10 things to do in Montreal today: Sunday, November 17

Nov 15 2019, 5:00 am

From Sum 41, Santa Claus, and a video game convention, there’s plenty to check out around Montreal today, November 17.

Sum 41 & The Offspring

sum 41

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Two long-standing pop-punk bands have announced a co-headline tour across Canada, giving Canadians a double dose of rock’n’roll and they’ll be getting In Too Deep tonight.

Canadian rock band Sum 41 and American rock band The Offspring will be blowing the roof off of Place Bell as part of their 14-city tour across the country.

When: Sunday, November 17
Time: 7 pm
Where: Place Bell, 1950 Rue Claude-Gagné, Laval
Price: $54 – $134, available online

Santa Claus – Angrignon Mall

Carrefour Angrignon

Jolly Ol’ Saint-Nick will be at the Angrignon Mall today and he’ll be joined by his pals Cinderella, Aladdin, and Peter Pan.

Like really kids, how often do you get that type of fire power in one picture?

When: Sunday, November 17
Time: 11 am – 4:30
Where: Carrefour Angrignon, 7077 Newman Boulevard
Price: Free

Putting Edge Mini-Putt

Putting Edge

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: Sunday, November 17
Time: 10 am – 1 am
Where: 1259 rue Guy
Price: $11.99

Sunday Night Improv

Sunday Night Improv

Top the weekend off with some laughs at the gorgeous Théâtre Saint Catherine with some improv.

Professional improvisers will hit the stage, using the audience’s suggestions, before the stage opens to newbies who want to give the art a try.

When: Sunday, November 17
Time: 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: Théâtre Sainte Catherine, 264 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est
Price: $7, available online

MEGA Montreal

November 17

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Video game lovers, assemble! The MEGA Montreal video game convention returned this weekend for its third edition and it continues today.

Gamers and viewers are welcomed to discover the skills and talents of local and international video game players and developers.

The venue features eSports tournaments, free gaming stations, a cosplay costume contest, board games, virtual reality showcases, master classes, and video game developer workshops.

When: From now until November 19
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
Where: Grand Quai Du Port De Montréal
Price: $15 – $40, available online, free access to kids under 12 years old

By The Seaway

Scott Berwick

Montreal artist Scott Berwick revisits Indigenous representation through a modern Mohawk community in a week-long photo exhibition of over nine years worth of his work in Kahnawake.

When: Sunday, November 17
Time: 9 am – 9 pm
Where: MFA Gallery
Price: Free admission

The Irishman – Cinema Moderne

Martin Scorsese’s new film, The Irishman, assembles an all-star cast that includes Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Al Pacino and therefore shouldn’t be watched on the small screen.

The film will be screened at Cinéma Moderne for a few days (including various runs) and follows an epic saga of organized crime in postwar America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran (De Niro).

The Guardian is calling it “one of Scorsese’s best films ever” which is some high praise.

When: Sunday, November 17
Time: Varying times
Where: Cinéma Moderne, 5150 boulevard St-Laurent
Price: $15, available online

La Grande Roue de Montréal

November 17

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Hit up Canada’s largest observational wheel and take in some absolutely breathtaking views of the city, during Montreal’s first snowfall.

Not to mention, some primetime photo ops that’ll make your Instagram crowd jealous.

When: Sunday, November 17
Time: 10 am to 11 pm
Where: 362 rue de Commune Est
Price: $14.79 – $25

Les Pastellistes

The 24th edition of the international exhibition ‘Les Pastellistes’ will be held at the Galerie Le HangArt for half of the month with its opening vernissage on November 15.

The exhibition promotes the expression of pastel art pieces.

When: From now until November 24
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
Where: Galerie Le HangArt Saint Denis, 3951 St-Denis Street
Price: Free admission

Olde Orchard Sunday Game Show

November 17

Ye Olde Orchard Pub & Grill/Facebook

Cap off your weekend in game show form as Ye Olde Orchard Pub is hosting their weekly “Game Show Night” hosted by Jay Devine.

The event offers classic games like Family Feud, Pictionary, and Word Finder but with a twist.

Plus, you’re at a pub, so you know, drinking.

When: Sunday, November 17
Time: 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: Ye Olde Orchard Pub & Grill, 20 Prince Arthur
Price: Free admission

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