Things to do this weekend (Nov. 4-6)

(Courtesy Amanda Gilmore)

The week has been long and now the weekend is here, so go out and have some fun. (Amanda Gilmore)

Winter is almost here, so why not go out and enjoy the spring-like temperatures while they last?

1. The Royal Agricultural Winter Fair

Spend time with some farm animals this weekend at The 94th Royal Agricultural Winter Fair. The indoor event is the largest of its kind and features horse shows, shops, food, wine tasting, a rodeo and more.

Location: Exhibition Place
Date: Nov. 4-13
Time: Monday-Saturday 9 a.m.-9 p.m. Sundays vary
Cost: $16 Youth (4-17) $19 Senior (65+) $25 Adult (18-64) $56 Family Pass. Prices for Horse Show vary per performance

2. The ROM Friday Night After Hours

Let’s face it, it’s been a hard week. Why not let lose at The ROM Friday Night After Hours? This week’s theme is country, meaning all live music, galleries and exhibitions will have the southern touch. Make sure to get tickets online in advance because they aren’t guaranteed after 8 p.m. at the door.

Location: The Royal Ontario Museum
Date: Nov. 4
Time: 7 p.m.
Cost: $15 adults, $13 students/seniors, $5 members

3. Ryerson women’s hockey game

Cheer on the Ryerson women’s hockey players as they compete twice this weekend. The first game will be against the Windsor Lancers and the second against the Western Mustangs.

Location: Mattamy Athletic Centre
Date: Nov. 4 and 5
Time: Nov. 4: 7:15-9:30 p.m. and Nov. 5: 2:00-5:00 p.m.
Cost: Free with OneCard

4. Just For Laughs Canadian Comedy Tour

Everyone needs a good laugh every once in a while. Take some time out of your weekend and go to the Just For Laughs Canadian Comedy Tour. There will be two performances this Saturday featuring comedians Dane Cook, Vinny Fasline and John Campanelli.

Location: Sony Centre for the Performing Arts
Date: Nov. 5
Time: 7 p.m. and 9:30 p.m.
Cost: $45-$70

5. Toronto Chocolate Festival

Halloween may be over, but there’s another reason to eat chocolate. The Toronto Chocolate Festival features chocolate tastings, chocolate making exhibitions, chocolate eating contests, pastry shops and more. This Sunday is the last day to check out the festival.

Location: Eglinton Grand
Date: Oct. 15-Nov. 6
Time: Varies by event
Cost: Varies by event

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