5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, October 29

Oct 26 2018, 8:35 pm

Monday has once again reared its ugly head. Thankfully, it’s for the last time (in October, at least).

With that said, we’ve put together an eventful list of happenings around Montreal today, October 29 to distract you from the fact that the week’s just starting off.

Malefycia’s Zone 4

Returning during the Halloween season for its 4th edition, Malefycia is a fuse between the traditional haunted house and interactive theatre.

The event uses custom-built scenarios with professional actors, props and settings to bring their guests’ worst nightmares into reality. Each immersive trip lasts for an hour and it looks seriously frightening.

This year’s theme is called Zone 4 and it focuses on military experiments gone wrong and the event’s antagonist, as per the Malefycia website, is “the most dangerous of all demons: the man.”

Malefycia offers thematic clothes (brown pants perhaps?) so as not to dirty your own.

When: Monday, October 29
Time: 5 pm – 12 am
Where: 2085 rue Drummond
Price: $35 – $55, available online

Petch Orchards

Just 45 minutes from Montreal, Petch Orchards gives Montrealers the chance to pick pumpkins, pears, and plums at their quaint farm in Hemmingford. In addition to the fruit and veg, the farm produces some of the best apple cider and apple juice in the province.

When: Every day until October 31
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Where: 431 Route 202 Hemmingford, Québèc
Price: Varies per selection

McKibbin’s Pub Stumpers

Test your trivia knowledge at McKibbin’s Irish Pub tonight. The pub’s trivia has five 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 29
Time: 7:30 pm – 10 pm
Where: 1426 Rue Bishop
Admission: Free to play (with purchase of a beverage)

The Monday Mix at the Comedy Nest

Start the week off with some laughs as the Comedy Nest hosts a variety show tonight. The cozy club features open-mic comedians, improv, magicians, jugglers, sketch comedy, and musical acts. The show is hosted by Just For Laughs and Zoofest vet Darren Henwood and audience members get free popcorn.

When: Monday, October 29
Time: Doors open at 7:15 pm, show starts at 8 pm
Where: 3rd floor of the Pepsi Forum, 2313 Saint Catherine Ouest
Price: $5

Musée Grévin Montreal

With Halloween coming up, Check out your favourite actors, athletes, and artists in wax form.

The figurines are displayed beautifully through the 4-floor museum that also features optical illusions and interactive displays. It’s admittedly pretty creepy staring into Elvis’ eyes, especially if he starts melting.

When: Monday, October 29
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: 705 Rue Saint Catherine (4th floor of the Eaton Centre)
Price: $19.50 for adult, $13.50 for children, $15.50 for youth and students and $18 for seniors

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