5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, November 20
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Kick off the week with these events. From the book festival to a foodie event these events will add some fun to your Monday.
La Grande Tablée
This annual epicurean event features a six-course menu accompanied by SAQ signature wine pairings. The fundraising evening kicks off with a cocktail reception at 5:30 pm followed by a seated dinner at 6 pm.
Where: Fairmont Le Reine Elizabeth, 900, boul. René-Lévesque Blvd O, Montreal
When: November 20, 2017
Salon du Livre
If a library is your idea of paradise, then you have to check out Montreal’s annual Salon du Livre. The giant book fair will be held at Place Bonaventure.
During the six-day festival, Place Bonaventure will be filled to the brim with books. In addition to the thousands of books available for purchase, there will be author signings, book panels, trade shows, a teen lounge, and a book donation bin.
Where: Place Bonaventure, 800 de la Gauchetière Ouest
When: Until November 20, 2017
Admission: Tickets available online, $6-$12.
An immersive ‘liquid architecture’ exhibition will be taking place at Montreal’s Society of Technological Arts (SAT).
The exhibit is an audiovisual experience that deconstructs 3D scans of monuments, buildings, and structures into a mesmerizing experience that will be projected on the dome of the SAT.
Where: SAT, 1201 Boul. Saint Laurent
When: Until November 31, 2017 (From Tuesday to Saturday)
Time: 7 pm, each show runs for 40 minutes
Montreal’s amazing light-up holiday water fountain show is back at Complexe Desjardins until December 31.
Come discover this year’s edition of Fontaine Boreale –an immersive light-show that features the magic of the holidays.
Where: Complexe Desjardins, 150 Saint-Catherine St W
When: Until December 31, 2017
Times: 3:30 pm, 4 pm, 5 pm, 6 pm, 7 pm, 8 pm, 9 pm, 10 pm
This Montreal home is turning into a Christmas light extravaganza.
Sami Hajjar transforms his home into an amazing light display. Last year, his home took on a Minion Christmas theme with over 15,000 lights. This year, Hajjar is turning it up a notch with a Frozen Land theme that will include over 100,000 shining lights.
Where: 9035 Jean-Bourdon Avenue, Montreal
When: Until January 5, 2018
Time: Light shows take place at 6 pm, 7 pm, 8 pm and 9 pm