11 things to do in Montreal today: Sunday, November 18

Nov 16 2018, 6:07 pm

There’s a bunch of snow on the ground to go along with a bunch of events to check out today, November 18.

If you want to stay warm inside a museum, check out a concert or visit the big, jolly, fella, Montreal’s got your Sunday covered.

Rüfüs Du Sol Concert

Rüfüs Du Sol is an alternative dance group from Sydney, Australia, that consists of Tyrone Lindqvist, Jon George and James Hunt. Their debut album Atlas peaked at number one in Australia, while their second album Bloom debuted on top of the Australian albums chart in early 2016.

They’ll be joined by Icarus and Cubicolr today at MTELUS.

When: Sunday, November 18
Time: 8 pm – 11 pm
Where: MTELUS, rue 59 Ste. Catherine
Price: $48, available online

Hockey History Exhibit

The Hockey Cup History travelling exhibit has landed 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: From now until April 17
Time: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Thursday to Sunday
Where: 1850 Lakeshore Drive, Dorval
Price: Free

L’Arrivée du Père Noël

If you didn’t get enough of the big fella at the parade, the jolly old man will be at the Quartier Dix30’s Avenue des Lumières today. Man, this guy is well travelled.

Toddlers and children will get the chance to meet Santa and his elves from 12:15 pm to 4:30 pm as he’ll be in his house on the Urban Oasis to greet visitors and take a photo with them.

When: Sunday, November 18
Time: 11 am – 5 pm
Where: Quartier Dix30
Price: Free

The Metaphysical & Spiritual Show of Montreal

The Metaphysical & Spiritual Show of Montreal showcases a variety of products, services and information regarding: wellness, gemstones, crystals, holistic health, essential oils, souvenirs, jewelry, arts & crafts, and paintings.

Along with workshops, the exhibition also sells natural supplements, incenses, precious stones, books, tarot cards and medicinal plants.

When: Sunday, November 18
Time: 10 am – 8 pm
Where: Hyatt Regency Montréal, 1255, rue Jeanne-Mance
Price: Free

Nextdoor Pub & Grill

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Nextdoor Pub & Grill is the place to be on Sunday. They offer deals at both ends of their hours – bottomless caesars and mimosas in the afternoon and 29 cent chicken wings at night. Park yourself at Nextdoor for as many caesars or mimosas you can handle and then relax by eating all the 29 cent wings as you can.

When: Sunday, November 18
Time: 8 am – 3 pm caesar/mimosa deal, 4 pm – midnight wing special
Where: 5175A Rue Sherbrooke Ouest

Musée Grévin Montreal

Sneak away from the winter cold and spend a few hours in a warm room while staring at wax celebrity figures.

Check out your favourite actors, athletes, and artists in wax form. The figurines are displayed beautifully through the four-floor museum that also features optical illusions and interactive displays. It’s admittedly pretty creepy staring into Elvis’ eyes, especially if he starts blinking.

When: Sunday, November 18
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: 705 Rue Saint Catherine (4th floor of the Eaton Centre)
Price: $19.50 for adult, $13.50 for children, $15.50 for youth and students and $18 for seniors

Resplendent Illuminations

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For the first time, the Montreal Museum of Fine Arts is presenting a selection of rare illuminations of the earliest books ever made which date back to the Middle Ages and the Renaissance in Europe.

Selected from seven Quebec collections and extensive research, the exhibition Resplendent Illuminations is a unique opportunity to see over 50 works that have remained intact since their creation from 1225 to 1583.

Of the 59 total works, Books of Hours is the exhibition’s headliner that first appeared in the thirteenth century. They were the most popular prayer books made for the laity and were used to teach people about the Christian faith.

When: Every day in November
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Where: 1380 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Price: Free for ages 0-30, $1

Salon du livre de Montréal

The Salon du livre is a chance to meet your favourite local authors, discover new ones, and attend literary events, round-table discussions, debates and public readings.

Guests of honour to this year’s festival includes Samuel Champagne, Heather O’Neill, Bernard Werber, Josephine Bacon and Martine Delvaux.

When: From now until November 19
Time: 9 am – 9 pm
Where: Place Bonaventure, 800 rue de la Gauchetière Ouest
Price: $8

Amaze Escape Room

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Escape the snow and try to figure your way out of an escape room.

Try your luck at escaping from a prison, a military facility, a lost temple, or a 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: Sunday, November 18
Time: 2pm – 10:30pm
Where: 3550 Rue St. Jacques
Price: $15-$30 depending on your chosen mission (per person). Make your reservation first online.

Nutrition & Wellness Show of Montreal

Head to the Hyatt Regency to learn about incorporating a healthy lifestyle into your daily life.

In this trade show, you will meet more than 80 exhibitors in the field of; health, weight loss, spas, nutrition, healthy food, yoga, fitness, alternative medicine, coaching, detox, fashion, supplements, health products, Veganism, physiotherapy, massotherapy, acupuncture, naturopathy and more.

When: Saturday, November 19
Time: 10 am – 8 pm
Where: Hyatt Regency Montréal, 1255, rue Jeanne-Mance
Price: Free admission

Mamma Mia – The Musical

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ABBA’s hits are combined and shaped into a hilarious musical that tells the story of a young woman’s search for her birth father.

A mother. A daughter. Three possible dads. A warm, cozy, snow-free theatre. What more could you want?

When: Sunday, November 18
Time: 2:30 pm – 5:30 pm and 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Where: Centre culturel Calixa-Lavallee, 3819 avenue Calixa-Lavallée
Price: $36.40, available online

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