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Top 6 in the 6ix: Can't miss Toronto events January 14 to 20

Ainsley Smith Jan 11, 2019 5:00 am

We’re heading into the third week of the new year.

Continue the fun with these awesome events happening throughout the city this week.


Beer 101

What: This is the one type of school you’ll be down to attend: beer school. From words like ‘dry hopped sour’ to ‘wild farmhouse’ to ‘Porter’ to ‘Stout,’ all the terminology surrounding brews can get a little bit… confusing. This event is for those who want some clarity. Or want to look like they know what they’re talking about. Here’s lookin’ at you, (of-age) kid.

When:  January 17
Time: 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Henderson Brewing Company – 128A Sterling Road
Price: $10

Come Up To My Room

What: The Gladstone Hotel’s annual Come Up to My Room exhibit provides artists and designers with the opportunity to take risks and to push their ideas, creating an immersive and interactive experience for the viewer.

When: January 17 to 20
Time: Thursday, 7 pm to 10 pm; Friday, 11 am to 10 pm; Saturday, 11 am to 10 pm & 7 pm to 10 pm; Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm
Where: The Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street West
Price: $10

Toronto International Boat Show

What: North America’s largest indoor boat show drops anchor in Toronto month. Come and find the boat of your dreams – and everything to go along with it – at the Enercare Centre, Exhibition Place.

When: January 18 to 27
Time: Varies by day
Where: Enercare Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd
Price: From $20

Toronto Light Fest

What: For the third year in a row, the historic Distillery District will be home to the Toronto Light Fest this winter. Designed to entertain and inspire, the free to attend light festival will feature curated light installations and illuminated sculptures created by a number of local and international artists.

When: January 18 to March 3
Time: After sunset
Where: Distillery District
Admission: Free

Ice Breakers

What: Now in its third year, temporary winter art exhibit Ice Breakers is returning to Toronto’s waterfront. Organized by Winter Stations and The Waterfront Business Improvement Area (WBIA), Ice Breakers will provide the city with five temporary wintertime art installations that are 100% free to the public.

When: January 19 to February 24
Time: All day
Where: Queens Quay from Harbourfront Centre to the Toronto Music Garden
Price: Free to the public

2019 Repair Cafe

What: Don’t throw it away, fix it! Bring in a broken household item to the Repair Cafe where you can get help fixing it for free. Volunteers fix household items, ranging from small household appliances such as toasters and lamps to computers and clothes. There will even be a bike repair booth available outside the library’s front doors.

When: January 19
Time: 12 pm to 4 pm
Where: Toronto Reference Library Atrium
Price: No admission

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