With the long weekend over and a short week half done, we’re getting our i’s dotted and our t’s crossed so we can meander about this weekend all footloose and fancy free. Which means, of course, that we need to start the amigos texting battle to cement our plans. Here’s what we’re winning with this week…
Fred Perry Sample Sale
Thursday through Saturday get your hands on some of Fred Perry’s greatest garb at this sample sale, being held at Standard Apparel.
Daft Punk CD Release and Tribute Party
Over at WAYLA, celebrate the latest arrival from the robot heads at this shindig in the east end.
One Night Stand
Take a stand for children’s mental health at this gala supporting the Hincks-Dellcrest Centre. It goes down in the Burroughes Building.
Art of the Cocktail
Presented in tandem with Diageo Reserve, Toronto Life wants you to celebrate the return of the artful drink with some of the city’s hottest bartenders at Malaparte.
Head on over to Brick Works for CraveTO, an amalgamation of the city’s best in food, beer, and music.
Friday Night Live at the ROM
Celebrate the super heroes of nature and culture at this week’s #FNLROM, themed ROMic-con.
Down at the 2nd Floor on Friday night, shop local designers, artists, and vintage clothing collectors while beats fill the room, street style food is gorged, and drinks are downed.
CBC Music.ca Festival
Echo Beach will play host to a whole day of slamming tunes as headliners Sam Roberts Band and Of Monsters and Men are joined by a slew of talented songsters to get your summer swingin’.
Le Trou Du Diable Barrel Aged Tasting
Sample some of micro-brasserie Le Trou Du Diable’s best beers at barVolo during this special event Saturday evening.
It’s time for another round of desiFEST at Yonge and Dundas Square Saturday afternoon.
The Toronto LGBT Film Festival is in full gear this weekend, showcasing the best and brightest in LGBT cinema from progressive minds.
Treating Yourself Expo
Treat yo’self, fools! The 4th annual Treating Yourself Expo brings Mary Jane’s friends to the MTCC this weekend.
Abbey’s Kitchen Stadium
Chefs Matt Pettit, Matt Basile, Rocco Agostino, and Bruce Woods go head-to-head at the Mod Club Sunday afternoon in a maniacal melee supporting local food initiative My Food My Way.
Toast & Jam: God Save the Scene
Nyood’s bringin’ Brit back for a boozy brunch scene Sunday at noon.
Head behind the curtains at some of Toronto’s greatest landmarks, buildings, and historic sites during the annual Doors Open Festival.
Toronto PopUp Dinner: Back to the Future
Chef Deron Engbers from the East End Dinner Club will prepare a 5-course tasting menu of classic old school dishes re-envisioned with a modern touch using new techniques and local/organic and mostly sustainable ingredients.