5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, June 11

Jun 10 2018, 10:11 pm

It’s the start of the new week, which means there’s no better time to check out some of the awesome events happening in the city today.

Kendrick Lamar’s TDE Pop-Up Shop

What: Kendrick Lamar, aka Kung Fu Kenny, is taking over Toronto with a two-day pop-up shop, which just so happens to be taking place on the same day as the rapper’s June 12 concert at Budweiser Stage.

When: June 11 & 12
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: 116 Spadina Avenue
Price: Free to attend

Bard in the Park Presents: A Midsummer Night’s Dream

What: You can enjoy a unique rendition of  William Shakespeare’s tale of fun, mischief and love, A Midsummer Night’s Dream. Set in modern day at Athens University during Frosh Week, come discover what fools these Freshmen be!

When: June 11 to 17
: 7 pm to 9 pm
Where: Kew Gardens
Price: Pay what you can

Ontario Craft Beer Week

What: Raise a glass to this year’s Ontario Craft Beer Week. With 80+ Ontario craft breweries and hundreds of events taking place throughout the city, there’s plenty to do and see.

When: Now until June 17
Time: Varies by location
Where: Various locations throughout the city
Price: Varies by location

North by Northeast 2018

What: Taking place June 8 to 17, this year’s NXNE lineup features Jazz Cartier, Azealia Banks, and Big Freedig headlining the local music fest. The headliners will join emerging and other established artists throughout the weekend including U.S. Girls, TORRES, Sean Leon, Alx Veliz, Yungblud, Cadence Weapon, Kamikaze Girls, Nate Husser, and more.

When: Now until June 17
Time: Varies by day
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square, and other venues
Price: Varies by event

60 Years of Made in Italy

What: June marks Italian Heritage Month in Canada, which is the perfect time to celebrate the Italian community within our exceptionally diverse country. And Yorkville Village is hosting a world-renowned fashion exhibit, 60 Years of Made in Italy, into the heart of Toronto, just in time for the occasion.

When: Now until June 30
Time: Varies by day
Where: Yorkville Village, 55 Avenue Rd
Price: Free

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