13 things to do in Montreal today: Saturday, November 3

Nov 2 2018, 4:55 pm

As we strut into November’s first weekend, we’ve put together an eventful list of things happening around Montreal today. From hockey, to wine tasting and an art exhibition, here are 13 events to check out in the city today, November 3.

Keep in mind that major parts of Highway 40 in the West Island are closed in both directions, so plan ahead and don’t forget to set your clocks back tonight. (Do people still have clocks?)

Hockey History Exhibit

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The Hockey Cup History travelling exhibit opened on Friday at the Dorval Museum of Local History and Heritage.

Hockey fans can take a look at trophies, rings, hockey sticks, archival footage and over 50 hockey-related artifacts. Visitors are also invited to play a hockey tabletop game as well as a ‘design your own goalie mask’ workshop.

When: Every day in November
Time: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Thursday to Sunday
Where: 1850 Lakeshore Drive, Dorval
Price: Free

Festival Sefarad

Festival Sefarad is a celebration of the francophone-Jewish culture in Montreal. Presented by La Communauté Sépharade Unifiée du Québec, generations of people gather for a variety of theatre productions, film and comedy shows.

When: From now until November 11
Time: Varying times
Where: Various venues across Montreal
Price: Varying prices



MTLàTABLE is back for a seventh edition in 2018. It’s a chance for foodies to discover 150 restaurants in Montreal, offering table d’hôte dinner menus at truly fantastic prices ($17 to $43) at participating spots.

When: From now until November 11
Time: Varies per selected restaurant
Where: Various locations
Price: $17 – $43

Les Pastellistes – Exhibition

Returning for its 23rd edition, The Pastel Society of Eastern Canada presents “Les Pastellistes,” an art exhibition that showcases hundreds of different pastel arts.

When: From now until November 4
Time: 4 pm – 9 pm
Where: Galerie le Hang’Art, 4160 rue Saint-Denis
Price: Free admission

Montreal Canadiens’ ‘Habs Band’

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Gregory Charles has gotten the call-up to the big time. Charles and the Habs Band will bring a thunderous atmosphere to the Bell Centre as the Canadiens take on the Tampa Bay Lightning, tonight. The band will perform fan favourites during stoppages in play and intermission at the game, an NHL first.

Fans in attendance will have the chance to submit song requests to the Habs Band via Twitter using the hashtag #HabsBand.

When: Saturday, November 3
Time: 7 pm
Where: Bell Centre, 1909 avenue des Canadiens de Montreal
Price: Varying prices, available online


Cinemania is a celebration of the best of francophone cinema from 2018. All of the screenings are shown in French with English subtitles in the cozy atmosphere of Cinéma Impérial.

When: Saturday, November 3
Time: Varying times
Where: Cinéma Impérial
Price: $9 – $13 per film, available online

La Grande DĂ©gustation

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Over 200 wine producers, distilleries and breweries come together to share their passion for connoisseurs of wine, beer and spirits. This year’s festival includes wines from Chile and Argentina as well as rare whiskies from Ireland. Over 1,200 products will be on site, available to test.

When: Saturday, November 3
Time: 3 pm – 9 pm on Friday, 1 pm – 9 pm on Saturday
Where: Place Bonaventure
Price: $15, available online

Tribute to Led Zeppelin

For the first time at Dollar Cinema, the venue will sway away from movies and focus on music. The quaint theatre will transform to a time celebrating Mothership, the ultimate tribute to Led Zeppelin with music, performances, drinks and dancing.

When: Saturday, November 3
Time: 7 pm – 11 pm
Where: Dollar Cinema, 6900 Decarie Boulevard
Price: $20

McGill Lacrosse vs Bishop’s Gaiters 


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Bask in one of our national sports as McGill takes on Bishop in a CUFLA playoff, win-or-go-home game at the gorgeous Percival Molson Memorial Stadium.

When: Saturday, November 3
Time: 6:30 pm
Where: Percival Molson Memorial Stadium
Price: $5

Ross From Friends Concert

UK lo-fi house producer Felix Weatherall (aka Ross from Friends) made his debut with several well-received EPs, along with his debut full-length album Family Portrait in 2018.

He’s performing at the Phi Centre tonight and man, what a great name.

When: Saturday, November 3
Time: 8 pm – 12:30 am
Where: Phi Centre, 407 rue Saint-Pierre
Price: $22.57, available online

McGill Rugby

If lacrosse isn’t your thing, how about checking out the McGill Redmen Rugby team (5-1) take on the Bishop’s Gaiters (4-2) today, in the RSEQ semifinals for rugby?

Event organizers urge people to bring red, friends and plenty of noise.

When: Saturday, November 3
Time: 1 pm – 4 pm
Where: McGill Athletics, 475 avenue des Pins
Price: $5 for students, $10 general admission

Seven Lions Concert

Jeff Montalvo, known professionally as Seven Lions, is an American DJ, record producer, instrumentalist and remixer from Santa Barbara, California. Active musically since 2010, his music combines styles as diverse as trance, melodic dubstep, drum and bass, glitch hop, and electro house.

When: Saturday, November 3
Time: Door at 8:30 pm, show at 10 pm
Where: MTELUS, 59 rue Ste. Catherine
Price: $40.75, available online

iSaute Kirkland



Take your kids to iSaute Kirkland and pretend it’s for them when it’s really for you. iSaute is a massive venue that has over 30 giant trampolines, trampoline basketball, wall climbing and a trampoline jungle gym. You pay by the hour, there’s a lot to do and it’s actually a fantastic workout. Fun for all ages!

When: Saturday, November 3
Time: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Where: 3220 Jean Yves, Kirkland
Price: $16 for the first hour, $10 for the second. Tickets are sold at the door

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