Top 6 in the 6ix: Can't miss Toronto events April 9 to 16

Apr 9 2017, 11:48 am

It’s already Sunday – so we better start planning your week.

We’ve combed through pages of concert listings, live performances and dance parties to bring you a curated shortlist of the coolest activities for all price-ranges and interests.

There’s something for everyone, so don’t hold back!

Alec Baldwin in Toronto

Is Jack Donaghy your spirit animal? Well, if so, please consider going to see Alec Baldwin IRL. Everyone’s favourite Donald Trump impersonator will be stopping by the Indigo at The Manulife Centre. It’s first come, first serve, and only the first three hundred patrons will gain admission. Once inside, you’ll get to hear Mr. Baldwin discuss his new memoir, Nevertheless. The event is free and open to the public.

Where: Indigo at Bay and Bloor
When: April 10 at 6 pm

Toronto Blue Jays Home Opener

Okay, so the game’s already sold out, but you can still beg, borrow or steal in an effort to secure the hottest ticket in town. The time has come for another exciting season. Keep your fingers crossed that this is the year we finally bring another pennant home to Toronto! And if you can’t get tickets, head out to your favourite sports bar and take the game in over nachos and a pint. Let’s go, Blue Jays!

Where: The Rogers Centre
When: April 12

In Conversation with Margaret Atwood

Margaret Atwood is so hot right now. With The Handmaid’s Tale television adaptation set to premiere soon, the grande dame of the Canadian literary scene is discussing her classic novel with adoring fans. Check her out at The Eaton Centre Indigo, where she’ll dish about this dystopian masterpiece.

Where: Indigo at Eaton Centre
When: April 13 at 7 pm

Brewer’s Backyard

It’s a long weekend, so you know what that means? It’s time to get your drink on! Brewer’s Backyard is hosting their Great Friday beer event to Good Friday. The event will bring brews from seven breweries across Ontario to The Evergreen Brick Works, including such favourites as Muddy York and Big Rig.

Where: Evergreen Brick Works
When: April 14, 11 am to 5 pm

Midnight MRKT

Are you a night owl who loves shopping? Well, Toronto’s premiere night market has got you covered. The Aptly titled Midnight MRKT will bring you crafts, street food,  music, and a whole lot of fun. Remember to bring your wallet, because Toronto’s top venders will be present.

Where: 461 King Street West
When: April 14

Casa Loma Easter Brunch

Want to experience Easter the way European aristocracy do? Well, Casa Loma wants to bring you the fanciest Easter brunch in town. The best part of this annual holiday brunch is that after you eat, you can explore Toronto’s famous castle at your leisure. It’s the perfect opportunity to re-enact your favourite scenes from Beauty and the Beast! Tickets will set you back $75 for adults and $55 for children.

Where: Casa Loma
When: April 16

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