8 things to do in Toronto today: Sunday, November 3

Nov 1 2019, 10:16 am

There’s no denying it, it’s definitely November. Now that we can admit that, it’s time to find a fun event to soften the blow. Close out your weekend with something interesting going on around Toronto today, November 3.

The Royal Winter Agricultural Fair

What: The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair takes place every November in Toronto. Come celebrate the best in agriculture, local food, and equestrian competitions from across the country.

When: November 1 to 10
Time: Sunday and Monday, 9 am to 6 pm; Tuesday to Saturday, 9 am to 9 pm
Where: Enercare Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd
Admission: Tickets start at $27.50, available online

Don Giovanni

What: Don’t miss this outrageous comedy of an incorrigible young playboy who blazes a path to his own destruction in a single day. Firmly grounded in the tradition of the Italian commedia dell’arte, this glittering new production stars Douglas Williams as Don Giovanni at the gorgeous Ed Mirvish Theatre.

When: Now until November 9
Time: Times vary, check online
Where: Ed Mirvish Theatre, 244 Victoria St
Admission: Tickets start at $39, available online

Toronto GTA Rock N’ Gem Show 2019

What: If you or a loved one is fascinated by the increadible bounty of the planet, then you’ll want to check out this year’s Rock N’ Gem Show. See, learn, touch, and even buy thousands of different types of rare and beautiful things made deep within the earth.

When: Sunday, November 3
Time: 10 am to 10 pm
Where: 959 Derry Rd E
Admission: Free

Cirque du Soleil’s ALEGRIA

What: Iconic Alegría is reinterpreted in a renewed version to share its timeless story once more. The classic power struggle of old meets new is reinterpreted for today’s cultural pulse. Led by an intangible wind of change, an emerging movement strives to shake the established order, instilling hope and renewal to bring light to a world in perfect harmony. Alegría energizes the audience with a joyful spirit for a brighter and more inspiring tomorrow.

When: Now until November 24
Time: Varies per performance
Where: Under the Big Top, Ontario Place
Admission: Starts at $70 and available online

Sleater-Kinney concert

What: Sleater-Kinney is the ultimate name in groovy female-lead indie rock. See the trio live and in person at the Rebel this fall. Don’t miss your chance to witness one of the bands that helped define the Riot Grrrl music scene of the 90s.

When: Sunday, November 3
Time: 7 pm
Where: Rebel, 11 Polson St
Admission: $42 to $52, available online

TTES: Team Toronto Etsy Sellers Holiday Market

What: Meet a curated selection of Toronto’s most noteworthy Etsy sellers and crafters. Find one of a kind goods, must have locally-made essentials, and swoon-worthy gift and lifestyle items. If you love Etsy and you love to shop local, then this is the place for you. The first 50 visitors receive a complimentary swag bag.

When: Sunday, November 3
Time: 10 am to 5 pm
Where: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen St. W
Admission: Free

Soupalicious Toronto

What: Soupalicious is back, Toronto. The warmest, coziest, most delicious food event of the year is here, serving up samples of some incredible bites slurps.

When: Sunday, November 3
Time: 12 pm
Where: 212 Delaware Ave
Admission: $5 to $45, available online

Porridge for Parkinson’s

What: It’s a simple concept. A group of celebrity chefs come together to dish out a delicious brunch, while speakers, advocates, researchers, doctors, and more, give new updates into the world of treating the disease. Eat well for a good cause, this year features chef Jamie Kennedy, Donna Dooher, Joanne Yolles, and more.

When: Sunday, November 3
Time: 11 am
Where: Locomotive Hall, 255 Bremner Blvd
Admission: $150, available online