5 things to do in Toronto today: Wednesday, February 26

Feb 26 2020, 4:19 am

The last few days of February are slowly ticking by. Let’s not get ahead of ourselves, it’s not March yet. Enjoy the twilight of the second month at any one of these great events.

Riverdance 25th Anniversary Show

What: Riverdance has returned to celebrate its 25th anniversary. Kicking off in Toronto it’ll be staying until March 1. See the dance spectacle that captivated a nation.

When: Wednesday, February 26 
Where: Princess of Wales Theatre — 300 King Street West
Admission: Tickets start at $69, available online


What: Love it or hate it, this star-studded film (seriously, Judi Dench is in it) got people talking about cats again. Get Jelicale and see the story of Cats unfold with all the CGI you can shake a paw at.

When: Wednesday, February 26
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Royal Cinema — 608 College Street

Beat the Winter Blues Free Community Concert

What: Simon Rivard, the TSO RBC Resident Conductor, will be leading the 92-member Orchestra with some audience favourites like, the overture to Bernstein’s Candide, the theme from Mission: Impossible, Shostakovich’s Cello Concerto No. 1 and Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture. Beat the final month of February with a delightful afternoon hearing some classics.

When: Wednesday, February 26
Time: 12:30 to 1:30 pm
Where: Roy Thomson Hall — 60 Simcoe Street
Admission: Free

Farmers’ Market at Montgomery’s Inn

What: Stroll the market and shop organic fruit and vegetables from local farmers and pick up delicious prepared items from food artisans. It’s a nice day to spend looking at something healthy or something pretty.

When: Wednesday, February 26
Time: 2 to 6 pm
Where: Montgomery’s Inn — 4709 Dundas Street West
Admission: Free to attend

Art of the Book

What: Celebrate the beauty and artistry of books from cover to cover. This exhibit showcases rare, fine press and artist-made books from Toronto Public Library’s Special Collections. Discover early printed books from the 1400s, richly decorated covers, whimsical miniatures, and contemporary forms that challenge our ideas about what a book can be.

When: Wednesday, February 26
Time: Monday to Friday, 9 am to 8:30 pm; Saturday, 9 am to 5 pm; Sunday, 1:30 to 5 pm
Where: Toronto Reference Library — 789 Yonge Street
Admission: Free

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