Toronto International Film Festival @ various locations. For full list of screenings and events, visit http://tiff.net.
Cabbagetown Festival @ Parliament St. (Wellesley to Gerrard). Food, music, buskers, sales, parades, and scores of garage sales. The perfect excuse to wander through this historic hood. http://cabbagetownfestival.blogspot.com
26th Annual Vegetarian Food Fair @ Harbourfront Centre, 235 Queens Quay W. The largest of its kind in North America. Enjoy vegetarian cuisine, discover new products and ideas from over 100 exhibitors, presentations, cooking demos, music, and more. http://www.harbourfrontcentre.com
8 pm New Moon Event @ Lavish & Squalor, 253 Queen St. W. Celebrate the new moon! Browse and shop fall and steal deals on summer. DJ Scott Waring and wine on Lavish.
10 pm The Dirty Hustle @ Sneaky Dee’s, 431 College St. Non-stop, pumped up (danceable) hip-hop and rap tunes. $3 PBRs til midnight. $3 cover or $1 with flyer.
10 pm Nothing // Complicated @ Stella Cafe, 1261 Bloor St. W. $4 drinks, live video installation, great music, atmospherical environment, candle lit, complimentary snacks. $3 before 11, $5 after.
10 pm Fubar 2 Give’r Again Party! @ Wrongbar, 1279 Queen St. W. Official afterparty for the TIFF screening of Fubar 2. Live performances by Skullfist, Dentata and DJ Ian Blurton, DJ sets by the Gillepsie Brothers, heavy metal karaoke. 4 AM LAST CALL!
9 pm Silent Shout @ Teranga, 159 Augusta Ave. Half-live bands, half-DJ dance party devoted to dark, gloomy, and evil pop music. Performances by Powers and Dinosaur Dinosaur, followed by Joy Division, Gary Numan, Daft Punk-type music. $5.
10 pm Lucky Bitches @ The Ossington, 61 Ossington Ave. Hot and glamour party for anyone who knows what it’s like to be a lucky bitch. The guiltiest of pleasures all night.
10 pm Speakeasy @ Margret, 2952 Dundas St. W. J & Coz, Jen Neales, and DJ Cozmic Cat spin funk, soul, disco, classics and more.
10 pm Gimme the Loot! @ 751, 751 Queen St. W. DJ Eric Von Eric spins classic and current hip hop all night downstairs. No cover, cheap drinks, good times.
10 pm STD @ The Shop under Parts & Labour, 1566 Queen St. W. An omni-genre dance party. DJs Isoscleles and Innez Da Future + drink specials before 11:30.
11 am First Annual Queen West Sidewalk Sale @ Queen St. W. (Osgoode Subway to Bathurst). Shop and snack your way along Queen West! Great sales, food, and fashion.
9 pm La Taco @ Naco Gallery, 1665 Dundas St. W. Special blend of new and classic party music from DJs Mizz Brown and Paul G.
10 pm No Room for Squares @ The Red Light, 1185 Dundas St. W. One of our favourite DJs Pooyan plays a 6 hour set. Please bring Powerbars, Gatorade, and your moral support.
10 pm 90s Party @ Neutral, 349A College St. All 90s music all night + costume contest. Free before 11, $5 after.
10 pm Synthpop Saturday @ Nocturne, 550 Queen St. W. Dance party! Synthpop, indie dance, retro, and electropop in new and classic form.
7 pm Post No Bills @ Leslie Jones, 1182 Queen St. E. A celebration of the film poster. Great posters, exquisite popcorn appetizers, and music from your favourite soundtracks awaits.