With holidays on the horizon, it’s time to start planning your holiday hangout. For 2020, that looks a hell of a lot different than last year. Whether it’s an office romp or a family affair, the important thing is to make time for one another and inspire a connection that will bolster your relationships through 2021. You know, just in case this while COVID goes extra innings….

Le Dolci Cookie Baking Class

Le Dolci

Lisa and the ladies at Le Dolci have perfected online cookie baking classes through Zoom. With multiple classes covering everything from Unicorn Cakes to Gingerbread Cookies, you and your crew will be in good hands learning the ins and outs of baking and decorating. Classes start at $40.

Question Everything Trivia

Trivia never goes out of style, no matter your age or interest, there’s a category or two for you or your crew. Curate your own experience for your team or jump on QE Trivia’s weekly virtual event in benefit of local charities, every Thursday at 7:30pm EST.

Moniker Virtual Hosted Holiday Party

If you’re looking for something immersive and engaging, Moniker is the ticket. Interactive live actors work the Zoom room with all the flex and fun of an improv theatre show. Themes are wacky and sometimes weird, a whodunnit for the ages for up to 120 of your friends or colleagues.

Aphrodite Cooks Dumpling Class

aphrodite cooks

Vanessa is the undisputed dumpling queen of Toronto. Her catering is a feature at any event, but her classes, delivered over Zoom are the next best thing. Learning the technique, something Vanessa does seemingly with her eyes closed and hands behind her back, is a confidence booster, and something you’ll definitely do, again and again. Classes start at $45.

Evelyn Chick’s Cocktail Class with Quell

While we’re still not over the closing of one of our favourite Parkdale bars Pretty Ugly, we’re celebrating the union of Evelyn Chick + Quell, the talent agency that puts diversity at the core of their mission. Evelyn is known internationally for her killer creative cocktails and can curate an event for your fam featuring yes, boozy libations, but also cannabis or zero-hooch drinks too, evening the playing field for all.

All pics by Libby Roach.