 To October 7, 2017

$15 - $60

The critically acclaimed Fall for Dance North festival returns for a third season with three nights of dynamic performances. Each night offers a unique program with highlights that include world premiere festival commissions by Robert Binet of the National Ballet of Canada, seven-time world champion Irish dancer Michaela Hinds, and ...  »

15 Sep

Various Venues, Toronto

September 15, 2017 To September 23, 2017

Free & Ticketed Events

Toronto Beer Week 2017 features over 60 participating bars, pubs and restaurants who will be hosting various events during the course of Toronto Beer Week.  »

09 Sep

Arta Gallery, 14 Distillery Lane, The Distillery District, Toronto

September 9, 2017 To September 19, 2017

Free

New Exhibition Pays Tribute to Tom Thomson on the 100th Anniversary of His Death Tom Thomson is one of Canada’s most renowned painters — his contributions to the Canadian art landscape and impact on some of the country’s greatest artists is unforgettable. Marking the 100th anniversary of Thomson’s ...  »

09 Sep

Baillie Theatre, 50 Tank House Lane, Toronto

September 9, 2017 To October 7, 2017

$35 to $95 + charges

For a group of struggling artists, a visiting Hollywood producer could be the key to a glamorous career in show business. Their dreams all hinge on filming a Napoleonic saga in only two weeks. From the team behind Soulpepper’s Parfumerie (Winner Outstanding Production – 2010 Dora Award), comes a comedy of ...  »

08 Sep

Theatre Scarborough, 3600 Kingston Road, Scarborough

September 8, 2017 To September 23, 2017

$20 - $24

In this funny and sentimental play of love, learning and reconciliation, we find a retired couple who have spent their summers on Golden Pond for the last 48 years. Norman clings to his wits despite his declining health. Ethel enjoys all the things that they have in their life together. Changes ...  »

08 Sep

Michael Young Theatre, 50 Tank House Lane, Toronto

September 8, 2017 To October 7, 2017

$35 to $95 + charges

On a bare road in the middle of nowhere, two world-weary friends wait. While anticipating, they speculate, quarrel, joke and ponder life’s greater questions. As dusk approaches, two figures appear on the horizon.

Soulpepper revisits one of the most significant plays of the 20th century.  »

08 Sep

Village Players Theatre, 2190e Bloor Street West, Toronto

September 8, 2017 To September 30, 2017

$20 to $24

Imagine returning from a pleasant anniversary celebration to find that your house has been burgled. In this witty thriller, the domestic calamity also results in a number of uncomfortable truths being revealed, disrupting two seemingly happy marriages and one formerly strong friendship. By Eric Chappell Director: Aaron Marcus HOW MUCH ...  »

07 Sep

The Port Lands, 51 Commissioners Street, Toronto

September 7, 2017 To November 26, 2017

$49 & up

Get set to veer off course with Cirque du Soleil as we lead you along the path to freedom with VOLTA! VOLTA tells a spellbinding story about the freedom to choose and the thrill of blazing your own trail. Inspired in part by the adventurous spirit that fuels the culture ...  »

07 Sep

Susan Hobbs Gallery, 137 Tecumseth Street, Toronto

September 7, 2017 To October 14, 2017

416.504.3699

free

Susan Hobbs Gallery is pleased to present an exhibition of new work by Rhonda Weppler and Trevor Mahovsky. Like ideas, we usually don’t find objects alone. Rather, we encounter them in tenuous conversation. An exchange that begins relationally—with other objects in proximity: assorted papers held together by a ...  »

06 Sep

The Royal, 608 College Street, Toronto

September 6, 2017 To September 21, 2017

4165348308

$10 - $100

The 12th annual CaribbeanTales International Film Festival opens Sept 6th with Machel Montano: Journey of a Soca King, and runs to Sept 21st. 17 world premieres, 17 feature films and 30 shorts. Opening Night Gala, Epic Caribbean Legacy Sept 6, 6 pm Battledream Chronicles (Alain Bidard, Martinique, 2017); 23 FLOW PILOT | WORLD PREMIERE TV […]  »

06 Sep

Backstage - Markham Museum, Markham Road, Markham

September 6, 2017 To September 23, 2017

$24 to $26

A comedy by Norm Foster.

This heartwarming Canadian comedy introduces us to David Kilbride, a successful but self-involved novelist who is confronted by his housekeeper of 28 years. When it is revealed that he knows absolutely nothing about her, including her first name, he makes it his evening’s mission to ...  »

04 Sep

The Cameron House, 408 Queen Street West, Toronto

September 4, 2017 To September 26, 2017

PWYC

Chris Gostling & The Tempo have been creating their “Americana- inspired Folk Rock” since 2009. This four piece (guitar, bass, violin, drums) is promoting their latest LP “Breath, Blood & Tempo” with a weekly residency the entire month of September in the front room of the legendary Cameron House Who is ...  »

01 Sep

Bayview Village Shopping Centre, 2901 Bayview Avenue, Toronto

September 1, 2017 To September 30, 2017

416.226.0404

Some free, some ticketed.

