5 things to do in Montreal today: Monday, September 19

Sep 19 2016, 7:04 pm

From one of Montreal’s coolest artists being celebrated to the last day of the Omnivore Food Festival, here is everything you need for your social calendar today.

Romeo’s View 10 x Alan Ganev

What: With a mission to put forward the best of Montreal artists, Romeo’s view is a series of exclusive events that take place every Monday honoring these talented visionaries. every Monday. Today the man in the spotlight is Alan Ganev. You will be able to see some of his work presented in a unique setting in the heart of Montreal and the Quartier des Spectacles. Get ready to feast your eyes on gorgeous art, drink unique cocktails, and sample a delicious menu by Simon Mathys. Hosted by Vincent Fortin Laurin + JP Shoiry
When: September 19 at 6 pm
Where: Pandore, 1300, rue Saint-Dominique 5e étage, Montreal

Omnivore Food Festival

What: For the fifth year in a row, the Omnivore Food Festival is coming to Montreal for four full days. Just like 2015, the 2016 edition of the Omnivore Food Festival will feature master classes, unique dinner parties, and the hottest event of the festival, the Omnivorous Party.
When: September 16 to September 19
Where: Society for Arts and Technology, 1201 Boulevard Saint Laurent

Take your best Instagram pics of fall in Montreal

What: There’s no denying the Montreal is unbelievable gorgeous in the fall. Mont Royal becomes a sea of yellow, orange, and red, the temperature is perfect for jeans and a sweater, and cafes start serving pumpkin-infused drinks. If you’re still a little sad that summer is over, why not pump yourself up by venturing outdoors and taking a few fall-tastic Instagram photos. Go for a walk up Mont Royal or just head to your local Starbucks and enjoy a pumpkin spiced latte. You’ll quickly realize that fall in Montreal is pretty damn awesome.
When: Anytime
Where: Anywhere

Gardens of Light

What: Gardens of Light is back by popular demand at the Montreal Botanical Garden. As of September 2nd, the gardens will be lit up at dusk, inviting Montrealers to stroll along the paths guided by stunning multi-coloured lanterns. Inspired by Chinese and Japanese gardens, this year’s Gardens of Light will tell the story of the Son of Heaven, the Chinese Emperor.
When: September 2 to October 31, every day from 9 am to 9 pm
Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101 Rue Sherbrooke Est

Take a tour of a Montreal metro station

What: In celebration of the Montreal metro’s 50th anniversary, Heritage Montreal’s ArchitecTours is offering a two-hour tour of various metro stations across the city. The tours began on August 27th at the Pie-IX and Viau stations and will finish on September 25th. The tours are meant to emphasize Montreal’s history. According to tour guide Bianca-Desiree Arciero, each tour tries “to emphasize the fact that the Metro stations are representative of the time in which they were built.” Nancy Dunton, head of Montreal’s public activities committee, added, “a Metro station’s size, lighting, materiality, colour and public art are all inextricably linked with Montreal’s history.”
When: August 27 to September 25
Where: Various locations

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