5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, October 6

Oct 5 2016, 11:18 pm

It’s almost the long weekend!

And to get your Thanksgiving going, here are some awesome events to check out today in Toronto.

Get that long weekend started early, and have a great Thursday!

Canada’s Walk of Fame

Check out the Red Carpet action tonight as Canada’s Walk of Fame kicks off its celebratory event with a public outdoor Red Carpet Star Unveiling from 4 pm to 6 pm. The Broadcast Gala will follow, and for those without tickets, it will be televised live.

Where: Allstream Centre, 105 Princes’ Blvd
When: October 6, from 4 to 6 p

AGO First Thursday

Our favourite Thursday event is back! The AGO is hosting its “First Thursday” celebration, and features musical headliner Kardinal Offishal. The evening also celebrates the opening of the landmark exhibition Toronto: Tributes + Tributaries, 1971-1989, featuring a dynamic collection of artists and collectives responsible for the development of our city’s wide-ranging art scene.

Where: AGO, 317 Dundas Street West
When: October 6 at 7 – 10 pm

The Moth

Beloved storytelling nonprofit The Moth returns to Toronto today. A radio hour heard on over 400 public radio stations worldwide and podcast downloaded 30 million times a year, The Moth presents true, personal stories presented in the old-fashioned storytelling manner. The upcoming two hour show in Toronto will feature five storytellers presenting a common theme: Balancing Acts.

Where: Massey Hall, 178 Victoria Street
When: October 6 at 7 pm

The travelcuts Travel Doc Film Fest

The travelcuts TRAVEL DOC FILM FEST returns for its second year this fall. Tonight, they unveil the 2016 travel documentaries shot and edited by last year’s three finalists as well as this year’s top three submissions. All proceeds will be donated to WaterAid.

Where: BrainStation, 460 King Street West
When: October 6 at 7 – 9 pm

Bunz Flea Market at the Gladstone Hotel

Venture over to west Queen West for a flea market you won’t soon forget. A shopping experience unlike any other, based on one of our fave online communities.

Where: The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West
When: October 6 at 7 pm