5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, March 3

Mar 2 2020, 3:30 pm

As March starts to pick up some steam, here are five things worth checking out across Montreal today, March 3.

The Comedy Nest – Just For Laughs Auditions

What: The world’s largest comedy festival is setting up camp at the Nest tonight, on the lookout for Montreal’s funniest comedians as they vie for a chance to crack the Just For Laughs lineup.

For only $10, you might catch the next up and comer.

When: Tuesday, March 3
Time: 8 pm
Where: The Comedy Nest — 2313 Saint-Catherine Street 3rd Floor
Price: $10

The Incas, Treasures of Peru

What: Going on an Old Montreal adventure? Alpaca lunch.

For the third year in a row, the Pointe-à-Callière museum in Old Montreal will be hosting a range of indoor and outdoor activities during the first week of March including creative workshops, history, musical performances, and the chance to meet and pet alpacas.

The alpacas are part of the museum’s “The Incas, Treasures of Peru” exhibition, which showcases the beauty, history, and stories of the Inca civilization, which rose from the Peruvian highlands in the early 13th century.

When: From now until March 7
Time: Tuesday to Friday, 10 am to 5 pm; Saturday and Sunday, 11 am to 5 pm; closed Mondays
Where: Pointe-à-Callière — 350 Place Royal Old Montréal
Price: $13 – $21

Scotiabank Cheapie Tuesday Movie Night

What: Scotiabank offers $7 general admission tickers every Tuesday at their downtown location.

Tonight is a great one for movies, especially for under $10. Check out The Invisible Man, Harley Quinn: Birds of Prey, Knives Out, Star Wars: The Rise of Skywalker, Bombshell, Dolittle, 1917, Sonic the Hedgehog, and so much more for real cheap.

 They also have deals on snack combos. Can you honestly say no to that popcorn smell?

When: Tuesday, March 3
Time: Varies depending on selection
Where: 977 Rue Saint-Catherine Ouest
Price: General admission starts at $7

Honey Martin Trivia

What: Honey Martin is a cozy Irish Pub in NDG that hosts a phenomenal trivia night every Tuesday. There are six rounds of ten questions, and a winner is rewarded each round with either a round of drinks or a round of shots. A round for a round – solid deal.

The questions are all general knowledge, and the host gets the crowd going. Buy him a shot and you just might get that European geography question right after all.

When: Tuesday, March 3
Time: 9 pm to 1:30 am
Where: 5916 rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Price: Free

Imagine Van Gogh

What: 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, recently extended through April, takes guests through the world of colours and emotions of Van Gogh’s works through gigantic murals and immersive soundtrack.

When: Tuesday, March 3
Time: 10 am to 6 pm
Where: Arsenal art contemporain — 2020 rue William
Price: $16 to $26, available online