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5 things to do this weekend: CN Tower climb, Rocky Horror & delicious food

Christine Chubb | posted Saturday, Oct 18th, 2014

As our regular CityNews.ca series continues, we look at events happening in Toronto for a variety of ages and interests.

Oct. 17-19, 2014

CN Tower Climb: Put on your climbing shoes and head up Toronto’s tallest building for a good cause at the annual CN Tower climb for the United Way. There are 1,776 to the top. If you can’t make it, go and cheer on those who dared to take the challenge. Haven’t registered? Walk-in registration takes place Saturday and Sunday at the Metro Toronto Convention Centre – a $75 fee is required. unitedwaytoronto.com/climb

Toronto After Dark Film Festival: We hope you’re not afraid of the dark because the Toronto After Dark Film Festival is on this weekend. It’s nine days of horror, science fiction, action and cult films for your spooky viewing pleasure as well as some cinematic themed nights including Zombie Night, Werewolf Night, Sci-fi Night, and Post-Apocalyptic Night! Oct. 16 – 21 at the Scotiabank Theatre. For tickets and a complete schedule of films go to torontoafterdark.com/2014/

Delicious Food Show: It’s delicious food … need we say more? This three-day show consists of  200 exhibitors, more than 50 live cooking demonstrations and classes, plus your favourite celebrity chefs. And you thought you indulged at Thanksgiving. Friday – Sunday. The Direct Energy Centre, 100 Princes’ Blvd. Adults $22 at the door, Youth $10, Seniors $15. deliciousfoodshow.com/

Rocky Horror Cabaret Show: Halloween may be a few weeks away but it’s already time to do the ‘Time Warp’ again as the Rocky Horror Cabaret Show comes to the Lower Ossington Theatre. A themed dance party will take place after the evening performance on Friday and Saturday. I see you shiver with antici…….. pation. Tickets are going fast. Oct. 16 – 31. Two shows nightly. Tickets $20. lowerossingtontheatre.com/

Willowdale Group of Artists Fall Show & Sale: One of Toronto’s oldest art groups will be showcasing its best works at the Willowdale Group of Artists Fall Show & Sale. Paintings will vary in genres from botanical and landscape to abstract, impressionism. Support local artists by picking up a one-of-a kind piece. North York Civic Centre, 5100 Yonge Street. Oct. 18 -31. 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. Free. willowdaleartists.com/


  • jrharv says:

    Did climb today with my son. Last year he was 39 minutes and I was 58. This year I was 36:36 and he was 43:49.

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