5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, November 28

Nov 27 2019, 3:49 pm

This week has been a blur, and it’s almost the weekend already. Take a minute to slow down and enjoy the last few days of November by having some fun. From holiday events to comedy and more, Toronto will keep you busy.

CP Holiday Train

What: The CP Holiday Train travels across the country spreading holiday cheer and raising money and collecting food donations for charity. Come see the train for yourself and bring along something to donate while you’re at it.

When: Thursday, November 28
Time: 8:30 pm
Where: 750 Runnymede Rd
Admission: Free

Videodrunk Film Festival 2019

What: Once again, for the sixth year, audiences will be treated to a wonderful mosaic of underground and experimental film, horror, and alternative comedy at Toronto’s The Grand Gerrard. It’s a three-day event of cinema awesomeness.

When: November 28 to 30
Time: 6 pm
Where: The Grand Gerrard, 1035 Gerrard Street East
Admission: $8 to $20, available online

Glow Christmas

What: It starts today. Glow Christmas is back, so bring the people you love for a stroll underneath half a million lights. There’s no denying it anymore, the Christmas season is fully upon us.

When: November 28 to January 4
Where: Toronto Congress Centre, 1020 Martin Grove Rd
Admission: Prices vary, available online

Cabbagetown Comedy Night

What: Head to a laid back, intimate evening of comedy at a digital agency studio in Cabbagetown. See a diverse line up of local comics, from total newbies to straight-up pros. Hosted by the creator of the A Gay Victorian Affair webseries, Robert Watson.

When: Thursday, November 28
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: The Social Smiths Studio, 574 Parliament Street
Admission: $10, available online

Designing the Movies: Dr. Strange Love 

What: An insane general triggers a path to nuclear holocaust that a War Room full of politicians and generals frantically tries to stop. Presented with an introduction to the work of legendary production designer Ken Adam by series host Nathalie Atkinson.

When: Thursday, November 28
Time: 6:45 pm
Where: Revue Cinema, 400 Roncesvalles Avenue
Admission: $12 to $15, available online