What to do this weekend – December 8-9

Plan a family outing to a spa, visite the Cidrerie Milton, stop by the Le Boq microbrewery, visit the Galerie Taillon or immerse yourself in the holiday atmosphere by shopping at one of the region’s many Christmas markets. Still looking for some ideas ? Check out the article below. It will point you in the right direction…

Relax with the family

Need to unwind before gearing up for the festive season? Gather up your brood and head for one of our wellness centres or spas. Relaxation guaranteed! Several places offer packages designed for families. To learn more, take a look at the following article - Here we go! The Family's Heading to the Spa.

Plan some unforgettable experiences with your family

Are some of your family and friends visiting you over the holidays but you’re not sure how to keep them entertained? We’ve come up with 25 ideas for things to do around the Eastern Townships. Our suggestions will give you hours of pleasure and create some unforgettable memories for you and your loved ones !

Calling all beer lovers!

The Microbrasserie Le Boq in downtown Sherbrooke is currently celebrating its 10th anniversary. To commemorate its 10 years in business, the microbrewery is organizing a « tap takeover » during which an invited brewery from outside the region, takes over the pumps. The Brasserie Dieu du Ciel from Montreal will be showcasing its products and 12 different brews are on the menu – an ideal opportunity to sample some new brands!

Saturday, December 8, starting at 2pm. Microbrasserie Le Boq, Sherbrooke

Drop by the Cidrerie Milton

Cidrerie Milton offers a number of attractions at this time of the year. Visitors can sip on a hot cider with a slice of pie while watching the sun go down, play board games at the bistro or in the bar while sampling the cidery products, or visit the room where the cider is aged in oak barrels.
For further details, check the cider maker’s website.

Open daily from 8am-6pm with late opening (7pm) on Thursdays and Fridays.

Tour the Galerie Taillon

The art gallery, which is housed in a historic stone building, invites you to enjoy the stunning artwork on display, amid the ambience of a traditional Christmas – a delight for the eyes and the soul! Gallery owner Nicole Taillon, a sculptor who works primarily in bronze, is on hand to welcome visitors.

While you’re in the area, drop into the nearby interpretation centre for the Marais de la Rivière aux Cerises - a wetlands area with footbridges and walking trails.

Gallerie Taillon : Saturday, December 8 and Sunday, December 9 from 11am-5pm.

Experience the magic of Christmas!

The Christmas markets are in full swing! Sherbrooke, Ayer’s Cliff, Lac-Brome (Knowlton), Melbourne, Cowansville, Potton, Chartierville and Lac Megantic are all places where you can find gift ideas and pick up regional goodies for a great Christmas dinner. For a complete list of Christmas markets around the region, check out this article.



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