A Classy Evening at Casa Loma

Last week, one of our friends, Miche invited us to an elegant evening at the beautiful Casa Loma in Toronto. It's a historic and memorable old landmark that is now used for classy events like weddings or in this case, an alumni / reunion night featured by the University of Toronto. IMAG0510[1]

We really felt like we had just entered Hogwarts School of Witchcraft and Wizardry!

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We had a wonderful evening of stunning sights, yummy food and drinks - and lots of picture-taking!

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Miche is a recent alumni of their grad program. As you can imagine, she's very thrilled to be finished school!

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They had beautiful gardens and blossomed tulips decorated everywhere.

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And inside was even more breath-taking.

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We really loved this U of T background panel! My sister will also be an official grad as of next year.

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The Conservatory was filled with exquisite desserts, tea and coffee. It made for something yummy to munch on while we waited in line for dinner.

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Miche really loved the ceiling in this room!

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The outside patio was even more astounding. We all agreed this reminded us of the yard in the Great Gatsby.

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A stunning view of the Toronto skyline.

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And a real-live chess board! Miche wanted to so badly take a picture on this and imitate that scene in Harry Potter, but it was always packed with people.

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Live music!

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We all had turns taking a photo-session under this lush green arc :)

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Afterwards, we finally made it to the dinner! They served some grilled cheese, hot-dogs and their most popular - mini hamburgers! Or sliders. They were mega tasty - all of this included for just $10!

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They'd also come around with plates of free appetizers throughout the evening, which were very delish. Miche and I splurged for a yummy Caesar cocktail (which was very spicy! But equally tasty).

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Nightfall was starting to appear on the grounds - which made for even more beautiful shots.

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We ran into some friends there who were also former grads of U of T.

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All the ladies for a chic photo.

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We ended the night off on their dance-floor, which took place in their little garden house. They had a really awesome, live-band who were a talented group of folks and played fun hits.

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The Conservatory looked absolutely stunning at night with the blue, shadowy lights.

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As well as the castle! It really did remind us of Hogwarts in those bewitching hours.

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All in all, a fantastic night was held by all! :D

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