From films to food, today has it all. Get the weekend started early at one of these awesome events in Toronto today.
Amnesty International presents the 11th annual Toronto Reel Awareness Human Rights Film Festival. The volunteer-led festival features an international collection of critically-acclaimed documentaries taking an unflinching look at human rights crises.
Where: Imagine Cinemas Carlton Cinema, 20 Carlton Street
When: November 17 to 19
The Leslieville Wanderlust kicks off tonight with a festive tree-lighting ceremony in Leslie Grove Park featuring live music, hot chocolate and family fun, plus special guest Theo Tams, Leslieville’s own Season 6 Canadian Idol winner.
Where: Leslie Grove Park, 1158 Queen Street East
When: November 17 at 5 pm
It’s a delicious night of eats and drinks! A Festive Brewmasters Dinner takes place at Mill Street tonight to celebrate the start of the Toronto Christmas Market in the Distillery District. Hosted by Mill Street’s Head Brewmaster, Joel Manning – enjoy a 5 course beer paired dinner created by Chef Jeremy Eidt.
Where: Mill St Brew Pub, 21 Tank House Lane
When: November 17 at 6:30 pm
To celebrate Canadian talent, the Air Canada enRoute Film Festival will hold a free public screening tonight where the final 5 nominated short films will be featured. If you miss it, you can also enjoy the films on Air Canada flights until December 31, 2016.
Where: Scotiabank Theatre Toronto, 259 Richmond Street West
When: November 17 at 7 pm
The 22nd annual Gourmet Food & Wine Expo awaits! Check out this food and beverage journey around the globe. The city will come alive for four glorious days at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre. Sip and savour your way through international gourmet cuisine, exotic delicacies, incredible wines, cutting-edge cocktails, stunning craft beers and so much more!
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre
When: November 17 to 20