10 things to do in Montreal today: Saturday, November 2

Nov 1 2019, 5:00 am

From a giant food festival to some Halloween events, stand-up comedy, and a zombie outbreak, here is what’s going on around Montreal today, November 2, as we welcome in the new month.

MTLĂ TABLE

Do you have what it takes to try a multitude of Montreal restaurants in two weeks?

Because MTLàTABLE is a giant city-wide food festival where you can discover 150 restaurants that will be offering table d’hôte dinner menus at pretty nifty prices ($23, $33, or $43) as well as a $17 brunch in some restaurants.

When: From now until November 13
Time: Varies per restaurant
Where: Various locations around Montreal
Price: $17 – $43

The Rocky Horror Show

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See the sensational play that sparked an international phenomenon at the timeless Mainline Theatre on Saturday — just in case you’re not Halloweened out.

Worlds collide in Richard O’Brien’s musical-theatre masterpiece as camp sci-fi meets sexual exploration, glam-rock, and sensual daydreams to treasure forever. Experience the October classic in an intimate experience with a full live cast, band, dancers, and music.

When: Saturday, November 2
Time: 8 pm
Where: Mainline Theatre, 3997 Boulevard Saint-Laurent
Price: $20 – $30, available online

La Foire de l’Horreur

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La Foire de l’Horreur, one of Canada’s largest mobile theme parks, is offering its visitors a multi-sensory horror experience filled with live actors, escape rooms, labyrinths, and of course, a chainsaw-wielding maniac.

Entering its second year, the horror fair features two different scare levels, available to the family-friendly crowd and the more daring.

When: From now until November 3
Time: 6 pm – 10 pm (Monday to Friday), 3 pm – 10:30 pm (Saturdays), 3 pm – 10 pm (Sunday)
Where: 1799 Avenue Pierre-PĂ©ladeau, Laval
Price:$21.50 – $23, available online

Fright Zone – Montreal Casino

As if gambling money away isn’t scary enough, the Casino de Montreal is getting into the Halloween spirit this weekend.

The casino’s Fright Zone includes free live shows, costumed actors, spooky entertainment, and free candy.

Plus who knows, maybe you’ll even hit the jackpot.

When: Saturday, November 2
Time: 7 pm
Where: Casino de Montreal
Price: Free admission

Comedy Night at the Wheel – Mike Paterson

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Montreal’s own Mike Paterson brings his high-energy to the classic Wheel Club as he tackles everything from relationships to professional wrestling.

The fifteen-year Just For Laughs vet most recently lent his voice for the Quebec dub of Toy Story 4 and you won’t want to miss his return to the stage.

When: Saturday, November 2
Time: 8 pm – 11 pm
Where: The Wheel Club, 3373 Cavendish
Price: $20, includes drink

Dodgebow

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DodgeBow is exactly what it sounds like: dodgeball fused with bow and arrows.

The exhilarating team-based archery combat sport is capped with cushion-ends so they don’t hurt when they hit you and you can channel your inner Legolas when flinging them.

Face-off with your friends in the DodgeBow arena and put your marksmanship skills to the test. That’ll show the rain who’s boss.

When: Saturday, November 2
Time: 2 pm – 8 pm
Where: 202-4767 Dagenais Street
Price: $24.95, available online

Outbreak Origins – Zero Latency

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Anytime you mix zombies with virtual reality, you might be on to something.

Just in time for the Halloween weekend, Zero Latency is making their new game, Outbreak Origins, available for the public before its permanent launch in January 2020.

The plot for Outbreak Origins goes as follows: “The dead are walking. A sinister order is rising from the ashes. A deadly virus is wreaking havoc, the infected zombie hordes are taking over the city. Prepare your squad for epic battles on your mission to find a cure.”

When: From now until November 3
Time: Various times
Where: 910 Jean-Talon Est
Price: $21.75 – $52.18, available online

Rage: Axe Throwing

Rage Axe Throwing

Maybe that whole Halloween fiasco made you angry and you need to blow off some steam.

Enter: Rage: Ace Throwing.

The competition is based on accuracy points but throwing hatches, axes, and Tomahawks is fun enough without needing to tally the scores.

When: Saturday, November 2
Time:
Monday – Thursday 2 pm – 1o pm, Fridays & Sundays: 12 pm – 10 pm, Saturdays: 10 am – 11:30 pm
Where: 1436 Rue Amherst
Price: $45 – $55, available online

Putting Edge Mini-Putt

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Putting Edge is an indoor mini-putt course that (besides having a great name), glows in the dark. Every hole has Canadian-based trivia questions plus the venue has an arcade and they serve alcohol. Need we say more?

When: Saturday, November 2
Time: 10 am – 1 am
Where: 1259 rue Guy
Price: $11.99

Amaze Escape Room

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You escaped October’s spookiness, now try to get out of an escape room.

Try your luck at escaping from a prison, military facility, lost temple, or laboratory. Make a reservation, choose your adventure and then you have anywhere from 30 minutes to an hour to get out of any respective room. Each mission is reserved solely for your group and you’re given a walkie-talkie in case you need hints/get scared.

When: Saturday, November 2
Time: 2 pm – 10:30 pm
Where: 3550 Rue St. Jacques
Price: $15-$30 depending on your chosen mission (per person). Make your reservation first online.