5 thing to do in Toronto today: Monday, October 7

Oct 6 2019, 8:18 pm

Hello, Monday, we meet again.

Toronto is a city of many amazing qualities, and one of them is that it always delivers great events in excess. Have some fun today, October 7.

For more things to do, check out our events section.

Bedouine at The Drake Hotel

What: See the lifelong nomad and songstress Bedouine, as she performs her unique brand of inspired folk music at The Drake Hotel tonight. Her music draws influences from a variety of sources, informed by Bedouine’s life growing up on the road.

When: Monday, October 7
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Drake Hotel, 1150 Queen Street W
Admission: $16.50, available online

Bingpot Trivia

What: Equal parts pub quiz and live game-show, Bingpot was founded in 2016 at Humber College. The game consists of five rounds, from a picture page to the musical BINGPOT! JAMPOT and many things in between. Questions range from pop culture to sports, history to culinary arts, and much more.

When: Monday, October 7
Time: 7 pm
Where: Batch, 75 Victoria St

Tequila Cazadores’s Bar Spar

What: As part of a rigorous three-month training program, select local bartenders across Toronto give up their mixologist title for one night. At this final event, bartenders will show their skills and fight as trained boxers to claim hometown bragging rights and be crowned as the winner.

When: Monday, October 7
Time: 7 pm
Where: The Phoenix Concert Theatre, 410 Sherbourne St

Cross Stitching with Caitlin

What: Cross Stitching with Caitlin is a two-hour hands-on workshop being held at Left Field Brewery. You will receive your own personal kit of a cute and original design of your choice, along with a beer! This course is great for both beginners and experienced stitchers.

When: Monday, October 7
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Left Field Brewery, 36 Wagstaff Dr
Admission: $35, available online

Takashi Miike’s First Love

What: Fists will be raised, swords will be drawn at this great showing of Japanese action cinema. Watch as a doomed boxer and a haunted drug addict find themselves inadvertently caught in the crosshairs of two warring gangs, in the latest from prolific provocateur Takashi Miike — the same wisted mind behind Ichi The Killer.

When: Monday, October 7
Time: 11 am
Where: TIFF, 350 King Street W