8 pm Decentralized Dance Party @ TBA. Roam through the downtown core and beyond in the ultimate of dance parties! Portable, battery-powered party system consisting of boomboxes and a DJ broadcasting non-stop 90’s dance, jock jams, booty bass and classic rock. Theme is Olympics so come as your favourite athlete. Stay tuned for location: www.facebook.com/event.php?eid=113916028662164.
9:30 pm The Arnold Party @ ROM, 100 Queen’s Park. This year’s Mad Men-inspired theme takes you back to 1960s Madison Avenue, complete with crooners, martinis, and intriguing strangers. Hosted by artsScene and Business for the Arts’ young professionals’ group to celebrate volunteerism in the arts. $125 from arnoldparty10.eventbrite.com.
10 pm Bot Bot Bot @ La Perla, 783 Queen St. W. A night to enjoy the pleasures of robots, tacos and tequila with your friends and lovers. Music from the futuristic past and the not-so-distant future.
10 pm The Breaks @ 751, 751 Queen St. W. The biggest and bestest of hip-hop, boom bap, rap, golden age, old school, 80’s, and 90’s. Cheap drinks!
8 pm Diamond Rings Unplugged @ The Toronto Public Library (Parkdale Branch), 1303 Queen St. W. Recently named 18th on the NME annual 50 Best Bands list, Diamond Rings plays a free show leading up to the release of his debut LP, Special Affections. Free!
10 pm Wild Horses @ Savoy, 1166 Queen St. W. The Bangs & Blush ladies play the very best of 50’s, 60’s, 70’s and 80’s rock n’ roll.
10 pm Dirty Talk @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. Junk food-themed dance party with unlimited snack potential and endless dance opportunities. Featuring special guest snack homemade cinnamon-brown sugar-buttered popcorn accompanied by disco house, new wave, and indie dance.
10 pm Turkey Orphans @ 751 (basement), 751 Queen St. W. A celebration for turkey, gravy, people, pilgrims, natives, feathers, families, rappers, dead soul singers, disco balls, and girls!
7 pm American Werewolf in London / Werewolf Fever @ Toronto Underground Cinema, 186 Spadina Ave. A double bill of two classic werewolf films. $14 (or $8 each).
10 pm Last Shake A Tail at Clinton’s @ Clinton’s, 693 Bloor St. W. After 3 years, one of our favourite dance parties is moving on to its new home at Sneaky Dee’s. Come shake your tail one last time before the big move! $5.
10 pm A Night Of No Small Expenditure @ Korova Milk Bar, 488 College St. Funk, soul, disco, downtempo and more with DJs Splattermonkey, Steptone, M-Chan, and Public Relations.
10 pm Chronologic Dance Party @ Teranga, 159 Augusta Ave. A dance party through the ages with the Goin’ Steady DJs. Pop and anti-pop from since the end of history (i.e. music from 1890 to 2010, played in chronological order).
10 pm Religious Material @ The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen St W. Scott Cudmore is your sonic saviour blessing you with soul, funk, R&B, and rock n’ roll. Spiritual drink specials until 11:30. Free before midnight, $5 after.
10 pm Low Lyfe @ Unlovable, 1415-B Dundas St. W. Jamie Sin plays records for your enjoyment. Expect to hear the likes of Jesus & Mary Chain, the Smiths, New Order, and more.
10 pm 90’s Party @ Neutral, 349A College St. All your favourite 90’s tunes all night long. Costume contest in effect for cash and drink prizes. Free before 11, $5 after.
10 am Fall Colour Weekends @ Kortright Centre for Conservation, 9550 Pine Valley Dr., Vaughan. Guided tour of the fall colours followed by hot soup and pie in the valley. $8, parking is $4 per vehicle.
12 pm OMG Swap @ Mercer Union, 1286 Bloor St. W. Bring your unwanted clothing (nothing stained, ripped, smelly, or ugly) and get ready to swap! All leftover clothing will be donated to Sistering, a resource shelter supporting homeless, marginalized, and low income women in Toronto. $5.
–By Caitlyn Holroyd