It's November, the lonely month in Montreal. Maybe you're over the Halloween high, but still not quite ready to jump into the holidays, and you're having trouble finding plans for this weekend.

Or, if you're like me, you're easing your way into the last leg of the semester and already feeling the pressure. But no matter what your situation may be, you deserve to treat yourself to a good time this weekend.

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I know what you're thinking, nothing fun happens in November. Well, don't you worry, I have searched high and low and gathered together this awesome list of things that you and your friends can do this weekend.

And what do you have to do? All you have to do is read on & have a great weekend everyone!

Events on Thursday

1. 5a7 CIRKA at LOV Restaurant

via @lovrestaurant

1232 rue de la Montagne

Hit up the newest location of one of Montreal's favourite vegan hotspots, LOV, this Thursday evening for a 5 a 7 hosted by CIRKA Distilleries. There will be plenty of delicious cocktails for you to discover. Sounds like a perfect "girl's night" to me!

Check out the facebook event for more information.

2. Check out one of the MTLaTABLE participating restaurants

via @mtlatable

Various locations around Montreal

If you didn't already know, it's restaurant week in Montreal! What a better way to spend a Thursday evening, or any evening this weekend for that matter, by checking out one of the great restaurants participating in Montreal's 2017 Restaurant Week.  The restaurants are offering special menus at $21, $31 and $41, so there's something for every budget!

Check out their official website.

3. Go to this "Zero Waste Workshop"

via @concordiagreenhouse

Concordia Greenhouse - 1455 de Maisonneuve Blvd. W.

Have you ever seen one of those YouTube videos by a "Zero-waste-guru" showing off a tiny jar full of absolutely all of the garbage that they have produced over the past year? Impressive, right? Well, now's your chance to learn the ins and outs of a zero-waste lifest

4. Go to a Leonard Cohen tribute event

via @uqam

Rue de la Commune Ouest

Montreal obviously had a lot of appreciation for this talented man. If you're a Leonard Cohen fan, definitely check out this tribute to his life and art in the Old Port of Montreal this weekend. A silent piece by the artist, Jenny Holzer, will debut this Thursday. 

Check out the Facebook event for more information. 

5. Bring a date to Fondue Night 2017

via @somniantruites

26 rue St-Gabriel

This event is taking place at L'Auberge St-Gabriel in the Old Port of Montreal, and it is the perfect spot to bring a fondue-loving date if you really want to impress. You can taste some really amazing fondues, sip some wine and learn a little more about Swiss culture.

Check out the Facebook event for more info.

Events on Friday

1. Hit up this "Grilled Cheese Sale"

via @cheesepulling

3625 ave du Parc

Looking for some Friday night comfort food before (or after!) your wild night out? Head on over to "New Rez" for some freshly made grilled cheese from 9pm until 1 am. All proceeds go to the "Lire Imagine Read" program at the Montreal Children's Hospital.

Check out the event on Facebook.

2. Check out the "Contakt" electronic music event

via @jpetes10

4465 St-Laurent

If you love electronic music and LED light shows, this is the event for you! It will be hosted by Club Landi on St-Laurent Street. 

Cover: 10$

Check out the event on facebook for more information.

3. Immersive Liquid Architechure & Hyperform Exhibit

via @sat_montreal

1201 Saint-Laurent 

If you're feeling artsy, this is a really cool event to add to your list. The Arts and Technology Society of Montreal is bringing you an immersive 3D project that is sure to open your mind to a whole new take on the arts and performance. 

Check out the event on Facebook for more information.

4. Hit up Montreal's Caribbean Culture Weekend

via @unitymasbandnc

This event is being presented by the Concordia Caribbean Student Union and Jovial MTL. It will take place over two nights (November 10th and 11th) and will feature four events that celebrate Caribbean culture, as well as two parties and one conference and cultural expression show!

Check out the Facebook event for more information.

5. Check out this "Lights of All" Pop-Up Shop

via @lights.of.all

5587 Avenue du Parc

This Montreal-based vegan and sustainable clothing shop is having it's very first pop-up event this weekend. Definitely don't miss out on all of the amazing deals and beautiful products that they have to offer.

