5 things to do in Montreal today: Tuesday, September 11

Sep 10 2018, 7:35 pm

It’s half as cold as it was in Montreal last Tuesday, but that still means it’s 20°C, much more comfortable September conditions. With that said, we have 5 things happening in the city today, September 11, to get you trekking towards mid-week.

Le Ethnic Show

Aba and Preach, two comics from Montreal, host their 23 edition of Le Ethnic Show, a comedy show featuring a slew of hilarious, local comedians.

In their last show before a break to pursue other projects, Aba and Preach will produce a live podcast before the comedians get on stage, it’s essentially two hilarious shows in one.

When: Tuesday, September 11
Time: Doors at 6 pm, podcast at 6:50 pm, comedy show at 8 pm
Where: Bootlegger, L’Authentique – 3481 Boulevard Saint-Laurent, 2nd floor
Price: $10, cash only

World Press Photo Exhibition

The 13th annual World Press Photo Exhibition in Montreal showcases some of the most prestigious photographs from around the world. This year, 73,500 photos from 125 different countries will headline the exhibition.

When: Tuesday, September 11
Time: 10 am – 12 am
Where: Marché Bonsecours – 325 de la Commune East
Price: $11 for students, $14 general admission, free for kids under 12

Gardens of Light

The Gardens of Light Festival is finally upon us.

The lantern festival includes a lighted path through the Botanical Garden’s three cultural gardens, The Chinese, Japanese and First Nations Gardens, all looking at nature from a different perspective.

Enjoy a comfortable September night with some gorgeous views.

When: From now until October 31
Time
: 6 pm – 9 pm (until 10 pm on Fridays and Saturdays)
Where: Montreal’s Botanical Gardens
Price: $10.25 – $20.50

Pizza Fest

Grab a slice of everyone’s favourite comfort food as 50 participating restaurants in Montreal will create their own, unique pizza.

At the end of the 13-day festival, one place will be crowned the tasty winner of Montreal’s Pizza Fest.

Visit the Pizza Fest for a full list of participating restaurants.

When: From today until September 24
Time: Varies per location
Where: Spread out throughout Montreal
Price: Varies per selected pizza

Honey Martin Trivia

Honey Martin is a cozy Irish Pub in NDG that hosts arguably the busiest 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.

You might need all the help you can get, there’s usually a bunch of teams.

When: Every Tuesday at Honey Martin
Time: 9 pm – 1:30 am
Where: 5916 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
Price: Free

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