Weekends in Toronto are always filled with activities, and this one is no exception. If you’re looking for things to do, there’s a Céline Dion dance party, a party in an art museum after hours, and more!
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Attend an exciting international film festival
Beginning this Wednesday is the Toronto Reel Asian International Film Festival, which runs until Nov. 19! The opening night film is The Queen of My Dreams, which debuted at TIFF this year and stars Toronto’s own Amrit Kaur. Expect shorts, feature films and more from some of the best and emerging Asian filmmakers in Canada and beyond.
Feel the power of love at a Céline Dion dance party
On Saturday, fans of Céline Dion will gather at The Henry for the 10th annual Céline Dion party — and there’s even a competition! Dress your best and you might win a prize for Best Dressed Céline fan. Enjoy four hours of her best songs, remixes and ballads from Phillippe along with visuals and shows from Aurora Matrix and Amanda Roberts.
See legends face off on the ice rink
This Sunday, hockey legends are going to take to the rink at the Scotiabank Arena for the Hockey Hall of Fame Legends Classic! An exciting game between two star-studded teams, look out for Adam Oates, Caroline Ouellette, Joe Nieuwendyk as they face off in this annual game.
Source antiques at the Old Book and Paper Show
This Sunday, head out to Artscape Wychwood Barns for the GTA’s only paper and antiquarian book show. Whatever you’re looking for, you’re almost guaranteed to find it there; shop vintage fashion magazines; airline memorabilia; movie posters; poetry and so much more!
Put the fun in fundraising
This weekend, there are two incredible fundraising events you want want to miss! On Saturday, raise money for men’s health this Movember with the Pub Olympics — register in a team or individually to play pub sports including shuffleboard, foosball, darts, ping pong and pool. Or just come by to cheer on the teams, volunteer or donate a raffle prize. And on Sunday, there’s the annual Porridge for Parkinson’s, a UHN fundraising brunch event featuring food prepared and served by top Toronto chefs, a brunch-themed silent auction and special guest speakers.
Celebrate Diwali this weekend
Diwali will be celebrated on Sunday this year, and you can take party in the festivities this weekend! On Saturday, you can visit Mel Lastman Square for a full day Diwali Fest, including music, food, arts and live entertainment.
Visit this art museum after hours
To celebrate the 5th anniversary of Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA), the museum is hosting MOCA After Hours — a night of music and partying along with an exclusive performance by The Drag Academy, a live DJ, and signature drinks. And while you’re there, you can check out their fall exhibitions!
See Pete Davidson live
On Saturday, comedian Pete Davidson is bringing his SNL-ready comedy to Elgin and Winter Garden Theatre. The comedian and writer recently added this Toronto date to his tour and has previously featured guests and friends including John Mulaney.
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