5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, August 21

Aug 20 2019, 7:30 pm

Another cloudy day is ahead of us, with temperatures expected to reach a high of 28¬įC.

Make the most of today by checking out what’s happening in and around Toronto this fine Wednesday.

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L.L.Bean’s Iconic Boot-Mobile is Coming to Toronto

What:¬†Ahead of the opening of L.L. Bean’s first Canadian retail store, the outdoor lifestyle brand’s iconic ‘boot-mobile’ will be driving around the city today to generate buzz about the Oakville store launch, which opens on Thursday.¬† Keep your eyes peeled for the boot mobile for your chance to receive L.L. Bean swag.

When: August 21
Where: It will be driving throughout the city

UpMarket: The Floral Edit

What: For the second summer in a row, UpMarket returns to The Lane in Yorkville Village. Every Wednesday during summer, you can shop from a highly curated selection of local vendors offering handmade creations, gourmet foods, and unique gifts.

When: On now through August 28
Time: 11 am to 2 pm
Where: The Lane, Yorkville Village
Price: Free to attend

Evergreen’s Summer Wednesdays

What: Summer Wednesdays at Evergreen Brick Works kicks off today! A highlight on Hump Days happening on Wednesday evenings, the event promises food, drinks, and live music each week.

When: Every Wednesday through August 28
Time: 5:30 pm to 10:30 pm
Where: Evergreen Brick Works, 550 Bayview Avenue
Price: Admission is free

Open Roof Festival Closing Night

What: Open Roof Festival will be back for its tenth season this summer will feature live music and film screenings with food and drinks. And remember: The event has moved from Sudbury Street to Sterling Road in the Lower Junction Triangle near the new site of MOCA (Museum of Contemporary Art). The evening will kick off with a performance from Basement Revolver, which will be followed by a screening of Booksmart. 

When: August 21
Time: Event kicks off at 7 pm, music at 8 pm, movie at 9 pm
Where: Sterling Road in the Lower Junction Triangle (the lot adjacent to 158 Sterling Road)
Price: $15

Movie Nights in The Beach Village: First Man

What: Movie Nights are back for 2019! Join The Beach Village for Movie Nights in the Park. Movies will be played on large projector screens beginning at dusk and alternating each Wednesday between Kew Gardens and Ivan Forrest Gardens. Tonight’s screening is First Man, starring Ryan Gosling.

When: August 21
Time: Roughly 9 pm
Where: Kew Gardens, 2075 Queen Street East
Price: Free