13 things to do in Toronto today: Saturday, December 3

Dec 3 2016, 7:05 am

There’s no day like Saturday.

Should be a nice day out, so enjoy this December day and check out these events in and around the city.

Wishlist Holiday Pop-up

thisopenspace and Hermann & Audrey have teamed up for Wish List; a holiday gift pop-up shop opening this weekend! Wishlist features five different brands: Frank + Oak, KOTN, Bobbies, Mary Young, and Chance & Fate. This is a one-of-a-kind unmissable shopping destination for everyone on your list.

Where: 12 Ossington
When: Now until December 15

Twist Your Dickens

The Second City’s Twist Your Dickens, an irreverent and interactive seasonal satire, opens tonight. Created with The Second City Theatricals in Chicago, Twist Your Dickens is written by former The Colbert Report writers Peter Gwinn and Bobby Mort. Get ready to laugh!

Where: Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge Street
When: Now until December 30

Enchanting China: Masterpieces of Chinese Music

This is a unique opportunity to experience the breath-taking richness of modern Chinese culture and discover a spectrum of leading contemporary artists. Combining choruses, vocal solos, dance and opera, Enchanting China features a dazzling 60-piece orchestra and renowned singer Gong Linna alongside special guests including the Ottawa Bach Choir.

Where: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East
When: December 3 at 5 pm

Toronto Humane Society’s Pet Pics with Santa

No pet? No problem! Everyone is invited to come to this fun event & enjoy some delicious baked goods while browsing the Silent Auction and Raffle Prizes for some great holiday gifts for your loved ones. 100% of the proceeds from the event go directly to the animals here at the Toronto Humane Society!

Where: Toronto Humane Society, 11 River Street
When: December 3

Holiday Market

This outdoor market will feature a collection of seasonal and artisan vendors, live music, food and drink, a warm-up lounge hosted by Jack Astor’s and a strolling Santa.

Where: Shops at Don Mills, 1090 Don Mills Road
When: December 3 from 12 to 6 pm

Peter Pan Brewery Tour

A beautiful new re-telling of J.M. Barrie’s beloved story, Bad Hats Theatre’s production of Peter Pan soars to new heights in a remount playing in Toronto at different breweries this weekend.

Where: Various Toronto breweries
When: On now until December 10


PINK XMAS is a (holiday) queer craft, fashion, art, and literature fair in support of The 519 and organized by PINK MARKET.

Where: The 519, 519 Church Street
When: December 3 to 4

Christmas Craft Sale

Toronto’s 100% handmade Indigenous arts & crafts Christmas sale! 40+ local artisans including moccasins, paintings, beadwork, dream catchers, clothing, traditional and contemporary jewellery, and more!

Where: Native Canadian Centre of Toronto, 16 Spadina Road
When: December 3 at 10 am to 4 pm

Free family movie event: The Polar Express

Bring your family and friends, free of charge to this community event. While donations will be accepted, this is part of The World Vision Gift Catalogue community outreach initiatives to see families spend time together at this time of year.

Where: Cineplex Cinemas Queensway, 1025 The Queensway
When: December 3 at 10 am

Frost Fair Market

Celebrate the festive season. Stroll through historic buildings where merchants will be selling heritage inspired products and reproduction pieces. Shop with local artisans to find unique holiday gifts for family and friends.

Where: 250 Fort York Blvd.
When: December 3 at 10 am to 4 pm

Bellwoods Flea Holiday Market

From local art, beauty care, food, fashion, handmade, one of a kind, vintage, eco friendly and more! Admission is free, fun for families of all ages, and four legged friendly.

Where: 876 Dundas Street West
When: December 3 at 12 to 6 pm

Light Up the Holidays

Get into the holiday spirit as you light up the holidays at Toronto’s Fairbank Village. Enjoy complimentary face painting, photos with Santa, live music by GTA Swing Band, snacks and drinks, a Christmas tree lighting, and family activities.

Where: Fairbank Village, Eglinton West and Dufferin
When: December 3 at 1 to 6 pm

Cask on Lansdowne

It’s back! The Lansdowne Brewery bar will be covered with casks serving some of the best local and freshest ales available! They will be featuring 14 different casks from 14 different local breweries.

Where: Lansdowne Brewery, 303 Lansdowne Avenue
When: December 3 at 1 to 6 pm

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