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Saturday 27 May 2017 01:00pm
THE CEMETERY TREES IN THE SPRING
Saturday, May 27th at 1 p.m.
 
Led by Jerry Bull, experienced tree guide.
Starting at the Cemetery’s main entrance 1297 Chemin de la Forêt, Outremont
 
Spring is the ideal time of year to see the cemetery trees at their different stages of development. The silver maples will already be dropping their fruit, while the fragrant white flowers of the black locust should just be opening, along with the hawthorns and horse chestnuts. As for that Johnny-come-lately, the Kentucky coffee tree, the new leaves should just be out, while last year's burgundy bean pods will still be hanging from the tree's craggy branches.
Location : Mount Royal Cemetery

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OPEN AIR THEATRE 2017-08-03 19:00 -


SHAKESPEARE IN THE PARK
Thursday, August 3rd, 7 pm.

William Shakespeare’s “Much Ado About Nothing” is this year’s magical production of open air theatre being presented by Repercussion Theatre on the great lawn at the main entrance of the Mount Royal Cemetery at 1297 Chemin de la Forêt, Outremont

HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR 2017-08-26 13:00 -


HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR
Saturday, August 26th at 1 p.m.   
L'HISTOIRE DE MONTRÉAL
racontée à travers la vie de personnes célèbres enterrées
au Cimetière Mont-Royal
1re Partie *
    
Join Myriam Cloutier, Director of Heritage Programs at Mount Royal Cemetery as she leads a tour of the graves of well-known Montrealers.
Starting at the Cemetery’s main entrance 1297 Chemin de la Forêt, Outremont

This event is held in French

ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION AND SALE 2017-08-26 13:00 - 2017-08-27 17:00


ANNUAL ART EXHIBITION AND SALE
"THE SEASONS OF THE MOUNTAINS"
Saturday and Sunday August 26th and 27th from 1 p.m. to 5 p.m.
Mount Royal Funeral Complex
Vernissage: 1p.m. Saturday / Awards Ceremony: 4:30 p.m. Sunday
 
It’s not a matter of painting life; it’s a matter of giving life to painting
Pierre Bonnard, French painter and printmaker.

In 2002 we hosted what we envisioned as a one-time art exhibition to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the Mount Royal Cemetery but soon realized that in this way we could help promote local artists.

2017 marks the 16th anniversary of this juried art exhibition providing opportunities for artists not only to expose their works in a very unique public venue but also to win cash prizes and have their work appear in publications of the “Friends of the Mount Royal Cemetery”.

This year we are looking for works depicting your favourite mountains including Montreal’s own Mount Royal; and more than mountain landscapes, we are looking for mountain treasures captured in any of the four seasons; perhaps the elusive Red Fox, a crystalline landscape, the fleeting image seen in a rushing stream or a brilliant sunset.

Discover the hidden treasures of this magnificent garden cemetery and display your works in the incomparable setting of the Mount Royal Funeral Complex located at 1297 Chemin de la Forêt on beautiful Mount Royal inOutremont.

The “Friends of the Mount Royal Cemetery” helps preserve and promote the tremendous natural and historic treasure that the Mount Royal Cemetery has become since its founding in 1852.

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HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR 2017-08-27 13:00 -


HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR
Sunday, August 27th at 1 p.m. 
MONTREAL'S HISTORY
told through the lives of famous people buried in Mount Royal Cemetery
Part 1 *            
             
Join Myriam Cloutier, Director of Heritage Programs at Mount Royal Cemetery as she leads a tour of the graves of well-known Montrealers. Starting at the Cemetery’s main entrance 1297 Chemin de la Forêt, Outremont

GUIDED TOUR 2017-09-23 10:00 -


LES ARBRES DU CIMETIÈRE MONT-ROYAL À L’AUTOMNE
Saturday, September 23rd at 10 a.m.
Led by Jerry Bull, tree specialist
Starting at the Cemetery’s main entrance 1297 Chemin de la Forêt, Outremont

This event is held in French

HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR 2017-09-23 13:00 -


HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR
Saturday, September 23rd at 1 pm
L'HISTOIRE DE MONTRÉAL
racontée à travers la vie de personnes célèbres enterrées
au Cimetière Mont-Royal
2e Partie *
 
Join Myriam Cloutier, Director of Heritage Programs at Mount Royal Cemetery as she leads a tour of the graves of well-known Montrealers.
Starting at the Cemetery’s main entrance 1297 Chemin de la Forêt, Outremont

This event is held in French

GUIDED TOUR 2017-09-24 10:00 -


THE CEMETERY TREES IN THE FALL
Sunday September 24th at 10 a.m.

Led by Jerry Bull, tree specialist
Starting at the Cemetery’s main entrance 1297 Chemin de la Forêt, Outremont
 
Autumn is the season of striking change. With warm colours, fruit, nuts and cones, not only are the leaves at their most flamboyant, but the fruit of the trees are often at their most striking and most visible. Bean pods, apples, haws, samaras, nuts, catkins and berries abound on such trees of the cemetery as the Ohio buckeye, spindle, ginkgo and several species of maple. Come and enjoy the beauty of the trees at the closing of their cycle.

 

 

HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR 2017-09-24 13:00 -


HISTORICAL WALKING TOUR
Sunday September 24th at 1 pm
MONTREAL'S HISTORY
told through the lives of famous people buried in Mount Royal Cemetery
Part 2 *
 
 
Join Myriam Cloutier, Director of Heritage Programs at Mount Royal Cemetery as she leads a tour of the graves of well-known Montrealers.
Starting at the Cemetery’s main entrance 1297 Chemin de la Forêt, Outremont
 
 
* Both Tours are different and it is not necessary to attend the first tour to participate in the second one.