5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, December 8

Dec 7 2016, 9:38 pm

Holiday benefits to basketball, Thursday has it all.

The Holiday Fair at Nathan Phillips Square starts today, and it’s not a bad day to check it out! And later this evening, Toronto hosts several benefits and Mac Miller is back.

Enjoy your Thursday, Toronto!

Holiday Fair in Nathan Phillips Square

Santa will be setting up his workshop in the heart of downtown Toronto at the Nathan Phillips Square Holiday Fair and it all begins today. Guests are welcomed into the warmth of Santa’s home for a meet-and-greet and holiday photos, plus kids can write letters to Santa, meet an elf or two and build a stuffed toy.

Where: Nathan Phillips Square, 100 Queen Street West
When: December 8 to December 23

Toronto Raptors vs. Minnesota Timberwolves

Timberwolves are in the house tonight! The Toronto Raptors host Minnesota tonight at the ACC. Catch it at the venue or your local pub. #WeTheNorth

Where: Air Canada Centre, 50 Bay Street
When: December 8 at 7 pm

Christmas with the Clemons

The Pinball Clemons Foundation invite you to support their second annual holiday show in support of under-resourced youth, locally and around the world. Michael & Diane Clemons host a night filled with celebrity guests, great music and holiday cheer.

Where: Queen Elizabeth Theatre, 190 Princes’ Blvd
When: December 8 at 7 pm

Mac Miller

This American rapper and producer has four studio albums, including his 2016 release The Divine Feminine. The album includes his hit single “Dang!” featuring Anderson Paak, and produced by Vancouver’s Pomo. He’s in town tonight with “The Divine Feminine Tour” with Soulection feat. The Wooligan.

Where: Rebel, 11 Polson Street
When: December 8 at 8 pm

All Paws Rescue Benefit

Before The Flood, Eamon McGrath, Lake Forest, SAVVIE, Surprise Guest, and By Divine Right are all on the bill for the All Paws Benefit tonight. The bands will be playing their favourite covers, and the venue will be accepting donations all night.

Where: The Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen Street West
When: December 8 at 8:30 pm

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