5 things to do in Toronto today: Thursday, September 13

Sep 12 2018, 8:22 pm

The start of the weekend might only be one day away, but if you’re looking to have some fun this Thursday we’ve got you covered.

From a free screening of the popular Halloween film Hocus Pocus to a massive book sale at the Toronto Reference Library, here are the top events happening throughout the city today.

Louis Vuitton Time Capsule Exhibition

What: The Time Capsule Exhibition is a journey that revisits landmark innovations in technology and design through the history of Louis Vuitton. Travelling from 1854 to the present day, the journey is told using rare and celebrated objects selected from the Louis Vuitton archives.

When: On now until September 30
Time: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 9 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 11 am to 9 pm
Where: Union Station, Sir John A. Macdonald Plaza, 65 Front Street West
Price: 
Free admission

Toronto Public Library Clearance Book Sale

What: The annual Friends of Toronto Public Library Clearance Book Sale is taking place at the Toronto Reference Library kicks off today and it’s bound to be the best bang for your buck when it comes to books. Items for sale include CDs, books, and DVDs, and are priced from just 10 to 50 cents, with the highest pricing listed around $5.

When: September 13 to 15
Time: Thursday, 9:30 am to 7 pm; Friday, 9 am to 7 pm; Saturday, 9 am to 4 pm
Where: Toronto Reference Library
Price: Admission is free

YSL Beauty Hotel Toronto

What: Calling all beauty lovers! Iconic makeup brand YSL is hosting an epic two-day event where the public is invited to check out the latest beauty innovations, makeup masterclasses, personalization services, Instagram photo opportunities and more.

When: September 13
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: 195 Spadina Avenue
Price: Free to attend, must register online

Free Hocus Pocus Screening

What: The official start of fall might not be for a few more days, but Toronto is ready to get into the Halloween spirit. This evening, Torontonians are invited to get into the bewitching spirit with a free screening of the 1993 classic film Hocus Pocus at Sorauren Park.

When: Thursday, September 13
Time: Pre-show entertainment begins at 7 pm
Where: Sorauren Avenue Park, 289 Sorauren Avenue
Price: Free to attend

Toronto International Film Festival

What: There are only three more days to check out the 43rd-annual Toronto International Film Festival. The 10-day festival features moving, influential and star power-packed films from both home and abroad.

When: Now until September 16
Time: Screenings and event times vary by day
Where: Venues throughout the city
Price: Varies by screening

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