5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, January 24

Jan 24 2019, 5:45 am

Kick off your pre-weekend by checking out some of the awesome events taking place in the city.

From cooking classes to a new photography exhibit, here are the top five events happening in Toronto this fine Thursday.


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: Now until March 3
Time: After sunset
Where: Distillery District
Admission: Free

Healthy Cooking Class

What: Learn how to make comfort food that is both nourishing and delicious, and then indulge in the finished product! You can have your healthy foods and eat them, too.

When: January 24
Time: 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
Where: 99 Yorkville Avenue, Suite 200
Price: No cost to attend

Women’s Wine and Cheese

What: Classy and sassy, this is an interactive opportunity to learn more about how to pair wines of all kinds with cheeses of all varieties in an empowering, all-women environment.

When: January 24
Time: 6:30 pm to 10 pm
Where: Cucinato Italian Culinary Studio – 1338 Lansdowne Avenue
Price: $100

Our Sustainable Future Exhibit

What: A very special exhibit is opening to the public this evening, featuring photography created by young photographers and their vision for the world of tomorrow. The young artists have been trained in photography in recent years through the Fredric Roberts Photography Workshops at the Aga Khan Museum, and for this project were taught about the SDGs by Learning for a Sustainable Future.

When: January 23 to February 8
Where: Lieutenant Governor’s Suite, Queen’s Park
Price: Free to the public

Eve of St. George

What: Created, directed and choreographed by Julia Cratchley, EVE OF ST. GEORGE is an immersive voyeuristic re-creation of Dracula. Audience members are greeted, masqued and then set free to roam the four levels and countless rooms of the Great Hall as they wish, as the story unfolds around them… and sometimes interacts with them.

When: January 24 to January 27
Time: 7 pm each night and an extra late night show at 10:15 pm on Saturday
Where: The Great Hall, 1087 Queen Street West
Price: $60 to $90


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