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Funny how time flies when you're having fun. It's almost mid-August, and it seems like the highlights of this festival season are already behind us. Plus, the Quebec winter forecast is not looking good, hanging over our heads like the sword of Damocles.

Luckily, Montrealers still have a bit of time to make the most of the sunny days. Here's a list of things to do this weekend, from fun festivals including Lasso all the way to classical music and yoga, this weekend will be one for the books.

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On August 13, the Montreal Old Port's Holi festival will be back for its third edition, so Montrealers can add some colour to their lives... and their clothes!

Run by the organization Festival of India, which counts among its sponsors the High Commission of India in Canada, our local Holi is inspired by the well-known Hindu tradition usually celebrated in March. The colour-throwing festival — where participants throw pigmented water or powder at each other — welcomes the arrival of spring and the triumph of good over evil.

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