Saturday, Sept. 19

* Canadian Centre for Architecture garage sale
* Fitz & Follwell’s MTL Bike Culture Warehouse Sale
* Puces POP, POP record fair, POP Arcade
* Arbutus Records hosts a POP Montreal day party
* Artsida vernissage for a fundraising art auction
* Musician Emma Frank stars in MainLine Theatre’s April


Kara-Lis Coverdale


Stock up on books, art supplies, furniture and more at the Canadian Centre for Architecture (CCA)’s giant garage sale. Free entry to the centre and its exhibitions with purchase. Get there early though — it ends at 1 p.m. 1920 Baile, 9 a.m.–1 p.m., free

Join Plateau bike experts Fitz & Follwell for their flagship annual event, the MTL Bike Culture Warehouse Sale, at Espace Infopresse. Find steep discounts on bikes and gear, free repairs and consultations, DJs, coffee, beer and wine, and the chance to join guided bike tours of the city. 4310 St-Laurent, 10 a.m.–8 p.m., continues through Sunday.

POP Montreal hosts two other festive fairs this weekend, including the Puces POP artisan market (Note: new location this time around: 160 St-Viateur E., 2nd floor) and the annual record fair featuring vendors from your favourite local labels and record shops (St-Michel Church, 105 St-Viateur W.). Over at POP HQ, why not check out Arcade POP featuring game demos, workshops, discussions and more from nine Montreal indie game design studios. Check out our interview with the organizer here (3450 St-Urbain). All events run 11 a.m.–6 p.m. today and Sunday (except Arcade POP which is one day only) and are free to enter.

Arbutus Records hosts a POP Montreal day party at 820 Plaza with performances by Devon Walsh (Majical Cloudz), She-Devils, Kara-Lis Coverdale and more. 6820 Marconi, 1–6 p.m., free

Artsida is hosting a vernissage of artworks that will be auctioned to raise funds for AIDS Community Care Montreal, a group that works to support people living with HIV and AIDS, prevent transmissions and raise awareness. La Galerie (1200 Amherst), 5–10 p.m., free

The MainLine Theatre presents the Montreal premiere of the multimedia theatre presentation April, starring jazz singer Emma Frank as a vocalist who’s becoming deaf and must navigate the impacts of her deteriorating sense of hearing on her life and relationships. 3997 St-Laurent, 8 p.m., $15


To see our POP Montreal show recommendations for tonight, see Johnson Cummins’ Hammer of the Mods (rock, punk, metal, noise etc) here, and a POP rundown by our hip hop columnist Darcy MacDonald here.