What To Do About The Town – Oct 1 to 3

Kick off Rocktober on the right foot with some of these exciting events happening in Toronto this weekend!

OCTOBER 1-3

Fall Home Show
Tips from home and decor professionals, eco-products, celebrity appearances, exhibits and more. Sep 30 11 am-9 pm, Oct 1 11 am-9 pm, Oct 2 10 am-9 pm and Oct 3 10 am-6 pm. $13, youth/seniors $11, children free. Better Living Centre, Exhibition Place. fallhomeshow.com

Indie Can Film Festival
At at the University of Toronto’s Innis Town Hall where you can see low budget independent movies from local talent. Features, shorts, music videos and documentaries made by filmmakers working outside of mainstream channels. Free. indiecanfilmfestival.com

OCTOBER 2

An Evening with David Sedaris

The author and humorist celebrates the release of his new book Squirrel Seeks Chipmunk: A Modest Bestiary. Massey Hall. 8 pm. $32-$52. masseyhall.com


Sherway Gardens’ Holiday Job Fair

With the busy holiday season quickly approaching, Sherway Gardens’ finest retailers are looking for a little extra help. Participating stores include: Aldo, Apple, The Bay, BCBG Max Azria, Boathouse, The Children’s Place, Footlocker, Hollister, Holt Renfrew, La Senza, Lenscrafters and Sears. 9:30 am-6 pm. Free. sherwaygardens.ca

Scotiabank Nuit Blanche
The annual all-night contemporary arts festival takes over the streets, galleries and cultural institutions in three zones with art installations and performances from 6:57 pm to sunrise. Free. scotiabanknuitblance.ca


OCTOBER 3

Shameless Fall Issue Launch
Feminist magazine Shameless celebrates the launch of its fall issue with a party at the Toronto Free gallery. Music by Allie Hughes and DJ Maggie MacDonald, live art, dancing, prizes and treats. 3-6 pm. $5 (includes copy). shamelessmag.com

NEW MOVIE RELEASES
Case 39 (Renee Zelwegger, Bradley Cooper)

The Social Network (Jesse Eisenberg, Justin Timberlake)

Let Me In (Kodi Smit-McPhee, Chloe Moretz)

NOTE: Whedon Fest that was scheduled for this weekend has been cancelled due to low tickets sales. starrynightevents.com

For more events, check out Now Toronto.

Images from corresponding event websites.

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