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5 things to do in Montreal today: Wednesday, September 27

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DH Montreal Staff Sep 27, 2017 5:00 am 85

Humpday is here, Montreal! From apple picking to Expo 67 Live, check out what’s happening around town today.

Go apple picking

What better way to celebrate the end of summer than by spending the afternoon apple picking!

Head out to any one of the orchards below, and prepare for a day of tractor rides, picnics, and of course, apples. Bonus points if you turn your handpicked apples into a fresh apple pie!

Where: Check this list! 
When: Until October

Visit Montreal’s newest park 

Montreal’s Bonaventure park is officially open and a new urban boulevard has taken over the raised highway that was once there.

The $142 million project allows pedestrians to walk freely through a number of green spaces and has a number of very cool features that are worth checking out.

 Where: Between Duke and Robert-Bourassa St.
When: Anytime

Secret Montreal

Learn something new about our fair city. Local tour company, Secret Montreal, is currently running “The Red Light of Montreal” tour, which teaches participants about the city’s indecent past.

Where: Midway Tavern, 1219, Boulevard Saint-Laurent
When: Now until October 21, 8:30 pm

Expo 67 Live

Take a step back in time and relive Expo 67 at the Esplanade de la Place Des Arts.

Expo 67 is an interactive experience composed of colourful archival video footage projected onto giant screens. The installation was created by Karine Lanoie-Brien and will take visitors on a journey to relive the best moments from the Exposition.

The display will include 435 linear feet of screen space, 65 speakers, and thousands of clips from archives.

Where: Esplanade de la Place Des Arts
When: September 18 to 30, 2017. Nightly screenings at 8 pm, 8:45 pm, 9:30 pm and 10:15 pm.

Gardens of Light

Officially set to open September 8, 2017, this year’s Gardens of Light theme is “Between sky and water.” Thus, the 2017 exhibition will focus on nature, and more specifically, on the five elements of water, earth, fire, wood, and metal.

When: Until October 31, 9 am to 9 pm
Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101 Rue Sherbrooke Est

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