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

Nov 10 2019, 8:08 pm

Monday’s here, let’s deal with that. The best way is to get out into the city and finding something to do this November 11.

Remembrance Day at Old City Hall

What: There’s a lot of fun to be had, but it’s also important to remember that today is the day Canadians across the country join together to honour those who served the country to protect the freedoms and rights that make this country such a special place to live. Join old and new Canadians at Old City Hall for a traditional ceremony to remember the fallen.

When: Monday, November 11
Time: 10:45 am
Where: 60 Queen St. W
Admission: Free

Tool concert

What: See the band that made it cool to be a bass player. Tool is an American rock band defined by their incredible live performances and musical talent. For the Toronto stop of their current North American tour, they’ll be playing two nights at the Scotiabank Arena with their guest Killing Joke.

When: November 11 and 12
Time: 7:15 am
Where: Scotiabank Arena, 40 Bay Street
Admission: Tickets start at $142, available online

ALTdot Comedy Lounge

What: ALTdot features regular drop-in guests from around the world, character pieces, and fantastic stand-up all showcased in a comfortable cabaret atmosphere, making it a must-see comedy experience.

When: Monday, November 11
Time: 9 pm to 11 pm
Where: The Rivoli Backroom, 334 Queen Street W
Tickets: $15 at the door, $10 online

The Office Trivia

What: Test your Dunder Mifflin knowledge in three rounds of intense and awesome Office trivia — that’s what she said. The winning team will walk away with $100 Hemingway’s gift card and 25% of the money from the event is going to select Toronto charities.

When: Monday, November 11
Time: 6 pm
Where: Hemingway’s Restaurant, 142 Cumberland St
Admission: $9, available online

Hot Docs Podcast Festival

What: It’s the last day of the festival so get out there and join the biggest names in audio storytelling. Canada’s premier podcast festival is wrapping up six days of live shows, and a Creators Forum for industry pros and emerging audio makers.

When: Monday, November 11
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West
Admission: Festival passes start at $164, available online