5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, October 16

Oct 15 2018, 7:47 pm

It’s a chilly Tuesday, and that can make it tough to get your week going. To try and fire up your agenda, we’ve put together a few things to do in Montreal today, October 16.

Phil Collins – Not Dead Yet Live

Philip David Charles Collins is an English drummer, singer, songwriter, multi-instrumentalist, record producer and actor. He was the drummer and singer of the rock band Genesis and is currently performing as a solo artist.

He’s in Montreal tonight as part of his Not Dead Yet Live tour.

When: Tuesday, October 16
Time: 8 pm – 11 pm
Where: Bell Centre, 1909 avenue des Canadiens de Montreal
Price: $63.50 – $302.50, available online

McGill Book Fair

The McGill Book Fair, held each autumn at Redpath Hall, offers buyers tens of thousands of used books, both in French and English, in categories ranging from architecture to zoology.

The book fair also offers vinyl, CDs, DVDs, and sheet music.

All proceeds from the event provide scholarships and bursaries for McGill students.

When: October 16 – 18
Time: 1 pm – 9 pm
Where: Redpath Hall, 3461 rue McTavish
Price: Free admission

Scotiabank Cheapie Tuesday Movie Night

You could check out Venom, A Star is Born, First Man, or Bad Times at the El Royale for real cheap tonight at Scotiabank Theatre Montreal. Or, check out The Nun, right before Halloween– it looks frightening.

Scotiabank Theatre offers cheap movie tickets for the Tuesday crowds. They also have deals on snack combos. Can you honestly say no to that popcorn smell?

When: Every Tuesday at Scotiabank Theatre
Time: Varies depending on selection
Where: 977 Rue Saint-Catherine Ouest
Price: General admission starts at $7

The Violet Hour

Christopher DiRaddo hosts an evening of short readings by LGBTQ writers. Featured acts include Antoine Charbonneau-Demers (Good Boy), Rae Congdon (GAYBCs), Loren Edizel (Days of Moonlight), Maloose (Fragments), Lindsay Nixon (nîtisânak) and Seeley Quest.

When: Tuesday, October 16
Time: 7 pm – 8:30 pm
Where: Stock Bar, 1171 rue Ste. Catherine Est
Price: Pay what you can ($5 suggested)

Honey Martin Trivia

Honey Martin is a cozy Irish Pub in NDG that hosts arguably the best pub trivia in town. They do six rounds of ten questions. 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 trivia host is interactive and funny. Buy him a shot and he’ll go easy on you.

When: Tuesday, October 16
Time: 9 pm – 1:30 am
Where: 5916 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Price: Free

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