5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, November 21

Nov 20 2019, 2:55 pm

The week is almost done, but don’t wait until Saturday to start living your best life. Turn it up to 11 this Thursday, November 21, at any one of these awesome Toronto events.

Blood in the Snow Film Festival

What: For six days of screenings and premieres of Canadian genre (horror, sci-fi, action and thriller) features, shorts, and web series head to the Blood in the Snow Film Festival. If you like genre movies this is the place to go.

When: November 21 to 26
Time: Times vary, check online
Where: The Royal Cinema, 608 College Street
Admission: Prices vary, available online

Gourmet Food & Wine Expo

What: Passionate wine and food lovers descend on Toronto’s Metropolitan Convention Centre each November for what organizers call the “region’s largest event of its kind.” The event lures some of the best national chefs, local culinary stars, celebrated winemakers, brewmasters, and mixologists. If you’re serious about wine and food, this is for you.

When: November 21 to 24
Time: Thursday, 6 to 10 pm; Friday, 2 to 10 pm; Saturday, 12 to 10 pm; Sunday, 12 pm to 6 pm
Where: Metro Toronto Convention Centre, 255 Front St W
Admission: $55 for the weekend, available online

The One of a Kind Show

What: While this market is much larger than your typical artisan market, the One of a Kind Show is the perfect opportunity to shop for Canadian handmade goods while the weather is still somewhat reasonable.

When: November 21 to December 1
Time: Times vary
Where: Enercare Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd
Admission: $15, available online

Toronto Public Library Christmas Book Sale

What: It’s the last day to check out this massive book sale taking place at the Toronto Reference Library this week! Items for sale include over 10,000 CDs and books, priced from just 10 cents to $1, with the highest pricing listed around $5 and the majority of materials priced at $1.

When: November 21 to 23
Where: Toronto Reference Library – Beeton Hall, 789 Yonge Street
Admission: Free

Double Down

What: Enjoy a night of great stand-up comedy hosted by the very funny Yaw Attuah. Come discover new favourite local comics and get an extended set from a hilarious headliner. It’s the place to go to laugh tonight.

When: Thursday, November 21
Time: 9:30 pm
Where: Comedy Bar, 945 Bloor Street W
Admission: $10, available online

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