What to do this week-end - May 11-12

Some ideas for celebrating Mother’s Day (or yourself if you’re a mom!), free music concerts and an outing in the fresh air – what better ways to celebrate the weekend?

Book a brunch for Mother’s Day


Time to treat your mom and take her to one of the many places around the region that are serving brunch for Mother’s Day. They include the Moulin à laine d’Ulverton woollen mill (it opens for the season this weekend), the Mont-Orford Golf Club, the Vignoble du Ruisseau winery in Dunham and the Bistro Orford Musique. Reservations are required!

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By the way, if you haven’t had time to find the perfect gift for your mum, you might just find the right thing among the suggestions in the following article.

The OFF Festival des Harmonies et orchestres symphoniques du Québec


This music festival in Sherbrooke features performers representing every genre - folk singers, symphony orchestras, jazz and blues artists – something, in other words, for every musical taste. The live shows will take place in a couple of public spaces around downtown Sherbrooke and there is no entry fee!

From May 9-June 2 | Several venues in Sherbrooke | For further details, take a look at the program.

Take a tour of Bleu Lavande


The Bleu Lavande lavender farm reopens for the season this Saturday. Bring your mom for a wander around the fields to admire the scenery and pop into the boutique where the heady scent of lavender wafts through the air!

Every day from May 11, 2019 (10am-5pm). Entrance to the site is free (until June 20).

Climb Mont Ham


Each year, the Quebec government designates a « Quebec Sports and Physical Activity Day » and on Sunday, May 12, Mont Ham is offering free access to the mountain to those aged 17 and under who are accompanied by their parents. Take a photo at the top with your family for the opportunity to win a package that includes « 100% natural accommodation » at Mont Ham.

Book a vacation at a cottage


Forgetting your everyday cares, spending quality time with your family, unwinding in natural surroundings, enjoying the fresh air… What could be more relaxing? Have a look at our article A cottage in the Eastern Townships for an unforgettable vacation and plan your next holiday with us!

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