Published on Nov 30, 2021

What to do this weekend – December 3 to 5

Here are some suggestions for the first weekend in December.

Festivities in the vineyards!

This weekend, several wineries along the Brome-Missisquoi Wine Route are staging a « Spécial des Fêtes » (“Holiday Special”) event. Food and wine pairings, seasonal ambience with fire pits, gifts… A great opportunity to enjoy the wineries in their winter garb and to stock up on supplies for the holidays! Wineries open Saturday and Sunday, 10am-4:30pm | Check out the list of participating wineries

Watch the Santa Claus Parade in Richmond

Santa will soon be arriving in the heart of Pays de l’ardoise… namely Richmond! The parade ends at Parc René Thibault, kicking off the official Christmas celebrations with the lighting of a giant Christmas tree. Gather up the family and go!

Wander through the Christmas markets

This weekend, several more cities with Christmas markets are joining those that are already operating - Granby, Cowansville, Ayer’s Cliff, Mansonville, Eastman, Lac-Mégantic, Racine… Need more information? Take a look at our calendar which lists all the Christmas markets in our region.

The Townships on your table!

Are you hosting some holiday meals this year? Why not include some regional fare? We’ve got a slew of suggestions. The following article “A Holiday Table 100% local” will give you ideas for local produce you can serve to guests.

Explore our walking trails

If you like to get out into the great outdoors, here are some suggestions. The following describes six places where you can walk along easily accessible trails with your family or significant other.

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