6 can't miss Toronto events of the week: September 30 to October 6

Sep 27 2019, 11:00 am

It’s a new week, and with it comes seven days of potential fun and excitement. From rappers to snakes to a massive late-night citywide art show, Toronto has got more than enough things to keep you entertained this September 30 to October 6.

Young Thug & Machine Gun Kelly

What: See two of the most innovative names in hip-hop today, as Young Thug and Machine Gun Kelly come to Toronto to perform at RBC Echo Beach. Don’t miss your chance to catch them on the Canadian leg of their North American tour. See special guests Killy, Polo G, and more.

When: Monday, September 30
Time: 7 pm
Where: RBC Echo Beach, 909 Lake Shore Blvd W
Admission: $62, available online

Lake Ontario Evening on Reptiles and Amphibians

What: Reptiles and amphibians are highly sensitive to changes in their environment as they depend on high quality habitat for their survival. Come out of your shell and learn about how turtles and frogs are faring under the urbanized conditions of the Toronto region, as well as the efforts underway to re-establish their populations.

When: Tuesday, October 1
Time: 6 to 9 pm
Where: Gladstone Hotel, 1214 Queen Street W
Admission: Free

The Audience Strikes Back

What: Cameron Bailey and Joana Vicente – the co-heads of the Toronto International Film Festival appear as part of the RBC Disruptors series to speak to the power of audiences in crafting digital experiences.

When: Wednesday, October 2
Time: 9 am
Where: RBC WaterPark Place Auditorium, 88 Queens Quay W
Admission: Free, register online

Star Wars: Return of the Jedi in concert

What: As part of the Star Wars Concert Series, see Episode Six, the final chapter in the original trilogy of the blockbuster film franchise. Watch father and son face off in the ultimate battle of good versus evil as the TSO performs John Williams score along live with the movie.

When: October 3 to 5
Time: Showtimes vary, check online
Where: Roy Thomson Hall, 60 Simcoe Street
Admission: Tickets start at $57, available online

Post Malone concert

What: Congratulations everyone, Posty is back in Toronto. Go see popular hip-hop artist and Krock aficionado, Post Malone as he brings his fusion of rap, rock, and pop hits to the Scotiabank Arena. Also appearing will be Swae Lee and Tyla Yaweh.

When: Thursday, October 3
Time: 8 pm
Where: Scotiabank Area, 40 Bay Street
Admission: Tickets start at $55, available online

Nuit Blanche

What: For one sleepless night, experience Toronto transformed by hundreds of artists and nearly 90 art projects. This year’s program responds to one event-wide curatorial theme of Continuum. Nuit Blanche is back, transforming the city into a massive immersive art experience.

When: Saturday, October 5
Time: 7 pm to 7 am
Where: Various venues throughout the city
Admission: Free

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