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

Jan 24 2019, 10:02 pm

Toronto, it’s time to stop having a case of the Mondays.

And the perfect antidote is to check out one of the awesome events happening in the city.

Kick off the new week by checking out what’s going on in the city today, January 28.

The 7

What: Come and check out The 7 this weekend, a new pop-up that features eight unique, picture-perfect rooms. The concept is to help Torontonians beat the winter blues with fun out-of-the-box and Instagrammable rooms full of colour, art and 3D visuals.

When: Open now until the end of winter
Time: Monday to Friday, 10 am to 9:30 pm; Saturday, 9:30 am to 9:30 pm; Sunday, 10 am to 7 pm
Where: Seventh floor Hudson’s Bay, 176 Yonge Street
Price: Free to the public

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Boss Lady Mondays

What: This social gathering for women combines the power of TedTalks-style storytelling with your weekly ladies hang session of wine and cheese.

When: January 28
Time: 5 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: The Painted Lady, 218 Ossington Avenue
Admission: Free

Lemon Mixer

What: Make Lemonade is hosting a mixer tonight that’s free of business cards and awkward first introductions. Pop on in at the end of your work day for casual hangs on the indoor patio, make new friends and enjoy the good vibes.

When: January 28
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: Make Lemonade, 326 Adelaide Street West, Floor 6
Price: $5

Brewery vs Brewery Dinner Series

What: Each month for three months in a row, two breweries are going head to head, pairing their beer to a four-course meal. This month, it’s Blood Brother’s Brewing versus Rainhard Brewing Co. On the “West End Best End” match-up menu you’ll find oysters, rabbit leg confit, braised short ribs and sticky toffee pudding.

When: January 28
Time: 6 pm to 10 pm
Where: Peter Pan Bistro – 373 Queen Street West
Price: $95 to $250

Toronto Light Fest

What: For the third year in a row, the historic Distillery District will be home to the Toronto Light Fest this winter. Designed to entertain and inspire, the free to attend light festival will feature curated light installations and illuminated sculptures created by a number of local and international artists.

When: January 18 to March 3
Time: After sunset
Where: Distillery District
Admission: Free