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5 things to do this weekend: Say goodbye to The Guvernment and hello to Burns Night haggis

Sarah-Joyce Battersby | posted Saturday, Jan 24th, 2015


Jan. 23-25, 2015

Interior Design Show: Whether you’re redecorating or just like to keep up to date on the latest in kitchen gadgets and window treatments, the Interior Design Show is where decorators, wood-workers, and architects display the finest in home design. Saturday, 10 a.m. to 7 p.m and Sunday 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front St. W. $19-$22. interiordesignshow.com

A Midwinter’s Night Feast: A group of Toronto’s hottest chefs will be serving up dinner for the next four Fridays in support of Community Food Centres Canada. This week’s theme is “Grow,” featuring chefs from The Harbord Room, The Drake, and Ruby Watcho among others. Friday, 6:30 p.m. Propeller Coffee Roastery, 50 Wade Ave. $75. chefsforchange.ca

Burns Night at Allen’s: For Scots and other fans of oat-based meals cooked in stomach linings, Burns Night is a chance to strap on the kilt and celebrate. Honour the life and times of the Scottish poet Robbie Burns with the traditional piping in of the haggis and other Scottish merriment. Sunday, 6 p.m. Allen’s, 143 Danforth Ave. $65. dine.to

The Guvernment Finale: Fans of dancing, lazers, and DJs say goodbye to all that as The Guvernment closes its doors after 19 years. The nightclub is going out with a bang, hosting DJ Armin Van Buuren, Knife Party and deadmau5 over the weekend. Friday-Sunday, various times. The Guvernment, 132 Queens Quay E. $30-$125. theguvernment.com

MEC Winter Run: Get the blood pumping on a January day with an invigorating outdoor run. Sunday, 8 a.m. Outside the Royal Canadian Legion #344, 1395 Lake Shore Blvd. $15-$20. mec.ca


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