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10 things to do in Toronto today

Friday is here and there's a spooking in store as Screemers returns for another year of scares. Elsewhere, local artists are all set to show off their handmade goods at a big night market. A free film screening and lots of cool music is on to help you get into the long weekend.

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    • October 5
      Quietly shaping the indie-folk genre into something of his own, Ben Howard explores the place his music comes from while adding a modern twist.
      Budweiser Stage
    • October 5
      Niagara Falls' own Rezz has carved out a space for herself among female EDM producers and the result is some fire tracks, hard drops and raw bass.
    • October 5
      A celebration of all things autumn is on at this big party in the museum, with this week's theme centred on a fall favourite: Pumpkin Spice.
      Royal Ontario Museum
    • October 5
      Over 50 local artists are selling off their work and handmade goods at this big auction and night market alongside food and live music.
    • October 5
      Dance into the weekend to the stripped-down sounds of UK electro with a dubstep, disco and house influence courtesy of Skream.
    • October 5
      Catch a free, open screening of the new horror flick that sees a family uncover some dark secrets about their shared history.
      Innis Town Hall
    • October 5-7
      Six underground indie bands across the musical spectrum are here from Tokyo for two nights of performances at both Rivoli and Lee's Palace.
      Multiple Venues
    • October 5-11
      This doc looks at the kaleidoscopic figure that is M.I.A.: a genre-bending artist, social justice activist, and modern-day heroine.
      Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema
    • October 5-13
      Films that showcase various aspects of Francophone culture make up this annual showcase of works by local and international directors.
      Carlton Cinemas
    • October 5-31
      The city's biggest scream park returns just in time for Halloween with a maze of scary attractions bent on scaring you silly.
      Queen Elizabeth Building
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