5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, October 15

Oct 12 2018, 8:06 pm

Remember last Monday? When it was a holiday? Ah, the glory days, now get back to work.

Since this week may feel like more of a grind, we’ve put together an intriguing list of things to check out today, October 15, in Montreal.

Oh Sees Concert

The Oh Sees are an American rock band from San Francisco, California, formed in 1997. The band currently consists of primary songwriter and core member John Dwyer, alongside Tim Hellman, Dan Rincon, Paul Quattrone and Tomas Dolas.

They’ll be jamming out at the gorgeous Le National to start your week off right.

When: Monday, October 15
Time: Doors at 7 pm, show at 8 pm
Where: Le National, 1220 rue Ste. Catherine Est
Price: $20 online, $30 at the door

It’s Fine Comedy Show

It’s Fine is an open mic comedy show where guests tell personal stories with a dash of comedy.

Guests who desire to get up on stage are urged to sign up online, and it’s free for audience members.

When: Monday, October 15
Time: Doors at 7 pm, show at 8 pm – 10 pm
Where: Café Velours, 373 Villeray
Price: Free admission

McKibbin’s Pub Stumpers

Test your trivia knowledge at McKibbin’s Irish Pub. The pub’s trivia has 5 rounds; general knowledge multiple choice, short answer, a picture round and a music round. The winner of each round receives free drinks or a round of shots. A round for a round – good trade.

When: Monday, October 15
Time: 7:30 pm – 10 pm
Where: 1426 Rue Bishop
Price: Free to play (with purchase of beverage)

MAPP_MTL Map Festival

MAPP_MTL is a non-profit organization with the mission of promoting and developing the boundless potential of projection mapping.

In collaboration with Moment Factory (known for illuminating the Jacques Cartier Bridge), the festival features music, visual arts and tons of you guess it, mapping.

When: From now until October 19
Time: Various times
Where: Various neighbourhoods around Montreal
Price: Free

Gardens of Light

October means it’s that time of year when Montreal’s botanical gardens light up for the
magical Gardens of Light Festival. The festival started last month but coupled with the fall foliage, now is the perfect time to go.

The lantern festival includes a lighted path through the Botanical Garden’s three cultural gardens, The Chinese, Japanese and First Nations Gardens, all looking at nature from a different perspective.

When: From now until October 31
 6 pm – 9 pm (until 10 pm on Fridays and Saturdays)
Where: Montreal’s Botanical Gardens
Price: $10.25 – $20.50

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