The top 5 things to do in Montreal this February
1. Classical Sundays
Sunday Concerts | St. Joseph’s Oratory | February 3, 10, 17 and 24 starting at 2:30 p.m.
Every Sunday throughout the month you can catch a free classical performance featuring St. Joseph’s Oratory’s signature instrument, the organ. Also, don’t miss a special event on February 24, when 150 electric guitars will take full advantage of the space’s acoustics, playing everything from Bach to the Beatles.
2. Your alternative Valentine’s Day plan
Projet Héritage | Conseil des Art de Montréal en Tournée | Théâtre Desjardins | February 14 starting at 7 p.m.
Don’t want to go to dinner for Valentine’s Day? Why not catch Projet Héritage, a contemporary dance show featuring Margie Gillis, iconic Canadian soloist and choreographer, who will perform alongside seven other dancers. The experience promises to transport audiences through the power of movement and Gillis’s fluid, singular style.
3. Jazzy jams
Concordia jazz students’ jam sessions | Upstairs Jazz Bar & Grill | February 6, 13 and 20 starting at 4 p.m.
Want to jazz up your hump day? Every Wednesday throughout the month, Concordia’s jazz students will be offering up some free jams. Whether you want to kick back and relax or get a feel for the stage, it’s the perfect midweek pick-me-up.
4. Career central
Salon de l’intégration et de l’insertion professionnelle | Palais des Congrès de Montréal | February 6 and 7
If you’re looking for a new job, want to expand your professional network or need extra training, this career fair is for you. The two-day event includes an interview zone where you can pitch directly to recruiters and an opportunity to create your very first video CV.
5. Bright nights
Montréal en Lumière | Quartier des Spectacles | Maison du festival | February 21 to March 3
Did you know it takes 150 km of wiring, 1,600 lighting projectors and 18,000 electrical connections to illuminate the Quartier des Spectacles for the city’s biggest winter festival, Montréal en Lumière? Don’t miss bright nights filled with light, music, free activities and gastronomic wonders.
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