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  • Every Sunday morning to afternoon, our very talented staff host the Timberlost + friends mini market. There are beautiful flowers from Timberlost, with rotating wares ranging from stationary to street art.

    • Venue: The Drake Hotel
    • Type: Other
    • Cover: Free
    • Time: Aug. 24, 2014, 11 a.m.
  • Join us for Sky Yard Sundays complete with brunch, booze + a ton of fun in the Sun(day).

    Make your weekend last longer with Drake's Sky Yard party and fuel up with a late brunch or refreshing Coronas; to ensure that you can dance all day to the sounds of our weekly live DJs from 4PM-8PM.

    • Venue: Sky Yard
    • Type: DJ
    • Cover: FREE
    • Time: Aug. 24, 2014, 4 p.m.
  • Cozy up on our café patio + get cracking on a hearty one-pound lobster feast with all the fixings for just $36.95.

    While enjoying your lobster feast, wet your whistle with a cold bottle of Corona. Each lobster is paired with favourites from Chef Darren Glew including Mexican corn, smoked potato salad, coleslaw, jalapeño cheddar biscuit, hot butter and finish off with a 'fool in a jar' (chocolate-cream, custard + cake).

    Bibs + lobster crackers included.

    All reservations are pre-paid. Book your spot by giving us a shout at 416. 531. 5042 ext. 1 or drop us a line.

    • Venue: Café
    • Type: Foodie
    • Cover: $36.95 (plus tax + gratuity)
    • Time: Aug. 24, 2014, 7 p.m.
  • Get your hands dirty every Monday night with some artful food fun:

    Be a guest judge in one of our competitive cook-offs, get creative with some do-it-yourself food art or sit back and sip a pint as sharp + sassy host Ivy Knight takes your taste buds on a gastronomical mystery tour.

    This week we're bringing back our annual corn boil; as always featuring Drake's famous Butter Bar, where you can dress your delicious local corn with a variety of flavoured butters. Plus, you'll be sipping samples of Dan Sullivan's divine chardonnay from Rosehall Run vineyard.

    • Venue: Lounge
    • Type: Foodie
    • Cover: FREE
    • Time: Aug. 25, 2014, 8 p.m.
  • Elvis Monday is Toronto's longest running indie showcase. Now in its 30th year, at least 3000 bands have played Elvis Monday including Cowboy Junkies, Blind Melon, Treble Charger, Lights, Sum 41, Three Days Grace, Billy Talent, Austra, Peaches, Diana, JackSoul, Ron Sexsmith, Doldrums, Moon King, and BECK! Acting as a launching pad for many Toronto bands, Elvis Monday continues to champion emerging talent and play an important part of Toronto's music scene.

    • Venue: Underground
    • Type: Live
    • Cover: FREE
    • Time: Aug. 25, 2014, 9 p.m.
  • Dedicated to creating a new groove-based music, THE DIGS embody the unique perspective of diversity that could only come from Canada's multicultural melting pot, Toronto. To dig is to extract from the ground by breaking up earth, and The Digs are a band reaching down into the roots of American pop music and pulling up a vibrant sound that is an organically constructed embarrassment of riches.

    Ultimately, The Digs consist of close friendships built upon the love of music, and the love for one another, and it is this dedication which gives them a consistently renewed energy with each jam-packed gig, each infectious groove, each funky beat. Catch The Digs while you can!

    • Venue: Lounge
    • Type: Live
    • Cover: FREE
    • Time: Aug. 28, 2014, 10 p.m.
  • Known for getting crowds off their feet, local favourite DJ Your Boy Brian seamlessly blends all genres into a feel-good party mix. Part of the More Proof collective, DJ Your Boy Brian takes having fun very, very seriously. Check out his mix from the White Light Series before stopping by the Lounge for a night of carefree fun.

    • Venue: Lounge
    • Type: DJ
    • Cover: $10
    • Time: Aug. 29, 2014, 10 p.m.
  • Every week Drake's art concierge Betty Ann Jordan explores the galleries and project spaces along the Queen West strip with an eye out for the best of the best. Whether you are an art aficionado or culturally curious, Betty Ann is sure to show you something a little unexpected. For updated tour information and weekly schedules please check out Art InSite.

    • Venue: Lobby
    • Type: Art
    • Cover: $25 pp/$45 for 2
    • Time: Aug. 30, 2014, 11:45 a.m.
  • Every Sunday morning to afternoon, our very talented staff host the Timberlost + friends mini market. There are beautiful flowers from Timberlost, with rotating wares ranging from stationary to street art.

    • Venue: The Drake Hotel
    • Type: Other
    • Cover: Free
    • Time: Aug. 31, 2014, 11 a.m.