5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, August 18

Aug 18 2016, 1:09 pm

From the Lole White Tour in Old Montreal to an art exhibit at Station 16, here is everything you need on your social calendar today.

Lole White Tour

What: The Lole White Tour is back in Montreal for a calming evening of yoga in Old Port. Thousands of yogis came out last year for this sunset yoga session, so if you missed it last summer, this is your chance. Yoga instructors Genevieve Guerard and Dawn Mauricio will be leading the session this year. Be sure to wear your best all-white outfit!
When: August 18, 5:30 pm
Where: Old Port

Fashion and Design Festival

Are you a fashionista? Then you can’t miss Montreal’s Fashion and Design Festival. There will be pop up shops, unconventional fashion shows, and special talks from some of the biggest designers in the biz. Head to Quartier des Spectacles this August for some fashion inspiration.
When: Until August 20
Where: Quartier des Spectacles

Lost Paradise by XRAY

What: Celebrate the end of a beautiful summer at Station 16 Gallery with LOST PARADISE, a solo exhibition by pop artist extraordinaire and muralist, XRAY. The exhibition will be on display from August 18th to September 10th. Featured in this exhibition will be a selection of XRAY’s candy coloured acrylic paintings referencing tropical destinations, vintage ephemera and sweets of all sorts.
When: Until September 10
Where: Station 16 Gallery, 3523 Boul. St-Laurent, Montreal

Pompeii Exhibit

What: This is your last chance to visit the Pompeii Exhibit at the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts. On display until September 5th, a visit to this special exhibit will showcase “the splendor and opulence of Pompeii in a spectacular exhibition that features over 220 archaeological artifacts in a unique multisensorial environment.” Reviews have been incredible, so be sure to see it before it’s gone!
When: Any day of the week, until September 5th
Where: Montreal Museum of Fine Arts

Go for a musical swing on the 21 Balancoires

What: Create your own song by swinging back and forth on Montreal’s now famous, 21 swings. One swing plays a note while several produce a melody so be sure to head on over with a few friends.
When: Until September 5
Where: From the Place des Festivals to Le Parterre, along De Maisonneuve Boulevard and Président-Kennedy Avenue