5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, March 21

Mar 20 2019, 5:37 pm

Montreal’s boasting a pretty eventful Thursday as the Habs are back in town, a maple syrup festival gets underway and a Canadian singer rocks out at a concert. Here are five things worthy of checking out today, March 21.

La Cabane Panache et Bois Rond

Channel your inner lumberjack because a maple syrup festival is coming to Montreal tonight.

Officially called Cabane Panache Et Bois Rond, all the sugary goodness of a Quebec cabane à sucre will be coming to Promenade Wellington from tonight until March 24.

The ninth annual urban cabane à sucre will feature four days of square dancing, woodcutting, festive dancing, tasty treats and oodles of maple syrup.

When: March 21 to 24
Time: 5 pm – 11 pm
Where: Promenade Wellington, Verdun
Price: Free

The Montreal Canadiens vs the New York Islanders

The Habs return home after a big 3-1 win against the Flyers in Philadelphia on Tuesday night. With Price between the pipes, the Canadiens will look to keep pace in the tight playoff tilt against a high-octane New York Islanders.

When: Thursday, March 21
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Bell Centre, 1909 avenue des Canadiens de Montreal
Price: Varies per date and seat selection, available online

Lennon Stella Concert

As part of her “Love, Me Tour,” Canadian artist Lennon Stella who achieved success as an actress on the hit ABC show, Nashville, will be performing at the gorgeous l’Astral theatre tonight.

Her YouTube channel has over 100 million views and she has nearly 800,000 subscribers.

When: Thursday, March 21
Time: 7:30 pm – 10:30 pm
Where: l’Astral, 305 rue Ste. Catherine
Price: $38, available online

The Horrifically Real Virtuality at Centre Phi

A collective immersive experience combining virtual reality, cinema and interactivity by filmmaker Ed Wood.

The event allows viewers to watch the film in a virtual environment while interacting physically and in real time with characters and material objects.

When: Thursday, March 21
Time: 10:30 am – 8 pm
Where: Phi Centre, 407, rue Saint-Pierre
Price: $46 – $55, available online

Barbie Exhibition

Head over to the world’s largest permanent exhibit of Barbies and check out how the dolls are decked out for the holidays. The upscale mall hosts over 1,000 entertainment industry Barbie dolls, all dressed by leading fashion houses.

When: Thursday, March 21
Time: 10 am – 7 pm
Where: Cours Mont-Royal, 1445 Rue Peel
Price: Free