5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, November 26

Nov 25 2019, 3:30 pm

As you look ahead to tomorrow’s midway point of the workweek, here are a few things happening around Montreal today, November 26, to keep you busy.

CP Holiday Train Montreal

The Canadian Pacific Holiday Train will be chugging through Montreal this week.

For its 21st edition, two magical Christmas trains will depart out of Montreal, one bound to trek across Canada and the other in the United States.

The trains will travel across the continent, bringing holiday cheer to hundreds of communities and collect donations for local food banks.

When: November 25 and 26
Time: 7 pm and 8:30 pm
Where: Montreal West and Beaconsfield
Price: Free! Bring non-perishable donations to support your local food bank.

Montreal Bach Festival

Montreal’s Festival Bach is devoted to classical music buffs and obviously, composer¬†Johann Sebastian Bach. From local and international artists, the two-week festival will interpret the works of Bach.

When: From now until December 7
Time: Varying times
Where: Maison Symphonique de Montréal, 1600, rue St-Urbain
Price: $15 Р$186, available online

The Irishman – Cinema Moderne

Martin¬†Scorsese‚Äôs new film,¬†The Irishman, assembles an all-star cast that includes Robert De Niro, Joe Pesci, and Al Pacino and therefore shouldn’t be watched on the small screen.

The film will be screened at Cinéma Moderne for various runs until December and follows an epic saga of organized crime in postwar America told through the eyes of World War II veteran Frank Sheeran (De Niro).

The Guardian is calling it “one of¬†Scorsese‚Äôs best films ever” which is some high praise.

When: Tuesday, November 26
Time: Varying times
Where: Cinéma Moderne, 5150 boulevard St-Laurent
Price: $15, available online

Montreal Canadiens vs Boston Bruins

The Montreal Canadiens host the Boston Bruins for the second time this month on home ice.

Look for Carey Price to be between the pipes as the Habs and their 11-7-5 record take on the Bruins and their first-place tally of 15-3-5.

When: Tuesday, November 26
Time: 7 pm
Where: Bell Centre, 1909-avenue-des-Canadiens-de-Montreal
Price: Various prices, available online

Honey Martin Trivia

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 ‚Äď solid deal.

The questions are all general knowledge, and you’ll absolutely love the trivia host. Buy him a shot and you just might get that European geography question right after all.

When: Tuesday, November 26
Time: 9 pm ‚Äď 1:30 am
Where: 5916 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Price: Free