5 things to do in Toronto today: Monday, October 28

Oct 27 2019, 8:03 pm

Get ready to reevaluate your personal feelings towards Mondays. The week is just getting started and so are you. If you’re looking for something to do, get out to one of these great events going on today, October 28.

Haunted Campus Ghost Tour

What: The University of Toronto History Society (UTHS) is celebrating the spooky season with its fourth annual Haunted Campus Tour. Go on a student-led ghost tour based on historical stories from archival research. The event is open to anyone interested, U of T affiliated or not, and is child-friendly.

When: Monday, October 28
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Convocation Hall
Admission: Free

Horror Short Film Festival

What: See a showcase of the best short films in the horror genres from around the world. This free curated is the perfect way to start the Halloween week, without the hangover of the party coming in just a few days.

When: Monday, October 28
Time: 7 pm
Where: Imagine Cinemas Carlton Cinema, 20 Carlton St
Admission: Free

WATCH PARTY: Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets

What: Calling all Potterheads! Watch Harry Potter and the Chamber of Secrets for free at The Rec Room. Enjoy a cozy (and spooky) movie night hosted by Poor As Shoes podcasters Alex and Kristina. There will be games, prizes, and more.

When: Monday, October 28
Time: 6 pm
Where: The Rec Room, 255 Bremner Blvd
Admission: Free

Ariel Posen

What: Canadian performer Ariel Posen will be in town tonight weaving his beautiful music for the Horseshoe Tavern. Posen’s music has brought him around the world performing. The internationally renowned guitarist is an increadible talent, and this show is not to be missed.

When: Monday, October 28
Time: 9 pm
Where: The Horseshoe Tavern, 370 Queen Street W
Admission: $14

Joshua Gans on “Innovation + Equality: How to Create a Future That is More Star Trek Than Terminator”

What: See speaker Joshua Gans, a professor of strategic management and chief economist for Creative Destruction Lab will be appearing to discuss his book Innovation + Equality: How to Create a Future That Is More Star Trek Than Terminator and the ways that society can become both more entrepreneurial and more egalitarian.

When: Monday, October 28
Time: 5 to 6 pm
Where: Rotman School of Management, 105 St George Street
Admission: $36, available online