There's no need to prepare for work on this fine Thanksgiving Sunday and events in Toronto offer the chance to pick up some vegetarian goodies at a big market or check out some music. Pumpkinfest is in full effect and there's lots more going on around the city.Events you might want to check out:
Black Coffee (October 13 @ Rebel)
The legendary DJ Black Coffee is bringing his chill tunes and smooth vibes to Toronto for a night of electro funk grooves.
VegHeads Market (October 13 @ Artscape Wychwood Barns)
Fresh, local vegetarian food, drink and products galore are on at this big market that also includes entertainment, like an eco-friendly fashion show.
Kero Kero Bonito (October 13 @ Phoenix Concert Theatre)
The kawaii vibes are big with London's indie pop band that take the best of the Spice Girls and mash it with R&B and video game sounds.
A Ginger Snaps Thanksgiving (October 13 @ The Grand Gerrard)
Thanksgiving doesn't have to look like Norman Rockwell painting. It can look like a screening of Ginger Snaps and pumpkin pie with good company.
Mi Casa Su Casa (October 13 @ El Convento Rico)
Things are getting sweatier than a turkey this long weekend with a huge Latin party and a night of hot beats. Cover is free with a non-perishable food item.
The Ebony Tide (October 13 @ Comedy Bar)
Ebony Tide is back with a special Blacksgiving showcase featuring comedians of colour, including JFL's Brandon Ash-Mohammed and lots more.
Toronto R&B Sounds (October 13 @ The Baby G)
It's a night of dreamy tunes as Toronto's local R&B singers and musicians drop by to perform original tunes and covers of soulful songs.
Arthouse Film Festival (October 7-14 @ Fox Theatre)
Experimental and boundary-pushing cinema continues today with screenings of thematically varied films by new directing talents.
Night Owl Festival (October 11-14 @ Multiple Venues)
This year's annual Night Owl Festival is still going strong with another night of tunes from Badge Époque Ensemble & Possum at The Garrison.
Pumpkinfest (October 12-14 @ Downsview Park)
Everything fall is on at this free festival, including food, music, rides, games, a pumpkin patch and a 50-foot inflatable pumpkin.
by Lisa Power via blogTO