5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, December 14

Dec 14 2017, 5:11 am

The weekend is finally within reach Toronto!

Which means you need to get outside and check out all of the awesome events happening throughout the city.

From mouth-watering foodie events to a stellar lineup of documentaries and festive activities, here are your top events for today, Thursday, December 14.

Armenian Pilgrimage

What: Middle Eastern inspired cocktails paired with a selection mezze, seared lamb loin, grilled quail, and more are on the menu from Chef Seb Yacoubain at this communal feast presented by Mayrik and The White Distillery.

When: December 14, 7 pm
Where: Mayrik, 1580 Bayview Avenue

Black Foodie Holiday Party

What: Come through this holiday social and enjoy complimentary African Canapes, Caribbean snacks, cassava pone, and Black cake, then fill up on a festive menu created by Toronto’s newest African Restaurant’s Kiza!

When: December 14, 6 pm
Where: Kiza Restaurant & Lounge, 366 Queen Street East

Christian Dior Exhibit at the ROM

What: Come explore the brilliance behind Christian Dior’s dramatic designs that revived the Paris haute couture industry following the Second World War at the ROM’s latest exhibit Christian Dior which officially begins this Saturday.

When: December 13, 10 am to 5:30 pm
Where: Royal Ontario Museum, 100 Queen’s Park

An Evening of The New York Times’ Op-Docs

What: Attention film buffs: you’re invited to check out the six standout pieces from the New York Times editorial department’s award-winning short, opinionated documentaries that cover a diverse range of current events, contemporary issues, and historical subjects. This is an evening that film lovers won’t want to miss.

When: December 13, 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Where: Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema, 506 Bloor Street West

12 Trees: Let There Be Light

What: Now in its 27th year, 12 Trees is a beloved holiday tradition in Toronto that features unique installations from Canada’s leading designers and artists where they will have the chance to re-imagine the traditional Christmas tree.

When: December 13, 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Gardiner Museum, 11 Queen’s Park

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