12 things to do in Montreal today: Sunday, November 4

Nov 2 2018, 5:04 pm

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As we settle into the first Sunday of the month, we lost an hour but gain plenty of activities to do in Montreal today, November 4.

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: Sunday, November 4
Time: 10 am – 5 pm
Where: 1380 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Price: Free for ages 0-30, $15 ages 31 and older

Hockey History Exhibit

The Hockey Cup History travelling exhibit opened this weekend 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: Every day in November
Time: 1:30 pm – 4:30 pm, Thursday to Sunday
Where: 1850 Lakeshore Drive, Dorval
Price: Free

MTLàTABLE

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MTLàTABLE is back for a seventh edition in 2018. It’s a chance for foodies to discover 150 restaurants in Montreal, offering table d’hôte dinner menus at truly fantastic prices ($17 to $43) at participating spots.

When: From now until November 11
Time: Varies per selected restaurant
Where: Various locations
Price: $17 – $43

Festival Sefarad

Festival Sefarad is a celebration of the francophone-Jewish culture in Montreal. Presented by La Communauté Sépharade Unifiée du Québec, generations of people gather for a variety of theatre productions, film and comedy shows.

When: From now until November 11
Time: Varying times
Where: Various venues across Montreal
Price: Varying prices

Putting Edge Mini-Putt

Putting Edge

It’s November gang, time to start planning indoor excursions. Putting Edge is an indoor mini-putt course that’s all glow in the dark. Every hole has Canadian-based trivia questions plus the venue has an arcade and alcohol. Need we say more?

When: Sunday, November 4
Time: 10 am – 1 am
Where: 1259 rue Guy
Price: $11.99

Les Pastellistes – Exhibition

Returning for its 23rd edition, The Pastel Society of Eastern Canada presents “Les Pastellistes,” an art exhibition that showcases hundreds of different pastel arts.

When: From now until November 4
Time: 4 pm – 9 pm
Where: Galerie le Hang’Art, 4160 rue Saint-Denis
Price: Free admission

iSaute Kirkland

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Take your kids to iSaute Kirkland and pretend it’s for them when it’s really for you. iSaute is a massive venue that has over 30 giant trampolines, trampoline basketball, wall climbing and a trampoline jungle gym. You pay by the hour, there’s a lot to do and it’s actually a fantastic workout. Fun for all ages!

When: Sunday, November 4
Time: 10:00 am – 9:00 pm
Where: 3220 Jean Yves, Kirkland
Price: $16 for the first hour, $10 for the second. Tickets are sold at the door

Montreal ToyCon

This weekend’s toy convention has hundreds of comic books, toys, puzzles, games and action figures for sale. Get your fix of GI-Joe, DC, Marvel, Transformers, Star Wars, Lego and tons more. Guests are urged to dress up. Looks like that Halloween costume isn’t done for, yet.

When: Sunday, November 4
Time: 10 am – 4 pm
Where: Courtyard Marriott, 7000 Place Robert Jancas
Price: Free admission

SAT Circuit – International Tour of Fulldome Shows

visual art show

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An immersive light, sound and visual art show inside a dome has taken over Montreal’s Society for Arts and Technology (SAT). To use scientific language to describe the event, we’d say it’s totally trippy.

The SAT has launched its international SAT Circuit, a selection of immersive works around the themes of movement and hybridity. Trajectories, positions, distances, scales and speed are all interwoven in a show with music, fusing audiovisual and “infinite tridimensional space” in a complex and dynamic ecosystem.

When: Sunday, November 3
Time: Various times
Where: 1201, Boulevard Saint-Laurent
Price: $17 – $40, available online

Iron & Wine Concert

Samuel “Sam” Ervin Beam, better known by his stage and recording name Iron & Wine, is an American singer-songwriter. He has released six studio albums, several EPs and singles, as well as download-only releases, which include a live album. He’s touring with his full band and stops off in Montreal on Sunday.

When: Sunday, November 4
Time: 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Where: Théâtre Corona, 2490 Notre-Dame Ouest
Price: $47.50 – $63.75, available online

The MTL Grand Open Round 9

Round nine (of 10) features nine of Montreal’s funniest comedians battling out for their chance to win a $1000 grand prize.

Grand… prize… get it?

The ninth round is hosted by Troy Stark, headlined by Chris Venditto and features nine comedians trying to laugh their way to a $1000: Jeremy Dobski, Jacy Lafontaine, Joshua Clarke, Alo Azimov, Alasdair Dooley, Paul Kasner, Paul Silverman and Theo Urtubey.

When: Sunday, September 30
Time: Doors at 7:30 pm, show at 8 pm
Where: Mckibbin’s Irish Pub – 1426 Bishop Street
Price: $5

LEGO City

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Kids are invited to a giant LEGO city and are asked to build robots, villages, towers and vehicles (without instructions) in a massive LEGO building competition.

Parents, try your best not to step on these little things (or the LEGO pieces).

When: Sunday, November 4
Time: 10 am – 12 pm
Where: 5365, boul. Saint-Laurent, Sainte-Catherine
Price: $20

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