5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, November 19

Nov 17 2018, 3:25 am

As Monday rears its ugly head, we start the workweek trek.

The uphill grind might be a tad tougher this week with the snow, but we’ve put together a fun list of things to check out today, November 19, to help you ski through it.

The Montreal Canadiens vs the Washington Capitals

With the NHL season in full swing, head to the Bell Centre and enjoy a fast, young and fun-to-watch Canadiens team take on the defending champions Washington Capitals.

Alex Ovechkin vs Carey Price, a nice way to kick off the week.

When: Monday, November 19
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Bell Centre, 1909 avenue des Canadiens de Montreal
Price: Varying prices, available online

Victorian Christmas at the Cartier’s

Discover how fashion styles dating back to 1867 are still in vogue 150 years later. The exhibition showcases elegant Victorian decor and styles, hot drinks by the fireplace, a Christmas card workshop, and champagne.

When:¬†November 19 ‚Äď December 21
Time:¬†10 am ‚Äď 5 pm on weekdays, 9:30 am ‚Äď 12 pm on weekends
Where:¬†Sir George-√Čtienne Cartier National Historic Site
Price: $7.80

The MTL Grand Open Semi-Finals

Round one of the MTL Grand Open’s two-month-long contest is underway tonight.

Over 100 comedians have been vying for 1G and bragging rights of being the champion. The first round of the semis features host Troy Stark, headliner Shirley Whalen and nine comedians trying to move onto the finals: Dawn Ford, Oren Shbiro, John Cotroc, Rena Taylor, Martin Gallois, Darren Henwood, JS Mercier, Aliya Kanani and Lorenzo Patino.

The top three comedians move on, one as voted by the audience and two by special guest judges. It’s destined to be a GRAND time.

When: Monday, November 19
Time: 7:30 pm Р10:30 pm
Where: Café Cléopatra, 1230 Boulevard Saint-Laurent
Price: $10, available online

Salon du livre de Montréal

The Salon du livre is a chance to meet your favourite local authors, discover new ones, and attend literary events, round-table discussions, debates and public readings.

Guests of honour to this year’s festival, which concludes today, includes Samuel Champagne, Heather O’Neill, Bernard Werber, Josephine Bacon and Martine Delvaux.

When: Monday, November 19
Time:¬†9 am ‚Äď 9 pm
Where: Place Bonaventure, 800 rue de la Gauchetière Ouest
Price: $8

Mamma Mia – The Musical

ABBA’s hits are combined and shaped into a hilarious musical that tells the story of a young woman’s search for her birth father.

A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. A warm, cozy, snow-free theatre. What more could you want?

When: Monday, November 19
Time: 7:30 pm Р10:30 pm
Where: Centre culturel Calixa-Lavallee, 3819 avenue Calixa-Lavallée
Price: $36.40, available online

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