What to do this weekend – September 20-22

To be sure the weather is getting cooler, but it’s not yet time to become a couch potato! This weekend, there are way too many things going on - fall festivals, live theatre, a fund-raising bike ride and most of all, fun!


A foodfest themed around ducks

This coming weekend, the village of Knowlton in the Town of Brome Lake, is hosting an outdoor foodfest – Canard & Gourmandises - themed around ducks and duck products. Some 40 food producers, artisans and merchants will be taking part. A cooking competition between chefs and live entertainment round out this lively event!

September 20-22 │Downtown Knowlton, Town of Brome Lake

Who says no to a beer festival?

Le Festival des bières de Waterloo – the fourth edition of Waterloo’s beerfest – will be held again this Saturday at Parc du Centenaire (Centennial Park), in the heart of the village. The participants include a dozen microbreweries, a distillery and a meadery. Along with those tasty brews and beverages, visitors can enjoy the equally tasty local food products!

Saturday, September 21 | Parc du Centenaire, Downtown Waterloo

An outing to the theatre

A play entitled Les Fées ont soif (« The Fairies are Thirsty «) will be running at Sherbrooke University’s Cultural Centre until December 14. A Théâtre du Rideau Vert production, this piece, written by Denise Boucher, has not been performed in public for 40 years. The storyline features three women from very different backgrounds, who end up, through their conversation, agreeing on just how much females have been marginalised down the years – a theme that today, is more relevant than ever!

Until December 14, 2019 │ Centre culturel de l’Université de Sherbrooke


Are you up for a challenging bike ride?

What? Le Gran Fondo Mégantic. Cyclists have the choice of three circuits – le Tour du lac (57-km around the lake), le Tour du lac et vallons (90 km – encompassing the lake and valleys) and Mont Megantic (110 km).
Who? Anybody with good strong calves, who like a challenge and most of all relish the opportunity to enjoy a fantastic day in the great outdoors!
Why? To raise funds for para-cycling
When? Sunday, September 22
Where? Centre sportif Mégantic, à Lac-Mégantic.

The fall colours are flaming!

Don’t forget! La Flambée des couleurs at Mont Orford and the fall festival at Mont SUTTON are still in full swing, celebrating the colours as they flame towards their peak!

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