Avenue's Dinner Series is a custom, multi-course meal at some of our Best Restaurants of the year.  On October 17 our final dinner in the series takes us to Pigeonhole. The food here is inventive small plates with international flavours that defies categorization but is perfect for dining with new and old friends.  Time: 6 p.m. Tickets and...

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Heritage Park Ghost Tours

Oct 17, 2018 - Oct 17, 2018

This event occurs weekly, on Wednesday.

These ghost tours will take you through the streets of Heritage Park after the sun has gone down. Grab a hot chocolate or coffee (included with ticket purchase) before a guide takes you on a 60 or 90 minute tour of the park. You'll be led around the park while hearing stories of paranormal encounters staff have had as well as some eerie historical tales. There are two tours each Wednesday...

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Oddball musical partnership They Might Be Giants are different things to different generations. Having made alternative albums aimed at adults for 30 years, the band has also released children's music since 2002. That being said, this "Evening with" performance is going to showcase the group's adult side — kids will have to sit this one out. This two-set affair will...

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Unless you've experienced it, you probably can't imagine what it was like to have to escape the Fort McMurrary wildfires of 2016. Retired fire Chief Darby Allen will deliver a keynote and offer conversation on his experience leading that very evacuation of 88,000 residents, focusing in on the subjects of mentorship, community, strength, and compassionate leadership. Proceeds from...

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Secret Path

Oct 18, 2018

One of Gord Downie's last projects before his passing was the album/graphic novel Secret Path, a collaboration with illustrator Jeff Lemire. The project was adapted into an animated film and will screen at the Globe Cinema in support of the Downie Wenjack fund. A donation of $5 or more is encouraged at the door. Times: 7 p.m. For more information, visit: facebook.com

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There's a lot more to drag than what you'll see on RuPaul's Drag Race. The Fake Mustache Drag King Troupe is a collective of queer performers who specialize in the drag king style, but routinely include burlesque, non-binary explorations of gender and more. The spooky Halloween edition will feature looks from beyond the grave and, as always, proceeds support the Mosaic Youth Group,...

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Fluid Fest

Oct 18, 2018 - Nov 3, 2018

This event occurs daily, every 1 day(s).

From October 18 to 2, October 23 to 27 and November 1 to 3, cSpace King Edward and Decidedly Jazz Danceworks be filled with amazing dance and movement performances during the Fluid Movement Arts Festival. Events include the Physical Therapy Cabaret, which looks at the literal physical properties of the body with an investigative lens; Moving/Forward, a pan-genre collection of...

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T. Buckley has spent a decade topping charts and selling out shows both on his own and with the T. Buckley Trio. The beloved roots performer is performing live in celebration of his fifth solo album Miles We Put Behind. Guest performer Chloe Albert will open the all-ages show at Festival Hall. Times: Doors 7 p.m., show 8 p.m. For more information and tickets, visit: eventbrite.ca

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The National Music Centre's Showtime! series is aimed at connecting students of all ages directly with musicians to learn about and a grow a love for live music. This edition of the series features the Sampler Café, a collective of musicians specializing in beat-making. Their performance will showcase different hardware and software approaches to constructing electronic rhythms....

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