10 things to do in Montreal today: Sunday, November 24

Nov 22 2019, 5:00 am

It’s the last Sunday of the month and the city is oozing with great events to cap off your weekend in style. Here is what’s going on around town today, November 24.

Enchanted Worlds – McCord Museum

Musée McCord Museum

Ogilvy’s old Christmas window display,¬†a holiday fixture at the corner of Ste. Catherine and rue de la Montagne since 1947, can now be found on Sherbrooke Street.

Last year, the annual scenes of stuffed animals interacting in mechanical settings, was donated to the McCord Museum and it is now on display until January 5, 2020.

Ogilvy’s old display has been split into two exhibits, “The Mill in the Forest” and the “Enchanted Village.”

The Mill in the Forest can be seen outside, 24 hours a day, at the corner of Sherbrooke and rue Victoria and the Enchanted Village is in a room on the McCord’s second floor.

When: From now until January 5, 2020
Time: Enchanted Forest, 10 am Р6 pm; The Mill in the Forest, 24 hours a day, outside
Where: McCord Museum
Price: Enchanted Forest $14 Р$19; The Mill in the Forest, free admission

Collie Buddz – Corona Theatre

Colin Patrick Harper, better known by his stage name Collie Buddz, is a Bermudian reggae artist best known for his single “Come Around.”

Buddz will be performing at the Corona Theatre to cap off the weekend.

When: Sunday, November 24
Time: 7 pm
Where: Corona Theatre — 2490 Notre-Dame
Price: $77 – $105 , available online

Olde Orchard Sunday Game Show

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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 24
Time: 7 pm – 9 pm
Where: Ye Olde Orchard Pub & Grill — 20 Prince Arthur
Price: Free admission

Montreal Bach Festival

Montreal’s Festival Bach is devoted to classical music buffs and obviously, composer¬†Johann Sebastian Bach. From local and international artists, the two-week festival will interpret the works of the legend himself.

When: From now until December 7
Time: Varying times
Where: Maison Symphonique de Montréal, 1600, rue St-Urbain
Price: $15 Р$186, available online

Juliette & Chocolat – Free Hot Cocoa

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November’s been tough on everyone, so Juliette & Chocolat¬†is going to try to warm us up in one of the most nostalgic ways possible: hot cocoa.

The Quebec-based dessert shop will be dishing out free samples of their “dark chocolate” or “chocolat au lait” today at its Monkland location.

During¬†the free tasting period, J&C will also be offering a 10% rebate on the ‚ÄúNuit Magique hot chocolate mix,” a signature milk chocolate mix so you can have¬†Juliette‚Äôs famous hot chocolate from the comfort of your own home.

When: Sunday, November 24
Time: 9 am – 12 am
Where: 5549, Monkland Avenue

La Grande Roue de Montréal

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Hit up Canada‚Äôs 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 24
Time: 10 am to 11 pm
Where: 362 rue de Commune Est
Price:¬†$14.79 ‚Äď $25

Le March√© de No√ęl chez Maison Pepin

Christmas alleyway

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Maison Pepin has channelled a little bit of Harry Potter by turning its charming alleyway into a breathtaking rustic Christmas market.

The market itself features a variety of locally-made products for sale and DIY workshops from gift packaging to wreath making.

Without taking away from the local artisans, the alleyway is one of the most picturesque Christmas-time spots in the city. The narrow walls, dim lighting, light snow, and wreaths are begging to be shared all over Instagram.

This is the market’s first weekend and it runs until the end of December.

When: From now until December 22
Time: 10 am Р6 pm
Where: 378 Rue St-Paul Ouest

Les Pastellistes

The 24th edition of the international exhibition ‘Les Pastellistes’ sums up its two-week run at the Galerie Le HangArt today.

The exhibition promotes the expression of pastel art pieces.

When: Sunday, November 24
Time: 10 am – 6 pm
Where:¬†Galerie Le HangArt Saint Denis — 3951 St-Denis Street
Price: Free admission

The Irishman – Cinema Moderne

Martin¬†Scorsese‚Äôs 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 various runs until December 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‚Äôs best films ever” which is some high praise.

When: November 24- 25, 27-28, 30 and December 1-2, 5-8
Time: Varying times
Where: Cinéma Moderne, 5150 boulevard St-Laurent
Price: $15, available online

Sunday Night Improv – Piano in the Snow Edition

Sunday Night Improv

Top the weekend off with some laughs at the gorgeous¬†Th√©√Ętre Saint Catherine with some improv.

Professional improvisers will hit the stage, using the audience’s suggestions for some serious laughs.

The show is open to all ages, and “has food, drinks, a stage, performers, and all around good fun for everyone.”

When: Sunday, November 24
Time: 7 pm – 9 pm
Where:¬†Th√©√Ętre Sainte Catherine — 264 Rue Sainte-Catherine Est
Price: $7, available online