Weekend Warrior: The Ex, Sail-In Cinema, Yogathon, The Price is Right, Mabuhay Philippines Festival
You don't need to literally sail in to Sail-In Cinema (Image: Toronto Port Authority)
It’s Thursday, and the weekend is fast approaching. Need stuff to see or do? We’ve got you covered. In this edition, Toronto’s favourite fair hits town, sun salutations galore, a movie festival on the lake and more.
When: Aug. 15 to 17
Where: Sugar Beach
Details: Who doesn’t want to watch films projected onto a two-sided floating movie screen in Toronto Harbour? This year’s Sail-In Cinema is screening Ghostbusters (Aug. 15), The Princess Bride (Aug. 16) and Back to the Future (Aug. 17).
When: Aug. 16 to Sept. 2
Where: Exhibition Place
Details: This annual fair will feature concerts, celebrity chef demos, parades, rides, competitions and more. Aviation enthusiasts won’t want to miss the annual air show, which will be taking place during the last three days of the fair. Also: the cronut burger.
When: Aug. 17
Where: Yonge-Dundas Square
Details: The second annual Yogathon will consist of 108 sun salutations being performed in 11 cities across Canada this Saturday. The event raises money for Care for Children.
When: Aug. 18
Where: Molson Canadian Amphitheatre
Details: The stage version of the popular game show is coming to Toronto this weekend. Members of the audience will be selected as contestants and then put through the show’s typical challenges, including Plinko.
When: Aug. 16 to 18
Where: Harbourfront Centre
Details: One of the largest celebrations of Filipino culture in Canada, this festival will have a performance by the Fiesta Filipina Dance Troupe, a parade, a chef cook-off and more.