There’s much to see and do this weekend in Toronto.
Friday, May 8
Partake in a tutored tasting at the Spirit of Toronto Whiskey Gala, featuring more than 100 single malts and premium spirits.
Sit in awe of Canadian violin virtuoso Alexandre Da Costa as he performs in Nostalgia, the final concert of Sinfonia Toronto‘s 2008/09 Masterpiece Series.
Enjoy an evening of frat-boy antics and one-liners with comedian Dane Cook.
Saturday, May 9
Explore a world of words and illustration in the York Quay Gallery exhibition Graphic Novels: the Creation of Art and Narrative, presented by the 2009 Toronto Comic Arts Festival.
Drape yourself in vintage couture—an art deco–era gown perhaps?—from venerable Yorkville boutique Divine Decadence.
Escape the downtown bustle amid Trattoria Sotto Sotto’s romantic ambience, while savouring fresh whole-fish and seafood dishes inspired by Italy’s Amalfi coast.
Sunday, May 10
Treat mom to the lakefront scenery and gourmet brunch buffet on a two-hour Mother’s Day voyage with Mariposa Cruise Lines.
Travel back to the ’60s with Jersey Boys. The Tony Award–winning musical tells the story of Frankie Valli and the Four Seasons’ rise to fame.
Join expert Kerri M. Lee to learn about the history of the traditional English afternoon tea (complete with tasting) at the Bata Shoe Museum.