Check out the Facebook event for more information.

Events on Saturday

1. Les Samedi Puppy

via @ledoggycafe

4701 St Denis

Do you have a little puppy who loves socializing and meeting new people? Well, this puppy play date is definitely for you. The event is taking place at Le Doggy Cafe and it is aimed at pups who are 6 months or less. I can't think of a cuter way to spend your Saturday!

Check out the Facebook event for more info.

2.  Go treasure hunting at this Vintage Bazaar

via @adistinta

1871 Blvd Rosemont

Come explore this huge vintage sale on Saturday from 9am until 4:30pm. There will be a collection of vintage items, jewellery, furniture, records and more for you to get your hands on! Entrance is FREE.

Check out the Facebook event for more information.

3. Check out this "November Market"

via @marche514

400 rue de la Commune O.

This November market is absolutely adorable and you should definitely check it out this weekend. Dress in your coziest sweater, grab a hot chocolate and browse some gorgeous artisan items, fresh fruits and veggies, and more local goods. If you can't make it this weekend, it will be open right up until November 25th!

Check out the Facebook event for more info.

4.  Cacao 70 Factory Tour

via @chendo.perez.iphone

1751 Richardson Street

Ever wonder how chocolate is made? Well, now's your chance to find out and see the magic happen first hand. Cacao 70 Chocolate Factory in Montreal has now opened it's doors to the public, which means that you can now spend your Saturday enjoying all of the chocolatey delight that this tour has to offer!

Check out the Facebook event for more info.

5. Take a free blues dance class

via @jumpinroomonly

5386 Blvd Saint-Laurent

Do you love to dance? Well, here's your chance to learn a new dance style for FREE in Montreal. Grab a partner who also loves to dance, and head over to Le St. Louis bar this Saturday. There will be drinks and music and you may even pick up enough moves to impress at your next party!

Check out the Facebook event for more info.

Events on Sunday

1. Go for brunch at Fletchers

via @fletchersmontreal

4040 Blvd Saint-Laurent

What's Sunday without brunch? And not just any brunch, Fletchers brunch of course! Stop by anytime between 10am until 3pm to feast on their "to-die-for" Jewish brunch menu.

Check out the Facebook event for more info.

2. Dirty Sundays at Dirty Dogs

via @eatdirtydogs

1709 Rue St-Denis/3685 Blvd. St-Laurent

If you're not the brunch type, but you're still up for a good time this Sunday, maybe this will suit you better. Dirty Dogs restaurant is offering $2 shots of Jameson all day long on Sunday. Is there a better excuse to pig out on some gourmet hot-dogs and get a little tipsy with your pals? I don't think so!

Check out the Facebook event for more information.

3. Check out this "Doggy Adoption Day"

via @ledoggycafe

4701 St Denis

If you saw the puppy play date happening on Saturday, but you don't have a puppy, here is another event for all you Montreal dog-lovers. This Sunday there will be a dog adoption event taking place at Le Doggy Cafe. If you're not in the place to take in a new pet, you can still stop by and give these pups the scratches and love that they deserve. 

Check out the Facebook event for more info.

4. Take a tour of Montreal's Little Italy

via @ramzitoronto

688 Rue Sherbrooke O

If you love Montreal's Little Italy, or if you've never been, here's the perfect event to get out there and explore all of the culture and delicious food that it has to offer. This event is hosted by the Italian Studies Student's from McGill University, who will be ready to inform you on everything Italian in this corner of Montreal, as well as to take you to one of the best Italian restaurants in the city.

Check out the Facebook event for more info.

5. Go visit the Westmount Artisan Sale

via @celiaetcetera

4626 Rue Sherbrooke O

This is the perfect event to get your hands on some unique artisan items. Whether you're looking for a new decor piece for your apartment, or some natural cosmetics, and everything in between, definitely add this stop to your list for this weekend!

Check out the facebook event for more info.

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