Ryerson Weekender: October 5-7

YES! The Thanksgiving Long Weekend is finally here! Slap Reading Week to the end of that and we’ve got time off for DAYS. I personally plan on going into Turkey Coma. If you’re still undecided on what to do this weekend, here’s a list of events worth checking out tonight until Sunday, curated by your friendly neighborhood RU Student Life events team :) (If you have any suggestions for upcoming events, please drop us a line on Facebook or Twitter!)…

Maelle Vintage Dresses Pop Up Shop
Friday, October 5, 2012 12:00 pm – Sunday, October 7, 2012 6:00 pm
Gladstone Hotel – 1214 Queen Street W

Looking for that perfect vintage inspired dress for fall? Come and visit Maelle Vintage Dresses’ pop up shop, and see what they have to offer! The discounts will be amazing, and the dresses are one of kind and handmade.

Toronto Oktoberfest
Friday, October5, 2012 5:00 pm – Saturday, October 6, 2012 12:30 am
St. Lawrence Market – North Building 95 Front St E

This year Toronto will join in the celebration of Bavarian culture with its inaugural authentic Oktoberfest event. There will be brass bands, traditional Baverian foods, Oom Pah, and beer!

Halloween Haunt at Wonderland
Friday, October 5, 2012 7:00 pm – Sunday, October 28, 2012 11:30 pm
Wonderland, Vaughn

Halloween Haunt is a classic event that takes place every October at Wonderland! Have zombies and monsters scare you as you walk the countless terrifying mazes. Get you Halloween spirit going this weekend! The tickets are only thirty dollars, and you get to ride the rides as well!

Beatlemania: October edition!
Oct 5, 2012 10:00 pm to Oct 6, 2012 2:30 am
The Piston – 937 Bloor Street West

Join Bangs and Blush for a night in the sixties! Twist and shout all night to classic Beatles tunes! Tickets are only $5, and it will be an awesome night! The more you dance, the more you can eat at Thanksgiving!

Mind Reader – Bobby Motta
Friday, October 5, 2012 10:00 pm
Dave & Buster’s – 120 Interchange Way

Have your thoughts read by one of the best magicians and entertainers in the industry! Bobby Motta will take your psyche on a trip and predict your every move! Tickets are only $20, so prepare to have your mind BLOWN!

The Annual Thanksgiving Charity Bash with DJ North Prep
Sunday, October 7, 2012 10:00 pm – Monday, October 8, 2012 2:00 am
Johnny Jackson – 587 College Street

Go for a night on the town with a better cause in mind! Three DJs spinning your fav songs, with all the proceeds from the night going to Live2Give Global, a charity that supports building sustainable education in developing countries.