5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, November 21

Nov 21 2016, 12:59 pm

From indulging in a s’mores hot chocolate to welcome the first snow to the last day of the book festival, here is everything you need on your social calendar today.

The Montreal Bach Festival

What: Calling all classical music lovers! The Montreal Bach Festival returns for the 10th year in a row. In honour of the great composer, Johann Sebastian Bach, the Bach Festival attracts some of the greatest artists in the world. The Bach Festival will be happening over a two-week period from November 18th until December 4th. During this time, there will be 12 conferences, 123,000 visitors, and 193 concerts held in 36 different venues. Cellist Yo-Yo Ma will be doing a special 10th anniversary gala performance at the Maison Symphonique de Montréal on December 2nd.
When: Until Dec 4
Where: Various locations

Get S’mores Hot Chocolate

What: If you’re already awake, you know that a blanket of snow has covered Montreal. What better way to welcome the white stuff than to grab a seriously indulgent hot chocolate! As if plain hot chocolate weren’t good enough, the geniuses at Chocolat Favoris Montreal have come out with a s’mores hot chocolate – a delicious and creamy hot cocoa, featuring graham crackers, and topped with toasted marshmallows and a melted chocolate drizzle. Enjoy.
When: 10 am to 9 pm everyday
Where: Various locations

Salon du Livre

What: Place Bonaventure is about to become the bookstore of your dreams.
If a library is your paradise, then you have to check out Montreal’s 39th annual Salon du Livre. Salon du Livre will be held at Place Bonaventure, beginning on November 16th and ending on November 21st. 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.
When: November 16-21
Where: Place Bonaventure, 800 de la Gauchetière Ouest

H2O Canada Photography Exhibit

What: Presented by Hera Bell, H2O Canada is a photographic journey of Canada’s water sources in all their forms. Known for her edgy photos, Bell’s exhibit will be featured all month long at the Centaur Theatre. Head on over to this free art installation and marvel at Canada’s natural beauty.
When: Until November 30
Where: Centaur Theatre, 453 Rue Saint-François-Xavier

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