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15 things to do in Toronto this week

Events in Toronto this week welcome you to have some pre-long weekend fun before the Thanksgiving chaos. Screemers is back and The Funhouse is turning into a haunted house while the city fills up with music. A veggie market, PUMA warehouse sale and lots of free stuff is on, too.

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    • October 7
      Trampoline Hall is back with another night of interesting talks by fascinating people, including Priscilla Chataika, Ausma Malik and Seth Bernstein.
    • October 8
      The band responsible for bringing a different kind of country into the mainstream are here for a night of lovely tunes you can move and groove to.
      Budweiser Stage
    • October 8
      From EDM to house to one of the biggest pop producers in the world, The Chainsmokers have left a lasting mark on the music world.
      Scotiabank Arena
    • October 9
      Get ready to rock as The Black Keys drop by with their smouldering classic rock sound played loud alongside Modest Mouse.
      Scotiabank Arena
    • October 9-13
      Stock up on the latest PUMA gear at this big sale with apparel, footwear, and accessories for men, women and kids up to 80 per cent off.
      International Centre
    • October 9 - November 2
      Toronto's art maze is getting spooky as The Funhouse turns into a haunted house in time for Halloween with new rooms and experiences.
      The Funhouse Toronto
    • October 10
      Spike Lee's 2000 film takes a look at the complicated, twisted farcical intermingling of race, representation and enduring legacy of blackface.
      Revue Cinema
    • October 10-20
      Mental health is at the centre of this festival that explores the issue through dance, theatre, visual art, performances and music.
      Multiple Venues
    • October 10 - January 5
      Nelson Mandela's extraordinary life and legacy are being retold at this new exhibition that follows his struggle for freedom and equality.
      Meridian Arts Centre (formerly Toronto Centre for the Arts)
    • October 11-14
      Night Owl fest is back with a stellar lineup of indie rock acts from all over North America, including Thee Oh Sees, of Montreal, No Joy and lots more.
      Multiple Venues
    • October 11 - November 3
      A staple of Halloween in Toronto, get ready to be chased through a horror maze by chainsaw-wielding murderers and creepy monsters.
      Better Dead Centre
    • October 12
      Quavo of Migos is dropping by to help Rebel celebrate three years of live music and memorable parties with a night of both.
    • October 12
      The last flower market the season is on with growers and producers from the city and beyond dropping by with fresh, seasonal bouquets and plants.
    • October 12-13
      Matthew Holness' horror parody has become a cult favourite and the Revue is celebrating its 15 year anniversary with two screenings of all six episodes.
      The Royal Cinema
    • October 13
      Fresh, local vegetarian food, drink and products galore are on at this big market that also includes entertainment, like an eco-friendly fashion show.
      Artscape Wychwood Barns
    Lead photo by

    Hector Vasquez

Lead photo by

Hector Vasquez

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