Six city and campus events to catch in December

(By: Sherina Harris)

What do holiday crafts, light displays and dinosaurs have in common? They’re all related to events you can attend this month at Ryerson and in Toronto. ‘Tis the season for holiday fun, so step away from your cue cards and study notes for a while and enjoy the best of what your school and city have to offer.

Here’s a roundup of six events to check out in December!

Ryerson Community Holiday Celebration

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Start December off right by getting into the holiday spirit with the Ryerson community. On Dec. 1, you can find refreshments, games and fun in the Upper Gym in Kerr Hall West. Ryerson President Mohamed Lachemi will be there, too! You can find more information and RSVP on Ryerson’s website.

Toronto Art Crawl Christmas Market

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Haven’t started your gift shopping yet? Visit The Great Hall in Liberty Village on Dec. 3 for four floors of shopping and 95 artists. In addition to activities and demos, there will be a DJ and food vendors. Tickets are $8 online and $10 at the door.

Home Alone Quote Along

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If you know the words to Home Alone like the back of your hand, you should head over to the Hot Docs Ted Rogers Cinema on Dec. 15 for a Home Alone quote along. With donations of canned rice or dried beans, you can receive a goodie prop bag. Tickets are $11.50 online.

Casa Loma Canadian Winter Nights

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Nov. 18 is the opening of Casa Loma’s Canadian Winter Nights, featuring a light display, illusionist and more. Did we mention there will be treats and hot chocolate? Grab some friends and enjoy the lights, entertainment and food. The event will run until Jan. 7. More information can be found on Casa Loma’s website.

The Nutcracker

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For a traditional holiday outgoing, check out The Nutcracker at one of two showings at the Sony Centre for the Performing Arts on Dec. 23. With a new twist on the classic story, this will be a night of music, ballet and holiday spirit. You can find tickets and more information on the Sony Centre’s website.

Jurassic Park Live in Concert

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There’s no better way to celebrate the last days of 2017 than with dinosaurs. Yes, you read that right. On Dec. 28, you can see Jurassic Park in HD with live accompaniment by the Motion Picture Symphony Orchestra. Ticket prices range from $49-$99.

Which events are you most excited for this month? Comment below or tweet us @RUtvNews!

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