5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, February 7

Feb 6 2019, 6:56 pm

As Montrealers literally try to get a grip on the weather, here are five events worth checking out today, February 7, that could temporarily take your mind off another wintery onslaught.

Get out there and have some fun, Montreal!

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Jeff Caldwell Stand-Up Show

Six-time Letterman veteran, Jeff Caldwell will be in town for three shows this week.

The comedian is known to audiences through a clean, clever and observational approach to the art.

Apart from The Late Show with David Letterman, the American comedian has performed all over North America as well as The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson and Conan.

When: February 7, 8 and 9
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Comedy Nest, 2313 rue Ste.Catherine
Price: $12 – $15, available online

La Poutine Week Montreal

If you thought the poutine in itself is delicious, how about an entire festival devoted to the tasty dish?

Your New Years resolutions can be put on hold for a week because, during the first week of February, things will get greasy.

Actually.

La Poutine Week sums up its week-long run in the city tonight as a variety of Montreal spots will create their own signature poutine-dish, vying to become the city-wide champion, voted by restaurant patrons.

A full list of participating spots can be found online.

When: Thursday, February 7
Where: Various locations around Montreal
Price: Varying price per location

The Montreal Canadiens vs the Winnipeg Jets

After a surprising start to the season thanks to the return of captain Shea Weber and a return-to-form from Carey Price, the Canadiens have stayed hot in February.

Fresh off a home-ice win against the Anaheim Ducks, the Habs welcome the Winnipeg Jets to town tonight in what’s sure to be a heated tilt.

When: Thursday, February 7
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Bell Centre, 1909 avenue des Canadiens de Montreal
Price: Varies per date and seat selection, available online

DJ Sur Glace

Thursday nights at the Natrel Skating Rink welcomes a different Montreal DJ every week who’ll provide the tunes to you skating, sliding, spinning and gliding around the city’s 2,500 square metre rink.

Today’s DJ set is FunkyFalz, who will be setting the rink on fire. Thankfully, not literally.

When: Thursday, February 7
Time: 7 pm – 10 pm
Where: Old Port of Montreal, Natrel Skating Rink
Price: $6.95 general admission, $4.90 kids aged 6 – 12, free for children under 6

Andy Shauf – Théâtre Rialto

Andy Shauf is a Canadian singer-songwriter from Regina, Saskatchewan. He plays several instruments, including the clarinet and he’ll be rocking out a busy Théâtre Rialto tonight.

When: Thursday, February 7
Time: 8 pm – 11 pm
Where: Théâtre Rialto, 5723 Avenue du Parc
Price: $35, available online and at the door

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