5 things to do in Montreal today: Thursday, October 11

Oct 10 2018, 6:18 pm

Thursday crept up on us quickly, thanks to the holiday Monday. Now that it’s here, there’s a slew of great things happening in the city to get you ready for another weekend.

From music, sports, art and some seriously scary Halloween stuff, here are some things worth checking out today, October 11.

Never Apart Vernissage Opening

MAPP MTL presents their fall exhibition of a balance between light and dark, bringing together the tactile and the digital, the painted and the projected.

Four innovative and multi-disciplinary exhibitions will be on display, starting tonight until January 5, 2019.

The vernissage will feature a DJ set by Phubu as well as a cash bar.

When: Thursday, October 11
Time: 6 pm – 10 pm
Where: 7049 rue Saint-Urbain
Price: Free admission (cash bar)

L’Off Jazz

The 19th edition of L’Off Jazz presents over 22 events taking place in 10 of the city’s most renowned venues.

The program offers a variety of seasoned jazz veterans, as well as the young, local jazz musicians from the Montreal scene.

When: From now until October 13
Time: Varies per selected show
Where: Varies per selected show
Price: $99 for an all-access pass, varies per individual show

Canadiens vs Kings

The Montreal Canadiens host their 2018-19 home opener tonight versus the Los Angeles Kings. Tomas Tatar, Max Domi and the new-look Habs will try to exceed expectations in front Carey Price and thousands of fans of the bleue, blanc et rouge.

When: Thursday, October 11
Time: 7:30 pm
Where: Bell Centre
Price: Various prices

Malefycia’s Zone 4

Returning during the Halloween season for its 4th edition, Malefycia is a fuse between the traditional haunted house and interactive theatre.

The event uses custom-built scenarios with professional actors, props and settings to bring their guests’ worst nightmares into reality.

This year’s theme is called Zone 4 and it focuses on military experiments gone wrong and the event’s antagonist, as per the Malefycia website, is “the most dangerous of all demons: the man.”

When: Thursday, October 11
Time: Various times
Where: 2085 rue Drummons
Price: $35 – $55, available online


Pumpkinferno (besides having a great name) showcases over 7,000 handcrafted pumpkins which are lit up at night along a one-kilometre path set against a 19th-century backdrop. Some are individual pumpkins and some are fused together to make some outstanding art.

When: From now until October 14, and then from the 18 – 21 and 25 – 28
Time: 7 pm – 10 pm
Where: Upper Canada  Village – County Road 2
Price: $12 – $16

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