5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, February 13

Feb 12 2020, 3:30 pm

Having narrowly missed Friday the 13th, here are a few things worth checking out around Montreal today as we set our sails towards the weekend.

Valentine’s Day Plant/Flower Sale

Grab a little something special (and affordable) for your boo for Valentine’s Day. Ranging from bouquets, individual roses, and unique plants, head over to Concordia for a plant and flower sale.

When: Thursday, February 13
Time: 1 pm Р7 pm
Where: Concordia EV (metro level), 1515 rue Ste. Catherine

Whitney –¬†Th√©atre Corona¬†

Whitney is an American band from Chicago who formed in 2015. The band fuses indie folk, indie rock, and soul.

They’ll be rocking out at¬†Th√©atre Corona tonight.

When: Thursday, February 13
Time: 8 pm
Where:¬†Th√©atre Corona — 2490 Notre Dame West
Price: $33 online, $38 at the door

Imagine Van Gogh

Montreal has been coated with an exhibition of the works of Vincent Van Gogh, the Dutch post-impressionist painter who is among the most famous figures in the history of the art world.

The exhibition, Imagine Van Gogh, which opened in December, takes guests through the world of colours and emotions of Van Gogh’s works through gigantic murals and an immersive soundtrack.

When: Thursday, February 13
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Arsenal art contemporain — 2020 rue William
Price: $16 to $26, available online

Jeff Caldwell – The Comedy Nest

The Comedy Nest will heat up a bit tonight as Jeff Caldwell brings his comedic insights of tortilla chips, smartphones, marriage, and the metric system to the Nest all weekend.

He’s appeared on¬†Che Late Show with David Letterman, The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson,¬†and will be joined by a slew of local comics.

When: February 13 to 15
Time: 8 pm
Where:¬†The Comedy Nest — 2313 Saint-Catherine Street 3rd Floor
Price: $12 Р$15

SkyVenutre

If you’ve ever wanted to be like Charlie Bucker from¬†Willy Wonka & the Chocolate Factory, now is your chance (to fly at least, not the whole candy eating thing.)

SkyVenture in Laval offers guests the first recirculating indoor freefall simulator in Canada. Dive in solo or with a group and you actually fly.

“Anyone who is in good health can fly in the wind tunnel,” reads the SkyVenture terms and conditions. “After just a few minutes, you will finally understand why birds sing!”

Guests are lifted into the air through the flight chamber’s airflow and an instructor is on-site to ensure 100% safety.

When: Thursday, February 13
Time: 3 pm to 10 pm
Where:
¬†Centropolis — 2700 avenue du Cosmod√īme, Laval
Price: $58 – $93.93, available online