Friday, July 27
Don’t miss the final performances (today and tomorrow) of Anandam Dancetheatre’s Divergent Dances for Windows and Walls at the Bata Shoe Museum. The independent dance company joins forces with choreographer Brandy Leary to create image-based theatre through aerial arts and contemporary dance.
Get ready for a hilarious—and uncensored—evening as funnyman Kevin Hart takes the stage at Sony Centre as part of his Let Me Explain tour. Fresh off his Teen Choice Awards appearance, the actor and stand-up comic performs back-to-back shows tonight.
Lovers of lagers flock to the weekend-long Toronto’s Festival of Beer at Exhibition Place. Starting today, more than 200 international beer brands are on hand for sampling, while brewing sessions, seminars, live concerts and food trucks make the event complete.
Saturday, July 28
Don’t miss the second of only two performances of Cirque du Soleil’s thrilling production, Michael Jackson the Immortal World Tour, which pays tribute to the King of Pop in an unforgettable fusion of music, dance and acrobatics.
In conjunction with this year’s Scotiabank Caribbean Carnival Toronto, the Royal Ontario Museum presents Carnival: Emancipation to Celebration, an exhibition exploring Caribbean culture through costumes, photographs and more.
More than 100 handmade contemporary quilts on display this weekend at historic Black Creek Pioneer Village. Its Quilts at the Creek event enables visitors to attend quilting demonstrations, purchase finished quilts and even get quilts examined by a certified professional quilt appraiser!
Sunday, July 29
Don’t miss out on the final performance of Million Dollar Quartet at the Toronto Centre for the Arts. Relive the recording session that brought together rock ‘n’ roll legends Elvis Presley, Johnny Cash, Carl Perkins and Jerry Lee Lewis for one unforgettable night.
The second weekend of the Beaches Jazz Festival brings even more soulful sounds to east Toronto; its final concerts at Kew Gardens include the Lemon Bucket Orkestra, Johnny Rawls and the funky LMT Connection.
Take a day trip to Steeltown, where the Hamilton Golf and Country Club hosts the RBC Canadian Open. The country’s premiere golfing event hosts its last round today, with duffers including Ernie Els, Mike Weir and David Duval swinging to become the tournament’s champion.