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October 3, 2014

The Blue Dot Tour with David Suzuki and Friends

The Blue Dot Tour, a cross country celebration featuring David Suzuki and a star-studded line up of Canadian performers, artists and leaders comes to Massey Hall. Don’t miss your chance to see David Suzuki, the Barenaked Ladies, Chantal Kreviazuk, Raine Maida, Shane Koyczan and Stephen Lewis on October 3.

The Blue Dot Tour is the celebration of a simple yet powerful idea: that all Canadians should have the right to drink clean water, breathe fresh air and eat healthy food.

Line up subject to change without notice.

For tickets:

Massey Hall — 178 Victoria Street

Date: October 3, 2014

Shahram Shokoohi and Babak Jahanbakhsh

Shahram Shokoohi entered the spotlight in 2010 when he auditioned for the singing show, The Next Persian Star. In 2011, his first album, Modara, was released in Iran. The critically acclaimed album became one of the best-sellers in 2011. The album contains Persian Classical music and flamenco tracks. Shokoohi is the first artist to release a crossover album in Iran.

Babak Jahanbakhsh is an Iranian singer who has been playing music since he was 5 years old. At age 11 he began learning under Masoud Mirdamadi, one of the famous Iranian music composers.

For tickets:

Roy Thomson Hall — 60 Simcoe Street

Date: October 3, 2014

October 4, 2014

Edmonton Eskimos vs. Toronto Argonauts

Start time: 4:00pm

Fast action professional football in the Canadian Football League (CFL)!

For tickets:

Rogers Centre — One Blue Jays Way

Date: October 4, 2014

Oktoberfest Dinner Cruise

Saturday, October 4th, 2014 – 6:30 p.m. to 10:30 p.m. – Oktoberfest Dinner Cruise ($86.27 per person)

Put on your lederhosen and get your polka on aboard the Showboat! The Oktoberfest Dinner Cruise includes a three hour cruise and a delicious German-inspired buffet dinner with schnitzel, bratwurst, sauerkraut and more.

Mariposa Cruises has been sailing the city’s Harbourfront from April to New Year’s Eve for more than 25 years and welcomes over 100,000 guests each season. Mariposa Cruises has built its reputation as the leader in the Toronto harbour, with an impressive fleet of seven distinctive ships, varying in size and style. Docked in a prime location at Toronto’s waterfront alongside Queens Quay Terminal, Mariposa Cruises can accommodate groups of 15 to 575.


Cher: D2K TOUR 2014

Cher who is currently on her 49-city D2K Tour will be adding 14 additional performances beginning mid- September. The announcement was officially confirmed by Cher during her interview on NBC’s Today Show which aired this morning.

The D2K Tour is in support of Cher’s Warner Bros. Records album Closer to the Truth which includes the No. 1 dance hit ‘Woman’s World’. The tour has received rave reviews across the country:

“Cher turns ‘farewell’ tease into an exceptional entertainment ride. The truth is, Cher doesn’t need to stop.. She is in exceptional form, as a singer, entertainer and tour guide through her 50 years in show business. And it all worked magically under the vast, rainbow-colored umbrella known as ‘Cher’.” — Boston Globe.

“It seemed that no one in the crowd would object to Cher’s touring forever.” — NY Times

For tickets:

Air Canada Centre — 40 Bay Street

Date: October 4, 2014

October 2, 2014 – October 4, 2014

Rachmaninoff Symphony 2

Oct. 2 and Oct. 4. The surging emotions of Rachmaninoff’s expansive Symphony No. 2 and the poetic musings of a Chopin concerto anchor this enthralling programme. The revered veteran maestro David Zinman takes the podium and the outstanding Georgian pianist Khatia Buniatishvili does the solo honours.

For tickets:

Roy Thomson Hall — 60 Simcoe Street

Start: October 2, 2014
End: October 4, 2014

October 4, 2014 – October 5, 2014

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche is Toronto’s annual all-night celebration of contemporary art, produced by the City of Toronto in collaboration with Toronto’s arts community. The ninth edition of the event will take place on October 4 to October 5, 2014. For one sleepless night Toronto is transformed with more than 100 art projects created by local, national and international artists. The event draws more than one million local enthusiasts and out-of-town visitors each year.

For more details:

Start: October 4, 2014
End: October 5, 2014
Location: Scotiabank Nuit Blanche

October 3, 2014 – October 5, 2014


Dig out your lederhosen and dirndls and join us for Toronto’s only authentic Oktoberfest party! Inspired by traditions started in Munich, Germany over 200 years ago, Toronto Oktoberfest brings a taste of Munich to the City as it captures the essence of authentic food, drink and merriment.

For the third year in a row, guests will experience the best in Bavarian fare, German and European biers, entertainment, and an atmosphere so authentic, you’ll feel like you’re in Munich. Toronto Oktoberfest 2014 presented by Pillers will take place over three sessions, October 3rd and 4th at Ontario Place, Toronto. New for this year, Toronto Oktoberfest will take place in a 30,000 sq ft Festhalle “Big Top” tent and include a massive outdoor Biergarten!

For more information:

Location: Festhalle “Big Top” tent, Ontario Place Parking Lot 2 — 955 Lake Shore Blvd West

Start: October 3, 2014
End: October 5, 2014

October 5, 2014

TRAEGER’S Grilling For Dreams Block Party

From 12noon to 5:00pm.

Grilling For Dreams invites you to the 1st annual celebration of everything we love about barbeque in Toronto. This event will bring Toronto’s favorite wood pellet grill, and the most extraordinary chefs and rising stars, together for what will be barbeque “history in Toronto”!

Discover authentic flavors from around the world, and the finest barbeque dishes in the city, slow roasted, smoked and grilled on Traeger’s unmatched wood pellet grills.

“Forget what you know about barbeque!”

Our All-Star chefs combine for over 100 years of culinary experience and will be offering lessons and demonstrations, providing you with essential grilling tips for your barbeque arsenal.

Come hungry because this is the “all you can eat” experience of a lifetime!




Steam Whistle Brewing — 255 Bremner Blvd.

For more details:

Date: October 5, 2014

October 5, 2014 – October 7, 2014

Steve Winter

Join award-winning photographer Steve Winter for a thrilling journey into the world of big cats. From trekking high in India’s Himalaya in search of rare snow leopards to stalking the elusive jaguar through Latin American jungles, this determined explorer ventures far and wide to come face to face with his subjects.

While these felines may be endangered, they’re still wild, unpredictable creatures—and tracking them in their own domains can be more dangerous still. Winter has been attacked by rhinos and gotten stuck in quicksand while working in the field. But he’s had lighter moments as well: mishaps with remote-controlled cameras and managing to photograph a cougar under the famous “Hollywood” sign. Throughout it all, Winter’s mission is to share the beauty of big cats while reinvigorating efforts to save them.

One of Winter’s snow leopard images won him the BBC Wildlife Photographer of the Year award. His decade-long project to document the world’s shrinking but resilient tiger species recently culminated in the stunning National Geographic book, Tigers Forever, co-authored with Sharon Guynup.

Tickets: or 416-872-4255

Massey Hall — 178 Victoria Street

Start: October 5, 2014
End: October 7, 2014