13 things to do in Montreal today: Saturday, March 10

Mar 10 2018, 4:40 am

It’s finally the weekend and the city is filled with exciting events.

From checking out films to art events, get ready to make this three-day stretch a good one!

Liquid Architecture

An immersive ‘liquid architecture’ exhibition will be taking place at Montreal’s Society of Technological Arts (SAT).

The exhibit is as an audiovisual experience that deconstructs 3D scans of monuments, buildings, and structures into a mesmerizing experience that will be projected on the dome of the SAT.

Where: SAT, 1201 Boul. Saint Laurent
When: March 10, 2018  (Tuesday to Saturday)
Time: 7 pm, each show runs for 40 minutes
Tickets: $19.75 , available online 

MÉGA liquidation VINTAGE de la relâche

A huge vintage sale is taking place at Marche Underground this weekend. From clothing, decor, and furniture, grab some fabulous finds for great prices.

Where: Underground Market, 3731 Notre Dame W.
When: Until March 11, 2018
Time: 12 to 5 pm

Filminst Festival

Continue celebrating International Women’s Day at the Filminst Festival. The Festival has been bringing together feminism through film in Montreal since 2015.

Where: Artgang Plaza, 6524 St Hubert St.
When: Until March 11, 2018

Pan’s Labyrinth by Guillermo Del Toro

Interweaving history, fantasy, and horror, Pan’s Labyrinth solicits all facets of Oscar-winning director Guillermo Del Toro. Enjoy this magical film presented at Midnight Park.

Where: Minuit au Parc,3575 Ave. du Parc
When: Until March 11, 2018
Time: March 9/10 at 11:30 pm, March 11 at 2:30 pm

International Festival of Films On Art

Montreal is hosting yet another exciting art festival this month, the International Festival of Films on Art(or FIFA). A unique festival that recognizes the films created about art and media arts. FIFA seeks to promote the work of artists, increase knowledge of art among the public, and encourage the film community to produce more films based on the subject.
When: Until March 18, 2018
Where: Various locations, check website for details 

Art Matters

Art lovers will be getting a treat next month as North America’s largest undergraduate arts festival will be coming to Montreal.

Art Matters will take place from March 3 to 27 at various galleries and creative spaces around the city.

When: Until March 27, 2018
Where: Various locations

Art Souterrain

Taking art out of the galleries and integrating them into daily life, Art Souterrain is hands down one of the coolest art festivals Montreal has ever hosted.

Each installation will be set in a different underground tunnel in Montreal. Art Souterrain will take over several kilometres of underground space, as well as 9 satellite spaces in the city

Where: Various locations around the city. Check website for details.
When: Until March 25, 2018

Montreal Botanical Garden Butterflies Go Free

The Montreal Botanical Garden’s annual “Butterflies Go Free” exhibit is back for another year. Taking over the Main Exhibition Greenhouse from February 22 until April 29, visitors can step into a humid tropical oasis that will make you forget all about winter.

Where: Montreal Botanical Garden, 4101, rue Sherbrooke Est
When: Until April 29, 2018

Cabane d’à côté

Sugarbush season is fast approaching and per annual tradition, reservations are open for Au Pied de Cochon’s Cabane à Sucre, as well as a new venue (right next door) open for its inaugural maple sugar season in 2018: Cabane d’à Côté.

Where: 3595 montée Robillard, Mirabel, Quebec
When: Open for the 2018 season now, Wednesday to Sunday
Price: $56 per person

Go skating at the Old Port skating rink 

Known for its outstanding quality of ice, excellent facilities, and breathtaking views of the city and the Saint Lawrence River, this is the place to go skating in Montreal.

When: Until March 18, 2018
Where: Natrel Skating Rink, Bonsecours Basin, Old Port

Check out the winter village at Olympic Park 

The traditional winter village at Montreal’s Olympic Park has officially returned for 2017 and 2018. From now until March 25, 2018, you can enjoy outdoor skating on a brand new frozen trail, browse the pop-up shops and discover artisanal products, and take part in plenty of other fun winter activities.

Where: Olympic Park, 4545 Pierre-de Coubertin Ave
When: Until March 25, 2018
Time: Thursday and Friday: 4:00 to 9:00 p.m.
Saturday and Sunday: 10:00 am to 9:00 pm.
There are also special hours during the holidays. Check website for details.

Visit a Sugar Shack

Although the bustling urban city of Montreal is not home to any sugar shacks, you won’t have to travel far to get an authentic Quebec experience. Whether you love the horse-drawn carriage rides or the plethora of maple treats, there are plenty of reasons to visit a sugar shack this winter.

Typically open from late February to April, some of the best (and closest) shacks to Montreal include Sucrerie de la Montagne, Cabane à Sucre Au Pied Cochon, and Cabane à Sucre Bouvrette.
When: End of February to mid April
Where: Various locations

Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art Leonard Cohen Exhibit

Montreal’s Museum of Contemporary Art is hosting an ongoing immersive exhibition to honour the legendary Leonard Cohen. “A Crack in Everything,” is a multidisciplinary exhibit will showcase works of art from local and international artists who were inspired by Cohen.

Where: Montreal Museum of Contemporary Art
When: Until April 8, 2018

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