The Weekend To-Do: We’re hitting Worn Journal’s Black Cat Ball, Moon’s pop-up store, Edmonton’s art shmooze and more

Weekend To Do November 23
Photography via Facebook/Yaletown
Weekend To Do November 23
Photography via Facebook/Yaletown

If Black Friday deals didn’t give you your shopping fill today, never fear—this weekend marks the beginning of craft-show season across Canada, the best time to pick up unique and local gifts all in one place. We’ve also sourced the perfect romantic afternoon in Vancouver, an end-of-days party in Edmonton and a valid excuse to wear cat ears in Toronto.

See what we’re doing this weekend »

Weekend To Do November 23
Photography via Moon

Moon on Bloor

For a limited time only Bloor Street shoppers can shop two-year-old Canadian label Moon at a luxe 1,800 square-foot space. The new holiday collection is heavily influenced by the 1920s and ’30s jazz age, perfect for the upcoming fancy festivities.

Now through Jan. 13
110 Bloor St. W., Toronto

One of a Kind Christmas Show and Sale

The largest consumer craft show in North America opened yesterday in Toronto. Featuring goods made by more than 800 artisans, it’s the place to get unique gifts for everyone on your list.

Now through Dec. 2
Direct Energy Centre, Exhibition Place, Toronto

Weekend To Do November 23
Photography via Ox & Angela

Leo Boutique Fashion Show

Fifteen-year-old Leo Boutique is hosting a fashion show this Sunday at Spanish tapas restaurant Ox and Angela. Enjoy a side of apparel with your braised chorizo.

Nov. 25, 7pm
Ox and Angela Restaurant, 528 17th Ave. SW, Calgary

The Fine Art of Schmoozy

What if 2012 really is the last year on Earth? Edmonton’s Latitude 53 gallery is marking this potential milestone with a massive celebration—a silent auction of work by artists from across Canada, food by Niche Restaurant, The Common and Zenari’s and music by singer Diana Stabel and DJ Polyesterday.

Nov. 24, 8pm
Latitude 53, 10248 106 St. NW, Edmonton

Weekend To Do November 23
Image via Worn Fashion Journal

Worn Journal Black Cat Ball

Celebrate Worn’s 15th issue (and its first hardcover) at the Black Cat Ball. Come dressed as a kitty cat and enter to win prizes from Cake Beauty, Lomography and more before purring the night away.

Nov. 24, 9pm
The Dovercourt House, 805 Dovercourt Rd., Toronto

Candytown: A Yaletown Holiday Festival

Get in the holiday spirit at Vancouver’s only free outdoor holiday festival. A spin on the skating rink, a cocktail tour and horse-drawn carriage rides make it perfect for a romantic winter wonderland-style date.

Nov. 23 & 24
Mainland St., Yaletown, Vancouver

Make It!

Get your handmade gift on in the Edmonton burb of St. Albert. This craft fair may not be as gigantic as Toronto’s, but it is Etsy-approved.

Now through Nov. 24
Enjoy Centre, 101 Riel Dr., St. Albert

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