As we continue to chug along into the last few days of June, there are plenty of events and activities to keep you busy on this Wednesday, June 27 in Montreal.
The Mtl en Arts festival returns to The Village today for its 19th edition.
The festival extends throughout a one-kilometre stretch of Montreal’s famous Ste-Catherine Street, closed off to vehicular traffic and features painters, photographers, sculptors, illustrators, ceramists, and glassmakers in what is the largest open-air exhibition in Eastern Canada.
The festival aims to further promote and develop the concept of art in the street and in public spaces.
When: From now until July 1
Time: 9 am – 8 pm
Where: 576 Rue St-Catherine Est
Price: Free to enter
For the first time ever, Chambly is hosting an air show by Canada’s military aerobatics team, Snowbirds. The squadron, based near Moose Jaw, Saskatchewan, will perform a 45-minute aerial show today.
The air show will be followed by a concert at Parc des Ateliers.
When: Wednesday, June 27
Time: 6 pm – 6:45 pm
Where: Parc des Ateliers, Chambly
Parc Jean Drapeau’s Aquatic Complex features three massive Olympic-sized pools, trampolines, diving boards and towers, a shade area, sprinklers and water sports.
What’s even better? It’s free for kids (aged 13 and under) on Wednesdays!
It’s supposed to be a little bit cloudy today but still hot enough for some pool activities.
When: Every Wednesday until September 3
Time: 10 am to 8 pm (Jean Doré Beach until 7 pm)
Where: Parc Jean-Drapeau
Price: Free for kids under 13, $9 for adults
Shane Murphy is one of the best musicians in Montreal. He’s appeared at Jazz Fest and Osheaga and does his regular Wednesday gig every week at Honey Pub in NDG. He’s silky smooth on the guitar and has a soothing and hip voice. He plays covers and original pieces. Considering it’s free entrance to watch him, it’s an absolute steal.
When: Every Wednesday at Honey Martin Pub
Time: Honey Martin Pub opens at 3 pm, Shane Murphy starts at 10 pm and goes until 3 am
Where: 5916 Rue Sherbrooke Ouest
The Angry Lobster Oyster Bar offers $2 oysters every Wednesday during their 5-7 happy hour.
The up-scale seafood spot, in the heart of downtown, has a gorgeous terrace, an impressive cocktail and scotch menu, and very tasty seafood meals.
When: Every Wednesday at Angry Lobster Bar
Time: The $2 oyster deal is valid from 5 pm – 7 pm
Where: 1181 Rue de la Montagne