8 things to do in Toronto this week (October 12-16)
Ahh, the end of a long weekend. We’re feeling relaxed, rejuvenated, and ready to take on whatever this week throws at us. Thankfully, that’ll be all the events and amazing things to do around the city! There are loads of things going on this week folks, from art pop-ups to workouts to fall film festivals. So let’s go ahead and jump right into it!
Here are 8 of the best things to do in Toronto this week.
Explore incredible new pieces from the legendary artist Mr. Brainwash at this cool pop-up art event. The bright, modern, and colourful exhibit will only be open for a few weeks, so be sure to check it out quickly. Who knows, you may just find a brand new piece to all to your living room decor!
Where: Taglialatella Galleries, 87 Yorkville Ave
When: Open all week long
Celebrate all things autumn with a luxurious four-course feast from George Restaurant. This delicious spot uses fresh and local produce to craft their perfect fall dishes. This week on the menu, they’re serving up octopus, eggplant, pork belly, and venison. Along with a tasty pumpkin pie dessert. Plus, it all comes with customized wine pairings so you know it’ll be a good time.
Where: George Restaurant, 111C Queen St E
When: Friday, October 16th
Time: 6:30 PM
A ton of new exhibits are opening at the Xpace Cultural Centre that are just begging to be explored. This incredible collective is an artist-run non-profit dedicated to showcasing the best of the best. Right now they’re featuring works from a ton of fabulous local artists. So be sure to register ahead of time and check this spot out.
Where: Xpace Cultural Centre, 2-303 Landsdowne Ave
When: Open Tuesday, October 13th – Friday, October 16th
Say goodbye to the quarantine-fifteen with this great workout! It’s brought to us by legendary pilates instructor, Fiona Macdonald, and it’s just what you need to get in shape. The class is designed to be a full-body workout focused on reducing stress and leaving you energized. We could definitely use some of that!
Where: Check it out online
When: Wednesday, October 14th
Time: 11 AM
Some incredible new films are coming our way this week thanks to the ReelWorld Film Festival. This five-day event will be showcasing loads of incredible features, docs, and short flicks. Passes are available for the screenings online right now. Plus, you can attend some of the prestigious industry panels for free!
In-person fashion week may be cancelled this year but that doesn’t mean it’s a total no-go. Starting Thursday, you can tune into the Fashion Art Toronto Instagram Page to catch live stream showcases of the best designers around. They’ll be broadcasted from closed sets at Toronto’s favourite landmarks. So be sure to log on and catch all the action.
Where: Check it out on Fashion Art Toronto’s Instagram Page
When: Begins Thursday, October 15th
Crazy cool local works are being showcased all week long at the Stackt Market. Stop by and catch the innovative, technological masterpieces from Ecco Leathers while you enjoy all the other great spots the market’s got to offer. We recommend planning a happy hour on the gorgeous industrial patio space while you take in all the sights.
Where: Stackt Market, 28 Bathurst St
When: Work on display all week long
Your favourite street food festival has officially changed locations! Now you can stop by any day of the week to enjoy all the tasty offerings from Street Eats Market. The whole thing is designed with social distancing in mind, so bring a mask and keep your distance. Plus, they’ve even introduced curbside pickup for extra safety!
Where: Hillcrest Mall, 9350 Yonge St, Richmond Hill
Have a great week, everyone!