There’s always something to do in The Six! Check out my curated event list for Black professionals in Toronto this week.
1. PEACES HOLIDAY MARKET
Monday, December 11, 2017, 5:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Join us for a night of curated vendors, live music, drink specials, and artisans foods. Featuring over 30 local vendors selling diverse goods from handmade craftsmen items to local clothing brands, plants & so much more! Also, there will be giveaways and complimentary gift-wrapping. Learn more HERE.
2. FREE EVENT: BEST OF LGBT SHORT FILM FESTIVAL
Monday, December 11, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Come out for a showcase of the best LGBT themed short films from around the world today. Each film is inspired by the LGBT experiences in Canada, United States, UK, and South Africa. You can pick up the tickets on the day of the event at the cinema. Tickets are first come, first serve. Learn more HERE.
3. PERSONAL BRANDING WORKSHOP
Wednesday, December 13, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 8:00 p.m.
Are you looking to develop your voice? Create a brand that is truly your own? Inspire others with your brand? Then this workshop is for you! Tell your brand and your story in an engaging, thoughtful and impactful way! There is no cover for this workshop and is open to young people ages 16-29. Learn more HERE.
4. GIRLS NIGHT IN THE CITY – HAIR AND BEAUTY MIXER
Friday, December 15,2017, 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Come to downtown Toronto for unlimited wine and mingling while being introduced to some of the world’s highest quality hair extensions and a wide variety of eyelashes. End the year in style, socialize, and network with individuals that are passionate about the beauty industry. Hairstylists, make up artists and beauty enthusiasts are strongly recommended to attend! Also, receive 1 FREE pair of Hair Riah lashes to help complete any makeup look for the holiday season. Learn more HERE.
5. TORONTO RAPTORS VS. THE BROOKLYN NETS
Friday, December 15,2017, 7:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.
The North vs. everybody, well, in this case, our northern neighbors, New York. Come out for a live matchup between two Atlantic division underdogs. Learn more HERE.
6. DANIEL CAESAR LIVE
Saturday, December 16, 2017, 7:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.
Rap Season & Live Nation Ontario present Daniel Caesar with special guests Snoh Aalegra at The Danforth Music Hall. This event is for all ages, doors open at 7 pm and tickets are $32.00 via Ticketmaster. Learn more HERE.
7. AFRICAN – IGBO CULTURE SHOW
Saturday, December 16, 2017, 6:00 p.m. – 12:00 a.m.
As Canada is made of many cultures, the Igbo Young Adults are opening their doors to give Canada a taste of their culture in an Igbo Cultural Christmas Show. Enjoy dance, drama, fashion shows, Ogene drummers, and more. Learn more HERE.
8. AFROBEATS TO – FUSION OF AFRICAN CUISINE, LIVE BAND, DJ & DANCE
Saturday, December 1, 2017, 9:00 p.m. – 3:00 a.m.
Come experience African food, fashion, music, and dance culture. Free before 12 on guest list $10 after. Music by TK Smoothe & BJ Mahjito with special guest dancers. Learn more HERE.
9. HOLIDAY CARIBBEAN BRUNCH
Saturday, December 16, 2017, 2:30 p.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Carnival Spice is excited to bring you a Holiday Brunch event! Connect with your community and experience Caribbean culture while tantalizing your taste buds. Enjoy Creole food with a Caribbean flair while relaxing in di atmosphere of Harlem Underground. Dress to di nines. Learn more HERE.
10. TORONTO VEGAN WINTER MARKET
Sunday, December 17, 2017, 12:00 p.m. – 7:00 p.m.
TVWM is back and better than ever with a curated selection of some of the best vegan-friendly local businesses. Each ticket raises money for Wishing Well Sanctuary, so indulge your palate with some tasty treats and get all your last-minute holiday shopping done! Learn more HERE.
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