5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, September 10

Sep 10 2019, 5:00 am

As Tuesday bursts through, here are a few happenings around town today, September 10, to keep your workweek going.

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YUL EAT Festival – 2019

It seems like Montreal is saving its biggest food festival for last.

The YUL EAT Festival returned for its sixth edition yesterday, giving Montrealers one last big food fest to cap off the summer.

From different culinary themed nights to the “Parcours Gourmand” grand tasting experience, hands-on workshops, demonstrations, conferences, a pop-up restaurant, wines, beers, and cocktails, YUL EAT offers up a little something for everyone.

Free outdoor activities include the Breville Lab, the General Store, the Ford Smokehouse pop-up restaurant, Chope-Chope (beers from Brasseur de Montréal and Creemore Springs), Tchin-Tchin wine and Shake-Shake cocktail bars.

When: Tuesday, September 10
Time: Varies
Where: Anchored at Quartier des spectacles
Price: $30 – 195, available online. Free admission options also available

Gardens of Light

As it does every fall, the Gardens of Light returned to the city, shining thousands of bright lights at the Botanical Garden.

Espace pour la vie invites everyone to discover the cultural riches of the three gardens along an illuminated pathway in its flagship autumn event.

The venue is split up into three gardens: The Chinese Garden, the First Nations Garden, and the Japanese Garden.

When: Tuesday, September 10
Time: 9 am – 9 pm (Sunday – Thursday), 9 am – 10 pm (Friday – Sunday)
Where: Botanical Garden, 4101 rue Sherbrooke Est
Price: $8 – $16, available online

World Press Photo Exposition

The World Press Photo exhibition has returned to Montreal for its month-long run at Marché Bonsecours.

The worldwide tour showcases the stories that matter through photography.

The 2019 exhibition features the World Press Photo of the Year, and for the first time, the World Press Photo Story of the Year. The winners were chosen by an independent jury that reviewed more than 78,801 photographs entered by 4,738 photographers from 129 countries.

When: Monday, September 9
Time: 10 am – 10 pm
Where: Marché Bonsecours, 325 de la Commune
Price:$14, available and at the door online

Honey Martin Trivia

Honey Martin is a cozy Irish Pub in NDG that hosts a phenomenal pub trivia every trivia. They do 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 trivia host is interactive and funny.

Buy him a shot and you just might get that European geography question right after all.

When: Tuesday, September 10
Time: 9 pm – 1:30 am
Where: 5916 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Price: Free

Through the Echoes

The first-of-its-kind pyramid-shaped entertainment venue, PY1, created by Cirque du Soleil founder Guy Laliberté continues its showing all month.

The innovative venue will offer a multi-sensory experience, state-of-the-art technology and “a unique playground” for multimedia entertainment combining high tech with the talent of the greatest digital creators.

The PY1 experience made its worldwide debut with Through the Echoes, a show produced exclusively for the pyramid last month, located near the Clock Tower grounds in the Old Port.

When: Tuesday, September 10
Time: Varies
Where: Montreal’s Old Port
Price: $28.50 – $51, available online

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