Weekend Guide: July 18-19

If there has been one good thing to come from the pandemic lockdown measures for businesses — it's innovation. Check out this week's list of things to do


Toronto Shines

Get Out! Popup Drive-In featuring great comedy, live music and feature films!

Toronto Shines presents the best in live entertainment and current and classic films in a safe and family friendly setting at the water’s edge of Ontario Place.

Weekly programming includes comedy, music, movies and special events ranging from up and coming stars to familiar names, independent films to classic blockbusters.


Ontario Place

FRI & SAT 6pm

torontoshines.ca


Porchside Songs

The Musical Stage Company, live and in concert, from your front yard!

Nothing beats communities, neighbours, and friends coming together to experience extraordinary music. Join us this summer as top Canadian artists perform 40-minute intimate performances, safely from the comfort of your home, in the latest musical offering from Canada’s leading musical theatre organization. Personalize your experience by selecting one of three musical offerings, all complete with superb Canadian talent for an unforgettable musical experience. Purchase an intimate concert for your friends and neighbours, pick a date and we’ll take care of the rest.


Performances begin July 18, 2020. 48 concerts only!

musicalstagecompany.com/shows/porchside-song


Smash Escape Room

Release your frustrations with constructive destruction in the first Smash Escape Room.

Combining rage room elements with puzzles and games in order to raise funds for Black Lives Matter Toronto. In an age of personal protective equipment, social distancing and the hesitation of touching things, we present a space which shifts that perspective to your primal advantage. Gear up and smash props that haven’t been and won’t ever again be touched by anyone else, in our sterile shipping container that lets you let loose


Trivia Escape Rooms,1444 Dupont Street

triviaescaperooms.com/smash-escape-booking


Haunted Ghost Drive-Thru Tour

Take a driving tour of the historic Pickering Village Museum at night and hear stories from the past that still haunt us today. Learn about paranormal investigations that have found evidence of spirits and ghosts, and hear stories of past.

We will supply you with a sanitized audio guide.


Pickering Museum Village, Concession Road 6, Greenwood

THURSDAYS

www.pickering.ca/en/discovering/pickering-museum-village.aspx#


Museum of Contemporary Art

The Museum of Contemporary Art (MOCA) Toronto will reopen to the general public on July 16, 2020 with required advance timed ticketing and new health, procedural and cleaning protocols. With the reopening, MOCA introduces new days of operation: Thursday, Saturday, and Sunday 11 am to 6 pm and Friday 11 am to 9 pm with the first hour reserved for seniors and those at a greater health risk.

moca.ca


Stop by a Farmers’ or Flea Market


Saturday Farmers Market at Evergreen Brick Works

www.evergreen.ca

SAT 8AM- 1PM


St. Lawrence Summer Market

www.stlawrencemarket.com

SAT 5 AM - 3 PM


Leslieville Farmers’ Market

www.leslievillemarket.com

SUN 9AM- 1:30PM


Kensington Flea & Artisan Market

kensingtonflea.com

SAT 11AM- 6PM


And as always continue to #staysafe and #wearamask

#copingwithcovidto #stayhome #easttoronto




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