5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, August 20

Aug 17 2018, 8:47 pm

It’s a brand new week, Toronto.

Get it started on the right note by checking out the top events happening in and around the city today.


What: The Canadian National Exhibition might mark the beginning of the end of summer each year but that also means there’s still time for one last hurrah this season. If you haven’t already had your fill of festival foods and outrageous concessions, here’s your chance.

When: Now until September 3
Time: The grounds are open daily from 10 am to midnight, but attractions and rides all close at different times
Where: Canadian National Exhibition, 210 Princes’ Boulevard
Price: General admission is $19.99

Society of Beer Drinking Ladies: Beer Dinner

What: Toronto’s Society of Beer Drinking Ladies has teamed up with Toronto East Brewery Collective to host an epic Monday night feast. This dinner is open to ladies and those who identify. Your ticket includes a welcome beer and a four-course dinner paired with four more beers.

When: August 20
Time: 6:30 pm to 9 pm
Where: Revere, 804 Danforth Avenue
Price: $75

Beach House

What: American dream pop band Beach House is performing in Toronto tonight at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts to promote their seventh studio album, 7.

When: August 20
7 pm
Sony Centre for the Performing Arts, 1 Front Street West
Price: From $72

Get Pickled at Eastbound Brewing Co.

What: Come and get your pickle on. Chef Tara Lee is hosting a crash course on pickling and canning. Your ticket gets you the course, one 473 mL glass of Eastbound beer, recipes and even your own pickles to take home.

When: August 20
Time: 7 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Eastbound Brewing Company, 700 Queen Street East
Price: $35

Hogtown Heatwave – The Best of The Second City

What: Hogtown Heatwave kicks off at Second City tonight, featuring the comedy centre’s funniest and hottest material of all time.

When: August 20
Time: 8 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: The Second City, 51 Mercer Street
Price: From $16

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