10 Cultural Outings to Offer

Updated on Nov 7, 2022

Are you looking for original gift ideas? Why not offer a little bit of culture? Here are 10 outing suggestions that should inspire you in your quest for the perfect gift.

By Marie-Claude Masse

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A Combo Including a Gourmet Supper and a Show

Jay Scott, Gregory Charles, Koriass, Bleu Jeans Bleu, The Barr Brothers, Ingrid St-Pierre… These are some of the talented artists who will be performing at the Granada Theater in Sherbrooke throughout 2023. And to complete your gift, offer your loved one a supper in one of Sherbrooke’s downtown restaurants along with the selected show! Gratitude guaranteed!
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For Louise Penny Fans

Do you have Louise Penny fans in your entourage? Offer them tickets for the Three Pines Tour! They’ll be thrilled, and this, even if they have to wait until May to participate. They’ll discover places—in Knowlton, Sutton, North Hatley, etc.—that served as inspiration for the popular author’s novels. Full-day, half-day and two-hour packages are available. The tour includes a guide, transport, access to the sights and tastings.
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A Tea Time Invitation, My Dear!

Established in a magnificent heritage home, in Lennoxville, the Uplands Cultural and Heritage Centre welcomes fine exhibitions, but also invites you to come for tea, in the English tradition, cucumber sandwiches and all! A very unique outing that will certainly delight your friend, your mom, or your favourite niece, why not! You can purchase a gift certificate directly at the Centre. However, please note that the English Tea is not offer during winter.
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Spend Some Time at the MBAS

The Musée des beaux-arts de Sherbrooke has had a strong impact with its permanent exhibit Couleurs manifestes. The exhibit presents the works of more than fifty important artists. Through their art, you’ll witness the powerful resonance, sense transmission and symbolism colours can offer.
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A Gift-Card that Always Pleases!

Where? At the University of Sherbrooke’s Centre culturel Maurice O’Bready. All you need to do is fill in the amount you wish to give, and the card can be applied to any upcoming shows. 2Frères for your godchild? Richard Séguin for your mom? The play Symphorien for your best friend? There are also shows for teens, and even for smaller children, perfect for family outings!
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A Show Inside a Cabaret Ambiance

Have you ever been to the Vieux-Clocher in Magog? This friendly cabaret-style hall welcomes a wide range of artists. Jo Cormier, Martine St-Clair, Arnaud Soly, Tire le Coyote, Lisa Leblanc, Émile Bilodeau, Marie-Annick Lépine… They’re all scheduled to perform at the Vieux-Clocher in 2023! Offer one of these shows as a gift or offer a gift certificate which will allow your loved ones to choose a show for themselves!
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Summer Theatre to Offer this Winter

Newton et les corps célestes is a 100% Québec musical creation that will transport you back to 1684 London. The play tells the story of Edmond Halley’s unrelenting struggle to publish the greatest scientific book of all times written by Isaac Newton. It will be presented at the Théâtre de la Marjolaine, in Eastman, from June 21 to August 12, 2023.
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Tickets for the Maison de la Culture de Waterloo

A former Masonic temple transformed into a performance hall in 1989, the Maison de la Culture de Waterloo offers a great variety of shows performed in an intimate setting. In 2023, you’ll be able to enjoy Les Trois Accords, Michel Pagliaro, Louis-Jean Cormier, Les Sœurs Boulay and many others!
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Listening to Alexandre Poulin

The cultural café Beat & Betterave, in the town of Frelighsburg, is where you’ll send your favourite music fans, to attend a performance by the Alexandre Poulin, who will present his most recent album Nature Humaine and some notable pieces of his repertoire. On April 7, 2023.
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A Play Performed at Le Palace in Granby

Le Loup with Luc Senay and Maude Guérin? Féministe pour homme with Sophie Cadieux? Or Verdict with Marie-Thérèse Fortin and Paul Doucet? Make sure you’re able to purchase tickets for one of these three plays!
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