Sunday, Feb. 8

* Seedy Weekend at the Botanical Gardens
* Chocolate extravaganza at Bonsecours Market
* Owen Pallett with opener Jennifer Castle plays Laval
* Open Michelle at Comedy Nest with Women in Comedy Montreal
* Syngja plays Casa with openers Year of Glad, Holobody and Caro Diaro

>> Click to read more…


Owen Pallett

If the deep freeze has you dreaming of spring, pick up seeds and other gardening materials at the Botanical Gardens’ Seedy Weekend. 4101 Sherbrooke E., 10 a.m.4:30 p.m.


Don’t wait for the heart-shaped boxes to go on sale on the 15th to get your chocolate fix, head over to the Bonsecours Market for the final day of Je t’aime en chocolat, a chocolate extravaganza including vendors, demonstrations and workshops, and even, fashion shows revolving around the sweet treat. 350 St-Paul E., 10 a.m.6 p.m., free


If you haven’t seen art-pop soloist/Arcade Fire violinist Owen Pallett live, do yourself a favour and take the metro to Laval for this. Bonus: Opener Jennifer Castle. Salle André-Mathieu (475 de l’Avenir), 8 p.m., $25


A group of funny lady comics in Montreal have banded together as Women in Comedy Montreal to support and promote well, women in comedy. Their inaugural show, Open Michelle, takes place tonight at Comedy Nest with Kate Conner, Emma WIlkie, Tranna Wintour and more on the lineup. 2313 Ste-Catherine W., 8 p.m., $5


Trippy local favourites Syngja takes over Casa tonight with openers Year of Glad, Holobody and Caro Diaro (Maica Armata of Maica Mia). 4873 St-Laurent, 9 p.m., $7/PWYC


Check out our complete listings for more nightclub, live music and theatre events.