12 things to do in Toronto today: Saturday, January 7

Jan 6 2017, 8:01 pm

If you decide to go outside today, we commend you!

If you decide to Netflix and chill, we got you.

Either way, stay warm this freezing weekend. And if you head out, be sure to check out one of these events in Toronto today!

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Best of 2016 at Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema

Best of 2016 highlights the best, brightest and most astonishing documentaries of 2016 on display with this special series.

Where: 506 Bloor Street West
When: January 7 to 11

Sebastian Maniscalco – Why Would You Do That? Tour

2016 Just for Laughs Stand Up Comedian of the Year Sebastian Maniscalco continues spreading his laughs across North America on his WHY WOULD YOU DO THAT? TOUR.

Where: The Sony Centre for Performing Arts, 1 Front Street East
When: January 7 at 7 and 9:30 pm


Possibly one of Canada’s, but especially Toronto’s, most memorable emo band circa 2000 something, Moneen (or .moneen.) return for a few shows on their “The Red Tree Anniversary” tour.

Where: Lee’s Palace, 529 Bloor Street
When: January 7 at 8 pm

2017 Next Stage Theatre Festival

The Next Stage Theatre Festival (NSTF) is the premiere winter theatre event in the city. Produced by the Toronto Fringe, NSTF is a platform for past Fringe artists to take groundbreaking work to the next level – and a gathering place for discerning culture lovers in the city.

Where: Factory Theatre, 125 Bathurst Street
When: January 7 to 15

ROM for the Holidays

A wonderland which enchants adults and children alike, the CHIHULY exhibition is the inspiration for holiday activities – and it is the last weekend to catch the fun. Make family memories that sparkle as you experience large glass sculptures, brilliantly coloured and dancing with light.

Where: The ROM, 100 Queen’s Park
When: January 7 and 8

Avenue Q The Musical

From the creator of Book of Mormon, Avenue Q tells the story of Princeton, a bright-eyed college grad who moves to NYC with big dreams and a tiny bank account. The only apartment he can afford is way out on Avenue Q, where everyone’s looking for the same things he is: a decent job, a stable relationship, and a “purpose.”

Where: Lower Ossington Theatre, 100A Ossington Avenue
When: January 7 and 8

OVO Sample Sale

Drake’s OVO label is having a rare sample sale this weekend. Jackets, fleece, tops, bottoms, and hats are among the items that will be on sale. Head down early!

Where: Factory Theatre, 125 Bathurst Street
When: January 7 and 8 at 10 am to 7 pm

Winter Waves

Free family programming transforms the Young Centre through music, theatre and interactive experiences. Fun for everyone!

Where: 50 Tank House Lane
When: January 7 and 8

Toronto Maple Leafs Home Game

Our boys in blue return for a home game against the Montreal Canadiens. Catch the game this Saturday evening at the arena or your favourite pub!

Where: ACC, 50 Bay Street
When: January 7 at 7 pm

DJ Skate Nights

Harbourfront Centre’s DJ Skate Nights continue this year, and they’re sure to heat up your Saturday nights until February 18. Each Saturday will feature DJs and hit tracks to keep you moving on ice.

Where: Harbourfront Centre’s Natrel Rink, 235 Queens Quay West
When: January 7 at 8 pm

Good Enough Live Karaoke Band

Ab four-piece band featuring guitar, bass, keyboards and drums, Good Enough’s repertoire of 300 songs spans genres and eras. From Aerosmith and Tom Petty to Taylor Swift, Dr. Dre, White Stripes and everything in between, they play and you sing.

Where: Junction City Music Hall, 2907 Dundas Street West
When: January 7 at 8 pm

Turn Back Time: 80s Video Dance Party

Everything 80s is coming back this weekend at the Turn Back Time video dance party! Think Michael Jackson, Queen, and of course, Wham! Get your costumes out and get the grooves on.

Where: The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West
When: January 7 at 10 pm

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