As our regular 680News.com series continues, we look at events happening in the city for all ages and interests.
Jan. 17-19, 2014
Monster Jam: Check out the latest and loudest in monster trucks as the jacked-up vehicles take over the Rogers Centre. See fan favourites like Grave Digger, Northern Nightmare (driven by Canada’s Cam McQueen) and Monster Mutt, and join the party in the pit afterward. Rogers Centre, 1 Blue Jays Way. Saturday, 6 p.m., and Sunday, 1 p.m. $15-$133 in advance, $5 more at the door. MonsterJam.com
Wedding show: Getting this married this year? The Total Wedding Show has the latest and trendiest dresses, cakes and flowers, plus an enormous bridal gown sale. Caterers and photographers will also be on site, and if you’re planning a destination wedding, there’s lots of information available. International Centre, 6900 Airport Rd., Mississauga. Friday-Sunday. Times vary. $15. TotalWeddingShow.com
Toronto photography exhibit: Photographer Colin Boyd Shafer is capturing Toronto, but not the skyline or the CN Tower. Instead, the Cosmopolis Toronto Project Exhibition showcases the people who have set down roots in the city and made it their own. Shafer also plans to publish the portraits in a book. Toronto Centre for the Arts, 5040 Yonge St. Jan. 15-Feb 22. By donation. CosmopolisToronto.com
Casa Loma open house: Get a glimpse inside the Gothic walls of Casa Loma as the historic house opens its doors to the public. Liberty Entertainment Group recently took over the historic property and is promising renovations, including a restaurant and dining hall. Casa Loma, 1 Austin Terrace. Sunday. 1 p.m.-4 p.m. Free. CasaLoma.org
Conversation with Edith Head: The one-woman play about the famed costume designer — head dressed Audrey Hepburn and Grace Kelly on her way to eight Oscar wins — has its Canadian premiere at the Buddies in Bad Times Theatre. The play is co-written by Buddies in Bad Times Theatre, 12 Alexander St. Friday-Sunday. 8 p.m. $40. BuddiesInBadTimes.com