Montreal in the Fall 7

There are many events happening in the Autumn at Montreal’s Botanical Garden. This is a way to bring you and your family to a beautiful place to learn something new. So, get out in the fresh air, feel the signals that the season is changing and you can head over to the garden for a special experience.

The garden is open from 9am – 9pm, daily.

The Magic of Lanterns (In the Chinese Garden)
September 10 to October 31, 2010

The Garden looks like a Chinese Painting as, this fall, the lanterns will be inspired by the most famous Chinese painting, a 12th-century piece illustrating a bustling city during the Qingming festival (also known as ancestors day). Roam the paths through the Chinese Garden, and you’ll meet all kinds of illuminated characters!

China: A World of Paper (Also, in the Chinese Garden)
May 15 to October 31, 2010

Did you know that paper was invented in China in the second century BC. ? It is made from the fiber of various plants — like mulberry or rice — and paper can be fragile or very strong, refined or rough, ordinary or exceptional. It was a material with a thousand uses for the people of China’s Middle Kingdom. The Garden is sponsoring a fascinating exhibition and activities on the theme of calligraphy and the art of paper cutting – both are renowned Chinese folk-arts.

The Tea Ritual (In the Chinese Garden)
May 15 to October 31, 2010

Try a wide variety of teas — Oolong, pu’erh, longjing and white tea … while you delight in the ritual surrounding the Chinese tea ceremony. Come enjoy some famous Chinese teas in enchanting surroundings for reasonable prices.

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