Awesome Toronto events happening November 4-6

This weekend in Toronto, you’ve got a cool lineup of events to check out, from a rap show on Friday night, to a beer festival just for women. Plus the Harbourfront Centre is celebrating Dia de los Muertos all weekend. Just part of the fun in TO happening this weekend, November 4-6.

Danny Brown

Detroit rap star Danny Brown is in TO in a show presented by Rap Season. He’s behind a few hits such as Dip, 25 Bucks and Smokin’ & Drinkin’, released in 2013. Recently, he’s been working on a children’s book about a little girl who changes her hair and other parts of her looks just to realize she’s better the way she was, according to Wikipedia.

When to go: Friday, 8 pm

Where at? The Phoenix, 410 Sherbourne

Tickets: $25

 

Festival of Smalls Art Exhibition

Pick up some awesome art for cheap, because it’s small. The Festival of Smalls is putting on its pre-holiday exhibition so you can buy small-size art from about 50 artists. Prices range from $55 to $250. Includes photography, oil/acrylic, silk screens, etchings, mixed media, collages and more. Or order online at artinteriors.ca starting Monday morning.

When to go: Saturday and Sunday, 10 am-5pm

Where at? Art Interiors, 446 Spadina Suite 203

Tickets: admission is free, pumpkin $2/50 each

 

Day of the Dead

Celebrate the Mexican Dia de los Muertos at the Harbourfront Centre. The event includes performances, art, Mexican music, costumes, a post-mortem puppet show, mariachi bands and more.

When to go: Saturday and Sunday, noon-6 pm

Where at? Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W

Tickets: admission is free

 

Canada’s All Ladies Beer Festival

Drink with a bunch of women who love beer. The event is put on by the Society of Beer Drinking Ladies and is awesome for anyone who identifies as a woman to meet fellow women beer drinkers and have a good time. Tickets include your 5 oz “commemorative” glass, 4 drink tokens and a “morning after” gift bag. 19+

When to go: Saturday, 5-11 pm

Where at? Wychwood Barns, 601 Christie

Tickets: $30

Erin Cardone

Born on the Prairies, Erin Cardone grew up knowing there was more to life than canola fields and AAA Alberta Angus. So she escaped, living in Europe and Australia, white-knuckling it through plates of calf brains and raw horse meat, and learning languages she can't remember anymore. After a stint as a jaded, skeptical journalist, she changed tack and began writing rather awesome blogs and showing businesses that advertising is dead, so long live social media, with her businesses Legendary Social Media. She now splits her time between various Canadian cities, Costa Rica and wherever else the wind blows.

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