Bayview Village Shopping Centre presents “The Haute Spot” this September, a month of food, fashion and fabulousness, in a revolving pop-up with media partner, The Kit. Located at the heart of the Centre, “The Haute Spot” will be activated daily with bespoke retailers and events to kick off your Fall…...  »

12 Aug

321 Spadina Avenue, Toronto, Ontario, 

August 12, 2017 To September 30, 2017

4168717133

$35-$49

Travel the world in one lunch as we chow down a variety of multicultural dishes in the colourful streets of Kensington Market, including a stop in Chinatown. Indulge in the sights, sounds and tastes of this National Historic Site neighbourhood as we treat ourselves to sweet and savoury delights from ...  »

08 Aug

Second City, 51Mercer Street, Toronto

August 8, 2017 To January 3, 2018

416-343-0011

$26-$38

Party Today, Panic Tomorrow expresses the absurd dilemmas of life in 2017. This hilarious, all-new sketch revue reflects suffering from political exhaustion, screaming over board games, settling scores with dance-offs, and taking life advice from a giant banana. The Second City Mainstage cast will help audiences spin, sing and laugh their ...  »

29 Jul

140 La Rose Ave, Unit 205, Toronto

July 29, 2017 To September 30, 2017

416-628-8169

$29.99 per 2 hour session

Experience any of our awesome STEM-based educational programs with an introductory workshop for only $29.99! This is the perfect opportunity to try out any of our courses before joining weekend, after school or camp programs. Students are welcome to choose one of our numerous STEM-based educational courses or we can make ...  »

22 Jul

Aga Khan Museum, 77 Wynford Drive, Toronto

July 22, 2017 To January 1, 2018

416-646-4677

$12 - $20

In celebration of Canada’s 150 years as a nation, encounter Museum-wide installations of video, textiles, painting and sculpture that convey the diverse identities of more than 20 artists. Inspired by an ancient Roman carving in the Aga Khan Museum’s permanent collection that bears the inscription of different cultures and time ...  »

05 Jul

Barbara Hall Park, 519 Church Street, Toronto

July 5, 2017 To October 1, 2017

Free

Join The Church Wellesley Village every Wednesday through Sunday for ‘Music in the Park’ all summer long! From July 5th to October 1st, enjoy the sweet sounds of local talent amongst the intimate setting of Barbara Hall Park. The event is completely FREE, thanks to Toronto Parks, Forestry & Recreation – ...  »

29 Jun

Art Gallery of Ontario, 317 Dundas St W, Toronto

June 29, 2017 To February 18, 2018

416-979-6648

0 - $19.50

The Art Gallery of Ontario (AGO) marks Canada’s 150th anniversary with Every.Now.Then: Reframing Nationhood, a dynamic contemporary exhibition that aims to address the mistakes of the past, rewrite and reclaim history, and articulate the need to take certain moments to stop, reflect, question and analyze as we ...  »

04 Jun

York–Durham Heritage Railway, 19 Railway St, Uxbridge

June 4, 2017 To September 24, 2017

(905) 852-3696

$15 - $25 plus HST

Hop on board and enjoy a ride in one of our heated/air conditioned heritage coaches from the 1950's and enjoy our doors open baggage car. There is entertainment on the train for the whole-family to enjoy.  »

20 May

HTO Park, 339 Queens Quay West, Toronto

May 20, 2017 To October 7, 2017

(416) 596-9821

$0

The Waterfront Artisan Market (WAM) presented by The Waterfront Business Improvement Area and operated by Scadding Court Community Centre, returns to HTO Park this summer. Toronto’s Waterfront open-air market features a carefully-curated mix of 75 local, up-and-coming artisans, crafters, chefs and bakers. Visit waterfrontbia.com for more information. Shop for ...  »

07 May

Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave, Toronto

May 7, 2017 To November 5, 2017

416-596-7670

0-0

Sundays: your new favourite day of the week! The new Sunday Market at Evergreen Brick Works is your place to shop artisanal goods, grab a bite from the local food court, sip on organic Caesars or craft brews and just enjoy relaxing in the great outdoors. Expect to find something ...  »

06 May

Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Ave, Toronto

May 6, 2017 To November 4, 2017

4165967670

0-0

Shop the Saturday Farmers Market at Evergreen Brick Works and find good food from local farmers, food producers and chefs. Eat seasonally with local, organic items and enjoy the bounty of Ontario’s harvest.  »

03 Apr

The Second City Toronto, 51 Mercer Street, Toronto

April 3, 2017 To October 23, 2017

416-343-0011

$20-$30

Join The Second City Touring Company for a comedic look at Canada’s 150th birthday! With sketches created and performed by Canada’s greatest comedic talents, laugh along at explorations of Canadian cliches and our… complicated relationship with our southern neighbours. We’re not too polite to brag about it: ...  »

 

For all weekend events, see – Things to Do this Weekend

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