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Five things to do in Toronto on the weekend of March 21–23

Five things to do in Toronto on the weekend of March 21–23
A bronze sculpture of Horton (from Horton Hears a Who), by artist Leo Rijn. (Image: Courtesy of Liss Gallery)

In this edition of The Weekender, a midnight market, a vintage clothing fair and three more things to do in Toronto this weekend.

POP-UP MARKET

Midnight Mrkt For the one-year anniversary of this pop-up night market, visitors can groove to live music, sip on cocktails and browse cool items from local vendors like Crywolf Clothing, Coven and Shop Wanderlust. Bring cash for any purchases. Mar. 21. Tickets $5. 2nd Floor Events, 461 King St. W., facebook.com

FILM

Canadian Film Festival This celebration of Canadian film features screenings of shorts and features by homegrown talent. In addition to plenty of movies and a closing gala, there will be discussion panels for eager movie buffs. Mar. 20–Mar. 22. Tickets $12.50. The Royal Theatre, 608 College St. W., canfilmfest.ca

VINTAGE CLOTHING

Toronto Vintage Clothing Show
Independent vintage sellers from Montreal, Ottawa and Toronto will gather this weekend to hock one-of-a-kind pieces and retro clothing and accessories. Mar. 23. Tickets $10. Metro Toronto Convention Centre, North Building, 255 Front St. W., torontovintageclothingshow.ca

ART

The Art of Dr. Seuss In honour of the legendary storybook author’s birthday in March, Casa Loma is displaying over 30 paintings, drawings and sculptures inspired by Dr. Seuss. The works will be for sale, too, with proceeds going to Ronald McDonald House. Until Mar. 30. Included with $24 admission. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace, casaloma.org

BALLET

Onegin For five days only, catch choreographer John Cranko’s interpretation of the life of jaded aristocrat Eugene Onegin, based on the poem by Alexander Pushkin. Set to music by Tchaikovsky, it will be a fresh take on an old favourite. Mar. 19–Mar. 23. Tickets from $25. The Four Seasons Centre for the Performing Arts, 145 Queen St. W., national.ballet.ca

CORRECTION: This post originally gave incorrect price information for “The Art of Dr. Seuss.” The event is included with general admission to Casa Loma; it isn’t free.

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