Saturday, October 19, 2019

10 things to do in Toronto today

The weekend is far from over and events in Toronto today have lots of things to do, including the opening of a museum dedicated to Ukrainian poet Taras Shevchenko. Elsewhere, there's a huge plant sale on and a few other events wrap up for another year.

Events you might want to check out:

Shevchenko Museum Grand Opening (October 20 @ Shevchenko Museum)
Toronto's newest museum is opening and it pays tribute to poet Taras Shevchenko, who is considered the father of the modern Ukrainian language.
Trinity Bellwoods Flea (October 20 @ The Great Hall)
Everything you need for the home and life are at this big flea with over 60 local vendors selling food, gifts, crafts, clothing, decor and art.
Waterfront Marathon (October 20 @ Queen and University)
Folks from all walks of life are participating in this huge, city-wide marathon that starts in the west end and goes all the way to the other side of Toronto.
Fall Plant Sale (October 20 @ Allan Gardens Park and Conservatory)
Hundreds of plants are up for grabs at this huge plant sale with a ton of succulents and houseplants available, all grown with love by volunteers.
Tom Speight (October 20 @ Drake Underground)
London's Tom Speight keeps it simple with a blend of folk and pop under his acoustic sound and peaceful melodies.
Rendezvous with Madness Festival (October 10-20 @ Multiple Venues)
It's the last day to explore themes of mental health through visual art, performance, music, theatre and dance as this festival wraps up.
X Avant (October 17-20 @ Music Gallery)
There's still another day of music and talks that focus on new, contemporary and experimental works by artists from all over the country.
Cask Days (October 18-20 @ Evergreen Brick Works)
Cheers to a lazy Sunday spent drinking unpasteurized and unfiltered beer straight from the cask, plus food, music and games.
EGLX (October 18-20 @ Metro Toronto Convention Centre)
Gamers are gathering for the last day of this huge video game expo with new games to check out, arcades, a huge marketplace and lots more.
South African Film Festival (October 19-20 @ The TIFF Bell Lightbox)
This year's South African Film Festival is is wrapping up for another year, but not before one last day of films that shine a light on the country's culture.

by Lisa Power via blogTO

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