Things to do in and around Montreal this weekend: Sept. 16-18
The temperature has dropped, but that's no excuse to stay home. Here are a few things to do in and around Montreal.
People take a selfie at the Quartier des Spectacles in Montreal, Que. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Andrej Ivanov)
EXPLORE THE CITY
Take a free walking tour of the Quartier des Spectacles every Saturday starting at 4 p.m. -- you may just learn something new.
WHERE: Quartier des spectacles
La Ronde, Montreal, Que.
Boogie away at La Ronde's Techno Nights while also enjoying some of your favourite rides.
WHERE: La Ronde
A runner passes an empty Place Jacques Cartier, Wednesday, March 25, 2020 in Montreal. Some Montreal restaurant owners are planning to take their pots and pans to the streets Wednesday morning, demanding answers on when they can reopen their restaurants. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Ryan Remiorz
Check out a new exhibit, INCIPIT - COVID-19, at the McCord Museum that looks back on the early stages of the COVID-19 pandemic.
WHERE: McCord Museum
Price: Free for kids under 17; $14 for students; $17 for seniors and $19 for adults
A performer dances the samba. (AP Photo/Silvia Izquierdo)
RODA DE SAMBA
Explore the Groupe Canjerê's roda de samba at the AfroMusée, complete with appetizers and drinks.
WHERE: AfroMusée (533 Ontario Street East, suite 100)
PRICE: Free for kids under 10; $15 in advance; $20 at the door (cash only)
Montreal Band Thus Owls. (Credit: Thus Owls)
Discover "Who Would Hold You If The Sky Betrayed Us," a versatile art, performance and music project created by Montreal band Thus Owls.
WHERE: La Chapelle
PRICE: Starting at $15
People are shown on Mount Royal on a mild fall day in Montreal. (THE CANADIAN PRESS/Graham Hughes)
OLDIES BUT GOODIES
As always, Montreal has lots to offer during the fall, whether it be picnicking on Mount Royal Park, flying a kite at Beaver Lake or visiting one of the city's public markets.
If you're in the mood to be in nature, consider supporting local and picking your own fruit and vegetables at one of the city's many farms (just search for the one closest to you).
Don't forget you can also visit these places (and more) any time:
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